Grants

Grants are awarded only to non-profit organizations serving special needs children, youth, and their families in Bucks County, Pa. FCP does not fund the following:

  • Individuals
  • Organizations not exempt under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code
  • Organizations not classified in Section 509(a)(1) or 509(a)(2)
  • Umbrella/pass-through organizations
  • Religious organizations
  • Political causes, candidates, organizations, or campaigns
  • Deficit financing/debt reduction
  • Advertising publications
  • Stand-alone research

Please contact us if you seek renewal grants since funding varies from year to year. Decisions as to the award amounts are at the sole discretion of FCP.

Bucks Innovation and Improvement Grants (BIIG)

Awarded annually in December and June:

  • Fall: Application Window opens August 1; Letter of Inquiry due October 1; Full Application (following LOI approval) due October 15
  • Spring: Application Window opens February 1; Letter of Inquiry due April 1; Full Application (following LOI approval) due April 15

Capital Improvement Grants

FCP considers applications for structural facility improvements, such as new buildings or additions, extensive renovations, and adding durable equipment to existing structures. Awarded annually in December and June:

  • Fall: Application Window opens August 1; Letter of Inquiry due October 1; Full Application (following LOI approval) due October 15
  • Spring: Application Window opens February 1; Letter of Inquiry due April 1; Full Application (following LOI approval) due April 15

Emergency Action Grants

Applications accepted throughout the year following Letter of Inquiry review and approval.


Partnership in Youth Services Grants (PYS)

Awarded annually in October:

  • Application Window opens July 1; Full Application due September 1

Target Funding Grants-General Operating Support

Awarded annually in March:

  • Letter of Inquiry due January 15; Full Application (following LOI approval) due February 1

Technical Assistance Grants

Awarded throughout the year, grants support non-profits in the areas of capacity building, business management, strategic planning, as well as board and staff development.