• Philanthropic Grants

  • Giving Back Is Good for business

    The BDC Board of Directors established a Philanthropic Committee to coordinate charitable contributions to causes within the community. The BDC committee makes awards to local not-for-profit public charities, giving priority to those efforts that positively impact economic vitality, provide services directly to beneficiaries, address root problems and serve disenfranchised groups.

    Berwyn headquartered not-for-profits can make application for funding throughout the year as needs arise with awards based upon available BDC funding. Complete eligibility requirements can be found in the application packet.

    Download the application

  • Meet Some of the People that We've Helped

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      St. Leonard Catholic Church's For the Love of Lee Project
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      North Berwyn Park District's Best of Berwyn
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      Lincoln Middle School Choir's America Sings! Music Festival
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      Youth Crossroads's Youth Social Media Project
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      Awake After School Science Club STEM Program
  • This program made possible by the generous support of our Trustee Members