The PPL Foundation’s sustaining grants program provides grants up to $25,000 to support education, workforce development and community revitalization initiatives.

More than 80 community organizations receive grants from the PPL Foundation

The PPL Foundation announced $450,000 in grants to 86 nonprofit organizations across central and eastern Pennsylvania to support education initiatives and strengthen community resources.

The PPL Foundation is proud to support nonprofit organizations that are making a real and lasting difference in their communities. These organizations are working to improve students’ chances of academic success, to encourage conservation of our natural resources, to revitalize downtown districts and to deliver positive outcomes that change lives.

The initiatives and projects that received support through the PPL Foundation Sustaining Grant program include:

  • Billtown Blues Association
  • Boys & Girls Club of Allentown
  • Boys & Girls Club of Lancaster
  • Brodheads Watershed Association
  • Capital Region Economic Development Corporation
  • Casa Guadalupe Center
  • Catholic Social Services of The Diocese of Scranton
  • Central Pa Business & Education Association
  • Children’s Museum
  • Clinton County Economic Partnership Foundation
  • Communities In Schools of The Lehigh Valley
  • Community Life Network of Columbia
  • Concerned Parents of Hazleton
  • Diamond City Partnership
  • Downtown Hazleton Alliance for Progress
  • Employment Opportunity & Training Center of Northeastern
  • Pennsylvania
  • Fe Foundation
  • Focus Central Pennsylvania
  • Foundation for Free Enterprise Education
  • Freeland YMCA
  • Fulton Theatre Company
  • Girl Scouts of Eastern Pennsylvania
  • Greater Hazleton Area Civic Partnership
  • Greater Valley Young Men’s Christian Association
  • Habitat for Humanity Harrisburg
  • Hawk Mountain Council, Boy Scouts of America
  • Hazleton Area Education Foundation
  • Hazleton Integration Project
  • Helping Hands Society
  • Hospice of The Sacred Heart
  • Johnson College
  • Junior Achievement of South Central Pennsylvania
  • Lancaster Area Habitat for Humanity
  • Leadership Lackawanna
  • Leaf Project
  • Lehigh University Summer Engineering Institute
  • Minsi Trails Council, Boy Scouts of America
  • National Museum of Industrial History
  • Natural Lands Trust
  • North Penn Valley Boys & Girls Club
  • Northampton County Area Community College Foundation
  • Osterhout Free Library
  • Penn’s Northeast
  • Pennsylvania College of Technology Community Arts Center
  • Pennsylvania College of Technology Foundation
  • Pennsylvania State University – Schuylkill
  • Perkiomen Watershed Conservancy
  • Pocono Mountain United Way
  • Pocono Northeast Development Fund
  • Promise Neighborhoods of The Lehigh Valley
  • Schuylkill Chamber Foundation
  • Scranton Lackawanna Resources Development Corporation
  • Scranton Neighborhood Housing Services
  • Seeds of Northeastern Pa
  • Shamokin Creek Restoration Alliance
  • Sherman Theater
  • The Arc of Dauphin County
  • The Arc Susquehanna Valley
  • The Baum School of Art
  • The Common Wheel
  • The Cooperage Project
  • The Da Vinci Discovery Center of Science and Technology
  • The Factory Ministries
  • The Foundation for Enhancing Communities Project
  • The Foundation of The Columbia Montour Chamber of Commerce
  • The Literacy Center
  • The Salvation Army – Harrisburg
  • The Salvation Army – Allentown
  • Upper Delaware Preservation Coalition
  • Valley Youth House
  • Voluntary Action Center of NEPA
  • Weis Center for The Performing Arts
  • Wildlife Leadership Academy
  • Wilkes University
  • Williamsport Symphony Orchestra
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In support of Cover to Cover, the PPL Foundation’s initiative to improve child literacy through reading and summer learning programs, 10 grants were awarded to the following organizations:

  • Clymer Library Association
  • Degenstein Library
  • Moms House of Lancaster
  • Northampton Area Public Library
  • Shamokin Coal Township Public Library
  • Tamaqua Public Library
  • Tri-Valley Free Public Library
  • United Way of Carlisle & Cumberland County
  • United Way of Lackawanna and Wayne Counties
  • Via of the Lehigh Valley