Friday, March 30, 2012

Home Depot grants: repairs, weatherizing, trees/gardens

This Home Depot Foundation opportunity supports work completed by community volunteers

Proposals for the following community improvement activities will be considered:
  • Repairs, refurbishments, and modifications to low-income and/or transitional housing or community facilities (schools, community centers, senior centers, etc.);
  • Weatherizing or increasing energy efficiency of low-income and/or transitional housing or community facilities;
  • Planting trees or community gardens and/or landscaping community facilities;
  • Development and/or improvement of parks or green spaces.
More competitive grant proposals will specifically identify projects for veterans and will include housing repairs, modifications, and weatherization work. 

Grants go up to $5,000 and are given in the form of The Home Depot gift cards for the purchase of tools, materials, or services.

Deadline August 13, 2012  

Thursday, March 29, 2012

Mazda Foundation: education, literacy, environmental conservation + more

The Mazda Foundation grants funding in education and literacy, environmental conservation, cross-cultural understanding, social welfare, and scientific investigation. 

The operating budget is approximately $400,000 each fiscal year, and the application window is May 1 through July 1. 

The application form looks pretty simple, click the picture of the RX3 below to see the grant guidelines.