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Ford E. & Harriet R. Curtis Foundation c/o PNC Advisros 620 Liberty Ave., MS P2-PTPP-25-1 Pittsburgh, PA 15222 Contact: John Culbertson, Tr. Off., PNC Advisors Purpose and activities: Giving for education, AIDS research, youth services, and Christian agencies. Fields of interest: AIDS; AIDS research; Christian agencies & churches; Higher education; Reproductive health, family planning; Youth, services. Geographic focus: National Limitations: Applications not accepted. Giving on a national basis. No grants to individuals. Application information: Contributes only to pre-selected organizations. ------------------------------------------------The Gill Foundation 2215 Market St., Ste. 205 Denver, CO 80205 Telephone: (303) 292-4455 Contact: Rodger McFarlane, Exec. Dir. FAX: (303) 292-2155 Additional address: 315 E. Costilla St., Colorado Springs, CO 80903, Telephone: (719) 473-4455 FAX: (719) 473-2254 E-mail: info@gillfoundation.org URL: http://www.gillfoundation.org Purpose and activities: Giving primarily for gay and lesbian issues, and AIDS education and prevention. Fields of interest: AIDS; Civil rights, gays/lesbians. Geographic focus: National Limitations: Giving primarily in non-metropolitan areas with populations of 1.5 million or less. No support for clinical HIV/AIDS research, direct client services to community based HIV/AIDS organizations outside CO, or art programs for or about HIV. Application information: Organizations requesting funding are required to have a non-discrimination policy including sexual orientation. Application form required. Applicants should submit the following: 1) brief history of organization and description of its mission 2) descriptive literature about organization 3) detailed description of project and amount of funding requested Initial approach: Letter (via mail or Web site) Copies of proposal: 1 Board meeting date(s): Summer and fall Deadline(s): Varies Final notification: Varies ------------------------------------------------The Colin Higgins Foundation P.O. Box 29903 San Francisco, CA 94129-0903 Telephone: (415) 561-6400 Contact: Charles Fernandez, Prog. Off. FAX: (415) 561-6401

E-mail: info@colinhiggins.org Purpose and activities: The foundation's priorities are responding to the HIV/AIDS pandemic by supporting innovative organizations and programs in the areas of HIV prevention, education and care for people infected, affected and at risk for HIV. This includes strategies such as advocacy, harm reduction, needle exchange, comprehensive sexuality education and direct services to people living with HIV/AIDS. The foundation places emphasis on organizations and projects that work with youth; geographically underserved communities, such as rural and reservation communities; and demographically underserved communities, such as communities of color, transgender communities, and low-income communities. The foundation also focuses on empowering lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender peoples by supporting community-based organizations that foster leadership in these communities and combat homophobia. The foundation particularly encourages efforts that seek to bring about institutional change in the legal, political, economic, or cultural structures that impact LGBT people, and that link the LGBT communities to other social justice movements. The foundation places emphasis on organizations and projects that work with LGBT youth; geographically underserved communities, such as rural and reservation communities; and demographically underserved communities, such as communities of color, transgender communities, and low-income communities. Fields of interest: AIDS; Civil rights; Gays/lesbians; People with AIDS (PWAs). Geographic focus: National Limitations: Giving on a national basis. No support for universities or colleges, or to for-profit organizations or faith-based organizations. No grants for endowments, or for building funds, or deficit financing. Application information: Application information and forms available on Web site. Application form required. Initial approach: Letter of inquiry Copies of proposal: 1 Board meeting date(s): Fall and spring Deadline(s): Spring Final notification: Dec. 31 ------------------------------------------------International Fund for Health & Family Planning c/o Alan Dolinsky 9 Spruce Pl. Great Neck, NY 11021

Purpose and activities: Giving to organizations for family planning in developing countries, including those organizations providing abortion services, sterilization services, and/or the sale of contraceptives through social marketing in Asia, Africa, and Latin America. Fields of interest: AIDS; Developing countries; Reproductive health, family planning. Geographic focus: National; international Limitations: Applications not accepted. Giving on a national and international basis. No grants to individuals. Application information: Contributes only to pre-selected organizations. Board meeting date(s): Varies ------------------------------------------------The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation 2400 Sand Hill Rd. Menlo Park, CA 94025 Telephone: (650) 854-9400 Contact: Renee Wells, Grants and Contracts Mgr. Telephone for application guidelines: (800) 656-4533 FAX: (650) 854-4800 E-mail: rwells@kff.org

