Allen Foundation Inc.
in 1975 by agricultural chemist William Webster Allen and based in
Michigan, the Allen Foundation makes grants to projects that benefit
human nutrition in the areas of education, training, and research.
Foundation supports national and local programs that fit within
three focus areas. Proposals must address needs within one of the
three focus areas to be considered for funding: Safe and vital
communities Tolerance, inclusion and diversity Economic empowerment.
American Legacy Foundation
Legacy Foundation is dedicated to building a world where young
people reject tobacco and anyone can quit. As a national,
independent public health foundation located in Washington, D.C.,
the foundation develops national programs that address the health
effects of tobacco use through grants, technical training and
assistance, youth activism, strategic partnerships,
counter-marketing and grass roots marketing campaigns, public
relations, and community outreach to populations disproportionately
affected by the toll of tobacco.
Annenberg Foundation exists to advance the public well-being through
improved communication. As the principal means of achieving its
goal, the Foundation encourages the development of more effective
ways to share ideas and knowledge. The Annenberg Foundation focuses
on four major program areas: education and youth, arts and culture,
community and civic, and health.
Annie E. Casey Foundation
The primary mission of the Foundation is to foster public policies,
human service reforms, and community supports that more effectively
meet the needs of today's vulnerable children and families.
The Beaumont Foundation of America
The Beaumont Foundation of America grants state-of-the-art, wireless
laptop computers and technology equipment to schools and community
groups serving low-income populations and individuals.
Bread and Roses Community Fund
Bread and Roses offers a range of grant programs available to a
broad spectrum of organizations and individuals working for social
Charles Stewart Mott Foundation
Stewart Mott Foundation affirms its founderís vision of a world in
which each of us is in partnership with the rest of the human race Ė
where each individualís quality of life is connected to the
well-being of the community, both locally and globally. We pursue
this vision through creative grantmaking, thoughtful communication
and other activities that enhance community in its many forms.
Christopher D. Smithers Foundation, Inc.
focus of The Christopher D. Smithers Foundation, Inc. is in the
field of alcoholism prevention and education.
Foundation exists to improve, enrich, and give greater expression to
the religious, educational, cultural, and scientific endeavors in
the state of Oregon and to assist in improving the quality of life
in the state. Grant requests are considered only from organizations
that have tax-exempt status under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal
Revenue Code and are not "private foundations" as defined under
section 509(a) of the Code, or have tax exemption as a governmental
or other publicly-funded entity. Grant requests are considered only
from non-profit organizations that have a legal presence in Oregon,
and for projects that directly benefit the residents of Oregon.
The Compton Foundation makes two kinds of grants: 1) Board Grants -
These are generally grants to regional, national, or international
organizations for activities that fall within the Foundationís
primary areas of interest (Peace & Security, Population, and the
Environment). The grants are usually for programs or projects of
limited duration. Board grants are considered twice a year, in May
and in December. 2) Discretionary Grants - Discretionary grants are
primarily made at the initiation and discretion of individual Board
and Family members. Most of the Foundationís grants for Community
Welfare & Social Justice, and Culture & the Arts are discretionary
grants and usually range in size from $500 to $10,000. Unsolicited
proposals are not encouraged.
Department of Justice
Links to current funding opportunities at OJP listed by their source
and various grant related forms and information. The Department
offers funding opportunities to conduct research, to support law
enforcement activities in state and local jurisdictions, to provide
training and technical assistance, and to implement programs that
improve the criminal justice system.
Donald W. Reynolds Foundation
The Donald W. Reynolds Foundation supports a variety of giving
programs, including Capital Grants, Aging and Quality of Life and
Cardiovascular Clinical Research.
Helps you find public and private funding resources to support your
organization and its programs. We've researched and pulled out those
donors who are interested in community-development related topics.
We've also given you links to more extensive
for raising funds. And we have included a
manual to guide you in the process.
Ford Family Foundation
The Foundation will consider funding requests for capital support or
time-limited, non-ecurring project support rather than on-going
operating funding. Grants are made in one of the three major
categories:RURAL EDUCATION, RURAL HUMAN SERVICES, RURAL CIVIC AND
COMMUNITY ENHANCEMENT. Only organizations that are tax-exempt under
Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code and be classified as
a "public charity" under IRC Section 509(a) (1), (2), or (3), are
eligible for a grant. Only those organizations, whose projects or
programs exclusively or predominantly benefit the residents of
communities with populations under 30,000 in rural Oregon and
Siskiyou County, California, are eligible for a grant. Such
communities generally are not adjacent to or part of an urban or
Fundsnet Online Services
Fundsnet Online Services, perhaps the most comprehensive site of its
kind on the Internet today, is a privately owned Web site created in
1996 for the purpose of providing Nonprofit Organizations, Colleges
and Universities with information on financial resources available
on the Internet.
U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services - Electronic Roadmap to
grantwriting, including funding opportunities and technical
Grants.gov allows organizations to electronically find and apply for
competitive grant opportunities from all Federal grant-making
agencies. Grants.gov is THE single access point for over 900 grant
programs offered by the 26 Federal grant-making agencies.
