BJ's Charitable Foundation Grants
|Program:||BJ's Charitable Foundation Grants|
All funding requests must meet the following criteria:
1) The proposal must be from an organization that is
tax-exempt under 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code and
recognized as a ‚Äúpublic charity‚ÄĚ by the IRS.
2) The program must align with BJ‚Äôs Charitable
Foundation‚Äôs mission of supporting organizations that provide
basic needs services (in the form of hunger prevention,
self-sufficiency, healthcare and education) to those in need.
3) The program must positively impact communities where
BJ‚Äôs Clubs are located.
TYPES OF SUPPORT
Support will be given to nonprofits that provide academic and
vocational opportunities for the disadvantaged. These programs
include the purchase of supplies for literacy skills, mentoring,
tutoring and career development.
Support will be given to nonprofits that work to alleviate
hunger through the purchase of food, supplies and additional
resources necessary to feed those in need. Funding will be
disbursed to agencies, including food banks, soup kitchens and food
pantries. We will support the purchase of food, as well as food
Over the last decade, the country has seen a rise in the
number of reported homeless families. And studies have shown that
these families are more likely to become self-sufficient by first
having a safe place to sleep and then access to other support
services. Support will be given to nonprofits that work toward the
self-sufficiency of their clients. Grants will fund enhancement of
shelter programs, purchase of supplies and clothing for residents,
as well as programming that offers families safety.
Support will be given to nonprofits that work on providing
healthcare to those who would not normally have access. Funding
will be disbursed to agencies providing supplies to free medical
clinics, health prevention services, as well as supplies for
vision, dental and hearing screenings.
|NEXT GRANT APPLICATION DEADLINE: October 10, 2014.¬†
Applications are reviewed on a quarterly basis.¬†To be
considered at the next scheduled Foundation meeting, all required
materials must be received by the deadline indicated above. Grant
proposals received after this submission deadline will be put on
the agenda for the following meeting.