• State Farm Good Neighbor Student Achievement Grants: State Farm™ has teamed up with Youth Service America (YSA) to offer grants of up to $1,000 for programs enhancing student achievement through service-learning in K-12 public schools in all fifty US states, the District of Columbia, and in the Canadian provinces of Alberta, Ontario and New Brunswick. Each grant engages participating teachers and students in a service and learning program that promotes academic achievement, workplace readiness, and stronger communities. The State Farm Good Neighbor Student Achievement Grant requires a 12 to 14 week Semester of Service™.
  • Captain Planet Foundation Offers Grants for Hands-On Environmental Education Activities. Seed grants of $500 or less are available to United States-based schools and nonprofit environmental and educational organizations for hands-on projects that engage children and youth in improving the environment…. learn more at: http://foundationcenter.org/pnd/rfp/rfp_item.jhtml?id=364700037
  • Nature’s Path Organic Foods, an organic cereal manufacturer, has announced the launch of the third annual Gardens for Good grant contest, a program designed to help urban communities increase the amount of acreage dedicated to organic food production as well as access to healthy, organic food. Three nonprofit organizations from theUnited StatesandCanadawill be selected to receive a grant and technical assistance for their community-based organic garden project. Community members and organizations are invited to visit Nature’s Path’s Facebook page to apply from. From the nine organizations (six U.S. and three Canadian) that receive the most votes, Nature’s Path will choose three winners (two in the U.S. and one in Canada) to receive a $15,000 cash grant, technical design assistance, production mentorship courtesy of Organic Gardening magazine, a free organic breakfast community celebration, and a donation of Nature’s Path products for the local food bank.
  • Fuel Up to Play 60: Fuel Up to Play 60 is a free in-school nutrition and physical activity program. Now with even more activities, an enhanced training program and a local, state and national student ambassador program, Fuel Up to Play 60 is bigger and better than ever. Best of all, funding is available to help schools put the program in place. The competitive funding initiative provides money to help schools jumpstart and sustain healthy nutrition and physical activity improvements. AnyU.S.school can enroll in the free program and thus be eligible to apply for up to $4,000 to help increase access to and consumption of nutrient-rich foods and participation in physical activity opportunities for students. The funds can be used for a variety of activities and tools, from resources that help enhance students’ healthy eating (such as foodservice equipment and nutrition education materials) to items that help schools address students’ physical activity needs (such as exercise equipment and student and staff incentives). There are several application windows each year.
  • Chevrolet Green Educator Award : Earth Force and the General Motors Foundation are looking for inspirational educators who engage youth in innovative and interactive environmental learning. Ten educators from across the United States will be chosen to receive this prestigious award. You may nominate yourself or a GREEN educator who exemplifies the criteria listed below. The Award recognizes educators who encourage youth to lead their own learning, support learning beyond the classroom to improve their communities, and create and sustain local partnerships that connect young people to their community. A GREEN Educator may work in a formal or non-formal education setting. http://bit.ly/J1PNHy
  • Home Depot Community Impact Grants Program: Grants of up to $5,000 are available to registered 501(c)(3) nonprofit organizations, public schools, or tax-exempt public service agencies in theU.S.that are using the power of volunteers to improve the physical health of their community. Grants are given in the form of The Home Depot gift cards for the purchase of tools, materials, or services. Click here to get started on your application.
  • Rite Aid Foundation Health and Wellness Grants: The Rite Aid Foundation is offering funding to programs that focus on health and wellness in the communities in which Rite Aid operates. Click here to learn more about the grants, eligibility, and how to apply. The Foundation accepts proposals throughout the year and reviews them as soon as possible after July 1, October 1, January 1 and April 1.