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 LOOLOOKINGLOOKlLOOKJKL;LKKL;LKJKL;LKJKL;LKJKLlLLLhttp://lLlooklKKKKKKKKBrBBrowse the grants below and let us know if you are interested in further information or help - don't let the deadline pass you by!  Once you seek out  a grant and realize there is available money out there for you to "ask for" - you will wonder why you didn't apply for a grant sooner.  Don't forget to attach a copy of your submitted application for a grant to the Grant Writing Approval Appplication Form and send it to the Grants Department if you apply for a grant on your own. This helps US to help YOU keep track of the grant and submit requests for reimbursement or set up an account for the money sent to you.  You can contact Keely Krueger or Judi Parks at x3078 to assist you in any way.

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POETRY CONTEST-THE AMERICAN PET PRODUCTS ASSOCIATION:  Deadline  January 31, 2015
This Association is offering a way for teachers to get their studentrs excited about poetry and earn money for their classrooms while doing it.  Students can submit unique poems about their pets for a chance to win $250 individual prizes and $1,000 classroom prizes.  Eligibility is open to students in grades 3 through 8.  Submit as many poems as you like about the joys and benefits of owning pets of all types.  For www.petsaddlife.org/childrens-poetry-contest..... works best with Chrome.

WHOLE KIDS FOUNDATION:  Deadline October 31, 2014
The Foundation solicits applications for its 2015 School Garden Grants program.  The program provides funds to K-12 schools, to support new or existing edible gardens on school grounds.  $2,000 grants AT.........

AMERICAN LIBRARY ASSOCIATION:  Deadline  September 12, 2014
The American Library Association requests nominations for the "I Love My Librarian" award for 2014.  The award seeks to recognize the accomplishments of exceptional public, school, college, community college, and university librarians.  Ten winners will receive a $5,000 award, a plaque and a travel stipend to attend the award ceremony and reception in New York City.  Learn More and NOMINATE!

CAPTAIN PLANET FOUNDATION:  Deadline September 30, 2014
$500 - $2,500 grants available for hands-on environmental projects that inspire and motivate children and youth as they work individually and together to create environmental solutions in their homes, schools, and communities.  The foundation's mission : to give the next generation of environmental stewards an understanding and love for the natural world in which they live.  APPLICATION ONLINE>

ARTS AND HUMANITIES:  Deadline September 30, 2014
P. Buckley Moss Foundation provides Teacher Art Grants to support art instruction with a special focus on children who learn differently.  Some of the past winning projects were:  card making for people with multidisabilities in hospitals or at home and peer advocate program emblem - students create a mural to serve as a reminder of the importance of inclusiveness and to encourage relations between students.  APPLY !!

KIDS IN NEED FOUNDATION:  Deadline September 30, 2014
The Kids In Need Foundation provides small grants for teachers' creative classroom projects.  Grants are generally $100 to $500 - Check It OUT!

NEA FOUNDATION PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT GRANTS:  Deadline October 15, 2014
$2,000 for individuals and $5,000 for groups is available to teachers, counselors, or education support professionals in public K-12 for professional development to improve practice, curriculum, and student achievement.    LOOK IT UP! 

SHAPE AMERICA:  Deadline December 1, 2014
The Society of Health and Physical Educators America solicits applications for the 2015 Jump Rope for Heart/Hoops for Heart Grant Program.  The program seeks to recognize Jump Rope for Heart and Hoops for Heart coordinators for their passion and contribution to the program. $1200 U. S. Games gift certificate and a $1300 professional development stipend to attend the 2015 SHAPE America Convention in March 2015.  Find out MORE so you can nominate SOMEONE!

P & G:  Applications accepted from July 1 to Sept. 30
P & G provides support for the comforts of home and hygiene education and everyday healthy behaviours that prevent illness and improve confidence.  Funds Vary by request.  WEB:

INTERNATIONAL PAPER FOUNDATION:  Deadline "ONGOING"
The Foundation provides support in the areas of:  Environmental education. Programs that help both younger and older generations understand a sustainable approach balancing environmental, social, and economic needs. and Literacy. Programs that enhance the availability of reading materials at school and community libraries, enhance rading skills of children and adults, and teach ESL.  WEB:

BP funds an ongoing educational initiative, the "U.S. and Canada A+ for Energy Programme." 
This initiative provides funding for school programs centered on the topic of energy education, so that a new generation of consumers can become aware of the importance of energy as a topic and of their role in preserving it. In the six years of the program, over $16 million in grants have been awarded in the United States;
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Hewlett Packard's Innovations in Education grants benefit secondary schools and colleges and universities.

The program for secondary schools offers 25 grants to public or private school districts with a value of $270,000 each. Assistance comes in the form of cash, HP products and professional development. Innovations must enhance mathematics and science instruction, encouraging students to pursue high-tech careers. Funding can be used to increase leadership capacity, create digital learning environments, have secondary students design and research a current societal need and create high-tech career awareness. The grant award must be used to support four administrators and eight secondary school teachers to conduct pilot projects at one or two schools of their choice.

Hewlett Packard Company
3000 Hanover Street
Palo Alto, CA 94304
650-857-1501
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KIA MOTORS AMERICA:  Deadline  "Ongoing"

Kia Motors America announced the Double Your Impact campaign with DonorsChoose.org.  The campaign is designed to fund 50 percent of classroom projects near Kia's network of more than 755 retail showrooms across the country.  Grants up to $600 to Public Schools for project that will be funded including requests for books, microscopes, field trips, and musical instruments among others.  See website for online contact form.

