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Bush Foundation Offers Bush Prize for Community Innovation

The Bush Foundation Ecosystem grants provide general operating support to help sustain organizations that create unique and significant value for their communities. Deadline: May 24; the foundation made $35 million in grants last year. Organizations serving Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakot...

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(PUBLIC SAFETY) Open Society Institute Offers Range of Funding

Private Funder: Open Society Institute (OSI); Opportunity: 2011 program grants (Open Society Fellowships); Funding Focus: Public safety and community development; Geographic Focus: National; Eligibility: Nonprofits; Funding: Varies;Deadline: Rolling (Proposals received by Aug. 1, 2011 will be evalua...

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(UNDERSERVED) Levi Strauss Foundation Grants Fight Poverty

Private Funder: Levi Strauss Foundation; Opportunity: 2011 program grants; Funding Focus: Heath and community development; Geographic Focus: National; Eligibility: Nonprofits; Funding: Up to $75,000;Deadline: Rolling. Summary: The Levi Strauss Foundation, the giving arm of blue jeans-maker Levi Str...

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(TRIBAL) Archibald Bush Foundation Provides American Indian Funding (MN, ND & SD)

 Private Funder: Archibald Bush Foundation; Opportunity: 2011 Bush Fellowship Program; Funding Focus: Native Americans; Geographic Focus: Regional funding; Eligibility: Scholars; Funding: Up to $75,000 each; Deadline: Rolling (Applications for the next round will be available in July). Summary...

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(SAFETY) CarMax Foundation Promotes Child-Auto Safety

Private Funder: CarMax Foundation; Opportunity: 2011 CarMax Nat'l Funding Program; Funding Focus: Public safety; Geographic Focus: National; Eligibility: Nonprofits; Funding: Varies; Deadline: May 15. Summary: The CarMax Foundation promotes automobile passenger safety awareness and seeks to improve...

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(CHILDREN'S HEALTH) Medica Foundation Provides Healthcare Grants (IA, MN, ND, SD & WI)

Private Funder: Medica Foundation; Opportunity: 2011 foundation grants; Funding Focus: Healthcare; Geographic Focus: Regional: IA, MN, ND, SD & WI; Eligibility: Nonprofits and some government agencies; Funding: Up to $50,000 each, multiple awards; Deadline: Varies (see below). Summary: The Medi...

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(EDUCATION) Elmers Provides Teacher Grants

Grantor: Elmer's Products; Geographic focus: National; Program: 2011 Elmer's Teacher Tool Kit; Eligibility: K-12schools; Funding: Grants of up to $500 each (approximately 250 awards will be made); Deadline: April 30. Summary: The purpose of the program is to provide teachers with the means to repli...

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(YOUTH) American Legion Offers Children, Ed Grants

Foundation: American Legion Child Welfare Foundation; Opportunity: Program Grants; Funding Focus: Children, education; Geographic Focus: National; Eligibility: 501 (c)(3) nonprofits; Funding: Multiple awards in the $35,000 to $50,000 range; Deadline: The grants process runs from May 1 to July 15. S...

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(COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT) Ameriprise Offers Grants for Work Readiness, Culture

  Grantor: Ameriprise Financial; Geographic focus: National; Program: Foundation grants; Eligibility: Nonprofits; Funding: Varies (the minimum grant request is $2,000); Deadline: There are two remaining deadlines for this funding cycle, May 1 or Sept. 1. (Do not submit your application more tha...

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(YOUTH) Entertainment Software Association Education/Tech Grants

Private Funder: Entertainment Software Association Foundation (ESAF); Opportunity: Foundation grants; Funding Focus: Youth education, healthcare & welfare, risk behavior prevention and the multimedia arts/technology; Geographic Focus: National; Eligibility: Nonprofits seeking funding for program...

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