Private Funder: Armstrong Foundation; Opportunity: 2017 foundation grants; Funding Focus: Education and community development; Geographic Focus: National (where Armstrong has locations); Eligibility: Nonprofits; Funding: Multiples awards (the foundation distributed about $1 million in grants last year); Deadline: Rolling.
Summary: Projects must improve the quality of life in communities where the company’s employees live and work or promote education reform. The foundation also awards four-year $2,500 college scholarships to high school juniors who are children of employees of Armstrong.
The program is administered by National Merit Scholarship Corporation. The foundation awards $500 grants to nonprofit organizations with which employees of Armstrong volunteer at least 36 hours per year.
Armstrong has facilities across the country; check the website for locations: http://tinyurl.com/m7wp9g3
Info: http://tinyurl.com/nhgwyj6 (website), 2500 Columbia Ave. Lancaster, PA 17603-4117; 717.397.0611.