Efforts Support Youth, Public Safety, Social Service Projects

Harriman_SocietyFunder: 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.

About Frank Klimko

Frank Klimko is a nationally known journalist, grants expert and speech writer/speaker. He has years of experience helping nonprofits devise lists of the right funding opportunities and secure funding from these foundations and corporate entities. Clients have focused on an array of areas including child care, homeless, hunger and K-12 education. Additionally, he is a Freedom of Information Act expert, who has helped numerous clients with securing proprietary information from the federal government. Currently, Frank Klimko writes the Children & Youth Funding Report and Private Grants Alert, which are Washington DC-based publications. CYF is a daily publication covering Congress, the Education Dept. and the various federal regulatory agencies. PGA, another daily publication, covers the world of private philanthropy.
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