Below are a few grant opportunities for individual, group, or organizations with application time line. Individual applications for funding should be coordinated with SJSU University Advancement or Research Foundation.


Youth Service America (YSA)

June 16, 2013 National Child Awareness Month Ambassador Program

Do you have a passion for community service? Have you worked hard to solve a local problem but want to do more? Then apply for the National Child Awareness Month Youth Ambassador Program. A project of YSA (Youth Service America) and Festival of Children Foundation, this year-long Ambassadorship will help youth (ages 16-22) combat critical issues facing young people today.(

June 23, 2013 State Farm® Good Neighbor Student Achievement Grant

State Farm Good Neighbor Student Achievement Grants Are you looking for different ways to increase student engagement and motivation in your classroom? We have a program for you! State Farm® is proud to team up with YSA (Youth Service America) to offer grants of up to $1,500 for programs enhancing student achievement through service-learning in K-12 public schools in all fifty US states, the District of Columbia, and in the Canadian provinces of Ontario, New Brunswick, and Alberta. (

June 23, 2013 State Farm® Good Neighbor YOUth in the Driver Seat Grants

Learning to drive is one of the most exciting milestones in a teen’s life. To support teens and their teachers in this rite of passage, YSA and State Farm® are offering YOUth in the Driver Seat, a service and learning program that includes training, ongoing support and consultation, and a $1,500 grant to implement a 14 week project that encourages safe driving habits, service to the community, and student achievement. (

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