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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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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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Youth Physical Education Grants Competition Opens Aug. 1

Funder: Road Runners Club of America (RRCA); Program: Kids Run the Nation Fund; Funding Focus: Youth, physical education, recreation; Eligibility: Schools, nonprofits (parent booster clubs & PTAs are also eligible) and running clubs; Funding: Multiple grants of up to $1,000 … Continue reading

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Important Children and Youth Related Research

Homeless Youth Likely Human Trafficking Victim: Nearly a fifth of homeless youth in the United States and Canada are victims of trafficking, reports from the University of Pennsylvania and Loyola University New Orleans find. Based on interviews with 911 homeless … Continue reading

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KMF 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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‘Helping Hands’ Funding Assists the Disadvantaged, Youth

Private Funder: Jewish Helping Hands; Opportunity: Tikkun Olam Grant; Funding Focus: Underserved and youth; Geographic Focus: National; Eligibility: Nonprofits; Funding: Multiple grants up to $5,000 each; Deadline: Sept. 12 (initial inquiry) and Dec. 11 (full application).

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Funder Aids Tennis Programs for Underserved, Youth

Foundation: U.S. Tennis Assn. (USTA); Opportunity: USTA Serves; Funding Focus: Youth and recreation; Geographic Focus: National; Eligibility: Nonprofits which are USTA members; Funding: $5,000 to $50,000 each; Deadline: Oct. 1.

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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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USDA Commits $20M for Youth Workforce, Conservation Projects

The Agriculture Dept. (USDA) commits $20 million in 21st Century Conservation Service Corps (21 CSC) partnership agreements to provide 4,000 work opportunities for youth, young adults and veterans as part of a conservation workforce effort. The agreements help the U.S. … Continue reading

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Foundation Funds Youth, Community Health Projects

The Provident Bank Foundation will soon begin to accept applications through its Education Signature Grant program. Deadline: TBA (competition opens in July).

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