Funding and Resource Opportunities | January 2014

January 09, 2014
| by Editor |

Start 2014 off right! This month, in particular, GCN has compiled an outstanding array of funding resources and capacity building opportunities specifically geared for Georgia nonprofits. 


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 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.

Harvard Business School Club of Atlanta
Executive Education Programs at Harvard Business School
Deadline: February 7
The Harvard Business School Club of Atlanta (HBSCA), through its Social Enterprise Initiative (SEI), will again be awarding scholarships to local area nonprofit leaders to attend Executive Education Programs in Social Enterprise at Harvard Business School in summer 2014. 


TAG Education Collaborative
2014 WEBChallenge
Deadline: January 24

TAG-Ed, the 501c(3) arm of the Technology Association of Georgia, is accepting applications from Georgia nonprofits interested in taking part in the 2014 WEBChallenge—a web design competition for high school students challenged to produce websites for nonprofit organizations in need of either their initial website or an upgrade of an existing site. The winning team’s website will be given to the nonprofit for future use.  

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.

Technology Innovation Award
Deadline: February 3

The Award will be granted to a deserving Georgia nonprofit with an innovative concept for using technology to better serve the community.  If you (or a nonprofit with which you work) have a compelling vision for a technology project that your organization would like to implement, we want to hear from you.  The winner receives up to $30,000 in TechBridge consulting services and cash and thousands of dollars in donated software; two finalists each receive a TechBridge technology assessment and a $1,000 cash grant. 

National Fish and Wildlife Foundation 
Five Star/Urban Waters Restoration Program
Deadline: February 5
The Five Star/Urban Waters Restoration Program seeks to develop community capacity to sustain local natural resources for future generations by providing modest financial assistance to diverse local partnerships for wetland, forest, riparian and coastal habitat restoration, stormwater management, outreach and stewardship with a particular focus on water quality, watersheds and the habitats they support. NFWF will match up every application to all funding sources applicable to that project’s activities, location and project type.

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.

Compiled and edited by Dan Watson. 

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