Funding and Resource Opportunities | July 2014

July 11, 2014
| by Editor |

Our Top picks for July include opportunities from LEAD Atlanta, The Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta, KaBOOM!, Independent Sector, City of Atlanta, and opportunities for nonprofits in Macon and metro Augusta.


LEAD Atlanta
Community Projects
Deadline: July 21, 2014
One key element of LEAD Atlanta is the Cohort Project, which allows the class to explore their personal leadership skills while collaborating in teams to impact a community issue. LEAD Atlanta seeks to partner with 7-9 area nonprofit organizations. Each selected organization will benefit from a project that an 8-10 member team of the LEAD Atlanta class can complete within approximately 16 collective hours of work.

Independent Sector
2014 National Conference Scholarships
Deadline: July 31, 2014
Scholarships to attend the 2014 Independent Sector National Conference are available to local and national attendees, with a particular emphasis on leaders of small and medium-sized nonprofits whose missions relate to advancing the common good. 



Peyton Anderson Foundation
Grant Cycle
Deadline: August 1, 2014
Awards grants that benefit Macon and Bibb County in Georgia with an emphasis on projects with measurable and lasting results, collaboration among nonprofits, and innovative and efficient approaches to solving community issues.

City of Atlanta: Mayor's Office for Cultural Affairs
Contracts for Arts Services
Deadline: August 15, 2014
Applicants are expected to serve the underserved and demonstrate diversity in their programs through artist, staff, committee and board participation, as well as through programs that interest and educate Atlanta‘s culturally diverse population.

The Community Foundation for the Central Savannah River Area
Unrestricted Grants Program
Deadline: August 29, 2014
Grants are available for application to nonprofits serving one of the following counties: Burke, Columbia, McDuffie, Richmond (in Georgia); Aiken, Edgefield (in South Carolina.)

The Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta
Nonprofit Loan Fund
Deadline: Open
The Nonprofit Loan Fund helps nonprofits in the 23-county service area meet short-term funding needs by providing bridge loans, geared toward funding stability.

Community Playground Grants
Deadline: Open
Selected community groups will work with a project manager who will lead playground construction activities as well as coordinate equipment and material purchases for the project.

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
2015 Culture of Health Prize
Deadline: September 17, 2014
The Culture of Health Prize is an annual program which honors outstanding community efforts and partnerships that are helping people live healthier lives. Up to ten communities across the US will be awarded $25,000, and community partners may decide together how to use the funds to benefit the community.

National YoungArts Foundation
2015 Young Artists Prize
Deadline: October 17, 2014
Support is offered in ten artistic disciplines to help ensure that the nation’s most outstanding young artists are encouraged to pursue a career in the arts.

Compiled and edited by Tom Zimmerman, Communications Manager at the Georgia Center for Nonprofits and editor of NOWBlog.

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