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grants

 guidelines & Process

recipients

application Guidelines

what we fund

Special emphasis is placed on programs providing the following services among the most needy populations:

  • Hunger and food insecurity

  • Services for elderly

  • Services for children

who may apply

Grants are restricted to organizations identified as tax-exempt under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code and serving Northwest Philadelphia and Eastern Montgomery County in the following zip codes:

  • 19031 - Flourtown

  • 19038 - Wyndmoor/Glenside

  • 19119 - Mt. Airy

  • 19118 - Chestnut Hill

  • 19128 - Roxborough

  • 19138 - East Germantown

  • 19144 - Germantown

  • 19150 - Wadsworth

  • 19444 - Lafayette Hill

  • 19462 - Plymouth Meeting

One grant application per organization may be submitted in a single calendar year. Applicants will be notified directly should there be any exception. 

who may not apply

Organizations must be identified as tax-exempt under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code and cannot identify as a private foundation. No request will be considered without a photocopy of the organization's most recent IRS determination letter included in the application.

The Foundation has identified projects it does not fund. These include but are not limited to:


• Institutions which in policy or process discriminate on the basis of race, creed, gender or sexual orientation. 
• Grants to individuals
• Support of sectarian religious activities
• Endowment or debt reduction
• Loans
• Fellowships or out-of-area travel
• Capital campaigns
• Proprietary enterprises
• Political lobbying or legislative activities
• Playgrounds
• Literacy
• Emancipation programs
• Homeless Shelters (support for programming serving homeless will be considered, general operating support for shelters will not)
• Capital Equipment 

 
application process

Procedures & policies (as of june 21, 2019)

Here is a guide to help organizations time their process.

Application deadlines by Funding Priority:

March 1st - Elderly

July 1st- Hunger/Food Insecurity

October 1st - Children

Funding Determination Month (Third Thursday):

May

September

January

Applications will be accepted until the end of business day (5pm EST) on the due date. If applications are incomplete they will not be considered for funding.

Contact with members of the board of Directors, prior to formal submission, is discouraged. If additional information is required during the review process, applicants will be contacted.

One grant application per organization may be submitted within a 12 month period. Applicants will be notified directly should there be any exception.

Elements of a proposal

• Brief history of your organization
• Mission statement
• Break-down of number of clients served within each of the Foundation's zip codes (click here for list)
• Expected community impact (outcomes)
• Budget - organizational and program (if necessary)
• IRS determination letter
• List of officers and directors
• Indicate what percentage of your Board participates in annual giving
• Most recent audited financials
• Most recent 990, if not posted on GuideStar.org. If you are listed on GuideStar, Green Tree will download a copy
• Latest Strategic/Business plan (if available)
• Final Report (Evaluation of the prior year’s funding, if re-applying)

Timeline

Once proposals are received, an email confirmation will be sent. Those meeting the criteria are then subject to further study and investigation by the grants committee. This may include site visits, meetings in the Foundation's office, and/or a request for further information.

Recipients of grants are expected to comply with all the conditions set forth in the grant award letter. These will include the need for a press release, timely program reports and detailed measureable outcomes. Reports are also encouraged to be submitted via email: grants@greentreecommunityhealth.org

 
past recipients
Grants Made in 2019

Green Tree Community Health Foundation was pleased to make grants to the following community organizations in September of 2019:

Face to Face- $25,000

for the dining room-  providing nutrient rich meals to community members experiencing low food security as well as serving as a gathering space to combat social isolation.

For more information visit: https://facetofacegermantown.org

Food Moxie- $5,000

for programming at Stenton Family Manor's Hope Garden- teaching skills necessary to grow, prepare, taste cook and enjoy budget-friendly healthy food.

For more information visit: http://www.foodmoxie.org

Inter-Faith Housing Alliance- $10,000

for the community food cupboard- providing a variety of foods to low-income community residents in order to reduce food insecurity and improve nutrition.

For more information visit: https://www.i-fha.org

Jewish Relief Agency- $5,000

JRA assembles, packs and provides in-person delivery of  food assistance boxes to families across our community. For more information visit: https://www.jewishrelief.org

Supper at Church of St. Martin-in-the-Fields- $5,000

for the Supper program- serving meals to community members in need.

For more information visit: http://www.stmartinec.org/supper

The Food Trust- $5,000

for programming working towards improving access to healthy and affordable food items in our community. For more information visit: http://thefoodtrust.org

Why Not Prosper- $6,000

for the monthly dinner program- serving prepared dinners and food donation distribution from local businesses  to neighbors in need. For more information visit: https://whynotprosper.wixsite.com

Green Tree Community Health Foundation was pleased to make grants to the following community organizations in May of 2019:

Breastfeeding Resource Center - $5,000

to provide clinical and education breastfeeding services by board certified lactation consultants to families in need. For more information visit: www.breastfeedingresourcecenter.org

Center in the Park - $35,000

for senior programming including: health promotion, social services, housing, energy assistance, Lifelong Learning, and intergenerational programs. To learn more about their array of services, please visit: www.centerinthepark.org

Chestnut Hill Meals on Wheels - $6,000 

to subsides meals for those who cannot afford it. To learn more visit www.chestnuthillmow.com.

