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Allen Hilles Fund 2019 Spring Funding Opportunity

Opportunity Type: 
Brief Description: 

The Allen Hilles Fund is currently accepting applications for its 2019 Spring Funding Cycle.  The Hilles Fund prioritizes grants to programs that serve those with the greatest needs in Philadelphia, New York City, and the Northeast Kingdom, Vermont.* Priority is given to organizations with operating budgets under $2 million.

We do not accept unsolicited applications from New York City. Applications from New York City are by invitation only.

Grants from the Hilles Fund support both proven approaches and also new approaches and can include direct services as well as systems change activities.

The Hilles Fund makes grants to organizations that provide low-income children, youth and women with pathways to economic independence and self-sufficiency. Program areas supported by the Hilles Fund are education, youth development and community development. Examples of strategies we fund include those that:

  • Facilitate children’s development and provide high quality learning opportunities.
  • Prepare youth, pre-k through high school, for academic success and/or employment.
  • Remove barriers to self-sufficiency and achievement for women and girls.
  • Help neighborhoods and/or communities organize, plan, and work together to improve their quality of life.
  • Support educational and outreach activities of the Religious Society of Friends

*The northeast corner of the state of Vermont, comprising Essex, Orleans and Caledonia counties.

Deadline: 
February 15, 2019
Contact for Additional information: 

Contact Pembroke Philanthropy Advisors at 610.896.3868 or [email protected].