- Applications due October 15, 2014
- One-year grants of up to $5,000 will be awarded in support of projects that have a permanent impact on a school community such as a facility enhancement (indoor or outdoor) or landscaping/clean-up project. In addition, Toolbox grants can be used as part of a large-scale project like the construction of playground as long as the funds are used to complete a phase of the project within twelve months of the grant award.
- To be eligible for a grant, applicants must be a public K-12 school or nonprofit parent group associated with such a school. Parent groups that are applying (PTO, PTA, etc.) must have an independent EIN and official 501(c)(3) tax-exempt status. Preschools are not eligible to apply.
- The application process will be closed after fifteen hundred applications have been received.
- Funded by the Public Welfare Foundation
- Through its Juvenile Justice program, the foundation awards grants to groups that are working to advance policy reforms that reduce youth incarceration rates in the juvenile justice system by, for example, limiting the use of incarceration, expanding the use of community-based alternatives to incarceration, reducing lengths of stay, and/or decriminalizing minor misbehaviors or otherwise diverting youth from the juvenile court system; ending the practice of trying, sentencing, and incarcerating youth as adults; and promoting fairer and more equitable treatment of youth of color by the juvenile justice system. Grant amounts are determined by the scope of the project.
- To be eligible, applicants must have tax-exempt status under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.
- Letters of Intent are accepted year round. Upon review, selected organizations will be invited to complete full proposals.
- Apply for a Grant
- Published April 2012 by FEMA and the U.S. Fire Administration, this document provides ideas for funding sources for emergency medical services departments and fire departments. Provides a complete example of a successful grant application as well as funding success stories.
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