AED Grants for Communities

Welcome to our comprehensive resource for AED Grants designed specifically for communities. The grants on this page often support general health and wellbeing initiatives, making them a great fit for communities and groups trying to find grant funding to get an AED or start an AED program.

If you don’t have the funds, you’re in the right place! Check out all the grant options below to find one that best suits what your community is looking for. If you have already received funding or have budgeted to purchase an AED, visit our AED machines page. Grant Program

Eligibility: The AED Grant program

Grant Amount: Grant amount is determined per AED donation.

Deadline: Grant applications are accepted on an ongoing basis. Please fill out this form.

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The Bernard & Audre Rapoport Foundation

Eligibility: The Bernard & Audre Rapoport Foundation uses one-third of its annual grant budget for eligible 501 (c)(3)organizations in Waco, Texas. These include healthy and community buildings, social services, and educational facilities. The rest of the grant budget is allocated to qualified organizations within the United States. This foundation does not fund political campaigns/cases, donations, or grants for individuals, religious projects, or organizations that have already been granted or denied. Learn more on eligibility requirements.

Grant Amount: ~$25,000-$50,000 (Review past grants for grant capacity reference)

Deadline: Recently closed. Check back January 2025.

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The Ford Family Foundation Grant Program

Eligibility: The Ford Family Foundation Grant Program offers grant funds to various organizations and projects in Oregon and Siskiyou County, California. The organizations they are looking to fund include those who aim to make a difference in the lives of rural children to help ensure family, education and communities have what they need to thrive.

Grant Amount: Up to $25,000

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The Lowe’s Foundation Gable Grant Program

Eligibility: The Lowe’s Foundation Cable Grant Program is open for community-based nonprofit organizations [501 (c)(3)] and community & technical colleges. Individuals, religious organizations, and political committees/causes will not be considered for this program. See all eligibility requirements. This funding from this grant can be used to support program-related expenses, including funding instructors, program materials, training space, equipment, measurement, capacity building, etc.

Grant Amount: Ranging between $100,000 – $1,000,000

Deadline: Next application period is Aug. 1st through Aug. 31st 2024 at 11:59pm.

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State Farm Community Grant Program

Eligibility: The State Farm Community Grant program commits to building safer, stronger, and better-educated communities by allowing the following communities to apply for a grant: educational institutions, county, state, or federal government institutions that align with State Farm charitable focus, 501 (c)(3) charitable nonprofit organizations, and 501 (c)(3) volunteer fire companies. This grant does not apply to individuals seeking personal help, religious programs, political programs, or organizations outside the United States.

Grant Amount: N/A

Deadline: Annual deadline- invitation only. If you did not receive an invitation, you can apply here.

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The Target Foundation Grant Program

Eligibility: To be eligible for the Target Foundation Grant Program, your organization must be a federally tax-exempt section 501 (c)(3) charitable organization, accredited school, or public agency located in the United States or one of its protectorates. Target serves communities on a hometown, national, global, and charter level, making each grant unique and tailored to that specific community need.

Grant Amount: Community engagement funds depend on store and distribution center location.

Deadline: Invitation-only application. Read more.

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U.S. Department of Agriculture Rural Development Grant Program

Eligibility: The Rural Development Grant Program is open for all rural areas, including cities, villages, townships, and towns including Federally Recognized Tribal Lands with no more than 20,000 residents according to the latest U.S. Census Data. This program is designed to fund the development of essential community facilities such as healthcare facilities, public facilities like town halls or courthouses, community support services, etc. See all eligible applicants.

Grant Amount: Grant amount dependent on the funding opportunity. Grant will fund up to 75% of the expense.

Deadline: December 31st, 2024.

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Walmart Community Grant Program

Eligibility: The Walmart Community Grant Program recognizes the following groups for their grant program: 501 (c)(3) organizations, government entities including state, county, and city agencies, K-12 public/private schools, charter schools, community/junior college, state/private college or university, and church or faith-based organizations with proposed projects that address and benefit the needs of the community at larger. No grants will be awarded to individuals. Learn more.

Grant Amount: Ranging from $250 to $5000

Deadline: Recently closed. Check back April 2025.

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Do you know of a grant specifically for AEDs for communities, or a grant that would apply for communities even if it’s not specifically for an AED purchase? If so, let us know, and we’ll give you $125 towards a new AED or AED value package! We would love to add it to our list.

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