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We encourage you to visit the Peaceful Playgrounds Grants page of our website for grant writing materials and templates.
Free Webinar - Grant Writing For Beginners
Grant writing is not about writing a grant, but about selling a story.
Good grant writers follow a proven formula that results in successful funding
and "most importantly" grant implementation.
"Grant Writing for beginners" will cover:
*The do's and don'ts of grant writing.
*Critical elements necessary for getting your grant funded.
*Strategies and support provided by Peaceful Playgrounds in your
grant writing efforts.
Don't miss this opportunity to hear practical advice from an experienced
and successful grant writer. Dr. Bossenmeyer's grant writing has secured
more than $10 Million in funded educational grants.
Wednesday, October 21, 2009 - 10:00
AM PST -
Free registration for this date!
Download the Peaceful Playgrounds Grant Writing Template.
General Mills Foundation: Champions for Healthy Kids
The General Mills Foundation Champions for Healthy Kids grant program
encourages communities in the United States to improve the eating and
physical activity patterns of young people, ages 2-20. Grants will be
awarded to nonprofit organizations and agencies working with
communities that demonstrate the greatest need and likelihood of
sustainable impact on young people's nutrition and activity levels
through innovative programs.
Maximum award: $10,000.
Deadline: January 15, 2010.
Nickelodeon's The Big Green Grants
This program is a unique funding initiative that teams up kids and adults to help bring resources to their community. Each Green Grant
will provide up to $5,000 for resources to schools and community-based
organizations to support environmentally-friendly projects that educate
and inspire kids to (1) take care of the environment; (2) be active and
live healthier; and/or (3) engage in community service.
Happy Greening and thank you for being part of The Big Green Help!
HOW TO APPLY
(1) Review the Program Overview (PDF)(2) Download and/or print the Green Grant Application
Green Grant Application (PDF)(3) Complete the Application (Typed Applications ONLY)(4) Scan and/or attach the required documents to your application.(5) Mail your completed application to:
Nickelodeon Public Affairs
1515 Broadway, 44th Floor
New York, NY 10036
Attn: Nickelodeon's Big Green Grants Program
Or, email your completed application to: [email protected]
Coca-Cola Foundation Grant
The Coca-Cola Company and the Coca-Cola Foundation aim to make a
greater impact on the communities Coca-Cola serves around the world by
being responsive to the citizenship priorities of the communities in
which we live and work. The Coca-Cola Company and Foundation are
interested in funding organizations in these areas: Water stewardship,
Healthy active lifestyles, Community recycling, and Education.
Award amount varies. Eligible applicants must be tax-exempt organizations with 501(c)(3) status.
Please contact the Coca-Cola Company and Foundation for more information and funding opportunity: http://www.thecoca-colacompany.com/citizenship/foundation_guidelines.html
Use this grant to fund Peaceful Playgrounds or the We Count Pedometers School Walking Program.
VERIZON Education Grants
Verizon Foundation Education and Health Grants
Non-profit organizations, schools (elementary or secondary) and
government-funded programs are eligible to apply for funding from the
Verizon Foundation. Grants are awarded to advance literacy and
educational achievement, promote health and safety, and prevent
domestic violence. The foundation reviews unsolicited proposals
annually from January 1st to October 31st. Funding decisions are made within 90 days of the grant application. For more information and to apply, click here.
| United Health Heroes Grant
UnitedHealthcare and Youth Service America are offering the
UnitedHealth HEROES service-learning grant program for youth-led
community education projects in selected U.S. states. These grants of
up to $1,000 support teachers, service-learning coordinators, and
students in the health professions to implement service-learning
projects around childhood obesity and to engage children and youth ages
5 to 25 as volunteers.
Use this grant to fund Peaceful Playgrounds.
* Applications Available: August 1
* Application Deadline: October 22
* Notification: late 2009
United Health Heroes Grant. Check Eligibility.
NFL Network - Keep Gym In School
Want NFL Network's Keep Gym in School to help your school's physical education program? Click Here to nominate your school for the national grant competition where
deserving schools can win $1,000 grants to refurbish facilities,
provide athletic equipment, or support PE teachers. Anyone can nominate
a school, so tell us who you think deserves a Keep Gym in School Grant. Good Luck!
Keep Gym In School: Nominate your School!
|Announcing Peaceful Playgrounds
"Learn to Play" U.S. Map Stencil Giveaway
Peaceful Playgrounds, Inc. has announced their new "Learn to Play" U.S. Map Stencil Giveaway Program.
Enter today to win the geographically and proportionally accurate
educational stencil which is Peaceful Playground's best selling playground stencil.
A winner will be selected each quarter and no purchase is necessary to win. Enroll your school today by signing up for the U.S. Playground Map Stencil Giveaway on the Peaceful Playgrounds Website.
The National Gardening Association (NGA) announced that the Home Depot is
returning as the Youth Garden Grants sponsor for 2010. NGA annually awards
Youth Garden Grants to schools and community organizations with child-centered
garden programs across the United States. Schools, youth groups, community
centers, camps, clubs, treatment facilities, and intergenerational groups
throughout the United States are eligible. Applicants must plan to garden with
at least 15 children between the ages of three and 18 years.
We hope that you will find this grant information helpful. Please don't forget to visit the Peaceful Playgrounds Website
for more grant information.
Melinda Bossenmeyer, Ed.D.
Peaceful Playgrounds, Inc.
951-245-6970 Fax 951-245-6956
17975 Collier Ave. Unit 5
Lake Elsinore, CA 92530