More than $165,000 in grant funding has been awarded by Foundations Community Partnership’s (FCP) Board of Directors to benefit 21 Bucks County nonprofit organizations and the families they support.
“We are pleased to support the efforts of so many Bucks County nonprofits that are serving the needs of our community,” says Karen Lasorda, chair, FCP Board of Directors.
Bucks Innovation and Improvement Grants (BIIG) were awarded to the following 10 organizations and programs:
Bucks County Children’s Museum will use the grant to increase educational programming and open the museum to new participants, including special needs children.
Family Service Association of Bucks County (FSA) will use the grant to benefit its group for children and teens impacted by substance use disorders.
The Community Conservatory of Music’s Kindred Arts Program will reach out to low-income children and teens with musical performances.
Potential Inc. will use the grant to increase access to autism treatment and provide registered behavior technician (RBT) training.
YWCA will use the grant for the Empowering Girls from Adversaries to Allies program, which targets children and adolescent girls who are at risk of bullying.
Transformation Yoga Project will use the grant for a long-term collaboration with Libertae, Inc.
Maternity Care Coalition will use the grant to support its Nurturing Parenting Program.
YMCA of Bucks County’s Back to You (B2U) program offers addiction recovery services to help adolescents and young adults recover.
The Links Inc. Bucks County Youth Council will use the grant to support the Teen Leadership Institute, an annual conference for over 300 teens.
One House at a Time’s Beds for Kids program will use the grant to increase the number of beds provided to children by adding two more human service organizations.
Eight organizations received Capital Grants:
Advocates for Homeless and Those in Need will use the grant to purchase a 15-passenger transit van.
Bucks County Association for the Blind will use the grant to support access to vision services.
Bucks County Housing Group will use the grant to upgrade its outdated phone system to allow data communication.
Comprehensive Learning Center will use the grant to provide a training kitchen learning lab for young adults and adults with autism who attend the program.
Habitat for Humanity of Bucks County will use the grant to provide 20 computer tablets for use in its home repair program.
Libertae Inc. will use the grant to upgrade the security system at its facility.
Pearl S. Buck International will use the grant towards its capital campaign to renovate existing space into a conference and events center.
St. Paul’s Preschool Center will use the grant to upgrade the school’s security system.
Three organizations were awarded Technical Assistance Grants:
The National Association of Mental Illness (NAMI) will use the grant to work with the Catalyst Center for Nonprofit Management in NAMI’s strategic planning.
Friends MATTer was awarded a grant to educate, drive awareness, and support the network of those afflicted with substance use disorder to deter relapse.
Roxy Therapy Dogs was awarded a grant to develop specialized training/certifications to therapy dog teams, specific to children’s needs.
To learn more about Foundations and its mission visit fcpartnership.org
or contact 267-247-5584.