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 Development Office - Current Grant Opportunities

NOTE: All grant proposals that are submitted by schools and Central Offices must follow the AACPS Grant Approval Process. This includes the submission of a signed Intent to Apply Form prior to submission of the grant proposal to the funder.

A Grant Process Flow Chart and an Intent to Apply Form are available on the AACPS Intranet at
https://intranet.aacps.org/Dept/Budget/Development/default.aspx.

That site also has additional resources for finding grant funding, including archived webinars on finding grant funding and grant proposal development.

Grant questions? Contact the Development Office at 410-222-5370 or
DevOffice@aacps.org 

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 Target Early Childhood Reading Grant  
Deadline:
April-30-14

Date Added:

April-11-14
Program Summary:
Target solicits applications for its Early Childhood Reading Grants Program. Funds support programs that foster a love of reading and encourage young children, preschool through third grade, to read together with their families.
Eligibility:
Schools, libraries and nonprofit organizations.
Grant Award:
$2,000 grants.
Contact:
https://corporate.target.com/corporate-responsibility/grants/early-childhood-reading-grants

 Creative Leadership Grant  
Deadline:
June-23-14

Date Added:

April-10-14
Program Summary:
Champion Creatively Alive Children (R) grant opportunity! The 2014 program provides grants for innovative, creative leadership team building within elementary schools.
Eligibility:
Elementary Schools.
Grant Award:
20 grants for $2,500 and Crayola products valued at $1,000.
Contact:
http://www.crayola.com/for-educators/ccac-landing/grant-program.aspx

 The Captain Planet Foundation  
Deadline:
May-31-14

Date Added:

April-02-14
Program Summary:
The program seeks to support organizations that engage children in inquiry-based projects in science, technology, engineering, and math fields that use innovation, bio-mimicry/nature-based design, or new uses for technology to address environmental problems in their communities.
Eligibility:
K-12 schools and nonprofit organizations.
Grant Award:
$2,500 grants.
Contact:
http://www.captainplanetfoundation.org/2014/01/ecotech

 Sharon Gewirtz Kids to Concerts Fund  
Deadline:
June-30-14

Date Added:

March-28-14
Program Summary:
The Sharon Gewirtz Kids to Concerts Fund seeks to support music education by providing children with the opportunity to experience classical music firsthand at live performances.
Eligibility:
Public and charter schools and nonprofit music programs.
Grant Award:
Up to $500.
Contact:
http://www.sites.google.com/site/gewirtzkidstoconcerts

 ADMET 
Deadline:
May-31-14

Date Added:

March-28-14
Program Summary:
ADMET seeks entrants for its 25th Anniversay Giveaway. The giveaway seeks to provide an in-kind equipment donation to help educators to instruct and democtrate engineering concepts in a classroom setting.
Eligibility:
U.S. high schools, vocational schools, colleges, and universities.
Grant Award:
An eX5M Manual Stress Testing System. (valued at $5,000)
Contact:
http://www.admet.com/contest

 Lego Children's Fund 
Deadline:
July 15, October 15

Date Added:

March-18-14
Program Summary:
The Fund issues project grants. Primary interests are early childhood education and development that is directly related to creativity and technology and communication projects that advance learning opportunities.
Eligibility:
Schools are eligible.
Grant Award:
$500-$5,000
Contact:
http://www.legochildrensfund.org/Guidelines.html#Guidelines

 Target Early Childhood reading 
Deadline:
Between March 1 and April 30 each year

Date Added:

March-18-14
Program Summary:
Reading grants are awarded to schools and others for programs such as weekend book clubs and after-school reading programs that foster a love of reading and encourage children, from birth through age 9, to read together with their families.
Eligibility:
Schools are eligible.
Grant Award:
$2,000
Contact:
https://corporate.target.com/corporate-responsibility/grants/early-childhood-reading-grants

 From Failure to Promise K-12 Educator's Grant  
Deadline:
July-31-14

Date Added:

March-14-14
Program Summary:
To support educators, Dr. C Moorer & Associates, Inc. will award (6-8) $500 mini grants in 2014 to community-based organizations, libraries or schools to help more students "From Failure to Promise" in Literacy, Math, Science, or Technology.
Eligibility:
Educators K-12 grade and youth leaders.
Grant Award:
$500.
Contact:
http://www.fromfailuretopromise.com

 Kids In Need Foundation  
Deadline:
April-30-14

Date Added:

March-13-14
Program Summary:
The Kids In Need Foundation solicits applications for the Elmer's Teacher Tool Kit Grant Program.
Eligibility:
K-12 teachers. Special consideration is given to projects submitted by first-year teachers and to projects that include a community service component.
Grant Award:
$100 to $500.
Contact:
http://www.kinf.org/elmers

 Home Depot Foundation  
Deadline:
August-15-14

Date Added:

