Innovative partnerships and ideas requested for $100,000 grant opportunity

State College, PA – It’s that time of year again when Centre Foundation is asking community residents to collaborate in innovative partnerships and propose inspirational ideas that will transform Centre County.  The grant program is aptly called Centre Inspires and will fund final projects up to $100,000.

The focus of Centre Inspires rotates each year with this year’s emphasis on environmental conservation and awareness. 

Proposals will answer the question:
What project(s) would you like to implement to encourage the people of Centre County to be more engaged in their community by focusing on the environment around them?  

One-page letters of intent answering this question are due to Centre Foundation by Thursday, July 21. 

Informational sessions will be June 20 at 5:30 p.m., andJune 22 at 12 p.m.

Brainstorming sessions will also be available on June 29 at noon, July 7 at 4 p.m., July 11 at 5:30 p.m., andJuly 15 at noon.

All sessions will be held at Centre Foundation’s office, located just off Blue Course Drive at 1377 Ridge Master Drive in State College.  Registration is requested, but not required. You may register online at (under the Centre Inspires section) or by calling the office at 814-237-6229.

All community members are welcome to attend.