Cox Charities Community Grants Application Period Opens

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Cox Charities Community Grants Application Period Opens

Non-profit organizations can submit nominations until July 31

ORANGE COUNTY (July 6, 2021) – Cox is excited to announce that between July 1 and July 31, 2021, Cox Charities will be accepting applications from nonprofits as part of their annual community grants program. This year, Cox Charities will award a total of $ 180,000 in grants to nonprofit organizations statewide, with individual grants ranging from $ 2,500 to $ 10,000. Cox Charities will accept applications from nonprofit organizations that offer programs focused on:

  • Youth and education with a focus on innovative STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) opportunities for K-12 students beyond the classroom,
  • Conservation and sustainability,
  • Diversity, equity and inclusion, including military and veterans and,
  • Bridging the digital divide, including digital equity and digital literacy.

To apply for a Cox Charities nonprofit grant, organizations must meet the following requirements:

  • Be a 501 (c) 3 non-profit organization.
  • Be located or provide services in a Cox service area in Orange County.
  • Align with Cox Charities focus areas.

For more information on our grant criteria and the link to the application, please visit https://www.coxcharitiesca.org/communitygrants. Grant recipients will be announced in September 2021.

About Cox Communications

Cox Communications is committed to creating meaningful moments of human connection through technology. The largest private broadband company in America, we are proud to serve six and a half million homes and businesses in 18 states. We are committed to empowering others to build a better future and to celebrate the diversity of products, people, suppliers, communities and characteristics that make each one unique. Cox Communications is the largest division of Cox Enterprises, a family business founded in 1898 by Governor James M. Cox.

About Cox Charities

Funded by employee donations who are matched by the company, Cox Charities supports communities in the Cox Communications service area by providing scholarships to high school students and grants to nonprofit organizations. A volunteer advisory board of Cox employees oversees Cox Charities and its giving programs. The committee assesses the applications based on the organization’s mission, programming and written grant request. Cox Charities funds initiatives that support the philanthropic cornerstones of business of youth and education, diversity, equity and inclusion, conservation and bridging the digital divide. For more information visit www.coxcharitiesca.org.

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