Grant FAQs

WSFS accepts applications for grants, events and sponsorships on an ongoing basis. Below are some of the frequently asked questions we receive.

For more information, please email vdorsey@wsfsbank.com or call 302-571-7090.

Q: How do I apply for a grant, request a donation or apply for a sponsorship?
A: Please fill out our grant application form. You will need to provide information on your organization’s history, the purpose of your request, your requested donation and your organization’s board of trustees. 
 
Q: What size grants do you award?
A: As a community bank, our goal is to support our neighbors and we receive hundreds of requests from them every year. We have made donations from as little as $100 to our largest, which was a mutli-year capital gift of $100,000.
 
Q: What is your grant cycle?
A: Applications for funding are accepted on an ongoing basis. The WSFS Corporate Contributions Committee meets monthly to review submissions and the WSFS Foundation Board meets twice annually, in May and November.
 
Q: What areas do you mainly support?
A: Making an impact in the communities that we serve is our primary goal. Therefore we focus our philanthropic efforts on education, health and human services, programs for the homeless and needy and economic development and business growth.
 
Q: How do I request volunteers from your bank?
A: Team WSFS, our volunteers, are often seen at the events WSFS sponsors. When submitting your request, please include any information you might have regarding the need for volunteers. A description of the volunteers’ roles and responsibilities and details about timing and logistics are also helpful.
 
Q: Who do I contact if I have questions or need help with the grant application?
A: Please contact Vernita Dorsey by email at vdorsey@wsfsbank.com or by phone at 302-571-7090.

Please click below to apply for a grant or sponsorship.