Private Funder: Dorothea Haus Ross Foundation; Opportunity: Foundation grants; Funding Focus: Children’s health and education; Geographic Focus: National and international; Eligibility: Nonprofit organizations and faith-based groups; Funding: Awards range up to $13,000 each (most grants are one-time awards); Deadline: Rolling.
Summary: These grants support nonprofits serving vulnerable children. Schools can benefit from these grants. The foundation recently awarded grants to support an arts and music program for a school benefiting learning disabled children in Rochester, NY, and to purchase a hearing aid analyzer for a hearing-impaired school children in Massachusetts.
The foundation provides grants to organizations offering direct aid to underserved children. The following categories are eligible: project support, equipment/supplies, construction, renovation, building purchase and start-up expenses.