1. Up to $120,000 in loan repayment for medical students. Join our call
    to learn more.

    REMINDER: Call is Next Week!

    Students to Service Loan Repayment Program FY 2014 Pre-Application
    Cycle Overview Teleconference
    Tuesday, August 20, 2013
    2:00 pm to 3:00 pm, ET

    The National Health Service Corps (NHSC) Students to Service Loan
    Repayment Program (S2S LRP) provides loan repayment assistance to
    medical students (MD and DO) in their last year of school, in return
    for a commitment to provide primary health care services in eligible
    Health Professional Shortage Areas of greatest need.

    To help reach this specific applicant pool, we are inviting NHSC
    Ambassadors and other partners who work directly with eligible
    applicants (medical students entering their 4th year), to participate
    in our upcoming FY 2014 Pre-Application Overview Teleconference. The
    NHSC will provide an overview of the S2S LRP, including information
    regarding eligibility, benefits and the application process.

    Prior to the call, we recommend that you review the Students to
    Service Loan Repayment Program website to familiarize yourself with
    its opportunities and requirements.  We also recommend that you review
    the S2S LRP Application and Program Guidance (APG)  from last year’s
    FY 2013 S2S LRP application cycle, as a reference to obtain a better
    understanding of the Program requirements and application process.
    Please note that each year, the APG is updated to reflect current
    Program requirements.

    Dial In Information:
    Number: 888-381-5770
    Passcode: 3736754

    We are excited for you to join us for this informational call. The
    FY2014 application cycle is expected to open by early fall of 2013.

    GOOGLE for more details!

  2. Harris Wofford Youth Award

    Deadline: September 8

    YSA’s Harris Wofford Youth Award honors young people doing
    extraordinary work towards achieving Senator Wofford’s vision of
    “making service and service-learning the common expectation and common
    experience of every young person in America.” The award will be given
    to a young person (age 5 -25) who is based in the U.S. and
    demonstrates exemplary commitment and action to involve his or her
    peers in service, youth voice, service-learning or civic engagement
    activities. The award includes a $500 scholarship and $500 donation to
    a nonprofit of the winner’s choice.
    www.YSA.org/grants/harris-wofford-award-youth

  3. Campus Engagement, Civic Development Project Grants

    Deadline: September 15

    Bringing Theory to Practice Project is accepting proposals from
    universities and colleges in the United States for projects aimed
    promoting the nexus of engaged learning, civic engagement, and
    psychosocial well-being among college and university students. Types
    of grants include:
    A) Seminar grants of up to $1,000 for projects that bring together
    diverse members of the campus community to discuss the civic mission
    of the institution and how that mission can be achieved.
    B) Program Development grants of up to $10,000 to enhance or extend a
    program that promotes engaged learning, civic engagement, and the
    psychosocial well-being of students.http://bit.ly/13eItnv

  4. Pollination Project Grants   NEW!

    Deadline: September 22

    The Pollination Project, in partnership with the Institute for Humane
    Education, is offering up to 20 grants for educators to create
    projects that support their students in making a positive difference
    in the world through projects that directly promote environmental
    stewardship, social justice, human rights or animal protection.
    Applications will be accepted from any educator, at any level
    (preschool through post-graduate), anywhere in the world, with
    priority given to educators working in traditionally underserved
    communities. The Grant includes a $1,000 grant and paid tuition in the
    Institute for Humane Education 6-week online course, Teaching for a
    Positive Future.  (CEUs are available in most states.)
    http://bit.ly/18yrU9t

  5. Project Learning Tree GreenWorks!  Grants

    Deadline: September 30

    Do you have an idea for a school/community native plant garden, a
    forest improvement project, a streamside restoration plan, a recycling
    program, or energy conservation project for your students?  Need funds
    to implement it?  Apply for a Project Learning Tree GreenWorks! grant.
    Grants are available in two award levels: 1) the popular and
    traditional GreenWorks! grants up to a maximum of $1,000 and 2)
    GreenWorks! grants up to $3,000 for registered PLT GreenSchools! (free
    online registration). http://bit.ly/13BDBHt

  6. Captain Planet Foundation Grants

    Deadline: September 30

    The Captain Planet Foundation primarily makes grants to U.S.-based
    schools and organizations with an annual operating budget of less than
    $3 million. Grants are made for activities that promote and support
    high-quality educational programs that enable children and youth to
    understand and appreciate our world through learning experiences that
    engage them in active, hands-on projects to improve the environment in
    their schools and communities. Preferential consideration is given to
    requests seeking seed funding of $500 or less and to applicants who
    have secured at least 50% matching or in-kind funding for their
    projects. http://bit.ly/y1tPpz

  7. CVS Caremark Community Grants NEW!

    Deadline: October 31

    Through the CVS Caremark Community Grants Program, CVS provides
    financial assistance to nonprofit organizations that are providing
    much-needed access to health care for underserved populations;
    wellness and prevention programs that are aimed at helping people
    achieve their best health, including programs in public schools; and
    health education and awareness programs that are helping people on
    their path to better health. Qualifying organizations are eligible for
    grants of up to $5,000. http://bit.ly/19lq7Fx

  8. World We Want Foundation Grants

    Deadline: Rolling

    The World We Want Foundation promotes and supports Young Global
    Citizens making positive social change in their communities and around
    the world. They work with and through Partner Organizations and
    Mentors youth applicants provide; help young people design and conduct
    meaningful Social Action Projects and acquire substantive knowledge
    and 21st-century skills while creating social value; provide
    micro-grants to support their Projects; provide an online funding
    platform to encourage and allow others to help fund their Projects;
    and provide an online Showcase to share their Stories of Social Impact
    with the world.http://bit.ly/11IE94t

  9. DoSomething.org Seed Grants

    Deadline: Rolling

    Are you working to start a community action project or program with
    your friends? Do you need money to put your ideas into action? A $500
    Do Something Seed Grant is given out every week to help young people
    just like YOU! These grants can be used towards project ideas and
    programs that are just getting started, or to jump-start your program
    and realize your ideas for the first time. These grants can also be
    used towards projects that are already developed and sustainable,
    towards the next steps of your project and organization to help you as
    you look to expand your project and grow your
    impact.http://bit.ly/PQYfTr

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