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Last Updated: June 1, 2021
Date Published: February 11, 2021

1675 Foundation

The 1675 Foundation is dedicated to improving the quality of life for individuals and families through the support of non–profit organizations working in the areas of arts & culture, education, the environment, health, human services and history. Priority is given to organizations serving Philadelphia and Chester Counties in southeastern Pennsylvania and other geographic areas of interest to the Trustees.

3M Community Giving

Areas of funding interest include K–12 Education, Higher Education, Health & Human Services, Arts & Culture, Environment, Volunteerism.

AAUW Branch and State Local Scholarships

AAUW advances equity for women and girls through advocacy, education, and research.

Adobe Systems, Inc.

Adobe supports schools and community–based organizations with programs that enable and inspire K–12 students to think creatively, communicate effectively, and work collaboratively, using digital technology and communication tools. Adobe also supports nonprofit organizations and programs located in Adobe communities that address community–specific needs, with an emphasis on the following criteria: Arts and cultural organizations…

Aga Khan Foundation - National & International Focus

To make the most of its resources, the Aga Khan Foundation has a sharp focus, clearly defined objectives and a consistent approach to its work. It concentrates on selected issues in health, education, rural development, the environment and the strengthening of civil society. The Foundation’s geographical spread currently encompasses activities in Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Canada, India, Kenya, the Kyrgyz Republic, Mozambique, Pakistan, Portugal, Switze…

Agilent Foundation

Agilent™s philanthropic efforts, through the Agilent Technologies Foundation, focus on university research grants that foster innovation and benefit the scientific community. The foundation also supports a range of pre–university–level science education programs aimed at helping students develop the critical thinking skills essential for tomorrow™s jobs. In addition, the foundation™s match of employee giving strengthens…

Alcoa Foundation

A significant percentage of our grants originate in Alcoa communities. Four distinct Areas of Excellence provide thematic focus to the global allocation of our philanthropic resources. The majority of our grants fit within one of the following areas: Conservation and Sustainability, Safe and Healthy Children and Families, Global Education and Workplace Skills, and Business and Community Partnerships.

Alfred P. Sloan Foundation

The Foundation’s programs and interests are divided into five main areas outlined as follows: Science and Technology, Standard of Living and Economic Performance, Education and Careers in Science and Technology, Selected National Issues, The Civic Program.

Allen Foundation - National Focus

The Allen Foundation located in Midland, Michigan, funds projects that primarily benefit programs for human nutrition in the areas of health, education, training, and research. In certain circumstances, the Foundation will consider requests from the following: hospitals or medical clinics; social, religious, fraternal, or community organizations; private foundations; and K–12 public, parochial or private schools.

Allen P. and Josephine B. Green Foundation - Missouri & National Focus

The Allen P. and Josephine B. Green Foundation is a private foundation with about $11 million in assets. The mission of the Foundation can be summed up as “Improving the quality of life in Missouri”. Grants are not made to projects outside of the United States. The State of Missouri is strongly favored as the targeted geographical area. Areas of funding interest include Children, Culture, Education, Environment, Health, Historical Projects, Hospitals,…

Ambrose Monell Foundation

The Foundation mission is to Voluntarily aid and contribute to religious, charitable, scientific, literary, and educational uses and purposes, in New York, elsewhere in the United States and throughout the world.

American Honda Foundation - National Focus

AHF was established by American Honda Motor Co., Inc., to commemorate its 25th anniversary in the United States and to show its appreciation of America™s support through the years. It is Honda™s desire that in every community in which it does business society will want Honda to exist. The Foundation mission is to help meet the needs of American society in the areas of youth and scientific education by awarding grants to nonprofits, while st…

Andre Agassi Foundation for Education

The Andre Agassi Foundation for Education is dedicated to transforming U.S. public education for underserved youth. The Foundation drives reform by engaging in practice, policy and partnerships that provide quality education and enrichment opportunities. Today, we are focused on transforming education locally and nationally to create greater opportunities for children.

Andrew W. Mellon Foundation

The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation currently makes grants in five core program areas: higher education, museums and art conservation, performing arts, conservation and the environment, and public affairs.

Annenberg Foundation

The Annenberg Foundation exists to advance public well–being through improved communication. As a principal means of achieving this 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.

Arthur Vining Davis Foundations

The purpose of the Arthur Vining Davis Foundations is to provide financial assistance, within the limits of their budgets and the discretion of their Trustees, to certain educational, cultural, scientific and religious institutions. Such aid is, by charter, granted to and expended by institutions and organizations which are tax–exempt under Section 501(c)(3) of the IRS Code, located within the United States and its possessions. Foundation programs in…

Ashland Inc.

Ashland has a proactive, outcome–driven giving strategy. With average annual contributions of about $3 million, we seek, select, support and/or partner with organizations whose goals reflect our commitment to enhancing the quality of life in our communities. Areas of funding interest include: Education, Matching Grants, Arts, Community & Civic Involvement, the Environment, United Way.

AT & T Foundation

The AT&T Foundation makes grants to tax–exempt, nonprofit organizations as defined under Section 501(c)(3) of the U.S. Internal Revenue Code, and in the case of international grants, to organizations that meet the criteria for nonprofit tax–exemption (under Section 501(c)(3)) and the laws of the country of incorporation. Areas of funding interest: K–12 and higher education – Accredited public and private elementary and secondary…

Bank of America Foundation

Our philanthropic approach is to create a positive impact in our communities today by investing in neighborhoods for the future. To achieve this goal, we form partnerships with key community stakeholders. We work with non–profit organizations to identify critical issues in local communities and invest in these organizations to better equip them to address these needs. Overall, our giving falls into four categories critical to the long–term suc…

Bank of the West - AZ, CA, CO, ID, KS, MN, MO, NV, NM, ND, OK, OR, SD, UT,...

The mission of the Bank’s Charitable Contributions Program is to help meet the needs of the communities we serve by supporting nonprofit organizations dedicated to improving quality of life, particularly for low– and moderate–income individuals and communities. The Bank will consider requests for contributions from nonprofit organizations that qualify under the following charitable giving categories: Community and Economic Development, Edu…

Barnes & Noble's Corporate Contributions Program

Barnes & Noble is committed to partnering with for–profit and non–profit organizations that focus their core businesses on higher learning, literacy and the arts. Our partnerships foster community good will and promote our brand. A suitable sponsorship is one that benefits Barnes & Noble and the communities it serves. Funding is limited.

Bay and Paul Foundations

Over the past decade we have come to understand that almost any school–based initiative that exhibits effectiveness and sustainability depends to a great extent on the collaborative capacity of the faculty. Accordingly, the majority of our grants are now directed to professional development with an emphasis on facilitative, distributive leadership and to the intentional interruption of inequitable policies, practices, and cultural norms. Though the E…

Bayer Foundation

The Foundation is committed to improving the communities in which our employees live and work by giving primary consideration to organizations that serve these geographic areas. Funding interests include Civic and Social Service Programs, Science Education and Workforce Development, The Arts, Art Education and Culture.

Beaumont Foundation

The Foundation provides grants and scholarships to a broad range of charitable, religious and educational organizations across the United States. We support organizations that seek to improve lives by giving people the tools to become educated, healthy, and self–reliant through the grantmaking areas of Education, Health Care, Children and Youth Programs, Social Services (Food, Shelter and Clothing) and our Children of Fallen Heroes Program.

Bechtel Group Foundation

The Bechtel Group Foundation was created in 1954 to respond to the needs of the communities around the world in which Bechtel has offices or major projects. In 2008, the Foundation made grants totaling $2.07 million to 237 nonprofit organizations in 9 countries. The Foundation has four giving programs: educational, civic and cultural, and social service, scholarships and other support to business, technical, and engineering programs at universities worldwi…

Beim Foundation

Traditionally, the Foundation has supported organizations in four funding categories: Arts, Education, Environment and Human Services. The Beim Foundation’s geographic priority is the State of Minnesota. In 2006, the Beim Foundation will grant up to 30% of its total giving in support of projects located in the city of Denver, CO; Cumberland county, Maine; Park and Gallatin counties, Montana; and Santa Fe county, New Mexico.

Bemis Company Foundation

Established in 1959, the Bemis Company Foundation serves as the principal instrument of philanthropy for the Company. Funded annually by the Company, the Foundation typically distributes approximately $2.5 million per year to charitable organizations and programs in the United States. Our priority is to give and support those communities in which we operate. The following general guidelines have been established for the distribution of charitable contribut…

Bernard and Audre Ropoport Foundation

The primary focus of the Foundation is on programs that benefit children and youth in Waco and McLennan County, Texas. Proposals that fall outside the areas below are considered as long as they offer imaginative, and when possible, long–range solutions to the problems of the most needy members of society, and ideally, solutions that can be replicated in other communities. The Foundation prefers to concentrate on five primary areas: Education, Arts &a…

Best Friends Foundation

The Best Friends Foundation provides youth development programs for 6–12 graders with character–building curricula with messages of abstinence from sex, drugs, alcohol, and violence.

Best Ski Resorts

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Bezos Family Foundation

The Foundation works to strengthen educational opportunities for everyone, regardless of economic circumstances, and cultivate learning as a lifelong process that begins in early childhood.

Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation

Through its Global Health program, the foundation works to close the gap between rich and poor countries by encouraging new research and supporting healthcare organizations that reach people most in need. Our Education program seeks to ensure that all students in the United States graduate from high school ready for college, work, and citizenship.

BJ’s Charitable Foundation - Multiple States

BJ™s Charitable Foundation was established with the goal of creating a positive, long–lasting impact on the communities BJ™s serves, the mission of BJ™s Charitable Foundation is to enhance and enrich community programs that primarily benefit children and families. Since its first grant in 2005, BJ™s Charitable Foundation has allocated funds on a quarterly basis, giving more than $7.4 million to over 800 community organ…

BNI-Misner Charitable Foundation

The BNI Foundation is a non–profit program that supports charitable causes relating to children and education in countries where BNI is operating. The primary focus of the foundation is to provide small mini–grants ($500.00 or less) for educational projects. These grants are given out once a year, generally in September.

BNSF Foundation

The Burlington Northern Santa Fe Foundation had been BNSF Railway™s main vehicle for charitable giving since 1996 when the Burlington Northern and Santa Fe Railroads merged to form the Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway, now known as the BNSF Railway. The Foundation will support and improve the general welfare and quality of life in communities served by BNSF and in which our employees live, work and volunteer through various health and human ser…

Boeing Company

The Boeing Company is committed to improving the quality of life in the communities in which it operates. Funding interests include education, health and human services, culture and the arts, and civic and environmental issues.

Bowling Foundation

The Bowling Foundation, the philanthropic arm of the bowling community, sponsors the Bowler’s Ed Youth In–School Bowling Program, which promotes lifelong physical activity by providing elementary and middle school teachers with free bowling curriculum enhanced with math, spelling, physics, and other important skills.

Braitmayer Foundation

The Braitmayer Foundation is pleased to have its grants used anywhere in the United States as seed money, challenge grants, or to match other grants to the recipient organizations. The Foundation does not make grants to individuals, multi year grants, nor grants for general operating, endowment purposes or building programs. Unless a small percentage of the total amount requested, normally the Foundation does not make grants for childcare, pre–kinder…

Bridgetone Firestone Trust Fund

The Trust Fund focuses on organizations with missions supporting: 1) education, 2) environment and conservation, 3) childrens programs. Including national and local charities, the Trust Fund has donated more than $20 Million in the past 5 years.

Broad Foundations

The Broad Foundations were established by entrepreneur and philanthropist Eli Broad to advance entrepreneurship for the public good in education, science and the arts.