URL: http://www.kff.org FAX: (650) 854-4800 E-mail: pduckham@kff.org Washington Office: 1330 G St., N.W., Washington, DC 20005, Telephone: (202) 347-5270 FAX: (202) 347-5274

Purpose and activities: The foundation is a highly specialized health policy research and health communications organization that provides timely information on health issues to policymakers, the media, and the public. The foundation operates most of its own programs, often in partnership with other organizations. Its programs concentrate on three primary areas: Health Policy, Media and Public Education, and South Africa. Fields of interest: AIDS; Economically disadvantaged; Health care; Minorities; Public policy, research; Reproductive health; South Africa; Women. Geographic focus: National; international Limitations: Giving limited to CA for the California Grants Program only; and South Africa for the international grants program; other grants nationwide. No support for political organizations. No grants to individuals (except for Media Fellows and consultants), or for construction, equipment, capital funds, annual appeals, fundraising events, ongoing general operating expenses, or indirect costs; generally no funding for direct service type projects. Application information: Most grants are initiated by the foundation. Very few unsolicited grants are funded. Application form not required. Applicants should submit the following: 1) results expected from proposed grant 2) statement of problem project will address 3) copy of IRS Determination Letter 4) qualifications of key personnel 5) brief history of organization and description of its mission 6) copy of current year's organizational budget and/or project budget 7) name, address and phone number of organization 8) contact person 9) detailed description of project and amount of funding requested Initial approach: 2- to 3-page letter Board meeting date(s): Mar., June, Sept., and Dec. Deadline(s): None Final notification: 3 to 6 months ------------------------------------------------The Karetsky Family Memorial Fund & Seth Kahn Foundation, Inc. (formerly Seth Kahn Foundation, Inc.) c/o Starr & Co. 307 5th Ave., 8th Fl. New York, NY 10016-6517

Fields of interest: AIDS; AIDS research; Arts; Health care; Health organizations; Performing arts, theater; Reproductive health, family planning. Geographic focus: National Limitations: Applications not accepted. Giving on a national basis. No grants to individuals. Application information: Contributes only to pre-selected organizations. ------------------------------------------------Kongsgaard-Goldman Foundation 1932 1st Ave., Ste. 602

Seattle, WA 98101 Telephone: (206) 448-1874 Contact: Martha Kongsgaard, Pres. FAX: (206) 448-1973 E-mail: kgf@kongsgaard-goldman.org URL: http://www.kongsgaard-goldman.org

Purpose and activities: Primary areas of interest include the arts (in WA only), human rights and civic developments, the environment, and technical assistance. Fields of interest: Adult education--literacy, basic skills & GED; AIDS; Arts; Canada; Child development, education; Child development, services; Civil rights; Civil rights, race/intergroup relations; Community development; Economics; Education; Environment; Gays/lesbians; Immigrants/refugees; International peace/security; Jewish agencies & temples; Jewish federated giving programs; Museums; Performing arts; Performing arts, music; Performing arts, theater; Reproductive health, family planning; Visual arts; Women; Women, centers/services. Geographic focus: National; international Limitations: Giving limited to AK, ID, MT, OR, and WA, with emphasis on Missoula, MT, Portland, OR, and Seattle, WA; giving also in British Columbia, Canada. No support for institutions of higher learning or medical institutions. No grants to individuals, or for scholarships, fellowships, medical research or general animal welfare; no direct servi ces in the human services sector, or for land acquisition. Application information: Accepts Philanthropy Northwest Common Grant Application Form. Application form not required. Initial approach: Letter of intent due Mar. 16 or Sept. 16 Copies of proposa l: 1 Board meeting date(s): Contributions made in Feb. and Aug. Deadline(s): Mar. 16 and Sep. 16 Final notification: Feb. and Aug. ------------------------------------------------Ms. Foundation for Women 120 Wall St., 33rd Fl. New York, NY 10005 Telephone: (212) 742-2300 Contact: Sara K. Gould, Exec. Dir. FAX: (212) 742-1653 E-mail: info@mcfoundation.org URL: http://www.ms.foundation.org Purpose and activities: A national, multi-issue public women's fund that supports the efforts of women and girls to govern their own lives and influence the world around them, the foundation funds and assists women's self-help organizing efforts, and pursues changes in public consciousness, law, philanthropy, and social policy. It directs resources to activities that break down racial, class, age, sexual orientation, disability, and cultural barriers. The foundation's primary giving interests are: economic security; girls, young women, and leadership; and women's health and safety. Fields of interest: AIDS; Children/youth, services; Civil liberties, reproductive rights; Civil rights, immigrants; Civil rights, women; Crime/violence prevention; Crime/violence prevention, abuse prevention; Disabled; Economic development; Economically disadvantaged; Employment; Employment, labor unions/organizations; Gays/lesbians; Minorities; Reproductive health; Women. Geographic focus: National Limitations: Giving on a national basis. No support for cultural or media groups, projects of colleges or other institutions of higher education, or international projects. No grants to individuals, or for annual conferences.

