Education Grants, August 2022

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IN THE SPOTLIGHT:

U.S. Department of Education: FY 2022 U.S. Department of Education Full-Service Community Schools Program Deadline: Notice of Intent to Apply due August 12, 2022; Applications are due September 12, 2022 https://oese.ed.gov/offices/office-of-discretionary-grants-support-services/school-choice-improvement-programs/full- service-community-schools-program-fscs/fy-2022-fscs-program-application-and-competition/

 

U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services: Laura Bush 21st Century Librarian Program

Deadline: September 21, 2022

https://www.imls.gov/grants/available/laura-bush-21st-century-librarian-program

 

California Consulting, INC Education Grants

 

UPCOMING FUNDING – ALL CATEGORIES

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services: Advanced Nursing Education Workforce (ANEW)

Estimated Post Date: October 21, 2022

Estimated Deadline: January 20, 2023 Amount: TBD. $33 million for entire program Match: No

Eligibility: States, counties, cities, special districts, school districts, IHEs, nonprofits and tribal governments https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=341229

The purpose of this program is to train advanced practice registered nursing (APRN) students to provide primary care in rural and underserved communities. The program aims to do so by supporting innovative academic-practice partnerships that prepare primary care APRNs for the unique challenges of practicing in rural and underserved communities, thereby increasing access to needed primary care for these populations.

 

CalRecycle: Food Waste Prevention and Rescue Grant Program

Deadline: TBD

Amount: $150,000 to $250,000

Eligibility: Local governments, nonprofits, IHEs, solid waste facilities, school districts, tribal entities https://calrecycle.ca.gov/climate/grantsloans/FoodWaste/

The purpose of this competitive grant program is to lower overall greenhouse gas emissions by establishing new or expanding existing food waste prevention projects (source reduction or food rescue for people) in California to reduce the amount of food being disposed in landfills.

 

CalRecycle: Organics Grant Program Deadline: TBD (Scheduled release Fall 2022) Amount: Up to $3 million

Eligibility: Local government, for-profits, IHEs, nonprofits, tribal governments https://calrecycle.ca.gov/climate/grantsloans/organics/

The purpose of this competitive grant program is to further the purposes of the California Global Warming Solutions Act (AB 32) and lower overall greenhouse gas emissions by expanding existing capacity or establishing new facilities in California to reduce the amount of California-generated green materials, food materials, or alternative daily cover (ADC) being sent to landfills.

 

CalRecycle: Community Composting for Green Spaces Grant Program Deadline: TBD (Meeting for proposed eligibility held June 21, 2022) Amount: Unspecified

Eligibility: TBD https://calrecycle.ca.gov/climate/grantsloans/communitycomposting/

The purpose of this competitive grant program is to increase the number of community groups operating small-scale composting programs in green spaces within disadvantaged and low-income communities, and to increase the capacity of those composting programs. Green spaces include, but are not limited to, community gardens, urban farms, and other public spaces where small-scale composting is appropriate.

 

California Department of Education: Universal Prekindergarten Planning & Implementation Grant

Deadline: TBD

Amount: Allocation Formula - Minimum Base Grants: LEAs with an enrollment of 1 to 23 pupils, inclusive, will receive twenty-five thousand dollars. LEAs with an enrollment of 24 to 99 pupils, inclusive, will receive fifty thousand dollars. LEAs with an enrollment of 100 or more pupils will receive one hundred thousand dollars. Match: No

Eligibility: LEAs (school districts, charter schools, and county offices of education) https://www.cde.ca.gov/fg/fo/profile.asp?id=5753

The Universal Prekindergarten Planning (UPK) & Implementation Grant is a state early learning planning and capacity building initiative with the goal of expanding access for preschool-age students to prekindergarten programs at local educational agencies (LEAs). Grant funds may pay for costs associated with creating or expanding California state preschool programs or transitional kindergarten programs or establish or strengthen partnerships with other providers of prekindergarten education within the LEA, including Head Start programs.

 

CalRecycle: Beverage Container Recycling Grant Program

Deadline: TBD - Previous round deadline was December 1, 2020, Not released as of 6/30/22

Amount: $75,000 to $250,000

Eligibility: Local government agencies, cities, counties, regional programs, public colleges and universities, public school districts, non-profit organizations, and qualifying Indian Tribes https://www.calrecycle.ca.gov/BevContainer/Grants/BevContainer

CalRecycle is seeking projects that implement new or enhance existing programs to provide convenient beverage container recycling opportunities in various locations statewide.

Eligible Projects:

  • Multi-family residential dwellings (five units or more).
  • Public colleges/universities, non-profit colleges/universities, and public K–12 school districts.
  • Curbside Residential Program locations (excluding single stream).
  • Community events including, but not limit to, those sponsored by local jurisdictions.
  • Parks/recreational areas.
  • Purchase of water refill stations, including the installation, education & outreach, or replacement of infrastructure, plumbing, maintenance, additional attachments or modifications.

 

COVID-19 FUNDING

GENYOUth: COVID-19 Emergency School Meal Delivery Fund

Deadline: Rolling Basis

Amount: $3,000 per school building – each school may submit only one application

Eligibility: School must participate in the National School Lunch Program, must include at least one of the grades K-12 and be located in a recognized “brick and mortar” school building. Person completing application must be: School principal, school nutrition manager, district school nutrition director, district superintendent

https://covid-19.genyouthnow.org/

GENYOUth is providing grants to supply much-needed resources for meal distribution and delivery efforts to get food to students during COVID-19. From soft-sided coolers, bags and containers for individual servings, to protective gear for food service sanitation and safety, this equipment will help ensure our children continue to receive the nutritious meals they need.

 

 

School-Based Healthcare Solutions Network: Student Support Recovery Grant Deadline: Reviewed on first-come, first-served basis until funding is no longer available Amount: Up to $250,000

Eligibility: LEAs, charter school management companies, public schools, charter schools and private schools https://www.sbhsnetwork.com/student-support-recovery-grant

The SBHSN Student Support Recovery Grant is accepting applications from local education agencies (LEAs), charter school management companies, public schools, charter schools, and private schools throughout the U.S. to help them implement telehealth mental health program services for children impacted by short and long-term school closures.

 

Banfield Foundation: COVID-19 Rebuild Grants

Deadline: Not specified Amount: Not specified

Eligibility: 501c3 organizations, local/state government agencies or veterinary school https://www.banfield.com/banfield-foundation/programs

Once immediate COVID-19 impact has subsided, COVID-19 Rebuild Grants will become available beginning June 1, 2020 to assist impacted organizations as they recover and resume normal operations in caring for owned and/or shelter pets. This grant can be used to fund medications, supplies, equipment, or provide support for additional medical teams.

 

National Geographic: COVID-19 Remote Learning Emergency Fund for Educators

Deadline: Continuous Amount: $1,000 to $8,000

Eligibility: K-12 teaching professionals worldwide who work directly with students in the classroom are eligible to apply. Priority is given to educators working in communities that have been particularly hard hit by the pandemic.

https://www.nationalgeographic.org/funding-opportunities/grants/what-we-fund/covid-19-emergency-fund- educators/

National Geographic's COVID-19 Remote Learning Emergency Fund for Educators supports individual educators, or individual educators working in collaboration with other educators or National Geographic Explorers, to design instructional resources that help educators effectively teach in remote or hybrid learning environments. Grants are provided in the subject areas of science, social studies, and geography.

 

Peace First COVID-19 Rapid Response Minigrants

Deadline: Ongoing Amount: $250

Eligibility: Eligible applicants are young people aged 13 to 25 in the United States, US territories, and beyond. Applicants may apply as individuals or teams.

https://www.peacefirst.org/covid-19

Peace First is offering Rapid Response Minigrants for youth-centered projects and campaigns that respond to secondary effects of the coronavirus pandemic in communities. Projects should focus on a specific problem or injustice, such as addressing educational needs with schools closed, delivering food to elderly residents, or launching digital mental health campaigns for young people feeling isolated at home. Projects may be currently active or will start within three months after applying, with the main goals able to be completed in a three-month period. Exceptions will be made to time requirements due to restrictions caused by the virus. A coaching and verification call takes place with all grantees to discuss project plans and confirm identity.

 

The Community Foundation San Luis Obispo County: Disaster Support Fund

Deadline: Ongoing Amount: Not specified

Eligibility: Nonprofits in SLO County https://www.cfsloco.org/

The Community Foundation San Luis Obispo County’s Disaster Support Fund seeks to partner with nonprofit organizations whose mission is to serve the community’s most vulnerable populations (homeless, food- insecure, low-income residents, and farm workers) with basic needs (food, shelter, transportation, etc.) and have a broad reach in serving the community.

 

Ventura County Community Foundation: Ventura County Rapid Response

Deadline: Ongoing Amount: Not specified

Eligibility: Nonprofits in Ventura County

https://vccf.org/ventura-county-community-foundation-response-to-covid-19/

The Ventura County Rapid Response Fund will support nonprofit organizations throughout Ventura County who are addressing the needs of individuals and families with food and housing support, childcare, wage replacement, mental health care, and more.

 

Circle for Justice Innovations: Strategic Opportunities Support Rapid Response Fund

Deadline: Rolling basis Amount: $2,500 to $5,000 Eligibility: 501c3 organizations

https://www.cjifund.org/apply-for-grants

The Strategic Opportunities Support (SOS) Rapid Response Fund has always provided flexible and immediate funding to organizations responding to changing political landscapes and working to build collective power at critical junctures. Grants of $2,500 to $5,000 currently support organizing that responds to opportunities or dangers affecting the health, safety, or human rights of incarcerated and directly impacted people based on COVID-19 policies or practices.

 

Kern Community Foundation

Deadline: Ongoing Amount: $5,000 to $30,000

Eligibility: Nonprofits and government agencies in Kern County http://www.kernfoundation.org/nonprofits/available-grants/

Grants of up to $30,000 to California nonprofit organizations and government agencies in eligible locations to help local residents who are affected by COVID-19/Coronavirus. Funding is intended for operating support to address the immediate and longer-term needs of vulnerable residents who are impacted by the health crisis.

 

No Kid Hungry

Deadline: Ongoing

NOTE: * Due to the overwhelming interest in grant support and limited funding availability, unfortunately, we are no longer able to accept Grant Inquiries at this time.

Amount: Not specified

Eligibility: Local school districts and nonprofits https://www.nokidhungry.org/coronavirus-grant-request

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations and local school districts to provide healthy food to children during the coronavirus pandemic. Funding is intended to assist low-income families that normally rely on school meal programs to supplement their children's nutrition.

 

School Based Healthcare Solutions Network

Deadline: Ongoing Amount: Up to $200,000

Eligibility: Local education agency, charter school, charter school management company, private school. See website for further eligibility requirements.

https://www.sbhsnetwork.com/student-support-recovery-grant

Funding is intended to ensure children receive mental health services despite school closures due to Coronavirus (COVID-19) This program will support long-distance mental health services through telecommunication technologies. SBHSN is accepting applications to implement Telehealth mental health program services for children impacted by short and long-term school closures. Telehealth is the distribution of health-related services and information via electronic information and telecommunication technologies. It allows long-distance patient and clinician contact, care, advice, reminders, education, intervention, monitoring, and remote admissions. The purpose of this program is to promote a collaborative and integrated approach amongst the education and healthcare community to ensure students succeed academically, socially, and emotionally while confined to home learning mandates during the nation’s current national emergency. Funding will initially support the coordination of behavioral health services utilizing Telehealth technology by licensed mental health professionals who will also coordinate academic-support activities in collaboration with school district designated program personnel. Once schools reopen, the funding will support the placement of a mental health professional on school campuses.

 

Sacramento Region Community Foundation

Deadline: Ongoing Amount: $2,500 to $10,000

Eligibility: Nonprofits in Sacramento Region: El Dorado, Placer, Sacramento, and Yolo Counties https://www.sacregcf.org/nonprofits/foundation-directed-grantmaking/grants-calendar-and- registry/sacramento-region-disaster-relief-fund/

Grants of up to $10,000 to California nonprofit organizations in eligible counties to address urgent needs due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Funding is intended to help organizations provide direct assistance and basic needs to vulnerable populations. Grant funds may also be used for organizational support needs due to increased demand, lost revenue, and other acute challenges due to coronavirus.

 

ASPCA

Deadline: Ongoing

Amount: $25,000 to $50,000

Eligibility: Nonprofits and government agencies https://www.aspcapro.org/grant/2020/03/23/aspca-covid-19-emergency-relief-request-proposals

 

Grants are to assist animal welfare organizations impacted by the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Funding is intended for operating and program expenses of organizations facing difficulties due to the crisis. Funding may be requested for general operating expenses to mitigate crisis-related reductions in revenue (from programs, fundraising or other sources) or for program expenses to support new programs or modifications to existing programs to address the impact of COVID-19 on the organization and/or community.

 

El Dorado Community Foundation

Deadline: Ongoing Amount: Not specified

Eligibility: Nonprofits and agencies located in Western Slope of El Dorado County https://eldoradocf.org/coronavirus-relief-fund-apply-for-support/

Grants to California nonprofit organizations, agencies, and individuals in eligible locations to address basic human needs resulting from the COVID-19/Coronavirus health crisis. Funding is intended to support basic needs, such as food, water, shelter and clothing, which are a direct result of sheltering in place or the inability to work or receive pay due to the pandemic. Financial assistance is available to residents on the western slope of El Dorado County. Grants will support food delivery, emergency assistance, essential needs, child support, older adult services, and more.

 

TRANSPORTATION, BUS & VEHICLE FUNDING

 

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency: Clean School Bus Rebate Program

Deadline: August 19, 2022 Amount: See guidelines for details

Eligibility: Public school districts, including charter schools https://www.epa.gov/cleanschoolbus/school-bus-rebates-clean-school-bus-program#applicants

EPA is offering rebates to replace existing school buses with clean and zero-emission (ZE) models. The 2022 Clean School Bus (CSB) Rebates process includes SAM.gov account registration, application submission, review and selection by EPA, purchase order submission and request for payment, payment receipt, new bus delivery and old bus replacement, and close out.

 

California Air Resources Board: Clean Off-Road Equipment Voucher Incentive Project (CORE) Deadline: Currently open. Deadline not specified.

Amount: Voucher program. See Voucher Incentives webpage for specific equipment and voucher amounts: https://californiacore.org/resources/#Voucherincentive

Eligibility: Any off-road equipment user in California is eligible. If you would like to participate, equipment you purchase must be domiciled and operated for at least 3 years in California after the voucher redemption date. Equipment users must also submit activity reports for 3 years.

Program Link: https://californiacore.org/how-to-participate/

Program Summary: The Clean Off-Road Equipment Voucher Incentive Project (CORE) is intended to accelerate deployment of advanced technology in the off-road sector by providing a streamlined way for fleets to access funding that helps offset the incremental cost of such technology. CORE targets commercial- ready products that have not yet achieved a significant market foothold. By promoting the purchase of clean technology over internal combustion options, the project is expected to reduce emissions, particularly in areas that are most impacted; help build confidence in zero-emission technology in support of CARB strategies and subsequent regulatory efforts where possible; and provide other sector-wide benefits, such as technology transferability, reductions in advanced-technology component costs, and larger infrastructure investments.

 

California Volkswagen (VW) Mitigation Trust

Deadline: First come first served basis Amount: Up to $3,250,000

Match: Match funding from the applicant is encouraged and required for school bus purchases (at least 5 percent) and all non-government owned purchases (at least 25 percent)

Eligibility: Owners of transit buses, school buses and shuttle buses. Administered by San Joaquin Valley Air Pollution Control District, but available statewide.

