Your SADD chapter is working hard to make a difference. Wouldn’t it be great to earn some money at the same time? There are always contests available that your chapter can enter and have a chance to win prizes that include thousands of dollars! See below for the possibilities, and remember – your chance of winning is usually a lot better than you think!
Create Real Impact Contest – Deadline April 18, 2014
Impact Teen Drivers presents this contest, which challenges high school and college students to submit a video, essay, music composition, or artwork to help solve the problem of reckless and distracted driving. Prizes of $1,500 are awarded in each category based on both a panel of judges and online voting. For more information, visit createrealimpact.com.
Besides contests, there are always grants available for your chapter to apply for to help fund your efforts. Usually, these grants require you to hold activities around a particular topic. Here are a couple of good places to research possible grants for your chapter:
Each year, YSA gives away $1 million in grants to youth groups like SADD chapters who take on service projects. There are a wide variety of grants with deadlines throughout the year, so check back frequently to see what’s new. Enter “SADD” in the “Partner Code” field of the application, and you’ll get a priority review!
Check out Do Something for grants to fund service projects on a variety of topics, or for cool campaigns your chapter can take on, like Teens for Jeans.
SADD College Scholarship – Deadline April 18, 2014
SADD is proud to offer seven $500 scholarships to SADD students entering their freshman year of college in the fall. For more information, click here.
Best of SADD Awards—Deadline: Friday, May 2, 2014
At the 2014 SADD National Conference in Washington, D.C. this June, SADD will recognize the stellar work of some of its most outstanding contributors, chosen from nominations made by SADD representatives across the country. SADD National will present the Best of SADD Awards in three categories: Activity of the Year, Advisor of the Year, and Chapter of the Year. Deadline: Friday, May 2, 2014. Click here for more information.