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Funding Areas for Daniels Fund Grants
Following Bill Daniels' direction, the Daniels Fund makes grants in the specific funding areas below. Please carefully consider your potential fit with the types of programs we support before applying for a grant.
Select the title of any funding area to see additional detail about our donor's direction, our focus areas, and the types of programs we support.
AGING — Assist older adults in achieving maximum independence and quality of life by supporting in-home services, community engagement, and end of life/palliative care.
ALCOHOLISM & SUBSTANCE ABUSE — Assist youth and adults with alcohol and substance abuse challenges in achieving and maintaining stability by supporting prevention (emphasis on youth), treatment, and supportive/after-care services.
AMATEUR SPORTS — Expand opportunities for participation in quality youth sports programs that foster increased sportsmanship, confidence, discipline, and leadership. Expand opportunities for national and international amateur sports competition.
DISABILITIES — Assist individuals with physical and developmental disabilities and their families in achieving maximum independence and quality of life by funding supportive services for the developmentally disabled and providing equipment and resources for those who are physically disabled.
EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION — Improve the quality of early childhood education systems to ensure school readiness by supporting teacher/leadership quality, facility quality, and parental involvement.
ETHICS & INTEGRITY IN EDUCATION — Improve the quality of ethics curriculum to foster principle-based leadership by supporting business ethics in higher education and ethics in K-12 education.
HOMELESS & DISADVANTAGED — Assist homeless individuals and families in achieving and maintaining self-sufficiency by supporting emergency services, and transitional housing with supportive services.
K-12 EDUCATION REFORM — Improve the quality of the K-12 education system to ensure increased student achievement by supporting reform/school choice, parental engagement, and teacher/leadership quality.
- YOUTH DEVELOPMENT — Provide opportunities for youth to develop character and gain the necessary life skills to become successful adults by supporting academic and supplemental services, civic literacy and community engagement, financial literacy and entrepreneurship, and career and technical education.