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Grant Opportunities.jpgThis Grant Opportunities Database contains a list of national funding opportunities for programs and research addressing issues in elementary and early childhood education, literacy, health and nutrition, afterschool and summer programs, and rural communities. Click any of the column headings to filter by categories and find opportunities that meet your criteria. 
  
  
Program Areas It Supports
  
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Brief Description
The World We Want FoundationWorld We Want Foundation GrantsAfterschool Programs, Family/Community Engagement, Literacy, Nutrition and/or Physical Activity, Rural Education, Rural HealthOther12/1/2100http://theworldwewantfoundation.org/start-your-projectChild Advocate/Community Activist, Community Program Provider, Elementary Educator, General Public
The World We Want Foundation promotes and supports Young Global Citizens making positive social change in their communities and around the world. They work with and through Partner Organizations and Mentors youth applicants provide; help young people design and conduct meaningful Social Action Projects and acquire substantive knowledge and 21st-century skills while creating social value; provide micro-grants to support their Projects; provide an online funding platform to encourage and allow others to help fund their Projects; and provide an online Showcase to share their Stories of Social Impact with the world.
Dollar General Literacy FoundationDollar General Youth Literacy GrantsAfterschool Programs, LiteracyElementary Education12/31/2100Youth Literacy GrantsCommunity Program Provider, Elementary Educator
Dollar General Literacy Foundation Youth Literacy Grants provide funding to schools, public libraries, and nonprofit organizations to help students who are below grade level or experiencing difficulty reading. Grant funding is provided to assist in the following areas: implementing new or expanding existing literacy programs; purchasing new technology or equipment to support literacy initiatives; and purchasing books, materials or software for literacy programs.
General MillsChampions for Healthy KidsAfterschool Programs, Nutrition and/or Physical Activity, Rural HealthHealth12/31/2100http://www.generalmills.com/Responsibility/community_engagement/Grants/Champions_for_healthy_kids.aspxChild Advocate/Community Activist, Community Program Provider, Elementary Educator, Health Professional
$10,000.00
These grants are awarded to nonprofit organizations working to improve nutrition and physical fitness behaviors for youth.
First BookFirst BookAfterschool Programs, Early Childhood, Family/Community Engagement, Literacy, Rural Education, Summer ProgramsEarly Childhood, Elementary Education12/31/2100http://www.firstbook.org/receive-booksChild Advocate/Community Activist, Early Childhood Educator, Elementary Educator
First Book empowers educators with an unprecedented choice of high quality books and materials. Our resources help to: Elevate the quality of literacy programs; Register NowEnrich the learning experience for children in need; Enable teachers to create new curricula; and Impart a love of reading to children. If you’re an educator or program administrator, and at least 70 percent of the children in your program come from low-income families, we can help. Eligible programs receive access to the: First Book Marketplace offering new books at 50 to 90 percent off retail prices; First Book National Book Bank offering free books (pay only for shipping typically at 35 to 50 cents a book); and book grants through First Book’s local Advisory Boards.
Wal-MartWalmart's Sponsorship ProgramAfterschool Programs, Early Childhood, Emergency Preparedness, Family/Community Engagement, Literacy, Nutrition and/or Physical Activity, Rural Education, Rural Health, Summer ProgramsEarly Childhood, Elementary Education, Emergencies, Health, Parent/Family Engagement12/31/2100http://public.conxport.com/walmart/sponsorship/home.aspxChild Advocate/Community Activist, Community Program Provider, Early Childhood Educator, Elementary Educator, Emergency Manager/Volunteer, Health Professional
This portal enables those requesting sponsorship support to effectively submit proposals to Walmart for evaluation.
