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Foundation awards over $691,000 in grant dollars
Pottstown, PA – January 30, 2013 – The Pottstown Area Health & Wellness Foundation has awarded $691,680 in ...
Pottstown Regional Parks Mini-Grant Program
Pottstown, PA – March 1, 2013 – The Pottstown Metropolitan Regional Planning Committee (PMRPC) and the Pottstown Area ...
Pottstown Area Health & Wellness Foundation Announces Changes
Pottstown, PA – June 27, 2013 – The Pottstown Area Health & Wellness Foundation announces changes in staff ...
Foundation Announces New Program Officer
Pottstown, PA – October 29, 2013 – The Pottstown Area Health & Wellness Foundation announces the promotion of ...
Foundation Celebrates Tenth Anniversary
Pottstown, PA – November 4, 2013 – In 2013, the Pottstown Area Health & Wellness Foundation celebrates its ...
Priority 3 — Strengthen Non-Profits: Spring 2014
STRENGTHEN NON-PROFITS – $376,310 awarded to support the following nine projects: Delaware Valley Christian Camp – Lean and ...
Priority 2 – Health Access: Spring 2014
Physical and Emotional Health – $493,832 awarded to support the following 17 projects: ACLAMO – Conexiones por Salud ...
Priority 1C – Healthy Behaviors – Networks: Spring 2014
Creating and promoting social networks involving healthy living - $1,306,000 awarded to support the following 23 projects: Boone ...
Priority 1B – Healthy Behaviors – Parks: Spring 2014
Improving parks, programming and the built environment to increase access to physical activity – $120,000 awarded to support ...
Priority 1A – Healthy Behaviors – Schools : Spring 2014
Promoting healthy living through nutrition, activities and programs in public and private schools to reduce obesity and encourage ...
Priority 3 – Strengthen Non-Profits: Fall 2014
Strengthen Non-profits - Nine grants were awarded totaling $208,461. Community Wellness of Boyertown - Complete the Circle of ...
Priority 1A – Healthy Behaviors – Schools: Fall 2014
Promoting healthy living through nutrition, activities and programs in public and private schools to reduce obesity and encourage ...
Pottstown Area Health & Wellness Foundation Announces Changes
(left to right)David Kraybill, Executive Director; Robert Boyce, retired Board member (left to right) Retired board members Charles ...
Priority 2 – Health Access: Fall 2014
Physical and Emotional Health - Eleven grants were awarded totaling $368,923. Camphill Village Kimberton Hills - Aging in ...
Priority 1C – Healthy Behaviors – Networks: Fall 2014
Creating and promoting social networks involving healthy living. Nine grants were awarded totaling $302,930. Chester County Community Foundation ...
Priority 1B – Healthy Behaviors – Parks: Fall 2014
Improving parks, programming and the built environment to increase access to physical activity. Three grants were awarded totaling ...
Foundation Launches New Website
The Pottstown Area Health & Wellness Foundation unveils its newly revamped website: www.PottstownFoundation.org. The Foundation re-designed the site ...
Wyndcroft takes first place in PAHWF School Health Initiative
(left to right)MUSC representative Coleen Martin, MS, RD, PAHWF Program Officer Ashley Pultorak with The Wyndcroft School representatives, ...
Pottstown Area Health & Wellness Foundation Awards Over $1.5 Million in Grant Dollars
Pottstown, PA – June 16, 2015 – The Pottstown Area Health & Wellness Foundation has awarded $1,547,345 in grant ...
Pottstown Area Health & Wellness Foundation Announces Hollenbach Park as $10,000 Grand Prize Winner of 2nd Annual “On Your Park, Get Set, Go!” Contest
Members of Hollenbach Park's Open Space Board accepting its $10,000 prize check as first-place winners of the On ...
St. John’s Lutheran Church and PAHWF Donate $10,000 to Boyertown YMCA
Kim Moeller (center), Fitness Coordinator at the Boyertown YMCA, accepting two $5,000 checks to fund an after-school exercise ...
Priority 1C- Healthy Behaviors- Networks: Fall 2015
PRIORITY #1C: Creating and promoting social networks involving healthy living (Seventeen grants were awarded totaling $456,212). Centro Cultural ...
Holy Cross Regional School Debuts New Rock Climbing Wall
Students enjoy climbing and challenging themselves on the new rock climbing wall at Holy Cross Regional School. Pottstown ...