 

http://vwbusmoney.valleyair.org/

The Zero-Emission Transit, School and Shuttle Bus Project provides funding for new zero-emission replacement buses for owners of transit, school, and shuttle buses. This project mitigates excess NOx emissions, reduces pollution in disadvantaged and low-income communities, supports advanced technology vehicle and equipment deployments and accelerates the zero-emission transformation of the heavy-duty fleet. (Zero-emission school bus bin is oversubscribed and no longer being accepted. Money for transit and shuttle buses is still available.)

 

South Coast Air Quality Management District (AQMD): Electric Lawn and Garden Equipment

Deadline: Not stated

Amount: Discounted equipment. One equivalent operable gasoline- or diesel-powered piece of lawn and garden equipment must be scraped to qualify for incentive funding towards battery electric replacement equipment.

Eligibility: Local governments, school districts, nonprofit organizations http://www.aqmd.gov/home/programs/community/lawn-and-garden-equipment

PROGRAM GOALS: Improve air quality by exchanging older, polluting gasoline- or diesel-powered commercial lawn and garden equipment for new zero emission, battery electric commercial grade equipment for operation within South Coast Air Quality Management District (SCAQMD) four county region. Special focus will be given to environmental justice (EJ)or disadvantaged communities.

 

San Joaquin Valley Air Pollution Control District: Electric School Bus Incentive Program

Deadline: Continuous Amount: Up to $400,000 Match: Not specified

Eligibility: Must be in SJVAPCD eligible counties. The applicant must be the school bus owner that is a public school district, Joint Power Authorities (JPA), or private company that is contracted with a public school to transport public school children to and from school.

http://valleyair.org/grants/electric-school-bus.htm

The Electric School Bus Incentive Program provides monetary incentives for the replacement of existing diesel yellow school buses that transport public school children to and from school with all electric school buses. Eligible applicants are public school districts, Joint Power Authorities (JPA), and privately owned yellow school buses that are contracted with a public school to transport public school children. Applicants must obtain an executed contract from the SJVAPCD prior to the order or purchase of new all electric school bus.

 

San Joaquin Valley Air Pollution Control District: New Alternative Fuel Vehicle Purchase

Deadline: Not specified

Amount: $20,000 per vehicle, up to $100,000 per agency

Eligibility: Public agency such as cities, counties, special districts, public educational institutions http://www.valleyair.org/Home.htm

SJVAPCD is currently accepting applications from public agencies requesting funding of up to $20,000 per vehicle, for the purchase of new alternative-fuel vehicles.

 

San Joaquin Valley Air Pollution Control District: Statewide School Bus Retrofit Program

Deadline: Continuous until funding is exhausted Amount: Up to $20,000 per school bus

Match: Any costs not covered by the grant award

Eligibility: Any California public school district that directly provides transportation services, Joint Power Authority (JPA) that owns school buses, or private transportation agency that provides student transportation services under contract to public school districts are eligible to participate in this program. Private school districts are not eligible.

http://valleyair.org/grants/schoolbus.htm#

The San Joaquin Valley Air Pollution Control District has announced that there is some limited funding available for the Statewide School Bus Retrofit Program. The purpose of this program is to provide assistance to California school districts with compliance of ARB’s in-use Truck and Bus Regulation. This program will provide incentive funds to retrofit 1991 and newer engine model year and vehicle model year school buses with an ARB verified Level-3 diesel emissions control strategy (retrofit).

 

The Sanitation Districts of Los Angeles County: Free Buses for Schools Program

Deadline: Continuous while funding is available

Amount: Varies. LACSD will reimburse schools for bus transportation costs. Match: None

Eligibility: Teachers/classrooms for grades 5-12 at a public or private school in the Sanitation District's service in LA County

http://www.lacsd.org/education/school_programs/free_bus_program.asp

The Sanitation Districts of Los Angeles County are offering you a free field trip to our facilities (while funds last). If you qualify, we will reimburse you for your bus transportation costs to visit either a wastewater treatment plant, materials recovery facility or one of our other sites. This is a unique opportunity for you and your students. You will get to see, learn, and really experience what happens to your sewage or trash. It is fun, interesting, and educational! Please note that funds for buses are limited and may run out. A school is eligible for one free bus during the school year.

 

ENVIRONMENTAL, ALTERNATIVE ENERGY AND AGRICULTURE FUNDING

U.S. Department of Commerce: FY2022 NOAA's Transformational Habitat Restoration and Coastal Resilience Grants

Deadline: September 6, 2022 Amount: $1 million to $15 million Match: No

Eligibility: Cities, counties, nonprofits, IHEs and tribal governments and organizations https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=341530

The principal objective of this solicitation is to support transformational projects that restore marine, estuarine, coastal, or Great Lakes ecosystems, using approaches that enhance community and ecosystem resilience to climate hazards. Funding will prioritize habitat restoration actions that: demonstrate significant impacts; rebuild productive and sustainable fisheries; contribute to the recovery and conservation of threatened and endangered species; promote climate-resilient ecosystems, especially in tribal or underserved communities; and improve economic vitality, including local employment.

 

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency: San Francisco Bay Water Quality Improvement Fund, FY2022

Deadline: September 20, 2022 Amount: Up to $24 million Match: Yes

Eligibility: State, local government agencies, districts, and councils; regional water pollution control agencies and entities; State coastal zone management agencies; public and private universities and colleges; and public or private non-governmental, non-profit institutions.

https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=342479

Since 2008, EPA has administered the San Francisco Bay Water Quality Improvement Fund (SFBWQIF) competitive grant program to fund projects that protect and restore San Francisco Bay. Such projects must demonstrate environmental results for water quality and aquatic habitat (e.g., wetlands). To date, EPA has awarded over $71 million and leveraged an additional $191 million to restore wetlands, improve water quality, and implement green development practices (e.g., employ natural hydrologic processes to treat polluted runoff).

 

U.S. Department of Agriculture: On-Farm Conservation Innovation Trials for Federal fiscal year (FY) 2022

Deadline: September 22, 2022 Amount: $250,000 to $5 million Match: Yes

Eligibility: States, cities, counties, small businesses, IHEs, special districts, nonprofits, tribal governments and organizations

https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=342597

 

NRCS is announcing the availability of Conservation Innovation Grants (CIG) On-Farm Conservation Innovation Trials (On-Farm Trials) to stimulate the adoption and evaluation of innovative conservation approaches in partnership with agricultural producers. For 2022, applications will be accepted from eligible entities for projects addressing at least one of the following priorities: irrigation management technologies; climate smart agricultural solutions; nutrient management; and soil health demonstration (SHD) trial. Up to

$25 million is available for On-Farm Trials in 2022. NRCS anticipates that at least $10 million of On-Farm Trials funding in 2022 will be awarded to entities applying for the SHD component. On-Farm Trials projects may be between 3 and 5 years in duration.

 

U.S. Department of Commerce: FY22 Coastal Habitat Restoration and Resilience Grants for Underserved Communities

Deadline: September 30, 2022 Amount: $75,000 to $1 million Match: No

Eligibility: Cities, counties, nonprofits, IHEs and tribal governments and organizations https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=341531

The principal objective of this solicitation is to support opportunities for underserved communities, tribes, and/or tribal entities to meaningfully engage in coastal habitat restoration activities. Through this funding opportunity, NOAA intends to support capacity building and restoration project activities that have the greatest potential to lead to habitat restoration that enhances resilience of underserved communities in marine, estuarine, coastal, and Great Lakes areas. Meaningful engagement of underserved communities is intended to ensure that communities are integral to the visioning, decision-making, and leadership for coastal habitat restoration projects; to ensure that the scope of such projects are inclusive of the priorities and needs of communities; and/or to ensure that the benefits of such projects flow back to underserved communities.

 

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service: Partners for Fish and Wildlife FY22

Deadline: September 30, 2022 Amount: Up to $750,000 Match: Yes

Eligibility: Cities, counties, school districts, nonprofits, IHEs, public housing authorities, for-profits, special districts, tribal governments and organizations. To receive funding, PFW projects must be implemented on private lands, with the exception for efforts that support projects on private lands. https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=336921

The Partners for Fish and Wildlife (PFW) Program is a voluntary, incentive-based program that provides direct technical assistance and financial assistance in the form of cooperative and grant agreements to private landowners to restore and conserve fish and wildlife habitat for the benefit of federal trust resources.

 

U.S. Department of Agriculture (Forestry Service): Community Wildfire Defense Grant 2022 West

Deadline: October 7, 2022 Amount: Up to $10 million Match: Yes

Eligibility: States, counties, cities, special districts, nonprofits, tribal governments and organizations https://www.fs.usda.gov/managing-land/fire/grants

The purpose of the Community Wildfire Defense Grant is to assist at-risk local communities and Indian Tribes with planning and mitigating against the risk created by wildfire. The Act prioritizes at-risk communities in an area identified as having high or very high wildfire hazard potential, are low-income, and/or have been impacted by a severe disaster.

There are two primary project types for which the grant provides funding:

The development and revision of Community Wildfire Protection Plans (CWPP) The implementation of projects described in a CWPP that is less than ten years old

 

California Department of Water Resources: 2021 Urban and Multi-benefit Drought Relief Grant Program

Deadline: Not determined yet - Will be updated on program website Amount: $2 million minimum

Match: No - Applicants are encouraged to use other fund sources to supplement the grant funds.

 

Eligibility: Public agencies, public utilities, special districts, colleges and universities, mutual water companies, nonprofits, regional water management groups, tribes

https://water.ca.gov/Water-Basics/Drought/urbanmultibenefitdrought

Grant funding is available for interim or immediate relief in response to conditions arising from drought across California. The drought relief goal is to address immediate impacts on human health and safety and on fish and wildlife resources, and to provide water to persons or communities that lose or are threatened with the loss or contamination of water supplies.

 

California Department of Water Resources: Small Community Drought Relief Program

Deadline: There will be no formal proposal solicitation for this Program. Small communities impacted by the drought are encouraged to apply as soon as possible. Applications for funding will be accepted on a first come first served basis until all the funds are awarded, or until December 29, 2023, whichever comes first. Amount: A total of $192 Million in funding from the General Fund is available for grants under this Program. Match: Not required but encouraged

Eligibility: Public agencies, public utilities, special districts, IHEs, mutual water companies, nonprofits, federally recognized Indian tribes

https://water.ca.gov/-/media/DWR-Website/Web-Pages/Work-With-Us/Grants-And-Loans/Small-Community- Drought-Relief/Small-Community-Drought-Relief-Guidelines_2021-Final_ay11_v3.pdf

Summary: Eligible projects for the Small Community Drought Relief Program shall be in counties included in Governor Newsom’s state of emergency proclamations for 2021. Any county or jurisdiction included in a future drought proclamation by the Governor or for circumstances for which the SWRCB determines that drought conditions necessitate urgent and immediate action to ensure availability of safe drinking water, to protect public health and safety, will also qualify for funding. To be eligible for the Small Community Drought Relief Program funding, projects must be designed to benefit small communities and rural communities.

Eligible projects must address one or more program objectives: 1) hauled water 2) temporary community water tanks 3) bottled water 4) water vending machines 5) emergency water interties 6) new wells or rehabilitation of existing wells 7) construction or installation of permanent infrastructure

 

San Joaquin Valley Air Pollution Control District: Bikeway Incentive Program

Deadline: Continuous until funds are exhausted Amount: Up to $150,000

Eligibility: Municipalities, government agencies and public education institutions located within the boundaries of the District (San Joaquin, Stanislaus, Merced, Madera, Fresno, Kings, Tulare and Kern counties)

http://valleyair.org/grants/bikepaths.htm

The purpose of this program is to fund the construction of new bikeway projects to promote clean air through the development of a widespread, interconnected network of bike paths, lanes or routes and improving the general safety conditions for commuter bicyclists for the benefit of commuter bicycling.

 

San Joaquin Valley Air Pollution Control District: E-Mobility

Deadline: Continuous until funds are exhausted Amount: Up to $150,000

Eligibility: Municipalities, government agencies and public education institutions located within the boundaries of the District (San Joaquin, Stanislaus, Merced, Madera, Fresno, Kings, Tulare and Kern counties)

http://valleyair.org/grants/emobility.htm

The District is currently accepting applications for the development or expansion of telecommunications services and electronic technology applications to directly replace vehicle travel by the general public. Funding is available for eligible projects such as video teleconferencing, Internet business transactions, and telework sites.

 

San Joaquin Valley Air Pollution Control District: Charge Up! Electric Vehicle Charger Incentive Program

Deadline: Continuous until funds are exhausted Amount: Up to $50,000

 

Eligibility: Municipalities, government agencies and public education institutions located within the boundaries of the District (San Joaquin, Stanislaus, Merced, Madera, Fresno, Kings, Tulare and Kern counties)

http://valleyair.org/grants/chargeup.htm

The District is currently accepting applications for its Charge Up! Program. This Program provides funding for public agencies, businesses, and property owners of multi-unit dwellings (i.e. apartment complexes, condominiums, etc.) in the San Joaquin Valley to install electric vehicle (EV) chargers. These chargers will support existing EV owners and encourage the growth of the clean technology in the Valley.

 

San Joaquin Valley Air Pollution Control District: Alternative Fuel Mechanic Training

Deadline: Continuous until funds are exhausted Amount: Up to $15,000

Eligibility: Funding for this program is opened to qualifying agencies that are currently using an alternative fuels program, servicing an alternative fuels system or making the transition to alternative fuels technology in their fleet or infrastructure operations. Government agencies, private companies, or public educational institutions may apply for this grant opportunity. Must be within the boundaries of the District (San Joaquin, Stanislaus, Merced, Madera, Fresno, Kings, Tulare and Kern counties) http://valleyair.org/grants/mechanictraining.htm

The District is currently accepting applications to develop and advance the education of personnel on the mechanics, safe operation and maintenance of alternative fuel vehicles and infrastructure. Eligible educational subjects include the following: alternative fuel engines, fueling practices and vehicle fuel systems, fuel station components, operational safety and procedures, technical or mechanic training, or alternative fuel technology overview.

 

San Joaquin Valley Air Pollution Control District: Electric School Bus Incentive Program

Deadline: Continuous until funds are exhausted Amount: Up to $400,000

Eligibility: Applicant must be the school bus owner that is a public school district, JPA or private company contracted with a public school to transport public school children to and from school. Must be located within the boundaries of the District (San Joaquin, Stanislaus, Merced, Madera, Fresno, Kings, Tulare and Kern counties)

http://valleyair.org/grants/electric-school-bus.htm

The Electric School Bus Incentive Program provides monetary incentives for the replacement of existing diesel yellow school buses that transport public school children to and from school with all electric school buses. Eligible applicants are public school districts, Joint Power Authorities (JPA), and privately owned yellow school buses that are contracted with a public school to transport public school children.

 

San Joaquin Valley Air Pollution Control District: Public Transportation Subsidy and Park & Ride Lots

Deadline: Continuous until funds are exhausted

Amount: Up to $150,000 (depending on category selected)

Eligibility: Municipalities, government agencies and public education institutions located within the boundaries of the District (San Joaquin, Stanislaus, Merced, Madera, Fresno, Kings, Tulare and Kern counties)

http://valleyair.org/grants/publictransport.htm

The District is currently accepting applications to provide public transportation pass subsidies, such as for rail and transit services, and for the construction of park-and-ride lots which connect commuters to alternative transportation measures. Funding provided through this program is intended to encourage commuter rideshare activities as an alternative to single occupant vehicle commutes for daily long-distance travel.

 

South Coast Air Quality Management District (AQMD): Electric Lawn and Garden Equipment

Deadline: Not stated

Amount: Discounted equipment. One equivalent operable gasoline- or diesel-powered piece of lawn and garden equipment must be scraped to qualify for incentive funding towards battery electric replacement equipment.

