Suggested Funding Sources

Chicken Soup for the Soul Hallway Heroes is an evidence-based and literacy-based social and emotional learning program. Below is a suggested list of possible funding sources that could be used to bring this program to your school/district.

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General Funding Resources:

Sometimes you need to look no further than your local community for funding opportunities. Options include:

  • PTA, PTO, and other parent organizations
  • Student-led fundraising
  • School Foundations
  • Local businesses
  • Local government/chambers of commerce
  • Local foundations
  • Larger foundations
  • Local service organizations
  • Institutes of higher learning (ex: college, adult learning center, university)
  • Business connections through parents
  • Multinational businesses with local headquarters
  • Police departments
  • Fire departments
  • Hospitals and clinics
  • Health Department
  • Banks
  • Faith-based institutions
  • Libraries
  • Philanthropists

Government Funding Sources:

State FTE (Full Time Equivalent) funding — these vary by state. Check with your state government for details.

Title IV: Safe and Drug Free Schools Act

Title V: Mental Health Support

Title I: Improving The Academic Achievement Of The Disadvantaged

Title II: Preparing, Training, And Recruiting High Quality Teachers And Principals (funding for teacher-training)

Safe and Drug-Free Schools and Communities

Crowdfunding Sources

Bullying prevention and engagement programs have found success through Crowdfunding. Some popular websites include:

Foundation Grants

There are many foundations that offer grants to fund bullying prevention programs like Chicken Soup for the Soul Hallway Heroes. Here are some to look into: