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    The foundation accepts proposals in three categories of grants: responsive grants, adult literacy transition grants and teachers’ pet grants.

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    We’re interested in community service, innovative collaborations and partnerships that respond to community needs and have long-lasting impact.

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  • History

    Taking its name from a distinguished figure in our community, the J. Marion Sims Foundation owes its existence to visionary leaders.

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    • Adult Literacy Grants

    • 96 grants
    • $13.34 million
    • Responsive Grants

    • 295 grants
    • $33.5 million
    • Teachers’ Pet Grants

    • 2542 grants
    • $1.2 million
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