Cradle of Hope - $10,000

offers transitional housing, supportive services, counseling and linkages to health care for single mothers and their infant children who are low-income and at-risk for homelessness. For more information, visit: https://www.cradleofhope.net/

Education Plus Health - $12,000

wrap around health services in Building 21 Public High School. To learn more, visit https://educationplushealth.com/

FOOD MOXIE - $20,000

to support the education of families in health and nutrition needs, provide basic food purchasing and preparation training, and follow up. For more information on their array of services, please visit: http://www.foodmoxie.org

MANNA - $15,000

for medically-appropriate meals to those with life-threatening illnesses. To learn more, please visit: www.mannapa.org

Northwest Philadelphia Interfaith Hospitality Network (PIHN) - $15,000

to provide supportive services to families, specifically for case management and life skills training. To learn more visit www.philashelter.org

Senior Adult Activities Center of Montgomery (Montco SAAC) - $15,000

to support the life-saving social services and nutrition assistance to vulnerable older adults. To learn more, please visit: http://montcosaac.com/

Share Food Program - $20,000

to provide supplies of nutritious food to 52 neighborhood food cupboards serving Northwest Philadelphia. For more information, please visit: www.sharefoodprogram.org

Support Center for Child Advocates - $10,000

to provide pro-bono legal representation and other services for victims of child abuse and neglect. To learn more, please visit: www.sccalaw.org

Wissahickon Charter School - $10,000

strives to teach healthy eating habits that promote social-emotional learning and sustainability practices. To learn more visit, http://wissahickoncharter.org/

Grants Made in 2018

Green Tree Community Health Foundation was pleased to make grants to the following community organizations in November of 2018:

Anti-Violence Partnership - $7,500 

to provide clinical and counseling services to middle school boys and train them in skills to avoid the use of violence. To learn more, visit www.avpphila.org.

Community Legal Services - $5,000

to support the Aging and Disabilities Unit in providing legal representation to low-income older adults. To learn more, visit www.clsphila.org.

Jewish Relief Agency - $5,000

to support their Monthly Food Distribution Program, which provides hunger relief to low-income households throughout Greater Philadelphia. To learn more, visit www.jewishrelief.org

Maternity Care Coalition - $20,000 

to support the MOMobile program, which provides essential maternal and child services to young,      at-risk families in Northwest Philadelphia. For more information, visit www.maternitycarecoalition.org.

North Light Community Center - $15,000

for free Children Services, Teen Services, and Emergency Services. For more information, visit www.northlightcommunitycenter.org.

Philadelphia Children's Alliance - $25,000

to promote healing and justice for sexually abused children in Philadelphia. To learn more, visit www.philachildrensalliance.org.

SeniorLAW Center - $10,000

to provide free legal assistance and access to justice to elders residing in northwest Philadelphia and
eastern Montgomery County. For more information, visit www.seniorlawcenter.org.

Starfinder Foundation - $5,000

to enhance the personal growth of underserved youth through soccer. To learn more, visit www.starfinderfoundation.org.

Students Run Philly Style - $5,000

to transform lives through running and mentorship. To learn more, visit www.studentsrunphilly.org.

Supportive Older Women's Network (SOWN) - $7,500

to support services to primarily low-income older adults and low-income, traumatized children who are being raised by their grandparents. To learn more, visit www.sown.org.

VNA Community Services - $35,000

to support the provision of direct primary health care and related service to 325 children birth through age 21. To learn more, visit www.vnacs.org.

Green Tree Community Health Foundation was pleased to make grants to the following community organizations in September of 2018:

Center for Grieving Children - $10,000
to provide free support services to grieving at-risk children and their families. To learn more about the programs they offer, please visit: grievingchildren.org

Face to Face - $25,000 

to support access to nutrient-rich meals in the Face to Face dining room to respond to the needs of those with low and very low food security in our community. To learn more visit www.facetofacegermantown.org

Inter-Faith Housing Alliance $10,000 

to provide healthy food to vulnerable families and individuals. To learn more visit www.i-fha.org

KeystoneCare - $10,000

to provide home healthcare and hospice services for low income and indigent patients. To learn more visit www.keystonecare.com.

Why Not Prosper - $4,000

to support their monthly community dinner in Germantown. To learn more visit www.whynotprosper.org.

