Now Accepting Outside Agency Submissions

The Borough of Carlisle is now accepting applications for Outside Agency Funding. Twice a year, as part of the annual budget process, Borough Council considers funding requests from organizations that want to improve Carlisle. Applications for this round must be received by March 31, 2024.

As part of the Borough’s annual budget, Borough Council allocates $10,000 twice a year to fund outside agencies. Funding is limited to $2,000 per organization per calendar year.

Applicants wishing to apply to receive Outside Agency Funding must demonstrate that the funds will be used for one or more of the following areas:

  • Community Beautification: Funds may be used to beautify a particular area of Carlisle Borough. Examples could include planting along a block, neighborhood cleanups, vehicle rental for bulk cleanup, planting of trees, etc.
  • Social Programs and Services: Funds may be used to support programs and services that improve the quality of life of residents.
  • Support of Community Activities: Funds may be used to organize or support community events, including purchasing materials or supplies needed for such events.
  • Education: Funds may be used to support educational opportunities.

Other objectives for consideration include the overall impact of the program, project, or mission on the Carlisle community and how well it aligns with Borough goals and plans.  

If you or your organization wish to apply for Outside Agency Funding, please fill out the application located on our website at You can also request a copy of the application by e-mailing Assistant Borough Manager Owen Snyder at or calling 717-240-6921.

Completed applications should be sent to:
Borough of Carlisle
Assistant Borough Manager
Attn: Outside Agency Funding
53 West South Street
Carlisle, PA 17013

Applications must be submitted by March 31, 2024. Applicants will be required to attend the May 1, 2024 Workshop meeting to present their submissions. Once approved, the Borough will notify recipients and funds will be dispersed. The next round of Outside Agency Funding will be held in the fall.

Carlisle Borough Committed to Excellence in Community Service
Carlisle Borough 53 West South Street 717-249-4422 Mon-Fri: 7:30am - 4:30pm