Mitsubishi Electric America Foundation National Grant

From Mitsubishi Electric America Foundation

Mitsubishi Electric America Foundation invests in innovative strategies to empower youth with disabilities to lead productive lives. Their focus as a company is to serve all people by making lives easier, more comfortable and more inclusive.

Grant uses

Overview

Mitsubishi Electric America Foundation (MEAF) supports innovative projects that help youth with disabilities develop the leadership and employment skills they need to succeed. MEAF will also consider projects to create tools that help break down barriers to employment and increase job opportunities for young people with disabilities entering the workforce, including returning veterans with disabilities. Projects must maximize the potential and participation in society of youth (up to age 26) with disabilities.

Projects must:

  • Develop youth leadership & employment skills, and/or create tools for employers that help break down barriers and increase employment opportunities for youth and veterans with disabilities
  • Present an innovative approach that leads to measurable employment outcomes for youth with disabilities
  • Be national in scope, or model projects that have a definite plan for national dissemination and replication
  • Support U.S. youth with disabilities as the main beneficiary, or young veterans with disabilities transitioning to civilian life
  • Promote the full-inclusion of youth with disabilities alongside their peers without disabilities, and promote inclusive, competitive employment practices
  • Have a well-defined evaluation, dissemination and replication plan

Eligibility

Organization's Location
USA
Program Location
USA
Organization Type
501(c)(3)

Ineligibility

Individuals (scholarships, stipends, fellowships, personal assistance)
Intermediary organizations such as the United Way
Organizations whose services are limited to a particular ethnic, fraternal, labor or political constituency
Organizations seeking funding solely to purchase equipment or assistive devices, such as wheelchairs, computers, or service dogs
Loans of money for any purpose
Capital campaigns/building funds
Projects focused exclusively on research
Equipment or devices for individual users, except for employment accommodations as part of a larger project
Organizations engaged exclusively in political activities or lobbying
Locally based activities without national impact
Individual schools or school districts
Sectarian or religious activities for religious purposes
Projects or events that are already completed
Endowment campaigns
Political campaigns or causes
Fundraising events
10k – 100k

Submission

You may submit applications every year. You may receive awards every year.
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