Funding and Resource Opportunities | May 2018

May 16, 2018
| by Editor |

This month’s roundup of grant and resource opportunities includes multiple opportunities for conservation efforts and projects promoting economic well-being for women and families, plus support for the arts, senior services, quality-of-life improvement for Georgians, and more.    

 

Rita Allen Foundation
Call for Ideas: Curbing misinformation
Deadline: May 31, 2018

Seeking interventions focused on reducing the spread of misinformation, two grants will go to technological, educational, and/or community-based solutions, with special interest in science communication, public health, and diverse populations.

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Clif Bar Family Foundation
Small Grants Program
Deadline: June 1, 2018

Grants of up to $7,000 will be awarded to projects that address, from a holistic perspective, one or more of the foundation's priorities: protecting Earth's beauty and bounty; creating a robust, healthy food system; increasing opportunities for outdoor activity; reducing environmental health hazards; and building stronger communities.

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Invest in Women
Ribbons of Hope Grant
Deadline: June 4, 2018

Awarded to one Georgia nonprofit each year, this $100,000 grant goes to an organization promoting education, health, economic independence, social well-being, or human rights for women and their children.

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Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
Policies for Action
Deadline: June 7, 2018 for letters of intent, Aug. 30 for applications

To help build the evidence base for policies that contribute to a “Culture of Health,” grants of up to $250,000 will be awarded to projects investigating public and private policies, including government and private-sector practices.

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The Rockefeller Foundation
Communities Thrive Challenge
Deadline: June 12, 2018

The Challenge is for organizations that help people support their families, achieve financial security, and provide their children with more opportunities. At the end of the six-month Challenge process, up to 10 applicants will each receive a $1 million grant and technical assistance.

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National Fish and Wildlife Foundation
Developing the Next Generation of Conservationists
Deadline: June 21, 2018

This initiative provides support for youth-focused conservation programs in two areas: Conservation Stewards, engaging preschool to high-school aged children through integrated in-class and out-of-class experiences; and Conservation Corps, supporting paid work and internships for young adults, aged 16-25.

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North Georgia Community Foundation
Community Impact Grants
Deadline: June 30, 2018

Community Impact Grants are meant to improve lives in the region effectively and efficiently. Priority goes to organizations with demonstrated support, committed leadership, the skills to carry out the work, and a plan to achieve significant results with a “moderate” amount of grant money.

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National Park Service
Rivers, Trails, and Conservation Assistance
Deadline: June 30, 2018

This program assists with community-led natural resource conservation and outdoor recreation initiatives that conserve waterways, preserve open space, and develop trails and greenways. Applicants are encouraged to consult with National Park Service staff.

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National Geographic Society
Documenting Human Migrations
Deadline: July 10, 2018

Supporting educational projects that inspire empathy and action with respect to migrant and refugee communities, this program funds projects that document the present-day causes, effects, lives, and communities involved; and/or develops educational materials for public or classroom use.

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Retirement Research Foundation
Responsive Grants
Deadline: Aug. 1, 2018

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.

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William T. Grant Foundation
Inequality Research
Deadline: Aug. 1, 2018

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.

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National Endowment for the Arts
Our Town
Deadline: Aug. 9, 2018

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.

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Boulware Foundation
Empowering Women Economically
Deadline: Rolling

Grants of up to $10,000 will go to programs aligned with one or more of the following areas, where women or girls are the targeted beneficiaries: financial literacy, workforce development, microfinance, entrepreneurship, leadership skills, and formal education.

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