Funding and Resource Opportunities | October

October 10, 2013
| by Editor |

Once a month, GCN rounds up some of the best upcoming resource, funding, and award opportunities for you and your nonprofit. 


The Community Foundation’s Nonprofit Toolbox |
Deadline: November 1
The Nonprofit Toolbox is a program of The Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta's Common Good Funds and the Metropolitan Atlanta Arts Fund that provides nonprofit organizations with tools to strengthen their management, governance, and operations. Nonprofit Toolbox awards are not financial grants; they are custom-designed packages of management consulting to help solve a key organizational challenge or problem. 


Community Consulting Teams Pro-Bono Management Consulting Services |
Deadline: October 11
Community Consulting Teams (CCT)-Atlanta welcomes applications from nonprofit organizations that can benefit from pro-bono consulting services by our teams of volunteer MBA-trained business professionals. Now entering its 14th year, CCT has served more than 190 organizations and welcomes projects in most areas related to marketing, planning, and business operations.

International Coach Federation - Georgia Chapter |
Deadline: October 18
Nonprofit Coach-A-Thon - Giving Back: From One Community to AnotherThis November as the season of giving begins, the International Coach Federation Georgia Chapter (ICF-GA) is proud to offer 48 hours of complimentary telephone coaching to Atlanta’s nonprofit leaders!

Banfield Charitable Trust | Deadline: October 31
The Banfield Charitable Trust, the charitable arm of Banfield Pet Hospitals, is offering grants to organizations working to help keep pets and their families together. At this time, the trust is pursuing the following funding priorities: support for nonprofit organizations working to keep pets with their families; pet food distribution programs; companion horse feeding programs; and hospice patient/pet support programs.

Grinnell College | Deadline: November 8
Grinnell College, a private four-year liberal arts college located in Grinnell, Iowa, has announced a call for nominations for the 2014 Grinnell College Young Innovator for Social Justice Prize. The annual prize honors individuals under age the age of 40 from anywhere in the world who have demonstrated leadership in their fields and who show creativity, commitment, and extraordinary accomplishment in effecting positive social change.

Gates Foundation | Deadline: November 12
The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation is accepting applications for Round 12 of its Grand Challenges Explorations initiative, an accelerated grant program that encourages bold approaches aimed at improving the lives of the world's poorest people. Anyone—students, scientists, entrepreneurs—with a transformative idea are invited to apply.

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation | Deadline: November 13
The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Health Policy Fellows program is designed to provide a comprehensive fellowship experience at the nexus of health science, policy, and politics in Washington, D.C. The program provides an outstanding opportunity for exceptional midcareer health professionals and behavioral and social scientists with an interest in health and healthcare policy. Fellows participate in the policy process at the federal level and use that leadership experience to improve health, health care, and health policy.

SeaWorld and Busch Gardens Conservation Fund | Deadline: December 1
The SeaWorld & Busch Gardens Conservation Fund, a nonprofit organization created by Anheuser-Busch Adventure Parks, supports wildlife research, habitat protection, animal rescue, and conservation education in the United States and around the world. Since its launch, the Fund has granted over $9 million to more than 500 projects in countries around the world. The Fund's grantees are diverse, including global organizations such as World Wildlife Fund, The Nature Conservancy, and Conservation International along with smaller, grassroots organizations.

Healthcare Georgia Foundation | Deadline: December 16
The Healthcare Georgia Foundation is accepting nominations for the 2014 Joseph D. Greene Community Service Award, which honors individuals, nonprofit health organizations, and community collaboratives committed to improving the quality of health and health care in the communities they serve. The award is open to community/clinic health volunteers and leaders; health, patient, and marketplace navigators; community health workers, promoters/promotores, and Resource Mothers, etc.; nurses and other healthcare practitioners who volunteer their services; board members who go above and beyond the call of duty; and nonprofit health organizations that exemplify collaborative approaches to improve the health and well-being of their community.

Georgia State College of Law | Deadline: December 30
The Center for Law, Health & Society at Georgia State University College of Law is leading an initiative funded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation for a faculty fellowship program to promote public health law education. Ten faculty members with full-time appointments in law schools or schools/programs of public health will be selected to participate in the yearlong program, which is designed to foster innovations in educational programming and to build a strong learning community.


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