Helping Today grants improve the quality of life for all in our region by ensuring a vital nonprofit sector. Thanks to unprecedented donor support, The Foundation has doubled our budget for this program in 2019. Helping Today grants are generally up to $30,000, (some exceptions), one year in duration.
Please click here for more information about the Foundation's mission-aligned vision and strategy for priority grantmaking.
Helping Today grants will be awarded on a quarterly basis with the following application deadlines and notification dates in 2019:
|Application Deadline||Notification Date|
|January 10||March 8|
|May 9||July 15|
|July 25||September 20|
|October 18||December 17|
Please Note: The online grant application form must be completed by 5:00 p.m. on the quarterly deadline date.
For questions or guidance, please call 814-454-0843. All applications are reviewed by Foundation staff and a volunteer advisory committee, and are ultimately approved by The Erie Community Foundation Board of Trustees.
Below is a is a link-to a read-only version of the Helping Today grant application form. To submit an online application for consideration, please contact the Community Impact team to schedule a pre-application meeting during which a code will be provided for use in accessing the online forms for grant proposal submission.