Funding and Resource Opportunities | December 2013

December 03, 2013
| by Editor |

It's the first of the month, and we've rounded up some of the best upcoming resource, funding, and award opportunities for you and your nonprofit. Now you have something to work on over the holidays! 


Healthcare Georgia Foundation
Joseph D. Greene Community Service Award
Deadline: December 16
The Healthcare Georgia Foundation is accepting nominations for the 2014 Joseph D. Greene Community Service Award, which honors individuals, nonprofit health organizations, and community collaboratives committed to improving the quality of health and health care in the communities they serve. The award is open to healthcare practitioners who volunteer their services; board members who go above and beyond the call of duty; and nonprofit health organizations that exemplify collaborative approaches to improve the health and well-being of their community.

Atlanta Area Compensation Association
Nonprofit Compensation Assistance Program
Deadline: ongoing
The Atlanta Area Compensation Association (AACA) is an organization composed of compensation professionals working in the Atlanta metro area. As a part of it community outreach, the AACA works with a metro nonprofit each year that needs and requests assistance with its compensation program.


National Fish & Wildlife Foundation
Environmental Solutions for Communities Grant
Deadline: December 16
Wells Fargo and the National Fish & Wildlife Foundation seek to promote sustainable communities through Environmental Solutions for Communities by supporting highly-visible projects that link economic development and community well-being to the stewardship and health of the environment. 

Exchange Grants
Deadline: December 18
NET/TEN Exchange Grants build on and deepen existing relationships through shared activity and peer-to-peer learning.These grants are are intended to build on and deepen existing relationships through shared activity and peer-to-peer learning. Grants range from $3,000 to $10,000 with a 1:1 match, and are open to NET members in the ensemble category. 

The Mary Byron Project
The Roth Award for Underserved Populations
Deadline: December 22
The Roth Award has been created specifically for programs that address the needs of underserved populations. These programs provide services to those where there is a lack of resources for specific populations. One award will be presented annually, in addition to the other four Celebrating Solutions Awards. Institutions that have applied in previous years are welcome to do so again. 

Georgia State College of Law
Faculty Fellowship Program
Deadline: December 30
The Center for Law, Health & Society at Georgia State University College of Law is leading an initiative funded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation for a faculty fellowship program to promote public health law education. Ten faculty members with full-time appointments in law schools or schools/programs of public health will be selected to participate in the yearlong program, which is designed to foster innovations in educational programming and to build a strong learning community.

The Fiskars Corporation
Project Orange Fund
Deadline: December 31
The Fiskars Corporation, a global supplier of consumer products for the home, garden, and outdoors, has announced that it is accepting applications for 2014 Project Orange Thumb garden grants and makeovers in the United States and Canada. Fiskars' Project Orange Thumb program provides tools, materials, and other support to help communities reach their goals for neighborhood beautification, community collaboration, and healthy, sustainable food sources.

Clean Water Grant
Deadline: December 31
Sadly, there are still nearly 800 million people worldwide who do not have access to clean water. We remain hopeful that meaningful, positive change for the enormous number of people in need of clean water will be achieved through the ongoing commitment of nonprofit organizations. GloFish is excited to contribute to this effort by offering $50,00 in grant money to support organizations engaged in furthering the cause of clean water. This grant money may be awarded to a single organization or divided among multiple organizations. 

William T. Grant Foundation
Social Settings – Research Grant
Deadline: January 8
The Foundation supports high-quality research that enhances our understanding of how youth settings work, how they affect youth development, and how they can be improved. To be considered projects must address issues that have compelling relevance for theory, policy, and/or practice affecting the settings of youth ages 8 to 25 in the United States and reflect high standards of evidence and rigorous methods, commensurate with the project's goals.

The Charles Bronfman Prize
The Charles Bronfman Prize
Deadline: January 15
The Charles Bronfman Prize celebrates the vision and endeavor of an individual or team under 50 years of age whose humanitarian work has contributed significantly to the betterment of the world. Its goal is to bring public recognition to dynamic young innovators whose Jewish values infuse their humanitarian accomplishments, providing inspiration for generations to come. 

The Gabriel Center
Servant-Leader Training Scholarship Program
Deadline: January 31
At The Gabriel Center, we believe in shared leadership based on respect and inclusion for all. We’re committed to spreading this philosophy to everyone, regardless of circumstance. One organization in the Atlanta area will be awarded servant-leadership training for up to four (4) participants. The Gabriel Center will provide two (2) sessions to train up to four (4) participants in your organization. Your organization will receive a copy of “Becoming a Servant-Leader”.  Each participant will receive a certificate upon completion of the training.

Independent Sector
John W. Gardner Leadership Award
Deadline: January 31
Independent Sector has presented the Gardner Leadership Award since 1985 to outstanding Americans who exemplify the leadership and the ideals of John W. Gardner, founding chair of Independent Sector and a distinguished participant in the country's educational, philanthropic, and political life. Help us recognize their efforts and inspire others to meet the challenges of our times by nominating a leader for the 2014 John W. Gardner Leadership Award.

Compiled and edited by Dan Watson. 

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