Eligibility: Local governments, school districts, nonprofit organizations located in AQMD District http://www.aqmd.gov/home/programs/community/lawn-and-garden-equipment

 

PROGRAM GOALS: Improve air quality by exchanging older, polluting gasoline- or diesel-powered commercial lawn and garden equipment for new zero emission, battery electric commercial grade equipment for operation within South Coast Air Quality Management District (SCAQMD) four county region. Special focus will be given to environmental justice (EJ)or disadvantaged communities.

 

Whole Foods Market Community Giving Program

Deadline: None Amount: Varies

Eligibility: Nonprofit and educational organizations https://www.wholefoodsmarket.com/mission-values/caring-communities/community-giving Examples of the types of organizations supported include:

  • education, including school support organizations, after-school organizations, etc.;
  • community and culture, including arts organizations, museums, parks, etc.;
  • human interest, including elder care, children and youth, homeless assistance, etc.; and,
  • environmental issues, including organic food and farming, natural wildlife protection, green living, etc.

 

San Joaquin Valley Air Pollution Control District: Farmer Ag Truck Replacement Program

Deadline: Continuous

Amount: Replacement value of truck

Match: Funding will be provided at 65% of the cost of the eligible replacement truck

Eligibility: Must be in SJVAPCD eligible counties. Agricultural truck owners (see guidelines for more details on eligibility)

http://valleyair.org/grants/FARMER.htm

The FARMER Ag Truck Replacement Program provides incentive funds for the replacement of heavy-duty diesel ag trucks. Funds are provided on a first come, first serve basis and applicants must obtain approval and have a signed, executed contract from the SJVAPCD prior to purchase of new equipment. Any equipment purchased prior to contract execution is ineligible as this is not a rebate program.

 

 

San Joaquin Valley Air Pollution Control District: Electric School Bus Incentive Program

Deadline: Continuous Amount: Up to $400,000 Match: Not specified

Eligibility: Must be in SJVAPCD eligible counties. The applicant must be the school bus owner that is a public school district, Joint Power Authorities (JPA), or private company that is contracted with a public school to transport public school children to and from school.

http://valleyair.org/grants/electric-school-bus.htm

The Electric School Bus Incentive Program provides monetary incentives for the replacement of existing diesel yellow school buses that transport public school children to and from school with all electric school buses. Eligible applicants are public school districts, Joint Power Authorities (JPA), and privately owned yellow school buses that are contracted with a public school to transport public school children.

 

CHARTER, AFTERSCHOOL AND SUMMER SCHOOL FUNDING

Justin J. Watt Foundation

Deadline: Requests for winter sports (basketball, wrestling and volleyball) may be submitted August, September and October each year

Amount: Uniforms and Equipment

Eligibility: School must have planned/established school sports program between 3p-5:30p for 6th to 8th grade students and over 60% of students eligible for free/reduced lunch program

http://jjwfoundation.org/request-funds/

The Justin J. Watt Foundation is dedicated to providing afterschool opportunities for middle school-aged children throughout the U.S. to become involved in athletics so that they may learn the character traits of accountability, teamwork, leadership, work ethic, and perseverance while in a safe and supervised environment with their peers. Funding for uniforms and/or equipment is provided to approved schools that have an after-school athletic program for 6th to 8th graders and where over 60% of students are eligible for

 

the Free/Reduced Lunch program. Schools must provide a secure place to store uniforms and equipment, as well as staff, transportation, and space for the after-school program. Requests for winter sports (basketball, wrestling, and volleyball) may be submitted in August, September, and October of each year.

 

American Society of Naval Engineers FLEET Grants

Deadline: Continues until funds are exhausted Amount: $1,000

Eligibility: Not specified http://www.navalengineers.org/STEM-FLEET

This is the last round of FLEET grants from the American Society of Naval Engineers. Grants support an organization’s use of FLEET, a free STEM video game with after-school curricula. Although FLEET and the associated hands-on engineering challenges are completely free to implement, schools and organizations often use these grants to buy technology and materials that help support FLEET and other programs.

 

Whole Foods Market Community Giving Program

Deadline: None Amount: Varies

Eligibility: Nonprofit and educational organizations https://www.wholefoodsmarket.com/mission-values/caring-communities/community-giving Examples of the types of organizations supported include:

  • education, including school support organizations, after-school organizations, etc.;
  • community and culture, including arts organizations, museums, parks, etc.;
  • human interest, including elder care, children and youth, homeless assistance, etc.; and,
  • environmental issues, including organic food and farming, natural wildlife protection, green living, etc.

 

CAMPUS SAFETY / LEGAL / MISC. JUSTICE FUNDING

California Department of Justice: Youth Tobacco Prevention Grant Program

Deadline: August 17, 2022

Eligibility: Local public agencies with the authority to enforce tobacco-related laws. This may include cities, counties, public school districts, public college districts, law enforcement agencies, city attorneys and county counsels.

https://oag.ca.gov/tobaccogrants

Program provides local public agencies with funding to promote a healthier California by reducing illegal sales and marketing of cigarettes and tobacco products, including e-cigarettes, to minors. Grantees may use grant funds to enforce a local ordinance or state law related to the illegal sale and marketing of tobacco products, including e-cigarettes, to minors and youth including, but not limited to:

  • Retailer compliance checks
  • Retailer training programs
  • Public education outreach
  • Parent engagement and education
  • Tobacco retail license inspections
  • Preventing and deterring use of tobacco products on school premises, such as vape detectors
  • Hiring a school resource officer to focus on tobacco issues

Selected public agencies will be funded for a two-year to three-year cycle. Funding amount will be evaluated based on the submitted grant proposal.

The Tobacco Grant Program is a reimbursement grant. The California Department of Justice will reimburse selected public agencies, in arrears, for approved expenditures upon receipt of invoices.

 

U.S. Department of Justice: OJJDP FY 2022 Youth Violence Prevention Program

Deadline: August 29, 2022 Amount: Up to $250,000 Match: No

Eligibility: Cities, counties, school districts, IHEs, nonprofits, tribal governments https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=342207

 

OJP is committed to advancing work that promotes civil rights and racial equity, increases access to justice, supports crime victims and individuals impacted by the justice system, strengthens community safety, protects the public from crime and evolving threats, and builds trust between law enforcement and the community. This solicitation provides funding for applicants to develop/enhance strategies to prevent youth violence, including youth gang/group involvement and youth gang/group violence.

 

U.S. Department of Justice: Antiterrorism and Emergency Assistance Program for Crime Victim Compensation and/or Assistance

Deadline: Open

Amount: There are no minimum or maximum levels of funding for grant awards. OVC will work with applicants to ensure that the level of funding requested is necessary to meet their unique circumstances and needs.

Match: No

Eligibility: Eligible applicants are limited to state victim assistance programs; public agencies, including federal, state, and local governments, federally recognized Indian tribal governments, public institutions of higher education; and victim service and nongovernmental organizations. https://ovc.ncjrs.gov/Solicitation.aspx?utm_source=newsfromovc&utm_medium=email&utm_content=respon se_to_opioid_crisis_5.30.2018&utm_c

The Office for Victims of Crime (OVC) supports victims of mass violence and terrorism through the Antiterrorism and Emergency Assistance Program (AEAP). This program is designed to supplement the resources and services of entities responding to these acts when a jurisdiction has been overwhelmed after such an incident.

 

The A/H Foundation Deadline: None Amount: Up to $21,000

Eligibility: Nonprofit organizations in Los Angeles County c/o Rosen & Company CPAs

15545 Devonshire Street

Suite 210

Mission Hills, CA 91345 818-920-9888

Funding focus areas include:

  • animal welfare;
  • community development, including safety issues;
  • education;
  • health, including cancer, medical research, and services to wounded veterans; and,
  • Jewish organizations;
  • social services.

 

CAREER AND COLLEGE READINESS FUNDING

California Department of Education: Adult Education Accountability and Assessment

Deadline: September 14, 2022 Amount: Up to $9 million Match: No

Eligibility: Nonprofits and other organizations/agencies; Bidders must have a minimum of 3 years (within the last 5 years) of recent full-time experience in Adult Education: Student Assessments; Data System and Management of Information Systems; and Reports.

https://www.cde.ca.gov/fg/fo/profile.asp?id=5833

This federal funding is for establishing a performance accountability system to measure state and local performances in Adult Basic Education; Adult Secondary Education; and English Language Acquisition, also commonly known as English as a Second Language; English Literacy and Civics Education; and Integrated English Literacy and Civics Education, which includes Integrated Education and Training.

 

California Regional K-16 Education Collaboratives Grant Program

Deadline: Open from September 1 through October 3, 2022 Amount: Not specified

Eligibility: The Program requires a collaborative that includes at least one K-12 school district, at least one University of California campus, at least one California State University campus, and at least one California Community College district

https://k16collaborative.org/

The California Regional K-16 Education Collaboratives Grant Program aims to help California's economy recover from the COVID-19 pandemic while addressing long-standing social and economic inequities in higher education and workforce participation.

Additional criteria of collaborative: 1) establish a steering committee of which at least 25 percent of the members shall be local employers; 2) commit to participate in the California Cradle-to-Career Data System; 3) commit to implement at least four of the seven recommendations from the February 2021 Recovery with Equity report to promote student success; and 4) commit to create occupational pathways, including accelerated degree or credential programs that incorporate work-based learning, in at least two of the following sectors: healthcare, education, business management, and engineering or computing.

 

Teagle Foundation: Transfer Pathways to the Liberal Arts initiative

Deadline: December 1, March 1, August 27 annually - Concept Papers are reviewed three times annually Amount: Up to $25,000 for planning grants; Up to $350,00 for implementation grants

Eligibility: Regional and statewide consortia or associations of independent colleges working in partnership with community colleges and other appropriate bodies (e.g., state councils for transfer) https://www.teaglefoundation.org/Call-for-Proposals/RFPs/Transfer-Pathways-to-the-Liberal-Arts

Program will support partnerships between public two-year and private four-year colleges to facilitate transfer and completion of the baccalaureate in the liberal arts. This grant program aims to bring the lifelong benefits of a liberal arts education to students who historically have been excluded from higher education—including low-income students, first-generation students, students of color, and immigrant students—who depend on community college as their gateway to higher education. Priority will be given to projects that involve multiple four-year independent colleges coming together with community college partners to develop statewide, regional, or consortia approaches to promote transfer in the liberal arts.

 

Stantec Foundation Deadline: Ongoing Amount: Up to $50,000

Eligibility: Nonprofits. Company locations include Los Angeles, Sacramento, Bakersfield, Walnut Creek, Fresno, and other major cities.

https://www.stantec.com/en/about/community-engagement/apply-for-funding

Stantec makes Community Engagement Program Grants in the areas of education, the arts, health and wellness, and the environment. Education funding targets initiatives that support elementary and secondary students in preparing for higher education or postsecondary training, with emphasis on the sciences and technology. Arts grants include support for arts education programs and community arts festivals.

 

ECMC Foundation Deadline: Ongoing Amount: Not specified

Eligibility: Nonprofits, educational institutions and government agencies https://www.ecmcfoundation.org/

The ECMC Foundation works to improve post-secondary outcomes for students from underserved backgrounds nationwide. The Foundation makes investments in two focus areas: The College Success category aims to increase the number of students from historically and presently underserved

backgrounds who persist through and graduate from an institution of higher education with a bachelor's degree. The Career Readiness category aims to improve post-secondary career and technical education outcomes for students from underserved backgrounds. The Foundation is giving priority to requests that address the immediate challenges and opportunities arising from the COVID-19 pandemic.

 

Georgia Pacific Foundation

Deadline: None

Amount: Varies – Total annual giving $4.5 million

Eligibility: Government entities, educational institutions and nonprofit organizations located where company facilities operate: Antioch, San Leandro, Modesto, Madera, Fresno, Santa Fe Springs or La Mirada https://www.gp.com/community/

The Foundation has identified the following key investment areas:

  • Education
  • Community Enrichment
  • Environment

 

MINORITY, DISADVANTAGED, HIGH RISK STUDENT FUNDING

U.S. Department of Education: FY 2022 U.S. Department of Education Full-Service Community Schools Program (FSCS)

Deadline: Notice of Intent to Apply due August 12, 2022; Applications are due September 12, 2022

Amount: Up to $2.5 million for five years

Match: Yes

Eligibility: The eligible applicant for a FSCS grant is a consortium of one or more local educational agencies (LEAs) or the Bureau of Indian Education (BIE), and one or more community-based organizations, nonprofit organizations, or other public or private entities.

Program Link: https://oese.ed.gov/offices/office-of-discretionary-grants-support-services/school-choice- improvement-programs/full-service-community-schools-program-fscs/fy-2022-fscs-program-application-and- competition/

Summary: The Full-Service Community Schools (FSCS) program provides support for the planning, implementation, and operation of full-service community schools that improve the coordination, integration, accessibility, and effectiveness of services for children and families, particularly for children attending high- poverty schools, including high-poverty rural schools. FSCS provide comprehensive academic, social, and health services for students, students’ family members, and community members that will result in improved educational outcomes for children. These services may include high-quality early learning programs and service; accelerated learning aligned with academic supports and other enrichment activities, providing students with a comprehensive academic program; family engagement, including parental involvement, parent leadership, family literacy, and parent education programs; mentoring and other youth development programs; community service and service learning opportunities; programs that provide assistance to students who have been chronically absent, truant, suspended, or expelled; job training and career counseling services; nutrition services and physical activities; primary health and dental care; activities that improve access to and use of social service programs and programs that promote family financial stability; mental health services; and adult education, including instruction of adults in English as a second language.

 

Governor's Office of Emergency Services (Cal OES): 2022-2023 Child Advocacy Center (KC) Program

Deadline: August 26, 2022 Amount: Up to $250,000

Match: Yes - 20% of total project cost

Eligibility: Eligible Applicants must work in conjunction with a CAC registered under the Children’s Advocacy Centers of California (CACC).

https://www.caloes.ca.gov/pages/Grant-Details.aspx?itemID=556&ItemTitle=2022- 23%20Child%20Advocacy%20Center%20(KC)%20Program%20RFP

The purpose of the KC Program is for Child Advocacy Centers (CACs) to provide direct victim services to child abuse survivors and their families through a multidisciplinary team approach. These services must include victim-centered, trauma-informed forensic interviews, advocacy, direct or referral to therapy/counseling, and referrals for medical exams.

 

California Department of Education: Nonpublic Schools and Agencies Placement Study-Request for Proposal

Deadline: September 29, 2022 Amount: Up to $500,000 Match: No

 

Eligibility: Individuals, institutions of higher education, nonprofit organizations, other organizations or agencies

https://www.cde.ca.gov/fg/fo/profile.asp?id=5812

Assembly Bill 180, requires the Superintendent of Public Instruction to contract for a study of nonpublic school or agency (NPS/A) placements for students with exceptional needs. The focus is on intra and interstate NPS/As settings providing special education and related services. Eligible proposers shall include nongovernmental research institutions or institutions of higher education. Proposers may respond independently or as a joint venture with other eligible agencies and must meet the requirements in the Request for Proposal.

 

National Science Foundation: Improving Undergraduate STEM Education: Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSI Program)

Deadline: September 30, 2022

Amount: $200,000 to $3 million (See NOFO for details) Match: No

Eligibility: IHEs - See NOFO for details https://www.nsf.gov/publications/pub_summ.jsp?WT.z_pims_id=505512&ods_key=nsf22611

The goals of the HSI program are to enhance the quality of undergraduate science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) education and to increase the recruitment, retention, and graduation rates of students pursuing associates or baccalaureate degrees in STEM. Achieving these, given the diverse nature and context of the HSIs, requires additional strategies that support building capacity at HSIs through innovative approaches: to incentivize institutional and community transformation; and to promote fundamental research (i) on engaged student learning, (ii) about what it takes to diversify and increase participation in STEM effectively, and (iii) that improves our understanding of how to build institutional capacity at HSIs. Intended outcomes of the HSI Program include broadening participation of students that are historically underrepresented in STEM and expanding students' pathways to continued STEM education and integration into the STEM workforce.

