Local Nonprofits Receive Grants Totaling Over $960,000!

January 06, 2016


To fulfill the mission of The Erie Community Foundation, each quarter the board reviews grant applications and distributes unrestricted dollars to meet the nonprofits’ needs. The following is a list of most recent grants.

Cycle 4

Helping today Grants

NonprofitProject FundedAmount Received
Erie County Diabetes AssociationCulturally Competent Diabetes Prevention and Management among High Risk Individuals$19,123
Erie YesterdayDiscovERIE Passport$4,000
Community Country Day SchoolFacilities Improvements$10,202
Erie Maritime FoundationSchooner Porcupine: Schoolship For Presque Isle Bay$25,000
Erie First AssemblyRoyal Family pairs$10,000

Helping today Funded by ECGRA

NonprofitProject FundedAmount Received
Sarah Reed Children's CenterSchool Roof Replacement at Sarah A. Reed Children's Center$10,000
Box of Light Studios, Inc.Youth Creativity Studio$15,750
Urban Erie Community Development Corporation21st Century Opportunity Lab for Newly Resettled Families$20,804

Shaping tomorrow

NonprofitProject FundedAmount Received
The Nonprofit Partnership2016 Operations$150,000

Urgent Request

NonprofitProject FundedAmount Received
Erie PhilharmonicBuild Out of New Office Space$25,000
  • Donor Directed — 283 Donor Directed Grants for a total of $645,370
  • Scholarships — 9 Scholarships for a total of $11,607

GRAND TOTAL: $964,956