Tuesday, March 1, 2011

Mini Grant Announcements for Youth

In this difficult economic environment, all program managers should learn how to write and submit a mini grant.  Here are a few mini grants currently available.

Disney Friends for Change Grants

The Disney Friends for Change program will award 50 - $500 grants to youth-led service projects around the world that demonstrate youth leadership, creativity, and the commitment to making a positive impact on the environment.

ING Run for Something

The 2011 ING Run For Something Better School Awards Program will provide a minimum of fifty (50) up to $2,500 grants to schools that desire to establish or expand upon an existing school-based running program. Programs must target K-8th grade students and be a minimum of eight (8) weeks.

Sparking Innovation and Lowering Barriers

The Impact Fund is designed to support youth-serving organizations with the resources they need to get underserved youth connected to the outdoors. Program funding from $15,000-$50,000

Kohl's Kids Who Care

Every year, Kohl's recognizes and rewards young volunteers (ages 6-18) across the country for their amazing contributions to their communities. This year Kohl's is recognizing more than 2,100 kids with more than $415,000 in scholarships and prizes.

The ESA Foundation

The ESA Foundation is a philanthropic vehicle of the Entertainment Software Association, is dedicated to supporting programs that make a difference in the lives of America's youth.

The foundation is accepting grant applications from nonprofit organizations that provide programs and services utilizing technology and/or computer and video games to educate America's youth and young adults (ages 7 to 18).

Learn How to Write Grants
If you need assistance learning how to write a grant, we offer many free grant writing resources on our Resources pages.  If you really want to tune up your skills, consider taking one of our online courses offered through Grant Goddess University.

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