Fund and Sustain Your Work

May 18, 2010
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Office Depot Foundation
Grant:Office Depot funds - For the priorities of serving, teaching and inspiring children, youth and families; supporting civic organizations and activities that serve community needs; and disaster relief.Funder: Office Depot Foundation.Eligibility: Nonprofits.Deadline: Nov. 15.
May 18, 2010
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Mitsubishi Electric American Foundation
Mitsubishi Electric America Foundation Grants Program is dedicated to helping young Americans with disabilities maximize their potential and fully participate in society. The foundation supports organizations and projects within its mission that have broad scope and impact and demonstrate potential for replication at other sites.
May 13, 2010
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National Weather Association
National Weather Association Sol Hirsch Teacher Grants aim to improve students' education in meteorology. Selected teachers can use funds to take an accredited course in atmospheric sciences, attend a relevant workshop or conference, or purchase scientific materials or equipment for the classroom. Maximum award: $750. Eligibility: K-12 teachers. Deadline: June 1, 2010.
May 13, 2010
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ASCAP Foundation
The ASCAP Foundation is now considering proposals from organizations engaging in music education and talent development programs that support music education for aspiring songwriters and composers. Maximum award: $3,000. Eligibility: 501(c)3 organizations. Deadline: October 1, 2010.
May 13, 2010
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Freedoms Foundation
The Freedoms Foundation at Valley Forge Leavey Awards for Excellence in Private Enterprise Education honor outstanding educators who excite a commitment in their students to the free enterprise system and unleash the entrepreneurial skills of their students at the elementary, junior high school, high school, and college level. Maximum award: $15,000.
May 13, 2010
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Department of Labor
The Department of Labor Employment and Training Administration has released a solicitation for applications for competitive grants to help young adult offenders and high school dropouts in high-poverty, high-crime communities prepare for the workforce. All core elements of Transitional Jobs programs may be supported using these funds.
April 6, 2010
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The Magic Johnson Foundation
The Magic Johnson Foundation is offering grants to HIV/AIDS programs that have a broad impact on underserved, urban neighborhoods. Programs could include community educational programs relating to HIV/AIDS, programs that provide educational facilities to underserved children and youth, and faith-based education and prevention programs addressing HIV/AIDS.
February 11, 2010
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Children's Advocate
In this economy, families and early care and education programs alike are struggling with budgets. It's a bad combination: as programs cut hours and try to fill vacancies, and families juggle child care changes or pull their children out of programs they can no longer afford.
January 29, 2010
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Network for Good
Storytelling is an important part of fundraising but it's a special sort of storytelling, one that appeals to your donors. While you're judged by your impact on beneficiaries, it's ultimately your donors who must buy into your story. There's the secret: putting yourself in the shoes of your donor.
January 29, 2010
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Idealist
You had the idea, you started the nonprofit. But how do you pay for your programs? Idealist.org has easy-to-use resources and links to organizations and tools that can help you fundraise effectively.