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Facility Level Giving- Local Community Contribution

Grants to Improve Communities Throughout the U.S.

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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Walmart

Deadline Date:

12/01/11

Description:

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Grants for up to an estimated $5,000 to improve communities throughout the United States. Through this RFP, a wide range of community organizations are eligible for funding in the following areas: education, workforce, health and wellness, environment and hunger relief. The mission of the Foundation is to give back to the communities and neighborhoods in which it conducts business.

Education: Examples include programs that re-engage students who have dropped out of high school, improve retention rates of first-generation college students, support teachers and promote childhood literacy.

Workforce Development / Economic Opportunity: Examples include job placement efforts, adult education, occupational training, training for English language learners, career counseling, increasing access to earned income tax credit benefits and other state/federal benefits.

Health and Wellness: Examples include cooking and meal planning classes for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) recipients, healthy snacks for kids in summer programs, and support for doctors planning community health programs for underserved children.

Environmental Sustainability: Examples include waste reduction programs, and sustainable agriculture initiatives.

Hunger Relief: Examples include soup kitchens, food pantries, backpack programs, and school breakfast programs.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 126586

Estimated Size of Grant:

$5,000

Eligibility:

  • Community-based Organizations; CBO(s)
  • Faith-based Organizations
  • Nonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS
  • See RFP and/or Grant Guidelines for full eligibility

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Government entity
Schools

Contact Information:

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

charrec@wal-mart.com

Geographic Focus:

USA: Alabama;   Alaska;   Arizona;   Arkansas;   California;   Colorado;   Connecticut;   Delaware;   Florida;   Georgia;   Hawaii;   Idaho;   Illinois;   Indiana;   Iowa;   Kansas;   Kentucky;   Louisiana;   Maine;   Maryland;   Massachusetts;   Michigan;   Minnesota;   Mississippi;   Missouri;   Montana;   Nebraska;   Nevada;   New Hampshire;   New Jersey;   New Mexico;   New York City;   New York;   North Carolina;   North Dakota;   Ohio;   Oklahoma;   Oregon;   Pennsylvania;   Rhode Island;   South Carolina;   South Dakota;   Tennessee;   Texas;   Utah;   Vermont;   Virginia;   Washington, DC;   Washington;   West Virginia;   Wisconsin;   Wyoming