Funding Sources. Sun Life Rising Star Award: Next deadline June 9, 2014 To be considered for a Sun Life Rising Star Award, your organization should: be designated as not-for-profit and tax-exempt as defined by the Internal Revenue Service code,operate within (or within 40 miles of) one of the following locations: Boston, MA; Detroit, MI; Philadelphia, PA; Los Angeles, CA; or South Florida (includes the following counties: Miami-Dade, Palm Beach, Broward, Lee, Hendry, Collier, and Monroe),directly benefit secondary school youth, ages 21 and younger, in the area of education engagement and matriculation rates,be aligned with or partner with secondary or post-secondary educational institutions,demonstrate fiscal soundness,have clearly stated and measurable goals and objectives,seek funding for specific program support, andhave at least a three-year track record of success.
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