Funding and Resource Opportunities | October 2022

Some of the work covered by new opportunities this month: veterinary care, support for climbing communities, climate change prep for underserved communities, reproductive health education for women, cross-sector youth development efforts, and a wide range of museum projects.

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.

AWARD opportunities

Prudential Financial / Ashoka
Prudential Emerging Visionaries
Deadline: November 3
Awards will be given to young people (ages 14-18) who have created solutions to financial and societal challenges. Details.

GRANTS now available

Energize the Environment
Deadline: October 30
One $3,500 grant will be awarded to support work benefiting the environment for a local community. Details.

▲ Banfield Foundation
Community Care Grants
Deadline: October 31 (quarterly)
Nonprofits that deliver veterinary care to owned pets are eligible for funding and donated medical supplies. Details.

Community Grants
Deadline: October 31
Community projects that make bicycling better for everyone are eligible for funding. Details. 

Sparkplug Foundation
Grant Program
Deadline: October 31
Funding is available for startup nonprofits and new projects centered around education, community organizing, or music. Details.

Catholic Campaign for Human Development
Community Development Grants / Economic Development Grants
Deadline: November 1
Grants of up to $75,000 are available for community-led efforts to a) address poverty’s root causes, or b) develop businesses that provide good jobs or community assets. Details. 

The Aaron Copland Fund for Music
Supplemental Program
Deadline: November 1
Nonprofits committed to contemporary American music, but not addressed by other Fund programs, may apply for grants. Details.

Academy of General Dentistry
Grant program
Deadline: November 1
Grants of up to $5,000 are available to support programs that provide oral health care or oral cancer screenings for underserved populations. Details.

Comer Family Foundation
Syringe Service Program
Deadline: November 1
Funding is available for small organizations (with budgets under $600,000) that offer harm reduction programs for people who use drugs. Details. 

Corporate Grants Program
Deadline: November 1
Grants are available to underwrite fundraising software for nonprofits working in mental health, wellness, community, or sustainability. Details.

Lalor Foundation
Anna Lalor Burdick Program
Deadline: November 1 (concept paper)
Funding is available for nonprofits offering sexual and reproductive health education to women, especially those disadvantaged by any of a range of factors. Details.

Mitsubishi Electric America Foundation
Grant program
Deadline: November 1
Grants of up to $300,000 are available for organizations working to improve employment prospects for youth with disabilities and veterans with disabilities. Details.

Toshiba America
Grants for Grades 6-12
Deadline: November 1 (over $5,000), December 1 (less than $5,000)
Project grants are available for grade 6-12 teachers who wish to implement an innovative classroom STEM project. Details. 

U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops
Catholic Campaign for Human Development
Deadline: November 1 (pre-application)
Nonprofits led by low-income individuals and working to break the cycle of poverty may apply for either a Community Development or Economic Development grant. Details.

Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation
Grant program
Deadline: November 2
Grants of up to $50,000 support nonprofits providing lifesaving equipment, fire prevention education, disaster relief, or support for members of the military. Details.

Wallace Foundation
Cross-Sector Partnerships for Adolescents
Deadline: November 4 (expression of interest)
Cross-sector partnerships supporting adolescent youth development may apply for grant packages that include peer learning and technical assistance. Details.

First Nations Development Institute
Native Youth and Culture Fund
Deadline: November 10
Grants of up to $20,000 are available for Native-led nonprofits working to perpetuate traditional knowledge and spirituality among youth. Details.

Commission for Environmental Cooperation
Environmental Justice and Climate Resilience Grant
Deadline: November 11
Nonprofits helping prepare underserved, vulnerable, and indigenous communities for climate change may apply for funding. Details.

Global Philanthropy Consulting
Dr. Dorothy I. Height Scholarship Competition
Deadline: November 11
Organizational capacity-building training will be granted to two nonprofits, prioritizing historically excluded, disenfranchised, or isolated communities. Details.

▲ SeedMoney
Challenge Garden Grants
Deadline: November 12
Crowdfunding challenge grants are available for all types of public food garden projects, based on the results of a 30-day fundraising campaign. Details.

AmeriCorps State and National American Rescue Plan Planning Grants
Deadline: November 14
Nonprofits looking to develop an AmeriCorps program for their organization are invited to apply for funding. Details.

