Grant Guidelines-Greensburg Foundation Fund

CFWC will announce when funding is available through an RFP. Letters of Inquiry will not be accepted for consideration as it pertains to this funding initiative. The GFF's Distribution Committee meets annually in February and GFF grant applications can be submitted from December 9, 2016 through January 20, 2017.

The Greensburg Foundation Fund (GFF) is an established endowment fund within The Community Foundation of Westmoreland County. The endowment is a combination of trusts that were established by over 25 individuals and families from Greensburg.

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 up to 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.

From December 9, 2016 to January 20, 2017, use the button below to connect to our new online grant portal and the Greensburg Foundation Fund applications.

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