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After-School Program Grants For Under-Served Youth

Tue, Feb 5, 2019 @ 16:02 PM / by Vickie Garton-Gundling posted in education, education resources, after school program, grants for education, school resources, afterschool program, afterschool programs, after school programs, foundations, foundation grant, foundation grant money, foundation grants, grants, opportunities for students, grants for after school programs, at risk youth, youth grants, disadvantaged youth, disadvantaged youth grants, at risk youth grants, grants for disadvantaged youth, grants for at risk youth, extra-curricular grants

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While the American education system has put much money and effort toward improving in-class education in public schools, after-school programs are often harder to justify in already-stretched school budgets. This statement is especially true in high-poverty, high-crime areas where under-served students are likely to drop out of school or engage in risky behaviors.

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10 of the Most Money-Giving Private Foundations:

Wed, May 6, 2015 @ 10:05 AM / by Mary Ross posted in after school program, education funds, community development, community development grant, STEM Education, free grant money, nonprofit grants, grants for education, grants for math education, enviornmental grants, enviornmental funding, STEM funding, nonprofit funding, professional development grant, top ten U.S. foundations, grants for Underprivileged, community engagement, education grant, afterschool program, after school programs, top foundations, grants for environment, foundations, foundation grant, foundation grant money, foundation grants, community grant, grants for envirvonmental projects

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When looking for a grant to fit your organization’s needs, consider both government grants and foundation grants.  While both types can provide the funding you need, government grants can take six months to a year for review while private foundations typically take only three months.  So, if you need a quicker turnaround, you may want to look at which private foundations are giving the most money and consider how you can appeal to those foundations’ goals.  Here are 10 foundations that are giving the most money. 

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Nutrition and Fitness Grants for Kids

Thu, Feb 6, 2014 @ 11:02 AM / by Alisyn Franzen posted in after school program, food grants, food program grants, food program for kids, fitness program for kids grants, afterschool program, afterschool programs, after school programs, nutrition grants, nutrition program grants, nutrition for kids, fitness grants, fitness program grants, fitness program for kids

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Every year, millions of Americans make a New Year’s resolution to lose weight and/or become more physically fit, and each year only about 8% achieve their goal. One of the many tips for ensuring success is to get a partner to join you in your efforts.  Partners motivate us, hold us accountable, and make the whole process more fun. Educators and parents might want to consider choosing a young partner – their children and students. By working to instill healthy eating and exercise habits in young people on a daily basis, the adults may well find themselves acting as healthy role models.

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