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JGB Foundation Seeks Applications for Quality of Life Grants

The James Graham Brown Foundation seeks applications for its Quality of Life Core Organization Support program, which is designed to strengthen nonprofit organizations working to address key community needs

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Neighborhood Catalyzing Grants Now Open; Feb. 27 Deadline

ArtsWave (formerly Cincinnati Institute of Fine Arts) supports the work of arts organizations re-making neighborhoods in the Ohio/Kentucky/Indiana metro region. The institute distributed $10 million in grants last year.

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(EDUCATION) Gilder Lehrman Offers Grants/Fellowships

Private Funder: Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History (GLI); Opportunity: 2011 Affiliate School Program; Funding Focus: Education and American history; Geographic Focus: National; Eligibility: Schools; Funding: Varies (the program is funded by a "We the People" Challenge Grant from the Nation...

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(HOUSING) Freddie Mac Foundation Supports Stable Homes, Families

Private Funder: Freddie Mac Foundation; Opportunity: 2011 grants; Funding Focus: Nonprofits promoting stable homes, stable families, youth development, better foster care and adoption, and ending homelessness; Geographic Focus: National; Eligibility: Nonprofits; Funding: There is a $50,000 limit for...

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(OUTDOORS) Bikes Belong Launches New Funding Effort

Funder: Bikes Belong; Opportunity: Community Partnership Grants; Funding Focus: Obesity, environment; Geographic Focus: National; Eligibility: Community partnerships, with a 501 (c) (3) nonprofit or city/county government as the lead organization; Funding: Awards of $5,000 to $10,000 each; Deadline:...

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(EDUCATION) Lorrie Otto Provides Seeds Money for Education

 Private Funder: Wild Ones andLorrie Otto; Opportunity: 2011-2012 Lorrie Otto Seeds for Education Grants; Funding Focus: Education and the environment; Geographic Focus: National; Eligibility: Schools, nature centers or other nonprofit educational organizations; Funding: Awards up to $500 each;...

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(COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT) Common Counsel Foundation Offers Range of Funding

Private Funder: Common Counsel Foundation; Opportunity: 2011 funding programs; Funding Focus: Community development; Geographic Focus: National; Eligibility: Nonprofits; Funding: Varies; Deadline: Varies. Summary:  The Common Counsel Foundation administers a number of funding programs for a ra...

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(MINORITIES) Astraea Foundation Offers LGBT Funds

Private Funder: Astraea Lesbian Foundation for Justice; Opportunity: 2011 U.S. grants program; Funding Focus: Issues important to the lesbian, gay, bi-sexual and transgendered community; Geographic Focus: National; Eligibility: Nonprofits; Funding: Grants up to $10,000 each; Deadline: Rolling (lette...

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(EDUCATION) Gates Foundation Offers $100K Grants

Foundation: Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation; Opportunity: Grand Challenges Exploration Initiative; Funding Focus: Higher education, healthcare environment; Geographic Focus: National; Eligibility: Scientists, inventors and entrepreneurs; Funding: Grants up to $100,000 each; Deadline: May 19. Pu...

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(COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT) Facebook, Chase to Award $5M in Grants

Private Funder: JP Morgan Chase, in conjunction with Facebook; Opportunity: Chase Community Giving Program; Funding Focus: Social services, education; Geographic Focus: National; Eligibility: Nonprofits; Funding: $5 million for grants ranging from $25,000 to $500,000 each; Deadline: May 4. Summary:...

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