SPONSOR: George Gund Foundation PURPOSE: Grants in the areas of education, economic development and community revitalization, human services, arts, environment and civic affairs. DEADLINE: December 30, March 30, June 30, and September 30 Program areas: * Education * Arts * Economic Development and Community Revitalization * Human Services * Civic Affairs * Environment Preference is given to pilot projects and innovative programs that present prospects for broad replicability. Grants for operating support are generally limited. The Foundation does not consider grants for endowments or for capital needs, including renovation, equipment and construction, except in special circumstances. Grants are not made for debt reduction or to fund benefit events. Funding for conferences, publications and media is limited to projects directly related to priorities in the Foundation's six program areas. With the exception of retinal degenerative disease research, reproductive health issues, community health and AIDS policy and services, the Foundation is not active in the health field. Proposals for services to the physically, mentally or developmentally disabled or the elderly are not considered. The Foundation does not make grants to individuals, nor does it administer programs it supports. Grants are limited to activities performed, and organizations located, in the United States, with the exception of support for retinal degenerative disease research. The Foundation makes grants only to organizations that meet Internal Revenue Code requirements as nonprofit, tax-exempt organizations or to qualified governmental units or agencies. Grant funds may not be used to carry on propaganda or otherwise attempt to influence legislation, participate in or intervene in any political campaign on behalf of or in opposition to any candidate for public office or to conduct, directly or indirectly, any voter registration drive (within the meaning of Section 4945(d)(2) of the Internal Revenue Code). What to Include in a Proposal Each proposal should include a one-page cover letter describing the project and the amount of funds being requested. The proposal should also include: One page summary description of the project Name and telephone number of contact person Organizational background -- The background information should include a history of the organization, the mission statement of the organization, types of programs offered and constituencies served by the organization. Detailed project description -- The project description should include a justification of need, specific goals and objectives, activities planned to meet goals and objectives, time line for the project, qualifications of key personnel and methods of evaluation. Project budget -- A project budget should include anticipated expenses (including details about how requested funds will be used) and anticipated income (including information about other sources approached for funding). Organization budget -- The organization's budget should include a current year budget and a proposed budget for the project year(s) showing both income and expenses. The organization's most recent audited financial statement should also be included. Supporting Documents -- Supporting documents should include a list of the organization's current board of trustees, letters of support, readily available printed material about the organization (such as annual reports and brochures) and an IRS letter confirming the Internal Revenue Code 501(c)(3) status and classification as a public charity or information confirming status as a governmental unit or agency. Proposals sent electronically or by FAX will NOT be accepted. Deadlines Proposals are considered by the Foundation's Trustees in March, June, September and December. Deadlines for submitting proposals for consideration at the next regularly scheduled meeting of the Trustees are March 30, June 30 September 30 and December 30. CONTACT: The George Gund Foundation 1845 Guildhall Building 45 Prospect Avenue, West Cleveland, Ohio 44115 Phone: (216) 241-3114 FAX: (216) 241-6560 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Website: http://www.gundfdn.org
Keycode Keyword A006000 Foundation Funding Opportunities 0715008 AIDS 071500A All Disease Entities & Medical Problems & Behavior 0700000 Health & Safety, Medical & Biomedical Sciences 0901015 Economic Development 040800A All Economics 0400000 Behavioral & Social Sciences 0000034 Research 0319011 Revitalization 031900A All Restoration & Preservation 0300000 Arts & Humanities & Cultural Activities 050500A All Higher Education 050200A All Educational & Instructional Programs 050400A All Elementary & Secondary Education 0502000 Educational & Instructional Programs 0504000 Elementary & Secondary Education 0504001 Elementary Education 0504002 High School Education 0504003 Junior High School Education 030200A All Area Studies (Arts & Humanities) 030300A All Arts, General & Other 031600A All Performing Arts 031300A All Media Arts 032000A All Visual Arts 0302000 Area Studies (Arts & Humanities) 0303000 Arts, General & Other 0316002 Dramatic & Theater Arts 0308001 Folk & Ethnic Arts 030800A All Folk & Ethnic Studies 0313000 Media Arts 0316000 Performing Arts 0320000 Visual Arts 0113000 Cultural, Economic, & Political Regions 00000BB Disadvantaged (Economically) 00000A1 Target Groups & Beneficiaries 0416001 Economic Self-Sufficiency 041600A All Social Services 0408013 Economic Stabilization 0408000 Economics 0725030 Social & Economic Environment 0403004 Community & Outreach Programs 040300A All Area & Population Studies & Services 0501008 Community & School Relations 0417050 Community Self-Improvement 041700A All Sociology 0901092 Minority Business Development 090105A All Management & Commerce (L-Z) 0900000 Management & Commerce 0403000 Area & Population Studies & Services 0000038 Service Delivery Programs 0404017 Social Services Delivery 0416000 Social Services 100700A All Environmental Studies 1000000 Science & Technology & Mathematics & Computer Science 1007000 Environmental Studies 1002042 Reproduction 076500A All Natural Processes (Health & Safety & Medical) 0730005 Child & Maternal Health 0730010 Family Health & Planning & Safety 0414070 Healthy Development 0730070 Public Health 0406006 AIDS Counseling 040600A All Counseling & Guidance 0404065 Transmission of HIV/AIDS 040400A All Behavioral Studies & Social Problems 0901100 AIDS & Employment Studies 0404000 Behavioral Studies & Social Problems 0406000 Counseling & Guidance 0306000 Cultural Activities 030600A All Cultural Activities 0715000 Disease Entities & Medical Problems 1400000 Environment 0403007 Family 0308000 Folk & Ethnic Studies 0505000 Higher Education 0319000 Restoration & Preservation 0417000 Sociology 0500000 Education 0765000 Natural Processes (Health & Safety & Medical)
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