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home2WELCOME TO THE EBERLY FOUNDATION

The Board of Trustees of the Eberly Foundation are pleased to welcome you to our website. I’m sure my grandfather and father would be delighted to see us finally entering the digital age. Our principal focus during the past fifty years has been to assist area students in furthering their educational careers beyond high school. I hope that this website will be helpful to them in selecting a college or university at which they may apply for an Eberly Foundation scholarship. This website has been a work in progress for some time, and I hope you will find it easy to use. Here you can learn about the history of our family foundation and the colleges and universities at which we have endowed scholarship programs. If you are a non-profit organization applying for a grant, you can download an application form and submit it for our consideration. We look forward to working with all of you in the years to come. If you have any questions, or any suggestions for improving this website, please do not hesitate to contact us. –
Robert E. Eberly, Jr., President

FOUNDATION NEWS

2013 and 22014 were great years for the Eberly Foundation. Together with
our scholarship funds at out 27 colleges and universities, we supported many
of our local community projects. We funded the Fayette County Blind
Association with the purchase of equipment to test elementary school
children to determine whether they are predisposed to early onset diabetes.

We assisted the Connellsville Career Technical School in the purchase of a
van so their students would have transportation to continue participating in
local community projects. We continued our support for Pennsylvania Free
Enterprise so students from Fayette County can attend their summer camp at
Lycoming College to learn about the business world.

The Sisters a Mt. Saint Macrina received financial support to replace
windows in the Trinity Center. The State Theatre was given a grant to
continue their children’s series to provide shows for students in grades K
thru 4/5.

The Private Industry Council received a grant to install projectors in the
Head Start Classrooms in their new building.

CPR Anytime Kits were provided to the Fayette County Career Technical School
for students enrolled in the Certified Nursing Program so they can learn
CPR.

The Trustees continue to focus on educational scholarships and are proud to
assist local non-profits with their missions.

RECENT GRANTS

Penn State Fayette-The Eberly Campus: $40,000

California University of Pennsylvania: $40,000

Fayette County Association for the Blind: $11,400

Fayette County Community Action Agency: $5,000

Community Foundation of Fayette County: $5,000

SCHOLARSHIP AND GRANT
INFORMATION

Scholarship recipients are selected solely by the colleges and universities to which the student has applied. No recipients are selected by the Eberly Foundation Trustees. Scholarships are awarded based upon the criteria established by the institutions themselves. The IRS does not permit us to give money to individuals.  All organizations applying for a grant should submit their request using the form downloadable from this website and provide a copy of their IRS determination letter evidencing their tax-exempt status.