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Funding and Resource Opportunities | July 2020


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New funding available this month supports Indigenous-led energy and food security efforts, preventing trafficking victimization, HIV/AIDS care and prevention, American Muslim communities, running and soccer for kids, healthy oceans, organic farmers, veterans’ housing, safer childbirth, contemporary visual arts, and much more – plus new COVID-related support for cause-specific efforts, essential deliveries, and communities disproportionately impacted.

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COVID-19 support

Check GCN’s continually-updated list of COVID-related funding and support opportunities, where you’ll find national sources, Community Foundations, cause-specific funding, and discount services. What’s new:

TD Bank
2020 Ready Challenge
Deadline: August 13
Grants support innovative, scalable, and/or replicable solutions helping address pandemic-caused issues in communities disproportionately impacted by COVID-19. View details.

Grantmakers for Girls of Color
Love is Healing COVID-19 Response Fund
Deadline: November 30 (Letter of interest)
Grants of up to $25,000 are available for nonprofits and coalitions led by women or girls of color, or with a primary mission to reach girls of color and gender-expansive youth of color. View details.

AIDS United
Relief, Recovery, and Resiliency Fund
Deadline: Open
Nonprofits serving people living with and at risk for HIV/AIDS can apply for grants of up to $15,000 to help them overcome COVID-related challenges to their work. View details.

School-Based Healthcare Solutions Network
COVID-19 Student Support Recovery Grant
Deadline: Open (first-come first-served)
Private schools, charter schools, charter school management companies, and Local Education Agencies are eligible for funding to support school-based telehealth programs. View details.

Essential Deliveries
Deadline: Open
Organizations needing essential goods delivered, or with clients who need transportation for essential services, can apply to be matched up with Lyft drivers. View details.

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GRANTS now available

Honor the Earth
Building Resilience in Indigenous Communities
Deadline: July 20
Funding is available for nonprofits led by Indigenous people working to implement renewable energy, energy efficiency, or food security measures. View details.

Dept. of the Treasury
Capital Magnet Fund
Deadline: July 27
Nonprofit organizations can apply for grants supporting affordable housing activities and related activities in economic development and community service facilities. View details.

Citi Foundation
CDFI grants
Deadline: July 30
Grants of up to $500,000 are available for Community Development Financial Institutions serving small businesses owned by people of color and low- and moderate-income individuals and communities. View details.

Dept. of Health and Human Services
Human Trafficking Youth Prevention Education Demonstration Grants
Deadline: July 31
Local educational agencies can receive support to develop and implement programs to prevent human trafficking victimization through training and education. View details.

Kent Richard Hofmann Foundation
Grant program
Deadline: July 31 (letter of intent)
Community-based organizations focused on HIV/AIDS in the areas of care and direct services, education, and research are invited to apply for funding. View details.

Save Our Seas Foundation
Grant program
Deadline: July 31
Projects with the capacity to make a difference in the health of oceans and survival of threatened aquatic species and habitats are available for funding of up to $10,000. View details.

American Honda Foundation
Grant program
Deadline: August 1
Grants of up to $75,000 are available for youth education projects, with a specific focus on STEM subjects, environment, job training, and literacy. View details.

The Barbara McDowell and Gerald S. Hartman Foundation
Grant program
Deadline: August 1
Grants support systemic litigation efforts aiming to improve the economic well-being and social conditions of disadvantaged persons and groups in the U.S. View details.

Brady Education Foundation
Program Evaluations grants
Deadline: August 1 (stage-one proposal)
Funding is available for evaluating the effectiveness of programs meant to help close opportunity gaps, and resulting achievement gaps, associated with race and family income. View details.  

The Mockingbird Foundation
Grant program
Deadline: August 1 (letter of inquiry)
Grants are available for music education for children, prioritizing programs inclusive of all musical forms, and encouraging interest in diverse or unusual styles, genres, and philosophies. View details.

Organic Valley
Farmers Advocating for Organic
Deadline: August 1
Grants of up to $50,000 are available to support research, education, and advocacy projects designed to protect and promote the organic industry and the livelihood of organic farmers. View details.

Pillars Fund
Grant program
Deadline: August 1 (rolling)
Nonprofits working to promote American Muslim communities and their acceptance, in terms of rights, wellness, or understanding, are eligible for funding. View details.

Road Runners Club of America
Kids Run the Nation
Deadline: August 1
Grants of up to $1,000 will be awarded to gender-inclusive running programs that aim to get kids running regularly over multiple weeks. View details.

