April 10, 2014
The Irwin Andrew Porter Foundation funds in a broad range of focus areas and is most interested in projects that require or inspire those directly benefiting from the project to give back to their communities both during the project and into the future. When making domestic grants, the Foundation seeks to fund projects in Illinois, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota, and Wisconsin. Grants range from $500 to $30,000 annually, and the deadline for the first phase of the application process is April 30, 2014. Click here to learn more and begin the process.
The J.E. and L.E. Mabee Foundation makes grants in the states of Arkansas, Kansas, Missouri, New Mexico, Oklahoma, and Texas for projects that improve the education or health of their communities. The Foundation is particularly engaged in funding of construction projects for new facilities, or renovations of older facilities. The Board meets quarterly to review requests for grants; visit www.mabeefoundation.com to learn more and begin your application process.
The Katharine Matthies Foundation was established to support and promote programming for underserved populations, especially in the areas of human services and healthcare. Special consideration is given to programs that deal with children. Grants are made exclusively to the people of the Lower Naugatuck Valley of Connecticut, and this year’s deadline for submission is May 1. To learn more about this possibility, click here.
The Marion I. and Henry J. Knott Foundation makes grants in several Northern Maryland counties including Baltimore County and the contiguous counties, and in all western counties of Maryland. One year grants, with an average funding of $45,000, are awarded twice a year. Areas of Foundation funding include human services and health care. The nearest letter of inquiry stage for these grants closes on June 2, 2014. Go to http://www.knottfoundation.org/ to learn more.