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Foundation Awards Support Education, Planning

Foundation: Barr Foundation; Opportunity: Engage New England: Doing High School Differently Grants (Cohort 3); Funding Focus: Education, higher innovation, technology; Geographic Focus: Regional; Eligibility: New England school districts and nonprofits; Funding: Multiple planning grants up to $...

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(COMMUNITY SERVICE) Kirby Foundation Supports Youth, Education Efforts

Private Funder: F.M. Kirby Foundation; Opportunity: 2011 grants; Funding Focus: Education, health and medicine, the arts and humanities, civic and public affairs, welfare and youth; Geographic Focus: National; Eligibility: Nonprofits; Funding: The foundation distributed $18.1 million in grants last ...

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(TECHNOLOCY) Ashoka/Staples Offers Young Entrepreneurs Awards

Private Funders: Ashoka and Staples Inc.; Opportunity: Staples/Ashoka Youth Social Entrepreneur Competition; Funding Focus: Youth, innovation, technology, communities; Geographic Focus: National; Eligibility: Youth between the ages of 12 and 24 operating entrepreneurial ventures that use innovation ...

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(OUTDOORS) United States Golf Assn. Provides Recreational Grants

Private Funder: United States Golf Assn. (USGA); Opportunity: 2011 For the Good Of the Game grants; Funding Focus: Education and recreation; Geographic Focus: National; Eligibility: Nonprofit educational organizations; Funding: Since 1997, the USGA has provided in excess of $60 million in grants to ...

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(TEEN SAFETY) Bridgestone Firestone Offers Cash for Safety Videos

Private Funder: Bridgestone Firestone; Opportunity: 2011 Safety Scholars Video Contest; Funding Focus: Driving safety; Geographic Focus: National; Eligibility: High school students; Funding: Up to $10,000; Deadline: June 24.Summary: The contest awards college scholarships for the most compelling and...

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(CULTURE) Furthermore Provides Education Funding

Private Funder: J.M. Kaplan Fund initiative; Opportunity: Furthermore; Funding Focus: Writing, research, editing, design, indexing, photography, illustration, and printing and binding.; Geographic Focus: National; Eligibility: Nonprofits; Funding: Up to $15,000 each; Deadline: Sept. 15 & March 1...

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(K-12 EDUCATION) NEA-Nickelodeon Offer Big Help Teacher Grants

Foundation/Private Funder: NEA Foundation and Nickelodeon; Opportunity: Big Help Grants; Funding Focus: Environment, healthcare, education and community development; Geographic Focus: National; Eligibility: Educators; Funding: Multiple $5,000 awards; Deadline: June 1. Summary: The Big Help Grants p...

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(EDUCATION) Volkswagen Foundation Funds Research Projects, Science

Private Funder: Volkswagen Foundation (VF); Opportunity: 2011 grants program; Funding Focus: Science, to foster the public understanding of science at large; Geographic Focus: National; Eligibility: Academic institutions; Funding: Varies by program (VF distributes grants via 20 different awards prog...

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(FUNDING TIPS) Guru Offers Sources of Funding for Literacy, Disabilities Programs

Dear Grant Guru: "We are looking for funding for our programs. What we need most (right now) are grants for operational costs. We need laptops, projector screens, microphones, website development ...and funding to build our staff ... If you know of any resources to help us build our organization, pl...

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(COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT) Alcoa Offers Range of Grants

Private Funder: Alcoa Foundation; Opportunity: Alcoa 2011 program grants; Funding Focus: Conservation and sustainability, education, health and safety and community partnerships; Geographic Focus: National (where Alcoa has locations); Eligibility: Nonprofits; Funding: Since 1952, Alcoa Foundation ha...

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