Funding and Resource Opportunities | July 2019
This month’s roundup features new opportunities for nonprofits working in the arts and humanities, chronic illness prevention and relief, social justice movements, wildlife conservation, housing for the homeless, and technology-focused solutions.
National Endowment for the Arts
Deadline: Aug. 8
Matching grants of up to $200,000 will go to “creative placemaking” programs that integrate arts, culture, and design activities into efforts to strengthen communities by advancing local economic, physical, or social outcomes. View details.
Healthcare Georgia Foundation
Direct Services Grant Program
Deadline: August 9
New and existing evidence-based programs in Georgia that address high-burden, costly chronic diseases – including (but not limited to) asthma, cardiovascular disease, and diabetes – will be eligible for grants of up to $50,000. View details.
Life Comes From It
Deadline: August 12
Grants of up to $25,000 will go to nonprofits working in restorative justice, transformative justice, and indigenous peacemaking, with a focus on investing in leaders of color committed to movement-building work. View details.
National Endowment for the Humanities
Public Humanities Projects
Deadline: Aug. 14
Supporting projects that bring the humanities to life for general audiences through in-person programming that analyzes themes in disciplines such as history, literature, ethics, and art history. View details.
American Alpine Club
Cornerstone Conservation Grants
Deadline: August 15
Funded by REI, grants of up to $8,000 are provided for projects that improve land conservation and climber practices, aiming to create healthy climbing landscapes, promote respect for the places people climb and empower local climbing communities. View details.
The Bernard and Audre Rapoport Foundation
Deadline: August 15
Projects that help in the lives of incarcerated men and women after they have completed their sentences, including those in the pilot or planning stage, will be considered for funding in the range of $10,000 to $200,000. View details.
TD Bank Group
The TD Ready Challenge
Deadline: August 23
Up to ten $1 million (CAD) will be granted to support programs improving access to the early detection of disease or focused on preventative efforts, with the goal of reducing the onset, development, and severity of chronic disease. View details.
Norma and Malcolm Baker Recreation Program
Deadline: August 30
Grants are provided for summer camp programs, adult service programs, adult employment programs, physical fitness and sports programs, and water safety programs for people with autism. View details.
Saul Zaentz Early Education Initiative
Early Education Innovation Challenge
Deadline: August 30
A total of nine awards will go to support new ideas that have the potential to accelerate positive change and innovation in early education, distributed among three categories: new ideas, pilot programs, and programs worth scaling. View details.
The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts
Deadline: September 1
Grants will go to cultural institutions to support innovative and scholarly presentations of contemporary visual arts, especially those highlighting women, artists of color, and under-represented practitioners. View details.
Robert Lehman Foundation
Deadline: September 1
Exclusively for visual arts organizations – leaders in the field and newcomers – these grants support programs including museum exhibitions, art education, scholarly publications, and art history lectureships. View details.
John Ball Zoo
Wildlife Conservation Fund
Deadline: September 9
Grants will support one or more of the following: Enhancing or assisting wild animal preservation, threatened or endangered; improving captive animal management; or developing education programming in concert with either of those efforts. View details.
Foundation for Rural Service
Deadline: September 13
Grants of up to $5,000 will go to support organizations in communities served by the National Telecommunications Cooperative Association, supporting work in the area of business and economic development, community development, education, or telecommunications. View details.
Amazon Web Services
Imagine Grant Program
Deadline: September 15
To empower nonprofits using technology to solve pressing challenges, grants will go to pilot projects, proofs of concept, strategic technology planning, or programs that utilize technology in a new or expanded way. View details.
U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
Continuum of Care Program Competition
Deadline: September 30
Organizations that belong to the national Continuum of Care program are eligible to apply for funds supporting efforts to quickly rehouse homeless individuals and families while minimizing trauma and dislocation. View details.
Cornell Douglas Foundation
Grants of up to $50,000 are provided for nonprofits addressing one or more of the following: environmental health and justice, land conservation, sustainability of resources, mountaintop removal mining, watershed protections, and K-12 financial literacy. View details.
Presbyterian Committee on the Self-Development of People
To empower the economically poor, oppressed, and disadvantaged, grants will go to support projects that are presented, owned, and controlled by the groups of people who will directly benefit. View details.
Wallace Global Fund
Grants will go to initiatives that serve one of these priorities: Challenge Corporate Power, Defend and Renew Democracy, Protect the Environment, Promote Truth and Creative Freedom in Media, or Advance Women’s Human Rights and Empowerment. View details.
The Nathan Cummings Foundation
Investments are made in four focus areas, pursuant to addressing the crises of climate change and growing inequality: Inclusive Clean Economy; Racial and Economic Justice; Corporate and Political Accountability; and Voice, Creativity, and Culture. View details.