Private Funder: Weyerhaeuser Company Foundation; Opportunity: Foundation Giving Fund Grants; Funding Focus: Education, youth development and housing; Geographic Focus: National where the company has a presence); Eligibility: Nonprofits, governments and colleges; Funding: Awards vary; Deadline: TBA, last year’s deadline was Aug. 31.
Summary: The foundation focuses it’s giving on: affordable housing; K-12 education and youth development; environmental stewardship; and human services, civic and cultural growth. Serve a broad range of community residents; meet an important community need within our key areas of focus; Show strong support from community leaders and other funders; are sustainable and managed competently with a history of accountability, results, cost-effectiveness, strong leadership and innovation and provide a significant and measurable impact on quality of life.
Projects should be sustainable over time and should meet the needs of a broad population vs. individuals or selected groups. Weyerhaeuser employee engagement is a priority for the company, so be sure to cultivate any company connections you or your organization may already have.
Info: http://tinyurl.com/koqpelo ; Weyerhaeuser Company Foundation, P.O. Box 9777, CH 3E22, Federal Way, WA 98063-9777, phone: 253/924-3159, fax: 253/924-3658.