Foundation Assists Family Services, Workforce Projects

Funder: Enterprise Holdings Foundation (formerly Enterprise Rent-A-Car Foundation); Opportunity: Community Grants; Funding Focus: Family services, workforce, human services, health care, community services; Geographic Focus: National; Eligibility: 501(c)(3) nonprofits; Funding: Awards average $2.500 to $5,000 each (the foundation distributed $22 million in grants last year; Deadline: TBA, the next round opens later this year, last year’s Winter Cycle deadline was Feb. 4.

Summary: The foundation’s philanthropic and community relations mission is to enhance the quality of life in communities with an Enterprise Rent-A-Car presence. The foundation primarily accepts requests for donations from Enterprise employees, thus nonprofits should reach out to these employees.

Info: (NOFA); 314/512-5000.

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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