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.

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 1, 2015
Mazda Foundation
Private Foundation
Program Design and Activities
All States
The Mazda Foundation awards grants to programs promoting education and literacy, environmental conservation, cross-cultural understanding, social welfare and scientific research.
July 13, 2015
National Alliance for Grieving Children
Private Foundation
Health and Wellness
Participant Development and Behaviors
Program Design and Activities
All States
Grief Reach community expansion grants are for the purpose of expanding grief support services to underserved populations. Projects need to have a direct impact on children. For example, educating the community is not enough unless it ties directly into serving children.
July 15, 2015
The Oregon Community Foundation
Nonprofit Organization
Program Design and Activities
Oregon
As a responsive arm of OCF, the Community Grant Program awards about 220-240 grants each year, mostly to small- and moderate-size nonprofits. Programs that support Educational Opportunities & Achievement include those that promote social, emotional and cognitive development of young children, expand academic support, broaden workplace, career and postsecondary experiences for youth, and improve adult literacy and skill development.
July 15, 2015
Ball Brothers Foundation
Private Foundation
Health and Wellness
Program Design and Activities
Indiana
Grants of up to $100,000 will be awarded to projects that fall into the foundation's six broad subject areas: education (higher education, public and private education); arts, culture, and the humanities (cultural activities & institutions); human services (including youth services); community improvement/development; health (including school and community wellness, youth development, and recreation); and the environment (including conservation and land management).
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 3, 2015
Ober|Kaler
Private Corporation
Health and Wellness
Target Population and Diversity
Maryland
District of Columbia
The Ober|Kaler Community Grants Program aids ambitious nonprofit organizations dedicated to addressing the education and welfare needs of at-risk children and youth in Baltimore City and Washington, DC. In addition to financial support, organizations may apply for a special Volunteer Supplement. Grants support programs in Baltimore or D.C. that provide clothes, education, food, or shelter to needy youths.
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
Weyerhaeuser Giving Fund
Private Foundation
Program Design and Activities
Alabama
Arizona
California
Colorado
Georgia
Idaho
Louisiana
Mississippi
Nevada
North Carolina
Oklahoma
Oregon
Texas
Virginia
Washington
West Virginia
District of Columbia
The Weyerhaeuser Giving Fund is dedicated to enriching the quality of life in company communities, and fostering the understanding that sustainable working forests meet important human needs. Grants are provided to nonprofit organizations. The Fund’s interest areas include Affordable Housing and Shelter; Education and Youth Development; Environmental Stewardship; and Human Services, Civic, and Cultural Growth.
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.
September 18, 2015
Walmart Foundation
Private Foundation
Health and Wellness
Target Population and Diversity
All States
Check deadlines as specific states have different application cycle deadlines. Organizations seeking funding for programs focused on Hunger Relief & Healthy Eating or Career Opportunity are encouraged to apply, as are programs that focus on the unmet needs of underserved low-income populations.
September 30, 2015
BBVA Compass Foundation
Private Foundation
Program Design and Activities
Alabama
Arizona
California
Colorado
Florida
New Mexico
New York
Texas
Puerto Rico
The BBVA Compass Foundation supports nonprofit organizations that are making a positive impact in the communities the bank serves. The Foundation gives priority to requests that best reflect the following focus areas: community development/financial literacy, education, health and human services, arts and culture, environment and natural resources, and diversity and inclusion.



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