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Awards Recognize Empowerment Projects

Private Funder: American Assn. of University Women (AAUW); Opportunity: Community Action Grants; Funding Focus: Education, women and girls; Geographic Focus: National; Eligibility: AAUW organizations, individuals and local community-based nonprofit organizations; Funding: Multiple awards ranging from $2,000 to $10,000 each; Deadline: … Continue reading

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Capt. Planet Seeks Applications for Conservation Awards

Foundation: Captain Planet Foundation; Opportunity: Environmental Small Grants; Funding Focus: Environment and education; Geographic Focus: National; Eligibility: Nonprofits; Funding: Multiple awards up to $2,500 each; Deadlines: Sept. 30. and Jan. 31 (2018). 

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AFF Opens Competition for Outdoor Grants

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: Sept. 30.

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CLF Favors Education; Medical Research

Funder: Charles Lafitte Foundation (CLF); Opportunity: Foundation Grants; Funding Focus: Children’s advocacy; education; medical research; and the arts; Geographic Focus: National (priority given to New Jersey); Eligibility: 501(c)(3) nonprofits; Funding: Varies, last year grants ranged from $5,000 to $50,000 each … Continue reading

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DoEd Program to Improve Classroom Civics Instruction

Agency: Education Dept. – Office of Innovation and Improvement (OII); Program: American History and Civics Academies Program (CFDA Number: 84.422A); Eligibility: Schools, governments, education and community-based organizations and nonprofits; Funding: $1.8 million for six awards (dollar-for-dollar match required); Deadline: July … Continue reading

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Fund for Children Aids Activist, Youth Projects

Private Funder: Rosenberg Fund for Children (RFC); Opportunity: Regular Grant Making, Special Development Grants for Targeted Activist Youth (TAY), Attica Funds Prison Visit Program, and Carry It Forward; Funding Focus: Youth and Education; Geographic Focus: National; Eligibility: Nonprofits; Funding: Awards … Continue reading

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Transportation Foundation Grants to Launch

Funder: Norfolk Southern Foundation; Opportunity: 2017 Grants programs; Funding Focus: Children, education and the arts; Geographic Focus: National (where the railroad has operations); Eligibility: Nonprofits; Funding: Varies; the foundation made $12 million in grants last year; Deadline: Applications accepted between … Continue reading

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Store Chain Offers Grants for Field Trips, Education

Foundation: Target Foundation; Opportunity: 2017 Field Trip Grants; Funding Focus: Children, arts, literacy, education; Geographic Focus: National; Eligibility: 501(c)(3) nonprofits, schools, libraries and public agencies; Funding: Up to $700 each; Deadline: runs from Aug. 1 to Sept. 30 (2017 Field … Continue reading

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Pop Music Group Supports Music Programs

Private Funder: Little Kids Rock; Opportunity: Music Awards; Funding Focus: Education, music; Geographic Focus: National; Eligibility: K-12 school teachers in the 25 cities where the organization operates (http://tinyurl.com/np88ru9); Funding: Rock music instruments; Deadline: Rolling.

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Foundation Favors Art, Fellowships

Private Funder: Dedalus Foundation; Opportunity: Dissertation Fellowship; Funding Focus: Arts & education; Geographic Focus: National; Eligibility: Fellows; Funding: Maximum award $20,000 (the foundation made about $600,000 in grants last year); Deadline: Dec. 1.

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