Footwear Company Provides Funding for Environmental Projects

Private Funder: Keen Footwear; Opportunity: KEEN Effect Grant Program; Funding Focus: Environment, community development; Geographic Focus: National; Eligibility: Nonprofits; Funding: $100,000 for 10 awards of $10,000 each; Nomination Deadlines: June 10.

Summary: The program supports organizations inspiring responsible outdoor participation as a way to build strong communities, promote creative and sustainable thinking and introduce new audiences to the outdoors. The KEEN Effect encourages KEEN customers and the general public to nominate nonprofits that are aligned with the company’s core, outdoor-focused values.

Info: http://tinyurl.com/qy2kowd (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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