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The Anna Lalor Burdick Program in the United States

Ana Isabel Paraguay
Posted October 11, 2021 from Brazil
Expires on October 31, 2022
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The Lalor Foundation is pleased to announce the Anna Lalor Burdick (ALB) Program that aims to empower young women through education about healthy reproduction in order to broaden and enhance their options in life.

The program focuses particularly on young women who have inadequate access to information regarding sexual and reproductive health, including comprehensive and unbiased information on contraception and pregnancy termination.

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Eligibility Criteria:
1. Applicants must be tax exempt under section 501(c)(3) of the U.S. Internal Revenue Service Code and defined as “not a private foundation” under section 509(a) of the Code.
2. While projects may take place outside the U.S., only organizations based in the United States are eligible.

The Anna Lalor Burdick (ALB) Program:
a) supports programs that offer sexual and reproductive health education to young women. It is interested in programs serving young women who are disadvantaged by poverty, discrimination, geographic isolation, lack of comprehensive sex education, hostile public policy, or other factors leading to inadequate sexual and reproductive health;
b) is particularly interested in supporting new programs or initiatives, or innovations in successful programs. Programs at new or small organizations, including those with a grassroots base, that are capable of delivering excellent services will also be considered.

Programs that incorporate advocacy or policy change, consistent with IRS 501(c)(3) status, are of particular interest.

The ALB Program awards a small number of grants, with an average grant size between USD$15,000 and USD$25,000.

Grants are awarded for one year.

The first step in applying for a grant is to submit a concept paper. Concept papers must be submitted online.

Concept Paper Deadlines
• May 1st;
• November 1st.

The online portal will open one month prior to each concept paper deadline.

For more information, please visit https://lalorfound.org/anna-lalor-burdick-program/application-guidelines/

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Ana Isabel Paraguay
Oct 11
Oct 11

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3. Write - baby steps... - and discuss a project draft, to validate within your group the priorities of the proposal(s) and to train your grant writing skills as well;
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Best regards,
Ana Isabel

Jill Langhus
Oct 13
Oct 13

Thanks, Ana.