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Deadline: October 31, 2019

State Farm: Good Neighbor Citizenship Company Grants

State Farm strives to be like a good neighbor, helping to build safer, stronger, and better educated communities across the United States. Through its company grants, State Farm focuses on three areas:

  • Safety Grants – State Farm values the importance of keeping neighbors safe. Its national and local funding is directed toward: auto and roadway safety; teen driver education; home safety and fire prevention; disaster preparedness; and disaster recovery.
  • Community development – Strong neighborhoods are the foundation of a strong society. State Farm is committed to maintaining the vibrancy of communities by assisting nonprofits that support: affordable housing, first time homeowners, neighborhood revitalization, financial literacy, job training, and small business development. Through community outreach and community development grants and investments, State Farm gives back to the neighborhoods it serves and helps develop stronger neighborhoods by reinvesting in the community. National and local funding is directed toward: affordable housing; job training; neighborhood revitalization; small business development; financial literacy; and first time homeownership.
  • Education Grants – State Farm education funding is directed toward initiatives that support: academic performance improvement programs that impact K-12 students; education initiatives that more directly support underserved individuals (13 years and older), helping them enroll in post-secondary education and obtain the skills and credentials they need to be successful in today’s workforce; service-learning programs that provide students opportunities to connect and apply learning skills from classroom to address unmet needs that exist in their community; and teacher development programs.

Amount: Awards average from $5,000-$25,000.

Eligibility: Educational institutions; programs conducted by municipal, county, state, or federal government entities that align with the State Farm charitable focus; 501(c)(3) charitable nonprofit organizations; 501(c)(4) volunteer fire companies; and 501(c)(6) chambers of commerce.

Link: https://www.statefarm.com/about-us/community-involvement/community-grants/good-neighbor-citizenship-grants

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