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The Grable Foundation Grant

Grants to Southwestern Pennsylvania Schools and
Nonprofits to Benefit Children and Improve PreK-12 Education

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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The Grable Foundation

LOI Date:

09/01/18

Deadline Date:

10/01/18

Description:

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Grants to Southwestern Pennsylvania nonprofits and schools for programs and projects that benefit local children and improve Pre-K through twelve education. Interested applicants must submit an inquiry by January 1, 2018.

Funding will be provided for proposals that focus on the following areas:

Early Childhood Development: Even before they start kindergarten, young children deserve to participate in rich learning experiences in high-quality settings, led by caring and well-trained adults. Parents should have access to the support they need to encourage their children's development.

Public Schools: From Pre-kindergarten through twelfth grade, schools should ignite students’ interests, stretch their abilities, and set the path toward a successful future. Students, teachers, principals, superintendents, parents, and community members each play a crucial role in this process.

Out-of-School Time: Children and youth should be able to choose from a variety of high-quality afterschool, summer, and mentoring programs that create vital opportunities for exploration, creativity, learning, and meaningful connections with caring adults.

Families: Young people and their families should have easy and frequent access to innovative learning and play spaces, community resources that support their well-being, and celebrations and cultural events that delight them — all designed with kids in mind.

Community: Children, families, and other caring adults should be able to draw upon a vibrant community of strong nonprofit organizations, capable leaders, and robust multimedia resources focused on helping them succeed.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 180634

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

The Grable Foundation is focused on improving the lives of children in Southwestern Pennsylvania.

The Foundation cannot accept unsolicited proposals from outside the above geographic area, nor is the Foundation able to entertain requests from individuals for assistance or sponsor tables at fundraising events.

Pre-Application Information:

Organizations interested in applying for a grant should submit an inquiry describing their request prior to submitting a formal proposal.

To submit an inquiry, applicants may either
- Complete the online inquiry sheet, or
- Complete a static grant inquiry sheet
- Craft your own letter of inquiry. The Foundation suggests you review page 10 of Grantmakers of Western Pennsylvania’s Common Grant Application (PDF attached) for guidance.

Full proposals should be submitted only upon request by the Foundation. As Grable’s trustees meet three times per year, your proposal must be submitted by the following deadlines.

Submit inquiries by: January 1
Submit proposals by: February 1
Meeting month: March

Submit inquiries by: May 1
Submit proposals by: June 1
Meeting month: July

Submit inquiries by: September 1
Submit proposals by: October 1
Meeting month: November

Common grant application forms for full proposals: https://gwpa.org/resources/common-grant-application-formcommon-grant-report-form

Areas of focus: http://grable.org/areas-of-focus/

Contact Information:

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

See the URL for Full Text link below to access the online inquiry sheet.

Submit letters of inquiry to grable@grable.org

Or mail to:
The Grable Foundation
650 Smithfield Street, Suite 240
Pittsburgh, PA 15222

Regina Archie, Office Administrator
Phone: (412) 471-4550 x300
Fax: (412) 471-2267
Email: regina@grable.org

URL for Full Text (RFP):

Geographic Focus:

USA: Pennsylvania: Southwestern region