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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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 Xerox Foundation  
Deadline:
Ongoing

Date Added:

June-10-14
Program Summary:
The Xerox Foundation provides support in the area of: education and workforce preparedness; science and technology employee and community affairs; and cultural, national, and environmental affairs.
Eligibility:
Nonprofit oranizations.
Grant Award:
Vary.
Contact:
http://www.xerox.com/about-xerox/citizenship/xeroxfoundation/enus.html

 Lois Lenski Covey Foundation  
Deadline:
NA

Date Added:

June-05-14
Program Summary:
Lois Lenski, children's book author and 1946 Newbery medalist for Strawberry Girl, had a life-long concern that all children have access to good books. The Lois Lenski Covey Foundation, Inc. awards grants to libraries and institutionsthat operate a library for purchasing books, published for young people preschool through grade 8.
Eligibility:
School libraries, bookmobile programs, and non-traditional libraries.
Grant Award:
$500 to $3000
Contact:
http://www.loislenskicovey.org

 Kappa Delta Pi  
Deadline:
NA

Date Added:

May-29-14
Program Summary:
The Kappa Delta Pi International Honor Society in Education requests proposals for the Classroom Teacher Grants program.
Eligibility:
PreK-12 teachers. Applicants must be KDP members.
Grant Award:
$125 grants.
Contact:
http://www.kdp.org

 Dow Jones News Fund  
Deadline:
October-01-14

Date Added:

May-29-14
Program Summary:
Dow Jones News Fund solicits applications for the High School Journalism workshops grants program.
Eligibility:
Nonprofit organizations and institutions.
Grant Award:
N/A
Contact:
http://www.newsfund.org

 Wild Ones  
Deadline:
October-15-14

Date Added:

May-29-14
Program Summary:
Wild Ones solicits applications for the Lorrie Otto Seeds for Education Fund. The fund provides support for schools and nature centers to plant and maintain natural landscapes.
Eligibility:
Schools, nature centers, and other places that focus on educating K-12 students.
Grant Award:
$100 to $500.
Contact:
http://www.wildones.org

 Association of American Educators  
Deadline:
October-01-14

Date Added:

May-16-14
Program Summary:
The Association of American Educators solicits applications for Foundation Classroom Grants.
Eligibility:
Full-time educators.
Grant Award:
Up to $500.
Contact:
http://www.aaeteachers.org

 Syngenta 
Deadline:
September-15-14

Date Added:

May-16-14
Program Summary:
The Grow More Vegetables Seed Grant Program encourages and supports the establishment of gardens and organizations that facilitate the education of local communities.
Eligibility:
Nonprofit organizations,schools, and government agencies.
Grant Award:
In-kind vegetable seed donations.
Contact:
http://www.syngenta.com

 Verizon Foundation  
Deadline:
Rolling

Date Added:

May-16-14
Program Summary:
The Verizon Foundation provides support in the areas of: education, health care, and energy management.
Eligibility:
Nonprofit organizations and elementary and secondary schools registered with the National Center for Education Statistics.
Grant Award:
Past grants ranged from $5,000 to $10,000.
Contact:
http://www.verizonfoundation.org/grants

 American Library Assoc. Penguin Readers 
Deadline:
October-01-14

Date Added:

May-07-14
Program Summary:
The American Library Association requests applications for the Penguin Young Readers Group Award program.
Eligibility:
See website.
Grant Award:
$600 awards.
Contact:
http://www.ala.org/awardsgrants/penguin-young-readers-group-award

 American Library Association  
Deadline:
October-01-14

Date Added:

May-07-14
Program Summary:
The American Library Association solicts applications for the Louise Seaman Bechtel Fellowship The fellowship allows children's librarians to study at the University of Florida.
Eligibility:
See website.
Grant Award:
$4,000.
Contact:
http://www.ala.org/awardsgrants/louise-seaman-bechtel-fellowship

 Youth Speaks  
Deadline:
June-30-14

Date Added:

