The Bank of America Charitable Foundation focuses on building pathways to economic mobility by addressing the issues of workforce development and education, basic needs and community development. The Foundation is committed to advancing a more diverse and inclusive society by expanding opportunities and supporting equitable solutions that will enable low-income communities to grow and prosper. They have two focus areas and application periods: Economic mobility focused on the needs of individuals and families by investing in workforce development and education, and basic needs (applications accepted 1/29/2018 – 2/23/2018); and economic mobility focused on the needs of the community by investing in affordable housing, community revitalization, arts and the environment (applications accepted: 6/4/2018 – 6/29/2018). While there are local variations, as a general guide, grant amounts in larger markets can range from $5,000 to $50,000. Grant amounts in smaller markets can range from $2,500 to $25,000.