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$240,000 in grants awarded to 28 Bucks nonprofits


Nearly a quarter of a million dollars in grant funding has been awarded by Foundations Community Partnership’s (FCP) board of directors to benefit 28 Bucks County nonprofit organizations and the local families they support.

The grant program is an integral part of Foundations’ mission to improve the lives of underserved youth and their families in Bucks County. The grants included 14 Bucks Innovation and Improvement Grants (BIIG) and 14 Capital Improvement Grants.

BIIG were awarded to the following 14 organizations and programs: Bethany Christian Services of the Greater Delaware Valley; Big Brothers Big Sisters of Bucks County; The Bucks County Intermediate Unit; The Bucks-Mont Collaborative; Hammerheads Sled Hockey Association; The National Alliance on Mental Illness of PA, Bucks County; Pearl S. Buck International; Pegasus Therapeutic Riding Academy; Rolling Harvest Food Rescue; Special Equestrians; The Baby Bureau; The Peace Center; Valley Youth House; Voice and Vision, Inc.

Capital Grants were awarded to the following 14 organizations: A Woman’s Place; BARC Developmental Services; Bucks County Opportunity Council; Cancer Support Community of Greater Philadelphia; Council Rock Education Foundation’s Eyegaze Helping Students Thrive Program; Family Service Association of Bucks County; Needlework Guild of America; Potential Inc.; Snipes Farm and Education Center; The Council of Southeast PA; The Village Improvement Association of Doylestown; Warrington Township; Woods Services; The YMCA of Bucks County.

“Providing grant funding allows us to support the needs of many worthwhile Bucks County non-profits that are serving young people and their families and working to improve the quality of life in the community,” says Karen Lasorda, chair of FCP’s board of directors.

Foundations Community Partnership has awarded over $5 million in grants and scholarships in Bucks County since 2007. Foundations Community Partnership is a philanthropic grant-making foundation supporting the behavioral health and human service needs of children and young adults in Bucks County.