Funder: Microsoft Corp.; Program: 2016 Imagine Cup Grants; Funding Focus: Youth, education, technology and entrepreneurship; Eligibility: Nonprofits and individuals; Funding: Varies; Deadline: May 31.
Summary: The Imagine Cup Grants give youth-team participants cash grants and tech support to advance their ideas for new computer games or applications. Nonprofits should also review the company’s partner website, Give Global Giving, because it provides an additional info about youth-related funding http://tinyurl.com/ksxq3ja; those grants run on a different track.
Other Grants: The company’s Microsoft YouthSpark grants also are open to nonprofits. This initiative supports education, employment and entrepreneurship opportunities for 300 million youths in more than 100 countries (http://tinyurl.com/95cdflq).