Neighborhood Networks provides potential funding sources to help centers develop and improve programs and services. Featured is the Rite Aid Foundation
Founded in 2001, the Rite Aid Foundation is a not-for-profit foundation dedicated to helping people in the communities Rite Aids serves to lead happier, healthier lives.
Issue Areas: The Rite Aid Foundation makes charitable grants in the following area:
Health and wellness in the communities which Rite Aid operates. Visit the Rite Aid Store Locator for specific communities nationwide.
Targeted Area: National
Eligibility: The foundation awards grants to organizations with valid Internal Revenue Service (IRS) 501(c)(3) tax-exempt status. Grants are awarded for one year at a time, and no organization can receive a grant from the Rite Aid Foundation more than two years in a row. Organizations that receive two consecutive grants must wait 24 months to apply to the foundation again.
The foundation does not consider the following for funding:
- Individuals, for any purpose.
- Political candidates, causes, committees or organizations.
- Athletes and sports teams.
- Fraternal labor, social, or veteran’s organizations.
- Churches and religious or sectarian organizations, unless it is for a program that benefits the entire community.
- Organizations that act as fundraisers for other agencies.
- Organizations that discriminate against people because of their age, race, creed, gender, disability, sexual orientation, ethnicity, or national origin.
- Capital campaigns or endowment funds.
- Meetings, organizations, or seminars.
- National organizations and programs, although local chapter programs will be considered.
- Non-profit organizations not classified as tax exempt under section 501(c)(3) of the IRS code.
Award Amount: Award amounts vary.
Application Process: The proposal must include the following information:
- Your organization name and project to be funded.
- Geographic area served.
- Contact person, title, address, phone, email if applicable, and fax numbers.
- Date of request and date funding required.
- A brief description (no more than two pages) of your funding request and the requested amount.
- Beginning and ending dates of the project.
- A project or program budget detailing expenses and anticipated income sources.
- Most recent annual report, if applicable, including most recent financial information, i.e. IRS Form 990.
- Target audience and number or people served.
- List of current donors.
- A copy of your organization’s IRS 501(c)(3) letter.
- A list of the Board of Directors, including names, titles, and affiliations.
Do not send binders, videos, or materials other than those requested, as they will not be reviewed or returned.
Deadlines: While The Rite Aid Foundation accepts proposals throughout the year, their committee reviews them as soon as possible after July 1, October 1, January 1, and April 1. Their goal is to review and respond to all correctly submitted applications within 60 to 90 days of arrival.
Contact: For more information visit, The Rite Aid Foundation Web site. Applicants can reach the foundation by mail or phone at the following:
The Rite Aid Foundation
P.O. Box 3165
Harrisburg, PA 17105
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