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Mitsubishi Electric America Foundation (MEAF) Grant

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Mitsubishi Electric America Foundation (MEAF)

Deadline Date:

11/01/21

Description:

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Grants of up to $75,000 to USA nonprofit organizations for projects that benefit youth and veterans with disabilities. Projects should help individuals with disabilities acquire skills needed for successful career development, especially for work in the areas of arts and design, technology, engineering, science, and mathematics. The Foundation will also consider projects that create tools to break down barriers to employment and increase job opportunities for young people and veterans with disabilities entering the workforce.

MEAF supports projects that:

  • Develop youth leadership & employment skills, particularly in STEAM fields, and/or create tools for employers that help break down barriers and increase employment opportunities for youth and veterans with disabilities
  • Present an innovative approach that leads to measurable employment outcomes for youth with disabilities
  • Are national in scope, or model projects that have a definite plan for national dissemination and replication
  • Support U.S. youth with disabilities as the main beneficiary, or young veterans with disabilities transitioning to civilian life
  • Promote the full-inclusion of youth with disabilities alongside their peers without disabilities, and promote inclusive, competitive employment practices
  • Have a well-defined evaluation, dissemination and replication plan

MEAF defines youth from birth through college-aged (about 26).

Preference is given to projects that take place in Mitsubishi Electric community locations, or involve Mitsubishi Electric Employee Volunteers.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 154938

Number of Grants:

Six to 12 grants each year.

Estimated Size of Grant:

Grants typically range from $10,000 to $75,000/year.

Term of Contract:

Grants can be made for one to three years.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

MEAF supports projects from 501(c)(3) organizations.

MEAF does not fund:
- Individuals (scholarships, stipends, fellowships, personal assistance)
- Intermediary organizations such as the United Way
- Organizations whose services are limited to a particular ethnic, fraternal, labor or political constituency
- Loans of money for any purpose
- Capital campaigns/building funds
- Projects focused exclusively on research
- Organizations with discriminatory hiring practices based on race, color, national origin, religion, gender, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation or any other legally protected category
- Equipment or devices for individual users, except for employment accommodations as part of a larger project
- Organizations engaged exclusively in political activities or lobbying
- Locally based activities without national impact
- Individual schools or school districts
- Sectarian or religious activities for religious purposes
- Projects or events that are already completed
- Endowment campaigns
- Political campaigns or causes
- Fund-raising events
- Projects exclusively benefiting individuals or groups outside of the United States

The Foundation does not broker requests for product donations from Mitsubishi Electric companies.

Pre-Application Information:

MEAF accepts online proposals from July 15 to November 1 to be considered for the following year’s funding.
- Jul. 15 Online proposals accepted
- Nov. 1 Proposals due
- Mar. 15 Funding decision made
- Apr. 1 New project funding begins

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Mitsubishi Electric America Foundation
1560 Wilson Blvd.
Suite 1150
Arlington, VA 22209

To apply online: https://www.cybergrants.com/pls/cybergrants/quiz.display_question?x_gm_id=4394&x_quiz_id=4798&x_order_by=1

If you have difficulty navigating the MEAF Web site, please contact mea.foundation@meus.mea.com.

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Alabama;   Alaska;   Arizona;   Arkansas;   California;   Colorado;   Connecticut;   Delaware;   Florida;   Georgia;   Hawaii;   Idaho;   Illinois;   Indiana;   Iowa;   Kansas;   Kentucky;   Louisiana;   Maine;   Maryland;   Massachusetts;   Michigan;   Minnesota;   Mississippi;   Missouri;   Montana;   Nebraska;   Nevada;   New Hampshire;   New Jersey;   New Mexico;   New York City;   New York;   North Carolina;   North Dakota;   Ohio;   Oklahoma;   Oregon;   Pennsylvania;   Rhode Island;   South Carolina;   South Dakota;   Tennessee;   Texas;   Utah;   Vermont;   Virginia;   Washington, DC;   Washington;   West Virginia;   Wisconsin;   Wyoming

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