Category Archives: community grants

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

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

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

Check It Out: New Grant Opportunity!

Grant Name:  Captain Planet Foundation Education Grants 

Funded by:  The Captain Planet Foundation

Description:  The foundation supports projects that: 1) Promote understanding of environmental issues; 2) Focus on hands-on involvement; 3) Involve children and young adults 6-18 (elementary through high school); 4) Promote interaction and cooperation within the group; 5) Help young people develop planning and problem solving skills; 6) Include adult supervision; 7) Commit to follow-up communication with the foundation (specific requirements are explained once the grant has been awarded).

Program Areas:  Community Involvement/Volunteerism, General Education, Science/Environment, Social Studies, All Other

Recipients:  Public School, Private School, Other

Proposal Deadline:  9/30/13, 1/31/14

Average Amount:  $250.00 – $2,500.00

Contact Person:  Kathy Lively at 404-522-4159

Email:  livelyk@captainplanetfdn.org

Website:  http://www.captainplanetfoundation.org

Availability:  All States

_________________________________________________________________________

Grant Name:  Donald Samull Classroom

Funded by:  Herb Society of America

Description:  Public and/or private 3rd through 6th grade teachers, with classes of a minimum of 15 students may apply for an indoor or an outdoor herb garden grant. The Herb Society of America in cooperation with Prepara® chef’s performance tools will award five (5) schools each year with indoor herb growing stations. The classrooms selected will receive four (4) Prepara® Power Plant pro indoor soil-less gardening stations and educational materials to use in the classroom. The Herb Society of America will provide the educational materials. The Herb Society of America will select four (4) schools/classrooms to receive $200 “Seed Money” to establish an outdoor herb garden. The funds may be used for supplies such as soil, plant trays, containers, child or youth sized tools, etc.

Program Areas:  Science/Environmental

Application Form

Proposal Deadline:  October 1, 2013 with awards announced December 1, 2013.

Average Amount:  $200.00

Address:  9019 Kirtland Chardon Rd., Kirtland, OH 44094

Telephone:  440-256-0514

Websitehttp://www.herbsociety.org/resources/samull-grant.html

Availability:  All States

Check It Out: New Grant Opportunity!

American Express Foundation Educational Grants from American Express Foundation. Giving primarily in Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Dallas, South Florida,Greensboro, NC, Houston, Los Angeles, New York City, Philadelphia, Greater Phoenix, Salt Lake City, San Francisco, and Washington, DC to support organizations involved with Historic Preservation & Conservation, Leadership and Community Service & Engagement.

States: All, but concentrations in Arizona, California, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Massachusetts, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Texas, Utah.
Total Amount: $7,000,000.00 – $20,000,000.00
Average Amount: $5,000.00 – $100,000.00
Address: see website for contact information for your location
Website: click here
Eligibility: Public School, Private School, Higher Education, Other.
Program Funded: Arts, At-Risk/Character, Community Involvement/Volunteerism, General Education, Math, Reading, Science/Environmental, Social Studies, STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math), All Other.
Deadline Comments: Inquiries for funding are accepted/reviewed on an ongoing basis

Check It Out: New Grant Opportunity!

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

Check It Out: New Grant Opportunity!

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

Check It Out: New Grant Opportunity!

Grant NameKinder Morgan Foundation Education Grants

Funded byKinder Morgan Foundation

DescriptionGrants are primarily directed to educational programs for youth in grades K-12. Funding is provided to local, state, provincial and regional educational institutions, libraries and programs that provide ongoing support, such as Junior Achievement. The foundation also supports youth programs provided by local arts organizations, symphony orchestras, museums and others. Initial approach is to contact the foundation for application form, which is required.

Program AreasArts, Community Involvement/Volunteerism, General Education, Library, Math, Reading, Science/Environment, Social Studies

 Recipients:  Public School, Private School, Other

Proposal Deadline5/10/13

Contact Person:  Maureen Bulkley

Email:  km_foundation@kindermorgan.com

Average Amount$1,000.00 – $5,000.00

Telephone:  303-914-7655

Websitehttp://www.kindermorgan.com/community/

Availability:  All States

Check It Out: New Grant Opportunity!

Grant Name:  Captain Planet Foundation Education Grants

Funded by:  The Captain Planet Foundation

Description:   The foundation supports projects that: 1) Promote understanding of environmental issues; 2) Focus on hands-on involvement; 3) Involve children and young adults 6-18 (elementary through high school); 4) Promote interaction and cooperation within the group; 5) Help young people develop planning and problem solving skills; 6) Include adult supervision; 7) Commit to follow-up communication with the foundation (specific requirements are explained once the grant has been awarded).

Program Areas:   Community Involvement/Volunteerism, General Education, Science/Environment, Social Studies, All Other

Recipients:  Public School, Private School, Other

Proposal Deadline:  2/28/13

Average Amount:  $500.00 – $2,500.00

Contact Person:  Leesa Carter, Executive Director

Telephone:  404-522-4270

Email:  grants@captainplanetfdn.org

Website:  http://www.captainplanetfoundation.org/

Availability:  All States