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									Community Service Scholarships, Grants, etc. Jim Shearer Robbinsville High School shearer@robbinsville.k12.nj.us


American Eagle Outfitters Foundation
150 Thorn Hill Dr.
Warrendale, PA 15086-7528 Telephone: (724) 778-3533 Contact: Marcie Eberhart FA X: (724) 779-8182
E-mail: eberhartm@ae.com URL: http://www.ae.com/web/corp/ foundation. htm
Limitations: The foundation administers the AE Spirit of Service Awards program, which honors five outstanding individuals
who have volunteered at 300 hours per year at Jumpstart, a nonprofit mentoring organization. The award honors outstanding
leadership and includes a college scholarship. Geographic focus: Areas of company operation
Financial data: Year ended 12/31/05: Assets, $0 (M); Expenditures, $1,313,803; Total giving, $1, 288, 226; Grants to individuals,
33 grants totaling $86,000 (high: $10,000, low: $50).
Type of grantmaker: Company-s ponsored foundation
Fields of interest: Philanthropy/ voluntarism; Youth development, volunteer servic es
Type s of support: Undergraduate support Application information: Initial approach: Letter.
Additional information: Contact foundation for eligibility requirements.
Publications: Application guidelines; Financial statement; Program policy statement.

Best Friends Foundation
5335 Wisconsin Ave., N.W., Ste., 440
Washington, DC 20015-2054 Telephone: (202) 478-9677 Contact: Elayne G. Bennett, Pres. FA X: (202) 478-9678
E-mail: ebennett@bestfriends foundation.org URL: http://www.bestfriends foundation.org
Limitations: Scholarships to girls who have been members of the foundation's Diamond Girls Program for at least two years of
elementary or middle school. Geographic focus: National
Financial data: Year ended 07/31/06: Assets, $1,814,679 (M); Expenditures, $2,827,360; Tot al giving, $11,000.
Type of grantmaker: Public charity Fields of interest: Girls; Youth development, ethics
Type s of support: Precollege support; Undergraduate support
Application information: Deadline(s): Varies
Additional information: Applicants should abstain from pre-marit al sex, alcohol, and drugs. Funds must be used for
undergraduate education. Contact local affiliate for complete application information.

The Corella & Bertram F. Bonner Foundation, Inc.
10 Mercer St.
Princeton, NJ 08540-6808 Telephone: (609) 924-6663 Contact: Wayne Meisel, Pres. FAX: (609) 683-4626
E-mail: info@bonner.org URL: http://www.bonner.org
Limitations: Community service scholars hips to college students with high financial need and a commitment to service.
Geographic focus: National
Financial data: Year ended 06/30/06: Assets, $108,089,535 (M); Expenditures, $8, 645,478; Total giving, $7,260,227.
Type of grantmaker: Independent foundation
Fields of interest: Community/economic development, volunteer services ; Economic ally disadvantaged; Voluntarism promotion
Type s of support: Scholarships--to individuals; Support to graduates or students of specific schools
Application information: Applications accepted. Initial approac h: Telephone. Deadline(s ): Vary
Additional information: Contact financial aid office for current application deadline/guidelines. Publications: Informational
brochure. Program description:
Bonner Scholars Program: Offers financial support to academically qualified students from low-income backgrounds who want
to attend college. In return, the scholars are ex pected to participate in community service activities. The foundation works closely
with 25 selected colleges and universities to identify deserving students.
School names: Carson-Newman College, TN; College of the Ozarks, MO; Concord College, WV; Davidson College, NC;
DePauw University, IN; Earlham College, IN; Emory & Henry College, VA; Ferrum College, VA; Guilfor d College, NC; Hood
College, MD; Mars Hill College, NC; Mary ville College, TN; Morehouse College, GA; Oberlin College, OH; Rhodes College, TN;
Spelman College, GA; Union College, KY; University of Richmond, VA; Warren Wilson College, NC; Waynesburg College , PA;
West Virginia Wesleyan College, WV; Wofford College, SC
Build-A-Bear Workshop Foundation, Inc.
1954 Innerbelt Business Center Dr.
St. Louis, MO 63114-5760 Telephone: (314) 423-8000 Contact: Maxine Clark, Pres. E-mail: giving@buildabear.com
 URL: http://www.buildabear.com/aboutus/community/BabwFoundation.aspx
Limitations: Prizes to winners of the Huggabl e Heroes competition, which is a contest for kids who demonstrate ex traordinary
service to their local communities.
Financial data: Year ended 12/31/06: Assets, $539,594 (M); Expenditures, $699,299; Total giving, $639,483.
Type of grantmaker: Public charity
Fields of interest: Community/economic development, volunteer services ; Youth development; Youth development ,
centers/clubs; Youth development, community service clubs
Type s of support: Awards/prizes
Application information: Application form required. Application form available on the grantmaker's web site.
Initial approach: Letter or telephone. Deadline(s): Feb. 14
Additional information: See web site for further information. Application includes an essay. Program description:
Huggable Heros: This program seeks to reward kids who demonstrate extraordinary service to their loc al communities.
Nominations will be accepted on behalf of young people who are 18 years of age or younger and are legal residents of the
United States, District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and Canada. Twelve young people will be selected and recogniz ed as
Huggable Heroes. Each of the twelve honorees will be rewarded with a $2,500 donation to help further their cause along with a
trip to Los Angeles, where they will be rec ognized for their achievements. Nominees may perform their community servic e as an
individual working within a group or on an individual basis. Self-nominations will be accepted.