Application information: See Web site for complete listings of programs, application, deadlines and guidelines. Application form required. Initial approach: Letter or telephone Copies of proposal: 2 Board meeting date(s): Fall, winter, and spring Deadline(s): Varies Final notification: 3 to 6 months

------------------------------------------------The National Foundation for Infectious Diseases (also known as NFID) 4733 Bethesda Ave., Ste. 750 Bethesda, MD 20814 Telephone: (301) 656-0003 Contact: Leonard Novick, Exec. Dir. FAX: (301) 907-0878 E-mail: info@nfid.org URL: http://www.nfid.org/ Purpose and activities: The organization supports basic and clinical research to unravel the mechanisms of disease, identify their cures and treatments, and improve diagnosis and patient care; provides grants and fellowships to encourage and assist qualified physicians and researchers in conducting research and training as specialists in infectious diseases and the microbiological/immunological/epidemiological sciences; and conducts education programs for the public and health care professionals on advances in research, treatment, and prevention of infectious diseases, including AIDS. Fields of interest: AIDS research; Immunology research; Medical research; Public health, epidemiology; Public health, STDs. Geographic focus: National; international Limitations: Giving limited to the U.S. and Canada. Application information: Application form not required. Initial approach: Letter Board meeting date(s): Spring Deadline(s): Jan. 15 and Feb. 15 ------------------------------------------------Phillips-Green Foundation, Inc. P.O. Box 654 Truro, MA 02666 Contact: Carol P. Green, Pres. E-mail: capelight2@gis.net

Purpose and activities: Giving primarily for medical/nursing schools and education, medical research emphasizing cancer, gun control, domestic violence prevention, human rights on an international basis, women's civil rights including reproductive rights, and Jewish agencies and temples. Support also for African Americans, Latinos, aging, women, people with AIDS, and immigrants/refugees. Fields of interest: African Americans/Blacks; Aging; Cancer research; Civil liberties, reproductive rights; Civil rights, women; Crime/violence prevention, domestic violence; Crime/violence prevention, gun control; Economically disadvantaged; Immigrants/refugees; International human rights; Jewish agencies & temples; Medical research; Medical school/education; Native Americans/American Indians; Nursing school/education; People with AIDS (PWAs); Women. Geographic focus: National

Limitations: Applications not accepted. No grants to individuals. Application information: Contributes only to pre-selected organizations which reflect the interest of the directors. Unsolicited requests for funds not considered. Board meeting date(s): Nov. ------------------------------------------------The Price Foundation P.O. Box 369 Indianola, PA 15051-0369 Contact: Douglas Schofield, Tr.

Fields of interest: AIDS research; Children/youth, services; Environment, natural resources; Population studies; Reproductive health, family planning. Geographic focus: National Limitations: Applications not accepted. Giving on a national basis. No grants to individuals. Application information: Contributes only to pre-selected organizations. ------------------------------------------------Public Welfare Foundation, Inc. 1200 U. St. N.W. Washington, DC 20009-4443 Telephone: (202) 965-1800 Contact: Review Comm. FAX: (202) 265-8851 E-mail: reviewcommittee@publicwelfare.org URL: http://www.publicwelfare.org