Cable and Wireless Company Community Involvement

Working in partnership with local groups to ensure that our contribution meets their needs, we support a range of initiatives worldwide. Our focus is on international projects that promote the understanding of communications through training and education. As part of our commitment to closing the ‘digital divide’, we look to assist people and communities who are at risk of exclusion from the world of technology–enabled opportunity.

Cargill Foundation

To achieve our mission, we will invest in organizations and programs that demonstrate leadership and effectiveness in improving student achievement especially for socio–economically disadvantaged children (pre–kindergarten–12) and in eliminating barriers to their educational success. Funding focus areas include Education and Eliminating barriers to education success. Geographical area: We support organizations that serve a significant pro…

Caribbean Cruises Charitable Giving - National Focus

In keeping with our mission to enhance the well–being of our communities, Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. is happy to offer monetary funding and in–kind cruise donations to non–profit organizations with like–minded goals. Find the information your non–profit organization needs in order to request our company’s support right here. Applying for a Contribution, Grant or Sponsorship. We currently award monetary funding, sponsors…

Carnegie Corporation of New York

The Carnegie Corporation of New York was created to promote “the advancement and diffusion of knowledge and understanding.” Under Carnegie’s will, grants must benefit the people of the United States, although up to 7.4 percent of the funds may be used for the same purpose in countries that are or have been members of the British Commonwealth, with a current emphasis on Commonwealth Africa. National Program: The National Program aims to contribute to a…

Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching

The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching is an independent policy and research center with a primary mission “to do and perform all things necessary to encourage, uphold, and dignify the profession of the teacher and the cause of higher education.”

Carrie Estelle Doheny Foundation

The Carrie Estelle Doheny Foundation primarily funds local, not–for–profit organizations endeavoring to advance education, medicine and religion, to improve the health and welfare of the sick, aged, incapacitated, and to aid those in need. Specific area of funding interest include Education, Medical, Religion, Health and Welfare, Aid to Those In Need (includes food banks). The Foundation limits its grants to programs located within the fifty st…

Caterpillar Foundation - Multiple States & International

The Caterpillar Foundation has long regarded investing in communities as fundamental to our concept of good business. Being a global industry leader also means that we must also be a leader in communities we are based in. Funds distributed by the Foundation are helping to promote access to basic human needs, provide humanitarian relief after natural disasters, enhance schools and libraries, preserve environments and promote conservation. Additionally the F…

Cedar Ed Private Student Loan Consolidation

Cedar Education Provides students with loan advice on the best way to manage their education tuition from federal student loans to private student loans and private student loan consolidation upon graduation.

Cedar Foundation - Education & Children - USA, South Africa, Kenya & Mexico

The Cedar Foundation provides funding to enable students in disadvantaged circumstances to have the opportunity for high–quality education through college/university. This is done through partnership support of orphanages, schools, and other charitable organizations providing academic development to children in USA, Mexico, South Africa and Kenya.

Challenge Foundation - National

The Challenge Foundation supports model educational initiatives that make it possible for every American child to attain a high school education that produces literate, factually aware, and thinking graduates second to none in the world. To accomplish our mission, the Board of Trustees and Advisory Committee have determined that the Foundation will support model charter schools. The Foundation will also support school choice and education reform projects t…

Charles B. Keesee Educational Fund

The Charles B. Keesee Educational Fund, Inc. was established in 1941 by Mr. and Mrs. Charles B. Keesee of Martinsville, Virginia, for the purpose of aiding worthy men and women to obtain an education. You must be a resident of Virginia, North Carolina or South Carolina for a minimum of twelve months immediately prior to entering any educational institution.

Charles Lafitte Foundation Grants Program

The mission of the Charles Lafitte Foundation is to provide for and support inventive and effective ways of helping people help themselves and others around them to lead healthy, satisfying and enriched lives. To fulfill this mission, the Foundation acts as grantmaker, innovator and volunteer for four main programs: Education, Children’s Advocacy, Medical Research & Issues, and The Arts.

Charles Schwab Foundation

The Charles Schwab Foundation provides direct grants to selected nonprofit organizations that support Schwab’s commitment to financial literacy and respond to local cultural and social needs. These grants provide Schwab employees with a voice and an active role in supporting the community groups they care about most. Grantseekers must meet at least one of the following three criteria: Be recommended by an employee who is an active volunteer in the org…

Charles Stewart Mott Foundation

Through its four programs, and their more specific program areas, the Foundation seeks to fulfill its mission of supporting efforts that promote a just, equitable and sustainable society – Civil Society, Environment, Flint Area and Pathways Out of Poverty (Education). Through our Civil Society program, we fund non–governmental organizations in Central/Eastern Europe and South Africa.


We are focusing our efforts on helping create sustained economic growth by building human and institutional capacity. In practice, this means targeting our resources toward the three capacity building area we consider critical to economic development: Providing for basic human needs, Supporting education and training, Aiding small– and medium–size business development.

Choice Hotels International Foundation

The Choice Hotels International Foundation grants funds to charitable organizations that meet the Foundation’s guidelines and are located in the areas where Choice Hotels International has a corporate presence. The Foundation will support these efforts by actively engaging our associates and franchisees through volunteerism and philanthropic giving. The primary areas of focus that define the Foundation’s giving are: Providing shelter and food to…

Chrysler Foundation

We support programs that develop skills necessary for success in a multinational manufacturing environment. These include national, regional and community–wide initiatives focusing on basic academic skills, school–to–work programs, technical training and job preparation, expanding job skills, and university–level support for students and departmental excellence.

Cisco Education Network

Cisco Education Network – Virtual Schoolhouse Grant Program – targeted at U.S. schools desiring Internet connectivity. Each year, Cisco awards products, services and training to selected K–12 schools that develop a plan and demonstrate the ability to support and implement an internet working site. Grants are to be used for curriculum–based applications such as Internet access and in–classroom learning.

Cisco Systems Social Investments - National & International Focus

At Cisco, we believe in the power of collaboration, so many of our CSR activities are achieved through partnerships with nonprofit organizations and NGOs. We focus our grant–making activities on three issue areas: addressing critical human needs, improving access to education, and supporting economic empowerment. In order to maximize the collaborative impact of our investments, we partner with community organizations that leverage the internet and co…

Citigroup Foundation

Working with a global network of colleagues and partners, the Foundation gives grants focused in three main areas: Financial Education, Educating the Next Generation, Building Communities and Entrepreneurs.

Coca Cola Foundation

At The Coca–Cola Company, we recognize that we cannot have a healthy and growing business unless the communities we serve are healthy and sustainable. We are committed to improving the quality of life in the communities where we do business and have realigned our community investment priorities to be reflective of and responsive to the global and local nature of our business. Our renewed strategy focuses on global pillars where we can make a unique a…

Comcast Foundation

We provide financial support to the organizations that make our communities stronger. We™re most excited by literacy, volunteerism, and youth leadership programs. We also established the Comcast Leaders and Achievers® Scholarship Program for outstanding youth in our communities, recognizing them for their achievements by helping them pay for a college education, thereby enabling them to reach their full potential.

Comerica Charitable Foundation

The Comerica Charitable Foundation funding priorities support community needs in our primary markets within Michigan, California, Arizona, Texas and Florida. We accept applications for cash grants to support program and capital expenses of nonprofit organizations whose mission meets the foundation™s priorities for giving.


ConocoPhillips has a long tradition of investing in the communities in which we operate. Areas of funding interest include Education and Youth Programs, Health & Social Services, Civic Programs and the Arts, Environment.

ConocoPhillips Community Investment - National Focus

ConocoPhillips has a long tradition of investing in the communities in which we operate. During 2008, our corporate donations totaled more than $95 million, which includes approximately $70 million in charitable contributions from the corporation and about $25 million in funds for other community investment projects donated through our company–operated businesses, as well as various joint ventures and equity affiliates. Areas of funding interest incl…

Constellation Energy Group

Constellation Energy™s target is to make social investments addressing education, economic development, and environmental needs.

Corning Incorporated Foundation - Multiple States

The Corning Incorporated Foundation has contributed more than $108 million through its programs of giving. Resources are directed almost exclusively toward initiatives which improve the quality of life in and near communities where Corning Incorporated is an active corporate citizen. Areas of funding interest include Education, Culture, Community Services, National Programs. Read more information in our blog.

Covenant Foundation - Jewish Education

The Covenant Foundation recognizes the diversity of strengths within the field of Jewish education in North America, across all denominations and settings. By honoring outstanding Jewish educators and supporting creative approaches to programming, the Foundation works to strengthen educational endeavors that perpetuate the identity, continuity and heritage of the Jewish people.

Credit Suisse Americas Foundation - Education - National Focus

The Credit Suisse Americas Foundation seeks to address societal challenges in the communities where our employees live and work. Primarily, we direct financial support to organizations where employees are involved as volunteers, increasing the depth of our impact. We also support schools and educational causes that offer effective opportunities for disadvantaged young people.

Cruise Industry Charitable Foundation

The Cruise Industry Charitable Foundation (CICF) focuses its efforts on programs that are designed to improve the quality of life in the communities served by the cruise industry. CICF supports programs that enhance educational opportunities for youth, including those designed to improve literacy, teach basic life skills, and promote good citizenship. The Foundation also supports academic enrichment opportunities aimed at enhancing student proficiencies in…

Dale and Edna Walsh Foundation - National Focus

In December, 1994, Dale and Edna Walsh set up an Illinois based 501(c)(3) private charitable contribution foundation named the Dale and Edna Walsh Foundation. We refer to ourselves as DEW Foundation or simply DEW. The first step in the application process is to submit a letter of inquiry (LOI) via the Foundation’s Web site or by mail. The Foundation contributes to medical, relief, welfare, education, community service, ministries and environmental pro…

Del Rio Family Foundation - Education, Health & Environment - National & In...

The Del Rio Family Foundation supports education, health, and science programs that seek to improve the condition of emerging communities of the world. The Del Rio Family Foundation also supports research and projects that promote an understanding of the need for or the development of a sustainable global environment

Dell Foundation

The Foundation supports a wide range of programs that benefit children newborn to 18 years of age in Dell’s principle US locations, and welcomes proposals from non–profit organizations that address the health and human services, the education, and the technology access for youth.

DEW Foundation - Education, Arts, Religion, Environment - National Focus

The DEW Foundation supports a wide range of charitable activities from social services and ministries, to education and the arts. The Foundation contributes to medical, relief, welfare, education, community service, ministries and environmental programs, and arts organizations. An organization must have current 501(c)(3) Public Charity status from the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), be a government entity, or be an IRS–recognized tribe. Organizations…

Diller – von Furstenberg Family Foundation - National Focus

The Diller “ von Furstenberg Family Foundation is a private family foundation which provides philanthropic support to various 501(c)3 non–profit organizations. Founded in 1999, the Foundation is guided by the shared values, concerns and passions of the Diller “ von Furstenberg family. The primary recipients of the Foundation™s support are organizations within the following sectors: Community Building, Education, Human Rights,…

Dole Community Investment - Education - National & International Focus

Dole Food Company’s charitable program is dedicated to bringing about positive change in the area of nutrition education for children. The Company’s goal is to help the next generation of adults prevent many diseases by teaching them the value of good nutrition through improved and interactive teaching curriculums for schools. In Dole’s overseas operations, each division contributes generously to the communities in which they operate. The pr…

Dollar General Education Grants

Dollar General provides education grants in several areas to include literacy granst and back–to–school grants.

