The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation is accepting application for its annual Good Neighbor Grant program, which provides funding to nonprofit organizations in the metro Washington, D.C., area working to help students develop their talents and intellectual curiosity.
Established in 2012, the Good Neighbor Grant program has awarded more than $1.7 million in support of seventy-four education projects to date. In 2019, the foundation awarded a total of $250,000 to twelve programs serving more than seventy-five hundred students with financial need in Maryland, Virginia, and Washington, DC.
Good Neighbor Grants can be used to support the establishment of new programs or the scaling of existing initiatives. Eligible programs include in-school and afterschool academic and summer enrichment opportunities, college access initiatives, and arts education programs.
Eligible nonprofits must submit an online application by October 1, 2019. Grant recipients will be announced in April 2020.
For more details on the program, eligibility criteria, and the application process, see the he Jack Kent Cooke Foundation website.