Green Tree Community Health Foundation was pleased to make grants to the following community organizations in May of 2018:

ASAP - $8,500
for youth programming during the summer and after school. To learn more about the programs they offer, please visit: www.phillyasap.org

Breastfeeding Resource Center - $5,000 
to provide clinical and education breastfeeding services by board certified lactation consultants to families in need. For more information visit: www.breastfeedingresourcecenter.org

Center in the Park - $35,000
for senior programming including: health promotion, social services, housing, energy assistance, Lifelong Learning, and intergenerational programs. To learn more about their array of services, please visit: www.centerinthepark.org

Chestnut Hill Meals on Wheels - $6,000 
to subsidize meals for those in need. For more information on their meal delivery services, please visit: www.chestnuthillmow.com

College Settlement - $7,500
to provide summer camp programs for young people from the greater Philadelphia area in order to foster wellness and personal growth. For more information on their programming, visit: http://www.collegesettlement.org

Covenant House - $20,000
to support their crisis health center for homeless youth. For more information, please visit: https://www.covenanthouse.org/homeless-youth-programs/healthcare

Depaul USA - $10,000
to provide transitional and permanent housing, clinical care, and wrap-around services to homeless individuals who are medically compromised. To learn more about their services, please visit: www.depaulusa.org/our-programs/philadelphia-pa

Dignity Housing - $5,000
to provide safe, decent and affordable subsidized housing, promoting self-sufficiency, and creating opportunities. To learn more about their services, please visit: www.dignityhousing.org

Food MOXIE - $20,000 
to support the education of families in health and nutrition needs, provide basic food purchasing and preparation training, and follow up. For more information on their array of services, please visit: http://www.foodmoxie.org

MANNA - $25,000
for medically-appropriate meals to those with life-threatening illnesses. To learn more, please visit: www.mannapa.org

Share Food Program, Inc. - $20,000 
to provide food distribution, nutrition education and hunger relief advocacy. For more information, please visit: www.sharefoodprogram.org

Sunday Suppers - $5,000 
to strengthen the health and well-being of families through the transformative power of family meals. For more information visit: http://sundaysuppersphilly.org

Support Center for Child Advocates - $20,000
to provide pro-bono legal representation and other services for victims of child abuse and neglect. To learn more, please visit: www.sccalaw.org

 

Grants Made in 2017

Green Tree Community Health Foundation was pleased to make grants to the following community organizations in September of 2017:

Anti-Violence Partnership - $7,500 
to provide clinical and counseling services to middle school boys and train them in skills to avoid the use of violence. T
o learn more visit www.avpphila.org.

Face to Face - $20,000 
to provide nurse-managed care at the health center. T
o learn more visit www.facetofacegermantown.org.

Inter-Faith Housing Alliance - $7,500 
to provide families in crisis with emergency shelter and wrap around services. T
o learn more visit www.i-fha.org.

KeystoneCare - $10,000
to provide home healthcare and hospice services for low income and indigent patients. T
o learn more visit www.keystonecare.com.

SeniorLAW Center - $7,500 
to provide legal services to aging community members. T
o learn more visit www.seniorlawcenter.org.

Students Run Philly Style - $5,000 
to provide mentors and half or full marathon training for high school students. T
o learn more visit www.studentsrunphilly.org.

Why Not Prosper - $4,000
to provide intimate partner violence support and training to formerly incarcerated women. T
o learn more visit http://whynotprosper.wix.com/whynotprosper.

 

Green Tree Community Health Foundation was pleased to make grants to the following community organizations in May of 2017:

African Family Health Organization - $12,000
to provide health and human services to immigrants and refugees. T
o learn more visit http://www.afaho.net.

ASAP - $5,000
for youth programming during the summer and after school. To learn more visit www.phillyasap.org.

Breastfeeding Resource Center - $5,000
to provide clinical and education breastfeeding services by board certified lactation consultants to families in need. To learn more visit www.breastfeedingresourcecenter.org.


Center for Grieving Children - $5,000
for supportive services to grieving at-risk children and their families. To learn more visit www.grievingchildren.org.

Center in the Park - $30,000 
for senior programming including: health promotion, social services, housing, energy assistance, Lifelong Learning, and intergenerational programs. To learn more visit www.centerinthepark.org.

Chestnut Hill Meals on Wheels - $5,000 
to subsides meals for those who cannot afford it. To learn more visit www.chestnuthillmow.com.

Depaul USA - $10,000 
to provide transitional and permanent housing, clinical care, and wrap-around services to homeless. To learn more visit www.depaulusa.org/our-programs/philadelphia-pa.

Dignity Housing - $10,000 
to provide safe, decent and affordable subsidized housing, promoting self-sufficiency, and creating opportunities. To learn more visit www.dignityhousing.org.

Health Care Improvement Foundation - $2,949 
to teach CPR classes to elderly and their care givers. To learn more visit www.hcifonline.org.