Children's Aid Society
105 E. 22nd St.
New York, NY 10010-5493 Telephone: (212) 949-4800 Contact: C. Warren Moses, C.E.O.
URL: http://www.childrensaidsociety.org Limitations: Scholars hips to individuals for higher education.
Financial data: Year ended 06/30/06: Assets, $309,804,359 (M); Expenditures, $89,525,235; Total giving, $9,936,782; Grants
to individuals, totaling $9,936,782. Type of grantmaker: Public charity
Fields of interest: Community/economic development, volunteer services ; Higher education; Scholarships/financial aid; Youth
development, services Type s of support: Undergraduate support
Application information: Contact foundation for current application deadline/guidelines.
Publications: Annual report; Financial statement; Newsletter. Program description:
CAS Scholarship Program: Awards scholarships to students to provide financial aid and emotional support to help them make
the transition from high school to college. To qualify for financial assistance, applicant must be a member of a CAS center o r
school and have participated in a Yout h Development Services program. Students need proof of high school or GE D completion,
a referral from a Youth Development Services staff person and proof of acceptance and registration in a community or four -year
college as a full-time student. In addition, as part of the scholarship requirement, each applicant must complete 30 hours of
community service with The Children's Aid Society or in another community -based, non-profit organization.


The Clint Foundation
1015 Atlantic Blvd., PMB 252
Atlantic Beach, FL 32233-3313
Limitations: Scholarships by nomination only to students who will work during the school year to help pay a portion of their own
education costs. Geographic focus: National
Financial data: Year ended 03/31/07: Assets, $408,094 (M); Expenditures, $71,381; Total giving, $61,000.
Type of grantmaker: Independent foundation
Fields of interest: Community/economic development, volunteer services ; Higher education; Scholarships/financial aid
Type s of support: Awards/grants by nomination only; Undergraduate support
Application information: Unsolicited requests for funding not considered or acknowledged. Program description:
Scholarship Program: Students will be required to participate in a "service" component during the year. Awards are $2,000
each. Students must maintain a 2.5 GPA, participate in volunteer servic e, and mak e a moral commitment at some time in the
future to help others with their education.
Do Something, Inc.
24-32 Union Sq. E., 4th Fl.
New York, NY 10003 Telephone: (212) 254-2390 Contact: Andrew Shue, Chair. FA X: (212) 522-1307
E-mail: grants@dosomething.org URL: http://www.dosomething.org
Limitations: Grants to young people who submit proposals to solve loc al problems that deal with community building, health
and environment. Geographic focus: National
Financial data: Year ended 12/31/06: Assets, $1,367,862 (M); Expenditures, $1,951,939; Tot al giving, $170,336; Grants to
individuals, 45 grants totaling $44,000 (high: $5,000, low: $500). Type of grantmaker: Public charity
Fields of interest: Community/economic development, volunteer services ; Voluntarism promotion; Youth developm ent
Type s of support: Awards/prizes; Undergraduat e support
Application information: Applications accepted. Application form required. Application form available on the grant maker's web
site. Initial approach: Letter or telephone. Deadline(s): May 15 for Youth Grant, and Oct. 25 Brick Awards
Applicants should submit the following: 1) Essay 2) Letter(s) of recommendation 3) Propos al
Additional information: See Web site for further application and program information. Publications: Application guidelines.
Program descriptions:
Brick Awards: Awards six $5,000 scholarships and $5,000 grants to individuals for continued community work.
Youth Grant: The foundation gives grants of $500 each to thirty young people who submit creative proposals for solving loc al
problems. Applicants must be 25 years old or younger, and must apply with an adult mentor.

The Hitachi Foundation
1215 17th St. N.W., 3rd Fl.
Washington, DC 20036-3019 Telephone: (202) 457-0588 Contact: Barbara Dyer, C.E.O. and Pres.; Mark Popovich, Sr. Prog.
Off. FA X: (202) 298-1098 URL: http://www.hitac hifoundation.org
Limitations: Awards by nomination only to high school seniors who make significant contributions in community service.
Geographic focus: National
Financial data: Year ended 12/31/06: Assets, $27,072,013 (M); Expenditures, $3,019,437; Total giving, $1,306,830.
Type of grantmaker: Independent foundation
Fields of interest: Children/youth, servic es; Community/economic development, volunteer services; Education
Type s of support: Awards/grants by nomination only; Awards/prizes; Undergraduate support
Application information: Deadline(s): Apr. 1
Additional information: Nomination should include letters of recommendation; Students may not nominate themselves.
Publications: Application guidelines; Annual report; Financial statement; Grants list; Informational brochure; Occas ional report.
Program description:
Yoshiyama Award for Exemplary Community Service: Each award is $5,000, dispensed over two years, and is to be used at
the discretion of the recipient. The award recogniz es exemplary service rather than academic achievement. It is not a
scholarship. Recipients are selected by a national panel of outstanding leaders representing various professions but all
committed to the development of leadership and civic responsibility. Selection of recipients is based on service rather than on
academic achievement or extracurricular activities. GPA, SAT scores, and school club members hips are not considered in the
selection process. Recipients are invit ed, but not required, to participate in a special award ceremony in Washington, DC, an d a
retreat. These activities allow recipients to exchange ideas and strategies, develop a network, and increase their knowledge and
skills in leadership and effective social change.

