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Community Investments Grants

The Community Investments Programs and Projects include grant models funded by foundation-directed giving, in addition to special initiatives. In 2020-2021, Community Investments Programs and Projects include the following:

Nonprofit Effectiveness Pilot

The Lehigh Valley Community Foundation is excited to announce the launch the 2021 grant opportunity, the Nonprofit Effectiveness Pilot. The pilot will provide targeted support to strengthen governance, management, and operations of Lehigh Valley nonprofit organizations that have a CEO or Executive Director who is Black, Indigenous or a Person of Color.  Learn more... 

Multi-Year Impact Grants

Multi-Year Impact Grant applications are only available through invitation. In 2020-2021, the Foundation will not solicit applications to support new multi-year impact grants, but will continue to support current grantees, contingent upon grantees meeting funding requirements. Learn more...

Special Initiative – Project Equity

Project Equity aims to bring together nonprofit stakeholders to create a common vision, values, and strategies for redesigning an equitable, sustainable nonprofit sector.  This project is jointly managed through a partnership between the Lehigh Valley Community Foundation, United Way of the Greater Lehigh Valley, and FACES International. Learn more by visiting the Project Equity website.


ASK MEGAN | Learn more about community investments/grants opportunities at LVCF

Megan Briggs, Director of Community Investments, Lehigh Valley Community FoundationMegan Briggs
Director of Community Investments
Lehigh Valley Community Foundation
840. W. Hamilton Street, Suite 310
Allentown, PA 18101
610 351-5353, ext. 11 | meganb@lvcfoundation.org