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Non-governmental and Corporate Giving Programs (National Scope)

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# 3M Foundation
A Abbott Laboratories Fund
  Acorn Foundation
  Alcoa Foundation
  Alex C. Walker Foundation
  Allbritton Foundation
  Allen Foundation, Inc.
  (The) Allstate Foundation
  Ambrose Monell Foundation
  American Cancer Society Foundation
  American Express Foundation
  American Public Transportation Association
  American Red Cross Disaster Services Program
  Americans for the Arts Emergency Relief Fund
  (The) Andrew W. Mellon Foundation
  Animal Welfare Trust
  Annenberg Foundation
  (The) Annie E. Casey Foundation
  Arby’s Foundation, Inc.
  Armstrong Foundation
  (The) Arthur Vining Davis Foundations
  Asbury-Warren Foundation
  AT&T Foundation
  AutoZone, Inc.
  Aventis Pharmaceuticals Foundation
B Bank of America Charitable Foundation
  Baseball Tomorrow Fund
  Ben & Jerry’s Foundation
  Best Buy Children’s Foundation
  Best Western for a Better World
  Beyond Words: The Dollar General School Library Relief Fund
  (The) Blackwell Foundation
  Boat U.S. Foundation
  Borders Books
  Braitmayer Foundation
  Brinker International Foundation
  Bristol-Myers Squibb Foundation, Inc.
  Build-a-Bear Workshop Foundation
  Burroughs Wellcome Fund
C Captain Planet Foundation
  Carnegie Corporation of New York
  Caterpillar Foundation
  CDC Foundation
  Charles Stewart Mott Foundation Grants
  Cinnabon
  (The) Coca-Cola Foundation, Inc.
  Commonwealth Fund
  (The) Conrad N. Hilton Fund for Sisters
  Cooper Industries Foundation
  Craft Emergency Relief Fund
  Cruise Industry Charitable Foundation, Inc.
  CRWRC Disaster Response Services
D Darden Restaurants, Inc. Foundation
  Denso Foundation
  Doris Duke Charitable Foundation
E Eaton Charitable Fund
  Edna McConnell Clark Foundation
  Edna Wardlaw Charitable Trust
F The Fant Foundation
  Farm Aid
  FedEX Global Community Relations Program
  (The) Fonda Family Foundation, Inc.
  Ford Foundation
  Foundation for Financial Planning
  Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold Foundation
  Fund for Wild Nature
G Genesco, Inc.
  Georgia-Pacific Corporation (GP)
  Georgia-Pacific Foundation, Inc.
  Goldman Sachs Foundation
  Graham Foundation for Advanced Studies in the Fine Arts
H (The) Hagen Family Foundation
  (The) Hanley Family Foundation, Inc.
  (The) Hearst Foundations
  Henry Luce Foundation, Inc.
  Hill-Snowdon Foundation
  (The) Home Depot Foundation
  (The) Home Depot, Inc.
I Islamic Relief USA
J James M. Cox Foundation of Georgia, Inc.
  (The) Jim Casey Youth Opportunities Initiative
  J. M. Kaplan Fund
  John A. Hartford Foundation
  (The) John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation
  Johnson Controls Foundation
  JP Morgan Chase Foundation
  J. Paul Getty Trust
K Kodak American Greenways Awards Program
  KPMG Foundation
  (The) Kresge Foundation
  Kroger Company Foundation
L (The) Laura Jane Musser Fund
  Lawrence Foundation
  Lumina Foundation for Education, Inc.
  Lynde and Harry Bradley Foundation, Inc.
M Macy’s Foundation
  Manor Care Foundation
  MAZON: A Jewish Response to Hunger
  McGraw Hill Companies Corporate Contributions
  MetLife Foundation, Inc.
  Michael and Susan Dell Foundation
  Microsoft Unlimited Potential Grants
  Monsanto Fund
  Morris Communications Foundation
  Motorola Foundation
N National Endowment for the Humanities
  National Fish and Wildlife Foundation
  National Urban and Community Forestry Advisory Council Challenge Cost-Share Program
  National Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster
  Nehemiah Community Foundation
  No Other Foundation
O (The) Office Depot Foundation
P Patagonia Environmental Grants
  PepsiCo Corporate Contributions
  PepsiCo Foundation, Inc.
  (The) Prudential Foundation
  Public Welfare Foundation Environmental Grants
Q (The) Quiksilver Foundation
  QuikTrip Corporate Contributions
R Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
  Ronald McDonald House Charities (RMHC)
S Shell Oil Company Foundation
  Sonoco Foundation
  Southern Company Charitable Foundation, Inc.
  (The) Starbucks Foundation
  State Farm Companies Foundation
  Surdna Foundation, Inc.
T Target Store Grants
  Toys R’ Us Corporate Philanthropy
  Turner Broadcasting System, Inc.
  Turner Foundation, Inc.
U (The) UPS Foundation
  U.S. Soccer Foundation
V Verizon Foundation
W W. K. Kellogg Foundation
  Wallace Foundation
  Wal-Mart Foundation
  Waste Management Charitable Foundation
  Wells Fargo Housing Foundation
  Wild Ones: Otto Seeds for Education Program
  William and Flora Hewlett Foundation

3M Foundation


AGENCY: 3M Foundation
GEOGRAPHIC FOCUS: Giving limited to areas of company operations, nationally and internationally. Please reference the website for a complete list of communities.
FUNDING PRIORITIES: The foundation seeks initiatives with defined and measurable goals that positively impact underserved populations in 3M communities. Giving areas include:

  • K-12 Education;
  • Higher Education;
  • Health and Human Services (including humanitarian and disaster relief);
  • Arts and Culture; and
  • the Environment.

ASSISTANCE PROVIDED: Project Grants; General/Operating Support; and Matching Gifts.
ELIGIBILITY: Nonprofit charitable organizations with federal tax exemption under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code, or the international equivalent.
DEADLINE: Most giving is initiated through a Request for Proposal process. Unsolicited proposals are seldom funded. 3M and the 3M Foundation do not accept unsolicited proposals in St. Paul/Minneapolis, Minnesota, and Austin, Texas. In these communities, all grants are invited. For other 3M communities, applicants should send a Letter of Inquiry to the local 3M facility, addressed to the “3M Plant Manager.” Please reference the website for complete guidelines, restrictions, and online eligibility quiz.
CONTACT:
3M Foundation
3M Center, Building 225-01-S-23
St. Paul, MN 55144-1000
651-733-0144
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: http://www.3MGiving.com
CFDA NUMBER: None.
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Abbott Laboratories Fund


AGENCY: Abbott Laboratories Fund
GEOGRAPHIC FOCUS: Giving primarily in areas of company operations. No support for purely social, religious, or political organizations.
PURPOSE: Foundation provides support for health and welfare, science and medical innovation and community vitality. They encourage programs that demonstrate measurable results or health outcomes, create potential for program replication by other funders, and utilize innovative and sustainable approaches.
ASSISTANCE PROVIDED: Charitable Giving; and Grants.
ELIGIBILITY: U.S. based nonprofit charitable organizations with federal tax exemption under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code and governmental entities. Abbott may invite other types of entities to apply for funding.
DEADLINE: Applications are accepted throughout the year, but must be submitted online.
CONTACT:
Abbott Laboratories Fund
100 Abbott Park Road
D379/AP6D
Abbott Park, IL 60064-3500
847- 937-7075
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: http://abbottfund.org/sections/apply.html
CFDA NUMBER: None.
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Acorn Foundation


AGENCY: Acorn Foundation
GEOGRAPHIC FOCUS: The Acorn Foundation currently prioritizes funding to organizations based in the western and southern United States, and Appalachia.
PURPOSE: Established in 1978, the Acorn Foundation is a family foundation dedicated to advancing community-based organizations working for environmental conservation, sustainability and environmental justice. The foundation's name was taken from the street where the family lived. The foundation is particularly interested in small and innovative community-based projects that engage in community organizing in order to:

  • Preserve and restore habitats supporting biological diversity and wildlife;
  • Advocate for environmental justice, particularly in low-income and indigenous communities; and
  • Prevent or remedy toxic pollution.

ASSISTANCE PROVIDED: Acorn Foundation offers general support grants to grassroots organizations in the range of $5,000 - $10,000.
ELIGIBILITY: U.S. based nonprofit charitable organizations with federal tax exemption under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code – or a fiscal sponsor that does.
DEADLINE: Deadlines for Letters of Inquiry are January 15th and June 15th (LOIs must be received by these dates) for spring and fall grant making meetings. Decisions usually take at least 4-6 months from date of submittal. The Acorn Foundation has an open Letter of Inquiry (LOI) process, however full proposals are accepted by invitation only.
CONTACT:
Acorn Foundation
c/o Cynthia Carey-Grant, Executive Director
Common Counsel Foundation
678 13th Street, Suite 100
Oakland, California 94612
510-834-2995
info@commoncounsel.org
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: http://www.commoncounsel.org/Acorn%20Foundation
CFDA NUMBER: None.
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Alcoa Foundation


AGENCY: Alcoa Foundation
GEOGRAPHIC FOCUS: Alcoa Foundation makes investment decisions in consultation with community stakeholders, based on the local conditions and priorities they identify. Programs or organizations must serve communities where Alcoa has operating plants or offices.
FUNDING PRIORITIES: Alcoa Foundation works alongside Alcoa and the communities in which it operates to partner on issues and projects that address priority local challenges and contribute to the sustainability of each community where its business has a presence. Alcoa has a business presence in Arizona, Arkansas, California, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Iowa, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Nevada, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, Washington, and Wisconsin
The foundation’s focus for funding is around four distinct Areas of Excellence:

  • Sustainable Environment;
  • Building Tomorrow’s Workforce & Leaders;
  • Community Health & Safety ; and
  • Community Capacity & Resilience.

ASSISTANCE PROVIDED: Project Grants ($15,000 minimum); and Volunteerism.
ELIGIBILITY: U.S. based nonprofit charitable organizations with federal tax exemption under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. Non-U.S. organizations must operate as the equivalent to a U.S. 501(c)(3) public charity and must complete the required affidavit to certify this status. Public educational institutions and government entities may also be eligible for funds, provided that the funds are used to benefit communities.
DEADLINE: All requests for Alcoa Foundation funding must be directed to your local Alcoa office. Please reference the website for complete guidelines, restrictions, and online application process.
CONTACT:
Alcoa Foundation
201 Isabella Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15212-5858
412-553-2348
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:
http://www.alcoa.com/global/en/community/foundation/info_page/about_working_foundation.asp
CFDA NUMBER: None.
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Alex C. Walker Foundation


AGENCY: Alex C. Walker Foundation
GEOGRAPHIC FOCUS: The foundation funds local, national, and international projects as pilot studies or demonstrations for solving economic imbalances that may affect the United States or challenge the global free-enterprise system.
FUNDING PRIORITIES: The foundation funds market approaches for addressing economic imbalances and promoting a sustainable economy. Grants are awarded to:

  • Investigate the causes of economic imbalances;
  • Investigate the effect of the monetary system in fostering a sustainable economy;
  • Investigate causes tending to destroy or impair the free-market system;
  • Explore and develop free-market solutions; and
  • Disseminate information on the results and findings.

The trustees seek projects that promote greater knowledge of economic, scientific, and environmental issues and their possible relationship to economic imbalances and the free enterprise system. They also support investigations on the effect of legislation and international agreement on the foregoing subjects.
ASSISTANCE PROVIDED: Project Grants; and Research.
ELIGIBILITY: U.S. based nonprofit charitable organizations with federal tax exemption under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.
DEADLINE: April 1 and October 1, annually. Grant requests must be submitted on a formal application form through this website. The complete application – including cover sheet, executive summary, proposal narrative, project budget, and attachments – needs to be submitted before the semiannual application deadlines. Please reference the website for complete guidelines and restrictions.
CONTACT:
Barrett P. Walker
Alex C. Walker Foundation
1729 Coventry Place
Decatur, GA 30030
404-378-2752
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: http://walker-foundation.org/Walker/
CFDA NUMBER: None
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Allbritton Foundation


AGENCY: Allbritton Foundation
GEOGRAPHIC FOCUS: Giving on a national basis.
PURPOSE: Giving primarily for education and the arts.
ASSISTANCE PROVIDED: Grants.
ELIGIBILITY: U.S. based nonprofit charitable organizations with federal tax exemption under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.
DEADLINE: Please contact the foundation for complete guidelines and restrictions.
CONTACT:
Virginia L. White, Secretary
Allbritton Foundation
5615 Kirby Drive, Suite 650
Houston, TX 77005
713-522-4921
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: None.
CFDA NUMBER: None.
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Allen Foundation, Inc.


AGENCY: Allen Foundation, Inc.
GEOGRAPHIC FOCUS: Giving on a national basis.
FUNDING PRIORITIES: The foundation’s funding preference is educational grants to colleges and universities. The primary area of interest is in education and research in human nutrition.
ASSISTANCE PROVIDED: Research and education grants
ELIGIBILITY: Colleges/universities and U.S. based nonprofit charitable organizations with federal tax exemption under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.
DEADLINE: Funding proposals are submitted online and are reviewed for consideration during the fourth quarter of the calendar year. Please contact the foundation for complete guidelines and restrictions.
CONTACT:
Dale Baum, Secretary
Allen Foundation, Inc.
Post Office Box 1606
Midland, Michigan 48641-1606
Tel. 989-832-5678
FAX 989-832-8842
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: https://www.allenfoundation.org/commoninfo/aboutus.asp
CFDA NUMBER: None.
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(The) Allstate Foundation


AGENCY: The Allstate Foundation
GEOGRAPHIC FOCUS: See website for eligibility criteria.
PURPOSE: The Allstate Foundation supports national, regional, state and local programs that fit within three general focus areas:

  • Safe and Vital Communities (including catastrophe response);
  • Economic Empowerment; and
  • Tolerance, Inclusion and Diversity.

Signature programs include:

  • Teen Safe Driving; and
  • Economic Empowerment for Domestic Violence Survivors.

As a commitment to its existing national and local partners, and due to its continued focus on priority areas of Teen Safe Driving and Economics Against Abuse, the foundation is not accepting or responding to other requests for funding at this time.
ASSISTANCE PROVIDED: See website for applicable funding programs.
ELIGIBILITY: Municipal, state, and federal government entities; and U.S. based nonprofit charitable organizations with federal tax exemption under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. Faith-based organizations are eligible for funding as long as their programming serves the whole community, regardless of religious affiliation.
DEADLINE: Initiate application process with Letter of Inquiry. Please reference the website for complete guidelines, restrictions, and online application process.
CONTACT:
The Allstate Foundation
2775 Sanders Road, F4
Northbrook, IL 60062
Grants@Allstate.com
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: http://www.allstate.com/foundation/main.aspx
CFDA NUMBER: None.
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Ambrose Monell Foundation


AGENCY: Ambrose Monell Foundation
GEOGRAPHIC FOCUS: Giving nationally and internationally.
PURPOSE: The foundation aids and contributes to religious, charitable, scientific, literary, and educational uses and purposes in New York, elsewhere in the United States, and throughout the world.
ASSISTANCE PROVIDED: Grants. (Funding ranges from $5,000 to $400,000)
ELIGIBILITY: The Ambrose Monell Foundation funds only those organizations that are qualified to receive charitable grants under the United States Internal Revenue Code and applicable regulations. The foundation does not make grants to individuals.
DEADLINE: There are no deadlines. Letters of Inquiry are accepted throughout the year and reviewed on a continuous basis. Proposals are accepted by invitation only and will be reviewed by the Board of Directors twice a year, once in June and once in December. In order to be reviewed in June, proposals should be received by April 30th and to be reviewed in December, by October 31st. There is no specific formatting requirement for proposals. Please reference the website for complete guidelines and restrictions.
CONTACT:
The Ambrose Monell Foundation
One Rockefeller Plaza, Suite 301
New York, NY 10020-2002
212-586-0700
info@monellvetlesen.org
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: http://www.monellvetlesen.org/monell/default.htm
CFDA NUMBER: None.
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American Cancer Society Foundation


AGENCY: American Cancer Society Foundation
GEOGRAPHIC FOCUS: Giving nationally.
PURPOSE: The American Cancer Society Foundation supports research, programs, and services of the American Cancer Society, Inc. and its Chartered Divisions. The American Cancer Society Foundation is attacking cancer at the greatest area of contemporary opportunity with a strategic application of philanthropy, collaborative relationships, and economic accountability. Program areas include Health; Specific Diseases; Disorders; and Conditions.
ASSISTANCE PROVIDED: Project Grants; Research; etc.
ELIGIBILITY: U.S. based nonprofit charitable organizations with federal tax exemption under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.
DEADLINE: Please reference the website for complete guidelines and restrictions.
CONTACT:
Samuel S. Epstein, M.D.
Cancer Prevention Coalition
c/o University of Illinois at Chicago
School of Public Health, MC 922
2121 West Taylor Street
Chicago, IL 60612
312-996-2297
Epstein@uic.edu
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: http://www.cancer.org/Research/ResearchProgramsFunding/index
CFDA NUMBER: None.
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American Express Foundation


AGENCY: American Express Foundation
GEOGRAPHIC FOCUS: Giving nationally and internationally, but primarily limited to applicants in areas of company operation. Within the United States, priority is given to the municipalities/regions of Atlanta; Boston; Chicago; Dallas; South Florida; Greensboro; Houston; Los Angeles; New York City; Philadelphia; Greater Phoenix; Salt Lake City; San Francisco; and Washington, DC.
GIVING THEMES: American Express supports organizations invested in the following activities:

  • Cultural Heritage;
  • Leadership; and
  • Community Service.

ASSISTANCE PROVIDED: Grants.
ELIGIBILITY: Grants are made to nonprofit, tax-exempt organizations certified tax-exempt under section 501(c)(3) and 509(a)(1), (2) or (3) of the U.S. Internal Revenue Service codes. Organizations outside the U.S. must be able to document nonprofit status.
DEADLINE: Although the foundation seldom supports unsolicited requests, inquiries for funding are welcome and reviewed on an ongoing basis throughout the year. Please reference the website for complete guidelines and restrictions.
CONTACT:
Attn: Community Affairs
American Express Service Center – Greensboro
Mail Code: NC-06-03-10
7701 Airport Center Drive
Greensboro, NC 27409-9047
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: http://about.americanexpress.com/csr/howto.aspx
CFDA NUMBER: None.
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American Public Transportation Association


AGENCY: American Public Transportation Association (APTA)
GEOGRAPHIC FOCUS: Giving assistance nationally.
PURPOSE: Supports and energizes grassroots coalitions through its Local Transit Coalition Grant Program. Activities funded include both public education programs and advocacy efforts, and have proven to be extremely helpful in promoting transit in communities around the country. The experience has been that a small amount of funding can often go a long way in boosting local grassroots efforts.
ASSISTANCE PROVIDED: Grant ($5,000).
ELIGIBILITY: Any local transit coalition is eligible provided it: 1) Has the support of the local APTA transit system member(s); and 2) Is a member of the National Alliance for Public Transportation Advocates (NAPTA).
DEADLINE: May 1, 2010. All applications must be submitted electronically. Please reference the website for complete guidelines and restrictions.
CONTACT:
Kylah Hynes
American Public Transportation Association
1666 K Street NW, Suite 1100
Washington, DC 20006
202-496-4807
KHynes@apta.com
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: http://www.apta.com/gap/advocacy/Pages/localcoalition.aspx
CFDA NUMBER: None.
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American Red Cross Disaster Services Program


AGENCY: American Red Cross (ARC)
RECIPIENTS: Individuals.
ACTIVATING MECHANISM: Disaster incident.
PURPOSE: To sustain human life, reduce the harsh physical and emotional distress that prevents those affected by disasters from meeting their own basic needs, and promotes recovery when such relief assistance is not available from other sources. ARC disaster relief assistance includes emergency mass care and assistance for individuals with urgent and verified disaster-caused needs.
ASSISTANCE PROVIDED: Specialized services include:

  • Emergency Mass Care: Provides individual or congregate temporary shelter, fixed or mobile feeding operations, and/or the bulk distribution of emergency relief supplies to disaster victims and workers. This assistance is provided to people in a disaster-affected area without identifying specific needs of individuals or families, on a case-by-case basis.
  • Disaster Welfare Inquiry: Provides locator and communications services to alleviate the anxiety of the immediate family members of those affected by disaster where people are displaced and communications breakdowns exist in the aftermath of disasters.
  • Disaster Health Services: Provides basic first aid and coordinates with emergency and/or additional assistance providers in meeting individual or family disaster-caused physical health needs; provides health services staff in ARC shelters and other facilities; and provides additional material and personnel to augment community physical health services, as required.
  • Disaster Mental Health Services: Provides crisis counseling and education with referrals, in conjunction with local mental health providers, to disaster victims and workers.
  • Individual Emergency Assistance: Provides disaster clients with clothing, food, rent, security deposits, cleaning supplies, and disaster related medical need; information and referral about assistance available through community, voluntary, and government agencies.
  • Individual Additional Assistance: Provides casework support for recovery to clients with disaster-caused needs beyond those provided by the ARC and other agencies under emergency assistance. Additional assistance includes coordination of all personal, community, and government resources that could meet the client’s needs.