Bryan W. & Minnie Judge Foundation
c/o Judge Fdn. Scholarship Comm.
P.O. Box 6973
Vero Beach, FL 32961-6973 Telephone: (772) 778-6903 Limitations: Scholarships to students for higher education.
Geographic focus: National
Financial data: Year ended 12/31/05: Assets, $636,505 (M); Expenditures, $39,853; Total giving, $29,000; Grants to individuals,
61 grants totaling $29,000 (high: $1,000, low: $250). Type of grantmaker: Operating foundation
Fields of interest: Community/economic development, volunteer services ; Higher education; Religion, volunteer services;
Scholarships/financial aid Type s of support: Scholarships--to individuals
Application information: Applications accepted. Application form required. Deadline(s): Feb. 28
Applicants should submit the following: 1) Transcripts 2) Letter(s) of recommendation
Additional information: Application must also include pers onal letter.
Program description:
Scholarship Prog ram: Scholarships are awarded based on financial need, academic performance and church and community
activities. Most awards are limited to $1,000 per year.
Kohl's Corporation Contributions Program
c/o Community Rels. Dept.
N56 W17000 Ridgewood Dr.
Menomonee Falls, WI 53051-5660 Telephone: (262) 703-7000 FA X: (262) 703-7115 E-mail: community.relations@kohls.com
 Application address for sponsorships: c/o Sponsorships and Promotions, N56 W17000 Ridgewood Dr., Menomonee Falls, WI
53051, E-mail: promotions@kohls.com; E-mail for youth soccer sponsorships: usyouthsoccer@kohls.com
URL: http://www.kohlscorporation.com/communityrelations/community01.htm
Limitations: Awards by nomination only to children aged 6 -18 who have gone above and beyond in their communit y service
activities. Geographic focus: National Type of grantmaker: Corporate giving program
Fields of interest: Children; Youth; Youth development, community service clubs; Youth development, volunteer servic es
Type s of support: Awards/prizes; Scholarships--to individuals
Application information: Applications accepted. Application form required. Application form available on the grant maker's web
site. Initial approach: Letter, telephone or e-mail. Deadline(s): Nomination forms available online Feb. 1 - Mar.15 each year.
Additional information: Nominiation forms are only accept ed as online submissions. Program description:
Kohl's Kids Who Care: Through the Kohl's Kids Who Care program, Kohl's awards $50 gift cards to kids who volunteer in their
communities. Regional winners receive $1,000 college scholarships. National winners receive $5,000 college sc holarships.
Additionally, Kohl's awards $1,000 grants to nonprofit organizations chosen by each national winner. Kids must be nominated b y
adults who are at least 21 years of age. Employees of Kohl's and their dependants are not eligible for nomination.
Company name: Kohl's Corporation Kohl's Corporation Contributions Program Kohl's Corporation Contributions Program.


The Milken Family Foundation
1250 4th St., 3rd Fl.
Santa Monica, CA 90401-1304 Telephone: (310) 570-4800 Contact: Richard Sandler, Exec. V.P. FAX: (310) 570-4801
E-mail: admin@mff.org URL: http://www.mff.org
Limitations: Awards to educators, and scholarships and educational opportunities to high school seniors. Research awards to
physicians and scientists for the treatment of epilepsy. Geographic focus: National
Financial data: Year ended 11/30/05: Assets, $252,825,518 (M); Expenditures, $25,781,201; Total giving, $22,348,979.
Type of grantmaker: Independent foundation
Fields of interest: Community/economic development, volunteer services ; Education; Epilepsy; Higher education; Leadership
development Type s of support: Awards/grants by nomination only; Awards/prizes; Research; Scholarships --to individuals;
Undergraduate support
Application information: Initial approach: Proposal for Awards. Deadline(s): Sept. 1 for A wards
Additional information: Nominations not accepted for National Educator Awards; Unsolicited nominations/applications not
accepted for Milken Scholars Program; See program description for nomination procedures. Publications: Annual report.
Program descriptions:
Milken Scholars Program: Scholars are selected from more than 350 high schools in Washington, DC, Los Angeles, and New
York City, in order to provide support to outstanding young people who will make a difference as future leaders in communities
throughout the world. Scholars receive career -related counseling and internships, opportunities for volunteerism, and a graduate
fund, in addition to $2,000 for each of their four years of college. Scholars are nominated by the foundation wit h the help of
college advis ors at area high schools. Eligible students will have a 3. 6 minimum GPA; minimum SAT score of 1250 or ACT
score of 27; acti ve participation in community service activities; a record of leadership; financial need; and U.S. citizenship or
permanent residency.
National Educator Awards: P rovides public recognition and financial rewards of $25,000 each to elementary and secondary
school teachers, principals, and other education professionals who are furthering excellence in education. The program is act ive
in 43 states (all except DE, ID, LA, NY, NJ, SD, and VT). The program does not include nomination or application procedures,
because participating states' departments of education appoint blue ribbon committees that identify candidates for evaluation
and recommendation to the foundation.
Milken Translational Research Awards: Two research awards of $50,000 each are present ed to physicians and scientists
actively advancing the research with high -impact, near-term patient benefits. Any individual holding an M. D., Ph.D., or equivalent
degree is eligible to submit a proposal. Proposals for researc h originating from outside the U.S. are welcome.
The Prudential Insurance Company of America Corporate Giving Program
c/o Prudential Financial, Inc., Comm. Resources
751 Broad St.
Newark, NJ 07102-3777 Contact: Mary O'Malley, V.P., Local Iniatives; Scharron N. Little, Contribs. Mgr. FA X: (973) 802-3345
E-mail: scharron.little@prudential.com
 Application address for Spirit of Community Awards: Prudential Spirit of Community Awards, State -Level Judging Committee,
One Scholarship Way, P.O. Box 297, St. Peter, MN 56082, E-mail: spirit@prudential.com
URL: http://www.prudential.com/community
Limitations: Awards to secondary school students for excellence in volunteerism. Geographic focus: National
Type of grantmaker: Corporate giving program
Fields of interest: Community/economic development, volunteer services ; Young adults; Youth, services
Type s of support: Awards/prizes; General/operating support
Application information: Application form required. Initial approach: Letter. Deadline(s): Oct. 31 and Nov. 7
Additional information: See web site for further eligibility requirements. Program description:
Prudential Spirit of Community Awards: Through the Prudential Spirit of Community Awards program, Prudential annually
awards 2 $1,000 grants to secondary school students in each state, Washington, DC, and Puerto Rico for outstanding volunt eer
service to their communities. Ten national winners receive an additional $5, 000. The Prudential Insurance Company of America
Corporate Giving Program The Prudential Insurance Company of America Corporate Giving Program .


