Funding Opportunties

​​​​​​​​​​Afterschool Alliance Funding Database​​​​

BOOST Collaborative Funding Opportunities

California Afterschool Network (CAN) Funding Opportunities

California Fertilizer Foundation (CFF) School Garden Grants ​​​​

C​hildren's Obesity Fund's Healthy Lifestyle Grants

​Colocation America STEM Grants ​

Firespring Foundation

Good Sports ​​​​

Grant Opportunities for School and Youth Garden Programs ​​​

Karma for Cara (K4C) Micro grant ​​


Mockingbird Foundation: Competitive Grants

OCDE SSEL Funding Source​

School Breakfast Building Grant Program

Southern California Edison Scholars- ASSETs​​

​​Spark Grant Finder (Physical Education)​

US Soccer Foundation Grants ​​​


Upcoming Deadlines

Jane Goodall's Roots and Shoots Minigrant | Due: January 20th, March 31st, April 21st, and September 30th.

http://rootsandshoots.org/minigrant 

Helps prepare young people for success by empowering them to get involved and make positive changes in the environment, animals, and the human community. Award amount: $200 or $400 in Visa gift cards. Must register for Roots & Shoots membership (free). Due: January 20th, March 31st, April 21st, and September 30th.

Joseph Drown Foundation Education Grant Due: January 15th, April 15th, July 15th, and October 15th

http://www.jdrown.org/mission/index.html 

Eligibility: 501(c)(3) nonprofits, government institutions, schools in the Los Angeles area. Goal is to assist individuals in becoming successful, self-sustaining, contributing citizens. Supports education programs in K-12 public and private schools that seek to solve the existing problems in area schools.  

education reform can be made directly to the schools or to independent organizations, which are closely involved with this issue.. Amount: Varies.

Joseph Drown Foundation Education Grant | Due: January 15th, April 15th, July 15th, and October 15th

http://www.jdrown.org/mission/index.html

Award amounts vary. Goal is to assist individuals in becoming successful, self-sustaining, contributing citizens.

Supports education programs in K-12 public and private schools that seek to solve the existing problems in area schools. Grants for education reform can be made directly to the schools or to independent organizations. Eligibility: 501(c)(3) nonprofits, government institutions, schools in the Los Angeles area. 

California Fertilizer Foundation (CFF) School Garden Grants | Due Date: Twice a year on June 15 and January 15

http://www.calfertilizer.org/Grant14.htm

Goal is to increase the understanding and awareness of agriculture in California's youth through school gardens. Twelve (12) garden grants of $1,200 each are awarded each grant cycle. 

The Les Paul Foundation |  Due: January 15th and September 15th, annually

http://www.lespaulfoundation.org/programs

Supports music-focused activities with grants for music, music engineering, and sound programs for youth; medical research; programs related to hearing impairment; and public exhibits. Eligible applicants are nonprofit 501(c)(3) organizations. Funds are offered for program, operating, and capital projects. Award amounts vary. 

AAUW Community Action Grants | Due Date: August 5th- January 15th 

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Provides funds to promote education and equality for women and girls. Special consideration given to projects focused on K-12 and community college achievement in STEM and projects with community partners such as schools or school districts, businesses, and other community-based organizations. Eligible applicants include individuals and local community-based nonprofit organizations with 501(c)(3) tax-exempt status

The Crail-Johnson Foundation | Due: Education: September 1 – September 30; Human Services: December 15 – January 15; Health: April 15 – May 15

http://crail-johnson.org/grant-making/funding-priorities/

Promotes the well-being of children in need through the effective application of human and financial resources. CJF endeavors to provide for immediate improvement in children's quality of life. Grants typically range from $5,000 to $30,000. LOIs 

Joseph Drown Foundation Education Grant | Due: January 15th, April 15th, July 15th, and October 15th

http://www.jdrown.org/mission/index.html

Award amounts vary. Goal is to assist individuals in becoming successful, self-sustaining, contributing citizens. Supports education programs in K-12 public and private schools that seek to solve the existing problems in area schools. Grants for education reform can be made directly to the schools or to independent organizations. Eligibility: 501(c)(3) nonprofits, government institutions, schools in the Los Angeles area. 

