The Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation has awarded sixty grants totaling $2.7 million. The grants include 33 grants totaling $981,000 in Arts, one totaling $309,500 in Education, 21 totaling $1,345,000 in Environment, and five totaling $82,500 in other areas of focus.
In its first funding round of the year, the foundation awarded grants to organizations working in the areas of the arts, environment, education, and informed communities. Recipients include the Ironbound Community Corporation in Newark, which was awarded $70,000 in support of urban greening programs and environmental stewardship initiatives; the Wheaton Arts and Cultural Center in Millville, which will receive $65,000 in support of its audience and artist engagement programming; and the Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation in Princeton, which was awarded $309,500 in support of the New Jersey Teacher Fellowship Program.
In addition, the foundation awarded a grant of $30,000 to...
The Walmart Foundation is accepting applications through its Community Grant Program. Grants will be awarded to local nonprofit organizations located within the service area of individual Walmart stores in the areas of hunger relief and healthy eating, health and human services, quality of life, education, community and economic development, diversity and inclusion, public safety, and environmental sustainability.
Eligibility: Applicants must be tax-exempt under section 501(c)(3) or (19) of the Internal Revenue Code; or a recognized government entity (state, county, or city agency, including law enforcement or fire departments) requesting funds exclusively for a public purpose; or a K-12 public or private school, charter school, community/junior college, state/private college or university; or a church or other faith-based organization with a proposed project that benefits the community at large.
Grantmaker Name: Walmart Foundation
The Pollock-Krasner Foundation has awarded grants totaling more than $3.1 million to a hundred and eleven artists and twelve organizations.
“At the core of the Pollock-Krasner Foundation’s mission is fostering the work and development of artists, and our 2018-19 grant and award recipients highlight the impact we can have due to Lee Krasner’s legacy,” said Ronald D. Spencer, Chairman and CEO of the Pollock-Krasner Foundation. “In addition, through our support of institutions such as the Barbican Centre and their upcoming Lee Krasner retrospective and catalogue, and the Katonah Museum of Art’s exhibition of the work of Krasner and other women artists who participated in the groundbreaking 9th Street Show, we are continuing to advance much-needed scholarship.”
The Lee Krasner Award, given in recognition of a lifetime of artistic achievement, was awarded to artists Squeak Carnwath and Blane De St. Croix in...
The Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan announced nearly $19 million in grants to organizations and initiatives primarily within southeast Michigan’s seven counties in areas including health, education, the arts, environment, youth and housing, and human services.
“From support for music education to a learning program in Detroit laundromats and a counseling program for people affected by dementia, our goal is to create permanent, positive change for residents in southeast Michigan,” said Mariam C. Noland, President, Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan. “We accomplish this by partnering with communities, nonprofits, foundations, and stakeholders to implement solutions to complex issues.”
Prudential Financial has announced a commitment of more than $180 million to support "opportunity youth" gain the skills they need to compete for and succeed in quality jobs. According to Prudential, the commitment, which extends through 2025, is the largest ever private-sector investment in opportunity youth, who number some three hundred and fifty million worldwide.
“Businesses like ours have a role to play in ensuring that global economic progress benefits all members of tomorrow’s workforce,” said Prudential Chairman and CEO Charles Lowrey. “Our goal is to improve young people’s lives by creating pathways for them to achieve financial wellness, strengthen their communities and ultimately help drive the global economy.”
Prudential’s investment will help young people across the globe gain the right skills to compete for and succeed in quality jobs. This population segment, which accounts for 350 million people...
The Epilepsy Innovation Institute (Ei2 ) is pleased to announce a Request for Proposals for the My Brain Map initiative to fund pilot studies that would propose novel exploratory ways to model seizure propagation in a personalized brain network model. The ultimate end-goal is to create a user-friendly data visualization tool for seizure propagation personalized to the individual’s brain network. This request for proposals will be used to fund the preliminary exploratory work needed to develop a prototype visualization tool.
Eligibility: Principal investigators must hold a full-time faculty appointment at the level of assistant professor or above at an academic, nonprofit research institution, or at an industry organization whose primary mission includes medical research, either in or outside the United States.
Grantmaker Name: Epilepsy Foundation
Grant Category: Health and Wellness
Grant Geographic Focus: National
Grant Amount Available:...
Newman's Own, Fisher House Foundation, and Military Times join together in presenting grants to the most creative military quality of life improvement plans. Grant funding will be awarded to innovative ideas to improve the quality of life for military families.
Eligibility: Organizations must be comprised primarily of volunteers and/or be tax exempt according to section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.
Grantmaker Name: Newman's Own, Fisher House Foundation, Military Times
Grant Area Of Focus: Military, Veterans
Grant Geographic Focus: National
Grant Availability: $200,000
Maximum Grant Amount: $50,000
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