To provide grants to qualified 501(c)(3) organizations in Berks County, Pennsylvania whose programs help to meet the basic needs of food, shelter, health, and education.
April 1 and October 1
There are no geographic restrictions; however, the trust has a practice of primarily supporting organizations located in Berks County, Pennsylvania.
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The Bartlett Foundation awards grants to organizations in Berks County, Pennsylvania whose programs help to meet the basic needs of food, shelter, health, and education.
- To be eligible, organizations must qualify as exempt organizations under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.
- Applications must be submitted through the online grant application form or alternative accessible application designed for assistive technology users.
Priority is given to qualified organizations in Berks County, Pennsylvania who support programs that improve the quality of life for individuals.
The foundation does not make grants for capital building projects or for general operating support.
Average grant size: $2,000 to $5,000
Average number of grants per year: 20
Application period and deadlines
Applications are accepted year-round. Applications must be submitted by April 1 and/or October 1 to be reviewed at the semi-annual grant meetings that occur in June and November.
Applicants will receive an automated email confirming their submission.
Required agreements and reports
Except as otherwise specified when a grant is awarded, a progress report must be submitted within 6 months after receiving funds.
About the Foundation
The Bartlett Foundation was created in 1972 under a trust agreement by Harland B. Barlett and Viola D. Bartlett. They resided in Reading, Pennsylvania and created the foundation to support various charitable organizations.