Weyerhaeuser Family Foundation: Inviting U.S. based Organizations for Children’s Initiative

Deadline: 1 March 2019

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

Priorities

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, providing for a continuity of care.
  • 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.

Restrictions

The Foundation will not consider proposals for:

  • Programs that do not directly impact or provide services to children.
  • Ongoing projects or general operating support.
  • Capital projects, including land acquisition or the construction of buildings.
  • Grants or scholarships to individuals.
  • Lobbying prohibited by the Internal Revenue Code.
  • Conferences.
  • Endowments.
  • Start-up costs for new organizations.

How to Apply

Applicants can apply online via given website.

Eligible Country: United States

For more information, please visit https://wfamilyfoundation.org/what-we-fund/childrens-initiative/

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