Sharifololama Foundation Grant

Sharifololama Foundation

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Grant amount: Up to US $10,000

Deadline: Rolling

Applicant type: Nonprofit

Funding uses: Education / Outreach, Project / Program

Location of project: United States

Location of residency: United States

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Overview:

Background

The Sharifololama Foundation is a small, private grant-maker concerned about the welfare of children and families in the United States. The Foundation focuses its grant-making and other charitable activities on support for orphanages and on positive educational opportunities for children of low-income families. TSF was established to show its concern for children and families and has supported a broad range of projects giving its highest priority consideration to support of the most "at-risk" children. Local community organizing projects and children's advocacy groups are frequent grantees.

The Board of Directors of the TSF awards grants annually. Grants may range from a few hundred dollars to $10,000. The Foundation also works closely with other funders and participates on policy and advisory bodies consistent with the Foundation's interests.

Funding Areas

The Foundation supports activities in the following areas:
  • programs for children, orphans and widows; 
  • educational scholarships for ages K-college; 
  • support for underprivileged families.

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

Eligibility:

  • The Foundation makes grants only to tax-exempt organizations with 501(c) (3) classifications from the Internal Revenue Service.
  • Grants to individuals are considered on a case-by-case basis.

Ineligibility:

  • The Foundation will not consider requests for endowments, capital construction, general fundraising, deficit financing, or loans.
  • The Foundation does not make grants for research projects or give support to conferences, seminars, media events, or workshops unless they are an integral part of a broader program.
  • The Foundation does not provide support for the production and development of television and radio programming.