Funding Sources

Other Funding Sources

  • After-School Advantage Grants
  • AIAA Foundation: Grants for Excellence in Math, Science, Technology and Engineering
  • Annie E. Casey Foundation - Funding for foster care, mental health for urban children, juvenile detention alternatives, etc.
  • BellSouth Foundation - Funds programs for developing educators for leadership and encouraging community involvement in education improvement.
  • Barbara Bush Foundation for Family Literacy - Grants do not exceed $50,000.
  • Barnes and Noble Grants
  • Charles Lafitte Foundation: Grants Program
  • The Constitutional Rights Foundation's Robinson Mini-Grant program awards mini-grants for K-12 service-learning projects designed to address serious community issues.
  • Coca-Cola Foundation - Funds programs that raise standards in classroom teaching and learning.
  • Coming Up Taller Awards - Annually recognizes and rewards excellence in community arts and humanities programs for underserved children and youth.
  • ConAgra Foods Foundation's Community Impact Grants
  • Corning, Inc. Foundation - Develops and administers projects in support of educational, cultural, and community organizations.
  • Department of Education Forecast of Funding
  • Department of Juvenile Justice
  • Dollar General Stores - Grants up to $20,000. Funding for literacy and youth development. Click on "Community Initiatives" link.
  • Do Something: Seed Grants
  • Driver's Edge: Driving Instruction for Teens
  • Earthwatch: Education Fellowships
  • ePals, Inc.: Free In2Books curriculum
  • The eSchool News School Funding Center has up-to-the minute grant programs, funding sources, and technology funding.
  • Exxon Mobil Corporation
  • Families and Work Institute
  • Finishline's Youth Foundation Grants
  • Grants for Foreign Language Training and International Studies
  • Gannett Foundation - There must be a Gannett newspaper or television station in your community.
  • Grants for Early Literary Professionals
  • Grants for Nonprofit Music Programs
  • Grants for Youth
  • Grants to Help Inner-City Educators - Boston, Hartford, NYC, Providence and D.C
  • Grants for People with Disabilities National Alliance for Accessible Golf's Golf Program
  • Hasbro Children's Fund - Funds programs that improve the quality of life for children from birth to 12 years old, and playgrounds for children. Proposal length: 3-5 pages maximum.
  • William and Flora Hewlett Foundation - Funds education, performing arts, population, environment, conflict resolution, family, and community development.
  • International Paper Foundation - Grants range from $1,000-$10,000.
  • International Reading Association – various deadlines for non-monetary awards only
  • Kellogg Foundation
  • Lockheed Martin: Grants for Education
  • The A.L. Mailman Family Foundation funds early care, healthy development of children, moral responsibility of children, etc.
  • Major League Baseball (MLB) - Scroll to the bottom of the page and choose a team from "jump to official club site" list. Then, click on "Community Outreach" link.
  • MetLife Foundation
  • Metropolitan (MetLife) - Funds health, education, civic affairs, and cultural programs. Click on "corporate citizenship" link.
  • Microsoft:DigiGirlz High Tech Camp
  • National Basketball Association (NBA)
  • National Football League (NFL)
  • National Hockey League (NHL)
  • Open Meadows - Funds programs targeting women and girls.
  • Oracle Help Us Help Foundation - A nonprofit organization that assists K-12 public schools and youth organizations in economically challenged communities through grants of computer equipment and software.
  • Publix Supermarket Charities
  • Quaker Oats Foundation - Funds programs that encourage low-income students to stay in school. Click on "Community" at the top of the page.
  • Random Acts of Kindness Foundation
  • William E. Simon Foundation - Funds program that assist the needy by providing the means for the needy to support themselves.
  • Sprint Foundation
  • SUPERVALU - Funds hunger and nutrition related areas.
  • Target Stores Foundation - Grants range from $1,000-$5,000. Scroll to the bottom of the page. Click on "Community Giving" under the "Company" heading.
  • The Fund for Teachers
  • Tiger Woods Foundation - Funds parenting, youth development, children and family health and welfare.
  • Verizon Foundation - Eligible groups for the grant must focus on technology applications.
  • The Wallace Foundation
  • VSP: Sight for Students
  • Women's National Basketball Association (WNBA)