Grant Opportunities for Camps

Links to government and private grants and awards relevant to the camp community. Grants are listed by deadline date, but you can sort by the filters below. If you'd like to receive an email anytime a new grant is added, sign up for the Grants RSS Feed.

May 29, 2015
Lowe’s Charitable and Educational Foundation
Private Foundation
Site and Facilities
All States
Lowe’s Community Partners grant program helps build better communities by providing monetary assistance to nonprofit organizations and municipalities looking for support of high-need projects such as: building renovations/upgrades, grounds improvements, technology upgrades as well as safety improvements. The spring application cycle will run March 30 – May 29, 2015
May 29, 2015
Phoenix Suns Charities
Private Foundation
Mission and Outcomes
Participant Development and Behaviors
Program Design and Activities
Target Population and Diversity
Arizona
The Phoenix Suns Charities supports nonprofit organizations throughout Arizona whose programs focus on helping children and families maximize their potential. Grants are awarded in each of the following areas: Human Services, Food/Clothing, Healthcare, Education, Recreation, and Arts
June 1, 2015
Frost Foundation
Private Foundation
Program Design and Activities
Louisiana
New Mexico
The Frost Foundation provides support to nonprofit organizations in the states of Louisiana & New Mexico. The Foundation's areas of grantmaking interest include education, human service needs, and the environment. The Foundation’s efforts are directed primarily to supporting exemplary organizations that can generate positive change beyond traditional boundaries, to encouraging creativity which recognizes emerging needs, and to assisting innovation that addresses current urgent problems.
June 1, 2015
The Alaska Community Foundation
Private Foundation
Business and Finance
Leadership
Strategic Planning
Alaska
The Foundation’s Strengthening Organizations Grant Program provides support to nonprofit organizations, tribes, schools, churches, and local government agencies in Alaska that are seeking to build the capacity of their organizations. Grants are intended to help organizations access tools, develop practical skills, and cultivate support systems needed to effectively achieve their missions. Applicants should request support in one of the following categories: Leadership Development, Organizational Development, Collaboration and Community Engagement, or Evaluation of Effectiveness.
June 1, 2015
Mitsubishi Electric America Foundation
Private Foundation
Participant Development and Behaviors
All States
The Mitsubishi Electric America Foundation Grants program is dedicated to helping young Americans with disabilities maximize their potential and fully participate in society. The foundation supports organizations and projects within its mission that have broad scope and impact and demonstrate potential for replication at other sites. A major program emphasis is inclusion: enabling young people with disabilities to have full access to educational, vocational, and recreational opportunities, and to participate alongside their non-disabled peers.
June 15, 2015
Gray Family Foundation
Private Foundation
Program Design and Activities
Oregon
The Environmental Education Program seeks to encourage a strong local land ethic, sustainable communities and stewardship of the natural environment by citizens throughout Oregon. The Outdoor School Grant: Goals: Every fifth and/or sixth grader in Oregon will experience an outdoor-oriented educational, residential, experiential, interdisciplinary experience that engages the senses and employs recognized best practices. See Foundation website or more information
June 15, 2015
Virginia Environmental Endowment
Other
Participant Development and Behaviors
Program Design and Activities
Site and Facilities
Kentucky
Virginia
West Virginia
The Endowment provides grants to nonprofit organizations for programs conducted in the state of Virginia and in the Kanawha and Ohio River Valleys of Kentucky and West Virginia. The Virginia Program focuses on water quality, land conservation, Chesapeake Bay environmental issues, and environmental education. The Kanawha and Ohio River Valleys Program focuses on research, education, and community action on water quality and the effects of water pollution on public health and the environment.
June 18, 2015
test
Private Corporation
Health and Wellness
Alabama
June 30, 2015
Liberty Gives Foundation
Private Foundation
Target Population and Diversity
Colorado
The LibertyGives Foundation, the charitable arm of Colorado-based Liberty Media, is accepting applications from nonprofit organizations with programs benefiting needy youths in Colorado. Grants of up to $150,000 each will be awarded to programs with a focus on proactive and preventative services. To be eligible, organizations must be tax exempt under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code and be based in Colorado
June 30, 2015
Hardwood Forestry Fund
Private Foundation
Site and Facilities
All States
The Fund supports projects on public land, including state, local, or university land, or on property owned by nonprofit organizations. Grants are provided for the planting and/or management of commercial hardwood species, giving preference to cherry, red oak, white oak, hard maple, and walnut. Examples of planting sites include idle land being converted to forest; sites damaged by wildfire, insect or disease, ice, or wind storms; and naturally regenerating sites lacking desired stocking or species composition. There are four deadlines per year: 3/31, 6/30, 9/30, 12/31
July 15, 2015
American Legion Child Welfare Foundation
Private Foundation
Participant Development and Behaviors
Program Design and Activities
All States
