Spring Grant Cycle Totals $1.3 Million
POTTSTOWN, PA (June 7, 2023)—Pottstown Area Health & Wellness Foundation has awarded $1,325,800 to 43 projects and programs in the Pottstown area. The funds are divided between the Foundation’s two grantmaking pillars—Developing Youth Potential and Promoting Equitable Health and Wellness.
In Developing Youth Potential: Early Childhood Development, $140,000 was awarded to four projects.
Wonderspring: Music, Yoga and Mindfulness Enrichment Program
Victim Services Center of Montgomery County: Care for Kids
Pottstown School District: PEAK Whole Child Wellness
Mother Goose-Read to Me: New Books for Infants and Young Children
In Developing Youth Potential: School Programs K-12, $420,000 was awarded to eight projects.
Boyertown Area School District: Whole Child Wellness
Pottstown School District: Healthy School Communities
Pottsgrove School District: 2023-24 Health & Wellness Grant
Daniel Boone Area School District: DBASD Wellness Program
Spring-Ford Area School District: Spring-Ford Wellness
Owen J Roberts School District: Fit for Life Program
Brookeside Montessori: B-Well Program
St. Aloysius Parish School: Healthy Kids Project
In Developing Youth Potential: Youth Preparedness, $210,000 was awarded to ten projects.
Julian Dorsey Foundation: Continuing our Pottstown youth programs for soccer and life skills
Project Purpose: Mentoring with a Purpose
Foundation for Pottstown Education: Planned Giving and Monthly Draft Campaigns
Greater Pottstown Tennis and Learning Association: Game, Set, Advantage
Big Brothers Big Sisters Independence: Beyond School Walls Program
Pottstown Area Police Athletic League: Supporting Program Implementation and Offering Opportunities in Youth Sports
Foundation For Boyertown Education: Community Impact & Sustainability for Enhanced Student Experiences
Community First Development Corporation: Youth by Design – Teen Leadership Program
Penn Playmakers: Berks Warriors New Balance Circuit 2023
Pottstown Branch- Philadelphia Freedom Valley YMCA: Dragonfly Forest—Structured Play, Social-Emotional Learning, and Disability Rights
In Promoting Equitable Health & Wellness: Built Environment, $225,000 was awarded to ten projects.
North Coventry Township: Riverside Park Boat Ramp and Adaptive Kayak Launch
Pottstown Area Police Athletic League: Completing the Construction of a Permanent Dek Hockey Facility
Birdsboro Community Memorial Center: Gymnasium Repairs
East Coventry Township Parks and Recreation: Tow Path Park Phase 1a Improvements
Expressive Therapy Concepts: Smashville Badminton: Kids and Adult Fitness Program
Lower Pottsgrove Township: Ringing Rocks Park Paving and Signage Project
Township of Upper Pottsgrove: Hollenbach Park Phase 1 Engineering
Washington Township: Washington Park ADA Access and Parking Improvements
Save Our Land Save Our Towns Enterprises: Growing and conserving Pottstown’s street trees
Boyertown Rotary Foundation: Boyertown Community Park – Pickleball Expansion
In Promoting Equitable Health and Wellness: Health Access and Delivery, $70,000 was awarded to three projects.
Maternal and Child Health Consortium of Chester County: Ensuring a Healthy Start and Access to Benefits for Pottstown Families
Mitzvah Circle Foundation: Critical Needs for Healthy Families, Diaper Bank, and Period Supply Programs
Royersford Outreach: General Operating Funds for Building and Program
In Promoting Equitable Health and Wellness: Health Equity, $260,800 was awarded to eight projects.
Chester County Food Bank: Fresh2You Mobile Market and FreshRx
Family Services of Montgomery County: Project HEARTH (Helping Elderly Adults Remain in Their Homes)
The Salvation Army, Pottstown: Job Readiness Training and Counseling
TriCounty Community Network: Systems Change for Community Collaboration
TriCounty Community Network: Resident Engagement, Power Building, Health Equity
United Way of Boyertown Area: Providing Equitable Health & Wellness to the Boyertown Area Homeless and Near Homeless
MontCo Anti-Hunger Network: Pottstown Area Food Pantries Connection to Large Scale Food Resources
Camphill Village Kimberton Hills: Village Support Fund
Pottstown Area Health & Wellness Foundation is a nonprofit community organization that serves communities within a 10-mile radius of Pottstown. Founded in 2003, the Foundation partners with nonprofits, local governments, and schools to ensure that every member of our community has the opportunity to embrace a healthy lifestyle.