Foundation: Nora Roberts Foundation; Opportunity: Program Grants; Funding Focus: Literacy (primary focus), children, arts and culture; Geographic Focus: National (emphasis on MD; some emphasis also on NY and WV); Eligibility: 501 (c)(3) nonprofits; Funding: Awards vary, the foundation distributed $2.2 million in grants last year; Deadline: None.
Summary: The Nora Roberts Foundation primarily supports literacy but will consider programs focused on children and arts. Local organizations receive priority in funding. Current grantees include ProLiteracy, ($100,000) which champions the power of literacy to improve the lives of adults and their families, and the Boys and Girls Club of Washington County, Hagerstown, MD.
Info: http://norarobertsfoundation.org (for additional information).