HUD awards grants to organizations and groups for a variety of
To make the most effective use of IBM resources and expertise, IBM
has selected priority issues and key initiatives for investment. Our
main focus is Education. We also provide smaller grants in the areas
of Adult Education and Workforce Development, Arts and Culture,
Communities in Need, and the Environment. In addition, we provide
opportunities for IBM employees to support their communities and the
issues they care about through Employee Giving.
Collectively, Macy's, Bloomingdale's and the Macy's Foundation have
granted more than $27 million to 4,500 nonprofit organizations in
2010. The majority of our gifts were directed to our core
focus areas of arts and culture, education, the environment,
HIV/AIDS research and awareness, and women's issues.
Meyer Memorial Trust
Memorial Trust invites proposals for its grantmaking programs from
qualified tax-exempt applicants in Oregon and Clark County,
Washington. The Trust operates three grantmaking programs: General
Purpose Grants, Small Grants, and Support for Teacher Initiatives.
M. J. Murdock Charitable Trust
The Trust's mission is to enrich the quality of life in the Pacific
Northwest by providing grants to organizations that seek to
strengthen the region's educational and cultural base in creative
and sustainable ways. Although major emphases are education and
scientific research, grants are given to a wide variety of
organizations, including those that serve the arts, public affairs,
health and medicine, human services, and people with disabilities.
National Program for Playground Safety
the growing concern for playground safety, the National Program for
Playground Safety (NPPS) was established in 1995 through a grant
from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Located at the
University of Northern Iowa, NPPS serves as a public resource for
the latest in information on playground safety and injury
Northwest Educational Technology Consortium (NETC)
provides access to information about educational technology grants
and grant writing.
Oregon Community Foundation
Guiding OCF Grantmaking: To build an inclusive spirit of community
encompassing all of Oregon's populations; To give priority to
investments that resolve problems at their source; To bring private
citizens together to address their needs and aspirations.
The Pew Charitable Trusts
of work: 1 - Advancing Policy Solutions: The Trusts advances policy
solutions on important issues facing the American people. 2 -
Informing the Public:
The Trusts informs the public on key issues and trends, as a highly
credible source of independent, non-partisan research and polling
information. 3 - Supporting Civic Life:
The Trusts supports the arts, heritage, health and well-being of our
diverse citizenry and civic life, with particular emphasis on
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
Foundation funds a variety of projects that serve our mission to
improve the health and health care of all Americans. The Foundation
funds projects of many types, including service demonstrations, the
gathering and monitoring of health-related statistics, training and
fellowship programs, policy analysis, health services research,
technical assistance, public education, communications activities,
The Satterberg Foundation offers financial support to organizations
whose programs are consistent with our values and vision. The
vision of the Satterberg Foundation is one of enriched, joyful,
hopeful, and interconnected communities of individuals and families
who have respect and opportunity, who are nurtured to reach their
highest potential, and who are contributing, connected, and involved
members of their communities. The foundation offers Invitational
Grants Capacity Building Awards. Applicants must be 501(c)(3)
organization to be considered.
SchoolGrants! Your one-stop site for PK-12 school grant
U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services, Substance Abuse and Mental
Health Service Administration.
Toshiba America Foundation
The mission of Toshiba America Foundation is to contribute to the
quality of science and mathematics education in U.S. communities by
investing in projects designed by classroom teachers to improve
science and mathematics education for students in grades K thru 12.
Toshiba America Foundation's grant making program is
teacher-directed and project-based. Teachers are the source of the
program's success and innovative science and mathematics projects
are the catalysts these teachers use to help their students become
resourceful, life-long learners.
United States Fire Association
As an entity
of the Department of Homeland Security and the Federal Emergency
Management Agency, the mission of the USFA is to reduce life and
economic losses due to fire and related emergencies, through
leadership, advocacy, coordination, and support.
U.S. Department of Labor,
Occupational Safety & Health Administration
OSHA awards grants on a competitive basis
through its Susan Harwood Training Grant Program. Grants are awarded
to nonprofit organizations to provide training and education
programs or to develop training materials for employers and workers
on the recognition, avoidance, and prevention of safety and health
hazards in their workplaces. OSHA selects the safety and health
topics and holds a national competition to award grants in two
different categories: Targeted Topic training grants, and
Training Materials Development grants.
Mutual is happy to partner with nonprofit organizations by investing
in their efforts to build stronger communities. We make grants to
support affordable housing and education. Washington Mutual awards
millions of dollars in cash grants each year to support K-12 public
education, financial education and affordable housing and community
W.K. Kellogg Foundation
made in the four areas of: Health, Food Systems and Rural
Development, Youth and Education, and Philanthropy and Volunteerism.
To be eligible for a grant, the organization or institution, as well
as the purpose of the proposed project, must qualify under
regulations of the United States Internal Revenue Service as a 501c3
Women's Sports Foundation
In 2003, the
Womenís Sports Foundation awarded more than $550,000 in grant and
scholarships to 213 organizations and individuals across 45 states
and U.S. military bases abroad. Our grant programs provide girls and
women with educational materials and scholarships, research on
issues related to women in sports, leadership development and also
opportunities to participate in sports and fitness.