The Foundation supports organizations that contribute to the physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual welfare of children through the dissemination of information about new and innovative programs designed to benefit youth, or through the dissemination of information already possessed by well-established organizations. Grant requests should have the potential of helping American children in a broad geographic area (more than one state).
July 31, 2015
Atlanta Braves Foundation
Private Foundation
Participant Development and Behaviors
Program Design and Activities
Georgia
Applications for grants of up to $10,000 each from the Atlanta Braves Foundation to support local organizations that serve children and focus on health, education, and recreation. Who may apply: organizations classified as tax-exempt under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. Additional guidelines are available on the foundation's Web site.
August 15, 2015
Open Meadows Foundation
Private Foundation
Participant Development and Behaviors
Target Population and Diversity
All States
Open Meadows Foundation funds projects that do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, national origin, gender identity and expression, sexual identity and expression, age or ability. It offers grants up to $2000 to projects that: * Are designed and implemented by women and girls; * Reflect the diversity of the community served by the project in both its leadership and organization; * Promote building community power; and, * Have limited financial access or have encountered obstacles in their search for funding.
August 19, 2015
U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission
Federal Government
Health and Wellness
Site and Facilities
All States
This opportunity is open to state and local governments that can demonstrate that they have enacted or amended a state or local law that meets the requirements specified in Section 1406 of the VGB Act (15 U.S.C. § 8005) and that the applicant provides for enforcement of the law. 1-year grants are awarded to implement both enforcement and education programs to prevent the drowning and drain entrapment of children in pools and spas. CPSC will host a Technical Assistance Webinar on Wednesday, June 17, 2015 from 2:00 to 3:30 PM EDT.
August 31, 2015
Rockwell Collins
Private Corporation
Program Design and Activities
All States
The Rockwell Collins Charitable Corporation was established for the exclusive purpose of supporting qualified non-for-profit organizations in the communities where our employees live and work. The Community Partnership Fund supports fundraising events and sponsorship opportunities. Priority funding areas include Education, especially Math, Science, Engineering and Technology, and Arts & Culture, especially projects involving youth.
September 1, 2015
Alliant Energy
Private Foundation
Health and Wellness
Program Design and Activities
Illinois
Iowa
Minnesota
Wisconsin
The Alliant Energy Foundation's community grants are directed to programs and projects that benefit the residents and communities in the three Midwestern states served by Alliant Energy's utility subsidiaries. Primary emphasis is given to organizations in areas where Alliant Energy has a presence and in communities where Alliant Energy employees live and work.Grants are awarded in three major categories: Helping Families, Education, and Environment.
September 1, 2015
Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation
Private Foundation
Program Design and Activities
New Jersey
The Dodge Foundation’s 2015 guidelines reflect a continuing evolution of their grantmaking in the areas of the Arts, Education, Environment and Media; they take an active interest in Public Policy initiatives as well, particularly as they support our areas of focus.
September 1, 2015
Heineman Foundation
Nonprofit Organization
Health and Wellness
Mission and Outcomes
Participant Development and Behaviors
Program Design and Activities
Connecticut
Florida
Illinois
Maine
Massachusetts
Montana
New Hampshire
New York
North Carolina
The Heineman Foundation's general areas of interest are the following: (1) Programs that enable economically challenged women to enter and remain in the workplace, (2) Environmental research that will help prevent, reduce and/or eliminate water degradation, (3) Live music performance for education and outreach, (4) Research into prevention and treatment of childhood illnesses, (5) Programs that enable youth to think, create, and communicate effectively, and (6) Programs that support and promote high achievement in music, science, and literature.
September 1, 2015
Home Depot Foundation
Private Foundation
Human Resources
Leadership
Participant Development and Behaviors
Program Design and Activities
Site and Facilities
All States
The Home Depot Foundation offers grants of up to $5,000 to nonprofit organizations in the U.S. that are utilizing volunteers to improve their community. These grants are given in the form of The Home Depot gift cards for the purchase of tools, materials, or services. Priority is placed on volunteer projects that serve veterans and their families, and/or involve veterans volunteering to help other veterans
September 2, 2015
Horizon Blue Cross and Blue Shield of New Jersey
Private Foundation
Health and Wellness
Program Design and Activities
New Jersey
The purpose of The Horizon Foundation for New Jersey is to promote health, well-being, and quality of life in New Jersey communities. The organization's mission should be aimed at promoting health or the arts, well-being, and quality of life in New Jersey communities. In addition, the program must align with the Foundation's funding priorities. The organization must be located in and serve New Jersey communities.



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