ERIC Number: ED404922
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1996-Dec
Reference Count: N/A
Foundation Resource Guide. A Compilation of Major Foundations That Sponsor Activities Relevant to Community Outreach Partnership Centers.
This publication highlights national and regional foundations that are most likely to fund colleges and universities to perform activities similar to those undertaken by the Office of University Partnerships' Community Outreach Partnership Center Program (COPC) of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. The COPC Program provides funds to help institutions of higher learning form or expand centers for applied research and outreach to communities and neighborhoods. This publication was developed as a resource for COPC grantees. Descriptions are provided for the following foundations and trusts: American Express Foundation, AT&T Foundation, Bristol Myers-Squibb Foundation, Jessie P. Cox Charitable Trust, Ford Motor Company Fund, General Motors Foundation, Inc., Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, Joyce Foundation, W. K. Kellogg Foundation, Charles Stewart Mott Foundation, Pew Charitable Trust, Prudential Foundation, Rockefeller Foundation, US West Foundation, and DeWitt Wallace-Reader's Digest Fund, Inc. For each fund, the description includes contact information, purpose and activities, limitations, and examples of COPC-related funding. A subject index is also provided with entries for community development, economic development, education (K-12), environment, health, job training, and leadership. (JLS)
Descriptors: Economic Development, Federal Aid, Financial Support, Fund Raising, Grants, Higher Education, Outreach Programs, Philanthropic Foundations, School Community Relationship, Universities, Urban Improvement
U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, University Partnerships Clearinghouse, P.O. Box 6091, Rockville, MD 20849-6091; phone: 1-800-245-2691.
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Department of Housing and Urban Development, Washington, DC. Office of Policy Development and Research.