Funder Supports Efforts for Women

Funder: Chico’s Charitable Giving; Opportunity: 2016 Women and Children Grants, Community Grants; Funding Focus: K-12 education, children, health; Geographic Focus: National (where the store has a presence); Eligibility: Applications are reviewed in January, April, July and October.

Summary: The women’s clothing company, which operates boutique stores across the country, focuses on improving the lives of women and children in their communities. Women & Children Grants seek to improve health care, self-sufficiency, domestic violence and K-12 education program, including early education. Community Grants support neighborhood development.


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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