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1772 FOUNDATION

The Foundation’s mission is to preserve and enhance American historical entities for future generations to enjoy. Of particular interest are farming, industrial development, transportation, and unusual historical buildings. [More...]

ABRAMSON FAMILY FOUNDATION

The Foundation’s grantmaking is focused on Jewish organizations, educational institutions, and health associations nationwide. Topics/organizations of interest include arts, education, higher education, hospitals; Israel, Jewish agencies, temples, and charitable giving; and social services delivery. [More...]

ADM CARES

The Program is the corporate social investment arm of the Archer Daniels Midland Company. The Program supports safe, responsible, environmentally sound agricultural practices in critical growing regions in North America, South America, West Africa, and Southeast Asia. [More...]

AFFYMETRIX

The Corporation's grantmaking focuses on three areas: education, especially programs that support science and math education, focusing on K-12 students and their teachers; ethics, especially organizations that help foster an ongoing public dialog about genetic-related ethics; and cancer research and advocacy. Applications are reviewed four times a year. [More...]

ALBERT I. PIERCE FOUNDATION

The Foundation supports initiatives that expand awareness and involvement in programs related to the arts and the environment as well as those that develop or conserve valuable environmental and cultural resources for public use and posterity. The Foundation is accepting applications for community-based projects, primarily in the state of New Mexico in the areas of the arts, education, environment or a combination of the three focus areas. [More...]

ALLERGAN FOUNDATION

The Foundation is the philanthropic arm of Allergan, a global specialty pharmaceutical company that develops and commercializes innovative products for ophthalmic, neurological, dermatological, and other specialty markets. The Foundation supports four philanthropic areas: health and human services, education, civic and community programs, and the arts. [More...]

ALSAM FOUNDATION

The Foundation's funding interests include agriculture, Christian agencies and churches, higher education, health care and medical research, human services, minorities, and the economically disadvantaged. Types of support include building construction/renovation, general operating costs, and scholarships. [More...]

AMBASSADORS IN CARING

Ambassadors In Caring is a grant program of Profiles In Caring sponsored by the DreamWeaver Medical Foundation. Profiles In Caring creates TV news stories, webcasts, and half-hour programs that feature extraordinary humanitarian projects with a personal, behind-the-scenes emphasis. [More...]

AMERICAN ACADEMY OF FAMILY PHYSICIANS FOUNDATION

The Foundation is the philanthropic arm of the American Academy of Family Physicians. The Foundation’s Joint Grant Award Program supports research of one - to two-year duration that poses questions of high relevance to Family Medicine. [More...]

AMERICANA FOUNDATION

Established by Adolph H. Meyer and Ginger Meyer, the Foundation supports the couple’s interests, specifically American culture and natural resources and agriculture. [More...]

AMERIPRISE FINANCIAL

The Company’s charitable giving is focused on supporting organizations whose shared goal is to improve the lives of individuals from all walks of life. Its community outreach is aimed at three priorities: meeting basic needs, supporting community vitality, and volunteer-driven causes. [More...]

AMERIPRISE FINANCIAL INC.

The mission of the Company’s Community Relations program is to use its resources and talents to improve the lives of individuals and build strong communities. The Company believes that its community involvement enables it to actively live its values and communicate the spirit of its brand. [More...]

AMGEN FOUNDATION

The Foundation is the philanthropic arm of the pharmaceutical Company. It focuses its grantmaking on three areas: quality of care and access for patients, science education, and community life. [More...]

ARTHUR L. AND ELAINE V. JOHNSON FOUNDATION

The Foundation focuses its grantmaking on projects and programs, which provide for the care, benefit, support, and preservation of German shepherd seeing-eye dogs or other animals trained to assist sight-impaired or otherwise handicapped individuals. The Foundation also supports organizations that provide for the preservation, care, and benefit of wildlife, and the world’s natural resources. [More...]

ARTHUR N. RUPE FOUNDATION

The Foundation is dedicated to achieving positive social change by shining the light of truth on critical and controversial issues through the support of scholarly studies, education, research, and public debates and by disseminating the results via a variety of media to all segments of the public. Grants are awarded in the following areas: Caregiving, Debate, and Public Policy. [More...]

ARTHUR VINING DAVIS FOUNDATIONS

Although there are actually two Foundations, they function as a single philanthropic institution. The Foundations focus their primary grantmaking efforts on five areas: private higher education; secondary education; religion, specifically graduate theological education; health care, and public television. [More...]

ASHLAND CORPORATE CONTRIBUTIONS

The Company, the maker of chemicals and transportation construction focuses its grantmaking on six areas: United Way, education and employee matching grants to education, the arts, communities/civic, and the environment. Most education grants are earmarked for higher educational institutions. [More...]

ASSOCIATION OF PERFORMING ARTS PRESENTERS

The Association’s Cultural Exchange Fund provides travel subsidies to help U.S.-based presenters in building partnerships with international touring artists, companies, and their collaborators. Presenting organizations, agents, managers, producers, individual artists, and groups of presenting professionals traveling outside of the United States are eligible to apply. [More...]

ASSOCIATION OF PRESENTING ARTS PRESENTERS

The Association’s Cultural Exchange Fund is a travel subsidy program that assists U.S.-based presenters in building partnerships with international touring artists, companies, and their collaborators. The program’s focus is on increasing presenters’ knowledge of international performing artists based outside the U.S. [More...]

ASTELLAS USA FOUNDATION

The Foundation is the philanthropic arm of the North America-based pharmaceutical Company. The Foundation awards grants for charitable, scientific, literary, and educational purposes. [More...]

AUTONATION, INC

The Company, America’s largest auto retailer, sells new and used vehicles, parts and service. It gives back to the markets it serves through community outreach efforts geared to making the Company a good neighbor. [More...]

AVERY DENNISON CORPORATION

The Corporation supports charitable organizations in the areas of culture, education, civic affairs, and social welfare that enhance the communities in which the company and its employees live and work. Programs and projects that address specific community challenges and needs and are action-oriented receive consideration. [More...]

AVIS BUDGET GROUP

The rental car Group is committed to being a responsible member of the communities in which it operates. It supports many worthy organizations and causes on a local and national basis as its resources permit. [More...]

BERNARD AND AUDRE RAPOPORT FOUNDATION

The Foundation's mission is to support programs with broad impact in meeting important human needs and aspirations. Preference is given to those that serve the needs of the least advantaged members of society. [More...]

BOB AND DELORES HOPE CHARITABLE FOUNDATION

The Foundation’s funding interests include Catholic giving and welfare, education, hospitals, music, social services, libraries, medical research, and health associations. General operating support and building construction/renovation are supported. [More...]

BOEING CHARITABLE CONTRIBUTIONS

The Company’s strategy behind its charitable giving activity is to apply its core competencies toward sustainable, measurable growth, and self-sufficiency for the organizations it partners with. The Company focuses its United States charitable giving on five specific areas: education; health and human services; arts and culture; civic; and the environment. [More...]

BRINKER INTERNATIONAL’S CHARITABLE COMMITTEE

The restaurant franchise that’s the headquarters of Chili’s Grill & Bar, Romano’s Macaroni Grill, On the Border Mexican Grill & Cantina, and Maggiano’s Little Italy, awards funds through its corporate giving programs. The Company supports programs and projects relating to children/family, arts, civic, and university-related educational programs. [More...]

BRINSON FOUNDATION

The Foundation supports educational, public health, and scientific research programs that engage, inform, and inspire committed citizens to confront the challenges facing humanity. The Foundation’s educational funding priorities include awareness and outreach, democracy and citizenship, economically disadvantaged, and libraries and literacy. [More...]

BUCKMINSTER FULLER INSTITUTE

The Institute’s annual Fuller Challenge invites activists, architects, artist, designers, entrepreneurs, scientists, students, and planners from all over the world to submit innovative solutions to some of humanity’s most pressing problems. The Institute looks for holistic strategies that demonstrate a clear grasp of big-picture dynamics. [More...]

BURLINGTON RESOURCES FOUNDATION

The Foundation’s grantmaking supports education, medical programs, human services, civic, cultural, and youth services. The Foundation earmarks funding for federated organizations; educational institutions, both public and private, primarily at the college level; youth organizations; hospital and medical facilities and programs such as hospital buildings and equipment, improvement campaigns, and other medical facilities; cultural organizations, civic services; and human services organizations. [More...]

BYDALE FOUNDATION

The Foundation’s funding interests include international understanding, environmental quality, natural resource conservation and protection, public policy research, arts and culture, higher education, civil rights issues, and social services. Grants do not support demonstration projects or endowments. [More...]

CAESARS FOUNDATION

The Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Caesars Entertainment, focuses it grantmaking on the following areas: older individuals, sustainability, and civic. Grants for older individuals help them live longer, healthier, and more fulfilling lives. [More...]

CALEB C. AND JULIA W. DULA EDUCATION AND CHARITABLE FOUNDATION

The Foundation supports programs in the arts and humanities (particularly museums and libraries), child welfare, the aged, community funds and appeals, health care, religion, and historical preservation. Funding is awarded to organizations that have an established reputation in their particular field. [More...]

CAMPBELL SOUP FOUNDATION

The Foundation, the philanthropic arm of the food Company, supports nonprofits that serve communities throughout the United States where company employees live and work. The Foundation focuses its grantmaking on four key areas: hunger relief, wellness, education, and community revitalization. [More...]

CARGILL

The Company directs funds to regional, national, and global organizations and provides matching funds for selected local projects supported by their business. The Company’s three focus areas are to ensure a safe, nutritious, accessible food supply; promote educational innovation; and demonstrate responsible stewardship of natural resources. [More...]

CARL AND LILY PFORZHEIMER FOUNDATION

Funding interests are higher and secondary education, cultural activities and programs, public affairs, and health care. Types of support include capital campaigns, fellowships, internship funds, matching grants, professorships, program development, publications, scholarship funds, and seed grants. [More...]

CARL R. HENDRICKSON FAMILY FOUNDATION

The Foundation supports and promotes educational, human services, and health care programming for underserved populations. Reflecting the family’s strong Christian faith, preference is given to organizations that help individuals meet their basic needs while also addressing their spiritual ones. [More...]

CARMAX FOUNDATION

The Foundation, the philanthropic arm of the used car Company, assists organizations that are either national in scope or have a presence in one or more of the Company’s marketing areas. Funding is earmarked for programs that address and improve auto safety for families and children or those that build a competitive workforce through technical training. [More...]

CARRIE ESTELLE DOHENY FOUNDATION

The Foundation funds local organizations that advance education, medicine, and religion; improve the health and welfare of the sick, aged, and incapacitated; and aid those in need. Educational funding includes support of inner city Catholic schools and scholarship funds for Catholic high schools and universities. [More...]

CATERPILLAR FOUNDATION

The Foundation awards grants nationally and internationally in support of the arts, community development, the environment, higher education, and health and human services. Types of support include general operating support, capital campaigns, program development, and employee matching gifts. [More...]

CH2M HILL

The Company, a global leader in full service engineering, construction, and operations, supports worthy causes in the communities in which it employees and customers live and work. Grantmaking is focused on four areas: educational outreach, environmental stewardship, global responsibility, and local community service. [More...]

CHANGE HAPPENS FOUNDATION

The Foundation’s goal is to act as a meaningful catalyst toward positive change in the global community. This private family foundation is committed to helping motivated groups with pioneering research and forward-thinking projects that benefit humanity. [More...]

CHANGEMAKERS

Supports philanthropic organizations that are committed to the principles of community-based philanthropy, have a record of success or potential for increased success, and demonstrate a vision for the future. The organization funds local, regional, national, or international public foundations; alternative community foundations; affinity groups/networking organizations; groups that administer donor-advised funds; donor organizing/service providers; and federations/alternative workplace giving programs. [More...]

CHARITABLE LEADERSHIP FOUNDATION

Founded by Herbert Liebich, one of the founding members of Sysco Foods, the Foundation focuses its grantmaking on programs with the power to change lives, especially those of low-income individuals and families. The Foundation supports innovative programs and organizations that address problems in three key areas: education, housing, and medical affairs. [More...]

CHARITABLE VENTURE FOUNDATION

The Foundation works to address the problems of society and education through innovative and entrepreneurial means, which emphasize individual responsibility. The Foundation was the brainchild of the late Herbert Liebich, one of the founding members of Sysco Foods. [More...]

CHARLES A. FRUEAUFF FOUNDATION

The Foundation seeks to improve the lives of those in need by awarding grants to nonprofits in the areas of education, human services, and health and hospitals. The Foundation is dedicated to empowering those on the front lines to more adequately face the challenges facing our society with financial support for a variety of causes. [More...]

CHARLES G. KOCH FOUNDATION

The CEO and chairman of Koch Industries, a diverse group of companies that feature brands such as Dixie cups and Spandex Lycra, established his foundation to support libertarian causes including the Cato Institute. The Foundation’s mission is to advance social progress and well being through the development, application, and dissemination of the Science of Liberty. [More...]

CHARLES H. REVSON FOUNDATION

Founded by the founder of Revlon cosmetics, the Foundation focuses its grantmaking on the following areas: urban affairs, New York City, Jewish philanthropy and education, biomedical research, and education. Revson’s personal philanthropy was “to spread the knowledge” and “the improvement of human life.” Grants are awarded to nonprofits in both the United States and Israel. [More...]

CHARLES LAFITTE FOUNDATION

Focused on helping groups and individuals foster lasting improvements on the human condition by providing support to education, children's advocacy, medical research, and the arts. Applications are accepted throughout the year. [More...]

CHARLES SCHWAB FOUNDATION

The Foundation is the philanthropic arm of the financial services firm. The Foundation provides direct grants to selected nonprofits that support Schwab’s commitment to financial literacy and respond to local cultural and social needs. [More...]

CHATLOS FOUNDATION

The Foundation’s interests are primarily faith-based, but it does offer funding in a variety of areas including Bible colleges/seminaries, religious causes, medical concerns, liberal arts colleges, and social concerns. Grants to Bible colleges and seminaries represent one third of the Foundation’s grantmaking and range from $10,000 to $50,000. [More...]

CIGNA CORPORATION

While the insurance Corporation’s primary funding emphasis is on health care organizations, grants are also made in three additional areas: education; arts and culture; and City Year. Health care grants target five areas: women and children’s health; healthy mind/healthy body; demographic health care disparities; youth obesity awareness; and health literacy/healthy outcomes. [More...]

CIGNA FOUNDATION

The Foundation provides support in four areas: health and human services, education, community and civic affairs, and culture and the arts. Health/human services funding supports women’s health, domestic violence, and prenatal/infant programs. [More...]

CLIF BAR FAMILY FOUNDATION

The Foundation is the philanthropic arm of the creator of the natural foods Company. The Foundation’s Small Grants Program supports projects that holistically aim to protect the earth’s beauty and bounty; that create robust, healthy food systems; increase opportunities for outdoor activity; reduce environmental health hazards; and/or build stronger communities. [More...]

COMPTON FOUNDATION

The Foundation’s mission is to foster human and ecological security by addressing contemporary threats to these “inalienable rights.” The Foundation envisions a world in which humans live in harmony with each other and in sustainable balance with the earth. To meet this goal, the Foundation focuses most of its grantmaking in the areas of peace and security, environment and sustainability, and population and reproductive health. [More...]

CORNING FOUNDATION

The Foundation funds programs in education, culture, and community service, primarily in locations where Corning has a presence, as well as selected national programs. All requests must be made in writing with a two- to three-page letter of inquiry signed by the organization's senior administrative officer. [More...]

CORNING INCORPORATED FOUNDATION

The Foundation focuses its grantmaking on educational, cultural, and civic projects, which enhance the quality of life in communities, where the Company is an active corporate citizen. It also funds national programs and to a lesser extent, international ones that promote understanding and goodwill. [More...]

COSTCO WHOLESALE

The Company’s corporate contributions program supports nonprofits in company operating areas in the United States, Canada, and internationally. Priority is given to programs focusing on children, education, and health and human services. [More...]

CRACKER BARREL FOUNDATION

The Foundation is the philanthropic arm of the restaurant/gift store chain. It seeks to strengthen and preserve communities by supporting programs in the areas of education, human services, cultural affairs, and the environment. [More...]

CS FUND/WARSH-MOTT LEGACY

These Foundations are linked by common issue interests and boards of directors. Both of them are dedicated to preserving biodiversity, defending democracy, preventing the commodification of life, and protecting human and environmental health. [More...]

DALE AND EDNA WALSH FOUNDATION

The Foundation supports organizations related to ministry, health, relief, education, community service, and the arts. It does not contribute toward “culturally liberal activist causes or to organizations that primarily seek to influence legislation or government spending.” The Foundation prefers to join hands with “effective charitable organizations” to meet human need and promote the common good worldwide. [More...]

DAVID ROCKEFELLER FUND

The Fund, named for the late philanthropist and grandson of Standard Oil founder, John D. Rockefeller, seeks to foster and embody a more just, creative, and flourishing world. [More...]

DEW FOUNDATION

In December, 1994, Dale and Edna Walsh set up a private, charitable Foundation named after them. Since then, the Foundation’s name has morphed to the DEW Foundation. [More...]

DICK AND BETTY DEVOS FOUNDATION

Endowed by the son of the creator of Amway, the Foundation donates to religious and free-market economic organizations. The Foundation funds organizations that share its commitment to serve as faithful stewards of God’s blessings through a focus on three areas: Christian evangelism, education, and public policy. [More...]

