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The Lawrence Family Foundation Grant

Grants to USA Nonprofits, Libraries, and Schools
for Human Services, Disaster Relief, and Environmental Causes

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Foundation / Corporation

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The Lawrence Family Foundation

Deadline Date:

04/30/20 23:59 CT

Description:

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Grants typically ranging from $5,000 to $10,000 to USA nonprofit organizations, public schools, and libraries to support charitable causes. Funding is intended for, but not limited to the focus areas of human services, disaster relief, and the environment. The Foundation accepts both program and operating grant requests. There are no geographic restrictions. Activities may be carried out anywhere in the world.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 153889

Estimated Size of Grant:

Grants typically range between $5,000 - $10,000. In some limited cases, the Foundation may make larger grants, but that is typically after it has gotten to know your organization over a period of time.

Term of Contract:

Generally, the Foundation does not make multi-year grants, although it may fund the same organization on a year by year basis over a period of years.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

The foundation makes grants to US-based qualified charitable organizations.

Nonprofit organizations that qualify for public charity status under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code or public schools and libraries are eligible for contributions or grants.

An applicant must meet the following criteria:
- Be tax-exempt under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Service Code or have a fiscal sponsor that has 501(c)(3) status and provides written authorization confirming its willingness to act as the fiscal sponsor.
- Engage in work that aligns with the Foundation’s funding interests and priorities.

The foundation does not make grants to individuals, international charitable organizations that are not qualified in the US or to for-profit businesses.

The foundation does not typically make grants for the following purposes. Requests to fund the following purposes are likely to be denied:
- Computers or software
- Audio or video equipment
- Designing and producing videos, kiosks or promotional material
- Music programs or musical instruments
- Gardening programs or equipment
- Physical education programs or equipment
- Recreational programs
- Theater arts or performance arts programs or equipment
- Hospice or old age home programs
- Churches
- Religious, charter or magnet schools
- Individuals for any purpose
- International organizations that do not have a qualified domestic 501(c)(3) representative
- Political lobbying activities or other political purposes
- Voter registration
- Private foundations
- Dinners, balls, or other ticketed events
- Purposes outside of the foundation's funding priorities as listed in the prior section

Please also note that Program Related Investments are not currently made.

Pre-Application Information:

Grants are awarded twice a year. A completed application must be submitted online, using the Common Grant Application, by midnight (23:59:59) Central Time (CT) on either April 30 or October 31. Any grant applications received after the deadline for the current grant cycle will be considered for the next grant cycle.

Depending on the grant cycle, the goal is to issue grant checks by either June 30 or December 31.

Grant Application Instructions: https://thelawrencefoundation.org/apply-for-a-grant

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Apply online: https://www.commongrantapplication.com/grantmaker_statistics.php?orgId=20&appLoiType=app

Contact Form: https://thelawrencefoundation.org/contact-us

530 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 207 Santa Monica, CA 90401

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Alabama;   Alaska;   Arizona;   Arkansas;   California;   Colorado;   Connecticut;   Delaware;   Florida;   Georgia;   Hawaii;   Idaho;   Illinois;   Indiana;   Iowa;   Kansas;   Kentucky;   Louisiana;   Maine;   Maryland;   Massachusetts;   Michigan;   Minnesota;   Mississippi;   Missouri;   Montana;   Nebraska;   Nevada;   New Hampshire;   New Jersey;   New Mexico;   New York City;   New York;   North Carolina;   North Dakota;   Ohio;   Oklahoma;   Oregon;   Pennsylvania;   Rhode Island;   South Carolina;   South Dakota;   Tennessee;   Texas;   Utah;   Vermont;   Virginia;   Washington, DC;   Washington;   West Virginia;   Wisconsin;   Wyoming

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