Each year, the Foundation sends out a call for new grant applicants. From the applicants, the Foundation selects the grant recipients. Potential recipients are carefully scrutinized for alignment with the Foundation’s mission, compliance with federal and state charitable regulations and overall viability.

2021 Grant Recipients


works to improve the quality of life for individuals and their families whose lives have been impacted by negative life experiences. Our $2,000 grant will help provide rental and utility assistance for low income families who have been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Brethren Housing Association

provides stable housing, supportive services and loving relationships to individuals and families who are experiencing homelessness. Our $2,000 grant will help provide permanent supportive housing to homeless individuals and families.

Bridge of Hope Harrisburg Area

offers a long-term solution to ending family homelessness for single mothers and their children in Cumberland, Dauphin and York Counties. Our $2,000 grant will help provide rental assistance and homeownership matching funds to these individuals.

Community CARES

provides emergency shelter, resources and supportive services to individuals and families experiencing homelessness. Our $2,000 grant will help with the costs of renovating their new emergency shelter.

Join Hands Ministry

provides direction, intervention and support to persons facing living challenges in Perry County. Our $2,000 grant will assist in emergency housing for Perry County residents.

New Hope Ministries

provides assistance with food, housing, heat and utilities, transportation, employment, job training and youth programs. Our $2,000 grant will help provide rent, mortgage and utility expense assistance to help local low-income families avoid eviction, foreclosure and homelessness.

Perry Housing Partnership

develops affordable housing opportunities for residents of Perry County, including low-income, disabled, elderly and homeless individuals and families. Our $2,000 grant will provide funds to replace flooring in handicap accessible apartment for the Perry County Disabled Veterans Program.

2021 Grant Recipients Check Presentations:

The Foundation has donated over $760,000 to the following organizations:

How to apply

For more information on the grant application and process, please contact Katie Baker, Director of Member Engagement and Communications.