Archive for January, 2013

Do Something Seed Grants

DATE January 20, 2013 LEAVE A COMMENT

Do Something Seed Grants of $500 are given out every week to help young people who are working to start community action projects and programs. These grants can be used towards project ideas and programs that are just getting started, or to help bring ideas into realization. These grants can also be used towards projects […]

Katie’s Krops Grants

DATE January 20, 2013 LEAVE A COMMENT

The mission of Katie’s Krops is to start and maintain vegetable gardens of all sizes and donate the harvest to help feed people in need, as well as to assist and inspire others to do the same. The grant winners will receive materials to start a vegetable garden to feed people in need in their […]

Big Read

DATE January 20, 2013 LEAVE A COMMENT

The Big Read is a program of the National Endowment for the Arts, designed to revitalize the role of literature in American culture and to encourage citizens to read for pleasure and enlightenment. The Big Read supports organizations in developing community-wide programs that encourage reading and participation by diverse audiences. Grants from $2,500 to $20,000 […]

Nominations Open for 2013 Governor’s Service Awards

DATE January 20, 2013 LEAVE A COMMENT

The Michigan Community Service Commission (MCSC) is excited to announce they are now seeking nominations for the 2013 Governor’s Service Awards. These awards are given annually by the Governor to acknowledge individuals, organizations, and businesses who are committed to service and volunteerism in their communities. Nominations are being accepted in the following eight categories: Governor […]

GenerationOn Offers Mini-grants for Hunger Awareness

DATE January 20, 2013 LEAVE A COMMENT

This spring generationOn will launch “What Will You Bring to the Table?” an initiative to mobilize youth from across the country to address childhood hunger by gathering around tables to create service and service-learning projects that raise awareness and bring collective action to this critical issue. As a part of this initiative, generationOn is offering […]