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James Irvine Foundation

1 Market Plaza, Ste 1715

San Francisco, CA 94105              

415-777-2244

Program Description:  Funding for cultural programs, community development and health, education and social concerns.

 

Idaho Dept. of Commerce

Economic Development Division 700 West State ST

Boise ID 83720

208-334-2470

Program Description:  Community Development Block Grants:  make funds available for the commercial rehabilitation of buildings for business, commercial, or industrial purposes.  New jobs must be created at least half for low and moderate income persons.

 

Conservation Reserve Program

Agricultural Stabilization and Conservation Service
U.S. Department of Agriculture

PO Box 2415

Washington, DC  20013

202-720-6221

Program Description:  Grants to owners of private cropland to encourage them to protect the nation’s long-term soil erosion, reduce sedimentation, improve water quality, create a better habitat for fish and wildlife.

 

The Maine Community Foundation, Inc. (PR)

210 Main Street,

PO Box 148

Ellsworth, ME 

207-667-9735

Program Description:  Support for education, arts, youth and child welfare, aged, disadvantaged and health.  Grants for seed money, matching funds, general purposes, publications and conferences.

 

 Campbell Soup Foundation (FT)

Campbell Place, Box 60F

Camden, NJ 08103

609-342-4800

Program Description:  Grant making emphasis in New Jersey on secondary education, performing and visual arts, projects in population, environment, energy, welfare of animals and family planning.  Grants for seed money, special projects, conferences and seminars, matching funds, research, continuing support and publications.  Contact person:  Bartram C. Willis, Secretary.

The Greater New Orleans Foundation (FT)

2515 Canal Street, Ste 401

New Orleans, LA  70119

504-892-4906

Program Description:  Southeast Louisiana.  Funds for social services, education, health, cultural programs and the arts.  Grants for emergency funds, technical assistance, seed money, special projects, equipment and matching funds.

 

A. Lindsay and Olive B O’Connor Foundation (PR)

PO Box D

Hobart, NY 13788

607-538-9248

Program Description:  Funding for local giving, community centers, hospitals, child development and historic restoration.  Grants for general purposes, continuing support, seed money, emergency funds, building funds, equipment, land acquisition, special projects and program-related investment.

Contact person:  Donald F. Bishop II, Executive Director

 

Olive B. Cole Foundation, Inc. (PR)

6207 Constitution Dr

Fort Wayne, IN  46804

212-436-2182

Program Description:  Limited to Steuben, LaGrange, DeKalb  and Noble Counties.  Support for education, youth agencies, cultural programs and health.  Grants for seed money, building funds, equipment, land acquisition, matching funds, program-related investments, general purposes and continuing support.

Contact person:  John E. Hogan Jr. Executive Vice President

 

Fargo-Moorhead Area Foundation (PR)

609-1/2 First Avenue North, #205

Fargo, ND  58102

701-234-0756

Program Description:  Seed money, equipment, renovation projects, capital campaigns, and other support for the arts, youth, health, social services, education and civic affairs.  Counties of Cass, Nevada and Clay, Minnesota.

Contact Person:  Susan M. Hunke, Executive Director

 

Mary Reynolds Babcock Foundation, Inc.  (PR)

102 Renolda Village

Winston-Salem, NC  27106-5123

910-748-9222

Program Description:  Grant primarily for social services, grassroots organizing, women, youth, child development, and the arts, includes community development, rural issues, the environment, and citizen participation in the development of public policy.  Grants for operation budgets, seed money, emergency funds, special projects, and program-related investments.  Limited primarily to North Carolina and the Southesatern United States and national organizations.

Contact Person:  Gayle W. Forman, Executive Director

 

Cotton Production Stabilization

Commodity Analysis Division

Agricultural Stabilization and Conservation Service

U.S. Department of Agriculture

PO Box 2415

Washington, DC  20013

202-447-6743

Program Description:  Grants to owners, landlords, tenants, or sharecroppers on farms where the commodity is planted that meets program requirements as announced by the Secretary of Agriculture.

Contact:  Local or State ASCS office.

 

MCI Foundation

1801 Pennsylvania Avenue

Washington, DC 20006

202-887-2106

Program Description:  Funding to provide job training and opportunities for the disadvantaged.

Contact Person:  Angela Dunlap

 

The Hall-Perrine Foundation, Inc. (PR)

115 Third St, #803

Cedar Rapids, IA  58401

319-362-9079

Program Description:  Limited to Cedar Rapids area.  Grants for seed money, emergency funds, building funds, equipment, land acquisition, and special projects for the arts, social services, community funds, youth agencies and health services.

Contact person:  John G. Lidvall, Executive Director

 

The George S. and Delores Dore Eccles Foundation (PR)

Deseret Building

70 South Main St, 12th Floor

Salt Lake City, UT 84111

801-350-5338

Program Description:  Program-related investments, building funds, capital campaigns, equipment and other types of support for education, medical research, social services, performing and fine arts, youth, child welfare, and economics.  Limited primarily to the inter-mountain area with emphasis on Utah.

Contact Person:  David P. Gardener, Chairperson, or Lisa Eccles

 

Georgia Dept. of Community Affairs

1200 Equitable Bldg

100 Peach St NW

Atlanta, GA  30303

404-656-6200

Program Description:  Community Development Block

Grant Program:  funds projects which expand economic opportunities for low and moderate income persons in cities and counties and which cannot get funds through private lenders.

Contact: n/a

 

Forestry Incentive Program

Agricultural Stabilization and Conservation Service

U.S. Department of Agriculture

PO Box 2415

Washington, DC 20013

202-720-6221

Program Description:  Grants to individuals, tribes or groups who own non-industrial private forest lands capable of producing industrial wood crops.

Contact:  Local or State ASCS office.

 

Seafirst Foundation (FT)

PO Box 34661

Seattle, WA 98124-1661

206-358-3443

Program Description:  General and special project funding for community development, youth training, employment, higher economic education, human services, culture, and the arts.  Limited to Washington.

Contact Person:  Nadine H. Troyer, Vice President and Secretary

 

The Baltimore Community Foundation  (FT)

The Latrobe Building

Two East Read St, 9th Flr

Baltimore, MD 21202

410-332-4171

Program Description:  General purpose, special project and other types of funding for youth, the aged, children, and families, cultural and neighborhood programs, human services and other community needs.

Contact Person:  Timothy D. Armbruster, Executive Director

 

Wisconsin Dept. of Development

PO Box 7970

Madison, WI 53707

800-HELP-bus

Program Description:  Major economic development projects give grants and loans to business projects based on their potential contribution to job creation or retention.

Contact Person:  n/a

 

Rural Clean Water Program

Conservation and Environmental Protection Division

Agricultural Stabilization and Conservation Service

U.S. Department of Agriculture

PO Box 2415

Washington, DC 20013

202-720-6221

Program Description:  Grants and technical assistance to private landowners in approved project areas.  Assistance is provided through three-to-ten year contracts designed to solve critical water quality problems resulting from agricultural nonpoint source pollution.

Contact:  Local or State ASCS office

 

W.K. Kellogg foundation (PR)

One Michigan Avenue East

Battle Creek, MI  49017-4058

616-968-1611

Program Description:  Seed money, fellowships to improve human well-being, youth and community-based health service, food systems, ground water resources and economic development.

Contact Person:  Nancy A. Sims, Executive Assistant-Programming

 

Portsmouth General Hospital Foundation (PR)

P.O. Box 1053

Portsmouth, VA 23705 

804-398-4661

Program /Description:  Program-related investments, seed money, equipment, and general-purpose funding for innovative and established health programs.  Limited to Portsmouth, Virginia.

Contact Person:  Alan E. Gollihue, Executive Director

 

Arizona Community Foundation

2122 E. Highland Ave, Ste 400

Phoenix, AZ 85016

602-381-1400

Program Description:  Funding for human service programs, conservation, health programs, and community based economic development.

 

Spartanburg County Foundation (FT)

320 Main St

Spartanburg, SC 29302

803-582-0138

Program Description:  Building and equipment grants.  Grant issued to organization located in Spartanburg County.  Performing arts, nature centers, social welfare, recreation (mostly construction projects), health organizations, disable, youth organization, child welfare, Girl Scouts, American Red Cross, renovation grants. 

Contact Person:  James S. Barret, Executive Director

 

Gates Foundation

3200 Cherry Creek South, Ste 630

Denver, CO 80209

303-722-1881

Program Description:  Grants for education and youth services in Colorado

Contact Person:  n/a

 

Harold K.L. Castle Foundation (NP)

146 Hekili St, Ste 203A

Kailua, HI 96734

808-262-9413

Program Description:  Building and equipment grants for the following fields of interest.  Cultural organizations, youth organizations, oceanography related grants, renovation grants.

Contact Person:  Kathrine F. Braden Foundation Administrator

 

Business and Industrial Grants

Administrator, Rural Development Administration

U.S. Department of Agriculture

Washington, DC  20250-0700

202-690-1553

Program Description:  To assist for-profit of nonprofit organizations and individuals in rural areas in obtaining grants for the purpose of improving, developing, or financing businesses and industries that will contribute to the economic and environmental improvement of the rural communities.

National contact:  Administrator, Farmers Home Adm.

Local contact: Local or State Farmers Home Adm. Office

 

Sample Foundation, Inc.  (PR)

14 North 24th St

PO Box 279

Billings, MT 59103

406-245-6342

Program Description:  Support for the disadvantaged, social services and hospitals.  Finds for capital outlay, campaign funds and special projects.

Contact Person:  Miriam T. Sample, Vice President.

 

The Greater Cincinnati Foundation (PR)

300 W 4th Street, Suite 200

Cincinnati, OH 45202-2603

Program Description:  Program-related investments, seed money, capital campaigns, building funds, loans, and several other types of support for economic development, civic affairs, social services, education, health, and community development.  Limited primarily to the greater Cincinnati, Ohio, area.

Contact person:  Ruth a Cronenberg, Program Officer

 

Hasbro Industries Charitable Trust, Inc.  (PR)

c/o Hasbro, Inc.

102 Newport Avenue

Pawtucket, RI 02861

401-727-5429

Program Description:  Program related investments and capital compaign funding for education, health, family services, child development and welfare, social services, and youth organizations.  Limited primarily to Rhode Island and areas of corporate operations.

Contact Person:  Mary Louise Fazzaro

 

Edyth Bush Charitable Foundation

PO Box 1967

Winter Park, FL  32790

407-647-4322

Program Description:  Funding for human service, education, and elderly organizations.

Contact Person:  David A. Adahowski, President

 

Indian Community Development Block Grant Program

Office of Native American Programs

Office of Public and Indian Housing

U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development

451 7th St., SW

Washington, DC 20410

202-708-1015

Program Description:  Project grants to Indian tribes and Alaskan native villages to assist in the development of viable Indian communities, i.e. to improve housing, provide community facilities, improve infrastructure, create job opportunities, and support ongoing economic development.

 

Allstatte Foundation

2775 Sanders Rd., Ste, F4

Northbrook, IL  60062

847-402-5502

Program Description:  Funding to encourage self-help and self-motivation.

