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Second Quarterly Issue (April 2003) Health Related Grant Opportunities with No Deadlines or Frequent Deadlines1

ACHELIS FOUNDATION {Info: John Wilson at (212) 644-0322}. This foundation supports drug and alcohol treatment, job placement initiatives for persons with HIV/AIDS, and health care medical research primarily in New York City and Northern New Jersey. Grants average between $25K and $50K. B

ADMINISTRATION FOR CHILDREN & FAMILIES (ACF) {Info: send your unsolicited proposals to Dr. Wade Horn, Assistant Secretary for Families & Children, Administration for Children & Families, 370 L'Enfant Promenade, Washington, DC 20447; (202) 401-9215}. Need federal money for your good idea? Consider applying to the Administration for Children & Families. You can apply for an ACF grant at anytime; you don't have to wait for official word in the Federal Register that a grant competition has begun. There is no set aside amount of funding for such grant making, but there is a system in place to evaluate unsolicited proposals. H

AGENCY FOR HEALTHCARE RESEARCH and QUALITY, AHRQ Health Services Research {Info: Carolyn Clancy at (301) 594-1485 or E-Mail cclancy@AHRQ.gov}. Priority interests for ongoing extramural grants for research, demonstration, dissemination and evaluation projects to: 1) support improvements in health outcomes; 2) strengthen quality measurement and improvement; and 3) identify strategies to improve access, foster appropriate use, and reduce unnecessary expenditures. Deadline dates are February 1, June 1, and October 1. F

AGENCY FOR HEALTHCARE RESEARCH AND QUALITY, Economic Evaluation in HIV and Mental Disorders Prevention {Info: Willo Pequegnat, Ph.D. at (301) 443-6100 or E-Mail Wpequegn@nih.gov}. The purpose of these funds is to support research on the economic evaluation of either planned or completed studies of preventive interventions aimed at HIV/STDs, mental disorders or dual diagnoses. Included are studies to prevent the spread of HIV/STDs, help people cope with disease, or obtain health care or treatment of HIV/STD-related problems. Deadline dates are January 2, May 1, and September 1. F

AGRILINK FOODS/PRO-FAC FOUNDATION (716) 383-1850. This foundation supports health agencies, hospital building funds, hospices, medical research, drug abuse and alcoholism prevention, rehabilitation, human services, women, seniors, people with disabilities, minorities, homeless and disadvantaged individuals. Funds range from $500 to $5K. The board meets in, January, March, June, August, and October. Upstate and Western New York nonprofits are eligible. Visit: www.agrilinkfoods.com.

NEW ? AGWAY FOUNDATON {Info: Stephen Hoefer, Chairman, at (315) 449-6474}. The Agway Foundation supports nonprofit organizations operating statewide in CT, DE, ME, MD, MA, NH, NJ, NY, OH, PA, RI, and VT. Requests should focus on health care and/or children and youth services in agricultural and rural communities. Grants range from $1,000-$10,000. Applications may be submitted any time; the board meets six times a year. B

NEW -- ALLSTATE FOUNDATION {Info: Jan Epstein, Executive Director, 2775 Sanders Rd., Suite F3, Northbrook, IL 60062; (847) 402-5502; allfound@allstate.com; www.allstate.com/foundation}. The Allstate Foundation will issue program grants to nonprofit organizations that are related to tolerance, diversity and inclusion; safe and vital communities; and economic empowerment. The Foundation has no annual deadlines for submission. Proposals may be submitted throughout the year. The Foundation's fiscal year is the same as the calendar year. Site visits or interviews will be scheduled only if the Foundation staff requires additional information about a proposal it has received for consideration. The Foundation does not send written notification of receipt of proposals. Written notification of preliminary turn down will normally be sent within 30 days of receipt of the proposal. Copies of these guidelines may be obtained by writing to the Allstate Foundation's home office or the local Foundation regional office for your area. H

ALTMAN FOUNDATION, Altman Foundation Grants {Info: Karen L. Rosa; Vice President and Executive Director Altman Foundation, 521 Fifth Avenue, 35th Floor; New York, NY 10175, (212) 682-0970}. The following are areas of special interest: social welfare programs developing long-term workable solutions that help to strengthen communities and voluntary hospitals, health centers, and programs in the field of health with a particular focus on improving access to services and providing assistance to those in need of special care. Altman Foundation grants focus almost without exception on programs within the five boroughs of New York City. F

AMERICAN EXPRESS FOUNDATION {Info: (212) 640-5662 or visit their website at http://www.americanexpress.com}. A total of $9M is available for 766 grants. The Community Service Program provides money for low-income efforts. The Economic Independence Program focuses on initiatives encouraging self-reliance. B

AMERICAN PSYCHIATRIC FOUNDATION, American Psychiatric Foundation Grants {Info: Barbara Matos at (202) 682-6286 or fax (202) 682-3799 or E-Mail at Bmatos@psych.org}. The APF will award grants for: public education programs aimed at increased awareness and understanding of mental disorders; advocacy initiatives on behalf of patients with mental disorders and their families; outreach education and research to special populations such as children, elderly, minorities and individuals with HIV/AIDS; and research focusing on the prevention and treatment of mental illness. The board reviews letters received by May 1st at its June meeting. Letters received by November 1st are reviewed at the board's December meeting. F

AN UNCOMMON LEGACY FOUNDATION (212) 366-6507. A total of approximately $70K in grants/scholarships is available with up to $2K supporting the Lesbian community. A

ASTRAEA NATIONAL LESBIAN ACTION (212) 529-8021. The foundation supports the economic, political, educational and cultural welfare of lesbians (e.g., expanding a women's shelter for lesbian battered women; disseminating information about health issues specific to lesbians; developing videos on health issues directed at women). The application deadline is November 1.

AVON PRODUCTS FOUNDATION (212) 282-7000. Target areas include education, health, social services and community development for women and their children. The foundation prefers to choose their grantees, but will accept and consider unsolicited proposals. New York City, Suffern and Rye are eligible for this funding. A

BANKERS TRUST (212) 250-7118. Over $2.5M is given annually to NYC agencies, primarily for community development, but also for the arts, education and hospitals. A

BAXTER ALLEGIANCE FOUNDATION (847) 948-4605. The foundation supports programs that benefit the entire health field including: policy and advocacy efforts; early stage research; and projects that emphasize access, quality cost effectiveness, or education. Grants range from $1K to $295K with an average grant of $20K. C

BEN & JERRY'S FOUNDATION, General Fund {Info: (802) 651-9600 or Website www.benjerry.com/foundation}. This foundation offers competitive grants to nonprofit organizations throughout the United States that facilitate progressive social change, by addressing the underlying conditions of societal or environmental problems. The foundation will consider proposals that address issues affecting the following areas: children and families; disenfranchised groups; and the environment. C

BROADWAY CARES/EQUITY FIGHTS AIDS (212) 840-0770. Generally $1M in grants is available averaging $5K for emergency funds to CBOs providing quality services for people living with HIV, as well as $2M available for PWAs in the entertainment industry infected with HIV/AIDS. Annual deadlines are June 1 and December 1. C

CALVIN KLEIN FOUNDATION (212) 719-2600. Unsolicited proposals accepted, but must win support of company's top two officials before getting funding. AIDS-related services and city hospitals have received grants before ranging from $2K to $25K. B

CAMPBELL FOUNDATION ? HIV/AIDS Research and Treatment {Info: (954) 493-8822, Fax (954) 493-8801 or E-Mail campbell@aol.com}. This foundation supports not-for-profit organizations or individuals conducting research into the prevention and treatment of HIV, AIDS, and related conditions and illnesses. The focus of the Campbell Foundation's funding lies in alternative, nontraditional avenues of research. F

CARNEGIE CORPORATE FOUNDATION (212) 371-3200. This foundation supports health care organizations. The four program rubrics are education, international peace and security, international development and strengthening U.S. democracy. This foundation also has a Carnegie Corporation Scholars program. The board meets in February, April, June and October. B

CENTERS FOR DISEASE CONTROL AND PREVENTION, {Info: (888) 472-6874}. The National Partnership for HIV seeks to develop national, state, regional and local support for HIV prevention programs and policies through collaboration with tax-exempt non-profit national businesses, youth related or migrant worker organizations, academic institutions and federally recognized Indian tribes. Funds will support technical assistance and skill development for community-based organizations and close gaps in leadership in the development of HIV prevention services.

