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National Tree Trust

August 23rd, 2012 | Posted by admin in Grants - (0 Comments)

1120 G Street, NW, Suite 770, Washington, DC 20005
Seeds Program for Organizational SupportContact: (800) 846-TREE
Deadline: Varies
How much: Varies
What: Helps to strengthen the capacity of 501(c)(3) urban and community forestry organizations by providing matching grants for day to day operations.

Community Training and Assistance Center/Charles Stewart Mott Foundation

August 23rd, 2012 | Posted by admin in Grants - (Comments Off on Community Training and Assistance Center/Charles Stewart Mott Foundation)

30 Winter Street, Boston MA 02108
Contact: (617) 423-1444
Deadline: Call for information
How much: Up to $15,000
What: Supports low-income groups which identify and address problems in their own neighborhoods, rather than efforts carried out or led by others on their generic viagra cheap behalf. Groups must have a multi-issue focus on strengthening a specific low-income neighborhood, or neighborhoods in a specific area.


Youth Garden Grant

August 23rd, 2012 | Posted by admin in Grants - (0 Comments)

Contact: (800) 538-7476
Deadline: November 1
How much: An award package which includes tools, seeds, garden products, and educational resources.
What: Will award gardening supplies to 500 schools and community organizations working with groups of children. Selection will be based on leadership, educational, social and/or environmental programming, innovation and sustainability, need, and community support.


August 23rd, 2012 | Posted by admin in Grants - (Comments Off on 4Imprint)
Program: Any
State: National
Maximum Grant: $500 product value
Deadline: December 31, 2012
Go directly to guidelines and application
Each business day 4 Imprint makes a $500 grant in promotional products to spread the word, recruit volunteers, thank donors, offer comfort to someone in need or in some other way turns one thing into something much more. if you are employed by, or serve on the Board of Directors of a 501(c)3 charity, religious read more organization or generic viagra accredited school, and are working hard to make a difference in your community, you are eligible to apply.

New England Grass Roots Environment Fund

August 23rd, 2012 | Posted by admin in Grants - (0 Comments)

Program: to groups working on community level issues
Contact: We are updating our grant application and will introduce the Seed and Grow grant programs in February. It will allow us to (even) better work with community volunteer groups across New England. The new application will be online early February. Please don’t hesitate to contact us with any questions.
Deadlines: SEED grants: rolling deadline & GROW grants: Thursday March 15, 2012
NEGEF’s small grants program provides grants to groups working on community level issues in Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Massachusetts, Connecticut and Rhode Island. The Fund interprets the word ‘environment’ broadly and will provide funding for a wide range of activities. Whole systems-thinking is critical to initiatives focused on making our environment better, healthier and more sustainable.
Small grants are intended to support community groups who represent the most exciting energy in the environmental movement that are not being reached by traditional funders.

Some parks are getting a jump start on Playful City

Hi, Neighbors,

You are invited to our neighborhood’s upcoming annual event…. Now
Playing at Peace and Plenty Park

Date: Sunday, August 26   4:00 – 7:00 PM

The event promises to be a wonderful event full of fun and community
spirit. There will be ice cream for everyone!

Flier is in attachment. Please share it with your family, friends and

We are all working hard to turn around the recent upswing of crime in
our area and build a stronger sense of neighborhood. This event will
celebrate us as a neighborhood and your help will contribute to a
greater sense of neighborhood feeling.

If you can help with a few tasks that day or prior, contact Doug
Victor at or 401-521-0546. Thank you!

Some things event day: picking up tents, tables and chairs, picking up
ice cream and drinks, setting up (2:00 – 3:00PM)
helping with
refreshments and at community tables (3:30 – 7:00)  and  breaking down
(7:00 – 7:30)

We have several community groups with table displays coming. They are:
Elmwood Neighborhood Association, Southside Community Land Trust,
Environmental Justice League of Rhode Island, Urban Ponds Procession,
Police District 2 Neighborhood Crime Watch, Friends of Knight Memorial
Library, Providence YMCA, Friends of Peace and Plenty Park and more.

We will have some wonderful entertainment including: Music One, The
Community Music School, Storyteller Val Tutson, a special presentation
by neighborhood children and more.

Come to enjoy yourselves, meet your neighbors and be part of a larger
neighborhood presence.

Hope to see you!

Doug Victor
for the Friends of Peace and Plenty Park


Rachel Newman Greene
Community Works Rhode Island

Mayor Taveras at Summer Story Hour

August 7th, 2012 | Posted by admin in City News - (0 Comments)

Mayor Taveras reads a story at Brown Street Park

Mayor Angel Taveras came to Brown Street Park on August 1 to read a story as part of The Athenaeum Sandbox Story hour.

Google Grants Program

August 6th, 2012 | Posted by admin in Grants - (Comments Off on Google Grants Program)

Google Grants is a part of the Google for Nonprofits program. Google for Nonprofits is Google’s product offering for the nonprofit sector. As a qualified Google for Nonprofits organization, you will gain access to a variety of different product offerings such as Google Grants.
The Google Grants program empowers over 6,000 organizations to achieve their goals by helping them promote their websites via advertising on Google. Google ads appear when users search on Google. For example when you search for “world poverty” on Google, text ads related to world poverty appear on the right hand side. When you click on one of the ads, you are brought to cialis the website being advertised.

Organizations that receive a Google Grant are awarded an in-kind online advertising account which can be used it in a variety of ways, including general outreach, fundraising activities, and recruitment of volunteers. Google Grants participants have found much success with the program. For example, the US Fund for UNICEF’s e-commerce site, Shop UNICEF, experienced a 43 percent increase in sales over the previous year, while CoachArt – supporting children with life-threatening illnesses through art and athletics programs – has seen a 60 to 70 percent increase in volunteers.


Powered By Service Funding Opportunity

August 6th, 2012 | Posted by admin in Grants - (Comments Off on Powered By Service Funding Opportunity)

Offers Funding to Seed Youth-Led Service Projects Usher’s New Look, a nonprofit organization founded by entertainer Usher Raymond IV

that supports underprivileged youth in using their talents to become community leaders, has announced the launch of Powered By Service, a new initiative to encourage young people around the world to become involved in addressing the most pressing problems facing their communities — from preventing malaria and stopping the spread of HIV/AIDS to ending gang violence and increasing access to clean water.

Young people all over the world can participate in Powered By Service. Participants will have access to online toolkits and opportunities to apply for financial resources to support their projects. Grants will be awarded for exceptional service ideas.

Powered By Service currently has two grant opportunities available for youth volunteers.

Sponsored by the United Nations Foundation, the “Nothing but Nets” grant is designed to help youth create projects that increase awareness and funds for the purchase of bed nets to prevent the spread of malaria in Africa. Sponsored by the Corporation for National and Community Service’s Learn and Serve America, the “What’s Your Power?” grant opportunity offers funding for projects that address any issue. Youth are invited to design a project around the cause that interests them. For complete program information, visit the Powered By Service Web site.

Youth Service America Grants

August 6th, 2012 | Posted by admin in Grants - (0 Comments)

Invites Applications for J-Serve Grants to Support Projects on International Day of Jewish Youth Service

A limited number of micro-grants of up to $500 each will be awarded for community projects committed to creating service opportunities that bring Jewish teens together to participate in a J-Serve project. Projects that are creative and innovative, especially those that are first-time events in a community, as well as projects conceived and planned by teen project leaders (with adequate adult supervision), will receive preferential reviews. Micro-grant applications will be accepted on a rolling basis, and grants will continue to be awarded as long as funding remains available.

Link to Complete RFP

Deadline: Open