Funding and Resource Opportunities | May 2019

May 20, 2019
| by Editor |

This month’s roundup features funding for work that involves youth-serving systems and youth volunteer engagement, national forests and grasslands, refugees, housing for veterans, U.S. Muslim communities, climate change and inequality, and more; plus opportunities for unrestricted funds and capacity-building “toolkits.”

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

Herb Block Foundation
Encouraging Citizen Involvement
Deadline: June 5
Grants of up to $25,000 will be awarded to projects that advance citizen education and lead to greater voter participation in the electoral process. All projects must be nonpartisan and may not involve lobbying for specific legislation or candidates. View details.

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
Forward Promise
Deadline: June 6
Grants of up to $150,000 will go to seven organizations in support of partnership efforts between community-based organizations and youth-serving systems such as juvenile justice, child welfare, education, housing, and health provision. View details.

National Forest Foundation
Matching Awards Program
Deadline: June 13
Providing one-to-one matching funds for on-the-ground nonprofit projects that enhance forest health and outdoor experiences in national forests and grasslands. View details.

Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta
Nonprofit Toolbox
Deadline: June 14
Custom-designed packages of management consulting will be awarded to nonprofits in order to help solve a key organizational challenge, with priorities going to board development and strategic planning. View details.

Youth Service America
Lead Agency Program
Deadline: June 14
Intended to activate youth volunteers on national service days, this program provides grants of up to $9,000 to youth development and community-based organizations that bring together coalitions to engage middle and high school students. View details.

U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services
Ethnic Community Self-Help Program
Deadline: June 18
Grants will be considered for organizations that are founded and led by a current or former refugee, or a group of them, primarily for the advancement of refugees. View details.

Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta
Extra Wish
Deadline: June 21
Providing monetary contributions for tangible goods that contribute in a clear way to an organization’s success, Extra Wish matches the “wishes” of nonprofit organizations with donors interested in making a contribution through an annual opportunity catalog. View details.

Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta
General Operating Support
Deadline: June 21
Unrestricted grants of up to $75,000 will go to nonprofits in support of general operating expenses, allowing funds to be used when and where they’re most needed. View details.

Brookdale Foundation
National Group Respite Program
Deadline: June 26
To fund efforts that make life better for people affected by Alzheimer’s disease and other dementia-related disorders, seed grants of up to $10,000 will be awarded to initiatives that include a regularly scheduled, ongoing social model day program. View details.

Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation Fund
Grant program
Deadline: June 30
Grants of up to $25,000 will go to support plant, animal, and fungi species conservation efforts, with priority going to in situ species conservation work; ex situ projects critical to the survival of the species concerned will also be considered. 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.

American Legion Child Welfare Foundation
Grant Program
Deadline: July 15, 2019
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, 2019
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, 2019
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
Grants 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.

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.

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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