DR. SCHOLL FOUNDATION

The Foundation supports private education at all levels including elementary and secondary schools as well as colleges and universities. It also funds general charitable programs including hospitals and programs for children, the developmentally disabled, and senior citizens. [More...]

E. RHODES AND LEONA B. CARPENTER FOUNDATION

The Foundation’s grantmaking is focused on several areas: the support of graduate theological education from the United States and Canada organizations that are public charities; public charities in communities where Carpenter Co. has had long-time manufacturing facilities; and museums, which are public charities and have a permanent collection for the purchase, restoration, and conservation of Asian art and relating to education in Asian art. [More...]

EDNA WARDLAW CHARITABLE TRUST

The Trust awards operating grants nationwide in the areas of children and youth services, community funds, cultural programs, environmental and natural resources conservation, health and hospitals, homelessness, international peace, and reproductive health. [More...]

EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION OF AMERICA

Founded by one of the founders of Prentice-Hall Publishing, the Foundation’s grantmaking is targeted at specific projects. Areas of interest include, but are not limited to: the environment, reproductive freedom; theater; education; medicine; drug policy reform; democracy; peace and national security issues; and human services. [More...]

ELISHA BOLTON FOUNDATION

Founded in 1986 from the dissolution of the Bolton Foundation, the Foundation focuses its grantmaking on organizations with environmental, religious, medical, and/or humanitarian emphases. Applications are not required but proposals should be sent to Paulette Kitko. [More...]

ELLA FITZGERALD CHARITABLE FOUNDATION

The Foundation was founded by the First Lady of Song in 1993 to fulfill her desires to use the fruits of her success to help people of all races, cultures, and beliefs. Ms. [More...]

ESTHER A. AND JOSEPH KLINGENSTEIN FUND

The Fund supports projects and programs dealing with epilepsy, independent secondary education, separation of church and state, and animal-based research. There are no application forms. [More...]

EWING MARION KAUFFMAN FOUNDATION

The Foundation has three areas of interest: entrepreneurship, education, and Kansas City. It targets its grantmaking on local, regional, and national organizations. [More...]

EXPRESS SCRIPTS FOUNDATION

The Foundation is the philanthropic arm of the health care company. It focuses its grantmaking on medical and health-related causes, particularly those focused on supporting youth and family. [More...]

F.M. KIRBY FOUNDATION

The Foundation was created from the estate of Fred Morgan Kirby, one of the founders of the F.W. Woolworth Company. [More...]

FEDERATED DEPARTMENT STORES FOUNDATION

The Foundation is the philanthropic arm of Macy’s and Bloomingdales’ retail stores. It focuses its giving on the areas of education, arts/culture, women’s issues, HIV/AIDS, and programs to assist youth and minorities. [More...]

FEDEX GLOBAL CITIZENSHIP PROGRAM

The Company’s mission for its Global Citizenship Program is to support the communities it serves, including international locations, through charitable contributions, in-kind shipping services, and volunteer services of employees. The Company’s core giving emphasizes programs in emergency and disaster relief, child pedestrian safety, and environmental sustainability. [More...]

FEDEX SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY

The shipping Company actively supports the communities it serves. Corporate resources include financial contributions, in-kind shipping services, and coordination of volunteer services by the Company’s employees. [More...]

FIDELITY FOUNDATION

The Foundation is the philanthropic arm of Fidelity Investments. It supports projects initiated by regional or national nonprofits throughout the United States. [More...]

FIREDOLL FOUNDATION

Named for their two cats, Fireworks and Dolly, the private family Foundation was founded by Sandor and Faye Straus, two “unrepentant liberals” from the 1960s looking for ways to be part of the solution rather than the problem. Grantmaking is focused on the following areas: community development and entrepreneurship, immigrant issues and human rights, environmental conservation, the peace process in the Middle East, and services for survivors of traumatic brain injury. [More...]

FIRST FOUNDATION

The Foundation is a private financial firm that offers banking, estate planning, wealth management, and philanthropic consulting and trust services. The Foundation is committed to building the strength and integrity of the nonprofits in the communities the firm serves: Orange County, Los Angeles, Pasadena, Coachella Valley, Imperial Valley, San Diego County, Las Vegas, and Hawaii. [More...]

FISHMAN FAMILY FOUNDATION

Grantmaking is focused on programs and projects addressing Jewish culture, education, and the arts. Grants fund research, education, and cultural development of and for the Jewish community; scholarships related to Jewish services, education, and social and community activities; medical research and educational projects; and projects that provide resources to meet critical needs in Israel. [More...]

FLEXTRONICS FOUNDATION

The Foundation’s mission emphasizes global investment and serving as a catalyst for positive change in communities around the world. The Foundation focuses its grantmaking on four areas: educational programs, disaster, community, and medical relief. [More...]

FRANCES AND JOHN L. LOEB FAMILY FUND

The Fund focuses its grantmaking on the fields of education, health, and family planning, and public policy questions relating to them. Educational opportunity and reform of public urban K-12 schools are of interest, as are early childhood education, scholarships, and fellowships. [More...]

FRASER-PARKER FOUNDATION

Grantmaking is focused on general operating grants to Christian religious organizations, education and higher education, and hospitals. There are no application forms. [More...]

FUNDING EXCHANGE

The Exchange’s Emergency Fund for Seizing Strategic Opportunities supports specific social justice projects, events, or initiatives. The Fund makes grants in response to political crises or opportunities, when a small amount of money can make a difference in educating or mobilizing for social change under time-sensitive circumstances. [More...]

G. HAROLD AND LEILA Y. MATHERS CHARITABLE FOUNDATION

Funding supports research in the basic life sciences as well as general operating support. There are no application forms or deadlines. [More...]

G. UNGER VETLESEN FOUNDATION

The Foundation focuses its grantmaking on religious, charitable, scientific, literary and educational uses and purposes in New York, elsewhere in the United States and throughout the world. It was created by a Norwegian shipbuilder and naturalized American philanthropist before his death in 1959. [More...]

GENERAL SERVICE FOUNDATION

Clifton R. Musser and Margaret Kulp Musser founded and endowed the Foundation. [More...]

GENZYME, A SANOFI COMPANY

The pharmaceutical Company is accepting applications for its 2014 Patient Advocacy Leadership Awards, a program for nonprofits that serve the lysosomal storage disorder (LSD) patient community. The PAL Awards program seeks to park innovation in disease awareness programs and patient support initiatives around the world. [More...]

GIANT FOODS CORPORATION CHARITABLE CONTRIBUTIONS

The Corporation’s charitable contributions are earmarked for two priorities: hunger and providing food for people in need and support for educational activities. There are no application deadlines. [More...]

GLASER PROGRESS FOUNDATION

The Foundation was created, endowed, and is led by Rob Glaser, CEO of RealNetworks. Its philosophy is to rethink what “progress” means and how we ought to measure it. [More...]

GOOD SAMARITAN INC.

The Organization awards grants to United States nonprofits in its areas of interest. Funded areas are the study and treatment of dyslexia, higher education, medicine, projects relating to Spain, the improvement of the administration of justice, and the protection of the environment. [More...]

GRATIS FOUNDATION

The Foundation, established in 2008, is administered by Wells Fargo Corporate Giving. It awards grants for programs supporting education, health care and medical research, humanitarian services, abused and neglected children and animals, specific religious causes, and U.S. [More...]

GREEN FOUNDATION

The philanthropic arm of the leveraged buyout company, the Foundation awards grants in the arts, education, medical and scientific research, and special projects. Funding is earmarked for operating and program support. [More...]

GREYHOUND CHARITABLE GRANTS

The transportation Company’s corporate contributions support programs that provide opportunities for underserved individuals to make a meaningful contribution to society. Underserved populations include minorities, women, the disabled, and the financially disadvantaged. [More...]

HARRY CHAPIN FOUNDATION

The Foundation, named for singer/songwriter Harry Chapin, has as its mission to support organizations that have demonstrated their ability to dramatically improve the lives and livelihood of people by helping them to become self-sufficient. It focuses its grantmaking on three areas: community education programs, arts-in-education programs, and agricultural and environmental programs. [More...]

HAVE IT YOUR WAY FOUNDATION

The Foundation, the creation of founding sponsors, Burger King Corporation, The Coca-Cola Company, Dr. Pepper, Heinz Foodservice, and Sara Lee Foodservice, supports organizations dedicated to improving education, alleviating hunger, preventing disease, or supporting youth programs. [More...]

HEINEMAN FOUNDATION

The Foundation’s purpose is to provide seed money to start-up and new projects within existing organizations for a maximum of three to five years. It funds projects that enable economically challenged women to enter and remain the workplace; environmental research that will help prevent, reduce, and/or eliminate water degradation; music as education and preserver of culture; research into prevention and treatment of childhood illnesses; and programs that enable youth to think, create, and communicate effectively. [More...]

