Grants and Fundraising
Our Bucket Fillers Team has compiled the following list of grant opportunities to help schools and non-profit organizations seek financial assistance in order to become a Bucketfilling School/Organization through our unique and positive programs.
In addition to the grants listed below, check with other national philanthropic groups or large business corporations (i.e. McDonald's, Burger King, Kroger, Publix, Home Depot, Lowe's, etc.). Check with various national service organizations such as: Kiwanis, Knights of Columbus, Lions, Masonic, Optimist, Rotary, etc. Also, check with local businesses via your chamber of commerce or school business partners, who support character development and bully prevention training, as offered through our presentations, books, and products.
Our school presentations also come with a great fundraising opportunity in which you can earn 30% of your group book sales, which may cover a significant part of your investment.
The Ambrose Monell Foundation’s mission is to voluntarily aid and contribute to religious, charitable, scientific, literary, and educational uses and purposes, in New York, elsewhere in the United States and throughout the world. In order to ascertain if your organization and its proposed project or program fit within the Foundation’s guidelines, you must submit a letter of inquiry.
Deadline: Varies; see site for details
The BNI Foundation is a non-profit program that supports charitable causes relating to children and education in countries where BNI is operating. The primary focus of the Foundation is to provide small mini-grants for educational projects.
The Braitmayer Foundation, established in 1964 through a gift from Marian S. Braitmayer, is interested in proposals utilizing innovative practices in K-12 education throughout the United States. One area of particular interest is in curricular and school reform initiatives.
Deadline: March 15th, Annually
The Charles Lafitte Foundation supports innovative and effective ways of helping people help themselves and others around them to achieve healthy, satisfying and enriching lives. The Foundation supports organizations working in four main areas: education, children's advocacy, medical research & issues, and the arts.
Deadline: Requests accepted throughout the year
The Comcast Foundation primarily invests in programs and nonprofit organizations that strengthen our communities. Applicants must be organizations operating within a Comcast serviced area.
The John Templeton Foundation, whose vision is derived from the late Sir John Templeton, supports a broad range of core funding areas, one of which is character development. This range of programs, publications, and studies is focused on the universal truths of character development, from childhood through young adulthood and beyond. The Foundation looks for programs that consist of new, innovative ways to tackle old problems, with a significant impact relative to the resources they've invested.
Deadline: April 16th, Annually
The Otto Bremer Foundation’s mission is to assist people in achieving full economic, civic and social participation in and for the betterment of their communities. Beneficiaries must reside within the states of Minnesota, Wisconsin, and North Dakota, with preference given to those in regions served by Bremer banks.
Deadline: Varies; see site for details
The Sprint Foundation strives to make a huge impact where it is needed most, supporting hundreds of organizations every year that focus on education, youth development, arts and culture, the environment and other critical areas. Their youth development grants are to help children that face many critical challenges while growing up, and focus on positive youth development programs to help them make the right choices.
Deadline: June 15th Annually
The Voya Unsung Heroes program provides grants to educators utilizing teaching methods and techniques that improve learning. These projects are judged on innovative method, creativity, and the ability to positively influence the students.
Deadline: April 30th Annually
This grant information is updated on a regular basis. If you become aware of other assistance available or incorrect data, please email us so we can update our site to help others.