Foundation: Home Depot Foundation; Opportunity: 2016 Community Impact Grants Program; Funding Focus: Veterans, community services, housing, homeless; Geographic Focus: National; Eligibility: Public schools, 501(c)(3) nonprofits and public agencies (nonprofit organizations in existence for less than one year are not eligible); Funding: Multiple $5,000 awards (grants are provided in the form of Home Depot gift cards); Deadline: Dec. 31.
Summary: School-based projects are eligible for community improvement funding. The CIGP program funds projects that help military veterans stay in their homes. Priority is given to proposals that specifically identify projects for veterans and will include housing repairs, modifications and weatherization work. Proposals will also be considered for: repairs, refurbishments and modifications to low-income and transitional veterans’ housing or community facilities — such as schools, community centers and senior centers).