Friday, January 4, 2008

Upcoming Grants

From Children's Trust:
Tiger Woods Foundation
Grants for Underserved YouthThe Tiger Woods Foundation is accepting applications for grants through its underserved youth grant program. Successful proposals will support projects that provide education and youth development to children ages 5-17, particularly those in urban centers. Average award amounts vary from $2,500-$25,000.
Organizations in existence for at least one year, determined to be tax exempt under Section 501 (c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code, and that are not private foundations as defined in Section 509(a) of the Code may apply.Deadline: Feb. 1, 2008 (First quarter awards). Contact the Tiger Woods Foundation grant program for complete program information.

From Channing-Bette:
Wachovia Foundation -- Community Needs Grants
Application Deadline: Ongoing
Description: The Wachovia Foundation is a private foundation that is funded annually by Wachovia Corporation. The foundation provides grants to eligible 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organizations in four primary areas:
community development
health and human services
arts and culture.
Who May Apply: To be considered for grant funding, organizations must:
have a nonprofit tax-exempt classification under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code be located or provide service in Wachovia's markets (see Web site for more information)
have broad community support and address specific community needs
demonstrate fiscal and administrative stability
align with one or more of the foundation's focus areas (see above).
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The McKenzie Foundation
Application Deadline: The foundation reviews letters on a continuous basis, and they may be submitted at any time during the year.
Description: The purpose of the McKenzie Foundation is to encourage and support nonprofit programs, primarily in the areas of education, health, human services, and cultural and environmental concerns. Faced with the task of translating these broad-reaching goals into a more focused set of grant guidelines, the board has selected four initiatives that will shape its grant-making for the next few years:
early childhood development
the environment
arts and culture.
Who May Apply: The foundation makes grants only to tax-exempt organizations with 501(c)(3) classification from the Internal Revenue Service. It does not support for-profit organizations or candidates for political office.
For more information, go to:

The Lawrence Foundation
Application Deadline: See program Web site
Description: The Lawrence Foundation is a private family foundation focused on making grants to support environmental, educational, health, human services, and other causes.
Who May Apply: Nonprofit organizations that qualify for public charity status under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code, or public schools and libraries, are eligible for contributions or grants.
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As always, please contact me at if we may assist your organization with your grant writing needs.