John and Polly Sparks Foundation Grant

John and Polly Sparks Foundation

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Grant amount: US $10,000 - US $40,000

Anticipated deadline: Jul 1, 2020 8:59pm PDT

Applicant type: Nonprofit

Funding uses: Education / Outreach, Research, General Operating Expense, Project / Program, Capital Project, Training / Capacity Building

Location of project: Alabama, Arkansas, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia (US state) Show all

Location of residency: Alabama, Arkansas, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia (US state) Show all

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Overview:

 John and Polly Sparks Foundation  Grant

The John and Polly Sparks Foundation was created to maintain John and Polly’s commitment to philanthropy and giving back to the community.

Mission Statement

The John and Polly Sparks Foundation is a Christian based, private, independent foundation operating primarily in the southeastern United States. Its goal is to continue the Sparks’ tradition of providing support to charities which help individuals help themselves during times of significant need.

Focus areas of the foundation include:

  • assistance for mental illness
  • chemical imbalance and depression in infancy
  • housing for children and adults
  • relief during times of crisis
  • assistance with health and aging issues

Areas of Interest

  • Medical research and care for the treatment, prevention and cure of mental illness, especially as it relates to infants and for the prevention and treatment of substance abuse.
  • Housing for children and adults; relief during times of crisis; and assistance with health and aging issues.

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

Eligibility:

  • Organizations considered for funding must be classified as qualified public charities under Section 501(c) (3) of the Internal Revenue Code.
  • Geographic Restrictions: 
    • Georgia 
    • Florida 
    • Other areas within the Southeastern part of United States

Ineligibility:

  • Restrictions:
    • The Trust does not make grants to individuals.
    • In addition, the Trust generally does not provide funding for endowments, annual giving campaigns, debt reduction or financing, conferences and seminars, travel, and advertising.