Fourjay Foundation (Philadelphia, Montgomery, and Bucks Counties, Pennsylvania)
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The Fourjay Foundation
The Fourjay Foundation provides funding to initiatives operating in the fields of education, health care, and human services. Their services areas include Philadelphia, Montgomery, and Bucks Counties, Pennsylvania. Programs that receive priority consideration for grants are:
- Local, accredited college and universities for student scholarships;
- Programs to address poverty, hunger, and illiteracy;
- Health services for the blind, mentally ill, or physically infirm;
- Community outreach programs such as drug education and social services;
- Services that protect children from abuse, neglect, or social disadvantage; and
- Local grassroots organizations that operate within tight margins and small budgets.
Overall, the purpose of any grant made by the foundation should be to further programs to improve health and education in the community.
History of Funding
A list of previous grant recipients is available online at http://www.fourjay.org/grantRecipients.asp.
The Foundation does not consider funding for organizations outside the specified counties, individuals, elementary or secondary schools, historical or cultural organizations, religious or political organizations, athletic organizations, libraries, public radio or television, United Way or YMCA, civic organizations, or organizations funded by the Foundation within the previous twelve months. Please refer to the Foundation's website for complete detail.
Foundation giving is limited to 501 (c)(3) organization operating in Philadelphia, Montgomery, or Bucks County, PA. Please refer to the official program guidance for additional information and restrictions.
Deadlines are March 1, June 1, September 1, and December 1. There is no specific application form. Interested organizations should submit a proposal containing the following information: description of the organization, financial information including most recently completed audit, requested amount, clear statement of purpose for the grant, list of members of governing board, contact person, and proof of 501(c)(3) status from the IRS. Proposals should include seven copies of a cover letter. Official guidelines available at http://www.fourjay.org/grantGuidelines.pdf.
Award amounts vary. Grants usually range from $1,000 to $10,000.
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