The Foundation for Enhancing Communities (TFEC) would like to remind grantseekers that the deadline for the ten below currently available TFEC grant opportunities is August 1, 2017.
Within this grant cycle, proposed projects may take place at any time between January 1, 2017 –December 31, 2018. Eligible applicants must have 501(c)(3) status or demonstrate nonprofit status as a church or school. Applicants may apply to multiple grant opportunities, but may not submit more than one grant to each opportunity. TFEC grantmaking does not fund individuals, capital campaigns, religious organizations for the propagation of religious doctrine, advertising, direct lobbying to influence legislation, or retroactive projects.
Questions about grant eligibility may be directed to Jennifer Strechay, Program Officer for Community Investment at TFEC, at 717.236.5040 or email@example.com.
The Arts for All Partnership is a partnership between TFEC and the Cultural Enrichment Fund. This unique collaborative funding initiative aims to improve the efficiency of arts grant funding and increase the overall impact of grant funding for arts programming in our communities. Nonprofit organizations serving the counties of Cumberland, Dauphin, Franklin, Lebanon, Perry, and the Dillsburg Area and/or located within 20 miles of center city Harrisburg are invited to apply.
The Emerging Philanthropist Program (EPP) is a joint project of The Foundation for Enhancing Communities (TFEC) and Harrisburg Young Professionals (HYP). In 2017, EPP is pleased to invite nonprofit organizations serving Harrisburg City and a 10-mile radius of Harrisburg City, East Shore areas only, to apply for a one-time grant of $5,000. These organizations must provide programs that work to assist individuals 18 and older to increase self-sufficiency. Eligible programs may include, but are not limited to, mentoring, workforce development and career building, financial literacy, and parenting classes.
The Franklin County Foundation (FCF), a regional foundation of TFEC, seeks to support programs and services that have the potential for the greatest impact on the quality of life and positive outcomes for individuals and families living in Franklin County. Applicant organizations are expected to be aligned with one or more of the following priorities: arts and culture, community development, education, environment, and health and human services.
The Mechanicsburg Area Foundation (MAF), a regional foundation of TFEC, conducts an annual competitive grantmaking program for nonprofit organizations serving the Mechanicsburg zip codes of 17050 and 17055. MAF requires that applicant organizations be aligned with one or more of the following funding priorities: arts and culture, community development, education, environment, and health and human services. MAF seeks to fund programs and services that have the potential for the greatest impact on the quality of life and positive outcomes for individuals and families living in the Mechanicsburg area and additionally welcomes grant applications that address civic interests in Mechanicsburg, hospice services, and degenerative disease services.
This grant opportunity is a four year grant that serves to connect families to early childhood services and resources by ensuring that quality early childhood services and resources exist and are accessible to children and their families, educators, and the greater community. This opportunity is open only to applicant organizations who successfully completed the Letter of Intent process and who serve individuals in the central Pennsylvania counties of Cumberland, Dauphin, Franklin, Lebanon, Perry and the Dillsburg Area of Northern York County.
The Lenker Fund is a fund of the Greater Harrisburg Foundation, a regional foundation of TFEC, and serves to benefit residents of Millersburg, a borough of Dauphin County, PA. Eligible projects must benefit the residents of Millersburg and applicant organizations must be aligned with one or more of the funding areas: arts and culture, community development, education, environment, and health and human services.
The Our Challenge for Giving grant is a matching grant in which the Greater Harrisburg Foundation, a regional Foundation of TFEC, will award selected organizations $7,500 in matching funds Registered 501(c)(3) organizations eligible to apply will have a total operating budget of $1,000,000 or less and serve one or more counties within the GHF service area of Cumberland, Dauphin, Franklin, Lebanon, and Perry Counties and the Dillsburg Area of Northern York County.
The Children’s Home Foundation Fund will make grants that serve to provide aid to economically disadvantaged children in Cumberland, Dauphin and Perry counties. Priority will be given in the following areas: human services, especially programs which address needs for food, clothing and shelter; education; and cultural enrichment and the arts.
This annual competitive grantmaking program is for nonprofit organizations providing youth and family-oriented programs in Cumberland, Dauphin, and Perry counties. Proposals should be innovative and not duplicate existing programs and services; empower the disadvantaged and underserved; be collaborative in nature and demonstrate measurable and achievable outcomes.
The mission of The Women’s Fund, a special initiative of TFEC, is to broaden the awareness of and response to issues affecting women and girls through the power of collective philanthropy. The Women’s Fund will make grants to programs and initiatives that serve women and girls in the South Central PA counties of Dauphin, Cumberland, Franklin, Lebanon, Perry, and the Dillsburg Area of Northern York County and seeks to support projects that advance the lives of girls and women by providing opportunities to address basic needs or develop economic self-sufficiency; strengthening and/or providing health and safety programs for women and girls; and promoting the education of women and girls.