Funding and Resource Opportunities | June 2019

June 11, 2019
| by Editor |

This month’s roundup features new opportunities for innovative projects at newer and smaller nonprofits, work that serves youth subjected to sexual abuse or exploitation, improving the lives of those with HIV or AIDS, new and scaleable ideas for early education, visual arts organizations, climbing, and much more.

These opportunities have been sourced from Philanthropy News Digest, GrantStation, and Grant Gopher, as well as foundations’ online notices.

New Earth Foundation
Grant program
Deadline: July 1 (letters of inquiry)
Funding innovative projects in many fields – including but not limited to environmental initiatives, social sustainability, educational innovations, and economic improvement – priority for these grants will go to newer and smaller nonprofits. View details.

U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services
Street Outreach Program
Deadline: July 1
Funds will support the prevention and intervention services for runaway, homeless, and street youth subjected or at risk of being subjected to sexual abuse, sexual exploitation, and severe forms of human trafficking. View details.

Big Lots Foundation
Community Support
Deadline: July 1
Support in the form of monetary gifts, gift cards, and merchandise in-kind goes to organizations that improve and enrich the lives of families and children in the areas of hunger, housing, health care, and education. View details.

U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services
Drug-free Communities Support Program
Deadline: July 8
Funding will go to establish and strengthen collaborative efforts to prevent and reduce substance abuse among youth. View details.

American Legion Child Welfare Foundation
Grant program
Deadline: July 15
Grants will be awarded for the dissemination of information about new and innovative programs, or information already possessed by well-established organizations, that contributes to the welfare of children. View details.

Captain Planet Foundation
ecoTech Grants
Deadline: July 15
Grants of $2,500 will be awarded to projects that motivate children to use innovation, nature-based design, and/or technology to address an environmental problem in their communities. View details.

American Academy of Family Physicians Foundation
Free Clinics Grant Program
Deadline: July 15
Grants of up to $10,000 will be awarded to free clinics serving the uninsured for the purchase of needed items such as exam tables, EHR systems, and medical equipment. View details.

MacArthur Foundation
Deadlines: July 16 (registration) and August 6 (application)
A $100 million grant will go to a single organization or collaborative that identifies a critical social problem and proposes a lasting solution that is impactful, evidence-based, feasible, and durable. View details.

Pillars Fund
Grant program
Deadline: July 19
Awards of up to $50,00 will go to support nonprofits working in or alongside U.S. Muslim communities, in terms of protecting civil rights, enhancing wellness, and increasing understanding. View details.

The Home Depot Foundation
Veteran Housing Grants
Deadline: July 22
Grants ranging from $100,000 to $500,000 are available for new construction or rehabilitation of permanent supportive housing for veterans. High priority will be given to large metropolitan areas that have a dense veteran population. View details.

Kent Richard Hofmann Foundation
Grant program
Deadline: July 26
Dedicated to fighting HIV and AIDS, this program funds developing or established programs that focus on HIV/AIDS care and direct services, education, or research. View details.

Wells Fargo
Homeownership Counseling Grant Program
Deadline: July 30
Financial resources will go to local nonprofit housing organizations that provide low-to-moderate income people with homebuyer counseling, homebuyer education, and/or foreclosure prevention activities. View details.

Deadline: July 31
Grants of up to $25,000 will go to nonprofits to help secure hardware, software, or services to help meet their technology needs. 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.

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.

Robert Lehman Foundation
Grant program
Deadline: Sept. 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.

Foundation for Rural Service
Community Grant
Deadline: Sept. 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.

Cornell Douglas Foundation
Grant program
Deadline: Open
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
Grant program
Deadline: Open
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
Grant program
Deadline: Open
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
Grant program
Deadline: Open
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.

National Geographic Society
Participatory Science Program
Deadline: Open
Grants of up to $30,000 will go to projects that support citizen science work that creates learning experiences; priority goes to projects employing crowdsourced technology, develops environmental stewards, or advances understanding of the planet. View details.

Southern HIV Impact Fund
Southern Action Grants
Deadline: Open
Grants up to $25,000 will go to organizations with a focus on HIV and a social/racial justice framework for projects in policy, advocacy, or community mobilization; HIV prevention; or HIV care and support services. View details.

All Good Work Foundation
Social Impact Residency
Deadline: Open
Workspace is available for $50 per month, per person at Servcorp in Buckhead, Atlanta, exclusively for non-partisan, non-religious nonprofits working to fulfill UN Sustainable Development Goals. View details.

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