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Allen Foundation Inc.
Established in 1975 by agricultural chemist William Webster Allen and based in Midland, Michigan, the Allen Foundation makes grants to projects that benefit human nutrition in the areas of education, training, and research.

Allstate Foundation

The Allstate 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

The American 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

The 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 change.

Charles Stewart Mott Foundation

The Charles 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.

The main focus of The Christopher D. Smithers Foundation, Inc. is in the field of alcoholism prevention and education.

Collins Foundation

The Collins 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.

Compton Foundation
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.

Enterprise MoneyNet
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 Web Resources for raising funds. And we have included a Fundraising Fundamentals 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 metropolitan area.

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 assistance. allows organizations to electronically find and apply for competitive grant opportunities from all Federal grant-making agencies. is THE single access point for over 900 grant programs offered by the 26 Federal grant-making agencies.

HUD Grants
HUD awards grants to organizations and groups for a variety of purposes.

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.

Macy's  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

The Meyer 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

To address 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 prevention.

Northwest Educational Technology Consortium (NETC)

This site provides access to information about educational technology grants and grant writing.

Oregon Community Foundation
Principles 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

Three areas 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 Philadelphia

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
The 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, and evaluations.

Satterberg Foundation
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.

School Grants

Welcome to SchoolGrants! Your one-stop site for PK-12 school grant opportunities.

SAMHSA: Grants
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.

Washington Mutual

Washington 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 development.

W.K. Kellogg Foundation
Grants are 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 organization.

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.