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Hamilton Family Foundation
Deadline: May 15, 2022

The Hamilton Family Foundation is a small private family foundation that provides financial support primarily in the area of education, specifically literacy-based educational programs in underserved Philadelphia area schools.

Believing that the development of fundamental reading and writing skills is essential to the future success of children, the foundation considers requests from nonprofits who provide robust, data-driven, in-school, after-school, and summer literacy enrichment programming. The foundation provides funding for projects serving children and youth in grades kindergarten through grade 12 in Philadelphia, Chester, Montgomery, Delaware, and Camden Counties.
The foundation generally supports programs that benefit economically underserved youth and groups or classes that have over 70 percent of participants eligible for free or reduced rate lunch in schools.
Applications are accepted only via the foundation’s online system, and are due by midnight on the deadline dates.

Gladys Brooks Foundation
Deadline: May 31, 2022

The Gladys Brooks Foundation makes grants primarily to support the intellectual, moral, and physical welfare of the people of this country by establishing and supporting nonprofit libraries, educational institutions, hospitals, and clinics in selected states.
The grantmaker has identified the following area(s) of interest:
Grant proposals from universities, colleges and secondary schools will be considered generally for:
a. educational endowments to fund scholarships based solely on educational achievements, leadership and academic ability of the student (Note: need-based scholarships are not within their mission);
b. endowments to support fellowships and teaching chairs for educators who confine their activities primarily to classroom instruction in the liberal arts, mathematics and the sciences during the academic year;
c. erection or endowment of buildings, wings of or additions to buildings; equipment for educational purposes.
d. capital equipment for educational purposes.
Hospitals and Clinics
Support generally for projects that demonstrate one or more of the following:
a. endowments for programs;
b. erection or endowment of buildings, wings of or additions to buildings;
c. capital equipment.
Grant proposals will be considered generally for resource Endowments (for example, print, film, electronic database, speakers/workshops), capital construction and capital equipment. Projects fostering broader public access to global information sources utilizing collaborative efforts, pioneering technologies and equipment are encouraged.
The Grant Proposal Letter period runs from January 1 to May 31, annually. The foundation allows 45 days to submit your application after requesting the form.

Sprouts Healthy Communities Foundation
May 31, 2022

The Sprouts Healthy Communities Foundation will begin accepting applications to their Neighborhood Grant Program on April 1.
This program supports organizations working at the community level, providing nutrition education and healthy food access programs to kids.
Grants will be awarded to organizations demonstrating a strong commitment to Nutrition/Healthy Food Education, Nutrition/Healthy Food Access, and programs teaching Healthy Lifestyles and Behaviors.
Nonprofit organizations must be 501(c)(3) status and located within a state where Sprouts operates stores in order to be considered.
The store locator is here:

Penn National Gaming
June 1, 2022 

Penn National Gaming Foundation, Inc. makes grants to address the broad needs of the residents of the communities in which Penn National Gaming, Inc. (PNGI) operates or has a business interest, which currently includes the following states: Colorado, Florida, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, Nevada, New Jersey, New Mexico, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Texas and West Virginia.

Foundation grants generally fall in the following categories:
Community Development: Projects and programs related to community infrastructure improvements, public safety, economic development, housing, historic preservation, citizen involvement, civic leadership training, and other general community activities.
Education: Programs which support preschool, elementary and secondary education, post-secondary education and special education programs.
Human Services: Programs which address the needs of children and youth, senior citizens and disadvantaged populations, especially in times of natural or man-made disasters.
Cultural Affairs & Diversity: Programs and facilities designed to foster an understanding, appreciation and celebration of different cultures and encourage participation among individuals of different cultures and belief systems.
Health: Local health and medical-related programs.
Veteran and Military Support: Programs that provide support and services to veterans, active members of the military and their families.
Applicants must have tax-exempt status under section 501(c) (3) of the Internal Revenue Code, and must be physically located in the city, town or region where Penn National Gaming has a business interest.
Grant determinations will be considered on a quarterly basis. Applications are due by 5pm Eastern on the following dates in order to be considered for that quarter. Late applications will be forwarded to the next quarter for review:
January 1
April 1
July 1
October 1