Funding and Resource Opportunities | October 2016

October 10, 2016
| by Editor |

Our list of October grant and resource opportunities for you to consider this month includes opportunities that fund children, agricultural causes, and tools to strengthen nonprofit'smanagement, governance and operations.

GRANTS

Community Foundation of Central Georgia

Deadline: December 31, 2016

The Community Foundation of Central Georgia aims to further the ability of community-based charitable organizations to meet the needs of the residents of this region. Through its Community Grant Program, CFCG will consider applications for projects designed to improve the quality of life in central Georgia. Most award money is currently restricted to Bibb County. There is limited funding available for other counties in Central Georgia including: Baldwin, Bleckley, Butts, Coffee, Crawford, Dodge, Houston, Jasper, Jones, Lamar, Laurens, Monroe, Peach, Pulaski, Putnam, Spalding, Taylor, Twiggs, Upson, and Wilkinson.

Atlanta Falcons Youth Foundation (AFYF)
Grant information
Deadline: Rolling deadline

AFYF makes grants to nonprofit organizations that demonstrate capacity to reduce obesity and improve fitness among school-age children in Georgia. AFYF directs most of its grants to organizations working in close coordination with one another in Atlanta and Gainesville neighborhoods designated as Falcons Fitness Zones.

America's Farmers Grow Communities Project
Grant information

Through the America's Farmers Grow Communities program, farmers enroll for a chance to direct $2,500 awards to local non-profit organizations that are important to them and their communities. Examples of organizations include Future Farmers of America, 4-H, schools, fire departments, and other civic groups.

The Community Foundation of Greater Atlanta
Nonprofit Toolbox
Deadline: November 1, 2016

The Nonprofit Toolbox is a program of the Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta that provides nonprofit organizations with tools to strengthen their management, governance and operations. Most Nonprofit Toolbox awards are not financial grants; they are custom-designed management consulting packages to help solve a key organizational challenge or problem. Organizations selected to receive a Nonprofit Toolbox award will work with a specialist who will construct a package of appropriate organizational assistance.

Compiled and edited by Rachel Letcher, communications coordinator at the Georgia Center for Nonprofits.

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