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Sociological Initiatives Foundation

Deadline Aug 15, 2018

Grants of up to $20,000 will be awarded for research that furthers social change, including language learning and behavior and its intersection with social and policy questions....

Open Meadows Foundation Grant

Deadline Aug 15, 2018

Grants of up to $2000 are available. Recent projects have included STEM workshops for young girls, empowerment groups for young Latina women, afterschool music program expansion for underserved...

Marguerite Casey Foundation Patiño Moore Legacy Award

Deadline Aug 20, 2018

The annual award recognizes organizations whose work fosters collaborations by Latino and African-American communities aimed at effecting positive, sustainable change for all American families....

Chisholm Foundation Education Grants

Deadline Sep 1, 2018

There is no specific outline for project proposals, applications will be evaluated based on how well an organization demonstrates a specific need and shows that the intended project will...

William T. Grant Foundation Institutional Challenge Grants

Deadline Sep 7, 2018

To help reduce inequality in youth outcomes, grants of up to $650,000 over three years will be awarded to encourage schools and university-based research institutes and centers to build sustained...

Jewish Helping Hands: Tikkun Olam Grant Program

Deadline Sep 14, 2018

Grants of up to $5,000 are provided to nonprofit organizations that show clear promise to promote self-help and empowerment within communities, or respond to unmet needs of those who are poor or...

The Kazanjian Foundation Economic Literacy Grants

Deadline Sep 15, 2018

The Foundation looks for programs that will raise student participation in economic education, emphasize development of new strategies for on-line teaching and web-based instruction, and increase...

Foundation for Rural Service

Deadline Sep 15, 2018

The Foundation funds projects that improve educational attainment in rural areas and make long-lasting, positive impacts on communities across the country. Awards range from $250 to $5,000 ….

Unitarian Universalist Association: Fund for a Just Society

Deadline Sep 15, 2018

The Fund supports organizations that use community organizing to bring about systemic change leading to a more just society. Most grants range between $6,000 and $8,000….

Department of Labor: YouthBuild

Deadline Sep 18, 2018

YouthBuild offers funding for organizations providing pre-apprenticeship services that support education, occupational skills training, and employment services for at-risk youth, ages 16 to 24,...

Ongoing Events and Funding Opportunities

ALDI Smart Kids Program

Grants ranging from $100 to $5,000 and ALDI gift cards are provided to local community organizations that encourage kids to be active in the areas of education, physical activity, nutrition,...

American Association of School Librarians: Beyond Words: The Dollar General School Library Relief Fund

The Fund provides grants of up to $20,000 to pre-K-12 public schools whose school library programs have been affected by a natural disaster, fire, or an act of terrorism. Schools that have...

American Honda Foundation’s Youth Education Grants

Honda aims to help meet the needs of American society in the areas of youth and scientific education by awarding grants to nonprofits, while strategically assisting communities in deriving...

Astellas USA Foundation Health and STEM Programs

The Astellas USA Foundation, the philanthropic arm of North America-based pharmaceutical company Astellas USA, is a tax-exempt nonprofit corporate foundation that awards grants for charitable,...

Brown Rudnick Center Foundation: Community Grants

Created to support front-line educators who often do not have a voice in funding decisions, the Foundation's Community Grants subsidize small, concrete projects, which will improve inner-city...

Campbell's: Labels for Education

The Campbell's, Inc. Labels for Education Program gives schools free educational equipment in exchange for labels from Campbell products. Maximum award varies. Schools or parents coordinate label...

Caplan Foundation for Early Childhood

The Caplan Foundation for Early Childhood supports innovative, creative projects, and programs designed to significantly enhance the development, health, safety, education, and/or quality of life...

Change Happens Foundation

The Change Happens Foundation seeks to fund innovative applicants and ideas with proven, high-level impact in education….

Charles Stewart Mott Foundation

The mission of the Charles Stewart Mott Foundation is to support efforts that promote a just, equitable, and sustainable society. The Foundation provides grants through four programs including the...