The Rotary Foundation of Rotary International
1 Rotary Ctr., 1560 Sherman A ve.
E vanston, IL 60201-3698 Telephone: (847) 866-3000 Contact: Edwin H. Futa, Genl. Secy. FAX: (847) 328-8554
URL: http://www. rotary.org/ foundation
Limitations: Scholarships to qualified students who have completed at least t wo years of college or university work for study in
a foreign country, where they serve as unofficial "ambassadors of goodwill." Support for projects initiated by Rotarians,
foundation alumni, Rotaractors, and university teachers.
Geographic focus: National; international
Financial data: Year ended 06/30/06: Assets, $709,170,140 (M); Expenditures, $128,755,962; Total giving, $91, 065,424;
Grants to individuals, 1,493 grants totaling $22,711,396 (high: $127,082, low: $23). Type of grantmaker: Public charity
Fields of interest: Community/economic development, volunteer services ; Education; Int ernational exchange; International
exchange, students; Mutual aid societies, volunteer servic es
Type s of support: Awards/prizes; Doctoral support; Exchange programs; Graduate support; Postgraduate support; Project
support; Scholarships--to individuals; Travel grants; Undergraduate support
Application information: Application form required. Initial approach: Letter or web site.
Deadline(s): Applications for scholarships accepted from Jan. through June for two years of study in the future
Additional information: Interviews required for scholarship applicants. Contact foundation for current application
deadline/ guidelines regarding project support. Publications: Annual report. Program descriptions:
Grants for Rotary Volunteers: Grants are available to subsidize the expenses of Rot arians, foundation alumni, and Rotaractors
who volunteer their services in anot her country.
Rotary Grants for University Teachers: These grants are given to faculty members to teach in a developing nation for three to
10 mont hs.
3-H Planning Grants: Grants are available to Rotarians to go toward planning costs for proposed projects which meet all 3 -H
criteria but can be developed on a larger scale or mak e a larger impact with preliminary funding.
Group Study Exchange Program: Travel grants are provided to teams of young professionals who participate in a four- to five-
week international exchange program which exposes them to how their careers are practiced overseas. The program also
increases their cultural awareness through stays with host families.
Volvo Cars of North America, LLC Corporate Giving Program
1 Volvo Dr.
Rockleigh, NJ 07647-2507
E-mail for Volvo for Life Awards: nominate@volvo4lifeawards.com; E-mail for Volvo Heroes USA: info@volvoforlifeawards.com
URL: http://www. volvoforlifeawards.com
Limitations: Awards by nomination only to US citizens or legal residents who go above and beyond the call of duty to act with
conscience, care, and character to help others in need. Award money goes to the charity of the winner's choice.
Geographic focus: National Type of grantmaker: Corporate giving program
Fields of interest: Community/economic development, volunteer services ; Environment; Human services;
Philanthropy/ voluntarism; Voluntarism promotion; Youth development; Youth development, community servic e clubs
Type s of support: Awards/grants by nomination only; Awards/prizes
Application information: Applications accepted. Application form required. Application form available on the grant maker's web
site. Deadline(s): See web site for current nomination deadline. Additional information: Nomination forms are available on
website. Program descriptions:
Volvo for Life Awards: Awards are for individuals working in the areas of safety, quality of life, and the environment. Special
emphasis is placed on individuals working to benefit many people, improve the natual envir onment, and help underserved
communities. Any US citizen or legal resident is eligible for nomination; nomination forms can be filled out and sent in at t he
Volvo for Life Awards web site. Award winners are determined by public vote. 255 semifinalists rece ive a Certificate of Merit; 6
finalists receive $25,000 for the charity of their choice; 3 winners rec eive $50,000 for the charity of their choice and a tr ip to the
NYC awards ceremony; 1 Grand Award winner receives $50,000 for the charity of their choice, a trip to NY C, and a volvo for life.
Alexandra Scott Butterfly Award: This special Volvo for Life award goes to a child who displays all the characteris tics of Volvo
for Life recipients. However, while other nominees are voted on by the public, Butterfly Award nominees will be judged by Volvo
and the Scott family. The award recipient receives $25,000 to a charity of her or his choice.
Friendship Award: The Volvo for life Friends hip Award is given to buddy pairs who, through their friends hip and their
contribution to Best Buddies, represent the mission of Best Buddies and thousands of ot her individuals commited to friendship
around the world. Nominees must be involved in the Best Buddies program. Winners receive $10,000 for the pair's local Best
Buddy state office, $5,000 to their school chapter, $5, 000 to each of the buddies, and a trip to the NYC awards ceremony. Buddy
pairs are voted on by a panelist of 7 judges. Volvo Cars of North America, LLC Corporate Giving Program Volvo Cars of North
America LLC Corporate.


The Annie E. Casey Foundation
701 St. Paul St.
Baltimore, MD 21202-2311 Telephone: (410) 547-6600 Contact: John Kim, Grants Mgr. FA X: (410) 547-6624
E-mail: webmail@aecf.org URL: http://www.aec f.org
Limitations: Fellowships to individuals to work and study at youth and family organizations and agencies.
Geographic focus: National
Financial data: Year ended 12/31/06: Assets, $3,265,655,271 (M); Expenditures, $230,172,284; Total giving, $184,096,622.
Type of grantmaker: Independent foundation
Fields of interest: Family services; Human services; Public policy, research; Youth development
Type s of support: Awards/grants by nomination only; Fellowships Application information: A pplications accept ed. Application
form required. Additional information: Once a candidate is nominated for a Children and Family Fellowship, they will be invited
to submit a full application. Publications: Financial statement; Informational brochure; Newsletter; Occasional report.
Program description:
Casey Children and Family Fellowships: The fellowship initiative engages exceptional, mid- to senior-level profes sionals in an
intensive 18-month course of study that includes field assignments at youth- and family-serving organizations and agencies,
team and independent study projects, and a series of seminars. These seminars are coordinated and administrat ed by the
Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service at New York Unive rsity.

