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Other Grant Opportunities

A number of charitable funds at the Community Foundation have special focuses for grantmaking and invite appropriate non-profits to apply for grants.  These funds are listed below. Instructions for applying for a grant from these funds can be found by clicking on the fund name.  The application period varies for the funds.

The application periods for these funds are currently closed.

Walter & Alma Bastian Fund
This Fund provides annual grants to qualified charitable organizations in the Lehigh Valley with programs in the areas of Human Services, Education and Healthcare.

Barbara & Maxwell Davison Fund for Alzheimer's Care
The Barbara and Maxwell Davison Fund for Alzheimer's Care provides grants to programs offering care and support to Alzheimer’s patients in the Lehigh Valley with specific support for the purchase of equipment, the addition of therapeutic patient programs such as music therapy, or specific staff needs in the treatment of those suffering from Alzheimer's. 

Richard E. Gasser Fund
This Fund provides grants to benefit programs, organizations, and residents in the Upper Bucks County, Pennsylvania, area. The grants are made to support programs and projects which enhance interest, education, and achievements in technology, science, and technology-related fields.

Margaret Haas Rotunno Memorial Fund for Local No Kill Shelters
This Fund provides grants to "no kill" shelters in Bucks, Northampton, and Lehigh Counties for their charitable programs, particularly to help promote spay and neuter awareness, low-cost and/or subsidized spay and neutering programs, and to help promote and publicize an indoor-only lifestyle for domestic felines.

Leader in Me Fund
This Fund was established in 2013 to provide grants to support the Leader in Me program in schools throughout the Lehigh Valley.

Lehigh River Fund
This Fund provides grants for the protection, promotion and enhancement of the Lehigh River and its watershed including the Lehigh River portion of the Delaware and the Lehigh National Heritage Corridor and Heritage State Park.

Erwin J. and Gertrude K. Neusch Fund
This Fund provides grants for charitable programs which benefit residents of Upper Bucks County, specifically those in the geographic area served by the Quakertown and Palisades School Districts. The programs of interest to the Neusch Fund are primarily, but not exclusively, in arts (including industrial arts), education, and rural life.

Synergy Fund
This Fund provides support to non-profits engaging in various levels of collaboration and beyond.