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     5/5/2008 US Department of     http://www07.grants.gov/search/search.do;jsessionid=HrJD   Vocational Rehabilitation Services                   National     $0-$360,000
              Education            SpQxym9JSpn8g1VjFbbGJHgnynqYrBhd2Mt1L3ZyZb58               Project for American Indians with
                                   Pjk3!-                                                     Disabilities
                                   1148754599?oppId=16844&flag2006=true&mode=VIEW
     5/5/2008 US Department of     http://www07.grants.gov/search/search.do;jsessionid=HrVd   Vocational Rehabilitation Services      ED-        National       $0-$360,000
              Education            8ys13g2jKJR2n8JzDQm2mvbsxhjb8ryKTYT4y0MQKJ1V               Project for American Indians with       GRANTS-
                                   kGYJ!-                                                     Disabilities                            021108-001
                                   1148754599?oppId=16844&flag2006=true&mode=VIEW
    5/22/2008 US Department of     http://www.grants.gov/search/search.do;jsessionid=LfXPJT   Demonstration Projects to Ensure        ED-GRANTS-   National     $0-$365,000
                                                                                                                                      042208-006
              Education            sJSPcd6xSWjn7r4wLkrNJnWypdT2CPLMMR1m2873TF                 Students with Disabilities Receive a
                                   VWFG!1269172386?oppId=17532&flag2006=true&mode             Quality Higher Education Program
                                   =VIEW
    5/27/2008 US Department of     http://www07.grants.gov/search/search.do;jsessionid=LfYT   Projects With Industry (PWI) Program ED-        National          $0-Open
              Education            dcjssdLwp0QQk2dfthwwQG8PM1D2LGYvGy52yTKp2yj                                                     GRANTS-
                                   yGXMH!1269172386?oppId=17320&flag2006=true&mod                                                  032808-001
                                   e=VIEW
    5/28/2008 US Department of     http://www.samhsa.gov/Grants/2008/sm_08_008.aspx           Older Adults Targeted Capacity          SM-08-008 National        $0-$415,400
              Health and Human                                                                Expansion (TCE) Grant Program
              Services - Substance
              Abuse & Mental
     6/2/2008 Health Services of
              US Department        http://www07.grants.gov/search/search.do;jsessionid=LfZ    Centers fo Independent Living           ED-        National       Open
              Education            M2vrMnh4V2yNfpBQ6w1J8Q2GdTfJmsf6VPy3JLrLt8LP                                                       GRANTS-
                                   prSz3!1269172386?oppId=41494&flag2006=false&mode=                                                  050208-001
                                   VIEW
    6/24/2008 US Department of     http://www07.grants.gov/search/search.do;jsessionid=LfhK   NIDDR Disability and Rehabilitation
              Education            LJmQPx2WdFyYnssRpC75V3n3VyYTv42LJnLC6pnT4R                 Research Projects and Centers Program
                                   9tLR9p!1269172386?oppId=17583&flag2006=true&mode           - Disability Rehabilitation Research
                                   =VIEW                                                      Projects (DRRPs) - Center on
                                                                                              Postsecondary Education for Students




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Community     Humboldt Area        http://www.hafoundation.org/haf/grants/haf-grants.html      Humboldt Area Foundation’s                             Projects     $1 - $10,000
Building      Foundation                                                                       Community Building Grant                               must benefit
Grant                                                                                          Program supports a broad spectrum of                   communities
Program (June                                                                                  projects that help build strong                        within
1 and                                                                                          communities on the North Coast. The                    California -
December 1)                                                                                    Community Response Grant                               Humboldt,
Community                                                                                      Program is designed to respond to                      Del Norte
Response                                                                                       urgent, unexpected or one-time needs                   and Trinity
Grant                                                                                          where a small investment can make a                    Counties
Program (1st                                                                                   lasting difference to our community.
of each
month)
January 1st   Verizon Foundation   http://foundation.verizon.com/02006.shtml                   Grants funds for programs that improve                 National     $5000 to
through                                                                                        access to information and services                                  $10000
November                                                                                       through technologies that address the
30th                                                                                           needs of person with disabilities.

March 15th     The Ethel Louise    http://www.ela.org/grants/grant_application.html            Grants funds for programs in the areas                 National     $5000 - $10000
September      Armstrong                                                                       of arts, advocacy and education to
15th           Foundation, Inc.                                                                nonprofit organizations which are led
November 1st   (ELA)                                                                           by or support adults with disabilities.

March 1st     NEC Foundation       http://www.necfoundation.org/index.htm                      Supports programs that have national                   National
September 1st                                                                                  reach and impact related to assistive
                                                                                               technology for people with disabilities.




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March1st,    Dr. Scholl      http://www.drschollfoundation.com/procedures.htm        Grants funds for programs in privated                   National     Undefined
November 1st Foundation                                                              education and for children,
                                                                                     developmentally disabled, senior
                                                                                     citizens, social services agencies,
                                                                                     hospitals and health care and religious
                                                                                     institutions. Must be 501(c) (3) status.

Ongoing      Modest Needs    http://www.modestneeds.org/help/                        Modest Needs exists to prevent                          National     The greater of
                                                                                     otherwise financially self-sufficient                                either $1000 or
                                                                                     individuals and families from                                        the amount of
                                                                                     entering the cycle of poverty, when                                  monthly rent
                                                                                     this might be avoided with a small
                                                                                     amount of well-timed financial
                                                                                     assistance; to restore the financial
                                                                                     self-sufficiency of individuals who
                                                                                     are willing to work but are
                                                                                     temporarily unable to do so because
                                                                                     they do not have the means to remit
                                                                                     payment for a work-related expense;
                                                                                     and to empower permanently
                                                                                     disadvantaged individuals who
                                                                                     otherwise live within their limited
                                                                                     means to continue to live
                                                                                     independently, despite a temporary,
                                                                                     unexpected financial set-back. Modest
                                                                                     Needs offers three types of grants: Self-
                                                                                     Sufficiency Grants, Back to Work
                                                                                     Grants and Independent Living Grants.




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Open         Veterans Corporation http://www.veteranscorp.org/developmentgrants/main_prog First year of its Veteran                             National     up to $50,000
                                  rams.html                                               Entrepreneurship Support grant
                                                                                          initiative. Supports educational
                                                                                          projects and organizations that address
                                                                                          the entrepreneurial needs of veterans,
                                                                                          including service-disabled veterans and
                                                                                          members of the National Guard and
                                                                                          Reserve forces, who are starting,
                                                                                          growing or preparing a small business
                                                                                          for deployment. Grants will be
                                                                                          awarded in the following categories:
                                                                                          1) Education; 2) Veteran Outreach; and
                                                                                          3) Service-Disabled Veteran
                                                                                          Assistance.

Open         The Agnes M.         http://www.lindsaytrust.org/                            The Agnes M. Lindsay Trust supports                   Maine,      $1,000 to
             Lindsay Trust                                                                a number of health and welfare                        Massachuset $15,000 median
                                                                                          organizations, health projects, special               ts, New     $5,000
                                                                                          needs, including the blind, deaf and                  Hampshire,
                                                                                          learning disabled, the elderly,                       Vermont
                                                                                          children's hospitals, children's homes,
                                                                                          youth organizations, youth/family
                                                                                          services and summer
                                                                                          camperships/summer enrichment
                                                                                          programs.
Rolling      American Family      http://www.aflac.com/us/en/aboutaflac/communityinvolvem Provides grants to organizations that                 National     $1500 - $2.1
             Life Insurance       ent.aspx                                                meet their "health and human Service"                              million
             Company of                                                                   priority
             Columbus (AFLAC)




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Rolling      Anheuser-Busch         http://www.anheuser-                                     Supports organization that improve                    National
                                    busch.com/in_the_community/foundation.html               lives, strengthen youth and families,
                                                                                             and address the many health issues our
                                                                                             society currently faces.
Rolling      Prudential Financial   http://www.prudential.com/view/page/public/12373         The Ready to Work: Access to                          National     up to $200,000
                                                                                             Economic Opportunities Grant focuses                               (Anything above
                                                                                             on initiatives that increase employment                            requires Board
                                                                                             opportunities by strengthening job                                 approval. The
                                                                                             skills and opportunities, and by                                   Board meets
                                                                                             promoting neighborhood development                                 three times a
                                                                                             activities. Programs involve work                                  year.)
                                                                                             force development and increasing
                                                                                             entrepreneurship through financial
                                                                                             training and access to capital. It also
                                                                                             promotes the creation of decent,
                                                                                             affordable housing by working in
                                                                                             partnership with Community Housing
                                                                                             Development Corporations and
                                                                                             community development financial
                                                                                             institutions.
Rolling      Microsoft              http://www.microsoft.com/about/corporatecitizenship/citize The Unlimited Potential Program is                  National
                                    nship/giving/programs/up/default.mspx                      designed to help broaden digital
                                                                                               inclusion and aid global workforce
                                                                                               development by providing technology
                                                                                               skills through community technology
                                                                                               centers (CTCs).




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Rolling      The UPS Foundation http://community.ups.com/philanthropy/grant.html            Supports human welfare programs                        National
                                                                                            including programs for families and
                                                                                            children in crisis, the economically or
                                                                                            culturally disadvantaged, the physically
                                                                                            or mentally challenged, and community
                                                                                            development programs.

