Stewardship Foundation Aids Projects to aid Children Relieve Poverty

grantsFunder: Stewardship Foundation; Program: Annual faith-based grants; Eligibility: Non-denominational para-church organizations, community groups; Funding Focus: Children at-risk, leadership, poverty, reconciliation and justice and relational evangelism; Geographic Limits: National; Funding: Varies; last year the foundation made about $5.5 million in grants; Deadline: Rolling.

Summary: The foundation’s children-at-risk grants support programs for vulnerable children, such as homeless kids or kids in foster care. Grants are usually for general operating support or projects. The foundation recently gave $10,000 to the Children of the Valley (www.childrenofthevalley.org), Mount Vernon, WA, for program support and $55,000 to Youth for Christ, Tacoma, WA, for general operating support.

Info: www.stewardshipfdn.org; Cary Pain executive director, info@stewardshipfdn.org, 253/620-1340; P.O. Box 1278, Tacoma, WA 98401-1278.

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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