Through its three funding programs, the foundation supports projects with the potential to significantly enhance the quality of life of children from birth to age five.
The foundation supports research on the effectiveness of group psychotherapy. Grant funding can be used to support the basic costs of research. Grant monies are awarded with an expected completion of the project in one year as follows: 50 percent upon grant approval; 40 percent upon submission of a six-month progress report; and the final 10 percent upon receipt of a post project report.
The Princess Grace Foundation-USA provides funding for emerging artists in theater, dance and film, with grants ranging from $7,500 to $30,000 each.
The program supports efforts that develop gifted and talented children and adolescents and encourage promising psychologists to continue innovative research in this area. Grantees can use the funds for research, pilot projects, research-based programs and projects aimed at improving the quality of education in psychological science and its application in secondary schools for high-ability students.
The program educates young women about healthy reproduction, with a special focus on those who have inadequate access to information regarding sexual and reproductive health.
The programs support research to expand the evidence base needed to build a culture of health. These studies will focus on population health, well-being and equity impacts of specific policies, programs and partnerships.
he foundation’s grantmaking brings understanding among people through hearing care by focusing on awareness, education, protection, and treatment. The overall goal of the program is promote understanding between people through caring and sharing that leads to world peace.
Grantees will help transform research into software to help improve science and engineering education. The program is part of NSF's Cyberinfrastructure Framework for 21st Century Science and Engineering (CIF21), which promotes the creation of software to help solve the many complex problems facing science and society.
Grantees receive professional consulting services. A team of five-to-six business professionals volunteer their time and expertise to help a nonprofit in the selected metro areas strengthen their organizations. The team offers tools to improve program delivery and secure more funding. The services are valued at $45,000.
The program supports innovative social science research on the social, economic and political effects of the Affordable Care Act (PL 111-148). Those focusing on ACA’s outcomes/impacts on the following issues receive preference: financial security and family economic well-being; labor supply and demand; participation in other public programs; family and children’s outcomes; immigrant; and differential effects by age, race, ethnicity, nativity or disability status.
The foundation has five funding categories: (1) education and literacy; (2) environmental conservation; (3) cross-cultural understanding; (4) social welfare; and (5) scientific research
The program encourages middle and high school students to hone their leadership skills by completing a service-learning project that addresses a community need.
This new rapid-response initiative aims to support, protect and empower those who are targets of hateful acts and rhetoric. The initiative is designed to bolster communities’ ability to resist the spread of hate and strengthen protections for their most vulnerable neighbors.
These awards recognize wireless-related technologies with the potential to solve critical social problems. The applicants propose an innovation in wireless-related technology that addresses a critical issue in education, health, access to communication, the environment and economic development.
The program has the following focus areas to: (1) to protect earth's beauty and bounty; (2) create a robust, healthy food system; (3) increase opportunities for outdoor activity; (4) reduc3 environmental health hazards; and (5) build stronger communities.
The program supports projects that broaden and improve health professional education. The annual scholars program identifies and nurtures the careers of promising educational innovators in medicine and nursing. Scholars must implement new educational innovations at their home institutions and participate in career-development activities.
The program supports public programs to foster the development and exchange of diverse and challenging ideas about architecture and its role in the arts, culture and society.
The program supports nonprofits in creating affordable and sustainable homeownership opportunities for low-to-moderate income people. The grant program focuses on homebuyer counseling, homebuyer education and foreclosure prevention activities.
The foundation seeks to improve the standard of care for breast disease patients by supporting medical and patient education, advancing breast disease research, diagnosis and treatment technologies and offering programs and services to medical professionals and their patients.
The program provides scholarships for women and minority students who are pursuing degrees leading to careers in computer and video game arts. The scholarships support full-time undergraduate study at an accredited four-year college or university in the United States. Up to thirty scholarships of $3,000 each will be awarded annually, fifteen to graduating high school seniors and fifteen to current college students.
The program supports research on human rights. For the current competition, the program invites proposals relevant to the following propositions: human rights are under siege everywhere.
The program supports research of value to those practicing family medicine. The program funds pilot studies and encourage proposals by junior investigators.
The program supports the participation and retention of African-American and Hispanic girls in sports. The funding aids youth sports programs that serve African-American and Hispanic girls between the ages of 11 and 18. Allowable expenses include coaching fees, equipment/uniforms, transportation, facility rental, tournaments and team-building activities.
The foundation accepts letters of intent anytime for its Education and Environment Grants programs. After review of their LOIs, state, tribal and local governments and nonprofits may be eligible for grants of at least $15,000 each, with the median award being $100,000.
The program supports marketing to increase awareness about environmental issues. The funding can be used to underwrite the costs of advertising designed to promote the conservation and restoration of native wildlife, plants and ecosystems.
The program supports high-quality professional development experiences for individuals, such as summer institutes or action research, and collegial study by groups, including study groups, action research, lesson study or mentoring experiences for faculty or staff new to an assignment. Preference goes to National Education Association members.
The program supports efforts to help healthcare providers implement best practices to transform patient care. Over the past nine years, the foundation has invested $8.6 million with 297 grants to hospitals, health systems or other health-related organizations.
The foundation funds programs to provide the skills necessary to preserve and restore collectible vehicles. The programs must provide hands-on education and the teaching of the specialized skills and knowledge needed to maintain vintage cars, trucks and boats. Those serving high school and college students receive preference.
The program supports innovative urban forestry initiatives in low- to moderate-income neighborhoods. Funding may be used to purchase, plant and maintain trees and for educational activities. This is a reimbursement grant, meaning funds will be provided upon completion of a project and a final report.
The foundation works with community partners to create pathways to opportunity by supporting workforce development, financial capability, small business development and community development in the regions where it conducts business.
The foundation funds groups using direct action, grassroots community-organizing strategies to promote social justice, environmental justice and sustainable food systems.
The foundation’s philanthropic and community relations mission is to enhance the quality of life in communities with an Enterprise Rent-A-Car presence. The foundation primarily accepts requests for donations from Enterprise employees, thus nonprofits should reach out to these employees well in advance of the deadline about submitting a grant.
The foundation advances the knowledge and practice of massage therapy by supporting scientific research, education and community service. The foundation’s community service program funds partnerships between the massage therapy profession and community-based organizations to provide massage therapy to people who currently have little or no access to such services.
The foundation encourages literacy and creativity in schools through these mini-grants. Programs relating to the work of Keats, author of The Snowy Day, a groundbreaking children's book, are welcome but not required. Multicultural programs and those focusing on minorities and at-risk youth do well with this funding.