Funder: Gladys and Roland Harriman Foundation; Opportunity: Foundation grants; Funding Focus: Education, youth, public safety, social service, arts, cultural and health; Geographic Focus: National; Eligibility: Municipalities, public nonprofit institution, private nonprofit institution, schools, private or public institutions of higher learning, faith-based organizations, private charter schools and hospitals/medical research facilities; Funding: Varies (the foundation gave $6.5 million in grants last year; Deadline: Oct. 1.
Summary: The New York City-based foundation makes awards in the form of general operating support or as matching grants. The foundation recently granted more than $6 million to more that 100 recipients. For example, the foundation gave grants of $75,000 and $20,000 to the New York Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children in New York City. Founded in 1875, it is the first child protective agency in the world. Start with a letter of inquiry to the foundation, staffers tell us. The address is below. For more info: http://tinyurl.com/qgccuxq .
Info: Gladys and Roland Harriman Foundation, 140 Broadway, 11th Fl., New York, NY 10005; 212/493-8185; Barbara O’Connell, secretary.