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30 Sept
2019

BBVA Compass Foundation Seeks Applications for Small Grants Program.

  Grant Amount: Grants in the amount of $5,000 are available.

Information

The BBVA Compass Foundation is seeking proposals from community-based, nonprofit organizations for their Small Grants Program. BBVA giving priorities include:

1. Community Development: Create and preserve affordable housing, Revitalize the physical infrastructure of LMI neighborhoods, Financial education and financial capability aimed at adults and small business owners.
2. Education: Addressing nee pressing needs in Pre-K-12 education through public school-sponsor acclimated curriculum-based programs. Advanced Pre-K-12 student performance through professional development, support, and retention of teachers. Facilitate merit-based access to higher education for underrepresented groups. Support research and special programs in higher education institutions.
3. Diversity and Inclusion: Provide capacity building to an organization serving minority segments, especially targeted at low-income populations. Provide for leadership development of underrepresented groups through organizations serving minority segments especially targeted at low-income populations. Promote tolerance and understanding among mainstream and minority populations.
4. Arts and Culture: Facilitate access to and participation in cultural experience for LMI and minority populations. Promote the integration of the arts into comprehensive community development efforts. Ensure the availability of a broad array of artistic opportunities/venues that reflect the diversity of the community.
5. Environmental and Natural Resources: Enable and sustain access to green technology and sustainable sources of energy to LMI communities. Provide support for projects with a significant impact on the protection of the environment and sustainable practices. Promote public education about the environment and sustainability.
6. Health and Human Services: Enable and sustain independence for individuals and families. Ensure access to health education programs. Ensure access to quality health care.

Eligibility

Applicants must have a qualified 501(c)(3) tax-exempt status pursuant to the Internal Revenue Service.

Category

  • Community Development