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April 2007Vol. 8, No. 3American Legion Child Welfare Foundation

Providing other nonprofit organizations with a means to educate the public about the needs of the nation's children is the primary goal of the American Legion Child Welfare Foundation, Inc. Last year, the foundation awarded grants totaling more than $600,000 to 21 organizations.

Foundation grants are awarded for 1 year. All grant activities must be completed between January 1 and December 31 of the award year. Grants must have the potential of helping American children in a large geographic area (more than one State).

Applications may be requested by mail from April 1 through July 1. The deadline for the receipt of all applications is July 15.

A webpage that provides funding policies, grant limitations, application procedures, and related information can be found on the foundation website: