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Travelers Foundation Grants

Grants for Project, Program and Operating Support
for Education, Community, and Arts and Culture

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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Travelers Insurance Foundation

Deadline Date:

04/15/11

Description:

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Grants ranging up to $1 million for project, program and operating support and limited capital opportunities in the areas of education, community development, and arts and culture. Education is the primary focus of the grant program. Funding is provided to support initiatives that improve academic and career success for underrepresented youth, including public school children in grades 5-12, students transitioning to post-secondary education, and post-secondary students.

Community development funds support organizations that operate programs and services in economic development, small business development and affordable housing. Arts and culture funds are awarded to organizations that provide arts and cultural activities that enhance academic learning for low-income and underserved communities.

Contributions will be designated for operating support, program/project support, capital support, start-up funding or transitional support.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 124534

Estimated Size of Grant:

$5,000 - $1,000,000

Eligibility:

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Grantmaking will be focused on the Twin Cities (primarily Saint Paul); Hartford,
Conn.; and selected locations where Travelers has a significant business presence.

Pre-Application Information:

Pre-applications should be submitted at least three weeks before the deadline. After pre-applications are submitted and reviewed, successful applicants will receive invitations to apply via e-mail.

First-time users must register with the online application system: https://www.grantrequest.com/SID_195/Default.asp?CT=CT&SA=SNA&FID=35057&SESID=c13817234b774bb19aacc0f296bda2ef

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Rita Ortitz
Director, Employee & Community Engagement
Program Officer, Travelers Foundation
860.277.8646

Grant Coverage Areas:

Twin Cities and Hartford

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Connecticut;   Minnesota