May-07-14
Program Summary:
Youth Speaks solicits entrants for its Raise Up contest.
Eligibility:
Individuals ages 15-22.
Grant Award:
Winners receive $5,000 educational scholarships and will travel to Washington, D.C. to perform at the Kennedy Center.
Contact:
http://www.raiseupproject.org

 Toshiba American Foundation  
Deadline:
August 1, and October 1, 2014

Date Added:

May-07-14
Program Summary:
The Toshiba America Foundation solicits application for grant programs to support teachers.
Eligibility:
K-12 educators.
Grant Award:
Grants up to $1,000 for K-5th grade. Grants vary for 6-12th grade.
Contact:
http://www.toshiba.com/taf

 John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Fdn 
Deadline:
September-19-14

Date Added:

May-07-14
Program Summary:
The John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation provides fellowships for advanced professionals in all fields - including the nature sciences, social sciences, humanities,and creative arts. Fellowships are only available to composers.
Eligibility:
Support is only available to individuals.
Grant Award:
Grant amounts vary.
Contact:
http://www.philanthropynewsdigest.org

 Wild Ones  
Deadline:
NA

Date Added:

May-01-14
Program Summary:
Wild Ones members and chapters have worked with schools and nature centers to plant and maintain natural landscapes in these centers of learning.
Eligibility:
Schools, nature centers, and other non-profit and not-for-profit places of learning that focus on educating elementary through high school students.
Grant Award:
Cash awards from $100 to $500.
Contact:
http://www.wildones.org

 N-Visioning a Bighter Future  
Deadline:
NA

Date Added:

May-01-14
Program Summary:
Westinghouse Electric Company firmly believe in STEM, N-Vision offers two grant programs for educators and their students.
Eligibility:
See website.
Grant Award:
Total grant amount $3,000.
Contact:
http://www.westinghousenuclear.com/Community/EducationalGrants.shtm

 Dreyfus Foundation  
Deadline:
NA

Date Added:

May-01-14
Program Summary:
A variety of grants. See website
Eligibility:
See website.
Grant Award:
Vary
Contact:
http://www.dreyfus.org

 Youth Service America  
Deadline:
NA

Date Added:

April-29-14
Program Summary:
Several grants see website.
Eligibility:
See website
Grant Award:
N/A
Contact:
http://www.YSA.org

 Walton Family Foundation  
Deadline:
Rolling.

Date Added:

April-21-14
Program Summary:
The Walton Family Foundation requests applications for the Public Charter Startup Grant Program. The program supports the creation of public charters by providing grants to school developers as they launch new schools.
Eligibility:
School developers who primarily serve low-income children and can demonstrate the capacity to dramatically raise student achievement.
Grant Award:
Grants up to $250,000.
Contact:
http://www.waltonfamilyfoundation.org

 Varkey Gems Foundation  
Deadline:
August-31-14

Date Added:

April-21-14
Program Summary:
The Varkey Gems Foundation solicits applications for the Global Teacher Prize. The prize seeks to honor an exceptional teacher who has made an outstanding contribution to the profession.
Eligibility:
Individual educators.
Grant Award:
$1 million award.
Contact:
http://www.globalteacherprize.org

 Gardening with Kids  
Deadline:
September-30-14

Date Added:

April-21-14
Program Summary:
Gardening with Kids seeks entrants for its 2015 Catalog Contest. The contest asks entrants to submit pictures of kids gardening to be used in the 2015 catalog.
Eligibility:
Individuals.
Grant Award:
Five winners receive a $100 gift certificate to the Gardening with Kids shop. Every entry receives a free gift.
Contact:
http://www.gardeningwithkids.org/contest.html

 Educator Professional Development  
Deadline:
June-18-14

Date Added:

April-21-14
Program Summary:
The National Aeronautics and Space Administration seeks to provide high quality science, technology, engineering, and mathematics professional development opportunities for formal and informal educators capitalizing on NASA's unique assets and capabilities.
Eligibility:
Unrestricted.
Grant Award:
TBD.
Contact:
http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppld=252869

 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

 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

 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

 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

 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

 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

 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

 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

 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

 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

 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

 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

 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

 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

 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