 

Reynolds American Foundation Education Grants

Deadline: Proposals due May 1, August 1 and November 1 annually Amount: Varies

Eligibility: Public schools, charter schools, 501c3 organizations in communities where RJ Reynolds employees live/work.

https://www.rjrt.com/commercial-integrity/community-involvement/guidelines-for-giving/

The Reynolds American Foundation makes grants in the areas of public education and local community development. Within the area of public education, the foundation focuses on public school and community programs that prepare children to enter school ready to learn and programs that primarily focus on improving academic performance of low-performing and economically disadvantaged students.

 

Fansler Foundation Deadline: March 31 (annually) Amount: Not specified

Eligibility: Nonprofits operating in the Fresno, Kings, Tulare, Merced, Madera, or Mariposa Counties. https://fanslerfoundation.com/

Foundation is interested in organizations that meet the following criteria:

  • Directly benefit developmentally challenged or socioeconomically disadvantaged children that are infant through eighteen years of age.
  • Have goals and objectives that are clearly stated.
  • Have a broad base of funding support.
  • Have demonstrated the ability to respond to the needs of specific groups of children in a manner that yields measurable results.

 

First Foundation: Supporting our Communities Initiative

Deadline: Ongoing Amount: Not stated

Eligibility: 501c3 organizations in specific regions (San Bernardino and Riverside Counties are included) https://www.firstfoundationinc.com/community/soc

 

First Foundation's Supporting Our Communities initiative focuses on community and economic development by making an impact in the following areas:

  • Affordable housing
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Financial literacy
  • Underserved youth

 

Bob Barker Company Foundation

Deadline: Ongoing Amount: $5,000 to $25,000

Eligibility: Nonprofit organizations, government agencies, and educational institutions http://www.bobbarkercompanyfoundation.org/

The mission of the Bob Barker Company Foundation is to develop and support programs that help incarcerated individuals successfully reenter society and stay out for life. The Foundation supports organizations throughout the U.S. that work with the incarcerated community in order to prepare them physically, spiritually, and emotionally for successful reentry into society. Applying organizations must work with a minimum of 100 incarcerated or formerly incarcerated individuals each year.

 

COUNSELING & MENTAL HEALTH FUNDING

Reynolds American Foundation Education Grants

Deadline: Proposals due May 1, August 1 and November 1 annually Amount: Varies

Eligibility: Public schools, charter schools, 501c3 organizations in communities where RJ Reynolds employees live/work.

https://www.rjrt.com/commercial-integrity/community-involvement/guidelines-for-giving/

The Reynolds American Foundation makes grants in the areas of public education and local community development. Within the area of public education, the foundation focuses on public school and community programs that prepare children to enter school ready to learn and programs that primarily focus on improving academic performance of low-performing and economically disadvantaged students.

 

L.B. Research and Education Foundation Deadline: Ongoing

Amount: $10,000 to $75,000

Eligibility: Nonprofits

Summary: Grants are provided to organizations that address one of the following areas: In the Education category, the focus is on supporting inventive approaches that boost engagement and achievement for populations that face education opportunity gaps tied to poverty, gender, race/ethnicity, trauma, etc. The Foundation values educational approaches that foster independent and critical thinking, activate creativity, and/or offer alternatives to traditional education. Project ideas serving any age group, from early childhood through postsecondary and vocational education are considered. In the Health category, the focus is on addressing health issues that are prevalent among vulnerable populations who face barriers to accessing adequate care. The Foundation has a particular interest in supporting efforts that remove the stigma of mental illness and that increase the awareness of the prevalence of these issues, especially in underserved populations. Priority in both categories is given to proposals that have a specific research or dissemination mechanism in place for the community solution that could lead to positive changes on a regional, national, or global scale.

Contact Information: Interested organizations are invited to email a 400 word or less description of their funding idea to inquiries@thelbfoundation.org. (The Foundation does not currently have a website.)

 

California Department of Education: Extraordinary Cost Pool for NPS/LCI A Little Hope, Inc.: Youth Bereavement Support Services Grant

Deadline: Continuous

Amount: Grant award amounts are based on the scope and budget of the project Match: Not specified

 

Eligibility: To be considered, applicants must e-mail (no telephone calls, please) the name of their program, website address, names of executive director and program director, and the location of the program. No other information is needed or will be processed. Strong preference will be given to applicants who demonstrate a commitment to the use of community-trained volunteers.

http://www.alittlehope.org/granting

A Little HOPE supports organizations that provide bereavement support services and grief counseling to children and teens who have experienced the death of a parent, sibling, or loved one.

 

U.S. Department of Education: Project School Emergency Response to Violence (SERV) Program

Deadline: Continuous

Amount: Immediate Services grant: Up to $50,000 for a period of six months; Extended Services grants: Up to $250,000 for 18 months

Match: None required

Eligibility: Local education agencies (LEAs) and institutions of higher education (IHEs) http://www2.ed.gov/programs/dvppserv/eligibility.html

This program funds short-term and long-term education-related services for local educational agencies. Immediate Services grants are intended to provide short-term support shortly after a traumatic event.

Immediate Services grants are intended to provide a limited amount of funds to meet acute needs and restore the learning environment. Extended Services grants are intended to address the long-term recovery efforts that may be needed following a traumatic event.

 

FACILITIES FUNDING

South Coast Air Quality Management District (AQMD): Electric Lawn and Garden Equipment

Deadline: Not stated

Amount: Discounted equipment. One equivalent operable gasoline- or diesel-powered piece of lawn and garden equipment must be scraped to qualify for incentive funding towards battery electric replacement equipment.

Eligibility: Local governments, school districts, nonprofit organizations http://www.aqmd.gov/home/programs/community/lawn-and-garden-equipment

PROGRAM GOALS: Improve air quality by exchanging older, polluting gasoline- or diesel-powered commercial lawn and garden equipment for new zero emission, battery electric commercial grade equipment for operation within South Coast Air Quality Management District (SCAQMD) four county region. Special focus will be given to environmental justice (EJ)or disadvantaged communities.

 

California Office of Public-School Construction (OPSC): Facility Hardship Program

Deadline: Continuous

Amount: Estimated $13.7 Million left in program

Eligibility: To be eligible for a facility hardship grant the district must demonstrate that one of two conditions exists: facilities must be repaired/replaced due to an imminent health and safety threat, or existing facilities have been lost to fire, flood, earthquake or other disaster. http://www.dgs.ca.gov/opsc/Programs/facilityhardshipprogram.aspx

The Facility Hardship program assists districts with funding when it has been determined that the district has a critical need for pupil housing because the condition of the facilities, or the lack of facilities, presents an imminent threat to the health and safety of the pupils. There are two types of Facility Hardship projects based on the Current Replacement Cost:

  1. Replacement: Cost to mitigate the health and safety threat is greater than 50 percent of the cost of replacement.
  2. Rehabilitation: Cost to mitigate the health and safety threat is less than 50 percent of the cost of replacement.

 

California Office of Public School Construction (OPSC): Seismic Mitigation Program

Deadline: Continuous

Amount: Estimated $94.5 Million left in program

Eligibility: Districts with qualifying Category 2 buildings under the School Facility Program (SFP) Regulation Section 1859.2

http://www.dgs.ca.gov/opsc/Programs/seismicmitigationprogram.aspx

 

The Seismic Mitigation Program (SMP) is a subset of the Facility Hardship program that provides for the seismic repair, reconstruction, or replacement of the “most vulnerable” school facilities.

 

USDA Rural Development: Community Facilities Grants & Loans

Deadline: Continuous http://www.rurdev.usda.gov/CA-CFPrograms.html

Community Facilities Programs provides grants to assist in the development of essential community facilities in rural areas and towns of up to 20,000 in population. Grants are authorized on a graduated scale.

Applicants located in small communities with low populations and low incomes will receive a higher percentage of grants. Grants are available to public entities such as municipalities, counties, parishes, boroughs, and special-purpose districts, as well as non-profit corporations and tribal governments.

 

FOOD & NUTRITION, GARDEN FUNDING

ALDI Smart Kids Program

Deadline: Between February 1 and December 15 annually Amount: $100 to $5,000

Eligibility: Nonprofit organizations, public agencies, K-12 schools, and faith-based organizations https://corporate.aldi.us/en/corporate-responsibility/aldi-smart-kids/

The ALDI Smart Kids Program supports nonprofit organizations, public agencies, K-12 schools, and faith- based organizations that promote kids being active and healthy in the communities where ALDI stores are located. Grants and ALDI gift cards are provided to local community organizations that encourage kids to be active in the areas of education, physical activity, nutrition, socializing, and the arts.

 

The Crail-Johnson Foundation: Grant-making Programs

Deadline: Quarterly. Education Grants September 1 – October 15; Human Services Grants December 15 – January 31; Health Grants April 15 – May 30

Amount: $5,000 - $30,000 Match: None

Eligibility: organizations providing services and programs primarily in Los Angeles County Service Planning Areas (SPA) 4, 6, 7, and 8

http://crail-johnson.org/grant-making/

The Foundation supports programs as a means to address the long-term well-being of children, youth and community. It is through the support of Education, Human Services and Health that the Foundation hopes to assist in providing children, youth and their families with the tools necessary to build a life of quality. Support is exclusively focused on programs that address the needs of economically, socially and physically disadvantaged children. The Foundation supports both proven approaches and innovative programs aimed at systemic change and provides support for new, continuing, or expanding programs.

 

Bayer Fund: America's Farmers Grow Communities

Deadline: Not specified Amount: $5,000

Eligibility: Nonprofits, schools and ag youth organizations https://www.americasfarmers.com/

The America’s Famers Grow Communities program is a singular effort seeking to give grants to a variety of rural nonprofits, education efforts and rural initiatives in a streamlined way. We believe farmers know best which institutions and programs in their communities deserve funding, so we partner with them to direct the grant money.

 

California Department of Education (CDE): Child and Adult Care Food Program Apportionment Funding

Deadline: Continuous. Applications or other data may be submitted at any time during the fiscal year.

Amount: Varies. Agencies are reimbursed for the number and types of meals served according to the participant's household eligibility for free, reduced-price, or base rate meals.

Match: None

Eligibility: Institutions of higher education, local educational agencies, nonprofit organizations, other organizations or agencies http://www.cde.ca.gov/fg/fo/profile.asp?id=5103

The Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) is a state and federally funded program that provides funding to licensed child care centers, adult day care centers, and organizations that sponsor day care homes to ensure

participants receive nutritionally adequate meals and snacks while in care. Funding is also available for meals and snacks at emergency shelters and after school programs. Each program component must serve a different population or age group. At-risk after school programs must be located in a low-income area.

 

California Department of Education (CDE): School Nutrition Programs Apportionment Funding Deadline: Continuous. Applications or other data may be submitted at any time during the fiscal year. Amount: Varies. Agencies are reimbursed for the number and types of meals or pints of milk served, according to the student's household eligibility for free, reduced-price, or paid meals or milk.

Match: None

Eligibility: Local educational agencies including public and private nonprofit schools (including public charter schools) as well as public and private, nonprofit licensed residential child care institutions (e.g., group homes, juvenile halls, orphanages)

http://www.cde.ca.gov/fg/fo/profile.asp?id=5104

School Nutrition Programs funding supports five school meal and milk programs to assist schools, districts, and other nonprofit agencies in providing nutritious meals and milk to children at reasonable prices or free to qualified applicants. The five programs are the National School Lunch Program (NSLP), School Breakfast Program (SBP), Seamless Summer Feeding Option (SSFO), Special Milk Program (SMP), and State Meal Program (STMP). Residential childcare institutions and all for-profit schools and agencies are not eligible for the Seamless Summer Feeding Option or the State Meal Program

 

Fruit Tree Planting Foundation (FTPF): Fruit Tree Orchard Grant

Deadline: Continuous

Amount: Varies. FTPF provides high-quality fruit trees and shrubs, equipment, on-site orchard design expertise and oversight, horticultural workshops, and aftercare training and manuals.

Match: None

Eligibility: nonprofits, NGOs, public schools, or government entities serving a charitable purpose http://www.ftpf.org/apply.htm

The Fruit Tree Planting Foundation (FTPF) is an award-winning international nonprofit charity dedicated to planting fruitful trees and plants to alleviate world hunger, combat global warming, strengthen communities, and improve the surrounding air, soil, and water. FTPF orchard donations are available for recipients who pledge to care for the trees and utilize them for a charitable purpose. If selected for an orchard donation, FTPF will provide high-quality fruit trees and shrubs, organic soil amendments, equipment, planting volunteers, and on-site orchard design work, horticultural workshops, and aftercare training—with the goal of improving the surrounding environment and providing a source of healthy nutrition for the community.

 

Salad Bars to Schools Program

Deadline: Continuous

Amount: Varies. Award is in the form of one or more salad bars donated to an eligible school Match: None

Eligibility: Any district or independent school participating in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP) http://www.saladbars2schools.org/get-a-salad-bar/schools/

 

Let’s Move Salad Bars to Schools (LMSB2S) launched in 2010 with the mission of donating salad bars to

U.S. schools so that every child has daily access to fresh fruits and vegetables. There is just one application form for both multiple salad bar and single salad bar package requests.

 

HEALTH & WELLNESS FUNDING

Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation Deadlines: August 17, 2022 and November 2, 2022 Amount: $15,000 to $25,000

Eligibility: Public safety organizations, such as fire departments, law enforcement agencies, first responders, EMS organizations, nonprofit organizations and schools http://grants.firehousesubs.com/

The mission of the Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation is to impact the life-saving capabilities and the lives of local heroes and their communities. The Foundation supports public safety organizations in the communities served by Firehouse Subs restaurants across the country. The Foundation's areas of interest include:

Life-Saving Equipment

The focus is on providing first responders with equipment to improve their life-saving capabilities. Disaster Relief

The focus is on providing assistance and resources after natural and man-made disasters such as fire, tornadoes, hurricanes, etc.

Prevention Education

The focus is on prevention educational tools to the public about the importance of fire safety, public safety, and natural disaster preparedness in order to prevent disasters in the home and community.

Military and Local Heroes

The focus is on organizations that benefit men and women of the military who have served their country in any of the branches of the United States Uniformed Services.

Scholarships and Continued Education

The focus is on providing financial resources to accredited organizations to assist individuals pursuing a career in the public safety sector.

 

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services: Healthy Tomorrows Partnership for Children Program (HTPCP)

Deadline: October 12, 2022 Amount: Up to $50,000 Match: Yes

Eligibility: Cities, counties, school districts, nonprofits, special districts, IHEs, tribal governments and organizations

https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=339205

The purpose of the program is to support community-based partnerships and collaborations aimed at promoting access to health care for under-resourced and underserved children, youth, and their families nationwide, through the implementation and evaluation of new or enhanced community-based projects and models of care. Recipients will implement community-based projects incorporating evidence-informed or evidence-based strategies or innovations to increase access to health care and preventive health services in rural and other underserved populations. Community-based partnerships and collaborations will support the establishment of these projects and advance innovations.

 

Voices for Healthy Kids: Policy Campaign Grant Opportunity

Deadline: The short form application deadline is September 6, 2022; invited applications will be due October 21, 2022.