Dominion Foundation

Dominion™s charitable contributions are primarily awarded to qualified 501(c)(3) organizations in the following categories: Environment, Education, Culture and the Arts, Civic and Community Development Health and Human Services. Because the Dominion Foundation supports a wide range of charitable programs, most grants are in the $1,000 to $15,000 range. Higher amounts may be awarded when a program is an exceptional fit with corporate business&ndas…

DTE Energy Foundation

The Foundation is the charitable arm of DTE Energy. Through our grant programs, we support institutions and organizations that strengthen and enhance the communities we serve.

Dunn Foundation - Rhode Island

Awards for K–12 educational programs and adult visual environmental education. Emphasis on community and the environment.

DuPont Grantmaking Activities

Each year, DuPont contributes to numerous efforts that meet the needs of various groups and global communities where the company operates. Areas of support include: Educational programs; Culture & the arts; Environmental initiatives; Human & health service organizations; and Civic & community activities.

Edison International

Edison supports nonprofit and/or non–governmental organizations. To qualify for consideration, such organizations must strive to maintain or improve the quality of life in the community and address specific community needs. Our primary areas of support are education and environment.

Educational Foundation of America

The Educational Foundation of America (EFA) makes grants to qualifying non–profit organizations that have tax–exempt status and those that are not private foundations as defined in the Internal Revenue Code. Areas of interest include, but are not limited to, the environment, reproductive freedom, theatre, education, medicine, drug policy reform, democracy, peace & national security issues and human services.

Edward Fein Foundation - Education - National Focus

The Edward Fein Foundation envisions a culture within the United States that values the significance of academic achievement as greatly as it currently values athletic accomplishments of the human body. The foundation believes that the value of education should be embedded so inherently into every level of society that no person seeking higher education should be discouraged because of financial need. The foundation supports systems that encourage and rewa…

eInstruction EdTech Conference Grant

Provides information regarding the $3,500 grant offered by eInstruction for schools or districts to host a professional development conference focused on education technology. Grant is open for K–12. This is an on–going grant with no application deadline.

Elsevier Foundation - Libraries - Global Focus

Since 2002, The Elsevier Foundation awards grants non profit, knowledge centered organizations focusing on the world™s libraries, nurse faculty and women scholars during their early and mid–careers.

Emeril Lagasse Foundation

Established in 2002, Emeril Lagasse Foundation supports non–profit organizations that provide educational programs, life skills development, culinary training and cultural enrichment, creating opportunities in the communities where Emeril™s restaurants operate. Emeril has restaurants in Las Vegas, New Orleans, Miami, Orlando, Gulfport.

Emily Hall Tremaine Foundation - Connecticut & National Focus

The Emily Hall Tremaine Foundation will seek and fund innovative projects which advance solutions to basic and enduring problems. With an overall emphasis on education, principally in the United States, it will take an active role in three major areas: Art, Environment, Learning Disabilities. While the Emily Hall Tremaine Foundation occasionally receives letters of inquiry, it should be understood that unsolicited proposals and letters of inquiry rarely de…

Entergy Charitable Foundation

Entergy™s Corporate Giving programs include cash as well as in–kind contributions that address myriad community needs: arts and culture, community improvement and enrichment, education and literacy, the environment and healthy families. Entergy™s Open Grants Program focuses on improving communities as a whole. We look for giving opportunities in the areas of arts and culture, community improvement/enrichment, the environment and healt…

Entertainment Industry Foundation

The Entertainment Industry Foundation responds to some of the most critical needs facing our society. We help raise awareness and funds for important causes such as childhood hunger, cancer research, creative arts, education, cardiovascular research, and much more.

Erich & Hannah Sachs Foundation

The Foundation’s primary focus is as a non–profit lender dedicated to strengthening the economic base of low income, disadvantaged and minority communities, primarily within the U.S., but also in developing countries. The Foundation has a keen interest in supporting charitable organizations and institutions that have developed clear and effect–ive economic development programs. To this end, the Foundation provides financial support, usuall…

Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation

The Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation works with partners to encourage entrepreneurship across America and improve the education of children and youth.

ExxonMobil Community Investment

ExxonMobil is committed to being a responsible partner in the communities where we operate. Areas of funding interest include education, the environment, health, safety, women economic opportunities, community development as well as worldwide giving in the regions in which they operate.

Ezra Jack Keats Minigrant Program For Public Schools and Public Libraries

The Ezra Jack Keats Foundation was incorporated in 1964 with Ezra as President and life–long friend, Martin Pope, as secretary. During the remainder of Ezra™s lifetime the foundation served as a vehicle for Ezra™s personal contributions. When Ezra died in 1983, his will directed that the royalties from his books be used by the Foundation for the support of programs helpful to humanity.

Farmers Insurance Group Corporate Contributions

We invite proposals from programs that improve safety, expand educational opportunities, enhance health and human services, encourage civic participation and support arts and culture in the states where we do business. In addition to financial support, Farmers people volunteer their time, talent and skills in their communities. Our volunteer program, Partners in Pride, tallies hundreds of thousands of hours from the more than 20,000 Farmers agents, employe…

Farrell Family Foundation - National Focus & Australia

Dr. Peter C. Farrell, Founder, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of ResMed believes in giving back. For several years he has been a stalwart supporter of universities, primary and secondary education activities, as well as various arts and cultural organizations in the United States, Australia and elsewhere. Areas of funding interest include Education with emphasis on technology, Health and Human Welfare, Arts & Culture.

FedEx Social Responsibility - National & International Focus

FedEx supports organizations that positively impact communities around the world. We leverage our global network and philanthropic resources to help them achieve their goal. Areas of funding interest include Disaster Relief, Safety, Education, Health and Human Services.

Feed the Minds

Supports literacy, publishing, education, and other causes in developing countries through grants.

Fidelity Foundation - Multiple States

The Fidelity Foundation grant program was designed to strengthen the long–term effectiveness of nonprofit institutions. The types of projects we fund, and the way in which we fund them, are specifically intended to help nonprofits build the organizational capabilities they need to better fulfill their missions and serve their constituencies. The Foundation has active grant programs in the communities surrounding the Fidelity Investments corporate loc…

Fieldstone Foundation

The Fieldstone Foundation was created by the Fieldstone Group of Companies (Fieldstone) in 1983 to provide grants, leadership development and service to nonprofit organizations working to support individuals in the communities where the companies within Fieldstone do business: Orange, Riverside, North Los Angeles and San Diego Counties in Southern California, Salt Lake City in Utah, and San Antonio in Texas. The Foundation allocates its resources in four g…

FINRA Investor Education Foundation

Through its general grant program, the FINRA Investor Education Foundation funds research and/or educational projects that support its mission of providing underserved Americans with the knowledge, skills and tools necessary for financial success throughout life.

Fishman Family Foundation

The Fishman Family Foundation is a private not–for–profit organization founded in 1997 as a long–term philanthropic program. The Foundation has been established with broad charitable purposes so that its grant making policies may always reflect the diverse interests of the Fishman Family. Currently the focus is on Jewish culture, education, and the arts.

Fleishhacker Foundation: San Francisco Bay Area

The Fleishhacker Foundation was incorporated in 1947 as the Mortimer Fleishhacker Foundation. In 1988 it merged with the Janet and Mortimer Fleishhacker Foundation, creating one entity: the Fleishhacker Foundation. Total assets are approximately $12 million. The Foundation has two grantmaking programs: Arts & Culture and Precollegiate (K–12) Education. Geographical area: San Francisco Bay Area.

Fordham Street Foundation

The Fordham Street Foundation seeks opportunities to promote the rights of our least advantaged children to thrive, grow and be enriched. The Foundation will support innovative programs that: Target minority academic achievement, Provide superior educational opportunities for our least advantaged children, Improve the academic or physical environment in schools least able to address these needs, Enrich the lives of homeless children, Prevent domestic viole…

Foundation for Appalachian Ohio

The Foundation for Appalachian Ohio (FAO) was created in 1998 as a regional community foundation serving the 29 counties of Appalachian Ohio. As a 501(c)(3) public charity, the Foundation works with donors and those who care deeply about the region to support regional improvement through the power of charitable giving.

Francis L. Abreu Foundation - Georgia

The Francis L. Abreu Charitable Trust funds organizations in the Atlanta area only. The Foundation’s areas of interest include arts and cultural programs; secondary education; higher education; health associations; human services; children and youth services. Types of support include capital campaigns; program development; seed money; and matching funds. The Foundation does not approve requests for operating or grants to individuals.

Frederick W. McCarthy Family Foundation - Global Focus

The Frederick W. McCarthy Family Foundation advances its mission primarily through contributing to programs and, in one case, creating an organization that focus on (1) Children & Education, (2) Equal Opportunity, (3) Health & Wellness and (4) Religion & Human Rights. The Foundation™s initiatives are global, supporting educational organizations in such socio–economically challenged communities as Indiantown, Florida; Roxbury, Mass…

Frey Foundation

We fund creative non–profits in the Minneapolis/St. Paul and Naples, Florida areas that can generate better ideas for the best communities. We give priority to organizations that bring that innovation and proven success to our three key areas of interest: Education, Health & Human Services, Civic Initiatives.

Fund for Teachers

Fund for Teachers grants are awarded to teachers who work with students in grades Pre K “ 12. To be selected, interested teachers must submit a proposal that details how their summer fellowship will make them a better teacher and how their improved skills or capacity will be implemented in the classroom, benefiting students, curricula and school.

G. Unger Vetlesen Foundation - National & International

The G. Unger Vetlesen Foundation mission is to aid and contribute to religious, charitable, scientific, literary, and educational uses and purposes, in New York, elsewhere in the United States and throughout the world. In order to ascertain if your organization and its proposed project or program fit within the Foundation’s guidelines, kindly submit a letter of inquiry (LOI).

Gannett Foundation

The Gannett Foundation™s mission: to invest in the future of the communities in which Gannett does business, and in the future of our industry. We value projects that take a creative approach to fundamental issues such as education and neighborhood improvement, economic development, youth development, community problem–solving, assistance to disadvantaged people, environmental conservation and cultural enrichment.

Garth Brooks Teammates for Kids Foundation

The Garth Brooks Teammates for Kids Foundation accepts proposals for grants from nonprofit organizations that specialize in working with children. Grants from the Foundation support the on–going work of operating organizations that help needy children in the areas of health, education and inner–city services. For more information please visit our blog.

GE Foundation

As the philanthropic organization of GE, GE Foundation works to solve some of the world™s most difficult problems. In coordination with its partners, it supports U.S. and international education, the environment, public policy, human rights and disaster relief. In addition, GE Foundation supports GE employee and retiree giving and involvement in GE communities around the world.

General Mills Foundation

In the Twin Cities, the Foundation focuses grants in the areas of youth nutrition and fitness, education, arts and culture, social services, and United Way. In our communities outside the Twin Cities, our key grantmaking priorities are improving youth nutrition and fitness, and United Way. Beyond financial resources, we also support organizations with volunteers and mentors who share their expertise and talents.

General Motors Foundation

General Motors and the GM Foundation support a variety of activities in the communities where we do business. Our philanthropic and community relations mission is to insure that we maintain our leadership position as a valued, responsible corporate citizen by enhancing the quality of life in our communities consistent with our business goals and objectives.

George Gund Foundation

The George Gund Foundation’s guidelines reflect our long–standing interests in the arts, economic development and community revitalization, education, environment and human services.

Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation

The mission of the Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation is to support and encourage those educational, cultural, social and environmental values that contribute to making our society more humane and our world more livable.

Girard Foundation: San Diego

Girard Foundation is a private, family foundation established in 1986. Our mission is to improve K–12 education in San Diego County by supporting projects and programs for systemic change.

Glaser Family Charitable Foundation

The Glaser Family Charitable Foundation will make grants to various local and national public charities and organizations. Of special interest to the Foundation will be educational organizations, Christian ministries, and organizations that benefit children’s heath.


