Funding and Resource Opportunities

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Find our roundup of support opportunities listed below, updated monthly.

Georgia Arts Accelerator

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Grant Opportunities

Southern Black Girls and Women’s Consortium
Black Girls Dream Fund
Deadline: December 4
General operating grants are available for Black women- and girl-led organizations that care for Black girls in any of a number of areas. Details.

WITH Foundation
Grant Program
Deadline: December 8 (letter of intent)
Nonprofits working to improve comprehensive healthcare delivery for adults with developmental disabilities are eligible to apply for grants of up to $100,000. Details.

American Society of Breast Surgeons Foundation
Grant Program
Deadline: December 11
Innovative programs related to patient breast care education, community outreach, or research are eligible to apply for up to $5,000 in funding. Details.

National Endowment for Democracy
Grant Program
Deadline: December 11
Grants are available for a wide range of nonpartisan civic improvement projects, including those supporting human rights, independent media, democratic institutions, and more. Details. 

Humane America Animal Foundation
Animal Welfare Fund
Deadline: December 13
Grants of up to $1,000 support projects that help both pets and people, including pet pantries, low-cost veterinary clinics, and low-cost spay and neuter clinics. Details.

Department of Health and Human Services
Healthy Start Initiative: Eliminating Disparities in Perinatal Health
Deadline: December 15
Funding supports work to improve health outcomes before, during, and after pregnancy for populations experiencing the greatest disparities in maternal and infant health. Details.

▲ The Home Depot Foundation
Veteran Housing Grants
Deadline: December 15
Grants support physical construction costs for new housing or rehabilitation of existing housing for veterans, particularly in the Atlanta area. Details.
Youth Garden Grants
Deadline: December 15
Gardening supplies and $500 in funding, as well as a limited number of specialty award packages, are available to support youth educational garden projects. Details.

Temper of the Times Foundation
Grant Program
Deadline: December 15
Wildland conservation and restoration initiatives may apply for funding to support standard (non-digital) marketing approaches to raising awareness. Details.

Corporate Grants Program
Deadline: December 18
Grants of up to $10,000 are available to underwrite OneCause fundraising software for nonprofits working in mental health and wellness, community, and sustainability. Details.

Department of Commerce
Coastal Habitat Restoration and Resilience Grants for Tribes and Underserved Communities
Deadline: December 19
Funding is available for tribes, tribal entities, and underserved communities working to restore coastal habitats, especially capacity building, science support, and restoration activities. Details.

▲ The MAP Fund
Grant Program
Deadline: December 19
Grant packages of $31,000 support the development and production of a new, live performance project in any of a number of arts disciplines. Details. 

National Park Service
Save America’s Treasures
Deadline: December 19
Historic Preservation Fund matching grants are available for the preservation or conservation of nationally significant historic properties and collections. Details.

Local Community Grants
Deadline: December 31
Grants of up to $5,000 are available for nonprofits working in any of eight areas, including economic development, diversity and inclusion, and public safety. Details.

Big Lots Foundation
Grant Program
Deadline: January 1, 2024
Nonprofits serving communities where Big Lots operates in terms of healthcare, housing, hunger, or education – especially for women and children – may apply for funding. Details.

National Endowment for the Arts / Arts Midwest
Big Read
Deadline: January 10, 2024 (letter of intent)
Grants of up to $20,000 support community reading programs around this year’s “Where We Live” theme, using one of the 50 NEA Big Read Books as inspiration. Details.

National Science Foundation
Advancing Informal STEM Learning
Deadline: January 10, 2024
Nonprofits with programs that engage the public in STEM learning experiences are invited to apply for funding. Details.

National Endowment for the Humanities
Public Humanities Projects
Deadline: January 11, 2024
Funding is available for planning and implementing projects that bring the humanities to life for general audiences through public programming. Details.

JAMS Foundation / Association for Conflict Resolution
Initiative for Students and Youth
Deadline: January 12, 2024 (initial project description)
Grants of up to $20,000 are available for projects to educate youth ages 14 to 18 in conflict resolution and resiliency skills. Details.

▲ National Endowment for the Humanities
National Digital Newspaper Program
Deadline: January 12, 2024
Funding is available for digitizing newspapers published between 1690 and 1963, as well as work that engages the wider public in exploring digitized content. Details. 

National Endowment for the Humanities
Sustaining Cultural Heritage Collections
Deadline: January 12, 2024
Funds support energy-saving and resiliency-boosting strategies for preserving cultural collections. Details.

Fund for Teachers
Fellowships Program
Deadline: January 18, 2024
K-12 teachers and teaching teams may apply for funding of up to $10,000 to support self-designed learning experiences in any of a number of areas. Details.

South Arts / National Endowment for the Arts
Deadline: January 19, 2024 (statement of interest)
Grants of up to $130,000 support projects that help sustain meaningful community engagement and increase arts participation for underserved populations. Details. 

Arts Midwest
Shakespeare in American Communities
Deadline: January 25, 2024 (letter of intent)
Theater companies may apply for up to $25,000 in funding to produce Shakespeare performances or workshops in schools or in juvenile justice facilities. Details.

National Fish and Wildlife Foundation
Five Star and Urban Waters Restoration Grant Program
Deadline: January 31, 2024
Grants of up to $60,000 support partnerships working to improve water quality, watersheds, and related habitats through both direct action and education. Details.

REDF Accelerator
2024 Cohort
Deadline: Open
Nonprofits working to help people find employment may apply to join a five-month accelerator business program that includes $20,000 in unrestricted funding. Details.

Bass Pro Shops and Cabela’s
Corporate Giving Program
Deadline: Open
Grants fund conservation, outdoor recreation, sportsmen’s rights, or military and veteran support projects at the national level or near a Bass Pro Shop or Cabela’s retail location. Details.  

▲ The Climate Initiative
Youth Action Grants
Deadline: Open
Up to $2,500 supports youth-led, community-based action projects that empower youth ages 13-23 to develop climate solutions locally. Details.

Park Foundation
Grant Program
Deadline: Open (letter of inquiry)
Grants are available for work that strengthens democracy, civic participation, public interest media, the environment, or animal welfare. Details.

South Arts / Western Arts Alliance
Advancing Indigenous Performance Fund
Deadline: Open
Supplementing the Express Grant program, up to $6,000 is available to help pay artist fees for indigenous performing artists from the South. 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.
  • Bass Pro Shops / Cabela’s | Conservation, outdoor recreation, sportsmen’s rights, military/veteran support. 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.
  • The Climate Initiative | Youth-led and -serving climate solutions projects. 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 Kroger Co. Foundation |Hunger relief and food waste elimination. Details
  • Life Comes From It | Restorative justice and land-based projects. Details.
  • The Lisa Libraries | New children’s books for underserved families. Details.
  • Mary Reynolds Babcock Foundation | Advance racial equity and social economic justice in the South. 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.
  • Oak Hill Fund | Reproductive health. Details.
  • Open Technology Fund | Human rights, internet freedom, open societies. Details.
  • Park Foundation | Democracy, civic participation, public interest media, environment, animal welfare. 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.
  • Rising Tide Foundation | Freedom in Practice. 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.
  • South Arts / Western Alliance | Indigenous southern performing artists. Details.
  • The Solutions Project | Transition to clean energy. Details.
  • T-Mobile | Small-town community projects. Details.
  • Viiv Healthcare | HIV and AIDS. Details.
  • Wells Fargo Foundation | Create and preserve homes. 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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