Foundation Launches New Mission Healthy Living Site
Mission Healthy Living's new responsive design enables easy reading and navigation for all devices--desktop, tablet and mobile. September ...
Priority 3- Strengthen Non-Profits: Fall 2015
PRIORITY #3: STRENGTHEN NON-PROFITS (Seven grants were awarded totaling $221,240). First Baptist Church: Handicap accessible renovations requested by ...
Priority 2- Health Access: Fall 2015
PRIORITY #2: PHYSICAL AND EMOTIONAL HEALTH (Eight grants were awarded totaling $522,037). Camphill Village Kimberton Hills: Aging in ...
Priority 1B – Healthy Behaviors – Parks: Fall 2015
PRIORITY #1B: Improving parks, programming and the built environment to increase access to physical activity. (Six grants were ...
Priority 1- Healthy Behaviors- General: Fall 2015
PRIORITY #1: Healthy Behaviors - General (One grant totaling $31,200).Pottstown Mercury Foundation: Fit for Life PRIORITY #1A: Promoting ...
A Fresh New Garden is Growing at Holy Cross
Writen by Holy Cross Regional School Public Relations Committee Team Member Pam Sills Collegeville, PA - November 3, ...
Foundation Joins with La Salle Nonprofit Center to Provide Leadership Programs for Greater Pottstown Area Nonprofits
Pottstown, Pa- December 21, 2015 - The Pottstown Area Health & Wellness Foundation is collaborating with The Nonprofit Center at ...
Pottstown Area Health & Wellness Foundation Awards Over $1.4 Million in Grant Dollars
Pottstown, PA – January 26, 2016 –  The Foundation seeks grant proposals that are consistent with our identified mission ...
Register for FREE Dr. Ken Ginsburg talk at Pottsgrove Middle School
                     Click here to view a PDF verison of the flyer. ...
Enter our Healthy Selfie Contest!
Contest Rules and Regulations:Duration: Monday-Friday from Feb. 1- March 4How to enter: Submit a selfie of yourself performing a healthy ...
Pottstown Area Health & Wellness Foundation Announces New Additions to Board
Pottstown, PA – March 23, 2016 – The Pottstown Area Health & Wellness Foundation welcomed two new members to ...
Priority 3- Strengthen Non-Profits: Spring 2016
Priority #3: Strengthening Non-Profits (seven grants totaling $404,450). Foundation for Boyertown Education: Board Development Foundation for Pottstown Education: ...
Priority 2- Health Access: Spring 2016
Priority #2: Promoting Physical and Emotional Health (four grants were awarded totaling $146,000). Accion Comunal Latinoamericana de Montgomery ...
Priority 1B- Healthy Behaviors-Parks: Spring 2016
Priority 1B: Improving parks, programming and the built environment to increase access to physical activity (three grants were ...
Priority 1A- Healthy Behaviors-Schools: Spring 2016
Priority 1A: Promoting healthy living through nutrition, activities and programs in public and private schools to reduce obesity ...
Pottstown Area Health & Wellness Foundation Announces Program Officer Changes
(Left to right) Pottstown Area Health & Wellness Foundation Program Officers Howard Brown, Ashley Pultorak and Craig Colistra. ...
Raising Kids to Thrive- Dr. Ginsburg to speak at Boyertown Area School District May 3 and 5
Brought to you by Boyertown Area School District and the Wellness Council of Boyertown.           ...
Priority 1C- Healthy Behaviors-Networks: Spring 2016
Priority #1C: Creating and promoting social networks involving healthy living (eleven grants were awarded totaling $278,285). Boyertown Area ...
ON YOUR PARK 2016 CONTEST REGISTRATION
                                    REGISTER ...
Foundation Announces Board Retirements
Pottstown Area Health & Wellness Foundation Retired Board Member Dr. William Taddonio with Foundation President Dave Kraybill. Pottstown ...
2016 Home Garden Contest Winners
Congratulations to the following winners of the 2016 Home Garden Contest brought to the community by Mosaic Community ...
Regional Recreation Coordinator Transitions to New Role
Regional Recreation Coordinator Justin Keller with the Pottstown Area Regional Recreation Committee (PARRC). Pottstown, PA – August 4, ...
Priority 2 – Health Access: Fall 2016
Funding learning opportunities for physical and emotional health (12 grants were awarded totaling $259,865). Camphill Village Kimberton Hills: Aging ...