MANNA - $20,000 
for medically-appropriate meals to those with life-threatening illnesses. T
o learn more visit www.mannapa.org

Share Food Program - $10,000 
to provide food distribution, nutrition education and hunger relief advocacy. To learn more visit www.sharefoodprogram.org.

Starfinder - $5,000
for youth soccer summer camps. To learn more visit www.starfinderfoundation.org/programs/summer-programs.

Support Center for Child Advocates - $10,000 
to provide pro bono legal representation and other services for victims of child abuse and neglect. To learn more visit www.sccalaw.org.

 

Green Tree Community Health Foundation was pleased to make grants to the following community organizations in January of 2017:

College Settlement - $5,000 
For the Summer Camps program, providing environmental education and camping programs to young people from the greater Philadelphia area in order to foster wellness and personal growth. To learn more, visit http://www.collegesettlement.org

Covenant House - $20,000
For the Connections Clinic - a crisis health center for homeless youth. To learn more, visit https://www.covenanthouse.org/homeless-youth-programs/healthcare

Food Moxie - $15,000 
To support the education of families in health and nutrition needs, provide basic food purchasing and preparation training, and follow up. For more information on the program, visit http://www.foodmoxie.org

 

Laurel House - $5,000
To crisis hotline counseling, shelter, and comprehensive supportive services for victims of domestic violence and their children. To learn more, visit http://laurel-house.org

Maternity Care Coalition - $20,000 
To support the MOMobile program, which provides essential maternal and child services to young, at-risk families in Northwest Philadelphia. For more information, visit www.maternitycarecoalition.org

 

SUPPER@ - $3,000 
To provide free nutritious community meals to those in need within the northwest Philadelphia area. To learn more, visit http://stmartinec.org/community_engagement/supper

VNA Community Services - $30,000 
To provide direct primary health care through Ginny Coombs Children's Health Clinic to uninsured and underinsured children. To learn more, visit http://www.vnacs.org

Women's Medical Fund - $33,414 
To provide financial assistance and telephone support/casework to low-income women seeking access to safe, legal abortions. To learn more, visit www.womensmedicalfund.org

Grants Made in 2016

Green Tree Community Health Foundation was pleased to make grants to the following community organizations in September of 2016:

Bebashi $7,500 
for the breast health Our Bodies program, reaching out to communities of color to offer screenings and connect women to health services. T
o learn more visit www.bebashi.org

Cradles to Crayons $2,500 
for essential school and clothing items to homeless or low-income children ages 0-12. T
o learn more visit www.cradlestocrayons.org/

 

Face to Face Germantown $20,000 
for their nurse-managed health center in Germantown, providing free health promotion, wellness, and disease management services. T
o learn more visit http://facetofacegermantown.org

Gearing Up $7,500 
to provide mentoring, skills development and bicycle safety training in order to build emotional and social health among women in transition. T
o learn more visit www.Gearing-Up.org

Inter-Faith Housing Alliance $7,500 
to provide families in crisis with emergency shelter, transitional housing and comprehensive supportive services to help break the cycle of homelessness. T
o learn more visit www.i-fha.org/

KenCrest Centers $2,600 
to provide a 40 week music therapy program for children living at their medically-fragile residential program in Chestnut Hill. To learn more visit www.kencrest.org/

Philadelphia Interfaith Housing Network $15,000
to provide supportive services to families, specifically for case management and life skills training. o learn more visit www.philashelter.org

SeniorLaw Center $7,500 
to improve the lives of older Pennsylvanians and protect their rights through legal representation, education, and advocacy. To learn more visit www.seniorlawcenter.org

Students Run Philly Style $5,000 
to pair volunteer adult running mentors with students to train for a full or half marathon while providing physical, academic and leadership-based activities. To learn more visit www.studentsrunphilly.org/

Why Not Prosper $4,000
to provide therapy for victims of intimate partner violence who have been recently released from prison. To learn more visit http://whynotprosper.wix.com/whynotprosper

 

Green Tree Community Health Foundation was pleased to make grants to the following community organizations in May of 2016:

Center in the Park - $30,000
For general operating support to offer senior programming including: Health Promotion and Evidence Based Programs, social services, housing, energy assistance, Lifelong Learning, Intergenerational programs. To learn more visit www.centerinthepark.org

Chestnut Hill Center for Enrichment - $2,500 
For scholarships for activities, classes and events to promote physical and emotional well-being. To learn more visit http://www.chestnuthillenrichment.org/

Chestnut Hill Meals on Wheels - $5,000
For general operating support to subsidize meal requests for those in need, staff/volunteer training, and new food transport containers. To learn more visit www.chestnuthillmow.com

Dragonfly Forest - $1,500 
For subsidies to provide summer camp experiences for children with Autism and other medical needs. To learn more visit www.dragonflyforest.org

