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D-backs Give Back $100,000 School Challenge

Grants to Arizona K-12 Schools for Learning Programs,
Campus Improvements, Technology, and Fitness Programs

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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Arizona Diamondbacks Foundation and University of Phoenix

Deadline Date:

09/28/18 4:59 PM MST


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Grants of $5,000 to Arizona K-12 public and private schools for programs and projects designed to enhance the educational experience of students across the State. Funding is intended to support programming and initiatives in the areas of Educational Programs, Nutrition and Fitness, Innovation and Technology, and School and Campus Improvements.

The Arizona Diamondbacks and University of Phoenix are committed to helping Arizona educators provide the best possible learning experience for their students. They are inviting teachers and faculty to "Pitch Us Your Program" for a grant for their classroom or school.

D-backs Give Back $100,000 School Challenge Grants will be awarded in the following categories:

- Education Programs: Grants in this category will provide a unique opportunity that allows schools, teachers and students to fund projects and programs geared toward improving education outcomes for students.

- Innovation and Technology: Grants in this category will be used to support innovative teaching strategies and/or technology that improve student performance.

- Nutrition and Fitness: Grants in this category will create or enhance access to nutrition information/healthy eating habits or create programming that improves overall nutrition and fitness outcomes for students.

- Campus Improvements: Grants in this category will address campus improvements that provide a safe and enhanced environment for learning, sports, outdoor play, and/or team activity. In addition, schools are encouraged to apply for grants that improve campus icons that are a source of brand identification or school pride.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 130096

Estimated Total Program Funding:


Estimated Size of Grant:

It is estimated that each Grant will be approximately $5,000; provided, however, that the actual amount awarded may be more or less. The Foundation reserves the right to provide additional benefits to Grant recipients.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

The Grant Program is open to all Arizona public, private, and nonprofit charter schools that provide classes for any Grade K-12.

The Program will award grants to various school programs throughout the State of Arizona.

Pre-Application Information:

Applications must be received by 4:59 p.m. MST on September 28, 2018. Applications are to be submitted via the website (see URL below).

Grants are scheduled to be announced by December 1, 2018.

Only teachers, coaches, and administrators of the school, eighteen (18) years of age or older at the time of submission, may submit an application on behalf of a school.

An application can be for any one of the four Funding Categories. Applicants are permitted to submit multiple applications, and schools are permitted to be named in multiple applications, regardless of the Category. A school is eligible to receive multiple Grants.

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Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Arizona Diamondbacks
P.O. Box 2095
Phoenix, AZ 85001
Phone: 602-462-6500

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Arizona