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Deadline: April 15, 2016

Walmart Foundation: Hunger Relief & Healthy Eating, Career Opportunities, Disaster Preparedness

The Walmart Foundation will support organizations that address one of the following areas: 1) Hunger Relief and Healthy Eating; 2) Career Opportunity; and 3) Disaster Preparedness. Examples include:

  • Hunger Relief and Healthy Eating Education: Food pantries, backpack programs, nutrition education programming, cooking and food skills training, and SNAP outreach.
  • Career Opportunity: Job training programs and placement programs. Special interest is given to programs focused on women and veteran programs.
  • Disaster Preparedness: Preparedness equipment (e.g. jaws of life, shelter kits, etc.) and disaster preparedness awareness programs.

Amount: Grants will range from $25,000 to $200,000 for the period of one year. The grant amount requested cannot exceed 25% of an organization’s annual budget.

Eligibility: Non-profit organizations with 501(c)(3) status.

Link: http://corporate.walmart.com/_foundation_/apply-for-grants/state-giving-program

Note: There is a second application cycle in the Fall, with a deadline date of September 2, 2016. In addition to the focus areas above, the Foundation will accept proposals from organizations seeking funding to meet the unmet needs of underserved low-income populations. Examples include education programs, healthcare access, shelters, and other human service programs.

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