The Anthony Quinn Foundation supports high school students’ extracurricular study of the visual arts and design, performing arts, media arts, and literary arts. Scholarship amounts range from $1,000 to $3,000. The Foundation supports the fields of: Visual Arts & Design, Dance, Theatre, Singing, Instrumental, Media Arts, and Literary Arts.
Scholarships may be used for a recognized pre-college, summer, or afterschool arts education program, but may not be used for either secondary school or college tuition. To be eligible, applicants must be young adults in high school who demonstrate exceptional talent, dedication, and a strong commitment to personal artistic growth, and who will benefit from financial support.
Deadline to apply is January 5th, 2015. For full information, click here
The Ezra Jack Keats Foundation is accepting applications through March 15, 2014 to its $500 mini-grants program. Public schools, public libraries, and preschool Head Start programs are eligible to apply. Private and parochial schools and charter schools are not eligible. Applicants must be located in the U.S. or one of its commonwealths or territories, including Puerto Rico and Guam
The mini-grants program supports projects that foster creative expression, collaboration, and interaction with a diverse community. To that end, the program will award grants of up to $500 to educators interested in creating special activities outside the standard curriculum. Projects funded in the past include murals, pen pal groups, quilts, theater productions, newspapers and other publications, intergenerational activities, and programs that bring disparate communities together. Starting in 2015, the program also will fund activities that support the Common Core Standards.
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The BUILD Health Challenge is a national award program designed to support community collaborations that are working to give everyone a fair chance to be healthy. Planning (up to $75,000) and implementation (up to $250,000) grants will be awarded to strengthen partnerships among hospitals, nonprofits, local health departments, and other community organizations to improve the health of low-income neighborhoods.
December 2, 4, and 9: (2014) Q&A Web conferences for potential participants
January 16, 2015: Round 1 applications due
February 12, 2015: Invitations extended to select applicants for Round 2
April 10, 2015: Round 2 applications due
June 9, 2015: Awardees announced
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The Baseball Tomorrow Fund (BTF) awards grants to non-profit and tax-exempt organizations operating youth baseball and/or softball programs and facilities. Grants are awarded on a quarterly basis. The next cycle deadline is January 2, 2015.