KeystoneCare- $10,000 
General operating support to provide comprehensive, quality in-home and hospice care to terminally ill men, women and children, with special regard for the medically/financially indigent. To learn more about their services, visit www.keystonecare.com

MANNA - $20,000 
Program support for Medical Nutrition Therapy for People with Life-Threatening Illnesses. Preparation and distribution of medically-appropriate meals to those with life-threatening illnesses. To learn more or become involved, visit www.mannapa.org

SHARE Food Program, Inc. - $10,000 
General operating support to provide food distribution, nutrition education and hunger relief advocacy in Philadelphia. To learn more about their programs visit www.sharefoodprogram.org

 

Starfinder Foundation, Inc. - $2,500
To provide summer soccer camp for children ages 4- 12 in Germantown. To learn more visit http://starfinderfoundation.org/programs/summer-programs/

 

 

Green Tree Community Health Foundation was pleased to make grants to the following community organizations in January of 2016:

Breastfeeding Resource Center - $4,000
To provide clinical and educational breastfeeding services by board certified lactation consultants to families in need, support groups and educational programming to health care professionals. To learn more, visit www.breastfeedingresourcecenter.org

Covenant House - $20,000
For the Connections Clinic - a crisis health center for homeless youth. To learn more, visit https://www.covenanthouse.org/homeless-youth-programs/healthcare

Depaul USA, Inc. - $10,000
To provide transitional and permanent housing, clinic care, and wrap-around services to homeless men and women. To learn more, visit http://www.depaulusa.org/our-programs/philadelphia-pa

Laurel House - $7,500
To crisis hotline counseling, shelter, and comprehensive supportive services for victims of domestic violence and their children. To learn more, visit http://laurel-house.org

Maternity Care Coalition - $20,000
To support the MOMobile program, which provides essential maternal and child services to young, at-risk families in Northwest Philadelphia. For more information, visit www.maternitycarecoalition.org

 

RHD - Abbottsford Falls Clinic - $14,768
To provide patients diagnosed with pre-diabetes education and support services. To learn more, visit http://www.fpcn.com/?page_id=128#AF

VNA Community Services - $30,000
To provide direct primary health care through Ginny Coombs Children's Health Clinic to uninsured and underinsured children. To learn more, visit http://www.vnacs.org

Weaver's Way Community Programs - $10,000
To support the education of families in health and nutrition needs, provide basic food purchasing and preparation training, and follow up. For more information on the program, visit http://weaversway.coop/pages/our-nonprofit

 

Women's Medical Fund - $33,414
To provide financial assistance and telephone support/casework to low-income women seeking access to safe, legal abortions. To learn more, visit www.womensmedicalfund.org

 

 

Grants Made in 2015

Green Tree Community Health Foundation was pleased to make grants to the following community organizations in September of 2015:

Cradles to Crayons $2,500
for essential school and clothing items to homeless or low-income children ages 0-12. To learn more visit www.cradlestocrayons.org/

Face to Face http://facetofacegermantown.org/ $20,000 
for their nurse-managed health center in Germantown, providing free health promotion, wellness, and disease management services. To learn more visit facetofacegermantown.org/

Inter-Faith Housing Alliance $7,500 
to provide families in crisis with emergency shelter, transitional housing and comprehensive supportive services to help break the cycle of homelessness. To learn more visit www.i-fha.org/

KenCrest Centers $2,600
to provide a 40 week music therapy program for children living at their medically-fragile residential program in Chestnut Hill. To learn more visit www.kencrest.org/

La Salle Neighborhood Nursing Center http://www.lasalle.edu/snhs/centers-and-clinics/neighborhood-nursing-center/ $15,000
to provide screenings, education and basic services to low-income elderly within our region. To learn more visit www.lasalle.edu/snhs/centers-and-clinics/neighborhood-nursing-center

North Light Community Center $15,000
to provide year-round services to children, teens and families in Northwest Philadelphia. To learn more visit www.northlightcommunitycenter.org/

Philadelphia Interfaith Hospitality Network $15,000
to provide supportive services to families, specifically for case management and life skills training. To learn more visit www.philashelter.org

RSVP of Montgomery County $2,500 
for the Eldercare Services Program-provides volunteers to assist seniors with tasks of daily living and Medicare counseling. To learn more visit www.rsvpmc.org/

Students Run Philly Style $5,000 
to pair volunteer adult running mentors with students to train for a full or half marathon while providing physical, academic and leadership-based activities. To learn more visit www.studentsrunphilly.org/

Why Not Prosper http://whynotprosper.wix.com/whynotprosper $4,000 
to provide therapy for victims of intimate partner violence who have been recently released from prison. To learn more visit whynotprosper.wix.com/whynotprosper

 

 

Green Tree Community Health Foundation was pleased to make grants to the following community organizations in June of 2015:

