Funding Resources

Find funding for purchasing our programs.

Funding Resources

  •     GENERAL    
  •     CIVIC    
  •     FOUNDATION    
  •     GOVERNMENT    
    GENERAL    

Schools that implement peace programs have sought funding from many different organizations, including these sources:

  • County government discretionary funds
  • Governor's special council funds for child abuse prevention
  • Mental health funds
  • District and school safety funds
  • School enhancement dollars
  • Mayor's office or municipal government
  • Police departments
  • Violence prevention organizations
  • Medical clinics
  • Neighborhood Watch groups
  • Parent-teacher associations
  • Banking institutions
  • Faith-based institutions
  • Private foundations
  • Hospitals
  • Libraries
    CIVIC    

These civic organizations offer grants and funding opportunities:

    FOUNDATION    

The Allstate Foundation 

This foundation supports programs for safe and vital communities.

The Annenberg Foundation Grants

Grants are provided to advance public well-being through education and youth development, civic and community, and health and human services.

Associated Grant Makers (AGM)

Find a list of foundations, corporations that award grants, donors, and philanthropic advisory services.

Braitmayer Foundation 

The Foundation is interested in proposals utilizing innovative practices in K-12 education throughout the United States.

The Lawrence Foundation 

The foundation is focused on making grants to support education, health, human services, and other causes.

Wachovia Foundation

The foundation works to build strong and vibrant communities and improve the quality of life.

The Charles Lafitte Foundation

The foundation focuses on child abuse, literacy, educational advancement, after-school programs, and the general well-being of children.

Fundsnet Services Online

Since 1996 Fundsnet Services has provided resources information about grants, fundraising, philanthropy, foundations and 501(c)(3) non–profits organizations to those in need of funding and research for their their philanthropic efforts and missions.

    GOVERNMENT    

Administration for Children and Families (ACF)

Federal programs that promote the economic and social well-being of families, children, individuals, and communities.

Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance

View all federal programs as well as public and private institutions offering program funding.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC): Healthy Youth Funding Database (HY-FUND)

Awards for programs that promote health and quality of life by preventing and controlling disease, injury, and disability.

The Council on Foundations

Access a list of community foundations by state.

Department of Education Forecast of Funding

Find a list of all of the programs and competitions available from the department.

Department of Education Grants 

Read more about the department's formula-based grant programs designed to improve elementary and secondary schools.

The Foundation Directory Online

Search databases of up to 80,000 grantmakers and more than 500,000 grants. (Paid subscription required.)

Fundsnet Services Online

Since 1996 Fundsnet Services has provided resources information about grants, fundraising, philanthropy, foundations and 501(c)(3) non–profits organizations to those in need of funding and research for their their philanthropic efforts and missions. 

National Institute for Mental Health (NIMH)

Helps to fund programs that reduce the burden of mental illness and behavioral disorders through research on mind, brain, and behavior including violence in children.

Grants.gov

Find and apply for federal government grants through nearly 1,000 different programs.

No Child Left Behind-Title I

Funds providing academic support and learning opportunities to help low-achieving children master challenging curricula.  

Partnership for Character Education

Grants for character education programs involving teaching students civics, citizenship, justice, responsibility, and respecting themselves and others.

Safe and Drug-Free Schools and Communities

Grants for violence prevention and programs that ensure the health and well-being of students as well as promoting development of good character and citizenship.

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)

Grants are provided to promote protective factors and to reduce risk factors for substance abuse.

Suicide Prevention Resource Center

Provides prevention support, training, and resources to assist organizations and individuals to develop suicide prevention programs, interventions and policies.

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS)

Federal funding for programs for families, communities, and students. Find grant information for more than 300 programs.