Bartlett Foundation

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Mission

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.

Application deadlines

April 1 and October 1

Program areas

Education
Health
Human services

States served

Pennsylvania

Geographic limitations

There are no geographic restrictions; however, the trust has a practice of primarily supporting organizations located in Berks County, Pennsylvania.

Trustees

Wells Fargo Bank, N.A.

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.

Requirements

  • 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.

Grantmaking priorities

Priority is given to qualified organizations in Berks County, Pennsylvania who support programs that improve the quality of life for individuals.

Limitations

The foundation does not make grants for capital building projects or for general operating support.

Average giving

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.

Communications

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.