Monday, March 1, 2010

Grants - Awards - Contests

America's Greenest School Contest
A grant of approximately $20,000 plus a hybrid school bus and green audit by a LEED-accredited professional will be given to a K-12 school nominated by its students for efforts to make it a greener place. Deadline: March 8, 2010.

Student Essay Contest on Health Care
The topic for this year's's Student Essay Contest for undergraduate and graduates students is on identifying the major health policy challenges still facing the U.S. in 2015. Deadline: March 8, 2010.

Home Depot Foundation’s Awards of Excellence for Sustainable Community Development
Projects that qualify for the Awards of Excellence in Sustainable Community Development program exhibit thoughtful construction of a neighborhood which includes green affordable housing and tree plantings and have gone beyond to address overarching community issues.

Kohl's Kids Who Care Scholarship Program Invites Nominations of Young Volunteers
Scholarships of up to $9,000 toward a postsecondary education will be awarded to youth between the ages of 6 and 18 whose dedication to service has made a positive impact on others and their communities. Deadline: March 15, 2010.

Arts in Education Models
These Department of Education grants support innovative, cohesive research-based arts education models. Deadline: March 16.

Jumpstart Invites Research Proposals to Measure Organization's Impact in Early Education
Three grants of up to $5,000 will be awarded to programs that pair college students and volunteers with preschool children in low-income communities with the goal of curbing the early literacy crisis and develop the skills children need. Deadline: April 2, 2010.





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