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Sept. 29, 2016

The Alabama Power Foundation’s “The Power of Good” program makes grants in the state of Alabama in support of education, and health and human services nonprofits. They are particularly interested in funding programs which address the needs of underserved populations, and that can lead to permanent and enduring improvements in the community. Applications for grants of less than $50,000 will be reviewed on a rolling basis; for applications above this threshold, the Board of the Foundation meets quarterly to determine awards. To learn more, click here.

The American Century Investments Foundation makes grants in the communities where American Century Investment employees live and work, including New York City, Mountain View, CA, and Kansas City, MO. Of particular interest are programs that provide direct health and human services to individuals and families. Generally, grants will range in size from $5,000-$25,000 and the next review of applicants will take place on Oct. 5, 2016. To learn more, click here.

Cleco makes grants in communities in which the company operates in support of health and wellness, and low income causes. Additional consideration will be given to those organizations with partnerships with the United Way. To learn more about the grant and the application, click here.

The Nordson Corporation Foundation makes grants in communities in California, Georgia, Massachusetts, New Jersey, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, and Wisconsin. The Foundation aims to improve their local communities through “improving educational outcomes that enable individuals to become self-sufficient, active participants in the community.” This is accomplished through programs dedicated to human welfare and education. This can include crisis intervention, life transitions, and prevention. To learn more, click here.

The Trull Foundation makes grants mainly in the state of Texas, in support of programs which help children, and those affected by substance abuse. These grants can include direct grants, or matching/challenge grants. Grant applications for 2017 are now being accepted. To learn more, click here.

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