Funding and Resource Opportunities | February 2014
The Atlanta Women’s Foundation
Spring 2014 Grant Cycle
Deadline: February 13
The goal of the AWF grant process is to support organizations that improve the lives of economically vulnerable girls and women in Clayton, Cobb, DeKalb, Fulton and Gwinnett counties. AWF will support organizations addressing the health and education foundational issues faced by girls and women impacted by poverty in the 5-county service area.
Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta
Deadline: March 7
Organizations selected to receive a Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta Nonprofit Toolbox receive custom-designed packages of management consulting to help solve a key organizational challenge or problem. This one-of-a-kind program is offered in partnership with the GCN Nonprofit Consulting Group.
Blackstone Charitable Foundation
Veterans Grant Program
Deadline: Feb. 14
Grants of up to $50,000 each will be given to organizations that help military veterans find jobs or start their own businesses. Who may apply: organizations classified as tax-exempt under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. The foundation does not: support organizations that focus on providing physical or psychiatric therapy; provide grants for scholarships; provide direct capital to entrepreneurs or their ventures; or support indirect costs.
Doris Duke Charitable Foundation
Fund for National Projects
Deadline: Feb. 28
From 2009 through 2014, the Fund will award a total of up to $1 million in grants each year to support key national projects in the professional nonprofit dance, jazz, presenting and/or theatre fields. Grants range from $60,000 to $200,000 and cannot exceed 50 percent of a project's total cost.
National Employment Survey RFP
Deadline: March 3
Kessler Foundation is seeking proposals from nonprofits or government agencies experienced in survey research and design to conduct a comprehensive survey on the employment status of disabled people ages 18 to 64. A grant of up to $500,000 will be awarded. Who may apply: organizations classified as tax-exempt under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue and government agencies.
Committee on Nonprofit Organizations of the American Bar Association
2014 Outstanding Nonprofit Lawyer Awards
Deadline: March 10
The awards are presented annually to outstanding lawyers in the categories of academic, attorney, nonprofit in-house counsel, and young attorney (under 35 years old or in practice for less than 10 years). The committee will also bestow its Vanguard Award for lifetime commitment or achievement on a leading legal practitioner in the nonprofit field.
International Foundation for Ethical Research
Deadline: March 30
The International Foundation for Ethical Research is offering graduate fellowship grants to support the development and implementation of scientific methods that advance science and replace the use of animals in research, testing or education. Graduate fellowships provide up to $12,500 in stipend support and up to $2,500 for supplies per year.
Grants to Local Nonprofits
Deadline: March 31
The eWomenNetwork Foundation is accepting proposals from nonprofit organizations for projects designed to improve the emotional and financial well-being of women and children. The foundation awards individual grants of $6,000 to small, entrepreneurial organizations that address the health, wellness, or safety of needy women and children.
World of Children Award
2014 World of Children Awards
Deadline: April 1
World of Children® Award provides funding and recognition to support life-changing work for children by discovering and elevating only the most effective changemakers for children worldwide. Do you know someone who meets this standard who is making a positive impact on the lives of children? Until April 1, 2014, you can nominate a hero to receive a 2014 World of Children Award.
Atlanta Area Compensation Association
Nonprofit Compensation Assistance Program
The Atlanta Area Compensation Association (AACA) is an organization composed of compensation professionals working in the Atlanta metro area. As a part of the association's community outreach efforts, the AACA works with a metro nonprofit to develop a formal compensation program or processes that may involve job evaluations, market pricing, and pay structures.
Compiled and edited by Dan Watson, Communications Coordinator at the Georgia Center for Nonprofits.