November 10, 2009

Funding Opportunity for Learn & Serve Challenge Participants

State Farm Good Neighbor Service-Learning Grants (Deadline Extended: November 13)

Youth Service America is currently accepting applications for State Farm® Good Neighbor Service-Learning Grants to support service-learning projects that culminate on Global Youth Service Day, April 23-25, 2010.

School and community educators across the United States and Canada can apply for up to $1,000 in funding for youth-led projects.

Service-learning is a teaching and learning strategy integrating meaningful community service with academic study and reflective practice to enrich learning, build civic engagement, and strengthen communities.

State Farm Good Neighbor Service-Learning grant applicants are encouraged to develop projects that launch on Martin Luther King Day of Service, January 18, 2010, and culminate on the weekend of GYSD, April 23-25, 2010.

The extended deadline is midnight ET Friday, November 13.

To begin the application process, complete the Eligibility Quiz.

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