|PHOTO: In 2021, the Elk County Community Recycling Center received a $5,000 grant from the Elk County Development Fund for the purchase of a vertical baler.
Thousands of dollars in grants are available to 501c3 organizations during open grant cycles at the Elk County Community Foundation.
The Foundation is accepting applications through January 15 for the current grant cycle from organizations who wish to apply for funding from the Harrison and Muriel Dauer Stackpole Family Fund or the Elk County Development Fund. Each of these funds welcome applications that directly benefit the residents of Elk County.
The Harrison and Muriel Dauer Stackpole Family Fund is an open grant that supports worthy projects that provide services for the residents of our communities. Their goal is to support causes and projects that improve the quality of life in our local area.
The Elk County Development Fund supports community development initiatives that will enhance the economic and community wellbeing of Elk County. Projects should include activities that are innovative and have a plan to sustain themselves.
For instructions on how to apply for a grant go to the Foundation website at www.elkcountyfoundation.org. Please call our office at 834-2125 with any questions. ECCF is a non-profit organization that strives to strengthen our region through development, stewardship and grant making as it works with donors to achieve their philanthropic goals.