The Lycoming Foundation partnered with First Community Foundation Partnership of Pennsylvania to provide an economic development grant program for the benefit of Lycoming County. The Lycoming Foundation was established in 1955 for the sole purpose of promoting the economic, commercial, and industrial welfare of Lycoming County. This Fund will help stimulate a strong Lycoming County economy.

Program Goals

To provide community based economic development that enhances the quality of life for residents of Lycoming County. Requests may address one or more of the following:

  • Job creation and/or retention
  • Developing a skilled workforce with a focus on workforce development for low-income individuals
  • Improved access to public infrastructure and facilities available for expansion of current business or attraction of new industry
  • Environmentally sustainable approaches to promote business
  • Revitalization of the community
  • Promotion of tourism

Available to Grant


Deadline and Notification

Online application will be available for submission through OCTOBER 1
Final funding notification will be made after the DECEMBER FCFP board meeting

Who May Apply

  • Nonprofits organizations that are qualified to receive tax-exempt contributions as defined by the IRS – in the vast majority of cases, applicants will be 501(c)(3) organizations, or a unit of local government as described in Section 170(c)(1) of the Internal Revenue Code
  • Nonprofit organizations without 501(c)(3) status may work through another qualified 501(c)(3) organization that is willing to serve as a Fiscal Sponsor

Ineligible Requests

  • Annual campaigns
  • Endowments
  • Multi-year funding requests, on a case-by-case basis
  • Operating or program deficits
  • Requests from individuals
  • Organizations with open grants or outstanding final evaluations from previous grants from this fund cannot apply

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