Funding and Resource Opportunities | July 2018

July 19, 2018
| by Editor |

This month’s roundup includes a 60-second video contest, as well as grants for human services in the Metro area and rural communities, cultural projects that unite Muslim and non-Muslim populations, hunger relief and social support for seniors, capacity-building for nonprofits, and much more.

 

First Horizon Foundation
25 Years of Giving Video Contest
Deadline: Aug. 1
Nonprofits that work in arts and culture, education and leadership, the environment, financial literacy, or health and human services may submit videos up to 60 seconds in length illustrating how a grant of $5,000 to $25,000 would be used to help the community. Winners will be determined by online votes and a panel of judges. View details.

 

Retirement Research Foundation
Responsive Grants
Deadline: Aug. 1
Grants will be awarded to local and national projects designed to improve the quality of life for older Americans, in areas including direct service, advocacy, education, training programs for professionals working with elders, and research into significant problems faced by older adults. View details.

 

William T. Grant Foundation
Inequality Research
Deadline: Aug. 1
Grants of up to $600,000 will go to support research projects designed to advance understanding of inequality in youth outcomes, and up to $1 million for improving the use of research evidence in decisions that affect young people. View details.

 

Community Foundation of Greater Atlanta
A Place to Perform
Deadline: Aug. 3
Applications for nonprofit arts organizations seeking to secure performance space and facilities for public art experiences will be accepted throughout the year. All applicants must first submit a nonprofit profile and common grant application before submitting this application. View details.

 

University of North Georgia
Creative Advertising Campaign Program
Deadline: Aug. 5
Several nonprofits will be selected to utilize the talents of 12 design students in the Fall 2018 Graphic Design in Advertising course; deliverables may include logos, websites, publications, outdoor ads, and other marketing collateral. Email for details.

 

National Endowment for the Arts
Our Town
Deadline: Aug. 9
Our Town grants go to “creative placemaking” projects that help transform communities through the arts: enhancing quality of life and opportunity for existing residents, increasing creative activity, and creating a distinct sense of place. To qualify, grantees must be partnered with government, private, or fellow nonprofit agencies. View details.

 

National Endowment for the Humanities
Infrastructure and Capacity Building Challenge Grants
Deadline: Aug. 9
Organizations including museums, historical societies and sites, scholarly associations, and others are eligible for awards to help secure long-term support for core activities and expand efforts to preserve and create access to outstanding humanities materials. View details.

 

Nordson Foundation
Grant program
Deadline: Aug. 15
Grants go to Georgia nonprofit organizations to meet a range of community needs in Gwinnett, Dawson, and Emanuel Counties. Priority areas include education, human welfare, arts and culture, and civic enhancement. View details.

 

Doris Duke Charitable Foundation
Building Bridges Program
Deadline: Aug. 23
Grants of up to $300,000 will be awarded to support the planning and implementation of arts- and media-based cultural projects designed to improve relationships between U.S.-based Muslim and non-Muslim populations across the country. View details.

 

Department of Commerce
Regional Innovations Strategies Program
Deadline: Aug. 29
Funding is available for capacity-building programs that provide proof-of-concept and commercialization assistance to innovators and entrepreneurs, and for operational support for organizations that provide essential early-stage funding to startups. View details.

 

Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta
Nonprofit Toolbox
Deadline: Aug. 31
Toolbox awards are custom-designed management consulting packages that help solve a key organizational challenge or problem, intended to strengthen management, governance, and operations; each recipients will work with a specialist to construct a custom assistance package. View details.

 

Kent Richard Hofmann Foundation
Grant program
Deadline: Aug. 31
Nonprofits working in the area of HIV/AIDS care and direct services, education, and research are invited to apply for a foundation grant; priority will be given to programs focused on communities with limited access to funding, new projects, and innovative ideas. View details.

 

Road Runners Club of America
Kids Run the Nation Fund
Deadline: Aug. 31
Grants of up to $1,000 will be awarded to nonprofits in support of structured youth running programs that utilize RRCA materials and promote regular activity (as opposed to a single event). View details.

 

Atlanta Foundation
Grant program
Deadline: Sept. 1
Assisting nonprofits that improve the mental, moral, and physical life of Fulton and Dekalb county inhabitants, this program funds the promotion of education or scientific research; care for the sick, aged, or helpless; improved living conditions; all-inclusive recreation opportunities; or other community efforts. View details.

 

Mary Allen Lindsey Branan Foundation
Grant program
Deadline: Sept. 1
Foundation funds go to Georgia nonprofits for use in promoting the relief of suffering and other charitable purposes, such as caring for disaster victims, the sick or helpless, and orphans. View details.

 

Jewish Helping Hands
Tikkun Olam Grants
Deadline: Sept. 14
The goal of the Tikkun Olam Grant program is to help vulnerable populations through economic development and social empowerment. Grants support programs that are sustainable, scalable, and will make a tangible and lasting difference, particularly among demographics that have been overlooked or marginalized. View Details.

 

Foundation for Rural Service
Grant program
Deadline: Sept. 15
Providing annual grants for programs in rural communities served by members of the National Telecommunications Cooperative Association, this program supports initiatives that fall into one or more of these categories: business and economic development, community development, education, and telecommunications. View Details.

 

Levitt Foundation
Levitt AMP [Your City] Grant Awards
Deadline: Sept. 25
Up to $25,000 in matching funds will be awarded to nonprofits (or municipalities partnering with a nonprofit) with plans to present at least 10 free, outdoor concerts in small- to mid-sized cities between May 1 and Nov. 15, 2019. View details.

 

AARP Foundation
Increasing Social Connectedness for Older Adults
Deadline: Sept. 28
To combat social isolation among seniors, grants will go to support innovative, evidence-based, scalable solutions that increase social support and connectedness among older low-income adults. All grant recipients must be able to match their grants on a one-to-one basis. View details.

 

AARP Foundation
Tackling Senior Food Insecurity
Deadline: Sept. 28
To combat hunger among seniors, grants will go to support innovative, evidence-based, scalable solutions that boost food security among older low-income adults. All grant recipients must be able to match their grants on a one-to-one basis. View details.

 

Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta
Strategic Restructuring Fund
Deadline: Sept. 28
This fund provides grants and/or management consulting services to support nonprofits as they assess, negotiate, design, and implement restructuring efforts that promote more effective operations and high-performing programs. View details.

 

Constellation
E2 Energy to Educate
Deadline: Oct. 1
Local community projects designed to inspire students to think differently about energy are eligible for funding (up to $25,000 for middle- and high-school level projects, and up to $50,000 for college-level projects) through the national energy company. Projects must reach at least 100 students to qualify. View details.

 

Costume Society of America
Small Museum Collection Care Grant
Deadline: October 15
Intended to assist small museums – including historical societies, historic houses or sites, and other similar institutions – with limited budget and staff, grants of $1,500 will go to support the care, conservation, and/or exhibition of costume and textiles that have historic, regional, or other significance, and are intended for preservation. View Details.

 

A Little HOPE
Grant program
Deadline: Rolling
These grants fund organizations that provide bereavement support services and grief counseling to children, teens and young adults. Strong preference will be given to applicants committed to the use of community-trained volunteers. View details.

 
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