Priority 1C – Healthy Behaviors-Networks: Fall 2016
Creating and promoting social networks involving healthy living (Seven grants were awarded totaling $160,500). ArtFusion: Beech Street Factory ...
Enjoy our Fall 2016 Community Benefit Report!
Read the Foundation's latest issue of the our Community Benefit Report! The CBR highlights our grantees and their programs ...
Priority 3- Strengthen Non-Profits: Fall 2016
Funding learning opportunities and strategic planning to strengthen non-profits (Seven grants were awarded totaling $149,160). Child, Home & ...
Priority 1B – Healthy Behaviors-Parks: Fall 2016
Improving parks, programming and the built environment to increase access to physical activity (10 grants were awarded totaling $346,900). ...
2016-17 Excellence in Nonprofit Leadership Series
Sponsored by the Foundation and The Nonprofit Center at La Salle University's School of Business.Click to open PDF
Priority 1A – Healthy Behaviors-Schools: Fall 2016
Promoting healthy living through nutrition, activities and programs in public and private schools to reduce obesity and encourage ...
Foundation Awards over $900K in Fall 2016 Grant Round
The Foundation seeks grant proposals that are consistent with our identified mission of improving health outcomes in the ...
Foundation releases Winter 2017 Community Benefit Report
Sharing the great work of our grantees and community happenings!Click to open PDF
Foundation featured on March Mensch Report
The Foundation is honored to be featured in Senator Bob Mensch's March Mensch Report along with one of its ...
PAHWF partners with PSU Better Kid Care to offer online modules
The Foundation partnered with Penn State Better Kid Care to develop two online professional development modules and address ...
Priority 3 – Strengthen Non-Profits: Spring 2017
Funding learning opportunities and strategic planning to strengthen non-profits. Seven grants totaling $265,750. Michaels Community Services Corporation- Assessing ...
Priority 2 – Health Access: Spring 2017
Funding learning opportunities for physical and emotional health. Two grants were awarded totaling $80,000. Family Services of Montgomery ...
Priority 1C – Healthy Behaviors-Networks: Spring 2017
Creating and promoting social networks involving healthy living. 10 grants were awarded totaling $397,500.       Accion Comunal ...
Priority 1B – Healthy Behaviors-Parks: Spring 2017
Improving parks, programming and the built environment to increase access to physical activity.  Two grants were awarded totaling ...
Momentum Spring 2017 Issue
Brought to you by Partners for Success.Click to open PDF
Priority 1A – Healthy Behaviors-Schools: Spring 2017
Promoting healthy living through nutrition, activities and programs in public and private schools to reduce obesity and encourage ...
Summer 2017 Community Benefit Report
Pottstown FARM, Triskeles, Artfusion's new community programs and more!Click to open PDF
ebook: Understanding Trauma and Spreading Hope
eBook: A Primer on Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs)Click to open PDF
2017 Parks Contest Winners
Congratulations to our 2017 winners: HEALTHIEST PARK PRIZE: The park that received the greatest number of visits by the conclusion ...
Priority 1C-Healthy Behaviors-Networks: Fall 2017
Creating and promoting social networks involving healthy living. Fifteen grants awarded, totaling $664,915. Centro Cultural Latinos Unidos Inc- Distress ...
Priority 1A – Healthy Behaviors-Schools: Fall 2017
Promoting healthy living through nutrition, activities and programs in public and private schools to reduce obesity and encourage ...
Priority 3-Strengthen Non-Profits: Fall 2017
Funding learning opportunities and strategic planning to strengthen non-profits. Three grants awarded, totaling $37,500. Royersford Outreach, Inc. - ...
Priority 2- Health Access: Fall 2017
Funding programs for physical health and emotional well-being. Ten grants awarded, totaling $225,789. Camphill Village Kimberton Hills- Aging ...
Priority-1B-Healthy Behaviors-Parks: Fall 2017
Improving parks, programming and the built environment to increase access to physical activity. One grant awarded, totaling $100,000. ...
Fall 2017 Community Benefit Report
eBook on Understanding Trauma and Spreading HopeClick to open PDF
Foundation Announces New Program Officer
Welcome, Ashia Cooper!Click to open PDF
Fall 2018 Grant Round
The Foundation has awarded over one million dollars in grant requests during the fall grant round of fiscal ...
