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FCP awards $80,000 in grant funding to Bucks County nonprofits


 Foundations Community Partnership (FCP) has announced the recipients for its second annual Target Funding - General Operating Support (GOS) grants. The 2022 grants support nonprofits focused on the behavioral health and human service needs of children, young adults and their families. The FCP Board approved $80,000 for the GOS grant at its March 16 meeting and each recipient was awarded $20,000.

The board of directors started targeted funding grants several years ago focused on autism and homelessness before last year offering unrestricted operating support through this grant cycle. FCP awarded $20,000 General Operating Support grants to:

– Cancer Support Community Greater Philadelphia: Provides a comprehensive professional program of social and emotional support and education designed to enhance the mind, body, and spirit of people whose lives have been affected by cancer. All programs and services are provided at no cost to participants.

– Family Service Association of Bucks County: Offers a variety of programs and services focused on increasing opportunities for adults, protecting seniors, reducing substance use, improving the lives of those with mental illness, preparing children and adolescents for the future, improving the quality of life for those living with HIV/AIDS and more. Organization also operates the Bucks County Emergency Homeless Shelter.

– Penndel Mental Health Center: Advocates for individuals with mental illness, intellectual disabilities, and co-occurring disorders.

– YWCA Bucks County: Dedicated to eliminating racism, empowering women, and promoting peace, justice, freedom, and dignity for all.

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