CHARLES SCHWABB CORPORATION FOUNDATION (415) 636-7599. This foundation awards $3M each year to nonprofit HIV/AIDS programs. Grant awards last year totaled $3.2M, with $321K awarded to HIV/AIDS programs. Grants range from $500 to $5K. General Operating Grants for health and human services offered. Call for guidelines. B

CHILDREN'S HOPE FOUNDATION (212) 979-9206. This foundation funds services for children with HIV/AIDS including childcare necessities, emergency funds, hospital equipment, pain management, and family or volunteer outings. It is requested that services involve social service providers and case managers. A

CITIBANK OF NY, Citigrants. Grants of up to $4K are available for educational programs from K-12 and community development. Larger grants are available to agencies with annual budgets over $500K. For application information, contact your local CitiBank branch. A

CITY of NEW YORK DEPARTMENT of HOMELESS SERVICES (DHS), Development and Operation of Transitional Residences/Drop-In Centers for the Homeless {Info: Suellen Schulman at (212) 788-9423}. DHS is seeking organizations to develop and operate new transitional residences for homeless single adults/families, or drop-in centers for homeless adults. Facilities developed through this solicitation will allow DHS to meet its projected capacity needs and to replace older, maintenance-intensive shelters with more modern, energy efficient and structurally sound buildings. Proposals may provide transitional residences and/or Drop-In Centers; a separate proposal must be submitted for each. F

ROBERT STERLING CLARK FOUNDATION, Ensuring Access to Family Planning Services {Info: http://fdncenter.org/grantmaker/rsclark/ or Margaret C. Ayers at (212) 288-8900}. Projects that ensure access to family planning services and protect reproductive freedom nationally. In addition to policy analysis and advocacy the program includes promoting the implementation of comprehensive sexuality education programs in the public schools. In NYS, it also funds the "Government Accountability" project to improve the performance and accountability of government agencies responsible for the delivery of health and human services. Grants range from $10K to $100K. The Board of Directors meets four times per year: January, April, July, and October. F

COMMONWEALTH FUND (212) 606-3800. The fund is particularly interested in projects working with low-income, minority and elderly women's health in a number of areas like reproductive health and mental health. Additionally, the funder prioritizes the improved access of health care and wellness for low-income and minority children. The board meets on recommendations in April, July and November. B

COMMUNITY FOUNDATION for the CAPITAL REGION, Healthcare Grants {Info: (518) 446-9638 or E-Mail jmahoney@cfcr.org}. The major purpose of these grants is to facilitate the development of better health care for the population of the Capital Region. Nonprofit organizations serving residents of Albany, Rensselaer, Schenectady and/or Saratoga counties are eligible to apply. Multi-year funding will be considered, but the grant period may not exceed three years. Grants range from $5K to $30K. Application deadlines are January 5, March 16, June 8, and September 28. F

FRANCES AND EDWIN CUMMINGS MEMORIAL FUND (212) 286-1778. This fund gives over $1M each year to New York and New Jersey social welfare youth programs that address child abuse, homelessness, juvenile delinquency, parenting education, teen pregnancy, employment, job training, public shelter, and health care. Preference will be given to smaller community-based organizations. Annual deadlines are April 1 and October 1. A ARTHUR VINING DAVIS FOUNDATIONS, Health Care (Caring Attitudes) {Info: Dr. Jonathan T. Howe (904) 359-0670 or E-Mail arthurvining@msn.com}. This program supports efforts to encourage caring attitudes in the delivery of patient care. Projects should have potential for widespread practical application and be of interest to other groups. New ideas are encouraged, especially if they facilitate improved communication with patients (and their families) by doctors, nurses and other caregivers, ameliorate patient anxieties and foster caring attitudes. There are no deadlines for proposals. The Foundations accept proposals throughout the year. Grant applications may be submitted at any time. All proposals must come from the president or other primary executive of an institution. Funding amounts range from $50,000 to $200,000. F

DESIGN INDUSTRIES FOUNDATION FIGHTING AIDS, {Info: (212) 727-3100 or visit their website www.diffa.org}. This foundation funds nonprofit organizations providing direct patient care, education, housing, financial and legal advocacy, self-empowerment, behavioral research, translation services, substance recovery, and food. Start-up or emerging programs reflecting a unique, innovative approach to a problem are encouraged. C

DIGITAL EQUIPMENT CORPORATION {Write to: Corporate Contributions/111 Powder Mill Road, MSO1/L14, Maynard, MA 01754-1418}. Digital Equipment Corporation provides cash and computer/technology grants to programs directed towards children and youth. Grants support health, education and leadership development programs and organizations. Health programs should address positive social development and family issues, ranging from HIV/AIDS education to substance abuse prevention and violence/abuse against children. C

EQUITABLE FOUNDATION (212) 314-2566. This foundation emphasizes helping at-risk, inner city youth in secondary and higher education. About $2.5M is awarded each year. Service programs in New York City are eligible for this funding. E

FEDERATED DEPARTMENT STORES INCORPORATED, General Fund {Info: (513) 579-7000}. This fund gives to charitable endeavors and organizations in the areas of HIV/AIDS, arts and culture, health and welfare, education, civic and women's issues. The company also has a program that provides dollar-for-dollar matches for employee contributions to organizations supporting breast cancer research, domestic violence and abuse programs, and issues of concern to women, HIV/AIDS research, and persons affected by HIV/AIDS. C

NEW -- SHERMAN FAIRCHILD FOUNDATION {Info: (301) 913-5990}. Although it focuses on higher education and the arts, the Sherman Fairchild Foundation funds some social-welfare programs. In K-12, the funder supports renovation and equipment purchases. Human-service providers get general operating support. The funder gives nationally, but focuses on the Mid-Atlantic and New England regions. Most grants range from $25,000-$50,000. The foundation has only one staffer, so you may have to wait a long time for a response to your proposal. H

FIRST DATA WESTERN UNION FOUNDATION {Info: (303) 967-6606 or http://www.firstdatawesternunion.org}. The Foundation focuses on four distinct areas of need, by providing assistance in the following ways: Grants to Non-Profit Organizations-Grants are provided for educational, health, and human services programs, especially in support of initiatives that address literacy, healthcare for the uninsured, nutrition, pre- and post-natal care, childhood immunizations, poverty, language barriers and cultural adjustment; Post-Secondary Scholarships-Scholarships are awarded to non-traditional, low-income students who have overcome personal challenges, exemplify initiative, exhibit a commitment to learning and working hard, and demonstrate financial need; Disaster Relief-Emergency assistance around the world, and right here at home, to help those whose lives have been devastated by disaster; and International Grant making. B,F,E

FOR ALL KIDS {Info: Write to P.O. Box 225/Allendale, NJ 07401}. Nonprofits who provide health care and education programs in underserved communities to at-risk and disadvantaged children are eligible for funding. A

FORD FOUNDATION, General Grants {Info: (212) 573-5000, fax (212) 599-4584 or Website http://www.fordfound.org}. Grants range from $50K to $200K. HIV/AIDS projects are eligible under their "asset building and community development" priority in the human development and reproductive health unit. Human Development and Reproductive Health Grants {Info: Write to Ford Foundation, 320 East 43 Street, New York, N.Y. 10017, E-mail office-secretary@fordfound.org, phone (212) 573-5000, fax (212) 351-3677 or visit their website at http://www.fordfound.org} Nonprofit agencies are welcome to submit proposals that focus on the social, cultural and economic factors that affect sexuality and reproductive health. Emphasis is given to nongovernmental organizations, researchers and government agencies acting on the expanded understanding of sexuality and reproductive health issues reached at major United Nations conferences in the last decade. A primary concern is empowering women to participate in improving reproductive health and related policies. F

FORTIS FOUNDATION (212) 859-7000. This is a small foundation that provides general and operating grants for programs that have child development, health care, substance abuse, AIDS, and homelessness service programs in the Metropolitan New York area. A, B

