Volunteers Contribute Hands On To Give Back To The Community, Children

"Growing something is always a learning experience, so I think it is really cool they have this for the little kids to start at a young age," says a student at the University of Central Florida. That's because the school's Creative School for Children has a community garden where kids ages 1 to 5 can grab plants and eat them, reports the Orlando Sentinel.

The garden is run by students and faculty, and they help with maintenance every Wednesday. "We ultimately just want to do our part in helping maintain this garden by providing for these children while also feeling fulfillment in giving back to the community," says the coordinator of Wellness and Health Promotion Services.

"I chose this place to volunteer initially because I grew up with a garden at home," says another volunteer. "I find it to be very important for people to get natural food and know where it comes from and help with it."
Read the Entire Article


Selected Grant News Headlines

A customized collection of grant news from foundations and the federal government from around the Web.

Engineers Explore Innovative Ways To Improve Resilience Of Coastal Structures

The National Institute of Standards and Technology has awarded two grants to the University of Miami worth a total of about $800,000 over the next three years to explore ways to make our coastal...more

Feed Title Plant Trees, Not Plastics: Announcing The Winners

Eighteen-year-old Vallery Adhiambo won the top prize in the "Plant Trees, Not Plastics" competition, which asked young people in Eastern and Southern Africa to come up with creative solutions to the...more

UNFCU Publishes 2021 Impact Report

The UN's Federal Credit Union has taken a stand against climate change with a pledge to use 100% renewable energy by 2050. The credit union, which is based in New York City and has 180,000 members...more

Meet The Girls Who Are Saving The World

Elizabeth Nyamwange, a 16-year-old from Byron, Ill., is the winner of HP's Girls Save the World program, which aims to empower female environmentalists and social entrepreneurs around the world,...more

Los Alamos Community Foundation Fetes Volunteer And Board Members

The Los Alamos Community Foundation held its first annual Volunteer and Board Member Appreciation April 28 at the Los Alamos Nature Center. Volunteers were honored for their work with the...more

How Innovation Has Been The Twist In Our Climate Change Story

"A book can change your life," says Elizabeth Kolbert, author of The Sixth Extinction and a New Yorker writer. "One might assume she gives a wink and a nod with these words." In fact, Kolbert is...more

Sustainability And Innovation: The Key To Israel's Successful Development Story

There's a reason Israel is considered a "start-up nation" with a tech sector that accounts for up to 40% of the country's GDP�and it's all about sustainability, Quartz reports. "In Israel,...more

Community Fund For Theresa Supports Indian River Lakes Challenge
Foundation: Northern New York Community Foundation

The Indian River Lakes Conservancy is asking residents and visitors of Theresa, New York, to get outdoors and see what they can do in a year's time. That's thanks to two grants from the Community...more

The Pursuit of Innovation In Building Climate Sustainability
Foundation: American India Foundation

South and Southeast Asia could be on its way to becoming one of the world's most energy-efficient regions, according to a new report from the American Institute for International Finance. But it's...more

Climate Board Driving Cutting Edge Climate Solutions

When it comes to climate change, America's infrastructure is pretty much the only thing left standing, according to a new report from the Climate Board. In fact, the report found that by 2030, the...more





Environment News from...


Citi Foundation
Nike


iTunes U has a variety of courses geared towards social entrepreneurship. With this app, it allows students to have customized learning experiences. Through learning that’s tailored to suit every student aspiring to be a social entrepreneur, SocialEarth.org checks off the top iTunes U courses and classes that are free to take. Some have videos, others have only audio. Take your pick:




Nonprofit Jobs

  Fundraising & Development Jobs
  Social Services Jobs
  Program Director Jobs
  Fundraising & Development Jobs
  Foundation Related Jobs


Federal Government Grant and Assistance Programs


Public Diplomacy Programs | Scholarships for Health Professions Students from Disadvantaged Backgrounds | Rural Child Poverty Nutrition Center | PPHF-CSELS Partnerships: Strengthening Public Health Laboratoies | Strengthening Public Health Services at the Outreach Offices of the U.S.-Mexico Border Health Commis | Tax Credit Assistance Program (Recovery Act Funded) | Hurricane Katrina Relief | U.S. Election Assistance Commission Research Grants | | Site Style by YAML | Grants.gov | Grants | Grants News | Sitemap | Privacy Policy

Edited by: Michael Saunders

© 2008-2022 Copyright Michael Saunders