All Opportunities

Welcome to Berks County Community Foundation’s Grant Application System. To apply for a grant from one of the charitable funds listed below, create an account (Sign Up) or log in (Sign In). Once you create an account and sign in, you will see the funds that are currently accepting applications (the word “None” will change to “Apply”). To apply for a grant, click on the fund name to submit a general application and then answer a few additional fund-specific questions.

Although the Community Foundation manages many charitable funds, only those below offer competitive grant cycles. A complete list of funds is available at www.bccf.org. If you have any questions or feedback on the grant application process, email grants@bccf.org.

Opportunities Table
Award Name Actions
Varies Berks County Arts Fund - Rural Arts Grant Program
The Berks County Arts Fund was created by Berks County Community Foundation to encourage local residents to support the arts in Berks County...
The Berks County Arts Fund was created by Berks County Community...
  • Deadline: 08/15/2018
  • Award: Varies
Deadline08/15/2018
Varies Boyertown Area Charitable Program
The Boyertown Area Charitable Program provides grants for programs that improve the quality of life for the residents of the Boyertown Area School...
The Boyertown Area Charitable Program provides grants for programs that...
  • Deadline: 08/15/2018
  • Award: Varies
Deadline08/15/2018
Varies Community General Hospital Healthcare Fund
The Community General Hospital Healthcare Fund provides grants to support a nonprofit hospital in Reading, educational activities related to...
The Community General Hospital Healthcare Fund provides grants to...
  • Deadline: 08/15/2018
  • Award: Varies
Deadline08/15/2018
Varies Diversity Alliance Endowment Fund
The Diversity Alliance Endowment Fund provides grants that support and strengthen projects or programs that address issues affecting the lesbian,...
The Diversity Alliance Endowment Fund provides grants that support and...
  • Deadline: 08/15/2018
  • Award: Varies
Deadline08/15/2018
Varies Russell L. Hiller Charitable Trust
The Russell L. Hiller Charitable Trust provides grants for programs that improve the quality of life for the residents of the Governor Mifflin...
The Russell L. Hiller Charitable Trust provides grants for programs that...
  • Deadline: 08/15/2018
  • Award: Varies
Deadline08/15/2018
Varies Arthur O. & Clara M. Schlegel Memorial Fund for Deformed Children of Berks County
The Arthur O. and Clara M. Schlegel Memorial Fund provides grants to support the needs of children with certain medical conditions. To qualify, a...
The Arthur O. and Clara M. Schlegel Memorial Fund provides grants to...
  • Deadline: 03/31/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/31/2019
Varies Berks County Angel Funds
The Community Foundation manages several funds that provide grants of $25 to $1,000 for specific needs of individuals in the county. Applications...
The Community Foundation manages several funds that provide grants of...
  • Deadline: 03/31/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/31/2019
Varies Friends of Berks County Public Libraries Fund - Emergency Grant Program
*The Friends of the Berks County Public Libraries Fund distributes grants for emergency needs at Berks County’s public libraries. Public libraries...
*The Friends of the Berks County Public Libraries Fund distributes...
  • Deadline: 03/31/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/31/2019
Varies Friends of Berks County Public Libraries Fund - Special Projects Program
The Friends of the Berks County Public Libraries Fund distributes grants for special projects at Berks County’s public libraries. Public libraries...
The Friends of the Berks County Public Libraries Fund distributes grants...
  • Deadline: 03/31/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/31/2019
Varies Margaret B. Moeller Memorial Fund for Alzheimer's Home Care Companions
The Margaret B. Moeller Fund for Alzheimer’s Home Care Companions provides grants for families in the Boyertown Area School District with members...
The Margaret B. Moeller Fund for Alzheimer’s Home Care Companions...
  • Deadline: 03/31/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/31/2019
Varies Pets In Need Fund and the Darryl and Susanne Shoff Fund
The Pets In Need Fund and the Darryl and Susanne Shoff Fund provide grants for veterinary care for animals in life threatening situations....
The Pets In Need Fund and the Darryl and Susanne Shoff Fund provide...
  • Deadline: 03/31/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/31/2019
Varies Greater Reading Young Professionals Community Engagement Fund
The Greater Reading Young Professionals Community Engagement Fund is providing grants to Berks County nonprofit organizations to support...
The Greater Reading Young Professionals Community Engagement Fund is...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
$2,500 Carpenter Technology Corporation Hurricane Harvey Employee Relief Fund
Carpenter Technology Corporation created this fund to assist its employees in areas of the United States that are designated as federally declared...
Carpenter Technology Corporation created this fund to assist its...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $2,500
Ended
up to $10,000 per audit Metropolitan Edison Company Sustainable Energy Fund - Energy Audit Grant Requests