Boys and Girls Clubs of Philadelphia - $15,000 
For their new Kids Café program. To learn more visit www.bgcphila.org/

Bridging the Gaps - $3,000 
For a student in a health related field to serve in a local nonprofit for the summer. To learn more visit www.med.upenn.edu/btg/

Center in the Park - $30,000 
For general operating support to offer senior programming including: Health Promotion and Evidence Based Programs, social services, housing, energy assistance, Lifelong Learning, Intergenerational programs. To learn more visit www.centerinthepark.org

Chestnut Hill Meals on Wheels - $6,500 
For general operating support to subsidize meal requests for those in need, staff/volunteer training, and new food transport containers. To learn more visit www.chestnuthillmow.com

Dragonfly Forest - $2,500 
For general operating support to provide year round camp experiences for children with Autism and other medical needs. To learn more visit www.dragonflyforest.org

Gearing Up - $10,000 
General operating support to provide continued programming to women in transition, using cycling to improve physical and mental/emotional health. To learn more, visit http://www.gearing-up.org/

Keystone Hospice - $10,000 
General operating support to provide comprehensive, quality hospice care to terminally ill men, women and children, with special regard for the medically/financially indigent. To learn more about their services, visit www.keystonecare.com


MANNA - $20,000 
Program support for Medical Nutrition Therapy for People with Life-Threatening Illnesses. Preparation and distribution of medically-appropriate meals to those with life-threatening illnesses. To learn more or become involved, visit www.mannapa.org


SHARE Food Program, Inc. - $10,000 
General operating support to provide food distribution, nutrition education and hunger relief advocacy in Philadelphia. To learn more about their programs visit www.sharefoodprogram.org


 

Green Tree Community Health Foundation was pleased to make grants to the following community organizations in January of 2015:

Dignity Housing - $10,000 
To support the on-site counseling services offered through the housing program. For more information, visithttp://dignityhousing.org

Maternity Care Coalition - $20,000 
To support the MOMobile program, which provides essential maternal and child services to young, at-risk families in Northwest Philadelphia. For more information, visit www.maternitycarecoalition.org

Mazzoni Center - $10,000 
To support the clinic which offers comprehensive care to low-income/underinsured and LGBT populations. For more information, visit www.mazzonicenter.org

Philadelphia Food Access Collaborative – $10,000 
To ensure every Philadelphian has access to a nutritious meal in a safe and respectful environment, and to form connections with useful resources for getting guests back on their feet. For more information, visit http://sharedprosperityphila.org

SeniorLAW Center - $7,500 
To improve the lives of older Pennsylvanians and protect their rights through legal representation, education and advocacy.  For more information, visit www.seniorlawcenter.org

VNA Community Services - $30,000 
To provide direct primary health care through Ginny Coombs Children’s Health Clinic to uninsured and underinsured children. To learn more, visit http://www.vnacs.org

Weaver’s Way Community Programs – $15,000 
To support the education of families in health and nutrition needs, provide basic food purchasing and preparation training, and follow up. For more information on the program, visithttp://weaversway.coop/pages/our-nonprofit

 

Women’s Medical Fund - $28,359 
To provide financial assistance and telephone support/casework to low-income women seeking access to safe, legal abortions. To learn more, visit www.womensmedicalfund.org

Grants Made in 2014

Green Tree Community Health Foundation was pleased to make grants to the following community organizations in September of 2014:

Anti-Violence Partnership of Philadelphia $7,500 
for the Violence Intervention Prevention (VIP) Project which combines prevention education with trauma therapy in schools. AVP is expanding the program to MLK High School.

Bridging the Gaps $3,000 
to connect medical and dental students with local community outreach organizations, providing health care to vulnerable populations.

Cradles to Crayons $2,500 
for essential school and clothing items to homeless or low-income children ages 0-12.

 

Face to Face $20,000
for their nurse-managed health center in Germantown, providing free health promotion, wellness, and disease management services.

Inter-Faith Housing Alliance $7,500
to provide families in crisis with emergency shelter, transitional housing and comprehensive supportive services to help break the cycle of homelessness.

KenCrest Centers $2,400 
to provide a 40 week music therapy program for children living at their medically-fragile residential program in Chestnut Hill.

North Light Community Center $15,000
to provide year-round services to children, teens and families in Northwest Philadelphia.

 

Philadelphia Interfaith Hospitality Network $10,000 
to provide supportive services to families, specifically for case management and life skills training.

 

RSVP of Montgomery County $5,000 
for the Eldercare Services Program-provides volunteers to assist seniors with tasks of daily living and Medicare counseling.

Students Run Philly Style $3,000 
to pair volunteer adult running mentors with students to train for a half marathon while providing physical, academic and leadership-based activities.

