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Follow the links below for information about current funding opportunities for service and service-learning in your school as well as grants for supplies that could be used for service-learning. Grant information is updated regularly so be sure to check back often!

generationOn Clubs Disney NYC Grants

With the generous support of Disney, we are excited to offer $500 grants to new generationOn clubs and $250 to existing clubs in the NYC area to help fund a minimum of two (2) service projects, the Joy Maker Challenge, where youth spread joy to people in need during the holiday season and a project of your choice. All grantees are required to participate in generationOn's Joy Maker Challenge. Applications are being accepted until 5 PM EST on October 3rd.

Apply for the Disney NYC Grant here!

 
Kindness Ambassador

Double your impact this fall by applying to be a Kindness Ambassador for Rules of Kindness and the Joy Maker Challenge! You will receive 100-500 toys to give back to your community, collateral for your events, and a $50 gift card to cover expenses. generationOn will select 100 youth or groups of youth to serve as Kindness Ambassadors.

Apply to Be a Kindness Ambassador Here!

 
Septmeber 30th: Summer of Creativity Grants

Young change-makers can now apply for a Summer of Creativity Grant to help make their communitygreener, safer, smarter, healthier, cleaner, or fairer.  Winners receive a $500 grant to help make a lasting, positive change in the world.

The goal? To recognize young change-makers, and support them on their mission to help others.

 
December 31st: Walmart Community Grant Program

Walmart believes in operating globally and giving back locally - creating impact in the neighborhoods where we live and work. Through the Community Grant Program, our associates are proud to support the needs of their communities by providing grants to local organizations.

Apply for the Walmart Community Grant Program Here!

Rolling: Home Depot Community Impact Grants

Grants, up to $5,000, are available to non-profit organizations and tax-exempt public service agencies in the U.S. that are using the power of volunteers to improve the physical health of their community. Grants are given in the form of The Home Depot gift cards for the purchase of tools, materials, or services.

Apply for the Home Depot Community Impact Grants Here!

Rolling: KaBoom! Grants

One of the biggest challenges many communities face in their efforts to prioritize play is fundraising. That's why KaBOOM! offers grant opportunities to help communities take bold steps toward beginning or completing playspace projects. Applications for Build it with KaBOOM! Grants are accepted on an ongoing basis and approximately 175 - 200 nonprofits and municipalities are awarded annually as funding becomes available.

Apply for KaBoom Grants Here!

Rolling: Karma for Cara Foundation Micro-Grants 
The Karma for Cara Foundation is encouraging youth 18 and under to apply for funds between $250 and $1,000 to complete service projects in their communities. If you are interested in this K4C micro-grant, fill out the application here.

Closed Grants

August 5th: Family Volunteer Day Grants

With generous support from Disney Friends for Change, generationOn is excited to offer 100 grants to support volunteer projects on Family Volunteer Day, November 19th, 2016. Non-profits, schools and generationOn Clubs can apply to receive $250, $500 or $1000 in grant funds. Family Volunteer Day is a day of service that celebrates the power of families who work together to support their communities and neighborhoods. Volunteering is a great way for kids and adults to make new friends, develop compassion for their neighbors, and even pick up a new skill or two! It's an amazing day - don't miss out on this incredible opportunity!

Starts this September: Prudential Spirit of Community Awards

Recognizes students in grades 5-12 who have demonstrated exemplary community service. The program was created in 1995 and is sponsored by Prudential Financial in partnership with the National Association of Secondary School Principals (NASSP). Over the past 12 years, the program has honored more than 75,000 young volunteers at the local, state and national levels.

Apply for the Prudential Spirit of Community Awards Here!

December 5th: Stephen J. Brady Stop Hunger Scholarships

Each student selected as a Stephen J. Brady Stop Hunger Scholarship recipient will receive a $5,000 scholarship, as well as a $5,000 grant made in his/her name to the hunger-related charity of his/her choice in his/her local community. Each national scholarship recipient will be recognized at the annual Sodexo Foundation Dinner in Washington, D.C. All transportation, meals, and lodging for the student and up to two immediate family members will be paid for by Sodexo. 

Apply for Stop Hunger Scholarships Here!

 
If you know of a grant opportunity that should be added to this list, please contact us at clubs@generationon.org. Looking for help on how to apply for grants? Download generationOn's Grant Writing Tips.