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Transmission Company Seeks Applications for Classroom Projects

The American Electric Power is seeking applications from pre-K-12 teachers for classroom projects that will improve student achievement. Project must be conducted during the 2019-20 school year. Deadline: Feb. 22, 2019 (the foundation distributed about $7.4 million in grants last year) Through ...

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Foundation Offers Public Safety, Firefighters Grants

Private Funder: Leary Firefighters Foundation; Opportunity: Jeremiah Lucey Grant Program; Funding Focus: Public Safety; Geographic Focus: New York, Massachusetts and areas along the Gulf Coast; Eligibility: Fire departments; Funding: Multiple awards averaging $25,000 – $50,000 each; Deadline: ...

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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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(HOMELESS) Kleberg Foundation Provides Community Grants

 Private Funder: Robert and Helen Kleberg Foundation; Opportunity: 2011 grants; Funding Focus: Medical research, veterinary and animal sciences, wildlife research and preservation, health services, community agencies and helping the homeless; Geographic Focus: National; Eligibility: Nonprofits;...

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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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(HOMELESS) Bank of New York Mellon Foundation Offers Community Support

Private Funder: Bank of New York Mellon Foundation; Opportunity: 2012 Charitable Giving Program; Funding Focus: Community development, the workforce and homelessness; Geographic Focus: National; Eligibility: Nonprofits; Funding: Varies;Deadline: Rolling. Summary: The Bank of New York Mellon Foundat...

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(UNDERSERVED) Commonwealth Fund Offers Healthcare Grants for Youth

Private Funder: Commonwealth Fund;Opportunity: 2011 grants; Funding Focus: Children's health; Geographic Focus: National; Eligibility: Nonprofits; Funding: Varies; Deadline: Rolling (Letter of Inquiry). Summary: The Commonwealth Fund is dedicated to improving healthcare for vulnerable populations s...

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(ENVIRONMENT) Action for Nature Provides Eco-Hero Grants

Private Funder: Action For Nature (AFN); Opportunity: 2012 International Young Eco-Hero Awards; Funding Focus: Youth and the environment; Geographic Focus: National; Eligibility: Youth, aged 8-16; Funding: Up to $500 each; Deadline: February 2012 (tentative). Summary: AFN is a nonprofit organizatio...

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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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(UNDERSERVED) Stewardship Foundation Provides Faith-Based Grants

Private Funder: Stewardship Foundation; Opportunity: 2011 foundation grants; Funding Focus: Underserved and the homeless; Geographic Focus: National; Eligibility: Faith-based groups; Funding: Varies (grants are generally limited to 10% of total operating revenue); Deadline: Rolling. Summary: The St...

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