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Lincoln Financial Foundation Grants - Human Services Grants

Grants to USA Non-Profits in Multiple States for
Programs & Services that Meet Basic Human Needs

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Lincoln Financial Foundation

Deadline Date:

06/18/14 5:00 PM


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Grants to New Hampshire, Indiana, North Carolina, Connecticut, Nebraska, and Pennsylvania non-profit organizations offering high-quality projects, programs, and/or services focusing on meeting basic human needs. These grants are intended to support initiatives aimed at ensuring all individuals have the ability to meet their needs for food, housing, and independent living/self-sufficiency.

By helping fulfill these basic needs, Lincoln hopes to place the most vulnerable populations in a position where they can begin to build better lives through education and job training.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 140646

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

- Only non-profit organizations that have a 501(c)(3) designation from the Internal Revenue Service are eligible to apply for funding.
- The Lincoln Foundation supports only those organizations that respect and encourage diversity and adhere to non-discriminatory practices. Women and ethnic minorities should be adequately represented on an applicant organization's board of directors.
- Support will be considered for programs conducted only in the communities where the corporation has a significant business presence* and employee base.
- Qualified organizations are eligible for one grant per calendar year.

*Lincoln Financial Group and its affiliates have locations across the United States, and the company maintains major operations in the following six locations:
Concord, New Hampshire
Fort Wayne, Indiana
Greensboro, North Carolina
Hartford, Connecticut
Omaha, Nebraska
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

In general, the Lincoln Foundation will not award grants to:
- Individuals
- Religious organizations (i.e., churches, temples, synagogues)
- Public or private elementary or secondary schools or school foundations
- Hospitals or hospital foundations
- Fraternal or political organizations
- General operating support
- Capital (bricks and mortar) funding
- Endowments
- Sporting organizations, sporting events, or national walks
- Organizations that re-grant the funds to other non-profit organizations

Pre-Application Information:

To apply for a grant, complete the Lincoln Financial Foundation application by using the online form (at: and submitting it electronically. If you have difficulty with this process, please contact the appropriate community program officer identified below.

Contact Information:

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

Concord, NH and Hartford, CT
Byron O. Champlin, Program Officer
One Granite Place
Concord, NH 03301-0000
603 226-5554
FAX: 603 229-6439

Fort Wayne, IN and Omaha, NE
Jean Vrabel, Program Officer
1300 South Clinton Street
P.O. Box 7863
Fort Wayne, IN 46801-7863
260 455-3868
FAX: 260 455-4004

Greensboro, NC
Jana Barrett, Program Officer
100 North Greene Street
Greensboro, NC 27401
336 691-3125
FAX: 336 691-3311

Philadelphia, PA
Susan Segal, Program Officer
2005 Market Street
1 Commerce Square 30thFloor
Philadelphia, PA 19103
484 583-2898

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Connecticut;   Indiana;   Nebraska;   New Hampshire;   North Carolina;   Pennsylvania

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