Bank Foundation Favors Financial Literacy, Education Projects

Grants_ImagePrivate Funder: BBVA Compass Foundation (formerly Compass Bank Foundation); Opportunity: Community Giving grants; Funding Focus: Education, youth, arts and culture; Geographic Focus: Communities where BBVA Compass Bank has a presence (AL, AZ, CO, FL, NM, NY, PR, and TX); Eligibility: Nonprofits; Funding: Varies, the foundation distributed $5.5 million in grants last year; Deadline: Sept. 30.

Summary: It supports nonprofit organizations that are making a positive impact in the communities the bank serves. Education or leadership development programs have been funded by the foundation in the past.  Projects must provide capacity building to organizations serving minority segments, especially targeted at low-income populations.

Info: http://tinyurl.com/mmdomy8 (NOFA) corporateresponsibility@bbvacompass.com or 800/266-7277; Reymundo Ocanas, executive director, grants.us@bbva.com (email).

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