FUND FOR THE CITY OF NEW YORK (212) 925-6675. The average grant is $5K with 40-50 awarded each year for children and youth, the urban environment and AIDS. Computer exchange & short-term loans ($5K to $40K) are available to nonprofits whose funding is delayed. A

GAMMA MU FOUNDATION (703) 847-1819. The foundation gives grants to rural organizations that provide support to persons infected or affected by HIV/AIDS. The foundation will target its resources to insure the ongoing support of gay and lesbian health and social service organizations. Grants are available for up to $10K with an average grant of $5K. C

THE GAP FOUNDATION (800) 333-7899 ext. 72493. The foundation's funding goes to "changing the lives of young people" and focuses on preventing HIV/AIDS spread among the underserved population ages 14 to 21. Under the HIV/AIDS priority, the company wants to reach those whose behavior, including homelessness and substance abuse, puts them at increased risk for infection. The foundation gives to both community- and classroom-based efforts. Funding also goes to nonprofits helping those living with AIDS. B C

BILL AND MELINDA GATES FOUNDATION, Global Health Program. {Info: Grant Inquiry Coordinator Info@gatesfoundation.org or http://www.gatesfoundation.org/globalhealth/guidelines.htm}. This foundation invites proposals to develop partnerships with established organizations with a proven track record of visionary leadership and effective implementation. Funding is allocated in three priority areas: Vaccine Preventable Disease, Reproductive and Child Health, and Conditions associated with Poverty. Organizations working within one of the three priority areas may submit a two-page Letter of Inquiry. After reviewing all Letters of Inquiry, the foundation may invite those organizations whose objectives fall within the scope and mission of available funding to submit a proposal. F

DAVID GEFFEN FOUNDATION (818) 733-6333. The foundation gives HIV/AIDS nonprofit organizations funding for general and operating support & has supported lesbian and gay rights. C

NEW ? GENERAL SERVICE FOUNDATION {Info: Lani Shaw at (970) 920-6834 or lani@generalservice.org}. The Reproductive and Health Rights program is dedicated to improving access to comprehensive reproductive health care, for women and adolescents; and to supporting education efforts which increase awareness and action around issues of reproductive health, sexuality and reproductive choices. Priority is given to organizations working with underserved communities and populations whose reproductive health and rights are most impacted by poverty. Generally, contributions are made to organizations that are described in Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. The Board of Directors meets twice each year, in the spring and again in the fall, to review proposals and make recommendations for funding. The deadline for the spring meeting is February 1st; the deadline for the fall is September 1st. First-time applicants or previous grantees looking for support for new projects should submit a letter of inquiry describing their project prior to sending a formal proposal. Funding Amount: Not specified. F

GEORGE FAMILY FOUNDATION, Integrated Healing Grants {Info: (612) 285-5435 or FamPhilAdv@USWest.Net}. Interests are: Integrated Healing Programs which promote an integrated approach to healing mind, body, heart & spirit; Educational Opportunity Scholarship for talented individuals leading to personal growth & deeper understanding of the world; Youth Development focused on human development, leadership & mentoring; Overcoming Barriers which help women & people of color overcome societal barriers; Collaboration Programs which result when people & organizations cooperate to address community needs. Main geographic funding area is the Minneapolis, MN metropolitan area, but a review of past grant recipients shows a giving record to program across the country and internationally. Funding Amount: not specified. Application deadlines: October 30 and May 30. F

GILL FOUNDATION (719) 473-4455. Funds are available to support the following areas (1) organizations serving gay men, lesbians, and bisexual people and (2) national and non-urban HIV/AIDS organizations and programs focusing on education, prevention, public policy, and technical assistance for community-based HIV/AIDS organizations. Grants average between $500 and $100K. Annual deadlines are February 15, June 15, and October 15. C

ELIZABETH GLASER FOUNDATION, Pediatric AIDS Emergency Assistance Program {Info: (310) 314-1459}. Grants of up to $10K are available to support hospitals and clinics that provide medical care to large populations of infants, children, youth and pregnant women with HIV. Funding priorities include unmet needs such as transportation, day care, and nutrition. Annual deadline is in October. E

WILLIAM T. GRANT FOUNDATION, {Info: Grants Coordinator, Fax (212)752-1398, E-Mail info@wtgrantfdn.org}. The foundation supports youth services and children's health and attempts to coordinate these programs with the three research foci of The Foundation: Youth Development, Systems affecting Youth and The Public's View of Youth. A full review requires four to six months. The board meets quarterly: April, June, October and December. L

HASBRO CHILDREN'S FOUNDATION (212) 645-2400. All types of programs will be considered including AIDS, substance abuse and disability programs. Funds are specifically targeted to nonprofits providing direct services. Two types of funding are available. The first source is for local and community efforts and offers grants for $35K or less. The other source provides large sums of a few hundred thousand or more for national efforts. Programs for Disadvantaged Children supports innovative, model direct service programs in the areas of health, education and social services. The Foundation also funds universally accessible play spaces. Eligible applicants are tax-exempt not-for-profit organizations. Proposals are accepted on a rolling basis throughout the year. Funding Amount: Local community programs: $500-$35,000. National multi-site: $35,000 and up, for one ?three years. B,E,H

HEALTH RESOURCES AND SERVICES ADMINISTRATION, {Info: HRSA Grant Application Center, (877) 477-2123}. The goal of this funding is to link comprehensive care systems for children, youth and families infected with HIV/AIDS with clinical research and improving overall healthcare services for those populations. E

UPDATED -- HEARST FOUNDATION {Info: East of the Mississippi: Robert Frehse, (212) 586-5404}. In FY02, the foundation awarded approximately $40 million nationally for "programs aiding underrepresented, low-income and minority populations" emphasizing access to quality health care for underserved populations in rural and urban areas. Applications accepted any time. B

F. B. HERON FOUNDATION, {Info: Sharon King at (212) 649-5612}. A total of $8.6M is available to support community-based organizations working towards the goal of advancing the self-sufficiency and independence of low-income individuals and families. The foundation favors programs that increase or sustain the independence of people living with HIV/AIDS. The average grant amount is $50K. C

HOFFMANN-LaROCHE, Community-focused Health Promotion and Health Education Grants. {Info: (973) 235-5000 or visit their website at http://www.rocheusa.com/about/apply.html}. As a healthcare company, Roche seeks arenas where they have special information and skills to contribute, and for knowledgeable partners to work with them for complementary efforts. They support community-focused health promotion and health education programs, which emphasize HIV prevention. F

HOME DEPOT COMMUNITY INVESTMENT PROGRAM (770) 433-8211. Nonprofits can apply for funding totaling $13M through company headquarters for grants ranging from $5K to $10K. They provide 25% of their awards for at-risk youth programs and 40% for housing-related programs. B

ITTLESON FOUNDATION {Contact Anthony Wood at (212) 794-2008}. This foundation wants to help organize networks of support and care for people with HIV/AIDS and is interested in addressing the mental health consequences on patients, families, friends and caregivers. The foundation likes to fund innovative prevention efforts. Annual deadlines are April 1 and September 1. B

J.M. FOUNDATION (212) 687-7735/Fax (212) 697-5495. The funder's primary interests are in disabilities, AIDS education programs, drug abuse, managed care, families and research on nonprofit grant makers. The foundation gives about $1M annually. Best initial approach is to request application guidelines. B

JEWISH FUND FOR JUSTICE (212) 213-2113. Funding will be available for nonprofits working nationwide to ease poverty and alleviate disenfranchisement of low-income people. The fund supports youth, women and Jewish social justice. Grants will fall between $7,500 and $20K. Direct Services are not funded. Annual deadlines are June 1 and December 15. E

ELTON JOHN AIDS FOUNDATION {Write to: P.O. Box 17139, Beverly Hills, CA 90209-3139}. This foundation encompasses a broad spectrum of direct services supporting men, women, young adults, children, infants, and entire families living with HIV/AIDS. Grants support services ranging from food banks, meal delivery programs, legal aid, hospices, housing to counseling and support groups, education outreach programs, at-home care, and pediatric treatment centers. C

J.M. KAPLAN FUND (212) 767-0630. Grants range from $1K to $100K. The average is $20K. They give primarily in NY, with emphasis on NYC in 5 grant categories: city life; environment and sustainability; exploration and new technologies; human rights; and research and public policy. Contact for pre-application questionnaire. C

