Grant Opportunities 

Annie E. Casey Foundation 
The Annie E. Casey Foundation is a private charitable organization, dedicated to helping build better futures for disadvantaged children in the United States. The primary mission of the Foundation is to foster public policies, human–service reforms, and community supports that more effectively meet the needs of today's vulnerable children and families. In pursuit of this goal, the Foundation makes grants that help states, cities and neighborhood...



Bahl Foundation - National & International  
The Bahl Foundation is dedicated to advancing the health and well being of children around the world through education, health, faith and the arts.



Baltimore Community Foundation 
Letters of inquiry concerning grants from the Baltimore Community Foundation to support projects in arts and culture, children and families, and community development. Preference will be given to proposals that promote a public–sector tourism campaign, increase Baltimore's cultural profile, support community involvement in the arts, explore new revenue options for regional cultural activities, support disadvantaged neighborhoods, develop young people



Beaumont Foundation 
The Foundation provides grants and scholarships to a broad range of charitable, religious and educational organizations across the United States. We support organizations that seek to improve lives by giving people the tools to become educated, healthy, and self–reliant through the grantmaking areas of Education, Health Care, Children and Youth Programs, Social Services (Food, Shelter and Clothing) and our Children of Fallen Heroes Program.



Best Friends Foundation 
The Best Friends Foundation provides youth development programs for 6–12 graders with character–building curricula with messages of abstinence from sex, drugs, alcohol, and violence.



Bridgestone Firestone Trust Fund 
The Trust Fund focuses on organizations with missions supporting: 1) education, 2) environment and conservation, 3) childrens programs. Including national and local charities, the Trust Fund has donated more than $20 Million in the past 5 years.



Build-A-Bear Workshop Foundation 
Build–A–Bear Workshop Foundation is a 501(c)(3) organization committed to improving communities and impacting lives through unique philanthropic programs that help children and families, animals and the environment.



Cal Ripken Jr. Foundation - Youth - National Focus 
The Cal Ripken, Sr. Foundation is reaching out to youth across the country with a particular emphasis on America's most distressed and underserved areas. Through partnerships with youth–serving organizations and schools, the Foundation brings vital life lessons to America's most impressionable population.



Child Foundation 
As an international charity, Child Foundation helps children living in poverty to remain in school. The children sponsored through our programs are high achievers, and many of the children we assist are orphans or children living in emergency situations. By enhancing the quality of life for children in need, as well as their respective families, we actively help them gain access to education.



CJ Foundation for SIDS - National Focus 
The CJ Foundation is committed to developing, implementing and providing funding for education and awareness programs so that the message of risk reduction reaches every potential population. The CJ Foundation is national in scope and also supports bereavement and counseling services for those families that have lost a baby to SIDS.


Clorox Company Foundation 
The mission of The Clorox Company Foundation is to improve the quality of life in communities where Clorox employees live and work. Community involvement is an integral part of our business and is carried out through a program of grant–making, volunteerism and leadership in community service. The Foundation concentrates on two focus areas: education/youth development and culture/civic programs. The Foundation may shift funding priorities from year t year.


Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption 
The Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption raises national awareness about the need for adoptive familes for foster care children and awards grants to adoption organizations that aggressively move children from foster care to adoptive homes.



Disney Community Relations Program 
Walt Disney World Co. extends a caring hand to the children of our community. Our programs and partnerships help to build better futures for our children and, ultimately, a stronger community for us all. It is the goal of Disney–Helping Kids Shine to engage children in society by creating healthy, guiding relationships with adults, providing constructive free time activities, offering character–building opportunities, and encouraging a sense...



Doris Duke Charitable Foundation 
The mission of the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation is to improve the quality of people's lives through grants supporting the performing arts, environmental conservation, medical research and the prevention of child maltreatment, and through preservation of the cultural and environmental legacy of Doris Duke's properties.



Dr. Scholl Foundation 
The Dr. Scholl Foundation is dedicated to providing financial assistance to organizations committed to improving our world. Solutions to the problems of today's world still lie in the values of innovation, practicality, hard work, and compassion. Application for grants are considered in the following areas: Programs for children, developmentally disabled, senior citizens, civic and cultural institutions, social service agencies, hospitals and health c...



Dunkin' Donuts & Baskin-Robbins Community Foundation 
The focus of the Foundation is toward emergency response organizations and children–related causes. The foundation's goal is two fold. First, to help ensure that those heroes we depend on during a disaster have the training, equipment and resources they need to rise to any occasion. And second, to make a positive impact in the lives of children in the communities that we serve by supporting charities that benefit children.



