Deadline: August 20, 2010
The Walmart Foundation State Giving Program awards grants at the state and regional level for programs that give individuals access to a better life. State Advisory Councils in each state, as well as Washington, DC and Puerto Rico, determine how best to distribute State Giving Program funds.
The program provides grants of $25,000 and up in the following categories:
* Education grants support programs that address the educational needs of underserved young people, ages 12-30.
* Job Skills Training grants promote professional training, counseling, and support services to help people improve their work-related skills.
* Health grants strive to improve access to healthcare and promote healthy lifestyles.
* Environmental Sustainability grants support programs that are designed to help people become more sustainable as well as programs that enhance the environment.
Walmart Foundation State Giving Program