Joseph H. and Florence A. Roblee Foundation’s Grant Program – US
The Roblee Foundation, established in 1971, is based in St. Louis is accepting applications for grants in metropolitan St. Louis, Missouri, and Miami-Dade in Florida. However, grants may be made in other geographic areas of special interest to the Board.
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The Joseph H. and Florence A. Roblee Foundation is dedicated to promoting change by supporting organizations that improve quality of life and help individuals to fulfill their potential. The Foundation is grounded in a Judeo-Christian framework and values ecumenical endeavors. The Foundation particularly supports programs that work to break down cultural, racial, ethnic, religious, gender, and identity barriers.
FAMILY SUPPORT ISSUES
To strengthen families through:
Family support programs.
Advancing the rights of and encourage services for alternative-model families.
To empower women through:
Prevention of violence, abuse, and poverty.
To support children and youth programs that:
Provide early childhood services.
Prevent and/or address:
Violence and abuse.
Improve the foster care system.
Protect and support LGBTQ youth.
Provide professional development for child care providers.
To improve education through:
Supporting systemic change.
Teacher training & recruitment.
Elevating the status of teaching.
Addressing the achievement gap.
Assuring children enter elementary school ready to learn.
Developing the love of learning.
To support and promote community through:
Promoting understanding, cooperation, and respect between different cultures, ethnic/racial groups, religions, and sexual orientations.
Developing leadership and civic responsibility.
Supporting community initiatives.
Promoting access to healthy food and nutrition education.
Preventing human trafficking and providing support services for victims.
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Advocacy grants to strengthen the voice of communities and grassroots activists
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Funding provided through capital support for community development projects
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Grant program for transforming women’s lives for hard to fund projects
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Grant Opportunity to mitigate the impact of COVID-19 and Future Pandemics
Submit Inspiring Projects that drive Long-term Economic, Social, and Environmental Sustainability
Rapid-Response Fund for CSOs working on Women’s Empowerment
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Small Seed Funding and Fellowship for young African leaders for leading social ventures
The Foundation accepts proposals for the following types of support:
Project and program funds. (They have traditionally emphasized programs that support advocacy, prevention, systemic improvements, but they will support treatment and crisis intervention when the approach is innovative or there is an unusual need.)
Capacity building and technical assistance.
Startup funds and planning grants.
Policy development and advocacy.
Capital and endowment campaigns.
First-time applicants to the foundation are required to call the foundation staff to explore the project’s funding potential.
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The Roblee Foundation has two funding cycles per year. Application deadlines for each cycle are:
February 15, 2021, at 11:59 pm central time. (Grants to be awarded in late June or early July).
Late July – specific date to be determined.
For more information, visit https://www.robleefoundation.org/application-process-1