Grantee Eligibility

Grants are awarded to nonprofit organizations.  The following is the criteria for a qualifying nonprofit organization:

  1. Must be classified as a 501(c) (3) public charity under the Internal Revenue Code (this does not apply to government agencies or public school districts).  Individuals are not qualified applicants.
  2. Must be a 501(c) (3) for at least one year.
  3. Must provide services directly to York County.
  4. Must have submitted a satisfactory post grant report (if past the deadline) from all previous grants from YCCF before applying for a new grant.

Grants are NOT provided for:

  • Endowments, capital campaigns, budget shortfalls, debt retirement or association dues.
  • Sectarian religious programs.
  • Organizations with discriminatory employment or program practices.
  • Any form of direct financial assistance to individuals.
  • Reimbursement for programs, programs or items purchased before grant is authorized.