COST-SHARING REQUIREMENTS: Not applicable – funded entirely by voluntary contributions.
ELIGIBILITY: Individuals and families with verified disaster-caused needs.
APPLICATION: Contact the local chapter of the ARC or ARC disaster service centers or shelters established in disaster-affected communities.
CONTACT:
American Red Cross
National Headquarters
2025 E Street NW
Washington, DC 20006
202-303-5000
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: http://www.redcross.org
CFDA NUMBER: None.
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Americans for the Arts Emergency Relief Fund


AGENCY: Americans for the Arts Emergency Relief Fund
GEOGRAPHIC FOCUS: Giving nationally to nonprofit arts service organizations working in or serving areas declared to be in a state of federal emergency are qualified to receive funding.
PURPOSE: Americans for the Arts grant funds can be used to help rebuild the arts community. Relief funds are distributed directly to local arts agencies or other nonprofit arts organizations that provide community-wide services. Local arts agencies may use relief funds to assist with their own recovery as well as to provide needed services and funding to local nonprofit arts organizations and individual artists.
Additionally, the Arts Funding Response and Readiness Kit, provides assistance in the identification of funding opportunities for assistance due to the downturn in the economy. Access to the kit is located at http://ww3.artsusa.org/information_services/toolkit/.
ASSISTANCE PROVIDED: Grants. There are no funding opportunities through Americans for the Arts at this time. Occasionally, Americans for the Arts administers grant programs and provides funding opportunities.
ELIGIBILITY: A locally based arts funding and/or service organization, which could be either a government arts agency or a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. Please reference the website for complete guidelines and restrictions. Online application will be made available as funds for distribution become available.
DEADLINE: Revolving deadline. Please reference website for complete guidelines and restrictions.
CONTACT:
Jamie E. Boese, Project Director
Americans for the Arts Emergency Relief Fund
1000 Vermont Avenue NW, Sixth Floor
Washington, DC 20005
202-371-2830
emergencyrelief@artsusa.org

New York City Office:
Emergency for the Arts Emergency Relief Fund
One East 53rd Street, Second Floor
New York, NY 10022
212-223-2787
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: http://www.americansforthearts.org/about_us/
CFDA NUMBER: None.
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(The) Andrew W. Mellon Foundation


AGENCY: The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation
GEOGRAPHIC FOCUS: Giving nationally.
FUNDING PRIORITIES: Higher Education & Scholarship; Scholarly Communications; Research in Information Technology; Museums & Art Conservation; Performing Arts; and Conservation & the Environment.
ASSISTANCE PROVIDED: Charitable Contributions; and Grants.
ELIGIBILITY: U.S. based nonprofit charitable organizations with federal tax exemption under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. No support is provided for organizations that are primarily local in their mission.
DEADLINE: Deadlines vary according to program. Initiate application process with brief Letter of Inquiry that sets forth the need, nature and amount of request, and evidence of IRS tax-exempt status. Grant inquiries should be directed to the appropriate program officer/area. Please reference the website for specific program guidelines and restrictions.
CONTACT:
The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation
140 East 62nd Street
New York, NY 10065
212-838-8400
inquiries@mellon.org

The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation
282 Alexander Street
Princeton, NJ 08540
609-924-9424
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: http://www.mellon.org/grant_programs/programs
CFDA NUMBER: None.
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Animal Welfare Trust


AGENCY: Animal Welfare Trust
GEOGRAPHIC FOCUS: Giving nationally.
PURPOSE: Animal Welfare Trust’s grant program seeks to assist organizations whose work can help alleviate animal suffering and/or raise public consciousness toward giving animals the respect they so need and deserve. Although general organizational funding will be considered, preference will be given to well-defined projects with clear goals and objectives. Capital projects will not be considered. Areas of priority include farm animal welfare, vegetarianism, and humane education.
ASSISTANCE PROVIDED: Grants will generally be made in the $2,500 to $20,000 range, although requests outside either end of this range will be considered. Grant requests can be for a single- or multi-year period, depending on the nature of the project.
ELIGIBILITY: Grants will be made largely to organizations classified as public charities under section 501(c)(3) of the IRS code.
DEADLINE: Grants will be considered on a continuous basis throughout the year. Grant applications will be reviewed no later than 60 days from receipt. Applicants are encouraged to submit an eMail inquiry to determine if the intended funding request falls within the scope of AWT’s funding program. Please reference the website for complete guidelines and restrictions.
CONTACT:
Mailing address:
Animal Welfare Trust
Post Office Box 737
Mamaroneck, NY 10543

Office address:
Animal Welfare Trust
141 Halstead Avenue, Suite 301
Mamaroneck, NY 10543
914-381-6177
email@animalwelfaretrust.org
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: http://foundationcenter.org/grantmaker/awt/
CFDA NUMBER: None.
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Annenberg Foundation


AGENCY: Annenberg Foundation
GEOGRAPHIC FOCUS: Giving nationally.
PURPOSE: Established in 1989 by Walter H. Annenberg, the Annenberg Foundation provides funding and support to nonprofit organizations in the United States and globally through its headquarters in Radnor, Pennsylvania and offices in Los Angeles, California. Its major program areas are education and youth development; arts, culture and humanities; civic and community; health and human services; and animal services and the environment. In addition, the foundation operates a number of initiatives which expand and complement these program areas. The Annenberg Foundation exists to advance the public well-being through improved communication. As the principal means of achieving this goal, the foundation encourages the development of more effective ways to share ideas and knowledge.
ASSISTANCE PROVIDED: Grants.
ELIGIBILITY: The foundation only considers organizations defined as a public charity and tax exempt under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.
DEADLINE: Currently, the foundation is not accepting unsolicited Letters or Inquiry or proposals. Grant making continues on an invitation-only basis. Please monitor the website for future funding opportunities.
CONTACT:
Headquarters Office:
Annenberg Foundation
Radnor Financial Center
150 North Radnor-Chester Road, Suite A-200
Radnor, PA 19087
610-341-9066
info@annenbergfoundation.org

Los Angeles Office:
Annenberg Foundation
2000 Avenue of the Stars, Suite 1000
Los Angeles, CA 90067
310-209-4560
lainfo@annenbergfoundation.org
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: http://www.annenbergfoundation.org/
CFDA NUMBER: None.
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(The) Annie E. Casey Foundation


AGENCY: The Annie E. Casey Foundation
GEOGRAPHIC FOCUS: Giving nationally.
FUNDING PRIORITIES: The primary mission of the foundation is to foster public policies, human service reforms, and community supports to meet the needs of today’s vulnerable children and families. The Casey Foundation supports a diverse range of efforts designed to build better futures for millions of children at risk of poor educational, economic, social, and health outcomes. These investment areas include:

  • Designing and delivering services to secure and sustain lifelong family connections for children and youth;
  • Advocating for reforms in public human service systems to ensure that they operate effectively and efficiently to strengthen families;
  • Expanding social and economic security for families in poor communities;
  • Gathering and promoting the use of data as a tool for change; and
  • Transforming tough and isolated communities into family-supporting environments.

The foundation makes grants that help states, cities, and neighborhoods fashion more innovative, cost-effective responses to these needs. Grant making is limited to initiatives in the United States that have significant potential to demonstrate innovative policy, service delivery, and community supports – especially investments that encourage long-term strategies and partnerships to strengthen families and communities.
Areas of funding include: children/youth services; the economically disadvantaged; education; human services; public affairs; urban/community development; and youth development and youth services.
ASSISTANCE PROVIDED: Charitable Giving; and Grants.
ELIGIBILITY: U.S. based nonprofit charitable organizations with federal tax exemption under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. Most grantees have been invited by the foundation to participate in these projects.
DEADLINE: The foundation does not seek, nor does it often fund, unsolicited grant applications. Please reference the website for complete guidelines and restrictions.
CONTACT:
The Annie E. Casey Foundation
701 St. Paul Street
Baltimore, MD 21202
410-547-6600
webmail@aecf.org
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: http://www.aecf.org/
CFDA NUMBER: None.
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Arby’s Foundation, Inc.


AGENCY: Arby’s Foundation, Inc.
GEOGRAPHIC FOCUS: Giving primarily in areas of company operations.
FUNDING PRIORITIES: From its inception, the foundation has focused on supporting leadership, education, and youth-mentoring initiatives. It also provides funding for family services.
ASSISTANCE PROVIDED: Project grants.
ELIGIBILITY: U.S. based nonprofit charitable organizations with federal tax exemption under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.
DEADLINE: Please reference the website for complete guidelines and restrictions.
CONTACT:
Arby’s Foundation, Inc.
1155 Perimeter Center West
Suite 1200
Atlanta, GA 30338
678-514-5163
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: http://www.arbys.com/community/
CFDA NUMBER: None.
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Armstrong Foundation


AGENCY: Armstrong Foundation
GEOGRAPHIC FOCUS: Giving primarily limited to areas of company operation. Plants are located in Arkansas, California, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Kentucky, Maryland, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, Nevada, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, and West Virginia.
FUNDING PRIORITIES: The primary objectives of the Armstrong Foundation Contributions Program are as follows:

  • Improve the quality of life in communities in which Armstrong employees live and work.
  • Support higher education as it relates to employees (in the form of scholarships and higher education gift matching).
  • Provide emergency support to members of the Armstrong community in crises.
  • Other appropriate initiatives as determined by the foundation board of directors, from time to time.

ASSISTANCE PROVIDED: General/Operating Support; and Scholarships.
ELIGIBILITY: Individuals, colleges/universities, and U.S. based nonprofit charitable organizations with federal tax exemption under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.
DEADLINE: Please reference the website for complete guidelines and restrictions.
CONTACT:
Armstrong Foundation
Post Office Box 3001
Lancaster, PA 17604-3001
717-396-5536
Foundation@armstrongfoundation.com
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: http://www.armstrongfoundation.com/
CFDA NUMBER: None.
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(The) Arthur Vining Davis Foundations


AGENCY: The Arthur Vining Davis Foundations
GEOGRAPHIC FOCUS: Giving nationally.
PURPOSE: The purpose of the foundations is to provide financial assistance, within the limits of their budgets and the discretion of their trustees, to certain educational, cultural, scientific and religious institutions. The foundations have five defined program areas: private higher education, secondary education, religion (graduate theological education), health care (caring attitudes), and public television.
ASSISTANCE PROVIDED: Grants.
ELIGIBILITY: By its charter, aid is granted to and expended by institutions and organizations which are tax-exempt under Section 501(c)(3) of the IRS Code, are not private foundations within the meaning of Section 509(a) of the 1969 Tax Reform Act, and are located within the United States and its possessions.
DEADLINE: Proposals should be submitted in a letter addressed to the executive director of the foundations. Proposals are not accepted via fax or e-mail. A concise description of the proposed project and budget is all that is necessary in the initial request. (See additional guidelines for secondary education and health care programs.) There are no deadlines for proposals and grant applications may be submitted at any time of the year. However, the process of moving from proposal submission to grant approval takes time.
CONTACT:
Jonathan T. Howe, Executive Director
The Arthur Vining Davis Foundations
225 Water Street, Suite 1510
Jacksonville, FL 32202-5185
904-359-0670
office@avdf.org
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: http://www.avdf.org/
CFDA NUMBER: None.
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Asbury-Warren Foundation


AGENCY: Asbury-Warren Foundation
GEOGRAPHIC FOCUS: Giving nationally, but with a special focus on educational and religious organizations.
FUNDING PRIORITIES: Education, health, religion, and senior citizens.
ASSISTANCE PROVIDED: General/Operating Support; and Research. (Funding range $5,000 to $15,000)
ELIGIBILITY: U.S. based nonprofit charitable organizations with federal tax exemption under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.
DEADLINE: 02/28/2010. Please reference the website for complete guidelines and restrictions.
CONTACT:
Greg Gerhard
Asbury-Warren Foundation
Post Office Box 4655 / MC 221
Atlanta, GA 30302
404-724-3773
fdnsvcs.ga@suntrust.com
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: http://www.asburywarren.org
CFDA NUMBER: None.
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AT&T Foundation


AGENCY: AT&T Foundation
GEOGRAPHIC FOCUS: Giving nationally.
PURPOSE: AT&T is committed to advancing education, strengthening communities and improving lives. Through its philanthropic initiatives and partnerships, AT&T and the AT&T Foundation support projects that create opportunities, make connections and address community needs where we – and our customers – live and work. Supporting education has been a major focus for AT&T for more than a century, and education is our key philanthropy focus. We are driven to help students succeed – in school, in the workforce, and in life.
ASSISTANCE PROVIDED: Grants.
ELIGIBILITY: U.S. based nonprofit charitable organizations with federal tax exemption under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.
DEADLINE: Ongoing application process. Please reference the website for complete guidelines and restrictions.
CONTACT:
The AT&T Foundation
120 East Travis, Suite 350
San Antonio, TX 78205
800-591-9663
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: http://www.att.com/gen/corporate-citizenship?pid=7736
CFDA NUMBER: None.
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AutoZone, Inc.


AGENCY: AutoZone, Inc.
GEOGRAPHIC FOCUS: Giving nationally.
FUNDING PRIORITIES: AutoZone’s charitable giving program is designed to support nonprofit organizations through charitable donations and in-kind gifts, as well as encourage others to get involved in philanthropic activities.
ASSISTANCE PROVIDED: Direct Corporate Giving; In-Kind Donations; and Volunteerism.
ELIGIBILITY: U.S. based nonprofit charitable organizations with federal tax exemption under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.
DEADLINE: February 1, annually. Please reference the website for complete guidelines and restrictions.
CONTACT:
Community Relations
AutoZone, Inc.
Post Office Box 2198
Department 8014
Memphis, TN 38101-9842
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: http://www.autozoneinc.com/about_us/community_relations/index.html
CFDA NUMBER: None.
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Aventis Pharmaceuticals Foundation


AGENCY: Aventis Pharmaceuticals Foundation
GEOGRAPHIC FOCUS: Giving internationally and nationally, but with particular focus in areas of company operation: Arizona, Georgia, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania and Texas.
FUNDING PRIORITIES: Arts, Culture, & Humanities; Child/Youth/Adolescent Development; Child Welfare; Education; Higher Education; Health; Philanthropy & Volunteerism.
ASSISTANCE PROVIDED: Project Grants
ELIGIBILITY: U.S. based nonprofit charitable organizations with federal tax exemption under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.
DEADLINE: Requests for grants should be submitted in writing in the form of a one- or two-page letter. The letter should include the following information:

  • Name of the requesting organization;
  • Description of the need for the requested grant and its purpose;
  • Description of the program or project for which the grant is requested;
  • A detailed analysis of the amount of the funding requested and when it would be needed;
  • A current financial statement of the requesting organization;
  • A list of the current trustees or board of directors; and
  • A copy of the IRS exemption letter.

CONTACT:
Sheila Chandonnet, Assistant General Counsel
Corporate Law Department
Aventis Pharmaceuticals Foundation
55 Corporate Drive
Bridgewater, NJ 08807
908-243-6777
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: http://www.aventis-foundation.org/index.html
CFDA NUMBER: None.
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Bank of America Charitable Foundation


AGENCY: Bank of America Charitable Foundation
GEOGRAPHIC FOCUS: Targets its philanthropy toward 501(c)(3) nonprofit institutions and groups that operate in the geographic areas where the Bank of America conducts business: Arizona, California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Louisiana, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Nevada, New York, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, Washington, and Washington, D.C.
PURPOSE: Foundation supports innovative programs in early childhood development, economic and financial education, and teacher enhancement & preparation.
ASSISTANCE PROVIDED: Corporate Contributions; Foundation Grants; and Volunteerism.
ELIGIBILITY: U.S. based nonprofit charitable organizations with federal tax exemption under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.
DEADLINE: Applications accepted for most programs/initiatives on ongoing basis. Initiate process by completing the online eligibility quiz. Please reference website for complete guidelines and restrictions.
CONTACT:
Bank of America Charitable Foundation
100 North Tryon Street
NC1-007-18-01
Charlotte, NC 28255-0001
800-218-9946 / 704-386-5659
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: http://www.bankofamerica.com/foundation/index.cfm?template=fd_funding
CFDA NUMBER: None.
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Baseball Tomorrow Fund


AGENCY: Baseball Tomorrow Fund
GEOGRAPHIC FOCUS: Giving nationally and internationally.
PURPOSE: Baseball Tomorrow Fund will review all grant applications and will be most interested in projects that help: increase the number of youth participating in baseball and softball programs; improve the quality of youth baseball and softball programs; create new or innovative ways of expanding and improving baseball or softball programs; generate matching funds for programs; address programs for children aged 10-16; support existing programs which have demonstrated success in providing a quality baseball/softball experience for youth; and address opportunities for minorities and women. The Baseball Tomorrow Fund is intended to provide funding for incremental programming and facilities for youth baseball and softball programs, not as a substitute for existing funding or fundraising activities.
ASSISTANCE PROVIDED: Grants.
ELIGIBILITY: U.S. based nonprofit charitable organizations with federal tax exemption under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code, or the international equivalent.
DEADLINE: Please reference website for complete guidelines and restrictions.
CONTACT:
Baseball Tomorrow Fund
245 Park Avenue
New York, NY 10167
btf@mlb.com
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: http://mlb.com/mlb/official_info/community/btf.jsp
CFDA NUMBER: None.
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Ben & Jerry’s Foundation


AGENCY: Ben & Jerry’s Foundation
GEOGRAPHIC FOCUS: Giving on a national basis and to U.S. territories.
PURPOSE: Supports organizations involved with early childhood development, the environment, AIDS, employment, agriculture, housing, youth citizenship, civil rights, community development, citizen participation, minorities, Native Americans, women, gays and lesbians, immigrants, economically disadvantaged people, and homeless people. Special emphasis is directed toward programs designed to facilitate progressive social change and social justice.
ASSISTANCE PROVIDED: Charitable Giving; and Grants.
ELIGIBILITY: Organizations supporting agriculture; AIDS; child development, education; civil rights; civil rights, race/intergroup relations; community development; economically disadvantaged; employment; employment, labor unions/organizations; environment; and natural resources. No support for state agencies, basic or direct service organizations, or universities programs.
DEADLINE: Please reference the website for complete guidelines and restrictions.
CONTACT:
Ben & Jerry's Foundation, Inc.
30 Community Drive
South Burlington, VT 05403
802-846-1500
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: http://benjerry.com/foundation/index.html.
CFDA NUMBER: None.
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Best Buy Children’s Foundation


AGENCY: Best Buy Children’s Foundation
GEOGRAPHIC FOCUS: Giving nationally, but primarily limited to 501(c)(3) nonprofit organizations located near Best Buy stores.
PURPOSE: Focus on enhancing the quality of life of school-age children in communities where Best Buy maintains a presence. Foundation seeks to support programs that offer leadership and educational activities. It supports and strengthens communities by contributing to a variety of national organizations that foster engaged, fun learning experiences for children through integrating innovative, interactive technology into those experiences. Programs funded by the foundation must be easily accessible to students or provide essential social services and disaster relief support.
ASSISTANCE PROVIDED: Charitable Gifts; and Grants.
ELIGIBILITY: U.S. based nonprofit charitable organizations with federal tax exemption under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.
DEADLINE: Please reference the website for complete guidelines and restrictions.
CONTACT:
Community Relations Department
Best Buy Children's Foundation
P.O. Box 9312
Minneapolis, MN 55440
612-292-6397
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: http://communications.bestbuy.com/communityrelations/our_foundation.asp
CFDA NUMBER: None.
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Best Western for a Better World


AGENCY: Best Western Foundation
GEOGRAPHIC FOCUS: Giving nationally to community relations programs in communities Best Western serves.
PURPOSE: Mission of the community relations program is to support the communities where Best Westerns are located by responding to the immediate and ongoing needs with lodging and financial resources.
ASSISTANCE PROVIDED: Grants.
ELIGIBILITY: Community outreach programs.
DEADLINE: Please reference the website for complete guidelines and restrictions.
CONTACT:
Community Relations
Best Western International
6201 North 24th Parkway
Phoenix. AZ 85016
612-957-4200
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: http://www.bestwestern.com/aboutus/index.asp
CFDA NUMBER: None.
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Beyond Words: The Dollar General School Library Relief Fund


AGENCY: The Dollar General School Library Relief Fund/American Association of School Librarians
GEOGRAPHIC FOCUS: The fund will provide grants to public schools whose school library program has been affected by a disaster.
PURPOSE: To provide grants of $5,000 to $15,000 to public schools whose school library program has been affected by a disaster. Grants are to replace or supplement books, media and/or library equipment in the school library setting. Applicants must be located within 20 miles of a Dollar General Store, distribution center or corporate office.
ASSISTANCE PROVIDED: Grants ($5,000-$15,000).
ELIGIBILITY: The sponsor requires that both of the following are met:

  • Must be a public school library (Pre-K through 12).
  • Must be located within 20 miles of a Dollar General Store, distribution center or corporate office. Please visit the store locator section of the Dollar General website.

as well as one (1) of the following:

  • Must have lost its building or incurred substantial damage or hardship due to a natural disaster (tornado, earthquake, hurricane, flood, avalanche, mudslide), fire or an act recognized by the federal government as terrorism; or
  • Has absorbed a significant number (more than 10 percent enrollment) of displaced/evacuee students.

