July 18, 2014
Boeing provides grants nationwide in a variety of areas including health and human services to support programs that develop the workforce, build the capacity of service delivery systems and increase access to healthcare services, among other projects. The company makes these grants in 21 states and the District of Columbia, and each state has a different timeline for the application process. Click here to find your state and learn more about the application process, and timeline and the types of grants available in your area.
Costco makes charitable grants in the areas of health and human services, children, and education in the communities where it has offices or stores. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis, but allow at least three months between when you submit an application and the beginning of the event or program for which funds are being requested. Click here to learn more and begin your application.
Visa supports the community involvement of its employees through the operation of a worldwide matching gift program. It also contributes to strengthening the communities where its businesses and employees are located. Though the company does not accept unsolicited applications, it does encourage organizations in those communities to submit electronic letters of inquiry to highlight programs of interest. To learn more about Visa’s giving programs and how to begin the application process, click here.
The Walmart Foundation is making grants in the areas of “Women’s Economic Empowerment,” and “Career Opportunities” in three nationwide tiers. Community grants of up to $2,500 are available for local organizations, state grants of between $25,000 and $250,000 for regional programs, and national grants of above $250,000. Organizations with 501(c)(3) status in the United States are encouraged to submit applications for the Women’s Economic Empowerment grants. Grant award cycles are available to view at the website below, and vary by state, grant type and issue area. Most deadlines range from July 12 – December 31, 2014. Click here to learn more about local opportunities.