MAXIMUS Foundation Grants

MAXIMUS Foundation


Grant amount: US $2,500 - US $5,000

Next anticipated deadline: Aug 31, 2018

Later anticipated deadlines: Jan 31, 2019

Applicant type: Nonprofit

Funding uses: Education / Outreach, Applied Project / Program

Location of project: United States

Location of residency: United States

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Overview:

The MAXIMUS Foundation provides grants to nonprofit organizations and charities that share our commitment in helping disadvantaged populations and underserved communities.

The Foundation Board of Directors makes funding decisions through a competitive, biannual grantmaking process, with an emphasis on programs that promote personal growth and community development. 

Funding Priorities

We support three primary focus areas in our grant making:

Youth and Children Development

Priority is given to programs that serve disadvantaged or low income youth. Program areas may include but are not limited to: 

  • Child Abuse Prevention and Supportive Services 
  • Child Hunger and Nutrition Services 
  • Enrichment and Education Programs 

Community Development

Support is given to programs that focus on community development and redevelopment through supportive services to low-income households and communities. Program areas may include but are not limited to: 

  • Homelessness Prevention and Supportive Services 
  • Veterans Supportive Services 
  • Jobs and Training Programs 

Health Care

Support is given to health care programs that promote access and services to low-income individuals and families, including but not limited to programs that support: 

  • Physical and Developmental Disabilities 
  • HIV/AIDS Prevention and Care 
  • Chronic Care

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

Eligibility:

  • The Foundation will consider proposals from any 501(c)(3) organization that is aligned with our mission and meets all requirements identified in the application, including the ability to provide a copy of their recently audited financials.
  • Grants are awarded only to organizations that attest that they do not discriminate by race, ethnicity, creed, religious affiliation, gender or national origin. 
  • Organizations are only eligible to receive a grant once a year. 
  • Typically, grants are awarded for specific program or project support, and not for salaries or general operating expenses.

Preferences:

  • There are no specific geographic limitations for applicants, though preference may be given to programs in the more than 250 communities where MAXIMUS works.

Ineligibility:

  • Grants are not generally awarded to:
    • Individuals
    • Advertising, ticket events or dinner programs
    • Political causes or candidates
    • Endowments or capital campaigns


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