Funding and Resource Opportunities | January 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

Cisco / Global Citizen
2023 Global Citizen Prize: Cisco Youth Leadership Award
Deadline: January 20
A single prize of $250,000 and mentorship services will go to a young leader, aged 18 to 30, working in a nonprofit that seeks to end extreme poverty. Details.

Visionary Women / Hostetler/Wrigley Foundation
2023 Visionary Prize for Women’s Economic Empowerment
Deadline: January 25
Three women leading nonprofits that advance women’s economic empowerment in the U.S. will receive awards supporting their organizations. Details.

▲ Maddie’s Fund
Open Arms Challenge
Deadline: January 30 (registration)
Animal shelters and other nonprofits focused on pets are invited to pilot new inclusivity practices for the chance to win a piece of $420,000 in grant funding. Details.

AARP
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.

GRANTS now available

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 Disabilities 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.

Dept. of Housing and Urban Development
Self-Help Homeownership Opportunity Program
Deadline: January 23
Nonprofits helping low-income persons and families acquire housing via sweat equity and volunteer-based programs may be eligible for funding. 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.

▲ Craig H. Nielsen Foundation
Creating Opportunity and Independence
Deadline: January 30 (letter of intent)
Nonprofits working to enhance the quality of life for individuals with spinal cord injuries may apply for up to $125,000 in funding. 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.

Open Society Foundations
Soros Equality Fellowship
Deadline: January 31
Individuals seeking to address racial inequality may apply for a fellowship that provides 18 months of project support. Details.

Open Society Foundations
Soros Justice Fellowship
Deadline: January 31
Individuals undertaking a project to advance reform, debate, and change in the U.S. criminal justice system may apply for funding. Details.

AmeriCorps
Seniors Workforce Development Senior Demonstration Program
Deadline: February 1
Nonprofits providing professional development services for those age 55 or older may be eligible for funding. Details.

Clif Family Foundation
Operational Support
Deadline: February 1
Grants are available for grassroots organizations working for stronger food systems, equitable community health outcomes, or environmental protection. Details.

▲ National Endowment for the Humanities
Landmarks of American History and Culture
Deadline: February 1
Supporting projects for educators that aim to expand knowledge and teaching approaches for diverse U.S. cultures, traditions, languages and perspectives. Details. 

New York Life Foundation / Afterschool Alliance
Aim High
Deadline: February 1
Grants of up to $50,000 support after-school and summer learning programs for middle school students from low-income households. Details.

Fulton County
Community Services Program
Deadline: February 3
Fulton nonprofits may seek funding for work in any of six areas. Virtual workshops will be held on January 19 and January 24 for interested organizations. Details (PDF).

Global Learning for Health Equity Network
Planning Grants
Deadline: February 8
Planning grants of up to $50,000 will support community-based organizations in studying other countries’ approaches to advancing health equity. Details. 

National Endowment for the Arts
Grants for Arts Projects
Deadline: February 9 (grants.gov), February 21 (NEA portal)
Art projects in a wide range of disciplines designed to engage the public are eligible for funding. Details.

The Scotts Miracle-Gro Foundation / KidsGardening
GroMoreGood Grassroots Grant
Deadline: February 10
Grants of up to $1,500 are available for the development of new or expanded youth garden programs and green spaces. 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. 

Henry Luce Foundation
Advancing Public Knowledge on Democracy, Race, and Religion in America
Deadline: February 15 (concept notes)
Grants of up to $400,000 will support projects to deepen understanding and conversation about democracy, race, and religion in the U.S. Details.

Tri-M Foundation
Performing Arts Grant Program
Deadline: February 15
Innovative, high-quality theatre and dance projects with a regional perspective are invited to apply for grants of up to $10,000. Details.

South Arts
Traditional Arts Touring Grants
Deadline: February 15
Organizations seeking to engage a traditional artist or arts ensemble for their community may apply for grants of up to $5,000. Details.

Bank of America Charitable Foundation
Economic Mobility Focused on Needs of Individuals and Families
Deadline: February 17
Funding supports services for low-to-moderate-income communities covering basic needs, including health, economic recovery, and more. Details.

▲ National Park Trust
Kids to Parks Day School Grants
Deadline: February 17
Title I classrooms may apply for grants up to $1,000 to fund exploration of parks, historic sites, public lands, and waters, either virtually or in-person. 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.

Rising Tide Foundation
Freedom in Practice
Deadline: Open (letter of intent)
Funding supports projects aimed at developing “hand-up” solutions to societal problems in line with the principles of personal freedom and free markets. 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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