Grants Overview

2024 Goals & Objectives

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.

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.

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
  • Requests for additional information and clarification must be made via e-mail:
  • Grant Applications are open for submission on April 22, 2024, & due 11:59 PM PDT on June 6, 2024
  • Successful applicants will be notified of the award by July 15, 2024
  • Grant fund distribution will be during the week of September 7, 2024
  • Grant implementation period is during the 2024-2025 School Year
  • End-Of-Grant Report Due by June 30, 2025

Eligibility and Limitations

  • KMC grants are awarded to schools, and KMC will only accept applications directly from educational institutions.
  • KMC’s 2024-2025 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.
  • KMC does not fund the purchase, creation, or distribution of materials that lobby for legislation or to influence public elections.
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