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Community Partnerships Grant

Grants to USA Nonprofits in Multiple States for Programs that Strengthen
Local Communities in the Areas of Environment and Diversity

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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Deadline Date:

10/26/18 Noon EST


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Grants of up to $2,500 and in-kind grants valued at up to $250 to USA nonprofit organizations in multiple states for programs that address local community needs where the Funding Source operates. Funding is intended for organizations that are working to address local issues, commit to fostering community development, and align with one or more of the Foundation's core areas of funding.

Core areas of funding:
- Environment
- Human Rights
- Women and Girls
- Diversity and Inclusion

Eligible organizations will be reviewed by an employee committee facilitated by the Social Consciousness team with consideration for:
- Organization’s need and impact in its community
- Relationship with EILEEN FISHER and/or stores, employees, customers, or business partners
- Geographic diversity
- Clear plan for use of funds
- Alignment with the mission and areas of funding

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 175961

Estimated Size of Grant:

Cash grants of up to $2,500 are awarded. Gift certificates up to $250 are also available.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Nonprofit organizations with 501(c)3 status are eligible to apply.

Applicants must be in a town or city where one of the funding source's offices, retail stores, or showrooms are located.

EILEEN FISHER is located in: Arizona, Califronia, Colorado, Connecticut, Florida, Illinois, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michicgan, Minnesota, Missouri, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oregon, Pennyslvania, Tennessee, Texas, Virgina, and Washington.

Organizations that promote specific political party or religious views are not eligible.

Pre-Application Information:

The 2018 deadlines will be at noon EST on the following dates:
- February 2
- April 27
- July 27
- October 26

Applications are accepted on a rolling basis through the online form. All applicants will be notified of a decision within six weeks of the quarterly deadlines listed. Please consider this review and processing time when applying for time-sensitive programming or events.

No emailed or mailed proposals will be accepted. Due to staff capacity, the Foundation does not respond to phone inquiries on questions of eligibility and/or application content. It is up to applicants to self-assess their eligibility and determine if they should apply.

Nonprofits near international locations should contact their local store directly for partnership opportunities.

Contact Information:

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

Online application:

Phone number: 866 512 5197

Grant Coverage Areas:

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Arizona;   California;   Colorado;   Connecticut;   Florida;   Illinois;   Maryland;   Massachusetts;   Michigan;   Minnesota;   Missouri;   New Mexico;   New York City;   New York;   North Carolina;   Ohio;   Oregon;   Pennsylvania;   Tennessee;   Texas;   Virginia;   Washington