Grant Application Guidelines

What We Fund

Organizations and programs providing services for those in need focusing on these key areas:

• Hunger and Food Insecurity
• Frail and Isolated Elderly
• At-Risk Children

Who May Apply
Grants are restricted to organizations serving Northwest Philadelphia and Eastern Montgomery County. For a complete list of zip codes,
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One grant application per organization may be submitted in a single calendar year. Applicants will be notified directly should there be any exception.

Grants are limited to organizations that are identified as tax-exempt under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code and that are not identified as a private foundation. No request will be considered without a photocopy of the organization's most recent IRS determination letter included in the application.

The Foundation has identified projects it does not fund. These include but are not limited to:
• Institutions which in policy or process discriminate on the basis of race, creed, gender or sexual orientation.
• Grants to individuals
• Support of sectarian religious activities
• Endowment or debt reduction
• Loans
• Fellowships or out-of-area travel
• Capital campaigns
• Proprietary enterprises
• Political lobbying or legislative activities

• Playgrounds
• Literacy
• Emancipation programs
• General operating for homeless shelters or housing programs. Proposals for program funding that fit within Green Tree priorities will be considered.
• Capital Equipment

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Green Tree Community Health Foundation
6 East Willow Grove Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19118
Phone - 215-438-8102 | Fax - 215-438-8109