Application period for Cox Charities Community Grants opens

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Charla Batey

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Application period for Cox Charities Community Grants opens

Non-profit organizations can submit applications until July 31

ORANGE COUNTY (July 6, 2021) – Cox is delighted to announce that between July 1 and July 31, 2021, Cox Charities will be accepting applications from nonprofit organizations for its annual Community Grants program. This year, Cox Charities will award a total of $180,000 in grants to nonprofits across the state, 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. America’s largest privately owned broadband company, we proudly 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 celebrating the diversity of products, people, suppliers, communities and the 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 donations from employee salaries that are matched by the company, Cox Charities provides support to 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 evaluates applications based on the organization’s mission, programming, and written grant application. Cox Charities funds initiatives that support the company’s philanthropic pillars 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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