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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. Summary: The foundation funds advertising desig...

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Bank Foundation Provides Regional 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, Ver...

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Motorcycle Foundation Favors Community Revitalization, Veteran Initiatives

Private Funder: Harley-Davidson Foundation; Opportunity: 2014-15 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 Kan...

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Investment Firm 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; Eligibility: Nonprofits near Fidelity Investment's major corporate locations (Fidelity also set...

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Funder Supports Programs for Disadvantaged, Children

Private Funder: Robert and Joan Dircks Foundation; Opportunity: Foundation grants; Funding Focus: Education, children and the disadvantaged; Geographic Focus: National; Eligibility: Nonprofits; Funding: Multiple grants ranging from $1,000 to $15,000 (last year it distributed about $464,000 in gr...

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Foundation Favors 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 abut ...

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CNCS, Rockefeller Foundation Launch Americorps Pilot Programs

The Corporation for National and Community Service partners with the Rockefeller Foundation and Cities of Service to launch Resilience AmeriCorps, a pilot program that will recruit, train and embed AmeriCorps VISTA members in communities across the country. The two-year pilot program responds...

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Foundation Favors Education; Medical Research

Funder: Charles Lafitte Foundation (CLF); Opportunity: Foundation Grants; Funding Focus: Children's advocacy; education; medical research; and the arts; Geographic Focus: National (priority given to New Jersey); Eligibility: 501(c)(3) nonprofits; Funding: Varies, last year grants ranged from $5,...

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Banking Chain Launches Housing Competition

Foundation: TD Charitable Foundation (a philanthropic effort of TD Bank); Opportunity: 2015 Housing for Everyone Grants; Funding Focus: Housing, low-income, families; Geographic Focus: Communities with TD Banks in CT, DE, DC, FL, ME, MD, MA, NH, NJ, NY, NC, PA, RI, SC, VT and VA; Eligibility: No...

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Bancroft Foundation Seeks Applications for ‘Dare to Dream’ Grants

The Ann Bancroft Foundation opens the 2015 competition for a pair funding programs intended to help disadvantage girls and connect them with positive adult mentors. Deadline: Oct. 1. Since 1997,  ABF has awarded Dare to Dream and Let Me Play grants to more than 3,000 Minnesota girls — conn...

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