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Viking Foundation of Lincoln

The Vision, Mission and Values of The Viking Foundation of Lincoln Vision: The Foundation envisions creative and flexible opportunities to improve and enrich the lives of people who are less fortunate with an emphasis on youth. The Foundation will accomplish this goal by periodically awarding...
Application Deadline 

For grant details and information on how to apply, see the Contact Us section of the website. 

The application deadline is October 1 annually. Awards are announced in December. 

Leighty Foundation, The

Our mission is to carry on the Leighty family legacy of service and stewardship by leveraging our time and talents, as well as our financial resources, primarily in the areas of earth protection, education, promotion of volunteer engagement and philanthropy.

Application Deadline 

To make initial contact, applicants are to submit a one-page letter to the Leighty Foundation including the following information: the mission of the applicant organization, the specific need(s) to be addressed, the intended outcome of the endeavor, and the size of the grant requested.

No submission deadline.

Submit application to: Nancy Waterman, Managing Director, PO Box 20993, Juneau, AK 99802.
Telephone: 907-586-1426

For further details and guidelines, see the Leighty Foundation website.

Waitt Family Foundation

The foundation believes that every child and family should have the opportunity to choose their own futures and succeed in fulfilling their dreams. To that end, the foundation seeks to: Empower Communities - enhance the capacity of communities to promote positive social change supportive of...

Application Deadline 

Applications are reviewed on a monthly basis. Responses to applications take about six weeks. 

Maytag (Fred) Family Foundation

Giving for education, arts and culture, public affairs, social services, health, including cancer research, and aid for the handicapped.

Application Deadline 

Applications should be addressed to:
P.O. Box 366
Newton, IA 50208
Telephone: 641-791-0395

No specific format or information requirement is employed. Applications accepted any time.