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.

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.
October 31, 2015
Public Service Enterprise Group Foundation
Private Foundation
Program Design and Activities
Connecticut
New Jersey
New York
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
Alabama
Arkansas
California
Delaware
Florida
Georgia
Illinois
Indiana
Iowa
Kansas
Kentucky
Louisiana
Massachusetts
Michigan
Minnesota
Mississippi
Missouri
Nevada
New Hampshire
New Jersey
New Mexico
New York
North Carolina
Ohio
Oklahoma
Oregon
Pennsylvania
Rhode Island
South Carolina
Tennessee
Texas
Washington
West Virginia
Wisconsin
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.
November 1, 2015
EQT Foundation
Private Foundation
Participant Development and Behaviors
Program Design and Activities
Kentucky
Pennsylvania
Virginia
West Virginia
The Foundation focuses its resources on areas that have a direct effect on the stability of communities and in turn, contribute to the success of its business operations in the areas of Education, Community, Environment, and Arts & Culture. The Foundation also seeks evidence of: 1. Collaboration with other community agencies to maximize the number of people who benefit from their activities; 2. The ability to manage available resources effectively; and 3. The ability to gain solid public recognition and support for themselves, their program and their sponsors.
November 1, 2015
Clif Bar Family Foundation
Private Foundation
Food Service
Health and Wellness
Leadership
Mission and Outcomes
Participant Development and Behaviors
Program Design and Activities
All States
The Clif Bar Family Foundation's small grants program awards grants each quarter to organizations or programs that align with the foundation's funding priorities from a holistic perspective •Protect Earth's beauty and bounty. •Create a robust, healthy food system. •Increase opportunities for outdoor activity. •Reduce environmental health hazards. •Build stronger communities.
November 5, 2015
USA Fish and Wildlife Service
Federal Government
Site and Facilities
Strategic Planning
All States
The North American Wetlands Conservation Act U.S. Small Grants program provides support to public-private partnerships carrying out projects in the United States that further the goals of the North American Wetlands Conservation Act. These projects must involve long-term protection, restoration, enhancement, or establishment of wetlands and associated uplands habitats for the benefit of all wetlands-associated migratory birds.
December 1, 2015
The Ability Experience
Nonprofit Organization
Site and Facilities
All States
The Ability Experience is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that serves people with disabilities as the national philanthropy of Pi Kappa Phi Fraternity with the purpose of instilling lifelong service in its members and enhancing the quality of life for people with disabilities. The Build America Team spends six weeks traveling across the country stopping for a week at a time to build and renovate summer camps that serve people with disabilities by providing grants to cover the cost of the building projects and providing volunteer labor.
December 1, 2015
Push America
Nonprofit Organization
Site and Facilities
All States
The Ability Experience is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that serves people with disabilities as the national philanthropy of Pi Kappa Phi Fraternity with the purpose of instilling lifelong service in its members and enhancing the quality of life for people with disabilities. The Construction Grants provide volunteer opportunities for its members to build and renovate camps and organizations that serve people with disabilities by providing grants to cover the cost of the building projects and providing volunteer labor.
December 31, 2015
RGK Foundation
Private Foundation
Program Design and Activities
All States
The Foundation's primary interests within Education include programs that focus on formal K-12 education (particularly mathematics, science and reading), teacher development, literacy, and higher education. Within Community, the Foundation supports a broad range of human services, community improvement, abuse prevention, and youth development programs. Human service programs of particular interest to the Foundation include children and family services, early childhood development, and parenting education.
December 31, 2015
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona
Private Foundation
Health and Wellness
Arizona
Corporate giving is focused on the initiatives listed below: Arts and cultural programs Economic development and civic initiatives Youth and education Health, wellness and human services initiatives
December 31, 2015
Coca- Cola Foundation
Private Foundation
Mission and Outcomes
Participant Development and Behaviors
Program Design and Activities
All States
Support is provided non profit for programs that focus on one of the following four categories: water stewardship, healthy and active lifestyles, community recycling ,and education. More details are available on the foundation's website.
December 31, 2015
Coca Cola Foundation
Nonprofit Organization
Health and Wellness
All States
Coca Cola is committed to improving the quality of life in the communities where they do business. One of the focus areas for their global giving campaign is active healthy living and education.
December 31, 2015
Arata Brothers Trust
Private Foundation
Health and Wellness
Leadership
Mission and Outcomes
Participant Development and Behaviors
Program Design and Activities
Site and Facilities
Target Population and Diversity
California
To enhance the quality of life in the Sacramento area by: 1. Creating systemic change through innovative programs in education, arts and children welfare programs 2. Assisting Sacramento organizations to expand by supporting major capital improvements. 3. Supporting education programs that require student participation. Preference will be given to requests that use leverage to expand the value of our grants such as organizations that have a high use of volunteers, the use of the grants to promote the raising of additional funds, or a high number of recipients that benefit from the grant.
December 31, 2015
Golden Belt Community Foundation
Private Foundation
Health and Wellness
Program Design and Activities
Kansas
Supports community youth projects and programs designed to empower youth with the ability, authority, and agency to make and implement decisions for their generation. Funds are available for projects/programs directly related to the health and well-being of young people from birth to age 21.



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