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Community Grants


Sponsored by American Legion Child Welfare Foundation, Inc.

Contact:Jason R. Kees, Executive Secretary
American Legion Child Welfare Foundation, Inc.
PO Box 1055
Indianapolis, IN 46206

Phone: 317.630.1202
Email: Use the online contact form.

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American Legion Child Welfare Foundation, Inc.
700 N. Pennsylvania St.
Indianapolis, IN 46204
Description:The American Legion Child Welfare Foundation, Inc. supports innovative projects and the dissemination of knowledge contributing to the physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual welfare of children. Recent grants supported research on violence and toxic stress such as cyber bullying; videos, toolkits, and webinars to assist families and practitioners around a variety of children’s acute and chronic medical conditions; child abuse prevention educational materials customized for military families; toolkits to plan grassroots fundraising events; and programs advocating healthy lifestyles, diet, and exercise.

Eligible applicants are nonprofit organizations with the potential to reach and directly impact American children in a large geographic area, and in more than one state. Applications must be submitted by postal mail or hand delivered. Applications by email are not accepted.
Eligibility:Other (including homeschool, 501 (c)(3) organizations)
Award(s):Recent awards range from $12,000 to $60,000 for one-year projects.
Deadline(s):Applications are accepted May 1 through July 15, annually.
Focus:Bullying, General Education, Safe and Drug-Free Schools
Grade Level(s):PreK, K-2, 3-5, 6-8, 9-12
Content Area(s): Health, Social Sciences
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