Civic Engagement Grants
Many foundations provide grants for civic engagement and expanding programsgeared towards community benefit. These grants are normally reserved for non-profitorganizations with projects in mind that are consistent towards the foundation’s missions.Individuals are not eligible for these grants, and existing relationships with grantees oftenserve as priority amongst applicants. Some of these organizations may place restrictionsor preferences to specific regions, communities, or issues.
Foundation Requirements Purpose Link
New York Community TrustTackle future problems for the cityof New York www.nycommunitytrust.orgMott FoundationSupport efforts that promote a just,equitable andsustainable societywww.mott.orgChicagoCommunity TrustIllinois statewww.cct.org Norman FoundationThe Foundation doesnot make grants toindividuals or universities; or tosupport conferences,scholarships,research, films,media and arts projects; or to capitalfunding projects,fundraising drives or direct social service programs, such asshelters or community health programs. TheFoundation's grantmaking is restrictedto U.S.-basedor