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 through January 15 of each calendar year.

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

The funding guidelines for 2014 have changed significantly.  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.

Please refer to the full application for guidelines and criteria for each specific type of request

Applications are due January 15. Complete Grant Application should be sent to:

The Greensburg Foundation Fund
The Community Foundation of Westmoreland County
Greensburg Garden & Civic Center
951 Old Salem Road, Penthouse Suite
Greensburg, PA 15601

We encourage you to contact a member of the Program Staff prior to submission of a grant request. Please contact Susan Acito by phone at 724-836-4400 or by email at sacito@cfwestmoreland.org.