OTHER FUNDING SOURCES - FOUNDATION & OTHER NON-GOVERNMENTAL GRANT PROGRAMS

Abbott Laboratories Fund
To support education, health and welfare, culture, art, and civic and public policy. Education-related projects should have the potential to provide short- and long-term benefits to the health care industry and its employees. Pre-college education projects should improve K-12 science programs and involve physical and biological sciences, medicine and pharmacy, nutrition or diagnostics.

Eligibility:Schools, districts, higher education institutions, hospitals and other non-profit groups. Priority is given to those that serve Abbott communities in various locations throughout the country, including in New Jersey. (There is an Abbott Laboratories facility in Fairfield, NJ.)

Funding:In 1999, the fund distributed almost 5,000 grants (nearly 1,000 general grants and more than 4,000 matching grants), totaling more than $10.3 million. The average grant is between $1,000 and $5,000.

Contact:Abbott Laboratories Fund, Dept. 379, Bldg. AP6D-2, 100 Abbott Park Rd., Abbott Park, IL 60064-6048; (847) 937-6100

Website: www.abbott.com/community/lab_fund.html

Federal: No