Feb. 11, 2015
The Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation exists to help low-income and vulnerable individuals and families by providing grants to nonprofits that provide direct services. Grants from the Weinberg Foundation may be in the form of operating, program, or capital, with a focus on the areas of Maryland and Eastern Pennsylvania. The Foundation accepts Letters of Inquiry (LOI) on a rolling basis and reviews them weekly. For more information, click here.
The Kessler Foundation is now accepting proposals for its Community Employment Grants which support non-traditional solutions to increase employment outcomes for New Jersey citizens with disabilities. Priority is given to projects serving individuals with mobility disabilities, traumatic brain injury, spinal cord injury, multiple sclerosis, stroke, cerebral palsy, spina bifida, epilepsy, or other impairments primarily due to neuromuscular disorders. The next deadline for applications is March 13. For more information, click here.
The Mazda Foundation funds nonprofit organizations in the areas of education, literacy, social welfare, scientific research, cross-cultural understanding, and environmental conservation. The Foundation focuses its giving in communities where Mazda employees live and work. The Foundation accepts applications between May 1 and July 1 each year. For more information, click here.
The William G. McGowan Charitable Fund will award grants in support of initiatives that seek to correct circumstances contributing to homelessness, as well as initiatives designed to help eradicate the condition of homelessness in the long term. Programs must include education or job training, as well as job placement and retention counseling, and provide evidence-based support services to help remove barriers to self-sufficiency for homeless individuals. Other support services may include mental health and substance abuse support; life skills, parenting, and/or personal budgeting training; and post-program participant follow up. The next deadline for letters of inquiry is March 15. For more information, click here.