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Charles A. Frueauff Foundation Grant

Grants to USA Nonprofits in Multiple States for
Educational, Human Services, and Health-Related Causes

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Grants of up to $10,000 to USA nonprofits in multiple States for programs in the areas of higher education; human services, including those battling poverty-related problems; and health-related initiatives. The LOI deadline is July 1, 2017. Eligible States include Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, New York, Texas, and Virginia.

Education: Funding is provided to support colleges and universities. In addition to scholarship funding, CAFF has provided grants for technology and software upgrades and other infrastructure assistance. CAF is also meeting the challenge of the changing educational environment by contributing to a range of requests. Service learning, persons leaving welfare, students preparing for employment in non-profit agencies, and activities for at-risk youth are examples. Although the Frueauff Foundation rarely makes large grants, funds have been given to support building campaigns and major fund drives. In most instances, these grants are used to meet challenges from other foundations.

Human Services: The enormous problems facing America’s young people, the economic conditions in cities, and the numerous issues confronting families are all topics of concern to the Foundation. Welfare-to-Work programs, creative approaches to working with at-risk youth, inadequate daycare systems, ever growing hunger issues, and economic development initiatives are receiving attention from the Trustees today.

Health: Hospitals and health agencies have been recipients of Foundation awards since its founding. Equipment, outreach programs, staff positions, screening and education materials are just a few examples of grants given. Health education programs for at-risk children and their parents, support for the critically ill, AIDS/HIV education programs, and nursing scholarships have all received awards in the past decade. Specific institutions and specific programs, rather than national organizations, are usually given priority.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 168729

Estimated Size of Grant:

Up to $10,000.

Term of Contract:

Multi-year grants are not awarded.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Grants are limited to tax-exempt organizations that are described in Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. The Foundation primarily funds the South, Midwest, and Northeast regions. Typically the Foundation does not fund west of the Rockies. Eligible States include Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, New York, Texas, and Virginia.

As a rule, the Foundation does not support or make contributions to individuals, multi-year grants, international projects, state supported colleges or universities, primary and secondary schools, churches, or fund raising drives and special events.

Pre-Application Information:

If your organization has not previously received funding from the Charles A. Frueauff Foundation, you may be eligible for consideration. To determine eligibility, please take the short online survey at

After taking the survey, if your organization falls within the Foundation's grantmaking guidelines, all letter of inquiry instructions will be provided.

The Charles A. Frueauff Foundation will accept Letters of lnquiry beginning February 1 through July 1, 2017. Proposal deadlines are September 15 and March 15.

The Foundation board meets twice a year to review grant requests. All awarded grant distributions are made once a year in mid December.

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Contact Information:

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

Proposals should be directed to:
Sue Frueauff
Phone: (501) 324-2233
Fax: (501) 324-2236

The Charles A. Frueauff Foundation
200 River Market Avenue, Suite 100
Little Rock, AR 72201

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Arkansas;   Florida;   Georgia;   Louisiana;   Mississippi;   Missouri;   New York City;   New York;   Texas;   Virginia

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