American Honda Foundation: Supporting Youth and Scientific Education in U.S.

Deadline: 1 February 2019

The American Honda Foundation is seeking applications to help meet the needs of American society in the areas of youth and scientific education by awarding grants to nonprofits, while strategically assisting communities in deriving long-term benefits.

The foundation supports youth education with a specific focus on the STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) subjects in addition to the environment.

The American Honda Foundation engages in grant making that reflects the basic tenets, beliefs and philosophies of Honda companies, which are characterized by the following qualities: imaginative, creative, youthful, forward-thinking, scientific, humanistic and innovative.

American Honda Foundation (AHF) was established by American Honda Motor Co., Inc., to commemorate its 25th anniversary in the United States and to show its appreciation of America’s support through the years. It is the aim at Honda that in every community in which it does business society will want Honda to exist.¬†More than $37 million have been awarded to organizations serving over 117 million people in every state in the U.S.

Funding Information

The grant range is from $20,000 to $75,000 over a one-year period.

Funding Priority

Youth education, specifically in the areas of:

  • science,
  • technology,
  • engineering,
  • mathematics,
  • the environment,
  • job training and
  • literacy

Eligibility Criteria

  • Nonprofit charitable organizations classified as a 501(c) (3) public charity by the Internal Revenue Service, or a public school district, private/public elementary and secondary schools as listed by the U.S. Department of Education’s National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) are eligible for funding.
  • To be considered for funding organizations MUST have two years of audited financial statements examined by an independent CPA for the purpose of expressing an opinion if gross revenue is $500,000 or more. If gross revenue is less than $500,000, and the organization does not have audited financial statements, it may submit two years of financial statements accompanied by an independent CPA’s review report instead.

How to Apply

Applicants must submit their materials such as annual reports, pamphlets/brochures, newsletters, articles, and DVDs at the address given on the website.

Eligible Country: United States

For more information, please visit American Honda Foundation.

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