DEADLINE: September 24th (annually). Please reference the website for complete guidelines and restrictions.
CONTACT:
American Library Association
50 East Huron Street
Chicago, IL 60611
800-545-2433
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: http://www.ala.org/ala/mgrps/divs/aasl/aaslawards/beyondwords/disasterrelief.cfm
CFDA NUMBER: None.
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(The) Blackwell Foundation


AGENCY: The Blackwell Foundation
GEOGRAPHIC FOCUS: Giving nationally.
PURPOSE: Assistance for disaster/preparedness services, and human services.
ASSISTANCE PROVIDED: Grants.
ELIGIBILITY: U.S. based nonprofit charitable organizations with federal tax exemption under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.
DEADLINE: Please reference the website for complete guidelines and restrictions.
CONTACT:
Julie Hale, President
5606 Cavanaugh Street
Houston, TX 77021-3802
Telephone: (713) 643-6577
blackwellfoundation@yahoo.com
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: http://blackwell.typepad.com/blackwellfoundation/
CFDA NUMBER: None.
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Boat U.S. Foundation


AGENCY: Boat U.S. Foundation
GEOGRAPHIC FOCUS: Volunteer and nonprofit, tax-exempt organizations interested in community-based boat safety education.
PURPOSE: Goal is to support programs that reduce accidents and fatalities and increase stewardship of waterways. Grants up to $4,000 are provided to local, nonprofit, volunteer-based organizations to support education and hands-on efforts aimed at cleaning up the boating environment.
ASSISTANCE PROVIDED: Grants.
ELIGIBILITY: Grants awarded to volunteer and nonprofit, tax-exempt organizations for community-based boating safety education.
DEADLINE: February 2nd (annually).
CONTACT:
Boat U.S. Foundation
147 Old Solomon’s Island Road, Suite 513
Annapolis, Maryland 21401
800-245-2628 / 703-823-9550, ext. 8354
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: http://boatus.com/foundation/cleanwater/grants
CFDA NUMBER: None.
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Borders Books


AGENCY: Borders Books
GEOGRAPHIC FOCUS: Giving nationally.
PURPOSE: Local community relations coordinators at Borders Books work with local nonprofits to assist in fundraising efforts. Borders Benefit Days is one event that can benefit local fundraising efforts by providing a portion of sales from a business day.
ASSISTANCE PROVIDED: Grants.
ELIGIBILITY: U.S. based nonprofit charitable organizations with federal tax exemption under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code; government or tribal entities.
DEADLINE: Please reference the website for complete guidelines and restrictions.
CONTACT:
Borders Books
100 Phoenix Drive
Ann Arbor, MI 48108
734-997-8884
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: http://www.borders.com/online/store/PartnerSiteMediaRelationsView
CFDA NUMBER: None.
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Braitmayer Foundation


AGENCY: Braitmayer Foundation
GEOGRAPHIC FOCUS: Giving nationally.
PURPOSE: The foundation is interested in K-12 education throughout the United States. Of particular interest are:

  • Curricular and school reform initiatives.
  • Preparation of and professional development opportunities for teachers, particularly those which encourage people of high ability and diverse background to enter and remain in K-12 teaching. The foundation does not make grants to individuals, multi-year grants, nor grants for general operating, endowment purposes, or building programs. Unless a small percentage of the total amount requested, normally the foundation does not make grants for childcare, pre-kindergarten, or after-school programs – nor for equipment, including hardware, software, and books.

ASSISTANCE PROVIDED: Grants.
ELIGIBILITY: Local Education Agencies (LEAs) and school systems/districts.
DEADLINES: For grants up to $35,000, applicants should submit a hard copy of their proposal to the foundation office by June 1st (annually). For grants up to $10,000, applicants should submit a hard copy of their proposal to the foundation office by June 1st or November 15th (annually).
CONTACT:
Sabina Taj, Advisor
Braitmayer Foundation
6470 Freetown Road, Suite 20087
Columbia, MD 21044
410-480-2799
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: http://www.braitmayerfoundation.org/guid.htm
CFDA NUMBER: None.
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Brinker International Foundation


AGENCY: Brinker International Foundation
GEOGRAPHIC FOCUS: Brinker International (includes Chili's Grill & Bar, Romano's Macaroni Grill, On The Border Mexican Grill & Cantina, and Maggiano's Little Italy) gives back to communities where its restaurants are located.
PURPOSE: The foundation's objective is to support programs and projects that are affiliated with children/family, arts, civic, and university related educational programs.
ASSISTANCE PROVIDED: Grants.
ELIGIBILITY: U.S. based nonprofit charitable organizations with federal tax exemption under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.
DEADLINE: Please reference the website for complete guidelines and restrictions.
CONTACT:
Brinker International Charitable Committee
6820 LBJ Freeway
Dallas, TX 75240
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: http://www.brinker.com/company/givingback.asp
CFDA NUMBER: None.
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Bristol-Myers Squibb Foundation, Inc.


AGENCY: Bristol-Myers Squibb Foundation, Inc.
GEOGRAPHIC FOCUS: Bristol-Myers Squibb and the Bristol-Myers Squibb Foundation will seek to focus on helping improve health and well-being in the communities where it has facilities and where its people live and work around the world.
PURPOSE: Mission of the Bristol-Myers Squibb Foundation is to help reduce health disparities by strengthening community-based healthcare worker capacity, integrating medical care and community-based supportive services, and mobilizing communities in the fight against disease. Preference is given to organizations that support programs that improve the health of women; promote science education; provide disaster relief through products and funding; and benefit the communities where company employees live and work.

  • Bristol-Myers Squibb Foundation Grants: provide funding for organizations that address mental illness in the U.S.
  • Corporate Giving Program: requests for charitable donations are considered from a broad range of health care-related charitable organizations.

ASSISTANCE PROVIDED: Charitable Giving; and Grants.
ELIGIBILITY: U.S. based nonprofit charitable organizations with federal tax exemption under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.
DEADLINE: Please reference website for complete guidelines and restrictions.
CONTACT:
Bristol-Meyers Squibb Foundation
345 Park Avenue, 43rd Floor
New York, NY 10154
800-332-2056
Bms.foundation@bms.com
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: http://www.bms.com/foundation/Pages/home.aspx and http://www.bms.com/responsibility/grantsandgiving/Pages/default.aspx
CFDA NUMBER: None.
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Build-a-Bear Workshop Foundation


AGENCY: Build-a-Bear Workshop Foundation
GEOGRAPHIC FOCUS: Giving nationally.
PURPOSE: Committed to improving communities and impacting lives through unique philanthropic programs that help children and families, animals, and the environment. Support for health and wellness, education/literacy, and disaster recovery is also considered.
ASSISTANCE PROVIDED: Grants.
ELIGIBILITY: U.S. based nonprofit charitable organizations with federal tax exemption under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.
DEADLINE: Please reference website for complete guidelines and restrictions.
CONTACT:
Foundation Bear
The Build-A-Bear Workshop Foundation
1954 Innerbelt Business Center Drive
St. Louis, MO 63114-5760
314-423-8000, ext. 5366 / 877-789-2327
giving@buildabear.com
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: http://www.buildabear.com/aboutus/community/babwfoundation.aspx CFDA NUMBER: None.
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Burroughs Wellcome Fund


AGENCY: Burroughs Wellcome Fund
GEOGRAPHIC FOCUS: Giving nationally.
PURPOSE: Fund is dedicated to advancing the medical sciences by supporting research and other scientific and educational activities. Funding priorities include biomedical sciences, infectious diseases, interfaces in science, population and laboratory based sciences, reproductive sciences, science education, and translational research.
ASSISTANCE PROVIDED: Grants.
ELIGIBILITY: Degree-granting institutions in the United States, with special priority on those working with nonprofit organizations – including government agencies – to leverage financial support for our targeted areas.
DEADLINE: Please reference the website for complete guidelines and restrictions.
CONTACT:
Burroughs Wellcome Fund
21 T.W. Alexander Drive
PO Box 13901
Research Triangle Park, NC 27709-3901
919-991-5119 / 919-991-5100
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: http://www.bwfund.org
CFDA NUMBER: None.
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Captain Planet Foundation


AGENCY: Captain Planet Foundation
GEOGRAPHIC FOCUS: Giving nationally.
PURPOSE: Supports hands-on environmental projects to encourage youth to work individually and collectively to solve environmental problems in their neighborhoods and community. The focus is on elementary and secondary education, environment, federated giving programs, human services, and programs for children and youth.
In order to be considered for funding, proposals must:

  • Promote understanding of environmental issues;
  • Focus on hands-on involvement;
  • Involve children and young adults 6-18 (elementary through high school);
  • Promote interaction and cooperation within the group;
  • Help young people develop planning and problem-solving skills;
  • Include adult supervision; and
  • Commit to follow-up communication with the foundation (specific requirements are explained once the grant has been awarded).

ASSISTANCE PROVIDED: Project Grants; Equipment Donations; etc.
ELIGIBILITY: Schools and U.S. based nonprofit charitable organizations with federal tax exemption under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.
DEADLINES: Annual deadlines for submitting grant applications are March 31st, June 30th, September 30th, and December 31st. Grant proposals are reviewed over a period of three months from the date of the submission deadline. All applicants will be informed of their proposal's status within four months of the application deadline. It is very important to remember this information if your project is seasonal. For example, if you are seeking funding for a summer project you would want to submit an application no later than the December 31st deadline in the year prior, otherwise you will not have your grant money in time for the project. Reference the website for complete guidelines and restrictions.
CONTACT:
Taryn Murphy, Program Director
Senior Director of Educational Programs/Grants
Captain Planet Foundation, Inc.
133 Luckie Street 2nd Floor
Atlanta, GA 30303
404-522-4270.
tarynm@turnerfoundation.org / tarynm@captainplanetfdn.org
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: http://captainplanetfdn.org
CFDA NUMBER: None.
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Carnegie Corporation of New York


AGENCY: Carnegie Corporation of New York
GEOGRAPHIC FOCUS: Giving nationally and internationally.
PURPOSE: Carnegie's Domestic Grant Program aims to increase educational opportunity, improve institutions of learning, and increase civic participation and immigrant integration. Grants are given to tax-exempt organizations focused on education, international peace and security, international development, and strengthening US Democracy.
ASSISTANCE PROVIDED: General/Operating Support.
ELIGIBILITY: U.S. based nonprofit charitable organizations with federal tax exemption under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.
DEADLINE: Initiate application process with Letter of Inquiry. Please reference the website for complete guidelines and restrictions.
CONTACT:
Carnegie Corporation of New York
437 Madison Avenue
New York, NY 10022
212-371-3200
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: http://www.carnegie.org
CFDA NUMBER: None.
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Caterpillar Foundation


AGENCY: Caterpillar Foundation
GEOGRAPHIC FOCUS: Giving nationally, but primarily limited to areas of company operation.
PURPOSE: Caterpillar Foundation provides funding and support to promote access to basic human needs, provide humanitarian relief after natural disasters, enhance schools and libraries, preserve environments, and promote conservation. Funding priorities include education, health and human services, and environmental sustainability.
ASSISTANCE PROVIDED: General/Operating Support.
ELIGIBILITY: U.S. based nonprofit charitable organizations with federal tax exemption under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.
DEADLINES: There are no deadlines. Initiate application process by submitting a Letter of Inquiry to your nearest Caterpillar manufacturing facility or corporate office.
CONTACT:
Caterpillar Foundation
Grant Information
100 NE Adams Street
Peoria, IL 61629-1480
309-675-5941
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: http://www.cat.com/cda/layout?m=330316&x=7
CFDA NUMBER: None.
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CDC Foundation


AGENCY: CDC Foundation
GEOGRAPHIC FOCUS: Giving nationally.
PURPOSE: The foundation currently has programs in the areas of global health; chronic diseases & birth defects; infectious disease; injury & violence; environmental health; training, education, & advocacy; and emergency preparedness & response.
ASSISTANCE PROVIDED: Project Grants.
ELIGIBILITY: U.S. based nonprofit charitable organizations with federal tax exemption under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.
DEADLINE: Please reference the website for complete guidelines and restrictions.
CONTACT:
CDC Foundation
55 Park Place, Suite 400
Atlanta, GA 30303
404-653-0790 / 888-880-4CDC
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: http://www.cdcfoundation.org/
CFDA NUMBER: None.
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Charles Stewart Mott Foundation Grants


AGENCY: Charles Stewart Mott Foundation Grants
GEOGRAPHIC FOCUS: Giving nationally.
PURPOSE: Focuses on improving education, expanding opportunity, building organized communities, and special initiatives as pathways out of poverty. Specific areas include: child development, children services, civil rights, race and intergroup relations, community development, economic development, education, natural resources, pollution control, and family services.
ASSISTANCE PROVIDED: General/Operating Support.
ELIGIBILITY: Schools and school districts are eligible, as well as U.S. based nonprofit charitable organizations with federal tax exemption under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code – including religious organizations.
DEADLINE: Grants are primarily awarded through the Request for Proposal (RFP) process. Unsolicited requests must be submitted by Letter of Inquiry, prior to August 31st. Please reference the website for complete guidelines and restrictions.
CONTACT:
Charles Stewart Mott Foundation
Mott Foundation Building
503 South Saginaw Street, Suite 1200
Flint, Michigan 48502-1851
810-238-5651
info@mott.org
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: http://www.mott.org/about/thefoundation.aspx
CFDA NUMBER: None.
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Cinnabon


AGENCY: Cinnabon
GEOGRAPHIC FOCUS: Giving nationally.
PURPOSE: Nonprofit organizations may receive special Cinnabon fundraising pricing. Funds may be used for the following:

  • Educational: Funds support school or school related organizations.
  • Charitable: Funds support a charitable organization or benevolent cause.
  • Community: Funds support community based activities devoted exclusively to charitable, educational, or recreational initiatives.

ASSISTANCE PROVIDED: Product Donations; and In-Kind Donations.
ELIGIBILITY: U.S. based nonprofit charitable organizations with federal tax exemption under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.
DEADLINE: All charitable requests must be made in writing and faxed. Allow 4 to 6 weeks to process requests. Please reference the website for complete guidelines and restrictions.
CONTACT:
Cinnabon
200 Glenridge Point Parkway
Suite 200
Atlanta, GA 30342
888-482-7878
fundraising@cinnabon.com
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: http://www.cinnabon.com/fundraising/index.html
CFDA NUMBER: None.
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(The) Coca-Cola Foundation, Inc.


AGENCY: The Coca-Cola Foundation, Inc.
GEOGRAPHIC FOCUS: Giving nationally.
PURPOSE: Global foundation is concentrating community support in several priority areas: water stewardship, healthy and active lifestyles, community recycling, education initiatives, and disaster relief.
ASSISTANCE PROVIDED: Project Grants; etc.
ELIGIBILITY: U.S. based nonprofit charitable organizations with federal tax exemption under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.
DEADLINE: Proposals accepted year round. Initiate application process by completing an online eligibility questionnaire. All requests must be submitted through the online application system. Please reference the website for complete guidelines and restrictions.
CONTACT:
Grants Administration Department
The Coca-Cola Foundation
One Coca-Cola Plaza
Atlanta, GA 30313
404-676-2568
cocacolacommunityrequest@na.ko.com

The Coca-Cola Company
PO Box 1734
Atlanta, GA 30301
800-GET-COKE (800-438-2653
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: http://www.thecoca-colacompany.com/citizenship/foundation_coke.html
CFDA NUMBER: None.

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Commonwealth Fund


AGENCY: Commonwealth Fund
GEOGRAPHIC FOCUS: Giving nationally.
PURPOSE: Commonwealth Fund is a private foundation that promotes a health care system that achieves better access, improved quality, and greater efficiency – particularly for vulnerable individuals and families.
ASSISTANCE PROVIDED: Grants. Small grants under $50,000 are awarded on a monthly basis. Large grants over $50,000 are reviewed by the board in July, November, and April.
ELIGIBILITY: U.S. based nonprofit charitable organizations with federal tax exemption under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.
DEADLINE: There are no deadlines. Initiate application process by submitting a Letter of Inquiry using the online form. Please reference the website for complete guidelines and restrictions.
CONTACT:
The Commonwealth Fund
One East 75th Street
New York, NY 10021-2692
212-606-3800
grants@cmwf.org
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: http://www.cmwf.org
CFDA NUMBER: None.
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(The) Conrad N. Hilton Fund for Sisters


AGENCY: The Conrad N. Hilton Fund for Sisters
GEOGRAPHIC FOCUS: Giving nationally and internationally.
FUNDING PRIORITIES: Education, health, and social services.
ASSISTANCE PROVIDED: Charitable Contributions; and Grants (typically have one-year terms and do not exceed $15,000).
ELIGIBILITY: Sisters who are working fulltime in ministries that directly serve the poor may be eligible to receive grants for materials, equipment and operating expenses. Only vowed members of officially recognized Roman Catholic congregations of religious women are eligible to receive funding.
DEADLINE: Proposals are accepted throughout the year. Initiate application process by submitting a Project Proposal. Please reference the website for complete guidance and restrictions.
CONTACT:
The Conrad N. Hilton Fund for Sisters
10100 Santa Monica Boulevard, Suite 1000
Los Angeles, CA 90067
info@hiltonfundforsisters.org
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: http://www.hiltonfundforsisters.org
CFDA NUMBER: None.
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Cooper Industries Foundation


AGENCY: Cooper Industries Foundation
GEOGRAPHIC FOCUS: Giving limited to applicants in communities where Cooper is a significant employer. PURPOSE: The foundation supports organizations involved with arts and culture, education, the environment, health, safety, human services, and community development.
ASSISTANCE PROVIDED: Grants.
ELIGIBILITY: U.S. based nonprofit charitable organizations with federal tax exemption under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.
DEADLINE: Accepts and reviews grant requests throughout the year. There are no deadlines. Nonprofit organizations should direct their requests to the local Cooper management in their community of initial consideration. Please reference the website for complete guidance and restrictions.
CONTACT:
Cooper Lighting
1121 Highway 74 South
Peachtree City, GA 30269
770-486-4800
info@cooperindustries.com

Cooper Wiring Devices
Division Headquarters
203 Cooper Circle
Peachtree City, GA 30269
770-631-2100 or 800-366-6789

Cooper Industries
600 Travis, Suite 5600
Houston, Texas 77002-1001
713-209-8400
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: www.cooperindustries.com/company/corporate-giving.html
CFDA NUMBER: None.
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Craft Emergency Relief Fund


AGENCY: Craft Emergency Relief Fund (CERF)
GEOGRAPHIC FOCUS: Giving nationally.
PURPOSE: To provide immediate help to eligible craft artists after a career-threatening emergency, including those who have been seriously injured or whose homes or studios have been severely damaged by a significant, widespread disaster such as destructive floods, earthquakes, storms or terrorist attacks.
ASSISTANCE PROVIDED: Eligible applicants may receive:

  1. Booth fee discounts and waivers at craft shows;
  2. Discounts and donations of craft supplies and equipment; or
  3. Financial support in the form of Quick Loans and Emergency Grants; Disaster Relief Grants; or Phoenix Loans.

