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.
2020 Grant Recipients
Bread of Life Outreach
works to advance health, social, and economic mobility in Perry, Juniata, Huntingdon, Mifflin and upper Dauphin Counties. Our $2,000 grant helped provide community assistance food distribution and home assistance services.
Bridge of Hope Harrisburg Area
offers a long-term solution to ending family homelessness for single mothers and their children in Dauphin and Cumberland counties. Our $2,000 grant helped provide rental assistance for permanent housing for those families.
Domestic Violence Services of Cumberland & Perry Counties
provides free and confidential emergency housing for women, men, and their children who experience domestic violence. Our $2,000 grant supported general operating for those emergency shelter programs.
provides safe, clean, affordable housing to break the cycle of homelessness and poverty and rebuild lives. Our $2,000 grant helped with repairs to maintain and enhance their supportive community housing.
Join Hands Ministry
provides direction, intervention and support to persons facing living challenges in Perry County. Our $2,000 grant assisted in emergency housing for Perry County residents.
bring volunteers and communities together to improve the homes and lives of low-income homeowners. Our $2,000 grant helped make repairs to three houses located in Carlisle, Mechanicsburg and Harrisburg.
provides housing and supportive services for homeless and nearly homeless children and adults. Our $2,000 grant supported program operating costs for long-term temporary housing.
The GHAR Foundation understands that 2020 brought upon some unprecedented times, which created a great need to help our local community. The Foundation decided to present the 2020 grant recipients with their checks throughout the month of June 2020 in order to help those in need during these uncertain times. Pictures of those check presentations are above. Thank you to all of these local charities for all that you do for our community!
The Foundation has donated over $746,000 to the following organizations:
- American Red Cross
- Bethesda Mission
- Brethren Housing Association
- Bridge of Hope Harrisburg
- Community CARES
- Carlisle Housing Opportunities
- Channels Food Rescue
- Cumberland Perry Housing Initiatives
- Habitat for Humanity – Cumberland Valley
- Domestic Violence Services of Cumberland and Perry Counties
- Downtown Daily Bread
- Gaudenzia/Delta Group
- Habitat for Humanity, Greater Harrisburg Area
- Habitat for Humanity, Perry County
- Healthy Steps Diaper Bank
- Hospice of Central Pennsylvania
- Join Hands Ministry, Inc.
- Kick In For Kids, Inc.
- Market Square Friends
- MidPenn Legal Services
- New Hope Ministries
- Perry Housing Partnership
- Project SHARE
- Rebuilding Together of Greater Harrisburg
- Ronald McDonald House
- Safe Harbour
- Samaritan Fellowship
- Shalom House
- Susquehanna Housing Initiatives
- The Joshua Group
- Tri-County Housing HDC, Ltd.
- United Methodist Home for Children
- Vickie’s Angel Foundation
- Wesley Union Community Development
How to apply
For more information on the grant application and process, please contact Stephanie Mount, Director of Member Engagement and Communications.