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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 Opportunities!

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:  Summer Reading Grants

Funded by:  Dollar General Literacy Foundation
Description:  Dollar General Literacy Foundation Summer Reading Grants provide funding to local nonprofit organizations and libraries to help with the implementation or expansion of summer reading programs. Programs must target Pre-K through 12th grade students who are new readers, below grade level readers or readers with learning disabilities.
Program Areas:  After-School, Library, Reading, Safe/Drug Free Schools
Recipients:  Public School, Higher Education, Other
Proposal Deadline:  2/28/12
Average Amount:  Up to $3,000.00
Availability:  All States

Check It Out: New Grant Opportunity!

Grant Name:  Kick Butts Day 2012 Mini-Grants

Funded by:  Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids & United Health Foundation
Description:United Health Foundation is partnering with the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids to offer mini-grants for 2012 Kick Butts Day ( March 21, 2012) events. A program of the campaign’s For Youth By Youth program, Kick Butts Day is an annual celebration of youth leadership and activism in the fight against tobacco use. On Kick Butts Day, youth organize and participate in events across the United States encouraging their peers to stay tobacco-free and educating their communities about the dangers of tobacco. This year, for the first time, mini-grants of $500 or $1,000 will be awarded to support Kick Butts day events. Anyone who is planning a 2012 event is encouraged to apply.
Program Areas:  Safe/Drug Free Schools
Recipients:  Public School, Private School, Other
Proposal Deadline:  1/27/12
Average Amount:  $500.00 – $1,000.00
Availability:  All States