June 8, 2023
The Volunteers in Philanthropy of the Community Giving Foundation announces grant awards totaling $11,500 to local charitable nonprofits and government agencies. The awards were granted through the Volunteers in Philanthropy Fund, which is administered by the Community Giving Foundation. The group focused its funding decisions on programs that provide direct impact and service to Berwick area residents.
2023 Grant Recipients
- Berwick Historical Society – Organizational Support, $4,500
- Berwick Theater and Center for Community Arts – Organizational Support, $4,500
- Salem Township – Salem Township Park, $2,500
The mission of Volunteers in Philanthropy is to improve the quality of life for Berwick area residents, with the goals of enriching volunteerism and making meaningful grant investments. During the past several years, members have participated in the following Berwick and surrounding area activities: Relay for Life, Christmas Parade, Foundation mailings, Berwick Retirement Village, Elmcroft, Bonham Nursing home, and poinsettia plants delivered to Berwick Hospital Center patients. Since 2010, Volunteers in Philanthropy has granted over $100,000 to Berwick area charities.
If you would like to join or learn more about Volunteers in Philanthropy, please contact Robert Foster, Chairman, at [email protected].
Members of Volunteers in Philanthropy (standing in back) pose with 2023 grant recipients during their grant awards ceremony on June 7th.