Treehouse
2100 24th A ve. S., Ste. 220
Seattle, WA 98144-4637 Telephone: (206) 767-7000 FA X: (206) 767-7773 E-mail: info@treehouseforkids.org
 URL: http://www.treehouse4kids.org
Limitations: Grants to foster children for developmental opportunities and educ ational support. Geographic focus: National
Financial data: Year ended 09/30/06: Assets, $6,287,591 (M); Expenditures, $4,933,046; Tot al giving, $466,760; Grants to
individuals, totaling $466,760. Type of grantmaker: Public charity Fields of intere st: Children, foster care; Children/youth,
services Type s of support: Grants for special needs; Undergraduate support
Application information: Contact fund for current application deadline/guidelines. Publications: Annual report; Newsletter.
The Comcast Foundation
c/o Exec. Dir.
1500 Market St., E. Tower, 33rd Fl.
Philadelphia, PA 19102-2109 Telephone: (215) 665-1700
E-mail for Scholarship P rogram Administrators: comcast@spaprog.com
 URL: http://www.comcast.com/corporate/ about/inthecommunity/foundation/comcastfoundation.html
Limitations: Scholarships to high school seniors with leadership potential. Recipients must attend high school in eligible
Comcast communities. Employees of Comcast, its subsidiaries and affiliat es, and their families are not eligible.
Geographic focus: Areas of company operation
Financial data: Year ended 12/31/06: Assets, $85,763,553 (M); Expenditures, $10, 810,186; Total giving, $10,380,120; Grants
to individuals, 1,721 grants totaling $1,721,000 (high: $1,000, low: $1,000).
Type of grantmaker: Company-s ponsored foundation
Fields of interest: Higher education; Voluntarism promotion; Youth development; Youth development, citizenship; Youth
development, community service clubs; Youth development, formal/general education
Type s of support: Scholarships--to individuals
Application information: Nomination materials are mailed to the principals of eligible schools at the end of each calendar year.
Public, private, or charter schools in any Comcast community can nominate students. A list of eligible communities can be found
on the Comcast web site. Publications: Application guidelines; Grants list; IRS Form 990-PF. Program descriptions:
Leaders and Achievers Scholarship Program: Scholarships for graduating high school seniors who serve as models for their
fellow students in the areas of leadership, school involvement, and community service. The purpose of the program is to help
youths develop a sense of civic responsibility, and to encourage the education of emerging leaders. Awardees rec eive a one -
time grant of $1,000 to be used toward the pursuit of higher education.
Gustave G. Am sterdam Leadership Award: Scholarship award given annually to two Philadelphia high school graduates
planning to attend a Philadelphia college or university. The honorees are chosen for demonstrating outstanding leadership
among their peers through high academic achievement and a commitment to community service. Recipients are selected from
among the Philadelphia-area finalists in the Comcast Leaders and Achievers Scholarship Program. The award is a one -time
$5,000 scholarship.

Earth I sland Institute, Inc.
300 Broadway, Ste. 28
San Francisco, CA 94133-4529 Telephone: (415) 788-3666 Contact: John A. Knox, Exec. Dir., Opers. FA X: (415) 7 88-7324
E-mail: johnk nox@eart hisland. org URL: http://www.earthisland.org
Limitations: Awards to young people between the ages of 13 and 22 living in North America who have shown outstanding
leadership on a project with positive environmental and social impact.
Geographic focus: National; international
Financial data: Year ended 12/31/06: Assets, $6,852,531 (M); Expenditures, $6,084,091; Tot al giving, $1,499,436.
Type of grantmaker: Public charity Fields of interest: Environment; Human services Type s of support: Grants to individuals
Application information: Applications accepted. Application form required. Application form available on the grant mak er's web
site. Initial approach: Download application form and mail or e -mail to the institute. Deadline(s): May 15 for Brower Youth Award
Program description:
Brower Youth Award: The award is an annual national award that recognizes six young people for their outstanding activism
and achievements in the fields of environmental and social justice advocacy. The awards recognize young people between the
ages of 13 and 22 living in North America who have shown outstanding leadership on a project with positive environmental and
social impact. The winners of the award receive a $3,000 cash prize, a trip to California for the award ceremony and a
wilderness camping trip, and ongoing access to resources and opportunities to further their work at Earth Island.

Ea stern Star Charity Foundation of New Jersey, Inc.
111 Findern A ve.
Bridgewater, NJ 08807-3100 Telephone: (908) 725-0222
Limitations: Scholarships and student loans to members of the Eastern Star of NJ. Grants to economically disadvantaged
members of the Eastern Star of NJ. Geographic focus: Giving primarily in New Jersey
Financial data: Year ended 05/31/06: Assets, $1,421,831 (M); Expenditures, $331, 331; Total giving, $215,851; Grants to
individuals, totaling $111,829.Subtotal for Grants for special nee ds: grants totaling $89, 239.Subtotal for Scholarships--to
individuals: grants totaling $22, 500. Type of grantmaker: Public charity
Fields of interest: Economically disadvantaged; Education; Human services
Type s of support: Grants for special needs; Scholarships--to individuals; Student loans--to individuals
Application information: Applications accepted. Application form required.
Deadline(s): Contact foundation for deadline Applicants should submit the following: 1) Letter(s) of recommendation
2) ACT 3) SAT Additional information: Interviews required.
Wal-Mart Foundation
(also known as SAM'S CLUB Foundation )
702 S.W. 8th St.
Bentonville, AR 72716-0150 Telephone: (800) 530-9925 Contact: Brad Fisher, Dir. FA X: (479) 273-6850
URL: http://www. walmartfoundation.org
Limitations: Scholarships to employees and children of employees of Wal-Mart/Sam's Club, general offices, distribution centers,
or other facilities. Scholarships also to graduating high school seniors in areas where Wal-Mart Stores, Inc., or Sam's Club
stores are locat ed. Awards by nomination only to outstanding teachers throughout the U.S. and in areas where Wal -Mart stores
or SAM'S CLUBS are in operation. Geographic focus: Areas of company operation
Financial data: Year ended 01/31/06: Assets, $19,741,434 (M); Expenditures, $155,656,618; Total giving, $155, 073,615;
Grants to individuals, 19 grants totaling $72,000. Type of grantmaker: Company-s ponsored foundation
Fields of interest: Community/economic development, volunteer services ; Education; Higher education, college;
Scholarships/financial aid
Type s of support: Awards/grants by nomination only; Awards/prizes; Employee-related scholarships; Scholarships--to
individuals Application information: Application form required. Deadline(s): Feb. 1 and Mar. 1 for Walton and Associate
Scholarships. Mar. 7 for nominations only
Additional information: Scholarship applications available late Nov. and early Jan. from a member of store management or the
home office. See www.pdkintl.org to download nomination form.
Publications: Application guidelines; Grants list; Informational broc hure; Program policy statement. Program descriptions:
Wal-Mart Associate Scholarship: This $2,000 scholarship, payable over one year, is open to graduating high school seniors
who are current associates of Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. Applicants must plan to attend accredited institutions. Selection is based on
academic achievement, ACT or SA T scores, extracurricular activities, leadership qualities, and financial need.
Sam Walton Community Scholarship: Each Wal-Mart and Sam's Club store can award up to two $1,000 scholars hips,
payable over one year, to local high school graduating seniors. The program is administered through the participating high
schools. All scholarship recipients will automatically be entered into a state competition for a chance to win an additional $4,000
scholarship, for a total award of $5,000. All state winners will then be aut omatically entered int o a national competition, with a
chance to win an additional $20,000 scholarship, for a total scholarship award of $25,000. Applicants must plan to attend
accredited institutions. Students must not be Wal-Mart associates, or have parents who work for Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. Selection
is based on academic achievement, ACT/SA T scores, community/extracurricular involvement, work experience, and financial
need.
Walton Foundation Scholarship: This $8,000 scholarship, payable over four years, is open to the children of Wal -Mart Stores
associates. Associate must have been employed full -time for a full year prior to the application deadline. Any associate not
meeting the terms of employment may qualify their student for the Wal-Mart Associate Scholarship as a nonqualifying Walton
applicant. (See the following program.) Applicants must plan to attend accredited institutions. Selection is based on academi c
achievement, ACT/SAT scores, extracurricular activities, leadership qualities, and financial need.
Teacher Award: Winning teachers rec eive a $1,000 educational grant to benefit their local school and an honorary Wal -Mart
greeter's vest. They also have the opportunity to apply for the state and national Teacher of the Year honors.

