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Viola W. Bernard Foundation

Grants for Non-profits in Multiple States
to Support At-Risk Youth

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Foundation / Corporation

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Viola W. Bernard Foundation

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Grants of up to $20,000 are available to non-profit organizations to benefit at-risk youth and young adults in multiple states, with a primary focus on the tri-state area. Eligible programs should have a mental health component, as funding is provided for innovative projects that address the social and psychological needs of the target group and their families. Grant proposals are accepted to address emerging issues and needs, such as the transition from welfare to work, from dependency to independence, from delinquency and rebellion to cooperation. Opportunities for grant support continuously emerge around social conflicts that often involve the police, school support and social agencies. Previous grantees include organizations that provide legal services to children and families, adoptive support, and programs for incarcerated youth.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 126819

Estimated Size of Grant:

$15,000 - $20,000


Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Applications from individuals will not generally be considered, although in rare cases an exception may be granted

Contact Information:

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

Eric Brettschneider
366 5th Street
Brooklyn, New York 11215
phone: (917) 288-0080

Grant Coverage Areas:

Priority given to NY, NJ, CT. Also considered: MA, VT, PA

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Connecticut;   Massachusetts;   New Jersey;   New York;   Pennsylvania;   Vermont