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Aug. 9 deadline for 2013 Walmart grant applications

Hawaii nonprofits are encouraged to apply for Walmart SGC grants by the final deadline for 2013 on Aug. 9. Minimum grant amounts are $25,000. Details and the online application are at

The Walmart Foundation’s Hawaii State Giving Council recently announced $126,000 in grants from the first grant-giving cycle for 2013 to three Hawaii nonprofits — Family Promise of Hawaii, Hawaii Appleseed Center for Law and Economic Justice, and Junior Achievement of Hawaii.

“At Walmart, we understand that nonprofit organizations are essential to building stronger communities across the islands, said Rey Armijo, Hawaii market manager for Walmart. “We’re proud to give back to the communities we serve and are hopeful that Hawaii residents will feel a positive effect through these grants.”

To be considered for support, perspective grantee organizations must submit applications through the Walmart Foundation Hawaii State Giving Program’s online grant application. Applicants must have a current 501(c)3 tax-exempt status in order to meet the program’s minimum eligibility criteria. Additional information about the program’s funding guidelines and application process are available online at


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