Centre Foundation's Field-of-Interest Grant Application (2021)


The Field-of-Interest grant program is an annual grant opportunity made possible by Centre Foundation’s Field-of-Interest funds. Each Field-of-Interest fund is designed to support a particular cause, population, or geographic area, reflecting the passions or interests of the donor(s) who created the fund.

This year, over $75,000 in Field-of-Interest grant funding is available for programs and projects that focus on education, health and social services, music, youth development, and more.

Click here to download the 2021 application guidelines, which include descriptions of the 15 available Field-of-Interest funds and a complete list of application questions.

  • This opportunity is open to qualified 501(c)(3) nonprofit organizations and governmental units/agencies.
  • Funding must be used to support programs/projects in Centre County unless stated otherwise.
  • Funding must be used to support programs/projects that comply with Centre Foundation's Nondiscrimination Policy.
  • If awarded, funding from this grant must be spent by December 31, 2022. Recipient organizations are required to submit a grant report by December 31, 2022.


Answer all questions completely and accurately. Fields marked with * are required.
Please note that spaces count as characters on the questions that have character count limits.
Selecting funds: You may apply for any portion of the available grant amount listed. You do not have to request the full amount. If multiple funds fit the scope of your proposal, you may combine several funds together. Please choose only those funds which directly relate to your proposal.
Saving Your Application
While completing this application, you have the option to create an account in order to save the progress of your application prior to submission, but you are not required to do so. Accounts are hosted by Formsite.com, which contains its own privacy policy and terms of use for Formsite.com account holders.
Note: Formsite accounts are application-specific. If you have previously created a Formsite account for a different application and wish to use the Save & Return feature for this application, you will need to create a new account.
You will not be able to submit the application until all required questions are answered.

Due Date and Assistance

Applications are due by 5:00 pm on Friday, October 29, 2021.

If you need any assistance, please contact Rachael Hartman, Community Impact Director, at rachael@centre-foundation.org or call 814-237-6229.

View the 2021 Field-of-Interest Grant Guidelines.

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