EASTMAN KODAK COMPANY, Kodak Community Relations and Contributions Program {Info: http://www.kodak.com/US/en/corp/community.shtml#8 or Community Relations & Contributions, Eastman Kodak Company, 343 State Street, Rochester, NY 14650-0517, (716) 724-2783}. Priority and international support is given to organizations delivering health and human services in Kodak communities. National organizations that address key issues of interest to Kodak are also funded. Eastman Kodak makes corporate grants to tax exempt not-for-profit organizations as identified under section 501(c)(3) of the U.S. Internal Revenue Service Code, or non-profits outside the U.S. that verify they would be considered tax exempt under guidelines that are equivalent to those of the IRS. Kodak units in other countries also support programs relevant to their respective manufacturing, research, marketing, scientific, or community interests. Kodak accepts requests between January 1 and April 30. Those requests are reviewed and considered for funding in the following calendar year. Kodak does not have a formal application form. A cover letter accompanying the proposal should state the mission of the organization, the grant amount requested, the purpose of the grant, and the legal name of the organization. Funding Amount: Not specified. H

LALOR FOUNDATION, Anna Lalor Burdick Program {Info: Pamela Desrosiers at (617) 426-7172, ext. 314 or pmaksy@grantsmanagement.com}. The Anna Lalor Burdick Program seeks to educate young women about human reproduction in order to broaden and enhance their options in life. The Program focuses particularly on young women who have inadequate access to information regarding reproductive health, including the subjects of contraception and pregnancy termination, and as such may be particularly lacking options in their lives. Eligible U.S. applicants must be tax exempt under section 501(c)(3) of the U.S. Internal Revenue Service Code, and defined as "not a private foundation" under section 509(a) of the Code. Reproductive education must be the centerpiece of the proposed project, which should include attention to the subjects of contraception and pregnancy termination. The project must focus on young women, including young mothers and preteens. Deadline Date: The trustees meet twice a year, in June and December. The respective deadlines for the receipt of concept papers are May 15 and November 15, or in case of holidays or weekends, on the next business day. Applicants will be informed of the foundation's decision regarding the concept paper by July 15 and January 15 respectively. Applicants who are invited to submit a full proposal will have 60 days from date of notification to submit their proposal. Funding Amount: $10,000 to $50,000. Normally grants are awarded for one-year only. H

MAGIC JOHNSON FOUNDATION (310) 785-0201. Grants range from $5K to $25K to support education and prevention focused care for young people with HIV/AIDS. C

ROBERT WOOD JOHNSON FOUNDATION, {Info: Richard Toth, Director, Office of Proposal Management, (609) 452-8701 or E-Mail: mail@rwif.org}. This foundation would like to assure that all Americans have access to basic health care at reasonable cost; to improve care and support for people with chronic health conditions; and to promote health and prevent disease by reducing the harm caused by substance abuse - tobacco, alcohol, and illicit drugs. RWJF also supports a few core grants and programs-like health care workforce programs. Awards are made up to $100K. B

ROBERT WOOD JOHNSON FOUNDATION (RWJF), Faith in Action Program {Info: Phyllis Cunningham at (877) 324-8411 or www.fiavolunteers.org}. The RWJF Faith in Action Program provides start-up grants of $35,000 plus technical support and advice on how to develop sustainable volunteer care-giving programs serving the chronically ill. The foundation plans to expand the program supporting the development of 2,000 more Faith in Action coalitions over the next seven years. Grants are awarded to faith-based community organizations every four months on a February 1, June 1, and October 1 cycle. Funding Amount: Start-up grants of $35,000 for 30 months. B

KAISER FAMILY FOUNDATION (415) 854-9400 {Info: Write to: Renee Wells, Executive Director, 2400 Sand Hill Road, Menlo Park CA 94025, or fax-4800 or visit their website: http://www.kff.org/aboutkff/grant.html}. Grant making is concentrated on government's role in health (HIV/AIDS policy) and on the health of low-income and minority groups. Unsolicited proposals are welcome. Grants awarded range from $5K to $750K. C

KELLOGG FOUNDATION ? Health Programming {Info: Deborah A. Rey at (616) 968-1611}. The goal is to improve the health of people in communities through increased access to integrated, comprehensive health care systems that are organized around public health, prevention, and primary health care, and that are guided, managed, and staffed by a broad range of appropriately prepared personnel. Categories include Disease Prevention/Health Promotion, Primary Care, Access to Care, Integrated Systems of Care, Public Health and Policy. Proposals are accepted on an ongoing basis. F

W.K. KELLOGG FOUNDATION FUNDS, {Info: Karen Lake, Director of Communications and Marketing at (616) 968-1611}. Funding seeks to improve the quality of healthcare systems. Previous grants have supported innovative models for improving the health and well being of low-income women and children. B

KRESGE FOUNDATION (313) 643-9630. Grants average $500K for capital expenses including human services, building construction, renovation or purchase of a computer system for nonprofit institutions of higher education, health and long-term care, and arts and humanities. A

EUGENE M. LANG FOUNDATION {155 East 38th Street/NY NY 10016}. The foundation awards between $2M and $6M each year. The funder's primary interests are education and health and health programs specifically in New York City and Westchester County. B

LINCOLN NATIONAL FOUNDATION {Info: Debra Patterson at (219) 455-3868}. With respect to HIV/AIDS programs, Lincoln has funded such programs in the past and prefers to fund education and prevention projects. Contributions are focused on communities where Lincoln National has a substantial presence and employee base (i.e., New York, NY). The grants range from $5K to $100K. C

JOHN M. LLOYD FOUNDATION, AIDS Grants {Info: (310) 476-6037 or E-Mail info@johnmllyod.org}. The primary areas of interest include the prevention, care and public awareness of AIDS. Those areas are defined within the foundation's guidelines as: policy/education/prevention, medical research, and healthcare and services. First-time applicants or previous grantees seeking support for new projects should submit a concept letter. Deadlines for formal proposals are February 1 for the spring meeting and September 1 for the fall. F

LONG ISLAND COMMUNITY FOUNDATION, Health Grants {Info: Suzy D. Sonenberg at (516) 681-5085}. This foundation makes grants available to organizations proposing to operate programs for the benefit of Long Island residents in Nassau and Suffolk counties. Health-related grants funded in the past include maternal and children's health, community clinics and AIDS-related care. Grants range from$1K to $15K. F

MAY DEPARTMENT STORES COMPANY FOUNDATION {Info: Joni Sullivan Baker at (314) 342-6299}. Since 1990, MAY has sponsored a donor-advised fund to help people living with HIV/AIDS. This foundation provides matching funds and funds for program development. The average grant amount is $5K. C

A. L. MAILMAN FAMILY FOUNDATION, General Fund Announcement (914) 681-4448. This foundation funds initiatives that aid low-income families and that focus on services for young children. Grant making is focused on early care and education, family support and moral education and social responsibility. Eligible programs can include HIV/AIDS education and prevention. The average grant is $35K. Annual deadlines are January 15 and June 15. C

ROYAL S. MARKS FOUNDATION (212) 686-0010 or write to: c/o New York Community Trust, 2 Park Avenue, New York, New York 10016. This foundation targets specific initiatives that elucidate or resolve problems related to HIV/AIDS care, prevention, research and advocacy. Metropolitan NY nonprofit organizations are eligible for funding. C

ROBERT R. MCCORMICK TRIBUNE FOUNDATION, WB11 Care for Kids Fund {Info: Kathleen Shepherd at (212) 210-2700}. Grants are made to nonprofit organizations in the Tri-State area (New York, New Jersey and Connecticut), which address a wide range of children's needs. Primary interests include AIDS support services, dropout prevention, drug abuse prevention/treatment, and child abuse prevention/treatment. F

THE MCGOVERN FAMILY FOUNDATION (202) 463-8750. This foundation provides small grants for alcoholism research, with a special emphasis on women's issues and relapse prevention. Nonprofit organizations are eligible that are starting a project, analyzing existing data, or adding a small piece to an existing research project. C

