Category Archives: Foundation Highlight

Conservation Campaigns Get Funding Support

Funder: Temper of the Times Foundation; Opportunity: Foundation grants; Funding Focus: Environment; Geographic Focus: National; Eligibility: Nonprofits; Funding: Grants generally range from $5,000 to $15,000; Deadline: Dec. 15, letter of inquiry.

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Student Achievement, Education Achievement Projects Can Win Support

Funders: Spencer Foundation/University of Illinois Chicago; Opportunity: Education grants; Funding Focus: K-12 education, minorities and student achievement; Geographic Focus: National; Eligibility: Researchers (must partner with a college or K-12 school); Funding: Multiple awards (the foundation distributed about $21 million in … Continue reading

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Computer Company Favors Workforce Development Projects

Foundation: IBM; Opportunity: Corporate grants; Funding Focus: Community development, education, health, language and culture; Geographic Focus: National; Eligibility: Nonprofits; Funding: Varies, the foundation made about $17 million in grants last year; Deadline: Rolling.

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Koch Foundation Offers Operation, Capital Grants

Funder: Koch Foundation; Opportunity: Foundation grants; Funding Focus: Youth, education & the underserved; Geographic Focus: National; Eligibility: Nonprofit Catholic organizations; Funding: Awards vary (the foundation last year distributed $7.2 million in grants); Deadline: Applications are accepted between Jan. 1 and … Continue reading

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Motorcycle Foundation Favors Community Revitalization, Veteran Initiatives

Private Funder: Harley-Davidson Foundation; Opportunity: 2017-18 foundation grants; Funding Focus: Education, community revitalization, veteran initiatives, health and the environment.; Geographic Focus: Primarily focused on Milwaukee, Wauwatosa, Menomonee Falls or Tomahawk, WI; York, PA; or Kansas City, MO (while most funding … Continue reading

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Bank Foundation Provides Support for Education, Job Development

Private Funder: KeyBank Foundation (formerly Key Foundation); Opportunity: Foundation grants; Funding Focus: Financial education & community development; Geographic Focus: Where KeyBank operates in Alaska, Colorado, Idaho, Indiana, Kentucky, Maine, Michigan, New York, Ohio, Oregon, Utah, Vermont, and Washington state; Eligibility: … Continue reading

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Foundation Favors Financial Literacy, Education Projects

Private Funder: BBVA Compass Foundation (formerly Compass Bank Foundation); Opportunity: Community Giving grants; Funding Focus: Education, youth, arts and culture; Geographic Focus: Communities where BBVA Compass Bank has a presence (AL, AZ, CO, FL, NM, NY and TX); Eligibility: Nonprofits; … Continue reading

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Youth Physical Education Grants Competition Opens Aug. 1

Funder: Road Runners Club of America (RRCA); Program: Kids Run the Nation Fund; Funding Focus: Youth, physical education, recreation; Eligibility: Schools, nonprofits (parent booster clubs & PTAs are also eligible) and running clubs; Funding: Multiple grants of up to $1,000 … Continue reading

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APF Seeks Applications for Child Psychology Research

The American Psychological Foundation is accepting applications for its Elizabeth Munsterberg Koppitz Fellowship program. Deadline: Nov. 15.

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KMF Favors Children, Youth Programs

Funder: Kinder Morgan Foundation; Opportunities: Children and Youth Grants; Funding Focus: Children, youth, health, STEM; Geographic Focus: National, where energy company Kinder Morgan has a presence; Eligibility: Nonprofits and public and private K-12 schools; Funding: Multiple awards up to $5,000 … Continue reading

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