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2019 Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) Support Grants

Grants to USA Doctors, Nurses, NICU Staff, and Institutions
to Ease the Experience of Families Spending Time in the NICU

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Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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Little Giraffe Foundation (LGF)

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Grants of up to $1,000 to USA doctors, nurses, and other staff members involved with the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) staff, as well as any institutions directly supporting NICU(s). Funding is intended to help make the experience of having a child in the NICU easier.

Previous funds have supported holiday gift bags for families, books to allow parents to read to their babies, gas cards and food pantry support for NICU families, and supplies such as digital cameras to help parents bond with their children when parents cannot be with their child.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 180926

Estimated Size of Grant:

The Little Giraffe Foundation offers grants in the amount of $50 - $1,000.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

The Foundation invites all qualified doctors, nurses, NICU staff, and any institutions directly supporting NICU(s) to submit applications for grants directed at easing the experience of spending time in the NICU.

All applicants must be based in the United States and represent a U.S - based institution. Little Giraffe Foundation does not award grants to individuals or families.

Note: Applicants representing charity organizations must provide a copy of their 501c3 Letter of Determination.

Pre-Application Information:

Potential applicants should submit a Letter of Intent addressed to the Little Giraffe Funding Committee summarizing the proposed program.

Letters of intent must be submitted by July 20, 2019. Applications will then be evaluated by the Funding Committee and awards will be announced during the month of September.

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Letters of intent should be emailed to

Applications must be sent from an email address associated with the organization requesting the funding.

Little Giraffe Foundation
55 W. Monroe, Suite 3925
Chicago, IL 60603

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