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Lawrence Livermore National Security (LLNS) Community Gift Program

Grants to California Nonprofits, Agencies, K-12
Schools, and Colleges to Enhance K-14 Education

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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Lawrence Livermore National Security (LLNS)

Deadline Date:

08/16/19 Midnight Receipt

Description:

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Grants ranging from $1,000 to $10,000 to California nonprofit organizations, government agencies, K-12 schools, and community colleges to enhance education in Tri-Valley communities and surrounding counties. Funding is primarily intended to support projects and programs in the areas of public K-14 science, math, and engineering education, as well as public K-14 special needs education and performing arts programs.

The LLNS Community Gift Program is open to qualifying organizations serving Tri-Valley (Livermore, Amador, and San Ramon valleys), as well as counties surrounding LLNL, including Alameda, Contra Costa, and San Joaquin Counties.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 159004

Estimated Total Program Funding:

$150,000

Estimated Size of Grant:

Gifts can range in amounts from $1,000 to $10,000.

Gifts may be requested in the amounts of $1,000, $5,000, and $10,000.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

The LLNS Community Gift Program is open to publicly funded California K-12 schools, community colleges, 501(c)(3) entities and government agencies serving the Tri-Valley (Livermore, Amador and San Ramon valleys), counties surrounding LLNL, including Alameda, Contra Costa and San Joaquin Counties.

Organizations must be sustainable and financially viable and will be asked to account for spending and program results.

IRS-qualified 501 (c)(3) entities must be registered with a current status with the State of California Department of Justice, Office of the Attorney General’s Registry of Charitable Trusts. Status must be verified by the applicant prior to submission and can be done by conducting a search via the online tool at http://oag.ca.gov/charities.

Restrictions on applications from K-14 educational institutions include:

- Applications from public and charter schools must be endorsed by the school Principal or Dean.
- Multiple applications from the same school must be prioritized by the Principal or Dean.
- Applications may be submitted by public and charter schools and the County Offices of Education in Alameda, Contra Costa and San Joaquin Counties, as well as public and charter school educational foundations and PTAs in these Counties. All school related applications, regardless of entry mechanism, require endorsement from the Principal or Dean, as appropriate.

Faith-based entities may apply, but the gift cannot be used for religious purposes.

With the exception of K-14 educational institutions, each applying organization is limited to one application.

Organizations that received gifts in the prior years but did not file an acceptable Gift Accountability Report by the due date are not eligible for the current program.

For a list of ineligible expenses and uses of grant funds, see the URL for Full Text below.

Pre-Application Information:

Timeline (dates below may be subject to change):

- Monday, May 13, 2019: Gift call
- Friday, August 16, 2019: Final day for application*
- Early November: Gift awards presented
- Friday, December 20, 2019: Accountability Reports due

*Submissions received after midnight August 16th will not be considered.

All applicants should expect to be notified of the outcome of their application by October 31, 2019.

Contact Information:

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

Email the completed application to llns-gift@llnl.gov.

For more information, please contact the above email.

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Geographic Focus:

USA: California: Tr-Valley (Livermore, Amador, and San Ramon Valleys), and Counties surrounding LLNL, including Alameda, Contra Costa and San Joaquin Counties