Private 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
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