||BJ's Charitable Foundation
|| District of Columbia, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Virginia
|What is Funded
Support will be given to nonprofits that provide academic and vocational opportunities for the disadvantaged. These programs include the purchase of supplies for literacy skills, mentoring, tutoring and career development.
|Who is Eligible
||501(c) (3) organizations. The program must align with BJ’s Charitable Foundation’s mission of supporting organizations that provide basic needs services (in the form of hunger prevention, self-sufficiency, healthcare and education) to those in need in the ways we’ve defined above.
The program must positively impact communities where BJ’s Clubs are located.
||BJ’s Charitable Foundation does not provide funding for:
•Organizations that discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, sexual orientation, age, religion, physical disability or national or ethnic origin
•Political organizations, fraternal groups or social clubs that engage in any kind of political activity
•Religious organizations, unless they serve the general public in a significant non-denominational way
•501(c)(3) organizations or programs/projects that have been in place for less than one (1) year
•Programs that only support one individual or individual families
•Organizations located outside BJ’s Wholesale Club markets
•Sponsorships for music, film and art festivals
•Support for business expositions/conferences
•Organizations that have applied to the BJ’s Charitable Foundation within the past 12 months
•509(a)(3) Type III non-functionally integrated supporting organizations
•First-time applicants applying for more than $2,500 in funding
•Organizations that do not have an annual budget, IRS Form 990 and audited financials
•Non-programmatic Salary Request
|How to Apply
||Go to their website. Read the page to see if your organization is eligible. Then scroll down to where you see a button that says 'apply now'.
|| January, April, July, October
||Early January, Early April, Early July, Early October. See their website for specific dates.