Rolling      Boeing              http://www.boeing.com/companyoffices/aboutus/communit Supports innovative and collaborative                       National
                                 y/guidelines.htm                                      programs that provide routes to
                                                                                       individual economic self-sufficiency,
                                                                                       which may address job re-training,
                                                                                       financial and economic education and
                                                                                       the special training needs of physically
                                                                                       or mentally challenged children and
                                                                                       adults.
Rolling      Wachovia            http://www.wachovia.com/inside/page/0,,139,00.html    Provide grants in Education and                             National
             Foundation                                                                Community Development to programs
                                                                                       that build strong and vibrant
                                                                                       communities, improve the quality of
                                                                                       life, and make a positive difference
                                                                                       where we live and work. Funding
                                                                                       priorities include organizations that
                                                                                       facilitate job creation, work force
                                                                                       development, and financial
                                                                                       literacy/empowerment and provide
                                                                                       economic development for minority
                                                                                       and underserved groups and/or low
                                                                                       income to moderate-income areas.




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Rolling         Staples Foundation   http://www.staplesfoundation.org/            Provides funds to national and local                    National     $5,000 to
(Reviewed 3                                                                       charities that provide educational                                   $25,000
times a year)                                                                     opportunities and job skills for all
                                                                                  people, with a special emphasis on
                                                                                  disadvantaged youth.
Rolling         North Los Angeles    http://www.nlacrc.org/                       Start-Up Project grants are available                   California
                County Regional                                                   for new or expanding programs that
                Center, Inc.                                                      focus on innovation in work and/or
                                                                                  meaningful activity for people with
                                                                                  developmental disabilities.
Rolling         Marin Community      http://www.marincf.org                       The Human Needs Program promotes                        California
                Foundation                                                        the health and well being of the
                                                                                  community and to improve the lives of
                                                                                  those who live with physical, mental
                                                                                  and social problems. The foundation
                                                                                  will consider proposals that will allow
                                                                                  individuals with illness or disability to
                                                                                  maintain maximum functioning and
                                                                                  independence with emphasis on
                                                                                  assisting those who are disabled by
                                                                                  age, physical challenges, and other
                                                                                  conditions, to live independently in the
                                                                                  community.




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Rolling      The San Francisco   http://www.sff.org                              The Neighborhood and Community                           California
             Foundation                                                          Development Project supports
                                                                                 programs that include economic
                                                                                 development, to improve employment,
                                                                                 job training, and self-sufficiency for at-
                                                                                 risk groups. Areas of special emphasis
                                                                                 include improved lives for the
                                                                                 disabled.
             Ben B. Cheney       http://www.benbcheneyfoundation.org             Funds projects that develop new and                      California
             Foundation                                                          innovative approaches to community                       Oregon
                                                                                 problems and facilitate the                              Washington
                                                                                 improvement of services or programs.
                                                                                 The social services programs supports
                                                                                 programs that serve people with
                                                                                 physical or mental disabilities or other
                                                                                 special needs.
             AMERIGROUP          http://www.amerigroup.com/Foundation            Supports organizations that are                          District of
             Foundation                                                          involved with education, human                           Columbia
                                                                                 services, disabled people and                            Florida
                                                                                 economically disadvantaged people                        Illinois
                                                                                 and that work to foster access to health                 Maryland
                                                                                 care.                                                    New Jersey
                                                                                                                                          New York
                                                                                                                                          Texas
                                                                                                                                          Virginia




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             East Chicago       http://ww.foundationsec.org               Supports organizations that are                        Indiana
             Community                                                    designed to provide jobs, goods, and
             Development                                                  an environment suitable for residents to
             Foundation Inc.                                              live and work; to raise career
                                                                          awareness and employment through
                                                                          proactive training and self-help
                                                                          initiatives; to assist the needy toward
                                                                          self-sufficiency and advanced future
                                                                          opportunities.
Rolling      The Hyams          http://www.hyamsfoundation.org            The Family Economic Self-                              Massachuset
             Foundation, Inc.                                             Sufficiency: Community Organizing                      ts
                                                                          supports community organizing
                                                                          activities that promote economic self-
                                                                          sufficiency for low-income individuals
                                                                          and families.           Family Economic
                                                                          Self-Sufficiency: Workforce
                                                                          Development supports programs that
                                                                          community-based English for Speakers
                                                                          of Other Languages (ESOL) and Adult
                                                                          Basic Education (ABE) programs that
                                                                          are increasing integration and
                                                                          developing new and stronger
                                                                          collaborations with the larger
                                                                          educational and workforce
                                                                          development systems, so as to
                                                                          significantly increase their graduates'
                                                                          access to opportunities and services.




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Rolling      Rochester Foundation http://www.rochesterarea.org                                Supports new projects which represent                 Minnesota
                                                                                              innovative approaches to community
                                                                                              needs, response to current human needs
                                                                                              in the community.

             Allen P. & Josephine http://www.greenfdn.org                                     Supports programs that bring health                   Missouri
             B. Green Foundation                                                              care services to people , and
                                                                                              counseling, and educational services
                                                                                              for children and adults with physical,
                                                                                              mental or behavioral problems.

