Penn Community Bank Foundation Seeks to Grant Grant Requests

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Among the uses of Penn Community Bank Foundation grants is recovery from natural disasters like floods.

Penn Community Bank is seeking applications from area nonprofits for grants, issued by its charitable arm, the Penn Community Bank Foundation.

Each year, the bank donates five percent of its net income back to the community. The giving mission of the foundation is to make an unparalleled contribution to the region through sustaining annual donations and innovative, impactful grants to key non-profit community organizations.

In line with that mission, the foundation’s giving strategy focuses on developing programs and strong partnerships with nonprofit organizations that are committed to building strong, resilient communities and promoting local economic development.

The core supporting categories of these partnerships include:

  • Community Enrichment: Creating safe, healthy, and thriving communities by supporting efforts such as increased access to health and wellness services, local beautification, culture, and arts.
  • Local Business Growth: Contributing to the strength of the local economy by promoting sustainable practices, supporting area business communities, and encouraging entrepreneurship, and job creation.
  • Economic Self-Sufficiency and Opportunity: Improving economic inclusion, access to food, affordable housing, and living-wage work for the unemployed and underemployed.
  • Disaster Recovery and Emergency Services: Supporting first responders and demonstrating leadership during local disasters or emergencies such as public health crisis (COVID-19, for example) or natural events (such as tornados and floods).

Nonprofits are encouraged to submit grant applications by November 30 to ensure consideration in fiscal year 2022.

Grant applications can be found online. Questions can be submitted via email.