March-13-14
Program Summary:
The Home Depot Foundation mission is to ensure that every veteran has a safe place to call home. As such-priority will be placed on volunteer projects serving veterans.
Eligibility:
Registered 501(c)(3)nonprofit organizations and tax-exempt public service agencies (e.g. Police/Fire Departments)in the U.S. are eligible to apply.
Grant Award:
Up to $5,000.
Contact:
http://homedepotfoundation.org

 Artists-in-Residence Program  
Deadline:
May-16-14

Date Added:

March-06-14
Program Summary:
The MSAC's Artist-in-Residence(Air)program provides grants to Maryland schools that cover half the cost of a teaching artist residency in a particular school. The artists on this roster specialize in harnessing the arts as tools for learning, and are available to lead hands-on, intensive arts workshops in Maryland schools.
Eligibility:
See eGrant.net for internet based grant application.
Grant Award:
Covers half the cost of teaching artist residency.
Contact:
http://msac.egrant.net

 Discovery Education  
Deadline:
April-22-14

Date Added:

February-24-14
Program Summary:
Discovery Education and 3M seek entrants for the 2014 Discovery Education 3M Young Scientist Challenge. The challenge rewards students for their science acumen, demonstration of innovative thinking, and communication skills.
Eligibility:
Fifth-through eighth grade students.
Grant Award:
$25,000. Ten finanlists will receive a trip to the 3M Innovation Center in St. Paul, Minn. to compete at the final event in October.
Contact:
http://www.youngscientistchallenge.com

 Farmers Insurance  
Deadline:
October-31-14

Date Added:

February-12-14
Program Summary:
Farmers Insurance seeks to recognize educators who go beyond sentiment and have a genuinely positive impact on the lives of teachers and their students.
Eligibility:
K-12 teachers. To submit a proposal, eligible teachers must first receive a thank you post on ThankAMillionTeachers.com
Grant Award:
$2,500 grants.
Contact:
http://www.thankamillionteachers.com

 Video Insight  
Deadline:
NA

Date Added:

February-12-14
Program Summary:
Video Insight seeks to help campuses prevent andcombat violence through its Video Insight School Security Grant program.
Eligibility:
K-12 schools and institutions of higher education.
Grant Award:
The program will donate more than $250,000 in video surveillance software and hardware to schools and colleges nationwide.
Contact:
http://www.video-insght.com/schoolgrant.php

 National Council of Teachers of Mathematics prek-6 
Deadline:
May-02-14

Date Added:

January-30-14
Program Summary:
The NCTM solicits applications for the program of mathematics study and active professionalism grants for preK-6 teachers. The program seeks to provide financial support for teachers seeking to improve their understanding and appreciation of mathematics.
Eligibility:
Individuals currently teaching mathematics for at least three years and teaching at least 50 percent of the time in classroom(s)at the preK-6 level.
Grant Award:
Award ranges up to $24,000.
Contact:
http://www.nctm.org/resources/content.aspx?id=22370

 National Council of Teachers of Mathematics  
Deadline:
May-02-14

Date Added:

January-30-14
Program Summary:
The NCTM seeks proposals for the school in-service training grants for preK-5 teachers. The grants provide financial assistance to elementary schools for in-service education in mathematics.
Eligibility:
PreK-5 schools. Applicants must have a current NCTM preK-8 school membership.
Grant Award:
Award ranges up to $4,000.
Contact:
http://www.nctm.org/resources/content.aspx?id=206

 Amazon Web Services  
Deadline:
Ongoing

Date Added:

January-29-14
Program Summary:
Amazon Web Services seeks applications for its AWS in Education initiative. The initiative provides a set of programs that enable the academic community to easily leverage the benefits of Amazon Web Services for teaching andresearch.
Eligibility:
Educators, academic researchers, and students worldwide.
Grant Award:
In-kind donations of free usage credits to tap into the on-demand infrastructure of Amazon Web Services in order to teach advanced courses, tackle research endeavors, and explore new projects.
Contact:
http://www.aws.amazon.com/education/faqs

 Crayola  
Deadline:
June-23-14

Date Added:

January-29-14
Program Summary:
Crayola solicts applications for the Champion Creatively Alive Children grant program. The program provides grants for innovative, creative leadership team building within elementary schools.
Eligibility:
Elementary schools.
Grant Award:
Winning schools receive $2,500 and $1,000 worth of Crayola products.
Contact:
http://www.crayola.com

 Fender Music Foundation  
Deadline:
Ongoing

Date Added:

December-03-13
Program Summary:
The Fender Music Foundation awards instruments and equipment to eligible music instruction programs.
Eligibility:
Music instruction programs that are part of 501 (c)(3) organizations or public schools.
Grant Award:
In-kind grants for equipment.
Contact:
http://www.fendermusicfoundation.org

 Finish Line Youth Foundation  
Deadline:
NA

Date Added:

December-03-13
Program Summary:
The Finish Line Youth Foundation supports organizations that provide opportunities for youth participation in youth athletic programs and camps.
Eligibility:
Nonprofit organizations.
Grant Award:
Grants range from $1,000 to $5,000.
Contact:
http://www.finishline.com

 Macy's Inc.  
Deadline:
Rolling.

