Jack Kent Cooke Foundation offers Young Scholars Program for exceptional middle school-aged students

Do you have a middle school student with exceptional ability? If so, you should know about the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Young Scholars Program!

The Program was founded on the idea that if you provide high-achieving students with financial need the guidance and resources necessary for them to excel during high school, college, and beyond, their greatness will emerge.

The Young Scholars Program is designed to nurture exceptional students who have demonstrated, through academic excellence and extracurricular activities, who they have the potential to excel. Students apply for the program in 7th grade, enter the program in 8th grade, …

Mark your calendars! Family Volunteer Day is November 23!

Did you know that Family Volunteer Day, a Points of Light signature day of service, is coming up soon? This special day is dedicated to demonstrating and celebrating the power of families who volunteer together, supporting their neighborhoods, communities and the world!

For the last 22 years, Family Volunteer Day has been held on the Saturday before Thanksgiving as the perfect way to “kick-off” the holiday season with giving and service.

This year Family Volunteer Day takes place on November 23rd. To get involved and learn more, visit Family Volunteer Day.

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Mark your calendar! Family Volunteer Day is November 23!

family-volunteer-day-logo_2012-558x140Family Volunteer Day is a day of service that demonstrates and celebrates the power of families who volunteer together. Now in its 23rd year, Family Volunteer Day showcases the benefits of family volunteering and inspires families to serve. This year Family Volunteer Day takes place on November 23rd, 2013.

In an effort to encourage organizations, clubs and schools of all shapes and sizes to get involved, generationOn is offering tiered grants. Grants vary in size from $500 – $3000. While there are no restrictions on the type of project(s) applicants can propose, generationOn will be particularly interested