In addition to offering philanthropic opportunities for our members, GRYP endeavors to support our community by giving back to local non-profits in alignment with GRYP's mission and Community Cause. 

Through the Greater Reading Young Professionals Community Engagement Fund of Berks County Community Foundation, grants are awarded annually to organizations in alignment with GRYP's Community Cause. 

2016 Community Cause: Initiatives that engage young professionals to live, work, and play in the Greater Reading area

2015 Community Cause: Urban Revitalization

2014 Community Cause: Urban Revitalization

2013 Community Cause: Education and Workforce Readiness

Past Grant Recipients:

Gilmore | Henne Community Fund
Centre Park Historic District
Olivet Boys & Girls Club
Reading Recreation Commission
Berks County Adult Probation and Parole/Offender Workforce Development Specialists
Literacy Council of Reading-Berks, Inc.
Reading Public Library Foundation
United Community Services for Working Families
Berks Area Mountain Biking Association

While GRYP is not a fundraising organization, please keep in mind that GRYP endeavors to support causes that align with our mission to attract, engage and retain young professionals in the Greater Reading region.

Future grant opportunities will be announced by GRYP and the Berks County Community Foundation via press release, social media outlets and more.

If you would like to make a request for support for a specific organization, please complete the form available for download at the bottom of this form.