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CUB Grants Promote Urban Conservation, Education

Private Funder: Celebrate Urban Birds; Opportunity: 2018 Mini-Grant Program; Funding Focus: Education, bird-watching and the environment; Geographic Focus: National; Eligibility: Museums, libraries, community centers, clubs and schools; Funding: Multiple grants up to $750 each; Deadline (TBA): The next round of … Continue reading

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Literacy Projects Eligible for ProLiteracy Support

Private Funder: ProLiteracy; Opportunity: Nat’l Book Fund; Funding Focus: Literacy, education, higher education, low-income families; Geographic Focus: National; Eligibility: Adult basic education and literacy programs; Funding: Multiple awards of New Readers Press books and other educational resources ranging in value … Continue reading

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Store Chain Literacy Competition Helps Improve Youth Reading Skills

Private Funder: Dollar General Literacy Foundation; Opportunity: Dollar General Literacy Foundation 2017-18 Youth Literacy Grants; Funding Focus: Education; Geographic Focus: Regional (in the 40 states where the store has locations); Eligibility: Schools & nonprofits; Funding: Up to $4,000 each; Deadline: … Continue reading

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$1.7M to Enhance Civics, History Instruction

Agency: Office of Innovation and Improvement (DoEd); Program: American History and Civics Education—National Activities Grants (CFDA Number: 84.422B) (Funding Opportunity Number: ED-GRANTS-071117-001); Eligibility: Public and private colleges and universities and nonprofits; Funding: $1.7 million for up to seven awards (no … Continue reading

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Koch Foundation Offers Operation, Capital Grants

Funder: Koch Foundation; Opportunity: Foundation grants; Funding Focus: Youth, education & the underserved; Geographic Focus: National; Eligibility: Nonprofit Catholic organizations; Funding: Awards vary (the foundation last year distributed $7.2 million in grants); Deadline: Applications are accepted between Jan. 1 and … Continue reading

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Motorcycle Foundation Favors Community Revitalization, Veteran Initiatives

Private Funder: Harley-Davidson Foundation; Opportunity: 2017-18 foundation grants; Funding Focus: Education, community revitalization, veteran initiatives, health and the environment.; Geographic Focus: Primarily focused on Milwaukee, Wauwatosa, Menomonee Falls or Tomahawk, WI; York, PA; or Kansas City, MO (while most funding … Continue reading

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Foundation Favors Financial Literacy, Education Projects

Private Funder: BBVA Compass Foundation (formerly Compass Bank Foundation); Opportunity: Community Giving grants; Funding Focus: Education, youth, arts and culture; Geographic Focus: Communities where BBVA Compass Bank has a presence (AL, AZ, CO, FL, NM, NY and TX); Eligibility: Nonprofits; … Continue reading

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Alternate Lifestyle Projects Can Win Aid

Private Funder: David Bohnett Foundation; Opportunity: LGBT Community Grants (2016); Funding Focus: Minorities, youth and education; Geographic Focus: National; Eligibility: Nonprofits; Funding: Varies (the foundation distributed $5.2 million last year); Deadline: July 31.

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Popular Education Funding Competition Rolls Out Soon

Funder: Lowe’s Charitable & Educational Foundation (LCEF); Opportunity: Toolbox for Education Grants; Funding Focus: Education, children; Geographic Focus: National; Eligibility: Public K-12 schools and school districts; Funding: Awards ranging from $5,000 to $100,000 each (a majority of grants will be … Continue reading

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Mendlesohn Fund Supports Integrated Music/Math Instruction

Funders: Esther Mendlesohn Fund and the Nat’l Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM); Opportunity: 2017 Using Mathematics to Teach Music; Funding Focus: Education; Geographic Focus: National; Eligibility: Elementary classroom teachers who aremembers of NCTM or teachers at a school with … Continue reading

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