Our History

Since 1935, the Trexler Trust has awarded nearly $155 million to charitable organizations throughout the County of Lehigh.
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Grant Applicants

Eligibility is limited to organizations domiciled in Lehigh County.
The annual grant submission deadline is December 1st.
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Allentown Parks

General Trexler is considered the Father of the Allentown Park System. His contributions and his vision are responsible for the vast green space within the City. Read more >

Watch the Video

The influence of General Harry C. Trexler on his community during his lifetime and long after is documented on video by PBS39/WLVT.
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Trexler Trust Awards More Than $5.7 Million to Lehigh County Charities

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June 2020

During this unprecedented, uncertain time, in order to protect the health and safety of our staff and members of our community, and pursuant to Governor Wolf’s Order issued March 19, 2020 we have closed our physical office.  However, we remain fully operational and Trexler staff is working remotely via phone, email and virtual meetings.  Please feel free to contact us at (610) 434-9645.

Thank you for your patience and understanding.  We have every expectation that – together – Allentown and Lehigh County’s resilient nature will rise to successfully overcome this unprecedented challenge!

The Trustees and Staff of the Harry C. Trexler Trust