Clothier Chain Favors Youth Projects, Community Initiatives

Ross_Dress_for_Less logoFunder: Ross Stores Foundation; Opportunity: Supporting Our Communities Grants; Funding Focus: Health, education and economic opportunity; Geographic Focus: National; Eligibility: 501(c)(3) nonprofits within 25 miles of a Ross store; Funding: Multiple awards up to $500 each; Deadline: None.

Summary: Ross stores reward nonprofits that are preparing today’s youth for a bright tomorrow through building competence, confidence and character in these young people, as well as providing academic achievement and life skills. Stores consider a limited number of unsolicited requests — primarily for gift cards — from nonprofits.

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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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