“With an expected $9-Billion Windfall, the The Cargill Philanthropies Could Become America’s Third Largest Grant Maker,” The Chronicle of Philanthropy January 24, 2011
“With Cash Donations Down, Minnesota Charity Pushes ‘Other Ways to Give,’ The Chronicle of Philanthropy Philanthropy.com December 8, 2010.
Edna McDonnel Clark Foundation
As one of the inaugural intermediary grantmakers for the Social Innovation Fund (SIF), EMCF will grant $10 million in SIF funds and $10 million in matching funds from their endowment to 8-10 high-performing, youth-serving nonprofits in 2011. These grants, which will generally be multi-year and for a minimum of $2 million annually, will provide upfront growth capital to help recipients build their evidence base and their organizational capacity to prepare for greater public and private investment that can propel them to scale and sustainability.”
DEADLINE: Oct 25 letter of intent (webinar on Oct 19th)
Tiger Woods Foundation – Education and Youth Development GrantsThe Tiger Woods Foundation is inviting proposals for their Education and Youth Development Grants. The Foundation’s giving focuses on underserved youth between the ages of 8 and 18. A specific focus is on programs that enhance the learning process for youth and round-the-year mentoring or tutoring programs. 501(c)(3) organizations are eligible to apply.
AMOUNT: $2,500 – $25,000
DEADLINE : November 1, 2010
Grants for Youth Development (Verizon Foundation)
The goal of the Verizon Foundation Youth Development Grants is to improve lives through education, literacy, domestic violence prevention, healthcare and accessibility, and internet safety. Eligible organizations include nonprofits, elementary and secondary schools, and faith-based organizations.
DEADLINE: October 31, 2010
For additional information, please visit the Verizon Foundation website.
Forums or Training
The Chronicle of Philanthropy will have a live discussion on “Raising Money for Endowments — and Spending It” on
Tuesday, May 4, at noon U.S. Eastern time.
Kresge announces changes in its grant program
Facility Investments and Building Reserves “Institutional Capitalization” now includes the Arts and Culture Program’s investments in cultural facilities and building reserves funds. Under this new strategy, the Program will prioritize renovation and repair projects.
DEADLINE: May 17 for pre-application email