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Cleaning Company Rolls Out 2018 Giving Efforts, Likes Ed Projects

Private Funder: Clorox Foundation; Opportunity: 2018-19 program grants; Funding Focus: Education and youth; Geographic Focus: CA, IL, KY, MD & VA; Eligibility: Nonprofits: Funding: Varies (the foundation distributed $5.3 million in grants last year); Deadlines: Oct. 1 and Jan. 1. Summary: T...

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Scholarships Offered for Students With Disabilities

The mission of the American Association on Health and Disability is to contribute to national, state, and local efforts to promote health and wellness in people with disabilities and to identify effective intervention strategies. Deadline: Nov. 15. The AAHD Scholarship Program supports students wi...

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Fund for Children Seeks Applications for Grants

Foundation: Global Fund for Children; Opportunity: AnnualGrants; Funding Focus: Children and youth; Geographic Focus: National; Eligibility: 501(c)(3) nonprofits; Funding: Awards vary; Deadline: Rolling. Summary: Priority goes to nonprofit organizations working directly with children and youth. Sup...

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Planet Dog Foundation Grants to Open Soon

Private Funder: The Planet Dog Foundation; Opportunity: 2016 grants; Funding Focus: Programs which support working/service dogs; Geographic Focus: National; Eligibility: Nonprofits; Funding: Up to $7,500 each to applicants from in the United States; Deadline: TBA (the foundation will open the next r...

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(REGIONAL FUNDING) Heineman Foundation Supports Programs for Minorities, Youth

Private Funder: Heineman Foundation; Opportunity: 2011 Grants; Funding Focus: Minorities, youth and the environment; Geographic Focus: Regional, in the states of CT, FL, IL, ME, MA, MT, NH, NY and NC; Eligibility: Nonprofits; Funding: Multiple awards, up to $50,000 each; Deadline: Sept. 1. Summary:...

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(AGING) John A. Hartford Foundation Offers Geriatrics/Health Grants

Private Funder: John A. Hartford Foundation; Opportunity: Academic Geriatrics and Training grants and Integrating and Improving Health-Related Services grants; Funding Focus: Health and seniors; Geographic Focus: National; Eligibility: Nonprofits; Funding: the foundation has set aside $28 million to...

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(TIPS) PGA Reader Uses Deadline Calendar to Find Funding

A PGA reader from Chicago says the online Grant Deadline Calendar is helping her find grant opportunities to support her organization's programs for the unemployed and those suffering from chronic diseases. Eula Burge, a grantseeker with Proactive Community Services, tells us that the calendar is a...

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(OUTDOORS) Nat'l Forest Foundation Offers Matching Grants

Private Funder: Nat'l Forest Foundation (NFF); Opportunity: 2011 Matching Awards Program; Funding Focus: Environment; Geographic Focus: National; Eligibility: Nonprofits; Funding: Past awards ranged from $500 to over $100,000 each, with most awards in the $20,000-$40,000 range. Deadline: July 18. S...

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(FUNDING TIPS) Guru Offers Help in Nailing Down Rural, Treatment Grants

With the difficult funding environment out there, a reader wanted some help with finding funding for rural residential treatment center for youth, focusing on substance addiction recovery, education, athletics and mental health services. Diane Spencer, a development officer for West Ridge Academy i...

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(HUMANITIES) Ezra Jack Keats Foundation Provides Literacy Funding

Private Funder: Ezra Jack Keats Foundation; Opportunity: 2011 foundation grants; Funding Focus: Education; Geographic Focus: National; Eligibility: Schools and public libraries; Funding: $500; Deadline: March 15, 2012. Summary: The Ezra Jack Keats Foundation is a nonprofit corporation established i...

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