The Emerging Philanthropist Program (EPP) seeks to engage Central PA’s emerging business and community leaders with the great possibilities that lie within philanthropic endeavors in Harrisburg.
The program helps emerging philanthropists answer such questions as: What does it mean to be philanthropic?; How do I understand the needs of our community?; and What can I do to make an impact? Additionally, The Emerging Philanthropist Program provides resources and educational opportunities for Harrisburg’s developing leaders who wish to be actively engaged in giving back to their community. In May of each year, the EPP program will announce the funding priority to be used to guide its grantmaking.
Applications Open: May 19, 2023
Applications Close: August 1, 2023Apply Now
In 2023, the EPP program seeks grant proposals from nonprofit organizations providing health and human services programs focused on food security in Franklin, Lebanon, Cumberland, Dauphin, Perry and Northern York Counties. Please note that select applicants will be asked to complete an interview and/or a site visit with participants of the EPP program as part of the grant review process.
One (1) $5,000 grant will be awarded to the chosen organization. EPP will not fund 100% of any project.
*Grant proposals that include these should describe the scope, purpose and guidelines.
The Emerging Philanthropist Program Participants make all grantmaking decisions and consists of emerging leaders participating in the Emerging Philanthropists Program. The Committee may request additional information about the grant proposal prior to making an award or denial.
Below is a list of the criteria utilized to evaluate applications.
If you should have any questions regarding TFEC grant opportunities or your application, please contact the Community Investment Team, at email@example.com or 717-236-5040. Questions are welcome at any time!