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 31, 2015
Weyerhaeuser Giving Fund
Private Foundation
Program Design and Activities
California
Colorado
Georgia
Louisiana
Oklahoma
Oregon
Texas
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
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
nc
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
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
nj
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
me
ma
Montana
nh
ny
nc
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
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
nj
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
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
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
al
az
California
Colorado
Florida
nm
ny
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
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
al
az
California
Colorado
Florida
nm
ny
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
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
California
Delaware
Florida
Georgia
Illinois
Indiana
Kansas
Kentucky
Louisiana
Michigan
Ohio
Oklahoma
Oregon
Pennsylvania
South Carolina
Tennessee
Texas
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
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
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
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.
October 31, 2015
Public Service Enterprise Group Foundation
Private Foundation
Program Design and Activities
Connecticut
nj
ny
The PSEG Foundation supports programs that spark curiosity and build a continued passion for science, technology, engineering and math learning. We consider proposals from out-of-school time providers, including afterschool, summer and youth development programs, to develop new or enhance existing STEM learning opportunities for their students. Apply online between July 6 – August 14, 2015, or by October 31 for general application.
October 31, 2015
Georgia- Pacfic Foundation
Private Foundation
Participant Development and Behaviors
Program Design and Activities
Site and Facilities
California
Delaware
Florida
Georgia
Illinois
Indiana
Kansas
Kentucky
Louisiana
Michigan
Ohio
Oklahoma
Oregon
Pennsylvania
Rhode Island
South Carolina
Tennessee
Texas
The Georgia-Pacific Foundation supports a wide range of nonprofit organizations that improve the quality of life in communities where Georgia-Pacific operates. (Information on Georgia-Pacific facilities and locations is available on the company’s website.) 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.



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