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Neighborhood Catalyzing Grants Now Open; Feb. 27 Deadline

ArtsWave (formerly Cincinnati Institute of Fine Arts) supports the work of arts organizations re-making neighborhoods in the Ohio/Kentucky/Indiana metro region. The institute distributed $10 million in grants last year.

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SHF Seeks Applications for Oral Health, Wellness Grants

The Sisters Health Foundation seeks applications for its Responsive Grants Program, which supports efforts that promote oral health, healthy lifestyles, and health equity in the Mid-Ohio Valley. Deadline: Aug. 29. Established in 1996, the foundation expands the health ministry of the Congregation ...

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Power Company Seeks Applications for STEM-Based Projects

FirstEnergy supports classroom projects and teacher professional-development initiatives focused on science, technology, engineering, and mathematics and has opened the 2018 competition for its STEM grants program. Deadline: Sept. 21. Through the program, grants of up to $1,000 will be awarde...

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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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(RECREATION) Saucony Funds Running Programs

Foundation: Saucony Run for Good Foundation; Opportunity: Program Grants; Funding Focus: Youth, physical activity, obesity; Geographic Focus: National; Eligibility: 501 (c) (3) nonprofits; Funding: Multiple awards up to $10,000 each; Deadline: Dec. 13. Summary: The foundation, the philanthropic ef...

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(REGIONAL) Hershey Foundation Grants Provides Education Funding

(OH) Private Funder: Hershey Foundation; Funding Focus: Education (priority is given to: alternative educational programs for children of all ages; arts, cultural and science programs for children, and early childhood education programs); Geographic Focus: Northeast Ohio; Eligibility: Nonprofits; F...

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(TECH) FRED Awards fund for Tech Usage in Schools

Foundation/Private Funder: Foundation for Rural Education & Development (FRED) and Rural Telephone Finance Cooperative; Opportunity: Technology Grants for Rural Schools; Funding Focus: Schools, technology, rural; Geographic Focus: National; Eligibility: Rural public schools working in cooperatio...

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(FUNDING TIPS) Give Funders Reason to Care about Solving Your Problems

The Grant Guru email inbox gets filled each month with lots of requests for help in finding funding to support particular kinds of program or activities. That's a good thing and we want to encourage readers to continue writing to us. But we also want to address what we see as a gap in this grant-s...

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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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(YOUTH) Gannett Foundation Provides Funding for Children/Youth Efforts

Private Funder: Gannett Foundation; Opportunity: 2011 community grants; Funding Focus: Education and community development; Geographic Focus: National; Eligibility: Nonprofits; Funding: The average grant amount is in the $1,000 to $5,000 range. Deadline: Aug. 17. Summary: The Gannett Foundation, th...

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