Wallace Global Fund Favors Community Development Projects

Wallace Global Fund logoPrivate Funder: Wallace Global Fund; Opportunity: Foundation Grants; Funding Focus: Community development, education, health, youth; Geographic Focus: National; Eligibility: 501(c)(3) nonprofits; Funding: Varies (the fund made about $10 million in grants last year); Deadline: Rolling (letters of inquiry).

Summary: Grants are provided for initiatives at the national and global levels, as well as for significant local or regional initiatives offering the potential to leverage broader impact. Grants support programs for youth, women’s human rights, civic engagement, civil liberties and equal justice, independent media and media policy. Youth programs that have won in the past include Advocates for Youth, which got a $65,000 grant for a program to train youth activists committed to advancing adolescent sexual and reproductive health and rights. The website is here: http://wgf.org/grants

Info: 202/452-1530.

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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