$46,000 Spring Cycle Grant from Needham Education Foundation

The Needham Education Foundation has recently awarded more than $46,000 in small grant money for the spring 2012 cycle to assist educational enrichment programs. School Committee member Kim Marie...more

Southern Vermont College Philanthropy Class
Foundation: Vermont Community Foundation

The Southern Vermont College had a culminating ceremony to recognize three local organizations who were awarded grants. The class of 18 students formed three groups that each awarded $1,667 grants to...more

Funding to Support Healthy Meals and Environments in Our Nation's Schools and Child Care

White's article on child nutrition focuses on educational efforts and grants which support this. She mentions National Nutrition Month (March) and the current efforts to facilitate children's...more

Finish Line Youth Foundation Awards Special Kids With $3,000 Grants

The Finish Line Youth Foundation has given $3,000 grant to a Murfreesboro-based nonprofit organization, Special Kids. Special Kids is a therapy and nursing center. The grant will help boost its...more

Little Friends Center for Autism Receives Grant from DuPage Community Foundation
Foundation: DuPage Community Foundation

The Little Friends Center for Autism has receive grants from the 2012 spring discretionary grant cycle of the DuPage Community Foundation. Little Friends serves children and adults with autism and...more

Vermont Community Loan Fund Funds 126 Vermont Child Care Programs
Foundation: Vermont Community Foundation, Turrell Fund

The Vermont Community Loan Fund has awarded 126 Vermont child care programs this year totaling $160,000. The grants were given according to 2 categories. The Bulding Bright Futures Facilities...more

Game Companies & Social Responsibility: The Time is Now

Game Companies & Social Responsibility: The Time is Now is a year long study of the game industry and its social responsibility efforts. Study shows that women and children constitute the majority of...more

Z. Smith Reynolds Foundation Awards Project Grant to Children First/Communities in Schools
Foundation: Z. Smith Reynolds Foundation

Z. Smith Reynolds Foundation recently awarded Children First/ Communities In Schools (CIS) of Buncombe County a project grant. The grant aims to support Children First/CIS\' Success Equation...more

Binghamton University Philanthropy Grants

About twenty undergraduate students enrolled in a philanthropy class at Binghamton University received $10,000 from the Learning By Giving Program to distribute to local non-profits of their...more

YES Grants Lends Youth a Helping Hand
Foundation: Community Foundation of Greater Muscatine

The Community Foundation of Greater Muscatine and Monsanto recently received a check for $7,000 to cover most of the latest $10,000 Youth Engaged in Service (YES) grant program. The remaining...more








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