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Arts Mini-Grants, Cultural Arts, Education and Youth Development Grants

Grants to California Nonprofits for Youth,
Education, and Cultural and Civic Programs

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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The Clorox Company Foundation

Deadline Date:

07/01/20 5:00 PM PST/PDT

Description:

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Grants to California nonprofit organizations for programs that benefit local residents in the areas of arts and culture, education, and youth development. Funding is intended to enrich the lives of children and youth in grades K-12, promote civic engagement in arts and culture, and address local needs in the communities surrounding the funding source's offices and manufacturing facilities. Programs must serve Oakland residents.

The foundation currently concentrates its contributions in the focus areas described below:

Cultural Arts:

The foundation supports cultural initiatives, programs, and projects that increase awareness of, participation in and appreciation of arts and culture. The Arts Mini-Grants Initiative, as part of the cultural programming focus, provides small grants to support Oakland’s nonprofit visual and performing arts community events. Funds must be used for programs that are nonsectarian. 

Education:

The foundation supports innovative education programs that serve children and youth from kindergarten through 12th grade, focused on literacy and STEM (science, technology, engineering and math). Grants in this focus area are by invitation only. 

Youth Development:

The foundation prioritizes organizations and programs that practice strengths-based, intersectional youth development rooted in the inherent potential of young people. Programs should provide differentiated and personalized interventions for young people that address persistent barriers to opportunity and are responsive to unique challenges faced by young people in their local communities.

Following foundation grant guidelines, Clorox manufacturing plants and remote offices operate small giving programs in their local communities. These programs are administered independently and generally serve nonprofit organizations within a three-to-five mile radius of these facilities.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 179528

Estimated Size of Grant:

The Clorox Company Foundation Arts Mini Grants: $1,000

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Applicants must currently be in good standing with the IRS and in receipt of an IRS ruling confirming their classification as a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt, nonprofit agency or be sponsored by a qualified fiscal agent. In addition, the proposal must meet the foundation’s geographic scope and address one of the focus areas listed.

In general, the Foundation does not fund the following:
- Fundraising events, benefits or raffles
- Athletic events or league sponsorships
- Field trips, tours and travel expenses
- Advertising or promotional sponsorships
- Conferences, conventions, meetings, etc.
- Media productions (TV, radio or film projects)
- Projects of a national scope
- Direct assistance to individuals or individual sponsorships
- Religious-based activities for the purpose of furthering religious doctrine
- Political parties, organizations, candidates or activities
- Exclusive membership organizations and associations or membership dues
- Deficits or retroactive funding
- Capital projects
- Individual school projects
- Programs that support individual schools

For the TCCF Arts Mini Grants Initiative no sponsoring or fundraising events will be funded.

Pre-Application Information:

Application deadlines are July 1, October 1, January 1 and April 1.
Applications must be received electronically by 5 p.m. PST/PDT on deadline dates.

Instructions for Education Programs (Invitation Only)
-A concept paper is the initial step in requesting an education grant from The Clorox Company Foundation.
-Within two weeks of your email submission, you will receive an email from the foundation staff with the status of your concept paper.

If an organization is ultimately awarded a grant, the whole process usually takes between eight and 10 weeks from the time the application deadline.

Grant Guidelines:
https://www.thecloroxcompany.com/corporate-responsibility/social-impact/foundation/grant-guidelines/
FAQs:
https://www.thecloroxcompany.com/corporate-responsibility/social-impact/foundation/faqs/

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

For Cultural Arts and Youth Development Programs:
https://eastbaycf.smapply.io/prog/the_clorox_company_foundation_regular_grants/

For Arts Mini-Grants Initiative:
https://eastbaycf.smapply.io/prog/the_clorox_company_foundation_arts_mini_grants/

For Education Programs (Invitation Only)
Concept papers should be emailed to cloroxfndt@eastbaycf.org

To learn more about the Community Development Program, please email community.relations@clorox.com.

If you have questions, contact The Clorox Company Foundation:
Email: cloroxfndt@eastbaycf.org
Phone: 510-836-3223

The Clorox Company Foundation
c/o East Bay Community Foundation
DeDomenico Building
200 Frank Ogawa Plaza
Oakland, CA 94612

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