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Upcoming Workshops Shed Light on 'Once in a Century Grant' Opportunity

Dec 08, 2015 08:22AM ● By Kevin

In celebration of 100 years of First Community Foundation Partnership's Community Foundation Partnership’s support and partnership with nonprofits, FCFP will offer the opportunity of a “Once in a Century Grant” in 2016, according to a recent announcement on the organization's website. The foundation will grant one request in the amount of $1 million to a nonprofit with a program or project in Lycoming County.

In the Southern Tier Counties, FCFP will offer the opportunity of a “Centennial Grant” in 2016. The Foundation will grant one request in the amount of $40,000 to a nonprofit with a program or project in Montour, Northumberland, Snyder, and/or Union Counties.

A workshop and information session will be offered for both grant opportunities:

Once in a Century: (Lycoming County - $1 Million Grant Workshop)*

Penn College's Mt. Laurel Room
January 20th 2:30PM-4:30PM
January 21st 10AM-Noon
* This event is required for any organization planning to apply
Letter of Intent due: March 1, 2016

Centennial Grant

(Montour, Northumberland, Snyder, and/or Union Counties - $40,000 Grant Workshop)
Location and Time TBA
Letter of Intent due: March 1, 2016

The First Community Foundation Partnership of Pennsylvania of Pennsylvania brings together people, partners and places to grow local giving and investment, strengthen area organizations and results, and take on the critical issues and efforts needed to build vibrant communities and a thriving north central Pennsylvania region. We guide the philanthropic gifts of donors by investing and administering funds to charitable programs and purposes via grants, scholarships, endowments and more. While our efforts are focused in Lycoming, Montour, Northumberland, Snyder and Union Counties, we also reach into Bradford, Clinton, Columbia, Potter,  Sullivan and Tioga Counties through donors and their geographic area funds and scholarships.

For more information, visit the foundation's website here.

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