MERCK FAMILY FUND, Youth Organizing {Info: Jenny Russell at Merck Family Fund 303 Adams Street, Milton MA 02186, E-mail merck@merckff.org, phone ( 617) 696-3580, fax (617) 696-7262 or visit their website at http://www.merckff.org/programs.html}. The Fund supports programs that: involve youth in the design, operation, and evaluation of a project; train youth to learn skills, develop relationships, and gain experience while making a positive impact on the community; support youth to research issues of concern, design strategies for change, and implement action plans; and identify youth as important stakeholders in the health and well-being of the community. Past grants include youth initiated projects on AIDS, smoking and violence. Letters of inquiry may be submitted at any time. New requests for support to the Merck Family Fund should be made by a letter of inquiry rather than with a full proposal or a request for a personal meeting. Anticipated deadlines for full proposals are March 1 and August 1. F

METROPOLITAN LIFE FOUNDATION, Health Grants {Info: Metropolitan Life Foundation; One Madison Avenue; New York, NY 10010-3690 or visit website}. Grants are directed toward national health promotion and education initiatives, particularly for young people. Emphasis is given to substance abuse prevention, HIV/AIDS education and prevention, school health education and promoting healthy life styles. Requests are accepted and reviewed throughout the year. F

J. P. MORGAN CHARITABLE TRUST (212) 648-9763. Grants of up to $50K are given primarily to NYC nonprofits providing "access to affordable housing, primary health care (including AIDS) and quality child care as well as to public education, the arts, adult literacy, job training and employment programs." A

MORIAH FUND, Population and Reproductive Health Program (202) 783-8488. The fund makes grants in three areas: promoting reproductive health and rights; building local capacity to provide reproductive health services; and marketing efforts to prevent teen pregnancy, improve adolescent health and foster healthy and responsible sexual behavior. Annual deadlines are March 1 and August 1. C

PHILIP MORRIS COMPANIES, Corporate Contributions (212) 878-2077. Proposals from the following areas will be considered for funding: direct care to persons living with AIDS (PLWAs), especially those initiatives that address the special nutritional needs of PLWAs; educational outreach and prevention programs, for example, safe sex programs targeting at-risk populations; and research, primarily through organizations that provide seed grants. Special consideration is given to organizations addressing the needs of women and their dependent families; rural or outlying, underserved geographic areas; communities of color; and economically disadvantaged communities. New grant funding is available for domestic violence, community development and positive youth development, C

MS. FOUNDATION (212) 742-2300, ext. 402. Grant to $25K are available for community efforts led by women in: 1) Women's Health/Safety (e.g., job creation, living wage campaigns); 2) Women's Economic Security (e.g. projects which influence decision makers to address gender bias in health care and reproductive rights) and; 3) Girls, Young Women and Leadership (e.g. support innovative efforts to link personal lives with social change). A, F

NATIONAL AIDS MEMORIAL FUND (212) 613-2525. Grants of up to $1K to $1.5K are available for "seed money" to agencies providing self-help, educational, concrete or pastoral services to PLWAs. A

NATIONAL INSTITUTE on ALCOHOL ABUSE and ALCOHOLISM, Research on Alcohol and HIV/AIDS {Info: Kendall Bryant, Ph.D. at Scientific Coordinator Alcohol and HIV/AIDS Research, NIAAA, 6000 Executive Boulevard MSC 7003, Bethesda MD 20892-7003, Email kbryant@niaaa.nih.gov, phone (301) 402-9389, fax (301) 480-2358 or visit their website at http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-02-039.html}. The goal of this program announcement is to encourage multidisciplinary and collaborative studies that focus on a range of epidemiologic and intervention issues within HIV and alcohol. It is intended to appeal to a broad audience of alcohol and HIV/AIDS researchers, including alcohol researchers with no prior experience in HIV/AIDS research, but with a keen appreciation for the relationship between problem drinking and HIV/AIDS and HIV/AIDS researchers with no prior alcohol research experience. This is a recurring program with three grant cycles: January 2, May 1, and September 1. This program announcement expires on January 10, 2005, unless reissued. F

NATIONAL INSTITUTE on ALCOHOL ABUSE and ALCOHOLISM, Research on Alcohol and HIV/AIDS {Info: Harold I. Perl, PhD at (301) 443-0788 or perl@nih.gov}. Health services research to investigate the effectiveness, long-term outcome and sustainability of services, interventions, and preventive and rehabilitative strategies targeted to homeless or unstably housed persons with alcohol, drug abuse, and mental health disorders. Research should address relevant factors from a developmental perspective as well as across systems (e.g., healthcare, parole/correctional, foster care, shelter programs, etc). Eligible applicants include: for-profit or non-profit organizations; public or private institutions, such as universities, colleges, hospitals, and laboratories; units of State and local governments; eligible agencies of the Federal government; domestic or foreign institutions or organizations; faith-based organizations. Funding Amount: Varies by mechanism and institute. This is a recurring grant opportunity with three grant cycles. Application deadlines are: February 1, June 1, and October 1. EXPIRATION DATE: August 15, 2005, unless reissued .F

NATIONAL INSTITUTE of ALLERGY and INFECTIOUS DISEASES and NATIONAL INSTITUTE of MENTAL HEALTH, Statistical Methods in HIV/AIDS Research {Info: Misrak Gezmu, Ph.D. at (301) 435-3722 or visit their website to view RFP: http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-02-024.html}. Applications are sought for the development of original statistical methods to advance the understanding, treatment, and prevention of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) disease/AIDS. To address these issues, a multidisciplinary approach is strongly encouraged. This a recurring grant with three grant cycles: January 2, May 1, and September 1. This Program Announcement expires on November 30, 2004 unless reissued. F

NATIONAL INSTITUTE of ALLERGY and INFECTIOUS DISEASES and NATIONAL INSTITUTE of MENTAL HEALTH, New Technologies For HIV And HIV Vaccine Related Research {Info: Write Patricia D'Souza at Vaccine Prevention and Research Program Division of AIDS, 6700-B Rockledge Drive, Room 4152, MSC-7628, Bethesda MD 20892-7628, E-mail PD6N@NIH.GOV Phone (301) 496-8379, Fax (301) 402-3684 or visit their Website: http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-01-055.html}. This program announcement will support the use of novel and innovative technologies to: 1) detect HIV, 2) quantitate and optimize measurement of immune responses to HIV and to candidate HIV vaccines, and 3) evaluate and quantitate immune responses responsible for the efficacy of licensed vaccines for other infectious diseases. Deadline dates are January 2, May 1, and September 1. This Program Announcement expires on March 1, 2004, unless reissued. F

NATIONAL INSTITUTE of CHILD HEALTH and HUMAN DEVELOPMENT, Research on HIV/STD Prevention Messages {Info: Susan Newcomer, Ph.D. at (301) 435-6981 or E-Mail Snewcomer@nih.gov}.This announcement invites research that will improve our understanding of how communication can best facilitate HIV prevention efforts. It encourages studies that examine the interrelationships among various attributes of communication about HIV risk and prevention; the consequences of communication for individuals, groups, and populations. It also seeks research that examines how people consume, understand, retain, and use or act upon information about HIV risk and prevention. There are three grant cycles: January 2, May 1, and September 1. F

NATIONAL INSTITUTE of CHILD HEALTH and HUMAN DEVELOPMENT, Research on Social Networks and HIV Risk Prevention {Info: Susan Newcomer, Ph.D. at (301) 435-6981 or E-Mail Snewcomer@nih.gov}. Funds are available to advance scientific knowledge and strategies directed at the sexual transmission of HIV in vulnerable populations, especially adolescents, young adults, and minority populations. Application deadlines are February 1, June 1 and October 1. F

NATIONAL INSTITUTE on DRUG ABUSE, Drug Abuse Health Services Research {Info: Jerry Flanzer at (301) 443-4060 or E-Mail jfl99I@nih.gov}. Research is sought on the organization, management and economics of drug abuse treatment and prevention services, and the effects of these factors on the quality, cost, access to, effectiveness, and outcomes of care for drug abuse and addictive disorders. Additionally, this announcement seeks studies that examine the impact of the integration of HIV/AIDS and other services on outcomes. Infrastructure development grants are limited to $300K. All other grants are limited to $500K per year for five years. Application deadlines are February 1, June 1, and October 1. F