Panda ExpressPanda Express FundraisingAfterschool Programs, Early Childhood, Emergency Preparedness, Family/Community Engagement, Literacy, Nutrition and/or Physical Activity, Rural Education, Rural Health, Summer ProgramsEarly Childhood, Elementary Education, Emergencies, Health, Parent/Family Engagement, Policy12/31/2100http://pandaexpress.com/FundraiserChild Advocate/Community Activist, Community Program Provider, Early Childhood Educator, Elementary Educator, Emergency Manager/Volunteer, Health Professional, Parent/Guardian
Panda Express wants to help you raise money for your school, organization, club, team, or other non-profit organization. Invite your friends and family to dine-in or take-out at Panda Express and we will donate 20% of the event sales.
American Honda CorporationAmerican Honda Foundation GrantsAfterschool Programs, Literacy, Rural Education, Summer ProgramsElementary Education12/31/2100http://corporate.honda.com/america/philanthropy.aspx?id=ahfElementary Educator
To help meet the needs of American society in the areas of youth and scientific education by awarding grants to nonprofits, while strategically assisting communities in deriving long-term benefits. Deadlines are February 1, May 1, August 1, and November 1, 2013.
TrustmarkTrustmark Impact Educator GrantNutrition and/or Physical Activity, Rural HealthHealth12/31/2100http://www.trustmarkins.com/internet/corporate/aboutus_248.htmlElementary Educator, Health Professional
$1,000.00
To support health education programs, Trustmark awards grants for teacher created initiatives that implement programs to promote healthy living for students
VerizonVerizon Foundation Education and Literacy GrantsLiteracy, Rural EducationElementary Education12/31/2100http://www.verizonfoundation.org/grants/guidelines/Elementary Educator
$10,000.00
Provides funds to organizations and programs to increase their literacy and educational achievement
Finish Line Youth FoundationYouth Foundation GrantsNutrition and/or Physical Activity, Rural HealthHealth12/31/2100http://www.finishline.com/store/youthfoundation/guidelines.jspElementary Educator, Health Professional
$5,000.00
Finish Line Youth Foundation focuses funding on organizations that provide opportunities for youth participation in the following areas: - Youth athletic programs – Community-based programs addressing active lifestyle and team building skills. - Camps – Established camps with an emphasis on sports and active lifestyle, especially programs serving disadvantaged and special needs kids.
Labels for Education.Labels for EducationAfterschool ProgramsElementary Education12/31/2100http://www.apfco.com/labels/enrollnow_step1.cfmCommunity Program Provider, Elementary Educator
Labels for Education® is a fun and easy program where families and members of the community work together towards a common goal — “Earn Free Stuff” for their school! By collecting UPCs and beverage caps/sauce caps from over 2,500 participating products, supplementing your earnings through the e-Labels for Education program and with bonus offers, your school earns points that can be redeemed for Arts, Athletics, and Academics merchandise. Explore our online catalog to see what your school can earn!
CiscoCisco Global Impact Cash GrantsRural EducationElementary Education, Other12/31/2100http://csr.cisco.com/pages/global-impact-grants---how-to-applyCommunity Program Provider, Elementary Educator
$75,000.00
Cisco Global Impact Cash Grants support nonprofit organizations in the U.S. and worldwide that provide assistance to underserved populations. In the Education category, Cisco supports technology-based solutions and education delivery models that enable children to master knowledge in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM).
Whole Foods Market, Whole Kids FoundationLet's Move Salad Bars to Schools GrantNutrition and/or Physical Activity, Rural Education, Rural HealthHealth, Other12/31/2100http://saladbars2schools.org/guidelinesChild Advocate/Community Activist, Elementary Educator, Parent/Guardian
Public and private K-12 schools can apply for a salad bar grant online through the Let's Move Salad Bars to Schools Web site to have a salad bar at their school.
Good SportsGood Sports Equipment GrantAfterschool Programs, Nutrition and/or Physical Activity, Summer ProgramsElementary Education12/31/2100http://www.goodsports.org/equipment/apply/Community Program Provider, Elementary Educator
This grant is for programs serving children 5-18 and donates money to buy equipment for programs.