Abington Foundation Grant

Abington Foundation


Grant amount: Up to US $35,000

Next deadline: Sep 1, 2018

Later deadlines: Dec 1, 2018, Apr 1, 2019

Applicant type: College / University Nonprofit

Funding uses: Applied Project / Program

Location of project: Cuyahoga County, Ohio

Location of residency: Cuyahoga County, Ohio

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Overview:

The Abington Foundation seeks to partner with non-profit organizations that serve primarily low-income populations in Cuyahoga County.

Our Primary Focus

Education

The Foundation has a central focus on programs that advance and transform urban education, as well as programs to promote literacy and to provide access to quality early childhood education.

Additional Interests

Pathways to Economic Independence

The Foundation supports programs that move individuals and families along pathways to economic independence, including job readiness, access to employment, as well as family stability, financial literacy, and technology training for careers in the future economy.

Healthcare

The Foundation focuses on programs that increase access for elderly and underserved people.

Cultural Activities

The Foundation supports many local cultural institutions and historic landmarks in Greater Cleveland, especially those providing education or other programming to students and families from the Greater Cleveland schools or otherwise adding to the cultural diversity and richness of the community.

Type of Support

Priority will be given to requests for specific programs or projects. Organizations are discouraged from submitting requests for endowment, sponsorships, seminars or general operating support. 

Donors' Interest

Preference will also be given to organizations and activities that were supported by the founders, David Knight Ford and Elizabeth Brooks Ford, during their lifetimes.

You can learn more about this opportunity by visiting the funder's website.

Eligibility:

  • Your organization or your program must:
    • be consistent with one of our focus areas
    • be tax-exempt under section 501(c)(3) of the IRS code
    • be based in Cuyahoga County (Proposals from organizations located outside of the region will be considered only if invited by a Trustee.)
    • have submitted an interim or final report on any previous grants before a new request can be considered
  • Geographic Focus:
    • Proposals will be accepted from organizations based in Cuyahoga County.
    • Proposals from organizations located outside of the region will be considered only if invited by a Trustee.

Preferences:

  • Preference will also be given to organizations and activities that were supported by the donors, David Knight Ford and Elizabeth Brooks Ford, during their lifetimes.

Ineligibility:

  • Organizations are discouraged from submitting requests for endowment, sponsorships, seminars or general operating support.


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