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2012-07-26

Home Depot offers Community Impact Grants

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The Home Depot Community Impact Grants Program provides support to 501(c)(3) nonprofit organizations, tax-exempt public schools, and tax-exempt public agencies that are using the power of volunteers to improve the physical health of their communities.
Proposals will be considered for: repairs, refurbishments, and modifications to low-income and/or transitional veteran's housing; repairs, refurbishments, and modifications to community facilities (schools, community centers, senior centers, etc.); weatherizing or increasing energy efficiency of low-income and/or transitional veteran's housing or community facilities; and, planting trees or community gardens and/or landscaping community facilities that serve veterans.
Priority is given to projects that help veterans to stay comfortably in their homes.
Grants of up to $5,000 are made in the form of The Home Depot gift cards for the purchase of tools, materials, or services. Deadline for application is August 13, 2012.
All applicants will receive a written response within six weeks of receipt of a request.
Projects must be completed within six months following notification that the grant has been awarded, with reporting requirements due 30 days following the completion of the project.
More information is available at http://www.homedepotfoundation.org/how-we-help/grants.html.