Grant opportunity for non-profits serving Bradford County residents at the CFTT

Grant opportunity for non-profits serving Bradford County residents at the CFTT

The Community Foundation for the Twin Tiers (CFTT) is currently accepting grant applications for the Robert J. Sullivan Fund, a competitive grant-making program funded through the legacy of Robert J. Sullivan, a former resident and businessman from Bradford County, Pa.

The Robert J. Sullivan Fund’s purpose is to strengthen communities and improve the quality of life in Bradford County through assisting local non-profits attain their missions. There is $8,000 available to grant.

The CFTT supports a wide variety of projects, but the Robert J. Sullivan Fund does restrict itself to organizations located in or providing services to residents of Bradford County, classified as nonprofit charitable organization under section 501(c)(3) of the IRS code; or publicly supported organizations such as school districts and municipalities. 

Applications for the Robert J. Sullivan Fund grant program will be accepted via email through Thursday, Sept. 3 at 5 p.m. Applications are found on the Community Foundation for the Twin Tiers website, www.twintierscf.org.

The Bradford County Bar Association has also partnered with the Community Foundation for the Twin Tiers and established the David and Carol Keeffe Youth Fund that provides funding for support improving outcomes for youth.

This fund honors the memory of long-time and well-respected residents. David was a well-respected attorney and Carol was known for her love of children.

The amount available to grant is $2,300 for the support of youth and family programming. 

Applications for the David and Carol Keeffe Youth Fund grant program will be accepted via email through Thursday, Sept. 3 at 5 p.m. 

Applications are found on the Community Foundation for the Twin Tiers website, www.twintierscf.org.

The Community Foundation for the Twin Tiers serves Bradford, Potter, Sullivan, and Tioga Counties in Pennsylvania and Tioga County, N.Y. 

The Foundation currently manages over 110 funds valued at over $7 million dollars and has awarded over $1.2 million in grants and scholarships since its inception. 

Anyone interested in learning more about the CFTT or in establishing a fund can contact the organization by calling (570) 888-4759 or by email to slee@twintierscf.org. 

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