ELIGIBILITY: Professional craft artists who have earned at least 50 percent of their income from the sale of craft art, have experienced a recent career-threatening emergency, and are legal U.S. residents.
DEADLINE: Please reference the website for complete guidelines, restrictions, and online application.
CONTACT:
Les Snow, Operations and Financial Services Manager
Craft Emergency Relief Fund
Post Office Box 838
Montpelier, VT 05601
802-229-2306 / 800-253-0191 (TTY Number)
info@craftemergency.org / les@craftemergency.org
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: http://craftemergency.org/programs/relief/offer
CFDA NUMBER: None.
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Cruise Industry Charitable Foundation, Inc.


AGENCY: Cruise Industry Charitable Foundation, Inc.
GEOGRAPHIC FOCUS: Giving primarily in the U.S. communities where the cruise industry maintains vessel operations, employs a significant number of individuals, or purchases products and services.
PURPOSE: Promotes civic improvement and good citizenship by improving access to basic community services – including disaster relief or emergency service assistance. Programs are designed to improve the quality of life for economically disadvantaged populations in the communities served by the cruise industry. It supports programs that enhance educational opportunities for youth, including those designed to improve literacy, teach basic life skills, and promote good citizenship.
ASSISTANCE PROVIDED: Grants.
ELIGIBILITY: U.S. based nonprofit charitable organizations with federal tax exemption under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code, as well as units of state or local government, in targeted cities.
DEADLINE: Please reference the website for complete guidelines and restrictions.
CONTACT:
Cynthia A. Colenda, Executive Director
Cruise Industry Charitable Foundation (CICF)
2111 Wilson Boulevard, 8th Floor
Arlington, VA 22201
703-522-3160
cicf@cruisefoundation.org
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: http://www.cruisefoundation.org
CFDA NUMBER: None.
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CRWRC Disaster Response Services


AGENCY: Christian Reformed World Relief Committee (CRWRC)
PROGRAM: Disaster Response Services (DRS).
RECIPIENTS: States, localities.
ACTIVATING MECHANISM: Request by Community-Based Long-Term Recovery and/or Interfaith Organizations.
PURPOSE: CRWRC’s Disaster Response Services (DRS) volunteers give of their time and talents to help clear debris, assess needs, and rebuild homes after disasters strike. These volunteers are affectionately known as “The Green Shirts” throughout many disaster-affected communities and are well-respected for the quality services they provide.
ASSISTANCE PROVIDED:

  • Rapid Response: In the aftermath of major disasters, volunteer clean-up teams are deployed. They are equipped to handle tree removal, roof tarping, and power washing, in addition to providing spiritual care to disaster impacted communities
  • Organizational Capacity Building: Trained volunteers work with the community-based recovery organization to help develop its systems and become operational. This consultation is provided in accordance with a memorandum of understanding with Church World Service.
  • Financial Accounting: Skilled volunteers assist recovery organizations with bookkeeping procedures and financial systems.
  • Community Assessment of Unmet Needs: Trained volunteer teams conduct door-to-door surveys of long-term recovery needs. The results become the property of the requesting community-based recovery organization as a computerized database.
  • Construction Estimating: Trained volunteers determine appropriate materials, skills, and time required for home reconstruction.
  • Reconstruction: Trained and supervised volunteer teams are able to repair and/or erect a house from the ground up. Team size and skills are consistent throughout the duration of the agreement between the recovery organization and CRWRC-DRS. Teams change every three weeks. CRWRC-CRS has its own tools. The recovery organization and/or home owner provides building materials. Cost sharing for volunteer needs varies with the specific situation.
  • Work Groups: One week teams (mostly church groups) are utilized to assist in rapid response, longer-term cleanup efforts and reconstruction. Volunteers (high school age and older, with low skill levels to highly skilled) are deployed to a variety of locations. Arrangements are made through partnerships with local churches and organizations in the disaster area.
  • Emotional and Spiritual Care: In collaboration with Christian Reformed Chaplaincy, trained volunteers are available to be deployed in the various phases of response.
  • Community Development: CRWRC may provide consultation in specific situations for Interfaith organizations who have a long-term vision for becoming a community development organization. Specialized services. USACE designs and constructs the project.

CONTACT:
Christian Reformed World Relief Committee / Disaster Response Services (DRS)
400 76th Street SW, Suite 17 / Byron Center, MI 49315
800-848-5818 / 616-224-0738
drs@crwrc.org
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: http://www.crwrc.org/drs
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Darden Restaurants, Inc. Foundation


AGENCY: Darden Restaurants, Inc. Foundation
GEOGRAPHIC FOCUS: Grants are provided in communities with Darden Restaurants (such as Red Lobster and the Olive Garden).
PURPOSE: The mission of the Darden Restaurants, Inc. Foundation is to maintain a spirit of volunteerism and philanthropy as defining characteristics and carry out this mission by focusing philanthropic efforts on these key program areas:

  • Access to Postsecondary Education (National): The Recipe for Success initiative supports organizations that positively impact the educational prospects of underserved youth, ages 14 to 18, by providing them with access to the information and tools they need to pursue their dreams of higher education.
  • Preservation of Natural Resources (National): The foundation supports organizations whose mission is to protect wildlife, restore and preserve ecosystems, and teach environmental sustainability.
  • Good Neighbor Grants (Central Florida only): Through this initiative, the foundation support arts, educational, and social services programs and organizations.

ASSISTANCE PROVIDED: Charitable Contributions; and Grants.
ELIGIBILITY: U.S. based nonprofit charitable organizations with federal tax exemption under Section 501(c)(3) or Section 501(c)(6) of the Internal Revenue Code.
DEADLINE: January 1, April 1, July 1, and October 1 (annually). The Darden Restaurants, Inc. Foundation reviews and awards grants quarterly. Please reference the website for complete guidelines and restrictions.
CONTACT:
Patricia C. DeYoung
Foundation Executive Administrator
Darden Restaurants, Inc. Foundation
Post Office Box 695011
Orlando, FL 32869-5011
407-245-5213
communityaffairs@darden.com
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: http://www.dardenrestaurants.com/commitment/community.asp
CFDA NUMBER: None.
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Denso Foundation


AGENCY: Denso Foundation
GEOGRAPHIC FOCUS: Giving nationally.
PURPOSE: Denso Foundation is dedicated to the advancement of higher education in engineering and related business programs through grants to colleges and universities throughout North America. The foundation also provides disaster relief grants through the American Red Cross to aid persons and communities in which DENSO Corporation operates.
ASSISTANCE PROVIDED: Grants.
ELIGIBILITY: Educational institutions, including colleges/universities, and U.S. based nonprofit charitable organizations with federal tax exemption under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code..
DEADLINE: Proposals are considered on an invitation or request basis. Grantee needs to submit a concept statement prior to the development of a full proposal. Please reference the website for complete guidance and restrictions.
CONTACT:
Denso North America Foundation
24777 Denso Drive / MC 4610
Southfield, Michigan 48086-5047
248-350-7500
DENSOFoundation@denso-diam.com
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: http://www.densofoundation.org
CFDA NUMBER: None.
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Doris Duke Charitable Foundation


AGENCY: Doris Duke Charitable Foundation
GEOGRAPHIC FOCUS: Giving nationally.
PURPOSE: Mission of the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation is to improve the quality of people's lives through grants supporting the performing arts, environmental conservation, medical research, and the prevention of child maltreatment.
ASSISTANCE PROVIDED: Grants.
ELIGIBILITY: U.S. based nonprofit charitable organizations with federal tax exemption under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.
DEADLINES: Letters of Inquiry are accepted on an ongoing basis from organizations working in the foundation's areas of interest. Please reference the website for complete guidance and restrictions.
CONTACT:
Office of Grants Administration
Doris Duke Charitable Foundation
650 Fifth Avenue, 19th Floor
New York, NY 10019
212-974-7000 / 908-722-3700
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: http://www.ddcf.org
CFDA NUMBER: None.
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Eaton Charitable Fund


AGENCY: Eaton Charitable Fund
GEOGRAPHIC FOCUS: Organizations in communities in which Eaton has facilities receive first consideration, with Cleveland receiving a large share of grant support.
PURPOSE: Eaton Corporation contributes to education and to the improvement of community life through the support of arts and cultural programs, education, hospitals, and youth.
ASSISTANCE PROVIDED: Program, Project, and Capital Grants.
ELIGIBILITY: U.S. based nonprofit charitable organizations with federal tax exemption under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.
DEADLINE: Proposals are accepted and approved on a rolling basis. Requests should be submitted through a local Eaton plant or human resources manager who can assist with the development of a proposal and then serve as sponsor for the request. Proposals should be sent to the manager of the Eaton facility located in an Eaton community. Please reference the website for complete guidelines and restrictions.
CONTACT:
James L. Mason
Director of Public and Community Affairs
Eaton Charitable Fund
Eaton Center
1111 Superior Avenue
Cleveland, OH 44114-2584
216-523-4944 / 216-523-5000 / 216-523-4438
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: http://www.eaton.com
CFDA NUMBER: None.
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Edna McConnell Clark Foundation


AGENCY: Edna McConnell Clark Foundation
GEOGRAPHIC FOCUS: Giving nationally.
PURPOSE: Foundation seeks to improve the lives of people in poverty. It currently focuses on advancing opportunities for low-income youth (ages 9-24) in the United States. The Foundation funds organizations that help young people:

  1. Improve their educational skill and academic achievement;
  2. Prepare for the world of work and make the transition to employment and economic independence; and/or
  3. Avoid high-risk behaviors such as drug abuse, violence, and teen pregnancy.

ASSISTANCE PROVIDED: Grants.
ELIGIBILITY: U.S. based nonprofit charitable organizations with federal tax exemption under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.
DEADLINE: Although the foundation does not accept unsolicited applications, it invites organizations that think they may qualify for support after reviewing the selection criteria to complete the foundation’s online youth organizations survey form. Please reference the website for complete guidelines and restrictions.
CONTACT:
The Edna McConnell Clark Foundation
415 Madison Avenue, Tenth Floor
New York, NY 10017
212-551-9100
info@emcf.org
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: http://www.emcf.org
CFDA NUMBER: None.
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Edna Wardlaw Charitable Trust


AGENCY: Edna Wardlaw Charitable Trust
GEOGRAPHIC FOCUS: Giving nationally.
PURPOSE: Program areas include Child/Youth/Adolescent Development; Child Welfare; Civic & Public Affairs; Education; Environment/Conservation; Family Planning/Reproductive Rights; Homeless; Housing/Shelter; and Social Services.
ASSISTANCE PROVIDED: General/Operating Support.
ELIGIBILITY: U.S. based nonprofit charitable organizations with federal tax exemption under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.
DEADLINE: Submit a Letter of Request and a copy of the IRS tax exemption determination letter for consideration. Please contact the foundation for complete guidelines and restrictions.
CONTACT:
Christian D. Beyers
Edna Wardlaw Charitable Trust
c/o SunTrust Bank, Atlanta
Post Office Box 4655
Atlanta, GA 30302-4655
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: None.
CFDA NUMBER: None.
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The Fant Foundation


AGENCY: The Fant Foundation
GEOGRAPHIC FOCUS: Giving limited to applicants in communities of company (New Process Steel) operation.
PURPOSE: The foundation’s mission is to distribute funds to individuals exhibiting financial need and to charitable organizations – principally for assistance in education, community services, and medical research.
ASSISTANCE PROVIDED: Grants.
ELIGIBILITY: Individuals and publicly supported charities formed for the purpose of providing support to religious, charitable, scientific, educational, or artistic organizations within the meaning of Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended.
DEADLINES: March 15th, June 15th, September 15th, and December 15th (annually). Please reference the website for complete guidance and restrictions.
CONTACT:
Dr. Kelly Williams, Director
The Fant Foundation
14775 Memorial Drive
Houston, TX 77079
713-316-1273

Corporate Headquarters
PO Box 55205
Houston, TX 77255
5800 Westview Drive
Houston,TX 77079
713-686-9631 / 800-392-4989
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: http://www.nps.cc/?pgID=Company_Community
CFDA NUMBER: None.
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Farm Aid


AGENCY: Farm Aid
GEOGRAPHIC FOCUS: Giving nationally to farm aid and rural service organizations.
PURPOSE: Grants are awarded to organizations that work to maintain a family farm system of agriculture. Grants support projects developed by and for family farmers which help farm families stay on their land and promote solutions to the challenges facing rural communities. Other funds promote food from family farms and keep our farmer hotline going strong. Farm Aid staff works throughout the year to strengthen the work of the farmer groups around the country.
Grants fall under the following categories: emergency needs, hotlines, legal assistance, education, and outreach/organizational development. Emergency funds are generally distributed at the end of each year or in response to natural disasters.
ASSISTANCE PROVIDED: Grants.
ELIGIBILITY: U.S. based nonprofit charitable organizations with federal tax exemption under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.
DEADLINE: Applications/proposals are due annually on August 31st. Please reference the website for complete guidelines and restrictions
CONTACT:
Alicia Harvie, Program Manager
11 Ward Street, Suite 200
Somerville, MA 02143
800-FARM-AID / 800-327-6243
grants@farmaid.org
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: http://www.farmaid.org/site/c.qlI5IhNVJsE/b.2723621/k.9C20/Grant_Program.htm
CFDA NUMBER: None.
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FedEX Global Community Relations Program


AGENCY: FedEx Global Community Relations Program
GEOGRAPHIC FOCUS: Giving nationally.
PURPOSE: The company's core giving areas include Pedestrian and Child Safety; Education; Health & Human Services; and Emergency & Disaster Relief.
ASSISTANCE PROVIDED: Monetary Grants; In-Kind Donations; and Volunteerism.
ELIGIBILITY: U.S. based nonprofit charitable organizations with federal tax exemption under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.
DEADLINE: Applications may be submitted at any time. The Social Responsibility department will only review requests submitted via the website. Please reference the website for complete guidance and restrictions.
CONTACT:
FedEx Corporate Contributions
3610 Hacks Cross Road
Building A, First Floor
Memphis, TN 38125
901-369-3600
communityrelations@fedex.com
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: http://www.fedex.com/us/about/responsibility/community/guidelines.html?link=4 and http:/about.fedex.designcdt.com/corporate-responsibility
CFDA NUMBER: None.
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(The) Fonda Family Foundation, Inc.


AGENCY: The Fonda Family Foundation, Inc.
GEOGRAPHIC FOCUS: Giving nationally.
PURPOSE: Program areas include Civic & Public Affairs; Education; Environment/Conservation; Family Planning/Reproductive Rights; Health; Social Services; and Veterans.
ASSISTANCE PROVIDED: Project Grants.
ELIGIBILITY: U.S. based nonprofit organizations with federal tax exemption under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.
DEADLINE: This foundation only makes contributions to preselected charitable organizations and does not accept unsolicited requests for funds. Please contact the foundation for complete guidelines and restrictions.
CONTACT:
The Fonda Family Foundation, Inc.
Post Office Box 5840
Atlanta, GA 31107
1450 West Peachtree Street, Suite 200
Atlanta, GA 30309
404-475-6020
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: None.
CFDA NUMBER: None.
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Ford Foundation


AGENCY: Ford Foundation
GEOGRAPHIC FOCUS: Giving nationally.
PURPOSE: Economic development grants include urban and rural development, employment generation, housing, and community development finance institutions. Community and resource development grants support the efforts of community development corporations and African American churches to revitalize U.S. communities, the management of natural resources, conservation-based development, and international economic policy and analysis.
ASSISTANCE PROVIDED: Grants; Recoverable Grants; Loans; and Loan Guarantees.
ELIGIBILITY: U.S. based nonprofit charitable organizations with federal tax exemption under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.
DEADLINE: Applications are considered throughout the year; a Letter of Inquiry is the first step of the application process and should include the purpose of the project, problems and issues addressed, information about the applicant organization, estimated overall budget, time period for which funds are requested, and qualifications of those engaged in the project. Please reference the website for complete guidelines and restrictions.
CONTACT:
Ford Foundation
320 East 43rd Street
New York, NY 10017
212-573-5000
office-secretary@fordfoundation.org
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: http://www.fordfound.org/grants
CFDA NUMBER: None.
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Foundation for Financial Planning


AGENCY: Foundation for Financial Planning (FFP)
GEOGRAPHIC FOCUS: Giving nationally.
PURPOSE: The mission of the Foundation for Financial Planning is to help people take control of their financial lives by connecting the financial planning community with people in need. The foundation supports initiatives that further its mission. In doing so, the FFP makes grants to those organizations with programs that utilize financial planning practitioners to raise the public’s awareness of the benefits of the financial planning process by:

  • Connecting financial planning professionals, or local affiliates of financial planning organizations, through pro bono activities;
  • Delivering programs to specific target audiences who are underserved by the market, in need of financial guidance, or in a financial crisis or disaster; or
  • Providing financial education, through financial planning professionals, to those of diverse social-economic levels to help them take control of their financial lives.

ASSISTANCE PROVIDED: Project Grants.
ELIGIBILITY: U.S. based nonprofit charitable organizations with federal tax exemption under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.
DEADLINE: 04/30/2010. Please reference the website for complete guidelines and restrictions.
CONTACT:
James A. Peniston, Executive Director
Foundation for Financial Planning
2191 Northlake Parkway, Suite G
Tucker, GA 30084
770-938-1110
jimp@foundation-finplan.org
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: http://www.foundation-finplan.org/
CFDA NUMBER: None.
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Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold Foundation


AGENCY: Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold Foundation
GEOGRAPHIC FOCUS: Giving nationally.
PURPOSE: Program areas include Arts, Culture, & Humanities; Child/Youth/Adolescent Development; Community Development & Organizing; Domestic Violence/Sexual Assault; K-12 Education; Adult Education; Higher Education; Environment/Conservation; Health; Hospitals/Clinics/Community Health Systems; Minorities; Public Safety/Disaster Preparedness & Relief; Science/Technology; Senior Citizens; Social Services; Underserved Groups; and Women & Girls.
ASSISTANCE PROVIDED: Project Grants; and General/Operating Support.
ELIGIBILITY: Grants only to organizations who distribute according to purposes described in section 170(2)(B) and 170(c)(1) of the Internal Revenue Code.
DEADLINE: Please contact the foundation for complete guidelines and restrictions.
CONTACT:
Matching Gifts Programs
Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold Foundation
One North Central Avenue
Phoenix, AZ 85004
602-366-8116 / 800-528-1182 ext 8116
foundation@fmi.com

Community Relations Department/Foundation
Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold
333 North Central Avenue
Phoenix, AZ 85004
602-366-8050 / 800-528-1182 ext 8050
community_affairs@fmi.com
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: http://www.fcx.com
CFDA NUMBER: None.
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Fund for Wild Nature


AGENCY: Fund for Wild Nature
GEOGRAPHIC FOCUS: Giving nationally.
PURPOSE: Fund for Wild Nature provides money for campaigns to save and restore native species and wild ecosystems, including actions to defend wilderness and biological diversity.
ASSISTANCE PROVIDED: Grants.
ELIGIBILITY: U.S. based nonprofit charitable organizations with federal tax exemption under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code and budgets less the $250,000.
DEADLINES: February 1st, May 1st, and November 1st (annually). Please reference the website for complete guidelines and restrictions.
CONTACT:
Fund for Wild Nature
P. O. Box 42523
Portland, OR 97242
503-477-6750
fwn@fundwildnature.org
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: http://www.fundwildnature.org/
CFDA NUMBER: None.
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Genesco, Inc.


AGENCY: Genesco, Inc.
GEOGRAPHIC FOCUS: Giving primarily limited to areas of company operation.
PURPOSE: Genesco’s corporate giving program supports nonprofit initiatives and organizations that strive to improve the overall quality of life in the communities in which employees work and live. By supporting civic, social, and community-based organizations, Genesco strives to promote the ideals of not only the Company, but those of its employees as well. Genesco has identified several broad categories in with grant requests are considered:

  • Health/Social/Welfare;
  • Leadership/Civic;
  • Children;
  • Education; and
  • Arts, Culture, & Sports.

