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Department of Agriculture: Child and Adult Care Food Program

The U.S. Department of Agriculture Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) can support your Club by providing healthy meals and snacks for Club members. To be reimbursed for healthy meals and snacks served to youth in your Club, you can partner with a state agency (see a list of eligible agencies by state here) or you can file your own application as an Afterschool Program. Clubs who partner with state agencies will be reimbursed, per meal, through the agency. To qualify 50% or more of the youth at your Club must be eligible for free or reduced priced school meals. Visit the CACFP Web page for more information and instructions on how to apply, or go directly to the handbook for At-Risk Afterschool Meals to learn more about the eligibility requirements and the reimbursement process for programs in low-income areas.

Deadline: Rolling
Amount: Varies

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Google Ad Grants

Apply for a Google Ad Grant to increase your Club’s online visibility. Google Ad Grants is the nonprofit edition of AdWords, Google’s online advertising tool. Google Ad Grants empowers nonprofit organizations to promote their missions and initiatives through $10,000 per month in-kind AdWords™ advertising. With a Google AdGrant, you can:

  • Promote your Club’s website on Google
  • Raise awareness by choosing relevant keywords and creating a unique ad to highlight your Club’s work
  • Track online donations, newsletter sign-ups, volunteer registrations, and more so you can see what is working and what is not To learn more about this opportunity, go to http://www.google.com/grants/index.html.

Deadline: Rolling
Amount: $10,000 per month of in-kind AdWords™ advertising

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Costco Wholesale Corporate Contributions Program

The Costco Wholesale Corporate Contributions Program supports nonprofit organizations in company operating communities throughout the U.S. and Canada as well as international locations. Grants and product donations are provided to nonprofit organizations and educational institutions that address the areas of children's issues, education, and health and human services. Local organizations should submit requests to the Warehouse Manager at the nearest Costco. Grant or donation requests which impact a broader region should go through the appropriate regional office. Requests may be submitted throughout the year. Visit the company’s website to review the donation and grant eligibility guidelines.

Deadline: Rolling
Amount: Varies

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Charles Stewart Mott Foundation Funding

Based in Flint, MI, the Charles Stewart Mott Foundation provides funding to organizations for multiple program areas in the U.S. and around the world. The Foundation’s Improving Community Education goal within their Pathways Out of Poverty Program aims to improve education by reducing dropout rates and increasing college preparedness and graduation rates. To receive a grant to support your Club’s academic achievement programs, review the Foundation’s grant seeking guidelines and submit a letter of inquiry. For more information, visit http://www.mott.org/grantsandguidelines.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: At least four months prior to the start of your program

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GTECH After School Advantage Program

Does your Club need a computer lab? Technology company, GTECH, provides grants of up to $15,000 to nonprofit organizations for new computer labs through their After School Advantage Program. Nonprofits with existing after school programs who serve youth aged five to 15, are located in a GTECH jurisdiction, and can sustain the lab through staff and monetary support are eligible to apply. To confirm your eligibility and to apply, visit http://bit.ly/1g3dTYl.

Amount: Up to $15,000
Deadline: Rolling

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