Rockwell Collins Education Science Grants Now Available

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.  

Info: http://tinyurl.com/cdp-66-q7r; 319/295-8122, Jennifer Becker, executive director, jlbecker@rockwellcollins.com

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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