The Lego Children’s Fund provides funding to help encourage kids’ creativity and problem solving. This grant offers assistance to programs that help kids from birth to 14 years old. The focus is on disadvantaged kids and special projects to help nurture creativity. Lego Children’s Fund welcomes requests nationwide, but gives preferrential treatment to Connecticut and Western Massachusetts. Typical awards are between $500-$5,000. Matching funds for qualifying projects or qualifying organizations are also considered. The deadline for this grant is October 15, 2011.