Grant Partners

Sights for Hope receives grants annually from local, regional, and national foundations. We are exceedingly grateful for the impact these organizations make on the lives of people with visual impairments. Foundations that are interested in informing us about grant opportunities are encouraged to contact our Advancement office.

Anonymous

An anonymous organization awarded us a $40,000 operations grant in February 2022. This organization has provided us with unrestricted grants annually since 2013.

United Way of the Greater Lehigh Valley

United Way Greater Lehigh Valley

United Way of the Greater Lehigh Valley has provided us with $26,000 grants annually since 2016 to support our guided transport service in the Lehigh Valley for clients ages 65 and up. United Way of the Greater Lehigh Valley has supported our organization throughout our existence.

The R. Dale and Frances M. Hughes Foundation

Hughes Foundation

The R. Dale and Frances M. Hughes Foundation awarded us a $22,000 grant in July 2021 to support our guided transport service in Monroe County. The foundation has supported our services annually since 2015.

Alburtis Lions Club and Northeast Pennsylvania Lions Service Foundation

Alburtis Lions Club

The Alburtis Lions Club distributed a $15,000 grant by the Northeast Pennsylvania Lions Service Foundation to us in February 2021 to support the services of our Vision Rehabilitation Therapist.

Moses Taylor Foundation

Moses Taylor Foundation

The Moses Taylor Foundation awarded us a $15,000 grant in June 2021 to support our guided transport service in Monroe County. The foundation also awarded us a $16,000 grant in 2018 for upgrades to our Low Vision Care Center in Monroe County.

Harry C. Trexler Trust

Trexler Trust

The Harry C. Trexler Trust awarded us a $12,000 grant in September 2021 to our support services for people with visual impairments in Lehigh County. The Trexler Trust has supported our organization over multiple decades.

The Donald B. and Dorothy L. Stabler Foundation

Stabler Foundation

The Donald B. and Dorothy L. Stabler Foundation awarded us a $10,000 grant in June 2021 to support our guided transport service in the Lehigh Valley. The Stabler Foundation has supported our services since 2018.

Two Rivers Health & Wellness Foundation

Two Rivers Foundation

The Two Rivers Health & Wellness Foundation awarded us a $7,500 grant in February 2022 to support our services for clients in Northampton County. The foundation has supported us annually since 2015.

Lehigh Valley Health Network Pocono Foundation

LVHN Pocono Foundation

The Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN) Pocono Foundation has awarded us with $8,000 in grants since May 2021. A $6,000 grant was provided from the Dr. Claus G. Jordan Endowment Fund to support the purchase of assistive technologies for our clients in Monroe County. A $2,000 grant to support our Monroe County operations was awarded in January 2022 from the foundation’s Pocono Holiday Tree Lighting Fund with the Rotary Club of the Smithfields.

Will R. Beitel Children's Community Foundation

Beitel Community Foundation

The Will R. Beitel Children’s Community Foundation awarded us a $6,750 grant in September 2021 to support our children’s vision screenings in Northampton County. The foundation has supported us annually for more than a decade.

The Charles H. Hoch Foundation

Hoch Foundation

The Charles H. Hoch Foundation awarded us a $5,000 grant in December 2021 to support our services for clients in the Lehigh Valley. The Hoch Foundation has supported our services for more than a decade.

Pocono Mountains Community Fundraiser

Pocono Community Fundraiser

The Pocono Mountains Community Fundraiser (PMCF), administered by AllOne Charities, awarded us a $5,000 grant in November 2021 to support our guided transport service in Monroe County.

Monroe County Bar Foundation

Monroe Bar Foundation

The Monroe County Bar Foundation awarded us a $5,000 grant in December 2021 to support our guided transport service in Monroe County.

Air Products Foundation

Air Products Foundation

The Air Products Foundation awarded us a $5,000 grant in November 2020 to support our children’s vision screenings in the Lehigh Valley. The Air Products Foundation also supports us regularly with designated contributions through United Way of the Greater Lehigh Valley.

Bausch Foundation

Bausch Foundation

The Bausch Foundation awarded us a $5,000 grant in September 2020 to support our guided transport service in both the Lehigh Valley and Monroe County.

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Contact for Information

Dennis Zehner, 610.433.6018, Ext. 241