Applications open for Cooke Foundation’s Good Neighbor Grants

Daily Record Staff//September 3, 2019

Applications open for Cooke Foundation’s Good Neighbor Grants

By Daily Record Staff

//September 3, 2019

The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation announced Tuesday the opening of the application period for its annual Good Neighbor Grant program, which provides funding to nonprofit organizations in the Washington, DC metropolitan area that help students develop their talents and intellectual curiosity.

cooke-foundation-logo-350Established in 2012, the Good Neighbor Grant program has awarded more than $1.7 million in support of 74 education projects to date. In 2019, the Foundation awarded a total of $250,000 to 12 programs serving more than 7,500 students with financial need in Maryland, Virginia and Washington.

Good Neighbor Grants can be used to support the establishment of new programs or the scaling of existing initiatives. Eligible programs include in-school and afterschool academic and summer enrichment opportunities; college access initiatives; and arts education.

The 2020 Good Neighbor Grant application is now available online. Eligible nonprofits are invited to submit applications though the deadline Oct. 1. Grant recipients will be announced in April.

Organizations can click here to apply to the 2020 Good Neighbor Grant program. For more details on the grant program and the application process, go to

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