Neshaminy Education Foundation Grants announces grant recipients

The Neshaminy Education Foundation (NEF) recently announced recipients for its 2013-2014 grants. Led by a group of dedicated volunteer board members, the foundation gives out annual grants with the goal of improving education quality within the Neshaminy School District. This year, the foundation gave out $13,793 worth of grants ranging from $180 to $2500, in support of 14 projects at eight schools throughout the district.

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VIA Community Response Team grants $1,000 to CHC

The Village Improvement Association’s Community Response Team gave a generous grant of $1,000 to Child, Home, & Community for purchasing parenting DVD’s for their parent support groups in Bucks County. These young moms and dads will develop the skills necessary to provide their babies with healthy and stimulating environments.

Pictured are Kathleen Meyer (left), VIA Committee Response Team, and Beth Styer, CHC.

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Foundations Community Partnership

Foundations Community Partnership is a philanthropic grant-making foundation supporting the behavioral health and human service needs of children and young adults in Bucks County.

FCP provides grants and technical assistance to non-profit organizations, awards scholarships to Bucks County high school seniors, subsidizes service learning internships for college students, underwrites community education programs and supports behavioral health education and research. FCP identifies human service needs within the nonprofit organization community in Bucks County and encourages development of innovative services and collaboration through grants and educational services.

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Foundations Community Partnership

Foundations Community Partnership is a philanthropic grant-making foundation supporting the behavioral health and human service needs of children and young adults in Bucks County.

FCP provides grants and technical assistance to non-profit organizations, awards scholarships to Bucks County high school seniors, subsidizes service learning internships for college students, underwrites community education programs and supports behavioral health education and research. FCP identifies human service needs within the nonprofit organization community in Bucks County and encourages development of innovative services and collaboration through grants and educational services.

FCP also provides opportunities for stakeholders to participate in resolving community issues of concern to all Bucks County residents. They recruit, train, supervise and provide leadership for qualified young adults to participate in service learning opportunities to help meet community needs.

FCP supports research efforts, communicates practical and effective treatment guidelines and disseminates them through workshops, seminars and professional publications.

Upcoming workshops include  “Autism: Social Skill Deficits and the Social Brain” on Wednesday, March 5th; “Helping Kids and Family Exposed to Traumatic Events” on Wednesday, April 2nd; and “Evaluation and Treatment of Learning and Behavioral Disorders” on Wednesday, May 7th.

Their endeavors include improving the quality of life and supporting efforts to provide services for children, youth and families in Bucks County, and offering financial assistance to Bucks County non-profit human service organizations that focus on children and youth with behavioral health needs.

FCP is a valued community resource – solving problems, inspiring youth and creating partnerships with organizations and higher learning institutions to enhance the quality of life in the region.

To learn more about Foundations and its mission visit their website at www.fcpartnership.org or contact them at 267-247-5584. Ron Bernstein is the Executive Director of Foundations Community Partnership.

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