GlaxoSmithKline Corporate makes charitable contributions through its Corporate Contributions Committee. The principal areas of focus are: health and human services, science education and literacy, and the arts (only in Philadelphia and the Research Triangle Park).

Goldenrod Research Corp.

company grants 50% of the cost of its YouthTouch Technology Integration Package. Site features downloadable grant application and information on the equipment which includes computer interfaced robotic and hydraulic trainers.

Goldman Sachs Foundation

The Goldman Sachs Foundation is a global philanthropic organization funded by The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. The Foundation’s mission is to promote excellence and innovation in education and to improve the academic performance and lifelong productivity of young people worldwide. It achieves this mission through a combination of strategic partnerships, grants, loans, private sector investments, and the deployment of professional talent from Goldman Sach…

Gould Family Foundation

The mission of the Gould Family Foundation is to support innovative programs that promote experiential learning and the arts. The foundation prefers programs in their formative stages that can show self–sustaining ability, and are primarily based in California.

Grant Wrangler

Grant Wrangler: A Grant Index for Teachers Grant Wrangler is a grants listing service offered by Nimble Press at no charge. We make it easier for teachers to search for grants by subject area, grade level, or grant name. With more than $50 million in grants listed, our goal is to help more schools find funding for all areas of learning and growth for K–12 education. To search for the latest classroom and teacher grants or sign up for our monthly Gra…


Grants’s purpose is to help spread the word about grants programs initiatives and fundraising opportunities from foundations, 501c3 non“profits organizations and private sector sources by posting those initiatives on our site. If your organization, foundation or fundraising company has grants opportunities and you are looking to spread the word about it we invite you to contact us about it so we may be able to post your grant i…

Green Family Foundation

The Green Family Foundation™s mission is to make a positive and meaningful impact in communities both at home and abroad. We provide funding and resources to organizations that support education, global health and community development. GFF empowers underserved communities to fight the cycle of extreme poverty, leading to sustainable programs that improve lives.

Greygates Foundation

The Greygates Foundation was created in 2001 by J. Ronald Gibbs to provide grants to organizations that serve the needs of children, the elderly, the disabled, or the disadvantaged, and to organizations that promote animal welfare or wildlife preservation. The Foundation makes grants to organizations that are recognized as registered charities by the Canada Revenue Agency, to support projects worldwide. The grant award limit is $3,000. Grants are paid in C…

Hagen Family Foundation - National Focus

The Hagen Family Foundation (THFF) is a private family foundation established in 1999 that provides financial grants to not–for–profit organizations. The Foundation favors creative and innovative proposals in the areas of: The Arts, Education, Environment, Religion, Social Services. The Foundation does not consider contributions to annual drives, capital campaigns, research, or the support of on–going programs. The Foundation supports org…

Halliburton Corporate Contributions

Halliburton supports primarily tax–exempt non–profit organizations dedicated to education, health, the environment and health–related community programs. Support for civic issues, arts and cultural programs may also be considered in areas where there is a significant presence of Halliburton employees and operations. In 2008, the company donated more than $2.2 million to support community initiatives.

Halliburton Foundation

The Halliburton Foundation supports education at all levels and charitable organizations through employee matching gifts, direct grants and scholarships. The Halliburton Foundation is a domestic foundation. Requests for grants in non–U.S. locations should be made directly to the Halliburton office doing business in that part of the world. The Halliburton Foundation will accept grant proposals from U.S. based non–profit organizations that serve…

Harry Chapin Foundation - National Focus

The mission of the Harry Chapin Foundation is to support organizations that have demonstrated their ability to dramatically improve the lives and livelihood of people by helping them to become self–sufficient. The Foundation’s funding focuses on: Community education programs that identify community needs and mobilize resources to meet them, fostering social and economic justice; Arts in education programs and other approaches to educating young…

Hasbro Children's Fund

The mission of the Hasbro Children’s Fund is to assist children in triumphing over critical life obstacles as well as bringing the joy of play into their lives. Through our initiatives we will achieve this mission by supporting programs which provide terminal and seriously ill children respite and access to play, educational programs for children at risk, and basics for children in need. We will support US based 501 C 3 organizations who deliver progr…

Hearst Foundations

The Hearst Foundations fund exemplary institutions of higher education dedicated to preparing students to succeed in a global society. Preference is given to undergraduate education at medium size private, liberal arts colleges and universities. In addition, a limited number of grants may also be awarded to support K–12 programs and graduate level study. Our funding interests are focused on endowed scholarships, as well as compelling programmatic and…

Heckscher Foundation - New York

Heckscher Foundation was founded in 1921 to promote the welfare of children in New York and elsewhere throughout the United States. Today, it provides grants to youth–serving organizations in the fields of education, family services, child welfare, health, arts and recreation.

Heckscher Foundation for Children

The Heckscher Foundation for Children was founded in 1921 to promote the welfare of children in New York City and the United States as a whole. We fund organizations serving youth in the fields of education, family services, job training, health, arts and recreation. The Foundation™s giving takes the form of program support, capacity–building, capital projects and general operating support. The Foundation seeks to “level the playing field” f…

Heinz Endowments - Pennsylvania

The Heinz Endowments comprise two private foundations, the Howard Heinz Endowment and the Vira I. Heinz Endowment. Our shared mission is to help southwestern Pennsylvania thrive as a whole community”economically, ecologically, educationally, and culturally”while advancing the state of knowledge and practice in the fields in which we work.

Henry Luce Foundation

The work of the Luce Foundation reflects the interests of four generations of the Luce family. These include the interdisciplinary exploration of higher education; increased understanding between Asia and the United States; the study of religion and theology; scholarship in American art; opportunities for women in science and engineering; and environmental and public policy programs.

Henry M. Jackson Foundation

The Foundation seeks to perpetuate Senator Jackson’s legacy by making grants and engaging in strategic initiatives in four program areas, reflecting the issues in which the senator played a critical role during his tenure in Congress: International Affairs Education, Environment and Natural Resources Management, Public Service, Human Rights. With one program area exception, Foundation grantmaking and strategic initiatives are limited geographically to…

Hewlett Packard

HP has made contributions with particular emphasis on advancing education and promoting entrepreneurship. Since 2001, we have invested nearly $246 million. Technology can be a powerful catalyst in transforming learning by giving teachers and students new ways to explore, share and connect beyond the traditional boundaries of the classroom. HP assists institutions and organizations that are applying technology in creative ways to engage secondary and higher…

Hewlett-Packard Philanthropy

HP is committed to making the benefits of technology accessible to all people as a means to learn, work and thrive. Through grants of HP technology to non–profit organizations and primary and secondary schools, especially in communities where HP has a presence, and to colleges and universities around the world, HP seeks to promote educational opportunities and strengthen non–profit organizations addressing long–term societal needs. HP&apo…

Holland's Opus Foundation - National Focus

MHOF donates both new and refurbished instruments to school and after–school music programs that lack the resources to keep up with equipment loss due to attrition, depreciation and wear over time, and to accommodate students on waiting lists or who have to share instruments. An infusion of instruments enables more students to participate and to experience a quality music education. It is vital that efforts are made to give youngsters every tool avai…

Houston Endowment - Houston

Houston Endowments supports nonprofit organizations and educational institutions that improve life for the people of the grater Houston area. The Foundation funds programs in the arts, community enhancement, education, health, human services, the environment and neighborhood development.

HRK Foundation

Historically, the Foundation’s geographic service area has included the Twin Cities Metro Area, the St. Croix Valley, and Ashland and Bayfield counties in Wisconsin. In evaluating new requests, the Board’s primary focus is St. Paul. Areas of funding interest include the Arts, Health, Community Building and Education.

HSBC Corporate Responsibility

Focusing on education and the environment, HSBC builds strong, enduring relationships with a wide range of organizations, providing the resources and tools to sustain long–term results. HSBC’s 2007 U.S. social investment was $32.8 million and we were honored to have been recognized by more than 20 of our partner organizations for our philanthropy.

Humana Foundation

The Humana Foundation identifies, funds, and nurtures projects and organizations in three fields: domestic and international health, education, and civic and cultural development in communities where the company has a meaningful presence.

Humana Foundation - Multiple States

The Humana Foundation’s giving focuses primarily on health. We also support selected projects promoting arts and culture and education improvement. The Foundation promotes healthy lives and communities by supporting organizations that meet our funding priorities and are classified as 501(c)(3) tax–exempt by the Internal Revenue Service. Geographic areas funding interest include Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Lou…

IBM Corporate Citizenship

The primary focus of our corporate citizenship activities is on developing initiatives to address specific societal issues, such as the environment, community economic development, education, health, literacy, language and culture. We employ IBM’s most valuable resources, our technology and talent, in order to create innovative programs in these areas to assist communities around the world.

IDP Foundation

The IDP Foundation has three main areas of focus: Health care and medical research, Education, especially as it relates to the relief of poverty through empowerment of the individual. Performing Arts. However, the IDP Foundation does not strictly limit its activities to these three areas of focus. It is always aware of the importance of community involvement and is willing to address other areas of social impact.

ING Foundation - Multiple States

The ING Foundation is the charitable giving arm of ING in the Americas. The Foundation awards grants to non–profit organizations addressing a variety of community needs and resources. In our grant–making, as in our employee volunteer programs and corporate sponsorships, ING focuses on four primary areas: Financial Literacy, Children’s Education, Diversity, Environmental sustainability. All ING Foundation Grant Applications must be submitte…

ING Foundation - National Focus

The ING Foundation is the charitable giving arm of ING in the Americas. The Foundation awards grants to non–profit organizations addressing a variety of community needs and resources. In our grant–making, as in our employee volunteer programs and corporate sponsorships, ING focuses on three primary areas: Financial Literacy, Children’s Education, Diversity.

ING Unsung Heroes grants

Financial services company ING awards grants each year to K–12 educators through the ING Unsung Heroes program. One hundred educators are selected each year to receive $2,000 to fund their school projects. Of that group, three are selected to receive additional awards of $5,000, $10,000, and $25,000. Applications are due April 30. To receive an application, visit the website, call (800) 537–4180 or contact your ING representative.

International Paper Foundation - Multiple States

The International Paper Foundation supports U.S. non–profit organizations within the communities where International Paper has operating facilities. The Foundation’s primary focus areas are environmental education and literacy programs for young children. Program areas: Education, Environmental Education, Literacy, Critical Community Needs.

J and M Foundation - National & International

The J & M Foundation carries on the dreams and aspirations of Joseph and May Winston by making grants for charitable, educational, scientific, artistic and literary purposes. The scope of grants thus far made have primarily focused on education in the United States, Europe and Israel. The Foundation has also made grants to further musical education and medical research.

J.P. Morgan & Co. Inc.

In 2006, JPMorgan Chase will give more than $100 million through grants and sponsorships to thousands of not–for–profit organizations around the world. The firm also supports the individual interests of its global employee population through the Matching Gift program and offers opportunities to give back to the communities we serve through a range of volunteerism activities initiated by colleagues supporting our local, regional or national mark…

Jacob and Hilda Blaustein Foundation

The Jacob and Hilda Blaustein Foundation promotes social justice and human rights through its five program areas: Jewish life, strengthening Israeli democracy, health and mental health, educational opportunity, and human rights. Support is provided to organizations in the United States and abroad.

Jay and Rose Phillips Family Foundation

The Jay and Rose Phillips Family Foundation focuses on areas where Jay and Rose saw the greatest need: efforts to combat discrimination and honor diversity, self–sufficiency, health, education and programs for people with disabilities.