Contact person:  Laurie Stinson

 

The Collins Foundation (PR)

1618 S.W. First Avenue, Suite 305

Portland, OR  97201

503-227-7171

Program Description:  Funding for education, youth, hospices, social services, art, health services, and cultural programs.  Grants are awarded for building funds, equipment, matching funds, program-related investment, special projects, and research.  Limited to Oregon, with emphasis on Portland.

Contact Person:  William C. Pine, Executive Vice President

 

The Henry Vogt Foundation, Inc. (FT)

1000 West Ormsby Avenue

Louisville, KY 40210

Mailing address:  PO Box 1918, Louisville, KY 40201-1918

Program Description:  Land acquisition, building/renovation funding, continuing support, equipment, annual campaigns, research funding for community development, education, social services, youth agencies, business education and computer sciences.

Contact person:  Kent Oyler, Manager

 

Carlsbad Foundation, Inc. (PR)

116 South Canyon St

Carlsbad, NM  88220

505-887-1131

Program Description:  Focus on education, mental and medical health, community development.  Grants and loans for operating budgets, seed money, emergency funds, building funds, equipment land acquisition, consulting services, technical assistance, special projects and program-related investments.

Contact Person:  John Mills, Executive Director

 

The Lupin Foundation (PR)

3715 Prytania Street, Ste 307

New Orleans, LA 70115

504-897-6640

Program Description:  Support for education, the arts, civic affairs, community development.  Grants for equipment research, scholarship funds, special projects, matching funds, continuing support, general purposes, program-related investments, renovation projects and seed money.

Contact Person:  Loni Wesolowski, Coordinator

 

Commercial Drivers Education

Division of National Programs

Office of the Assistance Secretary for Vocational and Adult Education

U.S. Department of Education

400 Maryland Ave, SW

Washington, DC 20202-7242

202-205-5864

Program Description:  Project grants to establish and operate adult educations programs to improve literacy skills of commercial drivers.

Contact: Paul Geib

 

International Paper Company Foundation

2 Manhattanville Road

Purchase, NY 10577

914-397-1500

Program Description:  Funding for primary and secondary education, minorities, women, community and cultural affairs, health and welfare.  Limited to Memphis, Tennessee and to communities where there are company facilities.

Contact person:  Sandra Wilson, VP

 

 

Foellinger Foundation, Inc. (PR)

520 East Berry Street

Fort Wayne, IN  46802

210-422-2900

Program Description:  Limited to Fort Wayne.  Operating budgets, building funds, equipment, land acquisition, seed money, and support for cultural organizations, higher education, parks and recreation, social services, youth and the disadvantage, health, AIDS research, drug and alcoholism programs

Contact Person:  Barbara Burt, President

 

Puerto Rico Community Foundation (PR)

Royal Bank Center Building, Suite 1417

Hato Rey, PR  00917

809-751-3822            809-751-3885

Program Description:  Program-related investments, continuing support, renovation projects, research, and other types of support for economic development, community development, education, science and technology, health, culture, aids, fine arts, and agriculture.  Limited to Puerto Rico

Contact Person:  Eliveth M. Alvarez, Administrator

 

North Dakota Community Foundation

Box 387

Bismark, ND 58502

701-222-8349

Program Description:  Funding for community development, the disadvantaged, elderly, youth, the arts.  Limited to North Dakota.

Contact Person:  Kevin J. Dvorak, President

 

Computer and Information Science and Engineering

National Science Foundation

4201 Wilson Boulevard

Arlington, VA 22230

703-306-1900

Program Description:  Grant funding to support research to improve the fundamental understanding of computer and information processing, to improve the training and education of scientists, engineers, and other personnel in the field, to provide access to advanced computer networking capabilities.  Available to small businesses as well as academic institutions and government agencies.

 

Broyhill Family Foundation, Inc.  (PR)

PO Box 500 Golfview Park

Lenoir, NC  28645

704-758-6120

Program Description:  Scholarship funds special projects for child development and child welfare and the free enterprise system.  Limited primarily to North Carolina.

Contact Person:  Paul H. Broyhill, President or Mrs. Lee E. Pritchard

 

The Kipling Foundation (NP)

1729 H Street NW
Washington, DC  20006

202-887-6559

Program Description:  Grants issued to Washington, DC based organizations.  Building grants for the following fields of interest.  Performing arts, educational associations, social welfare, community development hospitals.

Contact Person:  Andrea B. Wilkes, Secretary

 

Engineering Grants

Directorate for Engineering

National Science Foundation

4210 Wilson Boulevard

Arlington, VA  22230

703-306-1302

Program Description:  Grants for research in engineering and technology, including funds for laboratory improvement and for research opportunities for women, minorities and disabled scientists and engineers.

Contact:  Paul Herer, Senior Advt., Direct. For Engineering

 

Deposit Guaranty Foundation (PR)

One Deposit Guaranty Plaza

PO Box 730

Jackson MS 39105

Program Description:  Program-related investments and other types of support for education, community fund, social services, youth and the arts.

Contact Person:  William M. Jones, Senior Vice President, Deposit Guaranty National Bank

 

Robert R. Meyer Foundation (NP)

c/o AmSouth Bank Trust Department

PO Box 11426

Birmingham, AL  35202

205-326-4696

Program Description:  Building and equipment grants for the following fields of interest.  Social welfare, higher education, cultural organizations, health organizations, medicine, religious organizations, recreation, libraries, mentally disabled.

 

Utah Technology Finance Corp

419 Wakara Way

Salt Lake city, UT 84108

801-364-4346

Program Description:  Grants to assist the growth of new and emerging technology businesses.

Contact Person:  n/a

 

Norman Archibald Charitable Foundation

c/o Wells Fargo Bank, N.A.

PO Box 21927

Seattle, WA 9811

206-343-8186

Program Description:  Funding for housing programs, youth programs, arts, conservation, animal welfare.  Limited to Puget Sound area.

Contact Person:  Stuart H. Prestrud

 

Metropolitan Atlanta Community Foundation, Inc. (PR)

The Hurt Building, Suite 449

Atlanta, GA 30303

404-688-5525

Program Description:  Atlanta area.  Support for social services, arts, and culture, education, health and civic causes.  Grants for seed money, emergency funds,  building funds, equipment, land acquistion, technical assistance, program-related investments, special projects, publications, capital campaigns, matching funds and renovation projects. 

Contact Person:  Winsome Hawkins, Program Officer

 

Maryland Small Business Development Financing Authority

217 E. Redwood St, Ste 2244

Baltimore, MD 21202

301-333-4270

Program Description:  Grants for woman owned and minority owned businesses, plus special information sources to assist in all aspects of business management.

Contact person:  n/a

 

Judd S. Alexander Foundation, Inc.  (PR)

500 Third Street, Suite 509

PO Box 2137

Wausau, WE 54402-2137

715-845-4556

Program Description:  Support for community development, social services, youth, civic affairs, education, and programs for minorities.  Grants for seed money, emergency funds, building funds, equipment, land acquisition, matching funds, technical assistance, and program-related investment.  Limited primarily to Wisconsin, emphasis on Marathon County.

Contact person:  Stanley F. Staples, Jr., President

 

Hudson-Webber foundation

333 west Fort St, Ste 1310

Detroit, MI  48226

313-963-7777

Program Description:  Funding concentrated on physical revitalization and economic development of Detroit.

Contact Person:  David O. Edgner, President

 

First Interstate Bank of Arizona, NA Charitable Foundation (FT)

PO Box 29743

Phoenix, AZ 85038-9743

602-229-4544

Program Description:  Funding for community development, AIDS, homeless, the aged, social services, health, education and the arts.  Money for annual campaigns, building funds, emergency funds, equipment, general purposes, land acquisition, research, seed money, renovation projects and special projects.  Limited to Arizona-based organizations and national organizations that fund programs in Arizona.  Letter and application form required.

Contact Person:  Maxine Marshall, Vice President

 

General Research and Technology Activity

Assistant Secretary

Policy Development and Research

Budget, Contracts and Program Control Division

Department of Housing and Urban Development

451 76th St, SW

Washington, DC 20410

202-708-1796

Program Description:  Project grants for research and demonstration projects pre-selected by the Department of Housing and Urban Development as high priority projects designed to improve HUD program operations.

 

The Community Foundation Serving Coastal South Carolina

456 King Street

Charleston, SC  29403

803-723-3635

Program Description:  Funding for renovation projects, housing, community development, environment, arts, health, social services.  Limited mainly to Berkeley, Charleston and Dorchester counties, South Carolina.

Contact Person:  Madelein McGee, President

 

Virginia Dept. of Housing and Community Development

205 N. 4th Street

Richmond, VA  23219

804-786-4474

Program Description:  Community Development Block Grants are made to cities and counties which in turn lend them to eligible businesses to provide jobs.

Contact Person:  n/a

 

Hall Family Foundation (PR)

Charitable & Crown Investment-323

PO Box 419580

Kansas City, MO  64141-6580

816-274-8516

Program Description:  Funding support for the arts, youth (especially education) economic development, and the elderly.  Grants for program-related investments, seed money, emergency funds, building funds, special projects and renovation projects.

Contact Person:  Wendy Burcham, Peggy Collins, Margaret H. Pence of John Laney, Program Officers

 

Otto Bremer Foundation

445 Minnesota Street, Ste 2000

St Paul, MN  55101

612-227-8036

Program Description:  Funding for programs relating to rural poverty, racism, health, education, and social services.  Limited to Minnesota, North Dakota and Wisconsin areas with Bremer Bank Affiliates.

Contact Person:  John Kostismack

 

Department of Economic Development

301 Centennial Mall South

Lincoln, NE  68509

800-426-6505

Program Description:  Economic Development Finance Program/Community Development Block Grant Program:  provides grants to businesses for job-creating business development in towns under 2,500 population.  Maximum loan is 50% of the project cost.  At least one new job must be created for every $20,000 and at least 51% of the jobs created or retained must be for low and moderate income persons,  (402) 471-4167

Contact Person:  n/a

 

Oregon Resource and Technology Development Corp.

1934 NE Broadway

Portland, OR  97232

503-282-4462

Program Description:  Seed and early-state capital for new products.

Contact person:  n/a

 

The Barnes Foundation, Inc.  (PR)

PO Box 1560

Bristol, CT  06011-1560

203-583-7070

Program Description:  Limited to Connecticut.  Program related investments, seed money, support for educational programs.

Contact person:  C. Barnes, President or S. O’Connor, Executive Director

 

State Street Foundation

c/o State Street Bank and Trust Co

PO Box 351

Boston, MA  02101

617-654-3381

Program Description:  Funding for neighborhood development, job training, cultural programs, education, health and human services.  Limited principally to the Boston area. 

Contact Person:  n/a

 

Kansas Department of Commerce & Housing

700 SW Harrison St, #1300

Topeka, KS  66603

913-296-5298

Program Description:  Small Cities Community Development Block Grant Program:  gives funds to small cities which may lend them to projects that stimulate or support local economic activity and create jobs for low/moderate income persons.  Tax incentives to qualified small businesses in specific distress area enterprise zones in cities in Kansas.