Cisco Global Impact Cash Grants

In the Education category, Cisco supports technology-based solutions and education delivery models that improve student performance and engagement in science, technology, engineering, and math...

DiscoverE Collaboration Grants

DiscoverE Collaboration Grants provide funding to support programs that engage youth in the engineering community with hands-on learning. Eligible programs will be led by a group of at least three...

Express Scripts Foundation

Express Scripts Foundation Deadlines are March 1, June 1, September 1 and December 1, annually. The Express Scripts Foundation funds state and local initiatives that support school readiness...

First Book’s Children’s Book Donations and Grants

First Book offers free and inexpensive children's books and educational resources to schools and programs that serve children in need from birth to age 18….

Google Ad Grants

Google Ad Grants is a unique in-kind advertising program that harnesses the power of the company's flagship advertising product, Google AdWords. Through the program, selected organizations receive...

Halliburton Foundation

The Halliburton Foundation accepts grant proposals from U.S. based nonprofit organizations that serve the following areas: education, health, and health-related social services. Strong preference...

Johnson Scholarship Foundation Grants

The foundation funds scholarship and other education programs that serve people in need of financial support. Employment through education should be the ultimate goal….

Karma for Cara: Youth Service Learning Grants

Do you know a youngster who's working on a service project in their community? They might be working on a community garden, or checking on senior citizens during summer heat waves. If they're...

Kars4Kids Small Grant Program

The program provides support to nonprofit organizations that are working to make a difference in the areas of education and youth development. Grants generally range from $500 to $2,000….

Kinder Morgan Foundation

The Kinder Morgan Foundation supports K-12 programs that promote the academic and artistic interests of young people. Grants of up to $5,000 will be awarded for academic programs, including...

Kopp Family Foundation Grants

The primary goals of the Kopp Family Foundation are to "help individuals achieve success by continuing their education; support non-profit organizations… " Grants (ranging from $250 to $5,000)...

Kresge Foundation: Arts and Culture Program: Local Systems

The Local Systems focus area funds projects that test the integration of arts and culture within municipal systems and other non-arts disciplines. Support is provided for...

Leona Gruber Trust Grants

The Leona Gruber Trust awards 15 grants per year to organizations with a focus on youth, health care, community, and education. Average grant size is $2,000...

Lockheed Martin: Grants for Education

Lockheed Martin provides grants for K-16 Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) Education. This includes Lockheed Martin's K-12 STEM Education Initiative, Engineers in the Classroom, as...

Mark Wahlberg Youth Foundation

The Mark Wahlberg Youth Foundation was established for the purpose of raising and distributing funds to youth service and enrichment programs…

Microsoft: DigiGirlz High Tech Camp

Deadline varies by location. Microsoft DigiGirlz High Tech Camp for girls works to dispel stereotypes of the high-tech industry. During the camp session, the girls listen to executive...

NEA Foundation: Learning & Leadership Grants

Our Learning & Leadership Grants support public school teachers, public education support professionals, and/or faculty and staff in public institutions of higher education for one of the...

Oriental Trading Company Education Grants

The Oriental Trading Company Giving program aims to enrich the lives of children through education, youth programming, and healthcare and human services….

Pathway to Financial Success: Financial Literacy Grants

The Pathway to Financial Success grant program from Discover is designed to help high schools bring financial literacy programs in the classroom. You should consider applying if you have a plan...

Pop Culture Collaborative: Pop Up Rapid Response Grants

Grants from $5,000 to $30,000 are designed to help organizations working to build movements, drive campaigns, produce stories, and leverage media and entertainment mediums to drive positive...

PPG Industries Foundation Education and Community Grants

The PPG Industries Foundation favors projects that promote academic excellence and prepare the next generation of leaders in business, science, and technology. Support for students of high...

Public Welfare Foundation

The Public Welfare Foundation supports organizations that address human needs in disadvantaged communities, with strong emphasis on organizations that include service, advocacy, and empowerment in...