HENRY BULL FOUNDATION

The Foundation focuses its grantmaking on organizations and programs that focus on the performing arts, health care, and people with disabilities. It has no funding limitations except that the Foundation does not give grants to individuals or private foundations. [More...]

HENRY E. NILES FOUNDATION

The Foundation’s mission is to help nurture and uplift people in need. The board is currently focusing its grantmaking on three areas: education, economic self-sufficiency, and health and independence. [More...]

HENRY W. BULL FOUNDATION

Funding interests are higher education, the disabled, health care, Christian religion, music, and the arts. The foundation offers support for annual campaigns, building construction/renovation, equipment acquisition, general operations, and research. [More...]

HERSHEY FOOD COMPANY

The Company’s grantmaking supports the communities in which it operates and society in general. Cash and product contributions are made to support a variety of worthy causes and nonprofits. [More...]

HILTON HOTELS CORPORATE GIVING

The Corporation awards grants to national organizations and in the communities where its facilities are located. Areas of interest are K-12 education, selected health care programs, youth, and civic affairs and public policy. [More...]

HONOR THE EARTH

The Organization supports Native American groups or organizations working in one of three program areas: environmental justice, building sustainable communities, and nuclear waste/safe clean energy. Environmental justice grants are targeted toward programs that defend and protect homelands and traditional ways of life. [More...]

IMPACT FUND

The Fund supports public interest litigation and awards grants to public interest lawyers in the areas of civil and human rights, poverty law, and environmental justice. Under human and civil rights, the Fund does not normally fund traditional civil liberties cases, but is interested in cases involving discrimination or other civil rights violations that affect the indigent. [More...]

ING FOUNDATION

The Foundation focuses its grantmaking on the following areas: financial literacy, children’s education, diversity, and environmental sustainability. The Foundation supports nonprofits that provide unique programming and/or community outreach initiatives directed toward the Foundation’s primary areas of focus. [More...]

IRWIN ANDREW PORTER FOUNDATION

The Foundation funds innovative and quality projects in art, education, the environment, and job development. Of particular interest are programs involving a partnership between one or more groups and those that enable beneficiaries to give as well as to receive. [More...]

J.W. KIECKHEFER FOUNDATION

The Foundation supports projects in medical research; hospice; health; family planning; disabled; higher, medical, and other education; youth; child welfare; conservation; community funds; public policy, and cultural programs. Applications should be submitted between May and November. [More...]

JCP CARES

The corporate giving program of the retail Company, J.C. Penney, the Program supports nonprofits at local, regional, and national levels. [More...]

JESSIE BALL DUPONT FOUNDATION

The Fund, which has a special interest in Southern issues, awards two types of grants: competitive ones in the areas of program grants, institutional development, and capacity building; and smaller feasibility grants that enable institutions to explore and develop new concepts and programs. Grantmaking is targeted at six focus areas including strengthening the independent sector; organizing and nurturing philanthropy; building assets of people, families, and communities; building capacity of eligible organizations; stimulating community problem solving; and helping people hold their communities accountable. [More...]

JESSIE SMITH NOYES FOUNDATION

By supporting grassroots organizations and movements committed to sustainable and a just social and natural system, the Foundation promotes the view of the Earth as one community, an interconnected web of life in which human society is an integral part. Funding is earmarked for projects that protect the health and environment of communities, those that are threatened by toxics, ones that advance environmental justice and those that promote a sustainable agricultural and food system. [More...]

JOHN BEN SNOW MEMORIAL TRUST

The Trust’s mission is to enhance the quality of life in many geographic areas. Historically, the Trust has supported projects in arts and culture, community development, education, the environment, historic preservation, and journalism. [More...]

JOHN M. LLOYD FOUNDATION

The Foundation supports novel, entrepreneurial projects that have a high likelihood of social change with regard to HIV/AIDS. Funding objectives include increasing funding from both the public and private sectors to address the pandemic. [More...]

JOHN MERCK FUND

The Fund’s objective is to foster innovative advocacy and problem solving in the fields of developmental disabilities, environment, reproductive health human rights, and job opportunities. Its goal is to act as a catalyst, supporting organizations that can effect constructive and measurable change in each of these areas. [More...]

JOHN P. MURPHY FOUNDATION

The Foundation’s grantmaking is targeted toward education; arts and culture; social service agencies and programs; community activities, events, and agencies; health-related institutions and organizations; and religious activities. A substantial portion of funds supports colleges and universities. [More...]

KOPELMAN FOUNDATION

The Foundation’s funding priorities are targeted at three areas: educational programs; healthcare and medicine; and Jewish programs. Under the educational area, projects that focus on disadvantaged children; ways in which the use of technology can improve teaching and learning; educational practices versus educational research; and programs that emphasize problem-solving, self-initiative, or entrepreneurship are of particular interest. [More...]

KROGER COMPANY FOUNDATION

The food Company and its three foundations provide financial support to local schools, hunger relief agencies, youth sports teams, and organizations in communities where the Company operates stores or manufacturing facilities. National and regional organizations that provide services to company operating areas may also be considered. [More...]

LAURA J. NILES FOUNDATION

The Foundation has two focuses: the poor and animals. Grantmaking encourages and supports efforts that offer learning and economic growth opportunities for the motivated poor. [More...]

LAWRENCE FOUNDATION

The Foundation focuses its grantmaking on four specific topics: education (U.S. headquartered organizations for programs in the United States); environment (U.S. [More...]

LEE-KAHN FOUNDATION

The Foundation, founded by Philippe Kahn, CEO of Fullpower Technologies and his wife, Sonia Lee in 2003, supports local and national organizations dedicated to advancing humane growth through increased access to health care, education, and the arts. It is deeply committed to sustaining a quality environment in which children will flourish. [More...]

LEIGHTY FAMILY FOUNDATION

The Foundation focuses its grantmaking in the areas of earth protection, volunteerism and civic engagement, and the promotion of philanthropy. Earth protection grants support energy conservation and efficiency, family planning, and science education. [More...]

LEIGHTY FOUNDATION

The family Foundation focuses its grantmaking on the following areas: Earth Protection, Education, Promotion of Volunteer Engagement, and Philanthropy. The Foundation generally does not consider for capital projects. [More...]

LEO NIESSEN JR. CHARITABLE TRUST

The Trust was created from a testamentary bequest from Leo Niessen Jr. and is administered by Wells Fargo Bank. [More...]

LUDWICK FAMILY FOUNDATION

As a public charity, the Foundation is committed to assisting a broad array of groups that are working to make a positive difference in the world. Much of the Foundation’s grantmaking is earmarked for tangible items that tend to remain with an organization such as new vehicles or equipment, equipment replacement or modernization, facilities improvement, and educational materials. [More...]

MACY'S FOUNDATION

The Foundation focuses its grantmaking on education, arts/culture, women’s issues, HIV/AIDS, and programs that assist youth and minorities. Applicants seeking funding for programs or projects that directly benefit one or more of these areas of strategic focus should indicate that clearly in the letter of inquiry. [More...]

MANGIONE FAMILY FOUNDATION

The Foundation focuses some of its grantmaking on Catholic organizations and institutions. It also has a history of funding hospitals, fine arts institutions, and colleges and universities. [More...]

MARTIN FOUNDATION

The Foundation has two types of funding accounts: discretionary funds, used to provide funding in Indiana and areas where board members reside or have an affiliation, and the general account, which is available to programs throughout the United States. Areas of interest are educational, environmental and conservation organizations, cultural programs, and public interest initiatives. [More...]

MAX AND ANNA LEVINSON FOUNDATION

Concerns include creating economic prosperity under fair conditions, and through democratic processes; the cost to the earth of unlimited economic growth; and culture, ethnicity, religion, and race. Included under culture is an emphasis on Jewish culture and spirituality, building Jewish community in the diaspora, Jewish history and education, and social and environmental issues in Israel. [More...]

MAX AND VICTORIA DREYFUS FOUNDATION

This foundation supports nonprofit hospitals, schools, youth programs, and education and training projects. Areas of interest include the arts, education, health care, hospitals, social services, and medical research. [More...]

MAY DEPARTMENT STORES CHARITABLE CONTRIBUTIONS

With its long-standing commitment to responsible citizenship, the Company supports organizations in its operating communities and supports organizations that strive to improve the quality of life for its customers, associates, and neighbors. Contributions are targeted toward four areas: health and welfare; education; culture and the arts; and civic causes. [More...]

MAYDAY FUND

The Fund is dedicated to alleviating the incidence, degree, and consequence of human physical pain. Established in 1992 to further Shirley Steinman Katzenbach’s commitment to social and medical causes, trustees adopted her special interest in the treatment of pain as the Fund’s mission. [More...]

