Norman Foundation

Details
Program Funding Area: 
Community Improvement & Capacity Building
Environment
Geographic Funding Focus: 
National
Populations Served: 
All Populations
Does the grantmaker accept LOI or proposals?: 
Yes
Average Grant Size: 
$25,000
About Us: 

Mission/Giving Statement: Thomas Jefferson observed that "the ground of liberty is won by inches." The Norman Foundation seeks to help win some of those precious inches. It supports efforts that strengthen the ability of communities to determine their own economic, environmental and social well-being, and that help people control those foces that affect their lives.

Grantmaking Program Areas: Economic Justice; Environmental Justice

Economic Justice: Promotes economic justice and development through community organizing.

Environmental Justice: Works to prevent the disposal of toxics in communities, and to link environmental issues with economic and social justice.

Type of Funding/Funding Restrictions: The Foundation provides grants for general support, projects and collaborative efforts. It also welcomes innovative proposals designed to build the capacity of social change organizations working in its areas of interest. Priority is given to organizations with annual budgets of under $1 million. The Foundation does not make grants to: Individuals or universities; Conferences; Scholarships; Research; Films; Media and art projects; Capital funding projects; Fundraising drives; or Direct social service programs.

Application Instructions: LOI instructions found online.

Verified by Grantmaker: 
Yes
Contact Information
Best Method of Contact: 
Letter of Inquiry
Street Address: 
147 East 48th Street
City: 
New York
State: 
New York
ZIP Code: 
10017
Email Address: 
Phone: 
(212) 230-9830
Fax: 
(212) 230-9849
Primary Contact Name: 
June Makela
Job Title: 
Program Director
More Info
Last Updated Date: 
Friday, August 29, 2021 - 3:04pm
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