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We’re so glad you’re interested in applying for a grant. 

Step 1.

Before you Apply

Step 2.

Starting an Application

Step 3.

Submitting Your Full Application

Step 4.

Using Grant Funds

Pottstown Foundation

GrantMaking

Whether it’s promoting healthy living through healthy eating, active living, or providing accessible and quality health care, we always enjoy the energy and enthusiasm that new grantees bring to our region. 

It’s easy to apply, and we’ve provided Checklists and guidelines to help you put together a successful grant application. We look forward to hearing your creative ideas for promoting good health in the Pottstown TriCounty area.

Who We Help

The Pottstown Area Health & Wellness Foundation service area is defined by a 10-mile radius around Pottstown. However, your funded organization does not need to be located in our area—it only needs to serve people in our service area.

We serve non-profit organizations with a tax-exempt status in good standing with the IRS, which strive to promote priorities that are in line with our mission. For more information about the needs and information about our area, please reference our Community Health Needs Assessment.

The Foundation awards grants according to the following priority areas:

  1. Funding Programs and solutions for long-term improvement in healthy behaviors.
    1. Promoting healthy living through nutrition, activities and programs in public and private schools to reduce obesity and encourage healthy living.
    2. Improving parks, programming and the built environment to increase access and physical activity.
    3. Creating and promoting social networks involving healthy living.
  2. Funding programs for physical health and emotional well-being.
  3. Funding learning opportunities and strategic planning to strengthen non-profits.

Our Impact

We are proud of the important work our grantees have done in the past—and continue to do every day. Each grantee organization, in its own way, is making meaningful and lasting contributions to our community’s health and well-being.
We thank all our grantees for their commitment to fulfilling our mission—and for creating a positive, measurable impact in the lives of thousands of individuals in the Pottstown area.
Grants Awarded
See a list of the grants we have awarded since our founding. Success Stories
Over the years we have seen organizations make a difference in our community here are som eo their success stories

How We Approach Grantmaking

We want to encourage your ideas, projects and passion. We love creative solutions for long-term health improvements and especially commend innovation and collaboration. If you are already a grantee organization, consider trying something new. Add to existing ideas or change some aspects of projects.

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Grant Making

Grants Awarded

See the grants that have been awarded in previous cycles 

Around the Community

Success Stories

See the positive changes taking place in the Tri-County area.

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Tri-county active adult center

More than 1,700 older adults visit the Tri-County Active Adult Center annually, with an average of 200 people coming through the center’s doors daily for activity, food, and friendship.

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Walk & bike pottstown

In Pottstown, a six-year long initiative to promote biking and walking in the borough is providing a model for getting kids active and reducing traffic through community partnerships.

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Mission Kids

At Mission Kids Child Advocacy Center, hope begins. Its mission is to achieve healing and justice for victims of child abuse.