Published on Sunday December 20th, 2009
By Carie Benton

Gladys Marinelli Coccia Award
Youth Service America (YSA)
Program: The first annual Gladys Marinelli Coccia Award will recognize two young
female social entrepreneurs, ages 14 to 17, whose initiatives serve the common good of
the community.
Award: $2,000 for the social enterprise; travel, lodging, and registration to National
Service-Learning Conference in San Jose, CA – March 24-27, 2010; awardee will serve
as a spokesperson for YSA’s initiatives; invitation to serve on the executive board of
Girls Helping Girls; access to YSA’s resources to support and expand social enterprise
Eligibility: Girls between the ages of 14 and 17 on January 1, 2010; located in the
United States (special consideration will be given to nominees located in West Virginia
and Metro Washington, DC); must have her own social enterprise; be supported by
contributions of at least $1,000 (cash and/or in-kind); have a business plan, including an
itemized budget ...

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Published on Monday November 23rd, 2009
By Carie Benton

Gulfsouth Youth Action Fund Invites Letter of Intent From New Orleans Youth Organizations


The United States Golf Association's For the Good of the Game Grants Initiative works to create opportunities in the lives of underserved juniors and individuals with disabilities through the game of golf.

The USGA is currently accepting grant applications for 2010 junior golf program support.

The USGA will consider funding requests for the following items provided the applicant is committed to the goals of the "For the Good of the Game" program and its target population(s): golf course access and practice range access; golf instruction; golf equipment; transportation provided for participants to attend programming; and certain construction costs for alternative, beginner-friendly golf courses and golf facilities in areas where there are obstacles to affordable access to the game.

Funding amounts vary. All grant recipients must be tax-exempt 501(c)(3) organizations or government entities such ...

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Published on Monday November 23rd, 2009
By Carie Benton

PeyBack Foundation Announces 2011 Grant Guidelines to Support Programs for Disadvantaged Children


The PeyBack Foundation, a public nonprofit corporation, was established by professional football player Peyton Manning in 1999 to promote the future success of disadvantaged youth (ages 6 to 18) by assisting programs that provide leadership growth and opportunities for children at risk.

Requests for grants are accepted only from agencies and organizations actively working to advance the welfare of disadvantaged children in Indiana, Tennessee, and New Orleans metropolitan areas. The foundation will not consider applications from groups outside these geographic areas. Applicant organizations must have 501(c)(3) tax-exempt status. For a program to be considered for funding, a significant majority of children being served must be economically disadvantaged.

The foundation prefers to fund programs that have a direct benefit to children through relationships and activities, promote positive interaction with peers and adults, provide opportunities for children to ...

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