Funding and Resource Opportunities | December 2022

Some of the areas covered by new opportunities this month: African American cultural preservation, healthcare for disabled veterans, legal efforts for social justice, BIPOC-led climate solutions, reptile and amphibian conservation, and much more.

Support opportunities are listed chronologically by deadline, with open-deadline appeals at the bottom. Entries highlighted in orange are newly-added this month. Entries highlighted in green were added after the release of this month’s Funding Opportunities email.

GRANTS now available

National Trust for Historic Preservation
African American Cultural Heritage Action Fund
Deadline: December 19 (letter of intent), April 7 (invited application)
Grants of up to $150,000 support ongoing preservation efforts for historic places representing African American cultural heritage. Details.

Open Space Institute
Appalachian Landscapes Protection Fund
Deadline: December 19
Capital grants are available for land protection projects in Georgia’s Appalachian region that are climatically resilient and enhance forest carbon. Details.  

National Park Service
Save America’s Treasures
Deadline: December 20
Funding supports preservation or conservation efforts for significant historic properties and collections. Details.

Dept. of Veterans Affairs
Legal Services for Veterans
Deadline: December 30
Nonprofits providing legal services for veterans related to housing, family law, income support, employment, or other areas may be eligible for funding. Details.

American Alpine Club
Cornerstone Conservation Grant
Deadline: December 31
Grants of up to $8,000 support work that creates healthy climbing landscapes, respect for climbing spots, and empowered climbing communities. Details.

▲ Disabled Veterans National Foundation
Capacity Building Grants
Deadline: December 31
Nonprofits providing veterans with direct health services, mental or physical, may apply for up to $25,000 in program support. Details. 

Walmart
Local Community Grants
Deadline: December 31
Up to $5,000 in funding supports work in a wide range of cause areas, including economic development, diversity and inclusion, hunger relief, and much more. Details. 

ProLiteracy / Nora Roberts Foundation
Literacy Opportunity Fund
Deadline: January 3, 2023
Nonprofits providing literacy programs to adults are eligible for general operating grants of up to $6,000. Details.

Park Foundation
Grant program
Deadline: January 6, 2023
Work that aims to create a more just, equitable, and sustainable society and environment may be eligible for funding. Details.

Americana Foundation
American Heritage
Deadline: January 8, 2023
Funding supports efforts to preserve, protect, and promote expressions of America’s heritage, in particular furniture and decorative arts. Details.

Federal Communications Commission
Affordable Connectivity Outreach Grant Program
Deadline: January 9, 2023
Funds are available for nonprofits helping low-income households secure broadband internet access, including awareness and outreach campaigns. Details.

JAMS Foundation / Association for Conflict Resolution
Initiative for Students and Youth
Deadline: January 9, 2023 (initial descriptions)
Grants of up to $40,000 support conflict resolution education skills programs for children ages 5-11. Details.

Impact Fund
Grant program
Deadline: January 10, 2023 (letter of interest), February 7 (invited application)
Nonprofit legal firms working to advance social justice in civil and human rights, environmental justice, or poverty law cases may apply for funding. Details.

National Science Foundation
Advancing Informal STEM Learning
Deadline: January 11, 2023
Nonprofits that engage the public with STEM subjects may seek funding for synthesis projects, conferences, partnership planning, and more. Details.

Bob Woodruff Foundation
Grants Program
Deadline: January 12, 2023 (twice yearly)
Programs that improve the health and well-being of military service members, veterans, their families, and their caregivers are eligible for funding. Details.

COPIC Medical Foundation
Grant Program
Deadline: January 13, 2023
Funding supports work that reduces fragmentation across healthcare settings in order to improve patient outcomes. Details.

▲ Ms. Foundation for Women
Ms. South
Deadline: January 13, 2023
Nonprofits led by Women and Girls of Color may apply for up to $100,000 in general operating support. Details.

New Profit
Mental Health Equity Catalyze
Deadline: January 13, 2023
Organizations using systems-change approaches to improve mental health and well-being, prioritizing health equity, may apply for up to $100,000. Details.

▲ Association of Reptile and Amphibian Veterinarians
Conservation of Reptiles & Amphibians Grant
Deadline: January 15, 2023
Grants of $1,500 support conservation-based projects involving reptiles or amphibians, including captive management, education and outreach, and more. Details.

Fund for Frontline Power
Grant Program
Deadline: January 15, 2023
Grassroots-based, BIPOC-led organizations working toward climate solutions are eligible for up to $250,000 in unrestricted funding. Details. 

Les Paul Foundation
Grant Program
Deadline: January 15, 2023
Support is available for programs encouraging innovation in music production or performance, innovative STEAM programs for students, and more. Details.

PADI Foundation
Grant Program
Deadline: January 15, 2023
Grants of up to $12,000 support research and education projects related to aquatic environments. Details.

