If you are an Applicant, please provide an email address and password to sign up for an account. Upon signing up, you will receive a confirmation email to ensure your identity. If you don’t get the confirmation email, please make sure to check your spam folder for this email. Once you have confirmed your account, you can begin accessing the system.

If you are serving as a Reference or Reviewer, you do not need to sign up for an account. Please refer to the invitation email you received or click on trouble signing in.

PLEASE NOTE: If you are a grant writer, case worker or social worker applying for one of your clients, use the email address of the person/family/organization for whom you are applying to set up the account, not your own email. Each email address used to apply for a grant in the system should be unique and belong to the person who will benefit from the grant.

Berks County Community Foundation employees, board members and/or committee members are not eligible to apply for or be nominated for a personal grant offered by Berks County Community Foundation, nor are their immediate family members. Immediate families include spouses; children, stepchildren, grandchildren, stepgrandchildren, and their respective spouses; siblings and their spouses; and ancestors. The ineligibility period for Berks County Community Foundation board members or employees and their family members extends five years after board service or employment terminates. The ineligibility period for committee members who are not Berks County Community Foundation staff or board is in effect only during their term of service and is only related to the committee on which they make decisions.

Note: This program is not fully supported when using Internet Explorer. We recommend using Google Chrome or Firefox or Microsoft Edge or Safari as your browser to use this program. Also, we recommend you do not attempt to complete an application using a cell phone.

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Your password must not contain your user name or common words or phrases, and must contain a minimum of 12 characters and include at least 1 digit, 1 uppercase letter, 1 lowercase letter, and 1 of these special characters: # ? ! @ $ % ^ & * -