Panera Bread Foundation
Grant program
Deadline: November 14
Funding supports leadership development services for youth who are underserved or at-risk within 25 miles of a Panera Bread location. Details.

Arcus Foundation
International LGBTQ Social Justice
Deadline: November 15 (request for concepts)
Grants are available for country-level work in any of the Foundation’s 11 target countries to advance the safety, protection, and inclusion of LGBTIQ+ communities. Details.

Institute of Museum and Library Services
Museums for America
Deadline: November 15
Museums of all sizes may apply for project funding in the areas of lifelong learning, community engagement, collections stewardship, and more. Details.

Retirement Research Foundation
Grant program
Deadline: November 15
Funding is available for work to enable older people to live well in terms of caregiving, housing, economic security, connectedness, and more. 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 and healthy food access. Details.

Dept. of Health and Human Services
Rural Health Network Development Program
Deadline: November 22
Nonprofits working to expand access to, coordinate, or improve rural healthcare services or systems may apply for funding. Details. 

Dept. of Housing and Urban Development
Thriving Communities Technical Assistance
Deadline: November 22
Efforts to create or preserve affordable, location-efficient housing may be eligible for funding. Details.

Environmental Protection Agency
Brownfields and Land Revitalization Program
Deadline: November 22
A range of grants are available to support collaborative efforts aimed at managing contaminated property. Details.

Small Business Administration
Veterans Business Outreach Center Program
Deadline: November 23
Support is available for nonprofits providing training and counseling to veterans (or their spouses) who own small businesses or are seeking to. Details.

Actors’ Equity Foundation
Theatre Grants
Deadline: November 30
Theatre companies with an established artistic, administration, and financial track record may apply for funding. Details.

Laura Bush Foundation for America’s Libraries
Grant program
Deadline: November 30
Lending libraries in schools where at least 50% of students qualify for financial aid may apply for grants to extend, update, or diversify their collections. Details.

▲ Mid Atlantic Arts
USArtists International
Deadline: November 30
Grants of up to $18,000 support in-person and virtual performances by American artists for international audiences. Details.

American Association of University Women
Community Action Grants
Deadline: December 1
Nonprofits promoting education and equity for women and girls may apply for up to $10,000 in funding. Details.

Partnership for Inclusive Innovation
Smart Community Corps
Deadline: December 1
Nonprofits are invited to host higher education students for 2023 summer internships, each recruited, placed, and funded by the Partnership. Details.

The Shubert Foundation
Theatre Grants
Deadline: December 1
General operating support is available to nonprofit professional theater and dance companies, as well as some organizations that aid their development. Details.

The Teagle Foundation
Education for American Civic Life
Deadline: December 1 (three times yearly)
Project grants and planning grants are available for work that prepares students to become engaged participants in civic life. Details.

National Endowment for the Humanities
Public Humanities Projects
Deadline: December 7 (optional draft), January 11 (full application)
Programming that engages the public in the humanities (in a non-classroom setting) is eligible for funding. Details.

Saucony Run for Good Foundation
Grant program
Deadline: December 15
Running programs for youth (18 years or younger), especially those reaching underserved populations, may apply for up to $10,000 in funding. Details.

Temper of the Times Foundation
Grant program
Deadline: December 15
Nonprofits working in wildland conservation and restoration are eligible for grants to support traditional (offline) marketing efforts. Details.

VIA Art Fund / Wagner Foundation
Incubator Grant Fund
Deadline: December 15 (letter of inquiry)
Two-year unrestricted funding grants of $40,000 are available for small-scale arts organizations. 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.

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.

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.

Public Welfare Foundation
Grant program
Deadline: Open
Funding is available for nonprofits working for criminal justice reform, reduced incarceration rates, or greater transparency in the criminal justice system. Details.

Sony Electronics
Deadline: Open (monthly through March 2023)
Grant packages including electronics and a short film support STEAM education efforts, workforce development, and services for underserved groups. Details. 

W.K. Kellogg Foundation
Grant program
Deadline: Open (letter of inquiry)
Nonprofits serving vulnerable children – either directly or through their families or communities – may apply for funding. 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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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