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 individual must:

• Be a Berks County resident
• Be diagnosed with Cystic Fibrosis
• Be unable to pay for the costs of required treatment/equipment/expenses
• Obtain confirmation of diagnosis from a medical provider
• Obtain confirmation of need of requested item/service from social worker or specialist
• Provide explanation of how the requested item/service will enhance or improve the quality of life

Expenses that may be covered include both direct and indirect medical expenses and necessary, but ancillary, expenses related to Cystic Fibrosis treatment.

Berks County Community Foundation will notify all recipients who have been approved to receive a grant as well as those who were not eligible/selected.

In order to apply for any grant, you must first click the Sign Up button in the top right corner to create an account. If you already established an account, click Sign In to proceed with applying for a grant.

If, after reviewing this information, you have any questions, contact Monica Reyes, health and human services program officer, at monicar@bccf.org.

Grant applications are accepted on a rolling basis, except applications are not accepted during the month of April.

Note that demographic and quality of life data about Berks County is available at Berks Vital Signs. You may find that data useful in this or other grant applications that you complete.

Award
Varies
Deadline
03/31/2020
Supplemental Questions
  1. Is the person who would receive support a resident of Berks County? La persona quien recibira asistencia es residente del Condado de Berks?
  2. Has the person who will receive support been diagnosed with Cystic Fibrosis? La persona quien recibira asistencia ha sido diagnosticado(a) con Fibrosis Quistica?
  3. Provide medical documentation that confirms your diagnosis of Cystic Fibrosis. Provee verificacion de diagnostico medico de Fibrosis Quistica.
  4. How many people live in the household? ¿Cuantas personas viven en el hogar?
  5. What is your household's annual income? Cuales son los ingresos anuales del hogar?
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