Contact Person:  n/a

 

Clorox Company Foundation (NP)

1221 Broadway

Oakland, CA  94612

510-271-7751

Program Description:  Building grants for the following field of interest:  Grants given in area of Oakland, California, for company organizations with an emphasis on social welfare, cultural organizations, youth organizations, community development, disabled, elderly, minorities, health organizations, abused women.

Contact Person:  Pamela A. Cook, Mgr. Community Relations

 

Division of Development for Small Businesses and Women and Minority Businesses

Sales Office of Technology Assistance

Dept. of Commerce and Economic Development

20 W. State St, CN 835

Trenton, NJ  08625

609-292-3860

Program description:  Grants for woman owned and minority owned businesses, plus special information sources to assist in all aspects of business management. 

Contact Person:  n/a

 

N.Y.S. Science & Technology Foundation

99 Washington Avenue, Ste 1730

Albany, NY  12210

518-473-9741

Program Description:  Long term corporate loans and grants to small businesses that might otherwise have problems locating capital.

 

Lilly Endowment

2801 N. Meridian Street

Indianapolis, IN  46208

317-924-5471

Program Description:  Funding for programs that benefit the arts, social services, historic preservation, community development, youth.  Limited to Indiana,. Especially Indianapolis.

Contact Person:  Sue Ellen Walker

 

Richard King Mellon Foundation

500 Grant Street, 41st Floor, Ste 4106

Pittsburgh, PA  15219

412-393-2800

Program Description:  funding for education, health care, medical research, conservation, social services, mainly in Pittsburgh and western Pennsylvania.

Contact Person:  Michael Watson, VP

 

Targeted Small Business Program

Bureau of Business

Division of Financial Assistance

Iowa Dept of Economic Development

200 E. Grand

Des Moines, IA  50309

515-242-4813

Program Description:  Grants for woman owned and minority owned businesses, plus special information sources to assist in all aspect of business management.

Contact Person:  n/a

 

North Carolina Minority Business development Agency

120 N Salisbury Street

Raleigh, NC 27603

919-571-4154

Program Description:  Grants for woman owned and minority owned business, plus special information sources to assist in all aspects of business management.

Contact Person:  n/a

 

Sales Office of Minority and Women’s Business Enterprises

PO Box 41160

Olympia, WA  98504

206-754-9693

Program Description:  Grants for woman owned and minority owned businesses, plus special information sources to assist in all aspects of business management.

Contact Person:  n/a

 

Michigan Strategic Fund

525 W. Ottawa, 3rd Floor

Lansing, MI  48909

517-373-1820

Program Description:  State Research Fund (1-517-335-2139) grants $20,000 to $50,000 for prototype development and to support certain small business innovation projects.

 

Communities Foundation of Texas, Inc. (PR)

14605 Live Oak Street

Dallas, TX 75204

214-826-5231

Program Description:  funding for social services, health, education, hospitals, youth and cultural programs.  Support for feed money, emergency funds, building funds, equipment, land acquisition, matching funds, technical assistance, and special projects.  Limited primarily to the Dallas, Texas area.

Contact Person:  J. Cook, Grants Administrator

 

Northwest Area Foundation

E-1201 First National Bank Bldg.

332 Minnesota Street

St. Paul, MN  55101

612-225-3881

Program Description:  Funding for community and urban development, economic development, resource management, arts, health.  Limited to 8-state region – Idaho, Minnesota, Montana, North and South Dakota, Oregon, and Washington.

Contact Person:  Karl Stauber, President

 

Norfolk Business Development Center

355 Crawford Pkwy, Ste 608

Portsmouth, VA 23704

804-367-9800

Program Description:  Grants for woman owned and minority owned businesses, plus special information sources to assist in all aspects of business management.

Contact Person:  n/a

 

Department of Economic Development

7 Jackson Walkway

Providence, RI  02903 

401-277-2601

Program Description:  Grants for woman owned and minority owned businesses, plus special information sources to assist in all aspects of business management.

Contact Person:  n/a

 

Chatos Foundation, Inc., (NP)

PO Box 915048

Longwood, FL  32791

Program Description:  Building and equipment grants for the following fields of interest.  Social welfare, cultural organization, colleges and universities, hospitals, religious organizations, child welfare, homeless, recreation, disabled, renovation grants.

Contact Person:  William J. Chatos, President

 

The Field Foundation of Illinois, Inc.  (PR)

200 South Walker Drive, Suite 2080

Chicago, IL  60606

Program Description:  Primarily the Chicago area.  Funds for health, welfare, education, cultural activities and civic affairs.  Grants focused on youth agencies, race relations and seniors.  Support for emergency funds, building funds, equipment, land acquisition, technical assistance and special projects. 

Contact Person:  Handy L. Lindsey, Jr., Executive Director

 

Sales Office of Minority, Women & Emerging Small Businesses (MWESB)

155 Cottage St, NE,  3rd Floor

Salem, OR  97310

503-378-5651

Program Description:  Grants for woman owned and minority owned businesses, plus special information sources to assist in all aspects of business management.

 

Norton Company Foundation

1 Bond Street

PO Box 15008

Worcester, MA  01615

508-795-5000

Program Description:  Funding for community development, youth agencies, cultural programs, education.  Limited to Huntsville, AL, Gainesville, GA, Worcester and Northboro, MA, Hillsboro, Littleton and Milford, NH, Wayne, NJ, Akron and Stowe, OH, Brownsville and Stephenville, TX.

Contact Person:  Judith D. Cutts

 

Sales Office of Minority Business

Existing Industry Development Division

Kansas Dept. of Commerce and Housing

700 SW Harrison Street

Topeka, KS  66603

913-296-3805

Program Description:  Grants for woman owned and minority owned businesses plus special information sources to assist in all aspects of business management.

 

Parker Foundation (PR)

4365 Executive Drive, Suite 1600

San Diego, CA 92121-2189

Program Description:  Limited to San Diego County.  Cultural and health-related programs.  Largely in form of partial seed money and matching or challenging grants. 

Contact Person:  Robbin C. Powell, Assistant Secretary

 

Knight Foundation (NP)

One Biscayne Tower, Suite 3800

2 South Biscayne Boulevard

Miami, FL  33131

305-908-2600

Program Description:  Building and equipment grants.  Grants given in areas of company operation (Knight-Ridder Newspapers). For the following fields of interest:  museums, performing arts, zoos, community development, churches, women minorities, social welfare, recreation, higher education, health organization, hospitals, hospice, disabled, youth organizations, homeless, child welfare, elderly, environment, low income housing, food banks, boys club, renovation grants.

 

Indiana Dept. of Commerce

One North Capitol, Suite 700

Indianapolis, IN  46204

317-232-8888

Program Description:  Investment Incentive Program grants of lends money to eligible cities, towns, and counties which then lend the money to expanding or relocating businesses.

 

Sales Office of Community Planning and Development Division

Dept. of Housing and Urban Development

10 Causeway Street, 3rd Floor

Boston, MA  02222

565-5345

Program Description:  Urban Development Action Grant Program awards funds to communities which then lend it to eligible businesses.

 

Minnesota Dept. of Trade and Economic development

900 American Center Building.

150 E. Kellogg Boulevard

St. Paul, MN  55101

612-296-9090

Program Description:  Rural Development Program:  makes challenge grants to regional initiative fund organizations who then make loans of $5,000-$100,000 (not to exceed 50% of the total cost of the project) to new and expanding businesses in rural Minnesota

 

Statler Foundation

107 Delaware Avenue, Suite 508

Buffalo, NY  14202

716-852-1104

Program Description:  Funding for education and research relating to the hotel industry in upstate NY.

Contact Person:  Herbert M. Siegel, Chairman

 

Pew Charitable Trust

2005 Market Street, #1700

Philadelphia, PA  19102

215-575-9050

Program Description:  Funding for the environment, conservation, art, education, culture.

Contact Person:  Rebecca W. Rimel, President

 

The Winthrop Rockefeller Foundation (PR)

308 East Eighth Street

Little Rock, AR  72202

501-376-6854

Program Description:  Limited to Arkansas and projects that benefit Arkansas.   Program-related investments and funding for programs designed to encourage local economic development and education.

Contact Person:  Mahlon Martin, President

 

The Greater Bridgeport Area Foundation, Inc.  (PR)

280 State Street

Bridgeport, CT  06604

203-334-7511         FAX 203-333-4652

Program Description:  Limited to communities of Bridgeport, Easton, Fairfield, Milford, Monroe, Shelton, Stratford, Trumbul and Wesport.  Support for community projects, civic concerns, housing, environment, health, education, cultural programs, drug abuse, AIDS and the homeless.  Grants for continuing support, seed money, emergency funds, consulting services, technical assistance, conferences, special projects, general purposes and scholarships.

Contact Person:  Richard Dietrich, President and Chief Executive Officer

 

William G. Selby and Marie Selby Foundation (NP)

1800 Second Street, Ste 905

Sarasota, FL  34236

941-957-0442

Program Description:  Building and equipment grants for the following fields of interest.  All levels of education, elderly, disabled, social welfare, health organization, public television, performing arts, YMCA, renovation grants.

Contact Person:  Robert E. Perkins, Executive Director

 

John W. Anderson Foundation (NP)

402 Wall Street

Valparaiso, IN  46383

219-462-4611

Program Description:  Building grants for the following fields of interest:  Child welfare, health organization, social welfare, physical and mentally disabled, hospital, college and universities, community development, youth organizations.

Contact Person:  William N. Vinovich, vice Chairman

 

Sales Office of Technology Development

Forum Building, Room 352

Harrisburg, PA  17120

717-787-4147

Program Description:  research seed grant for developing or commercializing new technology.

Contact Person:  n/a

 

The Wilder Foundation (PR)

PO Box 99

Key Biscayne, FL  33149

Program Description:  Cultural and Educational support funding.  Supports general purposes, building funds, endowment funds, research, scholarship funds and matching funds.

Contact Person:  Rita or Gary Wilder, President and Vice President

 

Agriculture Conservation Program

Agricultural Stabilization and Conservation Service

U.S. Department of Agriculture

PO Box 2415

Washington, DC  20013

202-720-6221

Program Description:  Payments for the control of erosion and sedimentation to those in voluntary compliance with federal and state requirements to solve point and nonpoint source pollution, to improve water quality, and to assure a continued supply of necessary food and fiber.

Contact:  Local or State ASCS office.

 

 

 

SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY OF FUNDING SOURCES FOR BUSINESS

 

The following is a selected bibliography of publications relevant to the Business Grant Seeker.  They contain information on thousands of Grants from Private Foundations and Government Agencies.

 

The National Directory of State Agencies (Bethesda, Maryland; National Standards Association)  Updated annually.

 

The State Executive Directory.  (Washington DC, Carroll Publishing)  Updated tri-annually.

 

The Book of States.  (Lexington, Kentucky; Council of State Governments)  Updated bi-annually.

 

National Association of State Development Agencies, Directory of Incentives for Business Investment:  A State by State Guide.  (Washington DC Urban Institute Press).

 

The Action Guide to Government Grants, Loans, and  Giveaways.  (George Chelekis, Perigee Books, The Putram Publishing Group).

