Grant Guidelines-Greensburg Foundation Fund

The Greensburg Foundation Fund (GFF) is an established endowment fund within The Community Foundation of Westmoreland County. The GFF's Distribution Committee meets once a year, in mid-winter and GFF grant applications can be submitted from December 1, 2015, through January 15, 2016.

Applying non-profit agencies should take note of the following:

Please review the details below and consider carefully the type and scope of grant you wish to apply for before submitting your request.

Small Grants Requests

Overview: Provide Greensburg nonprofits with the unique opportunity to request funds for tangible items, program support and small scale projects.

Amount: $5,000 or below.

Type: Any type of organization; arts, human services, education, environment etc.

Requirements: Small Grants items might include small scale technology needs, personal care items for shelters or housing programs, food purchases for feeding programs, educational supplies for day cares or schools,  small renovation or improvement projects.   Please check with a Program Officer if you are unsure if your request matches the outline.


Community Impact Requests

Overview: Provide Greensburg nonprofits with the opportunity to present requests for capital projects, renovation projects and program delivery. 

Amount: Capped at $20,000 per year. Multiyear requests may be made upto a maximum of $50,000.. Greensburg Foundation will not provide more than 33% of the total cost of the project.

Type: Capital and program requests must be specific in nature and the project or campaign must already be underway. General operating costs will be not funded.

Requirements: Collaborative funding partnerships must be demonstrated, with secured and pending awards listed.

Consider carefully the type of funding you are requesting before submitting your application.

The Community Foundation of Westmoreland County has moved to an online grant application system.  These grant applications will be available beginning December 1, 2015 through our online grant portal.  Program guidelines will be posted at that time.

If you have any questions concerning these specific grants or the grant application process, please contact the foundation office at 724-836-4400.