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Grants and In-Kind Support to USA Nonprofits in Eligible Regions
for Community Development, Children, and Military Personnel

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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American Airlines

Deadline Date:

08/15/19

Description:

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Grants and in-kind support to USA nonprofit organizations for programs that promote community development in the funding source's service area. Eligible programs are those that provide services related to community development, children, and military personnel.

Eligible regions for this grant program are:

- Charlotte (Mecklenburg County)
- Chicago (Cook, Lake, DuPage, Will, Kane and McHenry Counties)
- Dallas/Fort Worth (Dallas and Tarrant Counties)
- Los Angeles (Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, Ventura, and San Bernadino Counties)
- Miami (Miami Dade, Monroe, Broward, Collier Counties)
- New York (Suffolk, Nassau, Queens, Kings, Richmond, New York, Bronx, Rockland, and Westchester Counties)
- Philadelphia (Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Montgomery and Philadelphia Counties)
- Phoenix (Maricopa County)
- Tulsa (Tulsa County)
- Washington, D.C. (Alexandria, Arlington, District of Columbia and Montgomery Counties)

Types of contributions and donations:

- In-kind contributions: American Airlines donates AAdvantage® mileage certificates to nonprofit organizations.
- Volunteerism: Employees give their time with Do Crew, American Airline's community service program.
- Monetary donations: American provides limited support to nonprofit organizations.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 165413

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

To be eligible for review, your organization must have its 501(c)(3) registered in and providing services directly to those in one of the identified counties.

- Charlotte (Mecklenburg County)
- Chicago (Cook, Lake, DuPage, Will, Kane and McHenry Counties)
- Dallas/Fort Worth (Dallas and Tarrant Counties)
- Los Angeles (Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, Ventura, and San Bernadino Counties)
- Miami (Miami Dade, Monroe, Broward, Collier Counties)
- New York (Suffolk, Nassau, Queens, Kings, Richmond, New York, Bronx, Rockland, and Westchester Counties)
- Philadelphia (Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Montgomery and Philadelphia Counties)
- Phoenix (Maricopa County)
- Tulsa (Tulsa County)
- Washington, D.C. (Alexandria, Arlington, District of Columbia and Montgomery Counties)

Ineligible:

- Auxiliary, fraternal organizations, associations or service clubs (e.g. Junior League, Lions, Rotary, Kiwanis)*
- Business, political or labor associations or clubs (e.g. Executive Women International, Laborers' Local 777, Association of Mortgage Brokers)
- Foundations, organizations or individuals which are grant-making entities or distribute funds to another nonprofit organization*
- National nonprofit organizations
- Organizations funded 50% or more by government sources including all grants, contracts and fee for service programs
- Organizations that discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, marital status, age, disability, or veteran status
- Organizations that primarily provide advocacy for issue related topics*
- Professional society, trade association or membership organization (i.e. Chamber of Commerce, Travel Industry Association)
- Recreational centers, programs and camps
- Religious organizations, churches and programs that are purely denominational in purpose*
- Schools including public, private, charter, pre-K, or universities and their support organizations* (i.e. -
Boosters, PTA/PTO’s, athletic teams, clubs, bands, performing arts groups, alumni associations or reunions)*
- Sports teams or sporting programs
- Start-up organizations as defined as a nonprofit organization whose ruling year has been granted by the IRS for less than three years

*As defined by the organization’s IRS 501 (C) 3 NTEE Code

Funding will not be considered for:

- A program or event taking place within the current quarter
- Competitions, beauty pageants or talent contests
- Baggage fees or cargo space
- Conferences, seminars or conventions
- Endowment, debt reduction, capital or building campaigns
- Video or film production costs or sponsorship
- Organizations that provide support outside the local community

Pre-Application Information:

All requests must be submitted through the on-line application process. No status calls are accepted. Faxed, emailed or incomplete requests will not be considered. Only 1 request per calendar year will be accepted. To be eligible for review, your organization must have its 501(c)(3) registered in and providing services directly to those in one of the identified counties.

Regional Council applications are accepted twice a year: January 1 - February 15 and July 1 - August 15.

Contact Information:

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

Online application: https://www.grantrequest.com/SID_872/default.asp?SA=SNA&FID=35020&SESID=58100&RL=

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Arizona: Phoenix (Maricopa County);   California: Los Angeles (Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, Ventura, and San Bernadino Counties);   Florida: Miami (Miami Dade, Monroe, Broward, Collier Counties);   Illinois: Chicago (Cook, Lake, DuPage, Will, Kane and McHenry Counties);   Maryland: Montgomery County;   New York City: Queens, Kings, Richmond, New York, and Bronx Counties;   New York: Suffolk, Nassau, Rockland, and Westchester Counties;   North Carolina: Charlotte (Mecklenburg County);   Oklahoma: Tulsa (Tulsa County);   Pennsylvania: Philadelphia (Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Montgomery and Philadelphia Counties);   Texas: Dallas/Fort Worth (Dallas and Tarrant Counties);   Virginia: Alexandria and Arlington;   Washington, DC

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