Transportation Company Provides Public Safety Grants

Private Funder: CSX Corporation; Opportunity: 2017 CSX Corporation Contributions Program; Funding Focus: Healthcare, public safety, transportation, child welfare; Geographic Focus: Regional; Eligibility: Nonprofits; Funding: Varies; Deadline: Rolling.

Summary: The foundation supports nonprofit organizations that serve the communities where the company is located, primarily in the states east of the Mississippi River, stretching from New York to Florida. The foundation provides assistance to nonprofit organizations that address one of the following categories: safety, with a focus on railway, public, and personal safety; environment, with a focus on land, water, and air preservation and restoration; wellness, with a focus on healthy lifestyles and wellness education; and community, with a focus on community leadership and service. Preference is given to organizations that have a broad base of funding and CSX employee involvement. Cash grants, sponsorships and volunteer support are provided. CSX’s In-Kind Transportation program provides free intermodal service to transport goods for nonprofit organizations throughout the 21,000-mile rail system.

Deadlines

CSX accepts on-line requests throughout the year, with the exception of a brief suspension of the online application process between December 15th and 31st to prepare for the new year.

Info: http://tinyurl.com/z5b9bh6 (NOFA).

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