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Fox Chase Bank Charitable Foundation

Mission

The mission of the Fox Chase Bank Charitable Foundation is to foster growth of the business environment in the communities we serve and improve the quality of life for those who live in them. We seek to fulfill our mission by financially supporting non-profit organizations and programs in the communities we
serve that:

  1. Encourage business entrepreneurship and economic development
  2. Promote financial literacy
  3. Support artistic and cultural initiatives that enrich our communities
  4. Provide vital human services, access to safe and affordable housing or economic stimulus.

Guidelines:

The Fox Chase Bank Charitable Foundation will consider grant requests by organizations meeting the following criteria:

  • Organizations and programs that benefit the seven county area we serve (PA Counties: Philadelphia, Montgomery, Bucks, Delaware, Chester. NJ Counties: Atlantic, Cape May)
  • Hold tax-exempt status under Section 501(c)(3) of the IRS Code
  • Support business entrepreneurship and economic development, financial literacy, arts or cultural initiatives, vital human services, access to safe and affordable housing or economic development
  • Have clearly defined objectives
  • Maintain an active board of directors
  • Submit a completed grant application requesting a minimum of $1,000 and a maximum of $20,000 annually

All requests for funding must be in writing and include:

  • A completed application including financial and other documents listed on the application checklist
  • Submission cover letter

Funding will not be considered for:

  • Organizations and programs outside the seven county area we serve (PA Counties: Philadelphia, Montgomery, Bucks, Delaware, Chester. NJ Counties: Atlantic, Cape May
  • Individuals
  • Religious programs of churches or other parochial organizations
  • Political, labor, or fraternal organizations or civic clubs; this includes advocacy, government agency, political entities or candidates, and lobbying organizations
  • Private foundations that are grant-making bodies
  • Municipalities with tax authority
  • General operating expense, administrative salaries or advertising costs
  • Beauty/talent contests or athletic scholarships
  • Requests for less than $1,000 or greater than $20,000 annually

Funding Periods

Application deadlines are as follows: February 1, May 1, August 1 and November 1. Applications must be postmarked by that date to be considered at that quarter's meeting.

Where to Submit

Please complete and submit your application to:

Fox Chase Bank Charitable Foundation
Community Grant Program Administrator
510 Township Line Road, Suite 200
Blue Bell, PA 19422

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