The latest recipients of Williams‘ Atlantic Sunrise Community Grant program were recently announced, and in this round, the seventh overall, 41 organizations across 10 Pennsylvania counties will receive a total of $264,300 in funding.
Two cycles of Atlantic Sunrise grant awards are announced each year – spring and fall. This cycle’s grant dollars were dispersed in the following categories: emergency response ($107,000), education ($64,500) and recreation or community enhancement projects ($92,800). All grant awards are given to organizations in counties in which the pipeline project crosses.
Since the program’s inception in 2015, Williams has granted more than $2.2 million to 309 organizations in Pennsylvania.
This round of grant recipients included Chamber members the Columbia-Montour Council of the Boy Scouts of America, which received $10K for updates to its Trading Post store, and $4K to WVIA Public Media to support educational programs.
Other Chamber members that have previously received grants through the Atlantic Sunrise Community Grant programs include: Benton Rodeo Association, Bloomsburg Theatre Ensemble, Buckhorn Volunteer Fire Co., Camp Victory, Columbia County Traveling Library, Columbia-Montour Area Vocational Technical School., Foundation of the Columbia Montour Chamber, Hemlock Township and the Pennsylvania College of Technology Foundation.
For complete lists of previous grant recipients, visit one of the links below.
The deadline for the fall applications is Sept. 1. Please visit the Atlantic Sunrise Community Grant program page to learn more about the application process, eligibility guidelines, and how organizations are utilizing grant funds to improve their local communities.