Date Added:

September-06-13
Program Summary:
Macy's Inc. solicits applications for the My Macy's District Grants program. The program provides funding in the areas of arts and culture, education, the environment, HIV/AIDS, and women's issues.
Eligibility:
Nonprofits.
Grant Award:
NA
Contact:
http://www.macysinc.com/community/grant-information/district-grants

 Pets in the Classroom  
Deadline:
Rolling.

Date Added:

September-06-13
Program Summary:
Pets in the Classroom provides grants to support pets or aquariums in the classroom for the purpose of teaching children to bond with and care for their pets responsibly.
Eligibility:
PreK-8 grade teachers.
Grant Award:
Grants include discounts, in-kind donations and cash awards.
Contact:
http://www.petsintheclassroom.org/teachers

 The Foundation for Autism Training and Education  
Deadline:
Rolling

Date Added:

August-29-13
Program Summary:
The Foundation for Autism Training and Education seeks to help school districts develop and maintain quality special education programs in public schools.
Eligibility:
Professionals in the field of special education that work directly with children with austism in public schools.
Grant Award:
Free training workshops
Contact:
http://www.thefate.org

 Build A Bear Foundation 
Deadline:
Check website

Date Added:

August-16-13
Program Summary:
Support for children in the areas of health and wellness such as childhood disease research foundations, child safety organizations and organizations that serve children with special needs. Our goal is to provide grants to help many programs that are working hard to make the world a healthier and happier place for kids.
Eligibility:
Public schools are eligible.
Grant Award:
Dependent on the particular grant program.
Contact:
http://www.buildabear.com/shopping/contents/content.jsp?catId=400002&id=700010

 ING Unsung Heroes 
Deadline:
April-30-14

Date Added:

August-15-13
Program Summary:
Are you an educator with a class project that is short on funding but long on potential? Do you know a teacher looking for grant dollars? ING Unsung Heroes® could help you turn great ideas into reality for students. For more than 15 years, and with more than $4 million in awarded grants, ING Unsung Heroes has proven to be an A+ program with educators. The program’s “alumni” have inspired success in the classroom and impacted countless numbers of students. Grants are given to K-12 educators utilizing new teaching methods and techniques that improve learning. Each year, educators submit applications for an ING Unsung Heroes grant by describing projects they have initiated or would like to pursue. Each project is judged on its: •Innovative method •Creativity •Ability to positively influence the students
Eligibility:
All K-12 education professionals are eligible. Specifically, these individuals must be:
•Employed by an accredited K-12 public or private school located in the United States
•Full-time educators, teachers, principals, paraprofessionals, or classified staff with effective projects that improve student earning
Grant Award:
Each year, 100 educators are selected to receive $2,000 to help fund their innovative class projects. Three of those are chosen to receive the top awards of an additional $5,000, $10,000 and $25,000.

Contact:
http://www.k-12schoolgrants.com/foundation-grants/ING_Unsung_Heroes_2014/schoolgrant_63.aspx?src=ml

 Mary Pope Osborne's Gift of Books  
Deadline:
Rolling.

Date Added:

July-09-13
Program Summary:
Mary Pope Osborne's Gift of Books grant program provides teachers at eligible schools with books and learning aids for their classrooms.
Eligibility:
1-5 grade educators from Title 1 schools, and after-school programs.
Grant Award:
In-kind donations of Magic Tree House books and Fact Trackers.
Contact:
http://mthclassroomadventures.org/index.php?r=site/giftofbooks

 Baseball Tomorrow Fund  
Deadline:
N/A

Date Added:

June-12-13
Program Summary:
The Baseball Tomorrow Fund provides funding for incremental programming and facilities for youth baseball and softball programs, not for normal operating expenses or as a substitute for existing funding or fundraising activitites.
Eligibility:
Tax-exempt organizations, such as municipalities and school districts; and 501(c)(3) organizations.
Grant Award:
Average grant amount is $40,000.
Contact:
http://web.mlbcommunity.org/index.jsp

 The World We Want Foundation  
Deadline:
Ongoing.

Date Added:

May-21-13
Program Summary:
The World We Want Foundation promotes and supports young global citizens making positive social change in their communities and around the world.
Eligibility:
Nonprofit educational, charitable, community, or faith-based organizations, including public and private schools, and other foundations who are devoted to youth leadership and empowerment.
Grant Award:
Grants range from $250 to $5,000.
Contact:
http://www.theworldwewantfoundation.org/what-we-do

 The Foundation for Bluegrass Music  
Deadline:
Rolling.

