The Lisa Libraries donates new children's books and small libraries to organizations that work with children in poor and underserved areas. Author Ann M. Martin and friends started The Lisa Libraries to honor and memorialize children's book editor Lisa Novak. Some of the libraries established have been at day-care centers, visiting areas in prisons for… Continue reading The Lisa Libraries
The TJX Foundation has a primary mission of contributing to programs that provide basic-need services to disadvantaged women, children, and families in communities where it does business. Grants are provided to organizations that focus on basic needs for those in poverty, education and training for at-risk young people, and safety from domestic violence. Eligible applicants… Continue reading TJX Foundation and The TJX Companies, Inc.
The Fordham Street Foundation awards grants with the goals of helping children of color succeed in school, improving public education, and reducing racial and socioeconomic disparities in educational opportunities and outcomes. The foundation awards most grants to programs in New York and Washington State; however, it does consider requests from other areas and potential applicants… Continue reading Fordham Street Foundation
The mission of the Goggio Family Foundation is to transform lives and strengthen communities by fostering innovation, creating knowledge, and promoting social progress. The foundation awards grants in three program areas: • Community development and social change promoting social progress and sustainable economic development through advances in science, health, arts, and technology. The foundation seeks… Continue reading Goggio Family Foundation
The mission of the Fund is to aggressively promote and encourage self-sufficiency and self-esteem in the African American community; to improve the physical, economic, and education conditions that effect the quality of life for all citizens; to encourage dialogue to strengthen race relations and to support social, health, and educational growth in the community by… Continue reading African American Community Fund (Community Foundation of Lorain County)