Lowe’s Community Partners Grants


Grant amount: US $2,001 - US $100,000

Next deadline: Aug 24, 2018

Later deadlines: May 11, 2019

Applicant type: Government Entity Nonprofit

Funding uses: Capital Project

Location of project: United States

Location of residency: United States

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Lowe’s and the Lowe’s Charitable and Educational Foundation focus giving efforts on public education and community improvement projects.

Lowe’s Community Partners grant program helps build better communities by providing monetary assistance to nonprofit organizations and municipalities looking for support of high-need projects such as:
  • building renovations/upgrades,
  • grounds improvements,
  • technology upgrades,
  • as well as safety improvements.

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


  • The Foundation provides funding only to 501(c) (3) tax-exempt nonprofit organizations and public agencies in communities where Lowe’s operates stores and distribution centers. 
  • Organizations must be an established 501(c)(3) non-profit organization for two years.


  • The Foundation's charitable contributions are not used for: 
    • Individuals and families 
    • National health organizations and their local affiliates 
    • Religious organizations and church or denomination-sponsored programs or events 
    • Special events, such as conferences, dinners, sport competitions, festivals or art exhibits 
    • Sponsorship of fundraising events (i.e. dinners, walks, golf tournaments and auctions) 
    • Goodwill advertising or marketing 
    • Political, labor, veteran/fraternal organizations, civic clubs or candidates 
    • Sports teams or athletic events 
    • Arts-based programs 
    • Animal rescue and support groups 
    • Travel-related events, including student trips or tours 
    • Development or production of books, films, videos or television programs 
    • Capital campaigns, endowments or endowed chairs 
    • Activities of organizations serving primarily their own membership 
    • Private schools 
    • Continuing education for teachers and staff 
    • institutional overhead and/or indirect cost (i.e. salaries, stipends, benefits and most project labor costs) 
    • Memorial campaigns 
    • Multi-year requests
    • Tickets to events