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The Fuller Foundation Grant

Grants to New Hampshire and Massachusetts Nonprofits
for Arts, Youth at Risk, Wildlife Protection Programs

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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GMA Foundations - The Fuller Foundation

Deadline Date:

06/15/18 Midnight

Description:

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Grants to New Hampshire and Massachusetts nonprofits in eligible regions for programs and projects in the focus areas of arts, youth at risk, and wildlife protection. Please note that nonprofits applying for environmental programs may be headquartered anywhere in the United States, while nonprofits submitting proposals for youth at risk or arts programs must be headquartered in the Boston area (inside 128) or the immediate Seacoast area of New Hampshire.

Priorities for each of the Foundation's focus areas are as follows:

Youth at Risk: The Fuller Foundation, seeks proposals from qualified agencies that involve a minimum of twenty-five youth, between the ages of twelve and eighteen, predominately at or below the poverty line, in programs that will:

- Help prevent youth from experiencing the detrimental effects caused by the use of alcohol, tobacco, and drugs through the early education of youth and parents.
- Challenge and empower youth at risk through peer leadership, outdoor adventure education programs, and alternative educational experiences. The Foundation funds programs that help youth reach their potential and lead productive lives. The Foundation favors programs that are year-round, or summer programs that re-enforce values and skills that are learned during the school year.

Wildlife Habitat, Endangered Species and their Environment, and Animals Helping People - Funding will be provided for programs that:

- Educate the public on wildlife and the adverse affects of encroachment on their habitat.
- Support shelters, animal hospitals, animal habitats, and programs that ensure a healthy wildlife population.
- Protect endangered species, their environment, and habitat from extinction or unnecessary human encroachment.
- Support programs, which improve people’s lives by interaction with animals.

The Arts - The Foundation expects its grants to encourage, through the agencies, “hands-on” and participatory collaborations between established cultural institutions, artists and communities. Specific program interests include:

- Art for viewing and listening
- Art education in school
- Art and performing arts festivals Art (murals & sculpture) that beautifies or inspires a community
- Programs that bring symphony, opera, and theater to the community
- Adult and/or children’s museum education programs

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 178111

Term of Contract:

No multi-year grants will be considered.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

The Fuller Foundation primarily funds non-profit agencies that support youth at risk, protect wildlife, and showcase the arts.

Eligible Regions:
- Youth At Risk and The Arts: Applications accepted from organizations headquartered in the Boston area (inside 128) and the immediate Seacoast area of New Hampshire.
- Protecting Wildlife: Applicants accepted from organizations headquartered within the United States.

No capital projects will be considered unless, in the opinion of the Trustees, the gift will have significant impact.

Pre-Application Information:

Deadlines:
- For the May meeting, applications must be received by midnight on January 15, 2017.
- For the October meeting, applications must be received by midnight on June 15, 2017.

Please note that no one will be available to answer questions about the application process after 4:00 PM on the deadline date.

General Guidelines:
http://fullerfoundation.org/focus-areas/

Funding areas details:
- http://fullerfoundation.org/focus-areas/wildlife/
- http://fullerfoundation.org/focus-areas/arts
- http://fullerfoundation.org/focus-areas/youth

Contact Information:

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

Register and apply online:
https://www.grantinterface.com/Common/LogOn.aspx?eqs=3QVk173peTkm1XKlbu7wUg2
After logging in, use access code "fuller."

For questions email atfuller@aol.com or call 603-964-6998.

GMA Foundations
2 Liberty Square, Suite 500
Boston, MA 02109

Should you need assistance with the online proposal submission, please contact Liz Drewry at 617-391-3094 or send an email to online@gmafoundations.com.

Grant Coverage Areas:

Nonprofits submitting proposals for environmental programs may be headquartered anywhere within the United States. Nonprofits submitting proposals for youth at risk or arts programs must be headquartered in the Boston area (inside 128) or the immediate Seacoast area of New Hampshire.

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Massachusetts;   New Hampshire