Throughout the Greater Philadelphia region, The Barra Foundation supports organizations dedicated to improving the quality of life through initiatives in the field of health. Despite varied missions, whether focusing on mental health concerns or providing nutritional education, the goal of these nonprofits remains the same. Each organization is working to promote the health and well-being of individuals and, ultimately, building stronger communities.
Organizations in the field of health may receive funding from The Barra Foundation in three ways.
- Project Grants: Organizations proposing community-based initiatives to improve the health and well being of underserved individuals and communities are eligible for Project Grants in the area of health. To read more, click here.
- Planning Grants: Organizations seeking outside expertise to undertake a new planning initiative are eligible to apply for this one-time grant. To read more, click here.
- Community Fund Grants: Community Fund Grants acknowledge and advance the work of exemplary nonprofit organizations in the five-county Philadelphia region by providing unrestricted grants of $15,000 to $20,000 per year for a two-year period. The Foundation uses a nominating process to identify organizations that are then invited to submit applications. To read more, click here.
For more information about our grantmaking guidelines, please visit our FAQ page.