Opportunities 4/16/2016

Jefferson Street Streetscape, Phase II               

Mandatory Pre-bid meeting to be held on April 7, 2016 at 9:30 a.m. in the 1st Floor Conference Room at 320 Fountain Circle, Huntsville, AL 35801. Bidders must attend this pre-bid meeting to be eligible to submit a response

Lowe’s Charitable and Educational Foundation Grant

The Lowe’s Charitable and Educational Foundation is dedicated to enhancing the quality of life in the communities where Lowe’s operates stores and distribution centers throughout the United States. The Foundation’s Community Partners grant program supports nonprofit organizations and local municipalities undertaking high-need projects such as building renovations and upgrades, grounds improvements, technology upgrades, and safety improvements. Most grants range from $10,000 to $25,000. The application deadline for the spring funding cycle is May 23, 2016; the fall funding cycle will be open from July 1 to August 26, 2016. Visit the company’s website to take the eligibility quiz and submit an online application.

State Farm Service-Learning Grants Program

The State Farm Youth Advisory Board is composed of young adults who demonstrate exemplary work in service-learning, volunteering, and philanthropy in their communities. The Youth Advisory Board’s Service-Learning Grants Program funds student-led service-learning projects throughout the United States. Grant requests must fall under one of the following issue areas: community safety and justice, environmental responsibility, access to higher education/closing the achievement gap, health and wellness, economic empowerment and financial literacy, or arts and culture. Public K-12, charter, and higher education institutions are eligible to apply. Nonprofit organizations are also eligible if they are able to demonstrate how they plan to interact with students in public K-12 schools. Grants range from $25,000 to $100,000. Applications must be submitted online by April 29, 2016. Visit the Youth Advisory Board website for application guidelines.