Category Archives: Fundraising

Head Start Recompetition Fails to Spread Funding Around

Health and Human Services Dept. efforts to improve the delivery of Head Start services by forcing underperforming providers to enter into open competitions has largely failed to attract novice providers into the mix, according to a new government report. The … Continue reading

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Kinder Morgan Favors Children, Youth Programs

Funder: Kinder Morgan Foundation; Opportunities: Children and Youth Grants; Funding Focus: Children, youth, health, STEM; Geographic Focus: National, where energy company Kinder Morgan has a presence; Eligibility: Nonprofits and public and private K-12 schools; Funding: Multiple awards up to $5,000 … Continue reading

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Financial Services Foundation Provides Regional Support for Education, Job Development

Private Funder: KeyBank Foundation (formerly Key Foundation); Opportunity: Foundation grants; Funding Focus: Financial education & community development; Geographic Focus: Where KeyBank operates in Alaska, Colorado, Idaho, Indiana, Kentucky, Maine, Michigan, New York, Ohio, Oregon, Utah, Vermont, and Washington state; Eligibility: … Continue reading

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Youth, Social Services Are Funder’s Favorites

Funder: TJX Foundation; Opportunity: 2016 Program Grants; Funding Focus: Communities, domestic violence, education, health, social services; Geographic Focus: National; Eligibility: Nonprofits; Funding: Varies, (it made $11 million in grants last year); Deadline: Rolling.

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APF Funds Child Psychology Program Enhancements

The Psychological Foundation opens its 2017 competition to enhance development of identified gifted and talented children and adolescents. Deadline: March 1.

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HHS Awards over $260 Million to Health Centers, Aids School and Child Effort

Health and Human Services Secy. Sylvia Burwell releases $260 million in funding to 290 health centers in 45 states, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico for facility renovation, expansion, or construction. Award winners include centers for children and youth.

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James Cox Grants Favor the Environment, Health

Private Funder: James M. Cox Foundation; Opportunity: James M. Cox Foundation Grants; Funding Focus: Education, children, the environment and health; Geographic Focus: In the 40 states where Cox Enterprises does business; Eligibility: Nonprofits; Funding: Multiple awards, generally in the $2,000 … Continue reading

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K-12 Projects Can Apply for Hershey Foundation Support

Private 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 … Continue reading

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DoEd Launches $91M Magnet School Competition

Agency: Office of Innovation and Improvement (DoEd); Program: Magnet Schools Assistance Program (CFDA Number: 84.165A); Eligibility: School districts; Funding: $91 million for eight awards (no match required); Deadline: June 1.

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Pre-K Childhood Education Supports Efforts for Safety, Development

Private Funder: Caplan Foundation for Early Childhood; Opportunity: Foundation grants; Funding Focus: Early childhood education, safety and health; Geographic Focus: National; Eligibility: Nonprofits; Funding: Varies; Deadline: Rolling. Summary: The foundation, the giving effort of the co-founder of Creative Playthings, supports … Continue reading

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