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Update: Available Grant Opportunities For Nonprofits

The foundation has three grant opportunities available for nonprofits. Please use the buttons below to learn more and apply.

Delaware County COVID-19 Response Fund

The fund’s purpose is to help minimize the economic hardship and disruption of safety-net services in our county and address immediate needs. Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis.

Delco Counts 2020 Census Action Fund

Funding is available to support Delaware County organizations promoting a complete and accurate count of all residents in the upcoming 2020 Census. Grant applications are due on July 15, 2020.

Delco Strong 2 – Nonprofits

Funds are primarily available to support continued operations due to the costs of interruptions caused by required closures and additional expenses related to compliance with public health requirements as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Learn more about the organizations that have received grants from the Delaware County COVID-19 Response Fund.

The Foundation for Delaware County Operational Update

Effective Friday, March 13, the foundation staff has moved to remote operations. We want to protect the health and safety of our staff and their families and do our part to “flatten the curve” of the virus. Please see full update here.

Through eleven rounds of funding, the foundation has distributed more than $470,000 from the Delaware County COVID-19 Response Fund to 59 nonprofits. The full list of grants distributed is available on our website. Grants will continue to be awarded on a rolling basis.

In its second major round of grant-making, The Foundation for Delaware County awarded $1,027,779 in grant awards to 44 area nonprofits. Grants were awarded in the areas of economic stability, health and healthcare, education and neighborhood and the built environment.

A full list of grants awarded can be found here.

Mary LeFever is devoted to giving back to Delaware County where she can see how her favorite charities are having an impact. “I am grateful that I have three daughters who want to support my wishes and continue my legacy. With our donor-advised fund, our family can support other families who haven’t been blessed with the same opportunities as my family.”

Allow us to be your partner by setting up a donor fund.

Please help us maximize the impact of the Delaware County COVID-19 Response Fund by making a donation. Learn more about the organizations who have received grants from the Response Fund here.

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