Category Archives: after-school grants

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Dreyfus Foundation Educational Grants from The Max and Victoria Dreyfus Foundation, Inc.-  Giving on a national basis to support museums, cultural, and performing arts programs; schools, hospitals, educational and skills training programs, programs for youth, seniors, and the handicapped; environmental and wildlife protection activities; and other community-based organizations and their programs. Organizations seeking support from the foundation may submit a letter of request, not exceeding three pages in length, which includes a brief description of the purpose of the organization, and a brief outline of the program or project for which funding is sought.

States: All States

Total Amount: $2,800,000.00 – $4,000,000.00

Average Amount: $1,000.00 – $20,000.00

Address: 2233 Wisconsin Avenue N.W., Suite 414, Washington, DC 20007

Telephone: 202-337-3300

E-mail: info@mvdreyfusfoundation.org

Website: Max and Victoria Dreyfus Foundation

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

Program Areas: Afterschool, Arts, At-Risk/Character, Disabilities, General Education, Health/PE, Math, Reading, Science/Environmental, Social Studies, Special Education, STEM ( Science, Technology, Engineering, Math)

Next Deadline: 11/10/2013

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Classroom Grants the Association of American Educators- Classroom grants can be used for a variety of projects and materials, including but not limited to books, software, calculators, math manipulatives, art supplies, audio-visual equipment, and lab materials. Classroom grants are available to all educators.

States: All States

Average Amount: $500.00

Address: 27405 Puerta Real, Suite 230, Mission Viejo, California 92691

Telephone: 877-385-6264

E-mail: awards@aaeteachers.org

Website: Association of American Educators

Eligibility: Public School, Private School

Program Areas: Arts, General Education, Math, Reading, Science/Environmental, Social Studies, Technology

Next Deadline: 3/1/2014

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BOKS Activation Grant from the Reebok Foundation- Reebok and the Reebok Foundation are awarding $1,000 to up to 500 schools for the 2013/2014 school year! The grants are intended to help get kids moving in a fun way to wake up their bodies for a day of learning with BOKS (Build Our Kids’ Success), a before-school physical activity program. School staff, parents, and other community members are all invited to apply for the BOKS Activation Grant to support the launch of BOKS in their elementary schools. Applications will be accepted on a rolling first come, first serve basis through December, 2013. All elementary schools, public or private, across the country can apply. The BOKS Activation Grant is only for new BOKS schools. Schools that already run the BOKS program are not eligible to apply.

States: All States      

Total Amount: $500,000.00

Average Amount: $1,000.00

Address: 1895 J.W. Foster Blvd, Canton, MA 02021

Telephone: 781-401-7986

E-mail: grants@bokskids.org

Website: http://www.bokskids.org/2013/09/1000-boks-activation-grant/

Eligibility: Public School, Private School

Program Areas: Health/PE

Deadline: 12/31/2013

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Nurturing Children Grants from the New York Life Foundation- The “Nurturing the Children” initiative has centered on two key issues: educational enhancement and childhood bereavement programs. The Foundation funds programs that enhance and augment classroom instruction during the critical out-of-school (after-school and summer) hours. The Foundation supports programs that help prepare young people for higher education and the workplace and equip them to be responsible citizens. The Foundation has also expanded their focus to include an initiative to help children deal with the loss of a parent, caregiver or sibling and to help parents and other caring adults help children deal with the emotional turmoil that results from the death of a close family member.

States: All States

Total Amount: $4,500,000.00 – $16,500,000.00

Average Amount: $1,000.00 – $100,000.00

Address: 51 Madison Avenue, Suite 352, New York, NY  10010

Telephone: 212-576-3466

E-mail: nylfoundation@newyorklife.com

Website: http://www.newyorklife.com/foundation

Eligibility: Private School, Other     

Program Areas: After-School, At-Risk/Character, Early Childhood, Family Services, General Education, Health/PE, Safe/Drug Free Schools

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

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J. C. Penney Company Fund, Inc.. Giving on a national basis in areas of company operations to support organizations involved with arts and culture, education, health and welfare, cancer, disaster relief, youth development, human services, retail industry, and civic betterment.

States: All states
Total Amount: $500,000-$1,500,000
Average Amount: $1,000-$10,000
Address: 6501 Legacy Drive, MS 1205, Plano, TX 75024
Telephone: 972-431-0000
Website: http://www.jcpenney.net/Our-Company/Social-Responsibility/Community.aspx
Eligibility: Public School, Private School, Higher Education, Other
Program Funded: After-School, Arts, At-Risk/Character, Community Involvement/Volunteerism, General Education, Health/PE, Math, Reading, Science/Environmental, Social Studies, STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math), All Other
Deadline to Apply: Ongoing

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ClassWish is a nonprofit organization that empowers parents, teachers and after-school educators to make positive change in kids’ lives by getting help to provide them with the classroom supplies they need. Parents, teachers or after-school program providers create an online wish list of classroom supplies they need to support kids’   learning activities. Supporters make tax-deductible contributions, and ClassWish purchases the supplies and sends them to the school.

