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The Tjx Foundation
Category: Children, Youth & Families
DescriptionThe Foundation is the philanthropic arm of the retail Company. Its giving program is an investment in its communities, in children, and in its future. Its goal is to support nonprofits that provide services, which promote and improve the quality of life for children, women, and families in need. The Foundation also supports emergency assistance programs, such as disaster relief intervention projects. The Foundation supports organizations in communities where one or more of its divisions operate a home office, a store, or a distribution facility and whose programs help to promote strong families, provide emergency shelter, enhance education/job readiness, and build community ties. Grants are awarded in the following areas: civic/community, domestic violence prevention, education, health, and social services. Civic/community grants emphasize programs that teach disadvantaged persons independent living skills and those that improve race/cultural relations. Domestic violence prevention grants support immediate emergency services and shelter accommodations for victims and family members affected by abusive situations as well as programming that works to break the cycle of violence. Education grants support programs that provide academic and vocational opportunities for the disadvantaged, including early intervention, mentoring, tutoring, GED and college coursework, as well as programs that teach people to speak, read, and write English. Health grants support programs that provide early and comprehensive prenatal services and healthy baby education. The Foundation will also consider funding for medical research that furthers the treatment of, or eliminates the impact of, congenital or chronic diseases. Social services grants support disadvantaged children and families. Programs that strengthen the family unit; along with the parent-child relationship; offer food and clothing assistance; provide counseling; youth development or adoption services. The Foundation also supports programs that directly help those with physical and/or mental impairments. Additional information can be found on the Web site.
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