The Sheltering Arms Foundation supports high quality direct service programs and a limited number of advocacy efforts that raises the level of public awareness and commitment to the well-being of children. Advocacy programs might include public education campaigns, public policy development, research, coalition building, or community organizing. For further details, please see What We Fund.
To be eligible for a grant from The Sheltering Arms Foundation, the Internal Revenue Service must classify an organization as a 501(c)3 tax-exempt, nonprofit organization that is not a private foundation. The applicant must be located in and provide services within the state of Minnesota. For further details, please see Eligibility.
The Foundation has one grant round each year. The next deadline for applications is 5:00 pm on Tuesday, January 24, 2017. Please see How to Apply for further information on grant guidelines and the online application process.
Episcopal Community Grants
Small grants are offered (up to $1,000) to Minnesota Episcopal congregations supporting their efforts in building potential for vulnerable children.
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