COVID-19 Nonprofit Continuity Grants

Berks County Community Foundation has launched a grant program for Berks County nonprofit organizations that have experienced a critical gap in expected funding or an unexpected increase in expenses as a direct result of the COVID-19 pandemic.

To complete this grant application you must first “sign up” or “sign in” at the top of this page.

Here are the details:

Grant applications will be accepted online between April 1 and April 10, 2020.

Applications will be reviewed and grant decisions announced no later than April 17, 2020. Approved grants will be distributed on May 1, 2020.

Eligible organizations must meet ALL THREE of the following requirements:

  • Be a nonprofit organization exempt under Section 501( c ) ( 3 ) of the Internal Revenue Code or an organization exempt as a religious, educational, or governmental entity
  • Operate in Berks County, Pennsylvania
  • Have an increase in expenses or diminished revenue as a direct result of the COVID-19 pandemic that will not be reimbursed or covered in full or in part by local, state, or federal stimulus programs

The minimum grant size is $500 and the maximum grant size is $20,000. This wide range reflects the diversity of organizations and needs in the community at this time.

To complete this grant application you must first “sign up” or “sign in” at the top of this page.

Award
$500 - $20,000
Deadline
04/10/2020