Funding and Resource Opportunities | August 2022 (Updated)

Just some of the work covered by the dozens of opportunities this month: nutrition security for Indigenous youth, bookmobile programs, youth football, equitable communities, and inclusion for people with autism.

Support opportunities are listed chronologically by deadline, with open-deadline appeals at the bottom. Opportunities added in the mid-month update are highlighted in green.

AWARD opportunities

United Way of Greater Atlanta
Gwinnett SPARK Prize
Deadline: September 2
Ideas to meet the needs of Gwinnett children and families in terms of strong learners, economic stability, or racial equity can apply for a $25,000 award. Details.

The 1954 Project
Luminary Awards
Deadline: September 9
Black leaders of mid-sized education nonprofits may apply for awards that provide leadership support and a $1 million grant. Details.

GRANTS now available

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
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.

Newman’s Own Foundation / Tahoma Peak Solutions
Nutrition Security for Indigenous Youth
Deadline: August 26 (eligibility quiz), September 15 (application)
Nonprofits focused on improving nutrition security for Indigenous youth may apply for grants of up to $50,000. Details.

Dept. of Justice
Youth Violence Prevention Program
Deadline: August 29 (, 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.

Lois Lenski Covey Foundation
Bookmobile Grant Program
Deadline: September 1
Grants of up to $3,000 are available for bookmobile programs that target underserved youth. Details.

Pillars Fund
Catalyze Fund
Deadline: September 1
Nonprofits working in or alongside U.S. Muslim communities in the area of public safety, mental health, or civic power may apply for funding. 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.

USA Football
Equipment Grants
Deadline: September 1
Youth football programs may apply for grants providing equipment such as uniforms, helmets, shoulder pads, and flags. Details.

Windgate Foundation
Grant Program
Deadline: September 1
Funding is available for arts education programs, particularly in the areas of contemporary craft or visual arts. Details.

National Trust for Historic Preservation
Preserving Black Churches
Deadline: September 2
Work to preserve historic Black houses of worship is eligible for grants of up to $200,000. 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. 

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
Policies to Build and Sustain Economic Security and Wealth for Families and Communities of Color
Deadline: September 7
Research efforts aimed at dismantling structural racism and promoting health equity may apply for up to $450,000 in funding. Details. 

Bohemian Foundation
Bohemian Fund
Deadline: September 8
Grants of up to $30,000 support work that fosters equitable communities via thriving youth, economic mobility, or engagement and connection. 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.

Zendesk Tech for Good
Impact Awards
Deadline: September 12
Grants of up to $50,000, plus free software, are available for organizations that foster community, promote resilience, or create career pathways in tech. Details.

Corporation for National and Community Service
Volunteer Generation Fund
Deadline: September 13
Efforts to recruit, manage, support, and retain nonprofit volunteers are eligible for matching grants. 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.

Les Paul Foundation
Grant Program
Deadline: September 15
Innovative music production or performance projects and innovative STEAM programs for those facing challenges are eligible for funding. Details.

The Funders Network / The Urban Sustainability Directors Network
Partners for Places
Deadline: September 15
Funding is available for nonprofit-government partnerships that advance equitable, sustainable climate action or green stormwater infrastructure. 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.

Autism Science Foundation
Profound Autism Pilot
Deadline: September 15
Grants of up to $35,000 support projects that improve, expand, or make possible the inclusion of those with “profound autism.” Details.

Department of Transportation
Safe Streets and Roads for All
Deadline: September 15
Nonprofits working to prevent death and injury for all roadway users (pedestrians, bicyclists, drivers, etc.) are eligible for support. Details. 

Food Lion Feeds Charitable Foundation
Grant Program
Deadline: September 15
Hunger relief organizations working within a 20-mile radius of a Food Lion store may apply for funding to help purchase food. 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.

National Park Service
National Maritime Heritage Grant Program
Deadline: September 20
Funding is available for education or preservation projects involving U.S. maritime heritage. 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.

Aura Cacia 
Positive Change Project
Deadline: September 30
Programs that directly help women and girls facing difficult life situations to achieve transformational change may apply for funding. Details.  

Caplan Foundation for Early Childhood
Grant Program
Deadline: September 30
Efforts to improve the welfare of children up to 7 years old, including in the areas of education and parenting education, 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.

Weyerhaeuser Giving Fund
Grant Program
Deadline: September 30
Nonprofits in Dacula or the Georgia Timberlands region working in any of a wide range of focus areas may apply for funding. 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.

State of Georgia
Improving Neighborhood Outcomes in Disproportionally Impacted Communities
Deadline: November 18
Funding supports investments in neighborhoods especially impacted by the pandemic that aim to improve physical and mental health, such as parks, sidewalks, and healthy food access. 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.

Charles Stewart Mott Foundation
Grant Program
Deadline: Open (letter of inquiry)
Work to improve society in terms of civic engagement, childhood education, or the environment are eligible for support. Details.

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.

Progressive Multiplier
Grant Program
Deadline: Open
Funding supports nonprofits working to build the progressive movement in the form of policy advocacy, legal advocacy, civic engagement, or media production. 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.

Hometown Grants
Deadline: Open
Projects serving towns of less than 50,000, especially in terms of enhanced community spaces, may apply for up to $50,000 in funding. 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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