Grants and Scholarships
We know that Community Benefit Organizations (CBOs) have unparalleled knowledge and experience working with Lancaster residents and addressing the needs of our community. Your work inspires us and brings essential support to residents across our community.
Rooted in our organizational philosophy and values, the Community Foundation remains committed to cultivating a culture of equitable and inclusive opportunities in Lancaster County and we hope to partner with you.
Scholarship applications for the 2022-2023 school year are currently closed, applications for the 2023-2024 school year will open in November 2022. Custom scholarships have separate deadlines and are managed by the individual schools. Looking for even more resources? Browse our community resources and scholarships section.
GRANT APPLICATIONS ARE OPEN
our grant opportunities:
Big Idea Grants
Emboldening strategies to shape the future of Lancaster County
Community Bridge Builders Program
The Clean Water Fund
CBO Fuel Grants
CBO Fuel grants encourage community benefit organizations to invest in self-examination and growth, increasing their impact and effectiveness in Lancaster.
These funds support projects that turn love of community into lasting change.
John J. Snyder Fund
Our scholarships connect generous donors with enterprising students. We offer both general scholarships and school-specific scholarships.
Scholarship applications for the 2022-2023 school year are currently closed, applications for the 2023-2024 school year will open in November 2022. Custom scholarships have separate deadlines and are managed by the individual schools.
Community Resources and Scholarships for Students
More ways to expand impact
The Community Foundation is committed to supporting our community benefit sector through more than just grant dollars. We’re proud to provide opportunities for continued development and long-term sustainability.