Fast Food Chain Helps Teens become College/Career-Ready

TBFFT-RGB-StandardFoundation: Taco Bell Foundation for Teens (TBFT); Opportunity: Live Más Scholarship; Funding Focus: Education, career training and dropout prevention; Geographic Focus: National; Eligibility: Students; Funding: $1 million for 220 awards; Deadline: July 25.

Summary:  The scholarship is for the innovators, creators and dreamers who want to share their /her passion and receive support to pursue this passion through a higher educational outlet. This is not needs or obstacle based; it is a passion based scholarship program. Applicants must identify a specific secondary education program, college or certificate/degree option.

Other Grants

The foundation also offers funds that allow teens to explore opportunities at universities, community colleges and technical schools, and also learn about the college application process. The program also supports experiences focused on career exploration. That runs on a different funding track and can be found here: http://tinyurl.com/jf3m7ah

Info: http://tinyurl.com/jtb9fqg, www.tacobellfoundationforteens.org  

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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