MAXIMUS Foundation: Helping Disadvantaged Population and Underserved Communities in United States

Deadline: 31 January 2017

The MAXIMUS Foundation is seeking applications to provide grants to nonprofit organizations and charities that share the commitment in helping disadvantaged populations and underserved communities.

The MAXIMUS Foundation is committed to support programs that promote personal growth and self-sufficiency through improved health, augmented child and family development, and community development.

The foundation holds a strong sense of corporate citizenship and responsibility. It recognizes the importance of giving back to the communities in which they live and work.

Focus Areas

  • Youth and Child Development: Priority is given to programs that serve disadvantaged or low income youth. Program areas may include but are not limited to:
    • Child Abuse Prevention and Supportive Services
    • Child Hunger and Nutrition Services
    • Enrichment and Education Programs
  • Community Development: Support is given to programs that focus on community development and redevelopment through supportive services to low income households and communities. Program areas may include but are not limited to:
    • Homelessness Prevention and Supportive Services
    • Veterans Supportive Services
    • Jobs and Training Programs
  • Health Care: Support is given to health care programs that promote access and services to low income individuals and families, including but not limited to programs that support:
    • HIV/AIDS Prevention and Care
    • Physical and Developmental Disabilities
    • Chronic Care

Funding Information

  • The grants are generally in the range of $2,500 to $5,000.
  • Larger grants are occasionally awarded to organizations with particularly compelling program needs.
  • Applications should clearly state why the specific amount is requested and how the funds will be used.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Organizations are only eligible to receive a grant once a year. Grants are awarded only to organizations that attest that they do not discriminate by race, ethnicity, creed, religious affiliation, gender or national origin.
  • The Foundation will consider proposals from any 501(c)(3) organization that is aligned with our mission and meets all requirements identified in the application, including the ability to provide a copy of their recently audited financials.

Grants are not generally awarded to:

  • Individuals
  • Advertising, ticket events or dinner programs
  • Political causes or candidates
  • Endowments or capital campaigns

How to Apply

  • The first step in applying for a grant from the MAXIMUS Foundation is to complete the Eligibility Quiz, which will then direct the applicant to the online application.
    • If the applicant has not yet created a password, he/she will need to select the ‘First time user? Click here to create your password’ link via given website.
    • If the applicant has already registered, log in using the e-mail address and password with which he/she already registered.

Eligible Countries: United States

For more information, please visit MAXIMUS Foundation.

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