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Civic Engagement Grants Many foundations provide grants for civic engagement and expanding programs geared towards

community benefit. These grants are normally reserved for non-profit organizations with projects in mind that are consistent towards the foundation’s missions. Individuals are not eligible for these grants, and existing relationships with grantees often serve as priority amongst applicants. Some of these organizations may place restrictions or preferences to specific regions, communities, or issues. Foundation New York Community Trust Mott Foundation Requirements Tackle future problems for the city of New York Support efforts that promote a just, equitable and sustainable society Illinois state The Foundation does not make grants to individuals or universities; or to support conferences, scholarships, research, films, media and arts projects; or to capital funding projects, fundraising drives or direct social service programs, such as shelters or community health programs. The Foundation's grant making is restricted to U.S.-based organizations. Purpose Link www.nycommunitytrust.org www.mott.org

Chicago Community Trust Norman Foundation

www.cct.org Promote economic www.normanfdn.org justice through community organizing, work to prevent the disposal of toxics in communities, and to link environmental issues with economic and social justice, promote civil rights by fighting discrimination and working for equity

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Gates Foundation

Provide human services to economically disadvantaged areas

www.gatesfoundation.org

Packard Foundation Kellogg Foundation

www.packard.org Create conditions in www.wkkf.org communities for children and families to be successful To expand access to www.calendow.org affordable, quality health care for underserved individuals and communities and to promote fundamental improvements in the health of all Californians. Promote voter www.jmfund.org participation, expand and defend sound democratic practices. www.calfund.org www.irvine.org

The California Endowment

California state

John Merck Fun

California Community Foundation James Irvine Foundation

Los Angeles area California state

Moore Foundation Hewlett Foundation

Advance effective public policy decision that is reflective and responsive of all Californians Advance environmental conservation San Francisco based, Help to reduce however not required global poverty, limit the risk of climate change, improve education, improve reproductive health and rights, support vibrant performing arts, advance

www.moore.org www.hewlett.org

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MacArthur Foundation

philanthropy and support disadvantaged communities in SF Bay Area. Defend human rights, advance global conservation and security, make cities better places and understand how technology is affecting children and society

www.macfound.org

Rockefeller Foundation Otto Brenner Foundation CIRCLE Grant Civic Engagement Program of the Alliance Membership

www.rockfound.org www.ottobrenner.org Support research on www.civicyouth.org the civic engagement of young Americans Support civic www.nfw.allianceinfo.org engagement efforts

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