Bridgestone Americas Trust Fund

Bridgestone Americas, Inc.

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Deadline: Rolling

Grant amount: Unspecified amount

Fields of work: Youth Development & Leadership Environmental Conservation Environment Performing Arts Civil Rights Children’s Health & Pediatrics Civic Engagement & Education Children’s Mental Health Radio Children With Disabilities Community Culture & Heritage Television Early Childhood Development Parks & Public Spaces Adult Education Education - Higher Education Business Education Academic Scholarship Programs Child Welfare Services Museums & Cultural Institutions Show all

Applicant type: Government Entity, Nonprofit

Funding uses: Education / Outreach, General Operating Expense, Project / Program

Location of project: Colbert County, Alabama, Counties in Arkansas: Nevada County, Pope County, Hartford County, Connecticut, Duval County, Florida Show all

Location of residency: United States

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About this funder:



Founded in 1952, the Bridgestone Americas Trust Fund proudly supports a wide variety of important charities and civic organizations in the United States, particularly in those markets it calls home. While contributions are made to more than 150 organizations each year, the Trust Fund focuses on organizations with missions supporting beneficiaries who will benefit from support of:

  • Education
  • Environment and conservation 
  • Youth development

We consider contributions to a variety fo causes and organizations. Categories we consider regularly are listed below. 

  • Education
    • Public and private higher education institutions
    • Adult education programs
    • Youth development program
    • Scholarship and fellowship programs
    • Education-related organizations which expand public knowledge of the free enterprise system
  • Welfare of Children
    • Healthcare institutions
    • Health-related organizations and initiatives
    • Child development programs and organizations
    • Community organizations which provide youth-oriented programs/activities
  • Environment and Conservation
    • Neighborhood parks
    • State park systems
    • Environmental and conservation-related groups/organizations
    • Environmental and conservation-related initiatives
  • Other
    • Performing arts programs
    • Cultural programs
    • Public radio and television
    • Civil rights and equal opportunity
    • Museums

Including national and local charities, the Bridgestone Americas Trust Fund has donated more than $12 million, impacting both national organizations and countless lives in 32 communities, in the past five years.

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


  • Bridgestone Americas Trust Fund will not make contributions to:
    • groups that discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, mental or physical disablities, sexual orientation, national origin, age, citizenship, veteran/reserve/national guard status or other protected status;
    • partisan political organization; or
    • groups limited to members of a single religious organization.


This page was last reviewed October 24, 2017 and last updated October 24, 2017