JCPenney Community Relations

The Company supports organizations whose goals are in line with Company priorities listed below. Priority is given to organizations and programs that serve a broad spectrum of the community, have a multiplier or catalyst effect and are located in communities in which we have a business presence. Areas of funding interest include: Health and Welfare, Education, JCPenney Afterschool Fund, Volunteerism, Diversity.

Jessie B. Cox Charitable Trust Fund - New England

The Trust is dedicated to improving the environment and the quality of life for people living in New England. To achieve its goals, the Trust pursues initiatives in three key fields of interest: education, environment, and health. For education, there is a special interest in promoting early learning and quality out–of–school time. Within the field of environment, the Trust focuses on preservation of fresh and marine waters through natural ha…

John Deere Foundation

We provide donations and grants to nonprofit organizations, support a variety of local programs, and encourage our employees to volunteer their time and considerable talents to programs of their choice. Additionally, our focus on world hunger is helping people to build new lives for themselves and their families.

John S. and James L. Knight Foundation

Knight Foundation concentrates its local funding on the 26 U.S. communities where the Knight brothers had newspaper interests, until their deaths. The Knight Foundation’s Six Funding Priorities include Education, Well–being of children and families, Housing and community development, Economic development, Civic engagement/positive human relations, Vitality of cultural life.

Johnson & Johnson

Through our contributions efforts, we are actively involved in supporting ongoing health care, educational and cultural programs. We are committed to a healthy environment through a reduction in our facility environmental impacts and our participation in conservation projects. Johnson & Johnson has established high standards for the health and safety of our workers and has worked with others in our community to share our knowledge in this area. Enhanci…

Johnson Controls Foundation - National Focus

The Johnson Controls Foundation makes charitable contributions to nonprofit organizations, primarily in communities where Johnson Controls has a presence. Extra consideration will be given to organizations or institutions in which Johnson Controls employees are involved and are contributing their time and/or funds. Areas of funding interest include Health & Social Services, Education, Culture and Arts, Civic Activities.

JP Morgan Chase

In 2006, JPMorgan Chase will give more than $100 million through grants and sponsorships to thousands of not–for–profit organizations around the world. The firm also supports the individual interests of its global employee population through the Matching Gift program and offers opportunities to give back to the communities we serve through a range of volunteerism activities initiated by colleagues supporting our local, regional or national mark…

Kenneth Rainin Foundation

The Kenneth Rainin Foundation is a private family foundation that funds inspiring and world–changing work. We are dedicated to enhancing quality of life by promoting equitable access to a baseline of literacy, enabling inspiration through the magic of the arts and providing opportunity for a healthy lifestyle for those with chronic disease. The Foundation will focus its efforts on the San Francisco Bay Area and specific medical issues and will utiliz…

Kenneth T. and Eileen L. Norris Foundation

A family founded Foundation supports programs that advance better health and intellectual enlightment through education, cultivation of the arts, individual responsibility, freedom and dignity.

Kinder Morgan Foundation - US & Canada

At Kinder Morgan, we believe it is our responsibility to provide youth in the communities where we operate with opportunities to learn and grow. We do this through the Kinder Morgan Foundation by supporting non profit youth programs that focus on education, the arts and the environment. Every year, our grants support thousands of youth in communities large and small across North America.

Koch family foundations - National & International Focus

Beginning with the creation of the Fred C. and Mary R. Koch Foundation in 1953, Koch family foundations and philanthropy today include the Charles G. Koch Charitable Foundation, the David H. Koch Charitable Foundation and the Koch Cultural Trust. Their history of sustained giving, and focus on advancing liberty and freedom, has created opportunity throughout the world. Each Koch family foundation is managed independently, accepting applications and awardin…

Koch Industries

Koch companies’ commitment to adding value in society includes efforts by employees to enhance the communities where they live and financial support by these companies for programs that help educate and enrich children, preserve natural resources, or offer assistance to those in need. Areas of funding interest include Education, Human Services, Environmental Stewardship.

Kohlberg Foundation - Health, Education, Environment - National Focus

The Kohlberg Foundation reflects the individual and collective philanthropy of the donors, Jerome and Nancy Kohlberg. It is a family foundation. Broadly defined, the foundation works within three major categories: health and medical research, education, and the environment.

KPMG Corporate Citizenship

KPMG Corporate citizenship is at the heart of our values and all around the world KPMG member firms are committed to their communities – working to address poverty and make a positive difference in health and prosperity. Our corporate citizenship case studies show how our people are working to address poverty and make a positive difference to communities. Areas of funding interest include Disaster relief, Education, Environment, People in need.

Kresge Foundation

The Kresge Foundation awards grants to small, mid–size, and large nonprofit organizations in six fields of interest: health, the environment, community development, arts and culture, education, and human services. Working with our grantees, we endeavor to improve the life circumstances and opportunities for poor, disadvantaged and marginalized individuals, families, and communities. In 2008, we created three new programs – the Health Program, t…

Kroger Company Foundation - National Focus

The Kroger Foundation is a 501(c)(3) entity created in 1987 by The Kroger Co. It makes grants to other 501(c)(3) charities, nonprofit organizations, schools and public entities. We choose to focus mainly in five areas: Hunger Relief, Women’s Health, grassroots Community Support, Education, Diversity. Requesting a grant begins by sending a written inquiry to the Kroger facility in the area. For more information and details please visit our blog.

Latino Community Foundation: California

The Latino Community Foundation has undergone an intensive strategic planning process over the last two years. In 2004 we launched an exciting new initiative, Lee Y Serás (“Read and You Will Be”) focusing on a critical concern–early childhood reading and our interest to promote literacy and parent participation. We also launched a new capital formation concept, The Isabela Project, to promote investment and increase viability of Latino small b…

Laura Bush Foundation for America's Libraries

The purpose of the Laura Bush Foundation is to enhance the book collections of school libraries across the country. Grants from the Foundation will help school libraries extend their collections so that children across the country can access books about science, history, drama or classic literature, or any other topic.

Laura J. Niles Foundation

The Laura J. Niles Foundation encourages and supports efforts that offer learning and economic growth opportunities for the motivated poor, initiatives that foster life enrichment through canine and other types of animal companionship and programs that alleviate unhealthy dependencies. The foundation has a particular interest in education, economic self–sufficiency and programs that alleviate unhealthy dependencies. With regard to animals, most notab…

Lawrence Foundation

The Lawrence Foundation is a private family foundation focused on making grants to support environmental, education, human services and other causes. The Lawrence Foundation was established in mid–2000. We make both program and operating grants and do not have any geographical restrictions on our grants.

LEGO Children's Fund - National Focus

The LEGO Children’s Fund extends this commitment to local and national organizations that support innovative projects and programming to cultivate and celebrate a child’s exploration of personal creativity and creative problem–solving in all forms. Our goal is to prepare the next generation – the builders of tomorrow – for a lifetime of creative learning and innovative thinking. The Foundation awards grants to qualified tax&nda…

Leighty Foundation

Our mission is to carry on the Leighty Family legacy of service and stewardship by leveraging our time and talents, as well as the Foundation financial resources, primarily in the areas of Earth Protection, Education, and the Promotion of Philanthropy and Volunteerism. We distribute grants and contributions to tax–exempt charitable organizations only. We are committed to the wise allocation of human, financial, and natural resources. We partner with…

Lennon Family Foundation

The Lennon Family Foundation is a collection of donor–advised funds in operation since 2000 that can provide support to IRS–recognized 501(c)3 nonprofit organizations. In keeping with the spirit of the Lennon Family interests, there are currently four focus areas for the Foundation. They are: Conservation (habitat and species), Education (outdoor, arts, sciences), Health (medical and scientific research), Humanitarian (economic development/reli…

Leona M. and Harry B. Helmsley Charitable Trust

The Leona M. and Harry B. Helmsley Charitable Trust aspires to improve lives by supporting effective nonprofits. The Trust’s grantmaking focuses on four main areas: health and medical research, human services, education, and conservation. The Trust also awards grants in other areas.

Levinson Foundation

Areas of funding interest include the Environment; Social Justice; Alternative Media and Education; Community–Based Economic Development; Youth Leadership; and Violence Prevention and Response, and Israel.

Libri Foundation

The Libri Foundation is a nationwide non–profit organization which donates new, quality, hardcover children’s books to small, rural public libraries in the United States through its Books for Children program.

Limited. Inc.

While we have supported hundreds of community organizations, we know that to be effective requires focus. Because women are the backbone of our success, we focus on issues important to them: Empowering women, Nurturing and mentoring children, Improving education.

Longview Foundation

Today Longview is focused on state–level initiatives to building young people’s international knowledge and skills; strategies designed to build the global expertise of pre–service teachers; and innovative, field–building activities that help address gaps in global education knowledge or capacity. Areas of funding interest – Internationalizing Teacher Preparation – Grants are made to encourage teacher preparation programs…

Lorrie Otto Seeds for Education Grant Program

The Lorrie Otto Seeds for Education Grant Program gives small monetary grants to schools, nature centers, and other non–profit and not–for–profit places of learning in the United States, including houses of worship, with a site available for a stewardship project.

Louis Calder Foundation

The Foundation’s grantmaking will focus on opportunities for schools and community based organizations in communities within the Northeast Corridor with populations no greater than 500,000 to undertake such efforts during the regular school hours as well as the out–of–school or extended–day hours.

Lumina Foundation

Lumina Foundation makes grants within the United States and its territories. In addition, as an Indiana–based foundation, we set aside 10 percent of our grant funds each year for work that is specific to our hometown (Indianapolis) and home state. For Indiana–specific requests, the median grant is typically $100,000. In general, these requests should follow the same guidelines as requests from out of state.

Lumpkin Foundation

The Lumpkin Family Foundation, created in 1953, is a private foundation that provides grants to meritorious nonprofit organizations for the betterment of the community, the nation and the world. We are dedicated to supporting education, preserving and protecting the environment and fostering opportunities for leadership, with special consideration to our heritage in Central Illinois.

Magic Johnson Foundation, Inc.

The mission of the Foundation is to identify and support community–based organizations that address the educational, health, and social needs of children, young adults and inner–city communities throughout the nation.

Mardag Foundation - Minnesota

The Mardag Foundation makes grants to nonprofit organizations that improve the quality of life in Minnesota for children, seniors and other at–risk populations and for programs in education and arts.

MasterCard Foundation - National & International

The MasterCard Foundation™s vision is to make the global economy work for everyone. Our focus is on two areas: microfinance and youth education. Through our work, the Foundation is empowering people to lift themselves out of poverty and create a better future for themselves, their families and their communities.

May and Stanley Smith Charitable Trust

The Trust was created in 1989 by May Smith to provide grants to organizations that serve the needs of children, the elderly, the disabled, and the disadvantaged. The Trust makes grants internationally, but is particularly interested in projects that serve people in the countries that May and her husband Stanley enjoyed visiting during their lifetimes: the United States, the Bahamas, the United Kingdom, Canada, and Australia. The Charitable Trust provides s…

May and Stanley Smith Trust

The Trust makes grants to organizations that are recognized as 501(c)(3) public charities by the United States Internal Revenue Service, and to non–U.S. organizations that can demonstrate that they would meet the requirements for such status. The grant award limit is $6,000. The Trust generally funds smaller nonprofit organizations, to which such an amount would make a significant difference. The Trust provides support in the following areas: General…

Mayer Foundation - National Focus

The Mayer Foundation was incorporated in March 2002 as a New York nonprofit corporation. The core mission of the Foundation is as follows: 1) to make economic relief grants to needy individuals who are distressed or suffering as a result of poverty, low income or lack of financial resources, including as a result of natural or civil disasters, or from temporary impoverishment, loss of employment, death or incapacity of a family wage earner or damage to hom…

Mazda Foundation

The Mazda Foundation was established in 1990 to demonstrate Mazda’s commitment to improving the quality of life in the communities in which it does business. The Mazda Foundation awards grants to programs promoting: Education and literacy, Environmental conservation, Cross–cultural understanding, Social welfare, Scientific research. The Foundation only accepts applications from May 1 through July 1 each fiscal year. Grant applications are accep…

McGraw-Hill Companies

The primary focus of The McGraw–Hill Companies grant making is financial literacy, and in particular, providing support to teachers through professional development to assist them in incorporating financial literacy into their daily lives and classroom instruction.

