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*Please note that grants are posted with the most recently announced first, not by due date.
Last updated: 12/23/2015

 

PRIVATE FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES

Foundation for Improvement of Justice, Inc.
The Foundation for Improvement of Justice, Inc. is a private, not-for-profit organization that was founded for the purpose of improving local, state and federal systems of justice. Our mission is to recognize innovative and effective works and/or programs whose efforts have made positive influential differences in the United States criminal and civil judicial arenas. Our intent is to encourage further improvement in the various systems of justice in the United States through both recognition and reward. The Foundation encourages improvement by recognizing and rewarding accomplishment in the following categories:

  1. Legal reform
  2. Crime prevention
  3. Child protection
  4. Speeding the process
  5. Effecting restitution
  6. Crime victims' rights
  7. Alternative sentencing
  8. Reducing recidivism
  9. Lowering the cost
  10. Other significant efforts

The Foundation recognizes and awards up to seven nominees on an annual basis with a an awards package which includes: the Paul H. Chapman medal, a check for $10,000, a commendation bar pin, a certificate of appreciation, and an invitation to an awards banquet in Atlanta, Georgia.

For more information, click HERE .

 

Ohio State Bar Foundation
The Ohio State Bar Foundation is a public charity committed to advancing the philanthropic interest of Ohio's Lawyers to recognize excellence, improve the justice system and enhance public understanding of the law throughout Ohio. Our core values include a commitment to a society served by a fair, impartial and accessible system of justice. We believe that such a justice system results from the combined efforts of private citizens, educators, judges and lawyers.

The Grants Program is one aspect of the Foundation's efforts to translate that mission and those values into reality.

Application Deadline: Annually on February 15 and August 15

For more information, click HERE.

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Autodesk Charitable Giving Program
The Autodesk Charitable Giving Program supports nonprofit organizations worldwide, with emphasis on communities where company employees live and work. Autodesk's areas of interest include arts and culture, education and technology, environment and sustainability, and health and human services. Financial grants generally range from $1,000 to $5,000.

Application deadline: Monthly (visit website for specific submission dates)

For more information, click HERE.

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Walmart Local Community Contribution Program
The Walmart Local Community Contribution Program provides support to local nonprofit organizations, government agencies, and K-12 schools and higher education institutions located in communities with Walmart Stores, Logistics Facilities, or Sam’s Clubs. Churches and other faith-based organizations with projects that address the needs of the community at large are also eligible for support. Applying organizations must address one of the following focus areas: education, workforce development/economic opportunity, health and wellness, environmental sustainability, or hunger relief. Grants generally range from $250 to $5,000.

Application deadline: Ongoing from February 1 through December 1, annually.

For more information, click HERE.

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The Daniels Fund
The Daniels Fund Grants Program supports nonprofit organizations in Colorado, New Mexico, Utah, Wyoming, as well as programs with a national impact (national grants are by invitation only). The program areas eligible for grants through the Daniels Fund are:

  • Aging
  • Alcoholism & Substance Abuse
  • Amateur Sports
  • Disabilities
  • Early Childhood Education
  • K-12 Education Reform
  • Ethics and Integrity in Education
  • Homeless & Disadvantaged
  • Youth Development

The funds are allocated geographically according to the following percentages: Colorado 65% (50% in Metro Denver, 15% in balance of state), New Mexico 10%, Wyoming 10%, National programs (by invitation only) 10%, and Utah 5%.

Application deadline: Ongoing

For more information, click HERE.

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Dorothea Haus Ross Foundation
The Dorothea Haus Ross Foundation supports nonprofit organizations that serve vulnerable children in the United States and around the world. The Foundation provides grants to organizations that offer direct aid to children in need, including those who are ill, orphaned, disabled, injured, abused, or malnourished as well as children who have limited access to education. Most grants are one-time awards in the range of $1,000 to $15,000. Grants can support charities outside of the United States; however, non-U.S. charities must partner with U.S.-based organizations.

Application deadline: Ongoing

For more information, click HERE.

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Norfolk Southern Foundation 
The Norfolk Southern Foundation supports nonprofit organizations that focus on educational, cultural, environmental, social safety net, and economic development opportunities within the region served by Norfolk Southern, primarily in the Eastern, Midwestern, and Southern United States. The Foundation offers grants in the following principal areas: educational programs, primarily at the post-secondary level; community enrichment focusing on cultural and artistic organizations; human services that support basic needs; and environmental programs.

Applications are accepted between July 15 and September 30, annually.

For more information, click HERE.

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The Wachovia Wells Fargo Foundation Community Grants**
The mission of The Wachovia Wells Fargo Foundation is to build strong and vibrant communities, improve the quality of life, and make a positive difference in locations served by the bank throughout the United States. Grants are provided to nonprofit organizations in bank communities as well as selected national organizations. The Foundation's areas of interest include education, community development, health and human services, arts and culture, the environment, and civic affairs. Requests may be submitted throughout the year.

For the complete announcement, click HERE.

Application deadline: Ongoing

NOTE: The Wachovia Wells Fargo Foundation no longer accepts applications from Arizona, California, Colorado, Illinois, Nevada and Texas. If you are an organization in one of these states and would like to apply for a grant, please visit Wells Fargo's Corporate Giving site.

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Bank of America Corporate Philanthropy
The Bank of America Charitable Foundation focuses resources on creating neighborhood excellence in the communities throughout the United States where the bank does business. While the priorities of specific company communities drive how funding is used, giving at the local level typically falls into the following four generic categories: Community Development/Neighborhood Preservation, Education and Youth Development, Health and Human Services, and Arts and Culture.

Visit the bank’s website to access the online application information by clicking HERE.

Application deadline: Ongoing

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FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES FOR SCHOOL PERSONNEL

National Council of Teachers of Mathematics

Kids in Need Foundation

KaBOOM! Grants

Technology Grants for Educators

Captain Planet Foundation

Mr. Holland's Opus Foundation

Field Trip Grants from Target

 

 


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