Date Added:

April-15-13
Program Summary:
The Foundation for Bluegrass Music accepts applications for its Bluegrass in the Schools Mini-Grant program. The program provides support for educational in-school programs that present bluegrass music.
Eligibility:
K-12 schools.
Grant Award:
Grants up to $200.
Contact:
http://bluegrassfoundation.org/Programs/Mini-Grants

 Wondershare  
Deadline:
Rolling

Date Added:

April-12-13
Program Summary:
Wondershare seeks applications for its Software for Schools donation program.
Eligibility:
Teachers and school administrators
Grant Award:
In-kind multimedia software donation.
Contact:
http://blog.wondershare.com

 Google Maps for Education  
Deadline:
Ongoing

Date Added:

April-12-13
Program Summary:
Eligibility:
Public Schools, 501(c)(3)educational institutions,and for-profit charter schools.
Grant Award:
In-kind donation of Google Earth Pro or Google Maps Engine.
Contact:
http://maps.google.com/help/maps/education/grants.html

 Toshiba America Foundation  
Deadline:
Rolling

Date Added:

April-12-13
Program Summary:
The Toshiba America Foundation requests applications from teachers who are passionate about making science and mathematics more engaging for their students.
Eligibility:
6-12 grade teachers.
Grant Award:
Varies by request.
Contact:
http://toshiba.com/taf

 Mom Trusted  
Deadline:
Rolling.

Date Added:

January-25-13
Program Summary:
Mom Trusted announced a new program that gives preschool teachers free supplies each month in exchange for their project ideas and creations.
Eligibility:
Preschool teachers and early educators.
Grant Award:
Free supplies and teachers can win bigger prizes for having the most creative activity or project for their classroom.
Contact:
http://earlylearning.momtrusted.com/free-preschool-supplies-program

 eGenio 
Deadline:
Ongoing.

Date Added:

January-03-13
Program Summary:
eGenio seeks applications for its Dreams Matching Grant Program. The program provides 1:1 matching grants for projects that advance technology and foster improved outcomes for all students in the school and community through the use of eGenio.
Eligibility:
K-12 schools.
Grant Award:
Grants range from $1,000 to $15,000.
Contact:
http://www.grantwrangler.com/grantManager/templates/?a=1171&z=0

 NEA foundation Institute for Innovation  
Deadline:
NA

Date Added:

December-18-12
Program Summary:
The NEA Foundation Institute for Innovation in Teaching and Learning is a structured learning experience that supports local unions and school district leaders' collaborative efforts to improve education.
Contact:
http://www.neafoundation.org/pages/educators/institute-for-local-innovation-in-teaching

 Awesome Foundation  
Deadline:
Monthly

Date Added:

December-11-12
Program Summary:
The Awesome Foundation for the Arts and Sciences seeks to fund projects that challenge and expand the understanding of individual and communal potentials.
Eligibility:
All people and organizations.
Grant Award:
$1,000.
Contact:
http://www.awesomefoundation.org

 MLB  
Deadline:
Rolling for letters of inquiry

Date Added:

December-06-12
Program Summary:
The MLB solicits applications for its Baseball Tomorrow Fund. The fund provides funding for projects that include capital expenditures for youth baseball and softball programs.
Eligibility:
Nonprofit oranizations involved in youth baseball and/or softball.
Grant Award:
The average grant award is $39,000.
Contact:
http://www.mlb.com/mlb/official_info/community/btf_grant_process.jsp

 Cognizant  
Deadline:
Rolling

Date Added:

November-27-12
Program Summary:
Cognizant requests proposals for its 2013 Making the Future education initiative. The initiative seeks to inspire children with a passion for science, technology, engineering, and mathematics through afterschool programs.
Eligibility:
Schools and nonprofit organizations.
Grant Award:
Grants fund tools, materials, and instructor stipends for programs.
Contact:
http://www.cognizant.com/aboutus/makingthefuture

 Earthwatch  
Deadline:
Rolling

Date Added:

November-13-12
Program Summary:
Earthwatch is looking for teachers who are adventures and innovative with an interest in natural and cultutral conservation, sustainability, and life long learning.
Eligibility:
A K12 classroom educator
Passionate about teaching
Looking to learn more about environmental issues
Excited to collaborate with a team of teachers
Committed to engaging your students and school community
Interested in how scientific research is conducted
Grant Award:
N/A
Contact:
http://www.earthwatch.org/aboutus/education/edopp

 CVS Caremark Community Grants  
Deadline:
None.

