Funding Opportunities

DATE August 21, 2011LEAVE A COMMENT

 Do Something 9/11 Remembrance Grants

Do Something and American Express are teaming up to offer grants for projects that have been started or are being planned in the spirit of September 11th. These projects include youth-led projects that may recognize and commemorate our emergency responders, troop, and programs that promote diversity all across the country. Winners will be announced on September 11th to commemorate the 10th anniversary of the attacks and as part of the 9/11 National Day of Service and Remembrance. 10 $1,000 grants and 10 $500 grants will be awarded. Applicants must be 25 of UNDER.

 The deadline to submit applications is September 1, 2011. For more information about this opportunity, click here: http://www.dosomething.org/grants/remembrance-grants 

The Donald Samull Classroom Herb Garden Grant

 The Herb Society of America will award public and/or private 3rd through 5th grade teachers, with classes of a minimum of 15 students, for either an indoor or outdoor herb garden. Recipients of the indoor herb garden will receive three windowsill herb garden kits including pots, soil, seeds, and educational materials to use in the classroom. Recipients of the outdoor herb garden will receive $200 in seed money. These funds may be used for supplies such as soil, plant trays, containers, or youth sized tools.

 The deadline to submit applications is September 1, 2011. For more information about this opportunity, click here: http://herbsociety.org/resources/samull-grant.html 

Barbara Bush Foundation for Family Literacy

 The Barbara Bush Foundation for Family Literacy has announced their 2012 National Grant Program Application. The foundation’s grant-making program seeks to develop or expand projects designed to support the development of literacy skills for adult primary care givers and their children. A total of approximately $650,000 will be awarded; no grant request should exceed $65,000. Eligibility requirements include organizations with current non profit or public status and have been in existence for two or more years as of the date of the application, organizations must have maintained fiscal accountability, and the organization must operate an instructional literacy program that has been in existence for at least two years.

 The deadline to submit applications is September 9, 2011. For more information about this opportunity click here: http://www.barbarabushfoundation.com/site/c.jhLSK2PALmF/b.4425435/k.544A/Current_Funding_Opportunities.htm 

2011 Subaru Healthy Sprouts Award

 The Subaru Healthy Sprouts Award recognizes and supports youth gardening programs focused on teaching about our environment, nutrition and hunger issues in the United States. To be eligible for the 2011 Healthy Sprouts Awards, your school or organization must plan to garden in 2012 with at least 15 children between the ages of 3 and 18. The selection of winners is based on the demonstrated relationship between the garden program and education related to environmental, nutrition, and hunger issues in the United States. Up to 50 school or organizations will be awarded with a $500 gift certificate to the Gardening with Kids catalog and online store, National Gardening Association’s Eat a Rainbow Kit full of engaging taste education and nutrition lessons, and a literature package from NGA.

 The deadline to submit applications is October 1, 2011. For more information about this opportunity, click here: http://www.kidsgardening.org/grants/2011-subaru-healthy-sprouts-award 

American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) Foundation

The AIAA Foundation gives up to $200 to science and math programs. Eligible applicants include AIAA Educator Associates who are K-12 teachers that apply science, mathematics, and technology in their curriculum. Grants may be used for classroom demonstration kits, classroom science supplies, or other materials that energize science, math, and technology hands-on learning.

 The deadline to submit nominations is rolling. For more information about this opportunity, click here: http://www.aiaa.org/content.cfm?pageid=216

  

 
 
 
   
 

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