Fund and Sustain Your Work

May 17, 2012
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ASCD
ASCD, an educational leadership organization dedicated to advancing best practices and policies for the success of each learner, is accepting nominations for the 2013 Outstanding Young Educator Award. The association created the OYEA program in 2002 to recognize creative and committed teachers and administrators under the age of 40 who are making a difference in children's lives.
May 17, 2012
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U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
The purpose of this funding is to address significant and pressing capital needs to improve delivery and support expansion of services at school-based health centers. Applicants must demonstrate how their proposal will lead to improvements in access to health services for children at a school-based health center.
May 17, 2012
HHS
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U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, the Administration for Children and Families
The Basic Center Program funds community-based programs that address the immediate needs of runaway and homeless youth and their families. Basic center projects aim to increase young people's safety, well-being, and self-sufficiency, and to help them build permanent connections with caring adults, with the goal of reuniting them with their families (as appropriate).
May 4, 2012
BE BIG
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Scholastic
BE BIG is a national campaign that invites everyone to take action and raise awareness for how “Clifford's Big Ideas” can make the world a better place. Submit your big idea of how to improve your local community. Previous winners include individuals working for organizations such as Chicago Cares, Volunteer Macon, HandsOn Greater DC Cares, and generatiOn.
May 4, 2012
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May & Stanley Smith Charitable Trust
The Trust seeks to foster healthy development and future independence by increasing opportunities for children and youth up to age 25. Organizations should strive to achieve a long-term, sustainable difference in the lives of the people they serve, offering a comprehensive set of services designed to break the cycle of poverty rather than simply providing a service to meet immediate needs.
May 3, 2012
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CVS
The CVS Caremark Community Grants program awards funds to nonprofit organizations targeting children under the age of 21 with disabilities, projects focusing on healthcare to the uninsured and underserved, and to public schools. Selected organizations meeting the above criteria will be eligible for receiving award amounts up to $5,000.
April 27, 2012
Dept of Ed
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U.S. Department of Education
The Department released the 2012 application for the Promise Neighborhoods program, which will provide $60 million to continue support for existing implementation grantees and award a new group of planning and implementation grants.  Non-profit organizations, institutions of higher education, and Indian tribes are invited to apply for funds to develop or execute plans that will improve edu
April 27, 2012
Forum for Youth Investment
Produced by:
The Forum for Youth Investment
Social Impact Bonds (SIBs) are an innovative new financial instrument offering a way to scale evidence-based programs to improve social outcomes and save public dollars. Thus far, social impact bonds have been used to target evidence-based interventions that benefit one target population - correctional recidivism in the UK.  
April 27, 2012
On the air
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The Chronicle of Philanthropy
Most fundraisers know that it is important to thank people as they consider whether to make a gift. But an experiment by fundraisers in Indiana has also found that women are likely to give more money to charities that use words like "caring" and "compassionate" when they are thanking prospective donors for considering a gift.
April 27, 2012
Safeway Foundation
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Safeway Foundation
The Safeway Foundation is partnering with Children's Hospital & Research Center Oakland to develop community and clinic-based programs designed to reduce the burden of childhood obesity. The program seeks to fund nonprofit organizations with innovative programs to address childhood obesity.