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Funds will only be awarded to organizations that can demonstrate an impact on children dealing with issues such as health, welfare, security and financial hardship.


Organizations may apply for grants to support specific projects, programs or capital campaigns that will enhance the organizations ability to serve the children in our communities.


Awards typically range from $5,000 to $50,000.


Projects must be implemented by December 31, 2025.





Organizations must be located in either Chester or Montgomery Counties in Pennsylvania, Flathead County, Montana, Atlanta, Georgia, the Upper Valley Region of VT/NH or Portland, Oregon. 

Grants completed by organizations outside these areas will not be considered UNLESS they are solicited by a representative of the Detwiler Family Foundation to apply.


Projects submitted may be stand-alone or joint efforts with other organizations.


The Detwiler Family Foundation reserves the right to modify any of the above criteria if adequate documentation shows that particular projects will have significant value for our target population.


Grants are made only to nonprofit organizations certified as tax exempt under Sections 501(c)(3) or 170(c) of the Internal Revenue Code and are classified as “not a private foundation” under Section 509(a). Hospitals, educational institutions, and governmental institutions meeting these requirements are eligible to apply. Organizations that have completed and filed Form 1023 but not yet received an IRS determination letter are not eligible to apply. The Foundation does not make grants or loans to individuals.


As a general practice, The Detwiler Family Foundation refrains from funding religious activities, political lobbying, or legislative activities or institutions that discriminate on the basis of race, creed, gender, or sexual orientation in policy or in practice.

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