NATIONAL INSTITUTE of MENTAL HEALTH, Behavioral, Social, Mental Health and Substance Abuse Research with Diverse Populations {Info: Howard S. Kurtzman, Ph.D. at (301) 443-9400}. The primary focus of this program announcement is behavioral, social, mental health and substance abuse research with lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and related populations. Up to $500K is available per year for a five-year period. Application deadlines are February 1, June 1 and October 1. F

NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF NURSING RESEARCH (NINR), NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF CHILD HEALTH AND HUMAN DEVELOPMENT (NICHD), NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF MENTAL HEALTH, Informal Caregiving Research for Chronic Conditions {Info: (for scientific/research issues) Dr. Nell Armstrong at (301) 594-5973 or nell.Armstrong@nih.gov, Dr. Lousi Quatrano at (301) 402-4221 or quatran1@exchange.nih.gov, Dr. Emeline Otey at (301) 443-1636 or eotey@nih.gov; (for financial or grants management matters) Ms. Diane Drew at (301) 594-2807 or diane_drew@nih.gov, Mr. Christopher Myers at (301) 435-6996 or cm143g@nih.gov, Mr. Brian Albertini at (301) 443-0004 or albertinib2@mail.nih.gov}. The purpose of this program announcement (PA) is to advance the science in informal caregiving by focusing on the caregivers of individuals with chronic illness, disability, or functional impairment requiring partial or full dependency on others. This PA targets studies of informal caregiving to improve caregiver health and quality of life, caregiving processes, and caregiving effectiveness and health outcomes. A key aspect of this announcement is to encourage research to advance science-based knowledge of informal caregiving, with attention to the caregiver. Eligible applicants include: for-profit or non-profit organizations; public or private institutions, such as universities, colleges, hospitals, and laboratories; units of State and local governments; eligible agencies of the Federal government; domestic or foreign institutions or organizations; faith-based and community-based organizations. Funding Amount: Program R21: up to $150,000/year for two years with a maximum of three years and up to $125,000/year in direct costs; Program R01: amount not specified and applicants requesting more than $500,000/year must contact program staff. Application deadlines are: February 1, June 1, and October 1. EXPIRATION DATE: August 10, 2005, unless reissued. G

NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF NURSING RESEARCH (NINR), Community-Partnered Interventions To Reduce Health Disparities {Info: Dr. Janice Phillips at (301) 594-6152 or Janice_Phillips@nih.gov}. Applications for community-partnered interventions to reduce health disparities in racial and ethnically diverse minority populations. Specifically, this announcement seeks applications with a focus of reducing health disparities through demonstrated partnerships with the target community throughout all phases of the research process. Eligible applicants include: for-profit or non-profit organizations; public or private institutions, such as universities, colleges, hospitals, and laboratories; units of State and local governments; eligible agencies of the Federal government; domestic or foreign institutions or organizations; faith-based institutions and tribal nations; and community-based organizations. Funding Amount: Program R21: up to $150,000/year for two years with a maximum of three years and up to $125,000/year in direct costs; Program R01: amount not specified and applicants requesting more than $500,000/year must contact program staff. Application deadlines are: February 1, June 1, and October 1. EXPIRATION DATE: June 14, 2005, unless reissued. F

NEW ? NATIONAL INSTITUTES OF HEALTH, Quality of Life for Individuals at the End-of-Life {Info: Ann Knebel at (301) 594-5966 or aknebel@nih.gov}. Applications are sought that will generate the scientific knowledge to improve the quality of life for individuals who are facing end-of-life issues and for their families. Applications may include basic, clinical or care delivery studies focused on management of physical and psychological symptoms, patient-provider and patient-family communication, ethics and clinical decision-making, caregiver support, or the context of care delivery for those facing life-limiting illnesses. Eligible applicants include domestic and foreign institutions and organizations, for-profit and non-profit organizations, public or private institutions, such as universities, colleges, hospitals, and laboratories; units of State and local governments; eligible agencies of the Federal government. This is a recurring opportunity with deadlines of February 1, June 1, and October 1. Funding Amount: $25,000 up to $250,000 per year. F

NEW -- NEEDMORE FOUNDATION, Grants for Community and Social Change {Info: (303) 449-5801, 1840 Folsom St., Suite 110, Boulder, CO 80301}. This foundation's priorities are community and social change. Giving has fallen in past years to about $3 million. The funder supports grassroots groups, especially in the South and Southwest. It's one of the few foundations planning to expand its giving. Use the common application form from the National Network of Grantmakers (www.nmg.org). Annual deadlines for applicants in AL, AZ, Southern CA, LA, MS, NM and south TX is January 15. Otherwise, proposals typically are accepted from April ? June. H,I

NEW YORK CITY AIDS FUND {Info: Len McNally at (212) 686-0010 ext. 556}. The New York City AIDS Fund partnership-funded projects and programs continue to focus on special populations with particular needs, including youth, women, infants and children (particularly in communities of color), and populations with high-risk behavior. Funds are targeted to programs and agencies in New York City's most underserved neighborhoods. Non-profit organizations providing services in New York City are eligible. F

NEW YORK CITY HUMAN RESOURCES ADMINISTRATION, Develop Supportive Housing and Placement Services for Persons and Families with AIDS {Info: Marshall Butow at (212) 630-9086}. The purpose of these funds are to 1) develop and operate transitional supportive congregate housing for single persons with AIDS or advanced HIV illness; 2) develop and operate permanent supportive congregate housing for single persons with AIDS or advanced HIV illness and their families with children; 3) develop scatter site supportive housing and placement services for persons with AIDS or HIV illness and persons with AIDS or HIV illness and their families with children. F

NEW YORK COMMUNITY TRUST, Grants for Health and People with Special Needs {Info: (212) 686-0010 or E-Mail info@nyct-cfi.org}. This is a collection of foundations providing more funding to NYC agencies than any other foundation. HIV/AIDS-related grants support policy research and advocacy efforts that increase public understanding of AIDS and HIV infection, improve the funding and delivery of services, and improve coordination among service organizations. Grants range from $30K to $200K. Will fund in NYC and the suburban divisions of Long Island and Westchester County. Call for guidelines. A,B, C

NEW YORK FOUNDATION (212) 594-8009. Applications that stand the best chance of receiving a grant are programs that: 1) involve New York City or a particular neighborhood of the city; 2) emphasize advocacy and community organizing; 3) address a critical need of a disadvantaged population, particularly youth or the elderly; 4) are strongly identified with a particular community; 5) require an amount of funding to which a foundation grant would make a substantial contribution; and 6) can show a clear role for the Foundation's funds. Grants have been made to HIV/AIDS programs and will range from $20K to $50K. Annual deadlines are March 1, July 1 and November 1. C

NEW YORK STATE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH, Refugee Medical Assistance Program {Info: Colleen Flynn (518) 474-4845, nyhealth@health.state.ny.us}. The grantees will provide refugee health assessments for new refugee arrivals to NYS. The refugee health assessment is designed to: identify individuals with health conditions not observed during or developing after the overseas exam; to ensure refugees with problems identified are referred to primary and specialty care; to eliminate barriers to successful resettlement and protect the health of the US population. Applicants must be qualified licensed health care providers/agencies located throughout NYS (exclusive of New York City); must demonstrate clinical and staffing capacity; must employ bilingual staff, or provide interpreter services to overcome language barriers to care; must demonstrate established linkages to services not provided on site. Applications will be accepted on a continuous basis. F

NORCROSS FOUNDATION {Norcross Guidelines/PO Box 269/Wales MA 01081}. Awards between $100K to $150K are given annually to nonprofit community service programs in small increments, with close to $50K awarded to substance abuse efforts. B

OPEN MEADOWS FOUNDATION, Women and Girls and Social Change Grants {Info: openmeadows@igc.org or (718) 768-4015}. The foundation funds projects that are designed and implemented by women and girls; projects that reflect the cultural and ethnic diversity of our society; and projects for social change that have encountered obstacles in their search for funding. Deadline: February 15 and August 15, annually. E

