Friday, March 14, 2008

Grant Announcement

Staples Foundation for Learning Offers Support for Education
and Job Skills Programs
Deadline: March 14, 2008; and June 16, 2008
The mission of the Staples Foundation for Learning, Inc.
( ) is "to teach, train, and inspire." The foundation contributes funds to national and local charities that provide educational opportunities and job skills for all people, with a special emphasis on disadvantaged youth.
To be eligible for consideration, the applicant organizations must have tax-exempt status under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code and align with the Staples Foundation for Learning's mission and focus on job skills and education.
The requested amount of each grant can be up to $25,000. Most grants awarded by the foundation are in the $5,000 to $25,000 range.
Grant decisions will be made three times a year. The proposal deadlines currently scheduled are May 2008 Decision -- proposals must be submitted between February 29 and March 14, 2008; September 2008 Decision -- proposals must be submitted between June 2 and June 16, 2008. Organizations are eligible to apply for a grant once every twelve months.
Visit the foundation's Web site for complete program information and instructions on submitting an online application.
RFP Link:
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