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Funding and Resource Opportunities | June 2021

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Just some of the issues addressed in this month’s new opportunities: veteran housing, animal welfare, biking safety, rural jobs, synchronized swimming, regional cuisine, and trans rights. 

Support opportunities are listed chronologically by deadline, with open-deadline appeals at the bottom. Entries highlighted in orange are newly-added this month.

► For our complete list of COVID-related support opportunities, check this continually-updated list, which also includes discount services.

AWARD opportunities

Land Rover
Defender Above & Beyond Program  
Deadline: July 27
Community organizations that go "above and beyond" expectations for environmental protection, urban improvement, or fire safety and response are eligible to receive a Land Rover Defender vehicle. View details.

GRANTS now available

JPMorgan Chase
Advancing Cities Challenge 
Deadline: June 28
Up to $5 million is available over a 3-year period to organizations providing "innovative, sustainable solutions that drive wealth creation and economic success of Black and Latinx women." View details.

Aaron Copland Fund for Music
Performance Grant Program
Deadline: June 30
Up to $20,000 available to organizations that promote the study and enjoyment of contemporary American music via performance and education. View details.

Amazon Web Services
AWS Imagine Grant Program
Deadline: June 30
Funding provided to organizations using cloud technology to address pressing global challenges. View details.

FM Global
Fire Prevention Grant Program
Deadline: June 30
Funds available to aid in fire prevention, preparedness, and control efforts. View Details.

Incyte Ingenuity Award Program
Grant Program
Deadline: June 30
Up to $100,000 is available for unique programs that support the GVHD (graft versus host disease) patient community in overcoming health challenges following stem cell transplants. View details.

Bark for Your Park Grant Program
Deadline: June 30
Grants of $25,000 available to establish community dog parks. View details.

Energize the Environment Grant Program
Deadline: June 30
Exactly $3,500 provided to improve the environment within a community via trail building, park beautification, litter prevention, sustainable land management, community education, and more. View details.

New Earth Foundation
Grant Program
Deadline: July 1 (letter of inquiry) 
Funding available to smaller and newer organizations for innovative projects that enhance the quality of life on Earth and promote peace. View details.

ViiV Healthcare
Positive Action Community Grants
Deadline: July 1
Funding available to support community-led efforts that address stigma, build trust, and provide preventative and long-term care for anyone affected by HIV and AIDS. View details.

Home Depot Foundation
Veteran Housing Grant Program
Deadline: July 9
Funding from $100,000 to $500,000 available for the development and repair of housing for veterans, with priority given to organizations located in Atlanta and other major U.S. cities. View details.

Latham Foundation for the Promotion of Humane Education
Grant Program
Deadline: July 10
Up to $10,000 available for animal-assisted activities and educational initiatives that demonstrate the benefits of humane relationships between people and animals for veterans and others in need. View details.

Impact Fund
Grant Program
Deadline: July 13
Up to $50,000 available to nonprofit legal service providers that "advance justice in the areas of civil and human rights, environmental justice, and/or poverty law." View details.

National Endowment for the Humanities
Grant Program
Deadline: July 15
Between $50,000 and $350,000 available to libraries,museums, archives, and historical organizations for projects that support scholarship, education, and public programming in the humanities. View details.

USA Artistic Swimming Foundation
Grant Program
Deadline: July 15
Funding provided to projects and programs that grow interest in the sport of synchronized swimming. View details.

NextFifty Initiative
Flexible Support Grant Program
Deadline: July 16
Funding available to help improve the quality of life and physical capacity of aging and disabled adults and their caregivers. View details.

National Alliance for Grieving Children / New York Life Foundation
Grief Reach Grant Program
Deadline: July 19
Grants of $15,000, $25,000, and $50,000 are available for support services and community education programs that benefit and raise awareness of grieving children, teens, and young people under age 25. View details.

Community Grant Program
Deadline: July 23 (letter of interest) 
Up to $10,000 available for infrastructure projects and advocacy initiatives that promote safe community biking. View details.

William G. Pomeroy Foundation
Hungry for History Grant 
Deadline: July 26 (letter of intent) 
Funding available to help organizations share community history by providing roadside markers that highlight regional dishes developed prior to 1960. View details.

Oxbow Animal Health
Animal Rescue Grants
Deadline: July 31
Up to $20,000 provided to shelters and animal rescue organizations for education and outreach, capital improvement, or operating support. View details.

Barbara McDowell and Gerald S. Hartman Foundation
Social Justice Litigation Grants
Deadline: August 1
Funding is available for organizations participating in social justice litigation, with a focus on disability, domestic violence, environmental justice, healthcare, homelessness, immigration, voting, and the rights of children, Native Americans, prisoners, veterans, and refugees. View details.

Department of Agriculture
Rural Innovation Stronger Economy (RISE) Grant Program
Deadline: August 2
Up to $200,000 available for the creation of new jobs and businesses that utilize local resources within eligible low-income, rural communities. View details.

Fund for Trans Generations with Borealis Philanthropy
Grant Program
Deadline: Open
Up to $10,000 provided to trans-led organizations in need of either COVID relief or other emergency funding, with priority given to organizations active within communities of color. View details.


Previously-listed OPEN deadlines

  • Anthem Foundation | Social drivers of health issues. View details.
  • BoatUS | Safe and clean boating practices. View details.
  • Borealis Philanthropy | Police accountability. View details.
  • Bob Barker Company Foundation | Reentry post-incarceration. View details.
  • Can'd Aid | Recycling programs and educational services. View details.
  • Cornell Douglas Foundation | Environmental health and justice, K-12 financial literacy. View details.
  • Craig Newmark Philanthropies | Grassroots efforts. View details.
  • David Rockefeller Fund | The arts, criminal justice, environment. View details.
  • First Horizon Foundation | Atlanta-area arts and culture, education, leadership, environment, financial literacy, health, human services. View details.
  • The Glaser Progress Foundation | Measuring progress, independent and unheard voices. View details.
  • The Home Depot Foundation | Volunteerism. View details.
  • Kars4Kids | Education, mentoring, youth development. View details.
  • Lyft | Essential goods delivery or client transportation; COVID-related. View details.
  • MLB-MLBPA Youth Development Foundation | Youth baseball and softball. View details.
  • MUFG Union Bank Foundation | Atlanta-area affordable housing, economic development, social and economic justice. View details.
  • National Geographic | Remote learning in science, social studies, or geography; COVID-related. View details.
  • Open Technology Fund | Human rights. Internet freedom. Open societies. View details.
  • Public Welfare Foundation | Criminal and youth justice system reform. View details.
  • Resist | Efforts in response to timely political or cultural events. View details.
  • School-Based Healthcare Solutions Network | School-based telehealth programs; COVID-related. View details.
  • The Solutions Project | Transition to clean energy. View details.
  • Wallace Global Fund | Catalyzing significant change. View details.
  • Wish You Well Foundation | Literacy skills for adults. View details.

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

Kelli Lynn Karanovich is a professional copywriter and educator who publishes poems and essays as Kelli Lynn Grey.


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