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.

April 18, 2014
Honorable Order of Kentucky Colonels
Nonprofit Organization
Program Design and Activities
Kentucky
Applying organizations should offer services in one of the following categories: arts and culture; services for the handicapped and needy; the preservation of documents, history, and environment; educational programs; humane societies; senior citizen services; day care services; life enrichment services; and scouting and youth programs. Requests for application forms for the 2014 funding cycle may be submitted through March 28, 2014
April 30, 2014
The Lawerence Foundation
Nonprofit Organization
Mission and Outcomes
Participant Development and Behaviors
Program Design and Activities
Target Population and Diversity
All States
The Lawrence Foundation supports environmental, human services, disaster relief, and other causes. It makes both program and operating grants and does not have any geographic restrictions on its grant making. Nonprofit organizations that qualify for public charity status under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code or public schools and libraries are eligible to apply.
April 30, 2014
Ruddie Memorial Youth Foundation
Private Foundation
Mission and Outcomes
Participant Development and Behaviors
Program Design and Activities
California
Maryland
Massachusetts
Wisconsin
District of Columbia
Pre-applications for grants from the Ruddie Memorial Youth Foundation for unusual or untested programs or services that help needy youths reach their full potential. Who may apply: nonprofit organizations located in the metropolitan areas of Baltimore, Boston, Los Angeles, Madison, Wis., Milwaukee, San Francisco, and Washington.
May 1, 2014
North Face Explore Fund
Private Foundation
Mission and Outcomes
Participant Development and Behaviors
Program Design and Activities
All States
The North Face Explore Fund aims to inspire the next generation of young explorers and conservationists by supporting nonprofit organizations throughout the country that are working to get youth outdoors to explore their natural world. Grants are provided to organizations that encourage youth outdoor participation, focusing primarily on creating more connections of children to nature, increasing access to both front and backcountry recreation, as well as providing experiential education for both personal and environmental health.
June 14, 2014
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 30, 2014
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
July 15, 2014
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, 2014
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 starting April 2014
September 13, 2014
Walmart Foundation
Private Foundation
Food Service
Health and Wellness
Mission and Outcomes
Participant Development and Behaviors
Program Design and Activities
All States
The Walmart Foundation State Giving Program awards grants to nonprofit organizations throughout the U.S. and Puerto Rico for programs that give individuals access to a better life. There are 4 funding cycles per year; nonprofit organizations in each state have two opportunities per year to apply.
September 13, 2014
Walmart Foundation
Private Foundation
Food Service
Health and Wellness
Mission and Outcomes
Participant Development and Behaviors
Program Design and Activities
All States
The Walmart Foundation State Giving Program awards grants to nonprofit organizations throughout the U.S. and Puerto Rico for programs that give individuals access to a better life. There are 4 funding cycles per year; nonprofit organizations in each state have two opportunities per year to apply.
September 14, 2014
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, 2014
Health Care Service Corporation
Private Corporation
Health and Wellness
Participant Development and Behaviors
Program Design and Activities
Illinois
New Mexico
Oklahoma
Texas
The goal of the initiative is to support nonprofit organizations that offer sustainable, measurable programs to reach children and their families in the following areas: nutrition education, physical activity, disease prevention and management, and safe environments. The application deadlines for 2014 vary by state: March 7 for Illinois, May 1 for Texas, September 10 for New Mexico, and September 30 for Oklahoma.
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.
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.
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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