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Last Updated: February 12, 2021
Date Published: February 12, 2021

3M Community Giving

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

Abbott Laboratories Fund

Abbott Fund invests in creative ideas that promote science, expand access to health care, and strengthen communities worldwide. In partnership with others, we strive to make a lasting impact on people™s lives and encourage others to action. We support and partner with a broad range of organizations, including community–based charities, academic institutions, medical and health professional associations, international relief agencies and not&n…

Abell-Hanger Foundation

The organization seeking a grant should be located in the State of Texas. National organizations with significant operations in or providing material benefits to the citizens of the State of Texas will be considered based on the degree of operations/benefits within the State of Texas. Areas of giving: Arts, Cultural, Humanities, Education, Health, Human Services, Public/Society Benefit, Religion.

ADA Foundation

As dentistry™s premier philanthropic and charitable organization, the ADA Foundation is a catalyst for uniting people and organizations to make a difference through better oral health. We secure contributions and provide grants for sustainable programs in dental research, education, access to care and assistance for dentists and their families in need.

Aetna Foundation - Connecticut

The Aetna Foundation helps build healthy communities by encouraging volunteerism and funding initiatives that improve the quality of life where our employees and customers work and live. Grants are awarded through several programs to eligible nonprofit organizations. Limited resources are available to support designated health and social issues. The Foundation will invite selected nonprofit organizations to apply. The following programs are currently open…

Aircast Foundation - Health Research

The Aircast Foundation is a private foundation established in 1996. The mission is to promote excellence in clinical scientific research in the area of Orthopedic medicine. The foundation focuses on hypothesis–driven scientific investigations that will lead or translate into clinical research, and on projects that exhibit creative and innovative solutions to complex medical problems.

Albert Pujols Family Foundation

The Pujols Family Foundation was founded in 2005 with the sole purpose of reflecting the love and compassion for children afflicted by the Down Syndrome in the US and in the Dominican Republic.

Albertson's Community Relations

Albertsons believes in being a good neighbor by contributing to the quality of life in the diverse communities we serve. Our charitable support is targeted to three areas: Hunger Relief, Education and Development of our Youth, and Health and Nutrition.

Alcoholic Beverage Medical Research Foundation

The Alcoholic Beverage Medical Research Foundation (ABMRF) is the largest, independent, non–profit foundation in North America devoted solely to supporting research on the effects of alcohol on health, behavior and prevention of alcohol–related problems.

Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation

Alex™s Lemonade Stand Foundation is a unique not–for–profit foundation that has evolved from a young cancer patient™s front yard lemonade stand to a national foundation for childhood cancer.

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

The Allen Foundation grants are limited under the terms of the foundation’s charter to projects that primarily benefit programs for human nutrition in the areas of health, education, training, and research. In certain circumstances, the Allen 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 schoo…

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.

American Legacy Foundation - Health - National Focus

Since 2000, Legacy has made more than $150 million in grants to support community–based efforts and to recognize new and better tobacco control programs. Legacy grants have made remarkable contributions and progress in youth smoking prevention, adult smoking cessation, cultural tailoring advocacy and research in communities all across the nation.

Amgen Foundation - Multiple States

The Amgen Foundation seeks to advance science education, improve quality of care and access for patients, and support resources that create sound communities where Amgen staff members live and work. The Foundation dedicates substantial resources to strengthening and enriching the community, thereby making it a more desirable place to live and work. This investment helps to ensure that essential health and socials services, environmental programs, the excit…

Anasazi Foundation - Boot Camp

Teen Boot Camp Alternative – Anasazi troubled teen program at wilderness residential treatment center for youth. Our wilderness residential treatment center offers positive alternatives to teen boot camp. Anasazi provides a troubled teen program, troubled youth program, and more.

Anderson-Rogers Foundation

The Anderson–Rogers Foundation makes grants to 501(c)(3) organizations that address a variety of social and environmental needs. The Foundation is particularly interested in funding programs in the following areas: Family planning and abortion rights; Child welfare; Improvement of parenting knowledge and practices; Environmental education and activism, with an emphasis on restoring and preserving habitat and protecting endangered animals; Adult liter…

Anheuser-Busch and the Anheuser-Busch Foundation

Anheuser–Busch and the Anheuser–Busch Foundation have established a legacy of giving back. By supporting and partnering with organizations around the globe, we continue to create new friendships. Over the past decade, our company and charitable foundation have contributed more than $370 million to nonprofit organizations working to improve our communities and enhancing the enjoyment of life for millions of people. Areas of funding interest incl…

Arnold and Mabel Beckman Foundation

The Arnold and Mabel Beckman Foundation makes grants to program–related, non–profit research institutions to promote research in chemistry and the life sciences, broadly interpreted, and particularly to foster the invention of methods, instruments, and materials that will open up new avenues of research in science. The Foundation does not consider proposals that fall outside of these programs.

Arthur Vining Davis Foundations

The purpose of the 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. The Board of Trustees™ current practice is to award grants primarily in the areas of private higher education, secondary education, graduate theological education, health care and public television.