Melinda Gray Ardia Environmental Foundation

The Foundation seeks to facilitate the development and implementation of holistic environmental curricula that incorporate basic ecological principles and field environmental activities within a primary or secondary school setting. Accordingly, the Foundation is interested in contributing to the development, implementation and/or field testing of curricula that are consistent with the mission of the Foundation.

Melinda Gray Ardia Environmental Foundation - National

The Foundation’s mission is to support educators in developing environmental curricula that integrate field activities and classroom teaching and that incorporate basic ecological principles and problem solving. our main program in which we provide one to two $1000 grants. They are intended to assist educators in the design and implementation of holistic environmental curricula that fit our Mission Statement. They are open to anyone, but we give prefe…


Merck is committed to the communities in which we work and live. Information on community programs and partnerships.

MetLife Foundation

MetLife Foundation was established in 1976 by MetLife for the purpose of supporting educational, health and civic and cultural organizations. Our goals are to strengthen communities, promote good health and improve education.

Michael & Susan Dell Foundation

The Foundation™s aim is to work as a catalyst for enduring, systemic change. Using a collaborative approach, existing programs and organizations are sought that will serve as links that address unmet needs in five essential focus areas “ health, education, safety, youth development and early childhood care. In addition, the Foundation selectively funds short–term projects that tend to have a positive and immediate effect on children

Milken Family Foundation

The Milken Family Foundation was established by brothers Lowell and Michael Milken in 1982 with the mission to discover and advance inventive and effective ways of helping people help themselves and those around them lead productive and satisfying lives, primarily through its work in education and medical research.

Mockingbird Foundation - Education & Music - National

The Mockingbird Foundation, Inc. (“Mockingbird”) offers competitive grants to schools and nonprofit organizations that effect improvements in areas of importance to the Phish fan community. Areas of funding interest: Music, Education, Children. Geographic Focus: U.S., with an interest in geographic diversity throughout the U.S.

Morgan Family Foundation

The Morgan Family Foundation focuses its giving on youth, education, environment, and programs that strengthen community through collaboration and/or development of nonprofit leadership. The Foundation considers grants for early–stage ideas. Organizations that can leverage the Foundation™s support with funding from additional sources are looked upon favorably. The Morgan Family Foundation accepts proposals by invitation only.

Morgan Stanley

Morgan Stanley is committed to doing its share as a responsible corporation by improving the quality of life in the communities where our employees live and work. In addition to investing in children™s health initiatives, we also support education, diversity, and cultural programs that better our people and our society. Additionally, we encourage our employees to give back to their communities through firm–sponsored volunteer projects.

Morton and Jane Blaustein Foundation

The Morton and Jane Blaustein Foundation makes grants in the United States and abroad. Support is provided in the program areas of educational opportunity, health and mental health, and human rights.

Motorola Foundation

Our giving philosophy promises to fund innovative educational programs, community enrichment & environmentally sound initiatives.

Muzak Heart & Soul Foundation

The Muzak Heart & Soul Foundation™s mission is to redefine and support music education. Through music education, a child can better achieve his/her full potential and stimulate personal and educational growth. Music Matters Grants for 2010 will focus on educational reform in school music programs and independent music programs.

National Endowment for the Humanities

NEH is an independent grant–making agency of the United States government dedicated to supporting research, education, preservation, and public programs in the humanities.

National Geographic Education Foundation

Through its grant programs, National Geographic’s Education Foundation strives to reach school–age children inside the classroom and out.

National Geographic's Education Foundation - National Focus

The Foundation awards more than five million dollars each year to support teacher training, outreach and other programs that promote geography education. At the heart of the Foundation’s effort is its support for a national grassroots network of Geography Alliances–state–wide partnerships between academic professors and K–12 teachers to provide professional development, networking, and more. Unsolicited applications are not accepted,…

National Semiconductor Foundation

National Semiconductor is committed to being an asset in our communities worldwide. Through the National Semiconductor Foundation, it is our goal to partner with educational institutions and nonprofit organizations to make a significant impact in addressing education and critical needs in those communities in which we have a major presence.

NBA Cares

NBA Cares is the league’s global community outreach initiative that addresses important social issues with an emphasis on programs that support education, youth and family development and health–related causes.

NEA Foundation Grants Page

Every year, the NEA Foundation makes 150 grants to individuals or groups of educators of two or five thousand dollars to support innovation in education by funding their ideas to improve student achievement or by helping them fund professional development. Grant applications, which can be found on our website, are reviewed and awarded three times a year. The next deadline for applications is June 1, 2008.

NEEF High School Challenge

Grants for HS Teachers to promote environmental literacy

Nellie Mae Education Foundation: New England Emphasis

Pursuant to its Articles of Organization, the Foundation operates exclusively for the benefit of, and to promote the charitable and educational purposes of, educational organizations, including universities, colleges, secondary schools, elementary schools, and other educational organizations that are described in IRC Section 501(c) (3) and that are not private foundations because they are described in IRC Section 509(a)(1) or (2). The Foundation’s a…

Nestl Corporate Responsibility

Nestlé is proud to be a part of making a difference, whether we are providing immediate assistance through the support of disaster relief efforts or sustaining longer–term community initiatives that benefit children, literacy, or homeless pets.

Nestl USA

At Nestlé USA, we feel strongly that education is the key to a brighter future and improving the quality of life for everyone. That’s why education, specifically children’s literacy, is a top priority and the main focus of Nestlé’s community affairs programs in the U.S. In addition to the financial support provided by Nestlé USA, we are proud of our employees’ involvement in these programs.

Newmans Own Foundation - National & International

The Newman’s Own Foundation is committed to incorporating Paul’s spirit, values, and personal style into our work. Historically, Paul Newman donated to a very broad class of charities in education, the environment, health, human services, community development, international causes, emergency campaigns, and arts and culture. These gifts were distributed widely throughout the United States and abroad. The Foundation does not restrict itself to a n…

Nippon Foundation - Education, Social Welfare, Health - Global Focus

The Nippon Foundation was established in 1962 as a non–profit philanthropic organization, active both in Japan and abroad. Since the beginning, our efforts to bolster the domestic development of this island nation of Japan have focused largely on the maritime and shipping fields. In addition, as the years have gone by, we have expanded our activities to include such fields as education, social welfare and public health, both within Japan and in more…

Nokia Corporate Giving - Children, Education - Global Focus

Nokia makes charitable contributions to many countries around the world, targeting issues which directly involve children. These include supporting schools and kindergartens, donating hospital equipment, and providing charity for children with disabilities.

Nord Family Foundation

The Nord Family Foundation is interested in programs that strengthen families and improve public service. Grants are awarded in the fields of Health and Social Services, Education, Arts and Culture, and Civic Affairs. High priority is given to programs that address the needs of economically or socially disadvantaged families. Projects that attack root causes of social problems are also of special interest. The Foundation awards grants in several geograp…

Northrop Grumman Contributions Program - Multiple States

The Northrop Grumman Corporation recognizes our obligations to our shareholders, employees, customers, and communities. We are committed to be a responsible corporate citizen and support communities throughout the United States, particularly where our employees live and work, with financial, in–kind and volunteer resources. Through the Contributions Program, the Company seeks to address critical issues and needs by providing financial assistance to a…

Northrop Grumman Foundation - Education - National Focus

The Northrop Grumman Foundation supports diverse and sustainable national–level programs that enhance the education experience for students and provide teachers with the training and tools they need to be successful in the classroom. Proposals to the Foundation should address education related initiatives that promote the advancement of science, technology, engineering and math on a national level.

Northwest Energy

While we seek to support a wide range of community activities, grants will generally be made to those non–profit groups that have the greatest opportunity for positively affecting the communities we serve and are focused in one of the following categories: Education, Health & Human Services, Civic & Community, Culture & the Arts, Resource Conservation (habitat preservation, fish and wildlife preservation). Areas of geographical focus: Mo…

NRA Foundation

The NRA Foundation is the country’s leading charitable organization in support of the shooting sports, awarding more than $125 million since its inception in 1990. Foundation grants provide essential program funding, ensuring the availability of quality training and educational opportunities nationwide. Grants benefit programs such as youth education, law enforcement training, hunter education, conservation, firearms and marksmanship training and safe…

Office of Educational Technology

OET’s core purpose is to maximize technology’s contribution to improving education. OET develops national educational technology policy and implements that policy department–wide supporting the goals of No Child Left Behind and other initiatives.

Optical Society of America Foundation

The Optical Society of America Foundation is a charitable organization dedicated to supporting programs that: Advance youth science education; Provide optics education and resources to underserved populations; Provide career and professional development resources Support awards & honors that recognize technical and business excellence.

Oracle Education Foundation

The Oracle Education Foundation is primarily focused on its operating programs at present. We make a small number of cash grants to select primary and secondary schools that serve as test beds for the Think Programs. These grants support teacher professional development, project–based learning and technology integration activities that use the Think Programs as focal points. Grant proposals are accepted by invitation only. No unsolicited proposals wi…

PACCAR Foundation

The PACCAR Foundation is a private foundation formed in 1951. The Foundation usually directs its grants to organizations in those communities within the service area of a significant PACCAR presence, such as a factory or a major office. Grant recipients in locations where there is a significant PACCAR Inc presence usually include United Way, universities, hospitals and programs for the arts and economic education. The balance of the Foundation’s grant…

Palm Education Pioneers Grant Program

Program granting handheld computers to K–12 teachers and students in the U.S. Partnership between SRI International and Palm, Inc.

Patricia & Christopher Weil Family Foundation - Education - National Focus

The Patricia & Christopher Weil Family Foundation creates educational opportunities by providing resources, time and support to children and families in underserved communities.

Patrick F Taylor Foundation - Education & Scholarships - National Focus

The mission of the Foundation is to promote the common good and well–being of all the people of our nation, primarily by promoting universal and unlimited educational opportunities based solely on each individual’s demonstrated ability and willingness to learn. While education is its primary area of interest, the Foundation also supports advances in law enforcement, the military, community charitable organizations and humanitarian efforts.

Patterson Foundation

The Foundation provides grants to nonprofit organizations with 501(c)(3) tax status with the U.S. Internal Revenue Service. Funds are granted for: • Health and Human Services programs related to the focus areas that benefit economically disadvantaged people or youth with special needs, • Education as it relates to the focus areas, especially programs that: Increase the number of underrepresented people in the dental, veterinary, occupational…

Pets in the Classroom

Pets in the Classroom is a new grants program supporting responsible pet care in grammar school classrooms across the country. Kids benefit from exposure to pets in the classroom in ways that help to shape their lives for years to come.Pets in the Classroom grants are offered to public school Kindergarten through Sixth grade classes only, up to one hundred and fifty dollars.

Pets in the Classroom

Pets in the Classroom is an educational grants program to help teachers Kindergarten through 6th grade, in Canada and U.S.A. who would like a classroom pet, or to assist those who presently have animals in obtaining supplies needed to care for their pet. Classroom pets stimulate learning, and enrich the classroom experience.


