Over $155,000 in Grants Awarded to Local Non-Profits By FCP Board

Doylestown, PA (January 5, 2022) – During the past 15 years, Foundations Community Partnership (FCP) has been assisting Bucks County non-profits as part of its mission to help improve the lives of local families in need in Bucks County. The FCP Board of Directors announced that it is awarding $155,750 in grant funding to 23 Bucks County non-profit organizations, including 15 Bucks

Tobi Bruhn, Ed.D., CFRE, Executive Director, Foundations Community Partnership, presents a grant award to Roe DeLuca, Grants Manager, Special Equestrians.

Innovation and Improvement Grants (BIIG) and 8 Capital Improvement Grants.

BIIG grants support the organizations that are developing programs and ideas to improve the lives of children, youth, and families in Bucks County. Capital Improvement Grants support non-profit organizations’ capital campaigns, including structural improvements to facilities, renovations, durable equipment and technological upgrades.

“We are pleased to support local non-profits and ensure they can continue to make a positive difference in Bucks County,” says Abigail Halloran, Chair, FCP Board of Directors. “Especially during the ongoing pandemic, our grantmaking efforts continue to support innovative ideas and impactful programs for children and their families who need it the most.”

Bucks Innovation & Improvement Grants (BIIG) totaling $100,750 were awarded to the following non-profit organizations serving Bucks County:

Organization Grant Will Be Used
Ann Silverman Community Health Clinic To provide behavioral health support as part of free community clinic
Autism Cares Foundation For a program to offer activities and support for young adults with autism
Bethany Christian Services of the Greater Delaware Valley To build capacity for educational success of refugee youth
Bowman’s Hill Wildflower Preserve Association, Inc. To develop a new Forest Therapy Sensory Access Program for families
Hands Holding Hearts For bereavement counseling and support for children and families
KidsPeace National Centers, Inc. To create video for recruiting more foster families
Lily’s Hope Foundation To provide necessities to families of children in the intensive care unit
Maternity Care Coalition For education and career training for parenting youth
One House at a Time To provide beds to children within low-income families
Operation Pathways To provide Family Centered Coaching to staff
Potential Inc. To recruit and train staff to reduce treatment wait list for families
Special Equestrians For an equine-assisted learning program for children and youth with special needs
Travis Manion Foundation For building communities of character using veterans to mentor youth
Woods Services Inc. To provide Recovery-Oriented Cognitive Therapy training to staff
YWCA Bucks County To provide supervised activities for children and youth during non-school hours

 

Capital Improvement Grants totaling $55,000 were awarded to the following non-profit organizations serving Bucks County:

Organization Grant Will Be Used
Cancer Support Community Greater Philadelphia To repair damaged stucco at main administrative/service building
Family Service Association of Bucks County To replace walk-in freezer in homeless shelter
Habitat for Humanity of Bucks County To provide equipment and furniture for a financial and social justice literacy learning center to support low-income families
Lenape Valley Foundation To install emergency generator to allow uninterrupted behavioral health services
Pegasus Therapeutic Riding Academy To improve lighting for equestrian program for individuals with special needs
Valley Youth House, Inc. To improve security systems at Bucks County shelter and supervised independent living house
Worthwhile Wear To increase living space for women at risk for trafficking
YMCA of Bucks County To provide necessary equipment to provide food for low-income families in Bucks County

 

Photo caption: Tobi Bruhn, Ed.D., CFRE, Executive Director, Foundations Community Partnership, presents a grant award to Roe DeLuca, Grants Manager, Special Equestrians.

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Beth Brody
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