Amount: $50,000 to $200,000

Eligibility: Organization funds campaigns that aim to establish funding at the tribal, state, or local level. Funds can support non-lobbying and lobbying activities. Funded campaigns must pursue policy through legislation, regulation, executive order, or ballot initiative, but not through voluntary or programmatic success. https://voicesforhealthykids.org/campaign-resources/grants

 

Voices for Healthy Kids, an initiative of the American Heart Association, works around the country to improve or create equitable policies that will make the places kids live, learn, and play healthier. Voices for Healthy Kids funds coordinated tribal, state, and local public policy issue advocacy campaigns with a focus on health equity. The Policy Campaign Grant Opportunity supports strategic issue advocacy campaigns in the Voices for Healthy Kids policy priority areas, which include early care and education, Early Head Start/Head Start appropriations, paid family leave, preemption, school food dietary quality, healthy school meals for all, sugary drink tax and investment, SNAP incentives and produce prescription programs, and water access in schools.

 

California Governor's Office of Emergency Services (Cal OES): 2022-2023 Domestic Violence Mobile Health Care Services (FO) Program

Deadline: September 13, 2022 Amount: See RFP for details Match: No

Eligibility: Applicants must be an organization that focuses on providing services to domestic violence victims/survivors and their children in California. Applicants may be governmental or non-governmental as long as they meet the requirements outlined in Part I, Subpart D of the RFP. https://www.caloes.ca.gov/GrantsManagementSite/Documents/FO22_RFP.pdf

The purpose of the Program is to provide domestic violence victims/survivors and their children access to COVID-19 testing, vaccines, and primary health care through weekly mobile health care visits. To ensure all areas of California are reached, Cal OES is utilizing a regional approach where one Subrecipient coordinates services for all domestic violence shelters and programs within the identified region.

 

Adams Legacy Foundation

Deadline: LOI due annually on April 15 and October 15 Amount: $5,000 to $20,000

Match: Not specified

Eligibility: Nonprofit or educational institutions in Southern California, emphasis on Los Angeles, Orange and Santa Barbara counties

http://www.adamslegacyfoundation.org/

The Foundation's current focus is on the power of nature as a source of renewal, delight, education, nourishment, healing, and hope for individuals, families, and the community.

  • education;
  • art and architecture;
  • conservation of land and wildlife;
  • food and clean water systems; and,
  • re-integration of military personnel into civilian life.

 

School-Based Healthcare Solutions Network

Deadline: Ongoing Amount: Up to $100,000 Match: 40%

Eligibility: Under-resourced public and charter schools. Nonprofit organizations with a proven track record of providing intervention or prevention services on school campuses are eligible to apply. https://www.sbhsnetwork.com/grants

School-Based Healthcare Solutions Network (SBHSN) supports under-resourced public and charter schools to implement and expand access to quality behavioral health and general pediatric services on school campuses to children living in rural and urban communities throughout the U.S. SBHSN offers the following funding opportunities: Community Grants are designed to bring highly skilled clinicians into schools, after- school programs, and youth summer programs to assist personnel and other adults who interact with youth in both school settings and local communities.

NOTE: Principal Grants provide up to $5,000 per academic year to principals of K-12 schools in selected states, as well as a mental health professional to support student behavioral health services on campus.

 

Amgen Foundation

Deadline: None. Requests reviewed quarterly Amount: $10,000 to $1,000,000

Match: Not specified

 

Eligibility: Nonprofit organizations, government agencies and educational institutions. Emphasis in Thousand Oaks and South San Francisco.

https://www.amgen.com/responsibility/amgen-foundation/

The Foundation focuses its philanthropy in the following key areas:

  • Science Education

The Foundation is committed to raising the value of science literacy on a national and local level. The Foundation seeks to identify programs that provide pivotal hands-on science experiences for students and teachers, as well as programs that support teacher quality and provide professional development in math and science.

  • Community Life

The Foundation dedicates substantial resources to strengthening and enriching the community, thereby making it a more desirable place to live and work. The focus is to fund programs that enhance civic engagement by supporting science and education-based initiatives, environmental programs, health and social services, as well as culture and arts in an effort to strengthen and enrich company communities.

 

ALDI Smart Kids Program

Deadline: Between February 1 and December 15 annually Amount: $100 to $5,000

Eligibility: Nonprofit organizations, public agencies, K-12 schools, and faith-based organizations https://corporate.aldi.us/en/corporate-responsibility/aldi-smart-kids/

The ALDI Smart Kids Program supports nonprofit organizations, public agencies, K-12 schools, and faith- based organizations that promote kids being active and healthy in the communities where ALDI stores are located. Grants and ALDI gift cards are provided to local community organizations that encourage kids to be active in the areas of education, physical activity, nutrition, socializing, and the arts.

 

Healthy Weight Commitment Foundation” “Together Counts” Grants

Deadline: Varies by program/continuous Amount: Prizes ranging from $1,000 to $30,000 Match: None

Eligibility: Schools http://www.togethercounts.com/

The Healthy Weight Commitment Foundation promotes ways to help people achieve a healthy weight through energy balance–calories in and calories out. It focuses its efforts on two critical areas – families and schools. There are 3 ways to win: “Find Your Balance Challenge,” “Healthy Playground Makeover Sweepstakes” and “Smart from the Start.”

 

Stuart Foundation Grant Funding

Deadline: Continuous (LOIs may be submitted at any time) Amount: Varies.

Eligibility: school districts, universities, and government entities http://www.stuartfoundation.org/BecomeOurPartner

The Stuart Foundation is dedicated to transforming the public education and child welfare systems so that all youth can learn and achieve in school and life. The Foundation: The Education Systems category invests in coordinated programs, partnerships, and research and policy analysis that help students to learn and achieve in school by developing effective education systems. The Vulnerable Youth in Child Welfare category partners with child welfare agencies to help children and youth in foster care to realize positive outcomes in the following focus areas: safety, permanency, well-being, education opportunities, and youth, family, and community engagement.

 

LITERACY, LANGUAGE, LIBRARY AND CULTURAL FUNDING

California Department of Education: Reading Instruction and Intervention Grant

Deadline: August 17, 2022 Amount: Up to $10 million Match: No

Eligibility: LEAs serving K-12 students https://www.cde.ca.gov/fg/fo/profile.asp?id=5851

The grantee(s) will generate and disseminate professional learning (PL) opportunities for educators, including teachers, administrators, and paraprofessionals, serving kindergarten through grade twelve (K-12) students across the state. Grantee(s) will provide PL in the areas of evidence-based literacy, intensive literacy interventions, and executive functioning skills. PL must align with state guidance and policies and support the literacy needs of diverse learners, including English learner students, students with disabilities, and students with dyslexia.

 

U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services: National Leadership Grants for Libraries

Deadline: September 21, 2022

Amount: $50,000 to $1 million (Depending on Project Type)

Match: No cost share required for all but Implementation Grant requests for $250,000 or more. 1:1 cost share required.

Eligibility: Unit of state or local government, nonprofits https://www.imls.gov/grants/available/national-leadership-grants-libraries

The National Leadership Grants for Libraries Program (NLG-L) supports projects that address critical needs of the library and archives fields and have the potential to advance practice and strengthen library and archival services for the American public. Successful proposals will generate results such as new models, tools, research findings, services, practices, and/or alliances that can be widely used, adapted, scaled, or replicated to extend and leverage the benefits of federal investment.

 

U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services: Laura Bush 21st Century Librarian Program

Deadline: September 21, 2022

Amount: $50,000 to $1 million (Depending on Project Type)

Match: No cost share required for all but Implementation Grant requests for $250,000 or more. 1:1 cost share required.

Eligibility: Unit of state or local government, nonprofits https://www.imls.gov/grants/available/laura-bush-21st-century-librarian-program

The Laura Bush 21st Century Librarian Program (LB21) supports the training and professional development of library and archives professionals; developing faculty and information leaders; and recruiting, educating, and retaining the next generation of library and archives professionals in order to develop a diverse workforce of library and archives professionals and meet the information needs of their communities.

 

National Endowment for the Humanities: Infrastructure and Capacity Building Challenge Grants

Deadline: September 27, 2022 (Optional drafts due August 17, 2022) Amount: Up to $1 million

Match: Yes

Eligibility: Local government agencies, nonprofits, IHEs, tribal governments https://www.neh.gov/grants/preservation/infrastructure-and-capacity-building-challenge-grants Program seeks to strengthen the institutional base of the humanities through matching funds that help institutions secure long-term support for their core activities and expand efforts to preserve and create

access to outstanding humanities materials. The program supports two distinct types of projects: Capital Projects support the purchase, design, construction, restoration, or renovation of facilities for humanities activities. Digital Infrastructure supports the maintenance, modernization, and sustainability of existing digital scholarly projects and platforms.

 

The Pilcrow Foundation: Children’s Book Project

Deadline: April 1 and October 1, annually

Amount: Through the program, a library's local sponsors can contribute from $200 to $400, which the Foundation matches on a 2-to-1 ratio. Thus, a library can receive up to $1,200 worth of children's books. Eligibility: Libraries located in rural areas with limited operating budget and an active children’s department. The Foundation accepts applications from independent rural public libraries and Native American Tribal libraries as well as libraries that are part of a county, regional, or cooperative system. https://thepilcrowfoundation.org/childrens-book-project/

The mission of the Pilcrow Foundation is to provide new, quality, hardcover children's books to rural public libraries across the United States. The Foundation provides a list of over 500 quality hardcover children's books from which grant recipients can select books best suited for their community.

 

Dollar General Literacy Foundation: Beyond Words

Deadline: Ongoing Amount: Not specified

Eligibility: Pre-K-12 public schools whose library programs have incurred substantial damage or hardship due to a natural disaster, fire, or an act of terrorism within the past three years.

https://www.dgliteracy.org/grant-programs/?#beyond-words

Beyond Words, a program of the Dollar General Literacy Foundation, supports public school libraries in the communities served by Dollar General. Grants are intended to help replace or supplement books, media, and library equipment.

 

The Lisa Libraries

Deadline: Continuous

Amount: Book donation - organizations should cover shipping and handling costs

Eligibility: Organizations that work with families in underserved areas throughout the United States http://lisalibraries.org/

The Lisa Libraries donates new children's books and small libraries to organizations that work with families in underserved areas throughout the United States. Support is provided to organizations in low-income or underserved areas that need a small library, need to rebuild or add to a library, or serve children who would benefit by being given new books to take home. Previously supported libraries include libraries at daycare centers, prison visiting areas for children of incarcerated parents, and after-school programs. Donation of books from The Lisa Libraries is free; however recipient organizations should cover the shipping and handling costs.

 

American Association of School Librarians (AASL): Beyond Words: The Dollar General School Library Relief Fund

Deadline: Ongoing

Amount: $10,000 to $20,000

Eligibility: Pre-K-12 public schools whose library programs have been affected by natural disaster, fire or an act of terrorism - Schools that have absorbed a significant number of displaced/evacuee students are also eligible to apply. Eligible applicants must be located within 20 miles of a Dollar General store, distribution center or corporate office

http://www.ala.org/aasl/awards/beyond-words

Program supports public school libraries in the communities served by Dollar General. Grants are intended to help replace or supplement books, media, or library equipment.

 

Georgia Pacific Foundation

Deadline: None

Amount: Varies – Total annual giving $4.5 million

Eligibility: Government entities, educational institutions and nonprofit organizations located where company facilities operate: Antioch, San Leandro, Modesto, Madera, Fresno, Santa Fe Springs or La Mirada https://www.gp.com/community/

The Foundation has identified the following key investment areas:

  • Education
  • Community Enrichment
  • Environment

 

Riordin Foundation

Deadline: LOI – Deadline not specified Amount: Not specified

Eligibility: Not specified http://www.riordanfoundation.org/grant_initiatives/

The Riordin Foundation has a mission to enable individuals in communities they serve the access to resources to prepare them to compete successfully in the 21st Century. Areas of interest are:

Pre-K-12 education: Literacy, enhancing capacity of charter and Catholic schools and helping first-generation students with career and higher-education options. They also support programs for postsecondary education and workforce development in nursing and education.

 

The Lisa Libraries: Book Donation Grants

Deadline: Continuous

Amount: Varies. Award is in the form of book donations

Match: The foundation requests recipient organizations cover the shipping cost, which run from 40 cents to

$1.25 per book, depending on location.

Eligibility: Nonprofit organizations in low-income or under-served areas http://www.lisalibraries.org/need.php

The Lisa Libraries donates new children's books and small libraries to organizations that work with kids in low income and under-served areas. The Lisa Libraries supplements under-filled shelves as well as provides books to many children who may never have owned a book before.

 

Wilbooks: Free Books & Supplies Donation Grant

Deadline: Continuous

Amount: Varies. Award is in the form of book and/or school supplies donations Match: None

Eligibility: teachers and schools http://www.wilbooks.com/free-books-students

This program offers free books for teachers and schools (Pre-K to 2nd grade). The "Book Donation" program is by application only. Please note that not every applicant who submits an application will receive free books and supplies.

 

Wish You Well Foundation®

Deadline: Continuous

Expected Notification Date: N/A Amount: $200- $10,000 Eligibility: Nonprofit organizations Match: No

https://www.wishyouwellfoundation.org/

Wish You Well Foundation provides private funds to nonprofit organizations that promote family literacy in the United States. The foundations focus is on the development and expansion of new and existing literacy and educational programs.

 

MUSIC & ARTS FUNDING

National Endowment for the Humanities: Media Projects

Deadline: August 10, 2022 Amount: Up to $1 million Match: No

Eligibility: Cities, counties, special districts, IHEs, nonprofits and tribal governments

https://www.neh.gov/program/media-projects

The purpose of this program is to support collaboration between media producers and scholars to develop humanities content and to prepare documentary films, radio, and podcasts that engage public audiences with humanities ideas in creative and appealing ways. All projects must be grounded in humanities scholarship.

NEH makes Media Projects awards at two levels: Development and Production.

 

U.S. National Park Service: FY2022 Historic Preservation Fund - Underrepresented Community Grants

Deadline: August 10, 2022 Amount: $15,000 to $75,000 Match: No

Eligibility: Cities, counties, special districts, tribal governments and organizations https://www.nps.gov/subjects/historicpreservationfund/underrepresented-community-grants.htm

The National Park Service’s (NPS) Underrepresented Community Grant Program (URC) is intended to diversify the nominations submitted to the National Register of Historic Places to include communities that are currently underrepresented. URC grants are funded by the Historic Preservation Fund (HPF) and are administered by the NPS. Projects include surveys and nominations of historic sites associated with communities underrepresented in the National Register. Every URC project MUST result in at least one new or amended nomination to the National Register of Historic Places.

 

U.S. National Park Service: FY2022 Historic Preservation Fund- History of Equal Rights- Preservation Grants

Deadline: September 14, 2022 Amount: $15,000 to $750,000 Match: No

Eligibility: Cities, counties, school districts, IHEs, special districts, nonprofits, tribal governments and organizations

https://www.nps.gov/subjects/historicpreservationfund/history-of-equal-rights.htm

The National Park Service’s (NPS) History of Equal Rights Grant Program (HER) will preserve sites related to the struggle of all American's to achieve equal rights. HER grants are funded by the Historic Preservation Fund (HPF), administered by the NPS, and will fund a broad range of preservation projects for historic sites including: architectural services, historic structure reports, preservation plans, and physical preservation to structures.

 

National Endowment for the Humanities: Public Humanities Project

Deadline: January 11, 2023 Amount: Up to $1 million Match: No

Eligibility: Cities, counties, special districts, nonprofits, IHEs, tribal governments https://www.neh.gov/grants/public/public-humanities-projects

The purpose of this program is to support projects that bring the ideas and insights of the humanities to life for general audiences through in-person, hybrid, or virtual programming. Projects must engage humanities scholarship to analyze significant themes in disciplines such as history, literature, ethics, and art history.

