The City of Lancaster has been allocated funds through the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) to prevent, prepare for, and respond to the coronavirus (COVID-19). A portion of these funds are being used for assistance to non-profit organizations to recover from shortfalls in revenue during 2020 and 2021 due to the coronavirus.
501(c)(3) non-profit based in the City of Lancaster's municipal boundaries
Primarily serve Lancaster residents
Negative financial impact due to COVID-19
Preference for organizations that were:
Had reduced revenue from fundraisers
Did not receive other sources of COVID-related financial assistance
Grants up to $10,000
Can be used for operating costs
Funding may be less than requested - this is determined by review of the application
How to Apply:
A completed application includes:
Financial information from 2018-2021
Decisions will be made on a monthly basis. Applications that are submitted by the third Friday will be notified of decisions on the first Thursday of the following month.