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The trust supports programs offering direct services to needy children and youths, including academic enrichment and college access programs; mentoring and youth leadership programs; arts outreach programs; career development programs; programs serving abandoned, abused, and neglected children; and recreational programs and camps incorporating youth development. Priority is given to organizations working to achieve a long-term sustainable difference in the lives of the people they serve.
The Foundation’s grantmaking categories are Education, including K-12 and higher education, literacy, and scholarship funds; Civic and Community, including the environment, justice and law, housing, and urban renewal; Culture and Arts, including the performing arts, museums, heritage foundations, and libraries; and Health, Welfare, and Social Services, including chemical dependency and domestic violence programs, and services for seniors and youth. Requests are reviewed quarterly; application deadlines vary by grant category.
The Foundation awards grants and contributions to nonprofit organizations that focus on assisting at risk, vulnerable children, youth and families with a particular emphasis on education activities/programs. Typically grants are NOT awarded for general operating expenses or capital campaigns.
The Good Neighbor Grants Program, an initiative of the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation, seeks to identify and strengthen ties with youth-serving nonprofit organizations hat are helping students with significant financial need reach their full potential through education. Applying organizations should focus on K-12 education, college access and completion, or visual and performing arts education.
The Chesapeake Bay-Watershed Education and Training Program supports K-12 environmental education programs that provide students with meaningful watershed educational experiences related to the Chesapeake Bay. Funding focuses on existing environmental education programs, new programs, and capacity building and partnership development for environmental education programs throughout the entire Chesapeake Bay watershed.
The Foundation's Grassroots Grants Program supports local nonprofit organizations, boating clubs, and student groups that develop innovative projects to promote safe and clean boating on local waterways. Information designed for boaters and delivered to boaters should be a key component of funded projects. Projects should also be planned to get wide exposure in the local community, and to be replicated by others.
The Foundation's Grassroots Grants Program supports local nonprofit organizations, boating clubs, and student groups that develop innovative projects to promote safe and clean boating on local waterways. Information designed for boaters and delivered to boaters should be a key component of funded projects. Projects should also be planned to get wide exposure in the local community, and be replicated by others.
The Walmart Foundation State Giving Program awards grants to nonprofit organizations throughout the U.S. and Puerto Rico for programs that give individuals access to a better life. There are 4 funding cycles per year; nonprofit organizations in each state have two opportunities per year to apply.
The PeyBack Foundation supports programs that provide leadership and growth opportunities for at-risk children in the Denver metro area, Indiana, Louisiana, and Tennessee. Preference is given to programs that provide a direct benefit to disadvantaged youth through activities conducted outside the typical school day (i.e., afterschool and summer programming). Applications that showcase a collaborative effort with one or more partner organizations will be given priority.
Under this program EPA seeks grant proposals from eligible applicants to support environmental education projects that promote environmental stewardship and help develop knowledgeable and responsible students, teachers, and citizens. This grant program provides financial support for projects that design, demonstrate, and/or disseminate environmental education practices, methods, or techniques, and that will serve as models that can be replicated in a variety of settings.
The mission of the Frances Hollis Brain Foundation is to help alleviate human suffering and to improve the human condition. The Foundation’s grants are limited to nonprofit organizations located in Lexington/Fayette County, KY; the Atlanta, GA, metropolitan area; and the state of Maine. The Foundation supports organizations that increase access to healthcare; support human services; provide access to educational opportunities; or promote self-sufficiency and the ability to provide for self, family, and community. Letters of Inquiry due February 13, 2015.
The Wisconsin Environmental Education Board (WEEB) awards grants for the development, dissemination, and implementation of environmental education programs. Funded projects have included state-wide initiatives as well as small localized efforts. Audiences served include K-12 public and private school children, members of various youth organizations, classroom teachers and other educators, landowners, park patrons, tourists, government officials, business owners and employees and of course the public. Grants available in four categories: General, Forestry, School Forest, and Water.
The Coastal CODE (Clean Oceans Depend on Everyone) Fund, developed in partnership with the Ocean Foundation, supports nonprofit organizations that are working to protect the western waters and coastline of the United States. Grants are primarily provided for projects that promote beach, lake, or waterway cleanup activities; water habitat restoration; and ocean and coastal preservation.
Applying organizations should offer services in one of the following categories: arts and culture; services for the handicapped and needy; the preservation of documents, history, and environment; educational programs; humane societies; senior citizen services; day care services; life enrichment services; and scouting and youth programs. Requests for application forms for the 2015 funding cycle may be submitted through March 1, 2015
Pre-applications for grants from the Ruddie Memorial Youth Foundation for unusual or untested programs or services that help needy youths reach their full potential. Who may apply: nonprofit organizations located in the metropolitan areas of Baltimore, Boston, Los Angeles, Madison, Wis., Milwaukee, San Francisco, and Washington.
The Lawrence Foundation supports environmental, human services, disaster relief, and other causes. It makes both program and operating grants and does not have any geographic restrictions on its grant making. Nonprofit organizations that qualify for public charity status under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code or public schools and libraries are eligible to apply.