The Walmart Foundation will begin accepting grant applications to its State Giving Program on August 29. The Walmart Foundation will award grants between $25,000 and $200,000 to Indiana organizations that address areas of need among underserved populations. Hoosier nonprofit organizations can apply for grants to support programs that are focused on hunger relief and healthy eating, career opportunity, disaster preparedness and community engagement. The deadline to submit grant requests is Friday, September 2 at 11:59 p.m.
- Hunger Relief & Healthy Eating examples include food pantries, backpack programs, nutrition education programming, and cooking and food skills training.
- Career Opportunity examples include job training programs and placement programs. Special interest is given to programs focused on women and veteran programs.
- Disaster Preparedness examples include preparedness equipment and disaster preparedness awareness programs.
- Community Engagement examples include education programs, healthcare access, shelters, and other human service programs.
Eligible applicants must have a current 501(c)(3) tax-exempt status in order to meet the program’s minimum funding criteria. Grant submissions are only accepted online at http://corporate.walmart.com/_foundation_/apply-for-grants/state-giving-program.