Leightman Maxey Foundation Grant

Leightman Maxey Foundation


Grant amount: Up to US $15,000

Next anticipated deadline: Sep 1, 2018

Later anticipated deadlines: Mar 1, 2019

Applicant type: Nonprofit Indigenous Group Government Entity Hospital / Clinic Elementary / Secondary School College / University

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

Location of project: Counties in Oregon: Curry County, Jackson County, Josephine County, Klamath County

Location of residency: Counties in Oregon: Curry County, Jackson County, Josephine County, Klamath County

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Overview:

Leightman Maxey Foundation Grant

To provide educational experiences related to careers, finance and nutrition for individuals to encourage and enable them to be self-reliant, productive members of society.

Purpose

The Leightman Maxey Foundation is a private foundation that distributes grants in support of nonprofit organizations whose services are in line with the mission of the Foundation. Funding priority is given to those organizations serving ‘at risk’ clients.

Grants may be awarded in any of the following three categories:

  • Career: work programs, employable skills programs, employment seeking preparation
  • Finance: budgeting, judicious use of credit, living within one’s means
  • Nutrition: shopping for and preparing healthy, economical meals

The following types of grants are available:

Capacity Building

The intention of a capacity building grant is to strengthen a nonprofits performance and improve organizational effectiveness. The following are examples of activities that would fall under this category: Strategic planning, organizational assessment, board development, collaboration and strategic restructuring, marketing and communications, technology and information systems, volunteer recruitment and management 

General Operating 

The intention of an unrestricted general operating grant is to support a nonprofit organizations mission rather than a specific project/program. These represent funds needed to sustain day to day operations. The following are examples of activities that would fall under this category: Salaries, office expenses (rent, utilities, etc.) .

Project/Program

The intention of a project/program grant is to provide funds for a specific endeavor. It may be either a one time event and/or ongoing. The following are examples of activities that would fall under this category: job skills training, financial education classes, nutrition/cooking classes for clients.

Guidelines

  • Multiyear grants may be awarded. They will be limited to two years with the second year of funding being contingent upon a satisfactory report being received from the grantee at the end of the first years funding period.
  • The Foundation will consider only one grant request from the same organization in a twelve month period, unless an additional request is invited by the Foundation.
  • A Final Report for any previous funding must be received by the Foundation before another application from a previous grantee will be considered.

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

Eligibility:

  • Eligibility Considerations and Requirements
    • Grant requests are considered only from organizations that are established nonprofit, tax-exempt, charitable organizations and public entities.
    • It is the applicant’s responsibility to ensure that their organization is recognized by the IRS as a tax-exempt organization before submitting an application. 
  • The Foundation limits it’s funding to Southern Oregon, specifically Jackson, Josephine, Klamath and Curry counties.

Ineligibility:

  • Grants are not made to or for any of the following purposes:
    • Individuals
    • Projects seeking to influence elections, political candidates or legislation.


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