Information about the Funding Process:
The Coatesville Area Youth Philanthropy Program (CAYPP) has identified its funding priority for the program’s third year. With the financial support of Citadel and the Marshall Reynolds Foundation, the CAYPP will invest $15,000 into the greater Coatesville area in Spring 2018.
The CAYPP will award grants in the range of $5,000 to $10,000 to eligible mental health and/or substance use programs that treat individuals in a holistic and trauma-informed manner.
Eligible programs include but are not limited to those that offer services and programs focusing on prevention, early intervention, screening, and/or treatment of mental health and/or substance use disorders in the greater Coatesville community. The greater Coatesville community is defined as the nine municipalities in the Coatesville Area School District: the City of Coatesville, the Townships of Caln, East Fallowfield, Sadsbury, Valley, West Brandywine, and West Caln, and the Boroughs of Modena and South Coatesville. CAYPP is seeking organizations that are able to engage community members, 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 citizens of the greater Coatesville area. Individuals are not eligible. 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.
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 by Tuesday, March 20, 2018 at 5 pm. Applications received after the set deadline will not be considered.
To complete the online the application process, click here.
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 60 days of the application deadline.
If approved, applicants will be required to participate in the CAYPP media event in May/June 2018.
Applicants who are awarded a grant are required to submit a post-project summary within 30 days of completion of their project.
For further questions, please contact Alyson Ferguson, Program Manager at email@example.com.