Funding and Resource Opportunities

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

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Awards now available

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
Culture of Health Price
Deadline: June 3
Honoring communities combating structural racism and injustice to advance health, opportunity, and equity through enduring policy, systems, and cultural changes in cross-sector partnerships. Details.

Grant Opportunities 

National Archives and Records Administration
Archives Collaboratives
Deadline: May 8
Funding encourages collaborative efforts among three or more repositories to enhance public access to collections, focusing on small, underserved archives that highlight marginalized voices. Details.

Georgia Department of Education
ADEA Capacity Building Grant
Deadline: May 8
Literacy programs for students with disabilities provided through Local Educational Agencies can receive up to $75,000 in support. Details.

National Endowment for the Humanities
Public Impact Projects
Deadline: May 8 (optional draft), June 12 (final)
Funding available to help small and mid-sized humanities organizations expand their scope, reach, and quality, focusing on interpretive skills and community engagement. Details.

Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta
Housing Policy and Programs
Deadline: May 10 (letter of intent)
Grants of up to $50,000 support Atlanta-area organizations dedicated to helping people remain in their neighborhoods or secure affordable housing. Details

National Book Foundation
Capacity-Building Grant Programs
Deadline: May 10
One-year grants of $5,000 or $10,000 support nonprofit literary arts organizations in fundraising, staff training, diversity, leadership development, sabbaticals, and succession planning. Details.

Environmental Protection Agency
Healthy Watersheds Consortium Grant Program
Deadline: May 10
Funding available to accelerate watershed protection for freshwater, estuarine, and marine ecosystems, with sub-awards for High-Impact Demonstration and Capacity-Building Projects. Details.

▲Global Down Syndrome Foundation
Education Grant
Deadline: May 13
Up to $10,000 available for projects that aim to improve health outcomes, medical care, or research related to Down syndrome, benefiting individuals, families, or professionals in the field. Details.

Siegel Family Endowment / Walton Family Foundation
Learning Landscapes Challenge
Deadline: May 14
Awarding up to 40 innovative K-12 education environments with $5,000 and an invitation to a Phase 2 accelerator, with further opportunities for prizes of up to $500,000. Details.

VIA Art Fund
Artistic Production Grants
Deadline: May 16 (letter of inquiry)
Grants of up to $100,000 fund the production and exhibition of new artistic commissions featuring high levels of thought leadership, artistic production, and public engagement. Details.

Partnership for Southern Equity
Atlanta Urbanite Mobility Challenge
Deadline: May 19
Up to $150,000 is available to fund projects that address Atlanta’s transit and economic mobility challenges. Details

Wallace Foundation
Research Implementation Grants
Deadline: May 20
Arts service organizations focusing on communities of color can apply for research expansion grants of up to $400,000 or research implementation grants of up to $250,000. Details.

National Endowment for the Humanities
Research and Development
Deadline: May 21
Funding projects that address challenges in preserving humanities collections, focusing on heritage preservation, AI applications, climate change impact, and community involvement. Details.

First Nations Development Institute
Advancing Tribal Nature-Based Solutions Grant
Deadline: May 22
Six grants of $200,000 each fund projects addressing wildfires, flooding, and drought through nature-based approaches like clam bed restoration, beaver restoration, and cultural burning. Details. 

Department of Justice
Arts Programs for Justice-Involved Youth
Deadline: May 23 (grants.gov), June 6 (JustGrants)
Funding supports promising and effective arts-based interventions for current or previous justice-involved youth. Details.

Department of the Interior
Invasive Species Eradication
Deadline: May 27
Grants ranging from $50,000 to $1 million are available for projects focused on eradicating invasive species in U.S. habitats. Details.

Department of Labor
Fostering Access, Rights and Equity (FARE) Grant Program
Deadline: May 28
Funding is available to assist marginalized and underserved women workers who have been impacted by gender-based violence and harassment in the world of work. Details.

Borealis Philanthropy
Disability Inclusion Fund
Deadline: May 29
Two-year grants of $75,000 annually support disability-led organizations, prioritizing grassroots advocacy, arts, mutual aid, and policy change to create a more inclusive and just world for people with disabilities. Details.

