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MAXIMUS Foundation Grants

Grants to USA Nonprofits for Programs to Assist
Disadvantaged and Underserved Populations

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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MAXIMUS Foundation

Deadline Date:

01/31/16

Description:

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Grants ranging from $1,000 to $5,000 to USA nonprofit organizations for programs and projects that help disadvantaged populations and underserved communities. Funding will be provided for programs focusing on the following areas, with an emphasis on programs that promote personal growth and community development:

Youth and Children's Development: Priority is given to programs that serve disadvantaged or low-income youth. Program areas may include but are not limited to:
- Child abuse prevention and supportive services
- Child hunger and nutrition services
- Enrichment and education programs

Community Development: Support is given to programs that focus on community development and redevelopment through supportive services to low-income households and communities. Program areas may include but are not limited to:
- Homelessness prevention and supportive services
- Veterans supportive services
- Jobs and training programs

Health Care: Support is given to health care programs that promote access and services to low-income individuals and families, including but not limited to programs that support:
- Physical and developmental disabilities
- HIV/AIDS prevention and care
- Chronic care

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 161767

Estimated Size of Grant:

Historically, grants are generally in the range of $1,000 to $5,000. Larger grants are occasionally awarded to organizations with particularly compelling program needs.

Term of Contract:

The Foundation awards one-year grants only.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

The Foundation will consider proposals from any 501(c)(3) organization in the United States that is aligned with its mission and meets all requirements identified in the application, including the ability to provide a copy of their recently audited financials.

Organizations are only eligible to receive a grant once a year.

Grants are awarded only to organizations that attest that they do not discriminate by race, ethnicity, creed, religious affiliation, gender, or national origin.

Geographic Focus:
While there are no specific geographic limitations for applicants, preference is given to programs in the more than 250 communities where MAXIMUS works.

Eligible Use of Funds:
Typically, grants are awarded for specific program or project support, and not for salaries or general operating expenses.

Grants are not generally awarded to:
- Individuals
- Advertising, ticket events, or dinner programs
- Political causes or candidates
- Endowments or capital campaigns

Pre-Application Information:

Submission deadlines for grant proposals are January 31 and August 31 for the spring and fall grant making cycles, respectively.

To apply for a grant from the MAXIMUS Foundation, complete the Eligibility Quiz, linked below in Contact Information, which will then direct you to the online application. Please Note that no paper applications will be accepted.

Click here to access the online FAQs: http://www.maximus.com/foundation/FAQ

Contact Information:

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

Apply online: http://www.cybergrants.com/pls/cybergrants/quiz.display_question?x_gm_id=4648&x_quiz_id=5178&x_order_by=1

Email: maximuscharitablefoundation@maximus.com
Phone: 1.800.MAXIMUS or 1.888.267.0988

MAXIMUS Foundation
1891 Metro Center Drive
Reston, VA 20190

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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

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