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RGK Foundation Education Grants


RGK Foundation

Maximum Award: 

Average grant is $25,000

RGK Foundation awards grants in the broad areas of education, community and medicine/health. The foundation's primary interests within education include programs that focus on formal K-12 education (particularly mathematics, science and reading), teacher development, literacy and higher education.

Within community, the foundation supports a broad range of human services, community improvement, abuse prevention and youth development programs. Human service programs of particular interest to the foundation include children and family services, early childhood development and parenting education. The foundation supports a variety of community improvement programs including those that enhance non-profit management and promote philanthropy and voluntarism. Youth development programs supported by the foundation typically include after-school educational enrichment programs that supplement and enhance formal education systems to increase the chances for successful outcomes in school and life. The foundation is also interested in programs that attract female and minority students into the fields of mathematics, science and technology.

The foundation's current interests in the area of medicine/health include programs that promote the health and well-being of children, programs that promote access to health services, and Foundation-initiated programs focusing on ALS.

RGK Foundation does not accept unsolicited grant proposals. All applicants must submit an electronic letter of inquiry as the first step. RGK Foundation will entertain one letter of inquiry per organization in a twelve-month period.