The Camp Hill Community Foundation is now Accepting Grant Applications

Camp Hill Community Foundation LogoThe Camp Hill Community Foundation (CHCF), a regional foundation of The Foundation for Enhancing Communities (TFEC), invites nonprofits to apply for grant opportunities. Any nonprofit organization directly benefiting Camp Hill citizens (zip code 17011) may request funds through the application process. CHCF’s unrestricted funds may be used to make grants to any qualified charitable organization for any charitable purpose.

CHCF’s funding priorities include arts & culture, community development, education, environment, and health & human services. In addition to the general unrestricted grantmaking that is available through CHCF, funds are available through an area-of-interest fund designated for Girl Scouts, Boy Scouts, or other similar youth agencies/groups for projects to enhance any of Camp Hill Borough’s parks.

Applicants must either be a registered 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, or have a registered 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization act as a fiscal sponsor for the proposed project.

Applications must be submitted through TFEC’s online application system by March 4, 2016. Notification of grant awards will be made in April 2016. Organizations interested in applying should visit www.tfec.org to learn how to apply and review the grant guidelines.

Camp Hill Community Foundation funds come from bequests and gifts given by individuals, families, organizations, and institutions and are held by The Foundation for Enhancing Communities. The CHCF advisory committee determines the distribution of the income from the investment of the discretionary funds. For more information on the Camp Hill Community Foundation or The Foundation for Enhancing Communities, please contact The Foundation for Enhancing Communities at 717-236-5040.

TFEC is a community foundation which aims to stimulate philanthropy and enhance the quality of life in the community through accumulating, managing, and disbursing financial assets, while serving as a catalyst and neutral convener to meet a wide range of community needs in the south central Pennsylvania counties of Cumberland, Dauphin, Franklin, Lebanon, and Perry, and also in the Dillsburg area. Regional foundations of TFEC include the Greater Harrisburg Foundation, the Franklin County Foundation, the Mechanicsburg Area Foundation, the Perry County Community Foundation, the Camp Hill Community Foundation, and the Dillsburg Area Foundation.

For more information on TFEC and grantmaking or funding opportunities, please visit www.tfec.org.