Purpose and activities: Support primarily for organizations that address human needs in disadvantaged communities, with strong emphasis on organizations that include service, advocacy and empowerment in their approach: service that remedies specific problems; advocacy that addresses those problems in a systemic way through changes in public policy; and strategies to empower people in need to play leading roles in achieving those policy changes and in remedying specific problems. Also grants for organizations that link their community and local work to other efforts to effect broader public policy change. Fields of interest: AIDS; Children/youth, services; Civil rights; Civil rights, race/intergroup relations; Community development; Crime/violence prevention, gun control; Economically disadvantaged; El Salvador; Environment; Haiti; Health care; Health organizations; Homeless; Homeless, human services; Housing/shelter, development; Immigrants/refugees; International affairs, arms control; International human rights; Legal services; Mexico; Minorities; Minorities/immigrants, centers/services; Nutrition; Offenders/exoffenders, prison alternatives; Offenders/ex-offenders, rehabilitation; Reproductive health; Reproductive health, family planning; South Africa; Youth development, services. Geographic focus: National Limitations: Giving is generally limited to the U.S. (more than 90 percent). No grants to individuals, or for building funds, capital improvements, endowments, government projects, scholarships, graduate work, foreign study, conferences, seminars, publications, research, workshops, or annual campaigns; no loans. Application information: The letter of inquiry may be submitted on the foundation's Web site via an online submission form. Application guidelines are available on the foundation's Web site. WG and NNG Common Grant Application forms accepted. Application form not required. Applicants should submit the following: 1) timetable for implementation and evaluation of project 2) statement of problem project will address 3) population served 4) name, address and phone number of organization 5) copy of IRS Determination Letter

6) copy of most recent annual report/audited financial statement/990 7) detailed description of project and amount of funding requested 8) contact person 9) copy of current year's organizational budget and/or project budget 10) listing of additional sources and amount of support Initial approach: Letter of inquiry Copies of proposal: 1 Board meeting date(s): Board (or a committee of the board) meets 8 times annually Deadline(s): None Final notification: 3 to 4 months ------------------------------------------------Steelcase Inc. Corporate Giving Program c/o Corp. Rels. Dept. P.O. Box 1967, CH-4E Grand Rapids, MI 49501-1967 Telephone: (616) 475-2009

Purpose and activities: As a complement to its foundation, Steelcase also makes charitable contributions to nonprofit organizations directly. Support is given primarily in the Athens, Alabama, City of Industry and Los Angeles County, California, Grand Rapids, Michigan, Toronto, Canada, and Tijuana, Mexico, areas. Fields of interest: Aging; AIDS; AIDS research; Alcoholism; Arts; Canada; Children/youth, services; Civil rights; Community development; Disabled; Economically disadvantaged; Education; Environment, natural resources; Food services; Health care; Health organizations; Higher education; Homeless; Human services; Mental health/crisis services; Mexico; Minorities; Public affairs; Public affairs, government agencies; Reproductive health, family planning; Substance abuse, services; Women. Geographic focus: National; international Limitations: Giving primarily in the Athens, AL, City of Industry and Los Angeles County, CA, Grand Rapids, MI, Toronto, Canada, and Tijuana, Mexico, areas. Application information: An application form is available online. The Corporate Relations Department handles giving. The company has a staff that only handles contributions. Application form required. Initial approach: Download application form and mail to nearest company facility Copies of proposal: 1 Deadline(s): None Final notification: Following review ------------------------------------------------Tides Foundation Presidio Main Post, Bldg. No. 37 P.O. Box 29903 San Francisco, CA 94129-0903 Telephone: (415) 561-6400 Contact: Shannon Coughlin, Comm. Assoc. FAX: (415) 561-6401 E-mail: info@tides.org URL: http://www.tidesfoundation.org

Purpose and activities: The foundation gives primarily in the areas of the environment and natural resources, international affairs, economic public policy and enterprise development, social justice, and community affairs. The foundation makes grants on the recommendation of donors. Fields of interest: AIDS; Community development; Community development, citizen coalitions; Community development, civic centers; Disasters, 9/11/01; Economic development; Economically disadvantaged;

Economics; Environment; Environment, natural resources; Gays/lesbians; International affairs; Media/communications; Minorities; Native Americans/American Indians; Public policy, research; Reproductive health; Women; Youth development, services. Geographic focus: National; international Limitations: Giving primarily on a national basis with some international giving. No support for organizations with budgets exceeding $2 million. No grants to individuals (except for honoraria) or universities, or for capitol campaigns, endowments, or media projects. Application information: Accepts NNG Common Application Form; see Web site for application guidelines. Deadline(s): May 14 for Fund for Drug Policy Reform


								
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