Parenting Education Grants and Funding Information
W. K. Kellogg Foundation
W.K. Kellogg Foundation offers grants for those working with Youth
and Education. Using a holistic, child-centered approach,
Youth and Education programs address the preschool through
college continuum - ages 0 to 24. The overall goal is to support healthy
infant, child, and youth development by mobilizing, strengthening, and aligning systems that affect children's learning.
Dollar General Literacy Foundation Grants
The Dollar General Literacy Foundation is an incredible national and local supporter of literacy programs, including National Center for Family Literacy initiatives.
The Foundation funds family literacy programs in each of the 35 states where they have stores and is offering grants up to $20,000 to family literacy service providers.
The 21st Century Community Learning Center
The 21st Century Community Learning Center Grants is a federally funded
program through NCLB Title IVB (www.greatsource.com/grants/21stcent.html). It provides funding for before school and
after school initiatives designed to advance student achievement, especially
for students who attend high poverty or low performing schools. One target
of this grant is to offer students' families opportunities for literacy and learning.
The RGK Foundation www.rgkfoundation.org supports a broad range of human services, community improvement, abuse prevention,
and youth development programs. Human service programs of particular interest to the Foundation include
children and family services, early childhood development and parenting education.
National Institute for Literacy (LINCS)
The Wal-Mart Foundation and others have been added to the LINCS Grants database of over 400 grants and funding
resources. Wal-Mart Corporation is providing every Wal-Mart store, Sam's Club and Transportation/Warehouse
facility a $1000 grant for donation to a local literacy organization. For this and many more funding opportunities
visit www.nifl.gov/lincs/ and look for the
"Grants & Funding" link on the left-hand side of the web page.
Directory of Corporate Philanthropy
A comprehensive source of information on corporate giving. Rates
each company's generosity index and the geographical areas the company
restricts its giving to plus lists eligibility requirements. The
cost is $375 plus $10 S/H from:
Public Management Institute
333 Hayes Street
San Francisco, CA 94102
Dialog Information Services
An on-line database for funding sources including parenting education
parenting education db or phone 800.3.DIALOG.
The Barbara Bush Foundation for Family Literacy
Since its' inception this Foundation has awarded almost $9 Million to 276 family
literacy programs in eleven states.
Guide to Federal Funding for Education
A newly revamped reference tool for educators, program officials,
administrators and all who seek grants information for education/training programs at all
levels. Cost: $199 from:
Education Funding Research Council
4301 North Fairfax Drive #875
Arlington, VA 22203-1627
Council on Foundations
A nonprofit membership association of funding grants foundations and
corporations. Members include more than 1,200 different
foundations, including independent, community and public foundations;
corporate-giving programs and international foundations. For
1828 L Street, N.W. Suite #300
Washington, D.C. 20036