Christine (Chris) Mathna

The Lotus Fund of the Perry County Community Foundation (PCCF), a regional foundation of The Foundation for Enhancing Communities, is currently accepting Letters of Request for funding from nonprofit arts organizations serving Perry County citizens. Up to $1,200 is available to grant for programs or projects; fees for artists-in-residence will be given preference over general programing. Capacity building projects will not be considered.

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

Letters are due to Jennifer Strechay, Program Officer for Community Investment, by no later than Monday, January 30, 2017. Letters may be mailed or hand delivered to:

The Foundation for Enhancing Communities
Attn: Jennifer Strechay
200 N. 3rd Street, 8th Floor
PO Box 678
Harrisburg, PA 17108-0678

About the Lotus Fund

The Lotus Fund was established in memory of Christine (Chris) Mathna to honor Chris’ love for the Arts and all manner of creative expression. Chris celebrated and supported the arts throughout her life. She promoted and encouraged local artists through her support of the Perry County Council of the Arts and through her personal encouragement of many artists she knew and loved.

The Lotus Fund is currently accepting donations in honor of Christine. For those who may wish to contribute to the fund, TFEC accepts donations from individuals, families, organizations, institutions, and through bequests and planned gifts.

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