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SubjectGrant Opportunities

ListServe Message Date:  November 17, 2011


The Wal-Mart Local Community Contribution Program

The Wal-Mart Local Community Contribution Program provides support to local nonprofit organizations, government agencies, and K-12 schools and higher education institutions located in communities with Wal-Mart Stores, Logistics Facilities, or Sam’s Clubs.  Churches and other faith-based organizations with projects that address the needs of the community at large are also eligible for support. Applying organizations must address one of the following focus areas:  education, workforce development/economic opportunity, health and wellness, environmental sustainability, or hunger relief. Grants generally range from $250 to $5,000.  Applications are accepted from February 1 through December 1, annually.

Online application guidelines are available through the Wal-Mart website at:


Grants Enhance U.S. Farm Communities

The Monsanto Fund seeks to encourage the growth of farming communities across the United States.  Grants of up to $20,000 are provided to nonprofit organizations that address the following areas:

K-12 Education grants enhance programs designed to improve education in farming communities, including supporting schools, libraries, science centers, farmer training programs, and academic programs that supplement school programs.  Human Services grants support nonprofit organizations in farming communities that help with critical needs such as food security, sanitation, access to clean water, and public safety.  Proposals will be accepted from nonprofit organizations from January 1 through February 28, 2012. (The Fund will be hosting conference calls on January 17 and February 9 to address questions prospective grantees might have.)

Visit the Fund’s website to preview the grant application and read the FAQs at:


Donna Cash

Supervisor, Federal Compliance

Coordinator, McKinney-Vento Program

Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education

P.O. Box 480, 205 Jefferson Street

Jefferson City, MO  65102-0480

Office:  573-522-8763  Fax:  573-526-6698

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