Fisher House Foundation, Newman’s Own, Grants to be Available

grantsPrivate Funder: Newman’s Own, Fisher House Foundation, and Military Times Media Group; Opportunity: 2016 Newman’s Own Awards; Funding Focus: Social services for military families, children; Geographic Focus: National; Eligibility: Nonprofits; Funding: Multiple grants up to $50,000 each; Deadline: TBA, the next round opens in January; last year’s deadline was April 29.

Summary: As we predicted, the 2015 competition opens in February with multiple grants available to volunteer and nonprofit organizations supporting the nation’s military families ( Eligible organizations must be comprised primarily of volunteers, and support active duty, Nat’l Guard, or reserve units or installations. The foundation has a history of supporting children’s programs. It awarded $4 million in grants to nonprofits providing nutrition education for children and families, as well as projects aimed at feeding hungry children, improving their health and/or reducing childhood obesity (

Info: (NOFA), or; Vicki Reeping, or 888/294-8560.

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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