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School Projects Can Apply for Hershey Foundation Support

Funder: Hershey Foundation; Funding Focus: Education (priority is given to: alternative educational programs for children of all ages; arts, cultural and science programs for children, and early childhood education programs); Geographic Focus: Northeast Ohio; Eligibility: Nonprofits; Funding: Up to $225,000, … Continue reading

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MDU Favors Social Services, Schools, Community Development

Funder: MDU Resources Foundation; Opportunity: 2017 grants; Funding Focus: Education and human services; Geographic Focus: National (where the company has a presence); Eligibility: Nonprofits, counties, cities, school districts or park districts; Funding: Varies; the foundation made about $2.2 million in … Continue reading

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Private Funding for Childcare Efforts Now Available

Private Funder: First Children’s Finance; Funding Focus: Childcare and early childhood education; Geographic Focus: Regional (IA, KS, MI, MN, MO, ND, SD & TX); Eligibility: Childcare providers, childcare centers and early childhood education centers; Funding: Up to $125,000; Deadline: Rolling.

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Grants Help Improve Mental Health, Aid Youth

Private Funder: American Psychiatric Foundation; Opportunity: Typical or Troubled? School Mental Health Education Grant program; Funding Focus: Mental health; Geographic Focus: National; Eligibility: Nonprofit organizations; Funding: Up to 30 awards of $2,000 each; Deadline: TBA, the program is to open … Continue reading

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Footwear Company Provides Funding for Environmental Projects

Private Funder: Keen Footwear; Opportunity: KEEN Effect Grant Program; Funding Focus: Environment, community development; Geographic Focus: National; Eligibility: Nonprofits; Funding: $100,000 for 10 awards of $10,000 each; Nomination Deadlines: June 10.

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Partners Help Build, Renovate Youth Sports Recreational Fields

Funders: Nat’l Football League (NFL) Youth Football Fund and the Local Initiatives Support Corp.; Opportunity: 2017 NFL Youth Football Fund Grassroots Program; Funding Focus: Physical activity, youth, children; Geographic Focus: National; Eligibility: 501 (c)(3) nonprofits and middle/high schools in NFL … Continue reading

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Forest Foundation to Open Competition

Funder: American Forest Foundation’s Project Learning Tree; Opportunity: GreenWorks grants; Funding Focus: Youth, education and the environment; Geographic Focus: National; Eligibility: K-12 schools and nonprofit organizations; Funding: Multiple awards, up to $3,000 each; Deadline: TBA (the 2017 competition will open … Continue reading

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Funding Supports Boating Safety

Foundation: Boat US Foundation for Boat Safety & Clean Water; Opportunity: Grassroots Grants Program; Funding Focus: Environment, physical activity; Geographic Focus: National; Eligibility: Nonprofits, boating clubs and student groups; Funding: Multiple awards up to $10,000 each; Deadline: Rolling.

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Hiking Society National Competition Support Conservation

Private Funder: American Hiking Society; Opportunity: 2017 Nat’l Trails Fund; Funding Focus: Outdoors, physical activity, children, youth; Geographic Focus: National; Eligibility: Nonprofits focusing on protecting foot trails; Funding: Varies, up to $5,000 each; Deadline: TBA, the 2016 deadline was Feb. … Continue reading

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ATS Seeks Applications for Cultural-Curriculum Development Grants

The American Turkish Society, with support from the Turkish Health and Education Foundation (SEV), is accepting applications for its Curriculum Development Grants program. Deadline: Nov. 30.

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