LEGO Community Fund U.S.: Grants for Early Childhood Education

OVERVIEW: The LEGO Community Fund U.S. supports "learning through play" for children from birth to age 14, prioritizing underprivileged children in the areas of the U.S. where its parent company operates. 

IP TAKE: The LEGO Community Fund U.S. limits its funding to Connecticut and the Pioneer Valley of Massachusetts. This funder does not accept unsolicited proposals, but organizations may submit contact information for future consideration. 

PROFILE: Based in Enfield Connecticut, the LEGO Community Fund U.S. seeks “to inspire and develop the builders of tomorrow to reach their potential by supporting programs benefiting children 0-14." The fund supports "learning through play," prioritizing disadvantaged children in the areas of the U.S. where its parent building toy company operates. The LEGO Community Fund is run separately from the LEGO Foundation.

The LEGO Community Fund supports "learning through play" broadly. Among its past grantees in the area of early childhood education are the Early Learning and Family Resource Centers of Enfield, Connecticut, which together run KITE-Key Initiatives to Early Education. 

LEGO Community Fund grants are geographically limited to the state of Connecticut and the Pioneer Valley in Massachusetts. Grants range from $100,000 to about $200,000.

The LEGO Community Fund does not accept proposals for funding, but nonprofit organizations may submit contact information for future consideration.

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