Grants & Funding
Many schools pay for character education materials, training, and initiatives with funding from the government and/or private organizations. In this section you'll find common sources of funding, as well as information on specific grants and funds that are currently available.

Government Funding

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Featured Granting Sources

Captain Planet Foundation Grants
Awards from $250 to $2,500 are granted for initiatives that support hands-on environmental projects involving children and youth. Rolling deadlines: January 31, May 31, and September 30.

United States Senate Youth Program – Washington Week
The United States Senate Youth Program, established in 1962 by U.S. Senate Resolution, is a unique educational experience for outstanding high school students interested in pursuing careers in public service. The annual program will be held in Washington, D.C., from March 7 – 14, 2015. One hundred and four student delegates will follow an intensive schedule during that week while they learn about the interrelationship between the three branches of government, American history and the importance of public service. Student will hear major policy addresses by Senators, cabinet members, officials from the Departments of State and Defense and directors of other federal agencies, as well as participate in a meeting with a Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court. All transportation, hotel and meal expenses will be provided by The Hearst Foundations. In addition, each student will be awarded a $5,000 College Scholarship for undergraduate studies, with encouragement to pursue coursework in history and political science. See details >>

Educational, Cultural, and Community Service Grants
Funded by The Corning Incorporated Foundation
The purpose of this funding is to support initiatives that improve the quality of life in and near communities where Corning Incorporated is an active corporate citizen. Grants are available in the areas of educational improvement, cultural enrichment, and community service involvement. Deadline: Rolling