Kids ‘N Community Foundation Accepting Applications

Grants_ImageThe Kids ‘N Community Foundation, the philanthropic arm of the Carolina Hurricanes hockey team, strives to meet the health and educational needs of underserved populations in its community through programming and financial assistance to local youth-oriented organizations.

Deadline: Nov. 1.

The foundation is accepting proposals to its Game Changer Grants program from nonprofit organizations serving needy children in the areas of health, education, and underserved populations. Fifteen organizations will receive grants of up to $15,000.

To be eligible, applicants must be a 501 (c)(3) tax-exempt nonprofit operating organization in good standing with the Internal Revenue Service serving children in the state of North Carolina; have a record of outstanding service in effectively and efficiently delivering programs and services that improve the lives of needy children; serve children’s needs in the areas of health, education, and underserved populations; and deliver services that impact the lives of children.

Organizations also must ensure that 100% of grant monies received are used for the exclusive benefit of children.

Info: (website).

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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