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

Creative Capital
Creative Capital Awards
Deadline: April 4 (letter of inquiry)
Unrestricted grants available for new arts projects spanning various disciplines, including visual arts, performing arts, film, technology, literature, multidisciplinary, and more. Details.

Grant Opportunities 

National Park Foundation
Open OutDoors for Kids
Deadline: April 4
Funding programs that connect elementary-aged students with educational experiences in national parks, inspiring care for natural spaces and use of parks as outdoor classrooms. Details.

Grant Program
Deadline: April 5 (letter of intent)
Autistic-led and community-based initiatives aiding transitions into adulthood in home, work, and social realms, prioritizing innovation and low-income communities, can apply for up to $25,000.  Details.

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Women’s Sports Foundation
Sports 4 Life
Deadline: April 5 (letter of intent)
Up to $10,000 supports the participation and retention of Black, Hispanic, and/or Native American girls in sports, covering coaching, equipment, and team-building activities. Details.

Impact Fund
Recoverable Grant for Impact Litigation
Deadline: April 9 (letter of inquiry)
Grants up to $50,000 available for nonprofits, solo practitioners, or small firms engaged in public interest lawsuits targeting systemic economic, environmental, racial, or social injustices. Details.

National Fish and Wildlife Foundation
National Coastal Resilience Fund
Deadline: April 10 (pre-proposals)
Funding available for coastal restoration and the creation of natural systems to boost community protection from coastal hazards, focusing on marshes, forests, and reefs. Details.

Kubota Tractor Corporation
Hometown Proud
Deadline: April 12
Grants ranging from $10,000 to $50,000 will support projects aimed at revitalizing a local area, such as community gardens, playgrounds, and park beautification. Details.

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PEDIGREE Foundation
Dogs Rule. Grant
Deadline: April 14
Dogs Rule grants provide $50,000 annually for two years to boost adoption rates through innovative initiatives.  Details.

The 1619 Project
Education Impact Grant
Deadline: April 15
Education grants support K-12 projects to enhance awareness, critical thinking, and action on racial justice, ranging from $1,000 to $5,000 for various educational initiatives  Details.

Health Equity Innovation Fund
Deadline: April 15
Funding is available to tackle healthcare disparities in various therapeutic areas while closing racial and ethnic gaps in healthcare access and workforce diversity.  Details.

Spark Good Local Grants
Deadline: April 15
Grants up to $5,000 bolster a range of initiatives, including support for animal shelters, elder services, and community clean-up efforts. Details.

U.S. Department of Treasury
Capital Magnet Fund
Deadline: April 16
Grants are available to support affordable housing and community revitalization, economic development, and community service facilities. Details.

New York Foundation for the Arts
Anonymous Was A Woman Environmental Art Grants
Deadline: April 16
Up to $20,000 is available to support women-led eco-art projects fostering reflection, action, and ethics, with a preference for Indigenous approaches. Details.

Council on Library and Information Resources
Recordings at Risk
Deadline: April 17
Funding is available for organizations fostering collaboration among community coalitions to combat youth substance use. Details.

Department of Health and Human Services
Drug-Free Communities Support
Deadline: April 17
Funding is available for organizations fostering collaboration among community coalitions to combat youth substance use.  Details.

Sun Life
Health Access Grant
Deadline: April 19 
Grants of $25,000, $50,000, or $100,000 support local access to health initiatives spanning diabetes prevention and management, obesity and nutrition, oral healthcare, and more. Details.

Department of Agriculture
Distance Learning and Telemedicine Grants
Deadline: April 19
Grants help rural communities use advanced telecommunications to foster equity, economic opportunity, and climate resilience, prioritizing market access and infrastructure. Details.

Department of Health and Human Services
Advancing Health Equity in Asthma Control through EXHALE Strategies
Deadline: April 19
Grants ranging from $400,000 to $750,000 help address asthma disparities by enhancing partnerships and organizational infrastructure across sectors and communities. Details.

Gas South
Impact Investment Awards
Deadline: April 19
Up to $100,000 in funding is available for organizations serving children (up to age 21) in terms of basic needs, education, or illness/disability. Details.

Department of Justice/Office for Victims of Crime
Preventing Trafficking of Girls
Deadline: April 24 on; May 8 on Just Grants
Up to $500,000 supports prevention and early intervention services for girls and young women at risk of sex/labor trafficking, prioritizing LGBTQI+ individuals and disproportionately affected communities. Details.

National Endowment for the Arts
Challenge America Matching Grant
Deadline: April 25
Matching grants up to $10,000 are available for projects that extend the reach of arts to underserved communities. Details.

Department of Veterans Affairs
Staff Sergeant Parker Gordon Fox Suicide Prevent Grant
Deadline: April 26
Three-year grants of up to $750,000 support organizations aiding at-risk veterans and their families nationwide in suicide prevention efforts, mental health screening, and clinical and peer support. Details.

Nathan Cummings Foundation
Grant Program
Deadline: April 30
Up to $500,000 is available to support social change initiatives, prioritizing racial, economic, and environmental justice efforts. Details.

Foundation for Financial Planning
Annual Grant
Deadline: April 30
Up to $40,000 supports nonprofit programs connecting volunteer financial planners with underserved individuals, ensuring access to quality advice and one-on-one guidance in financial crises. Details.

Mary Kay Ash Foundation
Domestic Violence Shelter Grant Program
Deadline: April 30
Grants of $20,000 are available to shelters offering life-preserving aid to women and children escaping abusive environments. Details.

The McKesson Foundation
Grant Program
Deadline: April 30
Support is available for organizations focused on reducing the burden of cancer through prevention, screening, treatment, and assistance. Details. 

National Endowment for the Arts
Challenge America Matching Grant
Deadline: April 30
Matching grants of up to $10,000 are available for projects that extend the reach of the arts to underserved communities. Details. 

Department of Homeland Security
Targeted Violence and Terrorism Prevention
Deadline: May 2
Projects aimed at all forms of targeted violence and terrorism, including online extremism, while adhering to privacy and civil liberties standards, can apply for up to $1.2 million. Details. 

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. 

Frances Hollis Brain Foundation Fund
Grant Program
Deadline: May 10
Funding is available for nonprofits in Cobb, DeKalb, Fulton, and Gwinnett counties that support vulnerable communities with primary needs like clothing, food, healthcare, and shelter. 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 Humanity
Research and Development
Deadline: May 21
Funding projects at any stage that address challenges in preserving humanities collections, focusing on heritage preservation, AI applications, climate change impact, and community involvement. Details. 

Safe Housing Grant
Deadline: June 1
Funding available for nonprofits that support domestic violence survivors or animals establishing or upgrading pet programs for survivors, prioritizing shelters with new initiatives to house pets with survivors. Details. 

Literacy Opportunity Find
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 are available for grassroots and community-based efforts defending Indigenous peoples’ rights, communities, and nations, including responses to climate disasters. Details. 

Global Impact Cash Grant Program
Deadline: Open
Up to $75,000 is available for nonprofits using internet-based technologies in crisis response, education access, economic empowerment, or climate impact for economically underserved populations. Details.

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