Archive for August, 2013

Funds for Fuel Up to Play 60

DATE August 23, 2013 LEAVE A COMMENT

Deadlines: November 1 Up to $4,000 per year is available to any qualifying K-12 school enrolled in Fuel Up to Play 60. The competitive, nationwide funding program can help your school jumpstart and sustain healthy nutrition and physical activity improvements. Whether you’re just starting out with Fuel Up to Play 60 or looking to expand […]

Lowe’s Toolbox for Education

DATE August 23, 2013 LEAVE A COMMENT

Deadline: October 15 For the 2013-14 school year, the Lowe’s will give priority to meeting basic necessities, with a preference for funding requests that have a permanent impact, such as facility enhancement (both indoor and outdoor) as well as landscaping/cleanup projects. Any individual public K-12 school or non-profit parent group associated with that public K-12 […]

Give With Target

DATE August 23, 2013 LEAVE A COMMENT

Deadline: September 21 Help give up to $5 million to schools all over the country through Give With Target. Simply select a K-12 school from the list of eligible schools and vote for it weekly until September 21 or until $5 million has been awarded, whichever occurs first. It takes just 25 votes per school […]

September is Attendance Month

DATE August 23, 2013 LEAVE A COMMENT

Did you know that missing just 10% of the school year in the early grades can leave many students struggling throughout elementary school? Or that by 6th grade, missing that much school is strongly linked to course failure and even eventually dropping out of high school? That’s just 18 days – or two to three […]

Will Your School Move For Hunger?

DATE August 23, 2013 LEAVE A COMMENT

This fall, Youth Service America is supporting Move For Hunger’s campaign to get hundreds of schools involved in fighting hunger in their communities. Food drives will be held between October 24 (Food Day) and November 24 (the end of National Hunger & Homelessness Awareness Week). Move For Hunger will support your food drive by providing […]