American Legion Child Welfare Foundation Grant

Grants to USA Nonprofits to Publish Information
About Programs that Impact Children's Welfare

GrantWatch ID#: 172880
Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

American Legion Child Welfare Foundation

07/15/17 Postmarked

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Grants to USA nonprofit organizations for projects and programs that benefit children and youth and directly impact their physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual welfare through the dissemination of knowledge and information. Projects must involve the publication of knowledge about new organizations and their programs designed to benefit youth; or through the dissemination of current knowledge possessed by well-established organizations so that it may be used productively by society.

Projects must have the potential of helping as many children as possible over a large geographic area (more than one state).

The Foundations grants are awarded for one year. All grants must be completed between the period of January 1 - December 31 of the award year.

Any nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization may submit a grant application.

Not Funded:
- Grants are not made for any of the normal, day-to-day operating expenses of the grantee or expected special operating expenses connected with the grant.
- Grants are never awarded directly or indirectly to an individual for his or her personal use.
- Grants will not be given for construction of any type.
- Grants will not be given to match government funds.
- Grants are not to defray school expenses for master or doctrinal candidate to perform research for degree requirements.
- Grants are not awarded for projects that seek to create or reproduce materials or medium in a language other than English.
- Grants are never given for personnel expenses, i.e. salaries, insurance, fringe benefits, or for the purpose of coordinating seminars or training programs. Specifically, grants are not made to cover lodging, travel nor food expenses, registration fees, or per diem expenses.
- Grants are not given to purchase equipment for the purpose of conducting research, seminars, or to add to the existing equipment of an agency or organization.
- Grants are never made to pay salaries or fees for consultants, secretaries or other clerical type help.
- Grants are not given to cover such costs as storage, computer time, telephone, analysis, or the cost of office space rental.

Any nonprofit organization may submit a grant application. Applications are accepted from May 1 to be postmarked no later than July 15, of the current year. Applications received prior to May 1 or postmarked after July 15 will not be considered.

Full application instructions may be found here:

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

Jason R. Kees, Executive Secretary
(317) 630-1202

Mail or deliver your application to:
American Legion Child Welfare Foundation, Inc.
The American Legion
PO Box 1055
Indianapolis, IN 46206

Street Address:
700 N. Pennsylvania Street
Indianapolis, IN 46204

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