Name: The Bank of America Charitable Foundation, Inc.

Address: 100 North Tryon Street, NC1-007–20-05, Charlotte, NC United States 28225

Foundation status: Company-sponsored foundation

Phone: 800-218-9946



EIN: 200721133

Asset Amount: $10,495,307

Total Giving: $169,816,208

Gifts Received: $123,353,540

Expenditures: $169,831,929

Qualifying Distributions:$169,816,208

Giving Activities Include: $169,816,208 for g rants


Purpose and Activities: The Bank of America Charitable Foundation supports programs designated to advance pathways to economic mobility in order to build thriving communities.
Special emphasis is directed toward workforce development and education, community development, and basic needs.

Background: Established in 1958; reincorporated in 2004


SUBJECTS: Arts and culture, Basic and emergency aid, Business promotion, Community and economic development, Community improvement, Disaster relief, Diseases and conditions, Domesticated animals, Education, Elementary and secondary education, Employment, Entrepreneurship, Environment, Family services, Financial counseling, Financial services, Food aid, Food banks, Green building, Higher education, Home ownership, Homeless services, Hospital care, Housing development, Housing for the homeless, Housing rehabilitation, Human services, In-patient medical care, Job creation and workforce development, Job training, Leadership development, Museums, Natural resources, Nonprofits, Nutrition, Performing arts, Secondary education, Shelter and residential care, Social enterprise, Special population support, Supportive housing, Vocational education, Vocational post-
secondary education, Youth development, Youth mentoring

GEOGRAPHIC FOCUS: Indiana, Utah, Nevada, Arkansas, Tennessee, New Mexico, Virginia, Kansas, Delaware, Illinois, Washington, Idaho, Maryland, Rhode Island, Maine, North Carolina, Connecticut, Massachusetts, Texas, Florida, Michigan, Minnesota, Iowa, Missouri, California, New Hampshire, New York, Oklahoma, Colorado, Arizona, Ohio, South Carolina, Oregon, Haiti, United Kingdom

POPULATION GROUPS: Academics, Children, Children and youth, Economically disadvantaged people, Families, Incarcerated people, Low-income people, People with disabilities, Students, Unemployed people, Veterans

SUPPORT STRATEGIES: Building and renovations, Conferences and exhibits, Continuing support, General support, Internships, Leadership and
professional development, Participatory grantmaking, Program support, Regranting, Scholarships, System and operational improvements, Technical assistance

TRANSACTION TYPES: Cash grants, Employee matching gifts, Employee volunteer services, Employee-related scholarships, Grants to individuals

ORGANIZATION TYPES: Company-sponsored foundation


Check the website for updated guidelines and RFP’s, Support is limited to 1 contribution per organization during any given year. Funding for organizations and programs outside of the United States is limited and is awarded by invitation only. An application form is required.

Initial Approach: Complete online eligibility quiz and application

Deadline(s): Varies


Giving on a national basis in areas of company operations in AR, Phoenix and Tucson, AZ, CA, Denver, CO, Hartford and Southern, CT, Greater Washington, DC, DE, FL, GA, IA, Boise, ID, Chicago and St. Louis, IL, Indianapolis, IN, Kansas City and Wichita, KS, Boston and Worcester, MA, MD, ME, Detroit and Grand Rapids, MI, Minneapolis and St. Paul, MN, Kansas City and St. Louis, MO, NC, NH, NJ, NM, Las Vegas and Reno, NV, NY, OH, Oklahoma City and Tulsa, OK, Portland and Vancouver, OR, Philadelphia and Pittsburgh, PA, RI, Charleston, Columbia, Hilton Head, Myrtle Beach, and Upstate, SC, Knoxville, Memphis, and Nashville, TN, TX, Salt Lake City, UT, Charlottesville, Norfolk, Richmond, and Virginia Beach, VA, and Seattle and Spokane, WA.
No support for discriminatory organizations, political, labor, or fraternal organizations, civic clubs, religious organizations not of direct benefit to the entire community, or public or private pre-K-12 schools.
No grants to individuals or for fellowships, sports, athletic events or programs, travel-related events, student trips or tours, development or production of books, films, videos, or televisions programs, or memorial campaigns..