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Nora Roberts Foundation Grant

Grants to Maryland, Washington, DC, and West Virginia
Nonprofits for Literacy, Children, Arts, and Humanitarian Efforts

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Nora Roberts Foundation (NRF)

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Grants to Maryland, Washington, DC, and West Virginia area nonprofit organizations for programs and projects that focus on arts, literacy, children, and humanitarian efforts. While all areas are considered, the Foundation primarily concentrates its funding on literacy programs.

Please note: The most important part of the online application is the summary. The summary should answer the following questions:

- What is the organization's purpose?
- How does the project or organization uniquely and directly benefit one or more of the focus areas above?
- What would a donation to your organization be used for?

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 178281

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

All organizations supported must be a registered 501(c)(3) and have an EIN number.

The Foundation generally shows preference to groups that are local to the Maryland, Washington, D.C., and West Virginia area.

Pre-Application Information:

Deadlines for applications are based on the quarterly board meetings in January, March/April, June/July, and October/November. To be safe, submit your application by December 1st, March 1st, June 1st, and October 1st to be considered at that quarter’s meeting.

The new application system requires registering as an organization prior to applying. It is a one-time step that will help the Foundation track information. The Foundation hopes to respond within 2-3 business days to all organizations requesting access.

Information about focus areas and mission statement:

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:

For more information, contact:

Kathryn Pong, VP of Operations/Secretary

If you have difficulty registering, or if your password reset does not work, please contact

Mailing Address:

Nora Roberts Foundation
c/o Matthew Fountain
US Trust, Bank of America Private Wealth Management
100 Campus Drive
Suite 350
Florham Park, NJ 07932

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Maryland;   Washington, DC;   West Virginia