News on two programs available from major corporations:

With the Pepsi Refresh Project the company will be giving up to $1.3 million in grants to businesses and nonprofits for fresh new ideas. The project is a crowd-sourced granting program where the public submits and votes on ideas, in various categories, that can change the world.

Go to to submit a grant application or vote on other people’s ideas.

Over the past four years the Lowe’s Toolbox for Education program has provided more than $17 million to almost 4,000 schools across the country. They don’t just choose a few schools either. Lowe’s will provide grants to public schools and public school parent teacher groups – at more than 1,000 different schools earch school year.

Go to the FAQ Page to see if you are eligible for the Lowe’s Grants

Thanks to Step by Step Fundraising readers David Wallach and Brian Remmel for letting me know about these opportunities!

Posted on 12 February 2010

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