Fronheiser Fund

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Mission

To support charitable, religious, scientific, literary, or educational causes in Pottstown, Pennsylvania and the surrounding community.

Application deadlines

January 1

Program areas

Arts, culture, and humanities
Education
Environment, animals
Health
Human services
International/foreign affairs
Public/society benefit
Religion

States served

Pennsylvania

Geographic limitations

Pottstown, Pennsylvania and the surrounding community.

Trustees

Wells Fargo Bank, N.A.

The Fronheiser Fund awards grants to organizations supporting charitable, religious, scientific, literary, or educational purposes located in Pottstown, Pennsylvania and the surrounding community.

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.

Average giving

Average grant size: $3,000
Average number of grants per year: 2

Application period and deadlines

Applications are accepted year-round. Applications must be submitted by January 1 to be reviewed at the annual grant meeting that occurs in February.

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 Fronheiser Fund was established under the Last Will and Testament of W. G. Fronheiser in 1915 in memory of his father, Samuel Fronheiser. Since then, the fund has supported various charitable causes benefiting the residents of Pottstown, Pennsylvania and the surrounding community.