Single Parents Cash and Sources Guide (Grants, page 1 of 2)


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OFFICE OF NATIONAL PROGRAMS, Employment and Training & Administration, Department of Labor, Washington, DC 20210. Cash grants for farm workers are offered.

BEULAH CLIFF REST, c/o John F. Bianchi, Atty, 199 Main St, White Plains, NY 10601, 914.949.4530. Vacation grants to needy women, young girls and female invalids.

MONEY FOR WOMEN/THE BARBARA DEMING MEMORIAL FUND, INC., PO Box 630125, Brooklyn, NY 10463. Provides small grants up to $1,000 to individual feminists active in the arts, e.g. Writers, playwrights, musicians, dancers, artists, etc. Whose work is directly related to women's needs, problems, concerns, etc. And whose work speak for peace and social justice. Send SASE for information and guidelines.

THE FOUNDATION CENTER, 79 Fifth Av, New York, NY 10003, 212.620.4230, Fax: 212.691.1828, website: http://fdncenter.org/. Foundation grants to individuals online. $9.95 for one month subscription.

RAISE THE NATION: RTN celebrates independence through education by awarding grants and scholarships to single parent women and their children. They offer assistance for childcare, books, and other basic needs. Scholarships are awarded twice a year. Website: www.raisethenation.org/.

WASHINGTON WOMEN IN NEED, 1595 N.W. Gilman Blvd., #5, Issaquah, WA 98027, 206.391.4585, Contact Coleen Crowley. Provides financial assistance to qualified applicants who are women residents of Washington and who are in need of health care. Grants are of unspecified amounts. Submit formal application any time of year.

J. K. ROWLING, PHILANTHROPIST, LONDON, ENGLAND. "Harry Potter" author is a champion for single parents. Before literary fame and fortune brought her immense wealth she was a single mother and has spoken in the past of difficulties of caring for her daughter. Send her a genuine letter of appeal and she may send you financial assistance.

MAKING ENDS MEET www.making-ends-meet.com. Provides money for needy single parents.

MODEST NEEDS Persons living paycheck to paycheck or the disabled can get help for unexpected expenses in the form of Independent Living Grants, Self-sufficiency Grants or Back-to-Work Grants. Website: www.modestneeds.org/.

MSXML www.msxml.info.com. Financial assistance for single mothers.

SAVANNAH WIDOWS' SOCIETY, PO BOX 30156, Savannah, GA 31410-0156. Grants primarily to single women, 55 or older.

SINGLE MOM www.singlemom.com. Free grants for single moms. Free - no obligations range from $50 to $200 - gifting. The purpose of their monthly "Financial Gifting Program" is to serve as support assistance to single mothers nationwide.

WOMEN HELP WOMEN www.womenhelpwomen.org. Emergency financial assistance to single mothers for college.

OXYGEN MEDIA NETWORK Www.oxygen.com. The Oxygen Media Network offers a $10,000 grant to women who submit a great business idea.

BUSINESS OWNERS IDEA CAFE http://businessownersideacafe.com. Offers a $1,000 grant to small business owners. Start-ups or already formed businesses welcomed.

WEBMOMZ www.webmomz.com. Apply for a $500 business grant. A national organization for empowering women in the areas of work, life, family. Applicants must be 18 years or older, a woman or group of women, starting a new business, have a business plan, and a U.S. resident. Must be a member of webmomz.com to apply for grant; however, membership is free.

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