Rolling      Citigroup Foundation http://www.citigroupfoundation.org/citigroup/corporate/fou The Building Communities and                           National     $100 - $10,000
                                  ndation/                                                   Entrepreneur Programs support
                                                                                             community-led efforts to revitalize low-
                                                                                             income neighborhoods around the
                                                                                             world. The foundation supports
                                                                                             organizations that develop affordable
                                                                                             housing and community infrastructure;
                                                                                             encourage entrepreneurship and
                                                                                             economic development; promote
                                                                                             welfare-to-work initiatives; and support
                                                                                             community-based health and human
                                                                                             service programs.




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Rolling      ATT Foundation       http://www.att.com/gen/corporate-citizenship?pid=7758    Provides grants to organizations and                    National
                                                                                           programs that enrich the quality of life,
                                                                                           with an emphasis on improving
                                                                                           education, advancing community
                                                                                           development, addressing vital
                                                                                           community needs and enhancing
                                                                                           unique cultural assets.

Rolling      The Apex Foundation http://www.apexfoundation.org/                            Supports programs designed to provide                   National
                                                                                           social assistance to people challenged
                                                                                           by poverty, disability, or discrimination
                                                                                           and inspire them to achieve self-
                                                                                           sufficiency. Special emphasis is
                                                                                           directed to smaller organizations.

Rolling      OceanFirst           http://www.oceanfirstfdn.org                             Supports organizations involved with                    New Jersey
             Foundation                                                                    mental health, employment training,
                                                                                           human services and disabled people
                                                                                           and designed to enrich and improve life
                                                                                           options through education, work skills
                                                                                           and mentoring.

Rolling      The Henry H. Kessler http://www.hhkfdn.org                                    Focuses funding on increasing                           New Jersey   $0 - $250,000
             Foundation                                                                    employment of people with disabilities
                                                                                           that live in New Jersey.
Rolling      Blanche Fischer      http://www.bff.org                                       Supports programs that relate directly                  Oregon
             Foundation                                                                    to the disability or may less directly
                                                                                           foster independence. The foundation
                                                                                           does not provide assistance for mental
                                                                                           disability.




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Rolling      Lutheran Foundation http://www.lutheranfoundation.org                        Provides grants for programs that                       St. Louis,
             of St. Louis                                                                 support health, human care the                          Missouri
                                                                                          mentally ill, the physically ill, and the
                                                                                          developmentally and physically
                                                                                          disabled.
Rolling      The Summit Area                                                              Seeks to support organizations that                     Summit, NJ
             Public Foundation                                                            serve people with disabilities in
             PO Box 867 Summit,                                                           Summit, NJ.
             NJ 07902-0867 908-
             277-1422
Rolling      Medina Foundation http://www.medinafoundation.org                            Supports innovative organizations that                  Washington
                                                                                          provide critical services to those in                   (Greater
                                                                                          need. Funding areas include job-                        Puget
                                                                                          training for the under-employed,                        Sound)
                                                                                          including language skills enhancement,
                                                                                          development of employable skills, and
                                                                                          programs that help people become
                                                                                          economically self-sufficient.

Rolling      J. Jill Compassion   http://www.jjill.com/compassion/cfgrant.asp             Provides grants for job training,                       National     $5,000 to
             Fund                                                                         education, and transitional, and/or                                  $15,000
                                                                                          affordable housing to women in need.
                                                                                          The fund supports programs that break
                                                                                          down barriers for women in crisis to
                                                                                          achieve and sustain self-sufficiency.
                                                                                          Supports general operating expenses.




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Rolling      The Eleanor         http://www.eleanorfoundation.org/L1_grants.asp              Provides funding for programs that                        Must serve Open
             Foundation                                                                      uniquely focus on low income women                        residents of
                                                                                             in Chicago, IL. Promotes innovative                       Chicago, IL
                                                                                             programs that address the core barriers
                                                                                             faced by working women seeking
                                                                                             economic security.
Rolling      The Harvey and      http://www.hjweinbergfoundation.org/subPages/grantmakin Maryland Small Grants Program, for                            Maryland     $0-$50,000
             Jeanette Weinberg   g/smallgrants.htm                                       nonprofits seeking general operating grants
             Foundation, Inc.                                                                of up to $50,000 a year for two years. Must
                                                                                             serve poor and vulnerable populations. All
                                                                                             that’s required is a simple, five-page
                                                                                             proposal, and The Weinberg Foundation
                                                                                             will quickly review and respond.

    6/15/2008 CVS Caremark       http://www.cvs.com/corpInfo/community/charitable_missio Supports organizations that are making                        National     Open
                                 n.html                                                  a difference in the lives of children
                                                                                         with disabilities through age 21.




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