Thursday, January 14, 2010

Check it Out: Grant Opportunity!

Grant Name: Disney Friends for Change Grants

Funded by: Disney

Description: Disney’s Friends for Change is a program that encourages kids everywhere to take steps together with their friends to help the planet. The Friends for Change Grants will fund kid’s projects that help the environment and will look to engage children ages 5-18 as leaders in their communities. Disney, working with YSA, will award 150 $500 grants throughout 2010. Disney’s Friends for Change Grants are open to schools, organizations and individuals planning service projects and will focus on projects implemented by children and youth ages 5-18. The goal of each grant is to inspire children to work with their families, friends, schools and communities to address critical needs in their local, national and global communities.

Program Areas: Science/Environment, Volunteerism/Community Involvement

Recipients: Public School, Private/Charter School, Other

Deadline: 1/29/10

Website: http://www.ysa.org/grants/announcements/friendsforchange

Availability: All States

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