Foundation Funding

Foundation to Fund Health Research

The technology company’s foundation supports multi-sector partnerships deploying innovative programs to ensure the next generation of innovators is more diverse by gender, race, ethnicity, geography, ability and social class. Through its grantmaking, the foundation seeks to: support a diverse community of innovators using technology to solve problems; inspire girls and women to pursue tech fields, helping to close the technology gender gap; and develop competitive workforce skills for disenfranchised youth. Nonprofits provide information on their program through an online form (https://foundation.intel.com/inquiry).

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Foundation to Fund Health Research

The foundation funds research to identify new treatments or cures for cancer. Priority proposals are those at least a year in duration and potentially leading to new cancer approaches. The foundation hopes its early stage funding will lead to future funding from a government source.

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Disability Competition to Start Soon

The Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation will open the application process on July 14 for its Quality of Life Grants. Nonprofits, community parks, schools, veteran’s hospitals and tribes can apply for awards up to $25,000 each to improve the daily lives of people with paralysis.

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Partnership to Support Operating Improvements

The National Alliance for Grieving Children and the New York Life Foundation seek applications for the Grief Research Program: Capacity Building Grants. The program, which provides $10,000 grants, supports childhood bereavement nonprofits in improving operations. A July 26 webinar is scheduled to assist applicants with questions.

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Final 2017 Deadline is Dec. 15

The foundation, the philanthropic effort of the athletic shoe manufacturer, focuses on reducing children’s obesity through running. Its funding initiative supports running programs that encourage active and healthy lifestyles in children.

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Small Grants to Aid Environment, Nutrition Efforts

The program has the following focus areas to: (1) to protect earth's beauty and bounty; (2) create a robust, healthy food system; (3) increase opportunities for outdoor activity; (4) reduc3 environmental health hazards; and (5) build stronger communities. Preferences include those offering clearly defined objectives and viable plans and operating at the community level with strong community ties.

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Foundation to Transform Lives

The foundation’s mission is to improve the quality of life in communities where Nationwide has a presence. Through Nationwide’s Community Impact Model, the foundation assesses the needs in its community and awards grants that support organizations that provide emergency and basic needs, crisis stabilization, personal and family empowerment and community enrichment.

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Partnerships to Address Food Insecurity

The program supports initiatives to address food insecurity, such as food access, nutrition education, cooking skills and healthy and active lifestyles. The foundation seeks partnerships with highly respected nonprofits with leadership teams that challenge the current status quo with innovative approaches that result in viable solutions.

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Rural Communities to Improve through Grantmaking

The program supports efforts to build and sustain a high quality of life in rural America. Grants will be concentrated in four major areas: (1) business development; (2) community development; (3) education; and (4) telecommunications.

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Grantees to Aid Disadvantaged

The foundation provides grants to nonprofits committed to helping disadvantaged populations and underserved communities in three funding areas: (1) youth and children development; (2) community development; and (3) health care.

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Scholarships to Improve Respite Care

The program helps alleviate the cost of respite care for families caring for loved ones with Alzheimer’s disease or a related dementia. Grantees use the funds to provide scholarships to clients with Alzheimer’s disease or a related dementia and/or their families with financial needs. The scholarships are for respite services, such as social model adult day programs, in-home aides, companion care or overnight respite, at the grantee’s own organization or another organization.

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Proposals Due Nov. 1

The foundation provides grants to support environmental and human services programs, but may consider other types of requests. Both program and operating grants are available. Grants are awarded twice a year. Applications received after the Nov. 1 deadline will be considered in the April competition.

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Foundation to Fund Training

The program supports community-based organizations wishing to send one or more employees to an approved class or course that will enhance their job performance. Applicants must have a mission that focuses on at least one of the following: affordable housing for low- to moderate-income individuals; economic (small business) development; financial literacy for low- and moderate-income people; and afterschool or extracurricular programming for low- and moderate-income children.

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People with Disabilities to Receive Golfing Assistance

Funding goes to programs helping to make the game of golf more accessible to people with disabilities. The Alliance is particularly interested in applicants including people with disabilities in programs involving those without disabilities.

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Foundation to Invest in Scientists

The program improves the understanding, diagnosis and treatment of autism spectrum disorders by funding innovative research of the highest quality and relevance. Grants are intended to invest in the next generation of top autism investigators by identifying talented early-career scientists interested in autism research and facilitating their transition to an independent research career.

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Nonprofits, Schools Can Apply for Grants

The foundation supports K-12 education with a specific focus on STEM subjects, in addition to the environment. Job training and literacy proposals also will be considered.

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Competition to Start Sept. 1

The foundation’s funding builds safer, stronger and better educated communities through three areas: (1) safety (auto safety, teen driving education, fire prevention and disaster preparedness and recovery); (2) education (teacher development, service-learning and education reform); and (3) community development (affordable housing, job training, small business development, financial literacy and first time homeownership).