Social Emotional Learning Innovation Fund  | DueFriday April 20

Learn more here.

NoVo Foundation, in partnership with Education First and supported by Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors, aims to seed teacher-led projects and district-wide projects that foster social and emotional (SEL) skills in students in grades PK-12. This funding is for both new initiatives and expansion/continuation of existing projects. NoVo Foundation is offering up to $5,000 grant awards for teacher-led SEL projects for the 2018-19 school year, as well as up to $25,000 grant awards for district projects that span multiple schools in the 2018-19 school year. Though all proposals are welcome, extra consideration will be given for proposals that specifically serve one of the following student populations:

-Students from indigenous communities

-New arrivals (such as refugees) or immigrants

-English learners

-LGBTQI students 

The Paradigm Challenge – Improve Personal Health through Wellness & Healing  | Due: May 1

Learn more here.

The Paradigm Challenge is an annual competition developed by Project Paradigm and the American Red Cross to inspire youth to use science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) skills—as well as kindness, creativity, and collaboration—to make a difference in homes, schools, communities, and around the world. Youth are invited to submit entries, including posters, videos, inventions, public messages, community events, websites, mobile apps, or anything else that will help improve personal health and wellness. Prizes range from $1,000 to $100,000 and a trip to the award ceremony in Los Angeles.

The Look at Agriculture....Organizally! Grant  | Due: May 15

Learn more here. 

The Look at Agriculture... Organically! grants are designed to creatively enhance the understanding of organic agriculture for kindergarten through eighth grade students. Grants of up to $1,000 will be provided to educators nationwide to support the integration of organic agriculture into regular classroom instruction. The grants are provided through a collaborative effort between the California Foundation for Agriculture in the Classroom (CFAITC) and the California Certified Organic Farmers (CCOF) Foundation.

Youth Violence Prevention Interventions that Incorporate Racism/Discrimination Prevention Due: May 25

Learn more here.

This program through Department of Health and Human Services will to support research to develop and test youth violence prevention interventions that incorporate racism/discrimination prevention strategies for one or more health disparity populations. The target age range includes middle school to high school-aged youth, corresponding to an approximate age range of 11 to 18. Funding level is up to $500,000.

Youth for Safety and Justice Fund  Due: No Date Given

Learn more here. 

The Funders' Collaborative on Youth Organizing has launched The Youth for Safety and Justice Fund, a rapid response fund that will provide $1,000-$5,000 mini-grants to youth-led organizations to support young people organizing for safety and justice. The Fund will focus on efforts that employ a racial justice lens and connect gun violence to other forms of systemic violence and we hope to support the connection of young people across race and class to build unity and broader political power.

Awesome Foundation Grants  |  Due: Ongoing 

Learn more here. 

Apply today to fund your project with an aim to bring communities in your area together. Awesome ideas "spark an instant of joy and delight and inspire a long-term hope for a more awesome future." Submissions are reviewed and grants of $1000 are awarded monthly.

Creative Play Grants   |  Due: Ongoing

Learn more here.

Imagination Playground™ is an innovative design in play equipment that encourages creativity, communication, and collaboration in play. With a collection of custom-designed, oversized blue foam parts, Imagination Playground™ provides a changing array of elements that allow children to turn their playground into a space constantly built and re-built by their imagination.

Teaching Tolerance Educator Grant  | Due: Ongoing

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Teaching Tolerance supports educators who embrace and embed anti-bias principles throughout their schools. To demonstrate its support, they have begun a new project: Teaching Tolerance Educator Grants. These grants, ranging from $500-$10,000, will support projects that promote affirming school climates and educate youth to thrive in a diverse democracy.

LA 84 Foundation | Due: Ongoing

Learn more here.

The foundation welcomes applications from organizations and agencies throughout Southern California to support youth sports programs and activities. In general, LA84 makes grants to support program costs, sports equipment, and the renovation of sports facilities or refurbishment of fields of play. LA 84 funds a variety of sports for a broad range of youth, primarily in under-resourced communities. However, in keeping with our belief in leveling the field, special consideration is given to two key priority areas: School-based Sports Programs and Girls in Sports.