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Research Fields TEST arts, education, environment health human services social civic services
Categories Education
Environmental Studies
Fine Arts
Medical, Health or Psycho-Social
Social Work
Citizenship No citizenship available
Eligibility Foundations sometimes structure their grant giving to benefit specific causes, areas of concern, or program categories. To assist your grant research, here are brief descriptions of the major program categories that many of our foundations support. Foundations may be listed in several categories. Arts, Culture, and Humanities Foundations in this category support organizations and activities that enhance artistic development and expression in the visual and performing arts and educational programs whose purpose is the art form. It may also include support for the preservation of cultural histories and the advancement of a people's culture, with culture broadly defined as the behaviors and beliefs characteristic of a particular social group. Education Foundations in this category support organizations and activities that contribute to the field of education by expanding access to learning. This category includes the following types of organizations: preschools, elementary and secondary schools, charter schools, vocational and technical schools, higher education institutions including colleges and universities, graduate and professional schools, adult education programs, libraries, scholarships and student financial aid programs, alumni associations, and parent-teacher groups. Environment, Animals These foundations support efforts that help maintain a healthy, natural environment thourhg land-use planning, preservation, conservation, and restoration. Other areas of interest include global warming, renewable energy, biodiversity, recycling, and other environmental issues. This category also includes funding for efforts focused on the care, protection, or understanding of wildlife, pets, or speciality animals, as well as efforts focused on teh preservation and protection or fisheries resources and wildlife habitats, humane societies, veterinary services, aquariums, and zoos. Health Foundations interested in advancing health-related causes make grants to organizations and activities that improve the health of communities through medical education, research, public health policy, safety, prevention, and treatment. Human Services Foundations in this category support efforts that provide basic health, welfare, and other needs of a society or group, such as the poor, sick, or elderly. Examples of efforts supported within this category include those focused on crime and crime reduction; employment, food, agriculture, and nutrition; housing and shelter; public safety and disaster prepardedness and relief; recreation and sports; and youth development. International Foreign Affairs These foundations fund efforts that help to increase mutual understanding across countries, encourage social, economic, or political development outside of the U.S. or impact national, multilateral, or international policies on international issues. Public/Society Benefit Foundations in this category provide grants for community welfare efforts meant to improve the condition of the general population. Such efforts include government-provided services, social relief and public welfare programs, and civic service, with civic service referring to an organized engagement that contributes significantly to the local, national, or world community. Religion These foundations fund efforts concernet with worship, religious training or study, the governance or administration of organized religious groups, or the promotion of religious activities. This category does NOT include the support of other services operated under the auspices of specific religious groups such as educational institutions, hospitals, and social service agencies. Funding for such programs should be sought from foundations focused on those specific program areas.
Value The value is not available
Currency Canadian
Tenable at No details on tenability available
Deadlines No deadlines available
Application Details Visit the Wachovia web site at https://www.wellsfargo.com/pfgrants/select Contact: Telephone: 1-888-234-1999 Fax: 1-877-746-5889 Email: grantadministration@wellsfargo.com Updated: February 9, 2012

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