 

 

Green Tree Community Health Foundation was pleased to make grants to the following community organizations in May of 2014:

Center in the Park - $30,000 
For general operating support to offer senior programming including: Health Promotion and Evidence Based Programs, social services, housing, energy assistance, Lifelong Learning, Intergenerational programs.

Chestnut Hill Center for Enrichment - $2,500 
For scholarships for activities, classes and events to promote physical and emotional well-being.

Chestnut Hill Meals on Wheels - $6,000 
For general operating support to subsidize meal requests for those in need, staff/volunteer training, and new food transport containers.

Dragonfly Forest - $2,500 
For general operating support to provide year round camp experiences for children with Autism and other medical needs.

Gearing Up - $5,000 
General operating support to provide continued programming to women in transition, using cycling to improve physical and mental/emotional health.

Keystone Hospice - $10,000 
General operating support to provide comprehensive, quality hospice care to terminally ill men, women and children, with special regard for the medically/financially indigent.

Legacy Youth Tennis - $2,500 
For summer camp scholarships at nine Northwest Philadelphia locations, offering scholarships to children from low-income families.

MANNA - $15,000 
Program support for Medical Nutrition Therapy for People with Life-Threatening Illnesses. Preparation and distribution of medically-appropriate meals to those with life-threatening illnesses.

PathWays PA - $5,000 
Program support for the Healthy Futures Program. The program provides workshops for pregnant and parenting teens.

SHARE Food Program, Inc. - $7,500 
General operating support to provide food distribution, nutrition education and hunger relief advocacy in Philadelphia.

Starfinder Foundation - $7,500 
Program support for a year round soccer-based program teaching life skills, health and nutrition to children ages 6-12.



Green Tree Community Health Foundation was pleased to make grants to the following community organizations in February of 2014:

Maternity Care Coalition - $20,000 
To support the MOMobile program, which provides essential maternal and child services to young, at-risk families in Northwest Philadelphia.

Resources for Human Development: Healthy Mothers Healthier Babies - $7,500

To provide prenatal, prevention and nutrition services for 20 mothers diagnosed with obesity, diabetes, high blood pressure, gestational diabetes, toxemia and other conditions.

SeniorLAW Center - $7,500 
To provide free legal assistance to elders, as well as community education on preparing critical healthcare and financial planning documents.

VNA Community Services - $30,000 
To provide direct primary health care through Ginny Coombs Children's Health Clinic to uninsured and underinsured children.

Women's Medical Fund - $15,000 
To provide financial assistance and telephone support/casework to low-income women seeking access to safe, legal abortions.


Grants Made in 2013

 

The Green Tree Community Health Foundation was pleased to make grants to the following community organizations in November of 2013: 

Bebashi-Transition to Hope: $7,500 
To provide culturally sensitive outreach and prevention services relating to HIV, STD's, teen pregnancy and breast health for the medically underserved. 

Breastfeeding Resource Center: $3,000 
For clinical and educational services offered by certified lactation consultants.

Center for Advocacy for the Rights and Interests of the Elderly: $2,500 
For the operation of CARIE LINE, a free telephone and on-site information, counseling and problem-solving service for older adults and their care givers.

Center for Grieving Children: $5,000 
To provide free support services to grieving at-risk children and their families.

CHOICE-Concern for Health Options: Information, Care, and Education:$10,000 
For the hotline, education and outreach programs to increase access to reproductive and maternal/child health services.

Community Legal Services: $3,750 
For the aging and disabilities unit to provide assistance in civil matters to low-income Philadelphians.


Laurel House: $5,000
For crisis hotline counseling, shelter and comprehensive support services for victims of domestic violence.

Little Brothers, Friends of the Elderly: $5,000 
To provide volunteer visits and social gatherings for elderly Philadelphians in order to alleviate depression and social isolation.

Philadelphia Children's Alliance: $10,000 
To provide forensic interviews and comprehensive support services for child victims of sexual abuse.


Supportive Older Women's Network: $5,000 
To provide a variety of service to support older, low-income women, including telephone and in-person support groups and a GranFamily Resource Center to support grandparents raising at-risk grandchildren.

Temple Time Out Respite Program: $5,000 
To provide low-cost in-home respite care by training and matching college students with frail elderly, reducing caregiver stress and enriching the lives of their elderly dependents.

Youth Service, Inc.: $5,000 
For the Sally Watson Crisis Nursery. The Nursery provides emergency respite care for children 0-5 years during times of family crisis. 



Green Tree Community Health Foundation was pleased to make grants to the following community organizations in August of 2013: 

Anti-Violence Partnership of Philadelphia: $15,000 
Violence Intervention Prevention (VIP) Project which combines prevention education with trauma therapy in schools. AVP is seeking funds to expand the program to Roberto Clemente Middle School.

Child, Home and Community, Inc. :$6,500
Adolescent parenting and career development program for teens in the Norristown area.

Cradles to Crayons: $2,500
Provides essential items to homeless or low-income children ages 0-12.


Face to Face: $15,000
Nurse-managed health center in Germantown, providing free health promotion, wellness and disease management services.

Montgomery County Community College Foundation: $2,500
Fluoride varnish program in six Head Start centers in eastern Montgomery County.

My Place Germantown: $7,500
Housing and social services for homeless men.

North Light Community Center: $7,500
Provides year-round services to children, teens and families in Northwest Philadelphia.

Northwest Philadelphia Interfaith Hospitality Network: $7,500
Provides shelter and supportive services to families.

RSVP of Mongomery County: $5,000
Eldercare Services Program-provides volunteers to assist seniors with tasks of daily living and Medicare counseling.

Students Run Philly Style: $5,000
Pairs volunteer adult running mentors with students to train for a half marathon while providing physical, academic and leadership-based activities.



Green Tree Community Health Foundation was pleased to make grants to the following community organizations in May of 2013: 

African Family Health Organization: $7,500
for the L'Independence program which provides culturally appropriate health education, screenings, medical care and social services to uninsured, low-income African and Caribbean populations in Northwest Philadelphia.

 

BCS YES!: $2,000 
for health, fitness and nutrition programming for residents of the School House Lane Group Home for Girls.

Blind Relief Fund: $3,000 
to provide financial and social support for economically needy legally blind residents of the Philadelphia area.


Bridging the Gaps: $3,000 
to be used to connect students in health and social services to local community outreach organizations.

Center in the Park: $20,000 for senior center programming with a strong emphasis on evidence-based health promotion in addition to social services, life-long learning and community engagement.

Centro Nueva Creacion: $5,000 
for Healthy Kids Summer Camp. This camp provides children from Fairhill a camp experience focused on health and nutrition, with a community health fair to conclude the experience.

Chestnut Hills Meals on Wheels: $5,000 
to provide meals and in-home visitation to seniors in our service area.

Chipping Hills Micro Farms: $5,000 
to provide farm to school nutrition program at day-care centers and preschools in low-income neighborhoods.

Coalition Against Hunger: $10,000
to be used to connect individuals with nutrition education and food assistance services including SNAP, food pantries and summer meal sites.


Gearing Up: $5,000
to provide women in transition a supportive environment while improving physical and mental health.

Inter-Faith Housing Alliance: $7,500 
to provide families in crisis with emergency shelter, transitional housing and comprehensive supportive services to help break the cycle of homelessness.

KenCrest Center: $2,400
to provide 40 weeks of music therapy for medically-fragile children living in residential care in Chestnut Hill.

Legacy Youth Tennis: $2,500
to support low-income students' participation in local summer tennis camps in the Northwest Philadelphia area.

MANNA: $10,000
to provide medically-appropriate meals and nutrition education for individuals battling life-threatening illnesses.

Mission Kids: $5,000
to support a multidisciplinary team approach for forensic interviews of children during child abuse investigations and interventions.

Montgomery Co.: SAAC $10,000 
to support the Health and Wellness program by providing instructors at the Ambler and Norristown senior center locations.

Ralston Center: $10,000
to help fund the My Way program, which provides non-medical home services (transportation, housekeeping, handyman services, etc.) for seniors in the Mt. Airy, Germantown and surrounding areas.

Siloam, Inc.: $5,000
to provide support, education and complementary therapy services for individuals infected or affected by HIV/AIDS.

Starfinder, Inc.: $10,000
The Soccer Girls Rule program provides soccer coaching (team sports training), physical training and educational/life skills training.

Why Not Prosper: $4,000
to provide domestic violence workshops for formerly incarcerated women in the Germantown area.

Women's Way: $5,000
to create innovative outreach services to help women enroll in the expected Pennsylvania healthcare exchange.



Green Tree Community Health Foundation was pleased to make grants to the following community organizations in February of 2013:

Contact Greater Philadelphia: $3,000
for their Reassurance Contact program, providing a free dialing telephone call to older adults living alone.

The Food Trust: $15,000
for their Healthy Corner Store Initiative, providing training and resources to help corner stores stock and market healthy foods while engaging youth and adults in nutrition education and activities to build healthy skills.

Maternity Care Coalition: $20,000
for their Northwest MOMobile, connecting pregnant women and new mothers to prenatal care, pediatric and women's health care and other vital community resources.

Mount Airy Learning Tree: $1,000
to scholarship elderly individuals' participation in local programming.

New Directions for Women: $3,600
to fund The Food Trust Program staff.

VNA Community Services, Inc.: $25,000
to fund The Ginny Coombs Children's Health Centers. These centers provide primary health care services to un/underinsured at-risk children.

Women's Medical Fund: $15,000
to provide emergency financial and supportive assistance to low-income women and teens seeking an abortion. 

For a list of grant recipients before 2013, please click here.

 
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