Friday, February 29, 2008

Grant of the Week: My Hometown Helper!

Hamburger Helper's grant program is looking to "fund initiatives to help hometowns across America with monetary grants of up to $15,000.00 per project."

Small and large projects are encouraged to apply.

According to the web site...

"When evaluating requests... [the] review committee will favor organizations meeting the following criteria:
* Demonstrate a need in the broader community
* Illustrate a helpful, creative or innovative concept that meets this need
* Clearly identify change/s that can be made as a result of receiving the award."

Applications must be received by March 31, 2008.

"Eligible organizations include, but are not limited to: nonprofit old-age homes, parent-teacher associations, charitable hospitals or other charitable organizations, alumni associations, schools, chapters of the Red Cross or Salvation Army, Boys’ or Girl’s clubs, social welfare organizations, homeowners’ and tenants’ associations, Veterans’ organizations, organizations supported by the Government, social and recreational activities organizations, police and firefighters’ relief organizations, health care organizations, and local associations of employees."

For complete guidelines and online application, visit:

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