Kids Foundation Seeks Applications

The Kelly for Kids Foundation was established in 1987 by former Buffalo Bills quarterback Jim Kelly to support organizations that assist children in the western New York State region. Since its inception, the foundation has raised nearly $5 million.

Deadline: Oct. 23.

Through its Community Grants program, the foundation is inviting applications from health and social service organizations ¬†serving the region’s disabled and/or economically disadvantaged youth. Grants will be awarded in support of innovative programs that directly assist ¬†children in need and/or provide equipment and physical improvements for organizations dedicated to serving disadvantaged children and teens.

To be eligible, applicants must be a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization based in and serving youth in western New York State.


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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