Archive for October, 2011

You Rock!!!

DATE October 27, 2011 LEAVE A COMMENT

Thanks to the amazing teachers and students from Godfrey Lee Middle School, Kelloggsville High School, and Kelloggsville Middle School for making today’s YEZ Phase II training a huge success!  You guys ROCK!!!

2012 Youth Garden Grants

DATE October 19, 2011 LEAVE A COMMENT

The National Gardening Association (NGA) is partnering with The Home Depot to offer Youth Garden grants. 5 winners will receive gift cards valued at $1,000, and 95 winners will receive $500 gift cards for the purchase of gardening materials and supplies specific to the needs of their program from their local Home Depot store. Schools, […]

Growing MLK Day In Michigan: Minigrant Opportunity

DATE October 12, 2011 LEAVE A COMMENT

Need money to help support your 2012 MLK Day project? The Michigan Community Service Commission, Michigan Nonprofit Association, Volunteer Centers of Michigan, The League Michigan, Michigan Campus Compact, and the Sara Ballard Volunteer Fund are awarding $15,500 in mini-grants to Michigan organizations who wish to host service projects as part of the 2012 Martin Luther […]

Make A Difference Day: October 22

DATE October 7, 2011 LEAVE A COMMENT

For more than 20 years, USA WEEKEND Magazine and HandsOn Network have joined together to sponsor Make A Difference Day, Millions of Americans will unite in a common mission to improve the lives of others on Saturday, October 22, 2011.   http://daytabank.handsonnetwork.org/

Lights On After School: October 20

DATE October 7, 2011 LEAVE A COMMENT

Join 1 million Americans and 7,500+ communities nationwide in celebrating the afterschool programs that keep ourkids safe, inspire them to learn and help working families. http://www.afterschoolalliance.org/loa.cfm

Home Depot Community Impact Grants

DATE October 5, 2011 LEAVE A COMMENT

The Home Depot Community Impact Grants Program believes in the power of hands-on-service. They provide support to nonprofit organizations, public schools, and public service agencies in the U.S. that are using the power of volunteers to improve the physical health of their communities. Proposals for the following community improvement activities will be considered: repairs, refurbishments, […]

State Farm Company Grants

DATE October 5, 2011 LEAVE A COMMENT

The State Farm Company grants focus on safety, community, development and education. Through their company grants, they focus on safety, community development, and education. Eligible organizations are nonprofit, tax-exempt organizations under Section 501(c)(3). Safety grant funding is directed toward auto and roadway safety, home safety and fire prevention, disaster preparedness, disaster recovery, and personal financial […]

CVS Caremark Community Grants

DATE October 5, 2011 LEAVE A COMMENT

The CVS Caremark Community Grant supports programs targeting children under age 21 with disabilities and programs that ensure that more uninsured people receive needed care. Programs targeting children under age 21 with disabilities must address either health and rehabilitation services or enabling and encouraging physical movement and play. The Community grant also supports programs that […]

Outdoor Nation Grants

DATE October 5, 2011 LEAVE A COMMENT

The Outdoor Nation Grants is awarding $2,500 to bring innovative ideas to life. The grant is intended to support the goals of the America’s Great Outdoors (AGO) initiative, launched by President Obama in early 2011 and designed to allow youth to tackle some of the many challenges facing young people today. These community based, youth […]