Funding and Resource Opportunities | July 2017
The American Alpine Club
Cornerstone Conservation Grant
Deadline: August 15, 2017
Powered by REI, the American Alpine Club’s Cornerstone Conservation grant seeks to create healthy climbing landscapes, promote respect for the places we climb, and empower local climbing communities.
The Cornerstone Conservation Grant has grown out of a decade of American Alpine Club underwriting and volunteerism. Past projects include a new human-waste management system in Grand Teton National Park, new trails and human-waste management policies at Utah's Castleton Tower and Indian Creek climbing areas, new trails and waste-management systems in Rocky Mountain National Park's Lumpy Ridge climbing area, and the Clean Mountain Can program on Denali.
Depending on the size and scope of project grants will range from $1,000 to $8,000.
Oxbow Animal Health
Deadline: August 31, 2017
Oxbow Animal Health works to recognize the hard work and dedication it takes to find homes for neglected, homeless and abandoned small pets. Oxbow has awarded monetary funding through the Oxbow Rescue Grant program since 2001 to organizations seeking medical support, feeding needs, educational programs, and building renovations. In addition to the programs available to rescue organizations, we proudly supply them with product support, community outreach, literature, and professional advice on nutrition.
Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation
Quality of Life Grant
Deadline: August 31, 2017
Created by the late Dana Reeve, The Quality of Life Grants Program, strives to empower individuals with disabilities and their families by providing grants to nonprofit organizations that improve quality of life through inclusion, independence, access, opportunities for community engagement, and other life-enhancing endeavors.
Theatre Communications Group
Global Connections Program
Deadline: September 13, 2017
The Global Connections program, designed by Theatre Communications Group, is funded by The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation and Robert Sterling Clark Foundation. US-based theatre organizations and individual artists may apply to one of the two initiatives of this program:
Global Connections—In the Lab: This initiative seeks to further pre-existing international collaborations by supporting residencies that either explore elements leading up to a full production or advance the development of a piece. Each grantee will be awarded up to $10,000.
Global Connections—On the Road: This initiative will help to foster new relationships with international colleagues that will inspire each other’s work and aesthetics by creating opportunities for cultural exchange. Each grantee will be awarded up to $5,000.
Jewish Helping Hands
Tikkun Olam Grant
Deadline: September 12, 2017
Launched in 2012 by Jewish Helping Hands, the Tikkun Olam Grant program aims to advance the goal of inspiring and supporting tzedakah, justice, and righteousness, throughout the world. In particular, they are looking to help vulnerable populations in the United States and abroad through a variety of programs focused on economic development and social empowerment, with a focus on those demographics that have been marginalized and/or overlooked.
In cooperation with local communities, Jewish Helping Hands supports programs that are sustainable and scalable through financial and hands-on support. More specifically, Jewish Helping Hands will consider making grants to individuals or organizations that show clear promise to achieve one or both of the following: Respond to unmet needs of those who are poor and/or marginalized and/or promote self-help and empowerment within communities.
American Psychological Foundation
The Drs. Rosalee G. and Raymond A. Weiss Research and Program Innovation Grants
Deadline: September 15, 2017
Does your organization use psychology to solve social problems?
The American Psychological Foundation Drs. Rosalee G. and Raymond A. Weiss Research and Program Innovation Grants seek to seed innovation through supporting research, education and intervention programs and projects that use psychology to solve social problems in the following priority areas: Understanding and fostering the connection between behavior and physical health to ensure well-being; Reducing stigma and prejudice to promote unity and harmony; Understanding and preventing violence to create a safer, more humane world; Supporting programs that address the long-term psychological needs of individuals and communities in the aftermath of disaster.
Jenna Ovett is communications coordinator at GCN.