OPEN SOCIETY, Center on Crime, Communities & Culture - Campaign for Community Reintegration Grant Funds {Info: (212) 548-0363 or http://www.soros.org/crime/gr-guide.htm}. The Center's areas of interest include: building public and private support for model in-prison and post-release education, job training and placement, and treatment for mental illness, substance abuse and other health problems that will have a policy impact. The Center particularly seeks state and local initiatives where there may be greater potential for progressive structural reform. Also favored are broad-based community coalitions that partner with government (departments of criminal justice, health/mental health, education and labor) and with local social service or faith-based organizations. Program on Reproductive Health and Rights Grant Funds {Write to: Grants Program Assistant, Reproductive Health & Rights Program, Open Society Institute, 400 West 59th Street, New York NY 10019 or e-mail prhr@sorosny.org} The Program favors projects that involve: grassroots advocacy & litigation addressing the diminished access to reproductive health care services; the climate of violence in which services are rendered; the conservative political climate that has reduced public funding; access to information & services for young women & women of color; the distribution of new contraception & medical pregnancy termination technologies, which may help diffuse political tensions over these issues. Application deadlines: February 1, June 1 and October 1. F Open Society Supports Youth Media Efforts The Soros Foundation's Open Society Institute (OSI), through its Youth Media Communications Initiative, supports efforts to create or expand community-based, youth generated news/media programs. Initiative funded projects must serve youth ages 12-21, especially disadvantaged and minority youth. Past grantees include Appalachian Media Institute ($30,000) and a New York City youth-activism multimedia project called "In the Mix." Info: OSI, www.soros.org/youth/grantmaking.htm. E

DAVID AND LUCILLE PACKARD FOUNDATION (650) 948-7658. Groups providing reproductive health care in connection with population studies are eligible for funds. Packard is expected to award at least $200 million a year in grants. Contact the program officer in your area of interest and work through that person. B, H

MICHAEL PALM FOUNDATION (212) 226-3559. This foundation provides grants almost exclusively for AIDS services and gay/lesbian rights. This foundation provides funding for general purposes, capital and operating funds. A

PEW CHARITABLE TRUSTS, The Health and Human Services Program {Info: Maureen K. Byrnes at (215) 575-9050 or info@pewtrusts.com}. The goal of this program is to promote the health and well being of the American people and to strengthen disadvantaged communities. The initiative is designed to promote the development of a stronger public health system that can protect Americans from existing health threats as well as new and emerging ones. The objective of this initiative is to facilitate the implementation of a well-coordinated, national approach to environmental health tracking and monitoring. Letters of intent are accepted year-round and are reviewed on a rolling basis. F

PFIZER, INC. {Corporate Philanthropy Program/PFIZER Inc/235 East 42nd Street/Mail Stop 235/11/11A/ NY NY 10017-5755}. AIDS providers serving children and AIDS projects targeting low-income communities can apply for this funding. Health management AIDS education programs are considered a priority. B

UPDATED -- PUBLIC WELFARE FOUNDATION, {Info: Review Committee, 1200 U St. NW, Washington, DC 20009-4443, call (202) 965-1800 or visit www.publicwelfare.org or e-mail at general@publicwelfare.org}. 2003 Grants include Health ($2.5 million), Population & Reproductive Health ($2.5 million), Disadvantaged youth ($2 million, est.), Criminal Justice ($1.2 million), Human Rights & global security ($2.5 million), Welfare reform fund ($500,000), and Special opportunities ($900,000). There are no deadlines (except April 30 for welfare-reform-fund grant requests). First-time applicants should request no more than $50,000. It's unlikely a first-time grant would exceed half the proposed budget. Most grants are for general support. This is a competitive foundation, which funds about 450 of the 4,000 requests it gets each year. If you don't win a grant, Public Welfare will send you a letter describing the main reasons your proposal was turned down. H

PAUL RAPOPORT FOUNDATION (212) 888-6578. The foundation funds projects that address the concerns and needs of the lesbian and gay community, primarily in the greater New York area. Its chief interests lie in the areas of social services, health care, and legal rights and issues. Grants range between $2,500 and $20K. Annual deadlines are February 1, June 1 and October 1. C

NEW -- DRAPER RICHARDS FOUNDATION {Info: (415) 616-4050 or info@draperrichards.org}. The Draper Richards Foundation provides up to $100,000 annually for three years to entrepreneurs (solo or team) starting new non-profit organizations ? those truly at the beginning of their development. The effort must promise innovative approaches to social problem solving. Health, families and community development are all within the foundation's scope. Strategic and organizational assistance will be provided in addition to funding. Note the foundation prefers to come in as the organization's first lead funder. B

ROBIN HOOD FOUNDATION (212) 227-6601. The Robin Hood Foundation funds and provides technical assistance to organizations serving New Yorkers with very low incomes. The foundation makes grants to early childhood, youth and family-centered programs located in the 5 boroughs of NYC. They will provide grants up to $40K for general/operating support, program development and seed money. C

ROCKEFELLER BROTHERS FUND {Info: Benjamin Shute at (212) 373-4200}. This foundation responds to the AIDS crisis in the City by assisting in public policy formation and leadership development, the initiation of community-based non-hospital care and services, and the identification and development of effective public education. Grants range from $25K to $300K . C

ROCKEFELLER FOUNDATION (212) 869-8500. There are plenty of opportunities for nonprofit initiatives focusing on HIV/AIDS and sexually transmitted disease issues. Grant making supports: 1) the acceleration of product development for neglected disease afflicting the poor, including vaccines for AIDS; 2) programs to strengthen the capacity of local health systems to improve the health of the poor and to address inequities. Call for guidelines. B

SHELLEY AND DONALD RUBIN FOUNDATION {Info: Evelyn Jones Rich at (212) 780-2035 or erich@sdrubin.org}. Grants are available to support policy analysis, advocacy and research as well as educational and artistic activities that address issues around society's changing family structure and its cultural and ethnic diversity. Areas of interest include: at-risk children and families; access to healthcare; AIDS and its effects on society's varying institutions; and enhancement of relations between differing groups of people. Grants range from $5K to $50K. F

HELENA RUBINSTEIN FOUNDATION (212) 750-7310. In 1997, this foundation gave over $2M in grants, primarily in NYC, averaging $5K-$25K. Strong emphasis is placed on women and children, school/welfare to work programs, enriching lives of disadvantaged youth, community services and health. A

DR. SCHOLL FOUNDATION {Info: Christina Koszalka at (312) 782-5210}. This foundation has HIV/AIDS-related grants which support research, education and prevention projects. Grants awarded range from $10K to $100K. Applications are accepted from November 1 to March 1. H

SCOA FOUNDATION, INC. {Write to SCOA, 41 S. High St., Suite 3310, Columbus OH 43215}. This foundation gives nationally to a broad range of social service providers, including HIV/AIDS. Funded grant categories are "not very restrictive" according to a foundation official. Grants range from $500 to $80K. Initial approach should be with a letter of inquiry. B

WILLIAM E. SIMON FOUNDATION (973) 898-0290. AIDS groups are eligible for the foundation's youth welfare priority, supporting efforts to promote the health, education and well being of young people. Support goes to institutions with proven records in assisting at-risk youth. Call for guidelines. B

STARR FOUNDATION, Medicine, Healthcare, and Human Needs Grants {Info: Florence A. Davis, E-Mail at florence.davis@starrfdn.org or visit their website at http://fdncenter.org/grantmaker/starr/}. Grants in medicine and healthcare including grants to hospitals, significant research grants and grants to assist in the provision of healthcare to under-served communities. The Foundation does not provide funding for individual research projects and prefers to focus it's funding on research projects at New York City hospitals and research centers. The Foundation also provides funding in the area of human needs including programs for the disabled. The Foundation board meets regularly during the year and considers applications on a rolling basis. F

SUBSTANCE ABUSE and MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES ADMINISTRATION (SAMHSA), Targeted Capacity Expansion Program {Info: Clifton Mitchell at Center for Substance Abuse Treatment, SAMHSA, Rockwall II Bldg., Suite 740 5600 Fishers Lane, Rockville MD 20857, Email cmitchel@samhsa.gov, phone (301) 443-8404, fax (301) 443-3543 or visit http://www.samhsa.gov/grants/grants.html}. The purpose is to expand substance abuse treatment capacity in targeted areas for a targeted response to treatment capacity problems and/or emerging trends. This program is designed to address gaps in treatment capacity by supporting rapid and strategic responses to demands for substance abuse (including alcohol and drug) treatment services in communities with serious, emerging drug problems as well as communities with innovative solutions to unmet needs. Up to $30 million will be available for 55-60 awards. The next deadlines are May 10 Sept. 10, and January 10. F

