The Perry County Community Foundation Announces Grant Opportunity for 2016

Perry County Community Foundation LogoThe Perry County Community Foundation (PCCF), a regional foundation of The Foundation for Enhancing Communities (TFEC), invites nonprofit organizations serving Perry County to apply for grant opportunities with the foundation. Any registered 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization directly benefiting Perry County citizens may request funds through the application process. PCCF’s unrestricted funds may be used to make grants to any qualified charitable organization for any charitable purpose.

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 February 26, 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.

Perry County Community Foundation (PCCF) funds come from bequests and gifts given by individuals, families, organizations, and institutions and are held by The Foundation for Enhancing Communities. The PCCF Advisory Committee determines the distribution of the income from the investment of the discretionary funds. For more information on the Perry County 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.