 

How To Get Free Grants From the U.S. Government.   (Tim Darth, Desktop and Research Assistance.)

 

The Guide to U.S. Foundation, Their Trustee, Offices and Directors.  Foundation Center, NY, NY.  Contains over 40,000 entries (35,602 Private Foundations, 2.179 grant making operating Foundations and 413 Community Foundations) that awarded Grants during 1993 to 1996.

 

Free Money for Small Business & Entrepreneurs, Laurie Blum.  (John Wiley).

 

Free Money from the Federal Government for Business & Entrepreneurs, Laurie Blum (John Wiley).

 

Free Dollars from the Federal Government, Laurie Blum (Prentice Hall, New York).

 

Shaking the Money Tree:  How to Get Grants and Donations for Film and Video.  Morrie Washawaki, Studio City, CA  Michael Weise Productions 1994.

 

Womens’ Information Directory!  A Guide to Organizations, Agencies, Institutions, Programs, Publications, Services and Other Resources concerned with Women in the United States.  Shawn Brenna, Detroit (Gale Research 1993).

 

GOVERNMENT GRANTS AND DIRECTORIES

 

Grant Proposals that Succeeded, by Virginia White.  Plenum Press, 233 Spring St., New York, NY  10013  (212) 620-8035.

 

A step-by-step guide to preparing grant proposals.  Includes samples of research, training, art and humanities proposals.

 

The “How To” Grants Manual, by David G. Bauer, from MacMilan Publishing Co., 866 Third Avenue, New York, NY 10022   (800) 323-7445

 

A step-by-step system helps grantseekers develop proposal ideas; determine priorities and needs; and research funding opportunities.  The manual includes checklists, worksheets, a list of resources and planning tools.

 

Winning Science Equipment Grants:  Model Proposals from the Federal and Private Sector, from Capitol Publications Inc., PO box 1453, Alexandria, VA  22313-2053,  (800) 221-0425

 

A collection of federal and private-sector proposals for projects that won funding for science and technology related programs.

 

FEDERAL GRANT DIRECTORIES

 

Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance, from the Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, DC  20402

 

Annual guide to all federal funding programs.

 

 

NATIONAL DIRECTORIES OF PRIVATE FOUNDATION

AND GOVERNMENT GRANT PROGRAMS FOR EDUCATION

 

 

Carl & Grace Baker Memorial Scholarship Loan Fund Trust

c/o Bank of Stockton, Trust Dept.

PO Box 1110

Stockton, CA 952001

Program Description:  Educational grants to students in the public school system within the territorial jurisdiction of Stockton, CA Scottish Rite Bodies.  Completion of formal application required, including three references and transcript.

Contact Person:  Robert W. Friedberger, Chair., Selection Committee.

 

State of Idaho Scholarship

PO Box 83720

Boise, ID  83720-0037

208-334-2270

Program Description:  Grants to graduates of Idaho high schools to attend Idaho institutions.  Write for guidelines.

Contact Person:  Caryl Smith

 

The William L. And Victorine Q. Adams Foundation Inc

306 Mondawmin Mall

2401 Liberty Heights Avenue

Baltimore, MD  21215

Application Address:

c/o Adams Future Business Leader Scholarship Fund

Associated Black Charities,

1114 Cathedral St., 2nd Floor,

Baltimore, MD  21201

410-659-0000

Program Description:  Undergraduate scholarships to financially needy African-American residents of the City of Baltimore, MD who are U.S. citizens, for the study of business.  Completion of formal applicationrequired, including GPA transcript, financial statement, recommendation from high school offcial.  Contact foundation for further guidelines.

Contact Person:  Blanche D. Rodgers

 

Career Advancement Awards

New Jersey Institute of Technology

University Heights

Newark, NJ  07102

201-596-3100

Program Description:  Grants for NJ freshmen who are women and/or minority students in financial need.  Contact foundation for further guidelines.

Contact Person:  Joanne Range

 

Board of Trustees Academic Awards

Louisiana Tech University

PO Box 7925, Tech Station

Rouston, LA  71272

800-528-3241

Program Description:  Grants for students in good academic standing financial need.  Contact foundation for further guidelines.

Contact Person:  Jan Albritt, Financial Officer

 

Otto Sussman Trust

PO Box 1374

Trainsmeadow Station

Flushing, NY  11370-9998

Program Description:  Grants for residents of NY, NJ, OK, PA; demonstrate financial need due to death or illness in family.  Write for further guidelines.

Contact Person: Edward S. Miller Trustee

 

William M. and Louise O. Allen Scholarship Fund

c/o National City Bank, Indiana

PO Box 5031

Indianapolis, IN  46255

317-267-7280

Program Description:  Scholarships to high school graduates in Montgomery County, IN who plan to attend IN colleges and universities.  Completion of formal application required, including a letter outlining financial need and future plans.

Contact Person:  David Hock, Trust Officer

 

Gabriel J. Brown Trust

112 Avenue E. West

Bismarck, ND  58501-3662

701-223-5916 or 701-223-5119

Program Description:  Grants to financially needy residents of ND.  Initial approach by letter or telephone.  Completion of formal application required, including current grade level, GPA and financial information.  Contact foundation for further guidelines.

Contact Person:  n/a

 

Ernest G. Arps Memorial Education Fund

C/o Branch Banking & Trust Co.

223 West Nash Street

Wilson, NC  27893

Application Address:

C/o Samuel Styons, Trustee,

PO Box 1271

Plymouth, NC 27962

Program Description:  Scholarships to residents of Washington County, NC to attend a four year college in NC.  Completion of formal application required, including photographs.

Contact Person:  n/a

 

Phil Hardin Foundation

PO Box 187

Meridian, MS  39302-0187

Program Description:  Grants to residents of MS in financial need.  Contact foundation for further guidelines.

Contact Person:  n/a

 

Fern Brown Memorial Fund

C/o Liberty Bank & Trust Co. of Tulsa, NA

PO Box 1

Tulsa, OK  74193

918-586-5594

Program Description:  Scholarships to residents of OK.  Applications by letter accepted throughout the year.  Contact foundation for further guidelines.

Contact person:  Mike Bartel, VP.

 

Andalusia Health Services, Inc.

PO Box 667

Andalusia, AL  36420

Program Description:  Scholarships to residents of Covington County, AL who are pursuing a degree in health-related field, such as nursing, medicine, and medical or laboratory technology.  Completion of formal application required.

Contact Person:  Carolyn Davis

 

J. Wilfred Anctil Foundation

C/o Fleet NH Investment Services

PO Box 2770

Concord, NH  03302-2770

Application Address:

C/o Wayne Nelson

PO Box 96

Nashua, NH  03061-0096

Program Description:  Scholarships for higher education to needy residents of the greater Nashua, NH area.  Initial approach by letter, including high school or college transcript of grades and a statement of need.

 

Abernathy Black Community Development & Educational Fund

325 Washington Trust Bldg.

Washington, PA  15301

Application Address:

PO Box 177

Washington, PA  15301

Program Description:  Scholarships to African-American students from Washington, PA to attend colleges and technical schools.  Contact foundation for current application.

Contact Person:  n/a

 

Engen Seminary Student Scholarship Assistance Trust

C/o First Bank of South Dakota, N.A. Trust Dept.

PO Box 90

Rapid City, SD  57709

Application Address:

C/o Evangelical Lutheran Church in America

Presho, SD 57568

Program Description:  Scholarships to students who are members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America and attend an accredited ELCA seminary in preparation for the parish ministry.  Contact foundation for further guidelines.

Contact Person:  n/a

 

Trustee of Chester Academy

C/o First Vermont Bank & Trust Co

PO Box 595, Banknorth Group Tax Dept.

Williston, VT  05495-0595

Program Description:  Scholarships to high school graduates residing in Chester, VT.  Contact foundation for current application guidelines.

Contact Person:  n/a

 

Jim Blevins Foundation

PO Box 150056

Nashville, TN  37215

615-298-5000

Program Description:  Scholarships primarily to residents of  TN.  Application by letter.  Write for guidelines.

Contact Person:  Jim V. Blevins, President

 

Carter Family Foundation

C/o United National Bank

129 Main St., Trust Dept.

Beckley WV 25801

304-256-7300

Program Description:  Grants to residents of WV who plan to become teachers in WV.   Priority is shown to Raleigh County residents.  Application by letter including resume.

Contact Person:  John Barry, Trust Div. Mgr.

 

Artic Education Foundation

301 Artic Slope Avenue

Anchorage, AK  99518

Application Address:

C/o Flossie Anderson

PO Box 129

Barrow, AK  99723

907-852-8633

Program Description:  Scholarships to worthy and financially needy Native Alaskan students residing in the Arctic ad descendants of persons residing in the Artic for post-secondary education.  Applications accepted throughout the year.  Initial approach by letter requesting application.  Completion of formal application required.

Contact Person:  n/a

 

Rex Bishop and Christine Bishop Perpetual Scholarship Fund for Iowa Valley Community School District

PO Box 267

888 Court Ave

Marengo, IA  52301

319-642-5521

Program Description:  Scholarships to students residing in Iowa Valley Community School District for higher education, including college, trade, and technical education with the state of IA.  Completion of formal application required.

Contact person:  Charles R. Dillin, Trustee

 

Ruth Eleanor and John Ernest Bamberger Memorial Foundation

1201 Walker Center

Salt Lake City, UT  84111

801-364-2045

Program Description:  Undergraduate scholarships to UT residents, with preference given to nursing students.  Occasional loans awarded for medical education.

Contact Person:  William H. Olwell, Secy-Treas.

 

Violet R. and Nada V. Bohnett Memorial Foundation

15600 Redmond Way

Suite 200

Redmond, WA  98052

Program Description:  Scholarships to individuals primarily in western WA, CA, AZ, CO and HI for the study of Christian ministry.  Students from western WA have priority.  Contact foundation or further guidelines.

Contact Person:  Mr. Jamie Bohnett, Adm.

 

Fuller E. Callaway Foundation

209 Broome St

PO Box 790

LaGrange, GA  30241

706-884-7348

Program Description:  Scholarships to individuals who have been residents of Troup County, GA for at least two years.  Initial approach by letter.  Compleation of formal application required.  Interviews required at the discretion of the Scholarship Committee.

Contact Person:  J.T. Gresham, Gen. Mgr.

 

Charlotte Hall School Board of Trustees, Inc.

PO Box 283

Charlotte Hall, MD  20622

Program Description:  Scholarships to residents of MD for higher education.  Contact foundation for further guidelines.

Contact Person:  William Runyon, President

 

William J. and Gertrude R. Casper Foundation

C/o Firstar Trust Co.

PO Box 2054

Milwaukee, WI  53201-2054

Program Description:  Scholarships to residents of the Chippewa Falls, WI area for study at technical schools, colleges and universities.  Contact foundation for guidelines.

Contact Person:  n/a

 

AEI Scholarship Fund

C/o Society Bank

100 South Main Street

Ann Arbor, MI  48104

Program Description:  Scholarship to financially needy female students accepted to or attending, accredited medical schools in the U.S.  Applicants must maintain at least a “C+” average.   Completion of formal application required, including transcript, reference letter and verified financial information.  Interviews granted upon request.

