Grant Opportunities 

Through the generous and compassionate gifts of donors, the Community Foundation is able to present a number of grants to charitable organizations and causes in our community. Discover how Community Foundation funds have made a difference in your community this past year: Our Results

If you are looking to provide a gift for an existing fund, you can donate online or contact us.

If your nonprofit organization has a program or project worthy of consideration for grant dollars, please click APPLY HERE below to create a user account and access an application for current grant opportunities.

For all grantmaking questions, contact Betty Gilmour, Director of Grantmaking, at 570.321.1500 ext 18.

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2021 Grant Opportunities and Grant Application Review Power Point
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Lycoming County Grant Opportunities

Little League Fund for Youth Sports

The Little League Fund for Youth Sports, created in 2016, benefits Lycoming County organizations that promote youth activity and healthy living through sports. Grants will support youth sports programs that serve children under the age of 16 or people with special needs. Preference will be given to requests that help remove barriers inhibiting participation or enhance experiences for all participants. Public School Districts and private schools, along with their respective booster clubs and associations, are ineligible to apply. Submission deadline May 1.

Plunketts Creek Township Foundation Fund

The Plunketts Creek Township Foundation Fund was founded in 1944 to “promote and maintain a charitable and benevolent organization in Plunketts Creek Township to assist the needy and to foster the moral, educational, recreational and social interest of the people living in and adjacent to the said township.” Submission deadline March 1.

Waldron Memorial Fund

The Waldron Memorial Fund was created in 1976 to support the charitable, educational, religious or health care purposes in and around the Borough of Muncy. The Fund provides grants annually through a competitive grant process to nonprofit organizations serving the residents of the Muncy Area. Submission deadline March 1.

Williamsport Lycoming Community Fund

The Williamsport Lycoming Community Fund supports requests from qualified 501(c)(3) nonprofit organizations serving residents of Williamsport Lycoming area, with missions relating to art & culture, education, health & human services, youth, environment, and economic development. Grant dollars for 2021 will focus on capacity building programs for nonprofits. Submission deadline April 1.

Multi-County Grant Opportunities

FCFP Southern Tier Community Fund
The FCFP Southern Tier Community Fund supports requests from qualified 501(c)(3) nonprofit organizations serving residents of Montour, Northumberland, Snyder and/or Union County, with missions relating to art & culture, education, health & human services, youth, environment, and economic development. Grant dollars for 2021 will focus on capacity building programs for nonprofits. Submission deadline April 1.

Pearls with a Passion Fund

The Pearls with a Passion Fund was established at the First Community Foundation Partnership of Pennsylvania of Pennsylvania in 2013. This women’s giving society brings together women from a variety of backgrounds with a common goal – to create powerful communities through passionate giving. Grantmaking for the fund is determined annually by the membership. Grant dollars for 2021 will focus on capacity building programs for nonprofits in Lycoming County and Union County. Additional guidelines forthcoming. Submission deadline April 1.