Two New Grant Opportunities!

1. Youth Development Grants

Grant: to improve learning and enrichment opportunities for children by supporting and sharing effective ideas and practices in school leadership, after-school programs, summer and extended learning time, arts education and audience development for the arts.

Funder: The Wallace Foundation.

Eligibility: Nonprofits.

Deadline: Not specified.

Amount: Not specified.

Contact: http://www.wallacefoundation.org/Learn-About-Wallace/GrantsPrograms/FundingGuidelines/Pages/default.aspx

2.  Tobacco-Use Prevention Education: Grades 6th through 12th

Grant: Tobacco-Use Prevention Education (TUPE) funds support health education efforts aimed at the prevention and reduction of tobacco use by youth. Funding consideration to local educational agencies is based on projects that propose to implement research-validated prevention programs for the general student population, provide youth development activities for both general and priority populations, and provide intervention and cessation services to students currently using tobacco.

Funder: California Department of Education.

Eligibility: local education agencies must be certified tobacco-free by July 1, 2011. Funding is available to districts, charter schools, consortium leads, and county offices of education that serve students in grades six through twelve.

Amount: $16,500,000 in total available funds.

Contact: please refer to website for more information http://www.cde.ca.gov/fg/fo/profile.asp?id=2099

Application deadline is December 16, 2011.

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