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Foundation Supports Quality of Life Efforts

The First Horizon Foundation (formerly the First Tennessee Foundation) provides support to nonprofit organizations located in communities served by the bank throughout the state of Tennessee, focusing on community development

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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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(ARTS) Doris Duke Foundation Offers Community Grants

Funder: Doris Duke Charitable Foundation (DDCF); Opportunity: Fund for Nat'l Projects; Funding Focus: Arts & culture; Geographic Focus: National; Eligibility: 501 (c)(3) nonprofits with a national focus; Funding: $1 million with awards range from $60,000 to $200,000 (grants can fund up to 40% of...

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(TECHNOLOCY) Ashoka/Staples Offers Young Entrepreneurs Awards

Private Funders: Ashoka and Staples Inc.; Opportunity: Staples/Ashoka Youth Social Entrepreneur Competition; Funding Focus: Youth, innovation, technology, communities; Geographic Focus: National; Eligibility: Youth between the ages of 12 and 24 operating entrepreneurial ventures that use innovation ...

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(OUTDOORS) United States Golf Assn. Provides Recreational Grants

Private Funder: United States Golf Assn. (USGA); Opportunity: 2011 For the Good Of the Game grants; Funding Focus: Education and recreation; Geographic Focus: National; Eligibility: Nonprofit educational organizations; Funding: Since 1997, the USGA has provided in excess of $60 million in grants to ...

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(HOMELESS) Bank of New York Mellon Foundation Offers Community Support

Private Funder: Bank of New York Mellon Foundation; Opportunity: 2012 Charitable Giving Program; Funding Focus: Community development, the workforce and homelessness; Geographic Focus: National; Eligibility: Nonprofits; Funding: Varies;Deadline: Rolling. Summary: The Bank of New York Mellon Foundat...

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(UNDERSERVED) Commonwealth Fund Offers Healthcare Grants for Youth

Private Funder: Commonwealth Fund;Opportunity: 2011 grants; Funding Focus: Children's health; Geographic Focus: National; Eligibility: Nonprofits; Funding: Varies; Deadline: Rolling (Letter of Inquiry). Summary: The Commonwealth Fund is dedicated to improving healthcare for vulnerable populations s...

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(ENVIRONMENT) Action for Nature Provides Eco-Hero Grants

Private Funder: Action For Nature (AFN); Opportunity: 2012 International Young Eco-Hero Awards; Funding Focus: Youth and the environment; Geographic Focus: National; Eligibility: Youth, aged 8-16; Funding: Up to $500 each; Deadline: February 2012 (tentative). Summary: AFN is a nonprofit organizatio...

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(TEEN SAFETY) Bridgestone Firestone Offers Cash for Safety Videos

Private Funder: Bridgestone Firestone; Opportunity: 2011 Safety Scholars Video Contest; Funding Focus: Driving safety; Geographic Focus: National; Eligibility: High school students; Funding: Up to $10,000; Deadline: June 24.Summary: The contest awards college scholarships for the most compelling and...

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(HOMELESS) State Street Foundation Supports Social Service Funding

Private Funder: State Street Foundation; Opportunity: Foundation grants; Funding Focus: Homelessness and human services; Geographic Focus: National; Eligibility: Nonprofits; Funding: Varies; Deadline: Rolling (letters of intent may be submitted at any time and are reviewed on an ongoing basis. Pleas...

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