Here’s a terrific free grants listing that helps remove one of the most tedious steps in applying for grants: finding them. Check out The Celebrity-Related Charities list from CharityNavigator.
Walt Disney … Celine Dion … Jane Fonda …Paul Newman …Elvis Presley … Rodgers Hammerstein … Dinah Shore … Justin Timberlake …Kyle Busch …Elizabeth Dole … Barbara Walters …Oprah Winfrey … Margaret Thatcher … Joe DiMaggio …
Many celebrities have created their own foundations to support their causes and interests, offering grants for projects that fulfill specific guidelines. Some celebrities throw their weight behind already-established causes. You can find these organizations all over the internet. But you can spend days, weeks, or months of searching to find all of them and learn what each one is all about. (If you’ve ever hunted down grants, you understand how much time you can eat up in the quest.)
But now, the good people at CharityNavigator offer all of this information wrapped up on one wonderful resource – a grants listing for free.
While CharityNavigator's Celebrity-Related list is not exhaustive, it's well-organized and easy to read.
If you’ve taken any time at all in the past to research potential grant opportunities, you know how valuable this resource can be.
Just a quick skim gives you basics and will allow you to pinpoint potential areas of interest so you know which foundations to pursue further. You’ll save hours and hours of work. And you may just find a grant that is the perfect fit for your project. Before you start grant writing.
If you’re in the market for grants – or expect that you will be – take a sec right now to check it out.
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