DISCOVER:  Deadline "Rolling"
Discover's Pathway to Financial Success program provides funding to help schools incorporate financial education inrto the curriculum.  The company has pledged a five year, $10 million investment to the program for public high schools.  To apply schools must meet the following criteria:  *The school has implemented or is looking to imiplement a financial education curriculum; *A measurement tool is or will be in place to assess participation in and comprehension of the financial education curriculum; and *The school agrees to share overall results of the measurement tool's pre and post-curriculum testing with Discover upon the program's completion, to assess what worked and what didn't.  WEB:

FEDEX:  Rolling Dealine
FedEx supports nonprofit organizations involved with disaster relief, child pedestrian safety, and environmenal sustainability.  Funds vary by project and scope. In regards to pedestrian safety, FedEx seeks to support organizations that help keep child pedestrians safe through: Increasing awareness and knowledge of pedestrian safety as an issue; Helping change unsafe child pedestrian behaviors; and Creating environmental improvements to keep child pedestrians safe in local communities.  WEB.

W.K. KELLOGG FOUNDATION:  Deadline Rolling
The W. K. Kellogg Foundation seeks to invest in early child development (from birth through age eight), leading to reading proficiency by third grade, high school graduation, and pathways to meaningful employment.  In 2010, the foundation awarded more than $266 million in charitable grants.  Preference is given to communities where children and families are most in need of high quality early intervention to achieve success by third grade and maintain it beyond. More Info

TECHNOLOGY:  Extron Classroom A/V System - Deadline "Ongoing"
Extron Electronics is offering the opportunity for K-12 schools to enhance their use of education technology with an audiovisual grant.  Using computers, document cameras, and DVD's in the classroom becomes much easier with this enhanced system.  A simple "online" application can be found HERE.

PARTNERS OF THE AMERICAS:  Deadline "Ongoing"
Partners of the Americas solicits applications for its Education and Culture Program Grants. The grants seek to increase mutual understanding and strengthen cooperation between the U.S., Latin America, and the Caribbean.  Proposed projects must support education and culture, showing involvement of both chapters in the partnership in the planning and implementation, and evidence of follow-up.  Grants up to $3,000 and they must include a match.  Funds for cultural trips, which may include art exhibitions and instruction, musical and theatrical performances, classes for instruments, orchestras or singing, and learning through observation and discussion.  CHECK IT OUT!

FINISH LINE YOUTH FOUNDATION:  Deadline "Ongoing"
The Finish Line Youth Foundation seeks to support organizations that provide opportunities for youth participation in the following areas:  Youth atheltic programs - community-based programs addressing active lifestyle and team building skills; and Camps - established camps with an emphasis on sports and active lifestyle, especially programs serving disadvantaged and special needs kids.  $1,000 to $5,000 grants  Contact

EXTRON CLASSROOM A/V SYSTEM GRANT:  Deadline "Ongoing"
The application is a simple online form that requests contact information as well as information about the classroom environment. The goal of the pilot classroom is to demonstrate how user-friendly and beneficial Extron classroom A/V technology is for students, teachers, and administrators. An Extron grant administrator will review the application and contact the applicant to discuss a project once the information has been submitted.  MUST SEE!

PEPSICO FOUNDATION PROVIDES GRANTS IN A VARIETY OF FOCUS AREAS:  Deadline "Ongoing"
Grants under $100,000 to selected organizations for projects related to health, the environment, or education. In the focus area of education, the foundation looks for programs that address access to education for the underserved and women's empowerment.  Letters of interest may be mailed to pepsico.foundation@pepsi.com - Visit website for more information!

48HOURPRINT.com:  Deadline "Rolling"
Applicants for the Giving Across America program that helps in furthering goals by providing printed materials for fundraising and promotional needs for nonprofits.   Website

CHARLIE LOVETT FUND FOR ELEMENTARY DRAMA:  Deadline - Rolling
Average grant amount $300 for Elementary schools grades 1-5.  Contact Charlie Lovett Fund for
Elementary Drama, 10 Stump Tree Lane, Winston-Salem, NC 27106  Website

ONGOING PROGRAM THROUGH COLUMBIA SPORTSWEAR:
Columbia's Global Donation Program seeks to give internationally yet impact locally.  Grants are given in the areas of environmental conservation, outdoor education, and community involvement.  The fund disperses grants through two programs.  Take at look at this one!

HEALTHY STUDENTS:  Deadline "Ongoing"
PCRM's Golden Carrot Awards recognize healthy nutrition offerings of school food services.  Awards of up to $3000 for schools and food service professionals who have developed and implemented healthy, nutritional, and successful school lunch programs.  The award recognizes those programs that offer school children a variety of healthy food choices, including vegetarian choices and nondairy beverages.    Visit

UCT CHARITIES TRUST FUND:  Deadline "Rolling"
UCT provides scholarships to individuals pursuing college degrees or certification to teach persons with intellectual disabilities.  Grants up to $2,500  http://www.uct.org/get-involved/scholarship-programs/default.asp

CORNELL DOUGLAS FOUNDATION:  Deadline "Rolling for Letters of Inquiry
The Cornell Douglas Foundation provides support  in the areas of: environmental health and justice; land conservation; sustainability of resources; environmental education; and visionary design. Average grants range from $3,000 to $5,000 - website

WELLS FARGO:  Deadline Varies By State
Wells Fargo provides support or community development, education, and human services.  Each state has its own giving guidelines.  Education giving may include, but is not limited to, the following:  The promotion of academic achievement for low to moderate income students with a focus on math, science and technology, and literacy;  Training for teachers and administrators who work with low- and moderate-income students; and the creation/sustainability of school partnerships with parents and guardians, the local community, and the business community.  Web

 

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