The Braitmayer Foundation offers grants of up to $10,000 to fund a broad range of K-12 education programs, with a particular interest in curricular reform initiatives and professional development opportunities for teachers, particularly those encouraging people of high ability and diverse background to enter and remain in K-12 teaching. All K-12 schools in the United States, as well as independent 501(c)(3) organizations with an interest education, are eligible to apply. http://www.braitmayerfoundation.org/guid.htm
The Ezra Jack Keats Foundation offers "mini-grants" of $350 to school and public libraries for programs that encourage literacy and creativity in children. Programs that will be considered include innovative or noteworthy workshops, lectures and festivals, as well as programs targeted at parents and pre-school children. Special priority will be given to any programs relating to the work of Ezra Jack Keats. Applications forms are available online, and can be printed out and then mailed to the foundation. All K-12 schools and public libraries in the United States are eligible to apply. http://www.ezra-jack-keats.org/programs/minigrants.htm
Johnson & Johnson (J&J) working in conjunction with the Society for the Arts in Healthcare (SAH), seeks to promote the use of the arts to enhance the healthcare experience for patients, their families, and caregivers. Proposals are being sought from healthcare organizations and/or arts agencies working in partnership to produce innovative projects to serve patients, their families, and caregivers in healthcare settings as well as in communities, to promote healing and preventative health.
J&J/SAH projects may be located in a variety of settings, including clinics, hospitals, hospices, medical schools, public health services, or other community programs. The range of grant projects is intended to be broad. Projects might include: creating new exhibition space and/or curating arts and healing exhibitions; transforming the patient experience through hands-on art making, writing, or music; hiring an artist or artists to design architecturally integrated or portable work for a public space; creating a healing garden for a new healthcare setting; and other activities designed to advance the incorporation of the arts into the delivery of healthcare. http://www.thesah.org/grants/johnson.html
HUMAN SERVICES--Outreach To Target Populations Under Trafficking in Persons Program
WHO: Faith-based, community-based, for-profit and non-profit organizations.
WHAT: To increase the identification of trafficking victims, to encourage victims to leave their trafficked condition by counseling them on the programs available to assist victims, by alerting local law enforcement where appropriate, and by connecting the victims with a qualified Service provider prepared to assist victims of trafficking. This grant program Seeks to provide financial assistance to existing programs of outreach to populations among which victims of human trafficking may be found (whether or not current activities to such populations pertain to trafficking).
AWARD AMOUNT: Approximately $1 million dollars will fund up to 15 awards.
For further information, please contact Emmett McGroarty, at (202) 401-5525 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. You can also access the program announcement at our website at: http://www.hhs.gov/fbci and look under "Current Funding Opportunities".