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Foundation Announces Other Grants Available
The Lehigh Valley Community Foundation has announced the opening of its competitive grants application process for 2012.
The Richard E. Gasser 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. The application due date is October 5, 2012.
The Margaret Haas Rotunno Memorial Fund for Local No Kill Shelters provides grants to "no kill" shelters for felines 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. The application due date is September 4, 2012.
The Robert D. and Gwendolyn-Jane Romeril Campership Fund provides grants to charitable and religious organizations in the greater Bethlehem area for summer camperships. The summer camp should be well rounded, character building, educational, and fun. Camperships are to provide scholarship assistance for needy children who are otherwise unable to afford to attend camp. The application due date is March 1, 2013.
The William C. Rybak Handicapped Citizens Fund provides grants for charitable programs and organizations which provide assistance to handicapped citizens of the greater Bethlehem area. The application due date is September 4, 2012.
Grant applications can be downloaded from the Foundation’s website at: http://www.lvcfoundation.org. Completed grant application forms can be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org or faxed or mailed. Mailed applications must be postmarked no later than the due date. Emailed applications, faxed applications or personally-delivered applications must be received at the Foundation’s offices before 5:00 p.m. on the due date.
The Lehigh Valley Community Foundation enables donors, including individuals, families, businesses, private foundations and nonprofits, to establish philanthropic funds that will fulfill their charitable intentions, temporarily or in perpetuity, by providing grants to nonprofit organizations and programs. The Lehigh Valley Community Foundation manages 162 charitable funds representing a total of approximately $35 million in assets. The Foundation awarded $100,000 in grants in the past year from discretionary funds and $1,047,868 from other funds of the Foundation.