Contact Person:  B. Todd Jones, Trust Officer, Society Bank, MI

 

BF Foundation

23 East Fine Avenue

Flagstaff, AZ  86001-3217

Fax:  (602) 774-2810

Program Description:  Grants for undergraduate scholarships primarily to AZ residents who are U.S. citizens and enrolled full-time at Northern Arizona University.  Continuing education students at Arizona State University who are AZ residents and U.S. Citizens may also apply.  Completion of formal application required.

Contact Person:  Katherin Lee Chase, President

 

 

South Carolina Department of Veterans Affairs

Governor’s Office, Dept of Veterans Affairs

225 Edgar Building

Columbia, SC  29201

803-765-5104

Program Description:  Grants for children of war veterans who were legal residents of SC at the time of their entry into the U.S. armed forces (or residents for at least a year) and who were killed in action or died of disease, disability, or other causes resulting from service.  For undergraduate study at state-supported SC institutions.

Contact Person:  Jimmie L. Gresham, Field Officer Super.

 

Tom C. Barnsley Foundation

C/o NationsBank of Texas, NA

PO Box 270

Midland, TX  79702

915-685-2281

Program Description:  Scholarships to graduates of Crane High School, TX studying agriculture-related fields.  Application accepted throughout the year.

 

 

 

Herbert E. and Marion K. Bragg Foundation

C/o Crestar Bank, N.A. Tax Svcs.

PO Box 27385, HDQ5905

Richmond VA  23261-7385

Application Address:

C/o Perry Gorham, Trust Officer

Crestar Bank

510 South Jefferson St

Roanoke, VA  14011

Program Description:  Scholarships to students at colleges and universities in ME and VA (Pref to ME).  Contact foundation for further guidelines

 

Paul Stock Foundation

1135 14th Street

PO Box 2020

Cody, WY 82414

307-587-5275

Program Description:  Education grants for Cody, WY residents in financial need.  Contact foundation for further guidelines

Contact Person:  n/a

 

The Burkhalter Educational Fund

C/o First Baptist Church

Seventh & South Caroline

Louisiana, MO  63353

Program Description:  Scholarships to students living in the area of First Baptist Church, Louisiana, MO.  Completion of formal application required.  Include parent’s tax return with form.  Interviews required.

Contact Person:  n/a

 

Arkansas Community Foundation, Inc.

700 South Rock

Little Rock, AR  72202

501-372-1116

Program Description:  Scholarships for students who are AR residents.  Call or write foundation for more information.

Contact Person:  Martha Ann Jones, President

 

John Brandt Memorial Foundation

C/o Northwestern National Bank

831 66th Avenue, N.E., Trust Dept

Minneapolis, MN  55432-4502

Application Address:

C/o Gint Behrens

PO Box 116

Minneapolis, MN  55440

612-481-2665

Program Description:  Scholarships to graduate students of dairy and animal science at upper Midwest institutions.  Contact foundation for guidelines.

 

The Charter Fund

370 17th St, Suite 5300

Denver, CO  80202

303-572-1727

Program Description:  Scholarships to CO high school seniors.  Contact foundation for current application deadline.  Initial approach by letter or telephone requesting application.  Completion of formal application required.

Contact Person:  Cindy Kennedy.

 

John A. Burns Foundation

PO Box 1149

Wahiawa, HI  96786

Program Description:  Scholarships to public high school seniors from HI only.  For the study of education.  Application by letter including any supporting materials.

Contact Person:  Robert C. Oshiro, President

 

Helen S. Davis Scholarship Trust No. 3

(also known as Davis Medical School Scholarships)

c/o Norwest Bank Investment Mgmt. & Trust Co

PO Box 597

Helena, MT  59624-0597

406-447-2065

Program Description:  Scholarships to residents of MT attending accredited medical schools.  Completion of formal application required, including undergraduate transcript, three reference letters, federal income tax forms, and letter of acceptance.

Contact person:  Fay Logan, Trust Officer

 

Peter J. Blosser Student Loan Fund

(also known as Peter J. Blosser Scholarship Trust)

PO Box 6160

Cilicothe, OH  45601

614-773-0043

Program Description:  Grants to residents of Ross County, OH.  Completion of formal application required, including copy of most recent tax return and copy of cumulative GPA or transcript.  Interviews required.

Contact Person:  Marie Rosebrook, Admin. Secy.

 

Paul O. and Mary Boghossian Foundation

C/o the Rhode Island Hospital Trust National Bank

One Hospital Trust Plaza

Providence, RI  02903

401-278-8752

Program Description:  Scholarships to RI residents.  Completion of formal application required.

Contact Person:  Deidre W.S. Martin, VP

 

Brevard Heart Foundation, Inc.

228 Eighth Avenue

Indialantic, FL  32903

407-725-2292

Program Description:  Scholarships for residents of Brevard County, FL for nursing and medical education.  Contact foundation for current application deadline.  Initial approach in person or by letter.  Completion of formal application required.  Interviews for first-time applicants required.

Contact Person:  Dr. Jack Bechtel, President

 

Jacob Stump, Jr. & Clara Stump Memorial Scholarship Fund

Broadway & Charleston at 14th Street

PO Box 685

Mattoon, IL  61938

217-234-6434

Program Description:  Grants for High School graduates from Coles, Cumberland, Douglas, and Moultrie Counties who will attend state-supported IL colleges.  Contact Foundation for further guidelines.

Contact Person:  Trust Officer

 

Art and Clara Butts Scholarship Foundation

PO Box 577

Burwell, NE  68823

308-346-4509

Program Description:  Scholarships to residents of Garfield County, NE and the surrounding areas.  Completion of formal application, including academic transcripts, college application letter, and two letters of recommendation.

Contact Person:  Elinor Johns

 

Alexander Family Education Foundation Welfare Trust

8401 N.E. Halsey, Suite 106

Portland, OR  97220

Application Address:

C/o Nicolas Alexander, Trustee

801 N.E. 199th

Portland, OR  97233

503-666-9491

Program Description:  Scholarships to residents of OR.  Completion of formal application required.  Contact foundation for further guidelines.

 

Fred (B.A.) Batterton Fund

C/o Kentucky Bank

PO Box 157

Paris, KY  40362

Program Description:  Scholarships to residents of Bourbon County, KY for medical education.  Applications by letter accepted.  Contact foundation for further guidelines.

Contact Person:  n/a

 

Albuquerque Community Foundation

PO Box 36960

Albuquerque, NM  87176-6960

505-883-6240

Program Description:  Scholarships and financial aid awards to residents of the state of NM.  Recipients may be graduating high school seniors or continuing education adults.  Contact foundation for current application.  Initial approach by letter or telephone.  Completion of formal application required.  Each program requires a separate application.

 

 

 

The Balso Foundation

C/o The Ball & Socket Manufacturing Co

493 West Main Street

Cheshire, CT  06410

Application Address:

C/o Guidance Dept

Cheshire High School

South Main Street

Cheshire, CT  06410

203-272-5361

Program Description:  Scholarships to high school seniors and college undergraduates in Cheshire, CT and surrounding towns.  Scholarships are only available for undergraduate study and are renewable.  Completion of formal application required.

 

The Ethan Allan Brown Scholarship Foundation

18 Tremont Street, Suite 1040

Boston, MA  02108

Program Description:  Grants for undergraduate scholarships primarily to residents of MA>  Write for guidelines.

Contact Person:  Frank Santangelo, Trustee

 

Nevada Dept of Education

400 West King Street

Carson City, NV  89710

702-885-3104

Program Description:  Grants for Nevada administers financial aid programs through Nevada colleges.  Write for guidelines.

 

H. Fletcher Brown Trust

(Formerly Florence H. Brown Trust)

c/o PNC Bank, Delaware

Wilmington, DE  19899

302-429-2827

Program Description:  Scholarships to financially needy DE residents, who were born in DE and are studying chemistry, engineering, law, medicine, or dentistry.   Completion of formal application required, including transcript, SAT scores.  Write foundation for guidelines.

 

Harvey Foundation Inc.

First Federal Building

Suite 507

1519 Ponce de Leon Avenue

Santurce, PR  00909

Program Description:  Scholarships to residents of Puerto Rico.  Contact foundation for further guidelines.

Contact Person:  Arthur J. Harvey, Jr., President

 

Laura E. Porter Trust

Drawer H

Pratt, KS  67124

316-672-5533

Program Description:  Grants for male graduates of Pratt county Community College, KS to further their education at a university approved by the trustees.  Contact foundation for further guidelines.

Contact Person:  J.W. Van Blaricum, Bill Hampton, Jr., Mike Lewis, Trustees

 

 

Children’s Educational Opportunity Foundation of Southern California

(also known as CEO Foundation of Southern California)

PO Box 459

Cerritos, CA 90702-0459

310-407-1535

Program Description:  Scholarships to financially needy children from Los Angeles and Orange counties, CA to attend private, nonprofit schools in Los Angeles and Orange counties, CA  Children must qualify for the federal lunch program and must be entered grades k-8.  Contact foundation for further information.

Contact Person:  n/w

 

A.P. & Louise Rouch Boys Foundation

C/o Twin Falls Bank & Trust Company, Trust Department

PO Box 7

Twin Falls, ID  83303-0007

Program Description:  Grants for students attending college in the Magic Valley area, ID; financial need.

Contact Person:  Janice Stover, Assistant, Trust Officer.

 

The Maine Community Foundation, Inc.

210 Main Street

PO Box 148

Ellsworth, ME  04605

207-667-9735

Program Description:  Grants for residents of ME in financial need.  Contact foundation for further guidelines.

Contact Person:  Ms D’Angelo, Associate Director

 

John H. Biggs Jr. Memorial Scholarship Fund

811 B Dombarton Dr

Lakewood, NJ  08701

908-920-1385

Program Description:  Scholarships to students from Gloucester High School, MA who have been accepted at an accredited institution of higher education.  Contact school for current application.

Contact Person:  John H. Biggs, Chair

 

The William T. and Ethel Lewis Burton Foundation

One Lakeshore Drive, Suite 1700

Lake Charles, LA  70629

318-433-0142

Program Description:  Scholarships for southwest LA high school seniors and the McNeese State University, LA football team.  Applications accepted throughout the year.  Initial approach by letter.  Completion of formal application required.

Contact Person:  William B. Lawton, Chair.

 

Margaret A. and Lawrence J. Bennett Scholarship Fund

C/o Chase Manhattan Bank

270 Park Avenue, 21st Floor

New York, NY  10017

Application Address:

C/o Capt. Vincent Doherty

Emerald Society

677 83rd Street

Brooklyn, NY 11228

718-383-9232

Program Description:  Scholarships to children of New York City police officers, either active, retired, or killed in the line of duty.  Applications accepted through the year.  Contact fund for current application guidelines.

Contact Person:  n/a

 

 

 

 

Lois and Mary J. Abstine College Scholarship Fund

C/o National City Bank, Indiana

PO Box 5031

Indianapolis, IN  46255

317-267-7315

Program Description:  Scholarships to residents of Shelby County, IN.  Completion of formal application required.

