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DoSomething.org Offers Seed for Change

DoSomething.org, an organization focused on "helping young people rock causes they care about," is offering a $500 Do Something Seed Grant to help community-based projects and programs get off the ground.

A new grant is given out each week. Applicants must be under the age of 25 and a legal resident of the United States or Canada. Recipients are notified 2-3 months after submitting their online application.

Grant applications are considered on a rolling deadline.

Verizon Focuses on ‘Meaningful Outcomes’ with Grants for Non-Profit Organizations

Verizon FoundationThe Verizon Foundation offers grants to select 501(c)(3) non-profit organizations. Individuals are not eligible for the grant.

Perspective grantees must choose an area of concentration – education, literacy, domestic violence prevention, healthcare and accessibility or internet safety – with an emphasis on ‘meaningful outcomes and measureable results.’

Grant applications are considered on a rolling deadline January 1 through October 16, 2011.