Grants with Rolling Deadlines

California State Funded Opportunities and Grants

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Museum Grant Program

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Funding from the California Department of Education

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Grants with Rolling Deadlines

Pets in the Classroom
Applications accepted from August 1 through June 1st each year.
Applicant must be a pre-K through 8th grade public or private school teacher.
The Pet Care Trust, in partnership with our industry retailers and pet product suppliers, offers three different types of Pets in the Classroom grants:
1. Store Grants (choose one of 6 participating retailers)
2. Rebate grants ($75 for small animal; $125 for fish/reptile/amphibian)
3. Sustaining ($50 yearly for maintenance of current pet)

The Fruit Tree Planting Foundation Orchard Program
Applications accepted any time
FTPF programs strategically donate orchards where the harvest will best serve communities for generations, at places such as community gardens, public schools, city/state parks, low-income neighborhoods, Native American reservations, international hunger relief sites, and animal sanctuaries. Our orchard donations are available for recipients who pledge to care for their trees and utilize them for a charitable purpose. If selected for an orchard donation, FTPF provides high-quality fruit trees and shrubs, equipment, on-site orchard design expertise and oversight, horticultural workshops, and aftercare training and manuals. We subsidize deer fencing and drip irrigation as needed, and incorporate these installations into the event day. FTPF also helps coordinate all aspects of the planting, and offers an inspirational, educational experience for volunteers interested in learning more about trees. Free arboricultural workshops are available throughout the day of the planting and, for schools, a fun, age-appropriate curriculum, with our educators, emphasizing the importance of trees for the environment and fruit in the diet is available.

The Pollination Project: Seeding Projects That Change the World
Applications accepted any time
The Pollination Project seeks to unleash the goodness in every person. Through a daily practice of generosity and giving, we make seed grants- 365 days a year- to social change agents who seek to spread compassion in their communities and in the world for the benefit of all. The Purpose of a Pollination Project Seed Grant is to support passionate, committed people with an early-stage social change vision. We fund individuals and community groups, and you do not need 501(c)3 status to apply.

Schools of Service Ambassador
Applications accepted any time
Youth Service America (YSA) is accepting applications for Schools of Service Ambassadors that will promote YSA’s Schools of Service Program, provide training to K-12 educators using resources available through the YSA Learning Center, and assist Schools of Service and educators as they plan service projects. Each Ambassador will receive a $1,000 stipend from YSA. Service-learning coordinators, community representatives, and professional education consultants are encouraged to apply.