Weyerhaeuser Family Foundation: Inviting Applicants for Children’s Initiative Grant Program

Deadline: 1 March 2018

The Weyerhaeuser Family Foundation (WFF) is currently seeking applications for its Children’s Initiative grant program to support direct service programs that create and promote stability, resilience, and healing for children who have witnessed domestic violence.


The Foundation gives priority to programs that:

  • Include a specific domestic violence education component for the parent/primary caregiver.
  • Offer therapeutic services beyond crisis intervention and the establishment of initial safety.
  • Collaborate with other organizations to enhance services, measure outcomes, or expand and share knowledge.

Grant Information

The average grant size for the Initiative is $25,000 or less.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Organizations must be classified by the Internal Revenue Service as a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization.
  • Only programs operating within the United States will be considered.
  • In order to be considered, programs must meet all of the following requirements:
    • The program’s targeted age group(s) must be between 0-14 years of age who have witnessed domestic violence.
    • Provide direct, age-appropriate services to address the impact of having witnessed domestic violence.
    • Be a new program for the organization that is within its first year of development or implementation. The Foundation does not fund existing programs or the expansion of existing programs
    • Include a plan for an outcome-based evaluation of the program. The plan should contain rigorous metrics for assessing the program’s effectiveness in healing children who have witnessed domestic violence.
    • Services include a program component that enhances the relationship between the child and parent/primary caregiver.

How to Apply

Applicants can apply online via given website.

Eligible Country: United States

For more information, please visit Children’s Initiative Grant Program.

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