Cox Charities Northeast, a charitable giving initiative of Cox Communications, is currently accepting applications for its 2019 Cox Charities Community Grant program.
Cox Charities Community Grants supports non-profit organizations providing STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math) learning programs. Applications will be accepted electronically November 14, 2018 to January 16, 2019.
Funding Criteria: Proposals will be judged on the degree to which the following criteria are met:
- Have current exemption under 501(c)(3) of the IRS code.
- Focus on increasing academic achievement in science, technology, engineering, arts and math (STEAM) and the positive development of youth.
- Organizations providing STEAM learning programs to middle school and high school students are preferred.
- Programs should meet regularly throughout the school year; summer programs should take place at least a minimum of six weeks. One-time events, fairs, expos etc. will not be considered.
- Exhibit how the grant (ranging from $2,500 - $12,000) will be used in a cost-effective manner; including the number of youth who will benefit from this grant. Include a budget, list of current funders and describe how the program is evaluated, including outcome measurements
- Serve areas within Cox’s Northeast service areas: The State of Rhode Island, excluding Block Island; the following 19 cities and towns in Connecticut: Meriden, Cheshire, Southington, East Granby, East Windsor, Enfield, Granby, Hartland, Somers, Stafford, Suffield, Union, Windsor Locks, Manchester, Glastonbury, Newington, Rocky Hill, South Windsor, and Wethersfield; and 10 cities in Cleveland, Ohio; Broadview Heights, Brooklyn Heights, Fairview Park, Lakewood, Olmsted Falls, Olmsted Township, Parma, Parma Heights, Rocky River and Seven Hills.
Cox Charities Community Grant applications are being accepted electronically through January 16, 2019.