Grants Aid Troops, Veterans, Families

Private Funder: Navy Seal Foundation; Opportunity: Foundation grants; Funding Focus: Social service, children and families; Geographic Focus: National; Eligibility: Nonprofits; Funding: Multiple awards; Deadline: July 31.

Summary: Organizations must provide social services programs to active-duty Naval Special Warfare members, reservists, their families, and/or Gold Star/surviving family. Projects may include: morale-building events, pre and post-deployment retreats, summer camps for children, command all-calls, graduations, family days or holiday celebrations.

Info: (NOFA); Alison Messick, director of programs,, for questions about funding.

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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