 SUBSTANCE ABUSE and MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES ADMINISTRATION (SAMHSA), SAMHSA Conference Grant Program {Info: (800) 789-.2647 or http://www.samhsa.gov/grants/grants.html} The goal is to improve the quality of the Nation's substance abuse and mental health treatment and prevention services and systems. Conferences supported will involve coordinating, exchanging and dissemination knowledge to improve the provision of effective treatment, recovery, early intervention, and prevention services for individuals who suffer from, or are at risk for, problems related to mental illness and/or substance abuse. Up to 75 percent (to a maximum of $50,000) of the total direct costs of domestic conferences will be funded. Deadlines are: May 10, Sept.10, and January 10 F

SUBSTANCE ABUSE and MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES ADMINISTRATION (SAMHSA), Comprehensive Community Treatment Program For the Development of New And Useful Knowledge {Info: Thomas Edwards, Jr. at (301) 443-8453 or http://www.samhsa.gov/grants/grants.html}. The purpose of these funds is to generate new knowledge about 3 aspects of substance abuse treatment: (1)Special populations, (2) Integrated substance abuse treatment, screening, and early intervention in non-traditional settings, and (3)Innovative programs. Three types of grants are offered: (1) full studies of treatment programs, (2) exploratory/pilot studies, and (3) enhancement/expansion of currently SAMHSA-funded projects. A total of $5.3 million for up to 15 awards ranging from $500,000 to $100,000. Deadline dates are May 10, September 10, & January 10. F

SUBSTANCE ABUSE and MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES ADMINISTRATION (SAMHSA), Knowledge Dissemination Conference Grants {Info: Terri Stover at (301) 443-0378 or tstover@samhsa.gov}. The goal is to improve the quality of the Nation's substance abuse and mental health treatment and prevention services and systems. Conferences supported will involve coordinating, exchanging and disseminating knowledge to improve the provision of effective treatment, recovery, early intervention, and prevention services for individuals who suffer from, or are at risk for, problems related to mental illness and/or substance abuse. Eligible applicants are public and domestic private non-profit and for-profit entities. Funding Amount: $1.25 million with awards of 75% of conference costs up to $50,000. This is a recurring grant program. The deadline dates are: January 10 and September 10.H

This is a recurring program with two grant cycles: January 10, 2003 and September 10, 2003 and each January 10 and September 10 thereafter. SUBSTANCE ABUSE AND MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES ADMINISTRATION (SAMHSA), Knowledge Dissemination Conference Grants {Info: David Morrissette, DSW at (301) 443-3653 or dmorriss@samhsa.gov}. Funds for grants to disseminate knowledge about practices within the mental health services and substance abuse prevention and treatment fields and to integrate that knowledge into real world practice as effectively and efficiently as possible. (Short Title: SAMHSA Conference Grants ? PA 03-002.) SAMHSA Centers will provide support for up to 75 percent of the total direct costs of planned meetings and conferences. Eligible applicants include: public and domestic private nonprofit organizations, including State and local governments, professional associations, voluntary organizations, self-help groups, consumer and provider services-oriented constituency groups, community-based organizations, and faith-based organizations. Funding Amount: Grant awards are expected to range from $25,000 to $50,000. F

SURDNA FOUNDATION (212) 557-0010. This foundation wants to foster catalytic, entrepreneurial programs addressing systematic problems. The main areas of focus are: expanding early childhood initiatives in the child care and family support fields; moving people from welfare and underemployment to economic independence (e.g., vocational programs for teens); and increasing housing for low- to middle-income families. Grants average in size from $1K to $450K.

S. MARK TAPER FOUNDATION {Info: Raymond Reisler at (310) 476-5413}. This foundation supports a variety of causes and institutions that enhance the quality of life. Past grant recipients include HIV/AIDS organizations. Funds are available for conferences/seminars, general operating support and program development. Grants range from $2K to $1M. C

TARGET STORES, {Contact local Target store management}. Target usually provides small grants for community projects in the areas they serve. There is an emphasis on social services, arts and education. J

ELIZABETH TAYLOR AIDS FOUNDATION (310) 472-7778. Foundation grants support organizations delivering direct care and services to HIV/AIDS patients, providing HIV/AIDS education to the public, and conducting research to develop treatment/cure for HIV/AIDS. Grants also provide financial assistance to physicians for delivery of medical care to PLWAs and for HIV/AIDS research. C

JOHN TEMPLETON FOUNDATION, Spirituality & Health {Info: John Templeton Foundation, PO Box 8322, Radnor, PA 19087-8322; (610) 687-8942, fax (610) 687-8961 or Info@Templeton.org}. In the event that your organization feels strongly that your proposal may be of interest to the Foundation, submit a proposal as described on the website at http://www.templeton.org/default.asp}. The Foundation seeks to promote a deeper understanding of the influence spirituality, beliefs and values can have on human health. By promoting collaboration and clinical research into the relationship between spirituality and health, and by documenting the positive medical aspects of spiritual practice, the Foundation hopes to contribute to the reintegration of faith into modern life. F

TIDES FOUNDATION: AIDS & Hospice Care Project Grant Funds (212) 598-4034. This foundation makes 10 to 12 grants for up to $10K on an annual basis. There is an emphasis on impoverished PLWAs. Drug Policy Reform Grant Funds{Info: Michelle Coffey at (212) 509-1049 ext. 400}. The purpose of these funds is to support a wide variety of drug reform organizations, including those that specialize in criminal justice, drug policy, harm reduction, medical marijuana, methadone maintenance, and syringe exchange. Three types of funding are available: project, general support, and technical assistance. Grants are offered in two cycles a year: April 1 and October 1. Awards range from $5K to $25K. Grants for Violence Prevention and Women's Empowerment Reproductive Health {Info: write: Tides Foundation, PO Box 29903, San Francisco CA 94129-0903, E-mail info@tides.org, phone (415) 561-6400 or visit their website: }. Tides Foundation actively promotes change toward a healthy society, one which is founded on principles of social justice, broadly shared economic opportunity, a robust democratic process, and sustainable environmental practices. Tides provides grants in the following health-related Issue Areas: Environmental Justice, HIV/AIDS, Women's Empowerment and Reproductive Health, and Youth Development and Organizing. Tides Foundation works with individuals, families and institutions to strengthen community-based nonprofit organizations. Tides grants to 501(c)(3) non-profit organizations. Funding amounts range from $3K to $50K.

UNITED HOSPITAL FUND (212) 494-0785. This funder has five giving priorities: improving access to care for vulnerable persons; advancing social values in the mission and governance of health care organizations; enhancing the quality of hospital care for patients and their families; developing services and systems for people with chronic health problems; and promoting volunteer leadership and participation. In addition, 50% of the funder's grants are distributed by formula to NYC's nonprofit volunteer hospitals through its Hospital Auxiliary and Volunteer Program. These hospitals will receive between $20K and $100K. Annual deadlines are June 15 and October 15. A,B

UNITED WAY (212) 973-3627. Gifts are offered in-kind. Susan Martinelli distributes millions of in-kind contributions to nonprofit organizations such as toiletries, medical equipment, clothing, office furniture, and computer software and hardware. A

VAN AMERINGEN FOUNDATION (212) 758-6221. Grants are given to NYC CBOs for mental and health services including AIDS, civil rights, advocacy, and gay/lesbian programs. They provide general/operating support, program development and seed money grants. The average grant amount is for $35K. A,C

VERITAS SOFTWARE FOUNDATION {Info: vfoundation@veritas.com}. The Veritas Software Foundation has launched a $500,000 program to donate software to nonprofit and educational organizations in 2003. Successful applicants will receive storage software providing data-protection technology for organizations of all sizes. Deadlines are rolling.

WOMEN'S FUNDING NETWORK (612) 227-1911. This network assists women's organizations in attaining funding from private foundations. A


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