Big Lots FoundationDeadline: July 1, 2020
Big Lots invests in partnerships that improve and enrich the lives of families and children. Giving priorities include:
- Education: Providing service-learning curriculum that aligns with education standards, promoting servant leadership through academic and experiential learning, and improving classroom learning outcomes through innovation
- Healthcare: Improving healthcare through research and education, providing preventative education and care, and providing affordable, critical medical care
- Housing: Preventing families or individuals from losing their housing, providing affordable, stable housing, and providing emergency shelter for families and individuals
- Hunger: Providing nutritious food or meals, providing emergency food assistance, and educating families or individuals about the importance of healthy eating
Amount: Not specified. Support is provided in the form of monetary gifts, gift cards, and merchandise in-kind.
Eligibility: 501(c)3 public nonprofit charities as sanctioned by the IRS serving areas where Big Lots operates stores (across the United States); distribution centers (Columbus, OH, Tremont, PA, Durant, OK, Montgomery, AL, Rancho Cucamonga, CA); or its corporate office (Columbus, Ohio).