Contact Person:  Linda A. Richard, Trust Officer

 

North Dakota State Grant Program

Capitol Building, Tenth Floor

600 East Boulevard

Bismark, ND  58505

701-328-2960

Program Description:  Grants for ND residents planning to attend college in ND;  rank in top 20% of graduating class and score in top 5% of ACT assessment; renewable.

Contact Person:  Peggy Wipf

 

Brewer Foundation, Inc.

3819 Woodlaw Rd

Rocky Mount, NC  27804

919-443-1333

Program Description:  Scholarships for higher education to residents of NC.  Contact foundation for current application deadline and procedures.

Contact Person:  Joseph B. Brewer, Jr. Pres.

 

District of Columbia State Student Incentive Grant

District of Columbia Office of Postsecondary Education

Research and Assistance

2100 Martin Luther King Ave., SE, Suite 401

Washington, DC 20020

202-727-3688

Program Description:  Grants for DC residents in financial need.  Contact foundation for further guidelines.

Contact Person:  Sheila Kornegay, Acting Program Manager

 

Field Cooperative Association, Inc.

PO Box 5054

Jackson, MS  39296

601-939-9295

Program Description:  Grants for residents of MS in financial need.  Contact foundation for further guidelines.

Contact Person:  Ann Stephenson

 

Laura Fields Trust

PO Box 2394

Lawton, OK  73502

405-355-3733

Program Description:  Grants for residents of Comanche County, OK, in college and graduate school.  Contact foundation for further guidelines.

Contact Person:  Jay Dee Fountain, Executive Secretary

 

James M. Hoffman Scholarship Trust

C/o South Trust Bank of Alabama, NS
PO Box 1000

Anniston, AL  36202

205-238-1000

Program Description:  Grants for graduates of high school in Calhoun County, AL.  Referral by high required.

Contact Person:  Bill Priddy

 

The Barker Foundation, Inc.

PO Box 328

Nashua, NH  03061-0328

Program Description:  Undergraduate scholarships primarily to residents of NH.  Grants for scholarships are based on financial need, academic performance, and recommendations.  Application by letter.

Contact Person:  Allan M. Barker, President

 

New Careers Scholarships for Adult Students

University of Pittsburgh

Bruce Hall, Second Floor

Pittsburgh, PA  15260

412-624-7488

Program Description:  Grants for adult students with financial need.

Contact Person:  Dr. Betsy Porter, Director of Financial Aid.\

 

Treacy Company

Box 1700

Helena, MT  56924

406-442-3632

Program Description:  Grants for residents of or students attending institutions in ID, MT, ND and SD.

Contact Person:  James O’Connell

 

Vermont Student Assistance Corporation

Incentive Grants

Champlain Mill, PO Box 2000

Winooski, VT  05404

903-655-9602

Program Description:  Grants for residents of VT for minimum 1 year; high school graduate or equivalent to attend approved post-secondary VT institution; financial need; U.S. citizen or legal resident

Contact Person:  n/a

 

Pickett and Hatcher Education Fund, Inc.

1800 Buena Vista Road

Columbus, GA  31908

706-327-6586

Program Description:  Grants for residents of TN, and attending college.  No funds available for technical or vocational students or for students planning to enter fields of medicine, law or the ministry.

Contact Person:  Robert E. Bennett, President

 

Cordelia Lunceford Beatty Trust

C/o Security Bank Bldg., 2nd Floor

PO Box 514

Blackwell, OK  74631

Program Description:  Grants to Postsecondary scholarships and preschool tuition to financially needy residents of Blackwell, OK  who are under the age of 19.. Contact foundation for further guidelines.

Contact Person:  James R. Rogers, Trustee

 

The Health Education Fund

Dept. 550

PO Box 40200

Jacksonville, FL  32202-0200

800-457-6417

Program Description:  Grants for High School Graduates from schools in the southeastern U.S. to study for the ministry, missionary activities, or social work.

Contact Person:  Donna Nichols

 

Charles P. Chapman Trust

C/o First NH Bank

PO Box 2770

Concord NH  03302-2770

603-634-6785

Program Description:  Scholarships to residents of Manchester NH, entering college as first-year students only.  Completion of formal application required, including financial aid forms and high school transcript.

Contact Person:  Verna Pare, VP.

 

Addison H. Gibson Foundation

6PPG Place

Suite 860

Pittsburgh, PA  15222

412-261-1611

Program Description:  Grant for residents of western PA; only after 1 year of self-maintenance study.  Contact foundation for further guidelines.

Contact Person:  Rebecca Wallace Sapiente, Director

 

The Hatterscheidt Foundation, Inc.

C/o First Bank – Aberdeen

1320 South First Street

Aberdeen, SD  57401

605-226-4126

Program Description:  Grants for residents of SD and Jamestown, ND, area high school seniors with financial need and 3.0 minimum GPA.

Contact Person:  Kaye De Young

 

Vermont State Labor Council AFL-CIO

James Cross Scholarship

149 State Street, Box 858

Montpelier, VT  05602

8022235229

Program Description:  Grants for graduating high school seniors; dependent or member of a union affiliated with the Vermont AFL-CIO planning to attend an accredited educational institution.

Contact Person:  Tom Belville

 

The Community Foundation of Greater Chattanooga, Inc.

1701 American National Bank Building

Chattanooga, TN  37402

615-265-0586

Program Description:  Grants for residents of Chattanooga area who will be working in nursing or social work.  Academic achievement and financial need are required.

Contact Person:  Peter T. Cooper, Executive Director

 

Goldstein Scottish Rite Trust

PO Box 021194

Juneau, AK  9982

Program Description:  Grants for needy graduates of local Juneau, AK, high schools.  In financial need. 

Contact Person  James H. Taylor, Manager, 4365 N. Douglas Rd, Juneau, AK  99801  (907) 586-2849

 

Anna Beal Trust

C/o Mercantile Bank of Eastern Iowa

PO Box 88

Waterloo, IA  50704-0088

319-235-3235

Program Description:  Scholarships to financially needy residents of IA studying in agriculture and biology-related fields, who attend colleges and universities previously selected by the trustee.  Contact trust for current application.  Initial contact by letter or telephone.

Contact Person:   Vicki Angove, Asst. VP & Trust Officer

 

Utah Board of Regents

Student Incentive Grants; Educationally Disadvantage Fund

355 W. North Temple

#3 Triad, Suite 550

Salt Lake City, UT  84180

801-538-5247

Program Description:  Grants to residents of UT to attend eligible UT institutions; substantial financial need; U.S. citizens and legal residents.

 

Brisley Scholarship Loan Fund

(Formerly Ella Frances Brisley & Norma Brisley Phillips Scholarship Loan Fund)

c/o Boatmen’s First National Bank of Kansas City

14 West 10th Street

PO Box 419119

Kansas City, MO  64141-6119

816-979-7481

Program Description:  Scholarships to financially needy medical and nursing students attending accreited schools.  Write for further guidelines.

 

Maryland State Scholarship administration

Maryland Distinguished Scholar Award

Jeffrey Building

16 Francis Street

Annapolis, MD  21401

410-974-5370

Program Description:  Grants for graduates of, or seniors at, a MD high school and legal resident of MD, who are in financial need.  Contact foundation for further guidelines.

 

Battle Creek Community Foundation

(Formerly Greater Battle Creek Foundation

One Riverwalk Ctr

34 West Jackson Street

Battle Creek, MI  49017-3505

616-962-2181

Program Description:  Scholarships to residents of the greater Battle Creek, MI area.  Initial approach through high school counselors.  Completion of formal application required.

Contact Person:  Brenda L. Hunt , VP  Fax:  616-962-2182

 

Alliance Francaise of Tucson

PO Box 18851

Tucson, AZ  85716

Program Description:  Grants for scholarships, book awards, and medals to university and high school students in the Tucson, AZ area who are enrolled in French classes.  Initial approach by letter.  Completion of formal application required.  Contact your French teacher for application.

Contact Person:  Antoinette Wagner, President

 

The Dave Cameron Educational Foundation

PO Box 181

York, SC  29745

803-684-4968

Program Description:  Grants for York, SC undergraduate students who maintain a minimum 2.0 GPA; based on financial need and academic achievement.

Contact Person:  John Adkins

 

Callejo Botello Foundation Charitable Trust

4314 North Central Expwy

Dallas, TX  75206

214-741-6710

Program Description:  Scholarships primarily to students planning to attend educational institutions in TX.  Completion of formal application required.

Contact Person:  William F. Callejo, Trustee

 

Mark and Catherine Winkler Foundation

4900 Seminary Road

Alexandria, VA  22311

703-998-0400

Program Description:  Grants for residents of VA who are single parents.

Contact Person:   Lynn Ball, Executive Director

 

Dodd and Dorothy L. Bryan Foundation

PO Box 6287

Sheridan, WY  82801

307-672-3535

Program Description:  Grants for resident of Sheridan, Campbell, and Johnson Counties, WY and of Powder River, Rosebud and Big Horn Counties, MT.

Contact Person:  Rose Marie Madia, Office Mgr

 

Chiefs Children’s Fund

C/o Kansas City Chiefs

One Arrowhead Drive

Kansas city, MO  64129

Program Description:  Scholarships to financially needy students from the Kansas City, MO  area.  Applications accepted throughout the year.  Contact foundation for current application guidelines.

Contact person:  Dale M. Young, Treas.

 

Lyon Foundation, Inc.

65th & Scott Hamilton Drive

Little Rock, AR  72204

Program Description:  Grants for residents of AR pursuing private higher education.  Contact foundation for further guidelines.

Contact Person:  Ralph Cotham, Secretary-Treasurer, Lyon Foundation, PO Box 4408, Little Rock, AR 72214

 

Clinton J. Carr Foundation Inc

PO Box 11022

Telluride, CO  81435-4000

Program Description:  Scholarships to high school graduates who reside in MO.  Write for further guidelines.

Contact Person:  n/a

 

Harriet Bouslog Labor Scholarship Fund

C/o funding Trust Fund

1149 Bethel Street, Rm  207

Honolulu, HI  96813

Program Description:  Scholarships to residents of HI.  Preference is given to applicants whose parents are members of labor organizations.  Applications should include a brief resume of academic qualifications.

 

 

Treacy Company

Box 1700 Helena, MT  56924

406-442-3632

Program Description:  Grants for residents of or students attending institutions in ID, MT, ND and SD.

Contact Person:  James O’Connell

 

Roeburn E. Barnes Estate Trust

PO Box 499

Sidney, OH  45365

Applications Address:

C/o Roger McGee

\444 Apollo Dr

Sidney, OH  45365

Program Description:  Educational grants to citizens of Shelby County, OH.  Initial approach by letter requesting application.  Completion of formal application required.

Contact Person:  n/a

 

Rhode Island Higher Education Assistance Authority Program

Grant and Scholarship Program

560 Jefferson Boulevard

Warwick, RI  02886

401-736-1100

Program Description:  Grants for residents of RI enrolled at least ½ time at an eligible postsecondary institution;  U.S. citizen or legal resident; financial need.  Contact foundation for further guidelines.