Ronald W. Burkle Foundation Education Grants

The Ronald W. Burkle Foundation makes grants to programs that engage children in learning. Previous grants were used to fund youth outreach programs, health education projects for children and...

Safeway Foundation

The Safeway Foundation seeks to fund nonprofit organizations that have programs that align with its four priority areas: hunger relief, education, health and human services, and assisting people...

Sarah Scaife Foundation

The Sarah Scaife Foundation primarily seeks to fund public policy programs that deal with major issues. Past funding has gone to education-focused research programs, research housed at colleges...

Saxena Family Foundation

The Saxena Family Foundation has a particular focus on initiatives that promote US science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) education and the empowerment of girls, female children,...

SC Johnson’s Education Grants

Support for programs that emphasize student academic achievement, with a focus on academic enrichment and advancement, early childhood, and kindergarten through grade 12 education; postsecondary...

Scholastic Art & Writing Awards

Scholarships of up to $10,000 are available to talented teen artists and writers in the United States and Canada in twenty-eight categories of art and writing. Deadlines vary by region. Find your...

Share Our Strength: No Kid Hungry Grants

Share Our Strength awards grants to eligible organizations involved in increasing access to summer meals programs supported through the Summer Food Service Program or the National School Lunch...

Singing for Change

Grants of up to $10,000 will be awarded to progressive nonprofit organizations working to address the root causes of a social or environmental problem....

Start a Snowball: Youth Philanthropy Projects

Start a Snowball, Inc. encourages kids of all ages to engage in philanthropic and community service activities. The organization believes that even one child with the right intentions and support...

TESOL Teaching Materials Grant

The Tina B. Carver Fund was established by her family and colleagues to honor the life and work of Tina B. Carver , longtime member of TESOL and the ESL/EFL community. Grants are available for...

The Awesome Foundation

The Awesome Foundation funds projects that challenge and expand our understanding of our individual and communal potentials, bringing communities together, casting aside social inhibitions and...

The Civil War Trust

The Trust provides grants to help educators plan field trips to Civil War, War of 1812, and Revolutionary War battlefields, as well as related historic sites. Grants are available up to $1,500…

The Coca-Cola Foundation

The Coca-Cola Company and its global philanthropic arm, The Coca-Cola Foundation, partner with nonprofit organizations worldwide that address community needs and priorities in a meaningful way....

The Harry Chapin Foundation Education Grant

The foundation focuses its grant making on community education programs, arts-in-education programs, and agricultural and environmental programs….

The Home Depot Foundation’s Community Impact Grants

The Home Depot Foundation offers grants for repairs, refurbishments, weatherization, and modifications to low-income housing or community facilities, such as schools, community centers, or senior...

The Kresge Foundation: Human Services Program

The Kresge Foundation works to improve the life circumstances of poor and low-income children and adults and those living in underserved communities. Through the Human Services Program, the...

The Lisa Libraries

The Lisa Libraries donates new children's books and small libraries to organizations that work with kids in poor and under-served areas…

Toyota USA Foundation

The Toyota USA Foundation works to enhance quality of education in kindergarten through grade 12 by building partnerships with nonprofit organizations dedicated to improving the teaching and...

W.K. Kellogg Foundation

The W.K. Kellogg Foundation wants all children to live a full life with high-quality, early childhood experiences, to grow up in homes with families that have stable, high-quality jobs, and to...

WaysToHelp.org’s Community Service Grants

WaysToHelp.org invites high school students no older than 19 years old to apply for grants to fund their community service ideas across any one of 16 issue areas….

Westinghouse Charitable Giving Program

Grants are awarded to programs in the organization's priority funding areas including STEM education. Grants support education programs that improve knowledge and literacy, with a focus in the...

Whole Foods' Whole Kids Foundation grants

Whole Kids Foundation supports schools with a variety of programs and educational materials, including: NEW Healthy Kids Innovation Grant NEW Extended Learning Garden Grant School...

Wish You Well Foundation donations

Supporting family literacy in the United States by fostering and promoting the development and expansion of new and existing literacy and educational programs.