Funding and Resource Opportunities | August 2022

Just some of the work covered by the dozens of opportunities this month: Care for HIV/AIDS patients, advocacy for organic farming, preserving art from 19th century Europe, sheltering adoptable pets, and seeking answers to humankind’s most profound questions.

Support opportunities are listed chronologically by deadline, with open-deadline appeals at the bottom. Opportunities newly added this month are highlighted in orange.

GRANTS now available

National Endowment for the Arts
Our Town
Deadline: August 4 (grants.gov), August 16 (NEA applicant portal)
Supporting joint government-nonprofit projects that use arts, culture, and design activities to advance local economic, physical, or social outcomes. Details, NEA applicant portal.

Kent Richard Hofmann Foundation
Grant Program
Deadline: August 5 (letter of inquiry)
Nonprofits focused on HIV/AIDS care and direct services, education, or research, especially in smaller or rural communities, may apply for funding. Details.

▲ Organic Valley
Farmers Advocating for Organic
Deadline: August 10 (letter of interest), August 24 (by invite)
Research, education, and advocacy projects advancing the organic farming industry are eligible for grants of up to $50,000. Details.

TD Bank
TD Ready Challenge
Deadline: August 11
Grants support nonprofits helping communities that are especially vulnerable to climate change prepare, adapt, or mitigate negative effects. Details. 

Johnson & Johnson Innovation
Vets QuickFire Challenge: Lung Cancer & Physical Trauma
Deadline: August 12
Funding is available for ideas that address the unique healthcare needs of the military community in terms of lung cancer and physical trauma. Details.

Ben & Jerry’s Foundation
National Grassroots Organizing
Deadline: August 15
Small grassroots organizations working to create broad systems change are invited to apply for up to $30,000 in funding. Details. 

Dept. of Justice
Supporting Vulnerable At-Risk Youth and Youth Transitioning Out of Foster Care
Deadline: August 15 (grants.gov), August 29 (JustGrants)
Funding is available for pilot treatment programs for residential-based youth services, especially for youth transitioning out of foster care. Details, JustGrants portal.

Elton John AIDS Foundation
Robert Key Memorial Fund
Deadline: August 15
Nonprofits addressing the violence, stigma, and discrimination suffered by at-risk sex workers are eligible for up to $50,000 in funding. Details.

National Endowment for the Humanities
Infrastructure and Capacity Building Challenge
Deadline: August 17 (optional draft), September 27 (full application)
Matching funds are available to support facilities-based capital projects or digital infrastructure projects for humanities-focused nonprofits. Details.

▲ John Templeton Foundation
Grant Program
Deadline: August 19 (inquiry), January 20 (by invite)
Projects related to humankind’s most profound questions, character development, freedom, cognitive talent, or genetics are eligible for funding. Details.

WITH Foundation
Healthcare Equity for Women with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities
Deadline: August 19
Grants of up to $50,000 support collaborative projects that foster healthcare equity for women with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Details.

Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta
Income and Wealth Fund
Deadline: August 22 (webinar August 3)
Atlanta-area nonprofits working to reduce income and wealth gaps by increasing economic opportunity may apply for funding. Details.

Dept. of Housing and Urban Development
Veterans Housing Rehabilitation and Modification Pilot Program
Deadline: August 24
Funding goes to programs that improve the primary residence of low-income veterans who have disabilities, especially on a statewide or nationwide basis. Details.

Dept. of Justice
Youth Violence Prevention Program
Deadline: August 29 (grants.gov), September 12 (JustGrants)
Funding supports strategies to prevent middle and high school students from becoming involved in violence, particularly regarding guns and gangs. Details, JustGrants portal.

▲ Petco Love
Animal Welfare Organizations
Deadline: August 30
Animal welfare organizations that provide sheltering and adoption services are eligible for funding. Details.

Anthem Foundation
Maternal and Child Health Grants
Deadline: August 31
Programs that reduce preterm birth rates, maternal morbidity and mortality, or primary C-section rates may apply for funding. Details.

de Beaumont Foundation / Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
Modernized Anti-Racist Data Ecosystems for Health Justice
Deadline: August 31 (phase I)
Grants of up to $1 million support projects to build local health data ecosystems centered on anti-racism, equity, justice, and community power. Details.

Fund for Southern Communities
Grant Program
Deadline: September 1
Progressive grassroots social change organizations may apply for grants of up to $5,000. Details.

Samuel H. Kress Foundation
Conservation Grants
Deadline: September 1 (letter of intent)
Grants support the professional conservation of European art from antiquity to the early 19th century. Details.

American Heart Association
Voices for Healthy Kids
Deadline: September 6 (short form), October 21 (by invite)
Grants of up to $200,000 support advocacy campaigns to make the places kids live, learn, and play healthier; see details for policy areas included. Details. 

Calvin K. Kazanjian Economics Foundation
Grant program
Deadline: September 10 (letter of interest)
Work that helps people more fully understand the role of economics in bettering lives, communities, and the world is eligible for funding. Details. 

Dept. of Health and Human Services
Service Area Competition
Deadline: September 12
Grants support access to high-quality healthcare services for underserved populations, including migrants, people in public housing, and others. Details.

National Park Service
History of Equal Rights Program
Deadline: September 14
Funding is available for efforts to preserve sites related to the struggle to achieve equal rights in the U.S. Details.

Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta
A Place to Perform
Deadline: September 15 (cycle opens August 16)
Atlanta-area arts organizations seeking a venue for performances can apply for access to facilities in the Foundation network. Details.

▲ Community Foundation of Central Georgia
Downtown Challenge 2.0 Fund
Deadline: September 15
Grants support projects for transforming Downtown Macon into a more kid-friendly, inclusive, creative, and green space. Details.

