Foundation Funding Opportunities
SOURCE: The Center for Health and Health Care in Schools, The Weekly Insider
School Garden Grants–Sponsor: Whole Kids Foundation
The Whole Kids Foundation, through the support of Whole Foods Market and Foodcorps, is providing School Garden Grants to teach kids to garden and learn about sustainability, conservation, food systems, and their community. Garden projects may be at any stage of development: planning, construction or operation.
Awards of $2,000 will be made available. Eligible entities must be a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization or nonprofit K-12 school that is developing or currently maintaining a school garden project.
Deadline: December 31, 2011
Please contact the Whole Kids Foundation for more information and to apply for this funding: http://wholekidsfoundation.org/gardengrants-application.php
CVS Community Grants Program
The CVS Caremark Community Grant program awards funds to organizations targeting children with disabilities. Projects will focus on healthcare to the uninsured and underserved, and to public schools.
Grants of up to $5,000 will be awarded to nonprofits for programs targeting children under age 21 with disabilities that address health and rehabilitation services or enabling and encouraging physical movement and play. Organizations applying must have a CVS/pharmacy store located within the state where the community organization resides.
Deadline: October 31, 2011
Please Note: The Center for Health and Health Care in Schools (CHHCS) does not administer this funding opportunity.
Please contact the CVS Caremark program for more information and to apply for this funding: http://info.cvscaremark.com/community/our-impact/community-grants
National Inclusion Project–Let’s ALL Play
The National Inclusion Project supports recreation programs for children with special needs.
Up to $20,000 will be awarded. Nonprofits are eligible to apply.
Deadline: October 31, 2011
Please contact the National Inclusion Project for more information and to apply for this funding: http://www.inclusionproject.org/level_2.php?id=3
State Farm Project Ignition Grants
The Project Ignition Grants are intended to address teen driver safety through service-learning and creative awareness/engagement campaigns. Examples of past projects include: hosting events and demonstrations, forming community-wide partnerships, working on local and state policy, and producing public service announcements.
Awards of $2,000 will be available. Eligible entities include public schools in the U.S. and in the Canadian Provinces of Alberta, Ontario and New Brunswick that educate students in grades 9 through 12.
Deadline: November 15, 2011
Please contact State Farm for more information and to apply for this funding: http://www.sfprojectignition.com/