Author Archives: Frank Klimko

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.

Funder Invites Applications for 2017 Housing, Family Grants

The TD Charitable Foundation, the charitable giving arm of TD Bank, is accepting applications to its 2017 Housing for Everyone grant competition. Deadline: Sept. 1; the foundation distributed $16.7 million in grants last year.

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Fund Seeks Applications for Homelessness Prevention Grants

The William G. McGowan Charitable Fund is seeking applications for grants that will support projects that address the problems faced by homeless individuals. Deadlines: Nov. 15, March 15 and July 15 (Letter of Inquiry); the foundation distributed $8.1 million in … Continue reading

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Therapy Research Association Offers Multiple Awards

Private Funder: American Physical Therapy Association; Opportunity: Catalyst Grants; Funding Focus: Health, higher education; Geographic Focus: National; Eligibility: Individuals (applicants must be APTA members); Funding: Multiple awards up to $15,000 each; Deadline: Dec. 31.

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Sunderland Foundation Favors Arts, Culture, Healthcare

Private Funder: Sunderland Foundation; Opportunity: 2017 foundation grants; Funding Focus: Education, youth services, arts and culture and healthcare; Geographic Focus: Regional (Arkansas, Iowa, Kansas, Missouri and Nebraska); Eligibility: Nonprofits; Funding: Awards vary (the foundation distributed $6.7 million in grants last … Continue reading

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Nonprofit Likes Nutrition Programs

Funder: Allen Foundation; Opportunity: Nutrition grants; Funding Focus: Nutrition; Geographic Focus: National; Eligibility: Public and private universities, hospitals or medical clinics, nonprofits and community organizations; Funding: Multiple awards of up to $82,000 each (the foundation made about $1.5 millionin grants … Continue reading

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Fidelity Foundation Underwrites Arts, Culture Programs

Private Funder: Fidelity Foundation (the giving arm of Fidelity Investments); Opportunity: Fidelity Cares; Funding Focus: Community development, arts/culture and education; Geographic Focus: National (where it has location; Eligibility: Nonprofits near Fidelity Investment’s major corporate locations (Fidelity also sets aside a … Continue reading

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Faith-Based Groups Can Obtain Support, Services

The departments of Health & Human Services (HHS) and Education (DoEd) have reaffirmed the federal government outreach of religious and community groups seeking partnerships with the federal government to obtain support and further resources.

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CUB Grants Promote Urban Conservation, Education

Private Funder: Celebrate Urban Birds; Opportunity: 2018 Mini-Grant Program; Funding Focus: Education, bird-watching and the environment; Geographic Focus: National; Eligibility: Museums, libraries, community centers, clubs and schools; Funding: Multiple grants up to $750 each; Deadline (TBA): The next round of … Continue reading

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State and Local Funding Opportunities from Around the Nation

Funding opportunities for localities and states from around the nation.

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Grants Boost Early Childhood Education, Wellness

Agency: Health & Human Services Dept. (HHS); Admin. for Children & Families (HHS); Program: Early Head Start Grantee – City of Albuquerque and Bernalillo County, New Mexico (CFDA Number: 93.600) (Funding Opportunity Number: HHS-2018-ACF-OHS-CH-R06-1333); Eligibility: Schools, tribes, for-profits, universities, governments, … Continue reading

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