Kohl’s Gives $5 Million To More Than100 Nonprofits

Retail store Kohl’s will donate 5 million dollars to help communities in need this holiday season. The donation will be awarded as grants to more than 100 nonprofit organizations across the US. The grant is funded through Kohl’s A Community with Heart program. Kohl’s associates across the country nominated and identified local nonprofits whose focus is to “make a difference for families” in their communities. They will surprise these nonprofits with a grant Kohl’s philanthropic merchandise program, Kohl’s Cares®, which sells children’s books and toys and donates 100 percent of the net profit to charitable organizations nationwide that improve the health and wellness of families.

According to Greg Revelle, Kohl’s chief marketing officer:

We know that this year has been challenging for so many, including the nonprofit organizations all across the country that serve their local communities, and this holiday season we are honored to be able to celebrate those that give with all their heart.

We’re proud of our Kohl’s associates and their commitment to the communities they serve, and thank them for their many efforts to inspire and empower families by giving back.”

The grants will go to more than 100 nonprofits across 49 states. They will receive grants ranging from $10,000 to $100,000. Nonprofit organizations that will be awarded grants include local chapters of Alliance for a Healthier Generation, American Cancer Society, American Heart Association, American Red Cross, Boys & Girls Clubs of America, Mental Health America, National Alliance on Mental Health, and National Park Foundation, as well as local hospitals and food banks across the country. Click here for a full list.

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Grants for nonprofits that give back

  • Grants to Michigan nonprofit organizations in eligible locations to address community needs and serve local youth. Focus areas include arts and culture, economic development, environment, health and human services, and youth. 

  • Grants to Alaska municipal governments for community development projects that benefit low and moderate-income residents. Applicants must contact program staff before applying. Funding is intended to support public facilities and planning programs that promote community self-sufficiency, reduce the costs of essential services, and address the health and safety needs of residents.

  • Grants to North Carolina nonprofit organizations in eligible areas for services that benefit residents. Funding is intended for programs and activities within the focus areas of economic opportunity and healthy, safe, and connected communities. 

  • Grants of up to $25,000 to Maryland nonprofits in eligible areas to support economically disadvantaged women of all ages and their families. Funding is intended for project support or operating expenses. Projects may include education, housing, addiction, workforce development, health services, financial literacy, parenting, life skills, mentoring, legal services, and violence prevention.

  • Grants to Maryland nonprofit organizations in eligible locations to benefit low- and moderate-income residents. Funding is intended to support community development and housing projects, as well as public service activities.

  • Grants to Illinois organizations for community initiatives that enhance the quality of life in eligible locations. Funding is intended for programs that are not supported by other local organizations and that reach underserved citizens.

  • Grants of up to $32,000 to USA and territories tribal governments and nonprofit organizations for economic development and infrastructure building. The purpose of this program is to support self-directed and well-resourced food systems. Funding is intended to help strengthen Native American, Alaska Native, or Native Hawaiian communities.

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