Education and Youth are Foundation Priorities

Private Funder: ; Opportunity: 2017 Mini Grants; Funding Focus: Community service, youth and education; Geographic Focus: North Carolina and South Carolina; Eligibility: Nonprofits; Funding: Up to $2,500 each (multiple awards); Deadline: May 1.

Summary: Funds aid nonprofit organizations in North Carolina and South Carolina that address youth development. The foundation offers mini-grants of up to $2,500 for projects that will have a positive and long-lasting effect on youths. Funded projects should address one of the following areas: academic enrichment for youths, mentoring services for youths, or workshops and training for youths. Activities should help build life and social skills or focus on educational achievement, including after-school tutoring, job readiness skills, and literary skills training. Applicant organizations must have an annual operational budget of less than $100,000.

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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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