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Make a Difference Day Logo

Make A Difference Day Awards Program
7950 Jones Branch Drive
McLean, VA

Phone: 800-416-3824
Email: diffday@usaweekend.com
Url: http://makeadifferenceday.com/

Geographic Scope:

Type of Organization: Other Sources

Total Annual Giving:  $130,000

Grant Details:
Thirteen $10,000 awards are provided.

Eligibility Requirements:
Community volunteers

Application Deadlines:
November 30, 2014
(The 2015 deadline will be available in the summer.)

Areas of Interest:
Make A Difference Day is a national day of helping others -- a celebration of neighbors helping neighbors. The Make A Difference Day Awards Program honors the efforts of outstanding people who lead Make a Difference Day projects.

Everyone who helps others on the fourth Saturday in October of each year and sends in an entry form is eligible to become a Make A Difference Day Awards Program honoree. Newman's Own supports Make A Difference Day by donating $10,000 to the charities of each of the ten national honorees and three city honorees.

Note: The Make a Difference Day website provides project ideas and free team-building guides to help plan a Make A Difference Day project.

Application Procedures:
After participating in Make A Difference Day, interested applicants should submit their project either through the program's website or using the form available on the program's website.

Last Updated: 7/1/2014