High School Grant Program

Earn money for your school’s future educational needs. 

Host at least 2 blood drives with The Blood Connection between August 1 and June 1 to receive a grant!

Want to make it even bigger and better? Host a blood drive spirit night at a local business or a Homecoming blood drive! Your drives don’t have to be at your school or during school hours. We’re available whenever you are. 

BONUS: Any school that hosts FOUR total blood drives in one year (August-July) will receive a $2,000 bonus (to be used for future educational expenses).


Units Collected Grant Amount
50+ $500
100+ $1,000
200+ $1,500
300+ $2,000



The Blood Connection is proud to present high school blood donors with red honor cords to wear during their graduation ceremony. All students who donate blood at least 3 times during their high school career will receive honor cords.

Donations are not limited to the school’s blood drive. They include any community drive or donations at one of our donation centers.

Please fill out the form below and we will mail you your honor cord.

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Host a summer blood drive and receive a $500 scholarship (made out to the University of your choice) and a letter of recommendation from our CEO.


Blood Drive must be hosted during the summer months (June–August) when the student’s school is not in session. Blood Drives hosted by or at the school that the student participates in does not qualify towards the scholarship. Student does not have to be a current or past blood donor to participate. Scholarship will be given to a University of the student’s choice upon completion of the student’s first blood drive that collects thirty-six (36) units of whole blood.


Host a Blood Drive