Grant Application

To apply for funds for a registered charity in the Greater Brandywine Valley, complete the Grant Application.   

The Foundation board members will review all applications and determine approval based on Foundation giving guidelines and availability of funds. The Foundation will consider requests from qualified tax-exempt, 501(c3) organizations who support one of the following objectives:

  • Advancement of student development
  • Poverty, hunger, illnesses, special needs, or illiteracy
  • Military Veterans and their families
  • Local Police/Fire/Ambulance company fundraisers
  • Historical preservation

The Foundation will not provide funding to the following: 

  • Individuals
  • Events that do not serve the welfare of people in the community such as reunions, post prom, signage or advertisements. 
  • Museums, musical groups, theaters, or cultural organizations
  • Religious organizations in support of their sacramental or theological functions
  • Political groups 
  • Athletic organizations or alumni associations – unless its sole purpose is for scholarship or educational advancement
  • Organizations that have been funded within the last 12–month period 

Any charities or community organizations wishing to be considered for a grant from the Foundation are to submit a proposal stating the organization’s purpose, and how funds will be applied. All requests are submitted for approval to:

The Sun East Charitable Foundation
PO Box 2231
Aston, PA 19014
or
foundationinfo@suneast.org

Grant Applications will be reviewed at the Board’s quarterly meetings which are the 3rd Tuesday of January, April, July, and October.