Our commitment to being an exemplary corporate citizen is reflected in our extensive efforts to improve access to healthcare, the core focus of our philanthropic initiatives. Funding interests include: Global Health, Science Education, School Partnerships, Museum Partnerships, Community Programs.

Pfizers Philanthropy

Here you’ll learn about our pharmaceutical access programs in the U.S. and abroad; our health initiatives; our efforts to improve science education; and our programs to support and improve the communities in which we live and work.

Pitney Bowes Community Investments

Pitney Bowes is dedicated to giving back to the communities we serve. Each year, we donate close to $5MM to worthy causes through grants and matching gifts. We encourage employee involvement, and our employees donate thousands of hours in support of literacy programs as well as other community efforts.

PNC Bank Foundation - Multiple States

The PNC Bank Foundation has earmarked funds for grants to nonprofit organizations which work to directly improve children’s school readiness by providing support in one of the following key areas: social and emotional development, teacher training and arts and culture. By focusing our support in these critical areas, we hope to achieve greater results in school readiness, which will yield stronger, smarter and healthier children, families and communit…

PPG Industries Foundation - Multiple States

For nearly 60 years, the PPG Industries Foundation has been reaching out to PPG communities across the nation with grants, outreach programs, relief funds, charitable efforts, educational programs and volunteers. The Foundation, established in 1951, demonstrates the values of PPG Industries, Inc. by enhancing the quality of life in communities where it has a presence. PPG also supports charitable causes through encouragement of employee volunteerism, invol…

Priem Family Foundation - National Focus

The Priem Family Foundation was established by the entrepreneur Curtis R. Priem and his wife, Veronica, in September of 1999. We believe that in focusing mainly on education and nature conservation we will increase opportunities to improve the future and environment in a global way.

Progress Energy Foundation

Foundation grants are a minimum of $10,000 and target specific issues within education, economic development and the environment. Grants are limited to organizations that serve Progress Energy customers in Florida, North Carolina or South Carolina.

Prudential Foundation - Multiple States

Each year, The Prudential Foundation invests over $25 million in grants in efforts that support the revitalization of communities and support Prudential employees’ community engagement efforts. STRATEGY – In order to promote sustainable communities and improve social outcomes for community residents, The Prudential Foundation focuses its strategy in the following areas: Education, Economic Development, Arts & Civic Infrastructure, Community….

PSEG Foundation and Corporate Funding

Good corporate citizenship is one of PSEG’s core values and an integral part of the Company’s way of doing business. One way in which the Company demonstrates its community engagement is by providing funding to nonprofit organizations. Through the PSEG Foundation and the PSEG’s Corporate Event Funding, PSEG supports a variety of programs in areas that align with PSEG business strategies. Contributions made to nonprofit organizations are view…

Quail Roost Foundation - New Mexico, National & International focus

The Quail Roost Foundation makes national and international grants in the interest of: All Creatures, Education, Emergency & Contingency Relief, Health, Home Community, Justice, and Sustainability. While we do not accept unsolicited grant applications, we do welcome introductions and information on organizations with goals similar to our own.

Quest Diagnostics - Health & Wellness, Education

We actively support charitable organizations in the communities where we live, work and serve. Together with reach¡, our employee volunteer program, Quest Diagnostics has helped charities through fundraising efforts and by donating our time. The Quest Diagnostics Matching Gifts Program is designed to support those organizations whose mission is aligned with the company’s Vision: Dedicated people improving the health of patients through unsurpass…

RBC Foundation - USA - Multiple States

The RBC Foundation – USA supports charitable 501(c)(3) non–profit organizations with grants that focus on Arts & Culture, Human Services, or Youth Education. Advisory Boards representing a cross–section of business lines and branch representatives review all grant requests. Grants are only considered in communities where RBC Wealth Management has a business presence. See our blog for more information.

Reuter Foundation

Created in 1982 to support journalists from developing countries, the Foundation today embraces a wide range of educational, humanitarian and environmental causes and projects.

Rex Foundation - California

The Rex Foundation enabled the Grateful Dead to go beyond responding to multiple requests for contributions, and proactively provide extensive community support to creative endeavors in the arts, sciences, and education.

RKG Foundation

RGK Foundation awards grants in the broad areas of Education, Community, and Medicine/Health. The Foundation’s primary interests within Education include programs that focus on formal K–12 education (particularly mathematics, science and reading), teacher development, literacy, and higher education.

Robert R. McCormick Tribune Foundation

We are a charitable grantmaking organization that supports work in journalism, communities, citizenship, and education.

Robertson Foundation

The Robertson Foundation currently targets high impact grants in four principal areas within the United States: 1) education 2) environment 3) medical research and 4) religion & spirituality. As opportunities emerge, the foundation has provided grants in other areas of interest.

Rockwell Automation

Rockwell Automation has identified Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) education, as the company’s focused giving area. Contributions are also made to Health and Human Services, Arts and Culture and limited Civic organizations. Rockwell Automation focuses its funding on communities where we have a larger presence. Our major facilities in these cities evaluate requests and determine and prioritize need in their community. Grants are made f…

Rockwell Automation Global Giving - STEM

Rockwell Automation has identified Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) education, as the company’s focused giving area. Contributions are also made to Health and Human Services, Arts and Culture and limited Civic organizations. Rockwell Automation focuses its funding on communities where we have a larger presence. Our major facilities in these cities evaluate requests and determine and prioritize need in their community. Grants are made f…

Roger Clemens Foundation

Supports educational, charitable, literary, scientific, and religious activities for children.

Rowland Foundation - Vermont

The Rowland Foundation provides Vermont secondary school teachers with a unique professional development and leadership opportunity and the resources to positively affect the culture and climate of their respective schools.

Safeway Foundation

The Safeway Foundation, working in partnership with local organizations, seeks to improve the quality of life in the communities we serve. Areas of funding interest include Hunger Relief, Education, Health & Human Services, People with Special Needs.

Savage Foundation - National Focus

The Savage Foundation is dedicated to helping middle and high school students achieve excellence in the arts, academics, and athletics. The Savage Foundation helps talented and gifted students that demonstrate a solid work ethic overcome financial barriers that prevent them from becoming the best in their selected fields. The Foundation provides assistance by awarding grants based on specific requests by high school and middle school students. The Savage F…

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Scott A. Jones Foundation

The Scott A. Jones Foundation is dedicated to helping children from all walks of life to reach their full academic potential through involvement in educational and cultural activities. A secondary focus is the advancement of technology, which enhances the quality of life. In addition to helping children achieve their full potential, the Foundation has supported educational organizations and research institutions seeking to advance technology in the areas o…

Shaker Family Foundation - Social Services, Education, Health. Child Welfar...

The Shaker Family Foundation has supported hundreds of local, national and international charitable organizations committed to addressing pressing needs of the underserved through its charitable Giving Program. Some primary interests of the Foundation include: Social Services, Health Care, Education, Human Rights, Child Welfare.

Shell Oil Company

The Shell Oil Company Foundation focus areas broadly include education, culture and the arts, civic and community, health and welfare, diversity and inclusiveness, and sustainable development interests.

Shumaker Family Foundation - National & International Focus

The Shumaker Family Foundation exists to promote Social Justice, Environmental Justice, Education, and Spirituality. Within Education, we favor projects that show the fascination and potentiality of math, physical science, engineering and the Arts to young children who otherwise might not receive such exposure. While we have no geographic restrictions, we only fund international organizations with international activity and out–of–region organi…

SIA Foundation

The SIA Foundation Inc. is committed to making gifts to qualifying organizations, institutions, or entities within Indiana that will improve the quality of life and help meet the needs of the residents of the State of Indiana. The Foundation achieves this mission through cash grants which are used to support the funding of specific capital projects in the areas of: Arts and Culture, Education, Health and Welfare.

Sidgmore Family Foundation - National & International Focus

The Sidgmore Family Foundation honors the legacy of John W. Sidgmore by taking a proactive approach to helping others succeed. It is our desire to use our resources for creative and innovative solutions to ensure the health, education, and general well–being of children, youth, and young adults so that they may achieve their full potential and become responsible, productive members of society. Geographic focus: In recognition of our place as citizens…

Siemens Foundation - Education - National Focus

The Siemens Foundation provides more than $7 million annually in support of educational initiatives in the areas of science, technology, engineering and math in the United States.

Sir John Templeton Foundation

The Sir John Templeton Foundation serves as a philanthropic catalyst for research and discoveries relating to what scientists and philosophers call the Big Questions. We support work at the world’s top universities in such fields as theoretical physics, cosmology, evolutionary biology, cognitive science, and social science relating to love, forgiveness, creativity, purpose, and the nature and origin of religious belief. We also seek to stimulate new t…

SJM Family Foundation

The SJM Family Foundation mission is to improve the quality of individuals’ lives while providing a long term impact. By demonstrating commitment to people, organizations, and churches, we seek solutions for specific social problems through research, training, and support. Our current interest areas are; Genealogy, Preservation, Education, Children, Prisoners, Homelessness, Ex–Offender Re–Entry, Grant and Non–profit Management Traini…

Sowers Club of Nebraska Foundation

The Foundation is organized exclusively for charitable and educational purposes, including for such purpose, the making of distributions to organizations that qualify as exempt organizations under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. Areas of funding interest include Children, Underprivileged, Disabled, Community Service Organizations, Medial Support, Elderly, Education, Community Safety.

Sprint Foundation

The Foundation’s charitable giving program emphasizes the support of local and regional organizations in those communities in which the corporation has a major presence. Currently, those areas include Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Dallas, Kansas City, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, New York City (metro area), Orlando, San Francisco and Washington, D.C.; however, these areas are subject to change. Support of national organizations with a broad sphere of interest…

Squire Family Foundation - Education - National Focus

The Squire Family Foundation, a 501(c)(3) organization, believes that all students in American elementary and secondary schools should have an opportunity to study philosophy because it teaches us not what to think but how to think; that is, to critically and systematically examine and reflect on our beliefs so we can act responsibly.

SRP - Arizona

SRP will focus its corporate contributions on consistent and meaningful involvement in community issues and programs in the areas of: Education, Arts and culture, Health and human services, Civic leadership, Environmental quality.

Starbucks Foundation

The Starbucks Foundation supports communities where Starbucks does business. The Foundation’s initial focus was on funding literacy programs in the U.S. and Canada. It has since grown to include supporting education and youth leadership in communities where Starbucks has stores, and social investments in countries where Starbucks buys coffee, tea and cocoa. To date, the Foundation has provided more than $22 million in grants to benefit communities aro…

State Farm Companies Foundation

State Farm Companies Foundation was established in 1963 as an independent private foundation. The Foundation is primarily committed to education, helping to raise the level of student achievement in our elementary and secondary schools, as well as supporting key higher education initiatives.

State Farm Company - National Focus

State Farm and the State Farm Companies Foundation focus charitable grants on non–profit initiatives that build safer, stronger, and better educated communities. We make it our business to be a good neighbor. To support the communities where we live and work, we focus our giving in three areas: Safety, Education, & Community development.

Student Funding Support

SFS Student Funding Support provides students with a path to alternative education loans in the form of private student loans and private consolidated loans.

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Swanson Family Foundation

The Swanson Family Foundation was established in 2006 to create a legacy of sharing with the world in the areas of education, leadership, the environment, and health and lifestyle related issues. Grants will be primarily made to organizations providing “hands–on” support to promote a sustainable higher quality of life in the areas of education, environment, leadership and health.

