Finish Line : Athletics and Wellness Support Grants
Finish Line, an athletic retailer specializing in brand name footwear and accessories, supports athletic and wellness programs located in communities where their stores are located. The foundation funds projects that have a primary focus on assisting children and young adults 18 and under; concentrate on athletics or wellness; and benefit communities in which Finish Line stores are located. (Manchester, Waterbury, Milford) Deadline for Applications: Rolling Quarterly Reviews Finish Line application.
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
Grants are available to build evidence to prevent childhood obesity and support research to inform policy and environmental strategies for increasing physical activity among children and adolescents, decreasing their sedentary behaviors and preventing obesity. There is a total of $1.5 million, $150,000 maximum per award for non-profits and public organizations. More information on Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Grants: Grant information Deadline Date: 07/01/2011
National Inclusion Project
Up to $20,000 to support recreation programs for children with special needs. Please learn more at Let's All Play. Deadline Date: 10/31/2011
K- 12 Physical Education Teachers Grant
Special Grants for K-12 school physical education teachers that promote the importance of continuous student physical activity are available. All K-12 schools are eligible to receive grants for their school's physical education program from the Alabama Sports Festival. The grants are based on the number of students who register for any qualifying sports listed in the 2009 Summer Sports Festival. For more information - www.alagames.com/index.php?page=info_pegrant or contact 1-800-467-0422.
PEP Grant Competition Now Open
The Carol M. White Physical Education Program (PEP) provides grants to local educational agencies, school districts and community-based organizations to initiate, expand, or enhance physical education programs that help students in Kindergarten through 12th grade meet their state standards for physical education. The deadline for receipt of applications is 5/13/2011. Here is the Federal register notice as well as the applicant information on the Department of Education site.
Golf Program Grants for People with Disabilities
Deadline for Applications: Rolling; Applications are reviewed the last day of each month in 2011
The United States Golf Association (USGA) and the National Alliance for Accessible Golf (Alliance) are working together to provide financial assistance and resources to help make the game of golf more accessible through a grant program for organizations providing golf programs for individuals with disabilities. Preference will be given to applications that demonstrate focus on inclusion of people with disabilities in programs that involve those without disabilities with the ultimate goal of enhancing their inclusion into the fabric of their community. There are no specific deadlines for grant submission.
ASCD: Outstanding Young Educator Award
Deadline: Aug 1, 2011
The Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development is seeking nominations for its Outstanding Young Educator Award, which recognizes a teacher under the age of 40 who demonstrates excellence in his or her profession, a positive impact on students, creativity in the classroom, and leadership in his or her school or district. Maximum award: $10,000. Eligibility: K-12 teachers under age 40; self-nominations accepted.
Computers for Learning
its Computers for
Learning program, the federal government has placed hundreds of
thousands of surplus computers in schools across the country on a
needs-first basis. In fiscal year 2000, the Defense Department alone
donated nearly $60 million in computers and peripherals. Schools
register and request equipment on the Computers for Learning web site,
and federal agencies match their surplus equipment to schools with
those needs. Most, but not all, of the available computers are
IBM-compatible PCs rather than computers made by Apple. Most of the
donated machines are older models- but as the government continues to
upgrade its computer systems, the number of surplus Pentium computers
will sharply increase. Computers and equipment are not refurbished by
the government before being shipped to schools, nor are they covered by
Innovation Grants and Learning & Leadership Grants
The National Education Association's Foundation for the Improvement of Education (NFIE) now offers more than 300 small grants of $1,000 to $3,000 each on an ongoing, year-round basis. These grants fund classroom innovations or professional development for improved practice in public K-12 schools and higher- education institutions. NFIE will award up to 250 Innovation grants worth $2,000 per year, and 75 Leadership & Learning grants ranging between $1,000 and $3,000. Grants will fund activities for 12 months from the date of the award. http://www.neafoundation.org/grants.htm
Toshiba's Grade 7-12 Grant Program
The Toshiba America Foundation encourages programs with the potential to improve classroom teaching and learning of science, mathematics, and the science and mathematics of technology. Projects and proposals from individual or groups of classroom teachers in grade schools (7-12) will be considered for funding. The Foundation is most interested in teacher-planned and -led projects that take place in the classroom. Grant proposals (under $5,000) are accepted throughout the year. Decisions about small grants are made monthly, except March and September.
FOR MORE INFO ON GRANT OPPORTUNITIES TRY THESE:
eSchool News School Funding Center