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Regional Foundations: Dillsburg Area Foundation


The Dillsburg Area Foundation (DAF), established in 2004, is a Regional Foundation of The Foundation for Enhancing Communities. DAF makes grants to nonprofit organizations that serve residents of the Dillsburg Area. DAF also serves as a vehicle for individuals, companies, foundations and charitable organizations to establish funds that will support the civic, social, educational and cultural well-being of individuals living in the Dillsburga Area. DAF ensures that all gifts, ranging from a few dollars to a few thousand dollars, will work to improve the quality of life for Dillsburg Area residents, today and in the future.

Advisory Committee

Jay Young, Chair
Mike Adams
Lee E. Eichelberger
Tom Gruber
Alan Kauffman
Larry Klase
Ronald Wenger
Kathy L. Pape, ex officio


The Dillsburg Area Foundation currently has an asset size totaling $656,882.00 (12/31/13).

For a complete listing of funds, please click here.

Grants Information

Grant Deadlines for 2015
(Please click here for more information on How to Apply.)
Grant guidelines and application materials are made available approximately 8 weeks prior to the application deadline.


2013 Total Grants Awarded: $1,005.00

2014 Scholarship Total: $1,000.00
Awardee for 2014 scholarship was:
  • Melvin J. and Alice Gayle Reeder Scholarship - $1,000
    • Richard Settle

The Foundation for Enhancing Communities, 200 North Third Street, P. O. Box 678, Harrisburg, PA 17108-0678,
Telephone: (717) 236-5040, Fax: (717) 231-4463