Caplan Foundation for Early Childhood Education
Grant Program
Deadline: May 31 (letter of intent)
Grants support projects benefiting children up to age 7 in terms of welfare, education and play, or parenting education. Details.

KFC Foundation
Kentucky Fried Wishes
Deadline: May 31
Community-serving nonprofits can apply for a $10,000 grant to fund an actionable project on their wish list in any of a number of categories. Details.

RedRover
Safe Housing Grants
Deadline: June 1
Funding available for nonprofits seeking to establish or upgrade pet programs for domestic abuse survivors, prioritizing shelters with new initiatives to house pets with survivors. Details.

Venturous Theater Fund
Capital Grants
Deadline: June 3 (letter of inquiry)
Grants of $5,000 to $35,000 support theaters in producing bold, experimental, and text-based new plays, covering costs that might otherwise impede production. Details.

Herb Block Foundation
Encouraging Citizen Involvement
Deadline:  June 4 (letter of inquiry)
Organizations with projects that educate citizens and boost voter participation in elections may apply for grants ranging from $5,000 to $25,000. Details. 

Newman’s Own Foundation
Food Justice for Kids
Deadline: June 11
Up to $100,000 in funding over two years is available to organizations that advance food justice for children through community service and sustainable practices. Details.

Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta
Metropolitan Atlanta Arts
Deadline: June 14
Atlanta-area arts nonprofits with budgets under $2 million may apply for funding to increase public access and engagement. Details (scroll to “Arts, Culture and Creative Enterprises”).

Saucony
Run for Good
Deadline: June 15
Grants of up to $10,000 go to nonprofits that run programs encouraging kids 18 and under to participate in running to combat childhood obesity, with a focus on reaching underserved youth. Details.

Infinite Hero Foundation
Grant Program
Deadline: June 15 (letter of interest)
Nonprofits supporting veterans and military families can apply for up to $100,000 for projects focusing on physical rehab, brain health, suicide prevention, leadership, or family support. Details.

ProLiteracy
Literacy Opportunity Fund
Deadline: July 1
Grants of up to $6,000 are available for literacy organizations serving adult students, covering general operating expenses or specific projects, events, or programming developments. Details.

NDN Collective
Community Action Fund
Deadline:  October 31
Short-term grants of up to $40,000 go to grassroots and community-based efforts defending Indigenous peoples’ rights, communities, and nations, including climate disaster response. Details.

The Americana Foundation
American Heritage Grant
Deadline: Open
Funding supports initiatives that uplift underrepresented groups in American art and historical narratives, seeking to “tell the full story of” the American experience. Details.

Borealis Philanthropy
Security Rapid Response Fund
Deadline: Open (until funding is exhausted)
Grants support grassroots and power-building groups aiming to decarcerate, close jails, and advance transformative visions of pretrial justice in communities most impacted. Details.

Google
Ad Grants
Deadline: Open
Qualifying nonprofit can access to up to $10,000 per month in search ads shown on Google.com. Details.

Rural Technology Fund
Assistive Technology (AT) Grants
Deadline: Open
Up to $2,500 in funding is available to provide Assistive Technology equipment that increases accessibility for students with disabilities in public schools and libraries. Details.

Rural Technology Fund
Rural Technology Education Grants
Deadline: Open
Rural technology education projects that encourage technology-based careers may apply for up to $2,500 in 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.
  • Bass Pro Shops / Cabela’s | Conservation, outdoor recreation, sportsmen’s rights, military/veteran support. Details.
  • Believe in Reading |Adult literacy, ESL, and Braille projects. Details.
  • Ben & Jerry’s Foundation |  Racial equity, social justice, or environmental justice. 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.
  • Charles Stewart Mott Foundation | Civic engagement, childhood education, environment. Details.
  • Cisco | Internet-enabled education, fiscal empowerment, crisis response. Details.
  • The Climate Initiative | Youth-led and -serving climate solutions projects. Details.
  • Community Heart & Soul | Community programs for small municipalities. 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.
  • REDF Accelerator | Accelerator business program. 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.
  • The Story of Stuff Project | Environmental or social justice issues. 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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