Resources for Grants and PTA

Compiled by Angela Banks-Spain (8/2019)

Suggested funded resources for community based non-profit organizations (i.e local PTA)


Grant Funding Sources

1.    Walton EMC School Empowerment Grant

Deadline: October 18, 2019


2.    Walton Electric Trust Inc.-Operation Round Up

Deadline: Quarterly

Funds are targeted exclusively for the following needs: (a) Community and emergency services,

(b) health and (c) youth.


  1. National PTA Grant Programs (local unit must be in good standing) Deadline: September 11, 2019

Throughout the year, National PTA will be offering numerous grant opportunities to support school and community efforts to engage families in STEM.


4.    KaBoom Inc Deadline: December 2019

Serve a low-income and/or special needs community. Have no playground or need to replace an existing unsafe or outdated one. Work with the community, with guidance from a dedicated KaBOOM! Project Manager, to fundraise toward the cost of equipment.


5.    Allstate Foundation

Deadline: May 2019


6.    Bank of America Charitable Foundation funding.html#fbid=PuZ_P5c8fSe/hashlink=communitydevelopment Deadline: 6/4/2019 – 6/29/2019


Priority focus areas of: (1) Building Vibrant Communities (2) Revitalization initiatives and (3)Supporting community arts and cultural institutions


  1. Georgia Natural Gas Grants Deadline: ongoing

Georgia Natural Gas’s commitment to the community is as strong as our commitment to our customers. GNG’s award-winning True Blue Crew Employee Volunteer Program, for example, is focused on improving the lives of children and seniors from all areas of the state. See True Blue community award


8.    AGL Resources Private Foundation, Inc.

Deadline: 04/30/19, 07/31/19

Community Enrichment – Strong Communities Depend on Good Citizens Working Together. We invest in nonprofit organizations with programs that contribute to the vitality, sustainability and livability of our neighborhoods.

9.    Publix Super Market Charities-Angela Deadline: ongoing

Our mission at Publix Super Markets Charities is to endeavor to meet the needs of the people in our community. Our areas of focus are youth, education, reducing hunger, and alleviating homelessness.


10.                      Kroger Charities Deadline: ongoing

Kroger focuses its charitable giving in several key areas: hunger relief; K-12 education; grassroots service organizations; and women’s health. In addition, Kroger supports organizations that promote the advancement of women and minorities, The Salvation Army and American Red Cross.


11.                      Atlanta/Gwinnett Braves Foundation Deadline: 15th of every month


12.                      Kohl’s Cares Deadline: Ongoing (Award Amount: $500-$1,000/event)

Through our Kohl’s Volunteer Program, Kohl’s Associates donate their personal time to make a difference in their local communities by volunteering with eligible organizations.

With every qualifying event, volunteer efforts are rewarded with a $500 grant from Kohl’s to the benefiting organization


13.                      Amazon Smiles Deadline: Ongoing

Amazon donates 0.5% of the price of your eligible Amazon Smile purchases to the charitable organization of your choice.


14.                      Fuel Up to Play 60 Deadline: Spring 2020

Up to $4,000 per year is available to qualified K-12 schools enrolled in Fuel Up to Play 60 to jumpstart healthy changes.


15.                            Georgia Shape Deadline: Coming soon

Georgia SHAPE is providing grant funding and technical assistance to schools to improve student fitness


  1. Resurgens Orthopedics Foundation Deadline: bi-monthly

The Resurgens Foundation is keenly interested in funding projects that align with our mission,“to promote active lifestyles for people of all ages and all abilities”.


17.                          Tech Soup for Nonprofits Deadline: ongoing

They offer deep discounts on technology products and equipment for non-profit organizations.



  1. AmeriCorps Program: Alonzo A Crim Center, College of Education (GSU)

Contact:        Dr. Brian Williams/Crystal Bradieu

Alonzo Crim Center for Urban Educational Excellence


STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering Arts and Math) Americorps Program

  • comprehensive afterschool program for after-school (Elementary, middle, high schools)
  • 10 month programming

( c ) 2-4 days/week from school dismissal until 5:30 pm

  • After School Robotics Program**


2.    Federal Work Study Program

Contact:       Local colleges/universities for 1-page application as a community partner.


Students may be employed by: the institution itself; a federal, state, or local public agency; a private nonprofit organization; or a private for-profit organization. Institutions must use at least 7 percent of their Work- Study allocation to support students working in community service jobs, including: reading tutors for preschool age or elementary school children; mathematics tutors for students enrolled in elementary school through ninth grade; literacy tutors in a family literacy project performing family literacy activities; or emergency preparedness and response.



1.    Computer for Learning (CFL) Program Deadline: ongoing

Educational Nonprofit Eligibility An educational nonprofit organization is eligible if: 1. it is tax exempt under section 501(c) of the United States federal tax code; 2. It serves pre-kindergarten through grade 12 students; 3. It is established exclusively for educational purposes; and 4. It must be approved, accredited

A 501 c (3) non-profit organization can received other non-computer or IT related equipment such as desk, chairs, file cabinets and other non-accountable type property.

2.    Congressman Hank Johnson

**request letters of support


3.    The Grantsmanship



1. USDA Summer Food Program

Role: Sponsor

Checklist Due:        April-May 2020

Training:                               Multiple dates (see below). Invitation Only


Bright from the start. Leslie Truman, Admin. Asst.-Nutrition Services (404) 657-1779



  1. Federal Combined Campaign (Listed as a Non-Profit)
  2. Georgia Dome/Levy Restaurants (Non Profit Concessions)
  3. Website/Online Donations
  4. Annual Fundraising Event
  5. Cruise Ship Fundraisers (example: Tom Joyner Foundation)