| FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
APPLICATIONS SOUGHT FOR LAWRENCE LIVERMORE
NATIONAL SECURITY 2019 COMMUNITY GIFT PROGRAM
May 13, 2019
LIVERMORE, Calif. - Lawrence Livermore National Security, LLC (LLNS) is now accepting applications for its annual Community Gift Program for 2019.
Established in 2008, the LLNS Community Gift Program provides $150,000 annually in awards to support nonprofit organizations addressing STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics) education, community service and philanthropic needs of local and surrounding communities.
Nonprofit California educational institutions, IRS-qualified 501(c)(3) organizations and government agencies serving Alameda, Contra Costa and San Joaquin counties are eligible to apply. Gifts will be awarded in amounts from $1,000 to $15,000.
In 2018, the Community Gift Program received 67 applications for grants. Forty applications were selected for awards, the majority of which served children in the Tri-Valley area, Contra Costa and San Joaquin counties, with a focus on literacy, cultural arts and science, technology, engineering and math education. Other recipients focus their charitable efforts toward children, families, senior citizens and individuals in need of assistance.
All organizations interested in applying to the LLNS Community Gift Program must submit a gift application to LLNS by Friday, Aug. 16. To be eligible, organizations must be sustainable and financially viable and accountable for spending and program results. All applicants will be notified of the outcome of their proposal by Oct. 1.
More information on LLNS and its Community Gift Program is available on the web.
For an application, go to the Web.
LLNS manages Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory for the Department of Energy/National Nuclear Security Administration. LLNS is comprised of: Bechtel, the largest project management contractor in the United States; The University of California, the world’s largest public research institution; BWX Technologies and Washington Group International, the top two DOE nuclear facilities contractors; and Battelle, a global leader in science and technology and technology commercialization. The team also includes Texas A&M University, which provides programs in homeland security and national security