MAZDA FOUNDATION

The Foundation is the philanthropic arm of the automobile Company’s North America headquarters. It supports nonprofits in the areas of education, literacy, social welfare, scientific research, cross-cultural understanding, and environmental conservation. [More...]

MCCORMICK FOUNDATION

Named for Col. Robert McCormick, the longtime editor and publisher of the Chicago Tribune newspaper, the Foundation’s mission is to advance the ideals of a free, democratic society by investing in children, communities, and country. [More...]

MCKENZIE FOUNDATION

The Foundation supports four initiatives in its grantmaking: early childhood development, education that enriches learning for all ages, the environment, and arts and culture. Of particular interest are creative projects or programs that can serve as catalytic agents in their fields and that can have an impact that will continue after the specific project has been completed. [More...]

MDU RESOURCES FOUNDATION

The Foundation is the philanthropic arm of MDU Resources Group, a company that provides value-added natural resource products and related services essential to energy and transportation infrastructure. The Foundation focuses its grantmaking on health and human services, education, civic and community activities, culture and art, and the environment. [More...]

MILES HODSDON VERNON FOUNDATION

The Foundation supports medical research especially on encephalitis and other brain disorders; youth agencies; child welfare; social services; and undergraduate scholarship funds. The Foundation is also interested in secondary school education. [More...]

MONSANTO FUND

The Fund, the philanthropic arm of the agricultural chemical Company, works to substantially and meaningfully improve people’s lives around the world. The Fund is focused on one goal: strengthening both farming communities and the communities in which Company employees live and work. [More...]

MOTOROLA MOBILITY FOUNDATION

The Foundation, the philanthropic arm of the technology Company, focuses its grantmaking on programs and projects in education, community, health and wellness, and disaster response. It targets grants toward the communities where it operates around the world. [More...]

NATIONAL RIFLE ASSOCIATION FOUNDATION

The Foundation awards funds to eligible applicants for qualifying projects or activities that promote firearms and hunting safety; enhance the marksmanship skills of those participating in the shooting sports; educate the general public about firearms in their historic, technological, and artistic context; or contribute to the general well being of the public at large. The Foundation will not fund deficit financing, political candidates or organizations, labor organizations, or lobby efforts. [More...]

NATIONWIDE FOUNDATION

The Foundation is the philanthropic arm of Nationwide Insurance Company. makes grants in three areas: education, culture and the arts, and civic and community. [More...]

NEWMAN'S OWN INC

Disburses general support grants to a broad array of charitable and educational causes including children and youth, health, education, elderly, environment, the arts, handicapped, literacy, substance abuse education, and programs for the needy. Paul Newman, actor and company president, reviews each proposal and selects the recipients. [More...]

NORMAN FOUNDATION

The Foundation’s three funding priorities are civil rights, environmental justice and economic justice. Funding is earmarked for general support, for issue-specific projects, and for collaborations between local groups and national organizations. [More...]

NORTHROP GRUMMAN NEWPORT NEWS

The shipbuilding company makes grants to Virginia and national organizations in the areas of education, arts and humanities, civic and community affairs, and health and human services. There are no application deadlines. [More...]

OAK FOUNDATION

Supports organizations that emphasize international social and environmental issues, particularly those that have a major impact on the lives of the disadvantaged. Grants support projects involving the environment; international human rights; housing and homelessness; issues affecting women; child abuse; and learning disabilities, especially dyslexia. [More...]

PAYLESS SHOESOURCE FOUNDATION

The Foundation has as its goal to improve the quality of life in the communities where its corporate associates and customers live. Grants support programs that achieve measurable results in communities across the 50 United States, Puerto Rico, Guam, Saipan, the U.S. [More...]

PEGGY MEYERHOFF PEARLSTONE FOUNDATION

The Foundation supports projects in education; arts, culture, and humanities; human services; international, foreign affairs, and national security; employment; youth development; health; religion; and public policy. A written proposal is requested. [More...]

PEOPLE’S TRUST FOR ENDANGERED SPECIES

The Trust’s objective is to protect wildlife in Britain and around the world by bringing our most threatened species back from the brink of extinction. The Trust awards grants to scientific researchers and conservationists to help preserve endangered species either through research or practical field work. [More...]

PEPSI REFRESH PROJECT

The soda Company’s Refresh Project, an online grant program funds projects intended to improve communities. Individuals, for profits, and nonprofits post their idea online and then wait to see how many votes they receive. [More...]

PLAYBOY FOUNDATION

The Foundation is the philanthropic arm of the Playboy media empire. The Foundation seeks to foster social change by confining its grants and other support to projects of national impact and scope. [More...]

PMI FOUNDATION

The Foundation is the philanthropic arm of PMI Mortgage Insurance Company. It awards grants nationally, with an emphasis on California, to a wide range of organizations with the objective of expanding homeownership. [More...]

PROCTER & GAMBLE

The consumer products Company’s social responsibility giving awards grants in the communities in which employees live, work, and serve around the world. At its core, the Company’s social responsibility programs aim to improve lives, which has been the Company’s intention for more than 175 years. [More...]

PROFILES IN CARING

The Program’s Ambassadors of Caring will recognize small, community-based organizations with a $10,000 award. Winning organizations will also appear on a television feature to be broadcast both nationally and internationally. [More...]

PROSPECT HILL FOUNDATION

The Foundation, established in 1960 with funds from the former president and chairman of Sperry and Hutchinson Company, seeks to advance the human experience while ensuring the well-being of the earth. The Foundation’s grantmaking is targeted toward four topics: environmental conservation, nuclear nonproliferation, reproductive health and rights, and criminal justice. [More...]

PUBLIC WELFARE FOUNDATION

The Foundation focuses its grantmaking on grassroots organizations in the United State and abroad with an emphasis on the environment, population and reproductive health, welfare reform, health, human rights and global security, criminal justice, community development, youth, civic participation, and special opportunities. Programs must serve low-income populations with preference given to short-term needs. [More...]

PULTE HOMES CORPORATE CONTRIBUTIONS

The Company is committed to addressing the life challenges facing individuals and families by partnering with organizations that have a significant positive impact on the future of society. Grantmaking is focused on four categories: housing, education, environmental, and health and human services. [More...]

QUAIL ROOST FOUNDATION

The Foundation, created to honor the memory of Harriet and Elmer Heubeck, Jr., pioneers in the Florida thoroughbred horse industry, makes national and international grants that support organizations in the areas of all creatures, education, emergency and contingency relief, health, home community, justice, and sustainability. The Foundation focuses its grantmaking on smaller agencies and projects that members of the Foundation can know on a first-hand basis and that might not have access to larger grantors. [More...]

READER'S DIGEST FOUNDATION

The Foundation’s “Make It Matter” initiative supports individuals making an “extraordinary contribution” to a community. Over 10 months, Reader’s Digest magazine will profile an individual who has made a significant contribution to his/her community in a new column called “Make It Matter” and based on the individual’s actions, the Foundation will make a $100,000 donation in the person’s name to a relevant charity. [More...]

REIMAN FOUNDATION

The Foundation is the philanthropic vehicle of Reiman Publications, publishers of country and nature lifestyle magazines. The Foundation focuses its giving on three main areas: health care, education, and children. [More...]

RETIREMENT RESEARCH FOUNDATION

The Foundation, endowed in 1978 by the late John D. MacArthur, is devoted solely to serving the needs of older persons in the United States and enhancing their quality of life. [More...]

REX AND ALICE MARTIN FOUNDATION

The Foundation supports educational, environmental, and conservation organizations; cultural programs; and public interest initiatives. Preference is given to those dealing with social issues, especially women and youth. [More...]

RGK FOUNDATION

The Foundation attempts to be a catalyst for progressive change in humanitarian concerns. As such, it focuses its grantmaking on projects and programs in education, community, and medicine/health. [More...]

RICHARD AND MARY MORRISON FOUNDATION

Established in 2010, the Foundation’s focus is on small charitable organizations throughout the United States that aim to improve the quality of life for individuals, families, and society in general. Priority is given to organizations that are passionate about their causes and focus on one or more of the following areas: education, health, wellness, human services, social welfare, children advocacy, social equality, social justice, human kindness, and humanitarian relief, awareness, and advocacy. [More...]

RICHARD AND RHODA GOLDMAN FUND

The Fund’s focuses its grantmaking on a lifelong concern by the founders on the following areas: the environment; a strong connection to the local San Francisco community and California; a dedication to reproductive rights and stabilizing global population; and a deep and unwavering commitment to the Jewish people and Israel. Only projects or organizations that fit within the Fund’s stated areas of interest may submit a letter of inquiry. [More...]

