Deaf Studies - Grant Opportunities
Dorothea Haus Ross Foundation
Financial Data (yr. ended 12/31/07): Assets: $19,387,239; Total giving: $681,829
Purpose and Activities: Giving to advance the moral, mental, and physical well-being of children of all races and creeds in all parts of the world; to aid and assist in providing for the basic needs of food, shelter, and education of such children by whatever means and methods necessary or advisable; to prevent by medical research or otherwise the mental and physical handicaps of children.
Population Groups: Deaf/hearing impaired
Type of Support: Program development
(also known as SAM’S CLUB Foundation)
702 S.W. 8th St., Dept. 8687, #0555
Bentonville, AR 72716-0150
Telephone: (800) 530-9925
Contact: Brad Fisher, Dir.
Total Giving: $110,895,707
Limitations: Giving on a national basis in areas of company operations, with emphasis on AR, Washington, DC, IL, NY, TN, UT, and VA.
National Giving Program
The foundation awards $250,000 grants to programs designed to serve multiple sites across the country and programs with innovative initiatives that are ready for replication nationally. Special emphasis is directed toward programs designed to promote education; workforce development and economic opportunity; health and wellness; and environmental sustainability.
State Giving Program
The foundation awards grants at the state and regional level to support unmet needs of communities. Special emphasis is directed toward programs designed to promote education, including initiatives that address the educational needs of under-served young people ages
12-25, programs focused on high school success, adolescent literacy, access and retention on first generation college students, and teacher retention.