| Grants Bulletin
Corporation for National and Community Service - Senior Corps Retired Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) Program
Deadline: May 15, 2012
Description: Supports organizations in promoting senior volunteers through grant initiative and funding. The RSVP Program provides $350 per volunteer, requiring a minimum of 20 volunteers from an organization/agency. Priority is given to communities without current grant initiatives. Please click here to view these communities.
Eligibility: Organizations with nonprofit status, state service commissions, volunteer centers, educational institutions and faith-based institutions. New grants should operate in areas where there are no longer projects due to grant relinquishment (see link).
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services CDC Improving Health of People with Intellectual Disabilities (ID)
Deadline: May 15, 2012
Description: Supports efforts to improve health of people with intellectual disabilities by improving access to health systems and promoting healthy behaviors. Funding would provide dollars for health assessments, referrals, education for people with Intellectual Disabilities and training to health care professionals.
Eligibility: Government agencies, public and private colleges/universities and non-profit organizations.
Note: While only one award will be granted, many organizations, especially JFS's could qualify.
The Samuel Bronfman Foundation Second Stage Growth Fund
Deadline: Letter of Inquiry Required by May 17, 2012
Description: Supports post start-up organizations that seek to foster strong Jewish identities. Bronfman grants give priority to organizations and projects that create meaningful engagement, empower youth and young adults, support pluralistic communities and create unity. Organizations may apply for up to $100,000.
Eligibility: Organizations or programs within organizations that are at least six years old and have annual operating budgets of less than $5 million; that serve one of the core principals of The Samuel Bronfman Foundation; and hold a 501c(3) status.
Contact: Please visit the website below for details concerning the Letter of Inquiry. http://tinyurl.com/6w6kfsf
Build-A-Bear Workshop Bear Hugs Foundation Children's Health and Wellness and Literacy Programs
Deadline: Grant requests will be accepted on a rolling basis from March until August 31, 2012.
Description: Supports individual projects and organizations that address education, literacy, health and wellness. Priority given to projects near a Build-A-Bear Workshop.
Eligibility: Nonprofit organizations in the U.S. and Canada programs that provide direct support for children and families in the areas of health and wellness, literacy or education.
Newman's Own Recognizing Unique Opportunities to Improve Quality of Life for Military Families
Deadline: May 1, 2012
Description: Supports organizations and projects that directly support military families. Priority will be given to volunteer-based projects and organizations with innovative ideas for how to best serve military families in dynamic ways. Grant awards up to $25,000.
Eligibility: Nonprofit organizations that support the lives of military families.
State Farm Youth Advisory Board Service-Learning Grants
Deadline: May 4, 2012
Description: Supports organizations and projects that address the root cause of lack of access to higher education, closing the achievement gap, financial literacy, community safety and natural disaster preparedness, social health and wellness, and environmental responsibility.
Eligibility: Public and Charter K-12 schools and non-profit organizations in the U.S. or Canadian provinces of Alberta, New Brunswick, or Ontario that demonstrate innovative ways to address one
of the primary goals listed in the grant description. Private schools themselves are not eligible for funding but may collaborate with and engage a K-12 public school that agrees to apply for the YAB grant opportunity with support from the private school.