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The Dr. Scholl Foundation Grants

Grants to Non-Profits for Efforts to Improve the World
Primarily in Illinois and the USA, and International

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Foundation / Corporation

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The Dr. Scholl Foundation

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Grants typically ranging between $5,000 to $25,000 will be awarded nationally and internationally to non-profit organizations committed to improving our world. Applications for grants are considered in the following areas: Education, Social Service, Healthcare, Civic and Cultural, and Environmental. The Foundation values solutions to the problems of today's world that demonstrate innovation, practicality, hard work and compassion.

Not funded:
Individual campaigns whose primary purpose is to influence legislation
Loans, operating deficit reductions, the liquidation of a debt or general support
Grants are rarely made to endowments or capital campaigns
Event sponsorships including the purchase of tables, tickets, or advertisements

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 131041

Estimated Size of Grant:

Typical range $5,000 to $25,000 though there is no limit on the amount requested.

Term of Contract:

1 year


Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Political organizations
Foundations that are themselves grant-making bodies

Pre-Application Information:

-Prospective grantees are notified in November and, if approved, grant payments are made in December of the grant year.
-Application forms must be requested each year. Phone, fax or e-mail requests are not accepted. Please indicate if you would like a paper copy of the form mailed to you or an electronic Adobe version.
-Non-U.S. grants are given to organizations where directors have knowledge of the grantee.
-Organizations may only make one request per year.

Contact Information:

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

Dr. Scholl Foundation
1033 Skokie Boulevard, Suite 230
Northbrook, Illinois 60062

Telephone: (847) 559-7430
Contact Janice Sobelman,

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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

USA Territories: American Samoa (USA)   Guam (USA)   Puerto Rico (USA)   Virgin Islands (USA)   Northern Mariana Islands (USA)

USA Compact Free Associations: Marshall Islands (USA)   Republic of Palau (USA)


International country outside of the USA, Israel and Canada.