The Emerging Philanthropist Program (EPP), a joint project between The Foundation for Enhancing Communities (TFEC) and Harrisburg Young Professionals (HYP), invites nonprofit organizations to apply for a new grant opportunity. Any nonprofit organization serving the Harrisburg Region with programs working to break the cycle of poverty and increase self-sufficiency in teens and young adults aged 13-25 may apply for a one-time grant of $5,000. Eligible programs may include (but are not limited to): mentoring, workforce development and career building, financial literacy, and parenting classes. Programs specifically serving Harrisburg City will be given priority.

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 by August 31, 2015. Notification of grant awards will be made in October 2015. Organizations interested in applying should visit to learn how to apply and review the grant guidelines.

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