Here are some granting opportunities which look interesting...
"FIRST AMENDMENT SCHOOLS GRANT AWARD PROGRAM"
The First Amendment Schools project, co-sponsored by the Association for
Supervision and Curriculum Development and the First Amendment Center, will
award 10 grants of $12,000 each. Project schools will use the grant funds,
along with other resources the project provides, to transform how the school
community models and teaches students the rights and responsibilities that
flow from the First Amendment. Eligible applicants are public and
schools in the United States, including elementary, middle and high schools.
Applications are due March 15, 2002.
"PARENT INVOLVEMENT IN EDUCATION GRANTS"
General Mills Box Tops for Education will distribute fifty $2,000 grants to
school-sponsored parent groups across the country. By describing in 1000
words or less how you would use the $2,000 to establish or enhance a program
that increases parental involvement in your school, you have a chance to
that dream a reality with this grant. The grant funds can be used to create
new programs or expand or enhance existing programs. Grants are available
public schools as well as 501(c)(3) accredited schools. Parent group
coordinators can self-nominate their group if desired. Applications must be
received by December 31, 2001.
"TIGER WOODS FOUNDATION"
The Tiger Woods Foundation focuses on awarding grants that create positive
environments for underprivileged youths and emphasize the importance of
parental involvement and responsibility in the lives of children. 501c(3)
organizations with revenues over $100,000 are more likely to receive grants.
"INFORMATION ON U.S. DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION INITIATIVES"
Among a wealth of other information, the ED site provides comprehensive
information on applying for grants and listings of current funding
A collection of resources and tips to help K-12 educators apply for and
obtain special grants for a variety of projects.