Georgia-Pacific Corporation Contributions Program
133 Peachtree St. N.E.
Atlanta, GA 30303-1808 Awards Program Contact: Caitlin Allen, tel.: (312) 988 -2310, E-mail: callen@webershandwick.com
URL: http://www.gp.com/center/community/index.html
Limitations: Scholarships to eligible children of Georgia -Pacific employees. Also, grants to young people for exemplary acts of
service to benefit their community or a cause. Geographic focus: National
Financial data: Year ended 12/31/04: Total giving, $2,133,495. Type of grantmaker: Corporate giving program
Fields of interest: Community/economic development; Youth development; Youth development, adult & child programs; Youth
development, citizenship; Youth development, community service clubs
Type s of support: Employee-related scholarships; Grants to individuals
Application information: Initial approach: Letter. Additional information: Contact foundation for eligibility requirements.
Publications: Corporate giving report. Program description:
Angel Soft Angel s in Action: Georgia-Pacific awards grants to children and teens ages eight to 18 for executing exemplary
acts of service to benefit their community, a charity, or a cause. One top winner receives $15, 000, two gra nd prize winners
receive $10,000, and five first prize winners receive $1,000.
The Guardian Life Insurance Company of America Corporate Giving Program
7 Hanover Sq.
New York, NY 10004-4010 Contact: Karen L. Olvany, Asst. Corp. Secy. E-mail: kolvany @glic.com
 Application address for Girls Going Places: c/o Girls Going Places, H-25-E, 7 Hanover Sq., New York, NY 10004; FA X: (212)
919-2944 URL: http://www.guardianlife.com/company_info/community_involvement.html
Limitations: Scholarships to girls bet ween 12 and 18 years old who are budding entrepreneurs and community service leaders.
Applicants must be US residents and enrolled in middle school or high school. Grants for emergency needs to employees of
Guardian Life Insurance and its subsidiaries. Emergency funds from the Edward K. Kane Welfare Trust are to be used when
catastrophe strikes and no other financial resources are available. Geographic focus: National
Financial data: Year ended 12/31/06: Total giving, $1,259,711; Grants to individuals, 30 grants totaling $60,000 (high: $10,000,
low: $1,000). Type of grantmaker: Corporate giving program Fields of interest: Disasters, preparedness/services; Girls;
Higher education; Human services, emergency aid; Social entrepreneurship; Young adults, female; Youth development
Type s of support: Employee-related welfare; Grants for special needs; Scholarships--to individuals
Application information: Application form required. Application form available on the grantmaker's web site.
Applicants should submit the following: 1) Letter(s) of rec ommendation 2) Essay Additional information: Applicant s may also
submit evidence of personal achievement, such as newspaper articles or certificates of achievement. Visit
www.girlsgoingplaces.com for program information and application forms. Publications: Application guidelines; Corporate
report. Program description: Girl s Going Places College Scholarship Award Program: Through the Girls Going Places
College Scholarship Award Program, Guardian annually awards 15 college scholarships to girls bet ween 12 and 16 years old
who demonstrate budding entrepreneurship, are taking the first steps t oward financial independence, and make a difference in
their school and community. Three top finalists receive $10,000, $5,000, and $3,000, respectively, and the remaining 12 final ists
receive $1,000.

The Colin Higgins Foundation
P.O. Box 29903
San Francisco, CA 94129-0903 Contact: Vanessa Daniel, Admin. FA X: (415) 561-6401 E-mail: info@colinhiggins.org
 URL: http://www.colinhiggins.org
Limitations: Grants by nomination only for the foundation's Courage Awards, to individuals of the LGB TQ communities, who
have endured overwhelming hostility and hate, yet have handled themselves with the utmost grace.
Geographic focus: National Financial data: Year ended 12/31/ 06: Assets, $936,851 (M); Expenditures, $262, 627; Total giving,
$186,000; Grants to individuals, 14 grants totaling $41,000 (high: $10,000, low: $1,000). Type of grantmaker: Independent
foundation Fields of interest: Children/youth, servic es; Civil/human rights, LGB TQ; LGB TQ; Youth development
Type s of support: Awards/grants by nomination only; Awards/prizes; Grants to individuals
Application information: Application form required. Application form available on the grantmaker's web site.
Initial approach: Online nomination. Copies of proposal: 1 Deadline(s): See Web site for deadline
Additional information: Application must include letters of recommendation; Applications should be submitted online;
Recipients notified within one to two months. Publications: Application guidelines. Program description:
Youth Courage Awards: Two to three annual awards by nomination only to recognize "ordinary but remarkable individuals who
have endured overwhelming hostility and hate, yet have handled themselves wi th the utmost grace as they educate and
enlighten others about the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender experience." Awards go to individuals in the following grou ps:
1) lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and questioning youth who have stood up t o hostility and intolerance based on
their sexual orientation or gender and triumphed over bigotry; 2) lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer adult s who ha ve
made a strong impact on the lives of LGB TQ yout h or the overall LGB TQ movement; or 3) allies of any age working to end
homophobia and discrimination against the LGB TQ communities. Awards are $10,000 eac h and include sponsorship to attend
an LGB TQ conference.

