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Foundation Opens Education Grants Program, March 1 Deadline

Grants are available to local students who attend or have graduated from one of the following high schools: Grand Rapids, Bigfork, Deer River, Hill City, Greenway, Nashwauk-Keewatin, Remer, Blackduck, Northome, Bug O Nay Ge Shig, and Northern Lights Community School,

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Flinn Underwrites Mental and Behavioral Health Programs for Children, Youths

The Ethel & James Flinn Foundation seeks proposals from nonprofit organizations for programs that provide mental health care and services for children, youths, adolescents, and young people in southeast Michigan. Deadline: TBA (the foundation made about $2.3 million in grants last year). Two-y...

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State and Local Funding Opportunities from Around the Nation

The Intercultural Harmony Program, an initiative of the Laura Jane Musser Fund, promotes mutual understanding and cooperation between groups and citizens of different cultural backgrounds within defined geographical areas.

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(EDUCATION) Walmart Entities Launch New Classroom Grants

Walmart, Sam's Club, and the Walmart Foundation launch a new program called Teacher Rewards, which will provide more than $4 million to 40,000 teachers across the United States. The Teacher Rewards program focuses on schools with the greatest needs. Local participating stores will choose one K-8 s...

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(ARTS) AMPAA Offers Education Program Funding

Private Funder: Academy Foundation, the educational and preservation wing of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences (AMPAA); Opportunity: 2012 Institutional Grants; Funding Focus: Education and the arts; Geographic Focus: National; Eligibility: Nonprofits; Funding: In 2010, the program di...

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(YOUTH) World of Children Offers Humanitarian Awards

Private Funder: World of Children; Opportunity: 2012 annual grants; Funding Focus: Children, youth, health and education; Geographic Focus: National; Eligibility: Nonprofits which have a sustainable track record; Funding: Up to $50,000 each; Deadline: April 1, 2012 (tentative). Summary: Each year, ...

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(UNDERSERVED) United States Institute of Peace Provides Capacity Building Funds

Private Funder: United States Institute of Peace (USIP); Opportunity: 2011 Annual Grant Competition; Funding Focus: Underserved, social justice and peace-building; Geographic Focus: National; Eligibility: Nonprofits; Funding: Varies; Deadline: Oct. 3 Summary: The Annual Grant Program increases the ...

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(EDUCATION) NEF Offers CyberLearning Matching Grants

Private Funder: Nat'l Education Foundation; Opportunity: 2011 CyberLearning grants; Funding Focus: Education & technology; Geographic Focus: National; Eligibility: School districts, schools, community colleges, colleges, universities, nonprofits; Funding: Up to $10 million each; Deadline: June 3...

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(HEALTH) RW Johnson Foundation Offers Support for Reform Law Implementation

The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) launches a new initiative designed to help states implement health insurance coverage provisions of the federal health reform law (Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act), with the goal of having 95% of Americans covered by health insurance by 2020. &nbs...

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(EDUCATION) Nissan Foundation Funds Community Projects

Private Funder: Nissan Foundation (NF); Opportunity: 2011 Nissan Neighbors grants program; Funding Focus: Community development, education and the environment; Geographic Focus: National, where Nissan has coperate operations; Eligibility: Nonprofits; Funding: Grantsgenerally range from $10,000 to $5...

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