Cold Feet, Warm Shoes is one of the Company’s premier community outreach programs. Each year, hundreds of needy men, women, and children are fitted with a new pair of shoes for the winter. The charity program is centered around a mock shoe store created by Genesco employees. Unlike typical donations, Cold Feet, Warm Shoes recipients are provided with the power of choice and receive the same respect and service they would receive at any of Genesco’s 2,000-plus retail stores.
Additionally, Genesco will match an employee’s two-time contribution totaling up to $600 annually on a first-come, first-served basis.
ASSISTANCE PROVIDED: Direct Corporate Giving; Product Donations; and Matching Gifts.
ELIGIBILITY: U.S. based nonprofit charitable organizations with federal tax exemption under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.
DEADLINE: Please reference the website for complete guidelines and restrictions.
CONTACT:
Claire S. McCall
Director, Corporate Relations
Genesco, Inc.
Post Office Box 731 / Suite 490
Nashville, TN 37202-0731
615-367-8283
contributions@genesco.com
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: http://www.genesco.com/community_involvement
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Georgia-Pacific Corporation (GP)


AGENCY: Georgia-Pacific Corporation (GP)
GEOGRAPHIC FOCUS: Giving nationally.
PURPOSE: The company’s local operations have directly supported thousands of grassroots programs and activities through the years. Please reference website for additional information.
ASSISTANCE PROVIDED: Direct Corporate Giving; Product Donations; Matching Gifts; and Volunteerism.
ELIGIBILITY: U.S. based nonprofit charitable organizations with federal tax exemption under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.
DEADLINE: Please reference website for complete guidelines and restrictions.
CONTACT:
Georgia-Pacific Corporation (GP)
133 Peachtree Street NE
Atlanta, GA 30303
404-652-4000
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: http://www.gp.com/aboutus/community/index.html
CFDA NUMBER: None.
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Georgia-Pacific Foundation, Inc.


AGENCY: Georgia-Pacific Foundation, Inc.
GEOGRAPHIC FOCUS: Giving nationally to nonprofit, tax-exempt organizations within thirty miles of a Georgia-Pacific community.
PURPOSE: The Foundation focuses its support in four areas:

  • Education through the enrichment of communities with adult education, including literacy, basic skills and GED;
  • Enrichment through support of community development initiatives;
  • Environment and natural resources; and
  • Entrepreneurship education for women and minority businesses.

ASSISTANCE PROVIDED: Project Grants; Capital Campaigns and/or Building/Renovation Initiatives; General/Operating Support; etc.
ELIGIBILITY: U.S. based nonprofit charitable organizations with federal tax exemption under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.
DEADLINE: 01/01/2010. Please reference the website for complete guidelines and restrictions.
CONTACT:
Curley Dossman, Jr., President
Georgia-Pacific Foundation, Inc.
133 Peachtree Street NE
Atlanta, GA 30303
404-652-4182 / 404-652-4000
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: http://www.gp.com/gpfoundation/
CFDA NUMBER: None.
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Goldman Sachs Foundation


AGENCY: Goldman Sachs Foundation
GEOGRAPHIC FOCUS: Giving nationally to educational organizations.
PURPOSE: Foundation promotes excellence and innovation in education, youth development, business education, entrepreneurship, and academic achievement.
ASSISTANCE PROVIDED: Grants.
ELIGIBILITY: U.S. based nonprofit charitable organizations with federal tax exemption under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. Grants will not be made to individuals, fraternal organizations, political causes, campaigns or candidates, or fundraising events.
DEADLINE: No fixed deadlines. Grants are awareded throughout the year. Initiate application process with a Letter of Inquiry. Please reference website for complete guidelines and restrictions.
CONTACT:
Goldman Sachs Foundation
85 Broad Street, 22nd Floor
New York, NY 10004
866-848-3034
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: http://www2.goldmansachs.com/foundation/
CFDA NUMBER: None.
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Graham Foundation for Advanced Studies in the Fine Arts


AGENCY: Graham Foundation for Advanced Studies in the Fine Arts
GEOGRAPHIC FOCUS: Giving nationally.
FUNDING PRIORITIES: The Graham Foundation for Advanced Studies in the Fine Arts offers two types of grants: Production and Presentation Grants to individuals and organizations; and Research and Development Grants to individuals.
ASSISTANCE PROVIDED: Grants.
ELIGIBILITY:
Grants to Organizations:

  • 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organizations are eligible for funding. Under some circumstances we will make grants to other entities when there is clear evidence that the public interest will be served, for example, in the case of a publisher or an emerging organization that does not yet have tax-exempt status.
  • An organization may only apply for one grant per year. (In the case of large institutions with multiple departments, a subsidiary department/unit may apply for one grant per year.)
  • Applicants who have received prior Graham Foundation support must have satisfied all grant requirements before applying again.
  • Organizations that require individual employees working on an independent project to apply for and receive funding under the aegis of the organization should see the fiscal sponsorship weblink.

Grants to individuals:

  • Individuals are eligible to apply for Production and Presentation Grants and Research and Development Grants. Collaborative projects by individuals are eligible for funding. A collaborator is defined as a co-author of the project. One person in the collaborative must be designated as the primary contact for the project. Individuals may only apply for one grant per year.
  • Applicants who have received prior Graham Foundation support must have satisfied all grant requirements before applying again.
  • Individuals working on independent projects who are required by their organizations to apply for and receive funding under the aegis of the organization (e.g., a faculty member of an academic institution) should see fiscal sponsorship.

Please reference the website for complete guidelines and restrictions.
DEADLINES:
Organizations: 02/25/2010. The inquiry form for this deadline will be available online by January 7, 2010.
Individuals: 09/15/2010. The inquiry form for this deadline will be available online by July 15, 2010.
CONTACT:
Graham Foundation for Advanced Studies in the Fine Arts
4 West Burton Place
Chicago, Illinois 60610-1416
312-787-4071
Info@GrahamFoundation.org
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: http://www.grahamfoundation.org/
CFDA NUMBER: None.
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(The) Hagen Family Foundation


AGENCY: The Hagen Family Foundation
GEOGRAPHIC FOCUS: THFF supports organizations nationwide with special interest in California, Colorado, Michigan and Florida.
PURPOSE: The Hagen Family Foundation provides financial grants to nonprofit organizations in the areas of the arts, education, environment, religion, and social services.
ASSISTANCE PROVIDED: Grants (ranging from $1,000 to $20,000).
ELIGIBILITY: U.S. based nonprofit charitable organizations with federal tax exemption under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.
DEADLINE: Letters of Intent (LOI) are due by April 2, 2010. Second round notifications will be made on May 3, 2010.
CONTACT:
The Hagen Family Foundation
2760 NE 16th Street
Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33304
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: www.hagenfamilyfoundation.org
CFDA NUMBER: None.
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(The) Hanley Family Foundation, Inc.


AGENCY: The Hanley Family Foundation, Inc.
GEOGRAPHIC FOCUS: Giving nationally.
PURPOSE: The Hanley Family Foundation’s mission is to advance the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of alcoholism, chemical dependency, and addictive behavior – including support for related research and education.
ASSISTANCE PROVIDED: Project Grants; and Research.
ELIGIBILITY: U.S. based nonprofit charitable organizations with federal tax exemption under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.
DEADLINE: Please reference the website for complete guidelines and restrictions.
CONTACT:
Michael Hanley, Director
The Hanley Family Foundation, Inc.
485 Winfield Glen Court
Atlanta, GA 30342
404-351-2262
info@hanleyfamilyfoundation.org
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: http://www.hanleyfamilyfoundation.org
CFDA NUMBER: None.
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(The) Hearst Foundations


AGENCY: The Hearst Foundations
GEOGRAPHIC FOCUS: Giving nationally.
FUNDING PRIORITIES: Education; Health; Culture; and Social Service.
ASSISTANCE PROVIDED: Endowment, Program, and Capital grant support.
ELIGIBILITY: U.S. based nonprofit charitable organizations with federal tax exemption under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.
DEADLINE: There are no deadlines. Proposals are welcomed throughout the year. Please reference website for complete guidelines and restrictions.
CONTACT:
The Hearst Foundations
300 West 57th Street, 26th Floor
New York, NY 10019-3741
212-586-5404
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: http://www.hearstfdn.org
CFDA NUMBER: None.
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Henry Luce Foundation, Inc.


AGENCY: Henry Luce Foundation, Inc.
GEOGRAPHIC FOCUS: Giving nationally.
PURPOSE: Funds programs related to the foundation's interests of the interdisciplinary exploration of higher education; increased understanding between Asia and the United States; the study of religion and theology; scholarship in American art; opportunities for women in science and engineering; and environmental and public policy programs.
ASSISTANCE PROVIDED: Grants.
ELIGIBILITY: U.S. based nonprofit charitable or religious organizations with federal tax exemption under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.
DEADLINES: June 15th for American Art; first Monday in December for Luce Scholars nominations; no specific deadlines for all other funding programs.
CONTACT:
The Henry Luce Foundation, Inc.
51 Madison Avenue, 30th Floor
New York, NY 10010
212-489-7700
hlf1@hluce.org
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: http://www.hluce.org
CFDA NUMBER: None.
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Hill-Snowdon Foundation


AGENCY: Hill-Snowdon Foundation
GEOGRAPHIC FOCUS: Giving nationally.
FUNDING PRIORITIES: Youth Organizing; Economic Justice; and Fund for DC.
ASSISTANCE PROVIDED: Grants (HSF grant amounts vary depending on the Program Area):

  • For the Youth Organizing Program Area, the grant range is $20,000 - $50,000.
  • For the Economic Justice Program Area, the grant range is $15,000 - $30,000.
  • For the Fund for DC, the grants range from $10,000 - $20,000.

ELIGIBILITY: U.S. based nonprofit organizations with federal tax exemption under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.
DEADLINE: Unsolicited proposals are not accepted, but telephone calls are encouraged to pitch a project concept. Please reference the website for complete guidelines and restrictions.
CONTACT:
Hill-Snowdon Foundation
1301 Connecticut Avenue NW, Suite 500
Washington, DC 20036
202-833-8600
info@hillsnowdon.org
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: http://www.hillsnowdon.org/
CFDA NUMBER: None.
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(The) Home Depot Foundation


AGENCY: The Home Depot Foundation
GEOGRAPHIC FOCUS: Giving nationally.
PURPOSE: The Home Depot Foundation is dedicated to building homes for working families that are healthy to live in and affordable to own.
The Home Depot Foundation is committed to improving the overall health of communities, which not only includes healthy affordable housing, but also the planting and restoration of trees along streets, in parks, and in schoolyards; the building and refurbishment of community play spaces; and the revitalization of school facilities.
Through the Affordable Housing Built Responsibly grant program, The Home Depot Foundation administers millions of dollars in grants each year to nonprofit organizations whose missions align with the foundation's interests in supporting the production and preservation of affordable, efficient, and healthy housing.
ASSISTANCE PROVIDED: Project grants and general/operating support.
ELIGIBILITY: U.S. based nonprofit charitable organizations with federal tax exemption under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.
DEADLINE: Letters of Inquiry due January 15 (first cycle) or July 1 (second cycle). Initiate application process by completing the online eligibility quiz. Follow-up with Letter of Inquiry. Please reference the website for complete guidelines and restrictions.
CONTACT:
The Home Depot Foundation
2455 Paces Ferry Road, C-17
Atlanta, GA 30339
770-384-3889 / 866-593-7019
hd_foundation@homedepot.com
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: http://www.homedepotfoundation.org
CFDA NUMBER: None.
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(The) Home Depot, Inc.


AGENCY: The Home Depot, Inc.
GEOGRAPHIC FOCUS: Giving nationally, but limited to applicants in areas of company operation.
PURPOSE: We reach out to the communities where our associates live and work with philanthropic and volunteer support. Our programs bring together volunteerism, do-it-yourself expertise, product donations, and monetary grants to meet critical needs and build affordable communities.
Community efforts focus on four key areas: building and refurbishing playgrounds; ensuring the safety and accessibility of community gathering spaces; building and refurbishing affordable and transitional housing; and preparing communities for emergencies.
Volunteerism is embraced collectively and individually. Whether it’s building a playground for children, repairing homes for the elderly, helping inner-city teens learn job skills, educating customers about energy usage, or shoring up an over-flowing river – making a difference helps Home Depot remain true to its progressive corporate culture.
ASSISTANCE PROVIDED: Direct Corporate Giving; Product Donations; Volunteerism; and Sponsorships.
ELIGIBILITY: U.S. based nonprofit charitable organizations with federal tax exemption under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.
DEADLINE: Please reference the website for complete guidelines and restrictions.
CONTACT:
The Home Depot, Inc.
2455 Paces Ferry Road NW
Atlanta, GA 30339-4024
community_impact@homedepot.com / team_depot@homedepot.com
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: http://corporate.homedepot.com/wps/portal/Corporate_Contributions
CFDA NUMBER: None.
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Islamic Relief USA


AGENCY: Islamic Relief USA
GEOGRAPHIC FOCUS: Giving nationally to nonprofit tax-exempt organizations serving victims of disasters.
PURPOSE: Strives to alleviate suffering, hunger, illiteracy, and diseases worldwide without regard to color, race, or creed; to provide aid in a compassionate and dignified manner; to provide rapid relief in the event of manmade or natural disasters; and to establish development projects in needy areas to help tackle poverty, illiteracy, and diseases at a local level. Projects for Emergency Relief address essential needs of individuals. Income generation projects aim to restore and promote the local economy and to elevate income for poor families. Development projects include construction of community and training centers to facilitate job skills development.
ASSISTANCE PROVIDED: Grants.
ELIGIBILITY: U.S. based nonprofit charitable organizations with federal tax exemption under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.
DEADLINE: Please reference website or contact the Domestic Program Manager for complete guidelines and restrictions.
CONTACT:
Domestic Program Manager
Post Office Box 5640
Buena Park, CA 90622
888-479-4968 / 703-370-7202
info@islamicreliefusa.org

Northeast Regional Office
409 Minnisink Road
Totowa, NJ 07512
973-890-1030 / 888-479-4968
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: http://www.islamicreliefusa.org/
CFDA NUMBER: None.
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James M. Cox Foundation of Georgia, Inc.


AGENCY: James M. Cox Foundation of Georgia, Inc.
GEOGRAPHIC FOCUS: Giving nationally.
PURPOSE: Program areas include Arts, Culture, & Humanities; Child/Youth/Adolescent Development; Environment/Conservation; Family Services; Health; Hospitals/Clinics/Community Health Systems; Science/Technology; and Social Services.
ASSISTANCE PROVIDED: Project Grants; Capital Campaigns and/or Building/Renovation Initiatives; and General/Operating Support.
ELIGIBILITY: Hospitals and U.S. based nonprofit charitable organizations with federal tax exemption under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.
DEADLINE: Submit complete details of proposed project, financial statements, IRS determination letter, detailed list of other contributors, and history of organization. Please contact foundation for complete guidelines and restrictions.
CONTACT:
Leigh Ann Launius
James M. Cox Foundation of Georgia, Inc.
Post Office Box 105357
Atlanta, GA 30348
6205 Peachtree Dunwoody Road
Atlanta, GA 30328
678-645-0000
CoxFoundation@coxinc.com
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: http://www.coxenterprises.com/corporate-responsibility/giving.aspx
CFDA NUMBER: None.
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(The) Jim Casey Youth Opportunities Initiative


AGENCY: The Jim Casey Youth Opportunities Initiative
GEOGRAPHIC FOCUS: Giving limited to foundation demonstration sites.
FUNDING PRIORITIES: As a national foundation, the mission of the Jim Casey Youth Opportunities Initiative is to bring together the people, systems, and resources necessary to assist youth leaving foster care make successful transitions to adulthood through: making grants, providing technical assistance, and advocating for improved policies and practices.
The initiative makes grants to demonstration sites that are implementing the Initiative’s Theory of Change. It is in these communities that the foundation is learning how to most effectively create opportunities and improve outcomes for this specific vulnerable population. The foundation’s national leverage and influence is derived from the efforts and learning of the foundation’s demonstration sites.
The initiative also makes grants to other national organizations that are seeking to impact the transitioning-youth foster care population. Through these grants, the initiative creates national partnerships to improve policies and practices at the state and federal levels; and to develop and support youth advocacy and technical assistance that is critical to communities.
ASSISTANCE PROVIDED: Project Grants; Technical Assistance; and Advocacy.
ELIGIBILITY: U.S. based nonprofit charitable organizations with federal tax exemption under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.
DEADLINE: Please reference the website for complete guidelines and restrictions.
CONTACT:
The Jim Casey Youth Opportunities Initiative
222 South Central, Suite 305
St. Louis, MO 63105
314-863-7000

Lisa Guillette
Rhode Island Foster Parents Association
55 South Brow Street
East Providence, RI 02914
401-438-3900
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: http://www.jimcaseyyouth.org
CFDA NUMBER: None.
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J. M. Kaplan Fund


AGENCY: J. M. Kaplan Fund
GEOGRAPHIC FOCUS: Giving nationally.
PURPOSE: J.M. Kaplan Fund supports nonprofit organizations that focus on marine conservation, historic preservation, and human migrations.
ASSISTANCE PROVIDED: Grants.
ELIGIBILITY: U.S. based nonprofit charitable organizations with federal tax exemption under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.
DEADLINE: Unsolicited Letters of Inquiry may be submitted at any time. Full proposals are accepted by invitation only, however. Please reference the website for complete guidelines and restrictions.
CONTACT:
Angela Carabine, Grants Manager
J.M. Kaplan Fund
261 Madison Avenue, 19th Floor
New York, NY 10016
217-767-0630
info@jmkfund.org
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: http://www.jmkfund.org
CFDA NUMBER: None.
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John A. Hartford Foundation


AGENCY: John A. Hartford Foundation
GEOGRAPHIC FOCUS: Giving nationally.
PURPOSE: Foundation addresses the unique health needs of the elderly – including long-term care, the use of medication in chronic health problems, increasing the nation's geriatric research and training capability, and improving the integration of financing and care delivery for comprehensive geriatric services. Current funding programs include Academic Geriatrics and Training; and Integrating and Improving Health-Related Services.
ASSISTANCE PROVIDED: Grants.
ELIGIBILITY: Normally makes grants to nonprofit health, social service, and educational organizations – including state colleges and universities. Typically makes grants by invitation only, but will consider brief Letters of Inquiry from other organizations.
DEADLINE: Applications are accepted at any time and are reviewed four times each year. Please reference the website for complete guidelines and restrictions.
CONTACT:
The John A. Hartford Foundation
55 East 59th Street, 16th Floor
New York, NY 10022-1713
212-832-7788
mail@jhartfound.org
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: http://jhartfound.org
CFDA NUMBER: None.
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(The) John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation


AGENCY: The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation
GEOGRAPHIC FOCUS: Giving nationally and internationally.
U.S. FUNDING PRIORITIES: Affordable housing; community and economic development; digital media and learning; juvenile justice; mental health; policy research; and program-related investments.
ASSISTANCE PROVIDED: Charitable Giving; and Grants.
ELIGIBILITY: Municipal, county, or state governmental bodies or a formal collaboration among several governmental units operating in a common geographic region.
DEADLINES: With few exceptions, there are no fixed deadlines. Initiate application process with cover sheet and Letter of Inquiry. Please reference website for specific guidance and restrictions.
CONTACT:
Office of Grants Management
The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation
140 South Dearborn Street
Chicago, IL 60603-5285
312-726-8000
4answers@macfound.org
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: http://www.macfound.org/
CFDA NUMBER: None.
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Johnson Controls Foundation


AGENCY: Johnson Controls Foundation
GEOGRAPHIC FOCUS: Provides grants to organizations/institutions or causes that are fundamentally philanthropic, primarily in areas where Johnson Controls has a presence.
PURPOSE: The foundation considers proposals in the following areas: health and social service, including youth agencies; education, including public and private higher educational institutions, adult education programs, and education related organizations; culture and the arts, including contributions to visual, performing, and literary arts, public radio and television, libraries, museums, and other related cultural activities.
ASSISTANCE PROVIDED: Grants.
ELIGIBILITY: Colleges/Universities and U.S. based nonprofit charitable organizations with federal tax exemption under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.
DEADLINE: The foundation operates on a calendar year and there is no formal application process. Proposals, preferably in concise letter form, are accepted and reviewed throughout the year. Please reference the website for complete guidelines and restrictions.
CONTACT:
Johnson Controls Foundation
5757 North Green Bay Avenue
Post Office Box 591
Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53201-0591
414-524-2296 / 414-524-1200
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: http://www.johnsoncontrols.com/publish/us/en/about/our_community_focus/johnson_controls_foundation.html
CFDA NUMBER: None.
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JP Morgan Chase Foundation


