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National Funders

W.K. Kellogg Foundation

The W.K. Kellogg Foundation supports children, families and communities as they strengthen and create conditions that propel vulnerable children to achieve success as individuals and as contributors to the larger community and society.

 



Ashoka : Innovators for the Public

Ashoka envisions an Everyone A Changemaker™ world: a world that responds quickly and effectively to social challenges, and where each individual has the freedom, confidence and societal support to address any social problem and drive change.  Ashoka strives to shape a global, entrepreneurial, competitive citizen sector: one that allows social entrepreneurs to thrive and enables the world’s citizens to think and act as changemakers.
 



Local Funders

Arizona Community Foundation

 The Arizona Community Foundation and its 13 affiliates are a statewide philanthropy and partnership of donors, volunteers, staff, nonprofit organizations and the community working together to address community needs through charitable giving.



Baltimore Community Foundation

Founded in 1972, the Baltimore Community Foundation is governed by a 32-member board of trustees, made up of a cross section of Baltimore. Distributed $26 million in 2011 to hundreds of nonprofit organizations in Baltimore, the region, and across the country. Comprises 600+ different philanthropic funds with a total of $157 million in assets.



Community Foundation of Broward

The mission of the Community Foundation of Broward is to provide leadership on community solutions and foster philanthropy that connects people who care with the causes that matter. As the community’s trusted philanthropic advisor for 25 years, they offer resources, knowledge, and expertise in charitable giving.



Foundation for the Mid-South

The Foundation for the Mid South is a regional community foundation serving Arkansas, Louisiana, and Mississippi that seeks to strengthen the capacities and resources of institutions and communities to improve the quality of life for all Mid Southerners.



Helen Andrus Benedict Foundation

Focused on creating elder-friendly neighborhoods and actively engaging older people in their communities, the Helen Andrus Benedict Foundation targets its grantmaking primarily to nonprofits in Westchester County, New York, with special attention to the City of Yonkers.



Kalamazoo Community Foundation

The Kalamazoo Community Foundation enhances the quality of life for all in the greater Kalamazoo area through community leadership and the stewardship of permanently endowed funds.



Northland Foundation

Created in 1986 by the McKnight Foundation, the Northland Foundation is a regional foundation serving the communities of northeastern Minnesota. One of the ways the foundation serves the region is through a grantmaking program that provides resources to non-profit organizations in the region.



Orange County Community Foundation

One prominent local donor calls this foundation the “center of gravity for philanthropy” in Orange County. The organization was established to foster a culture of giving, improve the quality of life in Orange County, and provide an enduring source of support for the community. Over the past 20 years, the Orange County Community Foundation has granted more than $200 million to charitable organizations serving local, national and international needs.



United Way of Westchester and Putnam

United Way of Westchester and Putnam works to advance the common good. It convenes and partners with community organizations to create opportunities for a better life for all by focusing on: a quality education that leads to a stable job, which provides the income that can support a family through retirement; and good health. United Way builds its programs and services around these building blocks to create a better life.



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