Walmart solicits grant applications from California nonprofits

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walmart community grantsThe Walmart Foundation’s California State Giving Program is now accepting grant applications from non-profit organizations across the state. The minimum award for each grant is $25,000.

“As the economic crisis continues to impact communities, the California State Giving Program is focused on funding much-needed community programs, especially those that address hunger, homelessness, education, job training and other basic needs,” said Kim Sentovich, Senior Vice President of the Pacific Division for Walmart.

The Walmart Foundation is focused on funding much-needed community programs, especially those that address hunger, homelessness, education, job training and other basic needs. Organizations must currently operate under the tax-exempt status Section 501(c) (3) of the Internal Revenue Code.

Interested organizations may apply online at www.walmartfoundation.org.

California recipients in 2009 included: Family Crisis Center, After-School All-Stars, Second Harvest Food Bank, Para Los Niños, Stanislaus County Sheriff’s Department, Beverly Hills/Hollywood NAACP, California Congress of Parents, Teachers, and Students Inc., California Foundation for Agriculture in the Classroom, California Hispanic Chambers of Commerce Foundation, Girls Incorporated of Orange County, and the Special Olympics of Northern California.

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