Name:

Verizon Foundation

Source:

Verizon Communications

Purpose:

This grant's aim is to foster relationships and partnerships that address social and economic needs in diverse communities. It invests in and partners with organizations that focus on literacy and education initiatives, technology and work force development programs, and domestic violence solutions. Through Verizon Volunteers, Verizon Foundation encourages its employees and customers to make a difference by donating their time, money and talents to nonprofit agencies to help build stronger, sustainable communities.

Eligible Applicants:

Non-profit organizations serving the needs of diverse communities, for people with disabilities, victims of domestic violence and the economically and socially disadvantaged. The Foundation also supports Verizon Volunteers, an incentive program that last year encouraged employees to volunteer 595,000 hours in their communities and provided $34.6 million in combined contributions to charitable and nonprofit organizations.

Funding Amount:

Funding amount varies with combined contributions by charitable and nonprofit organizations.

Deadline:

The Foundation reviews proposals from January 1st through November 30th annually. Applications must be submitted online through the Foundation's website.

Contact:

http://foundation.verizon.com

Link to Full Announcement:

http://foundation.verizon.com/02006.shtml