[New-hampshire-students] Grant Opportunities for Youth and Divisions

Joe Orozco jsorozco at gmail.com
Fri Sep 4 14:03:53 UTC 2009

The United Nations Alliance of Civilizations is launching the second edition
of its Youth Solidarity Fund. This programme provides seed funding to
youth projects demonstrating innovative approaches to building
cross-cultural understanding. The 2009 edition of the Youth Solidarity Fund
offers a total
envelope of up to US$300,000. There are two levels of funding available:
small grants for community or local-level projects needing funding of up to
each and large grants for national or regional-level projects needing
funding of up to US$30,000 each. A Youth Selection Committee will identify
the best
projects under each level of funding. Youth organizations from all over the
world are invited to submit project proposals by September 30, 2009, 1:00
New York time. The application guidelines and form are available at 

Do Something Save Our Music Contest (Deadline: October 23) 
VH1 and Do Something are calling on you to lead the fight for music
education in schools. From now until October 16th, take action - tell
everyone to "Save
Our Music!" Organize an instrument drive. Create viral videos on what music
means to you. Run an awareness campaign in your school. For more project
check out the "action ideas" section. The top 5 advocates will receive
$1,000 for their school music program and Rock Band Video game packages. One
prize winner gets $2500 in music funding and a Beatles Rock Band game
system! Check your email and back here for mini-contests and giveaways
the campaign! Submit your projects by 10/23 for a chance to win! Upload
photos and videos and you could win even more great prizes! Get started at: 

2010 State Farm® Service-Learning Champion Award (Deadline: December 1)
State Farm supports service-learning as a teaching method that enhances the
academic achievement of students while engaging in service to the community.
Teachers and parents are usually the primary individuals guiding a young
person's education. Other adults often play a key role in broadening a
formal education through community service-learning activities. State Farm
created the Service-Learning Champion Award to acknowledge this
advocate of service-learning. The State Farm Service-Learning Champion Award
recognizes a business leader, community member or public official who has
a passion for engaging youth in service-learning. Nominations for this
annual award are due Dec.1, 2009. This annual award will be presented to the
at the 21st Annual National Service-Learning Conference in March 2010, in
San Jose, Calif. Transportation, lodging, and conference registration costs
the award recipient will be provided by State Farm.  

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