Sunday, December 21, 2008

Jenny's Heroes Grants for Tangible, Lasting Community Projects In Smaller Communities

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From The Foundation Center...

Former Talk Show Host Jenny Jones Announces Continuation of Community Grant Program

Deadline: Open

Talk show host and philanthropist Jenny Jones has announced that she will donate an additional $1 million to continue her Jenny's Heroes ( ) community grant

The Jenny's Heroes program awards grants to individuals who submit the best ideas for tangible, lasting community projects.

Jenny's Heroes provides grants of up to $25,000 each to fund projects that promise long-term community benefits. Through the fifty grant recipients so far, funds have been used to provide
items and services such as library books, school computers, firefighting gear, nursing home upgrades, sports equipment, free dental services, wheelchairs, coats for children in domestic violence shelters, and a running track at a women's prison. The program's focus is primarily on smaller communities where fundraising can be difficult. For more information on Jenny's Heroes and grant guidelines, visit the program's Web site.

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