The Pine-Richland Opportunities Fund (PROF) is a non-profit educational foundation committed to enriching and investing in the experiences of the Pine-Richland student community through staff grants, student scholarships and community partnerships.  

PROF Scholarship Applications AVAILABLE NOW!!

The Scholarship Application window for graduating seniors is now open. The Pine-Richland Opportunities Fund is offering 16 unique scholarships, totaling approximately $42,500, thanks to the generosity of several community members and organizations. All applications are to be completed online. Please follow the instructions carefully to ensure your application is accepted. Also be sure to request recommendations from references as early as possible. The application deadline for all PROF scholarships is Monday, April 9. Apply now or get more information.      

Foundation Seeking Trustees

The Pine-Richland Opportunities Fund (PROF) is seeking nominations for new trustees for the 2018-2019 school year. Interested individuals may review this document and forward a resume or summary paragraph indicating applicable experience to prof@prof-fund.orgSelected candidates will be invited to meet with current trustees to learn more about PROF and the expectations of a trustee.

For consideration, please forward a resume or summary paragraph indicating your applicable experience to by March 31, 2018.   

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2016-2017 Grant Awards - Congratulations!

PROF proudly awarded $36,450 in grants to the PRSD staff for innovative ideas this school year. See the list here.  If you are interested in applying for a PROF grant for the 2017-2018 School year, see the Grant Application Deadlines.

PROF and Community Partners Award $48,000 in Scholarships

PROF administered and awarded $48,000 to 22 students through 15 community sponsored scholarships.  Trustees, benefactors and scholarship recipients participated in the 2017 Senior Awards Program.  See our scholarships page for more information.

Share Your Pine-Richland Pride Story - #PROF_FUND

ProudToBePR.jpgPROF’s mission is to enrich and invest in the educational experiences of the Pine-Richland Community. We provide financial grants to innovative staff members. We award scholarships to deserving students. We build partnerships to create great experiences for our students and community. It starts with being ProudtobePR. Share your story and join us in our mission.

Follow us and post your Pine-Richland pride photo, video or story:

Twitter & Instagram: @PROF_FUND

YouTube:  Pine-Richland Opportunities Fund 


PROF is a member of the Steering Committee for the Association of Pennsylvania Education Foundations (APEF) and an affiliate member of the National School Foundation Association (NSFA). 



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