Category Archives: reading grants

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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

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International Paper Company Educational Grants from International Paper Company Foundation. The Foundation supports non-profit organizations within the communities where International Paper has operating facilities. The Foundation’s primary focus areas are environmental education and literacy programs for young children.

States: All States, Tennessee.
Total Amount: $2,500,000.00 – $4,000,000.00
Average Amount: $1,000.00 – $10,000.00
Address: 6400 Poplar Avenue, Memphis, TN 38197
Telephone: 800-236-1996
Email: mailto:ipfoundationfeedback@ipaper.com
Website: click here
Eligibility: Public School, Private School, Higher Education, Other.
Program Funded: After-School, Early Childhood, General Education, Math, Reading, Science/Environmental, Social Studies, STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math), Technology.
Deadline Comments: Visit website for additional information

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Grant Name:  Teacher Grants

Funded by:  The Kids in Need Foundation

Description:  Kids In Need Teacher Grants provide K-12 educators with funding to provide innovative learning opportunities for their students. The Kids In Need Foundation helps to engage students in the learning process by supporting our most creative and important educational resource our nation’s teachers. All certified K-12 teachers in the U.S. are eligible.

Program Areas:  Math, Reading, Science/Environment, Technology, All Other

Recipients:  Public School, Private/Charter School

Proposal Deadline:  7/15/2013 – 9/30/2013

Average Amount:  $100.00 – $500.00 (firm, do not request more)

Contact Person:  Penny Hawk

Telephone:  877-296-1231

Email:  info@kidsinneed.net

Website:  http://www.kinf.org/grants/guidelines.php

Availability:  All States

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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 Name:  Early Childhood Reading Grant

Funded by: Target

Description: Reading is essential to a child’s learning process. That’s why Target awards grants to schools, libraries and nonprofit organizations to support programs such as after-school reading events and weekend book clubs. Together we’re fostering a love of reading and encouraging children, preschool through third grade, to read together with their families.

Program AreasEarly Childhood, Library, Reading

RecipientsPublic School, Private School, Other

Proposal Deadline4/30/13

Average Amount$2,000.00

Telephone:  800-227-5558, ext. 8178

Websitehttp://sites.target.com/site/en/company/page.jsp?contentId=WCMP04-031821

Availability:  All States

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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