James Cox Grants Favor the Environment, Health

cox foundation logoPrivate Funder: James M. Cox Foundation; Opportunity: James M. Cox Foundation Grants; Funding Focus: Education, children, the environment and health; Geographic Focus: In the 40 states where Cox Enterprises does business; Eligibility: Nonprofits; Funding: Multiple awards, generally in the $2,000 to $5,000 range; Deadline: Oct. 15.

Summary: Grants focus on the areas of conservation and the environment, early childhood education, empowering families and individuals for success, and health. These grants are intended to provide funding for capital campaigns and special projects in communities where the company has a presence. Awards for basic operating expenses usually are not granted. For a complete list of Cox businesses and information on specific Cox locations, view the location map at: http://tinyurl.com/mas3jr5  

Info: http://tinyurl.com/mwdtxwz (for questions about the competition).

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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