Type Program Deadline  
Foundations Mathematics Graduate Course Work Scholarships for Grades 6-8 Teachers 11-07-2014
Foundations 7-12 Classroom Research Grants 11-07-2014
Foundations PreK-6 Classroom Research Grants 11-07-2014
Foundations Improving Students' Understanding of Geometry Grants for Grades PreK-8 Teachers 11-07-2014
Foundations Equity in Mathematics Grants for Grades 6-8 11-07-2014
Foundations Engaging Students in Learning Mathematics Grants for Grades 6-8 Teachers 11-07-2014
Foundations Teacher Professional Development Grants for Grades 6-8 Teachers 11-07-2014
Foundations 2014-2015 Community Education Center Community Grants 10-29-2014
Foundations Project Learning Tree GreenWorks! Grants 09-30-2014
Foundations Prudential Spirit of Community Awards 11-04-2014
Foundations Pets in the Classroom Grants 06-15-2015
Foundations I Love My Librarian Award 09-12-2014
Foundations AAUW Community Action Grants 01-15-2015
Foundations ING Unsung Heroes 04-30-2015
Foundations Dowís STEMtheGAP Fall Teacher Challenge 10-31-2014
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Type: Foundations
Source: State Farm

All non-profit, tax-exempt organizations under Section 501(c)(3) or another tax-exempt portion of the IRS code are eligible for funding to the extent that they collaborate with and engage K-12 public school curriculum and achievement as part of the grant.

Eligible projects MUST be implemented in the 50 U.S. states, or the 3 Canadian provinces of Alberta, New Brunswick, or Ontario.  Additionally, all monetary benefits should stay in the U.S. or 3 Canadian provinces.

Additionally, eligible organizations include, but are not limited to:

  • Public K-12 schools and school districts
  • Public charter schools
  • Colleges and Universities
  • Governmental organizations
  • Other Non-profit organizations
Private schools themselves are not eligible for funding, due to the YAB focus on impacting the public K12 arena.  However, if a private school collaborates with and engages a K-12 public school and that public school agrees to apply for the YAB grant opportunity with support from the private school that would an eligible partnership.  The YAB encourages schools of all types to collaborate, but can only fund non-profit, tax-exempt organizations under Section 501(c)(3) and public education institutions.  

2014 Issue Areas

Youth Advisory Board is currently funding service-learning projects between
$25,000 and $100,000 that address the root cause of the following issue areas.
You can also learn more about each area by visiting our Projects page.

Access to Higher
Education/Closing the Achievement Gap

Every 26 seconds, a
child drops out of school. By developing innovative strategies for empowering
students to care about and take control of their education, our grantees hope
to reduce and eliminate this crisis. To learn more about this issue area,
please visit our projects area. 

Financial Literacy
(and Economic Inclusion)

The need for a greater
understanding of finance is clearer than ever in light of the ongoing financial
crisis. Equipping students with the skills they need to be successful and
informed about their current and future finances is the vision of our financial
literacy grantees. To learn more about this issue area, please visit our
projects area.

Community Safety and
Natural Disaster Preparedness

The issues of
community safety have received unprecedented attention in the wake of school
shootings such as at Sandy Hook Elementary and Virginia Tech and hurricanes
such as Katrina and Sandy. As these diverse yet equally exigent disasters
unfold, the State Farm Youth Advisory Board recognizes the importance of
keeping our communities safe from natural disasters, social issues, and acts of

Health & Wellness

Nutritional imbalances
across the country, the high rates of obesity among both children and adults,
the increasing prevalence of mental illnesses, and the growing rate of sexual
transmitted diseases and sexual assault, demonstrate the significance of health
and wellness issues in all communities. The State Farm Youth Advisory Board
encourages projects within Health and Wellness that address, focus on threats
or challenges to, and promote mental, physical, and sexual health.

Deadline: 05-02-2014
Award Min: $25,000.00
Award Max: $100,000.00
Quantity: Unknown
Period: One year.
Questions? http://www.sfyab.com/contact/

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