Additional Funding and Award Opportunities Listed in Past Issues
Youth Service America Dollars for Change Grant Program
The Dollars for Change initiative offers five grants of up to $2,000 to be awarded to individual youth or teams of youth (ages 12-25) planning to lead semester-long service-learning projects with a service-learning coordinator or educator. Selected projects will be youth-led, engage at least one hundred youth volunteers (ages 5-25), and demonstrate youth voice and leadership in all aspects of the decision-making process. Upon successful completion of projects and evaluations, grantees will become eligible to compete for the Harris Wofford Youth Award in 2010 and be recognized as a YSA Service Star. Deadline: April 30, 2009.
AAAS Leadership in Science Education Prize
The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) is accepting nominations for the 2009 AAAS Leadership in Science Education Prize for High School Teachers. The $1,000 prize honors a high school science teacher who has contributed to the AAAS goal of advancing science education by developing an innovative and effective strategy, activity, or program. The winner will be invited to attend and make a brief presentation at the annual Shanghai International Forum on Science Literacy of Pre-college Students as a guest of the Shanghai Association for Science and Technology. Deadline: April 24, 2009.
ABC-CLIO History Uncovered
ABC-CLIO, publisher of history reference and research resources in print and online, is sponsoring its first annual History Uncovered competition, which emphasizes research skills along with historical and critical thinking. Awards of up to $500. Eligibility: teams of secondary school students, their social studies teachers, and school library-media specialists from accredited schools. Deadline: March 30, 2009.
American Honda Foundation: Grants for Youth and Scientific Education
The American Honda Foundation makes grants to K-12 schools, colleges, universities, trade schools, and other youth-focused non-profit organizations for programs that benefit youth and scientific education. Maximum award: $60,000. Eligibility: schools and youth-focused nonprofit organizations. Deadline: Grant applications are accepted four times per year; next deadline is May 1, 2009.
Charles Lafitte Foundation: Grants for Education & Child Advocacy
The Charles Lafitte Foundation Grants Program helps groups and individuals foster lasting improvement on the human condition by providing support to education, children's advocacy, medical research, and the arts. Maximum award: varies. Eligibility: 501(c)3 organizations. Deadline: rolling.
Earth Island Institute Invites Applications from Young People for Brower Youth Awards
The Earth Island Institute sponsors the annual Brower Youth Awards, honoring young people, ages 13-22 and living in North America, for outstanding activism and achievements in the fields of environmental and social justice advocacy. Award winners demonstrate "outstanding leadership" by leadership in creating, organizing, and implementing a project, in one or more of the categories of conservation (work to eliminate or decrease the use of natural resources and the negative impacts on ecosystems and communities), preservation (protecting eco-systems, species, indigenous cultures, and other irreplaceable elements of the world’s natural heritage), and restoration (re-establishing the healthy functioning of ecosystems, parts of ecosystems, and human communities that manage ecosystems). Six winners will each receive a $3,000 cash prize, a trip to California for the award ceremony and a wilderness camping trip, and ongoing access to resources and opportunities to further their work at the Earth Island Institute. Deadline: May 15, 2009.
ESA Funding for Youth Programs
The Entertainment Software Association foundation aims at using the power of the interactive entertainment industry to create positive social impact in our communities. The foundation supports geographically diverse projects and programs that benefit American youth of all races, denominations, and genders. Applicant organizations must have tax-exempt 501(c)(3) status and be seeking funding for a specific project or program to be conducted in two or more states in the U.S. and serving youths ages 7-18. Applicant organizations must provide youth programs in one or more of the following areas: skills and personal development, general health and welfare, risk behavior prevention, education, or multimedia arts/technology. Deadline: April 15, 2009
Gloria Barron Prize for Young Heroes
The Gloria Barron Prize for Young Heroes honors outstanding young leaders who have focused on helping their communities and fellow beings and/or on protecting the health and sustainability of the environment. Maximum award: $2,500. Eligibility: youth 8-18. Deadline: April 30, 2009.
McGraw-Hill: Harold W. McGraw, Jr., Prize in Education
The 2009 Harold W. McGraw, Jr., Prize in Education will be awarded to three individuals who have addressed innovation and education, focusing on the whole child, in one of three categories: professional development and teacher education (in school, only); pre-K, elementary and secondary education programs (in and out of school); and policy maker. Maximum award: $25,000. Eligibility: policy makers, leaders in higher education, and school-based personnel. Deadline: March 20, 2009.
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The Tommy Hilfiger Corporate Foundation funds youth-related programs, emphasizing experiences in education and career-related opportunities for youth. The foundation is committed to investing in health-related organizations and cultural programs that affect a diverse population. Proposals must: have broad and positive impact on diverse populations with a special emphasis on women, minorities, and at-risk students, target K-12 and college students, expose students to career opportunities, develop skills in new technologies, leverage teacher/administrator, parental, and community involvement, include hands-on program activities, lead to comprehensive, systemic change on a regional and/or national basis, involve collaborative partnerships, demonstrate capacity to gain continuing support, result in probable dissemination and replication, and develop evaluation component with measurable results. Awards of up to $25.000. Deadlines: April 1 & October 1, upcoming deadline April 1, 2009.
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