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The Lawrence Foundation - call for proposals from U.S. based Organizations

Ana Isabel Paraguay
Posted March 28, 2020 from Brazil
Expired on October 30, 2020

The mission of The Lawrence Foundation is support organizations that are working to solve pressing environmental, human services and other issues.

The Foundation currently receive over 1000 grant requests per year and can only fund about 5 – 10% (by number, not dollars) of the requests that they receive.

To date the Foundation has funded organizations that address the following areas of interest:
a) Environment (US headquartered organizations operating programs in the US or elsewhere in the world);
b) Human Services;
c) Disaster relief (US headquartered organizations responding to disasters in the US or elsewhere in the world on an occasional basis);
d) Other (US headquartered organizations operating programs in the US or elsewhere in the world).

1. Nonprofit organizations that qualify for public charity status under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code or public schools and libraries are eligible for contributions or grants;
2. The foundation makes grants to US based qualified charitable organizations.

Grants typically range between US$5,000 – US$10,000.

Utilize This Offer

The Lawrence Foundation:
> is accepting applications for its Grant Program;
> is focused on making grants to support environmental, human services and other causes;
> makes grants to US based qualified charitable organizations.

The Foundation has two grant cycles: June and December. A completed application must be submitted online, using the Common Grant Application, by midnight (23:59:59) Central Time (CT) on either April 30 or October 31.

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Ana Isabel Paraguay
Mar 28, 2020
Mar 28, 2020

Friendly reminders:
1. Study similar calls (open and closed ones) that interest you to discover what they have in common and how you can think ahead/plan to apply = increase your chances of success!
2. Prepare/update paperwork (certificates and attests usually required from an organization like yours);
3. Write (baby steps...!) and discuss a project draft - to validate the priorities within your group and to train your grant writing skills;
4. Do not wait to find a call and then start writing your proposal/project. Start now!!!
5. Visit the World Pulse website >>> My Pulse >>> Resources and then use its filters (right upper corner) to find what may really suit you;
6; Share the opportunities that may not apply to you but can interest others;
7. Spread the word about your failures and achievements in grant requests. Yes, tell these stories too... - they will enlighten and inspire your network.

Jill Langhus
Mar 30, 2020
Mar 30, 2020

Thanks, Ana.