Grant Applications

The Clinton County Community Foundation, Inc. Board of Directors encourages all eligible nonprofits and municipal subdivisions to apply for a grant to help Clinton County and its residents!


To be considered it is necessary that your grant-funded project benefit Clinton County residents.

It is also required be designated as a 501(c) by the Internal Revenue Service, and the current 501(c) IRS exemption letter must be submitted with the grant application, along with the nonprofit's IRS 990 form.

Here is the link to the state's website for charitable organizations:  Home (
This link will take you directly to the page where all the links are to
1. Apply for the certificate using the BCO-10 or
2. Request exemption using the BCO-9.


Grant applications for the 2024 campaign can be obtained at any time, but officially beginning Monday, October 16, 2023. The deadline for submitting a grant proposal is Friday, Dec. 15, 2023. All proposals sent by postal mail must be received no later than 5 p.m. Friday, Dec. 15. All proposals provided in person must be submitted to the Foundation directly at 350 East Water St., Lock Haven, Pa., by 5 p.m. Dec. 15.

Call (570) 220-1038 or visit this site. Once your application is complete, mail 11 paper copies of the completed two-page application with supporting documentation. Please include just one copy of your IRS Form 990, one copy of your Bureau of Charitable Organizations (BOCO) certificate, and one copy of your current 501 (c) IRS exemption letter. We do not accept applications by email. Please mail your paper copies to:

Clinton County Community Foundation, Inc.
P.O. Box 652
350 East Water Street
Lock Haven PA 17745

Again: To be reviewed, your application must be received no later than 5 p.m. Friday, DEC. 15, 2023. The application will then be considered at the Jan. 24, 2024 meeting. The results of the review process will be communicated publicly within two days of the Jan. 24, 2024 meeting.


A Woman’s Concern Pregnancy Resource Clinic, $10,000

American Red Cross North Central Pennsylvania Chapter, $4,000

Annie Halenbake Ross Library (Friendship Library), $1,893

Annie Halenbake Ross Library, $927

Annie Halenbake Ross Library (Ross Library), $10,000

Annie Halenbake Ross Library (Traveling Library), $2,193

Artpost Awareness Inc., $906

Avis Borough (Recreation Committee), $3,500

Beech Creek Volunteer Fire Co., $20,000

Bucktail Medical Center, $32,187

Budstock Music Festival, $1,500

Central Pennsylvania Food Bank, $7,000

Citizen’s Hose Co. #28 of South Renovo, $5,000

City of Lock Haven, Beach, $2,500

City of Lock Haven Summer Concerts, $5,000

Clinton County Camp Cadet, $7,000

Clinton County Arts Council LH Jams, $7,150

Clinton County CleanScapes, Inc. Recycling Event, $7,500

Clinton County Conservation District, Garden, $1,000

Clinton County Conservation, Farm-City, $1,500

Clinton County Economic Partnership Foundation, $5,000

Clinton County Fair Association Inc., $30,000

Clinton County Fire Police $2,800

Clinton County Government/Planning Dept., BEVT, $2,000

Clinton County Healthy Communities (Dental Clinic), $5,128

Clinton County Housing Coalition, Inc., Furnance-Water Heater, $5,300

Clinton County Police Camp Cadet, $7,000

Clinton County S.P.C.A. Spay Day, $7,675

Clinton County S.P.C.A. Trap-Neuter, $11,725

Clinton County United Way, Dolly Parton Library, $10,000

Diakon Community Services, Native Plant Project, $1,000

Dogwood Circle Garden Club, Gardens, $1,100

Downtown Lock Haven, Inc., Event Support, $12,800

Flemington Borough, Park, $3,950

Foundation for Free Enterprise, $4,170

Goodwill Hose Co. #3, Training Kits, $1,500

Goodwill Hose Co Ambulance Association, Light Kit, $15,100

Greater Renovo Area Heritage Park, Concert Series, $3,000

Greater Renovo Heritage Park, Magic in the Air, $2,000

Helping Hands at United, $1,000

Horses of Hope, Training, $2,000

Horses of Hope, Sponsorship, $3,440

Infant Development Program, Inc., $4,100

Lamar Twp. Volunteer Fire Co., $10,920

Lock Haven Area Shoe Bank, $7,500

Kent Fest, $5,000

Mill Hall Fire Co., Portable Pump, $4,377

Millbrook Playhouse Senior and Veterans Patron Program, $8,500

Nittany Valley Volunteer Fire Co., Lighting, $5,000

PA State Flaming Foliage Festival, Digital Sign, $5,000

Penn State Extension, 4-H Rabbit, Poultry Exhibits, $16,592

Porter Township, Pavilions, $20,000

Porter Township, Playground Equipment, $10,000

Renovo Borough, Flags and Banners, $2,890

River Valley Regional YMCA-Lock Haven, $1,515

South Renovo Borough, Playground improvements, $1,000

St. Paul's Food Bank, $3,000

UPMC Lock Haven, $4,320

The Salvation Army of Lock Haven, Emergency Feeding Program, $10,000

Western Clinton County Recreation Authority, Equipment, Tables, Chairs, $4,933

Woolrich Volunteer Fire. Co., UTV trailer, $4,387