Brandywine Health Foundation Announces Request For Proposals from Non-Profit Community Organizations Serving the Greater Coatesville Area

Posted on August 24, 2017 by Jill Whitcomb


August 24, 2017

COATESVILLE, PA:  The Brandywine Health Foundation’s 2017 fall grantmaking request for proposals is now available on-line at  Non-profit organizations serving the Greater Coatesville Area that meet the foundation’s strategic priorities are welcome to apply.  The grant application deadline is Thursday, October 5, 2017.

Brandywine Health Foundation’s Strategic Priorities for 2016 – 2019

Priority 1: Health Equity – Ensure that every resident of the Greater Coatesville community has the opportunity to make choices that will allow them to live a long and healthy life, regardless of their race, ethnicity, gender, disability, income or background.

Priority 2: Healthy Youth – Empower youth aged 12 – 24 in our community to achieve and maintain a healthy lifestyle, cultivate leadership skills and experience, and achieve their goals for the future.

Priority 3: Healthy Community – Improve community conditions that help impact the health of everyone in Greater Coatesville.

Vanessa Briggs, President and CEO, Brandywine Health Foundation, commented, “We are looking forward to receiving applications from non-profit organizations that provide high quality, affordable medical, dental and behavioral health services, in addition to helping to improve the quality of life in a variety of ways for the residents who live in the Coatesville area.  As the new president and CEO, I am honored to continue to learn about the stellar non-profit agencies in our community providing critical services to our neighbors.”

If interested in applying to the Brandywine Health Foundation, please check the foundation’s website at to review to determine if you meet the foundation’s focus and priorities.

Brandywine Health Foundation’s mission is to improve the health and well-being of people who live and work in the greater Coatesville area by fostering community partnerships, by providing capacity building support, and by making grants to promote health equity, healthy youth, and a healthy community.

The Brandywine Health Foundation has distributed just over $16 million in grants and scholarships, and provides resources and leadership, bringing the community together to increase access to health care for everyone, to help young people grow up safe and successful, and to make the Coatesville area an economically viable community.  To learn more about the Brandywine Health Foundation visit or contact