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Touchstone Foundation

Our vision is for all Lancaster County children and youth to experience mental well-being. We facilitate access to behavioral healthcare for youth and children, and develop the workforce to meet this need.

Children’s Behavioral Health Grants:

  • We fund programs that elevate the mental well-being of youth and children in Lancaster County. We value caring, collaboration, a whole-person approach, advocacy, and visibility. We’re interested in supporting targeted workforce development for providers, and improving access to behavioral healthcare for youth and children (age birth to 26 years) in Lancaster County. Tax-exempt community benefit organizations serving Lancaster County are eligible to apply. We award a total of $100,000 each year.
  • Applications open twice a year (each spring and fall), and must be submitted online. Spring applications must be submitted by March 1. Fall applications must be submitted by October 1. The suggested range of grant request is $5,000-$25,000. Letters of support from community partners along with a list of any collaborative partners will be requested.
  • To learn more, please schedule a meeting with our Executive Director, Anna Kennedy. We encourage all applicants to discuss your project with us before submitting your application. There is no letter of intent required.
  • Phone: 717-397-8722 | Fax: 717-397-8723
  • Priorities: Children's behavioral health
  • Typical Gift Range: $5,000 - $25,000
  • Funding Deadlines: Spring Applicants: March 1 Fall Applicants: October 1
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United Way of Lancaster County

Women United is an affinity group for United Way of Lancaster County. This grant opportunity is to better the lives of Lancaster County women by promoting financial stability through further education and increased financial literacy.

The objective of the 2021-2022 grant is to better the lives of Lancaster County women by promoting women’s education initiatives (technical and employment skills). The grant period will start July 1, 2021 and end June 30, 2022.

Eligibility: Eligibility for funding will be determined based on the assessment of the following:

1) Services must be located in Lancaster County and benefit Lancaster County women over the age of 18;

2) Services must align with grant objective (listed above);

3) Organizations or Lead fiscal agents meet the following requirements:

a. Current 501(c)3 designation from IRS

b. Registered with the PA Bureau of Charitable Organizations unless otherwise exempt

c. IRS Form 990

d. W-9 Form

e. Annual audit or financial review by an independent CPA within last 12 months

f. Abide by a non-discrimination policy

g. Comply with United Way’s Patriot Act policy

Funds Available:
Up to $60,000 available
Grants range from $20,000 – $30,000
  • Phone: 717-824-8120
  • Priorities: Bettering lives of Lancaster County women by promoting financial stability through further education and increased financial empowerment
  • Typical Gift Range: 20,000-30,000
  • Funding Deadlines: Early May
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Valentine Foundation

In keeping with our mission to fund social change for women and girls, the Valentine Foundation has adopted four of the Women’s Funding Network’s Indicators of Social Change to structure its grantmaking. These Indicators provide a powerful tool for Valentine Foundation Trustees to review grant requests. Equally as important, the Indicators offer a framework through which grantees can assess their social change impact. By applying the Indicators to our grantmaking, the Valentine Foundation becomes an even more influential agent for social change for women and girls.

I. Grant applicants have to demonstrate how their organization, or the program or project for which they are requesting a grant, will contribute to social change for women and girls through one (or more) of these Indicators of Social Change:

  • Shift in Definitions
    The issue is defined differently in the community or society.
  • Shift in Engagement
    People in the community or larger society are more engaged.
  • Shift in Policies
    An institutional, organizational or legislative policy or practice has changed.
  • Current Position Maintained
    Past gains have been maintained (in the face of backlash or resistance).

II. Applicants can apply for general operating support, or for support for a specific program, project or initiative.

III. Applicants can apply for single year or multi-year grants. Multi-year grants will be awarded for a period of up to three consecutive years. We do not limit the number of consecutive years that a grantee can receive funding. Applicants who are applying for the first time are not eligible for multi-year funding.

IV. The maximum amount awarded is $15,000, with most grants in the range of $7,000–$10,000; for multi-year grants, the maximum is $15,000 a year for up to three years ($45,000). Trustees reserve the right to fund requests in whole or in part. There is no guarantee that applicants, if awarded a grant, will receive the full amount of their request.

  • Phone: 610-525-7200
  • Priorities: Organizations that contribute to social change for women and girls
  • Typical Gift Range: 7,000-10,000
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The Nonprofit Resource Network (NRN) provides this short list of grant makers located in the South Central PA Region. Our purpose is to provide a quick glimpse of what you need to know before approaching these organizations for funding: 1) Funding Priorities; 2) Application Deadlines and 3) Typical Gift Range. Clicking on any one of our entries will take you directly to that grant maker’s website.


The NRN does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, natural origin, ancestry, gender, sexual orientation, age or disabled status in any of our programs or activities.

Thus, though we include all grant makers that meet our posting criteria, we do not endorse or assume responsibility/liability for the any of their funding policies.

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