Funding and Resource Opportunities | February 2019

February 25, 2019
| by Editor |

This month’s roundup features funding for diabetes prevention and new healthcare delivery sites, safer neighborhoods and stable housing, conservation and environmental justice, psychology-based solutions, and musical ensembles, plus affordable office space in Buckhead and much more.

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.

U.S. Green Building Council of Georgia
Legacy Project for Greenbuild 2019
Deadline: March 1
Leading up to the 2019 Greenbuild International Conference and Expo in Atlanta, the Council will be providing a minimum of $10,000 to support a legacy project that will serve communities over the long-term. View details.

American Medical Association Foundation
Community Health Grants
Deadline: March 8
Grants of up to $60,000 will go to community-based organizations focused on the prevention and reduction of type 2 diabetes and hypertension, with priority going to organizations serving vulnerable or hard-to-reach populations. View details.

U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services
New Access Points
Deadline: March 12
Providing operational support for new service delivery sites to improve the health of the nation’s underserved and vulnerable communities by expanding access to affordable, accessible, quality, and cost-effective primary healthcare services. View details.

Georgia Criminal Justice Coordinating Council
Project Safe Neighborhoods
Deadline: March 13
To address gun crime and gang violence, funds are awarded to prevent, respond to, and reduce violent crime; integrate intelligence and analysis to identify high crime areas and prolific violent offenders; and foster collaboration among communities, nonprofits, and law enforcement officials. View details.

Braitmayer Foundation
Grant program
Deadline: March 15
Grants of up to $35,000 are available for nonprofits using innovative practices to enhance the quality of K-12 education anywhere in the U.S., with a special focus on reform initiatives and development opportunities for teachers. View details.

Unitarian Universalist Association of Congregations
Fund for a Just Society
Deadline: March 15
Grants of up to $15,000 will be awarded to active campaigns aimed at creating systemic change in the structures that affect the lives of those who have been excluded from resources, power, and the right to self-determination. View details.

Kresge Foundation
Climate Change, Health & Equity
Deadline: March 19
Nonprofits working to implement solutions that address the links between climate change, health, and equity are invited to apply for one of 15 grants of up to $100,000. Programs must be rooted in racial equality and social justice. View details.

Word of Children
2019 Awards
Deadline: March 31
Recognizing individuals making a difference in the lives of children through proven, high-impact programs, grants of at least $50,000 are bestowed in four award categories – Protection, Education. Humanitarian, Health – and at least $25,000 in the award category for Youth. View details.

American Psychological Foundation
Visionary Grants
Deadline: Apri 1
Grants of up to $20,000 will be awarded to programs using psychology to address one of the following issues: violence, the connection between behavior and health, understanding and eliminating prejudice, or at-risk populations. View details.

Amphion Foundation
Performing Ensembles Grant Program
Deadline: April 1
Nonprofit performance ensembles can apply for general operating support or special project support through this program, which generally provides up to $7,500 in grants, although larger amounts may be awarded to larger organizations. View details.

Georgia Dept. of Community Affairs
Emergency Solutions Grants
Deadline: April 2
Designed to provide housing or service resources with the goal of stable housing outcomes, awards will go to fund street outreach, emergency shelter, rapid-rehousing, homelessness prevention, and related services. View details.

Georgia Dept. of Community Affairs
Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS
Deadline: April 2
This program funds a variety of housing solutions and support services for low-income persons living with HIV/AIDS, focusing on stable housing for those experiencing homelessness or at risk of becoming homeless. View details.

Action for Healthy Kids
Game On Grants
Deadline: April 5
Grants of up to $1,000 will be awarded to schools for the support of physical activity and nutrition initiatives needed for national recognition as a health-promoting school. View details.

Action for Healthy Kids
School Breakfast Grants
Deadline: April 5
Schools will receive grants of up to $3,000 will go to support increased participation in school breakfast programs, either by launching a pilot program or expanding an existing program. View details.

Ben & Jerry’s Foundation
Grant program
Deadline: April 15
Grants of up to $25,000 will be awarded to small organizations (budgets under $500,000)  workings to advance social and environmental justice and create sustainable and just-food systems. View details.

J.M. Kaplan Fund
J.M.K. Innovation Prize
Deadline: April 30
Ten grants of up to $175,000 will go to early-stage innovators helming projects aimed at benefiting numerous people, communities, and/or sectors, in one of these areas: ecological preservation, heritage conservation, criminal justice reform, or immigration reform. View details.

Lawrence Foundation
Grant program
Deadline: April 30
Grants go to organizations focusing on the environment, human services, and disaster relief, as well as other areas, typically in the amount of $5-10,000. View details.

Mary Kay Foundation
Domestic Violence Shelter Grants
Deadline: April 30
Grants will go to at least one domestic violence shelter in every state; last year, four grants went to Georgia organizations. View details.

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.

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.

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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