NYAPRS Note: On March 1st, the Safeway Foundation announced the availability of funding for non-profit organizations in hunger relief, education, health and human services and assistance for people with disabilities in community based employment and job coaching.
SafewayFoundation Invites Applications From Nonprofit Organizations
SafewayFoundation, the philanthropic arm of grocery-retailerSafeway, supports nonprofit organizations whose mission is aligned with the company's four priority areas: hunger relief, education, health and human services, and/or assisting people with disabilities.
Hunger Relief: In-kind and cash grants are awarded in support offoodbanksand hunger relief organizations.
Education: Grants are awarded in support of youth development organizations as well as a broad range ofafter schooland physical education programs.
Health and Human Services: Grants are awarded to organizations that are engaged in health research and nutritional programs, including medical research and programs that improve the lives of people living with cancer and neuromuscular diseases.
Assisting People with Disabilities: Grants are awarded in support of community-based employment and job coaching organizations focused on serving people with disabilities.
Grant amounts vary for organizations whose work is national in scope, but a first-time funded organization will typically receive a grant ranging between $10,000 and $25,000.
All organizations requesting funding must be recognized as a tax-exempt nonprofit organization under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code and serve a community whereSafewayhas a presence.
For eligibility and application guidelines, visit theSafewayFoundation Web site.
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