Lego Systems Lego Children's Fund

Lego Systems Inc., the Americas (North America and Latin America) division of the Lego Group, has announced the formation of the Lego Children's Fund, a nonprofit foundation established to support organizations and programs dedicated to inspiring and encouraging youth creativity, thereby improving their quality of life and preparing them for the future. The fund will make cash grants to nonprofit organizations in the United States with programs dedicated to a child's exploration of creativity that cater to children ages birth to 14, with priority consideration for disadvantaged or at-risk youth.

The fund's cash grants will generally range between $500 and $5,000 each. Additionally, the fund aims to make one $100,000 grant per year to a single organization identified and selected by the fund's board of directors.The fund will award grants to qualified 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organizations including educational organizations with specific, identifiable needs primarily in these areas of support: early childhood education and development; technology and communication projects that advance learning opportunities; and sport or athletic programs that concentrate on underserved youth. Grant program guidelines and applications are the available at the Lego Children's Fund website.

Deadline: Quarterly (April 15, July 15, October 15, January 15)
Amount: $500-$5,000