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Veterans to Benefit from Program

The program supports post-9/11 wounded, ill and injured service members, veterans, their families and the communities, caregivers, and care providers who support them.

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Research Seeks to Improve Children’s Health

The foundation funds research projects seeking to improve nutrition, healthcare and reduce environmental hazards of infants and young children from a year before birth to 3-years of age. Foundation grants are not typically ongoing. Supported projects should have beginnings and endings and reasonable periods during which measurable progress or outcomes are accomplished.

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Foundation Readies for 2018

The program supports research, education and intervention projects using psychology to solve social problems. Applicants must focus on the following four priority areas: (1) understanding and fostering the connection between behavior and physical health to ensure well-being; (2) reducing stigma and prejudice to promote unity and harmony; (3) understanding and preventing violence to create a safer, more humane world; and (4) supporting programs that address the long-term psychological needs of individuals and communities in the aftermath of disaster.

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Foundation Sets Final 2017 Deadlines

The ATT program supports children with special needs who would benefit from adaptive equipment, assistive technology, therapy treatment or any other essential item not covered by insurance or any additional funding resource. The ultimate goal is to create an easier and more enjoyable learning and living environment for these child.

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Coach to Recognize Sports Programs

The foundation, started by New England Patriots’ coach Bill Belichick, provides coaching, mentorship and financial assistance to football and lacrosse programs. The foundation seeks to instill a love of sports, coaching, and team-building through its grants.

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Car Company Focuses Giving on Skills Building

The foundations seeks partnerships with nonprofits committed to helping un- and low-employed young people become self-sufficient through job training, mentoring and work experience leading to obtaining and retaining employment.

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Foundation Offers Four Categories of Funding

The company's foundation works with community partners to create pathways to opportunity by supporting workforce development, financial capability, small business development and community development in the regions where it conducts business.

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Nonprofits to Promote Conservation

The program supports marketing to increase awareness about environmental issues. The funding can be used to underwrite the costs of advertising designed to promote the conservation and restoration of native wildlife, plants and ecosystems.

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Letters of Intent Due Sept. 1

The foundation supports HIV/AIDS nonprofits providing care and direct services and education and conducting research. Priority goes to applicants in locations with a scarcity of available funding and those seeking seed money for new projects, programs or structures and innovative ideas for meeting standard needs.

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Foundation Accepting Inquiries

The Elton John AIDS Foundation is seeking letters of intent from nonprofits for grants to fund HIV and AIDS programs targeting certain populations, including gay and bisexual men and transgender people, black women and men, those with substance abuse and the incarcerated.

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Applications Due July 1

The funding helps programs that promote a clean and sustainable environment. For this year’s competition, the foundation is focused on funding programs that promote clean water. It seeks to address issues surrounding water conservation, sanitation and safe drinking water supplies.

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New Investigators to Advance Careers

The program supports research of value to those practicing family medicine. The program funds pilot studies and encourage proposals by junior investigators. The initiative plays a major role in building research capacity by giving priority funding to new researchers or to those who mentor new investigators on the research team.

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Small Studies Can Receive up to $25K

The program supports small, short-term studies with promise for improving medical knowledge in cardiovascular disease, leading female cancers, the role of hormones in disease and stage-of-life health issues, such as pregnancy and menopause and diseases disproportionately affecting women.

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Final 2017 Deadline is Dec. 31

The Banfield Foundation sets the final 2017 deadline for its Pet Advocacy Grants, which makes awards to nonprofits ranging from 3,000 to $30,000 each, to avoid surrender or separation of companion pets from families.

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Foundation Sets Final 2017 Deadline

The program supports the development and repair of veterans housing. The grants go for new construction, rehab or repair, single-family or multifamily, permanent supportive housing or transitional housing. Grants are awarded solely for the physical construction or repair of housing for veterans. The program doesn’t provide funding for furnishings, rental subsidies or tenant services.

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Scholarship Applications Due Dec. 5

The program honors the efforts of students who are working to end U.S. hunger. Students must be working to build awareness and mobilize youth as catalysts for innovative solutions to ending U.S. hunger in their lifetime.

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Grants to Transform Abandoned Sites

The program transforms abandoned courts, empty schoolyards and vacant lots into state-of-the-art soccer fields for kids. The foundation awards grants three times a year to underserved communities to help cover the costs of lighting, irrigation, construction, surfacing and enhancement.

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Concert Series to Revive Neglected Spaces

The foundation is dedicated to reinvigorating America’s public spaces through creative placemaking and creating opportunities for everyone to experience the performing arts. The awards program was created in 2014 by the foundation.

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