OVERVIEW: The Louis L. Borick Foundation supports education, youth, leadership development, the arts and animal welfare.
IP TAKE: The Louis L. Borick Foundation supports early child education through its education funding initiative. This funder supports organizations throughout the U.S., but prioritizes Northern California, Southern California and Texas. Application for funding is by invidation only.
PROFILE: The Louis L. Borick Foundation was established in 1997 by Louis Borick, the founder of Superior Industries International, a leading manufacturer of aluminum wheels used in automobiles. Based in Houston, Texas, the foundation aims to “create opportunity for people to reach their full potential, positively contribute to society and participate in a culturally rich community by supporting education, youth, leadership development, and the arts.” It also supports furthering animal welfare through conservation and protection efforts.
The foundation supports early childhood education through its education initiative and seeks organizations that “strengthen families, support parents as their child’s first teacher, and increase access to high quality early learning.” Para Los Niños , an organization providing early education, social services and family support to underserved communities in Los Angeles, and the Center for Education of the Infant Deaf are past grantees.
Borick’s grants average between $10,000 and $50,000. The foundation supports organizations across the United States, but prioritizes Northern California, Southern California, and Texas. Borick does not currently accept unsolicited grant applications or requests for funding.
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