Grant Alerts for January 6, 2023
Jack and Jill Foundation Grants
College Prep Grants – Up to $5,000
The grant is offered to 501(c)(3) Organizations/Agencies who create or build and prepare a pipeline of talent for overall college readiness.
Reading Corner Grants – Up to $5,000
This grant is offered to Jack and Jill of America, Inc. Chapters who partner with local 501(c)(3) non-profit organizations to develop or promote Literacy Enrichment programs for under-served or under-resourced children in Kindergarten through 5th grade. These programs should focus on addressing the inequities in education resources caused by the COVID-19 Pandemic and the swift move to online and virtual learning by many school districts. Programs can include the establishment of traditional Reading Corners or can expand to offer programs that provide technology aids, supplemental literary or tutoring resources, digital books, and other creative resources (i.e virtual storytimes or book sanitizing products) that specifically promote literacy when in-person projects are not an option. The goal of this grant is to create programs and give opportunities and exposure to students who have under-developed or below average reading and literacy skills to help them improve their cognitive abilities, passion for learning, the joy of reading, and their desire for academic success.
STEM Grants – Up to $10,000
This grant is offered to 501(c)(3) Organizations/Agencies who create program(s) that create and/or strengthen opportunities that build and prepare a pipeline of talent for overall college ready youth in Science, Technology, Engineering and/or Math (STEM) for middle and high school students.
Farmer Veteran Fellowship Fund
The Farmer Veteran Fellowship Fund is a small grant program that provides direct assistance to veterans who are in their beginning years of farming or ranching.
2023 Application Is Open: Jan 4 - Feb 14
Farmer Veteran Fellowship Fund?
The Farmer Veteran Fellowship Fund is a small grant program that provides direct assistance to veterans who are in their beginning years of farming or ranching. The Fellowship Fund does not give money directly to the veteran, but rather to third-party vendors for items the veteran has identified will make a crucial difference in the launch of their farm business. Awards range from $1,000 to $5,000, and nearly $4 million has been awarded to more than 930 veterans since 2011.
How the Fellowship Fund Works
The application for the Farmer Veteran Fellowship Fund opens once per year at which time eligible veterans are given no less than four (4) weeks to submit a fully completed application.
JAMS Foundation/ACR Initiative for Students and Youth
The JAMS Foundation/ACR Initiative for Students and Youth provides grant funding for conflict prevention and dispute resolution programs for K-12 students and for adults working with youth populations in ways that directly transfer CRE skills from adults to youth.
Ross Stores, Inc. Foundation
Ross Stores, Inc. Foundation provides support for youth-oriented programs and services that prepare today’s youth for a bright tomorrow. The foundation makes Store-Based Giving Grants in the areas of building academic achievement and life skills in economically disadvantaged youth.
Academic achievement support includes programs with a focus on literacy; science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM); tutoring; stay-in-school efforts; and college readiness. Life skills support includes programs that focus on mentoring, financial literacy, leadership skills, after-school programs, and career readiness.
The Ross Store-Based Giving Program provides support – primarily in the form of gift cards – to federal tax-exempt 501(c)(3) organizations, schools, and government programs serving a community within 25 miles of a Ross Dress for Less or dd’s DISCOUNTS Store.