Doylestown, PA (January 5, 2022) – During the past 15 years, Foundations Community Partnership (FCP) has been assisting Bucks County non-profits as part of its mission to help improve the lives of local families in need in Bucks County. The FCP Board of Directors announced that it is awarding $155,750 in grant funding to 23 Bucks County non-profit organizations, including 15 Bucks Innovation and Improvement Grants (BIIG) and 8 Capital Improvement Grants.
BIIG grants support the organizations that are developing programs and ideas to improve the lives of children, youth, and families in Bucks County. Capital Improvement Grants support non-profit organizations’ capital campaigns, including structural improvements to facilities, renovations, durable equipment and technological upgrades.
“We are pleased to support local non-profits and ensure they can continue to make a positive difference in Bucks County,” says Abigail Halloran, Chair, FCP Board of Directors. “Especially during the ongoing pandemic, our grantmaking efforts continue to support innovative ideas and impactful programs for children and their families who need it the most.”
Bucks Innovation & Improvement Grants (BIIG) totaling $100,750 were awarded to the following non-profit organizations serving Bucks County:
|Grant Will Be Used
|Ann Silverman Community Health Clinic
|To provide behavioral health support as part of free community clinic
|Autism Cares Foundation
|For a program to offer activities and support for young adults with autism
|Bethany Christian Services of the Greater Delaware Valley
|To build capacity for educational success of refugee youth
|Bowman’s Hill Wildflower Preserve Association, Inc.
|To develop a new Forest Therapy Sensory Access Program for families
|Hands Holding Hearts
|For bereavement counseling and support for children and families
|KidsPeace National Centers, Inc.
|To create video for recruiting more foster families
|Lily’s Hope Foundation
|To provide necessities to families of children in the intensive care unit
|Maternity Care Coalition
|For education and career training for parenting youth
|One House at a Time
|To provide beds to children within low-income families
|To provide Family Centered Coaching to staff
|To recruit and train staff to reduce treatment wait list for families
|For an equine-assisted learning program for children and youth with special needs
|Travis Manion Foundation
|For building communities of character using veterans to mentor youth
|Woods Services Inc.
|To provide Recovery-Oriented Cognitive Therapy training to staff
|YWCA Bucks County
|To provide supervised activities for children and youth during non-school hours
Capital Improvement Grants totaling $55,000 were awarded to the following non-profit organizations serving Bucks County:
|Grant Will Be Used
|Cancer Support Community Greater Philadelphia
|To repair damaged stucco at main administrative/service building
|Family Service Association of Bucks County
|To replace walk-in freezer in homeless shelter
|Habitat for Humanity of Bucks County
|To provide equipment and furniture for a financial and social justice literacy learning center to support low-income families
|Lenape Valley Foundation
|To install emergency generator to allow uninterrupted behavioral health services
|Pegasus Therapeutic Riding Academy
|To improve lighting for equestrian program for individuals with special needs
|Valley Youth House, Inc.
|To improve security systems at Bucks County shelter and supervised independent living house
|To increase living space for women at risk for trafficking
|YMCA of Bucks County
|To provide necessary equipment to provide food for low-income families in Bucks County
Photo caption: Tobi Bruhn, Ed.D., CFRE, Executive Director, Foundations Community Partnership, presents a grant award to Roe DeLuca, Grants Manager, Special Equestrians.