Grant Opportunities tagged with "Poverty and low-income needs"

Allstate Foundation
The Allstate Foundation's grantmaking priorities fall into three categories: Safe and Vital Communities, Economic Empowerment and Tolerance, Inclusion and Diversity. Deadlines vary. For more information, visit the Allstate Foundation.
Citigroup Foundation
Citigroup Foundation provides grants for financial education programs and supports organizations that deliver economic and financial education to young people to help them learn how to create wealth in their community and make informed financial choices. Grants are for teacher training and innovative teaching strategies that increase student achievement, to reinforce community-led efforts to revitalize low-income neighborhoods, and to support community-based health and human services programs and disaster relief efforts. There is no deadline. For detailed information, visit the Citigroup Foundation Grant Guidelines.
Distance Learning and Telemedicine (DLT) Program
USDA Rural Development is offering grants to help rural community residents — students, teachers, parents, patients, and physicians — with innovative and affordable educational and health care opportunities that were once only available in urban areas. For more information on the program, e-mail, call 202-720-0413, or visit the website
Dollar General Grant Programs
The Dollar General Grant Programs support nonprofit organizations in the communities in 27 states where company stores are located. The Grant Programs support adult literacy, back-to-school, school library relief, family literacy, and youth literacy. The Back-to-School Grant Program awards grants to assist schools in implementing new programs or purchasing new equipment, materials, or software for their school library or literacy program. Visit Dollar General for program details and application guidelines.
ING Foundation Grants
ING awards grants in the areas of financial education, children's education, and physical education. Visit their website to download guidelines and an application.
The MAC AIDS Fund makes grants to charitable nonprofit organizations worldwide that provide direct care, support, and assistance to men, women, and children who are living with or impacted by HIV/AIDS. There are four areas of funding priority: the link between poverty and AIDS; developing hospitals and increasing the number of doctors and nurses in countries that need it the most; developing peer-based programs to help people adhere to their treatment regimens; and prevention programs that focus on high-risk populations such as youth, people over 50, and African Americans. Deadlines are December 15, March 15, June 15, and September 15. For additional information visit the MAC AIDS Fund.
National Library of Medicine Informatics and Information Systems Grants
U.S. public and private, nonprofit health-related organizations, academic universities and centers, hospitals, clinics, schools and community health centers, libraries, public health facilities, and units of state, local, or federal government may apply for grants to purchase computer hardware and software, Internet-based library services, website development, e-mail capabilities, and staff training. Deadlines are February 1, June 1, and October 1, 2008. Application forms.
NetAid (Mercy Corps) Global Action Awards
The awards honor high school students in the United States who have organized and led a project that has impacted people in poor countries or raised awareness about global poverty in their own communities, in areas such as preventing disease, alleviating hunger, protecting the environment, promoting human rights, and improving access to clean drinking water, health care, or education. Projects may involve organizing advocacy campaigns, raising funds, volunteering, or using media and technology to involve others in the fight against global poverty. Honorees receive $5,000 each for college or a charitable cause of their choice. For guidelines and application materials, visit NetAid.
RGK Foundation
The RGK Foundation seeks to be a catalyst for progressive change in humanitarian concerns, funding projects in education, community, and medicine/health. Most grants are awarded for a one-year period. No specific deadline. For more information, visit the RGK Foundation.  
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation seeks to improve the health and health care of all Americans. The Foundation concentrates grantmaking in four areas: to assure that all Americans have access to quality health care at reasonable cost; to improve the quality of care and support for people with chronic health conditions; to promote healthy communities and lifestyles; and to reduce the personal, social, and economic harm caused by substance abuse: tobacco, alcohol, and illicit drugs. Deadlines vary. For more information, visit the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
School Nutrition Foundation
The School Nutrition Foundation is dedicated to financial aid, education, professional development, and research in school food service - resources that equip School Nutrition Association members to efficiently serve nutritious meals to millions of school children each year. For more information, visit the School Nutrition Foundation page.
The Barbara Bush Foundation for Family Literacy
The Barbara Bush Foundation for Family Literacy 2008 National Grant Competition seeks to develop or expand U.S. projects that are designed to support the development of literacy skills for adult primary caregivers and their children. For more information visit the Foundation's website.
The Packard Foundation
The David and Lucile Packard Foundation works to improve the lives of children, enable the creative pursuit of science, advance reproductive health, and conserve and restore earth's natural systems. No specific deadline. For additional information, visit the Packard Foundation
UPS Foundation
The UPS Foundation supports nonprofit organizations whose programs target increasing literacy, eliminating hunger, and promoting volunteerism. However, they no longer respond to unsolicited proposals. Visit UPS Foundation for more information.
USDA Food and Nutrition Service Grants
This page provides an overview of the processes and activities associated with FNS' discretionary grant opportunities.
Walgreen Company Contribution Program
The Walgreen Company awards grants in the following program areas: non-hospital based health agencies; tutorial programs in inner city neighborhoods; and community and social service agencies that serve areas where Walgreens has a significant presence. For more information, visit Walgreens Contribution Guidelines.
Weyerhaeuser Family Foundation
The Weyerhaeuser Family Foundation supports programs of national and international significance that promote the welfare of human and natural resources. Review the guidelines for General Program, Children's Initiative, or Sustainable Forest and Communities Initiative here: Weyerhaeuser Family Foundation.
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