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Community Investments Grants

The Community Investments Grants are the primary discretionary grant funds which LVCF’s Board of Governors awards as grants to nonprofits on a competitive basis. In 2019-20, competitive grants include:

Nonprofit Effectiveness Pilot

The Lehigh Valley Community Foundation is excited to announce the launch of a new grant opportunity, the Nonprofit Effectiveness Pilot. The pilot will provide targeted support to strengthen governance, management, and operations of Lehigh Valley nonprofit organizations. Learn more...


Civic Engagement - Census 2020 (New for 2019-2020)

Lehigh Valley Community Foundation has invited specific organizations that serve historically undercounted communities in Lehigh and Northampton Counties and are located within areas that are at-risk for undercounting to apply for funding and technical assistance for Census 2020 outreach activities. Learn more....

Grants are supporting projects that will:

  • Engage and educate undercounted communities about the importance of the 2020 census
  • Familiarize communities with the census process and changes to the 2020 census
  • Develop and implement effective strategies to boost census participation and support communities beyond the life of the project

Mulit-Year Impact Grants

Multi-Year Impact Grant applications are only available through invitation. In 2019-20, 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...


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