Due Date: April 27, 2023
Match Required: In-Kind
Overview: The purpose of this program is to provide support for nonprofit organizations responding to the ever-changing needs of targeted populations, especially under-resourced individuals. This program will support projects that address the funding agency’s primary focus area of education. Education projects must provide educational opportunities or academic assistance to individuals that demonstrate an intellectual aptitude and a financial need, including scholarships; fellowships; academic tutoring; and/or counseling, literacy, and journalism.
Projects that fall under one of the following secondary focus areas will also be considered:
Arts and culture: promoting arts education and appreciation, particularly for young adults, via the development of educational curricula and professional instruction, including visiting artists and performance support for targeted populations
Community initiatives: providing programs or services that directly improve the quality of life within the core geographic regions that the funding agency serves, including support for libraries, food pantries and shelters, and neighborhood revitalization
Youth programs: providing character education or enrichment opportunities via mentoring or after-school programming