For notification of California Department of Education Funding Opportunities, go to: www.cde.ca.gov/fg/fo.
Target Field Trip Grants Description: As part of Target's commitment
to education, Target created the Target Field Trips Grant Program. So
far they have awarded 7,400 grants totaling over $6 million to educators in
all 50 states. Target will award 5,000 grants of up to $800 for the
upcoming school year. You can submit an application for the 2009-2010
school year between August 5, 2009 and November 3, 2009. For complete
program and application information visit
(links to site.target.com).
Target Art Grants Description: Target funds art programs that bring the arts to schools or make it affordable for youth and families to participate in cultural experiences, such as school touring programs, field trips to the theater or symphony, or artists residencies and workshops in schools. Most grants average between $1,000 and $3,000. Visit March 2010 to get more information about the 2010 grants. http://xrl.us/be4rkc (links to site.target.com).
Target Early Childhood Reading Grants Description: Reading is an essential element in a child’s educational process. Reading grants are awarded to schools, libraries and nonprofit organizations, supporting programs such as weekend book clubs and after-school reading programs that foster a love of reading and encourage children, from birth through age 9, to read together with their families. Visit March 2010 to get more information about the 2010 grants. http://xrl.us/be4rkx (links to site.target.com).
The Tiger Woods Foundation Grants Description:
Tiger Woods Foundation grants focus on providing
opportunities to underserved youth, ages 8-18, with the average grant range
between $2,500 and $25,000. The following are approved programmatic areas of
funding: programs that enhance the learning process for youth, year-round
mentoring and/or tutoring programs. Grant deadlines are as follows:
first quarter is February 1, second quarter is May 1, third quarter is
August 1, and fourth quarter is November 1. To apply go to:
The Earl D Woods Scholarship Description: The Scholarship has been designed to provide financial assistance to candidates who demonstrate academic achievement, financial need and a proven commitment to community service. Scholarships are awarded up to $5,000 per student and are renewable for up to 4 academic years. For more information visit http://xrl.us/bhj5sa.
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