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WILLIAMSPORT -- The First Community Foundation Partnership of Pennsylvania (FCFP) announces an extended application submission date for the Little League Fund for Youth Sports.

The Little League Fund for Youth Sports benefits Lycoming County organizations that promote youth activity and healthy living through sports. Grants will support youth sports programs that serve children under the age of 16 or people with special needs. Preference will be given to requests that help remove barriers inhibiting participation or enhance experiences for all participants.

Applicants must be a qualified 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization and able to receive tax-exempt contributions as defined by the IRS or work through another qualified 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization willing to serve as a fiscal sponsor for the applicant.  Public School Districts and private schools, along with their respective booster clubs and associations, are ineligible to apply.

The Fund will have $4,900 available for competitive grantmaking with a minimum request amount of $250 and a maximum request amount of $1,000.  Application deadline is May 1, 2019.

Complete guidelines and printable application is available on the Community Foundation’s website www.fcfpartnership.org under Apply.  For additional information, contact the Grantmaking Office at 570 321-1500.

The First Community Foundation Partnership of Pennsylvania works to improve the quality of life in north central Pennsylvania through community leadership, the promotion of philanthropy, the strengthening of nonprofit impact and the perpetual stewardship of charitable assets.