Check It Out: NEW Grant Opportunity!

Grant Name: After-School Grants

Funded by: DoSomething.org

Description: School is back in session, but sometimes it's what kids do after school that makes the biggest impact on their lives. Do Something and JCPenney have teamed up to support youth-led after programs and school projects across the country. Types of projects this grant funds: Projects started by young people who are providing after school activities that help youth in their community. How much?: Ten $500 grants and five grand prize $1,000 grants. Each winner will also receive a limited-edition Flirtitude Tote.

Program Areas: After-School, At-Risk/Character, Community Involvement/Volunteerism, General Education

Recipients: Public School, Private/Charter School, Higher Education, Other

Proposal Deadline: 9/15/11

Average Amount: $500.00 - $1,000.00

Website: http://www.dosomething.org/grants/afterschool

Availability: All States