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.

October 31, 2014
Office Depot Foundation
Private Foundation
Mission and Outcomes
All States
The Foundation provides grants in three distinct categories. The focus of the Giving Children Tools for Success category is on activities that give young people tools to succeed in school and life. The Building Capacity to Serve Communities category targets programs that help nonprofit organizations to serve the needs of their communities efficiently through innovation and collaboration. The purpose of the Disaster Preparedness, Relief, Recovery, and Rebuilding category is to support efforts that help people and communities prepare for disasters and rebuild and recover when disasters occur.
November 1, 2014
American Honda Foundation
Private Foundation
Participant Development and Behaviors
Program Design and Activities
All States
The American Honda Foundation is awarding grants to groups that support education in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics, in addition to the environment. Who may apply: organizations classified as tax-exempt under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code, public school districts, private/public elementary and secondary schools listed by the U.S. Department of Education's National Center for Education Statistics.
November 1, 2014
American Honda Foundation
Private Foundation
Program Design and Activities
All States
The American Honda Foundation supports nonprofit organizations and educational institutions nationwide that address the areas of youth and scientific education. The Foundation's primary funding priority is youth education, specifically in the areas of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics; the environment; job training; and literacy.
November 17, 2014
N7 Fund
Other
Health and Wellness
Mission and Outcomes
Participant Development and Behaviors
Program Design and Activities
Target Population and Diversity
All States
The N7 Fund, an initiative of Nike, is committed to bringing sport and all of its benefits to Native American and Aboriginal communities in the U.S. and Canada. The N7 Fund offers grants to nonprofit organizations that provide sports and physical activity programs for Native American and Aboriginal youth of high school age or younger. To be considered for funding, grant applicants must have a measurement of success for their programs.
November 30, 2014
Agatar Fund for Rural Development
Private Corporation
Program Design and Activities
Minnesota
Wisconsin
The AgStar Fund for Rural America is dedicated to promoting agriculture and rural communities, and to addressing the issues facing rural America. The Fund supports nonprofit organizations in the service area where AgStar has a significant business presence in Minnesota and northwestern Wisconsin. The Fund focuses its giving program in the following four major areas: education, environment, technology, and quality of life.
December 5, 2014
National Recreation and Park Association & American Water Charitable Foundation
Nonprofit Organization
Program Design and Activities
Site and Facilities
California
Florida
Hawaii
Illinois
Indiana
Iowa
Kentucky
Maryland
Michigan
Missouri
New Jersey
Pennsylvania
Tennessee
Grants are available to build nature-based play areas and promote water stewardship education in select communities. The Building Better Communities program awards grants in the range of $50,000 to $150,000 for projects creating natural play areas and nature-based playgrounds. The list of eligible communities and grant requirements is available on the website (link below)
December 31, 2014
May and Stanley Smith Charitable Trust
Other
Participant Development and Behaviors
Program Design and Activities
Target Population and Diversity
Alaska
Arizona
California
Colorado
Hawaii
Idaho
Montana
Nevada
New Mexico
Oregon
Texas
Utah
Washington
Wyoming
The trust supports programs offering direct services to needy children and youths, including academic enrichment and college access programs; mentoring and youth leadership programs; arts outreach programs; career development programs; programs serving abandoned, abused, and neglected children; and recreational programs and camps incorporating youth development. Priority is given to organizations working to achieve a long-term sustainable difference in the lives of the people they serve.
December 31, 2014
Google
Private Corporation
Marketing
All States
Nonprofit groups can apply to receive at least three months of free advertising on Google's Web site to promote their missions.
December 31, 2014
Rocky Mountain Power Foundation
Private Foundation
Mission and Outcomes
Program Design and Activities
Idaho
Utah
Wyoming
The Foundation’s grantmaking categories are Education, including K-12 and higher education, literacy, and scholarship funds; Civic and Community, including the environment, justice and law, housing, and urban renewal; Culture and Arts, including the performing arts, museums, heritage foundations, and libraries; and Health, Welfare, and Social Services, including chemical dependency and domestic violence programs, and services for seniors and youth. Requests are reviewed quarterly; application deadlines vary by grant category.
December 31, 2014
Fifth Third Foundation
Private Foundation
Leadership
Marketing
Mission and Outcomes
Indiana
Must meet one the foundation's four core funding areas of community development, education, health and human services, or arts and culture.
December 31, 2014
Finish Line Youth Foundation
Private Foundation
Participant Development and Behaviors
Program Design and Activities
All States
The Finish Line Youth Foundation provides funding to organizations that youth athletic programs and sports-based camps, especially those serving disadvantaged and special needs children
January 1, 2016
Federal Emergency Management Agency
Federal Government
Site and Facilities
All States
The Hazard Mitigation Grant Program (HMGP) provides grants to states and local governments (and to certain private nonprofit organizations) to implement long-term hazard mitigation measures after a major disaster declaration. The purpose of the HMGP is to reduce the loss of life and property due to natural disasters and to enable mitigation measures to be implemented during the immediate recovery from a disaster.



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