Saturday, December 1, 2007

$5,000 to Create Comic Books

The Xeric Foundation offers financial assistance to fully committed, self-publishing comic book creators and qualified charitable and non-profit organizations. The purpose is to assist comic book creators with some of the costs in self-publishing their work. The geographical consideration for comic book artists is the United States and Canada. Organizations must be located in Western Massachusetts. Contact: Xeric Foundation, 351 Pleasant St., PMB 214, Northampton, MA 01060-3900; (413) 585-0671

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Tuesday, November 27, 2007

$2,000 For Teenage Entrepreneurs?

The Allen Dayton Young Entrepreneur Contest chooses about 14 Nebraska High school seniors and gives them from $500 to $2,000 for their entrepreneuring potential.

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Teachers Grants In South Dakota

Qwest Foundation and South Dakota Department of Education Offer Technology Grants to Teachers
SIOUX FALLS, S.D.--The Qwest Foundation and the South Dakota Department of Education today announced they will award $25,000 to South Dakota teachers as part of the Qwest Teachers and Technology grant program. Teachers across South Dakota will have the opportunity to compete for awards of up to $2,500 each to support innovative programs that promote the use of technology in the classroom.
Grants will be awarded to pre-K through 12th grade teachers so they may use technology in the classroom to engage students, enhance student performance and prepare them for life in a technologically advanced world.

Grants will be awarded to teachers through a competitive process that will be administered by the South Dakota Department of Education. Teachers will be able to submit applications for the Qwest Teachers and Technology grants beginning Dec. 3. Application forms and instructions are available at The deadline to apply is Jan. 11, 2008.
Funds may be used to purchase supplies or to support professional development needs; however, funds may not be used to pay salaries or stipends.

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Free Money To Prevent Foreclosure

The Hope Now alliance is offering help to homeowners who may be having trouble meeting their mortgage payments. The organization, which is backed by the Bush administration, will mail 300,000 of the one-page letters before the end of next week. The letters urge the recipients to seek information on the options available to avoid defaulting on their mortgages. Homeowners can also find out about relief options that may include repayment plans, changes that can be made to the terms of a loan and other alternatives for which homeowners may be eligible on the organization’s website: or by calling 888-995-HOPE.

Income Eligibility: None

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Monday, November 26, 2007

$30,000 To Finish College...

The Jack Kent Cooke Undergraduate Transfer Program awards scholarship grants in amounts up to $30,000 each to students and recent alumni from community colleges or two-year institutions who transfer to and will pursue bachelor's degrees at four-year institutions. Jack Kent Cooke Foundation, 703-723-8000.

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