AGENCY: JP Morgan Chase Foundation
GEOGRAPHIC FOCUS: Giving primarily limited to applicants in communities where JP Morgan operates.
FUNDING PRIORITIES: Community development, education, and arts/culture.
ASSISTANCE PROVIDED: Grants.
ELIGIBILITY: U.S. based nonprofit charitable organizations with federal tax exemption under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.
DEADLINE: Grant applications may be submitted throughout the year. Initiate application process with Letter of Inquiry. Please reference the website for complete guidelines and restrictions.
CONTACT:
Beverly Dabney
JPMorgan Chase Foundation
595 Piedmont Avenue
Atlanta, GA 30308
beverly.dabney@jpmchase.com

Dennis McDermott
JPMorgan Chase Foundation
106 Corporated Park Drive, Floor 2
White Plains, NY 10604
212-270-6000
dennis.m.mcdermott@jpmchase.com
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: http://www.jpmorganchase.com/cm/cs?pagename=Chase/Href&urlname=jpmc/community/grants and http://www.jpmorganchase.com/corporate/Corporate-Responsibility/corporate-responsibility.htm
CFDA NUMBER: None.
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J. Paul Getty Trust


AGENCY: J. Paul Getty Trust
GEOGRAPHIC FOCUS: Giving nationally.
PURPOSE: J. Paul Getty Trust is a private operating foundation dedicated to the visual arts. The foundation supports a wide range of projects that promote research in the history of art and related fields, advancement of the understanding of art, and conservation of cultural heritage.
FUNDING PRIORITIES: Access to collections, art history, conservation, leadership, and residential fellowships.
ASSISTANCE PROVIDED: Grants; and Fellowships.
ELIGIBILITY: U.S. based nonprofit charitable organizations with federal tax exemption under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.
DEADLINES: Vary according to program. Please reference the website for complete guidelines and restrictions.
CONTACT:
The Getty Foundation
1200 Getty Center Drive, Suite 800
Los Angeles, CA 90049-1685
310-440-7320
GettyFoundation@getty.edu
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: http://getty.edu/foundation/
CFDA NUMBER: None.
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Kodak American Greenways Awards Program


AGENCY: Kodak American Greenways Awards Program
GEOGRAPHIC FOCUS: Giving nationally.
PURPOSE: Kodak American Greenways Awards Program, a partnership project of the Eastman Kodak Company, The Conservation Fund, and the National Geographic Society, provides small grants to stimulate the planning and design of greenways in communities throughout America. Grants may be used for activities such as: mapping, ecological assessments, surveying, conferences, design activities, developing brochures, interpretative displays, audio-visual productions or public opinion surveys, and other promotional activities.
ASSISTANCE PROVIDED: Grants.
ELIGIBILITY: Public agencies and U.S. based nonprofit charitable organizations with federal tax exemption under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. Although public agencies may also apply, community organizations will receive preference.
DEADLINE: Applications are only accepted after being requested by the Program Director. Please visit the website for details. Applications are available March 1st through June 1st. Applications are due on June 1st.
CONTACT:
National Headquarters
Kodak American Greenways Awards Program
1655 N Fort Myer Drive, Suite 1300
Arlington, VA 22209-3199
703-525-6300
postmaster@consrvationfund.org
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: http://www.conservationfund.org/node/245
CFDA NUMBER: None.
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KPMG Foundation


AGENCY: KPMG Foundation
GEOGRAPHIC FOCUS: Giving limited to areas of company operation.
FUNDING PRIORITIES: The KPMG Foundation supports quality education in accounting, specifically through its Matching Gift Program. Over the years, the foundation has provided support and direction to a number of initiatives which have greatly impacted business higher education.
ASSISTANCE PROVIDED: Project Grants; Matching Gifts; and Research.
ELIGIBILITY: Colleges/Universities and U.S. based nonprofit charitable organizations with federal tax exemption under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.
DEADLINE: The foundation does not accept unsolicited requests for grants, but rather identifies organizations and opportunities that align with the programmatic elements the foundation supports and conducts. Please reference the website for complete guidelines and restrictions.
CONTACT:
KPMG Foundation
Three Chestnut Ridge Road
Montvale, NJ 07645
201-307-7000
us-kpmgfoundation@kpmg.com
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: http://www.kpmgfoundation.org
CFDA NUMBER: None.
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(The) Kresge Foundation


AGENCY: The Kresge Foundation
GEOGRAPHIC FOCUS: Giving nationally.
FUNDING PRIORITIES: Health; the Environment; Arts & Culture; Community Development; Education; and Human Services.
ASSISTANCE PROVIDED: Facilities Capital Grants; General Operating Support; Growth Capital Grants; Planning Grants, Program-Related Investments; and Program Support.
ELIGIBILITY: Eligible applicants include 501(c)(3) organizations, government entities, colleges and universities (including junior colleges), elementary and secondary schools that predominately serve students with physical and/or developmental disabilities, and hospitals.
DEADLINE: Applications are accepted throughout the year. Initiate process with Letter of Inquiry. Full proposals are accepted by invitation only, however. Please reference the website for complete guidelines and restrictions.
CONTACT:
The Kresge Foundation
3215 West Big Beaver Road
Troy, Michigan 48084
248-643-9630
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: http://www.kresge.org/
CFDA NUMBER: None.
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Kroger Company Foundation


AGENCY: Kroger Company Foundation
GEOGRAPHIC FOCUS: Grants are issued to nonprofit, tax-exempt organizations in areas where Kroger, Fred Meyer, Ralphs, and Food 4 Less stores are located.
PURPOSE: To enhance the quality of life in communities with a concentration of Kroger customers and employees. Grants are made to feed the hungry, support breast cancer initiatives, provide disaster relief, and assist local grassroots organizations.
ASSISTANCE PROVIDED: Grants.
ELIGIBILITY: U.S. based nonprofit organizations with federal tax exemption under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.
DEADLINE: Proposals may be submitted at any time. There is no specific grant application. Please reference the website for complete guidelines and restrictions.
CONTACT:
Foundation Administrator
The Kroger Company Foundation
1014 Vine Street
Cincinnati, Ohio 45202
513-762-4449, ext. 3
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: http://www.thekrogerco.com/corpnews/corpnewsinfo_charitablegiving_foundation.htm
CFDA NUMBER: None.
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(The) Laura Jane Musser Fund


AGENCY: The Laura Jane Musser Fund
GEOGRAPHIC FOCUS: Giving nationally.
PURPOSE: The Musser Fund aims to build a community-based approach to solving environmental problems, supports environmental stewardship, and encourages rural communities to create collaborative and participatory efforts among citizens to strengthen their towns and regions. Areas of interest include:

  • Environmental Initiative: Building a community-based approach to solving environmental problems and encouraging environmental stewardship.
  • Intercultural Harmony: Promoting mutual understanding and cooperation between groups and citizens of different cultural backgrounds.
  • Arts Program: Assisting nonprofit arts organizations to develop, implement, or sustain exceptional artistic opportunities for adults and children.

ASSISTANCE PROVIDED: Grants.
ELIGIBILITY: 501(c)(3) nonprofit organizations; organizations that are forming, if sponsored by a 501(c)(3) organization; and government agencies.
DEADLINE: Please reference the website for complete guidelines, restrictions, and 2010 funding cycle deadlines.
CONTACT:
Mary Karen Lynn-Klimenko
Managing Consultant
The Laura Jane Musser Fund
318 West 48th Street
Minneapolis, MN 55419
612-825-2024
ljmusserfund@earthlink.net
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: www.musserfund.org
CFDA NUMBER: None.
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Lawrence Foundation


AGENCY: Lawrence Foundation
GEOGRAPHIC FOCUS: Giving nationally.
PURPOSE: The Lawrence Foundation is a private family foundation focused on making grants to support environmental, education, human services, disaster relief, and other causes.
ASSISTANCE PROVIDED: Program and Operating Grants.
ELIGIBILITY: Schools, Libraries, and U.S. based nonprofit organizations with federal tax exemption under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.
DEADLINE: April 30th and October 31st, annually. Apply online using the Common Grant Application: www.commongrantapplication.com.
CONTACT:
Lawrence Foundation
530 Wilshire Boulevard, Suite 207
Santa Monica, CA 90401
310-451-1567
info@thelawrencefoundation.org
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: http://www.thelawrencefoundation.org
CFDA NUMBER: None.
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Lumina Foundation for Education, Inc.


AGENCY: Lumina Foundation for Education, Inc.
GEOGRAPHIC FOCUS: Giving nationally.
PURPOSE: Supports efforts to increase awareness of the benefits of higher education, improved student access to and preparedness for college, improved student success in college and increased productivity across the higher education system. Also makes a limited number of institution-specific grants to help stimulate change in the field.
ASSISTANCE PROVIDED: Grants. (Vary in size by their scope. The median size grant is approximately $250,000. The usual duration for a grant is one to three years.)
ELIGIBILITY: Makes grants within the United States to organizations that are classified as tax-exempt under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code and as public charities under section 509(a)(1), (2), or (3) of the Code; or to public organizations that are designated under section 170(c) of the Code.
DEADLINE: Letters of Inquiry are accepted year-round. Please reference website for complete guidelines and restrictions.
CONTACT:
Candace Brandt
Lumina Foundation for Education, Inc.
Post Office Box 1806
Indianapolis, Indiana 46206-1806
317-951-5300 / 800-834-5756
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: http://www.luminafoundation.org
CFDA NUMBER: None.
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Lynde and Harry Bradley Foundation, Inc.


AGENCY: Lynde and Harry Bradley Foundation, Inc.
GEOGRAPHIC FOCUS: Giving nationally.
PURPOSE: Current program interests include education, economic growth and prosperity, the revitalization of civil society, strengthening private initiatives, defending and advancing freedom, and intellectual infrastructure.
ASSISTANCE PROVIDED: Grants. Grants for building projects are only considered on rare occasions and, in such cases, limited to only a small fraction of the total project cost.
ELIGIBILITY: U.S. based nonprofit charitable organizations with federal tax exemption under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. Requests from religious organizations and institutions can only be considered when the resulting impact of the project is not primarily denominational.
DEADLINE: Initiate application process with Letter of Inquiry. Full proposals are accepted by invitation only and due March 1st, July 1st, September 1st, or December 1st (annually).
CONTACT:
The Lynde and Harry Bradley Foundation, Inc.
The Lion House
1241 North Franklin Place
Milwaukee, WI 53202-2901
414-291-9915
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: http://www.bradleyfdn.org
CFDA NUMBER: None.
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Macy’s Foundation


AGENCY: Macy’s Foundation
GEOGRAPHIC FOCUS: Support is primarily given in areas where Macy's has stores. Requests for both Macy’s Foundation support and for event sponsorships should be submitted to the division that operates a store in your geographic area.
PURPOSE: Focuses its giving primarily in the areas of women’s issues, arts and culture, education, and HIV/AIDS (with special emphasis on minority issues within each of those four areas), and the environment.
ASSISTANCE PROVIDED: Corporate Contributions; Event Sponsorships; Foundation Grants; and Volunteerism.
ELIGIBILITY: All organizations funded by the Macy’s Foundation must have a current 501(c)(3) tax exempt status or be classified in a specific category for schools. Additionally, the organization must not be classified as a 509(a)(3) or as a private foundation.
DEADLINE: Requests for corporate contributions and event sponsorships are accepted on a year-round basis. All applications must be submitted online via the www.macysinc.com website. Nonprofit 501(c)(3) organizations must be invited to apply by a contributions contact of the company. Inquiries are welcomed via eMail, however. Please reference website for complete guidelines and restrictions.
CONTACT:
Macy's Foundation
7 West 7th Street
Cincinnati, OH 45202
513-579-7000
foundationapps@macys.com or bloomingdalescontributions@bloomingdales.com
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: http://www.macysinc.com/community/
CFDA NUMBER: None.
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Manor Care Foundation


AGENCY: Manor Care Foundation
GEOGRAPHIC FOCUS: Communities statewide where Manor Care Health Services has operations. Facilities are located in 33 states.
PURPOSE: Grants are awarded to enhance the quality of life in the communities HCR ManorCare serves by supporting community-based services, research, and education addressing the needs of:

  • The elderly;
  • Individuals requiring post-acute services;
  • Individuals requiring hospice and palliative care; and
  • Charitable organizations supported by HCR ManorCare employees.

ASSISTANCE PROVIDED: Grants.
ELIGIBILITY: 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organizations involved in medical research and community support programs for the elderly.
DEADLINE: Grant applications are accepted on a rolling basis, but only via the online application process. Please reference the website for complete guidelines and restrictions.
CONTACT:
HCR ManorCare Foundation
P.O Box 10086
Toledo, OH 43699-0086
419-252-5989
foundation@hcr-manorcare.com
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: http://www.hcr-manorcare.org/
CFDA NUMBER: None.
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MAZON: A Jewish Response to Hunger


AGENCY: MAZON: A Jewish Response to Hunger
GEOGRAPHIC FOCUS: Giving nationally.
FUNDING PRIORITIES: Advocacy, emergency food assistance, food banks, multi-service, and international.
ASSISTANCE PROVIDED: General Support; and Project Specific Grants.
ELIGIBILITY: U.S. based nonprofit organizations with federal tax exemption under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. Organizations are eligible to apply for and/or receive only one grant every 12 months. To begin the application process, an organization must first submit a letter of inquiry.
DEADLINE: January 15th for the spring grant cycle and July 15th for the fall grant cycle. Full proposals are accepted by invitation via the online application feature only. Please reference the website for complete guidelines and restrictions.
CONTACT:
MAZON: A Jewish Response to Hunger
10495 Santa Monica Boulevard, Suite 100
Los Angeles, CA 90025
310-442-0020 / 800-813-0557
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: http://www.mazon.org/
CFDA NUMBER: None.
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McGraw Hill Companies Corporate Contributions


AGENCY: McGraw Hill Companies Corporate Contributions
GEOGRAPHIC FOCUS: Giving nationally.
PURPOSE: Supports innovative programs and initiatives that increase the abilities of people around the world to learn, to grow intellectually, and to master new skills. Programs supported include adult and family literacy, community development, and cultural outreach.
ASSISTANCE PROVIDED: Grants for strategic program support.
ELIGIBILITY: U.S. based nonprofit organizations with federal tax exemption under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.
DEADLINE: Proposals are accepted on an ongoing basis. Funding decisions are made quarterly. Please reference the website for complete guidelines and restrictions.
CONTACT:
Susan A. Wallman, Manager
Corporate Contributions
McGraw-Hill Companies
1221 Avenue of the Americas, 47th Floor
New York, NY 10020-1095
212-512-6480
susan_wallman@mcgraw-hill.com
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: http://www.mcgraw-hill.com/cr/faqs.shtml
CFDA NUMBER: None.
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MetLife Foundation, Inc.


AGENCY: MetLife Foundation, Inc.
GEOGRAPHIC FOCUS: Grants are made on a national level, but preference is given to requests from Connecticut, New Jersey, and New York.
FUNDING PRIORITIES: Health; Civic Affairs; Education; Culture; and Public Broadcasting.
ASSISTANCE PROVIDED: General or Project Support Grants.
ELIGIBILITY: U.S. based nonprofit organizations with federal tax exemption under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.
DEADLINE: Requests are accepted and reviewed throughout the year. Initiate application process with Letter of Inquiry. Please reference the website for complete guidelines and restrictions.
CONTACT:
MetLife Foundation
1095 Avenue of the Americas
40th Floor
New York, NY 10036
212-578-6772
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: http://www.metlife.com/about/corporate-profile/citizenship/metlife-foundation
CFDA NUMBER: None.
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Michael and Susan Dell Foundation


AGENCY: Michael and Susan Dell Foundation
GEOGRAPHIC FOCUS: Giving nationally.
PURPOSE: Primary goal is to support and initiate programs that directly serve the needs of children living in urban poverty. Priority is given to initiative addressing children’s health, education, and microfinance.
ASSISTANCE PROVIDED: Grants.
ELIGIBILITY: U.S. based nonprofit organizations with federal tax exemption under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.
DEADLINE: Unsolicited proposals are currently being accepted. Please note that the foundation does not accept unsolicited proposals by mail. All grant requests should be submitted via the online form. Please reference the website for complete guidelines and restrictions.
CONTACT:
The Michael and Susan Dell Foundation
P.O. Box 163867
Austin, TX 78716-3867
info@msdf.org
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: http://www.msdf.org
CFDA NUMBER: None.
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Microsoft Unlimited Potential Grants


AGENCY: Microsoft Unlimited Potential Grants
GEOGRAPHIC FOCUS: Giving nationally.
PURPOSE: Microsoft Unlimited Potential (UP) grants provide nonprofit organizations with funding to support technology training programs ranging from learning basic computer skills to using advanced business productivity applications. Donations of cash, software, curriculum, and technical expertise enable individuals to learn about technology and gain the information technology skills. Funding priorities include Workforce Development, Strengthening NGOs through Information Technology, and Disaster/Humanitarian Response.
ASSISTANCE PROVIDED: Monetary Grants; Software and Curriculum Donations; Technology Solutions; and Volunteerism.
ELIGIBILITY: U.S. based nonprofit organizations with federal tax exemption under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.
DEADLINE: Ongoing. Microsoft accepts funding proposals from eligible organizations through Microsoft subsidiary offices located around the world. Funding decisions are made in October of each year. Please reference the website for complete guidelines and restrictions.
CONTACT:
Microsoft Corporation
One Microsoft Way
Redmond, WA 98052-6399
425-706-8185
upinfo@microsoft.com / cause@microsoft.com
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: http://www.microsoft.com/about/corporatecitizenship/citizenship/giving/programs/up/grants.mspx
CFDA NUMBER: None.
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Monsanto Fund


AGENCY: Monsanto Fund
GEOGRAPHIC FOCUS: Giving nationally. Priority is given to communities where Monsanto has employees, facilities, or strategic business interests, however.
PURPOSE: To bridge the gap between people’s needs and their available resources. All giving falls into one or more of the four priority areas: nutritional improvement through agriculture; healthy environment; science education, and our communities.
ASSISTANCE PROVIDED: Grants (typically range from $250 to $1,200,000 with an average sum of $22,000).
ELIGIBILITY: U.S. based nonprofit organizations with federal tax exemption under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code and units of government (including public schools, libraries, villages, and municipalities).
DEADLINE: Preliminary Funding Requests (PFRs) are due January 1st and July 1st (annually). Not accepting Applications until early 2011.
CONTACT:
President
Monsanto Fund
800 North Lindbergh Boulevard
St. Louis, Missouri 63167
monsanto.fund@monsanto.com
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: http://www.monsantofund.org
CFDA NUMBER: None.
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Morris Communications Foundation


AGENCY: Morris Communications Foundation
GEOGRAPHIC FOCUS: Giving nationally.
PURPOSE: Program areas include Child/Youth/Adolescent Development; Recreation, Leisure, & Sports; and Religion/Spirituality.
ASSISTANCE PROVIDED: Project Grants.
ELIGIBILITY: U.S. based nonprofit charitable organizations with federal tax exemption under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.
DEADLINE: Please contact the foundation for complete guidelines and restrictions.
CONTACT:
William Morris, IV
Morris Communications Foundation
Post Office Box 936
Augusta, GA 30903-0936
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: None.
CFDA NUMBER: None.
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Motorola Foundation


AGENCY: Motorola Foundation
GEOGRAPHIC FOCUS: Grants are given in communities where Motorola has a major manufacturing presence.
PURPOSE: Support programs that meet critical community needs; connect the unconnected; and encourage science, technology, engineering, and math education.
ASSISTANCE PROVIDED: Grants.
ELIGIBILITY: U.S. based nonprofit organizations with federal tax exemption under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.
DEADLINE: Applications accepted from January 1st to June 30th. Initiate application process with online grant eligibility quiz. Please reference the website for complete guidelines and restrictions.
CONTACT:
Motorola Foundation
1303 East Algonquin Road
Schaumburg, Illinois 60196
847-576-6200
giving@motorola.com
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: http://www.motorola.com/giving
CFDA NUMBER: None.
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National Endowment for the Humanities


