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Walmart’s Grant Deadline Ending Soon

November 28th, 2011 by

Walmart and Sam’s Club have been providing community grants for years now and their latest grant application process is coming to an end. If you have heard of this and would like to apply you still have a few weeks! This grant covers a broad range of public and private organizations:

Eligibility Requirements:

The following organizations are eligible to seek funding from the Walmart Store and Sam’s Club Giving Programs:

  • Organizations with current tax-exempt status under Section 501(c)(3), (4), (6), or (19) of the Internal Revenue Code and must be listed in the most current IRS 50 State Master File at the time of application.
  • Recognized government entities: State, County and City agencies, including law enforcement and fire departments.
  • Volunteer Fire Departments with current tax-exempt status under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code; or that operate as an entity of a recognized government agency, as demonstrated by primary funding and documented by a letter from that agency.
  • K-12 Public Schools/Districts, Charter Schools, Community/Junior Colleges, State Colleges and Universities.
  • Private schools and colleges with current tax-exempt status under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.
  • Churches and other faith based organizations with propose projects that address and benefit the needs of the community at large. Examples of such projects include:
  • Food Banks
  • Shelters
  • Job Skills Training
For more information about this grant and how to apply, please visit their website by clicking here

NEW: Order Directly from our Website!

November 28th, 2011 by


Shopping cart announcement

We are pleased to announce that you are now able to purchase your safety education gear online! We are very excited to give you this option and if you have any questions please let us know. Also, we still love phone calls and would love to answer any questions you might have! Click here to contact
us.

Motorola Offers Local Public Safety Grants

September 23rd, 2011 by

Motorola Solutions Grant

September 22, 2011


Applications Due October 14

The Motorola Solutions Foundation Local Public Safety Grants aim to support safety education and training programs for first responders, their families, and the general public in the United States and Canada. With the financial assistance from this program, the organization can pay for additional resources needed to promote awareness, improve operations, and change more lives.

This grant program is competitive. Please note that with the large volume of anticipated applications, not all organizations that apply will receive grants.

The 2011 Local Public Safety Grants are available to public safety programs such as:

  • Local chapters of police and fire foundations
  • Community disaster preparedness programs
  • Fire/police nonprofit safety organizations
  • Scholarship programs for surviving families of fallen law enforcement officers/firefighters
  • Plus more

Only U.S. 501(c)(3) nonprofit organizations may apply. Canadian non-governmental organizations can e-mail the Foundation at foundation@motorolasolutions.com for access.

Requests for grant funding must be between $1,000 and $10,000, and cannot be used to support programs already fully funded by federal or state programs. The final day to submit your application is Friday, October 14, 2011. Apply today, and see how the Motorola Solutions Foundation can help your organization help more people.

The National Volunteer Fire Council (NVFC) offers a series of training opportunities for fire departments through the NVFC Academy. Topics include courses in health and safety and utilizing Fire Corps in fire prevention, disaster relief, and preparedness efforts. If you have considered bringing this training to your department but do not have the funding, consider applying for the Motorola grant to offset the costs. Click here to learn more about NVFC training opportunities.

Motorola is a Corporate Member of the NVFC.

Click HERE to go to their website!

 

Robotronics to attend 2010 NAPT Annual Summit

October 29th, 2010 by

2010 NAPT Annual Summit

Robotronics will be attending the 2010 National Association For Pupil Transportation conference and trade show on October 30 – November 4, 2010 in Portland, Oregon.  At  the 2010 NAPT Annual Summit we are bringing Buster and Barney the School Buses as robots and educational materials for everyone to see and try out.  Come visit us at booth number 216.

Robotronics offers school bus safety and accident prevention educational products to assist school district transportation departments with educating children and adults.  Our robots and costumes make learning about safety enjoyable while increasing retention of the principles taught.  Robotronics characters have helped children to know what to do in an emergency and how to save their lives and the lives of their loved ones.  We provide a positive medium for teaching and have some of the best educational products around.

Robotronics has been the leader in safety education products for 30 years.  Beginning with our first robot, Pluggie, we now offer thousands of robots, costumes, and puppets along with educational materials to help your organization teach children how to be safe.  Many of our first robots are still on the job today teaching children how to be safe.  Our ongoing commitment is to help you encourage safety in your community in a fun and enjoyable manner.

Barney the School Bus Robot

August 23rd, 2010 by

Barney the School Bus Robot

Barney the School Bus Robot

Barney the School Bus™ is an outstanding tool for teaching the important lessons of school bus safety. Barney is a fully animated remote controlled robot. He moves, speaks, listens, plays audiocassette tapes, and activates his lights all by remote control. With his optional stop arm he has all the warning devices of a real bus. He can wink, blink, and move his eyes, and with his smiling mouth he presents a positive and friendly image to young and old alike. He can be used with great success in school classrooms, assemblies, shopping mall exhibits, state and local fairs, and any other setting where your program is represented.

Buster the School Bus Robot

August 19th, 2010 by

Buster the School Bus™ is an outstanding tool for teaching the important lessons of school bus safety. Buster is a fully animated remote controlled robot. He moves, speaks, listens, plays audiocassette tapes, and activates his lights all by remote control. With his optional stop arm he has all the warning devices of a real bus. He can wink, blink, and move his eyes, and with his smiling mouth he presents a positive and friendly image to young and old alike.

Buster’s on a Billboard

August 9th, 2010 by

Buster the School Bus™ is an outstanding tool for teaching the important lessons of school bus safety. Buster is a fully animated remote controlled robot. He moves, speaks, listens, plays audiocassette tapes, and activates his lights all by remote control. With his optional stop arm he has all the warning devices of a real bus. He can wink, blink, and move his eyes, and with his smiling mouth he presents a positive and friendly image to young and old alike.