Defending Basic Freedoms Program

Posted by on July 14, 2008

Herb Block Foundation Accepting Letters of Intent for Defending Basic Freedoms Program
Deadline: October 6, 2008 (Letters of Intent)

The Herb Block Foundation’s ( Defending Basic Freedoms grant program seeks proposals to safeguard the basic freedoms guaranteed in the U.S. Bill of Rights, to help eliminate all forms of prejudice and discrimination, and to assist government agencies to be more accountable to the public.

Anti-discrimination projects that involve joint efforts of two or more organizations are encouraged. The foundation will also consider contemporary societal issues that may arise.

Applicants must be a nonprofit organization classified as tax-exempt under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.  Grants will not be made for capital or endowment programs, or for sectarian religious purposes.

Grant amounts will range between $5,000 and $25,000 each.

For complete program information, visit the foundation’s Web site.

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