Applying for Grants and Scholarships

The annual grant cycle provides the opportunity for Schuylkill County nonprofit charitable organizations to apply for financial assistance to fund projects and programs that will enhance the quality of life of Schuylkill County and its surrounding area.

eGrant Application Deadline

March 15. HARD COPY APPLICATIONS ARE NOT ACCEPTED.

Who May Apply

Federally recognized 501(c)(3) organizations serving Schuylkill County and its surrounding area.

Funding

The Board of Directors has authorized the Grant Committee to recommend grants. The Committee may (a) decline to fund a request, (b) fund a portion of the request or (c) fully fund the request. Normally, these grant awards range from $100 to $2,000.

Funds

Grants are awarded from the Unrestricted Funds and Field of Interest Funds:

Unrestricted Funds support various programs or projects provided by Schuylkill County nonprofit charitable organizations.

Charles Werner Endowment Fund provides funding for programs or projects that benefit and educate youth residing in Pine Grove Borough, Pine Grove Township and Washington Township.

Ben Franklin Fund supports public libraries of Schuylkill and several neighboring counties on a three-year rotating schedule. A request for proposal is mailed to qualified libraries.

How to Apply

Click here for the egrant application