Contact Info Type of Grantmaker Purpose and activities Fields of Interest Geographic Focus Types of support Limitations Application info TJX Foundation Mary L. M. Brown Charitable Trust The TJX Foundation, Inc. (Formerly Zayre Foundation, Inc.) c/o The TJX Cos., Inc. 770 Cochituate Rd., Rte. 1E Framingham, MA 01701 Telephone: (508) 390-3199 Contact: Christine A. Strickland, Fdn. Mgr. FAX: (508) 390-2091 E-mail: [email protected] Company-sponsored foundation Giving primarily for needy families and children; also support for services that help promote sound mental and physical health, provide shelter, enhance education and job readiness, and build community ties Arts; Children/youth, services; Crime/violence prevention, domestic violence; Disabled; Economically disadvantaged; Education; Health care; Higher education; Homeless; Homeless, human services; Human services; Minorities; minorities/immigrants, centers/services; Women; Women, centers/services National Continuing support, General/operating support, Scholarship funds Giving on a national basis. No support for political groups or fraternal organizations. No grants to individuals Application form not required. Applicants should submit the following: 1) brief history of Mary L. M. Brown Charitable Trust c/o SunTrust Banks, Inc. P.O. Box 4655 Atlanta, GA 30302 Telephone: (404) 827-6486 Contact: John B. Floyd Independent foundation Giving primarily for those who are poor, disabled and needy; funding also for smaller charities, and helping handicapped children and adults Children, services; Health care, home services; Homeless; Housing/shelter, development; Human services; Religion; Women Georgia Building/renovation, Capital campaigns, General/operating support, Scholarship funds. Giving primarily in Atlanta, GA. No grants to individuals Applicants should submit the following: 1) copy of IRS Determination Letter 2) copy of current year's organization and description of its mission 2) detailed description of project and amount of funding requested 3) statement of problem project will address 4) population served 5) results expected from proposed grant 6) listing of additional sources and amount of support 7) copy of IRS Determination Letter 8) copy of current year's organizational budget and/or project budget 9) listing of board of directors, trustees, officers and other key people and their affiliations 10) copy of most recent annual report/audited financial statement/990 11) how project's results will be evaluated or measured Board meeting dates Bimonthly 4 weeks before board Deadlines Final notification Selected grants meeting In form of letter from foundation (yr. ended 01/27/02) giving activities include $3,571,468 for 566 grants (high: $203,626; low: $100; average: $5,000$25,000) organizational budget and/or project budget 3) listing of board of directors, trustees, officers and other key people and their affiliations Fall and spring Feb. 28 and Sept. 1 The following grants were reported in 2000. $100,000 to DeKalb Medical Center Foundation, Decatur, GA, For operating support. $50,000 to Emory University, Atlanta, GA, For operating support. $50,000 to Stetson University, DeLand, FL, For operating support. $20,000 to Focus on the Family, Colorado Springs, CO, For operating support. $15,000 to Atlanta Union Mission, Atlanta, GA, For operating support. $14,873 to Trinity Community Ministries, Atlanta, GA, For operating support. $10,000 to Atlanta Symphony Orchestra, Atlanta, GA, For operating support. $10,000 to Hands On Atlanta, Atlanta, GA, For operating support. $10,000 to Project Interconnections, Atlanta, GA, For operating support. $5,000 to Atlanta Ballet, Atlanta, GA, For operating support. Both grantors’ purpose and activities and fields of interest coincide with Zion Hill’s mission statement and goals – to serve homeless women with children. TJX is a company-sponsored foundation that makes decisions six times per year. Mary Brown only meets twice per year. Grants from Mary Brown range from a low of $5K to $100K; TJX grants range from $100 to $203K. Neither grantor requires an application. While both require an IRS determination letter, current organizational budget, and Board of Directors info, TJX requires more info on the organization, project, and financials. Both are well-suited for the ZHCDC project.