Congratulations to the City of Clare on your $509,039 ICE infrastructure improvement grant!
State Farm company grants are now available in three focus areas: safety, education, and community development.The State Farm Companies Foundation® and State Farm® value inclusiveness and diversity. Therefore, charitable funding is intended to advance access, equity, and inclusiveness while discouraging harmful discrimination based on age, political affiliation, race, national origin, ethnicity, gender, disability, sexual orientation or gender identity, or religious beliefs.
Our charitable contributions may be awarded to:
- Educational institutions
- Programs conducted by Municipal, county, state or federal government entities that align with State Farm’s charitable focus.
- 501(c)(3) charitable nonprofit organizations
- 501(c)(4) volunteer fire companies
- 501(c)(6) chambers of commerce
State Farm does not fund:
- Individuals seeking personal help or scholarships
- Religious programs
- Politically partisan programs
- Organizations outside the U.S.
Request a Grant
State Farm grant applications for 2017 are available Thursday, September 1, 2016 through Monday, October 31, 2016.
Nationally, we support communities through social investments and countrywide relationships. At a local level, our company grants focus on three areas: safety, education, and community development.
State Farm values the importance of keeping our neighbors safe. Our funding is directed toward:
- Auto and roadway safety
- Teen Driver Education
- Home safety and fire prevention
- Disaster preparedness
- Disaster recovery
Strong neighborhoods are the foundation of a strong society. We’re committed to maintaining the vibrancy of our communities by assisting nonprofits that support: affordable housing, first time homeowners, neighborhood revitalization, financial literacy, job training, and small business development. Through community outreach and community development grants and investments, State Farm gives back to the neighborhoods it serves and helps develop stronger neighborhoods by reinvesting in the community. Our funding is directed toward:
- Affordable Housing
- Job training
- Neighborhood Revitalization
- Small business Development
- Financial Literacy
- First Time Homeownership
Additionally, we support efforts to provide all children with an education that will allow them to reach their greatest potential and prepare them to participate in a nation and economy that continues as a global leader. We fund three types of grants for K-12 public schools.
- Teacher Development
- Education Reform/Systemic Improvement
ApplicationsThe 2017 grant applications are available beginning Thursday, September 1, 2016 through Monday, October 31, 2016. Grant amount requested must be $5,000 or more.
State Farm Youth Advisory Board Service-Learning Grants
Every year, the State Farm Youth Advisory Board funds up to $5 million to youth-led service learning projects to solve issues important to State Farm and communities across the United States. Grant requests can range anywhere from $25,000 – $100,000, and are completed online ONLY through the Youth Advisory Board website, found here: statefarmyab.com/apply.
Education institutions and nonprofits are both eligible to apply.
Funding areas include:
- Financial literacy
- Access to higher education/closing the achievement gap
- Community safety and natural disaster preparedness
- Environmental responsibility
- Societal health and wellness issues
- Arts and Culture
United Way of Northwest Michigan has announced that their 2017 Community Impact Grant Application will be available beginning Monday, October 10, 2016, and will close Monday, December 5th, 2016.
Save the Date for Orientation & CAT Interviews!
Orientation (applicants must attend one) – October 13 & 14 at 9:00 AM or October 18 at 2:00 PM
The Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG) program provides financial assistance to help fire departments, nonaffiliated EMS organizations and State Fire Training Academies (SFTA). Grant funding focuses on critically needed resources to protect the public; training emergency personnel, fostering interoperability, supporting community resilience, as well as enhancing (through direct financial assistance) public safety and providing a continuum of support for emergency responders regarding fire, medical, and all hazard events.
Eligible Applicants: City or township governments, County governments
Fire Departments, nonaffiliated Emergency Medical Service (EMS) organizations, State Fire Training Academies
Estimated Total Program Funding: $310,500,000
Expected Number of Awards: 2500