FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 15, 2005
CONTACT: Daryl Ann Borel, Executive Director of Grant Administration, 409-838-1812
FOUNDATION ANNOUNCES 2005 COMMUNITY GRANT PROCESS
The Beaumont Foundation of America (BFA) is pleased to announce its 2005 community grant process. The Foundation will award state-of-the-art technology equipment to nonprofit organizations, government agencies and institutions serving low-income populations.
Those interested in applying must offer programming for clients within specific Areas of Focus: Affordable Housing, Children’s Hospitals, College and University Scholarship Programs, Faith-based Initiatives, Foster Care and Mentoring Programs for Children, Homeless Persons, People with Disabilities, Restart Programs for Released Offenders, Senior Citizens, and Children of Fallen Heroes. The Foundation will continue grants to its national alliance partners, the Salvation Army and Boys & Girls Clubs of America.
“We initiated this focused giving strategy in 2004 to address more fully the need for digital equity,” said President and CEO Frank Newton. “We are pleased to report the process successfully targets the economically disadvantaged individuals we hoped to serve.”
Organizations in the following states are eligible to apply for BFA technology grants in 2005: Alabama, Nebraska, Alaska, New Mexico, California, New York, Colorado, North Dakota, District of Columbia, Oregon, Hawaii, South Dakota, Idaho, Texas, Illinois, Virginia, Kansas, Washington, Mississippi, West Virginia, Montana, and Wyoming.
More detailed information, timeline and Guidelines are available in the Grants section at www.bmtfoundation.com. A successful Letter of Interest is a prerequisite to be invited to apply.