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Grants to Fund LGBTQ Organizations

Thu, Jul 9, 2015 @ 16:07 PM / by Paulette Pierre posted in grant notification, foundation funding, grant opportunity, foundations, foundation grant, foundation grant money, foundation grants, LGBTQ, grants for LGBTQ programs, LGBTQ grants

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A 2014 CDC Health Survey tell us that roughly 2% of the U.S. population self-identifies as gay or lesbian. In an update to our series of blog posts on grant funding for special populations, such as veterans and senior citizens, we feature three funders in the LGBTQ (Lesbian, Gay, Bi-Sexual, Transgender, Queer) program area. If you are an organization that speaks to the needs of the LGBTQ population, whether for health, education, or the arts, here are some of the largest foundations that support grant funding for this population:

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Grants for Animal Needs, Shelters

Tue, Jun 23, 2015 @ 07:06 AM / by Michelle Hansen posted in grant notification, grant opportunity, animal shelter, animal shelter grant, animal shelter funding, grants for animal shelters, grnts for animal needs

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There are approximately 4,000-6,000 animal shelters in the United States providing temporary care for 8-10 million dogs and cats. Sadly, 4-6 million of these animals are euthanized annually, due to a lack of available homes or people willing to adopt them. Animal shelters and non-profit organizations that support animal rights need funding for programs, education, and even building projects. Below are a few grant opportunities we selected that support animal shelters.

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Substance Abuse Grant Opportunities

Tue, Jun 16, 2015 @ 20:06 PM / by Michelle Hansen posted in grant notification, substance abuse treatment, substance abuse prevention, drug abuse intervention, grant opportunity, drug abuse treatment, drug abuse prevention, substance abuse, substance abuse intervention, grants for substance abuse, drug abuse

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By the time they are seniors, almost 70% of high school students will have tried alcohol, half will have taken an illegal drug, nearly 40% will have smoked a cigarette, and more than 20% will have used a prescription drug for a nonmedical purpose, according to the National Institute on Drug Abuse. In adults, illicit drug use is also on the rise. In 2012 (the most recent year for which data are available), an estimated 23.9 million Americans aged 12 or older—or 9.2% of the population—had used an illicit drug or abused a psychotherapeutic medication (such as a pain reliever, stimulant, or tranquilizer) in the past month.

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