Upcoming Grant Deadlines
Just a quick posting on upcoming grants.
Target: Field Trip Grants
Target Field Trip Grants are available to fund scholastic outings in situations where monies are otherwise lacking. Maximum award: $700. Eligibility: teachers, principals, paraprofessionals and classified staff in K-12 public, private or charter school in the U.S. Deadline: September 30, 2012.
Lexus/Scholastic: Eco Challenge
The Lexus Eco Challenge, a program designed to inspire and empower middle and high school students to learn about the environment and take action to improve it. Maximum award: $30,000 in scholarships and grants. Eligibility: middle and high school teams comprised of five to ten students and one teacher advisor. Deadline: Challenge One (Land/Water) – September 24, 2012; Challenge Two (Air/Climate) – October 29, 2012.
VFW: National Citizenship Education Teachers’ Award
The VFW’s National Citizenship Education Teachers’ Award recognizes the nation’s top elementary, junior high and high school teachers who teach citizenship education topics regularly and promote America’s history and traditions. Maximum award: $1,000. Eligibility: teachers K-12. Deadline: November 1, 2012.
WHALE TAIL® grants
The California Coastal Commission is now accepting proposals for WHALE TAIL® grants for coastal and marine education projects in California. This program supports marine science education and projects encouraging people to value and take action to improve the health of California’s marine and coastal environments. Educational projects improving the quality of beaches or coastal or marine habitats are also eligible. Emphasis is on reaching underserved students or members of the public. Nonprofits, schools, and government agencies may apply. Applicants may request up to $50,000, and 25-50% of the funding will be allocated in small grants below $10,000. A total of $388,160 will be distributed. The postmark deadline for applications is November 1, 2012. For full guidelines and an application, see http://www.coastal.ca.gov/publiced/plate/plgrant.html
Kern Health Now!
These grant programs are currently open for proposals. Please download requirements for writing a strong proposal, particular to the program that interests you. Once you have reviewed the requirements, if you have questions please contact Megan Boynton, Manager of Nonprofit Outreach, at firstname.lastname@example.org or 661.616.2605.