Funding and Resource Opportunities | July 2022

Just some of the work covered by the dozens of opportunities this month: arts research in communities of color, healthcare workforce development, enhancing outdoor experiences, building new dog parks, and educating children who face difficult life challenges.

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

AWARD opportunities

Georgia Humanities / Georgia Council for the Arts / Office of the Governor
Governor’s Awards for the Arts & Humanities
Deadline: July 22
Nominations are now being accepted for Georgia’s annual celebration of individuals and organizations that have made outstanding contributions to the civic or cultural vitality of the state. Details.

GRANTS now available

Jacob & Valeria Langeloth Foundation
Grant Program
Deadline: July 7 (preliminary application)
Grants are available in two focus areas: Justice Reform (national or local) and Safe & Healthy Communities (particularly regarding gun violence). Details.

National Endowment for the Arts
Grants for Arts Projects
Deadline: July 7 (, July 19 (NEA applicant portal)
Funding is available for arts projects in any of a wide range of disciplines, in support of advancing public engagement with and access to art. Details, NEA applicant portal.

▲ Born This Way Foundation
Kindness in Community Fund
Deadline: July 8
Grants of up to $50,000 are available for Atlanta-area nonprofits providing free, accessible, community-informed mental health support for youth. Details.

Community Care Corps
Grant Program
Deadline: July 8
Innovative local programs providing non-medical volunteer assistance to older adults, adults with disabilities, or caregivers may apply for funding. Details.

Home Depot Foundation
Veteran Housing Grants
Deadline: July 8
Grants of up to $500,000 are available for developing and repairing housing for Atlanta-area military veterans and their families. Details.

Impact100 Atlanta
Grant Program
Deadline: July 8
Atlanta-area nonprofits may apply for funding for transformational projects in arts and culture; education; environment, recreation, and preservation; family; or health and wellness. Details.

Latham Foundation for the Promotion of Humane Education
Grant Program
Deadline: July 8
Up to $10,000 is available for programs that promote humane education through animal-assisted activities that benefit both people and animals. Details.

Dept. of Health and Human Services
Community Economic Development Projects
Deadline: July 11
Projects that help individuals address barriers to self-sufficiency are eligible for funding, including business startup support and efforts to restore jobs lost due to the pandemic. Details.

Inspiration Grants
Deadline: July 15
Nonprofits serving people living with addiction, serious mental illness, or cancer, especially those historically under-served, may apply for funding. Details. 

American Academy of Family Physicians Foundation
Family Medicine Cares USA
Deadline: July 15
Grants are available for newly-established free health clinics to purchase durable equipment and instruments. Details.

American Legion Child Welfare Foundation
Grant Program
Deadline: July 15
Nonprofits providing information about new, innovative programs designed to benefit youth are eligible for support. Details.

Atlanta United Foundation / Local Initiatives Support Corporation
GA 100
Deadline: July 15
Grants of up to $75,000 are available to improve mini-pitch soccer fields primarily serving low- and moderate-income Georgians. Details.

Impact Fund
Grant Program
Deadline: July 19 (letter of inquiry), October 11 (letter of inquiry)
Support is available for nonprofits using impact litigation in social justice, economic justice, or environmental justice. Details.

Common Counsel Foundation / Native Americans in Philanthropy
Native Voices Rising
Deadline: July 15
Up to $40,000 in operating support will go to Native-led groups that serve the community in leadership development and collective social action. Details.

Little Seeds Pollinator Pals Grant
Deadline: July 15
Grants of $500 will go to support the creation or expansion of pollinator garden programs serving 15 or more young people. Details.

Morgan Stanley
Alliance for Children’s Mental Health Innovation Awards
Deadline: July 15
Five $100,000 grants will go to new mental healthcare programs for children and young adults, prioritizing vulnerable populations. Details.

RedefinED Atlanta
Family and Community Engagement Grant
Deadline: July 15
Schools serving Atlanta Public School students are eligible for up to $15,000 to support family engagement plans for the 2022-23 year. Details.