RICHMAN FAMILY FOUNDATION

The Foundation is the philanthropic arm of Richloom Fabrics Group, a converter of textile products into decorative fabrics for furniture, window treatments, bedding, and decorative accessories. The Foundation focuses its grantmaking on children, health, arts and culture, medical research, and education. [More...]

ROBERT STERLING CLARK FOUNDATION

The Foundation concentrates its grantmaking in three fields: ensuring access to comprehensive reproductive health information and services; strengthening cultural institutions; and improving the performance of New York’s public institutions. Reproductive health grants promote the implementation of laws, policies, and practices that enable all women to have access to comprehensive services and challenge those laws and legal decisions that undermine reproductive rights. [More...]

ROBERT W. KNOX SR. AND PEARL WALLIS KNOX CHARITABLE FOUNDATION

The Foundation was established by a Houston physician who was president of the Texas Medical Association, chief surgeon for the Southern Pacific Railway, and who helped establish several hospitals in the San Antonio, Houston, and Louisiana areas. In addition, the founder was active in the real estate business. [More...]

RUDOLF STEINER FOUNDATION

The Foundation’s New Initiatives Fund supports programs and initiatives that contain the capacity of growth and eventual financial independence. Funding is given for initiatives and programs in the areas of children and education; environment and sciences; sustainable agriculture; arts and culture; economic and social renewal; disadvantaged communities; medicine and healing; and spiritual and religious renewal. [More...]

SAFEWAY FOUNDATION

The Foundation supports nonprofits whose mission is aligned with its four priority areas: hunger relief, education, health and human services, and assisting people with disabilities. Preference is given to projects that will invest the grants directly in the community. [More...]

SAMUEL RUBIN FOUNDATION

The Foundation’s mission is to carry on the vision of its founder whose life was dedicated to the pursuit of peace and justice and the search for an equitable reallocation of the world’s resources. The Foundation believes that these objectives can be achieved only through the fullest implementation of social, economic, political, and civil and cultural rights for the world’s people. [More...]

SCAIFE FAMILY FOUNDATION

The Foundation supports and develops programs that strengthen families, address issues surrounding the health and welfare of women and children, promote animal welfare, and that demonstrate the beneficial interaction between humans and animals. The Foundation has also considered projects directed toward early intervention and prevention efforts in the areas of drug and alcohol addiction, as well as organizations that encourage private conservation. [More...]

SCHERING-PLOUGH FOUNDATION

The Foundation’s primary areas of interest are healthcare, education, community initiatives, and public policy. Of particular interest are healthcare deliver through quality medical and allied education and pharmacy education. [More...]

SCHERMAN FOUNDATION

The Foundation, founded by Harry Scherman, the creator of the Book-of-the-Month Club, focuses its grantmaking on general support. They believe that strong nonprofit leaders who are closest to the issues can best decide on the most effective use of grant funds. [More...]

SCHNURMACHER FOUNDATIONS

The Foundation awards grants nationally with an emphasis on California, Connecticut, and New York. Grantmaking supports projects in arts, education, Jewish agencies and temples, human services, medical research, mental health, and religion. [More...]

SEAVER INSTITUTE

The Institute supports projects on a variety of topics including the arts, private education, youth, health concerns, public affairs, the disabled, literacy, and science. Seed grants are awarded for projects that offer the potential for a significant advancement in their fields. [More...]

SEVENTH GENERATION FUND FOR INDIGENOUS PEOPLES

The Fund is dedicated to promoting and maintaining the uniqueness of Native people and the sovereignty of tribal nations. Grants are awarded in the following areas: Arts and Creativity, Health and Well-Being, Rights of Mother Earth, Sustainable Communities and Economies, Leadership Development, and Rights, Equity, and Justice. [More...]

SIDGMORE FAMILY FOUNDATION

The Foundation focuses its grantmaking on creative and innovative solutions to ensure the health, education, and general well being of children, youth, and young adults so they may achieve their full potential and become responsible, productive members of society. Grants are awarded to organizations that improve the quality of education and teacher training; further the advancement of knowledge in the medical fields of hearing, cardiology, and orthopedics; and utilize entrepreneurial skills to explore and develop creative, scalable, and sustainable solutions to critical social problems. [More...]

SIDNEY STERN MEMORIAL TRUST

The Foundation awards grants in its areas of interest including civil rights, children and youth, community development, disabled, education, health and science, social services, and Native Americans. The board meets monthly, except August. [More...]

SINGING FOR CHANGE

The grant-making organization is the philanthropic vehicle for singer Jimmy Buffet. Its objective is to improve the quality of life for people and empower individuals to make positive changes in their communities. [More...]

SOLECTRON CALIFORNIA CORPORATION

The Company’s philanthropic efforts focus on education at all levels, health and human services, environment and ecology, civic and community, and culture and the arts. There are no application deadlines. [More...]

SORENSON LEGACY FOUNDATION

The Foundation supports a broad spectrum of endeavors and philanthropic interests including medical research, the arts, law and order, community development and security, adequate and affordable housing, and education and job training. In addition, the Foundation also awards grants to protect and enhance the environment; promote the development of science, culture, and recreation; promote world peace and unity; encourage the long-term preservation and enhancement of the quality of life especially for families and children; and assist the disenfranchised of society. [More...]

SOUTHERN EXPOSURE

A partnership of the Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation, the National Endowment for the Arts, and the Robert Sterling Clark Foundation, Southern Exposure: Performing Arts of Latin America is designed to bring exemplary contemporary and traditional performing arts from Latin America to audiences across the United States with little access to this work. Projects will feature three to five performing arts presenters working collaboratively to present exemplary contemporary and traditional performing artists from Latin America in their respective communities. [More...]

SPARKPLUG FOUNDATION

The Foundation supports start-up projects in three areas: music, education, and grassroots organizing. Music grants seek to foster the expansion of musical ideas through the support of new projects, which promote original programming and new performers. [More...]

SPECIAL PEOPLE IN NEED FOUNDATION

The Foundation focuses its grantmaking on individuals and organizations operating in the fields of education and health. In addition, it also earmarks funds toward people who are disabled, ill, or economically disadvantaged. [More...]

SPRINT

The Company’s corporate giving supports programs in education, arts and culture, youth development, and community development. Under education, the Company intends to increase and improve student achievement, family engagement and professional development for educators. [More...]

STARR FOUNDATION

Created by the founder of the American International Family of Insurance and Financial Services Company, the Foundation focuses its grantmaking in the following areas: education, medicine and healthcare, public policy, human needs, culture, and the environment. There are no deadlines. [More...]

STATE FARM COMPANIES

The insurance Companies’ grantmaking is committed to meeting the needs of its communities by focusing on three areas: Safe Neighbors (safety); Strong Neighborhoods (community development); and Education Excellence (education). Safe Neighbors grants focus on driving safety, home protection, disaster preparedness, and personal financial security. [More...]

STORAGETEK FOUNDATION

The Foundation is the philanthropic arm of the information lifecycle management systems Company. It supports organizations and activities that improve the quality of life through education, health and human services, and arts and cultural endeavors in the communities where it operates. [More...]

STREISAND FOUNDATION

Founded by singer Barbra Streisand, the Foundation supports national organizations working in the areas of environmental preservation; the protection of civil liberties and democratic values; civil rights and race relations; women’s issues; and AIDS. The Foundation also supports projects targeting economically disadvantaged youth in Los Angeles. [More...]

SUSAN A. AND DONALD P. BABSON CHARITABLE FOUNDATION

The Foundation seeks to enrich and empower people of all ages around the world so as to prevent exploitation, poverty, and injustice. The Foundation does not make capital grants. [More...]

TED ARISON FAMILY FOUNDATION USA

The Foundation’s worldview is rooted in three Jewish values: charity, acts of loving kindness, and Tikkun olam (transformation of the world). The Foundation believes in acting as a role model, creating a better human environment based on fundamental human values, investing in improving the quality of life, and developing public infrastructures and programs based on the commitment to excellence. [More...]

THE AMBROSE MONELL FOUNDATION

The Foundation “contributes to religious, charitable, scientific, literary, and educational uses and purposes in New York, elsewhere in the United States, and throughout the world.” The Foundation requests that applicants send a letter of inquiry no longer than three pages. Proposals are reviewed twice a year, in June and December. [More...]

THE AMGEN FOUNDATION

The Foundation, the philanthropic arm of the pharmaceutical Company, makes grants in three areas: to advance science education; to improve quality of care and access for patients; and to support resources that create sound communities where Company staff live and work. Priority is given to science education grants that address teacher quality and professional development in math and science and those that offer pivotal hands-on science experience. [More...]

THE ARTHUR B. SCHULTZ FOUNDATION

The Foundation provides funding to projects and programs that address wildlands conservation, disabled mobility, disabled recreation, international microenterprise, and global understanding. Grants for wildlands conservation support the preservation and restoration of healthy ecosystems within the Yellowstone to Yukon region. [More...]

