Sunday, January 25, 2009

Grants for U.S. and Puerto Rican Nonprofits Providing Free After School Literacy and Education Programs

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From The Foundation Center...

Women Helping Others Foundation Invites Applications for
Education/Literacy Grants

Deadline: March 17, 2009

The WHO Foundation: Women Helping Others
( ) supports grassroots charities
serving the overlooked needs of women and children in the United

WHO Foundation Education/Literacy grants provide funding to
501(c)(3) nonprofit organizations in the United States and
Puerto Rico to support free after school organizations and for
the implementation or expansion of education and/or literacy
programs for low-income children of all ages.

In order to qualify for funding, an organization must have
501(c)(3) status in their name (no affiliates accepted) and
must have been incorporated for a minimum of three years prior
to application. Preference will be given to organizations with
an operating budget of $3 million or less, those not dependent
on government grants, and those with greater organizational pro-
gram costs than personnel costs.

The maximum request amount per organization is $5,000. Suggested
funding requests include healthy snacks, books, educational field
trips, etc. The foundation does not provide funding for salaries.

Visit the WHO Foundation Web site for complete program informa-

RFP Link:

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