It’s a hard reality that in one of the wealthiest countries in the world, the United States has families fighting every day to have enough to eat. If your organization is in the fight against hunger, you are not alone. Here are just a few of the charitable foundations who want to help you make a difference by providing grant funding:
Tomorrow is Christmas Eve. All the procrastinators are scrambling to Target, Walmart, and other retailers to finish, or start, their Christmas shopping. The stores are bringing in billions of dollars in holiday sales. Did you know that a lot of retailers use their revenues to fund foundations that also give out millions of dollars in grants? Below is a list of just a few of the stores that also support a variety of causes their foundations.
Out of the $316.2 billion of private giving in the United States in 2012 (latest year for which real numbers are available), 16% came from foundations. (72% was from individuals). Grants from foundations are a major source of funds that support impact-making organizations in the United States. These numbers are according to a report, “Key Facts on U.S. Foundations,” released by the Foundation Center in New York City.