Upper Merion Township’s Board of Community Assistance held its 9th Annual Awards Reception and Presentation last evening. Hosted by the Valley Forge Casino Resort and held at The Venue, $135,500 was awarded to 47 worthy recipients including grants local non-profits and college scholarships for graduating Upper Merion seniors. In addition, a special donation from the Upper Merion Foundation was delivered to Upper Merion Meals on Wheels to support one scholarship winner’s fresh fruit meal inclusion project.
The BCA – a unique public-private partnership between the Township and Valley Forge Casino Resort (which provides the funding for the grants and scholarships), has delivered more that $1.3M since its inception in 2013. Interested rising seniors and non-profit organizations that benefit Upper Merion residents can apply for a grant or scholarship as part of the 2023 BCA when the application process opens this coming December 1st. See the BCA webpage for more info.