Fall 2017 Grant Round
The Foundation has awarded over one million dollars in grant requests during the fall grant round of fiscal ...
Happy Holidays from PAHWF!
Season's greetings!Click to open PDF
Pottstown Area Health & Wellness Foundation To Direct Benefits for Valley Forge Invitational
The Pottstown Area Health & Wellness Foundation has partnered with the LPGA Symetra Tour’s Valley Forge Invitational at ...
Winter 2018 Community Benefit Report
Learn more grantees Pottstown Works, TCN and more!Click to open PDF
Priority 1A-Healthy Behaviors-Schools: Spring 2018
Schools Promoting healthy living through nutrition, activities and programs in public and private schools to reduce obesity and ...
Priority 1C- Healthy Behaviors-Networks: Spring 2018
Creating and promoting social networks involving healthy living. 15 grants awarded totaling $592,300. Accion Comunal Latinoamericana de Montgomery ...
Priority 2-Health Access: Spring 2018
Funding learning opportunities for physical and emotional health. Two grants awarded totaling $48,250. Laurel House: Pottstown Area Services ...
Priority 1B-Healthy Behaviors-Parks: Spring 2018
Improving parks, programming and the built environment to increase access to physical activity. Six grants awarded totaling $90,695.Borough ...
Priority 3- Strengthen Non-Profits: Spring 2018
Funding learning opportunities and strategic planning to strengthen non-profits. Four grants awarded totaling $300,540. TriCounty Community Network Inc.: ...
Summer 2018 Community Benefit Report
Find our more about local, healthy activities for summer!Click to open PDF
2018 Home Garden Contest Winners
Congratulations to the winners and participants of the 2018 Home Garden Contest!Click to open PDF
Foundation Celebrates 15 Years of Inspiring Change and Healthy Initiatives in the Community
Pottstown Area Health & Wellness Foundation (PAHWF) is celebrating 15 years of grant making by inspiring the Pottstown ...
PAHWF Seeking Focus Group Participants
We need your help to better understand the health conditions and health behaviors of Pottstown area residents!Click to ...
Priority 3 – Strengthen Non-Profits: Fall 2018
Funding learning opportunities and strategic planning to strengthen non-profits. One grant awarded totaling $30,000. TriCounty Community Network Inc. ...
Priority 1C-Healthy Behaviors – Networks: Fall 2018
Creating and promoting social networks involving healthy living. 18 grants awarded totaling $558,800.Boyertown Area Community Wellness Council, Inc. ...
Priority 2-Health Access: Fall 2018
Funding learning opportunities for physical and emotional health. Eight grants awarded totaling $161,278.Carson Valley Children's Aid- Women's Voices Healthy ...
Priority 1B-Healthy Behaviors – Parks: Fall 2018
Improving parks, programming and the built environment to increase access to physical activity. Three grants awarded totaling $76,500.Borough ...
Fall 2018 Community Benefit Report
Happy 15 years, PAHWF!Click to open PDF
Priority 1A-Healthy Behaviors-Schools: Fall 2018
Promoting healthy living through nutrition, activities and programs in public and private schools to reduce obesity and encourage ...
Fall 2018 Grant Round
The Foundation awarded over 800K in grant requests during the fall grant round of fiscal year 2018-2019. Click ...
Pottstown Area Health & Wellness Foundation Celebrated 15 Year Anniversary and Success of Grantees
$38.5M in Grants Over 15 Years for Inspiring Healthy Initiatives in the Community April 17, 2019, Pottstown, Pa. - ...
Healthy Aging Month: Run (a little) for a longer life.
While running isn’t the only way to keep your heart healthy, for weekend warriors and moderate everyday athletes, it ...
Demystifying Mental Health Learning Session
Falkner Swamp UCC, located at 2077 Swamp PIke, Gilbertsville, is hosting a learning session called "Demystifying Mental Health," ...
Priority 2-Health Access: Fall 2019
In the Physical and Emotional Health program area, $157,000 was awarded for six projects offering learning opportunities for ...
Priority 1C- Healthy Behaviors-Networks: Fall 2019
Creating and promoting social networks involving healthy living. 15 grants awarded totaling $592,300. Accion Comunal Latinoamericana de Montgomery ...
Healthy Halloween Pumpkin Seeds
When you’re scooping out the innards of all those pumpkins this Halloween, don’t throw away the seeds—they’re full ...