Funding and Resource Opportunities | April 2018

April 19, 2018
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Our roundup of April grant and resource opportunities includes support for artistic services, habitat conservation, new playgrounds, family records preservation, projects that empower women and girls in developing countries, and more.


City of Atlanta Office of Cultural Affairs
Contracts for Arts Services
Deadline: April 20, 2018

This program awards contracts related to the production, creation, presentation, exhibition, and management of artistic and cultural services in the city of Atlanta. Grants are awarded in varying amounts for the following categories of providers/programs: Major arts organizations, arts organizations, community cultural development, artist projects, and emerging artists.

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Community Foundation of Greater Atlanta
A Place to Perform
Deadline: April 20, 2018

A Place to Perform provides grants to nonprofit arts organizations seeking to secure performance space and facilities for public art experiences. The Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta will be accepting applications for A Place to Perform throughout the year. All applicants must first submit a nonprofit profile and common grant application before submitting this application.

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Dining for Women
Dining for Women Grants
Deadline: April 24, 2018

Supporting grassroots international programs empowering women and girls living in extreme poverty, Dining for Women funds programs that foster good health, education, and economic self-sufficiency in developing countries with grants ranging from $35-$50,000.

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National Fish and Wildlife Foundation
Acres for America
Deadline: April 26, 2018

Acres for America, a partnership with Wal-Mart Stores, helps fund projects that conserve natural habitats through the acquisition of property that protects birds, fish, plants, and wildlife; connects existing protected lands; provides access for people to enjoy the outdoors; and/or ensures the future of local economies that depend on forestry, ranching, and recreation.

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Drucker Institute
2018 Drucker Prize
Deadline: April 31, 2018

The Drucker Prize is an annual award that recognizes a nonprofit program which best demonstrates Peter Drucker's definition of innovation, “change that creates a new dimension of performance,” and includes an unrestricted cash prize of $100,000.

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Let’s Play: Upgrade Your Play
Deadline: May 11, 2018

KaBOOM!, in partnership with the Dr. Pepper Snapple Group, is accepting video submissions to the Let's Play initiative, rewarding five grants of $20,000 each to communities needing a new playground. The purpose of the program is to help provide kids and families with the tools, places, and inspiration to make active play a daily priority.

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AARP Community Challenge
Deadline: May 16, 2018

Through the Community Challenge, AARP funds projects that improve livability for all residents. This year’s priorities are transportation and mobility options, vibrant public spaces, housing availability, and other “quick-action” community improvement ideas. Grant amounts can range from several hundred dollars to several thousand.

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National Endowment for the Humanities
Common Heritage
Deadline: May 31, 2018

The Common Heritage program supports events inviting the public to share materials important to family or community histories (photographs, letters, works of art, etc.) to be digitized and (with permission) published online. Grants will also go to public programs celebrating and expanding knowledge of the community’s past.

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Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
Evidence for Action: Making Health a Shared Value
Deadline: June 1, 2018

Evidence for Action funds research that expands the evidence base needed to build a Culture of Health. This call for proposals seeks rigorously-designed studies measuring the impact of specific policies, programs, and partnerships on health, well-being, and equity, particularly with respect to disadvantaged children and families.

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The Brookdale Foundation Group
National Group Respite and Early Memory Loss Programs
Deadline: June 27, 2018

Two programs awarding seed grants for the development and implementation of programs serving elders with Alzheimer's disease, related dementia, or early memory loss, and their caregivers. Grants include $10,000 in year one, renewable up to $5,000 in year two; training conference participation for one staff member; ongoing technical assistance; and participation in the Brookdale Respite Network.

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