When looking for grants, you may want to start in your own community. Many businesses that you frequent regularly have foundations set up to support you. It is worth your time to consider what your own community has to offer. Here are 10 big businesses that make it their business to give back.
When looking for a grant to fit your organization’s needs, consider both government grants and foundation grants. While both types can provide the funding you need, government grants can take six months to a year for review while private foundations typically take only three months. So, if you need a quicker turnaround, you may want to look at which private foundations are giving the most money and consider how you can appeal to those foundations’ goals. Here are 10 foundations that are giving the most money.
In the past month, we have received an increased number of requests for grants to help fund dance studios and dance education, both for youth and adults. We are happy to share some grants available to fund these areas. We also want to describe how these subjects can be funded by grants using a variety of themes. It can help to apply for grants that focus on the various different types of outcomes your program provides. This approach works not just for dancing programs, but for most any area. Examples of various themes applied to dance funding appear below.