Funding and Resource Opportunities | April 2019

April 17, 2019
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This month’s roundup features funding for equitable housing enterprises, justice issues in the rural South, services for urban-based seniors, natural disaster prevention on the coast, free clinics, citizen science, and much more.

YNPN Atlanta
Opportunity Grant Program
Deadline: May 1
Individual grants of up to $500 will go to current YNPN Atlanta members to fund professional development opportunities such as conference attendance, classes and workshops, membership in professional associations, and more. View details.

Kresge Foundation
Advancing Health Equity Through Housing
Deadline: May 7
Planning grants of up to $100,000, and implementation grants of up to $200,000, will go to community-generated, multi-sector housing enterprises in urban areas that improve well-being by addressing housing stability, affordability, and quality. View details.

Southern Partners Fund
Regular Grants Cycle
Deadline: May 9
Grants ranging from $5,000 to $15,000 will go to organizations tackling social, environmental, and economic justice issues in the rural South, including education reform, immigrant rights, voter engagement, economic reform, juvenile justice, and more. View details.

Let’s Play Initiative
Deadline: May 10
Five grants of $20,000 will go to communities needing a new playground. View details.

Local Initiatives Support Corporation
ESPN RePlay Program
Deadline: May 15
Nonprofits in Atlanta serving low- to moderate-income neighborhoods are invited to apply for grants of up to $85,000 to transform vacant lots into active recreational spaces. View Details.

Kendal Charitable Funds
Promising Innovations
Deadline: May 17
Grants of up to $50,000 will go to projects addressing the needs of individuals 60 or older, aging in place in an urban setting, and who are living at or below the federal poverty level. View details.

National Fish and Wildlife Foundation
National Coastal Resilience Fund
Deadline: May 20
Investing in projects designed to restore or expand natural coastal features that help minimize the impacts of storms and other extreme events, and projects that reshape thinking on how to protect communities in light of environmental stressors. View details.

Ribbons of Hope
Grant program
Deadline: May 31
One $100,000 grant will go to a Georgia nonprofit that promotes education, health, economic independence, social well-being, or human rights for women and their children. View details.

Caplan Foundation for Early Childhood
Grant program
Deadline: May 31
Seed grants will go to innovative projects and research with the greatest chance of improving the lives of young children (up to 7 years old) in one or more of these areas: early childhood welfare, early childhood education and play, and parenting education. View details.

Herb Block Foundation
Encouraging Citizen Involvement
Deadline: June 5
Grants of up to $25,000 will be awarded to projects that advance citizen education and lead to greater voter participation in the electoral process. All projects must be nonpartisan and may not involve lobbying for specific legislation or candidates. View details.

Brookdale Foundation
National Group Respite Program
Deadline: June 26
To fund efforts that make life better for people affected by Alzheimer’s disease and other dementia-related disorders, seed grants of up to $10,000 will be awarded to initiatives that include a regularly scheduled, ongoing social model day program. View details.

Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation Fund
Grant program
Deadline: June 30
Grants of up to $25,000 will go to support plant, animal, and fungi species conservation efforts, with priority going to in situ species conservation work; ex situ projects critical to the survival of the species concerned will also be considered. View details.

American Legion Child Welfare Foundation
Grant Program
Deadline: July 15, 2019
Grants will be awarded for the dissemination of information about new and innovative programs, or information already possessed by well-established organizations, that contributes to the welfare of children. View details.

Captain Planet Foundation
ecoTech Grants
Deadline: July 15, 2019
Grants of $2,500 will be awarded to projects that motivate children to use innovation, nature-based design, and/or technology to address an environmental problem in their communities. View details.

American Academy of Family Physicians Foundation
Free Clinics Grant Program
Deadline: July 15, 2019
Grants of up to $10,000 will be awarded to free clinics serving the uninsured for the purchase of needed items such as exam tables, EHR systems, and medical equipment. View details.

National Geographic Society
Participatory Science Program
Deadline: Open
Grants of up to $30,000 will go to projects that support citizen science work that creates learning experiences; priority goes to projects employing crowdsourced technology, develops environmental stewards, or advances understanding of the planet. View details.

Southern HIV Impact Fund
Southern Action Grants
Deadline: Open
Grants up to $25,000 will go to organizations with a focus on HIV and a social/racial justice framework for projects in policy, advocacy, or community mobilization; HIV prevention; or HIV care and support services. View details.

All Good Work Foundation
Social Impact Residency
Deadline: Open
Workspace is available for $50 per month, per person at Servcorp in Buckhead, Atlanta, exclusively for non-partisan, non-religious nonprofits working to fulfill UN Sustainable Development Goals. View details.

Make a Mark Atlanta
Make a Mark
Deadline: Open
Make a Mark is a 12-hour design and development marathon bringing together creatives, makers, and builders with humanitarian organizations that can use their skills. Events are held periodically; applications are due 2 to 3 weeks before the event date. View details.

Public Welfare Foundation
Grant program
Deadline: Open
Supporting efforts to advance justice and opportunities for people in need nationwide, grants will be awarded in organizations working in one of these areas: addressing overincarcertaion and racial disparity in criminal justice; advancing a fair and effective community-based vision of youth justice; or improving the lives of low-wage working people. View details.

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