Monday, July 21, 2008

Grants for Nonprofits Providing Job Skills and Continuing Education to People Re-Entering the Workforce

From The Foundation Center...

Staples Foundation for Learning Supports Job Skills and Education Programs

Deadline: October 24, 2008

The mission of Staples Foundation for Learning ( http://www.staplesfoundation.org/ ) is to provide funding to programs that support or provide job skills and/or education for all people, with a special emphasis on disadvantaged youth.

To be eligible for funding, applicant organizations must have nonprofit tax-exempt classification under 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code; and align with the Staples Foundation for Learning's mission and give focus on job skills and education. Please note that the foundation will not make contributions to support public schools without 501(c)(3) status or organizations located in Alaska or Hawaii.

Grant decisions are made three times a year. For the upcoming January 2009 foundation meeting date, proposals must be submitted between October 10 and October 24, 2008.

Visit the Staples Foundation for Learning Web site for complete program information, funding limitations, and list of past grant recipients.

RFP Link: http://fconline.foundationcenter.org/pnd/15014281/staplesfdn

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