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Education Grants

  

Sponsored by MAXIMUS Charitable Foundation

Website:http://www.maximus.com/corporate-citizenship/maximus-foundation/grant-application
Contact:MAXIMUS Charitable Foundation
1891 Metro Center Dr.
Reston, VA 20190

Phone: 1.888.267.0988
Email: maximuscharitablefoundation@maximus.com

Description:The goal of the MAXIMUS Charitable Foundation is to award grants to organizations and charities that help disadvantaged individuals and underserved communities. The foundationís funding priorities are youth and child development, community development, and health care. Under the youth and child development category, priority is given to programs that serve disadvantaged or low-income youth. Program areas may include but are not limited to: child abuse prevention and supportive services, child hunger and nutrition services, and enrichment and education programs.

Previous grants were used to fund groups helping high school dropouts complete their General Educational Development (GED) tests and helping to support students affected by homelessness and students in foster homes. Other grants have included in school and after-school education in compassionate citizenship, literacy labs, and environmental awareness.

Eligible applicants are nonprofit 501(c)(3) organizations serving disadvantaged and underserved communities. Applications must be submitted online. Interested applicants must first complete a short eligibility quiz.

Eligibility:Public, Other (including homeschool, 501 (c)(3) organizations), Charter
Award(s):Awards vary.
Deadline(s):Applications are due January 31 and August 31, annually.
Focus:After School, At Risk, Environmental Education, General Education, Homeless, Special Needs
Grade Level(s):PreK, K-2, 3-5, 6-8, Adult, 9-12
21st Century
Themes and Skills:
Environmental Literacy, Health Literacy
State(s):National
 
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