Grant opportunities


This is a list of grants that might be good for projects we are pursuing.

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Organization: Disney
Grant: Disney Friends for Change grants
Web site: http://www.ysa.org/grants/disney-friends-change-grants
Geographic requirements: U.S.
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Projects that highlight the creativity and commitment of young people working to meet the needs of others
Project take place during Global Youth Service Day, April 20-22, 2012
Must be filled out by a project leaders aged 5-18
Grant proposal deadline: February 29, 2012


Organization: Youth Service Awards
Grant: Nominate an EveryDay Young Hero
Web site:http://www.ysa.org/awards/hero
Geographic requirements: Any country!
Other notes: online form, parent, teacher, mentor must recommend
Nomination here opens up for other possible grants/awards, as well as 
receving a certifcate and award letter.
Grant proposal deadlines: Rolling, not set due date.

Organization:Build-A-Bear Workshop Huggable Heroes
Grant:Huggable Heroes grant
Web site: http://bit.ly/yTh9Sb    
Geographic requirements:In United States, Puerto Rico, and Canada
Other notes:pick up entry form at any Build-A-Bear workshop in US, Puerto Rico, or Cananda or online, $7
500 educational scholarship and $2500 to any charity of your choice.
Grant proposal deadlines:February 27, 2012

Organization:Dr. Pepper snapple group, KaBoom!
Grant:Let's Play Maintance Grant
Web site: http://kaboom.org/about_kaboom/programs/grants  
Geographic requirements:In United States.
Other notes: online entry, awards $750 to communities that have maintained and "spruced" up the playground, m
ust maintain the playground and and fulfill commitments of the grant program. 
Grant proposal deadlines:March, 16 2012


Organization:Coca Cola 
Grant:Public Space Grant
Web site:http://bingrant.org/apply-for-grant/
Geographic requirements: United States.
Other notes:For the Public Space bin grant program, the grant is open to 
non-profit organizations, government agencies, schools and religious 
organizations. For profit businesses are not eligible to directly receive 
grants. They may however partner with otherwise eligible organizations on 
proposals submitted in the eligible organization’s name.

Grant proposal deadlines:  The application period is Wednesday, 
January 25, 2012 through Friday, March 2, 2012, midnight, 
eastern time. The goal is to have bins delivered during the 
summer of 2012.


Organization: Target

Grant:Target Field Trip School Grant
Web site: http://sites.target.com/site/en/company/page.jsp?contentId=WCMP04-031880
Geographic requirements: U.S.
Other notes:
As part of the program, each Target store will award three Target 
Field Trip Grants to K—12 schools nationwide—enabling one in 25 schools 
throughout the U.S. to send a classroom on a field trip. Each grant is 
valued up to $700.
Grant proposal deadlines: Opens August 01, 2012 to apply, ending to be
announced.

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Organization: Target

Grant: Target Arts

Web site: http://sites.target.com/site/en/company/page.jsp?contentId=WCMP04-031819
Geographic requirements: U.S.
Other notes: Art, Culture + Design in Schools Grants are $2,000. 

Grant proposal deadlines:  Grant applications are typically accepted
between March 1 and April 30 each year, with grant notifications 
delivered in September.

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Organization: Digital Wish

Grant: Adventures in Technology Grant - Adventures in Technology! Incredible Lesson Plans for the Classroom - Book/CD Set ($19.95 value)

Web Site:  http://www.digitalwish.com/dw/digitalwish/view_grant_winners?id=173

Geographic Requirement: None listed

Other Notes:  To apply, simply develop and submit a technology-based lesson plan. The most creative and fun lesson plan incorporating technology will win! 

ABOUT THE ADVENTURES IN TECHNOLOGY! INCREDIBLE LESSON PLANS FOR THE CLASSROOM - BOOK/CD SET: 
Introduce new and exciting ways to integrate technology into your classroom curriculum! Tool Factory’s newest book Adventures in Technology includes 32 lesson plans designed to stretch students’ imagination and get them thinking creatively about the curriculum. Aligned to work independently or as a supplemental tool to Tool Factory Podcasting, Tool Factory Movie Maker, Tool Factory Workshop V3, and Flip Video technology tools. A bonus companion CD of editable worksheets lets teachers tailor every activity to their own curriculum. 

 

Grant Proposed Deadline:  March 15, 11:59 PM

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Organization: ALA (American Library Association)

Grant: We the People Bookshelf Grant

Web Site: http://publicprograms.ala.org/bookshelf/

Geographic Requirement:  Seems to be U.S. only, but not stated as such.