THE BAY AND PAUL FOUNDATIONS

The Foundations focus their grantmaking on pre-collegiate education, conserving biodiversity, collections care and conservation, Native Americans and Indigenous peoples, and music. Education grants are directed to professional development with and emphasis on facilitative, distributive leadership and to the intentional interruption of inequitable policies, practices, and cultural norms. [More...]

THE BAY AND PAUL FOUNDATIONS, INC.

The Foundations were formed in 2005 by the merger of two foundations: the Bay Foundation and the Josephine Bay Paul and C. Michael Paul Foundation. [More...]

THE BROAD FOUNDATIONS

The Foundations were established by entrepreneur and philanthropist Eli Broad to advance entrepreneurship for the public good in education, science, and the arts. The Foundations include the Eli and Edythe Broad Foundation and the Broad Art Foundation. [More...]

THE BROOKDALE FOUNDATION

The Foundation’s Relatives as Parents Program was developed to encourage and promote either the creation or the expansion of services for grandparents and other relatives who have taken on the responsibility of surrogate parenting. The Program awards seed grants of $10,000 over a two-year period to local agencies and state public agencies. [More...]

THE CHISHOLM FOUNDATION

Founded in 1960 by Alexander F. Chisholm, a businessman, philanthropist, and churchman from Mississippi, the Foundation’s mission is to support the arts, education, and religion. [More...]

THE COCA COLA FOUNDATION

The Foundation, the philanthropic arm of the soda giant, partners with nonprofits around the globe to support initiatives and programs that respond in a meaningful way to community needs and priorities. Through the Company’s global Foundation, the Company is concentrating its community support in several priority areas. [More...]

THE COMPTON FOUNDATION

The Foundation seeks to foster human and ecological security by addressing threats to these rights. It also supports responsible stewardship that respects the rights of future generations to a balanced and healthy personal and global ecology. [More...]

THE DANIELS FUND

The Fund, created by Bill Daniels, owner of Daniels & Associates, is nationally recognized as a leading provider of investment banking services to medial and technology companies. The Fund focuses its grantmaking on the following areas: aging, alcoholism and substance abuse, amateur sports, disabilities, early childhood education, K-12 education reform, ethics and integrity in education, homeless and disadvantaged, and youth development. [More...]

THE DAVID B. GOLD FOUNDATION

The Foundation is dedicated to developing positive human potential and enriching the quality of life in the communities it serves. It focuses its grantmaking on the following areas: children, youth, and families; the environment; democratic values; Jewish culture; and miscellaneous. [More...]

THE DR. ROBERT C. AND TINA SOHN FOUNDATION

The Foundation was formed to continue the vision and legacy of its founders. Their vision of a “wholistic” life, lived synergistically with nature and the environment, in which all people can breathe clean air, eat wholesome organic food, and be exposed to the wonders of music, dance, and literature, continues with the Foundation. [More...]

THE EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION OF AMERICA

The foundation's areas of interest include, but are not limited to, the environment, the crisis of human population and reproductive freedom, Native Americans, arts, education, medicine, and human services. Grants are also awarded for family services, such as projects to prevent sexual abuse, recruit foster parents, and integrate low-income families into communities. [More...]

THE ELIZABETH MORSE CHARITABLE TRUST

The Trust supports charitable organizations that encourage the principles of individual self-reliance, self-sacrifice, thrift, industry, and humility. Also of interest are organizations that relieve human suffering through scientific research and education regarding disease; assisting youth with troubled childhoods and emotional disorders; addressing the concerns of the elderly; and helping humankind during times of natural and human-made disasters. [More...]

THE FISHMAN FAMILY FOUNDATION

The Foundation, established in 1997, focuses its grantmaking on Jewish culture, education, the arts, and support for unserved needs in the local community. Grants are awarded for research, education, and cultural development of and for the Jewish community; scholarships related to Jewish services, education, social and community activities; medical research and educational projects; under-served local community programs; and critical needs in Israel. [More...]

THE FRANKEL FAMILY FOUNDATION

The Foundation supports organizations that assist people who are disempowered to live their lives with dignity, security, and opportunity. Particular interest is given to programs that promote peace, education, and well being, both locally and around the world. [More...]

THE GLASER PROGRESS FOUNDATION

The Foundation, created, endowed and led by Rob Glaser, founder and chairman of the board of RealNetworks, aims to build a more just, sustainable, humane world by supporting nonprofits with a national focus and a strong history of success in targeted program areas. The Foundation focuses its grantmaking on the following areas: measuring progress, independent media, animal advocacy, and global HIV/AIDS. [More...]

THE HAGEN FAMILY FOUNDATION

The Foundation, established in 1999, provides grants to creative and innovative proposals in the areas of the arts, education, environment, religion, and social services. The Foundation supports organizations nationwide, with special interest in California, Colorado, Michigan, and Florida. [More...]

THE HARRY CHAPIN FOUNDATION

The Foundation was created in 1981 to honor musician Harry Chapin. The Foundation’s mission is to make a difference in communities around the country. [More...]

THE HEARST FOUNDATIONS

The Foundations, formed by newspaper magnate William Randolph Hearst, support well-established nonprofits that address important issues within their major areas of interest: health, education, culture, and social services. Education grants fund exemplary institutions of higher education dedicated to preparing students to succeed in a global society. [More...]

THE HERBERT W. HOOVER FOUNDATION

The Foundation supports initiatives that reflect the legacy of the Family, who are heirs to the vacuum cleaner entrepreneur. The Foundation focuses its grantmaking on the following areas: community, education, environment, and science. [More...]

THE HIGHLAND STREET FOUNDATION

The Foundation was established in 1989 by David J. McGrath Jr., the founder and owner of TAD Resources International, which was later sold to Adecco, the world’s largest temporary help company. [More...]

THE JOHN BEN SNOW MEMORIAL TRUST

The Trust makes grants to programs and projects in the following topic areas: arts and culture, community development, education, environment, historic preservation, and journalism. The Trust also responds to the ever-changing needs of various segments of the population, especially to the needs of young people and people who are either physically or economically disadvantaged. [More...]

THE LAWRENCE FOUNDATION

The Foundation is a private, family foundation created by Jeff Lawrence, the co-founder of Trillium Digital Systems, which was acquired by Intel Corporation. The Foundation’s grantmaking supports environmental, education, human services, disaster relief, and other causes. [More...]

THE LISA AND DOUGLAS GOLDMAN FUND

The Fund supports organizations that are making valuable contributions in the following fields: democracy and civil liberties, education and literacy, environment, health and recreation, Jewish community, reproductive health and rights, and San Francisco Bay Area institutions and projects. Democracy and civil liberties grants seek to ensure informed, active, and equal citizen participation in the democratic process and protect civil liberties from emerging threats. [More...]

THE LUCIUS N. LITTAUER FOUNDATION

The Foundation was created from the estate of Congressman and CEO of the Littauer Glove Company, Lucius Littauer. The Foundation makes grants in the areas of education, social welfare, health care, the environment, arts and culture, Jewish communal life and Jewish studies. [More...]

THE MAX AND ANNA LEVINSON FOUNDATION

The Foundation is a Jewish family foundation that makes grants to nonprofits committed to developing a more just, caring, ecological, and resilient world. The Foundation seeks people and organizations that combine idealism, dedication, and genuine concern with rigorous analysis and strategic plans that foster a sense of social connection, mutual recognition, and solidarity. [More...]

THE MAYER FOUNDATION

The mission of the Foundation, incorporated in 2002, awards grants to both individuals and organizations. The Foundation makes economic relief grants to needy individuals who are distressed or suffering as a result of poverty, low income, or lack of financial resources; to provide health care to those who cannot afford health care to those who cannot afford it or whose health insurance or financial resources are insufficient to cover medical needs. [More...]

THE NORMAN FOUNDATION

Following up on Thomas Jefferson’s quote about “the ground of liberty is won by inches,” the Foundation seeks to help win some of those precious inches. The Foundation support efforts that strengthen the ability of communities to determine their own economic, environmental, and social well-being, and that help people control those forces that affect their lives. [More...]

THE OAK HILL FUND

The Fund, established in April 2002, promotes the well-being of mankind through effective and inspiriting grantmaking. The Fund focuses its grantmaking on a variety of areas including promoting the principles of sustainable and affordable design in residential housing; advancing women’s reproductive health and rights; and improving the quality of life in the greater Charlottesville, VA., community. [More...]

THE OVERBROOK FOUNDATION

The Foundation supports projects both domestically and internationally related to the environment and human rights. The environment program seeks to develop better consumption and production habits in the United States and in Brazil, Mexico, and Ecuador. [More...]

