Awards & Grants

Deborah P. Altman Outstanding Youth Volunteer Award

Community Grant Program

In 2022, the Lancaster Science Factory was one of two locally-based recipients that was awarded a $2,500.00 grant from the Junior League of Lancaster. Judging criteria included carefully assessing programs that increased educational and career opportunities in the STEM field for girls and other youth who have been categorically underrepresented within the industry. Pictured is Leslie McCarthy, 2021-2022 Grants Chair and Emily Landis, Executive Director of the Lancaster Science Factory.

In Fall 2023, the Junior League of Lancaster will begin to accept applications for our 2023-2024 Community Grant Program. This program seeks to further the League’s current initiative of strategically and effectively combatting the devastating effects of food insecurity that plagues residents of Lancaster, PA.

This year, the JLL will award grants of $1,400.00 to Lancaster County non-profit organizations that address health, nutrition, and food insecurity within our community.

Evaluation Criteria

  • Must be a Lancaster County non-profit organization or non-profit that focuses on health, nutrition, nutrition education, and food insecurity projects within the community.
  • Must have a current or proposed project that supports the health, nutrition and food insecurity focus area for the year 2024.

Key Dates

  • Grant applications will be accepted effective TBD.
  • All application materials must be received by TBD.
  • Grants will be awarded by TBD.

Click here to see the qualifications for applying and to access the 2023-2024 Community Grant Program Application, which includes instructions and forms. All questions, as well as the completed packet, should be directed to Jess Rodriguez, Grants Committee Chair.