Private Grants Alert

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Social Service, Environmental Efforts are Funder Priorities

Private Funder: Frost Foundation; Opportunity: 2019 program grants; Funding Focus: Education, human service needs, youth and the environment; Geographic Focus: Louisiana and New Mexico;

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Family Foundation Provides Support to Nonprofits

Funder: Stuller Family Foundation; Opportunity: Foundation grants; Funding Focus: Youth, education, the underserved; Geographic Focus: Louisiana; Eligibility: Schools, nonprofits and faith-based organizations; Funding: Awards vary (the foundation distributed about $3.3 million in grants last year); ...

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Foundation Offers Public Safety, Firefighters Grants

Private Funder: Leary Firefighters Foundation; Opportunity: Jeremiah Lucey Grant Program; Funding Focus: Public Safety; Geographic Focus: New York, Massachusetts and areas along the Gulf Coast; Eligibility: Fire departments; Funding: Multiple awards averaging $25,000 – $50,000 each; Deadline: ...

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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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(HOMELESS) Kleberg Foundation Provides Community Grants

 Private Funder: Robert and Helen Kleberg Foundation; Opportunity: 2011 grants; Funding Focus: Medical research, veterinary and animal sciences, wildlife research and preservation, health services, community agencies and helping the homeless; Geographic Focus: National; Eligibility: Nonprofits;...

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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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(YOUTH) World of Children Offers Humanitarian Awards

Private Funder: World of Children; Opportunity: 2012 annual grants; Funding Focus: Children, youth, health and education; Geographic Focus: National; Eligibility: Nonprofits which have a sustainable track record; Funding: Up to $50,000 each; Deadline: April 1, 2012 (tentative). Summary: Each year, ...

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(UNDERSERVED) United States Institute of Peace Provides Capacity Building Funds

Private Funder: United States Institute of Peace (USIP); Opportunity: 2011 Annual Grant Competition; Funding Focus: Underserved, social justice and peace-building; Geographic Focus: National; Eligibility: Nonprofits; Funding: Varies; Deadline: Oct. 3 Summary: The Annual Grant Program increases the ...

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(YOUTH) FEX Offers Social Justice Collaboration Grants

Private Funder: Funding Exchange (FEX); Opportunity: 2011 Social Justice Collaboration Grants; Funding Focus: Underserved and social justice; Geographic Focus: National; Eligibility: Nonprofits; Funding: varies; Deadline: Rolling. Summary: To create high-impact progressive change, the Funding Excha...

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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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