Date Added:

November-08-12
Program Summary:
The CVS Caremark Community Grants program awards funds to nonprofit organizations for programs targeting children with disabilities, programs focusing on health and rehabilitation services.
Eligibility:
K-12 Public Schools
Grant Award:
Maximum $5,000
Contact:
http://www.info.cvscaremark.com/community/our-impact/community-grants/public-schools

 Lego Children's Fund  
Deadline:
various

Date Added:

November-08-12
Program Summary:
The LEGO Children's Fund issues project grants for early childhood education and development that is directly related to technology and communication projects.
Eligibility:
The Foundation awards grants to qualified tax-exempt organizations including educational organizations.
Grant Award:
Typical awards are between $500 and $5,000.
Contact:
http://www.legochildrensfund.org/Guidelines

 Guitar Center  
Deadline:
various

Date Added:

November-07-12
Program Summary:
The Guitar Center provides support for music education. The center seeks to inspire creativity and personal expression, build self-esteem, and teach cooperation and team building from playing music together.
Eligibility:
501(c)(3) organizations that support music education; and music educators.
Grant Award:
Varies by request.
Contact:
http://www.guitarcenter.com/Donation-Request-g26373t0.gc

 Old National Bank  
Deadline:
Rolling for letters of inquiry

Date Added:

October-16-12
Program Summary:
Old National Bank provides Strategic Grants to support education, specifically: * Youth and adult literacy/reading programs; *Early childhood development programs; *Academic achievement programs; *Cultural education and diversity awareness; *Tutoring and mentoring programs;and *College preparation programs.
Eligibility:
Nonprofit organizations located in or provide service to communities within ONB's footprint.
Grant Award:
Grants of $5,000 and up.
Contact:
http://www.oldnational.com/about-us/community-partnership/foundation-grants/applying-for-a-grant.asp

 Adobe Foundation  
Deadline:
NA

Date Added:

October-16-12
Program Summary:
The Adobe Foundation Creativity Scholarship Fund seeks to empower youth worldwide to pursue creative careers or find innovative ways to improve their communities.
Eligibility:
High school seniors.
Grant Award:
The foundation expects to award $1 million in awards.
Contact:
http://www.adobe.com/corporate-responsibility/community/creativity-scholarship.html

 EPS  
Deadline:
Rolling.

Date Added:

October-01-12
Program Summary:
EPS' School Speciality's Literacy and Intervention Division solicts applications for the EPS RTI Grant Program. The program seeks to assist school districts in the development and improvement of their Response to Intervention programs.
Eligibility:
School districts.
Grant Award:
See grant.
Contact:
http://eps.schoolspecialty.com

 Discover  
Deadline:
Rolling

Date Added:

September-19-12
Program Summary:
Discover's Pathway to Financial Success program provides funding to help schools incorporate financial education into the curriculum.
Eligibility:
Public high schools.
Grant Award:
The company has pledged a five-year, $10 million investment to the program.
Contact:
http://www.pathwaytofinancialsuccess.org/get-a-grant

 The Standard Charitable Foundation  
Deadline:
Rolling for letters of inquiry

Date Added:

August-23-12
Program Summary:
The Standard Charitable Foundation seeks to support community development, education, and disability and health organizations.
Eligibility:
Nonprofit organizations, and K-16 schools.
Grant Award:
N/A.
Contact:
http://www3.standard.com

 Team USA  
Deadline:
Ongoing.

Date Added:

August-16-12
Program Summary:
Team USA, in joint effort utilizing USA Archery and Junior Olympic Archery Development funding provided by the Easton Foundation, solicits applications for its 2012 Coach Education Grants.
Eligibility:
Open to all coaches.
Grant Award:
Grants range up to $450.
Contact:
http://www.teamusa.org/USA-Archery/Programs/Coaching/coach-Education-Grants.aspx

 Usborne Books & More  
Deadline:
Rolling.

Date Added:

August-15-12
Program Summary:
Usborne Books & More solicits applications for its Literacy for a Lifetime grant program.
Eligibility:
The Literacy for a Lifetime program matches any corporate or individual donation or grant that purchases books from Usborne Books.
Grant Award:
Matching grants as low as $200 are available.
Contact:
http://www.readanddream.com/

 Kids In Need Foundation  
Deadline:
NA

Date Added:

August-15-12
Program Summary:
Kids In Need Teacher Grants provide K-12 educators with funding to provide innovative learning opportunities for their students. The Kids In Need Foundation helps to engage students in the learning process by supporting our most creative and important educatioal resource - our nation's teachers.
Eligibility:
All certified K-12 teachers in the U.S. are eligible.
Grant Award:
Teacher Grant awards range from $100 to $500 each and are used to finance creative classroom projects.
Contact:
http://www.kinf.org/grants/

 GE Foundation  
Deadline:
Rolling.

Date Added:

July-17-12
Program Summary:
The GE Foundation supports education, developing health globally, the environment, public policy, human rights, disaster relief, and community success around the globe.
Eligibility:
501(c)(3)organizations, PreK-12 schools and school districts, public, nonprofit institutions of higher education.
Grant Award:
N/A
Contact:
http://www.ge.com/foundation/employee_programs/matching_gifts_eligibility.jsp

 Barnes & Noble Bookseller  
Deadline:
Rolling.

Date Added:

June-21-12
Program Summary:
Barnes & Noble Booksellers support non-profit organizations that focus on literacy, the arts, or education at the preK-12 level.
Eligibility:
PreK-12 schools and nonprofit arts and literacy organizations.
Grant Award:
Varies by request. The company support organizations through sponsorships and donations.
Contact:
http://www.barnesandnobleinc.com/our_company/sponsorship/Sponsorship_main.html

 Cabot Creamery  
Deadline:
Ongoing.

