Private Funder: Rockwell Collins Charitable Corporation; Opportunity: 2015 program grants; Funding Focus: Youth, education and the arts; Geographic Focus: National, where the company has locations; Eligibility: Nonprofits and schools; Funding: Grants generally total $5,000 or more each (the foundation distributed about $4.5 million in grants last year); Deadline: Rolling.
Summary: Education projects must have an emphasis on math, science and engineering and technology (STEM). The corporation’s priorities include STEM education with an emphasis on youth development. Applicants should offer programs that strengthen the quality of education and provide opportunities for youth involvement and leadership. The Rockwell Collins Community Partnership Fund supports fundraising events and sponsorship opportunities.
All grant requests submitted for regions outside of Rockwell Collins’ headquarter community should be coordinated though the local Rockwell Collins Human Resources manager. Special consideration is given to qualifying organizations in which company employees are involved as volunteers.