▲ Women’s Sports Foundation
Well-Being for All
Deadline: July 15
Grants of $10,000 are available for nonprofits led by women of color that make wellness and fitness more accessible and inclusive to female BIPOC communities. Details.

Disaster Response
Deadline: July 18
Disaster response organizations providing direct support to companion animals or equines may apply for funding. Details.

Fund to End Factory Farming
Deadline: July 18
Nonprofits working to end factory farming via new data, evidence, or narratives may apply for up to $50,000 in funding. Details.

Dept. of Justice
Arts Programs for Justice-Involved Youth
Deadline: July 18 (, August 1 (JustGrants)
Arts programs helping to reduce juvenile delinquency, recidivism, or other problems are invited to apply for funding. Details, JustGrants portal.

▲ JA Community Foundation
Grant Program
Deadline: July 21 (letter of inquiry)
Nonprofits serving Japanese Americans and Asian Americans in the areas of senior services; history, arts,and culture; or youth may apply for up to $50,000. Details. 

Gwinnett County
Emergency Food and Shelter Program
Deadline: July 27
Gwinnett nonprofits may apply for ARPA funding to provide emergency assistance in terms of food or shelter. Details.

Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta
Extra Wish
Deadline: July 29
Atlanta-area nonprofits may submit requests for up to $7,500 in tangible goods to appear in the annual Extra Wish catalog for donors. Details.

Workforce Matters
Fund for Workforce Equity
Deadline: July 31
Grants of up to $70,000 are available for nonprofits providing workforce development programs, especially in rural areas. Details. 

Access Foundation
Climbing Conservation Grant
Deadline: August 1
Projects that preserve or enhance climbing opportunities are eligible for grants of up to $4,000. Details.

The Barbara McDowell and Gerald S. Hartman Foundation
Grant Program
Deadline: August 1
Grants are available to fund social justice litigation efforts designed to make a systematic impact. Details.

Coordinated Assistance Network
Momentum To Modernize
Deadline: August 1 (letter of inquiry)
In-kind grants of cloud-based organization management software will go to 75 minority-led nonprofits. Details.

▲ Library of Congress
Widening the Path Community Collections Grants
Deadline: August 1
Contemporary cultural documentation projects, especially regarding underrepresented communities, may apply for funding and a spot in the American Folklife Center. Details.

Lisle International
Global Seed Grants
Deadline: August 1
Grants of up to $5,000 support programs promoting intercultural communication and shared learning. Details.

Looking Out Foundation
Grant Progra
Deadline: August 1, February 1
Up to $5,000 supports work for disadvantaged youth, public health, women, the environment, the arts, or the hungry and the homeless. Details.

NDN Collective
Community Self-Determination Grant
Deadline: August 1 (letter of interest)
Indigenous-led organizations working to defend natural resources, develop communities, or decolonize culturally may apply for up to $100,000. Details.

Road Runners Club of America
Kids Run the Nation Grant Fund
Deadline: August 1
Nonprofits operating or implementing youth running programs can apply for up to $1,000 in funding. Details.

South Arts
Cross-Sector Impact Grants
Deadline: August 1 (letter of interest)
Grants of up to $15,000 are available to support “arts and…” projects developed by partnerships between arts organizations (or artists) and non-arts organizations. 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. 

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.

Community Heart & Soul
Seed Grant Program
Deadline: Open
Matching grants of $10,000 support resident-driven community programs for municipalities of 2,500-30,000 people. Details.

Invest Atlanta / United Way of Greater Atlanta / Wells Fargo
Atlanta Recovery Loan Program
Deadline: Open
Atlanta-area nonprofits with fewer than 500 employees may apply for a low-interest loan of up to $100,000 for a variety of purposes. 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.
  • Can’d Aid | Recycling programs and educational services. Details.
  • Companioning Grievers Foundation | Services for those impacted by loss. 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.
  • 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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