The Metropolitan Edison Company/Pennsylvania Electric Company Sustainable Energy Fund’s Energy Audit program provides grants for professional...
The Metropolitan Edison Company/Pennsylvania Electric Company...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: up to $10,000 per audit
Ended
up to $50,000 Metropolitan Edison Company Sustainable Energy Fund - Grant Requests
Complete this application if you are interested in being considered for a GRANT from the Metropolitan Edison Company Sustainable Energy Fund (the...
Complete this application if you are interested in being considered for...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: up to $50,000
Ended
$500,000 Metropolitan Edison Company Sustainable Energy Fund - Loan or Equity Investment Requests
Complete this application if you are interested in being considered for a LOAN or EQUITY INVESTMENT from the Metropolitan Edison Company...
Complete this application if you are interested in being considered for...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $500,000
Ended
2,500 Carpenter Technology Corporation Hurricane Irma Employee Relief Fund
Carpenter Technology Corporation created this fund to assist its employees in areas of the United States that are designated as federally declared...
Carpenter Technology Corporation created this fund to assist its...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: 2,500
Ended
Up to $10,000 per grantee Brush Up on Oral Health ! Impact Grants - DentaQuest Fund
The Brush Up on Oral Health ! campaign is a community-driven alliance convened by Berks County Community Foundation to turn the tide on the...
The Brush Up on Oral Health ! campaign is a community-driven alliance...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Up to $10,000 per grantee
Ended
Varies Jess's Sunshine Fund
Jess’s Sunshine Fund provides grants to support families who are residents of the Boyertown Area School District with dependent adult or minor...
Jess’s Sunshine Fund provides grants to support families who are...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies
$500.00 Berks County Association of School Retirees Scholarship and Grant Fund - Mini-Grant Program
The Berks County Association of School Retirees Scholarship and Grant Fund provides $500 mini-grants for Berks County, PA K-12 public school...
The Berks County Association of School Retirees Scholarship and Grant...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $500.00
Varies Power of the Purse in Berks County Fund
*The Power of the Purse in Berks County Fund provides grants to make a positive difference in the lives of women and girls in Berks County. The...
*The Power of the Purse in Berks County Fund provides grants to make a...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies
Varies Youth Advisory Committee (YAC) - Youth and Philanthropy Fund
The Youth and Philanthropy Fund provides grants to Berks County programs that address youth-related issues that are considered critical needs by...
The Youth and Philanthropy Fund provides grants to Berks County programs...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies
Varies Berks County Arts Fund - Penn Street Arts Grant Program
The Berks County Arts Fund was created by Berks County Community Foundation to encourage local residents to support the arts in Berks County...
The Berks County Arts Fund was created by Berks County Community...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies
Varies Berks County Tennis Fund - Organizational Grant Program
*The Berks County Tennis Fund was created to develop the game of tennis in Berks County through programs that may include: Creating community...
*The Berks County Tennis Fund was created to develop the game of tennis...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies
$23,100 Building Industries Exchange of Reading and Berks County Fund
One grant will be awarded to a nonprofit organization in Berks County to support construction or renovation of a facility it owns or which is owned...
One grant will be awarded to a nonprofit organization in Berks County to...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $23,100
$2,400.00 Conservation Equity Fund - Permanent Endowment Pool
The Conservation Equity Fund was created to support the preservation and/or conservation of open space, environmentally sensitive land and historic...
The Conservation Equity Fund was created to support the preservation...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $2,400.00
Varies Darrell and Gloria Rank K9 Corps Fund and The Richard Groff and Meda Kern K9 Corps Endowment Fund
The Darrell and Gloria Rank K9 Corps Fund distributes grants to governmental entities in Berks County for the acquisition, training, and ongoing...
The Darrell and Gloria Rank K9 Corps Fund distributes grants to...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies
Varies First United Church of Christ Mission Fund
The First United Church of Christ Mission Fund supports organizations and causes that were important to the mission of the church. Distributions...
The First United Church of Christ Mission Fund supports organizations...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies
Varies IDEA Fund
The IDEA Fund was established to supplement the education of Wilson School District residents who are special education students as evidenced by an...
The IDEA Fund was established to supplement the education of Wilson...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies