Community nonprofits see $1.5M in grants

Williamsport Sun-Gazette | February 01, 2020

Community nonprofits see $1.5M in grants
Over $1.5 million in grants were awarded to 79 nonprofit organizations Friday by the First Community Foundation Partnership of Pennsylvania at this year’s “Flannel and Frost” winter grant reception. The grants represented the final awards for 2019 and some for the current year. Flannel wear was in abundance as those attending sampled hot chocolate, which had been prepared by area businesses with their own signature twists. The business whose hot chocolate was voted the best by the crowd of over 100 people received $1,000 for its favorite nonprofit. Alabaster Coffee was the recipient of the most votes and their prize went to Camp Susque Inc. This year’s reception was a departure from past years with the community coming out in full force.

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