NONPROFIT GUIDELINES

The Community Foundation of Western PA & Eastern OH is excited to partner with the terrific organizations throughout our region. Details are as follows:

 

  • MATCHING DOLLARS. Over $140,000 in match and challenge money has been committed. Matching dollars will be allocated on a pro rata basis to every donation that an organization receives. Checks that are issued from the participating organization's bank account will not be considered for the match.
     

  • PROGRAM PROFILES. Each organization will have a dedicated profile in the Programs section of this website that can be shared with its donor base via email or on social media in order to attract donations.
     

  • FEES. The Community Foundation is not charging any fees, therefore, participating organizations will receive 100% of all received donations (net credit card processing fees charged by Stripe) with a breakdown of who made each contribution. 
     

  • PAYMENT. Donations can be made online through credit card or via check by mailing it to the following address: 


Community Foundation of Western PA & Eastern OH 
7 West State Street, Suite 301 
Sharon, PA  16146 

Please write PA OH Gives and the organization's name in the memo line
 

  • TIMING. All donations received between 12:00am on Saturday, June 19th, and 11:59pm on Friday, June 25th, will be eligible for the matching contribution.
     

  • ENTITY TYPES. Organizations must be 501(c)3 public charities in order to participate in PA OH Gives.
     

  • DONOR ACKNOWLEDGEMENT. All donors will receive an acknowledgement from the Community Foundation that can be used for tax purposes.
     

  • PAYMENT OF DONATIONS. Checks for the entire amount of the received donations will be mailed to participating nonprofits during the week of July 19th, 2021.
     

 

Ready to get started?

Submit your application by CLICKING below.
 

The information that you provide will be used to create your profile in the Programs section of this website. Please include your logo, pictures, and, if you want to maximum your donations, a one-minute video summarizing your organization’s mission and the impact that you have on our community. 

All applications must be received by 11:59pm on Tuesday, June 1st.
 

Questions?

Please contact Judy at judy@comm-foundation.org or 724.981.5882.