The Charles Schwab Foundation
(formerly The Charles Schwab Corporation Foundation )
101 Montgomery St.
San Francisco, CA 94104-4104 Telephone: (877) 408-5438 Contact: Elinore Robey, Dir. FA X: (415) 636-3262
E-mail: CharlesSchwabFoundation@schwab.com URL: http://www.aboutschwab.com/community/index.html
Limitations: Provides youth ages 13-18 with basic money management skills and practical ways to save, spend, and invest
their money. Successful participants receive a certificate of completion and a Money Matters $2,000 scholars hip from the
foundation. Geographic focus: National Financial data: Year ended 06/30/06: Assets, $4,317,717 (M); Expenditures,
$3,704,669; Total giving, $3,066,604. Type of grantmaker: Company-s ponsored foundation
Fields of interest: Boys & girls clubs; Human servic es, financial counseling Type s of support: Scholarships--to individuals
Application information: Initial approach: Letter. Additional information: Contact foundation for further eligibility requirements.
Publications: Application guidelines; Informational brochure.
Max and Anna Levinson Foundation
P.O. Box 6309
Santa Fe, NM 87502-6309 Telephone: (505) 995-8802 Contact: Charlotte Talberth, V.P. FA X: (505) 995 -8982
E-mail: info@levinsonfoundation.org URL: http://www.levins onfoundation.org
Limitations: Grants to individuals who are committed to a more hum ane and rewarding society, in the areas of the environment,
society, and Judaism/Israel. Geographic focus: International
Financial data: Year ended 05/31/06: Assets, $17,430,690 (M); Expenditures, $1,187,979; Total giving, $835,849.
Type of grantmaker: Independent foundation
Fields of interest: Civil liberties, advocacy; Civil/human rights; Environment; Human services; Israel; Jewis h agenc ies &
temples Type s of support: Grants to individuals; Project support
Application information: Applications accepted. Application form required. Application form available on the grant maker's web
site. Initial approach: Letter. Deadline(s): Apr. 1 Applicants should submit the following: 1) Proposal 2) Budget Information
Publications: Application guidelines; Grants list; Informational broc hure (including application guidelines).
Program description:
Grant Program: Grants are awarded to individuals doing work in the areas of the environment, social justice, and
Judaism/Israel. Projects should develop concrete alternati ves to the status quo by modifying existing systems, institutions,
conditions, and attitudes which block promising innovation. Projects might include eduational programs, organization building , or
advocacy. Grants are generally in the $10,000 to $20,000 ra nge.

John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation
140 S. Dearborn St., Ste. 1200
Chicago, IL 60603-5285 Telephone: (312) 726-8000 Contact: Richard J. Kaplan, Assoc. V.P., Institutional Research and Dir.,
Grants Mgmt. FAX: (312) 920-6258 E-mail: 4ans wers @mac found.org TDD: (312) 920-6285 URL: http://www.macfound.org
Limitations: MacArthur fellowships by nomination only to citizens and residents of the U.S. Geographic focus: National
Financial data: Year ended 12/31/06: Assets, $6,178,196,933 (M); Expenditures, $340,535,937; Total giving, $216,757,656;
Grants to individuals, 127 grants totaling $11,440,000 (high: $100, 000, low: $16, 000, average grant: $25,0 00-$100, 000).
Type of grantmaker: Independent foundation
Fields of interest: Arts; Human services; Leadership development; Literature; Social sciences
Type s of support: Awards/grants by nomination only; Fellowships
Application information: MacArt hur Fellows program individual applications and informal nominations not accept ed. See
program descriptions for det ailed application and nomination information. Publications: Annual report; Newsletter.
Program description:
MacArthur Fellows Program: Provides unrestricted fellowships of $500,000 over five years to exceptionally talent ed and
promising individuals who have shown evidence of originality, dedication to creative pursuits, and capacity for self-direction.
Fellows have the time and freedom to fulfill their potential by devoting themselves to their own endeavors at their own pace.
Fellowships are intended to enhance the ability of recipients to pursue their work in accordance with their own inclinations.
Fellowships are granted directly to individuals rather than through institutions. They are awarded without project proposals or
applications, and no evaluations or specific products or reports are expected. Fellows are free to focus on more than one are a
through interdisciplinary work, to change fields if they wish, or even to alter the direction of their careers. They may be writers,
scientists, artists, social scientists, humanists, activists, or work ers in any other field or fields, with or without instit utional
affiliations. The MacArthur Fellows Progr am accepts nominations only from the more than 100 designated nominators across the
country in a range of academic and professional fields. They are asked to propose extraordinarily creative and promising
individuals who are at points in their careers when a fellowship could make a difference. Unsolicited requests are not accepted.