Reynolds American Foundation
Grants program
Deadline: August 1 (rolling)
Macon-area nonprofits are eligible to apply for grants supporting education-prep programs, United Way and Arts council campaigns, and programs to encourage employee community support. View details.

National Archives and Records Administration
Publishing Historical Records in Documentary Editions
Deadlines: August 3 (draft, optional); October 8 (final)
Projects publishing documentary editions of historical records reflecting the national experience, with usefulness for broad audiences, are eligible for funding of up to $200,000. View details.

Alongside Wildlife Foundation
Grant program
Deadline: August 7
Funds are available for projects related to data collection, community communications, or science-based strategies related to reducing human-wildlife conflict. View details.

Community Foundation of West Georgia
Community Impact Grants
Deadline: August 7
Organizations in Haralson, and Heard Counties are eligible for grants supporting work in one of six areas: arts and culture, economic development, education, greenspace and environment, human services, or medical and hospice care. View Details.

Dept. of Housing and Urban Development
Veterans Housing Rehabilitation and Modification Pilot Program
Deadline: August 18
Support will go to programs improving the primary residence of veterans who are low-income and have disabilities, or to technical, administrative, and training support in connection with those programs. View details.

Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation
Grant program
Deadline: August 19
Public safety organizations can apply for funding to support equipment purchases, disaster relief, education, military service-member support, or scholarships. View details.

PetSmart Charities
Adoption Prep
Deadline: August 19 (open August 5)
PetSmart Adoption Partners are eligible to apply for up to $75,000 to fund vaccinations, spay/neuter procedures, staffing, volunteer support, containment, or supplies. View details.

Merck for Mothers
Safer Childbirth Cities
Deadline: August 24
Grants are available for city-based nonprofits working to make their communities more safe and equitable places to give birth. View details.

Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts
Grant program
Deadeline: September 1
Curatorial programs that mount contemporary visual arts presentations are eligible to apply for funding; one special award will go to honor advocacy, legal, and curatorial work on behalf of artists whose rights to free expression have been challenged. View Details.

Lois Lenski Covey Foundation
Bookmobile Grant Program
Deadline: September 1
Nonprofits that operate a lending bookmobile that serves neighborhoods populated by underserved youth are eligible for grants of up to $3,000. View details.

Target Foundation
Youth Soccer Grants
Deadline: September 1 (open August 1)
Soccer programs serving youth 5 to 18 year old can apply for grants to support player registration fees, equipment, and training for volunteer coaches. View details.

Tomberg Family Philanthropies
Grant program
Deadline: September 8 (open July 27)
Projects focusing on the environment, poverty alleviation, health, and education in the U.S. are eligible for grants. View details.

Cigna Foundation
Healthier Kids for Our Future
Deadline: September 30
A total of $5 million will be awarded over the next year to nonprofits creating greater access to mental health services for children; those working in childhood hunger can also apply. View details.

Roth Cheese
The Goddess Project
Deadline: September 30
Grants of up to $2,500 will support nonprofits working to empower and alleviate challenges in their communities. View details.

The Shubert Foundation
Grant program
Deadline: October 15
Grants are available to support nonprofit dance programs. View details.

MIT Solve / Morgridge Family Foundation / New Profit
Reimagining Pathways to Employment in the U.S. Challenge
Deadline: November 9
Programs accelerating pathways to current and future employment in the U.S., especially those focused on racial justice, may apply for competitive grants packages of at least $100,000. View details.

The Solutions Project
Fighter Fund
Deadline: Open
Rapid-response grants support those accelerating the transition to clean energy in the U.S. through policy work, resistance, indigenous organizing, electric cooperatives, or demonstrations. View details.

Craig Newmark Philanthropies
Grant program
Deadline: Open
Supporting grassroots organizations “getting stuff done” in areas like journalism and information, voter protection, gender diversity in tech, veterans and military families, and more. View details.

The Home Depot Foundation
Community Impact Grants Program
Deadline: Open
Gift cards of up to $5,000 for The Home Depot are available for nonprofits using the power of volunteers to improve communities, in particular regarding veterans and diverse and underserved communities. View details.

The Glaser Progress Foundation
Independent Media
Deadline: Open
Grants will go to nonprofits with a national focus that work to foster independent voices, and give voice to underrepresented populations, for the purpose of strengthening democracy. View details.

The Glaser Progress Foundation
Measuring Progress
Deadline: Open
Grants will go to nonprofits with a national focus that work to improve understanding and measurement of human progress in service of building a more just, sustainable, and humane world. View details.

These opportunities have been sourced from Candid’s Philanthropy News Digest, GrantStation, and Grant Gopher, as well as grantmakers’ online notices.


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