THE PATRICK AND ANNA M. CUDAHY FUND

The Fund supports social services, health care and human services, the arts, education, and environmental issues. Social services grants provide safety nets and supports for under-resourced and low-income communities. [More...]

THE PEPSICO FOUNDATION

The PepsiCo Foundation invests in youth development, higher education, diversity initiatives, and community organizations valued by employees. The foundation is committed to helping address the needs of today's youth, focusing on physical activity/fitness and skill development, primarily among urban and low-income youth; leadership; entrepreneurship; and other life skills to prepare them for college and the workforce. [More...]

THE REIMAN FOUNDATION

The Foundation is the philanthropic arm of the publishing Company that’s now managed by Hexagon, a private investment company. The Foundation supports the dedication, imagination, and courage of many worthy organizations. [More...]

THE ROY A. HUNT FOUNDATION

The Foundation was founded by the former president of Alcoa with the purpose of supporting organizations that strive to improve the quality of life. The Foundation focuses the majority of its grantmaking in three areas: community development, the environment, and youth violence prevention. [More...]

THE SAFEWAY FOUNDATION

The Foundation, the philanthropic arm of the grocery Retailer, supports causes that impact its customers’ lives. Giving is focused on the following areas: health and human services, hunger relief, education, and helping people living with disabilities. [More...]

THE SCHERMAN FOUNDATION

Founded in 1941 by Harry Scherman, the developer of the Book-of-the-Month Club, the Foundation focuses its grantmaking on the following topics: environment, human rights and liberties, peace and security, reproductive rights and services, the arts, and social welfare. Under the arts and social welfare, preference is given to New York City organizations. [More...]

THE STREISAND FOUNDATION

The Foundation is the philanthropic vehicle of singer/actress Barbra Streisand. It focuses its grantmaking on national organizations working on environmental preservation; AIDS research, advocacy, service, and litigation; voter education; the protection of civil liberties and civil rights; women’s issues; and nuclear disarmament. [More...]

THE WALLACE FOUNDATION

Created by DeWitt and Lila Acheson Wallace, the creators of The Reader’s Digest Association, the Foundation solicits proposals from organizations it has pre-identified. But it does accept one- to two-page letters of inquiry. [More...]

THE WHITE ENVELOPE PROJECT

The Project, founded by four Atlanta siblings in their 20s, the organization is dedicated to developing the next generation of givers, civic leaders, and philanthropists. The Project’s programs educate youth and young adults about charitable giving, inspire them to act, and provide them with tools, information, and resources to make a difference in the lives of others. [More...]

THE WINDHOVER FOUNDATION

The Foundation is the philanthropic arm of Quad/Graphics, a large printing Company. Founded in 1983, the Foundation focuses its grantmaking on organizations that meet a pressing, unfilled social need. [More...]

TIFFANY & CO. FOUNDATION

The Foundation is the philanthropic arm of the famous jeweler. It awards grants to organizations dedicated to the education and preservation of the arts and those involved with environmental conservation. [More...]

TIFFANY & CO. FOUNDATION

The Foundation, the philanthropic arm of the jeweler, awards grants to nonprofit organizations in the U.S. Activities in developing countries are funded by grants to U.S. [More...]

TOMMY HILFIGER U.S.A. INC.

The clothing Company’s philanthropic efforts are focused on empowering America’s youth. The Company focuses its grantmaking on developing and supporting programs/partnerships that promote educational opportunities for diverse populations in the U.S. [More...]

TOWN CREEK FOUNDATION

The Foundation commits its resources in three areas: a sustainable environment, a strong democracy, and a peaceful world. Grants are awarded to projects and programs that promote ecological sustainability; protect the public’s interest in our media system; and reduce the risks and costs of war. [More...]

TURNER BROADCASTING SYSTEM

Broadcasting entrepreneur Ted Turner’s company supports organizations and projects in the areas of education for at-risk middle school students, the environment, and arts and culture. Proposals are accepted throughout the year. [More...]

TYCO ELECTRONICS FOUNDATION

The Foundation provides funding to organizations in geographic areas where Tyco Electronics Corporation has a significant employee population and for specific projects or programs in broad categories, including education, particularly pre-college math and science, and community impact. In addition to a matching gifts program for employee contributions to accredited high schools, colleges, and universities, the Foundation also supports agencies that promote personal growth, career opportunities, and economic self-sufficiency as well as local chapters of health- and civic-related organizations. [More...]

U.S. COMMISSION ON LIBRARIES AND INFORMATION SCIENCES

The Commission announces the first nationwide award for libraries with exemplary consumer health information programs. The Award is designed to recognize libraries that encourage and promote improved health for the populations they serve. [More...]

UNION PACIFIC FOUNDATION

The Foundation is the charitable arm of the Union Pacific Railroad Company. Grantmaking is earmarked for projects in community and civic areas, fine arts, and health and human services. [More...]

VERIZON

The Foundation seeks to transform the way the private, public, and nonprofit sectors work together in building collaborative partnerships. The Foundation not only provides funds, it has built an online community of volunteers, business advice, Internet training, and Web developers to leverage the work of nonprofits. [More...]

VERIZON FOUNDATION

The telecommunications philanthropic arm targets its money toward three programs: volunteerism, literacy, and domestic violence. Schools applying for literacy grants must be registered with the National Center for Education Statistics. [More...]

W.L.S. SPENCER FOUNDATION

The Foundation hopes that the initiatives it funds embrace and encourage creativity and risk taking. The Foundation focuses its grantmaking in two areas: arts and education. [More...]

Wachovia Wells Fargo Foundation

The Foundation’s mission is to build strong and vibrant communities, improve the quality of life, and make a positive difference. The Foundation focuses its grantmaking on the following areas: education, community development, health and human services, arts and culture, the environment, and civic life. [More...]

WAL-MART FOUNDATION

The Foundation is the philanthropic arm of the discount retailer. The Foundation’s State Giving Program awards grants at the state and regional level to programs that have a strong impact within the communities the company serves. [More...]

WALGREEN COMPANY

The Company’s corporate contributions program supports nonprofits in local Walgreens communities throughout the United States. Stores are located in 49 states, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico. [More...]

WALMART FOUNDATION

The Foundation’s State Giving Program awards grants to nonprofits at the state and regional level throughout the U.S. and Puerto Rico for programs that give individuals access to a better life. [More...]

WALMART FOUNDATION STATE GIVING PROGRAM

The Foundation’s State Giving Program awards grants to nonprofits at the state and regional level in all 50 states and Puerto Rico. Grants are awarded for programs that give individuals access to a better life. [More...]

WALMART LOCAL COMMUNITY CONTRIBUTION PROGRAM

The Program provides support to local nonprofits, government agencies, and K-12 schools and higher education institutions located in communities with Company stores, logistics facilities, or Sam’s Clubs. Areas of focus are: education; workforce development/economic opportunity; health and wellness; environmental stability; and hunger relief. [More...]

WESTERN UNION FOUNDATION

The Foundation, the philanthropic arm of the telegraph communications Company, facilitates global economic empowerment and helps families stay connected, overcome barriers, and realize dreams. The Foundation focuses its grantmaking on three programs: creating pathways to opportunities; supporting cultural inclusion; and fostering hope in the developing world. [More...]

WEYERHAEUSER FAMILY FOUNDATION

The Foundation supports programs of national and international significance that promote the welfare of human and natural resources. The Foundation’s General Program funds projects in the arts; education; environment, conservation, preservation; health; and international. [More...]

WILDHORSE FOUNDATION

The Foundation is managed by the Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation in partnership with Wildhorse Resort and Casino. The Foundation serves the tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation (Cayuse, Umatilla, and Walla Walla) in the area now known as northeastern Oregon and southeastern Washington. [More...]

WILLIAM E. DEAN III CHARITABLE FOUNDATION

The Foundation was created by a Texas dentist exclusively for charitable, religious, scientific, literary, and educational purposes. During his lifetime, the dentist favored applications in support of helping canines and soldiers with the transition back into civilian life or for the prevention of cruelty to animals. [More...]

WILLIAM RANDOLPH HEARST FOUNDATION

The Foundation was one of two founded by publisher and philanthropist William Randolph Hearst. Grantmaking is focused on four areas: education, health, social service and culture. [More...]

WINDGATE FOUNDATION

The Foundation funds national organizations with an emphasis on those in the Midwest and Southwest that have a positive impact on elementary and secondary education, marriage and family, social services, seniors, Christian religion, children, arts education, and youth services. There are no application deadlines. [More...]

ZIMMER FAMILY FOUNDATION

The Foundation's grantmaking focuses on local, national, and international organizations for the purpose of supporting religious, educational, and social programs that primarily serve disadvantaged people. Judging criteria include compelling need, sense of urgency, local ownership, dependable administration and staff, innovative methods, potential for replication, and ability to leverage matching grants. [More...]



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