 

Norris Bursary Scholarship Fund

431 Alhambra Circle

Miami, FL  33134-4901

305-266-3333

Program Description:  Scholarships to residents of FL for undergraduate study at an accredited college or trade school.  Applications accepted throughout the year.  Completion of formal application required.

Contact Person:  Matthew Slepin, Trustee

 

Black Haw College Foundation

6600 34th Avenue

Moline, IL  61265

309-796-1311

Program Description:  Scholarships to residents of Community College District No. 503, IL.  Application by letter accepted throughout the year.

Contact Person:  Carmen Juarez

 

The Buffett Foundation

222 Kiewit Plaza

Omaha, NE  68131

Application Address:

C/o Devon Buffett

PO Box 4508

Decantur, IL  62525

402-451-6011

Program Description:  Scholarships to financially needy residents of NE.  Scholarships are for tuition and fees at NE state colleges and universities, and $500 per semester at other institutions.  Completion of formal application required.

Contact person:  Allen Greenberg

 

Warren H. Bishop Memorial Scholarship Fund

(also known as Priscilla Hill Warren Bishop Scholarship Fund)

c/o U.S. National Bank of Oregon

PO Box 3168 Trust Division

Portland, OR  97208-3168

Application Address:

C/o Scholarship Fund Comm

70 Jackson County Medical Society

Rogue Valley Medical Arts Bldg.

691 Murphy Road, Suite 216

Medford, OR  97501

Program Description:  Scholarships to residents of Jackson, Josephine, and Klamath counties, Or who are members of the sophomore, junior, or senior class at an accredited medical school.  Contact foundation for further guidelines.

Contact Person:  n/a

 

The Ogden College Fund and Research Scholarships

PO Box 3350

Bowling Green, KY  42101-3350

502-781-9428

Program Description:  Grants for graduates of KY  high schools with GPA of 3.0 or better to study at Ogden College of Science/Technology and Health at Western Kentucky University.

Contact Person:  c/o Cooper R. Smith Jr., 520 Hillwood Dr, Bowling Green, KY  42101

 

Viles Foundation, Inc.

C/o Sunwest Bank

PO Box 15500

Albuquerque, NM  87125

505-765-2211

Program Description:  Grants for residents of San Miguel and Mora counties, NM;  financial need.  Call or write for further guidelines.

Contact Person:  n/a

 

Henry L. and Nellie Blakeslee Trust for Scholarships

C/o Probate Court

158 Main Street

Thomaston, CT  06787

860-283-4874

Program Description:  Scholarship grants to residents of Thomaston, CT.  Contact foundation for current application deadline.  Applicants must submit general and financial information.

Contact Person:  n/a

Fred W. Wells Trust Fund

Fleet Bank

One Monarch Place

Springfield, MA  01144

413-787-8524

Program Description:  Grants for residents of Greenfield, Deerfield, Shelburne, Ashfield, Montague, Buckland, Charlemont, Heath, Leyden, Gill, Northfield, Conway, Bernardston, Hawley, Rowe, and Monroe, MA.

Contact Person:  Edna Walters

 

Nevada Student Incentive Grant Program

2601 Enterprise Road

Reno, NV  29512

702-784-4666

Program Description:  Grants for residents of NV attending NV institutions; applications through financial aid office at institution of choice.  Write or call foundation for further guidelines.

 

John B. Lynch Scholarship Foundation

PO Box 4248

Wilmington, DE  19807-0248

302-654-3444

Program Description:  Grants for DE residents under 30 years old attending college in /Delaware or in a 20 mile radius of DE.  Must have 2.75 GPA at the end of the first semester.

Contact Person:  Eleanor L. Clew, Secreatry

 

Stefan Bergman Trust

C/o Wells Fargo Bank

PO Box 63954

San Francisco, CA  94163

Program Description:  Scholarships for the study of  mathematics.  Write foundation for guidelines. 

Contact person:  n/a

 

Haugse-Cossey Foundation

C/o Reynolds, Stanton, and Winkle

PO Box 2833

Boise, ID  83702

Application Address:

PO Box 8285

Boise, ID  83701

208-343-7514

Program Description:  Scholarships to high school graduates from Boise, ID  and surrounding area.  Contact foundation for application guidelines.

Contact Person:  n/a

 

Sumner O. Hancock Scholarship Fund

Casco, ME  04015

207-627-4354

Program Description:  Grants for residents of the Casco, ME area who are in financial need.  Contact foundation for further guidelines.

Contact Person:  Elizabeth Hancock, President

 

The Edward Thatcher Astle Memorial Foundation

1130 Route 22 East

PO Box 6000

Bridgewater, NJ 08807-0010

Program Description:  Scholarships to high school seniors from central NJ who are U.S. citizens, have at least a “B” average and require financial assistance to attend college or trade school.  Completion of formal application required.  Contact foundation for further guidelines.

Contact Person:  David Olekna, Trustee

 

Louisiana Office of Student Financial Assistance

PO Box 91202

Baton Rouge, LA  70821-9202

504-922-1011

Program Description:  Grants for graduates of LA high schools with GPA of 3.0 or above to attend an LA state-supported institution.

Contact person:  n/a

 

Children’s Aid Association of Amsterdam

PO Box 327

Amsterdam, NY  10210-0327

Application Address:

C/o Beverly Schmidt

14 Columbia Street

Amsterdam, NY  12010

518-842-1845

Program Description:  Scholarships to financially needy, single residents of Montgomery County, NY to attend accredited colleges.  Completion of formal application required, including a financial statement.  Contact foundation for further guidelines.

 

State Student Assistance Commission of Indiana

Hoosier Scholarships

150 West Market Street

Indianapolis, IN  46204

317-232-2350

Program Description:  Grants for seniors of IN high schools for study at an eligible IN institution; must be in top 20% of class. Contact foundation for further guidelines.  Contact Person:  n/a

 

North Dakota Indian Scholarship Program

State Capitol Building, First Floor

600 East Boulevard

Bismarck, ND  58505

701-328-2166

Program Description:  Grants for residents of ND; at least ¼ Indian blood and an enrolled member of a tribe now, ND resident; high school diploma or GED certificate; financial need.

Contact Person:  n/a

 

Emanuel Sternberger Educational Fund

PO Box 1735

Greensboro, NC  27401

910-275-6316

Program Description:  Grants for residents of NC who are juniors, seniors, or graduate students in financial need. 

Contact Person:  Ms Brenda Henley, Executive Director

 

Dodd Foundation

PO Box 8247

St. Joseph, MO  64508-8247

Program Description:  Scholarships primarily to residents of the St. Joseph, MO area.  Completion of formal application required.

Contact Person:  Robert D. Chesney, Mgr.

 

Arkansas Governor’s Scholars Program

Arkansas Department of Higher Education

14 East Capital

Little Rock, AR  72201

501-324-9300

Program Description:  AR high school graduates attending approved AR institutions; minimum 27 composite ACT score, minimum 3.6 GPA; one scholarship per county, plus 25 at-large scholarships.

Contact Person:  n/a

 

Minnesota Higher Education Coordinating Board

Student Loan Program

550 Cedar Street, Suite 400

Capitol Square Building

St. Paul, MN  55101

612-296-3974

Program Description:  Grants for residents of MN, or non-residents attending MN institutions; financial need; U.S. citizenship or legal residency.  Contact foundation for further guidelines.

Contact Person:  n/a

 

The Colorado Masons Benevolent Fund Association

7955 East Arapahoe Court, Suite 1200

Englewood, CO  80112

303-290-8544

Program Description:  Grants for CO high school graduates attending CO colleges and universities.  Applications available in Colorado public high schools.

Contact Person:  Arthur Carlson, Executive Secretary

 

Fukunaga Scholarship Foundation

900 Fort Street Mall, Suite 500

Honolulu, HI  96813

808-521-6511

Program Description:  Grants for HI business students; Hawaii residence; commitment to Hawaii and its people.  Contact foundation for further guidelines.

Contact Person:  Scholarship Selection Committee

 

Charles M. Blair Memorial Trust

C/o First Trust Company of Montana

P> Box 30678

Billings, MT 59115

406-657-8127

Program Description:  Grants for graduates of Meagher and Wheatland counties, Harlow Town High School and White Sulphur Springs High School, MT.

Contact Person:  Helen Hancock

 

The E. Perry and Grace Beatty Memorial Foundation

C/o National City Bank, Northeast

PO Box 450

Youngstown, OH  44501

Program Description:  Scholarships to residents of OH for higher education.  Contact foundation for current application guidelines.

 

Weller Foundation, Inc.

East Highway 20

PO Box 636 Atkinson, NE  68713

402-925-2803

Program Description:  Grants for residents of NE attending one of the Technical Community Colleges in NE or other vocational educational institutions in fields such as nursing.  Primary consideration given to residents of Boyd, Brown, Garfield, Holt, Keya Paha, and Rock Counties.

 

Avon Products, Inc.

Avon Scholarship Program

175 Progress Place

Cincinnati, OH  45246

513-551-2752

Program Description:  Grants to residents of OH; graduating high school seniors from Princeton, Ramapo, Morton Grove, and Pasadena school districts who are in the top 10% of their class; U.S. citizens or legal residents and whose parents are employees of Avon.

Contact Person:  Gary Horton

 

Mary E. Hodges Fund

222 Taupton Avenue

E. Providence, RI 02914

401-435-4650

Program Description:  Grants for residents of RI for minimum 5 years of Masonic affiliation; based on financial need and academic achievement.

Contact Person:  Grand Secretary

 

The Children’s Foundation of Lake Wales, Florida, Inc.

C/o David Wison

926 Dunkirk Place

Lake Wales, FL  33853

Application Address:

C/o David Rockness, Chair Orgn. Committee

16 North Third Street

Lake Wales, FL  33853

941-676-0711

Program Description:  Grants for undergraduate scholarships to high school students of the Lake Wales, FL district.  Initial approach by letter.

 

The Auroa Foundation

111 West Downer Place

Suite 312

Aurora, IL  60506-5136

630-896-7800

Program Description:  Scholarships to full time students who reside in the Auroa, IL area, including Kendall and southern Kane counties.  Scholarships are available to graduating high school seniors, undergraduates, and graduate students.  Initial approach by telephone.  Completion of form application required.  Interviews required.

Contact Person:  Sharon Stredde, Exec. Dir.

 

Oregon Department of Veteran’s Affairs

Educational Scholarship Aid for Oregon Veterans

700 Summer Street, N.E., Suite 150

Salem, OR  97310

503-373-2085

Program Description:  Residents of OR prior to and during military service; for study in accredited OR institutions; must have qualifying military service record; U.S. citizen.

Contact Person:  n/a

 

Kentucky Center for Veterans Affairs Benefits for Veterans and their Dependents

Department of Human Resources

600 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Room 136J

Louisville, KY  40202

502-588-4447

Program Description:  Residents of KY; U.S. armed forces or National Guard veterans, or children (17-23) or non-remarried spouses of veterans killed, permanently disabled, or listed as POWs or MIAs in recognized hostile actions.

Contact Person:  n/a

 

New Mexico Veterans Service Commission

Scholarship Program

PO Box 2324

Santa Fe, NM  87503

505-827-6300

Program Description:  Son or daughter (16 to 26) whose parent was killed in action or died as a result of military service in the U.S. armed forces during a time of armed conflict.  Write or call for further guidelines.

