LIVERMORE, California -- Applications are due Friday, Aug. 18, for the Lawrence Livermore National Security, LLC (LLNS) 2017 Community Gift Program.
Established in 2008, the Community Gift Program provides a total of $100,000 in awards to support nonprofit organizations addressing STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) education, community service and philanthropic needs of local and surrounding communities.
Nonprofit California educational institutions, IRS-qualified 501(c)(3) organizations and government agencies serving Alameda, Contra Costa and San Joaquin counties are eligible to apply. Gifts will be awarded in amounts from $1,000 to $20,000.
In 2016, the Community Gift Program received 81 applications for grants. Thirty-four applications were selected for awards, the majority of which served children in the Tri-Valley and San Joaquin County, with a focus on literacy, STEM education and cultural arts.
All organizations interested in applying to the LLNS Community Gift Program must be sustainable and financially viable and accountable for spending and program results. All applicants will be notified of the outcome of their proposal by Oct. 19.