Catalyzing and Strengthening Nonprofits to Better Serve Their Communities

Since 1937, the Longwood Foundation has invested in Delaware and the Kennett Square area. Our mission is to improve the quality of life in our region by catalyzing and strengthening nonprofits to better serve their communities. Awarded grants aim to address challenges by accelerating success in nonprofits across a variety of sectors. These include, but are not limited to, the arts, civic, economic and workforce development, education, environmental, healthcare, housing, and social service areas.

Pierre S. du Pont

Catalyzing and Strengthening Nonprofits to Better Serve Their Communities

Since 1937, the Longwood Foundation has invested in Delaware and the Kennett Square area. Our mission is to improve the quality of life in our region by catalyzing and strengthening nonprofits to better serve their communities. Awarded grants aim to address challenges by accelerating success in nonprofits across a variety of sectors. These include, but are not limited to, the arts, civic, economic and workforce development, education, environmental, healthcare, housing, and social service areas.

Pierre S. du Pont

Use the link above to access the Longwood Foundation grants management system.  Using this portal, organizations can submit a new grant proposal and access previous requests. Additionally, grantees can access and complete grant agreements and submit progress reports.

The deadline for the Fall 2022 grant cycle is September 1st, 2021 at 11:59 pm. Learn more about the Longwood application process and find resources to support the application process on the Grant Guidelines page. 

Civic

libraries, animal shelters, and community, workforce and economic development

Environment

natural resources, state parks, and land and water initiatives

SocialServices

student support organizations, shelter and residential care, special population support, community centers, senior living facilities

Arts

performing arts, cultural awareness, historical activities, humanities, fine arts, and museums

Education

early learning centers, K12 schools, and colleges

Healthcare

hospitals and medical centers

Housing

housing and development