East Mount Airy Neighbors Grants

The East Mount Airy Neighbors (EMAN) Community Fund strategically supports nonprofits located in or serving East Mount Airy that are actively providing innovative and sustainable programs to improve the health, welfare and quality of life for Northwest Philadelphia communities.

The four priority areas for the fund are:

  • Aging
  • Building Community
  • Children and Youth
  • Mental Health and Intellectual Disabilities

The EMAN Community Fund’s grant priority is for the area represented by EMAN (bounded by Stenton Avenue, Washington Lane, Germantown Avenue and Cresheim Valley Drive).

Learn more about the EMAN community organization.

For nonprofits serving this community

Northwest Philadelphia

Priority given to

Organizations located in or serving the EMAN neighborhood (bounded by Stenton Avenue, Washington Lane, Germantown Avenue and Cresheim Valley Drive). At least 75% of program clients must live in Northwest Philadelphia, with a minimum of 25% of the program clients living in the East Mt. Airy Neighborhood.

Requirements

  • Operating budget under $4 million
  • 501c3 status (or those with a fiscal sponsor who has 501c3 status)
  • One year of financial data

Amount of Grants

$5,000 to $25,000

Types of Projects Funded

The fund will support work in four priority areas: aging, building community, children and youth, and mental health and intellectual disabilities.

One-year or two-year programs or General Operating Support (GOS grants will be under 20% of the recipient’s operating budget).

The Fund also will consider applications for equipment, furnishings and limited renovations.

Application deadline

Letter of Interest: Feb. 24, 2017

Full Application Upon invitation: May 5, 2017

East Mount Airy Neighbors Grants Process

Eligibility

Step 1. Determine Eligibility

Carefully review the criteria listed above: This grant opportunity is ONLY for organizations located in or serving Northwest Philadelphia, with a priority for the area represented by EMAN (bounded by Stenton Avenue, Washington Lane, Germantown Avenue and Cresheim Valley Drive).

Apply

Step 2. Apply

Complete the Letter of Interest.

Follow Up

Step 3. Follow Up

Organizations submitting successful Letters of Interest will be invited to submit a full application.

Report

Step 4. Report

Please submit a one page narrative report detailing how the funds were used and the impact on your organization.


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