Funding and Resource Opportunities | June 2016

June 06, 2016
| by Editor |

Our list of June grant and resource opportunities for you to consider this month includes opportunities that fund health, historic preservation, educational and human service initiatives.


Community Foundation of North Georgia
Community Impact Grants
Deadline: June 30, 2016

The North Georgia Community Foundation is accepting grant applications for projects funded through its Community Impact Fund. Funds between $1,500 and $3,000 are available for projects designed to improve the quality of life in the region. 

The Charles A. Frueauff Foundation

Charles A. Frueauff Foundation Grants
Deadline: Letter of inquiry is due July 1, 2016

The Charles A. Frueauff Foundation is committed to assisting in areas that we feel can make the most profound impact today and tomorrow—focusing intently on educational, human services and health-related causes around the country and in Georgia.

National Park Service
Historic Preservation Fund Grants to Underrepresented Communities
Maximum Grant: $50,000
Deadline: July 15, 2016

The National Park Service is accepting applications for Historic Preservation Fund Grants to Underrepresented Communities. Grants support the survey, inventory, and designation of historic properties that are associated with communities currently underrepresented in the National Register of Historic Places and among National Historic Landmarks.

Georgia March of Dimes
Georgia March of Dimes Chapter Community Grants Program
Deadline: July 25, 2016

March of Dimes Georgia funds programs that help moms have full-term pregnancies and healthy babies. This includes providing financial support to research and education that will help moms before and during their pregnancies. It also includes working with local medical groups and organizations to improve prenatal care and newborn screening.

Grants and awards are given to projects that address the urgent needs of moms and babies. Grants are generally awarded for one to three years and range from $10,000 to $25,000. Community awards are for smaller projects for one year, less than $3,000.

The application deadline is July 25, 2016 for the January - December 2017 grant period.

Community Foundation West GA
Community Impact Grant
Deadline: August 5, 2016

A significant way the Community Foundation is making a difference in Carroll, Haralson and Heard Counties is through the Community Impact Fund’s annual competitive grant process. Organizations in the three counties can apply for grants that are awarded in six areas Arts and Culture, Economic Development, Education, Environmental, Human Services and Medical and Hospice.

National Endowment for the Humanities
Unrestricted Grants Program
Deadline: August 10, 2016

Unrestricted gifts from donors to the Community Foundation are distributed through the annual Unrestricted Grants Program, a competitive process designed to help nonprofit organizations meet changing needs in the CSRA Region. Following an evaluation process, The Community Foundation awards grants based on identified community issues and the relative merit of the proposals received.

The MacArthur Foundation
Deadline: October 3, 2016
The MacArthur Foundation wants to give $100 million to organizations which come up with a great way to spend it to address one of the world's most pressing problems. The inaugural competition is open to organizations - individuals or government agencies need not apply - around the world. Each valid proposal will be reviewed by a panel of expert judges from a variety of fields. Applicants must register by September 2. They must complete an online application, detail the problem and solution, budget and include a video pitch. Proposals will be accepted through October 3. The foundation plans to have a competition every three years. 


Compiled and edited by Rachel Letcher, communications coordinator at the Georgia Center for Nonprofits.

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