Category Archives: adult literacy

Check It Out: New Grant Opportunity!

Program Grants from the Annenberg Foundation. The Foundation generally awards grants in the following programmatic areas: Arts, Culture & Humanities, Animal Welfare, Civic & Community, Environment, Education, and Human Health & Wellness.

States: All States, California

Total Amount: $16,000,000.00

Average Amount: $10,000.00 – $250,000.00

Address: 2000 Avenue of the Stars, Ste. 1000, S Los Angeles, CA 90067

Telephone: 213-403-3110

E-mail: requests@annenbergfoundation.org

Website: http://www.annenbergfoundation.org/grantmaking

Eligibility: Public School, Private School, Higher Education, Other

Program Areas: Adult Literacy, After-School, At-Risk/Character, Community Involvement/Volunteerism, Disabilities, Early Childhood, ESL/Bilingual/Foreign Language, Family Services, General Education, Health/PE, Homeless, Library, Math, Reading, Safe/Drug Free Schools, Science/Environmental, Social Studies, Special Education, STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math), Technology

Deadline: Ongoing

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Anthony Robbins Foundation Grants from the Anthony Robbins Foundation. The Anthony Robbins Foundation is a non-profit organization created to empower individuals and organizations to make a significant difference in the quality of life for people often forgotten –youth, homeless and hungry, prisoners, elderly and disabled. To be considered for a grant from the Anthony Robbins Foundation, an organization must submit a Letter of Intent online.

States: All States

Total Amount: $2,000,000.00

Average Amount: $2,500.00 – $15,000.00

Address: 9672 Via Excelencia, Ste. 102, San Diego, CA  92126

Telephone: 858-444-3080

E-mail: Foundation@anthonyrobbinsfoundation.org

Website: http://www.anthonyrobbinsfoundation.org

Eligibility: Public School, Private School, Other

Program Areas: Adult Literacy, After-School, Arts, At-Risk/Character, Community Involvement/Volunteerism, Disabilities, Early Childhood, Family Services, General Education, Health/PE, Homeless, Library, Math, Reading, Safe/Drug Free Schools, Science/Environmental, Social Studies, Special Education, STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math), Technology

Deadline: Ongoing

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Monell Foundation Educational Grants from the Ambrose Monell Foundation. The Foundation gives on a national basis to improve the physical, mental, and moral condition of humanity throughout the world. Giving largely for hospitals and health services, scientific research, museums, performing arts, and other cultural activities, and higher and secondary education; support also for social services, research in political science, mental health, and aid to the handicapped. No grants to individuals.

States: All States

Total Amount: $9,000,000.00

Average Amount: $5,000.00-$100,000.00

Address: c/o Fulton, Rowe, & Hart, 1 Rockefeller Plz, Ste. 301, New York, NY 10020-2002

Telephone: 212-245-1863

E-mail: info@monellvetlesen.org

Website: http://www.monellvetlesen.org/

Eligibility: Public School, Private School, Higher Education, Other

Program Area: Adult Literacy, Disabilities, General Education, Health/PE, Math, Reading,  Science/Environmental, Social Studies, STEM (Science, Technology,                                    Engineering, Math)

Deadline: 10/31/2013

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CVS Community Grants for Public Schools from CVS. CVS believes the path to better health starts with wellness prevention. They support programs that build healthy habits and that are designed to help people achieve their best possible health outcomes. These programs can be in a community setting or in a public school.

States: All States

Total Amount: $2,600,000.00

Average Amount: $5,000.00

Telephone: 401-770-8150

E-mail: CommunityMailbox@cvscaremark.com

Website: http://www.cvscaremark.com/community/ways-we-give

Eligibility: Public Schools

Program Area: After School, General Education, Health/PE, Safe/Drug Free Schools

Deadline: 10/31/2013

Check It Out: New Grant Opportunity!

Grant Name: Company Grants

Funded by: State Farm Companies Foundation

Description: State Farm is committed to meeting the needs of our communities by focusing our giving in three areas: Safe Neighbors (safety), Strong Neighborhoods (community development), and Education Excellence (education).

Program Areas: Adult Literacy, After-School, Arts, At-Risk/Character, Community Involvement, Volunteerism, Disabilities, Early Childhood, Family Services, General Education, Health/PE, Homeless, Math, Professional Development, Reading, Safe/Drug Free Schools, Science/Environmental, Social Studies, Special Education

Recipients: Public School, Private/Charter School, Higher Education, Other

Proposal Deadline: 10/31/11

Average Amount: $10,000.00

Website: http://www.statefarm.com/about/part_spos/grants/cogrants.asp

Availability: All States

Check It Out: NEW Grant Opportunity!

Grant Name: National Grant Program

Funded by: Barbara Bush Foundation for Family Literacy

Description: The Barbara Bush Foundation for Family Literacy is pleased to announce our 2012 National Grant competition. The Foundation’s grant-making program seeks to develop or expand projects designed to support the development of literacy skills for adult primary care givers and their children. A total of approximately $650,000 will be awarded; no grant request should exceed $65,000.

Program Areas: Adult Literacy, Reading

Recipients: Public School, Other

Proposal Deadline: 9/9/2011

Average Amount: $65,000.00

Address: 1201 15th Street NW, Suite 420, Washington, DC 20005

Telephone: (202) 955-6183

Website: http://www.barbarabushfoundation.com/site/c.jhLSK2PALmF/b.4425435/k.544A/Current_Funding_Opportunities.htm

Availability: All States

Check it Out: NEW Grant Opportunity

Grant Name: Company Grants

Funded by: State Farm Companies Foundation

Description: State Farm is committed to meeting the needs of our communities by focusing our giving in three areas: Safe Neighbors (safety), Strong Neighborhoods (community development), and Education Excellence (education).

Program Areas: Adult Literacy, After-School, Arts, At-Risk/Character, Community Involvement/Volunteerism, Disabilities, Early Childhood, Family Services, General Education, Health/PE, Homeless, Math, Professional Development, Reading, Safe/Drug Free Schools, Science/Environmental, Social Studies, Special Education.

Recipients: Public School, Private/Charter School, Higher Education, Other

Proposal Deadline: 10/31/10

Average Amount: $10,000.00

Website: http://www.statefarm.com/about/part_spos/grants/cogrants.asp

Availability: All States