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APPLY FOR PEER MEDIATION GRANTS -- 2023-24

APPLICATION WINDOW: May 1 - June 30, 2023

Application Process & Deadlines

  • Grant awards may be up to $3,000 per school

  • Applicant project and funding needs must be consistent with KMC’s mission and the above-noted current funding cycle focus

  • Grant Applications are open for submission on May 1, 2023, and due by 11:59 PM PDT on June 30, 2023

  • Successful applicants will be notified of the award by July 15, 2023

  • Grant fund distribution will be during the week of September 7, 2023

  • Grant implementation period is during the 2023-2024 School Year

  • End-Of-Grant Report Due by June 30, 2024



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Eligibility and Limitations 

  • KMC grants are awarded to schools, and KMC will only accept applications directly from educational institutions.
  • KMC’s 2023-2024 Grant Funding cycle will focus on starting or advancing peer mediation programs primarily for grades 4-12.
  • School sites wishing to establish new peer mediation programs are encouraged to apply.
  • KMC will fund only well-qualified and clearly defined proposals for programs, which may represent only a fraction of the grant amount requested.
  • Successful grant recipients must agree to participate in surveys throughout the school year.
  • Successful grant recipients will visit the KMC Community website and design a school year program that includes peer mediation training and establishment of an on-campus program.
  • KMC does not fund the purchase, creation, or distribution of materials that lobby for legislation or to influence public elections.

2023 Grant Goals & OBJECTIVES

In 2023, KMC will fund school programs:

  • To train students in peer mediation. (in-person/virtual)

  • To increase respect for others through processes of communication and other peer mediation techniques.

  • To mediate disagreements among students to an agreeable resolution.

  • To improve student's self-awareness and self-regulation through communication.

  • To enrich student’s lives through mediation practices as they move toward adulthood.

In 2023, ​KMC will
  • Provide school grant funds to schools that best meet the goals of KMC.

  • Provide resources to assist in training students through the KMC online private community dedicated to students, teachers, and administrators.

  • Appoint a KMC Board member as a consultant to assist with questions and resources.

About us

Our Mission:

To support and promote programs in K-12 schools that teach students conflict management skills and enrich their lives into adulthood.

CONTACT US

Kids Managing Conflict
Address: PO Box 372

Sunset Beach, CA 90742

Telephone: 657-204-4022

Email:  info@kidsmanagingconflict.org

FIND us

Kids Managing Conflict is a 501(c)(3) and the charitable and educational arm of the Southern California Mediation Association (SCMA).  

We are honored to be a part of SCMA - California's premier professional society for mediators.

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