Posts Tagged ‘Grants’

Don’t Miss It! Join us Fri 4/11/14 for TEDxYouth@Mt.Olive 2014 – register free!

Tuesday, April 1st, 2014

Click here to register free today

TEDxYouth@Mt.Olive is a forum created to bring middle and high school students into the TEDx movement.

This years theme is Challenge the Impossible.

What do you think is Impossible?

Our presenters will give you engaging stories, inspiring performances, and intriguing presentations, we will explore ideas together and explore what they mean to each of us. Is it the incredible passion and dedication of youth? Is it their boundless creativity and imagination? Is it their enthusiasm and optimism?

During TEDxYouth@Mt.Olive, we will discover that, for empowered youth, the possibilities are amazing!

When?
Friday, April 11, 2014 11:00 AM

Where?
Mt. Olive PAC
Corey Road 18
Mount Olive Township, NJ 07836

Click here to contact the organizer.

Apply by 4/3/14! 21st Century Community Learning Centers Programs Offer Grant Opportunity

Wednesday, March 19th, 2014

 

The New Jersey Department of Education is pleased to announce the release of the 21st Century Community Learning Centers Program Competitive Grant-Cohort 10-Year 1/5 Notice of Grant Opportunity (NGO), approved and posted to the NJDOE website under “Available Grant Opportunities.” Click here to visit the NJDOE on the web.

This application is due on April 3, 2014

The purpose of the 21st CCLC program is to supplement the education of students in grades 4-12, who attend schools eligible for Title I school wide programs or schools where a minimum of 30% of students are from low-income families.

21st Century Community Learning Centers (CCLC) are defined as centers that offer academic remediation and enrichment activities in tandem with a broad array of other enrichment activities in the areas of arts and culture, youth development, and physical activity to students and their adult family members when school is not in session (afterschool, before school or during the summer).

Eligibility to apply for this 21st CCLC program is open to all New Jersey public or private agencies (i.e., charter schools, educational service commissions, jointure commissions and special-services school districts), non-profit organizations, city or county government agencies, faith-based organizations (including religious private schools), institutions of higher learning and for-profit agencies.

The competitive application will only be accepted through the Department’s Electronic Web-Enabled Grant (EWEG) system. No paper applications will be accepted.

If you have any questions, please send an email to: NJ21stCCLC@doe.state.nj.us 

21st Century Learning Centers Competitive Grant Opportunity plus TA Webinar 3/21/13

Friday, March 8th, 2013

The New Jersey Department of Education is pleased to announce the release of the 21st Century Community Learning Centers Program Competitive Grant-Cohort 9-Year 1/5 Notice of Grant Opportunity (NGO) has been approved and posted to the NJDOE Website at: http://www.nj.gov/education/grants/gropps.shtml under “Available Grant Opportunities”.

The purpose of the 21st CCLC program is to supplement the education of students in grades 4-12, who attend schools eligible for Title I school wide programs or schools where a minimum of 30% of students are from low-income families.

21st Century Community Learning Centers (CCLC) are defined as centers that offer academic remediation and enrichment activities in tandem with a broad array of other enrichment activities in the areas of arts and culture, youth development, and physical activity to students and their adult family members when school is not in session (afterschool, before school or during the summer).

Eligibility to apply for this 21st CCLC program is open to all New Jersey public or private agencies (i.e., charter schools, educational service commissions, jointure commissions and special-services school districts), non-profit organizations, city or county government agencies, faith-based organizations (including religious private schools), institutions of higher learning and for-profit agencies.

The competitive application will only be accepted through the Department’s Electronic Web-Enabled Grant (EWEG) system. No paper applications will be accepted.

Please not that EWEG is not currently available to start entering your competitive application, you will receive notification when EWEG is up and ready.

A technical assistance webinar is scheduled for March 21, 2013 from 9:30am – 11:30am,  Registration is required.  Applicants must register online at: http://education.state.nj.us/events/.  Information regarding the webinar will be sent to those individuals registered.  If you have any questions, please send an email to NJ21stCCLC@doe.state.nj.us.

Grants $$$$$$

Wednesday, September 15th, 2010

Potential Grant Opportunities

We thank our colleagues from the Statewide Afterschool Network’s, Arizona Center for Afterschool Excellence-for this great info!

2010 Healthy Sprouts Awards

Deadline:October 1, 2010

The National Gardening Association and Subaru will provide 30 grants to schools and community organizations to plan andplant a garden in 2011 with at least 15 children between the ages of 3 and 18. Grantswill include $500 gift certificates to the Gardening with Kids catalog, among other items.

The People’s Garden School Pilot Grants

Deadline: November 8, 2010 The Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) is announcing the opportunity for public and nonprofit organizations to submit applications for a People’s Garden School Pilot Program grant competition. FNS has set aside $1 million for this pilot program. One grantee will be selected to enter into a cooperative agreement for the purposes of developing and running community gardens at eligible high-poverty schools; teaching students involved in the gardens about agriculture production practices, diet, and nutrition; contributing produce to supplement food provided at eligible schools, student households, local food banks, or senior center nutrition programs; and conducting an evaluation of funded projects to learn more about the impacts of school gardens.

More information at http://www.fns.usda.gov/fns/outreach/grants/garden.htm

Office Depot Foundation Grants

Deadline: November 15, 2010 The Office Depot Foundation provides grants of $50-$3,000 to nonprofitsserving, teaching and inspiring children, youth and families; supporting civic organizations and activities that serve community needs; and disaster relief.

More information at http://www.officedepotfoundation.com/funding.asp.

After School Advantage Program Deadline: Ongoing
The GTECH Corporation is awarding afterschool computer labs to inner-city youth, ages 5-15, located in certain states, including New Jersey They will award 100 Computer Labs at $15,000 each to programs serving minority and at-risk children and youth.

Captain Planet Grants
Deadline: Ongoing

The Captain Planet Foundation makes available grants, ranging from $250 to $2,500, for projects that engage children and youth in the environment with hands-on activities.

Eligible programs will promote the understanding of environmental issues; focus on hands-on involvement; involve children ages 6 to 18; promote interaction and cooperation within the group; help children and youth develop planning and problem-solving skills; and include adult supervision. If awarded a grant, a commitment to follow-up communication with the Captain Planet Foundation also is required.

For information on the grants, including deadlines and a link to apply, go to http://captainplanetfoundation.org/default.aspx?pid=3&tab=apply.

Grants for Gardens
Deadline: Ongoing

Annie’s Homegrown offers a limited number of grants for up to $250 to fund community gardens, school gardens, and other educational programs that connect children directly to gardening. These funds can be used to buy gardening tools, seeds or other needed supplies.

If you would like to apply, read the complete guidelines and fill out an online application at http://www.annies.com/grants_for_gardens.