How do I apply for a grant?
Download the .pdf application on Apply Page.
Before completing the grant application, be sure to:
- Read all instructions thoroughly before beginning.
- Be thorough. Do not skip questions unless they in no way apply to your request.
- Avoid repetition of ideas.
- Be concise, yet informative in your proposal.
Writing a clean, understandable narrative is key. Grant Applications will be reviewed by Foundation at its regularly scheduled meetings or at least on a quarterly basis, with a funding decision approximately 1-2 weeks from the review meeting date, unless additional information is needed to evaluate the application. Funds will be made available within 4 months of the funding decision. Due to the Foundationís desire to fund as many worthwhile programs as possible, requests for capital improvements will not be considered at this time.
Please send your completed Application to:
Wyoming County Community Health Foundation
5954 SR 6
What is the criteria to receive a grant?
Must submit form 990 for approval.
What is a foundation?
A foundation is a non-governmental entity that is established as a nonprofit corporation or a charitable trust, with a principal purpose of making grants to unrelated organizations, institutions, or individuals for scientific, educational, cultural, religious, or other charitable purposes. This broad definition encompasses two foundation types: private foundations and grantmaking public charities.
Stop the Bleed Program
Over 60 Lackawanna Trail teachers participated and were trained in a Stop the Bleed Initiative on Friday, October 11, 2019 during a teacher in-session day. The initiative is a collaborative effort amongst the Wyoming County Community Health Foundation (WCCHF), Commonwealth Health Tyler Memorial Hospital and Commonwealth Health Wilkes-Barre […]
FoodPlay is coming to town!
Schools around the country are teaming up with FOODPLAY to empower children with the skills they need to take charge of growing up healthy and fit. FOODPLAY, a national award-winning theater show promoting healthy eating and exercise habits, will be bringing its cast of colorful characters, fantastic feats of juggling, motivating messages, music, magic, […]
Shingles Vaccination Clinic Donation
The Wyoming County Community Health Foundation, formerly Tyler Health Partnership, donated $6,000 to Tyler Memorial Hospital for confuting a shingles vaccination clinic for Wyoming County residents. Approximately 40 local residents received the vaccination at no cost during the one-day clinic, which was a follow-up to a two-day clinic held in November 2013 where more than […]
Wyoming County Community Health Foundation's Golf Tournament
What's been happening at the Foundation this year?!
Recent Grant Awards
Wyoming County EMS Consortium - Covid-19 Assistance for PPE & Foggers for 8 Local Ambulance Associations
AllOne Chairities - Healthcare Career Programmatic Partnership with NTIEC
Commission on Economic Opportunity - CEO/Weinberg Food Bank (Covid-19 Response)
Family Service Association of NEPA - 211 Helpline Funding
Rural Health Corporation - Shingles Vaccination Project
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