Charitable Foundation Invites Applications for 2016 Housing, Family Grants

grantsThe TD Charitable Foundation, the charitable giving arm of TD Bank, is accepting applications to its 11th annual Housing for Everyone grant competition.

Deadline: Sept. 2.

This year, the program will support projects/programs that fall within the theme of Affordable Housing for Single Parent Families. Applications must highlight the ways in which funding will create new or preserve existing units of safe, clean, physically accessible affordable rental housing for families headed by a single individual (i.e., parent, grandparent, guardian). Applications need to include details on access to medical and health services; proximity to schools, employment opportunities, day care centers, shopping, community and transportation services; and adaptability to the changing needs of today’s families.

Through the program, 25 organizations operating within TD Bank’s corporate footprint from Maine to Florida will each be awarded a $100,000 grant. The foundation made $17 million in grants last year.

Geographic focus: : Connecticut; Delaware; District Of Columbia; Florida; Maine; Maryland; Massachusetts; New Hampshire; New Jersey; New York; North Carolina; Pennsylvania; Rhode Island; South Carolina; Vermont; and Virginia.

To be eligible, organizations must be tax-exempt under Section 501(c)(3) and promote affordable housing for low- to moderate-income individuals.

Info: for complete program guidelines and application instructions.

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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