 

Classics for Kids Foundation

Deadline: Quarterly – March 31, June 30, September 30 and December 31 Amount: Instruments

Match: 50%

Eligibility: K-12 schools and nonprofits https://classicsforkids.org/

The mission of the Classics for Kids Foundation is to empower young people to shape positive futures through music, build sustainable stringed instrument music programs, and provide grants for high quality instruments. The Foundation is offering matching grants to K-12 schools and nonprofit organizations throughout the United States to help purchase stringed instruments. Grants will not exceed 50% of total instrument cost.

 

Fender Play Foundation

Deadline: Applications accepted October 15 through May 1, annually Amount: Donation of stringed musical instruments

Eligibility: Nonprofits or schools https://fenderplayfoundation.org/

The Fender Music Foundation awards instruments and equipment to eligible music instruction programs. These items are lightly used, blemished or otherwise imperfect and have been collected from manufacturers and retailers. Descriptions regarding the specific imperfections of each instrument will be available to selected programs.

To qualify as a music instruction program, participants must be learning how to make music.

 

ALDI Smart Kids Program

Deadline: Between February 1 and December 15 annually Amount: $100 to $5,000

Eligibility: Nonprofit organizations, public agencies, K-12 schools, and faith-based organizations https://corporate.aldi.us/en/corporate-responsibility/aldi-smart-kids/

The ALDI Smart Kids Program supports nonprofit organizations, public agencies, K-12 schools, and faith- based organizations that promote kids being active and healthy in the communities where ALDI stores are located. Grants and ALDI gift cards are provided to local community organizations that encourage kids to be active in the areas of education, physical activity, nutrition, socializing, and the arts.

 

Philanthropic Ventures Foundation 2021-22 Teacher Resource Grants (Oakland)

Deadline: Applications accepted year-round. Amount: $500 to $1,000

Eligibility: Teachers at Bay Area public schools (some grants focus on low-income schools or Alameda County only)

https://www.venturesfoundation.org/programs/teacher-grants/

Philanthropic Ventures Foundation’s Teacher Resource Grants fund innovative projects for teachers who do not have the time to tackle an arduous grant application. Current grant programs focus on the arts, environmental science, excursions, mathematics, science, special education, and visiting artists. PreK-12 public school teachers eligible to apply.

 

Guitar Center Music Foundation

Deadline: Continuous

Amount: Product Donation ($10-$30 per item shipping reimbursement fee required) Up to 8 instruments Eligibility: 501c3 organizations and public schools

https://guitarcenterfoundation.org/grants/grants-info/

The organization is currently awarding acoustic guitars, electric guitars, acoustic-electric guitars, bass guitars and the equipment necessary to play these instruments. However, other traditional music instruments are sometimes available. Traditional instruments include string instruments, woodwind instruments, brass instruments, percussion instruments, keyboards and voice.

 

Whole Foods Market Community Giving Program

Deadline: None Amount: Varies

Eligibility: Nonprofit and educational organizations https://www.wholefoodsmarket.com/mission-values/caring-communities/community-giving Examples of the types of organizations supported include:

  • education, including school support organizations, after-school organizations, etc.;
  • community and culture, including arts organizations, museums, parks, etc.;
  • human interest, including elder care, children and youth, homeless assistance, etc.; and,
  • environmental issues, including organic food and farming, natural wildlife protection, green living, etc.

 

BCM Foundation

Deadline: None

Amount: $10,000 to $250,000

Eligibility: Nonprofits, primarily in Los Angeles County with emphasis on Whittier The Foundation's areas of interest include:

  • arts and culture, including arts education and museums;
  • children and youth, including at-risk youth;
  • education, including libraries; and,
  • human services, including food banks. Contact Info:

Attn: James D. Shepard 8152 Painter Avenue

Suite 201

Whittier, CA 90602 - 3757 jbcm1897@gmail.com 562-696-0338

 

Cheeryble Foundation

Deadline: None

Amount: $100 to $34,000

Eligibility: Nonprofit organizations in Southern California with an emphasis on Santa Barbara The Foundation's areas of interest include:

 

  • arts and culture, including museums;
  • children and youth;
  • education, including libraries;
  • the environment;
  • health; and,
  • human services.

Attn: Zora Charles

c/o Singer Burke Zimmer, LLP 6345 Balboa Boulevard, Suite 375

Encino, CA 91316

818-774-1000

 

Burbank Arts for All Foundation

Deadline: Requests are reviewed on a bi-annual basis Amount: Up to $5,000

Eligibility: K-12 schools in Burbank area http://www.burbankartsforall.org/

The Foundation supports projects, based on merit, that:

  • occur during the standard school day during class time;
  • are curriculum-based and have a direct connection to student learning;
  • fulfill a need or gap in arts education;
  • utilize granted funds within one academic year; and,
  • are aligned with Visual and Performing Arts (VAPA) standards and the Burbank Unified School District Arts for All plan.

 

Stantec Community Investment Program

Deadline: None Amount: Not specified

Eligibility: Nonprofit organizations https://www.stantec.com/en/about/community-engagement

The Stantec Community Investment Program primarily provides support to nonprofit organizations in communities where the company has a significant employee presence

Priority is given to funding programs in the following areas:

  • Arts
  • Education
  • Environment
  • Health and Wellness

 

Little Kids Rock Music Professional Development & Equipment Program

Deadline: Continuous

Amount: Varies (Teacher receive training & donation of curricula, instruments and other resources so that they can launch Modern Band music programming for students at their schools)

Eligibility Note: School Districts; they must be a partner district with the Little Kids Rock organization http://www.littlekidsrock.org/the-program/how-it-works/

Little Kids Rock partners with public school districts in some of the nation’s most economically disadvantaged communities with the goal of ensuring that all students (K-12) have access to music education and its many benefits. We do this by building Modern Band programs in our partner districts. Teachers apply to be trained to use our innovative and transformational methodology. After their training is complete, teachers receive a donation of curricula, instruments and other resources so that they can launch Modern Band music programming for students at their schools.

 

The Annenberg Foundation

Deadline: Continuous (Invitation only - Due to COVID-19) Amount: $10,000 - $100,000

Match: No

Eligibility: Nonprofit agencies - Primarily the five-county greater Los Angeles region

 

https://www.annenberg.org/

The Foundation provides grants in the following programmatic areas:

  • education;
  • arts, culture, and humanities;
  • the environment;
  • military veterans;
  • civic and community;
  • health and human services; and,
  • animal welfare.

 

Bonner Family Foundation

Deadline: None

Amount: $300 to $35,000

Eligibility: Nonprofit organizations in Fresno Area Attn: Ms. Kaye B. Cummings

565 East Mallard Circle Fresno, CA 93720 kayebc@sbcglobal.net 559-434-5061

The Foundation's areas of interest include:

  • arts and culture, including music programs;
  • public radio and television;
  • arts education projects in elementary schools; and,
  • teacher training in the arts.

 

Herb Alpert Foundation Grants

Deadline: Continuous Amount: Varies

Eligibility: 501(c)(3) nonprofit organizations in the Los Angeles, CA area http://www.herbalpertfoundation.org/foundation_home.shtml

The Herb Alpert Foundation works at the local level, perhaps in the earliest stages of their development, to larger and more mature organizations that may have a regional or even a national scope and

perspective. Foundation has focused on core areas: The Arts – a broad category that includes arts education, a focus on jazz, and support to professionals. This also includes programs that seek to use the arts to help meet the needs of underserved and at-risk youth and to help build competencies that will enable them to become successful adults. The other core area is Compassion and Well-Being, which celebrates the positive aspects of human psychology and encourages a more compassionate society.

 

Little Kids Rock Music Professional Development & Equipment Program

Deadline: Continuous

Amount: Varies (Teacher receive training & donation of curricula, instruments and other resources so that they can launch Modern Band music programming for students at their schools)

Eligibility Note: School Districts; they must be a partner district with the Little Kids Rock organization http://www.littlekidsrock.org/the-program/how-it-works/

Little Kids Rock partners with public school districts in some of the nation’s most economically disadvantaged communities with the goal of ensuring that all students (K-12) have access to music education and its many benefits. We do this by building Modern Band programs in our partner districts. Teachers apply to be trained to use our innovative and transformational methodology. After their training is complete, teachers receive a donation of curricula, instruments and other resources so that they can launch Modern Band music programming for students at their schools.

 

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT,

TEACHER APPRECIATION AND ASSISTANCE FUNDING

California Department of Education: 21st Century California School Leadership Academy, Cohort 2

Deadline: September 2, 2022

Amount: One grant award for a minimum of $2,000,000 and up to seven grant awards for a minimum of

$1,000,000

Match: No

Eligibility: CDE invites the current 21CSLA Center and Regional Academies to apply for a grant to organize and offer high-quality professional learning, coaching, and mentoring for central office leaders, principals, and other schools leaders, including teacher leaders, involved in school improvement efforts. https://www.cde.ca.gov/fg/fo/profile.asp?id=5856

The purpose of the 21st Century California School Leadership Academy (21CSLA) is to provide in-depth supports for administrators and other school leaders.

 

California Department of Education: Classified School Employee Summer Assistance Program Fiscal Year 2021-22

Deadline: July 21, 2023

Amount: Not specified. $60 million for entire program Match: No

Eligibility: School districts and county offices of education https://www.cde.ca.gov/fg/fo/profile.asp?id=5777

The Classified School Employee Summer Assistance Program (CSESAP) provides up to a dollar for dollar match on amounts withheld from a participating local educational agency's (LEA's) classified school employees' monthly paychecks during the 2022-23 school year. The classified employees' pay withheld and the state match funds will be paid by LEAs to the LEA's eligible employees in the summer months following the 2022-23 school year.

 

The NEA Foundation: Learning & Leadership Grants

Deadlines: June 1, October 15 of a given year Amount: $2,000 - $5,000

Match: None

Eligibility: Public school teachers, public education support professionals, and/or faculty and staff in public institutions of higher education. All applicants must be current members of the National Education Association.

http://www.neafoundation.org/pages/learning-leadership-grants

The NEA Foundation: Learning & Leadership Grants support National Education Association (NEA) members for one of the following two purposes:

  • Grants to individuals fund participation in high-quality professional development experiences, such as summer institutes, conferences, or action research
  • Grants to groups fund collegial study, including study groups, action research, lesson plan development, or mentoring experiences for faculty or staff.

 

Georgia Pacific Foundation

Deadline: None

Amount: Varies – Total annual giving $4.5 million

Eligibility: Government entities, educational institutions and nonprofit organizations located where company facilities operate: Antioch, San Leandro, Modesto, Madera, Fresno, Santa Fe Springs or La Mirada https://www.gp.com/community/

The Foundation has identified the following key investment areas:

  • Education
  • Community Enrichment
  • Environment

 

Wallace Foundation: Education Grant Initiatives

Deadline: Continuous

Amount: Varies by grant program Match: None

Eligibility: school districts, schools, nonprofits

http://www.wallacefoundation.org/learn-about-wallace/GrantsPrograms/Pages/default.aspx

The mission of the Wallace Foundation is to improve learning and enrichment opportunities for children. This is done by supporting and sharing effective ideas and practices in five major initiatives:

  1. School Leadership: Strengthening the leadership of principals and other key figures to improve student achievement.
  2. After School: Helping cities improve access to high-quality after-school programs through coordinating the work of government agencies, private funders, nonprofits and others groups.
  3. Summer and Expanded Learning: Supporting school district and other efforts to expand learning time during summer and the school day or year.
  4. Arts Education: Expanding arts learning opportunities for children and teens in school and beyond.
  5. Audience Development for the Arts: Supporting arts organizations to develop and test ideas for reaching new audiences so that many more people might enjoy the benefits of the arts.

 

Umpqua Bank Charitable Foundation

Deadline: Program Grants: March 31, June 30, September 30, and December 31, annually Sponsorships: April 15 and October 15, annually

Expected Notification Date:

Amount: $2,500 - $10,000 Match:

Eligibility: Nonprofit organizations https://www.umpquabank.com/umpqua-life/community-giving/

Economic Opportunity - The focus is on organizations that promote stability in neighborhoods through assistance to low- to moderate-income individuals and families. Specific areas of interest include: financial education; affordable housing; college, technical, and career readiness; and, asset building for individuals and families.

 

SPORTS, PHYSICAL EDUCATION, FIELD TRIPS AND OUTDOOR FUNDING

Los Angeles Dodgers Foundation Grant

Deadline: Quarterly (January 1, April 1, July 1, October 1 of each year) Amount: $500 - $15,000

Match: None

Eligibility: 501(c)(3) nonprofit organizations http://losangeles.dodgers.mlb.com/la/community/charities/grant_guidelines.jsp

The Los Angeles Dodgers Foundation is the official team charity of the Los Angeles Dodgers. Our primary focus is to strengthen and support our key cornerstone programs in sports + recreation, education + literacy and health + wellness benefitting children and families in need throughout the greater Los Angeles region. By leveraging strategic partnerships, our mission is to harness the power of our brand and the passion our fans have for Los Angeles into a vehicle for positive change in underserved communities.

 

Justin J. Watt Foundation

Deadline: Requests for winter sports (basketball, wrestling and volleyball) may be submitted August, September and October each year

Amount: Uniforms and Equipment

Eligibility: School must have planned/established school sports program between 3p-5:30p for 6th to 8th grade students and over 60% of students eligible for free/reduced lunch program

http://jjwfoundation.org/request-funds/

The Justin J. Watt Foundation is dedicated to providing after-school opportunities for middle school-aged children throughout the U.S. to become involved in athletics so that they may learn the character traits of accountability, teamwork, leadership, work ethic, and perseverance while in a safe and supervised environment with their peers. Funding for uniforms and/or equipment is provided to approved schools that have an after-school athletic program for 6th to 8th graders and where over 60% of students are eligible for the Free/Reduced Lunch program.

 

The Skatepark Project

Deadline: Rolling basis and awarded quarterly

Amount: $1,000 to $300,000, with an average of $10,000,

Eligibility: Nonprofits, state and local agencies and public school systems https://skatepark.org/the-skatepark-project-grants/

The Skatepark Project is dedicated to helping underserved communities throughout the United States create safe and inclusive public skateparks for youth. Grants are provided to organizations that are seeking to build free, public, concrete skateparks in underserved communities. The Foundation primarily supports projects that can demonstrate a strong grassroots commitment. Priority is given to projects that are designed and built by experienced skatepark contractors and include local skaters in the planning, fundraising, and design process.

 

KaBOOM!: Build it with KaBOOM!

Deadline: Continuous

Amount: $15,000 - Grantees are awarded a $15,000 grant to be used toward the purchase of playground equipment. To supplement the $15,000 KaBOOM! grant, grantees are required to raise a minimum of $9,000 (for a total project value of $24,000) up to a maximum of $35,000 (for a total project value of $50,000) towards the cost of the playground project. This amount does not include the cost for safety surfacing, freight, site preparation, installation supervision and any other non-playground equipment items.

Match: $9,000

Eligibility: Must be located in San Jose, Los Angeles County, San Francisco, Brisbane, San Bernardino, Anaheim, Oakland or Santa Ana (See other qualified Community Partner requirements) https://kaboom.org/grants/build_it_with_kaboom#eligibility

A Build it with KaBOOM! grant provides the facilitation and support of an experienced Project Manager as community members embark on a 5–12 week planning process. After selection, all partners will join together for a community Design Day, inviting play experts (the kids, of course) to design their dream playspace.

