Walmart invites applications for its Local Community Grant program.
Through the program, grants of up to $5,000 will be awarded in support of nonprofit organizations operating on the local level (or an affiliate/chapter of a larger organization that operates locally) and directly benefit the service area of the facility from which they are requesting funding. Organizations may apply in eight areas: community and economic development, diversity and inclusion, education, environmental sustainability, health and human service, hunger relief and healthy eating, public safety, and quality of life.
To be eligible, applicants must meet one of the following criteria: an organization that holds a current tax-exempt status as a public charity under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code, listed on the IRS Master File and conducting activities within the United States, classified as a public charity under Section 509(a)(1), (2) or (3) (Types I or II), that is CyberGrants FrontDoor verified; a recognized government entity, such as state, county or city agency, including law enforcement or fire departments, that are requesting funds exclusively for public purposes and CyberGrants FrontDoor verified; a K-12 public or nonprofit private school, charter school, community/junior college, state/private college or university, or a church or other faith-based organization with a proposed project that benefits the community at large—such as food pantries, soup kitchens, and clothing closets—that is CyberGrants FrontDoor verified.
For complete program guidelines and application instructions, see the Walmart Foundation website.
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