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Current Grant Opportunities

Grant Name: Let's ALL Play

Funded by:  National Inclusion Project

Description: Let's ALL Play brings an inclusive recreational experience to children with disabilities. Through training, staffing, and scholarships, Let’s ALL Play gives children with disabilities the same experience as those without. Children with disabilities and their peers who are typically developing come together to participate in recreational activities such as swimming, arts and crafts, community service, physical fitness and more.

Program Areas:  Disabilities, Special Education

Recipients: Public School, Private School, Higher Education, Other

Proposal Deadline: 9/15/12

Contact Person: Aron Hall

Email: aronhall@inclusionprojects.org

Website: http://www.inclusionproject.org/level_2.php?id=3

Availability:  All States

Grant Name: Competitive Abstinence Education Grant Program

Funded by:  Administration for Children and Families

Description:  The Administration for Families and Children (ACF), Administration on Children, Youth and Families' (ACYF) Family and Youth Services Bureau (FYSB) will be accepting applications from public and private entities, including faith based and community organizations, for the implementation of the Competitive Abstinence Education Program (CAE). This program is funded generally under the authority of Section 1110 of the Social Security Act, 42 U.S.C. § 1310, and specifically by the appropriation for General Departmental Management for the Office of the Secretary under Division F, Title II of the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2012, Pub. L. 112-74. Grantees under this program will be expected to develop a targeted and medically accurate approach to reducing teen pregnancies through abstinence education. Abstinence education programming is one intervention in a continuum of services that seeks to prevent teen pregnancy. The purpose of the CAE program is to provide funding for additional tools to address the rates of teen pregnancy among adolescent youth who are at greatest risk of STDs/STIs and most likely to bear children out of wedlock. Program plans will focus on the social, psychological, and health gains to be realized by delaying initiation of sexual activity and engaging in healthy relationships.

Program Areas: Health/PE

Recipients: Public School, Private School, Higher Education, Other

Proposal Deadline: 8/6/2012

Average Amount: $200,000.00 - $800,000.00

Email: app_support@acf.hhs.gov

Website: http://www.acf.hhs.gov/grants/open/foa/view/HHS-2012-ACF-ACYF-AR-0553

Availability:  All States

Grant Name: NEA Student Organizing and Assistance Resources (SOAR) Grants

Funded by: National Education Association

Description: Education Events Calendar Diversity Calendar American Education Week NEA Student Organizing and Assistance Resources (SOAR) Grants NEA Student Program Grants Beneficiary: NEA Student Program Chapter. Grant Type: Resources and Equipment Deadline: Wednesday, November 30, 2011 Building a strong presence on campus is one of the biggest challenges that NEA Student Program chapters face. NEA provides financial assistance in the form of Student Organizing and Assistance Resources (SOAR) grants to encourage efforts to recruit new members or organize a student chapter.

Program Areas:  General Education, Math, Reading, Science/Environment, Social Studies

Recipients: Public School, Private School, Higher Education

Proposal Deadline: 8/31/12

Average Amount: $4,000.00

Contact Person: Kimberly Anderson

Email: kimberlyanderson@nea.org

Telephone: 202-833-4000

Website:  http://www.nea.org/grants/awards/38001.htm

Availability:  All States

Grant Name: Program Development Grant

Funded by: Society of Women Engineers

Description:  A grant opportunity for teachers to encourage girls to pursue engineering and technology studies. Proposals must be new, innovative programs.

Program Areas:  Math, Science/Environment, Technology

Recipients: Public School, Private School, Other  

Proposal Deadline: 9/1/2012

Average Amount: $5,000.00

Contact Person: Kathy Mergl

Email: pdg-chair@swe.org

Website: http://www.swe.org/SWE/ProgDev/index.html

Availability:  All States

Grant Name: Kinder Morgan Foundation Education Grants

Funded by: Kinder Morgan Foundation

Description:  Grants are primarily directed to educational programs for youth in grades K-12. Funding is provided to local, state, provincial and regional educational institutions, libraries and programs that provide ongoing support, such as Junior Achievement. The foundation also supports youth programs provided by local arts organizations, symphony orchestras, museums and others. Initial approach is to contact the foundation for application form, which is required.

Program Areas:  Arts, Community Involvement/Volunteerism, General Education, Library, Math, Reading, Science/Environment, Social Studies

Recipients: Public School, Private School, Other

Proposal Deadline: 9/10/12

Average Amount: $1,000.00 - $25,000.00

Contact Person: Maureen Bulkley

Telephone: 303-763-3471

Email: km_foundation@kindermorgan.com

Website:  http://www.kindermorgan.com/community/

Availability:  All States





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