When tragedy strikes, BearingPoint employees are not alone. Through the Corporate Giving Program, BearingPoint coordinates emotional and financial support for employees impacted by traumatic or catastrophic events, giving employees a place to turn when they are in need. BearingPoint Foundation funds, in the form of grants, are directed toward specific programs that meet program objectives. BearingPoint does not accept unsolicited grant proposals from outside organizations. All requests for funding and support are generated by BearingPoint employees. Contact: BearingPoint, Inc. Corporate Giving Program (formerly KPMG Consulting, Inc. Corporate Giving Program), c/o BearingPoint Charitable Foundation, 106 Allen Road, Liberty Corner, NJ 07938; (908) 607-2300
Helps owners or rescuers of Labrador Retrievers who are in need of financial assistance to cover various medical costs (surgery, treatment, medication) and help to cover rescue or transportation expenses. Funding is typically for up to 50% of the proposed treatment/therapy with a maximum funding per case of $2,000. Labrador Lifeline, Mequon, Wisconsin. Fax: (206) 289-5905
Teachers for New HampshireSM provides financial assistance in the form of a variable-interest rate, forgivable loan, covering up to 50 percent of the direct costs (tuition and fees) and the cost of books for the program, not to exceed a cumulative maximum of $6,000. Individuals who meet the application criteria are eligible to apply on an annual basis. Repayment of this loan will be forgiven for individuals who are employed as full-time teachers for three years following completion of their teacher preparation program. Contact New Hampshire Higher Education Loan Corporation, P.O. Box 2111, Concord, NH 03301; 800-330-0787; Continue reading
The City of Leavenworth, Kansas contracts with Catholic Community Services (CCS) to offer an Emergency Housing Assistance program to families and individuals in need. The program provides counseling and valuable referrals to low-income city residents who are experiencing a housing emergency. Participants may be eligible for financial assistance for food, rent, utility bills and other expenses. Contact: Catholic Community Services (CCS), 716 N. 5th Street, Leavenworth, KS 66048. (913) 651-8060.
If you are a prospective or current student of Redeemer University you may be eligible to obtain interest free forgivable loans. This is a loan program whereby qualifying students receive a loan to pay for part or all of their tuition and related costs for the academic year. If certain conditions are met the entire loan may be forgiven after the end of the academic year. To qualify for the program students must demonstrate financial need. Contact Redeemer University College, Office of Financial Assistance, 777 Garner Road East, Ancaster, ON Canada L9K 1J4; 905-648-2131, 800-263-6467; Continue reading
A national network of over 1000 programs that helps identify free consulting, training and financial assistance to help women enter or reenter the workforce. Contact Women Work!, National Network for Women’s Employment, 1625 K St., Suite 300, Washington, DC 20006; 800-235-2732
The Teamster Disaster Relief Fund provides monetary and non-monetary relief to individuals in the U.S. and Canada who are victims of disasters such as hurricanes and earthquakes. Over $115,000 is available for assistance to individuals. Contact: Teamster Disaster Relief Fund, 25 Louisiana Ave., N.W., Washington, DC 20001; (202) 624-6871
The Xeric Foundation offers financial assistance to fully committed, self-publishing comic book creators and qualified charitable and non-profit organizations. The purpose is to assist comic book creators with some of the costs in self-publishing their work. The geographical consideration for comic book artists is the United States and Canada. Organizations must be located in Western Massachusetts. Contact: Xeric Foundation, 351 Pleasant St., PMB 214, Northampton, MA 01060-3900; (413) 585-0671