Eckerd Family Foundation 
The Eckerd Family Foundation's mission provides leadership and support for innovative educational, preventative, therapeutic and rehabilitative programs for children, youth and their families. The Foundation seeks to support the most promising and innovative ideas that provide vulnerable youth with not merely transitional services, but rather transformational opportunities helping them to reconnect with their futures. Areas of funding interest: Educat...


Edna McConnell Clark Foundation 
The Edna McConnell Clark Foundation is supporting a number of high–performing nonprofits around the country, helping them increase their capacity to serve more young people from low–income backgrounds (ages 9 to 24) with quality programs during out–of–school time.



Entergy Charitable Foundation 
Entergy's Corporate Giving programs include cash as well as in–kind contributions that address myriad community needs: arts and culture, community improvement and enrichment, education and literacy, the environment and healthy families. Entergy's Open Grants Program focuses on improving communities as a whole. We look for giving opportunities in the areas of arts and culture, community improvement/enrichment, the environment and healthy fam...



ESA Foundation 
The ESA Foundation is dedicated to supporting positive programs and opportunities that make a difference in the quality of life, health and welfare of America's youth. The Foundation seeks to harness the collective power of the interactive entertainment industry to create positive social impact in our communities. We support geographically diverse projects and programs that benefit American youth of all races, religions and genders.



Finish Line Youth Foundation 
The Finish Line Youth Foundation focuses funding on organizations that provide opportunities for youth participation in the following areas: Youth athletic programs – Community–based programs addressing active lifestyle and team building skills, and Camps – Established camps with an emphasis on sports and active lifestyle, especially programs serving disadvantaged and special needs kids.



For Kids Only 
For Kids Only seeks to fund programs with specific faith based components geared towards “at risk” children from newborn to twelve years that further their mission, have specific measurable spiritual and academic outcomes, and serve as a model in their local community.


Foundation for Child Development 
The Foundation for Child Development (FCD) is a national, private philanthropy dedicated to the principle that all families should have the social and material resources to raise their children to be healthy, educated and productive members of their communities.



Gerber Foundation 
The Foundation's mission focuses on infants and young children. Accordingly, priority is given to projects that improve infant and young children nutrition, care and development from the first year before birth to three years of age. Programs should support a specific nutrition or health intervention and have defined outcome parameters.


Glaser Family Charitable Foundation 
The Glaser Family Charitable Foundation will make grants to various local and national public charities and organizations. Of special interest to the Foundation will be educational organizations, Christian ministries, and organizations that benefit children's heath.



Hearst Foundations 
The Hearst Foundations work with comprehensive direct–service organizations that foster effective solutions to social and economic problems. Priority is given to efforts that enable children, youth and families to lead productive and independent lives. The Foundations' interest include family support services, domestic violence and child abuse prevention, after–school programs, youth development, literacy, housing and homelessness, job tra...


Heckscher Foundation 
Heckscher Foundation was founded in 1921 to promote the welfare of children in New York and elsewhere throughout the United States. Today, it provides grants to youth–serving organizations in the fields of education, family services, child welfare, health, arts and recreation.



Heckscher Foundation for Children 
The Heckscher Foundation for Children was founded in 1921 to promote the welfare of children in New York City and the United States as a whole. We fund organizations serving youth in the fields of education, family services, job training, health, arts and recreation. The Foundation's giving takes the form of program support, capacity–building, capital projects and general operating support. The Foundation seeks to "level the playing field" for...



Herbalife Family Foundation 
Created in 1994 by Herbalife Founder Mark Hughes, Herbalife Family Foundation (HFF) creates partnerships with charities to help meet the nutritional needs of children at risk. At the same time, HFF is there to provide funds to organizations assisting victims of natural disasters. HFF is a global non–profit organization working in communities around the world.



Jackson Family Charitable Foundation - Global Focus 
The Jackson Family Charitable Foundation will endeavor to help encourage unity between cultures and people, and to support disadvantaged children through education and scholarships who have the ability to excel in the arts, music and entertainment by enhancing their outlook on life and instilling in them a vision for their future that there is nothing impossible in life if you put your mind to it.



LEGO Children's Fund - National Focus 
The LEGO Children's Fund extends this commitment to local and national organizations that support innovative projects and programming to cultivate and celebrate a child's exploration of personal creativity and creative problem–solving in all forms. Our goal is to prepare the next generation – the builders of tomorrow – for a lifetime of creative l.


Lifetime Adoption Foundation 
The Lifetime Adoption Foundation provides adoption grants for qualified families which may be applied towards domestic adoptions of African American newborns and children, sibling groups of all races, special needs, and older children.