Good Neighbor Citizenship Company Grants

State Farm Companies Foundation

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Grant amount: More than US $5,000

Anticipated deadline: Oct 31, 2019

Applicant type: Indigenous Group Nonprofit Government Entity

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

Location of project: United States

Location of residency: United States

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Overview:

Good Neighbor Citizenship® Company Grants

We make it our business to be like a good neighbor, helping to build safer, stronger and smarter communities across the United States. Through our company grants, we focus on three areas: safety, education, and community development.

The State Farm Companies Foundation® and State Farm™ value inclusiveness and diversity. Therefore, charitable funding is intended to advance access, equity, and inclusiveness while discouraging harmful discrimination based on age, political affiliation, race, national origin, ethnicity, gender, disability, sexual orientation or gender identity, or religious beliefs.

Nationally, we support communities through social investments and countrywide relationships. At a local level, our company grants focus on three areas: safety, education, and community development.

Safety Grants

State Farm values the importance of keeping our neighbors safe.

Our national and local funding is directed toward:

  • Auto and roadway safety
  • Teen Driver Education
  • Home safety and fire prevention
  • Disaster preparedness
  • Disaster recovery

Community Development

Strong neighborhoods are the foundation of a strong society. We're committed to maintaining the vibrancy of our communities by assisting nonprofits that support: affordable housing, first time homeowners, neighborhood revitalization, financial literacy, job training, and small business development. Through community outreach and community development grants and investments, State Farm gives back to the neighborhoods it serves and helps develop stronger neighborhoods by reinvesting in the community.

Our national and local funding is directed toward:

  • Affordable Housing
  • Job training
  • Neighborhood Revitalization
  • Small business Development
  • Financial Literacy
  • First Time Homeownership

Education Grants

Nationally, our education funding is directed toward initiatives that more directly support underserved individuals, helping them obtain the skills and credentials they need to be successful in today's workforce:

  • Pathways for College and Career Success

In local markets, our K-12 public education funding is directed toward:

  • Teacher Development
  • Service-Learning
  • Education Reform/Systemic Improvement

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

Eligibility:

  • Our charitable contributions may be awarded to:
    • Educational institutions
    • Programs conducted by Municipal, county, state or federal government entities that align with State Farm's charitable focus.
    • 501(c)(3) charitable nonprofit organizations
    • 501(c)(4) volunteer fire companies
    • 501(c)(6) chambers of commerce

Ineligibility:

  • State Farm does not fund:
    • Individuals seeking personal help or scholarships
    • Religious programs
    • Politically partisan programs
    • Organizations outside the U.S.