Private Funder: Westinghouse Electric Company; Opportunity: 2016 Westinghouse Charitable Giving Program; Funding Focus: Neighborhood revitalization, science and education; Geographic Focus: National (where the company has operations); Eligibility: Nonprofits; Funding: Awards up to $5,000; Deadline: Rolling, see below.
Summary: Westinghouse support three categories of funding efforts: Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) Education; environmental sustainability and community vitality
The Westinghouse Charitable Giving Program replaced the Westinghouse Foundation years ago and is the main funding entity to support nonprofit 501(c)-3 organizations. Organizations that received a Westinghouse Charitable Giving Grant in 2015 cannot apply for another grant until 2017. Organizations can only receive funding once over a three-year-period.
Deadlines: The advisory board reviews proposals two times each Westinghouse fiscal year (FY) – April 1 to March 31.