Dana Charitable Foundation Grant

From Dana Charitable Foundation

The Foundation is dedicated to addressing current and evolving needs in our communities with emphasis on educating our children and our people; revitalizing neighborhoods; enlightening lives through art and culture; and improving physical and mental well-being.

Type of Support


  • Educating Our Children and Ourselves
    • The Dana Charitable Foundation is vitally interested in the educational process and its impact on the workforce in our communities. We recognize that education is key to our future success.
  • Revitalizing Our Neighborhoods and Communities
    • Through the revitalization of our neighborhoods and communities, we are re-energized. New environments should and will evolve that meet the needs and face the challenges of our world. Neighborhood projects impacting people and/or improving the quality of life are a priority of the Dana Charitable Foundation.
  • Enlightening Our Lives Through Art and Culture
    • Beyond the necessities of life, other dimensions become important. From the symphony and ballet to museums, community arts festivals and children’s art education programs, art and cultural activities enhance the quality of our own lives and our communities. The Dana Charitable Foundation is dedicated to making the world a better place in which to live and work.
  • Improving Our Physical and Mental Well-Being
    • Health agencies and clinics, shelters for the homeless or abused, and intervention centers are just a few of the projects supported by the Dana Charitable Foundation. Through support of organizations dedicated to the provision of physical and mental care to those in need, we are taking steps toward improving the future of our children and ourselves.


Organization's Location
Program Location
Organization Type

In making grant determinations, the Dana Foundation favors organizations which:

  • Articulate clear objectives and plans
  • Incorporate active volunteer boards, respected leadership, competent administrations, and a broad base of support
  • Demonstrate a measurable and potentially lasting impact through the projects/services provided
  • Focus on problem prevention rather than problem solution


Religious organizations for projects or programs exclusively denominational or sectarian in purpose
Political organizations or political campaigns
United Way affiliated organizations that are applying for operating expense support
Booster clubs, parent organizations, alumni dues, tuition, or fees
Tickets to charitable dinners or other fund-raising events or contribute to special occasion advertising
not specified


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