Funding and Resource Opportunities | February 2023

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.

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AWARD opportunities

Purpose Prize
Deadline: February 28
Nonprofit founders or co-founders age 50 or older may apply for awards of up to $50,000 for their organization. Details.

Native Arts and Cultures Foundation: Shift
Presentation Award
Deadline: March 14
Empowering Native artists and celebrating their powerful, creative contributions to social justice issues. Details.

GRANTS now available

National Fund for Sacred Places HOME
Matching Grant
Deadline: February 24
Grants from $50,000 to $250,000 will go to capital projects at historic houses of worship. Details

First Nations Development Institute
Gather Food Sovereignty Grant
Deadline: February 26
Up to seven awards of approximately $32,000 will go to nascent Native American-led initiatives dedicated to cultivating tribal food sovereignty. Details.

The Funders Network
Grant Program
Deadline: February 27
Two-year grants up to $180,000 are available to develop collaborative partnerships, and to plan and implement equitable climate action or green stormwater infrastructure projects to address frontline community issues. Details.

Oak Foundation
Learning Differences Programme Request for Proposal
Deadline: February 27
Grants fund knowledge and support systems for Social and Emotional Learning (SEL) and mental health for students with learning differences.  Details.

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

National Park Service
Rivers, Trails, and Conservation Assistance Program
Deadline: March 1
Funding helps with natural resource conservation, outdoor recreation initiatives, and more. Details.

Whole Kids Foundation
Garden Grant Program
Deadline: March 1
Grants of $3,000 go to create or maintain interactive edible learning gardens that join kids with food, incite their interest, and back up course plans. Details.

National Dance Project
New England Foundation for the Arts National Dance Project Production Grant
Deadline: March 1
Grants for organizations and individuals striving to develop a safe, secure, nuclear weapons-free environment. Details.

Ploughshares Fund
Grant Program
Deadline: March 1
Grants are available for grassroots organizations working for stronger food systems, equitable community health outcomes, or environmental protection. Details.

Third Wave Fund
Mobilize Power (Rapid Response) Fund
Deadline: March 7
Resources for initiatives concerning healing justice, community organization, direct action, transformative justice, and restorative justice, among other projects. Details.

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

Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation
Quality-of-Life Grant
Deadline: March 8
Grants up to $50,000 go to empower the lives of those affected by paralysis, their families, and caregivers in terms of fostering inclusivity, participation, and communal connections while boosting health and wellness. Details.

National Environmental Education Foundation
Biodiversity Conservation Grant
Deadline: March 10
Grants fund projects aimed at promoting and safeguarding pollinator habitats on public lands in the US. Details.

Department of Health and Human Services
Residential (Secure) Services for Unaccompanied Children
Deadline: March 13
Grants go to care providers with specialized services available for unaccompanied children dealing with substance abuse, anger management, mental health issues, and other behavioral concerns. Details.

▲ Grey Muzzle Grant
Program Grant
Deadline: March 15
Grants, typically ranging from $2,500 to $10,000, go to shelters, rescue groups, sanctuaries, and other nonprofit organizations that have or seek to establish a program specifically for senior dogs. Details.

AARP Community Challenge
Community Challenge
Deadline: March 15
Small grants go to nonprofits helping to make communities more livable for everyone 50 years and older through improvements to walkability, housing, digital connections, and more. Details.

Fulton County Dept. of Community Development
Veterans Services Program
Deadline: March 17
Funding is available for veterans servi
ces addressing poverty, health and wellness, or housing. Interested nonprofits are strongly encouraged to attend a workshop on Feb. 23. Details.

National Endowment for Democracy
Grant Program
Deadline: March 20
Grants are available to nonprofit organizations, such as civic associations and independent media outlets, to foster democratic values and reinforce democratic foundations. Details.

Bureau of Land Management
Threatened and Endangered Species Program
Deadline: March 24
Grants go toward reducing the effects of climate change, developing strategies to preserve multiple threatened/endangered species, supporting pollinator protection and preservation, guaranteeing habitat connectivity, and more.  Details.

The Home Depot Foundation
Veteran Housing Grants
Deadline: March 24 (rolling)
Grants in the amount of $100,000 to $500,000 go to build new supportive housing or rehabilitate existing supportive housing for veterans. Details.

The Workers Lab
Innovation Fund
Deadline: March 27
Leaders with early-stage ideas for supporting US workers are invited to apply for an entrepreneur fellowship featuring the chance at a $200,000 investment. Details.

Gamma Mu Foundation
Service Grant
Deadline: March 31
Grants are available for nonprofits ensuring everyone in the LGBTQ+ community has access to HIV/STD prevention, education, and treatment. Details.

Borealis Philanthropy Fund
Climate Change and Renewable Energy Program
Deadline: Open
Supports nonprofit organizations in the Southeastern US that engage in stimulating a more robust market for renewable energy, specifically solar and wind. Details.

Mary Reynolds Babcock Foundation
Grant Program
Deadline: Open
Grants support nonprofits that work to advance racial equity and social and economic justice in the South. Details.

Oak Hill Fund
Rapid Response Fund
Deadline: Rolling
Funding is available for trans-led organizations involved in many areas, including health and healing, education, anti-violence efforts, job-creation, accommodation, the lessening of criminalization, and more.  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.
  • 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.
  • Invest Atlanta | Low-interest loans for small nonprofits. Details.
  • Kars4Kids | Education, mentoring, youth development. Details.
  • The Lisa Libraries | New children’s books for underserved families. 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.
  • Oak Hill Fund | Restoring diminished native forest species. 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.
  • Progressive Multiplier | Progressive movement-building. 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.
  • 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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