 

LA84 Foundation Deadline: Ongoing Amount: Up to $10,000

Eligibility: Nonprofits in southern California's eight counties: Imperial, Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino, San Diego, Santa Barbara, and Ventura. Special consideration is given to Los Angeles, the city that hosted the 1984 Olympic Games.

https://la84.org/grants-2/

The Foundation funds a variety of sports for a broad range of youth (ages six to 17), primarily in under- resourced communities. However, special consideration is given to two key priority areas:

School-Based Sports Programs

Grantmaking in this area seeks to provide youth, particularly in communities that are under-resourced, with maximum access to sports opportunities in a place where they spend most of their day.

Girls in Sports

Grantmaking in this area is designed to increase participation as a way to promote leadership through sports and coaching opportunities.

In general, the Foundation makes grants to support program costs, sports equipment, and the renovation of sports facilities or refurbishment of fields of play.

 

MLB-MLBPA Youth Development Foundation

Deadline: Continuous – Applications are reviewed quarterly by the Board of Directors Amount: Not specified

Eligibility: Nonprofits, public school, municipality, MLB Club or American Indian Tribe. Board is looking for innovative and creative ideas to increase baseball/softball opportunities for youth (20 and under), related experience, committed staff, financial stability, business plan to attract other funders, helping underserved youth.

https://www.mlb.com/baseball-tomorrow-fund/how-to-apply

 

Summary: Foundation considers requests for a variety of purposes including funding capital projects (e.g., field renovations, baseball/softball programs and education initiatives. Capital projects include: building and renovating fields and practice facilities and installing lighting. Baseball/Softball programs include: in- school/after-school baseball/softball programming, equipment and uniforms, umpire fees, player registration fees and practice facility rental fees. Education initiatives include: programs, exhibits and other learning opportunities that use baseball and softball as its primary focus to promote interest and engagement in the game.

 

United States Golf Association (USGA) and National Alliance for Accessible Golf

Deadline: Continuous Amount: Up to $20,000

Match: Yes – amount not specific

Eligibility: Municipalities, school districts and nonprofit organizations https://www.accessgolf.org/grants/alliance_grants.cfm

Grants support organizations which provide opportunities for individuals with disabilities to learn and enjoy the game of golf and its inherent values. The Alliance and the USGA share the belief that the game of golf is exceptionally well-suited to allow individuals with disabilities to participate in a recreational or competitive activity with participants who have various types of disabilities as well as those who do not have disabilities. We encourage inclusive programming – opportunities that allow participants with disabilities and participants without disabilities to learn and play the game side by side.

 

Adidas: Corporate Giving Grants

Deadline: Continuous

Amount: Varies; cash donations or in-kind Eligibility: Nonprofit organizations

https://www.adidas-group.com/en/sustainability/reporting/policies-and-standards/

Corporate Giving will be provided selectively and focuses on the following areas of engagement: 1) Sports within a social context; 2) Kids and Youth; 3) Education o Preventive Health Projects (preferably sports- related); 4) Relief efforts adidas supports projects which show sustainable benefits to the communities where we live and operate.

 

Good Sports Equipment Grants

Deadline: Continuous

Amount: Youth sports equipment

Match: 10% of total retail value of equipment for shipping

Eligibility: School Districts and organizations directly serving youth between ages of 3-18 in an economically disadvantaged area. Organization must operate an organized sport, recreational activity or fitness program offering consistent and structured opportunity for play to large groups of children. https://www.goodsports.org/apply/

Good Sports gives all kids the lifelong benefits of sport and physical activity by providing equipment, apparel and footwear to those most in need. Those awarded will gain access to a catalog of available inventory, which displays the equipment, apparel, and footwear that Good Sports has available at the current time.

 

STEM FUNDING

American Honda Foundation

Deadline: Returning Organizations, May 1 annually; New organizations February 1 and August 1 annually Amount: $20,000 to $75,000 over a one-year period

Eligibility: 501c3 organizations, public school districts and private/public elementary and secondary schools https://www.honda.com/community/applying-for-a-grant

Funding priorities are Youth education, specifically in the areas of science, technology, engineering, mathematics, the environment, job training and literacy.

 

Toshiba America Foundation

Deadline: Grades K-5 due October 1st annually; Grades 6-12 for up to $5,000 due March 1, June 1, September 1, December 1 annually. Applications for grants more than $5,000 are due May 1 and November 1, annually.

 

Amount: Up to $5,000 (see website for details on grants over $5,000) Eligibility: 6-12 grade Teachers in public or private schools http://www.toshiba.com/taf/about.jsp

The Toshiba America Foundation is dedicated to promoting quality science and mathematics education in our nation's schools. Grants for Grades 6-12 are provided to teachers who have an idea for making science and mathematics more fun for their students.

 

General Motors

Deadline: September 30th annually Amount: Not specified

Eligibility: 501c3 organizations https://www.gm.com/content/dam/company/docs/us/en/gmcom/company/Corporate_Grantmaking_Guideline s.pdf

Supports programs and initiatives aligned with the following strategic focus areas: STEM education, community development or vehicle and road safety

 

Bayer Fund FIRST Robotics Grants - by invitation only.

Deadline: Must be submitted between August 15 and September 30th, annually Amount: Not specified

Eligible communities in California: Berkeley, Oxnard, San Francisco, West Sacramento, Williams, Woodland.

https://www.fund.bayer.us/grant/2016/8/15/first-robotics-program

Financial support to student robotics teams competing in activities affiliated with For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology (FIRST).

 

Kinder Morgan: KM Foundation Education Grants Deadline: The 10th of every other month beginning in January. (September 10, November 10, January 10) Amount: $1,000 - $5,000

Match: None

Eligibility: Public schools, private schools, and 501(c)(3) nonprofits

 

http://www.kindermorgan.com/community/km_foundation.cfm

The Kinder Morgan Foundation believes that today's youth are tomorrow's leaders, and our mission is to provide them with opportunities to learn and grow. Our goal is to help today's science, math and music students become the engineers, educators and musicians who will support our diverse communities for many years to come.

 

National Science Foundation: Secure and Trustworthy Cyberspace

Deadline: Continuous

Amount: $50,000 to $1.2 million Match: No

Eligibility: Non-profit, non-academic organizations: Independent museums, observatories, research labs, professional societies and similar organizations in the U.S. associated with educational or research activities.

-Institutions of Higher Education (IHEs) - Two- and four-year IHEs (including community colleges) https://www.nsf.gov/publications/pub_summ.jsp?ods_key=nsf19603

In today’s increasingly networked, distributed, and asynchronous world, cybersecurity involves hardware, software, networks, data, people, and integration with the physical world. Society’s overwhelming reliance on this complex cyberspace, however, has exposed its fragility and vulnerabilities that defy existing cyber- defense measures; corporations, agencies, national infrastructure and individuals continue to suffer cyber- attacks. Achieving a truly secure cyberspace requires addressing both challenging scientific and engineering problems involving many components of a system, and vulnerabilities that stem from human behaviors and choices.

 

Kinder Morgan: KM Foundation Education Grants

Deadline: The 10th of every other month beginning in January. (July 10, September 10) Amount: $1,000 - $5,000

Match: None

Eligibility: Public schools, private schools, and 501(c)(3) nonprofits http://www.kindermorgan.com/community/km_foundation.cfm

The Kinder Morgan Foundation believes that today's youth are tomorrow's leaders, and our mission is to provide them with opportunities to learn and grow. Our goal is to help today's science, math and music students become the engineers, educators and musicians who will support our diverse communities for many years to come. To accomplish this goal, we fund programs that promote the academic and artistic interests of young people in the many cities and towns across North America where Kinder Morgan operates. Focus areas include: Academic programs, including tutoring as well as Arts education programs.

 

Aerojet Rocketdyne Foundation

Deadline: None – Send LOI and requests are reviewed quarterly Amount: $100 to $25,000

Eligibility: Nonprofit organizations and schools in El Segundo, Los Angeles, Sacramento and Vernon http://www.aerojetrocketdyne.com/foundation

The Aerojet Rocketdyne Foundation provides support for nonprofit organizations and schools that serve the communities where Aerojet Rocketdyne and GenCorp have a business presence. The Foundation provides grants to nonprofit organizations and schools for programs that have a STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) education focus. The Foundation seeks to inspire students’ excitement about STEM and improve STEM teaching.

 

KLA-Tencor Foundation Deadline: Continuous Amount: Awards vary.

Match: None

Eligibility: schools, nonprofits, other organizations in locations where KLA-Tencor has significant employee populations

http://www.kla-tencor.com/tmp/KTFoundation/grant_seekers.html

Program invests in creative ideas that support: Educational programs and institutions with an emphasis on STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math); Health & Wellness programs/providers; Local community enrichment programs.

 

Time Warner: Connect a Million Minds Grants

Deadline: Continuous Amount: Varies Match: None

Eligibility 501(c)(3) nonprofit or other tax exempt organization http://www.connectamillionminds.com/request-support

The Time Warner Connect A Million Minds program works provide youth ages 11 to 18 with access to hands- on STEM learning opportunities in after-school settings. Its supports after school STEM-related exhibits and programs at local science and technology museums, competitions, science fairs, and apprenticeship programs.

 

Xerox Foundation Grants Deadline: Continuous Amount: $1,000- $5,000 Match: None

Eligibility: 501(c)(3) nonprofits, Public School, Private School, IHE http://www.xerox.com/about-xerox/citizenship/xerox-foundation/enus.html

 

The Xerox Foundation supports: Education/Workforce Preparedness, Science/Technology, Employee/Community Affairs, and Environmental Affairs. Program Areas include Adult Literacy, Arts, Community Involvement/Volunteerism, Family Services, General Education, Math, Reading, Science/Environmental, Social Studies, STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math), Technology, and Vocational.

 

Captain Planet Foundation

Deadline: ecoSTEM Kits, ecoSolution Grants, and ecoTech Grants: January 15 and July 15, annually Project Learning Garden: December 31, annually

Expected Notification Date: mid-March to late September Match: No

Eligibility: Nonprofit organizations and K-12 schools https://www.captainplanetfoundation.org/

The Captain Planet Foundation supports giving the next generation of environmental stewards by providing hands-on environmental stewardship opportunities; inspiring youth and communities to become agents of change for their environment; and, serving as a catalyst for education that uses the environment as a context for applied and STEM learning.

 

Amgen Foundation

Deadline: None. Requests reviewed quarterly Amount: $10,000 to $1,000,000

Match: Not specified

Eligibility: Nonprofit organizations, government agencies and educational institutions. Emphasis in Thousand Oaks and South San Francisco.

https://www.amgen.com/responsibility/amgen-foundation/

The Amgen Foundation seeks to advance science education, improve quality of care and access for patients, and support resources that create sound communities. The Foundation focuses its philanthropy in the following key areas:

  • Science Education
  • Community Life

 

TECHNOLOGY FUNDING

Mobile Beacon: Connect for Success Student Access Donation Program

Deadline: Requests are accepted throughout the year

Amount: Up to 25 laptops and 4G LTE hotspots with free 4G LTE high-speed Internet service for 12 months Eligibility: Schools located in Chico, Fresno, Palm Springs, Santa Rosa and Yuba City https://www.mobilebeacon.org/connect-for-success/

Mobile Beacon's Connect for Success Student Access Donation Program was created to offer schools in 50 cities across the United States the laptops and mobile Internet access they need to help students struggling to keep up. The program makes it possible for K-12 schools and higher education institutions in Sprint's 4G LTE service area to provide students without Internet access at home with the tools, connectivity, and hardware they need to complete homework assignments, access educational resources at home, and keep up with their peers. Schools can request up to 25 laptops and 4G LTE hotspots with free 4G LTE high-speed Internet service for 12 months.

 

Toshiba America Foundation

Deadline: Submitted any time and reviewed quarterly. Grants requesting more than $5,000 are due May 1 and November 1 annually

Amount: Up to $5,000 (see website for details on grants over $5,000) Eligibility: 6-12 grade Teachers in public or private schools http://www.toshiba.com/taf/about.jsp

The Toshiba America Foundation is dedicated to promoting quality science and mathematics education in our nation's schools. Grants for Grades 6-12 are provided to teachers who have an idea for making science and mathematics more fun for their students.

 

Toshiba America Foundation Deadline: October 1st annually Amount: Up to $1,000

Eligibility: K-12 Teachers in public or private schools http://www.toshiba.com/taf/about.jsp

The Toshiba America Foundation is dedicated to promoting quality science and mathematics education in our nation's K-12 schools. The Foundation provides grants to teachers in public or private schools to help them bring innovative projects into their classrooms.

 

Educators of America: Micro-Grants

Deadline: Reviewed quarterly Amount: $500 to $5,000 Eligibility: Teachers

https://educatorsusa.org/our-programs/micro-grants/

Outfitting a school or classroom with the correct technological resource can further the reach of teachers, enhance the skills of students, and create endless opportunities of education methods. Using web-connected devices, electronic whiteboards, tablets, VR systems and STEM Labs are a much better use of resources than new textbooks due to their engagement abilities and high levels of usability. Children in schools today are far better equipped with knowledge of technological and internet-equipped devices than ever before.

Grant provides classroom technology.

 

Donegan Burns Foundation

Deadline: LOI’s are accepted year-round Amount: Up to $25,000

Eligibility: Organizations holding tax-exempt status http://doneganburns.org/grant-focus/education-resource-grant/

This grant provides up to $25,000 for the cost of technology, materials, and training in support of education programs for children and youth.

We prioritize grants for the following activities:

  • Technology: access to online education resources as well as the required hardware.
  • Materials: license and/or the purchase of curriculum and supporting resources.
  • Training: attendance at workshops/seminars and to provide qualified staff.
    • Parent Resources: Basic education for parents on helping a child deal with learning challenges.

 

Digital Wish Foundation: One-to-One Computing Support Grant

Deadline: Fall/Continuous

Amount: In-kind services valued up to $4,500 Eligibility: Schools https://digitalwishes.wordpress.com/grants/

Digital Wish is offering technical support grants to schools needing assistance with planning a one to one computing program in their elementary or middle schools. The grant award includes:

  • 10 hours of technical support to evaluate and help develop

a 1:1 program ($2,000 value)

  • Sustainability Action Plan Tool ($99 value)
  • Video conference with one of our 1:1 trainers ($175 value)
  • Free grant search using GrantStation ($249 value)
  • Digital Wish’s Complete IT Curriculum Package (Grades 3-6) ($2,000 value)
  • Digital Citizenship for Middle Schools Curriculum ($299 value)
  • Discounts for on-site Digital Citizenship and Cyber Safety training.

 

MISCELLANEOUS FUNDING

California Department of Education: The Antibias Education Grant Program

Deadline: August 19, 2022 Amount: $75,000 - $200,000 Match: No

Eligibility: County offices of education, school districts, charter schools https://www.cde.ca.gov/fg/fo/profile.asp?id=5806

The Antibias Education Grant Program provides funding for a grant period from Fiscal Year 2022-23 through 2025-26. Funds available to each applicant are based on the content and quality of the submitted application and proposed activities. The total grant budget for this Request for Applications (RFA) is up to twenty million dollars ($20,000,000).

 

California Department of Education: California Community Schools Partnership Program: Regional Technical Assistance

Deadline: September 9, 2022 Amount: Minimum of $5 million Match: No

Eligibility: Local educational agencies https://www.cde.ca.gov/fg/fo/profile.asp?id=5728

CDE is accepting applications from LEAs to serve as a California Community Schools Partnership Program (CCSPP): Regional Technical Assistance Center (TAC). The CCSPP Regional TACs will be charged with sharing best practices and assisting both prospective applicants and grant recipients to plan and implement community schools in their region.

 

AmeriCorps: FY 23 Volunteer Generation Fund (ARP)

Deadline: September 13, 2022

Amount: Minimum $100,000, no maximum listed Match: Yes

Eligibility: States, counties, cities, school districts, IHEs, nonprofits, tribal governments and organizations https://americorps.gov/funding-opportunity/fy-2023-volunteer-generation-fund-arp

Support efforts that expand the capacity of volunteer connector organizations to recruit, manage, support and retain individuals to serve in high quality volunteer assignments.