Teiger Foundation
Grant Program
Deadline: September 15
Nonprofits presenting contemporary art may apply for funding to support a specific project, ongoing programs, exhibition hosting, or climate-conscious efforts. Details.

Jewish Helping Hands
Tikkun Olam Grant Program
Deadline: September 19 (initial inquiry), December 5 (by invite)
Nonprofits helping vulnerable populations meet basic needs (including empowerment, education, and equity) are eligible for support. Details.

American Bar Endowment
Opportunity Grants
Deadline: September 23 (letter of inquiry), October 7 (by invite)
New projects serving legal needs in local communities – improving access to justice, the justice system, or public understanding – are eligible for funding. Details.

SEC Gives Foundation
Romay Davis Belonging, Inclusion, and Diversity Grant Program
Deadline: September 30
Funds are available for nonprofits working with underserved populations to address racial disparities in healthcare, food insecurity, or education. Details.

We Raise Foundation
Emerging Leader Grants
Deadline: September 30
Grants of $15,000 support young leaders (20-35 years old) at Christian organizations working at the intersection of poverty, violence, and inequality. Details.

Impact Fund
Grant Program
Deadline: October 11 (letter of inquiry)
Support is available for nonprofits using impact litigation in social justice, economic justice, or environmental justice. Details.

Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta
Metropolitan Atlanta Arts Fund
Deadline: October 13 (cycle opens September 13)
General operating support is available for small- and medium-sized arts organizations in the Metro Atlanta area. Details. 

Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta
Neighborhood Fund
Deadline: October 13 (cycle opens September 13)
Grassroots, resident-led organizations in South Cobb, South Fulton, and Thomasville may apply for grants and coaching. Details.

Brooks and Joan Fortune Family Foundation
Grant Program
Deadline: Open
Education, arts, and outreach programs may be eligible for grants of up to $10,000. Details.

Cisco
Global Impact Cash Grant Program
Deadline: Open (initial information form)
Grants support internet-enabled solutions in the areas of education, economic empowerment, and crisis response. Details.

▲ D’Addario Foundation
Grant Program
Deadline: Open (letter of inquiry), October 15 (by invite)
Music education programs that offer free or affordable instruction that is frequent, ongoing, and addresses community needs may apply for funding. Details. 

The Lisa Libraries
Grant Program
Deadline: Open
Nonprofits working with families in underserved areas may apply for a donation of new children’s books and other small libraries. Details.

Oak Hill Fund
Diminished Tree Species Grants
Deadline: Open (letter of inquiry)
Work to restore diminished native forest species through habitat preservation, research, seed development, or other means is eligible for funding. Details.

South Arts
Micro Accessibility Grants
Deadline: Open
Grants of up to $2,500 support work to make arts programs more accessible to persons with disabilities. Details.

Previously-listed OPEN deadlines

  • Anthem Foundation | Social drivers of health issues. Details.
  • Awesome Foundation | Arts, tech, and community development. Details.
  • BoatUS | Safe and clean boating practices. Details.
  • Borealis Philanthropy | Police accountability. Details.
  • Borealis Philanthropy | Help for trans-led organizations. Details.
  • Bob Barker Company Foundation | Reentry post-incarceration. Details.
  • Community Heart & Soul | Community programs for small municipalities. Details.
  • Companioning Grievers Foundation | Services for those impacted by loss. Details.
  • Can’d Aid | Recycling programs and educational services. Details.
  • Cornell Douglas Foundation | Environmental health and justice, K-12 financial literacy. Details.
  • Craig Newmark Philanthropies | Grassroots efforts. Details.
  • David Rockefeller Fund | The arts, criminal justice, environment. Details.
  • ECMC Foundation | Postsecondary student success. Details.
  • First Horizon Foundation | Atlanta-area arts and culture, education, leadership, environment, financial literacy, health, human services. Details.
  • The Glaser Progress Foundation | Measuring progress, independent and unheard voices. Details.
  • Groundswell Fund | Grassroots efforts for reproductive justice. Details.
  • The Home Depot Foundation | Volunteerism. Details.
  • Invest Atlanta | Low-interest loans for small nonprofits. Details.
  • Kars4Kids | Education, mentoring, youth development. Details.
  • Lyft | Essential goods delivery or client transportation; COVID-related. Details.
  • MLB-MLBPA Youth Development Foundation | Youth baseball and softball. Details.
  • MUFG Union Bank Foundation | Atlanta-area affordable housing, economic development, social and economic justice. Details.
  • National Geographic | Remote learning in science, social studies, or geography; COVID-related. Details.
  • Nasdaq Foundation | Diverse entrepreneur support; quarterly. Details. 
  • Open Technology Fund | Human rights. Internet freedom. Open societies. Details.
  • PEDIGREE Foundation | Animal welfare nonprofits dealing with emergencies or puppy mills. Details.
  • Presbyterian Committee on the Self-Development of People | Relief for systemic oppression and poverty. Details.
  • Public Welfare Foundation | Criminal and youth justice system reform. Details.
  • Resist | Efforts in response to timely political or cultural events. Details.
  • Roddenberry Foundation | Original projects with global impact. Details.
  • School-Based Healthcare Solutions Network | School-based telehealth programs; COVID-related. Details.
  • The Skatepark Project | Public skatepark construction. Details.
  • South Arts | Touring artists in rural communities. Details.
  • South Arts | Professional development for arts organizations. Details.
  • The Solutions Project | Transition to clean energy. Details.
  • Wallace Global Fund | Catalyzing significant change. Details.
  • Wish You Well Foundation | Literacy skills for adults. Details.


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

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