Date Added:

June-12-12
Program Summary:
Cabot Creamery grants seek to engage communities in wellness programs by encouraging schools to reach out to their own local businesses, cooperatives, parent clubs and others.
Eligibility:
K-12 schools.
Grant Award:
Matching grants up to $200.
Contact:
http://www.cabotcheese.coop/pages/community_and_you/school_grants.php

 Sisters in Crime Inc.  
Deadline:
Rolling

Date Added:

May-18-12
Program Summary:
Sisters in Crime Inc., seeks entrants for WE Love Libraries Lottery. The lottery will award monthly grants through a random drawing.
Eligibility:
U.S. Libraries.
Grant Award:
$1,000.
Contact:
http://www.sistersincrime.org/displaycommon.cfm?an=1&subarticlenbr=53

 Victor Clark Youth Incentive Program  
Deadline:
Ongoing.

Date Added:

April-24-12
Program Summary:
The Amateur Radio Relay League Foundation offers grants to educators and youth for its Victor Clark Youth Incentive Program, which is intended to promote participation in amateur radio by youth ages 18 and younger.
Eligibility:
High school radio clubs, youth groups, and general-interest radio clubs that sponsor youth groups.
Grant Award:
From $1,000 to $3,000.
Contact:
http://www.arrlf.org/special_programs/VCC_youth_fund

 Jewel-Osco 
Deadline:
None.

Date Added:

April-24-12
Program Summary:
Jewel-Osco, part of the Supervalu grocery chain, provides support for programs focused on the areas of nutritional education, environmental stewardship, and hunger relief.
Eligibility:
Nonprofit 501(c)(3)
Grant Award:
Varies.
Contact:
http://www.jewelosco.com/about/community.jsp

 Dreyer's Grand Ice Cream Foundation  
Deadline:
Rolling.

Date Added:

April-24-12
Program Summary:
Dreyer's Grand Ice Cream Foundation supports programs for family, school, and community environments that build skills and foster talents in young people.
Eligibility:
Nonprofit organizations
Grant Award:
$1,000 or less.
Contact:
http://www.nestleusa.com/Creating-Shared-Value/Community.aspx

 The NEA Foundation  
Deadline:
Rolling

Date Added:

March-29-12
Program Summary:
The NEA Foundation provides grants to improve the academic achievement of students in U.S. public schools and public higher education institutions in any subject area.
Eligibility:
Public school teachers in grades preK-12; public school education support professionals; or faculty and staff at public higher education institutions.
Grant Award:
$2,000 and $5,000.
Contact:
http://www.neafoundation.org

 The Mockingbird Foundation  
Deadline:
NA

Date Added:

March-26-12
Program Summary:
The Mockingbird Foundation, an all-volunteer nonprofit organization created by fans of the Rock Bank Phish, annually provides competitive grants to U.S. nonprofit organizations and public schools for children's music education programs.
Eligibility:
The foundation is interested in programs targeting children 18 years of age or younger, but will consider projects that benefit college students, teachers,instrumentation, vocalization, or improvisation. Also, encourages applications associated with diverse or unusual musical styles, genres, forms, and philosophies.
Grant Award:
Grants ranging between $100 and $5,000 will be awarded to nonprofit 501(c)(3) organizations, organizations with an eligible fiscal sponsor, and public schools.
Contact:
http://www.mbird.org

 Alibris for Libraries  
Deadline:
NA

Date Added:

March-13-12
Program Summary:
The Alibris Collection Award is an annual grant of books to an academic, public, special, or K-12 library supporting specific collection development projects that advance the mission, priority areas, and goals of the selected library.
Eligibility:
See above.
Grant Award:
Create an online wishlist.
Contact:
http://www.library.alibris.com/collection-award

 Kids Need to Read  
Deadline:
Ongoing

Date Added:

January-06-12
Program Summary:
Kids Need to Read provides books, periodicals, and literacy resources to schools, libraries, and other organizations that administer literacy programs to children and adolescents.
Eligibility:
Schools, libraries, and 501(c)(3) organizations.
Grant Award:
In-kind donations of books, periodicals, and literary resources.
Contact:
http://www.community.kidsneedtoread.org

 Faith and Family Foundation  
Deadline:
Rolling

Date Added:

December-29-11
Program Summary:
The Faith and Family Foundation accepts applications for the K-9s for Kidz grant program. The grant offers an adoptive therapy dog program for children with disabilities.
Eligibility:
Families whose children have established therapeutic need.
Grant Award:
Specially bred Labrador Retriever puppies and puppy training for them to become Canine Good Citizens.
Contact:
http://www.faithandfamilyfoundation.org

 Charles Schwab Foundation  
Deadline:
Ongoing

Date Added:

December-06-11
Program Summary:
The Charles Schwab Foundation provides support for financial literacy and local cultural and social needs.
Eligibility:
Nonprofit organizations. Applicants must be recommended by an employee who is an active volunteer in the organization.
Grant Award:
Grants range from $2,500 to $25,000.
Contact:
http://www.aboutschwab.com/community/corporate_giving/

 Chevron  
Deadline:
Rolling for letters of inquiry

Date Added:

December-05-11
Program Summary:
Chevron seeks to support programs that encourage creative math and science programs for grade levels K-12, and local environmental conservation and education.
Eligibility:
501(c)(3)organizations.
Grant Award:
Varies by request.
Contact:
http://www.elsegundo.chevron.com/Files/elsegundo/pdf/grant_application_guidelines.pdf

 Office Depot Foundation  
Deadline:
Ongoing

Date Added:

November-02-11
Program Summary:
The Office Depot Foundation provides support for programs and efforts that bring systemic change to the communities they serve.
Eligibility:
501(c)(3)organizations, schools, libraries, and government agencies.
Grant Award:
Grants range from $50 to $3,000.
Contact:
http://www.officedepotfoundation.org/grant_guidelines.asp#faq

 KaBOOM!  
Deadline:
Ongoing

Date Added:

October-26-11
Program Summary:
KaBOOM! and the Dr. Pepper Snapple Group - Let's Play Spruce Grants seek to reward communities that have maintained and "spruced" their playspaces since the building of the playground.
Eligibility:
Schools, organizations, and communities.
Grant Award:
$750 gift cards.
Contact:
http://www.kaboom.org/build_playground/get_funding/grants#spruce

 Our Military Kids  
Deadline:
Rolling

Date Added:

October-26-11
Program Summary:
Our Military Kids provides support to the children of National Guard and Military Reserve personnel who are currently deployed overseas, as well as the children of Wounded Warriors in all branches.
Eligibility:
PreK-12th grade children.
Grant Award:
Grants up to $500 per child.
Contact:
http://www.ourmilitarykids.org/

 Touching Lives Through Theatre Grants  
Deadline:
NA

Date Added:

September-23-11
Program Summary:
Pioneer Drama Service offer Touching Lives Through Theatre Grants to create and support theatre programs, generating positive opportunities for students and giving them a place to shine.
Eligibility:
Middle Schools and High Schools.
Grant Award:
Grants range from $100 to $500 of credit at Pioneer Drama Service which is to be used for production materials, royalty fees, texts, DVD and makeup.
Contact:
http://www.touchinglivesthroughtheatregrants.com/

 National Alliance for Accessible Golf  
Deadline:
Rolling

Date Added:

September-08-11
Program Summary:
The National Alliance for Accessible Golf provides financial assistance and resources to help make the game of golf more accessible to people with disabilities.
Eligibility:
Non-profit organizations and public schools.
Grant Award:
Up to $20,000.
Contact:
http://www.accessgolf.org/grants/alliance_grants.cfm

 Sony Corporation of America 
Deadline:
Ongoing.

Date Added:

September-07-11
Program Summary:
The Sony Corporation of America provides funding for: arts education; arts and cultural initiatives: health and human services; civic and community outreach; education; and volunteerism.
Eligibility:
Nonprofit organizations.
Grant Award:
Varies.
Contact:
http://www.sony.com/SCA/philanthropy.shtml

 Nikebiz 
Deadline:
Rolling

Date Added:

September-07-11
Program Summary:
Nikebiz supports organizations dedicated to creating social change through sport,and for disaster relief efforts around the world.
Eligibility:
K-12 schools and nonprofit organizations.
Grant Award:
In-kind product donations.
Contact:
http://www.nikebiz.com/responsibility/nike_giving_guidelines.html

 Under Armour 
Deadline:
Ongoing

Date Added:

September-06-11
Program Summary:
Under Armour provides support for improving the well-being of children, environmental initiatives and breast cancer.
Eligibility:
Nonprofit organizations.
Grant Award:
Includes in-kind donations, products, and financial assistance.
Contact:
http://www.underarmour.sponsorport.com/

 Jo-Ann Fabric and Craft Stores  
Deadline:
Rolling

Date Added:

September-06-11
Program Summary:
Jo-Ann Fabric and Craft Stores provides support for programs that serve communities and that strive to ensure their ongoing strength and well-being.
Eligibility:
501(c)(3) organizations, schools, libraries, and public agencies.
Grant Award:
Varies.
Contact:
http://www.joann.com/joann/common/content_corporate.jsp?catName=givingLP

 Arthur Ashley Williams Foundation  
Deadline:
Rolling

Date Added:

August-12-11
Program Summary:
Provides support for religious, scientific, literary, and educational purposes.
Eligibility:
501(c)(3)organizations and public schools.
Contact:
http://aawfoundation.org/requests.php

 The J.C. Coleman Foundation Inc.  
Deadline:
Rolling for letters of inquiry

Date Added:

August-12-11
Program Summary:
The J.C. Coleman Foundation provides support for nonprofit programs that implement educational platforms to inspire and improve the lives of at risk youth.
Eligibility:
501(c)(3)organizations, including 509(a) public charities.
Contact:
http://jccolemanfoundation.org/grantinfo/geninfo.html

 Deanna Maran Foundation for Non-Violence  
Deadline:
Rolling

Date Added:

August-12-11
Program Summary:
The Deanna Maran Foundation for Non-Violence provides support for classroom teachers for the implementation of projects in their schools and communities.
Eligibility:
K-12 schools.
Grant Award:
Grants up to $500.
Contact:
http://www.maranfoundation.org/scholarships_&_grants.html

 Partners of the Americas  
Deadline:
Rolling

Date Added:

August-11-11
Program Summary:
Education and Culture Program Grants. The grants are to increase understanding and cooperation between the U.S., Latin America, and the Caribbean.
Eligibility:
Individuals
Grant Award:
Grants up to $3,000. Grant requests must include a match.
Contact:
http://www.partners.net/partners/Guidance_for_Education_and_Culture_Grants.asp?SnID=1532376617

 Green Mountain Coffee Roasters  
Deadline:
NA

Date Added:

August-11-11
Program Summary:
Nonprofit organizations with coffee to brew, giveaways for events, raffles and auctions.
Eligibility:
K-12 and Nonprofit organizations.
Grant Award:
In-kind product donations.
Contact:
http://www.gmcr.com/productdonations

 Good Sports  
Deadline:
Rolling basis

Date Added:

July-25-11
Program Summary:
Good Sports provides sports equipment, apparel, and footwear to youth organizations in need.
Eligibility:
Directly serve youth aged 5-18.
Applicants wanting to strength their application may submit a video. You don't need to be a 501 (c) 3 to apply.
Contact:
http://www.goodsports.org/equipmentgrants.shtml

 Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia Foundation  
Deadline:
Rolling for letters of inquiry

Date Added:

July-12-11
Program Summary:
To support organizations that foster good nutrition and enhance the lives of women and children.
Eligibility:
Nonprofit orgaizations
Grant Award:
Up to $1,000
Contact:
http://www.marthastewart.com/martha-stewart-foundation

 The Fruit Planting Foundation  
Deadline:
Ongoing

Date Added:

July-07-11
Program Summary:
The Fruit Tree 101 grant program provides fruit tree orchards to schoolyards for children to create tasty snacks.
Eligibility:
Public Schools
Grant Award:
A minimum of 20-25 trees, materials, orchard installation design work, and onsite environmental curriculum.
Contact:
http://www.ftpf.org/index.php

 USA Today Charitable Foundation 
Deadline:
Awarded on a first come, first served basis

Date Added:

April-20-11
Program Summary:
The Foundation is accepting applications for the Classroom Newspaper Grants program.
Eligibility:
K-12 educators
Grant Award:
In-kind donation of literacy curriculum, resources, and/or a classroom subscription of newspapers.
Contact:
http://usatodayeducate.com/wordpress/index.php/grant-request

 Oriental Trading Company, Inc. 
Deadline:
Rolling

Date Added:

April-20-11
Program Summary:
Supports organizations and programs that serve to improve the lives of children and youth.
Eligibility:
Public Schools are among those eligible.
Grant Award:
Donations may consist of cash, Oriental Trading products, or a combination of both.
Contact:
http://www.orientaltrading.com/ui/shared/sharedFlowController.goToHelpController.do?documentKey=aboutus&requestURI=helpContent

 American Water 
Deadline:
Rolling

Date Added:

February-01-11
Program Summary:
Supports educational programs that provide information about water conservation, water and wastewater treatment, the water cycle, watershed protection, and the environment.
Eligibility:
Public schools are among those eligible.
Grant Award:
up to $1,000
Contact:
http://www.amwater.com/corporate-responsibility/our-communities/corporate-giving/corporate-giving-guidelines.html

 Fender Music Foundation 
Deadline:
ongoing

Date Added:

January-03-11
Program Summary:
The Fender Music Foundation supports: (1) in-school music classes in which students make music; (2) afterschool music programs that are not run by the school; and (3) musica therapy programs in which the participants make music.
Eligibility:
Public schools and 501(c)(3) organizations are eligible.
Grant Award:
Most awards are in the form of instruments and equipment needed to use for the instruments. Average value ranges from $500 to $5,000.
Contact:
http://www.fendermusicfoundation.org/grants;index.cfm?sec-info

 Pet Care Trust 
Deadline:
Ongoing

Date Added:

November-30-10
Program Summary:
The Pet Care Trust seeks applications for the Pets in the Classroom grants, which support school teachers who have aquarium fish or small pets in the classroom.
Eligibility:
K-6 grade classrooms
Grant Award:
$50 to $150
Contact:
http://www.petsintheclassroom.org