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United Way of America Information about the national organization and links to local members The Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation Provides funding for youth development activities
The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation The Foundation concentrates its grantmaking in three goal areas: to assure that all Americans have access to basic health care at reasonable cost; to improve the way services are organized and provided to people with chronic health conditions; and to reduce the personal, social and economic harm caused by substance abuse--tobacco, alcohol, and illicit drugs The Pew Charitable Trusts The Pew Charitable Trusts support nonprofit activities in the areas of culture, education, the environment, health and human services, public policy and religion
The W. K. Kellogg Foundation A nonprofit organization whose mission is "to help people help themselves through the practical application of knowledge and resources to improve their quality of life and that of future generations." The Annie E. Casey Foundation In general, the grant making of the Annie E. Casey Foundation is limited to initiatives that have significant potential to demonstrate innovative policy, service delivery, and community supports for children and families. Most grantees have been invited by the Foundation to participate in these projects
John S. and James L. Knight Foundation The Community Initiatives Program seeks to enhance the quality of life in the 26 communities where the Knight brothers published newspapers Adobe Community Relations Program We support nonprofit organizations which: service disadvantaged youth, the homeless, people with disabilities, minorities, the elderly, and victims of abuse; provide disaster relief, medical & hospice care, and provide meal service; provide education & literacy programs; support human rights; support the arts; protect the environment; and support animal rights
Soros Foundations The mission of the Children and Youth Programs is to provide young people with the opportunities and resources to help them participate fully in an open society Medtronic Foundation Grants to educational and community based programs in communities where Medtronic has a presence
Ben & Jerry's Foundation The Mission of the Ben & Jerry's Foundation is to make the world a better place by empowering Ben & Jerry's employees to use available resources to support and encourage organizations that are working towards eliminating the underlying causes of environmental and social problems John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation The Program on Human and Community Development supports the development of healthy individuals and effective communities
Bank of America Seeks out and underwrites programs supporting children and their special needs Heinz Endowments The goal of the Adolescents as Citizens Project is to increase learning opportunities in the non-school hours to nurture the development of adolescents both as individuals and as members of larger communities
Surdna Foundation, Inc We make both project and general support grants. We do not generally fund individuals, capital campaigns or building construction, or projects that are internationally based or focused JCPenney The Company supports organizations whose goals are in line with Company priorities listed below. Priority is given to organizations and programs that serve a broad spectrum of the community, have a multiplier or catalyst effect and are located in communities in which we have a business pres
Ford Foundation The Ford Foundation is a resource for innovative people and institutions worldwide Youth Grants This page provides links to grants which provide opportunities for young people and adults to take action on issues critical to their lives
The Benton Foundation Through demonstration projects, media production and publishing, research, conferences, and grantmaking, Benton probes relationships between the public, corporate, and nonprofit sectors to address the critical questions for democracy in the information age MetLife A continued tradition of corporate contributions and community involvement
Public Welfare Foundation A non-governmental grant-making organization dedicated to supporting organizations that provide services to disadvantaged populations and work for lasting improvements in the delivery of services that meet basic human needs Wallace Foundation Because the Foundationís programs are carefully focused to achieve certain goals and employ specific strategies, most grants are awarded as part of Foundation-initiated programs. The Foundation usually solicits proposals from grantees identified through a careful screening process. Given this, unsolicited proposals are rarely funded
Milagro Foundation Started in 1998 by Carlos and Deborah Santana, the foundation supports educational efforts to help children and youth live healthy lives, literate lives and culturally enriched lives The David and Lucille Packard Foundation The Foundation provides grants to nonprofit organizations in the following broad program areas: Science, Children, Families, and Communities, Population, Conservation, Arts, Organizational Effectiveness, and Philanthropy
Youth As Resources A community-based program that provides small grants to young people to design and carry out service projects that address social problems and contribute to significant community change Verizon Foundation Committed to "venture philanthropy" -- investing in the development of capacity infrastructure to create new leadership models for our communities
Youth Transitions Funders group A network of grantmakers whose mission is to help vulnerable youth make a successful transition to adulthood by age 25 Allstate Foundation Issues program grants to non-profit organizations that are related to personal safety and security, neighborhood revitalization and financial planning and education
Merrill Lynch Supports a variety of charitable causes throughout the world. The focus is on education and carries on the tradition established by Merrill Lynch founder Charles E. Merrill, who believed that education is the key to personal growth and prosperity RGK Foundation Endeavors to be a catalyst for progressive change in humanitarian concerns. Guiding the foundation is a deep reverence for democracy and a civil society together with the founders' values of foresight, imagination, and discovery. By seeking innovative projects without geographical limitations, in the areas of health, education, human services and community affairs, the Foundation strives to advance knowledge, improve society, and help realize human potential at home and abroad
RadioShack Neighborhood Answers Grants Designed to offer answers - answers that bring community impact through programs or projects conducted by local nonprofit organizations. Our program currently focuses on two areas: prevention of family violence/abuse and/or child abduction William T. Grant Foundation The goal of the Foundation is to help create a society that values young people and enables them to reach their full potential. It pursues this goal by investing in research and in people and projects that use evidence-based approaches. The Foundationís primary focus areas are: Youth Development; Systems Affecting Youth; and the Publicís View of Youth
Coalition of Community Foundations for Youth As primary funders of the nonprofit sector, community foundations understand the local landscape, and are part of the local accountability system. Many initiate as well as participate in collaboratives, and appreciate the synergies and improved outcomes that result from cooperative efforts to understand and address local problems The Coca-Cola Foundation Aims to provide youth with the educational opportunities and support systems they need to become knowledgeable and productive citizens.
Edna McConnell Clark Foundation Today the Edna McConnell Clark Foundation pursues its mission by helping a select group of high-performing nonprofit organizations increase their capacity to serve more young people from low-income backgrounds (ages 9 to 24) with quality programs during out-of-school time  


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