State Farm Wants to be ‘Good Neighbor;’ Grants Help K-12 Schools

State Farm, the large national insurer, rolls out its annual giving program, the State Farm Good Neighbor Grant Program.

Funding Focus: Public safety and education; Geographic Focus: National; Eligibility: Nonprofits, K-12 public schools; Funding: Grant requests can range anywhere from $25,000 – $100,000; Deadline: Oct. 30.

Safety Grants focus on roadway safety, teen driver safety, home safety and fire prevention. Education Grants focus on public K-12 teacher development, service-learning programs and systemic educational reform.

About Frank Klimko

Frank Klimko is a nationally known journalist, grants expert and speech writer/speaker. He has years of experience helping nonprofits devise lists of the right funding opportunities and secure funding from these foundations and corporate entities. Clients have focused on an array of areas including child care, homeless, hunger and K-12 education. Additionally, he is a Freedom of Information Act expert, who has helped numerous clients with securing proprietary information from the federal government. Currently, Frank Klimko writes the Children & Youth Funding Report and Private Grants Alert, which are Washington DC-based publications. CYF is a daily publication covering Congress, the Education Dept. and the various federal regulatory agencies. PGA, another daily publication, covers the world of private philanthropy.
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