The Foundation will not consider proposals that request funding for repayment of debt/old bills for started projects or for completed projects.
The grantee must be a municipality, a religious organization, and/or have a current 501(c)(3) status recognized by the IRS.
Accepts proposals up to $2,000 for projects that benefit the children and youth of Delaware County.
Dollars for Scholars Committee
Accepts proposals from Delaware County chapters of the National Dollars for Scholars Association.
Accepts proposals from Colleges and Universities that provide Scholarships to Delaware County students.
Under $5,000 Grants Committee
Accepts proposals up to $5,000 that meet the following conditions:
the project must exclusively benefit Delaware County,
recipients cannot reapply for a period of three years for the same project, and
there is a required $1.00 for $1.00 match on all proposals.
Full Board Committee
Accepts proposals over $5,000. The project must be located within the program area or show direct benefit for Delaware County residents, if outside the program area. There is a preference for the organization to also be within the program area. Additionally, there is a preference for proposals to be under $100,000, though larger proposals are accepted. As always, the Foundation’s main focus is Delaware County.