Working through local communities, Bank of America engages local community stakeholders and address pressing community needs for long-term positive change. Bank of America's local grant making activities can vary, depending on local community needs.
The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation is building upon the unprecedented opportunities of the 21st century to improve equity in global health and learning.
The Carnegie Corporation of New York was created by Andrew Carnegie to promote 'the advancement and diffusion of knowledge and understanding.'
This Council on Foundations website provides a state specific database of community foundations. Grant seekers may find it helpful when searching for community foundations.
This U.S. Department of Education website invites program applications for colleges and universities to reach low-income and first-generation students. 'First in the World' program will have two tiers: a “development” tier for innovative projects that are supported by “strong theory” (defined in the grant announcement) and larger grants in the “validation” tier will be awarded to applications for interventions supported by significant evidence. Since a key goal of the FITW program is building an evidence base, all funded grants will include rigorous evaluation.
This website offers resources to assist with grant seeking.
The Foundation Center's Foundation Finder website provides information on U.S. grantmakers.
This online directory lists foundations and grant makers by name with links to their web pages.
This Foundation Center website provides information on foundations supporting education. Though primarily intended for foundations, its content may be useful to grant seekers as well.
This website allows organizations to electronically find and apply for competitive grant opportunities from all Federal grant-making agencies.
This Grantsmanship Center website provides a state specific database of local funding sources.
This link is to a coalition of non-profits, foundations, and corporations strengthening not-for-profit initiative, philanthropy, and citizen action.
The Milken Family Foundation's mission is to discover and advance inventive and effective ways of helping people help themselves and those around them lead productive and satisfying lives.
This Foundation Center website provides an interactive mapping tool containing information on who's giving and who's getting grants in the field. Access is on a subscription basis with a free trail account available. Though intended for grant makers, grant seekers may find its content useful.
The Anne E. Casey Foundation fosters public policies, human service reforms, and community supports that meet the needs of vulnerable children and families.
Edutopia is the online publication of the George Lucas Educational Foundation.
The Wallace Foundation seeks to support and share effective ideas and practices that will strengthen education leadership, arts participation and out-of-school learning.
The U.S. Department of Education (ED) is cracking down on school-bank partnerships that unfairly target college students receiving federal student aid. Last Friday, ED announced proposed regulations that would ensure students aren’t required to receive their federal student aid on prepaid or debit cards that charge fees for overdrawing the accounts.