This year the grant is seeking ways to provide the tools to help educators and parent groups through educational challenges by providing the greatest impact with basic necessities being the priority. Please keep this focus in mind as you apply for a Lowe’s Toolbox for education grant in 2016-2017 academic year. There is a preference for funding requests that have a permanent impact such as facility enhancement (both indoor and outdoor) as well as landscaping/clean up type projects. Projects that encourage parent involvement and build strong community spirit will be favored.
Deadline: Sept. 26
Grants are made for activities that conform to the mission of the Captain Planet Foundation, which is: To give the next generation of environmental stewards an active understanding and love for the natural workd in which they live. The program of funding and supporting hands-on environmental projects is designed to encourage innovative initiatives that inspire and empower children and youth around the workd as they work individually and collectively creating environmental solutions in their homes, school and communities.
Deadline: Friday, Sept. 30
Grants up to $5,000 will be awarded to non-profit organizations for community-based athletic programs and camps that teach active lifestyle and team-building skills.
Deadline: Friday, Sept. 30
Apply for the Target Field Grant to give your students a learning experience outside of the classroom walls. Eager to take your students to a local communtiy garden, science center, or botanical gardens? Start envisioning an engaging field trip for your students and apply no later than October 1, 2016 to receive up to a $700 grant!
Deadline: Saturday Oct. 1
While our broad goals are to further social and environmental justice and support sustainable and just food systems, we focus on the types of activities and strategies an organization uses for crating social change rather than on the specifi issues the organization is addressing.
Deadline: Friday, Oct. 14
Seed grants of $1,000 are awarded to projects in early stages of development, including those that promote compassion toward all life (people, planet, animals), environmental sustainability, justice in all its forms, community health and wellness, and social change-oriented arts and culture.
Deadline: RFPs are accepted on a rolling basis.
Apply for help from NYRP to transform a community space in your neighborhood.
Deadline: Applications are accepted on a rolling basis
Description: Planting trees, community gardens, and or landscaping community facilities that serve veterans.
Sign-up and check the Grants and Resources box to receive trainings and other grant-related information each month.