Jackson Family Charitable Foundation - Global Focus
The Jackson Family Charitable Foundation will endeavor to help encourage unity between cultures and people, and to support disadvantaged children through education and scholarships who have the ability to excel in the arts, music and entertainment by enhancing their outlook on life and instilling in them a vision for their future that there is nothing impossible in life if you put your mind to it.
Jarden Consumer Solutions Community Fund - Multiple States
The Jarden Consumer Solutions Community Fund is the Companyâ€™s employee–funded charitable organization. The Fund provides annual grants to charitable organizations located in the various communities in the United States where JCS employees live. These organizations engage in community development programs, which focus efforts on at–risk women, families and youth, low–income families and food programs. Company brands include Mr. Cof...
Jim Casey Youth Opportunities Initiative
As a national foundation, the mission of the Jim Casey Youth Opportunities Initiative is to bring together the people, systems and resources necessary to assist youth leaving foster care make successful transitions to adulthood through: making grants, providing technical assistance, and advocating for improved policies and practices. The Initiative is working in ten demonstration sites: Atlanta, Georgia; Hartford/Bridgeport Connecticut; Denver/Front Range,...
Jim Joseph Foundation
The Shimon Ben Joseph Foundation, commonly known as the Jim Joseph Foundation, established in 2006 as a private foundation, is devoted exclusively to supporting education of Jewish youth. The Foundation funds Initiatives for children, youth, and young adults in the United States. It also supports Initiatives of organizations that send U.S. youth for Jewish education experiences to Israel and other settings of Jewish significance. Please note that the Found...
John S. and James L. Knight Foundation
Knight Foundation concentrates its local funding on the 26 U.S. communities where the Knight brothers had newspaper interests, until their deaths. The Knight Foundation's Six Funding Priorities include Education, Well–being of children and families, Housing and community development, Economic development, Civic engagement/positive human relations, Vitality of cultural life.
Koch family foundations - National & International Focus
Beginning with the creation of the Fred C. and Mary R. Koch Foundation in 1953, Koch family foundations and philanthropy today include the Charles G. Koch Charitable Foundation, the David H. Koch Charitable Foundation and the Koch Cultural Trust. Their history of sustained giving, and focus on advancing liberty and freedom, has created opportunity throughout the world. Each Koch family foundation is managed independently, accepting applications and awardin...
LEGO Children's Fund - National Focus
The LEGO Children's Fund extends this commitment to local and national organizations that support innovative projects and programming to cultivate and celebrate a child's exploration of personal creativity and creative problem–solving in all forms. Our goal is to prepare the next generation – the builders of tomorrow – for a lifetime of creative learning and innovative thinking. The Foundation awards grants to qualified tax&ndas...
Lets Give Them a Shot
Derek Locklear founded LetÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s Give Them a Shot with the vision of creating a program that would serve underprivileged children in at–risk neighborhoods in the Los Angeles area. Throughout the program, this disadvantaged population learns sports skills, game rules, and life lessons such as teamwork, sportsmanship and leadership.
Areas of funding interest include the Environment; Social Justice; Alternative Media and Education; Community–Based Economic Development; Youth Leadership; and Violence Prevention and Response, and Israel.
Lifetime Adoption Foundation
The Lifetime Adoption Foundation provides adoption grants for qualified families which may be applied towards domestic adoptions of African American newborns and children, sibling groups of all races, special needs, and older children.