Receiving grant awards from the Delaware County Home Care Fund at The Foundation for Delaware County’s Launch Reception are (l to r) Dan Drake, Mercy Life; Arthur Weisfeld, Senior Community Services (SCS); Bob Madonna, Surrey Senior Services; Asher Kemp, Board Chair, SCS; and Rich Jacovini, Main Line Health HomeCare & Hospice.

The Foundation for Delaware County is dedicated to serving residents throughout our area and advancing our community. Grant awards to nonprofits in the county are a prime means of achieving these goals. The awards have a direct impact – saving lives, improving the future for our neighbors, and strengthening local organizations. Below, please see recent grant awards and new information for grant seekers.

New Foundation Grant Awards

March 1 Announcement of $330,000 of New Grants from Restricted Funds:

  • Senior Community Services, Folsom, PA – $30,000
  • Surrey Senior Services, Devon, PA – $30,000
  • Mercy Home Care, Darby, PA – $30,000
  • Main Line Health HomeCare & Hospice, Radnor, PA – $30,000
  • Health Care Improvement Foundation, Philadelphia – $30,000
  • Widener Community Nursing Clinic, Chester, PA – $4,726
  • Boys & Girls Club of Chester, Chester, PA – $75,000
  • Taylor Community Foundation, Ridley, PA – $100,000

Upcoming Foundation Grants Cycle

The foundation will launch its first competitive grantmaking cycle with a Request for Proposals available on its website April 30. The RFP will include a description of grantmaking priorities. It will also provide instructions on using the foundation’s online grantmaking software. Proposals will be due on-line June 30. Awards will be announced on October 31.

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