Tuesday, June 1, 2010

Grants Awards & Contests

From Youth Service America-


My Idea Grants (Deadline: June 11)
America's Promise Alliance and AT&T are looking for the energy, enthusiasm, creativity and commitment to help make this country a Grad Nation through the My Idea Grants program. My Idea will empower young people to examine the high school dropout crisis and take action to help more of their peers to graduate on time. National grants of $10,000-$20,000 will be awarded to 20 - 25 youth for the best of the submitted ideas to help increase a community's graduation rate anywhere in the United States. Additional opportunities are available for young people in Chicago, Houston, Indianapolis, Jackson, Louisville, Nashville, New York, New Orleans, Oakland, and Washington, D.C., with grants of $500-$1500 to support targeted local projects.

BIC 4 GOOD Grants (Deadline: June 15)

Did you create a sustainable community action project, program or organization that you want to grow? Lack the funds to take your project to the next level? If you answered "YES!", you are eligible to apply for a BIC 4 GOOD Grant!  BIC 4 GOOD Grants are targeted towards established programs and organizations that have a large impact, proven sustainability, and measurable success. The best applicants are those that are self-driven, unique, community-oriented with measurable impact.
Ten outstanding projects or organizations will be awarded $2,000 BIC 4 GOOD Grants and 1 exceptional project or organization will be awarded the Grand Prize $5,000 BIC 4 GOOD Grant! www.dosomething.org/grants/bic4good


OAS Logo Design Contest (Deadline: June 21)

To promote youth participation in the hemisphere, as well as the theme of the Second Ministerial Meeting on Sustainable Development, and public participation as a priority and a cross-cutting issue to its working areas, the Department of Sustainable Development (DSD) is inviting all interested youth students of architecture, graphic design, art, marketing or related areas and nationals of an OAS Member State, to participate in the design of a logo/visual distinctive for the Second Inter-American
Meeting of Ministers and High Level Authorities on Sustainable Development.
The objective of the contest is to promote the participation and creativityof young students by participating in the design of a logo/visual distinctive for the Second Ministerial Meeting on Sustainable Development, creating awareness and knowledge about the ministerial theme "Towards Sustainable Development in the Americas." The winner will be given an official certificate of participation, and be awarded a small monetary compensation from the DSD. Also, the winner will have the opportunity to do an internship at OAS headquarters in the fall of 2010. Learn more at:
www.oas.org/dsd/MinisterialMeeting/DocumentsII/Logo_eng.pdf and



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