Funding and Resource Opportunities | March 2016

March 15, 2016
| by Editor |

Our list of March grant and resource opportunities for you to consider this month includes opportunities that fund environment and literacy initiatives.


Public Lands Every Day
Every Day Capacity Building Grants
Deadline: May 2, 2016
Every Day Capacity Building Grants provide Friends Groups with grant funds of up to $5,000 to help build their capacity to serve public lands. Applications for the Summer 2016 round of Capacity Building Grants are due May 2 by 11:59PM CT.

Dollar General Literacy Foundation
Literacy Grant Programs
Deadline: May 12 & 19, 2016
Recognizing the need for literacy assistance across all ages, races, and geographic locations, the Dollar General Literacy Foundation's grant programs provide funding to schools, public libraries, and nonprofit organizations with children, adult, and family literacy initiatives.

RGK Foundation 
Grant Program
Deadline: Ongoing
RGK Foundation awards grants in the broad areas of Education, Community, and Health/Medicine. The Foundation's primary interests within Education include programs that focus on formal K-12 education (particularly mathematics, science and reading), teacher development, literacy, and higher education. Within Community, the Foundation supports a broad range of human services, community improvement, abuse prevention, and youth development programs. The Foundation's current interests in the area of Health/Medicine include programs that promote the health and well-being of children, programs that promote access to health services, and Foundation-initiated programs focusing on ALS.

Cornell Douglas Foundation
Grant Program
Deadline: Ongoing
The Cornell Douglas Foundation provides grants to nonprofit organizations in the areas of Environmental Health & Justice, Land Conservation, Sustainability of Resources, Mountaintop Mining Removal, Visionary Design, Watershed Protection, and Financial Literacy. Average grant amount is $10,000. Applications are accepted at all times during the year.

Jessie Smith Noyes Foundation
Grants Program
Deadline: Ongoing
The Jessie Smith Noyes Foundation supports democratic and inclusive grassroots organizations and movements working to addresses issues in the following areas: Environmental Justice, Sustainable Agriculture and Food Systems, and Reproductive Rights. The Foundation prefers to make general support grants to organizations led by people of color and/or working in low income communities. The Foundation also encourages requests that address multiple priorities, as well as those that foster a spirit of collaboration.

Compiled and edited by Kellie Ladipo, marketing manager at the Georgia Center for Nonprofits.

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