Private Funder: State Farm; Opportunity: State Farm Student Achievement Grants-Service Learning Grants; Funding Focus: Public safety and education; Geographic Focus: National; Eligibility: K-12 schools and student-led service-learning projects; Funding: Varies; Deadline: Rolling.
Summary: Grants emphasize education. The foundation and YSA (Youth Service America) offer grants up to $1,000 per classroom or $4,000 per school to support educators in K-12 public schools across the United States who engage their students in meaningful learning through service. Each grant engages participating teachers and students in YSAs signature school program, Semester of Service, an extended service and learning program that leads to student achievement
Areas of interest include natural and societal disasters, driver safety, environmental responsibility, accessing higher education/closing the achievement gap, and financial literacy. Nonprofits are also eligible if they can demonstrate how they plan to interact with students in public K-12 schools.