Category Archives: Foundation Highlight

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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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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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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Foundation Grants Aid Community Projects, Child Well-Being

Private Funder: CIGNA Foundation; Opportunity: World of Difference Grants; Funding Focus: Health and children; Geographic Focus: National (there are no geographic limits, but priority is given to areas where CIGNA has a significant presence); Eligibility: Public charities with a 501(c)(3) … Continue reading

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Rockefeller Fund Grants Address Criminal Justice Youth

The David Rockefeller Fund provides a wide range of support, including funding through the Criminal Justice Program which focuses on supporting bold new ideas and policy proposals and initiatives for transforming detention/incarceration policy. Deadline: Rolling.

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Store Chain Literacy Competition Helps Improve Youth Reading Skills

Private Funder: Dollar General Literacy Foundation; Opportunity: Dollar General Literacy Foundation 2017-18 Youth Literacy Grants; Funding Focus: Education; Geographic Focus: Regional (in the 40 states where the store has locations); Eligibility: Schools & nonprofits; Funding: Up to $4,000 each; Deadline: … Continue reading

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Roberts Foundation Provides Literacy Grants

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 … Continue reading

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