Applications Sought for World of Children Grants

Private Funder: World of Children; Opportunity: 2017 annual grants; Funding Focus: Children, youth, health and education; Geographic Focus: National; Eligibility: Nonprofits which have a sustainable track record; Funding: Up to $50,000 each; Deadline: TBA, the next round open in January, last year’s deadline was April 1.

Summary: The World of Children awards individuals who — working with nonprofit organizations — have done extraordinary good on behalf of the health, education and well-being of children. There are four award categories: (1) the World of Children Health Award, an award of $50,000 for those providing services in the fields of health; (2) the Humanitarian Award, an award of $50,000 for humanitarian services; (3) an Education Award (4) the Youth Award, a $25,000 award for a young person under the age of 21 who has provided exceptional services/support to other children. For the youth award, the nominee must (1) be under the age of 21 by the nomination submission deadline, (2) have a relationship in good standing with an existing nonprofit organization, and (3) have been doing the work for a minimum of three years by the deadline.

Info: Lynn Wallace Naylor, executive director, 925/399-6411, Fax: 925/399-6001; e-mail contact@worldofchildren.org; or www.worldofchildren.org (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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