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.

If you want to apply for a grant from The Juniper Fund, hover over “Opportunities” (above/left) and click on Juniper Fund.
Then create an account (Sign Up) or log in (Sign In), then proceed with completing The Juniper Fund application.

Although the Community Foundation manages many charitable funds, only opportunities listed on this site 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.

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Opportunities Table
Award Name Actions
$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: 12/15/2019
  • Award: $500.00
Deadline12/15/2019
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: 01/20/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline01/20/2020
Varies Youth Advisory Board (YAB) - 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: 01/22/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline01/22/2020
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: 03/31/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/31/2020
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: 03/31/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/31/2020
$0.00 Cystic Fibrosis Fund of Berks County
The Cystic Fibrosis Fund will provide grants to support the needs of individuals who have been diagnosed with Cystic Fibrosis. To qualify, an...
The Cystic Fibrosis Fund will provide grants to support the needs of...
  • Deadline: 03/31/2020
  • Award: $0.00
Deadline03/31/2020
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: 03/31/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/31/2020
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: 03/31/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/31/2020
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: 03/31/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/31/2020
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: 03/31/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/31/2020
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: 03/31/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/31/2020
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
30,000 Metropolitan Edison Company Sustainable Energy Fund - Energy Audit Toolkit Guidelines
The goal of the Met Ed Penelec Sustainable Energy Fund Energy Audit Toolkit Program is to support the development of a comprehensive “toolkit” that...
The goal of the Met Ed Penelec Sustainable Energy Fund Energy Audit...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: 30,000
Ended
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: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
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: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
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: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
$0.00 Metropolitan Edison Company Sustainable Energy Fund - Energy Auditor Opportunity
Energy Audits are an important first step toward a goal of reducing kilowatt hours and improving operating costs for many existing buildings. The...
Energy Audits are an important first step toward a goal of reducing...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $0.00
Ended
Varies Metropolitan Edison Company Sustainable Energy Fund - Workforce Development Program
The Met Ed Penelec Sustainable Energy Fund Workforce Development Program has one $25,000 grant available for organizations within the territory...
The Met Ed Penelec Sustainable Energy Fund Workforce Development Program...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
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
$23,400 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: $23,400
$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 Gilmore | Henne Community Fund
The Gilmore | Henne Community Fund financially supports recreational park programs and/or financially supports recreational park improvements and...
The Gilmore | Henne Community Fund financially supports recreational...
  • 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
Varies Metropolitan Edison Company Sustainable Energy Fund - Grant Program
The Met Ed Penelec Sustainable Energy Fund Grant Program provides grants and program-related investments to organizations within the territories...
The Met Ed Penelec Sustainable Energy Fund Grant Program provides grants...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies
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:
  • Award: Varies