Other Notes: Contact the We the People Bookshelf program at wethepeople@neh.gov or 202-606-8337 for further info,

Grant Proposed Deadline:  September 8 through January 29.

 

Organization: Opal Apples and Katie's Crops

Grant: Katie's Crops Grant - Vegetable Garden grant for $400.00

Web Site:  http://www.katieskrops.com/opal.html

Geographic Requirement:  Following states:  Northern Califronia, Arizona, Western Washington, Denver area, Texas, Arkansas, North Carolina, South Carolina, Western Florida, Chicago area, Minneapolis/St. Paul, Michigan, Rhode Island

Applicants must be between the ages of 9 and 16 as of March 1, 2012.  Groups of kids such as classes or youth groups may apply but the applicants must fall into the age requirements.

 

Other Notes:  

Application at :

http://www.katieskrops.com/files/Katie_'s%20Krops%20Opal%20Apple%20Grant%20Application.pdf

Help at : Katie@KatiesKrops.com

Grant Proposed Deadline: 

Applications must be postmarked by March 5, 2012.  All applications must be filled out completely and signed by a parent or legal guardian.

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Organization: YSA

Grant: Latin Americn Grant

Web Site: http://www.ysa.org/grants/disney-friends-change-latin-america-grants

Geographic Requirement: Latin American Country

Other Notes: In Spanish or Portugese, check out here: https://www.wizehive.com/appform/login/ysa2012es

Grant Proposed Deadline: April 22nd, 2012.

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Organization:  State Farm Insurance

Grant: YAB grant - Youth Advisory Board Grant

Web Site: http://www.statefarmyab.com/apply/national-grants/

Geographic Requirement: None stipluated

Other Notes: Application online below:

http://www.cybergrants.com/pls/cybergrants/ao_login.login?x_gm_id=4214&x_proposal_type_id=27283

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Deadline for submissions is May 4 at 5:00pm Central Time (6:00pm Eastern, 3:00pm Pacific).

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Organization: The Skoll Foundation

Grant: Skoll Awards for Social Entrepreneurship

Web Site: http://www.skollfoundation.org/about/skoll-awards/

Geographic Requirement: None indicated

Other Notes: The 2013 Skoll Awards application is now closed. We will post deadlines for the 2014 Skoll Awards in late 2012. If you would like to be notified when the application launches for 2014, please sign up for the Skoll Foundation newsletter. A preview of the application can be viewed anytime. To be considered, organizations must meet this specific Awards criteria: Winners have a tested and proven social innovation that addresses an issue of critical importance and is positioned for large-scale impact.

Grant Proposed Deadline:

We will post deadlines for the 2014 Skoll Awards in late 2012.

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Organization: Dosomething.org varity of grants

Grant: TONSOF THEM HERE!

Web Site:  http://www.dosomething.org/grants/database

Geographic Requirement:http://www.dosomething.org/grants/database

Other Notes: Variety of options need to look through many

Grant Proposed Deadline: Again, there are so many here!

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Organization: DO Something.org

Grant: THE Dosomething.org grant

Web Site:  http://www.dosomething.org/programs/awards

Geographic Requirement:  Need to look at requirements, does not matter

Other Notes:  Check the website, this is a GREAT one!

Grant Proposed Deadline:  March 15th!

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Grant:   $150K for education’s game-changers

2012 Harold W. McGraw, Jr. Prize in Education


Web Site: http://www.mcgraw-hill.com/site/about-us/mcgraw-prize/nomination-process

Geographic Requirement: None but following requirement:

Eligibility: Individuals who are committed to the cause of education, and have led or are leading efforts that have significantly impacted the face of American education

Other Notes:   Three awards of $50,000 each

Grant Proposed Deadline:   Friday March 16th, 2012

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Organization: McGraw Hill

Grant: McGraw-Hill Higher Education and eInstruction Offer Instructional Technology Grants

Web Site: http://www.mcgraw-hill.com/releases/education/20060301.shtml

Geographic Requirement:  None noted

Other Notes:  For more information on the instructional technology grant program, contact David Patterson, executive editor, McGraw-Hill Higher Education, at (212) 904-2012 or by email at DavidS_Patterson@mcgraw-hill.com.

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Deadline: Thu 03/15/2012 11:59:59 PM

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