 

California Department of Education: Special Education Extraordinary Cost Pool for NPS/LCI

Deadline: October 31, 2022 Amount: Up to $3 million Match: No

Eligibility: LEAs. SELPAs that have extraordinary cost of single placements in NPS and related services in LCI are eligible.

https://www.cde.ca.gov/fg/fo/profile.asp?id=5714

As part of the Special Education Assembly Bill (AB) 602 formula, this program reimburses special education local plan areas (SELPAs) for extraordinary costs of single placements in nonpublic, nonsectarian schools (NPS) and special education-related services for pupils residing in licensed children's institutions (LCI).

Single placement costs in excess of the annual threshold amount will be reimbursed, subject to available funds.

 

California Department of Education: Special Education Necessary Small SELPAs ECP for Mental Health Services

Deadline: October 31, 2022 Amount: See allocation formula Match: No

Eligibility: LEAs. Necessary small SELPAs as defined in EC Section 56212 are eligible. https://www.cde.ca.gov/fg/fo/profile.asp?id=5715

As part of the Special Education Assembly Bill 602 formula, this program reimburses necessary small special education local plan areas (SELPAs) as defined in California Education Code (EC) Section 56212, for extraordinary cost pool (ECP) associated with educationally related mental health services, including out-of-home residential services. Costs of placements and services for single students in excess of the annual threshold amount will be reimbursed, subject to available funds.

 

Walmart Local Community Grants

Deadline: December 31, 2022 (Grant application window opens February 1, 2022) Amount: Up to $5,000

Eligibility: 501c3 organizations, government entities, K-12 public or nonprofit private school, charter school, community college, state/private college or university or church or other faith-based organization with project that benefits the community at large.

https://walmart.org/how-we-give/local-community-grants

Each year, our U.S. stores and clubs award local cash grants ranging from $250 to $5,000. These local grants are designed to address the unique needs of the communities where we operate. They include a variety of organizations, such as animal shelters, elder services and community clean-up projects.

 

U.S. Economic Development Administration: FY 2021 American Rescue Plan Act Travel, Tourism, and Outdoor Recreation

Deadline: While EDA encourages eligible applicants to submit their applications as soon as possible, EDA strongly advises eligible applicants to submit complete applications no later than January 31, 2022.

Amount: $100,000 to $10 million Match: Yes

Eligibility: Cities, counties, states, special districts, IHEs, nonprofits and tribal governments. This NOFO posting is for the EDA Competitive Tourism Grants ONLY.

https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=334748

EDA aims to assist communities and regions in recovery from the coronavirus pandemic’s significant negative impact on the travel, tourism, and outdoor recreation sectors. Program is designed to provide a wide-range of financial assistance to communities and regions to rebuild and strengthen their travel, tourism, and outdoor recreation industry through various infrastructure and non-infrastructure projects. Under this NOFO, EDA solicits applications under the authority of the Economic Adjustment Assistance (EAA) program, which is flexible and responsive to the economic development needs and priorities of local and regional stakeholders. EDA’s travel, tourism, and outdoor recreation grants will be delivered through two components:

(1) State Tourism Grants and (2) EDA Competitive Tourism Grants.

 

California Department of Education: Consolidated Application (ConApp)

Deadline: March 31, 2023 Amount: Unavailable Match: No

Eligibility: Local educational agencies https://www.cde.ca.gov/fg/fo/profile.asp?id=5854

The Consolidated Application (ConApp) is used by the California Department of Education (CDE) to distribute categorical funds from various federal programs (e.g., Title I, Part A; Title II) to county offices, school districts, and direct funded charter schools throughout California.

 

The Crail-Johnson Foundation: Grant-making Programs

Deadline: Quarterly. Education Grants September 1 – September 30; Human Services Grants December 15 – January 15; Health Grants April 15 – May 15

Amount: $100 - $45,000 Match: None

Eligibility: The Foundation primarily supports nonprofit organizations benefiting children, youth, and families in the greater Los Angeles, CA, area. National organizations providing services in Los Angeles are also considered. Occasionally, grants are made to programs and projects that are regional or national in scope, where potential benefits to children and families in Los Angeles can be clearly demonstrated.

http://crail-johnson.org/grant-making/

The Foundation supports programs as a means to address the long-term well-being of children, youth and community. It is through the support of Education, Human Services and Health that the Foundation hopes to assist in providing children, youth and their families with the tools necessary to build a life of quality. Support is exclusively focused on programs that address the needs of economically, socially and physically disadvantaged children. The Foundation supports both proven approaches and innovative programs aimed at systemic change and provides support for new, continuing, or expanding programs.

 

The Albert and Elaine Borchard Foundation

Deadline: Ongoing Amount: Varies

Eligibility: Nonprofit 501(c)(3) organizations in Los Angeles County. Public, Private, Charter, Other (including homeschool, 501 (c)(3) organizations)

https://borchardfoundation.org/how-to-apply-for-a-grant/funding-guidelines

Albert and Elaine Borchard Foundation offers grants that support education and science in Los Angeles County. The foundation has five priority areas of funding.

  • Elimination of poverty
  • Youth development
  • Health and medicine
  • Education
  • The arts
  • The environment

 

American Battlefield Trust: Field Trip Fund Deadline: A minimum of one month prior to field trip Amount: $250 to $1,500

Eligibility: K-12 educators https://www.battlefields.org/learn/educators/resources/field-trip-fund

The American Battlefield Trust strongly believes that battlefields are outdoor classrooms—truly unique locations for education, commemoration, and contemplation. The Trust's Field Trip Fund provides funding and assistance to K-12 teachers who are planning field trips to Civil War, War of 1812, or Revolutionary War battlefields, museums, and historic sites. The following items can be covered by the Fund: transportation, meals, admission fees, and reasonable presenter or guide fees. All funds will be dispersed after the completion of the field trips.

 

The Crail-Johnson Foundation: Grant-making Programs

Deadline: Quarterly. Education Grants September 1 – October 15; Human Services Grants December 15 – January 31; Health Grants April 15 – May 30

Amount: $5,000 - $30,000 Match: None

Eligibility: organizations providing services and programs primarily in Los Angeles County Service Planning Areas (SPA) 4, 6, 7, and 8

http://crail-johnson.org/grant-making/

The Foundation supports programs as a means to address the long-term well-being of children, youth and community. It is through the support of Education, Human Services and Health that the Foundation hopes to assist in providing children, youth and their families with the tools necessary to build a life of quality. Support is exclusively focused on programs that address the needs of economically, socially and physically disadvantaged children. The Foundation supports both proven approaches and innovative programs aimed at systemic change and provides support for new, continuing, or expanding programs.

 

Gannett Foundation Media Grants Deadline: March 1 and October 1 annually Amount: Not specified

Eligibility: Nonprofits and tax-exempt 4-year universities https://www.gannettfoundation.org/media.htm

The mission of the Gannett Foundation Media Grants program is to support media training, technological advances in the industry, and the study of journalism at the college level, with particular attention to the First Amendment and its responsibilities. The Foundation particularly favors programs or projects that benefit the regions in which Gannett does business and that seek to encourage diversity in newsrooms and in coverage. Priority is given to programs encouraging college students to enter the field of journalism and innovative national and regional training programs for current journalists.

 

Joseph Drown Foundation Education & Community Grants Deadline: Quarterly (April 15th; July 15th; October 15th) Amount: Varies by application

Match: None

Eligibility: 501(c)(3) nonprofits, government institutions, schools in the Los Angeles area http://www.jdrown.org/mission/index.html

The Foundation is interested in programs that break down any barrier that prevents a person from continuing to grow and learn through grant programs including:

  1. Education: Education programs in K-12, at both public and private schools that seek to solve the existing problems in Los Angeles area schools. Favor is given to those programs directed at talented middle income students who are unable to obtain assistance from sources specifically available to low income students.
  2. Community, Health, & Social Services: Foundation supports programs that encourage all individuals to reach their fullest potential. The best chance a young person has to reach that goal is to stay in school, inside a functioning family, and outside the juvenile justice system. Programs that deal with issues such as the high drop-out rate, lack of sufficient health care, substance abuse and violence.

 

U.S. Economic Development Administration (EDA): FY 2020 EDA Public Works and Economic Adjustment Assistance Programs

Deadline: There are no submission deadlines under this opportunity. Applications will be accepted on an ongoing basis until the publication of a new PWEAA NOFO.

Amount: $100,000 to $3 million Match: Yes

Eligibility: Cites, counties, special districts, state governments, private, public and state controlled institutions of higher education, nonprofits

https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=321695

EDA solicits applications from applicants in rural and urban areas to provide investments that support construction, non-construction, technical assistance, and revolving loan fund projects under EDA’s Public Works and EAA programs. Grants and cooperative agreements made under these programs are designed to leverage existing regional assets and support the implementation of economic development strategies that advance new ideas and creative approaches to advance economic prosperity in distressed communities.

EDA provides strategic investments on a competitive- merit-basis to support economic development, foster job creation, and attract private investment in economically distressed areas of the United States.

 

Union Bank Foundation Deadline: Continuous Amount: Not stated

Eligibility: 501c3 organizations https://www.unionbank.com/about-us/social-responsibility

The Union Bank Foundation proactively invests in the communities in which the Union Bank and its businesses operate, for the benefit of low- and moderate-income populations. The Foundation focuses on the following strategic program areas:

  • Affordable Housing
  • Community Economic Development
  • Education
  • Environment

The Union Bank Foundation prefers program grants but will consider requests for core operating support and/or capacity building grants to support exceptional work within its strategic funding categories.

  • Affordable Housing: Improve housing stability and influence public policy
  • Economic Development: Catalyze economic growth and prosperity
  • Stewardship and Sustainability: Support environmental and social well-being

 

Majestic Realty Foundation

Deadline: Ongoing Amount: $100 to $25,000

Eligibility: Nonprofit organizations in specific regions https://www.majesticrealty.com/companies/majestic-realty-foundation

 

The Foundation provides support to its local communities in five key investment areas:

  • Youth;
  • Education;
  • Family;
  • Health; and,
  • Violence prevention

Types of support include:

  • Project support;
  • General support; and,
  • Challenge and matching grants.

 

Walter & Elise Haas Fund Deadline: None (Submit LOI) Amount: $5,000 to $150,000

Eligibility: Nonprofit organizations in San Francisco and Alameda Counties. https://haassr.org/

The mission of the Walter & Elise Haas Fund is to help build a healthy, just, and vibrant society in which people feel connected to and responsible for their community.

The Arts

The purpose of this area is to enable Bay Area residents to realize the full potential of the arts to build cross- cultural understanding and enrich individual lives.

Economic Security

The purpose of this area is to help low-income working individuals and families achieve upward mobility and economic security.

Education

The purpose of this area is to help ensure that public school students furthest from opportunity are in schools and classrooms with exceptional teachers.

Jewish Life

The purpose of this program is to foster a vibrant, inclusive Jewish community in the Bay Area, one that offers opportunities for engagement in Jewish life and that encourages participation in the broader pluralistic society.

 

The Annenberg Foundation

UPDATE: Due to the public health crisis of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Annenberg Foundation has temporarily repositioned its priorities in order to provide critical support where it’s most needed. As a result, the Foundation is temporarily suspending the receipt of online grant applications and conducting grantmaking by invitation only.

Deadline: None

Amount: $10,000 - $100,000 Match: No

Eligibility: Nonprofit agencies - Primarily the five-county greater Los Angeles region https://www.annenberg.org/

The Foundation provides grants in the following programmatic areas:

  • education;
  • arts, culture, and humanities;
  • the environment;
  • military veterans;
  • civic and community;
  • health and human services; and,
  • animal welfare.

 

Bank of the West: Charitable Investments Program

Deadline: Continuous Amount: Up to $100,000 Match: None

Eligibility: Nonprofit charitable organizations

 

https://www.bankofthewest.com/about-us/community-support/charitable-investments.html

To improve quality of life for low income communities. Bank of the West Charitable Investments program accepts letters of inquiry from nonprofit organizations dedicated to improving the quality of life, particularly for low- and moderate-income individuals and communities in following charitable giving categories: Education and Job Training; Financial education and management training programs; Job training and vocational programs, including literacy and basic-skills education, for low- to moderate-income adults; Community and Economic Development; Creation, preservation or rehabilitation of affordable housing; Homeownership and credit counseling programs for low- to moderate-income individuals; Financing services and technical assistance programs for small businesses and farms; Asset creation and preservation programs for low- to moderate-income individuals.

 

Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway Foundation

Deadline: Continuous Amount: $100 - $500,000 Match: None

Eligibility: Nonprofit organizations, local government agencies, and educational institutions in communities served by the Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway

http://www.bnsffoundation.org/

The Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway Foundation provides support in communities in the company's area of operations. The Foundation considers requests falling in the following categories:

  • Civic Services: This area includes organizations which are concerned with the environment and local community issues, such as crime prevention, parks and recreation, diversity and community development.
  • Cultural Organizations: This area includes performing arts, visual arts, fine arts, and museums and other related activities that offer opportunities for underserved children to experience cultural learning events.
  • Educational Institutions: This area includes both public and private education, primarily at the college level. (Grants of an exceptional nature may be made to vocational and non-college schools. Preferably, contributions will be directed toward the improvement of the quality of education.)
  • Health and Human Service Organizations: This area includes hospitals, medical programs, and programs that address chemical dependency treatment and prevention, spouse and child abuse, women's and children's aid, and transitional shelters.
  • Youth Organizations: This area includes Boys & Girls Clubs, Camp Fire, Scouts, Junior Achievement, and similar groups.

 

Discover Financial Services: Pathway to Financial Success Grants

Deadline: Continuous Amount: Varies Match: None

Eligibility: Public high schools http://www.pathwaytofinancialsuccess.org/apply-for-a-grant/

Pathway to Financial Success Grants are offered to public high schools in the United States to incorporate financial education into the curriculum. Applying schools must meet the following criteria:

  • The school has implemented or is looking to implement a financial education curriculum.
  • A measurement tool is or will be in place to assess participation in and comprehension of the financial education curriculum.
  • The school agrees to share overall results of the measurement tool's pre- and post-curriculum testing with Discover upon the program's completion, to assess what worked and what didn't.

 

Dwight Stuart Youth Fund Deadline: Continuous Amount: Up to $50,000

Eligibility: Open only to organizations within Los Angeles County http://www.dsyf.org/grantmaking_areas.asp

Support for direct services and experiences to under-served children and youth to enable them to gain the skills, values, and confidence to achieve their potential.

 

Leon S. Peters Foundation

Deadline: Continuous

Amount: $1,000 - $50,000 (average award is $1,000) Match: None

Eligibility: Nonprofit organizations in the Fresno area

Contact Info: Phone (559) 251-3002; Primary Contact; Mr. Samuel K. Peters, President; 6424 East Butler, Fresno, CA 93727

The Foundation's areas of interest include:

  • arts and culture; children and youth; Christian organizations; civic affairs; health; higher education; and social services.

 

Wells Fargo Charitable Contributions Program Deadline: January 3 - September 30, annually Amount: Varies; typically around $50,000

Match: None

Eligibility: Nonprofit organizations http://www.wellsfargo.com/about/charitable/index.jhtml

Program supports organizations that address vital community needs and issues in the communities served by the bank.

  • community development, including affordable housing and homebuyer education, workforce development, financial literacy, and economic development;
  • education, including higher education and K-12 education;
  • human services, including childcare, healthcare, and basic needs;
  • the environment, including green economy and clean technologies, natural resources, and endangered species; and,
  • arts and culture, including performing arts and museums; and, civic engagement

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