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Youth Grants & Awards News

Youth Grants & Awards News

More Youth Grants & Awards

  • Posted on: 16 May 2014

Grants & Awards

State Farm Student Achievement Program
Deadline: June 6
K-12 public school teachers in the United States and select Canadian provinces are invited to apply for YSA's State Farm Student Achievement Program to implement an extended service and learning program in their classroom, school, or school district. Funding of $1,000 for one-classroom, or up to $4,000 for school districts or groups of teachers is provided, as well as training and ongoing consulting from YSA's education experts. Learn more at:

A program introduction webinar for all interested applicants will be held on May 19 at 5:00 PM Eastern. Register at

National Child Awareness Month Youth Ambassador Program
Deadline: June 19
The National Child Awareness Month Youth Ambassador Program is for young leaders who want to take their campaigns, causes, and service activities to the next level. The year-long program funds and trains youth (ages 16-22) to lead community change. Ambassadors receive a $1,000 project grant and a trip to Washington D.C. for an amazing training program. Fifty-one NCAM Youth Ambassadors will be selected - one per state and the District of Columbia - creating a powerful national network of young people who raise their collective voice in service to other youth. "Early decision" is deadline May 19, regular deadline is June 19. Apply at

Captain Planet Foundation EcoTech Grants
Deadline: May 31
The Captain Planet Foundation (CPF) is pleased to announce a competitive grant program in partnership with the Ray C. Anderson Foundation. Sixteen (16) $2500 grants will be awarded to schools or non-profits organizations for the purpose of engaging children in inquiry-based projects in STEM fields (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) that use innovation, biomimicry / nature-based design, or new uses for technology to address environmental problems in their communities.

Teens Drive Smart Video Contest
Deadline: June 19
The Teens Drive Smart Video Contest is now accepting entries until June 19. If you're 16-21, and have a compelling, creative idea of how to show teens to be safer drivers, make a short video (25 or 55 seconds) about it, then register and enter it for a chance to be a 2014 Teens Drive Smart Video Contest winner! The top filmmaker will receive a $20,000 college scholarship; and your video could be broadcast by Bridgestone Americas as a public service announcement on TV stations around the country. Ten finalists will win a new set of tires.