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Ben Roethlisberger Foundation (BRF) Grant

Grants to USA Police and Fire Departments in
Multiple States to Support K-9 Units

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Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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Ben Roethlisberger Foundation (BRF)

Deadline Date:

08/15/19 Postmarked


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Grants to USA police and fire departments in eligible states to support K-9 units and service dogs. Funding is intended for new and existing K-9 units to purchase dogs and dog safety vests. Consideration will also be given to other K-9 related needs.

Eligible Communities:
- Boston, MA
- San Francisco, CA
- Lost Angeles, CA
- Cleveland, OH
- Cincinnati, OH
- Phoenix, AZ
- New York City, NY
- Baltimore, MD
- Pittsburgh, PA

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 173944

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

K-9 units of police and fire departments in Pittsburgh, PA and in the city/surrounding area of each regular season away game for the Steelers in the 2019 regular season are eligible.

The Ben Roethlisberger Foundation can only distribute grants to qualified 501(c)(3) organizations. Although police and fire departments are tax-exempt organizations, they do not typically hold 501(c)(3) designation and thus, must show support from a 501(c)(3) organization that is willing to accept funding on the department’s behalf.

Each application must come from a police or fire department with support from a charity or police foundation. Charities outside the police and fire department are not eligible to apply on their own.

Pre-Application Information:

All Applications much be postmarked by Wednesday, August 15, 2019. Applications that are emailed or faxed will not be accepted.

Estimated Announcement Dates:
- Boston, MA: Thursday, September 5, 2019
- San Francisco, CA: Thursday, September 19, 2019
- Lost Angeles, CA: Thursday, October 10, 2019
- Cleveland, OH: Wednesday, November 13, 2019
- Cincinnati, OH: Thursday, November 21, 2019
- Phoenix, AZ: Thursday, December 5, 2019
- New York City, NY: Thursday, December 19, 2019
- Baltimore, MD: Thursday, December 26, 2019
- Pittsburgh, PA: After Super Bowl 2020

Contact Information:

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

Jessica Duffaut

The Ben Roethlisberger Foundation
c/o The Giving Back Fund
5757 West Century Blvd., Suite 410
Los Angeles, CA 90045

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Arizona: Phoenix;   California: San Francisco and Los Angeles;   Maryland: Baltimore;   Massachusetts: Boston;   New York City;   New York;   Ohio: Cleveland and Cincinnati;   Pennsylvania: Pittsburgh