Pine-Richland Opportunities Fund

 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 launches FAST GRANTS Program

PROF’s Outstanding Ideas Grants Program helps fund innovative projects dreamed up by Pine-Richland teachers and staff to enrich the educational experiences of their students either inside or outside of the classroom. The FAST APPLICATION serves to streamline the grant request and approval processes for applicants. If a grant request is $1,000 or less, PROF will consider a FAST application to evaluate and respond quickly. See the FAST GRANT page to learn how to apply.

PROF and Community Partners Award $43,250 in Scholarships in 2018

On May 30, 2018, PROF awarded 21 Pine-Richland High School seniors scholarships totaling $43,250. The various winners were recognized in a multitude of areas, including: service and volunteering; leadership; interest in STEM, veterinary science, and fields that help others; resiliency; performing arts; musical talents and kindness; financial need, and more.

For descriptions of our scholarships and for a complete list of scholarship winners, please see our scholarship web page. 

PROFtoberfest is a wrap!

Thank you to everyone who attended PROFtoberfest and celebrated with us! We had a fun and informational evening with exhibits from PROF grant recipients, food presentations from craft (The Center for Regional Agriculture, Food, and Transformation at Chatham University), music from the Pine-Richland high school string ensemble, and a delicious meal from Parkhurst at Chatham University, Chef Chris Galarza. 


If you would like to contribute to our mission, please make your donation here.  If you would like to receive information about future events, please enter your email address on this page and join. 

Thank you again to our sponsors, for helping to make this event such a huge success.

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2017-2018 Grant Awards - Congratulations!

PROF proudly awarded $48,855 in grants to the PRSD staff for innovative ideas this school year, an increase of over 40% from the prior year. See the list here.  If you are interested in applying for a PROF grant for the 2018-2019 school year, see the Grant Application Deadlines.


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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