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American Century Investments Foundation Grant

Grants to Missouri, California, and New York
Nonprofits to Benefit Eligible Communities

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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Greater Kansas City Community Foundation - American Century Investments Foundation

Deadline Date:

10/03/18 5:00 PM CST


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Grants ranging from $5,000 to $25,000 to Missouri, New York, and California nonprofit organizations to benefit communities where the funding source has a business presence. Preference is given to nonprofits that demonstrate successful programming and strong leadership where funding source employees have significant and recurring involvement.

The Foundation prefers to grant money to organizations providing innovative opportunities that are sustainable and inspire growth in the communities where American Century Investments employees live and work.

Examples of employee involvement include: 
-Serving on a board and/or committee
-Ongoing volunteer time
-Regular monetary donations
-Involvement by more than one employee

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 179198

Estimated Size of Grant:

In general, grants will range from $5,000 - $25,000.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

The Foundation will consider making grants to support the general operations of 501(c)(3) public charities within the areas of interest listed above.

The Foundation will not provide funding for:
-Special events
-Capital campaigns
-Religious organizations, unless they are engaged in a significant project that is nonsectarian and benefits a broad base in the community
-Social, labor, veterans, alumni or fraternal organizations
-Recreational sporting events or athletic teams
-Political causes, candidates or legislative lobbying efforts
-Past operating deficits, travel or conferences

American Century Investments is unable to provide financial products or in-kind services directly to individual organizations.

Pre-Application Information:

Review your organization's Nonprofit Profile to ensure that all information is current:

Application deadlines will be 5:00 PM CST on:
-Wednesday, April 4, 2018
-Wednesday, October 3, 2018

Applicants will be notified of the board’s decisions in writing approximately eight (8) weeks after the application deadline.

More information about American Century Investments may be found here:

Contact Information:

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Grant Coverage Areas:

Grants are made to organizations serving communities where American Century Investments employees live and work. American Century Investments has offices in Kansas City, Missouri; New York, New York; Mountain View, California; and El Segundo, California.

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Geographic Focus:

USA: California;   Missouri;   New York City;   New York