Foundation Funding

Letters of Intent Due Aug. 31

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 Expands Grantmaking

The foundation supports programs to reduce the incidence of HIV/AIDS through innovative prevention programs, eliminate stigma and discrimination associated with HIV/AIDS, and support direct HIV-related care for people living with HIV/AIDS.

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Education Deadlines Are in August, December

The foundation seeks to close the achievement/opportunity gap for children at risk for poor school outcomes due to environmental factors associated with living in poverty.

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Music Programs to Benefit Needy

The program supports musical instrument instruction programs in needy communities. The awards can be grants or product donations to assist the development and growth of these programs. The foundation believes accessible music education can positively affect social change and foster better citizens of the world.

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Applications Due June 15

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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Awards to Recognize Sports Efforts

The program recognizes sports teams, athletes and community-based organizations using sports to catalyze and sustain changes to make communities healthier places to live, learn, work and play.

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Nutrition Company Protects Environments, Communities

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) reduce 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 Empower Young Women

The program seeks to empower young women through education about healthy reproduction in order to broaden and enhance their options in life. The program focuses particularly on young women who have inadequate access to information regarding sexual and reproductive health, including comprehensive and unbiased information on contraception and pregnancy termination.

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Letters of Intent Due Sept. 28

Safe Places to Play 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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New Foundation Focuses on Women Empowerment

This new family foundation seeks to increase economic opportunities for women and girls. The funding categories are: (1) financial literacy; (2) workforce development; (3) microfinance; (4) entrepreneurship; and (5) leadership skills. Women and girls must be the targeted beneficiary population for any proposed project.

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Researchers to Study Policies, Practices

The program builds the evidence base for policies contributing to a Culture of Health. The foundation seeks to learn how national, state, or local policies promote lifelong health and health equity for individuals, families and communities, as well as what enabling factors promote the adoption and spread of good policies.

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Teachers to Incorporate Mathematics Techniques

The grantees will incorporate middle and high school classroom materials or lessons that will improve the achievement of student groups in mathematics that have previous records of underachievement. Activities are to be completed between June 1, 2019, and May 31, 2020.

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Youths Can Complete Service Projects

The program provides microgrants in varying to help children and youths to complete service projects in their communities. Examples include turning a vacant lot into a community garden, rebuilding a school playground or helping senior citizens ready their homes for the winter.

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Digital Submissions Due June 25

The program supports projects focused on improving the digital infrastructure for civil society and helping social sector practitioners and policy makers use digital resources safely, ethically and effectively. The initiative supports better data-informed decision-making in philanthropy and the social sector and facilitates research and innovation to ensure digital resources in civil society are used properly.

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Teachers to Vie for Classroom Grants

The Toshiba America Foundation seeks proposals from teachers for $1,000 awards through its Grants for Grades K-5 Program. K-5 teachers apply online for these grants to help bring an innovative hands-on project into their own classroom. With the grant, elementary teachers can bring their best new teaching ideas to life.

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Foundation Sets Final 2018 Deadline

The program supports development and repair of veterans housing. 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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$30K Awards to Increase Nonprofit Achievements

The initiative dedicated to building the practice of listening to the people served by nonprofits. Grantees will join forces with funders to obtain feedback from those benefiting from grants, services and products. Listen for Good is focused on broadly applying the Net Promoter System, which has been used widely in customer feedback circles, to the nonprofit beneficiary context.

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Popular Program Accepting Applications

The program advances the foundation’s mission to find cures and better treatments for childhood cancers by providing support to move hypothesis-driven research into the clinic. The Reach Grant seeks to remove one of these barriers by providing support for important pre-clinical projects that are necessary to move a study from the pre-clinical arena into a clinical trial. Thus, the goal of this award is to support selected “late translational” studies needed to ultimately initiate a clinical trial. Preference will be given to those research projects which, if funded, will likely result in the initiation of a clinical trial two to three years from the start of the project.

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Research to Enhance Medical Knowledge

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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Conservation Grant Proposals Due Oct. 1

Through its grant programs, the Kress Foundation supports scholarly projects promoting the appreciation, interpretation, preservation study and teaching of European art from antiquity to the early 19th century. The Conservation Grants Program supports the professional practice of art conservation, including conservation research, scholarly publications, and international conferences and symposia. The History of Art program supports scholarly projects enhancing the appreciation and understanding of European art and architecture.

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Teachers Must Apply by Sept. 30

Teachers with new or evolving programs integrating the arts into educational programming can apply. Proposed projects must serve all children in the classroom, including those with no trouble learning in a general education setting.

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Pharmaceutical Company Focuses Giving to Curb Opioid Epidemic

The foundation, the giving arm of the pharmaceutical company, provides grants to address opioid abuse and misuse. Grants will be awarded for the most innovative and constructive solutions and priority will be given to concepts addressing these key areas of focus: safe disposal; and education around prevention. Funding requests for treatment and recovery and treatment-related research will not be considered. Although not required, the foundation encourages multiple organizations to develop a collective, collaborative partner submission.

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Studies to Improve Evidence

This solicitation focuses on the framework’s Action Area 1 (Making Health a Shared Value) to highlight the importance of individual, family, and community factors in renewing and sustaining a societal commitment to health and health equity. Specific research will focus on how people’s mindsets and expectations, sense of community and civic engagement can lead to better health.

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Marketing to Increase Environmental Awareness

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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Foundation to Protect Freedoms

The foundation is committed to defending basic freedoms, combating all forms of discrimination and prejudice and improving the condition of the poor and underprivileged.

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Applications Due in July, October

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 children.

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Diverse Range of Equipment is Available

The program provides donations for youth sports, recreation and fitness programs. Underserved youth programs receive priority. Through the generous support it receives from a variety of funders, equipment manufacturers and distributors, Good Sports is able to provide a diverse range of sporting equipment, footwear and apparel to many different community organizations on a year-round basis.

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Skatepark Proposals Due June 13

The program supports high quality, public skateparks in low-income areas. Only organizations seeking to build free, public skateparks in low-income communities may apply for a grant.

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Car Company to Start Grantmaking May 1

The foundation has five funding categories: (1) education and literacy; (2) environmental conservation; (3) cross-cultural understanding; (4) social welfare; and (5) scientific research.

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Regional Representatives Oversee Grantmaking

JPMorgan Chase works with community partners to create pathways to opportunity by supporting workforce readiness, financial capability, small business expansion and community development in the regions where it conducts business.

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Awards to Fund Boating Safety

With the spring and summer recreational season getting underway, nonprofits, boating clubs and student groups can apply for grants from the BoatUS Foundation for Boat Safety and Clean Water to educate the public about boating safety.

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Proposals Due in June

The foundation supports group programs for elders with Alzheimer's disease or related dementia and their family caregivers, as well as services for grandparents raising their grandchildren.

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Awards up to $5K Available

Applicants can choose from three funding areas: (1) youth and children development; (2) community development; and (3) health care.

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Intent Letters Due May 31

Through its three funding programs, the foundation supports projects with the potential to significantly enhance the quality of life of children from birth to age five.

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Grantmaking to Commence Aug. 1

The funds go for programs or research to promote education and equality for women and girls. Special consideration is given to projects focused on K–12 and community college girls’ and women’s achievements in STEM.

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