The Fund

Fox Chase Bank Charitable Fund[1] 

The mission of the Fox Chase Bank Charitable Fund is to foster growth of the business environment in Southeastern Pennsylvania / Southern New Jersey and improve the quality of life for those who live in these markets. We seek to fulfill our mission by financially supporting non-profit organizations and programs that:

  1. Encourage business entrepreneurship and economic development;
  2. Promote financial literacy;
  3. Support artistic and cultural initiatives that enrich our communities;
  4. Provide vital human services, access to safe and affordable housing or economic stimulus.

The Fox Chase Bank Charitable Fund will consider grant requests by organizations meeting the following criteria:

  • Organizations and programs that benefit the following seven county area: Pennsylvania Counties: Philadelphia, Montgomery, Bucks, Delaware, Chester. New Jersey Counties: Atlantic, Cape May
  • Hold tax-exempt status under Section 501(c)(3) of the IRS Code
  • Support business entrepreneurship and economic development, financial literacy, arts or cultural initiatives, vital human services, access to safe and affordable housing
  • Have clearly defined objectives
  • Maintain an active board of directors
  • Submit a completed Grant Request Form
  • Request a minimum of $1,000 and a maximum of $20,000 annually

Funding will not be considered for:

  • Organizations and programs outside the seven county area defined above
  • Individuals
  • Religious programs of churches or other parochial organizations
  • Political, labor, or fraternal organizations or civic clubs; this includes advocacy, government agency, political entities or candidates, and lobbying organizations
  • Municipalities with tax authority
  • General operating expense, administrative salaries or advertising costs
  • Beauty/talent contests or athletic scholarships
  • Requests for less than $1,000 or greater than $20,000 annually

Funding Periods:
Grant Request Form deadlines are : February 1 and August 1 of each year. Forms must be emailed by the applicable deadline to be considered during at the Fund’s semi-annual meeting.

Where to Submit:
Please complete, scan, and e-mail your application to the Fox Chase Bank Charitable Fund at



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