Community Foundation grant deadline April 30

The Central Pennsyl-vania Community Foundation is accepting grant proposal from organizations that meet the following criteria:

n Only 501(c)(3) organizations or organizations that qualify for a deductible contribution using IRS rules. The charity must be a qualified organization that meets the 50 percent limit organization rules.

n The organization must be located in or serve Blair County.

n No grant applications will be accepted after the published deadline.

n The foundation does not make grants to individuals.

The organization must meet one of the following criteria:

n Promote scientific research for the advancement of knowledge.

n Support art, music and culture of all kinds.

n Provide scholarships or otherwise assist deserving persons in obtaining an education.

n Assist the improvement of living and working conditions for the health and welfare of the community.

n Provide facilities for public recreation.

n Provide funds to assist in the delivery of medical services.

Applications will be reviewed by the grants committee in May so that a recommendation can be given to the board of directors in June for a final decision.

Applicants will be notified within four weeks after the decision has been made by the board.

This information and the application are available on the Community Foundation’s website www.centralpagives.org.

For more information about the granting process, contact the community foundation at 944-6102.

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