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Foundation Seeks Applications for Stewardship & Mitigation Fund

The Rose Foundation for Communities and the Environment is accepting applications for the Puget Sound Stewardship & Mitigation Fund. The fund's goal is to mitigate past pollution runoff by supporting community-based efforts designed to protect or improve the water quality of Puget Sound. Deadli...

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(EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION) Andrew Family Foundation Offers Literacy Grants

Private Funder: Andrew Family Foundation; Opportunity: 2011 Opportunity Knocks literacy grants; Funding Focus: Early childhood literacy; Geographic Focus: National; Eligibility: Nonprofits (the foundation has a detailed list of eligibility requirements, see below); Funding: $250,000 for multiple awa...

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(TECHNOLOGY) Microsoft Corporation Offers In-Kind Donations

Funder: Microsoft; Opportunity: 2011 Citizenship Tools grants; Funding Focus: Education and technology; Geographic Focus: National; Eligibility: Nonprofits; Funding: Last year, the company donated more than $61 million in cash and $273 million in software to nonprofit organizations throughout the wo...

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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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(EDUCATION) Surdna Foundation Offers Education, Capacity Building Funding

Private Funder: Surdna Foundation; Opportunity: 2011 Thriving Cultures grants; Funding Focus: Education and the arts; Geographic Focus: National; Eligibility: Schools and nonprofits; Funding: Varies by program; Deadline: Rolling. Summary: The Surdna Foundation launched the new Thriving Cultures gra...

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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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(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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Good news! We've significantly upgraded our search engine to help you better mine the wealth of stories and grant opportunities in our extensive news database.. Now you can search by date, topic, key word or headline--and even across multiple publications at once--virtually anyway you choose.  ...

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(UNDERSERVED) Stewardship Foundation Provides Faith-Based Grants

Private Funder: Stewardship Foundation; Opportunity: 2011 foundation grants; Funding Focus: Underserved and the homeless; Geographic Focus: National; Eligibility: Faith-based groups; Funding: Varies (grants are generally limited to 10% of total operating revenue); Deadline: Rolling. Summary: The St...

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(EDUCATION) Frueauff Foundation Provides Grants for Youth Programs

Private Funder: Frueauff Foundation; Opportunity: 2011 funding programs; Funding Focus: Education; Geographic Focus: National; Eligibility: Nonprofits; Funding: Up to $100,000 each; Deadline: Rolling. Summary: Beginning with its first grant to Columbia U. in 1951, the Frueauff Foundation has suppor...

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