Funding and Resource Opportunities | December 2017

December 14, 2017
| by Editor |

Our list of November grant and resource opportunities includes funding opportunities for cycling programs, autism research, excellent management practices, and more.


Park Tool
Community Tool Grant Program
Deadline: December 31, 2017

Park Tool is excited to offer the Park Tool Community Grant, which is designed to help local nonprofit cycling organizations get the repair products they need. Every year, Community Grants provide ten nonprofit cycling-based programs the tools they need to outfit their shops.

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Georgia Governor's Office of Student Achievement
Innovation Fund Tiny Grants Program
Deadline: January 15, 2018

The Georgia Governor's Office of Student Achievement is accepting applications to the Innovation Fund Tiny Grants Program, which provides traditional public schools, charter schools, and school districts between $1,000 and $7,000 to implement a project that deeply engages students and solves an existing problem in an inventive way, with potential to make a large and lasting impact.

Tiny Grant-funded programs or projects must align with one of the following priority areas:

  • Applied learning with a focus on science, technology, engineering, arts, and mathematics (STEAM) education

  • Development and replication of blended learning school models, or

  • Birth-to-age-eight language and literacy development.

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Human Animal Bond Research Institute
Call for proposals: Health benefits of human-animal interaction
Deadline: January 18, 2018

The Human Animal Bond Research Institute is calling for research proposals to investigate the health outcomes of pet ownership and/or animal-assisted activity or therapy, both for the people and the animals involved. They are interested in proposals that involve a variety of companion animals (e.g. cats, dogs, fish, horses, and small animals).

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American Vineyard Foundation
Call for proposals: Viticulture and enology-related research
Deadline: January 31, 2018

The American Vineyard Foundation is accepting research proposals for viticulture and enology-related projects in the following categories:

  • Breeding and genetics

  • Cultural practices

  • Disease management

  • Education and outreach

  • Enology

  • Pest management

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Autism Speaks
Local Impact Grant Program
Deadline: January 31, 2018

Now accepting applications for grant awards up to $5,000, the focus of the Autism Speaks Local Impact Grants is three-fold:

  • To promote local services that enhance the lives of those affected by autism spectrum disorders

  • To expand the capacity to effectively serve the ASD community, and

  • To increase the field of national service providers.

Autism Speaks places a significant emphasis on the product or deliverable of each proposal to benefit the autism community beyond those participating in the program.

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Mary Byron Project
The Roth Award for Underserved Populations
Deadline: January 31, 2018

The Roth Award has been created specifically for programs that address the needs of underserved populations. These programs provide services to specific populations for whom there is a lack of resources or where individuals have difficulty accessing available resources, based on characteristics that include age, race, ethnicity, gender, faith, disabilities, socio-economic status, non-English speaking, sexual preference, and socio-economic status.

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Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta
2018 Managing for Excellence Award 
Deadline: February 1, 2018

The Managing for Excellence Award recognizes nonprofits that use excellent management practices and innovative thinking to drive impact within their organization and the communities they serve. Well-managed, high-impact nonprofits invest in their talent and infrastructure, implement tools for assessing their programs and collecting audience feedback, and seek out opportunities for innovation and continual improvement.

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