States: All states
Address: 401 Seventh Avenue,  Office Level B, New York, NY 10001
Email: feedback@classwish.org
Website: http://www.classwish.org
Eligibility: Public School, Private School
Programs Funded: After-School, Arts, General Education, Math, Reading, Science/Environmental, Social Studies, STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math)
Deadline to Apply: Ongoing

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Grant NameGood Neighbor Student Achievement Grants

Funded byState Farm and Young Service America (YSA)

DescriptionEach grant engages participating teachers and students in a service and learning program that promotes academic achievement, 21st Century student outcomes, and stronger communities. The State Farm Good Neighbor Student Achievement Grant requires a 14+ week Semester of Service starting in the Fall, 2013 and ending on Global Youth Service Day, (April 11-13, 2014)

Program AreasAfter-School, Community Involvement/Volunteerism, General Education, Science/Environment, Social Studies

 Recipients:  Public School, Private School

Proposal Deadline6/23/13

Average Amount$1,500.00

Email:  sganske@ysa.org

Websitehttp://www.ysa.org/goodneighbor

Availability:  All States

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Grant Name: 2012-2013 Christopher Columbus Awards

Funded by: Christopher Columbus Fellowship Foundation

Description: The Christopher Columbus Awards is a national, community-based science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) program for middle school students. The program challenges the students to work in teams of three to four, with an adult coach, to identify a problem in their community and apply the scientific method to create an innovative solution to that problem.

Program Areas: After-School, At-Risk/Character, Community Involvement/Volunteerism, General Education, Science/Environment

Recipients: Public School, Private School, Other

Proposal Deadline: 2/4/13

Average Amount: $200.00 – $25,000.00

Contact Person: Stephanie Hallman

Telephone: 800-291-6020, ext. 3154

Email: cca@edumedia.com

Website: http://www.christophercolumbusawards.com

Availability: All States

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Grant Name:  CVS Community Grants for Public Schools – Creating Inclusive School Settings

Funded by:  CVS

Description:  To ensure that we make a positive impact, the 2010 Community Grants Program will focus on a few key areas. One area is on public schools for children with disabilities that promote a greater level of inclusion in student activities and extracurricular programs. CVS is devoted to supporting organizations that enrich the lives of children with disabilities through inclusive programs. Through the Community Grants Program, CVS works to ensure that students are not left behind in school. Proposed programs must be fully inclusive where children with disabilities are full participants in an early childhood, adolescent or teenage program alongside their typically developing peers.
       
Program Areas:  After-School, Disabilities, General Education

Recipients:  Public School

Proposal Deadline:  10/31/2012

Availability:  All States   

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Grant Name:  Best Buy Children’s Foundation Education Grants

Funded by:  Best Buy Children’s Foundation


Description:  Best Buy Children’s Foundation supports and strengthens communities by contributing to a variety of organizations and programs that foster engaged, fun learning experiences for children through the use of interactive technology. The majority of funded proposals are initiated by the Foundation. However, they are interested in learning about existing and emerging national programs that creatively use interactive technology to make learning a fun and engaging experience for children.

Program Areas:  After-School, General Education, Math, Reading, Science/Environmental, Social Studies, Technology

Recipients:  Public School, Private School, Other 

Proposal Deadline:  7/1/2012

Average Amount:  $1,000.00 – $3,000,000.00

Telephone:  612-291-6108

Availability:  All States

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Grant Name:  Annual Competitive Book Donation Program

Funded by:  Roads to Reading

Description:  The Annual Competitive Book Donation Program is designed to donate books to literacy programming in small and rural communities only. The organizational budget limit to be eligible is currently set at $150,000.00 annually. The community where the organization is located must be an underserved community. It is not enough to have a certain number of families within a community that are under served to qualify. The population where the organization is located must be under 50,000. All programs must have a strong focus on remedial reading programming or a tutoring component as part of the program. Books for bok bags programs, mobile libraries, gifts and give-a-ways, events or book club requests will not be granted through the Annual Donation program. In addition, School Districts, Lead Agencies or umbrella agencies may not apply for donations. Each site within group agencies or districts must apply for donations separately. The books that are available through this program are appropriate for ages 6 months to young adult. Books in this program are available in hard and soft cover. Currently all books in this program are available in English only. Our organization will only entertain requests for books from organizations that are located within the United States and the books must be for use in the United States.

Program Areas:  After-School, Library, Reading

Recipients:  Public School, Private School, Other

Proposal Deadline:  3/30/12

Email: annual@pwirtr.org

Availability:  All States