U.S. Soccer Foundation – Program and Safe Places to Play Grants

Deadline: October 1st, 2013
The U.S. Soccer Foundation awards grants on an annual basis to support both soccer programs and field-building initiatives in underserved areas nationwide. Grants are provided to support all aspects of the game – from assisting programs with operational costs to creating Safe Places to Play.
Funder: The U.S. Soccer Foundation
Eligibility: Any organization with a 501(c)(3) tax exempt status may apply. This can also include churches, individual schools or school districts, cities or municipalities, etc.
Amount: Program Grants: up to $50,000
Search:  Safe Places to Play Grants: Varies depending on project scope.



W.K. Kellogg Foundation – Family Engagement Efforts to Support Early Childhood Educational Success

Deadline: September 23rd, 2013
The W.K. Kellogg Foundation (WKKF) announces a $5 million investment to identify and cultivate innovations in the growing field of family engagement that support children’s educational success from birth to 8 years old. Organizations that have developed effective family engagement models that address obstacles faced by low-income families are encouraged to send initial submissions.

WKKF defines family engagement as a shared responsibility of families, schools and communities for student learning and achievement. It is a continuous process from birth to third grade and beyond that occurs across multiple settings where children learn. The foundation seeks to support and expand on-the-ground family engagement efforts that include program design and implementation, service delivery and/or policy development and implementation.
Funder: The W.K. Kellogg Foundation
Eligibility: Public entities or nonprofit organizations that are tax-exempt under Section 501(c) (3) of the Internal Revenue Code and can demonstrate the fiscal capacity to manage the funds are welcome to apply.
Amount: up to $500,000.
Contact: The W.K.Kellogg Foundation


These grants are listed on the Youth Today website.  There are many others.  Check: