Aug. 18, 2015
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Applications due for the Lawrence Livermore National Security 2015 Community Gift Program

Carrie L Martin, martin59 [at], 925-424-4715

LIVERMORE, Calif. – Lawrence Livermore National Security, LLC (LLNS) is seeking applications for its annual Community Gift Program to benefit local and surrounding area nonprofit organizations. The deadline to apply is Friday, Aug. 21.

Established in 2008, the Community Gift Program provides a total of $100,000 in awards to nonprofit organizations that support science, technology, engineering and/or mathematics (STEM) education, community service and meet the 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 2014, the Community Gift Program received 89 applications for grants. Thirty-seven applications were selected for awards, the majority of which served children in the Tri-Valley and San Joaquin County, with a focus on science and math education, engineering and cultural arts.

Organizations interested in applying to the LLNS Community Gift Program must submit a gift application to LLNS by Friday, Aug. 21. To be eligible, organizations 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. 9.

More more information on the Community Gift Program and to download an application, visit the LLNS website.