AGENCY: National Endowment for the Humanities
GEOGRAPHIC FOCUS: Giving nationally.
PURPOSE: The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) is an independent federal agency created in 1965. It is the largest funder of humanities programs in the United States.
ASSISTANCE PROVIDED: Grants.
ELIGIBILITY: County governments, private institutions of higher education, city or township governments, nonprofits having a 501(c)(3) designation, state governments, public and state controlled institutions of higher education, and special district governments.
DEADLINE: Dates vary depending on program. Please reference the website for complete guidance and restrictions.
CONTACT:
National Endowment for the Humanities
1100 Pennsylvania Ave NW
Washington, DC 20506
800-NEH-1121
Info@NEH.Gov
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: http://www.neh.gov/
CFDA NUMBER: None.
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National Fish and Wildlife Foundation


AGENCY: National Fish and Wildlife Foundation
GEOGRAPHIC FOCUS: Giving nationally.
PURPOSE: Provides funding on a competitive basis to projects that sustain, restore, and enhance our nation’s fish, wildlife, plants, and their habitats. Our strategic plan organizes grant making efforts into three broad areas: Keystones, Charters, and Ventures.
ASSISTANCE PROVIDED: Matching Grants.
ELIGIBILITY: Federal, state and local governmental agencies; tribal, education institutions and nonprofit conservation organizations.
DEADLINE: Various (ongoing) grant programs. Please reference the website for complete guidelines and restrictions.
CONTACT:
National Wildlife Foundation
1133 Fifteen Street NW, Suite 1100
Washington, DC 20005
202-857-0166
info@nfwf.org
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: http://nfwf.org/AM/template.cfm?section=home
CFDA NUMBER: None.
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National Urban and Community Forestry Advisory Council Challenge Cost-Share Program

AGENCY: National Urban and Community Forestry Advisory Council Challenge Cost-Share Program
GEOGRAPHIC FOCUS: Any non-federal organization operating within the United States.
PURPOSE: Supports education, projects, and groups related to urban and community forestry and seeks to establish sustainable urban forests for all communities.
ASSISTANCE PROVIDED: Matching Grants (1:1 minimum).
ELIGIBILITY: Any non-federal organization.
DEADLINE: Request for pre-proposals is distributed in October. Selected applicants are then invited to submit full proposals. Please reference the website for complete guidelines and restrictions.
CONTACT:
Nancy Stremple, RLA
Executive Staff to NUCFAC / U&CF Program Specialist
U.S. Forest Service
1400 Independence Avenue SW
Yates Building (1 Central)
Washington, DC 20250-1151
202-309-9873 (cell)
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: http://www.treelink.org/nucfac/general_info.html
CFDA NUMBER: None.
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National Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster


AGENCY: The National Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster (National VOAD). Members include voluntary organizations with nationwide disaster response programs – made up of regional, state, territorial, county, parish, community VOADs, one private and two government partners.
RECIPIENTS: Federal agencies, states, nonprofit organizations, individuals.
ACTIVATING MECHANISM: Not applicable.
PURPOSE: Convenes private sector organizations that respond, provide relief and recovery services in disaster situations to encourage coordination, communication, collaboration and cooperation among the organizations and to enhance their individual identities and efforts with disaster victims, government, and the general public.
ASSISTANCE PROVIDED:

  1. National VOAD itself does not deliver direct services. Its member organizations provide a wide variety of disaster relief services, including emergency distribution services; mass feeding; disaster child care; mass or individual shelter; comfort kits; supplementary medical care; cleaning supplies; emergency communications; emotional and spiritual care to both those affected and those providing services; disaster damage and needs assessments; advocacy for disaster victims; building or repair of homes; debris removal; mitigation; services to burn patients; guidance in managing unaffiliated volunteers and unsolicited donations; transportation of victims and workers and transportation and distribution of supplies. National VOAD has a memorandum of understanding with FEMA.
  2. National VOAD is a network whose collaboration efforts take place before a disaster strikes and during response and recovery. Through programs that encourage interaction and cooperation among agencies, the ability to work together during disaster response, relief and recovery are enhanced. This is true both in terms of the development of personal relationships among leaders of different agencies and the formal establishment of improved interagency procedures and standards.
  3. National VOAD’s website, www.nvoad.org, has been designed as a tool for interaction among disaster response organizations and includes a number of policy and guidance manuals.
  4. An annual leadership conference draws together state, local, and national leaders from within the organization with federal and state government emergency management personnel and businesses for networking and training.
  5. A newsletter provides information on member activities and cooperative opportunities.

COST-SHARING REQUIREMENTS: Not applicable.
ELIGIBILITY: National voluntary organizations, state and local chapters VOADs, and other organizations that demonstrate an active interest in disaster relief.
APPLICATION: Contact the National VOAD office at the address below.
CONTACT:
Diana Rothe-Smith, Executive Director
National Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster (National VOAD)
1501 Lee Highway, Suite 206
Arlington, VA 22209-1109
703-778-5088
Diana@nvoad.org / info@nvoad.org
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: http://www.nvoad.org
CFDA NUMBER: None.
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Nehemiah Community Foundation


AGENCY: Nehemiah Corporation of America
RECIPIENTS: Giving nationally.
PURPOSE: The mission of the Nehemiah Community Foundation™, Inc. (NCF) is to support faith-based and community-based organizations and to encourage individual achievement and self-sufficiency. Major areas of support include affordable housing and neighborhood revitalization, job training and placement for low- and moderate-income individuals, and education.
ASSISTANCE PROVIDED: General Operating Grants; Program-Specific Grants; and Seed Grants. The NCF makes grants (average grant range: $1,000 - $15,000) to projects consistent with the foundation’s mission.
ELIGIBILITY: U.S. based nonprofit organizations with federal tax exemption under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.
DEADLINE: Grant proposals are accepted throughout the year. Initiate application process with Letter of Intent. Full proposals are accepted by invitation only. Please reference the website for complete guidelines and restrictions.
CONTACT:
Grant Request
Nehemiah Corporation of America
640 Bercut Drive, Suite A
Sacramento, CA 95811-0131
916-231-1701
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: http://www.nehemiahcorp.org/info_ncf.cfm
CFDA NUMBER: None.
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No Other Foundation


AGENCY: No Other Foundation
GEOGRAPHIC FOCUS: Giving nationally.
FUNDING PRIORITIES: Religion/Spirituality.
ASSISTANCE PROVIDED: General/Operating Support.
ELIGIBILITY: The foundation only makes contributions to preselected charitable organizations and does not accept unsolicited requests for funds.
DEADLINE: Initiate application process with Letter of Intent. Full proposals are accepted by invitation only. Please reference the website for complete guidelines, restrictions, and online application.
CONTACT:
John C. Stites, II
No Other Foundation
1080 South Willow Avenue
Cookeville, TN 38501
931-528-7475
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: None.
CFDA NUMBER: None.
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(The) Office Depot Foundation


AGENCY: The Office Depot Foundation
GEOGRAPHIC FOCUS: Giving nationally with particular focus on areas where an Office Depot store is located.
PURPOSE: Office Depot is dedicated to helping kids and schools by supporting nonprofit organizations at the local level with donations of products, contributions of funds, and efforts to encourage employees and customers to become involved as volunteers.
STRATEGIC PRIORITIES: Helping children succeed in school and in life; enabling nonprofit organizations to become more efficient and effective; helping people and small businesses prepare for disasters, then recover and rebuild afterwards; strengthening local communities through grants, product donations, and volunteerism; and encouraging community development through entrepreneurship and economic innovation.
ASSISTANCE PROVIDED: Grants (typically range from $250 to $10,000); Product Donations; and Volunteerism.
ELIGIBILITY: Schools, libraries, government agencies, and U.S. based nonprofit organizations with federal tax exemption under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.
DEADLINE: Ongoing. Initiate application process with online eligibility survey. If your organization passes the screening process, you may then complete an online grant application. The foundation can only accept applications via the online process. Please reference the website for complete guidelines and restrictions.
CONTACT:
Office Depot Corporation
6600 North Military Trail
Boca Raton, FL 33496
800-463-3768
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: http://www.officedepotfoundation.org/
CFDA NUMBER: None.
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Patagonia Environmental Grants


AGENCY: Patagonia Environmental Grants
GEOGRAPHIC FOCUS: Giving nationally to small U.S.-based 501(c)(3) nonprofit organizations with provocative direct-action agendas.
PURPOSE: Patagonia provides funds for small, locally based environmental projects with a focus on projects that address alternative energy, biodiversity, media/publications, resource extraction, social activism, and water and marine issues.
ASSISTANCE PROVIDED: Grants (typically range from $3,000 to $8,000).
ELIGIBILITY: U.S. based nonprofit organizations with federal tax exemption under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.
DEADLINES: April 30th or August 31st if applying to corporate headquarters. Applications are accepted year-round at retail stores. Initiate application process with online eligibility quiz. Qualified applicants may then proceed to the grant application form. Please reference the website for complete guidelines and restrictions.
CONTACT:
Sponsor Patagonia
Post Office Box 150
Ventura, CA 93002
800-638-6464
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: http://www.patagonia.com/usa/patagonia.go?assetid=2927
CFDA NUMBER: None.
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PepsiCo Corporate Contributions


AGENCY: PepsiCo Corporate Contributions
GEOGRAPHIC FOCUS: Giving nationally to nonprofit organizations and schools in communities where PepsiCo employees live and work.
FUNDING PRIORITIES: Committed to advancing objectives related to education, health and wellness, diversity and inclusion, and thought leadership. The company’s underlying goal is to strengthen the communities where PepsiCo employees live and work. PepsiCo has also provided humanitarian aid and disaster relief to help victims of major disasters.
ASSISTANCE PROVIDED: Charitable Contributions; In-Kind Donations; and Volunteerism.
ELIGIBILITY: U.S. based nonprofit organizations with federal tax exemption under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.
DEADLINE: Requests are evaluated on a rolling basis. Funding requests must be submitted online. Please reference the website for complete guidelines and restrictions.
CONTACT:
PepsiCo Corporate Contributions
700 Anderson Hill Road
Purchase, NY 10577
914-253-2000
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: http://www.pepsico.com/Purpose/Corporate-Contributions.html
CFDA NUMBER: None.
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PepsiCo Foundation, Inc.


AGENCY: PepsiCo Foundation, Inc.
GEOGRAPHIC FOCUS: Giving nationally.
FUNDING PRIORITIES: Health (Food Security, Improved and Optimum Nutrition, and Energy Balance Activity Models); Environment (Water Security, Sustainable Agriculture, and Adaptive Approaches to our Changing Climate); Inclusion (Access to Education and Training, Women’s Empowerment, Drop-out Prevention Initiatives in America’s Public Schools, and Workplace Equality); and Disaster Response.
ASSISTANCE PROVIDED: Grants.
ELIGIBILITY: Schools and nonprofit, tax-exempt organizations where employees are personally involved as volunteers.
DEADLINE: Requests are evaluated on a rolling basis. All proposals for major grants of over $100,000 are solicited by the foundation. Funding requests less than $100,000 must be submitted through the foundation’s online application system. Initiate application process by completing online eligibility quiz. Please reference the website for complete guidelines and restrictions.
CONTACT:
The PepsiCo Foundation, Inc.
700 Anderson Hill Road
Purchase, NY 10577
914-253-2000
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: http://www.pepsico.com/Purpose/PepsiCo-Foundation.html
CFDA NUMBER: None.
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(The) Prudential Foundation


AGENCY: The Prudential Foundation
GEOGRAPHIC FOCUS: Giving limited to applicants in areas of company operation.
FUNDING PRIORITIES: The Prudential Foundation provides support to innovative direct-service programs that address the needs of communities in three areas:

  • Education: The foundation supports initiatives that strengthen public education. Emphasis is placed on systemic school reform; improving leadership skills for education stakeholders; increasing parental involvement and community engagement; providing opportunities for arts education and youth development programs; and ensuring that parents and caregivers have the resources needed to support the development of their children.
  • Economic Development: The foundation supports initiatives that increase employment opportunities by strengthening job skills, creating jobs through business development, and promoting neighborhood development activities. Programs involve workforce development and increasing entrepreneurship through training and access to capital. In addition, the foundation promotes creation of decent, affordable housing.
  • Civic Infrastructure: Arts as an economic engine and as a quality-of-life issue to ensure that residents have access to quality arts programs. Capacity-building activities for nonprofit organizations to ensure their sustainability and growth. Open spaces by preserving and creating public parks and playgrounds.

ASSISTANCE PROVIDED: Project Grants.
ELIGIBILITY: U.S. based nonprofit charitable organizations with federal tax exemption under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.
DEADLINE: Please reference the website for complete guidelines and restrictions.
CONTACT:
The Prudential Foundation
751 Broad Street, 15th Floor
Newark, NJ 07102-3777
973-802-4791
community.resources@prudential.com
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: http://www.prudential.com/view/page/12373
CFDA NUMBER: None.
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Public Welfare Foundation Environmental Grants


AGENCY: Public Welfare Foundation Environmental Grants
GEOGRAPHIC FOCUS: Giving nationally to organizations that provide services to disadvantaged populations.
PURPOSE: Supports efforts to ensure fundamental rights and opportunities for people in need. We look for carefully defined points where our funds can make a difference in bringing about systemic changes that can improve the lives of countless people.
FUNDING PRIORITIES: Criminal and Juvenile Justice; Health Reform; and Workers’ Rights.
ASSISTANCE PROVIDED: Grants.
ELIGIBILITY: U.S. based nonprofit charitable organizations with federal tax exemption under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.
DEADLINES: Letters of Inquiry are accepted throughout the year. Full proposals are accepted by invitation only and must be submitted from July 1st through September 30th; or from December 1st through February 28th. Please reference the website for complete guidelines and restrictions.
CONTACT:
Public Welfare Foundation
1200 U Street NW
Washington, DC 20009-4443
202-965-1800
info@publicwelfare.org
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: http://www.publicwelfare.org
CFDA NUMBER: None.
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(The) Quiksilver Foundation


AGENCY: The Quiksilver Foundation
GEOGRAPHIC FOCUS: Municipalities and nonprofit organizations – as well as schools, churches, and local charities – based along the coastline are eligible to apply for funding.
PURPOSE: Committed to benefiting and enhancing the quality of life for communities of people who reside in coastal communities by supporting environmental, educational, health, and youth-related projects. The Quicksilver Foundation provides funding to organizations and groups that have clearly defined their special need for our support.
ASSISTANCE PROVIDED: Grants.
ELIGIBILITY: Schools, churches, local units of government, and U.S. based nonprofit charitable organizations with federal tax exemption under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.
DEADLINE: Complete grant application online or print and send by mail. Please reference the website for complete guidelines and restrictions.
CONTACT:
Kathie Armstrong, Executive Director
The Quiksilver Foundation
15202 Graham Street
Huntington Beach, CA 92649
714-889-2200
kathie.armstrong@quiksilver.com
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: http://www.quiksilverfoundation.org/
CFDA NUMBER: None.
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QuikTrip Corporate Contributions


AGENCY: QuikTrip Corporate Contributions
GEOGRAPHIC FOCUS: QuikTrip believes strongly in investing in the communities in which employees live and operate, and allocates 5 percent of its profits to support nonprofit organizations in its service area.
PURPOSE: Supports programs that promote positive community change for at-risk youth and innovative early childhood and preschool programs.
ASSISTANCE PROVIDED: Grants.
ELIGIBILITY: U.S. based nonprofit charitable organizations with federal tax exemption under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.
DEADLINES: Proposals are accepted between January and May. Please reference the website for complete guidelines and restrictions.
CONTACT:
QuikTrip Corporate Community Relations
Post Office Box 3475
Tulsa, OK 74101
918-615-7872
contributions@quiktrip.com
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:http://www.quiktrip.com/community/contributions.asp
CFDA NUMBER: None.
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Robert Wood Johnson Foundation


AGENCY: Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
GEOGRAPHIC FOCUS: Giving nationally.
PURPOSE: Devoted exclusively to health and health care, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation concentrates its grant making in capacity building for healthcare professionals, preventing childhood obesity, expanding healthcare coverage, and other healthcare issues.
FUNDING PRIORITIES: Building Human Capital, Childhood Obesity, Coverage, Pioneer, Public Health, Quality/Equality, and Vulnerable Populations.
ASSISTANCE PROVIDED: Grants.
ELIGIBILITY: U.S. based nonprofit charitable organizations with federal tax exemption under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.
DEADLINE: Varies with grant program. Please reference the website for complete guidance and restrictions.
CONTACT:
The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
Route 1 and College Road East
Post Office Box 2316
Princeton, NJ 08543-2316
877-843-7953
mail@rwjf.org
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: www.rwjf.org
CFDA NUMBER: None.
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Ronald McDonald House Charities (RMHC)


AGENCY: Ronald McDonald House Charities (RMHC)
GEOGRAPHIC FOCUS: Giving nationally.
PURPOSE: Grants are targeted at ensuring the health and well-being of young people. Organizations seeking funding should have a specific program which directly improves the health and well being of children (ages 0-21 years), addresses a significant funding gap or critical opportunity, has long-term impact in terms of replication or reach, and produces measurable results.
ASSISTANCE PROVIDED: Grants.
ELIGIBILITY: U.S. based nonprofit charitable organizations with federal tax exemption under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.
DEADLINES: Initiate funding request with Letter of Inquiry. Formal grant proposals are accepted by invitation only. Please reference the website for 2010 funding cycle guidelines and restrictions.
CONTACT:
Attn: Grants Department
Ronald McDonald House Charities
One Kroc Drive
Oak Brook, IL 60523
630-623-7048
grants@rmhc.org
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: http://www.rmhc.org/
CFDA NUMBER: None.
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Shell Oil Company Foundation


AGENCY: Shell Oil Company Foundation
GEOGRAPHIC FOCUS: Giving on a national basis in areas of company operation.
PURPOSE: The foundation supports programs designed to promote the Environment; Workforce Development & Education; Community Outreach; and Health & Welfare.
ASSISTANCE PROVIDED: Grants.
ELIGIBILITY: U.S. based nonprofit charitable organizations with federal tax exemption under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.
DEADLINE: Unsolicited proposals are reviewed on a regular basis. Initiate application process by completing an online eligibility quiz. Selected applicants will then be invited to submit a full proposal via an online grant application. Please reference the website for complete guidelines and restrictions.
CONTACT:
Shell Oil Company
Social Investment Department
One Shell Plaza
910 Louisiana, Suite 4478A
Houston, TX 77002
scofoundation@shellus.com
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: http://www.shell.us/home/content/usa/responsible_energy/shell_in_the_society/soc_foundation/shell_foundation.html
CFDA NUMBER: None.
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Sonoco Foundation


AGENCY: Sonoco Foundation
GEOGRAPHIC FOCUS: Giving nationally, but limited to applicants in areas of company operation.
FUNDING PRIORITIES: Program areas include Arts, Culture, & Humanities; K-12 Education; Higher Education; Environment/Conservation; and Health.
ASSISTANCE PROVIDED: Project Grants.
ELIGIBILITY: School districts/systems, colleges/universities, and U.S. based nonprofit charitable organizations with federal tax exemption under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.
DEADLINE: Submit a written request with explanation of purpose. Please reference the website for complete guidelines and restrictions.
CONTACT:
Joyce Beasley
Sonoco Foundation
One North Second Street
M/S A09
Hartsville, SC 29550
843-383-7000
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: http://www.sonoco.com
CFDA NUMBER: None.
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Southern Company Charitable Foundation, Inc.


