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.

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
Fund for Southern Communities
Private Foundation
Human Resources
Georgia
North Carolina
South Carolina
The Fund provides grants of $1,000 to $5,000 to progressive grassroots groups in Georgia, North Carolina, and South Carolina that address social change issues, such as workers’ rights, environmental justice, economic justice, non-traditional arts and media, etc.
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 15, 2015
Unitarian Universalist Funding Program
Private Foundation
Program Design and Activities
All States
Grants are made to non-Unitarian Universalist groups in the U.S. and Canada that: (1) use community organizing to bring about systemic change leading to a more just society; (2) mobilize those who have been disenfranchised and excluded from resources, power and the right to self-determination; and (3) have an active focused campaign to create systemic change. They welcome projects that are less likely to receive conventional funding because of the innovative or challenging nature of the work or the economic and social status of the constituency.
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.
September 30, 2015
Captain Planet Foundation
Private Foundation
Participant Development and Behaviors
All States
These grant opportunities support hands-on environmental projects that empower children and youth around the world to solve environmental problems in their communities. Programs must be: Be project-based; Performed by youth; and must have real environmental outcomes.
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. (Organizations interested in applying should join one of the Charitable Contributions Process Conference Calls/Webinar Presentations held on April 17, May 22, June 19, July 24, August 21 and September 11 and 25.)
September 30, 2015
Captain Planet Foundation
Private Foundation
Participant Development and Behaviors
Program Design and Activities
All States
The Captain Planet Foundation is dedicated to giving the next generation of environmental stewards an active understanding and love for the natural world in which they live and is offering EcoTech Grants to schools and nonprofit organizations for the purpose of engaging children in inquiry-based projects in STEM fields that promote innovation, biomimicry/nature-based design, or new uses for technology to address environmental problems in their communities.
October 1, 2015
Georgia Pcific Foundation
Private Foundation
Program Design and Activities
Alabama
Arkansas
California
Delaware
Florida
Georgia
Illinois
Indiana
Iowa
Kansas
Kentucky
Louisiana
Maine
Massachusetts
Michigan
Minnesota
Mississippi
Missouri
Nevada
New Hampshire
New Mexico
New York
North Carolina
Ohio
Oklahoma
Oregon
Pennsylvania
South Carolina
Tennessee
Texas
Virginia
Washington
West Virginia
Wisconsin
Wyoming
The Georgia-Pacific Foundation supports a wide range of nonprofit organizations that improve the quality of life in communities where Georgia-Pacific operates, and where company employees live and work. The Foundation has identified the following key investment areas: education, including job readiness and literacy; community enrichment, including affordable housing, cultural, and safety programs; environment, including resource conservation and clean air/clean water; and entrepreneurship, especially among youth, women, and minorities
October 1, 2015
MLB
Private Foundation
Program Design and Activities
Site and Facilities
All States
The Baseball Tomorrow Fund (BTF) evaluates requests for funding that: (1) increase the number of youth participating in baseball and softball programs, (2) improve the quality of youth baseball and softball programs, and (3) create new or innovative ways of expanding and improving baseball or softball programs. The Fund addresses programs for children aged 10-16, supports existing programs which have demonstrated success in providing a quality baseball or softball experience for youth, and also seeks to address opportunities for minorities and women.
October 2, 2015
U.S. Soccer Foundation
Private Foundation
Site and Facilities
All States
Since 1995, the Foundation has awarded grants to more than 600 organizations in all 50 states. Our grants support projects throughout the U.S. that aim to keep children in underserved communities active, healthy and safe. Grants are provided to support all aspects of the game, including assisting programs with operational costs to creating new places for play.
October 15, 2015
Wild Ones
Nonprofit Organization
Program Design and Activities
Site and Facilities
All States
The Lorrie Otto Seeds for Education Grant Program gives small monetary grants to schools, nature centers, or other non-profit educational organizations for the purpose of establishing outdoor learning centers. Funds will be provided only for the purchase of native plants and seed. Eligibility: schools, nature centers, and other nonprofit and not-for-profit places of learning, including houses of worship.



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