2020 Application Information

The Foundation will once again be requesting applications from organizations, as opposed to accepting open applications. Organizations should expect An e-mail in mid July to invite them to apply. Applications will be due by August 15th and all required information will be given in our request e-mail.

2019 Funded Organizations

The below organizations were selected for funding for 2019. Helen’s Hope is excited to be making a difference in the community by supporting these outstanding nonprofits. This funding cycle, the Foundation’s gifts totaled over $750,000 and will directly support youth in need.

  • Florida Organizations
    Branches Inc.
    Chapman Partnership
    Florida Keys Children’s Shelter
    Lotus House – Sundari Foundation, Inc.
  • New York Organizations
    Cornelia Connelly Center
    Family of Woodstock
    Henry Street Settlement
    REAL Skills
    The Reading Team
    YMCA Kingston/Ulster County
  • Pennsylvania Organizations
    Chester Children’s Chorus
    Philadelphia Children’s Alliance
    Peter’s Place

Timeline for funding decisions

The Foundation thanks all those who submitted applications for our 2019 funding. We are currently reviewing applications and will be in touch by October regarding site visits or calls as well as requests for additional information. Decisions will be finalized by November 1st.

Foundation to Request Proposals for 2019

After careful consideration, the Foundation has decided to no longer hold an open application process. Starting in summer 2019, Helen’s Hope Foundation will now submit requests for proposals to organizations we have worked with or are interested in working with. If you are contacted by us and interested in applying, your application will be due by August 1st.

Any questions, you can contact (FL and PA organizations) or (NY organizations).

Potential New Grant Application Process for 2019

The board is currently considering a new grant application process. We are taking time to finalize this decision and will have the process updated by June 1st.

For those interested in applying, look back by then (June 1st) for details.