Advocacy

Autism Delaware Grants

December 8, 2014       The NonProfit Times      

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Autism Delaware is now seeking applications for its 2015 grant cycle. The organization will fund projects that seek to improve the lives of people with autism in the state of Delaware. Specifically, the organization will give special consideration to programs that improve the lives of children and adults with autism across their life spans. Although the amount available for each grant will vary according to Autism Delaware’s annual budget, a grant can be worth as much as $2,000.

The Kip Tiernan Social Justice Fellowship

December 3, 2014       The NonProfit Times      

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The Kip Tiernan Social Justice Fellowship honors the lifelong work of the founder of Rosie’s Place, established in Boston 40 years ago as the first women’s shelter in the nation. The Fellowship is awarded annually to a woman to develop and carry out a special project in New England that will improve the lives of poor and homeless women and further the mission of Rosie’s Place. The Fellowship is 12 months long and is awarded on a one-time basis to an eligible woman. Fellows are paid a $40,000 stipend.

Disability Communications Fund Grants Program

September 22, 2014       The NonProfit Times      

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The Disability Communications Fund (DCF) is now accepting letters of intent (LOI) for its 2015 grants program. Disability Communications grants are awarded on an annual basis, with funding starting in late-January 2015 in this upcoming grant cycle. Grants will range in amounts from $10,000 to $100,000 and will be used to fund projects and programs which improve existing services or technology, or develop new services or technology, related to communications access for people and communities in California. Approximately $1 million will be available for competitive grants in 2015.

Healthy Aging Grants: Empowerment

April 2, 2014       The NonProfit Times      

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The Tufts Health Plan Foundation is seeking Letters of Inquiry (LOI) for its Healthy Aging Grants: Empowerment. The Foundation will accept applications from organizations that are working to promote that promote access to transportation for older adults as well as those that disseminate information to the public on the availability and value of programs and services for older adults, or about healthy aging in general. These types of programs include:

Youth and Philanthropy Fund

December 5, 2013       The NonProfit Times      

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The Youth Advisory Committee (YAC) of the Berks County Community Foundation is seeking grant applications from organizations that have programs that address issues associated with peer pressure, bullying, body image, and promoting self-worth, self-confidence and all-around personal excellence. A total of $16,000 in grant money is available.

Power of the Purse

November 20, 2013       The NonProfit Times      

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Now in its second year, the Power of the Purse Fund was created by the Berks County Community Foundation to break the cycle of poverty by empowering girls/women who want to re-enter the workplace. The Fund will distribute up to $20,000 to programs that will help to accomplish this goal. If your organization is making a difference in the lives of women and girls in Berks County by helping them discover or navigate their way to gainful employment, and ultimately, self-sufficiency, you are encouraged to submit an application for a grant.

Healthy Aging Grants Program: Empowerment

November 4, 2013       The NonProfit Times      

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The Tufts Health Plan Foundation’s Healthy Aging Grants Program seeks to fund programs that help older adults live healthier lives. The Program is divided into three categories: Health & Wellness, Purposeful Engagement, and Empowerment. The Empowerment category is designed to provide access to information so that older adults can learn about programs and services in their communities. The foundation also funds transportation programs that empower older adults to be more active in their communities, thereby decreasing social isolation.

Good Neighbor YOUth In Driver Seat Grants

May 30, 2013       The NonProfit Times      

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Youth Service America (YSA) is teaming up with State Farm for the YOUth In Driver Seat program, a service and learning program that includes training, ongoing support and consultation, and a $1,500 grant to implement a 14 week project that encourages safe driving habits, service to the community, and student achievement.