T. Boone Pickens Foundation - National Focus

The T. Boone Pickens Foundation improves lives through grants supporting education, medical research/development and services, athletics and corporate wellness, at–risk youths, the entrepreneurial process, conservation and wildlife programs and a wide–range of public policy initiatives. The foundation does not accept unsolicited letters, emails or calls of inquiry. The grant application is by invitation only, through a request for proposal proc…

Target Community Giving

Target offers store–based grants that support projects promoting early childhood education, the arts and family violence prevention.

Target Community Outreach - Minnesota & National Focus

Target is committed to making our communities better places to live. That’s why we give 5% of our income to support education, the arts, social services and volunteerism. Additionally Target store grants support nonprofit programs that impact the arts, early childhood reading and family violence prevention in the areas where we do business. Minnesota – St. Paul areas: Target Foundation grants support arts and social services programs and organiz…

Texas Instruments

TI’s highest giving priority is Education, focused on improving the quality of life in our community by providing knowledge, skills and programs that increase the percentage of high school graduates who are math and science capable. Support is also designated for programs that enrich our community in the following areas: Arts and Culture, Civic and Business.

The Beveridge Family Foundation, Inc

The Frank Stanley Beveridge Foundation, Inc. welcomes the opportunity to consider grant proposals from the following Institutional/Program Activity Areas: Animal Related, Arts, Culture, and Humanities, Civil Rights, Social Action, Advocacy, Education, Employment/Jobs, Environmental Quality, Protection & Beautification, Food, Nutrition, Agriculture, Health – General & Rehabilitative Services, Health – Multipurpose Associations/Services A…

Tiger Woods Foundation

Tiger Woods Foundation grants focus on providing opportunities to underserved youth, ages 5–17. The average grant range is between $2,500 and $25,000. The following are approved programmatic areas of funding: Education, Youth Development. Geographic Focus: The Tiger Woods Foundation primarily funds organizations and programs that are based in urban American cities.

TJX Foundation - Multiple States (T.J. Maxx & Marshalls stores)

The TJX Foundation focuses its charitable giving on programs that provide basic–need services to disadvantaged women, children and families in communities in which we do business. Areas of funding interest include Civic/Community, Domestic Violence Prevention, Education, Health, Social Services. TJX is the parent company of T.J. Maxx, Marshalls, HomeGoods, and A.J. Wright in the U.S.

Tom Joyner Foundation

The Tom Joyner Foundation only does one thingit helps students continue their education at Black colleges. All too often a student will get into college, then encounter financial difficulties that will force them to drop out. The Foundation provides money directly to the Historical Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) for the purpose of helping these students complete their education.

Tommy Hilfiger Corporate Foundation

The Tommy Hilfiger Corporate Foundation, Inc. believes education is the cornerstone for today’s youth. For America to remain competitive in the global marketplace, we believe a stronger emphasis should be placed on exposing youth to experiences in education and career–related opportunities. By focusing on preparing students for the demands of today’s global society, our goal is to be a major force in improving education.

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.

Toyota U.S.A Foundation - AL, CA, IN, KY, MI, NY, TX, WV

Education is the focus of the Toyota U.S.A Foundation. In addition to funding national programs, Toyota supports the social well–being of communities where it has major operations (Alabama, California, Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, New York, Texas and West Virginia). This includes assistance for Arts & Culture and Civic & Community Development, Health & Human Services.

TPED Grants Program

Thomas Edison Program for Environmental and E–Learning Development,TPED is aimed at funding sustainability programs and education in developing countries including green environment research, support adaption of e–learning to reduce paper books and fund deployment of energy saving equipment or equipment that use alternate energy sources.

United Technologies - Regional

UTC invests in communities where its employees live and work to promote arts and culture and attract students to math and science education. Because of our strong commitment to conservation and sustainability, part of our work is also centered on environmental causes. In 2009, UTC contributed $19 million to non–profit organizations around the world. UTC’s grant making is centered on the geographic regions where our employees live and work.

US Department of Education Grants

The following application packages are available for grant competitions that are currently open.

Verizon Foundation

The Verizon Foundation targets our philanthropic investments to partners and programs that achieve meaningful outcomes and measurable results in specific areas within each of our Funding Priorities. Grant applicants are required to select one or more outcomes and results for grants in each of our Funding Priorities. Areas of funding interest include Education, Literacy, Domestic Violence Prevention, Healthcare and Accessibility, Internet Safety. The Verizo…

Vulcan Materials Company Foundation

The Foundation supports many types of worthwhile organizations that enhance the quality of life in Vulcan’s communities, such as the United Way. Additionally, the Foundation has defined its vision and identified three distinct focus areas. Working with schools; Supporting environmental stewardship; and Encouraging employee involvement.

W. M. Keck Foundation - Southern California

In recent years, the Foundation has focused on five broad areas: Science and Engineering Research; Undergraduate Science and Engineering; Medical Research; Liberal Arts; and Southern California. Each of our grant programs invests in people and programs that are making a difference in the quality of life, now and for the future.

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. All programming in these four interest areas is tailored to meet the needs of each geographic region. United States: Health, Food Systems and Rural Development, Youth and Education, Philanthropy and Volunteerism, Greater Battle Creek. International funding: Southern Africa – Strengthen Leadership Capacity, Strength…

W.L.S. Spencer Foundation

The mission of The W.L.S. Spencer Foundation is to fund activities, anywhere in the world, which foster new and innovative ideas in education. We hope the initiatives we fund embrace and encourage creativity and risk taking. Program areas: Arts: We fund the educational activities, publications and outreach associated with innovative art and/or contemporary art exhibitions. We are interested in projects that encourage knowledge about art and culture, foster…

Wachovia Wells Fargo Foundation - Multiple States

The mission of The Wachovia Wells Fargo Foundation is to build strong and vibrant communities, improve the quality of life, and make a positive difference. We are a private foundation providing grants to eligible 501(c)(3) tax–exempt organizations to support these focus areas: Education, Community Development, Health and Human Services, Arts and Culture, Environment, Civic. Geographical areas: Alabama, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Louisia…

Wallace Foundation - National Focus

The Wallace Foundation, nationally recognized today for its involvement in educational and cultural programs, traces its origins back a half century to the philanthropic impulses of DeWitt and Lila Acheson Wallace, founders of The Reader’s Digest Association. Wallace is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization. The Foundation focuses exclusively on three major areas: Strengthening educational leadership in ways that significantly improve student achievemen…

Walmart Foundation

The Walmart Foundation strives to provide opportunities that improve the lives of individuals in our communities including our customers and associates. Through financial contributions, in–kind donations and volunteerism, the Foundation supports initiatives focused on enhancing opportunities in our four main focus areas: Education, Workforce Development / Economic Opportunity, Environmental Sustainability, Health and Wellness. The Foundation has a pa…

Walton Family Foundation

The Foundation’s commitment to addressing K–12 education reform, conservation of sensitive marine and freshwater environments, and economic development in the Delta Region of Arkansas and Mississippi is the result of constant and thorough evaluation and re–evaluation of strategic philanthropic investments that can deliver measurable, meaningful benefits.

Weitz Family Foundation - Arts, Education, Public Housing - National Focus

The Weitz Family Foundation seeks to break the cycle of poverty through the enrichment of body, mind, and spirit by empowering individuals, agencies, and organizations that work to improve the quality of life and to promote an equitable and peaceful society. The Foundation has particular interest in the areas of education, public housing, and the arts and seeks individuals, agencies, and organizations with vision, integrity, creativity and passion.

Wells Fargo Bank - Multiple States

The merger of Wells Fargo and Wachovia makes our presence twice as strong in the communities we serve. Investing in our communities, especially now, is a way for us to help create future economic growth and prosperity in the communities where we live and work. In 2008 our combined giving to nonprofits surpassed $226 million, up five percent over the previous year. That’s $618,000 dollars every single day to nonprofits supporting education, community d…

Westerman Foundation - Catholic Education - National Focus

The Westerman Foundation provides financial support to educational institutions with emphasis on Catholic education; Christian based organizations, which promote family unity and values; and programs, which provide assistance to the poor and the abused.

Western Union Foundation

The Western Union Foundation furthers our global values by contributing to the improvement of health, human services and education for those most in need. In just over five years, the Foundation has helped generate tens of millions of dollars for international non–profit organizations like the Red Cross and America’s Second Harvest–providing disaster relief, education and human service programs.

Westinghouse Charitable Giving - Multiple States

Westinghouse actively contributes to programs that benefit nonprofit organizations. The Charitable Giving Program is Westinghouse’s principal foundation for the company’s social investments. Areas of emphasis for this program are education, and civic and social pursuits. Within each area, Westinghouse encourages programs that help to meet the needs of populations such as the disadvantaged, the young, the elderly, minorities, and people with disab…

Weyerhaeuser Family Foundation - National & International Focus

The Weyerhaeuser Family Foundation supports programs of national and international significance that promote the welfare of human and natural resources. These efforts will enhance the creativity, strengths and skills already possessed by those in need and reinforce the sustaining processes inherent in nature. The Weyerhaeuser Family Foundation’s General Program funds projects in the following areas: Arts, Education, Environment, Conservation and Prese…

Wilkins Family Foundation - Children Education & Health Issues - National F...

The Wilkins Family Foundation funds projects, community service organizations, economic development activities, and cultural organizations in the United States involved with education and health issues of children 17 years of age and younger. We request that the initial contact with the Wilkins Family Foundation be a letter of intent that is no longer than two pages.

William and Flora Hewlett Foundation

The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation makes grants to address the most serious social and environmental problems facing society, where risk capital, responsibly invested, may make a difference over time. The Foundation places a high value on sustaining and improving institutions that make positive contributions to society. Areas of funding interest include Education, the Environment, Global Development, Performing Arts, Population, Health.

William Caspar Graustein Memorial Fund

The William Caspar Graustein Memorial Fund works collaboratively to improve education for Connecticut’s children by supporting school change, informing the public debate on educational issues, and strengthening the involvement of parents and the community in education.

William E. Simon Foundation - National Focus

The main charitable purpose of the Foundation is to assist those in need by providing the means through which they may help themselves. To carry out its mission, the Foundation awards grants in several areas: Education, Faith, Family, William E. Simon Initiatives. In order to make the best use of staff time, the Foundation reviews proposals on an invitational basis only. We are therefore not in a position to accept unsolicited proposals. Grants will be mad…

Winterline Foundation

Winterline Foundation is a non–profit, private foundation supporting programs, institutions and organizations that encourage the development of individuals equipped to be citizens of the world. Understanding the indelible effect of experience at an early age, Winterline emphasizes assistance to educational programs and projects, and to primary and secondary schools. The Foundation generally targets organizations identified by its own research.

Wish You Well Foundation - Literacy & Education - National Focus

Michelle and David Baldacci serve as leaders in the fight for nationwide literacy. As well as serving on literacy boards and assisting literacy organizations across America, the Baldaccis have established the Wish You Well Foundation® to further the struggle for literacy and to assist others in the fight. Established in 2002, the Wish You Well Foundation is a 501 (c) (3) non–profit organization with the mission of supporting family literacy in th…

Woldar Family Foundation - National Focus

The Woldar Family Foundation was established to create a legacy of giving from The Family to the greater community for the betterment of peoples’ lives. We fund selected charities with an emphasis on helping children, funding research for medical advancement, educational institutions and the care for the less fortunate. We keep an open scope in the charities we evaluate each year and strive to support the Jewish ideals of Tzedukah.

Wyoming Arts Council

The Nonprofit Organizations Program assists Wyoming’s nonprofit arts organizations, schools, colleges, museums, libraries and performing arts presenters through grants and technical assistance/information services.

Yao Ming Foundation - Education - National & China Focus

The mission of the Yao Ming Foundation is to improve the lives of children in the US and China with an emphasis on providing educational opportunities.