AGENCY: Southern Company Charitable Foundation, Inc.
GEOGRAPHIC FOCUS: Giving nationally.
FUNDING PRIORITIES: The foundation supports regional and/or national organizations which support education and the environment.
ASSISTANCE PROVIDED: Capital Campaigns and/or Building/Renovation Initiatives; and General/Operating Support.
ELIGIBILITY: U.S. based nonprofit charitable organizations with federal tax exemption under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.
DEADLINE: Please contact the foundation for complete guidelines and restrictions.
CONTACT:
Judy Anderson
Southern Company Charitable Foundation, Inc.
241 Ralph McGill Boulevard NE
Bin 10240
Atlanta, GA 30308-3374
404-506-7750
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: None.
CFDA NUMBER: None.
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(The) Starbucks Foundation


AGENCY: The Starbucks Foundation
GEOGRAPHIC FOCUS: Giving nationally in areas where Starbucks coffee shops are located.
PURPOSE: Solicit applications from organizations that provide young people a continuum of services in social entrepreneurship; young people developing creative approaches that address pressing concerns. Starbucks makes grants to organizations that: provide training to young people to develop necessary skills and knowledge to incubate ideas, identify and assess community needs, create a plan of action, execute a plan and evaluate outcomes against goals; build ongoing leadership capacity and long-term engagement of young people; and communicate young people’s success stories through various media (print, video, web-based, etc.). Support is also occasionally provided for disaster recovery.
ASSISTANCE PROVIDED: Grants (typically range from $10,000 to $25,000).
ELIGIBILITY: U.S. based nonprofit charitable organizations with federal tax exemption under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.
DEADLINE: No deadlines for submission of organization’s profile. Initiate application process by completing an online profile of your organization at www.starbucksfoundation.org. Selected applicants will subsequently be invited to submit grant proposals. Unsolicited proposals will not be accepted. Please reference the website for complete guidelines and restrictions.
CONTACT:
The Starbucks Foundation
Post Office Box 3824
2401 Utah Avenue South
S-SR-1, Suite 800
Seattle, Washington 98124
206-318-7022
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: http://www.starbucks.com/aboutus/foundation.asp
CFDA NUMBER: None.
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State Farm Companies Foundation


AGENCY: State Farm Companies Foundation
GEOGRAPHIC FOCUS: Giving nationally.
PURPOSE: State Farm is committed to meeting the needs of communities by focusing on giving in three areas: safety, strong neighborhoods and community development, and education. In addition, State Farm supports organizations involved with K-12 and higher education; awards fellowships to doctoral students; and awards college scholarships to African Americans, Hispanics, Native Americans, and high school student.
ASSISTANCE PROVIDED: Company Grants; Foundation Grants; Matching Gifts; and Scholarships.
ELIGIBILITY: Educational institutions, governmental entities, and U.S. based nonprofit charitable organizations with federal tax exemption under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.
DEADLINE: Grant cycle for company grants is from January 2nd through October 31st. All grant requests must be submitted online. Please reference the website for complete guidelines and restrictions.
CONTACT:Contact closest State Farm office and the Good Neighbor Citizenship team.
State Farm Companies Foundation
One State Farm Plaza
Bloomington, IL 61710
309-766-2161

Atlanta Operations Center
11350 Johns Creek Parkway
Duluth, GA 30198-0001
770-418-5000
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: http://www.statefarm.com/about/part_spos/grants/cogrants.asp
CFDA NUMBER: None.
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Surdna Foundation, Inc.


AGENCY: Surdna Foundation, Inc.
GEOGRAPHIC FOCUS: Giving nationally.
FUNDING PRIORITIES: Sustainable Development; Strong Local Economies; Thriving Cultures; Surdna Arts Teachers Fellowship; and Organizational Capacity Building.
ASSISTANCE PROVIDED: Grants.
ELIGIBILITY: To be eligible for a grant, an organization must be exempt from taxation under Section 501(c)(3) or 501(c)(4) of the Internal Revenue Code.
DEADLINE: There are no formal deadlines to apply for funding. Initiate application with online Letter of Inquiry. Full proposals are accepted by invitation only. Please reference the website for complete guidelines and restrictions.
CONTACT:
Grants Administrator
Surdna Foundation, Inc.
330 Madison Avenue, 30th Floor
New York, NY 10017-5001
212-557-0010
questions@surdna.org
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: http://www.surdna.org.
CFDA NUMBER: None.
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Target Store Grants


AGENCY: Target Store Grants
GEOGRAPHIC FOCUS: Giving nationally.
FUNDING PRIORITIES: Art; Early Childhood Reading; and Family Violence Prevention.
ASSISTANCE PROVIDED: Grants (typically range from $1,000 to $3,000).
ELIGIBILITY: Schools, libraries, public agencies, and U.S. based nonprofit charitable organizations with federal tax exemption under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.
DEADLINE: Applications must be submitted online and are accepted from March 1st through May 31st (annually). Please reference the website for complete guidelines and restrictions.
CONTACT:
Target Community Relations
1000 Nicollet Mall TPS-3080
Minneapolis, MN 55403
800-388-6740
community.relations@target.com
ADDITIONAL INFORMTION: http://www.target.com/grants
CFDA NUMBER: None.
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Toys R’ Us Corporate Philanthropy


AGENCY: Toys R’ Us Corporate Philanthropy
GEOGRAPHIC FOCUS: Giving nationally.
PURPOSE: The core mission of Toys R’ Us, Inc. is to keep children safe and assist them in times of need. The fund has contributed to organizations that support that mission, including those providing disaster relief to children and families who are victims of large-scale crises.
ASSISTANCE PROVIDED: Grants; and/or Product Donations.
ELIGIBILITY: Hospitals, schools, government agencies, and U.S. based nonprofit charitable organizations with federal tax exemption under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.
DEADLINE: There are no deadlines. All donation requests must be made in writing 90 days prior to the date in which the donation is needed. A dedicated eMail account has been created for easy, fast submission and review of all requests. In the event of a large-scale crisis or emergency situation only – such as a hurricane, fire, flood, earthquake, or other natural disaster – organizations may call the donation hotline at 973-617-5350.
CONTACT:
Toys R’ Us Corporate Philanthropy
461 From Road
Paramus, NJ 07652
973-617-5350
TRUCF@toysrus.com
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: http://www2.toysrus.com/about/CharitableGivingFAQs.cfm
CFDA NUMBER: None.
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Turner Broadcasting System, Inc.


AGENCY: Turner Broadcasting System, Inc.
GEOGRAPHIC FOCUS: Giving nationally.
PURPOSE: Turner Broadcasting System, Inc. proudly supports community efforts through employee volunteerism, special initiatives, and charitable contributions.

  • Employee Volunteerism: From the time the company was founded, TBS Inc. employees have volunteered in the communities where they live and work.
  • Contributions and Grants: TBS Inc. is committed to good corporate citizenship and contributes to nonprofit organizations in three focus areas: Arts & Culture; Education; and the Environment.

ASSISTANCE PROVIDED: Direct Corporate Giving; In-Kind Donations; and Volunteerism.
ELIGIBILITY: U.S. based nonprofit charitable organizations with federal tax exemption under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.
DEADLINE: Please reference the website for complete guidelines and restrictions.
CONTACT:
Turner Broadcasting System, Inc.
One CNN Center
100 International Boulevard
Atlanta, GA 30303
404-827-1700
corporate.contributions@turner.com
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: http://www.turner.com/community/community.html
CFDA NUMBER: None.
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Turner Foundation, Inc.


AGENCY: Turner Foundation, Inc.
GEOGRAPHIC FOCUS: The foundation’s geographic priorities differ slightly for different program areas, but can be described generally as follows: the foundation will consider programs that are national in scope. The foundation will consider state and local programs – giving priority consideration to programs in New Mexico, Montana, Colorado, Nebraska, South Carolina, Florida, and Georgia.
FUNDING PRIORITIES: The Turner Foundation, Inc. is a private, independent family foundation committed to preventing damage to the natural systems – water, air, and land – on which all life depends. The foundation makes grants in the areas of the environment and population; and focuses on four main components:

  • Safeguarding Habitat;
  • Creating Solutions for Sustainable Living;
  • Healthy Planet, Healthy Communities; and
  • Growing the Movement.

The Turner Foundation will annually select priority issues within the above program areas in order to make the greatest impact with its financial resources.
ASSISTANCE PROVIDED: Project Grants; General/Operating Support; Equipment Donations; Research; etc.
ELIGIBILITY: U.S. based nonprofit charitable organizations with federal tax exemption under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.
DEADLINE: The Turner Foundation has implemented an invitation-only grant making process. Letters of Inquiry and unsolicited proposals are not accepted. Please reference the website for complete guidelines and restrictions.
CONTACT:
Turner Foundation, Inc.
133 Luckie Street NW
Second Floor
Atlanta, GA 30303
404-681-9900
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: http://www.turnerfoundation.org
CFDA NUMBER: None.
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(The) UPS Foundation


AGENCY: The UPS Foundation
GEOGRAPHIC FOCUS: Giving nationally and internationally.
PURPOSE: The UPS Foundation focuses on areas that are built upon the company’s rich experience and align with UPS’s vision for the future:

  • Economic and Global Literacy;
  • Environmental Sustainability;
  • Nonprofit Effectiveness;
  • Diversity; and
  • Community Safety.

ASSISTANCE PROVIDED: Project Grants; Research; and Technical Assistance.
ELIGIBILITY: Nonprofit charitable organizations with federal tax exemption under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code – or the equivalent.
DEADLINE: 09/01/2010. The UPS Foundation is different from most foundations because it is an employee-driven foundation. Through locally driven Community Involvement Committees, the company encourages employees to make recommendations to support organizations where they are involved as volunteers rather than accepting unsolicited grant proposals. Through this local employee engagement, the foundation focuses on certain key issues tied to the company’s business expertise and corporate values. Please reference the website for complete guidelines and restrictions.
CONTACT:
Lisa Hamilton
The UPS Foundation
55 Glenlake Parkway NE
Atlanta, GA 30328
404-828-6000
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: http://responsibility.ups...ps.com/foundation/index.html
CFDA NUMBER: None.
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U.S. Soccer Foundation


AGENCY: U.S. Soccer Foundation
GEOGRAPHIC FOCUS: Giving nationally.
PURPOSE: The mission of the U.S. Soccer Foundation is to enhance, assist, and grow the sport of soccer in the United States. The foundation views soccer as a powerful vehicle for social change and focuses its efforts on programs and projects that improve the health and well-being of children in urban, economically disadvantaged communities. Its goal is to ensure that children in underserved communities have easy and affordable access to quality soccer programs that support their physical and personal development.
ASSISTANCE PROVIDED: Program Grants (up to $100,000) help pay for uniforms, player equipment, travel costs, facility rental, registration costs, and training for players, coaches, and referees. Field Grants (up to $100,000) are used to assist with every stage of the field building process – from planning and designing a new field to installing the finishing touches such as lights and field boards. Synthetic Field Grants (up to $200,000) are used to build synthetic grass soccer fields that are durable and can be used in all weather conditions. A Planning Grants Initiative provides grants in the form of a credit with Clough Harbour Sports to produce a concept plan that guides the design and construction of soccer field projects.
ELIGIBILITY: Not-for-profit organizations, public schools, municipalities, colleges or universities, or sovereign tribal nations in all 50 states.
DEADLINE: Open registration process begins on August 1st of each year.
CONTACT:
U.S. Soccer Foundation
1211 Connecticut Avenue NW, Suite 500
Washington, DC 20036
202-872-9277
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: http://www.ussoccerfoundation.org
CFDA NUMBER: None.
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Verizon Foundation


AGENCY: Verizon Foundation
GEOGRAPHIC FOCUS: Giving nationally.
PURPOSE: Core initiatives of the Verizon Foundation are: 1) education and literacy; and 2) safety and health – including domestic violence prevention, healthcare and accessibility, and internet safety.
ASSISTANCE PROVIDED: Grants (typically range from $5,000 to $10,000); Matching Gifts; and Volunteerism.
ELIGIBILITY: Nonprofit, tax-exempt organizations and government agencies – including public/private schools, hospitals, and churches (provided that the proposal will benefit a large portion of a community without regard to religious affiliation and does not duplicate the work of other agencies in the community).
DEADLINE: Unsolicited proposals are reviewed from January 1st through October 31st. Verizon Foundation only accepts electronic proposals through its Apply Online process. Initiate application process by completing the basic eligibility screener. Please reference the website for complete guidelines and restrictions.
CONTACT:
Verizon Foundation
One Verizon Way
Basking Ridge, NJ 07920
800-360-7955
Verizon.Foundation@Verizon.com
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: http://www.verizonfoundation.org/
CFDA NUMBER: None.
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W. K. Kellogg Foundation


AGENCY: W. K. Kellogg Foundation
GEOGRAPHIC FOCUS: Giving nationally and internationally.
PURPOSE: Its focus is on increasing access to opportunities that affect the success of the 80 million children who live in the United States. It helps build and strengthen educational and economic institutions so families and children can thrive in stable and nurturing environments. The foundation helps communities create the environments that will lead to success, good health, and valuable learning throughout childhood. It wants all children to have equal opportunity to reshape tomorrow’s society in positive and productive ways.
U.S. FUNDING PRIORITIES: Education and Learning; Food, Health, and Well-Being; and Family Economic Security.
ASSISTANCE PROVIDED: Grants for Operating Support; Endowments; Corporate Gifts; and Program-Related Investments.
ELIGIBILITY: Nonprofit charitable organizations with federal tax exemption under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code, or the international equivalent.
DEADLINE: Grant proposals are accepted throughout the year, but must be submitted online. Please reference the website for complete guidelines and restrictions.
CONTACT:
W. K. Kellogg Foundation
One Michigan Avenue East
Battle Creek, MI 49017-4012
269-968-1611
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: http://www.wkkf.org
CFDA NUMBER: None.
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Wallace Foundation


AGENCY: Wallace Foundation
GEOGRAPHIC FOCUS: Giving nationally.
PURPOSE: To support and share effective ideas and practices that enable institutions to expand learning and enrichment opportunities for all people. To achieve this, the foundation focuses exclusively on three major areas:

  • Strengthening educational leadership in ways that significantly improve student achievement.
  • Helping selected cities make high-quality out-of-school-time learning opportunities available to many more children.
  • Making the arts a part of many more people’s lives by working with arts organizations, schools, and other providers of arts education and experience to build both present and future arts audiences.

OTHER AREAS OF CONTINUING INTEREST: Libraries; Adult Literacy; Museum Audience Development; Urban Parks; Advancing Philanthropy; School Counseling; and Teacher Recruitment.
ASSISTANCE PROVIDED: Grants.
ELIGIBILITY: U.S. based nonprofit charitable organizations with federal tax exemption under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.
DEADLINE: Although unsolicited proposals are rarely funded, organizations are invited to submit Letters of Inquiry for consideration. Please reference the website for complete guidelines and restrictions.
CONTACT:
The Wallace Foundation
5 Penn Plaza, 7th Floor
New York, NY 10001
212-251-9700
info@wallacefoundation.org
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: http://www.wallacefoundation.org
CFDA NUMBER: None.
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Wal-Mart Foundation


AGENCY: Wal-Mart Foundation
GEOGRAPHIC FOCUS: Giving nationally.
PURPOSE: Many of the company’s community involvement programs require and encourage their employees to be directly involved with the community nonprofit organizations that receive funding for their projects. The foundation provides capital and general support grants in communities where stores are located. The foundation only supports organizations that in some way benefit the communities in which their stores are located. Also, the Wal-Mart Community Involvement Program (CIP) allows each store to hold local fundraisers on store premises for qualifying charities and organizations.
FUNDING PRIORITIES: Education; Workforce Development/Economic Opportunity; Environmental Sustainability; and Health & Wellness.
ASSISTANCE PROVIDED: Capital and General Support Grants; Financial Contributions; In-Kind Donations, and Volunteerism. Funding programs include the National Giving Programs (sums greater than $250,000), State Giving Programs (sums less than $250,000), and the Wal-Mart Store and Sam’s Club Giving Programs (up to $5,000).
ELIGIBILITY: Schools (public, parochial and private), religious organizations, government agencies, civic & veterans groups, local charity organizations, community & neighborhood programs, and U.S. based nonprofit charitable organizations with federal tax exemption under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.
DEADLINES: Vary with funding program. Please reference the website for complete guidelines and restrictions.
CONTACT:
Wal-Mart Foundation
702 SW 8th Street
Bentonville, AR 72716
800-530-9925
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: http://walmartstores.com/CommunityGiving/203.aspx
CFDA NUMBER: None.
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Waste Management Charitable Foundation


AGENCY: Waste Management, Inc. (WM)
GEOGRAPHIC FOCUS: Waste Management is committed to enhancing its communities through programs that help make them cleaner and better places to live.
PURPOSE: The Waste Management Charitable Contributions program provides support to organizations that have been approved by the IRS as a 501(c)(3) charity and public organizations where any donations requested will be used exclusively for public purposes. It targets its support to specific projects or programs that enhance the scope of services offered by an organization.
FUNDING PRIORITIES: Environment; Environmental Education; and Community.
ASSISTANCE PROVIDED: Grants. WM prefers not to financially support operating costs, capital campaigns, or multi-year requests.
ELIGIBILITY: Local Waste Management facilities are proactive in identifying charities located in the immediate community that they serve and – in many cases – may have predetermined which organizations they will be supporting that year. Preference is also given to organizations which have a broad base of funders and employee involvement. To be eligible for a grant, an organization must be exempt from taxation under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.
DEADLINE: Applications are accepted year round. Please reference the website for complete guidelines and restrictions.
CONTACT:
Attn: Waste Management
Pierpont Communications
1800 West Loop South, Suite 800
Houston, TX 77027
713-627-2223
wm@piercom.com
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: http://www.wastemanagement.com/wm/community/giving.asp
CFDA NUMBER: None.
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Wells Fargo Housing Foundation


AGENCY: Wells Fargo Housing Foundation (WFHF)
GEOGRAPHIC FOCUS: Giving to established local and national nonprofit housing organizations. WFHF has a previous history of awarding grants to Rebuilding Together.
PURPOSE: WFHF provides development and pre-development funding for the construction or rehab of homes for low- to moderate-income homebuyers. Likewise, WFHF provides funding to nonprofit housing organizations that help low- to moderate-income homeowners make small home repairs. Grants also have supported disaster relief and social services.
PROGRAMS INCLUDE: Foundation Programs; Team Member Volunteer Program; Homeownership Grant Program; and Real Estate Owned (REO) Discounted Properties Program.
ASSISTANCE PROVIDED: Provide grants to local nonprofit housing organizations to create sustainable homeownership opportunities for low- to moderate-income people.
ELIGIBILITY: U.S. based nonprofit charitable organizations with federal tax exemption under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.
DEADLINES: Vary with program. Use the Homeownership Grant Program Proposal Checklist to submit a proposal. Please reference the website for complete guidelines and restrictions.
CONTACT:
Wells Fargo Housing Foundation
90 South 7th Street, 19th Floor
MAC N9305-192
Minneapolis, MN 55402-3903
612-667-5131
Wells.fargo.housing.foundation@wellsfargo.com
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: http://www.wellsfargo.com/about/wfhf/guidelines.jhtml#areas
CFDA NUMBER: None.
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Wild Ones: Otto Seeds for Education Program


AGENCY: Wild Ones
GEOGRAPHIC FOCUS: Giving nationally.
PURPOSE: Gives small monetary grants to schools, nature centers, or other nonprofit educational organizations for the purpose of establishing outdoor learning centers.
ASSISTANCE PROVIDED: Grants (typically range from $100 to $500).
ELIGIBILITY: Schools and U.S. based nonprofit charitable organizations with federal tax exemption under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.
DEADLINE: October 15th (annually).
CONTACT:
Wild Ones SFE
Post Office Box 1274
Appleton, Wisconsin 54912
920-730-3986 / 877-394-9453
info@for-wild.org
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: http://www.for-wild.org/seedmony.html
CFDA NUMBER: None.
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William and Flora Hewlett Foundation


AGENCY: William and Flora Hewlett Foundation
GEOGRAPHIC FOCUS: Giving nationally.
PURPOSE: The foundation concentrates its resources on activities in education, environment, global development, performing arts, and population. In addition, the foundation has programs that make grants to advance the field of philanthropy, and to support disadvantaged communities in the San Francisco Bay Area.
FUNDING PRIORITIES: Education (California only); Environment (North American West); Global Development Program; Performing Arts Program (San Francisco Bay Area); The Population Program; The Philanthropy Program; and Special Projects.
ASSISTANCE PROVIDED: Grant; and Gift Payments.
ELIGIBILITY: The foundation makes grants to nonprofit charitable organizations classified as 501(c)(3) public charities by the Internal Revenue Service, institutions, and government entities.
DEADLINE: Please reference the website for complete guidelines and restrictions.
CONTACT:
The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation
2121 Sand Hill Road
Menlo Park, CA 94025
650-234-4500
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: http://www.hewlett.org/
CFDA NUMBER: None.
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