Funder: American Legion Child Welfare Foundation; Opportunity: Program Grants; Funding Focus: Children, education; Geographic Focus: National; Eligibility: 501(c)(3) nonprofits focusing on the physical, mental, emotional and spiritual welfare of children; Funding: Multiple awards in the $35,000 to $50,000 range; Deadline: July 15.
Summary: The foundation awards grants only to nonprofits that have the potential of helping children in more than one state. Grants are not made for any of the normal, day-to-day operating expenses of the grantee or special operating expenses connected with the grant. Grants are awarded for a period of one year. All grants must be completed between the period of Jan. 1 and Dec. 31 of the award year. Grant awards generally include a broad range of children’s programs. Start with the tip sheet the foundation has provided on its website: www.legion.org/documents/pdf/grants.pdf
Info: 317/630-1202; http://www.cwf-inc.org for more on the foundation, or Jason R. Kees, executive secretary, American Legion Child Welfare Foundation PO Box 1055, Indianapolis, IN 46206