Funding and Resource Opportunities | September 5

September 05, 2013
| by Editor |

GCN has rounded up our top picks for upcoming resource, funding, and awards opportunities for your nonprofit. Featured this month—CCT-Atlanta's valuable pro-bono consulting service.


Community Consulting Teams Pro-Bono Management Consulting Services | Deadline: October 11

Community Consulting Teams (CCT)-Atlanta welcomes applications from non-profit 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.


Georgia State University School of Social Work | Deadline Extended: September 20

With a sole concentration in community partnerships, GSU School of Social Work requests proposals from Atlanta area agencies/organizations to have second year Masters students work with them on a community project. Projects involve groups of four students that partner with an agency to plan, implement, and evaluate a community project. Projects will be selected and conceptualized this fall. Implementation of projects will be January to April 2014. 

Practice Change Leaders for Aging and Health | Deadline: September 23

Practice Change Leaders for Aging and Health is a national initiative to develop, support, and expand the influence of organizational leaders who are committed to achieving transformative improvements in care for older adults. The program, which is jointly supported by the Atlantic Philanthropies and the John A. Hartford Foundation, is a one-year opportunity for individuals to gain enhanced leadership skills and content expertise that can positively influence care for older adults. Participants complete a project aimed at integrating improved care for older adults within their organization, allowing them to remain at their full-time job throughout the program.

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.

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.

Ezra Jack Keats Foundation | Deadline: December 15

The Ezra Jack Keats Foundation is accepting submissions from publishers for the annual Ezra Jack Keats New Writer and New Illustrator Book Awards. The awards are designed to recognize and encourage authors and illustrators starting out in the field of children's books who share Ezra Jack Keats' commitment to children and diversity.

The Doris Duke Charitable Foundation and Chapin Hall at the University of Chicago | Deadline: December 15

The Doris Duke Charitable Foundation and Chapin Hall at the University of Chicago are inviting outstanding doctoral students to apply for the Doris Duke Fellowships for the Promotion of Child Well-Being. The fellowships are designed to identify and develop a new generation of leaders interested in and capable of creating practice and policy initiatives that will enhance child development and improve the nation's ability to prevent all forms of child maltreatment.

AAUW | Deadline: January 15

The AAUW Community Action Grants Program annually provides funds to individuals, AAUW branches, and AAUW state organizations as well as local community-based nonprofit organizations for innovative programs and non-degree research projects that promote education and equity for women and girls. The program's one-year grants ($2,000 to $7,000) provide funding for community-based projects. Two-year grants ($5,000 to $10,000) provide start-up funds for new projects that address the particular needs of the community and develop girls' sense of efficacy through leadership or advocacy opportunities.

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