Sunbury Foundation Announces 2020 Grantround

Press Release

June 25, 2020

Sunbury, PA - The Sunbury Area Community Foundation announces grant opportunities from the Sunbury Area Health Fund, Mary E. and J. Guy Lesher Fund, C. Preston Geist and Kathryn S. Geist Endowment Fund, Clyde H. Jacobs Fund, Gloria Faylor Karchner Healthcare Fund, Gladys C. Dagle Fund and the Sunbury Area Community Foundation Unrestricted Fund. This competitive grant round begins soon and will continue into October. The deadline to apply for grants is August 20, 2020.

Organizations that invest in programs and projects that specifically target the following health-related goal areas are encouraged to apply:

  • Children's Health
  • Early Childhood
  • Oral Health
  • Issues regarding the working poor
  • Coronary Care

Only 501(c)(3) nonprofit and governmental organizations are eligible to apply and 100% of requested funding from the above noted funds must be invested within the original Sunbury Hospital service area. This service area is also defined as the geographic area within the Shikellamy, Selinsgrove and Line Mountain school districts. Individuals are not eligible to apply. Grant applications must be completed and submitted through a web-based program. Applicants may access the grant application here (under Sunbury Area Community Foundation).

Prior to beginning the Sunbury Area Community Foundation grant application process, first-time applicants are encouraged to attend a virtual workshop scheduled for Thursday, July 9, 2020, at 1:30pm. To register for the workshop, send an email to Karri Harter, CSCF Administrative Assistant/Programs, at [email protected] with individual names and email addresses of who will be attending.

Grant requests must be submitted online by 11:59pm on Thursday, August 20, 2020.

The Sunbury Area Community Foundation is affiliated with the Central Susquehanna Community Foundation (CSCF) and their grant process is administered by CSCF. For grant-related questions, please contact Christine Orlando, CSCF Senior Program Officer, at 570-752-3930, ext. 2 or [email protected].