Description: The Herb Block Foundation is committed to defending basic freedoms, combating all forms of discrimination and prejudice, and improving the conditions of the poor and underprivileged. To advance this mission, the foundation is inviting applications for its Defending Basic Freedoms program, which will award grants of up to $25,000 for efforts to safeguard the basic freedoms guaranteed in the U.S. Bill of Rights, eliminate all forms of prejudice and discrimination, and help government agencies be more accountable to the public.
Award: Up to $25,000 over a one-year period.
Eligibility: Applicants must be tax-exempt as defined by section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.
Deadline: LOIs due Oct. 6. Upon review, selected applicants will be invited to submit a full proposal by Nov. 17, 2021.