The Mayer Foundation
300 E. 74th St., Ste. 35A
New York, NY 10021-3746 E-mail: mayerfoundation@hotmail.com URL: http://foundationcenter.org/grantmaker/mayer/
Limitations: Scholarships to high school, college or graduate school students to complete their education in the field and school
of their choice. Economic relief grants to needy individuals who are distressed or suffering as a result of poverty, low-inc ome or
lack of financial resources.
Financial data: Year ended 12/31/06: Assets, $148,294 (M); Expenditures, $16,170; Total giving, $15,500; Grants to individuals,
3 grants totaling $10,500 (high: $7, 000, low: $1,500).
Type of grantmaker: Independent foundation Fields of interest: Economically disadvant aged; Education; Higher education;
Human services Type s of support: Grants for special needs; Scholarships --to individuals
Application information: Applications accepted. Initial approac h: Letter. Copies of proposal: 1 Deadline(s): None
Additional information: Interview or site visit may be required for economic relief grants. Program description:
Scholarships: Scholarships range from $2,500 to $5, 000 per year to students with sufficient academic ability, show good
character and exhibit need for financial assistance. Scholarship may be used for tuition, fees, books, supplies, and, room an d
board. Scholarships are renewed annually provided the student is not on academic or disciplinary probation.
National Urban League, Inc.
120 Wall St.
New York, NY 10005-3904 Telephone: (212) 558-5300 FA X: (212) 558-5465 E-mail: info@nul.org URL: http://www.nul.org
Limitations: Scholarships to African Americans and individuals of other et hnicities in the achievement of social and economic
equality. Geographic focus: National
Financial data: Year ended 12/31/06: Assets, $44,457,418 (M); Expenditures, $36, 366,152; Total giving, $12,360,090.
Type of grantmaker: Public charity
Fields of interest: African Americans/Blacks; Business school/education; Chemistry; Engineering/technology; Higher education;
Human services; Leadership development; Minorities; Philanthropy/ voluntarism, volunt eer services
Type s of support: Int erns hip funds; Scholarships --to individuals; Support to graduates or students of specific schools;
Undergraduate support
Application information: Deadline(s): Jan. 31 for University of Rochester Scholarship; Jan. 15 for Gillette Scholars hip.
Additional information: Contact foundation for current application deadline/guidelines. $50 appliction fee for University of
Rochester Scholarship. Publications: Annual report; Occasional report. Program descriptions:
Campaign for African American Achievement Scholarship Program: Scholarships of $10,000 for four years to African
American students for study at an accredit ed college or university.
University of Roche ster Urban League Scholarship: Scholarships based on financial need for University of Rochester
students. Students receive $24,000 over a four-year period in increments of $6,000 per year. Applicant must submit an
admissions application no later than Jan. 15 to the University. Applications may be obtained from a local Urban League or
directly from the University's admissions office.
American Chemical Society Minority Scholars Program: Scholarships to college-bound high school seniors, college students
who are purs uing or planning to pursue full -time study in a chemically-related field, or community college graduates and transfer
students who plan to get their bachelor's degree. Scholarships are based on merit and financi al need. Recipients must be
minority students with outstanding academic records and a strong interest in chemistry.
Gillette/National Urban League Scholarship and Intern Program for Minority Students: Scholarships to undergraduate
college or university students who are classified as juniors. Recipients must be within the top 25 percent of their classes and
majoring in engineering, marketing, manufacturing operations, finance, business administration, human resource management,
or related fields. Recipients must have work experience in said field(s), extracurricular activities, leadership skills and volunteer
work. Recipients will receive $5,000 annually for tuition, room and board, educational materials, and books. Recipients will be
paid interns with one of the Gillette companies bet ween their junior and senior years.
School name: University of Rochester, NY.

The New World Foundation
666 West End A ve.
New York, NY 10025-7357 Telephone: (212) 249-1023 Contact: Colin Greer, Pres. FA X: (212) 472 -0508
E-mail: info@newwf.org URL: http://www.newwf.org
Limitations: Fellowships to those nominated or employed by qualified, tax -exempt organizations.
Geographic focus: National
Financial data: Year ended 09/30/06: Assets, $24,141,426 (M); Expenditures, $6,963,615; Total giving, $4,429,996.
Type of grantmaker: Public charity
Fields of interest: AIDS; AIDS research; Children/yout h, services; Civil rights, race/intergroup relations; Civil/human rights;
Community/economic development; Education; Health care; Human services; International affairs, arms control; Int ernational
peace/security; Minorities; Minorities/immigrants, centers/services; Public policy, researc h
Type s of support: Awards/grants by nomination only; Conferences/seminars; Fellowships; Program development; Seed money
Application information: Applications not accepted.
Publications: Biennial report (including application guidelines); Financial statement.

The Scholarship Foundation of the Union League of Philadelphia
140 S. Broad St.
Philadelphia, PA 19102-3083 Telephone: (215) 587-5568 Cont act: Joseph A. Dubee, Fdn. Dir. FA X: (215) 563 -1198
E-mail: youthwork @erols.com URL: http://www.unionleague.org
Limitations: Renewable scholarships to Union League Good Citizenship Awardees in NJ and PA for study at colleges,
universities, and trade schools. Geographic focus: Giving primarily in New Jersey; Pennsylvania
Financial data: Year ended 06/30/06: Assets, $1,880,977 (M); Expenditures, $168, 514; Total giving, $91,680.
Type of grantmaker: Public charity Fields of interest: Higher education; Public affairs, citizen participation
Type s of support: Scholarships--to individuals; Technical education support; Undergraduate support
Application information: Application form required. Initial approach: Letter or telephone. Deadline(s): Contact fund for current
application deadline. Additional information: Interviews required. Publications: Informational broc hure.
Youth Venture
1700 N. Moore St., Ste. 2000
Arlington, VA 22209-1921 Telephone: (703) 527-4126 Contact: Gretchen Zucker, Exec. Dir. FAX: (703) 527-8383
E-mail: info@youthvent ure. org URL: http://www.youthventure.org
Limitations: Seed money to individuals between the ages of 12 and 20 for the creation of new, youth-led civic-minded
organizations, clubs or ventures. Geographic focus: National
Financial data: Year ended 12/31/06: Assets, $644,429 (M); Expenditures, $980,373; Total giving, $122,032.
Type of grantmaker: Public charity
Fields of interest: Community/economic development; Youth development, community service clubs
Type s of support: Precollege support; Seed money
Application information: Application form required. Application form available on the grantmaker's web site.
Deadline(s): Mar. 22 Applicants should submit the following: 1) Essay 2) Budget Information
Additional information: Application should also include two references; See web site for furt her application information.
Publications: Application guidelines; Financial statement; Informatio nal brochure; Newsletter. Program description:
Award Program: Awards 20 start-up grants of up to $1,000 eac h. Projects must be new, sustainable, assets to the community.

								
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