How to Apply for an Online Grant

Central Susquehanna Community Foundation (CSCF) makes it easy for you to apply for a grant through our online system, Foundant. Please read the instructions below before beginning an application.

Step 1: Review Eligibility, Guidelines and Deadlines

Review information about the fund, grant making guidelines, eligibility, priority areas of interest, limitations and processes for grants on our Applying for a Grant webpage.

To help with the process, we recommend you watch the online grant applicant tutorial here:

Step 2: Create an Account

Follow this link to create your account and begin the application process:

First time organization: Select one login email address/password to be used for all your submissions. Provide the email address of the person ultimately responsible for the grant administration. The Foundation will communicate all pertinent information to this email address.

Current users: If you have already used our new online grant system, but have forgotten your password, please click “Forgot Your Password?” and follow the instructions.

If you believe your organization already has a profile but you are unsure of the login information, DO NOT create a new profile. Instead, please contact Christine Orlando at [email protected]

Step 3: Complete and Submit the Online Grant Application

Once you have created an account, click on “Apply” in upper left hand corner to view the list of available applications. Click on the name of the application to begin. Complete application and click “Submit.”

Please read the Helpful Hints for uploading files, saving your application, etc.

Step 4: CSCF Will Review Your Application and Notify You of the Decision

Your grant application is reviewed by the Foundation’s advisory committee(s) and board of directors. During this process, our staff may contact you if more information is needed. You will be notified by email if your organization has been approved for funding or if funding has been denied.

If you have any questions, please contact Christine Orlando, Senior Program Officer, at [email protected] or 570.752.3930, press 2.