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Store Chain Supports Matching Program

Private Funder: Bi-Lo Holdings Foundation Inc. (formerly Winn-Dixie Foundation, Inc.); Opportunity: Foundation Grants; Funding Focus: Hunger, education, children and youth;

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State and Local Funding Opportunities from Around the Nation

Alabama The Central Alabama Community Foundation makes grants to improve the quality of life in the Central Alabama region. Grants of up to $10,000 will be available to nonprofits providing the following essential services in Montgomery, Lowndes or Macon counties: childcare/education (encompassing ...

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Collaboration, Partnerships Can Extend Funding Dollars

We at CD Publications have always been big fans of partnerships, whether they are public-private or as simply a collection of private organizations. The essential advice here is to diversify your local funding stream to make sure you have adequate resources if one funder dries up and disappears. An...

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(FUNDING TIPS) Simple Ways to Demystify the Needs Statement

Dear Grant Guru: "We are stumped on the needs statement. Can you give us any guidance on where to start?" Grant Guru: Every grant writer will eventually face the same problem: how to write an adequate needs statement to identify the reason why a grant is necessary. When approaching a ne...

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(HEALTH) MAC AIDS Fund Provides Grants for Youth, Housing

Private Funder: MAC AIDS Fund; Opportunity: 2011 U.S. Community Grants Program; Funding Focus: Programs providing support to those suffering from HIV/AIDS; Geographic Focus: National; Eligibility: Nonprofits; Funding: Up to $50,000 each; Deadline: Sept. 9. Summary:The MAC AIDS Fund supports nonprof...

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(CHILDRENS HEALTH) Harris Fund Supports Oral Health Initiatives

Private Funder: American Dental Assn. Foundation;Opportunity: 2011 Harris Fund grants; Funding Focus: Children's health; Geographic Focus: National; Eligibility: Community-based, nonprofit, oral health promotion programs; Funding: Up to $5,000 each; Deadline: July 18. Summary: The American Dental A...

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(DISABILITIES) Carls Foundation Offers Funds for Youth Programs

Private Funder: Carls Foundation;Opportunity: 2011 grants; Funding Focus: Youth, disabilities and healthcare; Geographic Focus: National; Eligibility: Nonprofits; Funding: Varies; Deadline: Varies, see below. Summary: The principal purpose and mission of the foundation is to support children's welf...

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(K-12 Education) Nat'l Education Assn. Provides Instruction Grants

 Private Funder: Nat'l Education Assn. (NEA);Opportunity: 2011 Student Achievement Grants; Funding Focus: K-12 classroom instruction; Geographic Focus: National; Eligibility: K-12 school teachers, public school education support professionals, or faculty. Applicants do not have to be NEA member...

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(HOMELESSNESS) Lennar Foundation Offers Community Grants

Private Funder: Lennar Foundation; Opportunity: Giving Back to our Community Grants; Funding Focus: Homelessness and housing; Geographic Focus: Geographic limits vary, so check the website; Eligibility: Nonprofits; Funding: Up to $50,000; Deadline: Rolling. Summary: The Lennar Foundation, giving ar...

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(YOUTH) Gap Foundation Offers Community Funding

Private Funder: Gap Foundation; Opportunity: 2011 employee-company funding programs; Funding Focus: Youth; Geographic Focus: National; Eligibility: Nonprofits; Funding: Up to $50,000 each; Deadline: Rolling. Summary: For nearly three decades the Gap Foundation—the charitable arm of clothier Gap I...

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