Private Grants Alert

Georgia

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Faith-Based Projects Are Campbell Priorities

Private Funder: J. Bulow Campbell Foundation; Opportunity: 2019 grants; Funding Focus: Community development, education, youth, Christian concerns and, to a limited extent, arts and culture;

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Gas Company Funding Supports Education, Community Projects

Funder: Georgia Natural Gas; Opportunity: Corporate Giving Program grants; Funding Focus: Education, the environment, youth and the underserved; Geographic Focus: Georgia; Eligibility: Nonprofits; Funding: Funding varies; Deadline: Rolling.

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Transportation Foundation Grants Poised to Launch

Funder: Norfolk Southern Foundation; Opportunity: 2018 Grants programs; Funding Focus: Education and the arts; Geographic Focus: Georgia and Virginia (where the railroad has operations); Eligibility: Nonprofits; Funding: Varies; the foundation made $7.2 million in grants last year; Deadline: Sept. 3...

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Groups Can Apply for Community Development Grants

The Fund for Southern Communities supports nonprofit organizations working to create sustainable communities. Deadline: Sept. 7. The Fund provides grants of $1,000 to $5,000 to progressive grassroots groups in Georgia, North Carolina, and South Carolina that address social change issues, such as w...

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Grants Enhance Social Service Programs, the Arts

The Georgia Power Charitable Giving Program provides support to nonprofit organizations and programs throughout Georgia that seek to improve the quality of life for the state's residents. Deadline: Rolling (grant requests greater than $25,000 are reviewed in May, August, and December). Giving cate...

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Collaboration, Partnerships Can Extend Funding Dollars

We at CD Publications have always been big fans of partnerships, whether they are public-private or as simply a collection of private organizations. The essential advice here is to diversify your local funding stream to make sure you have adequate resources if one funder dries up and disappears. An...

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Planet Dog Foundation Grants to Open Soon

Private Funder: The Planet Dog Foundation; Opportunity: 2016 grants; Funding Focus: Programs which support working/service dogs; Geographic Focus: National; Eligibility: Nonprofits; Funding: Up to $7,500 each to applicants from in the United States; Deadline: TBA (the foundation will open the next r...

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NSTA Challenge Science Essay Contest to Open Soon

Private Funders: DuPont and the Nat'l Science Teachers Assn. (NSTA); Opportunity: 2016 DuPont Challenge; Funding Focus: Science education, youth; Geographic Focus: National; Eligibility: Students (Grades K-12) teachers and schools; Funding (estimate): TBA; Deadline: TBA, last year's deadline was Mar...

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(HEALTH) Hearst Foundation Offers Healthcare Grants

Private Funder: Hearst Foundation; Opportunity: 2011 grants; Funding Focus: Healthcare; Geographic Focus: National; Eligibility: Nonprofits; Funding: Varies; Deadline: Rolling (however, the foundation won't be able to accept applications between July 15 -Aug. 15 as it transitions to an online applic...

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(EDUCATION) Earthwatch Institute Provides Science Grants

Private Funder: Earthwatch Institute; Opportunity: 2012 Earthwatch Institute Education Fellowship Program; Funding Focus: Education and science; Geographic Focus: National; Eligibility: Schools, students and teachers; Funding: Varies; Deadline: The application for the 2012 grants cycle will be avail...

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