The Awesome Foundation's Food Chapter is now taking applications for its $1,000 microgrants to further food awesomeness in the universe. Every month, one microgrant will be given for an awesome idea involving food, be it urban farming, food truck, recipe collects, pop-up cafes, or health. The more inventive the better. The application is very simple, mainly consisting of two essay questions: "Describe yourself, your project, and how you'll pull it off" and "How would you use the money?" Deadline: Rolling
This year the Build-A-Bear Workshop foundations will be accepting and reviewing grant applications on a rolling basis until October 31st for the following categories: --Children's Health and Wellness: grants for nonprofit organizations such as childhood disease research foundations, child safety organizations, and organizations that serve children with special needs; --Literacy and Education: grants for nonprofit literacy and education programs such as summer reading programs, early childhood education programs and literacy programs for children with special needs. Miscellaneous grant requests will also be considered by the foundation from organizations working to support children, families, animals and the environment through programs not easily categorized. Grants are made as one-time contributions and range from $1,000 to $5,000. Deadline: October 31, 2013
Fit Kids Club is a grant program of Montana's Big Sky State games, funded by the Foundation for Healthy Montanans. Fit Kids Club is a FREE physical activity program for kids that meets before or after school. The grant allows for 100 Montana schools to participate. Schools will be selected through an application process. If selected schools will be provided $1,000 for a coaching stipend or for the school's physical education program. Fit Kids Club will be facilitated by a health enhancement teacher or qualified individual. Deadline: October 31, 2013
The Consumer Healthcare Products Association's (CHPA), a longtime CADCA partner, has a new grant opportunity through its Stop Medicine Abuse and Five Moms campaigns. In recognition of organizations across the country that are making a difference in teens' lives, CHPA will award the second annual Five Moms T.E.A.M. (Teen Education, Action, and Mentoring) Award - five $1,000 grants to help support five worthy organizations that help keep teens healthy in communities across the country. Submit a nomination form by October 31, 2013!
Grants, up to $5,000, are available to registered 501(c)(3) nonprofit organizations, public schools, or tax-exempt public service agencies in the U.S. that are using the power of volunteers to improve the physical health of their community. Grants are given in the form of The Home Depot gift cards for the purchase of tools, materials, or services. More competitive grant proposals will specifically identify projects for veterans and will include housing repairs, modifications, and weatherization work. Once grant applications are reviewed, all applicants will receive a written response within six weeks of receipt of a request.
JCPenney Afterschool is a non-profit organization dedicated to improving access to supervised after school programs for school-aged children. The J.C. Penney Company, Inc and JCPenney Afterschool have contributed over $80 million to the cause since 1999. JCPenney Afterschool provides grants primarily to individual branches of the Boys & Girls Clubs of America, YMCA of the USA, National 4-H and the United Way. Each year, however, JCPenney runs a "round-up" event at 1,100 local stores across the U.S., encouraging customers to round up their purchases to the nearest whole dollar and to donate the difference to JCPenney Afterschool, for use in after school programs. To apply for a JCPenney Afterschool grant, develop a grant proposal and contact your local JCPenney store.
KaBOOM! is awarding grants of $750 to communities who wish to make their playgrounds cleaner, safer and more inviting. You could be one of 100 projects to earn $750 simply by sprucing up a playground for kids! Organize your friends, clean up a playground, and you can become eligible for $750, courtesy of Dr Pepper Snapple Group. The grant is part of the Let's Play initiative to get kids and families active nationwide. Deadline: Rolling.
The Big Help Grants program is dedicated to the development and implementation of ideas, techniques, and approaches to addressing four key concerns - environmental awareness, health and wellness, students' right to a quality public education, and active community involvement. The grants target these four concerns as areas of great promise in helping students in the twenty-first century develop a global awareness that encourages and enables them to make a difference in their world. Applicants must be practicing U.S public school teachers or public school education support professionals.
The Office Depot Foundation provides grants (average $1000) to organizations with a focus on: -Making a difference in children's lives - to support activities that serve, teach and inspire children, youth and families; - Building communities - to support civic organizations and activities that serve the needs of our community; - Disaster Relief - to support disaster relief efforts of recognized national, regional and local agencies. Deadline: Rolling
Pepsi is excited to officially kick-start the second year of its Refresh Project. Each month, Pepsi will award over $1.2 million for the innovative ideas with the most votes. This year, ideas will be accepted for only five days -- ending midnight ET, April 9 - and then 1,500 ideas will be randomly selected. Starting in May, applications will be accepted from the first of the month at 12:00:01 pm ET through 11:59:59 pm ET on the 5th of the month.
RGK Foundation awards grants in the broad areas of Education, Community, and Health/Medicine. The Foundation's primary interests within Education include programs that focus on formal K-12 education (particularly mathematics, science and reading), teacher development, literacy, and higher education. Within Community, the Foundation supports a broad range of human services, community improvement, abuse prevention, and youth development programs. The Foundation's current interests in the area of Health/Medicine include programs that promote the health and well-being of children, programs that promote access to health services, and Foundation-initiated programs focusing on ALS. All applicants must complete an electronic Letter of Inquiry from the Web site as the first step. Deadline: Ongoing
The Scholastic Book Grants Program is a corporate in-kind giving initiative that provides high-quality reading materials to children in need. The Company's goal is to ensure that each of its book donations has a significant impact on fostering literacy. Small-scale (unsolicited) donations of 500-1,000 books are awarded to 501c3 or 170c literacy organizations.
Do you know where your next meal is coming from? One in five children in America don't. But this is a problem that can be solved, and kids are a part of the solution. That's why YSA (Youth Service America) and Sodexo Foundation are offering Sodexo Foundation Youth Grants, funding of up to $500 for youth that live in the U.S. to lead projects focused on ending childhood hunger in their communities. Deadline: January 31
Walmart's Local Community Contribution Program funds organizations that address the unmet needs of people in their communities. Areas of focus include hunger relief, education, workforce development, health and wellness, environmental sustainability. Now accepting applications. Deadline: Rolling
In collaboration with FoodCorps, the Whole Kids Foundation is accepting applications for the School Garden Grant Program, which supports school garden projects that help students learn about complex topics such as nutrition and health, sustainability and conservation, food systems and community awareness. To be eligible for a grant, applicants must be a nonprofit K-12 school (public, private, or charter) and/or a 501(c)(3) organization that is developing or currently maintaining a garden project on school grounds with the goal of interesting children in fresh fruits and vegetables. Garden projects may be at any stage of development. Priority will be given to both limited-resource communities and to projects that demonstrate strong buy-in from stakeholders as well as the ability to financially sustain the garden. Grants will provide $2,000 for projects lasting a year and will be limited to one per school. Applications will be accepted from September 1, 2013 until October 31, 2013.
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