Good Neighbor Citizenship Company Grants

Grants to USA Nonprofits to Promote
Safety, Education, and Community Development

GrantWatch ID#: 176084
Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

State Farm - State Farm Companies Foundation


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Grants starting at $5,000 to USA nonprofit organizations, educational institutions, government agencies, volunteer fire companies, and chambers of commerce for programs that focus on promoting safety, community development, and/or education in their local communities. Priorities for each of these three areas are outlined below.

1. Safety programs should focus on:
- Auto and roadway safety
- Teen Driver Education
- Home safety and fire prevention
- Disaster preparedness
- Disaster recovery

2. Community Development programs should focus on:
- Affordable housing
- Job training
- Neighborhood revitalization
- Small business development
- Financial literacy
- First-time homeownership

3. Education programs should provide all children with an education that will allow them to reach their greatest potential and prepare them to participate in a nation and economy that continues as a global leader. State Farm funds three types of grants for K-12 public schools.

A. Teacher Development
B. Service-Learning
C. Education Reform/Systemic Improvement

Click here to learn more about the Education focus area:

Grant amount requested must be $5,000 or more.

Charitable contributions may be awarded to:

- Educational institutions
- Programs conducted by Municipal, county, state or federal government entities that align with State Farm's charitable focus.
- 501(c)(3) charitable nonprofit organizations
- 501(c)(4) volunteer fire companies
- 501(c)(6) chambers of commerce

State Farm does not fund:

- Individuals seeking personal help or scholarships
- Religious programs
- Politically partisan programs
- Organizations outside the USA

State Farm grant applications for 2017 are available Thursday, September 1, 2016 through Monday, October 31, 2016.

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

Click here to access the application for 501(c)3, 501(c)4 volunteer fire departments, 501(c)6 Chambers, and K-12 schools:

Click here to access the application for governmental entities and colleges/universities without 501(c)3:

For more information, contact:

Corporate Headquarters
State Farm Insurance
One State Farm Plaza
Bloomington, IL 61710

General Comments or Suggestions:

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