Regional Impact Fund Announces First Competitive Grantround

Press Release

June 6, 2018

Berwick - The Regional Impact Fund of the Central Susquehanna Community Foundation (CSCF) announces grant opportunities through a competitive grantround which is now available. Grant decisions will be announced in October 2018.

The purpose of the Regional Impact Fund is to provide resources to areas of unmet need throughout the geographic 5 ½ county service area of the Central Susquehanna Community Foundation (CSCF). Charitable organizations that invest in community programs and projects benefiting Lower-Luzerne, Columbia, Montour, Northumberland, Union and Snyder Counties are encouraged to apply.

This year, the Regional Impact Fund is granting a total of $50,000 through this competitive grantround. Grant requests up to $10,000 will be considered.

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Only 501(c)(3) nonprofit and government organizations are eligible to apply and 100% of requested funding must be invested within the CSCF service area of Lower-Luzerne, Columbia, Montour, Northumberland, Union and Snyder Counties. Individuals are not eligible to apply. To discuss your organization’s eligibility, please contact the Foundation.

Grant applications must be completed and submitted through a web-based program. Prior to beginning the grant application process, applicants are encouraged to watch a short tutorial. Interested applicants can find the tutorial, guidelines and grant application by visiting www.csgiving.org. Click on “Receive” then click on “Apply for a Grant”.

Grant requests must be submitted online by 11:59 pm on Thursday, July 12, 2018.

For grant-related questions, please contact Christine Orlando, Senior Program Officer, at 570-752-3930 ext. 2, or [email protected]