Blue Shield of California Foundation
The majority of Blue Shield of California Foundation grants funds go to specific projects that address issues relevant to our three Program Areas of funding: Health Care and Coverage, Health and Technology, Blue Shield Against Violence. The Foundation currently provides general operating support through an annual invitation–only initiative process. Eligibility criteria for general operating support awards are set by Foundation staff. Past general o……
Boehringer Ingelheim Cares Foundation
The Boehringer Ingelheim Cares Foundation, Inc. is an independent, charitable, tax–exempt, Internal Revenue Code Section 501(c)(3) organization established by Boehringer Ingelheim Corporation (Ridgefield, Connecticut). The Foundation’s mission is to improve lives through innovative philanthropic contributions and donations of health care products and resources.…
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.…
Bridge Foundation
Bridge Foundation is a nonprofit humanitarian aid and development organization that promotes and supports the improvement of human health and nutrition worldwide. Founded in founded in 2002 the Foundation has provided emergency aid to Darfur (Sudan), Chad, Afghanistan, Iraq, Dominican Republic, Grenada, Haiti, Indonesia, Jamaica and Lebanon and many others. Bridge Foundation has also assisted domestically in response to Hurricane Katrina and others in Flor…
Bristol-Myers Squibb Foundation
The Foundation™s activities support a broad range of programs that address important health matters and educational issues around the world. Among the Foundation™s major initiatives are the Unrestricted Biomedical Research Grants Program, which provides no–strings–attached research grants in the areas of cancer, cardiovascular, infectious and metabolic diseases, neuroscience and nutrition. We also support programs that improve t……
Bristol-Myers Squibb Foundation
The mission of the Bristol–Myers Squibb Foundation is to help reduce health disparities by strengthening community–based health care worker capacity, integrating medical care and community–based supportive services, and mobilizing communities in the fight against disease.…
Burroughs Wellcome Fund
The Burroughs Wellcome Fund™s overall grantmaking strategy is to support biomedical scientists at the beginning of their careers and to make grants in areas of science that are poised for significant advance and but currently undervalued and underfunded. Within this overall strategy, the Fund makes grants within five focus areas: Basic Biomedical Sciences, Infectious Disease, Interfaces in Science, Science Education, Translational Research.
CA IT Management
For more than three decades, CA has supported communities where its employees live and work. Serving a global company with offices in more than 43 countries, CA™s Corporate Community Affairs department supports communities through employee giving programs, CA Together Community grants, CA Together IT Program offerings and corporate contributions.…
California Wellness Foundation
The mission of The California Wellness Foundation is to improve the health of the people of California by making grants for health promotion, wellness education and disease prevention.
Camphill Foundation – Health & Wellness – National & International Focus
The Camphill Foundation funds activity that addresses the challenges of people living with developmental, cognitive and psychological disabilities. We provide grants to individuals, nonprofit organizations in the United States, and as well as nongovernmental organizations in Africa, Asia, Europe and elsewhere in North America. Grant applicants should share our focus on work that promotes mental and emotional well–being. If you are committed technique…


UnitedHealthcare Children's Foundation

The UnitedHealthcare Children’s Foundation is a non–profit Section 501(c)(3) charity funded by contributions from UnitedHealth Group, UnitedHealthcare and its employees, as well as the generosity of individuals and corporations. The Foundation embraces and supports the concept of facilitating access to health–related services that have the potential to significantly enhance either the clinical condition or the quality of life of the child…

V Foundation for Cancer Research

The V Foundation started with the dream of Jim Valvano, the passionate and committed former NC State basketball coach and award–winning broadcaster, as he battled cancer. Wanting to see the battle through to victory, Valvano recruited friends and family to lead The V Foundation in his quest to eradicate the disease that ultimately claimed his life. With a dire need for early developmental, critical–stage grant support, the Foundation was formed…

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…

Virginia Health Care Foundation

Virginia Health Care Foundation grants play an integral role in building and strengthening Virginia’s health safety net. To–date, VHCF has provided more than $25 million in grant funding to help increase access to care for Virginia’s uninsured and medically underserved.

W. K. Kellogg Foundation

The Foundation will only consider requests that fall within these interest areas. Geographic Considerations: Generally, the Foundation gives priority to applicants from these targeted regions: The United States, Latin America and the Caribbean, Southern Africa – Botswana, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, South Africa, Swaziland, and Zimbabwe. Grants are made in the four areas of: Health, Food Systems and Rural Development, Youth and Education, and Philan…

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…

Wachovia Foundation

The Wachovia Foundation is a private foundation that is funded annually by Wachovia Corporation. We provide grants to eligible 501(c)(3) tax–exempt organizations in two primary and two secondary focus areas. Primary Focus Areas: Education, Community Development. Secondary Focus Areas: Health and Human Services, Arts and Culture. Geographical areas: Alabama, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, New Jersey, New Yor…

Waitt Family Foundation - Scientific Research

The Waitt Family Foundation funds partnerships and projects that seek a deeper understanding of our collective history, expand the potential of the human mind, and improve knowledge and understanding through historical and scientific research and exploration.

Walgreens Social Responsibility - Health Care & Education - National Focus

The heart of our business is pharmacy. It’s been that way for more than 100 years. When it comes to community outreach, our efforts revolve around access to health services and providing education.

Wallace H. Coulter Foundation - Medical Research

Wallace Coulter’s deepest passion was to improve health care and make these improvements available and affordable to everyone. Thus, it should come as no surprise, that Mr. Coulter dedicated his wealth to continuing to improve health care through medical research and engineering.

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…

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.

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…

Whitehall Foundation

The Whitehall Foundation is a not–for–profit corporation which is focused exclusively on assisting basic research in vertebrate (excluding clinical) and invertebrate neurobiology in the United States. Investigations should specifically concern neural mechanisms involved in sensory, motor, and other complex functions of the whole organism as these relate to behavior. The overall goal should be to better understand behavioral output or brain mech…

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 T.Grant Foundation - Education Research - National Focus

The William T.Grant Foundation currently funds high–quality empirical research, with the ultimate aim of improving the lives of youth ages 8 to 25 in the United States. In 2008, we awarded grants totaling more than $11 million to researchers, policymakers, and practitioners invested in the future of U.S. youth.