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The Alaska Conservation Foundation (ACF) supports a number of grantmaking programs that advance Alaska Native priorities for protecting their land and sustaining their ways of life.
Funder: Harry & Jeanette Weinberg Foundation; Opportunity: 2017 foundation grants; Funding Focus: Low-income families, children and youth, seniors and jobs; Geographic Focus: National
The program is intended to encourage organizations and civic groups to enhance the quality of life in their communities through horticulture. Grants of up to $2,500 will be awarded to nonprofit and civic groups for beautification projects on public land. Grants may be used to construct civic plantings in community gardens, neighborhood parks, and public spaces.
The Appalachian Community Fund provides grants to groups for community organizing and social change
The Central Northeast Neighbors Coalition in Portland, OR, in partnership with the Office of Neighborhood Involvement, is accepting applications for its Neighborhood Small Grants Program.
Private Funder: John S. and James L. Knight Foundation (formerly Knight Foundation); Opportunity: Fostering the Arts; Funding Focus: Arts and community engagement;
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