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AgencyPurposeGrant Amount
Allentown Area Ecumenical Food BankUnderwrite operating expenses for the food pantry$60,000.00
Allentown Art MuseumOperating support to mitigate challenges due to the COVID-19 pandemic; program development and community engagement$200,000.00
Allentown Band, Inc. (The)Operating support$5,000.00
Allentown Central Catholic High School, Inc.Underwrite scholarships for incoming minority students enrolled in the Allentown School District from low-income families$45,000.00
Allentown Public LibraryUnderwrite operating expenses$75,000.00
Allentown School District FoundationUnderwrite the installation of a theatre lighting system at Dieruff High School$40,000.00
Allentown Symphony Association, Inc.Operating support$75,000.00
Allentown Youth Soccer ClubUnderwrite equipment costs for low-income children $6,000.00
Allentown, City ofImprovements, extension and maintenance of all its Parks $1,996,561.50
Animal Food Bank Services, Inc.To purchase, transport, and store pet food for distribution to elders, the disabled, and low-income Lehigh County residents$5,000.00
Baum School of Art (The)To support general operating expenses$110,000.00
Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Lehigh Valley, Inc.Operating support to expand the Community-Based mentoring program in Lehigh County$15,000.00
Boys and Girls Club of AllentownUnderwrite educational programming and operating expenses$83,000.00
Bradbury-Sullivan LGBT Community CenterSupport programming for Lehigh County residents$30,000.00
Burnside Plantation, Inc.Underwrite expenses for Lehigh County family programming$7,500.00
Camelot for Children, Inc.Operating support$5,000.00
Cancer Support Community of the Greater Lehigh ValleyProgram support$4,000.00
Casa Guadalupe CenterToward operating costs$75,000.00
Casa Guadalupe CenterSupport the Pa’Lante Education Program for students K-12$97,000.00
Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Allentown, Inc.Underwrite operating expenses for community support services$60,000.00
Cedar Crest CollegePurchase instructional equipment or for the benefit of needy Lehigh County students$50,000.00
Center for Humanistic Change, Inc.Support programming in the Allentown School District$5,000.00
Civic Theatre of AllentownOperating support$50,000.00
Communities in Schools of Eastern PennsylvaniaUnderwrite operating expenses to deliver programs in the Allentown School District$150,000.00
Community Action Development Corporation of the Lehigh ValleyUnderwrite youth programming in the Neighborhood Partnership Program area$15,000.00
Community Action Development Corporation of the Lehigh ValleyUnderwrite operating expenses for the Sixth Street Shelter$20,000.00
Community Action Development Corporation of the Lehigh ValleyProgram support for the Seed Farm to benefit Lehigh County residents$30,000.00
Community Bike WorksUnderwrite operating expenses for Allentown and Lehigh County programs$75,000.00
Community Music SchoolUnderwrite operating expenses related to services and programs for Lehigh County residents$50,000.00
Community Services for Children, Inc.Support the Artist and Scientist in Residence program for Allentown children$35,000.00
Coplay Public LibraryOperating support and computer security enhancement$10,823.00
Coplay, Borough ofRenovate the playground and tot lot and install new equipment$4,000.00
Da Vinci Discovery Center of Science and Technology, Inc. (The)Operating support$50,000.00
Da Vinci Discovery Center of Science and Technology, Inc. (The)First installment on a five year pledge of $500,000 to support the Allentown Expansion Project$100,000.00
DeSales UniversityScholarship support for needy Lehigh County students$25,000.00
Easterseals Eastern PennsylvaniaUnderwrite developmental evaluations of Lehigh County children and training for their parents$10,000.00
Emmaus Historical SocietyUnderwrite operating expenses$2,500.00
Emmaus Public LibraryUnderwrite improvements to the adult area of the library$20,000.00
Everlasting Life MinistriesUnderwrite operating costs of services for Lehigh County residents$35,000.00
Family Promise of the Lehigh ValleyUnderwrite services for homeless Lehigh County families$10,000.00
Flint Hill Farm Educational Center, Inc.Underwrite educational programming for Allentown School District children$5,000.00
Friends of the Allentown ParksUnderwrite a parks beautification program using volunteers$5,000.00
Fund to Benefit Children & Youth, Inc.Underwrite the purchase of basic household items and clothing for low-income Lehigh County families with children$5,000.00
Grace Community FoundationUnderwrite operating and food expenses for the pantry$30,000.00
Grace Montessori SchoolTo underwrite scholarships for low-income students residing in Allentown$12,000.00
Greater Valley YMCACapital improvements$75,000.00
Greater Valley YMCAOperating support for the Allentown YMCA$175,000.00
Guardianship Support Agency, Inc.Underwrite operating expenses to assist decision-impaired Lehigh County residents$12,000.00
Habitat for Humanity of the Lehigh ValleyUnderwrite the Home Repair Program to keep low-income Allentown residents in their homes$100,000.00
Haven HouseUnderwrite the renovation of space to create a food pantry$30,000.00
