social action funding

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[ed:  Dick is only forwarding these two funding options.  Please do not 
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From: Dick Schoech <schoech at uta.edu>

Title: Foundation Grants Program Sponsor: Civil Justice Foundation SYNOPSIS: The sponsor awards grants to progressive grassroots organizations seeking systemic change in civil justice. Awards have a duration of one year and are provided for both general operating expenses and specific projects. Deadline(s): 02/15/2005 Established Date: 07/17/2002 Follow-Up Date: 12/01/2005 Review Date: 11/17/2004 Contact: Address: 1050 31st St. NW Washington, DC 20007 U.S.A. E-mail: mailto:cjf at atlahq.org cjf at atlahq.org
Program URL: http://www.atla.org/foundations/civiljus/grants.aspx http://www.atla.org/foundations/civiljus/grants.aspx
Tel: 800-424-2725x381 Fax: 202-965-0355 Deadline Ind: Receipt Deadline Open: No *See Restrictions for further information. DEADLINE NOTE The February 15, 2005 deadline refers to mandatory letters of proposal. Full applications will be invited thereafter. Award Type(s): General Operating Funds General Project Citizenship/Country of Applying Institution: Any/No Restrictions Locations Tenable: U.S.A. Institution (including U.S. Territories) Appl Type(s): Non-Profit Organizations--Policy/Intl/Publ Aff Tax-exempt Target Group(s): NONE Funding Limit: $0 SEEBELOW Duration: 1 YEAR(s) Indirect Costs: Unspecified Cost Sharing: No Sponsor Type: Foundations Geo. Restricted: NO RESTRICTIONS CFDA#: OBJECTIVES: The sponsor is committed to preventing consumer injury and defending a consumer's access to justice, through grants to progressive grassroots organizations seeking systemic change. The sponsor is especially interested in organizations or projects that find it difficult to obtain funding from more traditional sources because they are newly organized, and/or address a controversial problem. ELIGIBILITY To be eligible for a grant, an organization must have, or have applied for, 501(c)(3) status from the IRS; and must have a current annual operating budget under $500,000. FUNDING Grants range from $1,500 to $20,000. (kww) KEYWORDS: Civil/Human Rights Social Change

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Title: Discretionary Grants Program
Sponsor: Bread and Roses Community Fund SYNOPSIS: Support is provided for special projects or emergencies that are not part of an organization's ongoing work. These activities are frequently in response to a rapidly emerging issue and might include: demonstrations and rallies; coalition activities; conferences/forums; and outreach materials. Deadline(s): Established Date: 12/19/2002 Follow-Up Date: 11/01/2005 Review Date: 11/15/2004 Contact: Address: 1500 Walnut Street Suite 1305 Philadelphia, PA 19102 U.S.A. E-mail: mailto:info at breadrosesfund.org info at breadrosesfund.org
Program URL: http://www.breadrosesfund.org/grants/emerg.html http://www.breadrosesfund.org/grants/emerg.html
Tel: 215-731-1107 Fax: 215-731-0453 Deadline Ind: Receipt Deadline Open: No *See Restrictions for further information. DEADLINE NOTE Deadlines are the second Tuesday of each month, except August. Award Type(s): General Project Seed Money/Start-Up Funds Citizenship/Country of Applying Institution: Any/No Restrictions Locations Tenable: U.S.A. Institution (including U.S. Territories) Appl Type(s): Non-Profit Organizations--Community/Soc. Serv. Tax-exempt Target Group(s): NONE Funding Limit: $500 MAXIMUM Duration: 0 Indirect Costs: Unspecified Cost Sharing: No Sponsor Type: Foundations Geo. Restricted: NEW JERSEY PENNSYLVANIA CFDA#: OBJECTIVES: The sponsor provides grants for special projects or emergencies that are not part of an organization's ongoing work. These activities are frequently in response to a rapidly emerging issue and might include: demonstrations and rallies; coalition activities; conferences/forums; and outreach materials. ELIGIBILITY Eligible applicants are organizations whose chief aim is to take collective action against a problem affecting various segments of the community, to do work for social change. Priority is given to small groups which do not have access to traditional funding sources. New organizations and those working on emerging issues are welcome to apply. The sponsor funds groups that represent a diverse population (such as people of color, women, gay men, lesbians, and people with disabilities) whose diversity is reflected in their leadership. Organizations must be located in the Delaware Valley, which includes the five Pennsylvania counties (Philadelphia, Chester, Montgomery, Bucks and Delaware) and Camden County, NJ. Eligible applicants are: organizations defined as tax exempt under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code; or organizations, though lacking tax exempt status themselves, that have fiscal sponsors with tax-exempt status; or organizations that do not have tax exempt status, but whose programs conform to the IRS definition of charitable, educational or scienti


fic activities. Organizations' project (as opposed to operating) budgets must not exceed $150,000. FUNDING Maximum grants are $500. (bjv) KEYWORDS: Social Change--









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