Are you planning a youth-led service project? If so, check out the Disney Friends for Change Grants and the Captain Planet Foundation Grants!
Disney Friends for Chang Grants
Deadline: February 10
Disney Friends for Change Grants offer young change-makers an opportunity to receive a $1,000 grant for youth-led service projects that demonstrate youth leadership, creativity, and a commitment to making a positive impact in the community. Whatever your interests, a Disney Friends for Change grant can help you make a difference for people, communities, and the planet. Youth ages 5-18 located in all 50 states and the District of Columbia are eligible to apply for a $1,000 grant. www.YSA.org/grants/disney-friends-change-grants
Captain Planet Foundation Grants
Deadline: February 28
U.S.-based schools and organizations with annual operating budgets of less than $3 million are eligible to apply for grants from the Captain Planet Foundation. Grants support high-quality educational programs that enable children and youth to understand and appreciate our world through learning experiences that engage them in active, hands-on community service projects to improve the environment in their schools and communities. Preference is given to requests seeking seed funding of $500 or less and to applicants who have secured at least 50 percent matching or in-kind funding. http://bit.ly/y1tPpz