The Coatesville Area Youth Philanthropy Program (CAYPP) of the Brandywine Health Foundation has identified its funding priority for the program’s fifth year. With the financial support of Citadel, CAYPP will invest $15,000 into the greater Coatesville area in Spring 2020.
The CAYPP will award grants in the range of $5,000 to $10,000 to eligible organizations to address one of two Funding Priorities in improving health outcomes for youth or addressing food insecurity in alignment with the Foundations focus on the social determinants of health (SDOH).
(Funding Priority 1.) implement or improve a youth-based program that supports youth to adopt healthy behaviors.
(Funding Priority 2) implement or design programs or services that alleviate the stress of food insecurity.
The CAYPP is seeking organizations that engage community members in a sustainable manner, produce measurable outputs and outcomes, and coordinate well with other local agencies.
WHO CAN APPLY
Organizations must be a 501c(3) with a focus on serving the residents of the greater Coatesville community which includes the nine municipalities in the Coatesville Area School District: the City of Coatesville, the Townships of Caln, East Fallowfield, Sadsbury, Valley, West Brandywine, West Caln, and the Boroughs of Modena and South Coatesville.
Existing or past grantees of the Brandywine Health Foundation are eligible to apply. Funding through this grant program is designed as one-time funding to try a new, altered, or adapted program.
WHO CAN NOT APPLY( IS INELIGIBLE TO APPLY)
Grants will not be made to: individuals; for sponsorship of fundraising events; political or lobbying organizations; fraternal, athletic or social organizations; organizations that do not directly serve the greater Coatesville area; religious organizations for religious purposes; and capital or endowment of organizations. The CAYPP will not support presentations and/or assemblies that would take place during the school day.
To apply, complete the application in the Brandywine Health Foundation Grant Portal here.. The deadline to apply is Friday, March 20, 2020 at 5p.m. Applications received after the set deadline will not be considered.
- Finalists for funding will be asked to host a CAYPP site visit prior to the final decision-making process.
- Applicants will be notified of a decision within 6 weeks of the application deadline.
- If approved, applicants will be required to participate in the CAYPP media event in May/June 2020.
- Applicants who are awarded a grant are required to submit a post-project summary within30 days of completion of their project.
Applicants must submit a simple itemized budget. To prepare an itemized budget, “shop ahead” to identify potential costs and indicate cost and quantity of each item. Below is a sample budget:
Quantity Item Unit Cost Total Cost
20 Bike Helmets $20.00 $400.00
100 Educational Brochures $00.50 $50.00
1 Gift Certificate for drawing $50.00 $50.00
TOTAL REQUESTED $500.00