Contact Person:  Allen Martinez

 

Bauer Foundation

C/o Shipman & Goodwin

Porter Street

Lakeville, CT  06039

Application Address:  c/o Joan Eilkinson

Box 1784

Lakeville, CT  06039

860-435-9282

Program Description:  Scholarships to residents of Regional School District No. 1 in Lakeville, CT.  Completion of formal application required.

 

American Student Assistance

Help Loans and Plus Loans

330 Stewart Street

Boston, MA  02116

617-426-9434

Program Description:  grants for permanent MA residents enrolled in and in good standing, or accepted for enrollment at least half time, in an approved institution; MHEAC criteria; U.S. citizenship.

 

Boye Scholarship Trust

C/o Wells Fargo Bank, N.A.

PO Box 63954

San Francisco, CA 94163

Program Description:  Scholarships to residents of Sacramento County, CA with preference given to those pursuing agricultural studies.  Recipients are guaranteed funding for four years. Subject to maintenance of acceptable grades.  Further funding may be approved for work above the undergraduate level.  Candidates are identified by teachers and interviews are held to approve funding.

 

Lois and Max Beren Foundation

305 Petroleum Bldg.

Wichita, KS 67202

Application Address:

C/o Carla Beren Garritty, Trustee

3360 South Columbine Circle

Englewood, CO  80110

Program Description:  Scholarships to individuals for higher education.  Completion of formal application required.

 

Allied Educational Foundation

467 Sylvan Avenue

Englewood Cliffs, NJ  07632

Program Description:  Scholarships to members of Union Local 815 and the Allied Trades Council in NY and NJ to attend school full time.  Initial approach by letter in the form of an autobiography.  Include 3”X4” photograph of self, transcripts, a family financial statement, and letters of recommendation from facility advisors, professors, or teachers.

Contact Person:  Karen Badre, Exec. Secy.

 

Franklin Lindsay Student Aid Fund

Texas Commerce Bank of Austin

PO Box 550

Austin, TX  78789-0001

512-479-2444

Program Description:  Grants for students attending TX colleges and universities.  Must maintain at least 2.0 GPA.

Contact Person:  Rebecca Gassenmayer, Administrative Officer

 

Edwin H. Eddy Family Foundation

C/o Northwest Bank Duluth, Trust Department

Duluth, MN  55802

218-712-2773

Program Description:  Grants for North MI residents studying communication disorders; nonresidents attending University of Minnesota at Duluth.  Contact foundation for further guidelines.

 

P.B. Post No. 12 American Legion Memorial Scholarship Funds, Inc

C/o First Union National Bank of Florida, Trust Dept

40 Cocoanut Row

Palm Beach, FL  33480-4072

Application Address: 

C/o Palm Beach, Post No. 12

625 Okeechobee Blvd.

West Palm Beach, FL  3340

561-655-1343

Program Description:  Scholarships to financially needy residents of Palm Beach County, FL who are U.S. citizens.  Recipients may sudy at any accredited U.S. college or university.  Contact fund for current application deadline.  Completion of formal application required.

 

Butte Creek Foundation

1350 East Lassen Ave, No. 2

Chico, CA 95926

916-895-1512

Program Description:  Scholarships to residents of CA  Applications by letter accepted throughout the year.

Contact Person:  John Burghardt, Pres. And Secy.

 

George G. and Jennifer J. Breidenthal Foundation

C/o UMB Bank Kansas

601 Minnesota Avenue

Kansas City, KS  66101

913-371-0035

Program Description:  Scholarships to financially needy high school graduates from Kansas City, KS who are otherwise unable to pursue higher education.  Contact foundation for current application guidelines.

 

Arthur R. Atwood Scholarship Fund

C/o Key Trust Co

35 State Street

 Albany, NY  12207

Application Address:

Secy. Scholarship Committee

C/o Principal of Champlain Central School

Champlain, NY  12919

Program Description:  Scholarships to financially needy male students who have resided in Champlain, NY or Clinton County, NY for at least seven years.  Preference is given to students accepted to Yale University.  Initial approach by letter.  Completion of formal application required, including photograph.

 

Wisconsin Higher Education Aids Board

Grant Program

PO Box 7885

Madison, WI  53707

608-267-2206

Program Description:  Grants for resident of WI enrolled at least half-time in University of Wisconsin or WI state, vocational-technical and/or adult education programs.  Financial need; satisfactory academic standing.

Contact Person:  High school counselor

 

Ethel N. Bowen Foundation

C/o First National Bank of Bluefield

500 Federal Street

Bluefield, WV  24701

304-325-8181

Program Description:  Scholarships for students from the cola mining areas of southern WV and southwestern VA.  Initial approach by letter, including resume, transcript  and biographical outline.  Interview required.

Contact Person:  R.W. Wilkinson, Secy-Treas.

 

The Cazen Foundation

PO Box 801

Nyack, NY  10960

Program Description:  Scholarships to residents of Rockland County, NY.  Applications by letter accepted throughout the year.

 

Chinese American Citizens Alliance Foundation

1055 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 1210

Los Angeles, CA  90017-2494

213-250-5515

Program Description:  Scholarships to student of Chinese ancestry who are entering their junior year at colleges and universities in the southern CA area.  Completion of formal application required.

Contact Person:  Billy W. Lew.  VP

 

John Lynn Driscoll, Jr. Scholarship Trust

C/o First Security Bank of Idaho, N.A.

PO Box 2618

Boise, ID  83701-2618

Application Address:

C/o Mrs. Chris Woodward

Boise State University

1910 University Drive

Boise, ID  83725

208-385-1664

Program Description:  Scholarships to residents of Ada County, ID attending postsecondary schools in Ada County.  Completion of formal application required.

 

Main Department of Higher Education

State House Station 119

Augusta, ME  04333

207-289-2183

Program Description:  Scholarship, Grant, and Loan programs include:  Maine Student Incentive Program offered to a resident attending a college in Maine or any other fo the 5 New England states; post graduate scholarships in the medical field.

 

 

 

NATIONAL DIRECTORIES OF PRIVATE FOUNDATION AND GOVERNMENT GRANT PROGRAMS FOR HEALTHCARE

 

 

William Babcock Memorial Endowment

305 San Anselmo Avenue, Suite 219

San Anselmo, CA  94960

415-453-0901

Program Description:  Grants to persons burdened with exceptional medical expenses which exceed insurance coverage and fall outside the purview of other community agencies.  Limited to persons who have been residents of Marin County, California, for two or more years.  Call for application guidelines; application required.

Contact Person:  Executive director

 

Rouch (A.P. and Louise) Boys Foundation

C/o First Security Bank of Idaho

Trust Department

PO Box 7

Twin Falls, ID  83303-0007

208-736-1207

Program Description:  Financial assistance to needy children in the Magic Valley, Idaho, area.  Assistance provided in the forms of medical care, clothing and summer camp fees.  Write for guidelines and application.

 

Camden Home for Senior Citizens

66 Washington Street

Camden, ME  04843

207-236-2087

Application Address:

Belfast Road,

Camden, ME  04843

207-236-2014

Program Description:  Grants for medical care and drugs.  Limited to residents of Camden, Rockport, Lincolnville and Hope, Maine.  Write or call for guidelines.

Contact Person:  Charles Lowe, President

 

The de Kay Foundation

C/o Chase Manhattan Bank

270 Park Avenue

New York, NY  10017

212-270-6000

Program Description:  Grants to elderly individuals in financial need, particularly to those who are sick or disabled or who lack proper care.  Limited to residents of New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut.  Initial approach by letter.  Formal application required.

 

Ford Mobility Motoring Program

Ford Motor Company

Attn:  Mobility Program

PO Box 3185

Ruston, LA  71271

318-257-4562

800-952-2248

TDD:  800-TDD-0312

Program Description:  To provide a cash reimbursement for the cost of installing adaptive driving aids on the purchase of new vehicles from Ford or Lincoln-Mercury.  This program also provides 24 hour roadside assistance and a complimentary Ford cellular telephone.

 

The Clark Foundation

30 Wall Street

New York, NY  1005

212-269-1833

Program Description:  Financial aid for medical and hospital care to needy individuals in upstate New York and New York City.  Application accepted throughout the year.  Initial approach by letter.

Contact Person:  Joseph H. Cruickshank, Secy.

 

 

Mosette Levin Trust

C/o First Citizens Bank, N.A.

Trust Department

PO Box 1125

Michigan City, IN  46360

Application Address:

C/o Justina Mejean, First Citizens Bank

515 Franklin Street

Michigan City, IN  46360

219-874-9301

Program Description:  Medical aid grants to individuals over the age of 16 who are suffering from cancer or under the age of 16 who are suffering from any childhood illness.  Funds may be used for treatment, medication, and transportation to and from treatment, medication, and transportation to and from treatment facility.  Limited to residents of La Porte County, Indiana.  Formal Application required.

 

 

Vincent Gaffney Foundation

C/o American State Bank & Trust Company

PO Box 1446

Williston, ND  58802-1446

701-774-4121

Program Description:  Grants for the health and welfare of needy children under the age of 18.  Applications accepted throughout the year.  Initial approach by letter.  Completion of formal application required.

Contact Person:  Noel Hanson, V.P. & Trust Officer

 

The Lucy Daniels Foundation, Inc.

9001 Weston Pkwy

Cary, NC  27513

919-677-9888

Application Address:

C/o Heather Craiges, MSW, Clinical Coordinator

9001 Weston Pkwy

Cary, NC  27513

Program Description:  Grants for psychoanalytic treatment to creative individuals in the Raleigh-Durham and Chapel Hill, NC area.  Contact foundation for current application deadline.  Initial approach by letter or telephone.  Completion of formal application reuired, including an autobiographical statement.  Interviews and psychological testing required.

 

Beneficiary Travel

Dept. of Veterans Affairs

810 Vermont Avenue N.W.

Washington, DC 20420

202-418-4343

800-827-1000

Program Description:  Grants to reimburse disabled and other veterans for the cost of travel to receive medical care at a VA facility.  Eligible veterans to write or call for guidelines.

 

Phillips Foundation

PO Box 471

Columbus, MS  39703

601-327-8401

Application Address:

C/o Atwell Andrews

116 Fifth St, North

Columbus, MS  39701

601-327-8401

Program Description:  General welfare grants to indigent sick residents of Lowndes County, MS for medical, surgical and hospital attention and services other than doctors bills or surgical fees.  Completion of formal application required, including financial information.

 

Oklahoma City Area Indian Health Service

215 Dean A. McGee Street, NW

Oklahoma City, OK  73102-3477

405-237-4796

Program Description:  Funding for American Indian projects designed to provide a full range of curative, preventative and rehabilitative health services.  Assistance to Federally-recognized tribes and tribal organizations.  Designed to increase the capability of American Indians to manage their own health programs.  Contact local Health Service office for standard application forms.

National Contact Person:  Kay Carpentier, grants management contact 301-443-5204; or B. Bowman, program contact 301-443-6840

Local Contact Person:  Dr. Robert Harry, Director