"Grants Lend a Hand to Public Schools"


General Mills is looking to lend a helping hand to neighborhoods nationwide with its "My Hometown Helper" grant program. Individuals from communities and organizations across America can submit a written essay of 250 words or less describing how the "My Hometown Helper" grant would help improve their community project.

Maximum Award: $15,000.

Eligibility: Requests for funding must be sponsored by a municipal orcivic organization or public school.

Deadline: September 30, 2007.