Awarding Grants to Organizations Showing an Interest in Community Improvement

The Alston-Beech Foundation awards grants to qualified nonprofit organizations with specific, identifiable needs. The eligibility requirements are:

  1. Organizations must be incorporated and classified as tax-exempt under section 501 (c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code and as public charities under section 509 (a) of that code. For-profit organizations and individuals are not eligible for funding
  2. Organizations may not use a conduit organization to apply for funding
  3. Eligible organizations must be in business for a minimum of two years before applying for a grant
  4. Grants are made to organizations who are located or provide services in the North Central Philadelphia area within the boundaries of North to Lehigh Avenue; South to Spring Garden; East to Broad Street; and West to 33rd Street
  5. Churches and religious organizations are not eligible to receive funding. However, church community development corporations who are tax-exempt may be eligible for activities that are non-sectarian and benefit the North Central Philadelphia community within the boundaries set forth
  6. Organizations must be current with all federal and local taxes including employees withholding tax payments
  7. A current audited financial statement must be provided to the foundation
  8. All organizations must carry the required insurance coverage as needed
  9. You may only apply for funding once in a twelve-month calendar period
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