Category Archives: family services

Check It Out: New Grant Opportunity!

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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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

Check It Out: New Grant Opportunity!

Grant Name:  Humana Foundation Grants

Funded by:  The Humana Foundation, Inc

Description:  Education support with no geographical limitations. Program provides financial assistance to the children of employees of Humana Inc., who plan to pursue a college degree. The foundation also supports the arts and library sciences. No support for political, non-school, or religious organizations. No grants for start up needs.

Program Areas:  Arts, Early Childhood, Family Services, General Education, Health/PE, Library 

Recipients:  Public School, Private School, Higher Education

Proposal Deadline:  6/15/2012

Average Amount:  $5,000.00 – $75,000.00

Contact Person:  Barbara Wright

Telephone:  502-580-3613

Website:  http://www.humanafoundation.org

Availability:  All States

Check It Out: New Grant Opportunity!

Grant Name:  Sodexo Youth Grants

Funded by:  Youth Service America and the Sodexo Foundation

Description: Youth Service America and the Sodexo Foundation have announced they will award a hundred Sodexo Youth Grants of $500 each to youth-led service projects in the United States that address the issue of childhood hunger on Global Youth Service Day (April 20-22, 2012). The grant program seeks to fund service projects that engage students’ peers, friends, families, neighbors, Sodexo employees, and other community members in creative youth-inspired solutions to ending childhood hunger in their communities. Applicants must between the ages of 5 and 25.   

Program Areas:  Family Services, Health/PE, Homeless

Recipients:  Public School, Private School, Other

Proposal Deadline:  1/17/12

Average Amount:  $500.00

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: 10/31/11

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: 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