Grant Application Guidelines

What we fund
(Please note the changes for July 2013-June 2015)
Special emphasis is placed on, but not restricted to, programs providing the following services among the most needy populations:

The Under and Uninsured.
Providing primary healthcare

At-risk Elderly.
Preventing isolation of the elderly

Vulnerable Children and Families.
Maternal health issues

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

Priority is given to programs providing direct care, serving uninsured, and dealing with nutrition.

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

Added for July 2013 through June 2015 grant cycles: We will not fund
• Playgrounds
• Literacy
• Emancipation programs
• Homeless Shelters (support for programming serving homeless will be considered, general operating support for shelters will not)
• 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