Grant Alerts

The Kerr Foundation – Grant Funding (Deadline: January 26, 2018)

It is the policy of The Kerr Foundation to identify and support 501(c)(3) organizations and institutions that provide new or enhanced opportunities for those within the granting areas, particularly the young. They believe this is best accomplished in the areas of education, health, cultural development and community service. While preference is given to Oklahoma organizations and institutions, they recognize that such located outside the state and region can also have a beneficial impact on the economic, social and cultural growth and development of Oklahoma. Therefore, they will also accept grant requests from Arkansas, Colorado, Kansas, Missouri, New Mexico and Texas.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention – Improving Student Health and Academic through Nutrition, Physical Activity and the Management of Chronic Conditions in Schools (Deadline: March 05, 2018)

This notice of funding opportunity is limited to state governments, specifically, State Education Agencies (SEAs).  The purpose of this project is to; increase the number of students who consume nutritious food and beverages, increase the number of students who participate in daily physical education and physical activity, and increase the number of students who can effectively manage their chronic health conditions.

Albertsons Companies – Grant Funding (Deadline: January 09, 2018)

The Albertsons actively seeks out organizations that are working with the community and making an impact for our shoppers. On a national basis, they fund only organizations working in the area of Childhood Hunger through their Hunger Is Campaign.

 


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Save the Children – Child Protection Manager (Washington, DC)

This position will lead on child protection and psychosocial support programs for the Hurricane Maria Response in Puerto Rico. The position will lead the technical oversight of sub-grants and material support to partners engaged in child protection and will lead on designing and implementing large-scale psychosocial support programs for children across Puerto Rico who have been affected by Hurricane Maria. The position will manage day to day implementation, monitoring and reporting of SC’s child protection projects.  The Manager will lead assessments, recovery plans and high-profile collaborations.

Child Life Education Specialist, School-Age Children (Washington, DC)

The Child Life Education Specialist will develop and implement educational programming and provide academic instruction for school-age patients while taking into consideration their medical, developmental and academic needs. These functions are performed in accordance with all applicable laws and regulations and MedStar Georgetown University Hospital’s philosophy, policies, procedures, and standards.

Eagle County Schools – School Nurse (Eagle, CO)

The School Nurse will support the provision of health services and health education to children to promote the optimal level of wellness for all students. Administer emergency first aid and care. Conduct such health screenings as sight and hearing testing as directed by supervisor per state guidelines. Complete necessary reporting to the Department of Health. Assists in completing appropriate assessments assist in completing appropriate assessment and evaluations for special education staffing, 504 plans and chronically ill children for special education staffing’s. Maintain positive interpersonal relationships with students, parents, staff, and community members.

Bluegrass Community and Technical College – Student Affairs Specialist (Migrant Education Outreach Specialist) (Versailles, KY)

The Northern Migrant Education Regional Center Outreach Specialist Recruiter/Advocate for the Northern Region is responsible for identifying and recruiting children and families who are eligible for enrollment in the KY Migrant Education Program. The incumbent advises school district staff, community and other agencies to interpret federal law and regulatory guidance as well as to provide service and offer referral for service needs of those families recruited. The incumbent provides technical assistance to local school district staff and other service providers; counsels targeted students aged 3-22 and their parent/guardians.


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