Environmental Protection Agency
Consumer Recycling Education and Outreach Grant
Deadline: January 16, 2023
Funding supports recycling education and outreach projects, including those addressing environmental justice concerns. Details.

Youth Service America
Sodexo Stop Hunger Foundation Youth Grants
Deadline: January 16, 2023
Youth changemakers (up to age 25) may apply for grants of up to $500 to support volunteer projects addressing childhood hunger. Details.

▲ Jacob and Terese Hershey Foundation
Grant Program
Deadline: January 18, 2023 (letter of inquiry)
Work in a range of areas – natural resources, animal care, environmental literacy, reproductive rights, and others – may be eligible for up to $10,000 in funding. Details.

Dept. of Health and Human Services
Rural Communities Opioid Response Program – Overdose Response
Deadline: January 19, 2023
Work to reduce the morbidity and mortality rates of substance abuse disorders in rural communities may be eligible for funding. Details.

Mid-America Arts Alliance
Creative Forces Community Engagement Grant
Deadline: January 19, 2023
Matching grants of up to $50,000 support art engagement programs for military-connected communities taking place in-community or virtually. Details.

Partners for HOME
Permanent Supportive Housing
Deadline: January 20, 2023
Permanent housing providers approved by the Dept. of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabiliites are eligible to apply for funding to assist people experiencing homelessness. Details.

Partners for HOME
Rapid Rehousing for Special Populations (Domestic Violence)
Deadline: January 20, 2023
Funding is available to support a range of rapid rehousing services for people facing domestic violence, including outreach, case management, rental assistance, and more. Details.

National Forest Foundation
Matching Awards Program
Deadline: January 23, 2023
On-the-ground projects enhancing ecological health and/or outdoor experiences in national forests and grasslands may be eligible for match funding. Details.

Dept. of Housing and Urban Development
Section 202 Supportive Housing for the Elderly
Deadline: January 25, 2023
Funding supports the development and operation of rental housing for very low-income persons aged 62 years or older, as well as intergenerational housing. Details.

National Fish and Wildlife Foundation
Five Star and Urban Waters Restoration
Deadline: January 31, 2023
Grants of up to $50,000 will support work to sustain local natural resources in terms of improving water quality, watersheds, and the species they support. Details.

Parkinson’s Foundation
Community Grants
Deadline: January 31, 2023
Programs that offer exercise regimens, address mental health, or support care partners for people with Parkinson’s disease may apply for up to $25,000 in funding. Details.

▲ Bloomberg Philanthropies
Public Art Challenge
Deadline: February 15, 2023
Public art projects led by a city-nonprofit partnership can apply for funding to support development, execution, and marketing. Details. 

South Arts
Presentation Grants
Deadline: March 1, 2023
Grants support organizations hosting a Southern artist from outside of the organization’s state for a public presentation and an educational community engagement. Details.

Health Resources & Services Administration
Rural Communities Opioid Response Program – Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome
Deadline: March 8, 2023
Funding supports behavioral health care services for pregnant and postpartum persons with substance abuse disorders, and their families, living in rural areas. Details.

Previously-listed OPEN deadlines

  • Anthem Foundation | Social drivers of health issues. Details.
  • Auto Club Group Foundation | Traffic safety, tourism, education, community service. 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.
  • Brooks and Joan Fortune Family Foundation | Education, arts, outreach. 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.
  • Charles Stewart Mott Foundation | Civic engagement, childhood education, environment. Details.
  • Cisco | Internet-enabled education, fiscal empowerment, crisis response. Details.
  • Cornell Douglas Foundation | Environmental health and justice, K-12 financial literacy. Details.
  • Craig Newmark Philanthropies | Grassroots efforts. Details.
  • D’Addario Foundation | Free or low-cost music education. 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.
  • Google | In-kind search advertising. Details.
  • Groundswell Fund | Grassroots efforts for reproductive justice. Details.
  • The Home Depot Foundation | Volunteerism. Details.
  • Invest Atlanta | Low-interest loans for small nonprofits. Details.
  • The Lisa Libraries | New children’s books for underserved families. 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. 
  • NBA Foundation | Black youth transitioning to workforce. 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.
  • Sony Electronics | STEAM education, workforce development, underserved groups. Details. 
  • South Arts | Touring artists in rural communities. Details.
  • South Arts | Professional development for arts organizations. Details.
  • South Arts | Arts accessibility efforts. Details.
  • The Solutions Project | Transition to clean energy. Details.
  • T-Mobile | Small-town community projects. Details.
  • Wallace Global Fund | Catalyzing significant change. Details.
  • William Talbott Hillman Foundation | Creativity, democracy, ending gun violence. Details.
  • Wish You Well Foundation | Literacy skills for adults. Details.
  • W.K. Kellogg Foundation | Vulnerable children. 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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