Brandywine Health Foundation Announces More Than $800,000 in Grants

Image of ChesPenn Health Services via Brandywine Health Foundation.

The Brandywine Health Foundation has announced 30 grants totaling $824,000, bringing its total giving since it began awarding grants and scholarships in 2002 to more than $16.5 million.

The Coatesville community has an extraordinary and impressive group of nonprofits providing high-quality, critical services to its neighbors.

“The foundation continues to take the lead in partnering with nonprofit organizations doing transformational work on behalf of our neighbors here in the greater Coatesville community,” said Vanessa Briggs, President and CEO. “We remain committed to creating a culture of health and making Coatesville a greater place to live, work, play, and pray through the foundation’s strategic priorities: health equity, healthy youth, and healthy community.”

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The foundation’s grant-making committee – led by Margaret Rivello, Vice Chair of the Brandywine Health Foundation – carefully reviewed several dozen proposals, which led to the Board of Directors’ unanimous approval of each of the following community grants:

  • Community Volunteers in Medicine ($10,000)
  • Human Services, Inc. ($40,000)
  • Maternal and Child Health Consortium ($45,000)
  • Public Citizens for Children & Youth (PCCY) ($5,000)
  • Pennsylvania Health Access Network ($7,500)
  • Valley Youth House ($5,000)
  • Volunteer English Program in Chester County ($7,000)
  • The Bridge Academy and Community Center ($7,500)
  • Chester County Futures ($5,000)
  • Coatesville Youth Initiative ($75,000)
  • The Parkesburg POINT ($5,000)
  • Youth Mentoring Partnership ($5,000)
  • Chester County Food Bank ($20,000)
  • Coatesville Area Public Library ($25,000)
  • Coatesville Partners for Progress ($10,000)
  • Coatesville Area Senior Center ($5,000)
  • The Crime Victims’ Center of Chester County ($10,000)
  • Good Works, Inc. ($7,000)
  • Home of the Sparrow ($6,000)
  • Support Center for Child Advocates ($5,000)
  • Chester County Economic Development Foundation, Chester County Public Safety Training Facility ($13,000)
  • Keystone Valley Fire Department ($4,000)
  • Washington Hose Company No. 1 ($3,000)
  • ChesPenn Health Services ($312,000)
  • Chester County Health Department’s Nurse-Family Partnership ($10,000)
  • Child Guidance Resource Centers ($75,000)
  • Coatesville Center for Community Health ($12,000)
  • Domestic Violence Center of Chester County ($20,000)
  • Family Service of Chester County ($20,000)
  • Planned Parenthood Southeastern PA’s Coatesville Health Center ($50,000)

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