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First Nonprofit Foundation is a Pennsylvania-based private grant-making organization that focuses on bolstering the nonprofit sector in the United States. We do this by awarding grants to projects that adhere to our mission of improving the quality of life in the United States through the staff and volunteers of nonprofits. We believe in the resiliency of the nonprofit sector and additionally assist these organizations by providing resources and education.

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October 2014
Edwina “Eddy” Hoyle
How a Community Nonprofit Attracts Major…


Memory Matters, a South Carolina nonprofit that received a grant in First Nonprofit Foundation’s most recent round of awards, has received a lot of support and recognition over the past year. In December 2013, it was named…

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FNF Awards $263,000 in New Grants


First Nonprofit Foundation (FNF) recently awarded $263,000 to six nonprofits for projects that serve a wide range of administrative and community needs. Two of the grant recipients received funds to support new community…

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April 2014
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VisionServe Alliance: Internship Program


VisionServe Alliance is a consortium of Executive Directors and CEOs of 501(c)(3) nonprofits throughout the country that provide services to people with vision loss.  VisionServe Alliance brings together the full diversity…

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UCAN: Going Paperless Project


UCAN, a Chicago-based nonprofit with 515 employees, strives to build strong youth and families through compassionate healing, education and empowerment. It achieves this mission through a comprehensive assortment of programs,…

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