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The Alaska Conservation Foundation (ACF) supports a number of grantmaking programs that advance Alaska Native priorities for protecting their land and sustaining their ways of life.
The MetLife Foundation, the giving arm of the multi-national life insurance company, opens its grants program to support financial education programs to help low-income households and businesses become self-supporting and sustainable.
These grants support education and arts opportunities.
he program supports the research and teaching careers of talented young faculty in the chemical sciences at undergraduate institutions. Based on institutional nominations, the program provides discretionary funding to faculty at an early stage in their careers.
Funder: FINRA Investor Education Program; Opportunity: General Grant Program
Private Funder: Ameriprise Financial; Opportunity: Community Relations Grants; Funding Focus: Hunger, homeless community development, job training, low-income families, environment;
The Shell Oil Company Foundation, founded in 1953, is one of the nation's leading company-sponsored foundations. It allocates funds to Internal Revenue Code 501(c)(3) nonprofit charitable and educational institutions on an annual basis across clearly defined areas of focus. It funds projects where the company has a major presence.
Lincoln Financial Foundation has funded a range of grants. It supports programs where the company has a presence. Nonprofits are eligible and awards vary