Historic Catasauqua Preservation AssociationUnderwrite the cost of repainting the mule barn$10,000.00
Housing Association and Development CorporationToward the development of a secured storage area for construction vehicles and equipment$35,000.00
Jerusalem House MinistriesUnderwrite expenses to serve the needs of the poor in the neighborhood$50,000.00
Jewish Community Center of Allentown, Penna.Underwrite the renovation of the Early Childhood Education classrooms$20,000.00
Jewish Community Center of Allentown, Penna.Underwrite operating expenses$85,000.00
Jewish Family Service of the Lehigh ValleyProgram support for services to Lehigh County residents$50,000.00
KidsPeace CorporationProgram support for the Allentown Green Street outpatient clinic$10,000.00
Lehigh Carbon Community College FoundationFor student aid, technology, and other challenges related to Covid-19$50,000.00
Lehigh Conference of ChurchesUnderwrite operating expenses for Lehigh County services$90,000.00
Lehigh County Historical SocietyToward operating support$60,000.00
Lehigh County Humane SocietyUnderwrite the shelter renovation and expansion project$10,000.00
Lehigh County Senior Citizens, Inc.Support educational programs, food delivery, and wellness visits for Lehigh County elders$25,000.00
Lehigh Valley Arts CouncilUnderwrite operating expenses for Lehigh County services provided by the Lehigh Valley Arts & Cultural Alliance$10,000.00
Lehigh Valley Center for Independent Living, Inc.Operating support for services to Lehigh County residents$30,000.00
Lehigh Valley Children’s Centers, Inc.Renovation costs of the Whitehall outdoor play area$20,000.00
Lehigh Valley Military Affairs CouncilUnderwrite operating and program expenses to support the recovery of homeless veterans in Lehigh County$5,000.00
Liberty Bell Shrine of Allentown, Inc.Underwrite the cost of educational programming for Allentown School District students$15,000.00
Literacy Center (The)Operating and program support for services to Lehigh County residents$75,000.00
Macungie BandToward operating costs$1,000.00
Manito Life CenterSupport equine-based therapy programs for at risk, Lehigh County youth$35,000.00
Mercy School for Special LearningOperating support for Lehigh County students$55,000.00
Miracle League of the Lehigh Valley (The)Program support and expansion of the parking lot$5,000.00
Mosser Village Family Center, Inc.Underwrite the costs of the food pantry$7,500.00
Muhlenberg CollegeSupport of the internship program in Allentown$40,000.00
Municipal Band of Allentown (The)Underwrite operating support and concerts in Allentown$1,000.00
Neighborhood Center, TheTo underwrite operating costs$45,000.00
Northern Lehigh Recreation AuthorityProgram support for a children’s summer camp for Lehigh County residents$10,000.00
Old Allentown Preservation Association, Inc.Underwrite the trees of the streetscaping program$5,000.00
Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival (The)Operating support for the WillPower program in low-income Lehigh County schools$25,000.00
Pennsylvania Sinfonia OrchestraProgram support$15,000.00
Pinebrook Family AnswersUnderwrite operating expenses for services to Lehigh County residents$108,000.00
Pioneer Band of Allentown, Inc.Underwrite operating expenses and concerts performed in Lehigh County$1,000.00
Pratyush Sinha FoundationUnderwrite programs in the Allentown School District$6,000.00
Promise Neighborhoods of Lehigh ValleyUnderwrite expenses to develop a corps of volunteers for Allentown$75,800.00
Public Library of CatasauquaUnderwrite the installation of a custom-framed LED sign with masonry base$20,000.00
Repertory Dance TheatreUnderwrite educational outreach programs for children of the Allentown School District$12,000.00
Ripple Community Inc.Underwrite operating expenses for services to Lehigh County residents$125,000.00
Sacred Heart Hospital of AllentownSupport the Faith-Based Nursing Program in Allentown$100,000.00
Salvation Army (The)To support the Allentown Corps’ operating expenses$183,000.00
SATORI, Ltd.Support Lehigh County performances and educational initiatives for the 2021-2022 season$2,500.00
Sights for HopeSupport vision rehabilitation services for Lehigh County residents$12,000.00
Slatington Public LibraryBuilding repairs$14,000.00
Treatment Trends, Inc.Underwrite operating costs for the Allentown Center for Recovery for Lehigh County residents$3,500.00
Union and West End Cemetery AssociationUnderwrite operating expenses$10,000.00
Via of the Lehigh Valley, Inc.Underwrite Community Employment Services for disabled Lehigh County residents$20,000.00
Wildlands Conservancy, Inc.To underwrite pursuit of actions recommended by the 2020 Report on Environmental Education in the City of Allentown$12,500.00
Wildlands Conservancy, Inc.Establish a Visitors Center at the Dorothy Rider Pool Wildlife Sanctuary$25,000.00
Wildlands Conservancy, Inc.To continue implementation of the Jordan Creek Greenway development particularly in Allentown$50,000.00
Wildlife Information CenterOperating support for services to Lehigh County residents$25,000.00
Young Women’s Christian AssociationUnderwrite operating expenses for services to Lehigh County residents$75,000.00
Zion’s Reformed United Church of ChristUnderwrite operating expenses of Jubilee Breakfast Ministry to serve the homeless$10,000.00