Private Grants

Bank Foundation Supports Quality of Life Efforts

The First Horizon Foundation (formerly the First Tennessee Foundation) provides support to nonprofit organizations located in communities served by the bank throughout the state of Tennessee, focusing on community development and youth. Deadline: Dec. 1; the foundation made $38.5 million in grants ...

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Search Engine Seeks Applications for Support

Private Funders: Google; Opportunity: AdWords; Geographic Focus: National; Eligibility: Nonprofits; Funding: Up to $10,000 in advertising; Deadline: Rolling. Summary:  The Google Ad Grants program supports nonprofit organizations to make the world a better place. Google Ad Grants is an adverti...

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Important Funding Related Research from Around the Nation

Nonprofit Compensation Up, but Still Lags for Women: Although increases in nonprofit CEO compensation have nearly recovered to pre-recession levels, female nonprofit executives' compensation still lags that of men in comparable positions, a report from GuideStar finds. Based on FY 2015 data reported...

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Foundation Seeks Applications for Arts, Civic Engagement Grants

The Richard H. Driehaus Foundation, in partnership with the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, launches a competition to provide general operating support to Chicago-area arts and cultural organizations with annual budgets of $500,000 or less. Grants range from $3,000 to $15,000 and rar...

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Neighborhood Arts Grants to Open Soon

ArtsWave (formerly Cincinnati Institute of Fine Arts) supports the work of arts organizations re-making neighborhoods in the Greater Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky metro region. The institute distributed $10.2 million in grants last year). Deadline: TBA (anticipate a NOFA soon with a January deadline...

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Faith-Based Family Foundation Provides Support to Nonprofits

Funder: Stuller Family Foundation; Opportunity: Foundation grants; Funding Focus: Youth, education, the underserved; Geographic Focus: Louisiana; Eligibility: Schools, nonprofits and faith-based organizations; Funding: Awards vary (the foundation distributed about $500,000 in grants last year); Dead...

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Education Projects Are Campbell Priorities

Private Funder: J. Bulow Campbell Foundation; Opportunity: 2018 grants; Funding Focus: Community development, education, youth, Christian concerns and, to a limited extent, arts and culture; Geographic Focus: Primarily Georgia, although organizations in Alabama, Florida, North Carolina, South Caroli...

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A-List Funder Distributes Millions for Health, Child Nutrition

The Rockefeller Foundation provides a range of grants to promote health, better child nutrition and wellness. The foundation made about $166 million in grants last year. Deadline: Rolling. Grants are provided to nonprofit organizations that fit within one of the following four core issue areas: h...

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NHL’s Kids 'N Community Foundation Supports Youth, Community Efforts

The Kids 'N Community Foundation, the philanthropic arm of the Carolina Hurricanes hockey team, strives to meet the health and educational needs of underserved populations in its community through programming and financial assistance to local youth-oriented organizations. Deadline: Rolling. Grants...

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$17.3M Available for Programs to Aid Disadvantaged, Poor, Children

Private Funder: State Street Foundation; Opportunity: Foundation grants; Funding Focus: Education, disadvantaged children and human services; Geographic Focus: National-where the company has a presence; Eligibility: Nonprofits (faith-based groups are eligible if they provide services to the entire c...

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Funder for Children Seeks Applications for Awards

Foundation: Global Fund for Children; Opportunity: Annual Grants; Funding Focus: Children and youth; Geographic Focus: National; Eligibility: 501(c)(3) nonprofits; Funding: Awards vary (the fund distributed $4 million in grants last year); Deadline: Rolling. Summary: Priority goes to nonprofit orga...

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Grants Available for Teen Arts Programs

Private Funder: Surdna Foundation; Opportunity: 2017-18 Thriving Cultures Grants-Teens' Artistic and Cultural Advancement; Funding Focus: Education and the arts; Geographic Focus: National; Eligibility: Schools and nonprofits; Funding: Varies, generally in the $35,000 to $80,000 range (the foundatio...

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Getty Foundation Offers Capital Planning and Implementation Grants

The J. Paul Getty Trust (also known as The Getty Foundation) is offering Planning and Implementation Grants to support the conservation of modern architecture as part of its Keeping It Modern initiative. Deadline: Dec. 1 (letters of inquiry) and March 1 (proposals). The foundation distributed $15....

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Group Supports Healthy Smiles, Healthy Children Grants

The Foundation of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry launches the 2018-19 Healthy Smiles, Healthy Children grants competition to support projects improving the oral health of infants, children and adolescents. Deadline: Dec. 15. The competition provides up to $20,000 in matching funds for...

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Dreyfus Foundation Seeks Applications for Science Teacher-Scholar Awards

The New York City-based Camille & Henry Dreyfus Foundation is accepting nominations for its Henry Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar Awards Program, which recognizes achievement in the chemical sciences. Deadline: May 17, 2018. The program supports the research and teaching careers of talented young fa...

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Shell-NSTA Funds School STEM Partnership Awards

The National Science Teachers Association and Shell Oil Company are seeking submissions for their 2017-2018 Shell Science Lab Challenge. Deadline: Dec. 15. The competition recognizes outstanding middle and high school programs in the United States and Canada for their exemplary approaches to scien...

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Community Foundation Seeks Applications for Artistic Work

The East Bay Community Foundation is seeking applications from local artists for the commissioning of new works. Deadline: Feb. 1. Grants of up to $8,000, which will be matched by donor contributions on a 1-to-1 basis, will be awarded to artists and nonprofit organizations to support the creation ...

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ASM Opens 'Material World' Teaching Grants

The ASM International Foundation launches its 2018 "Living in a Material World" Teacher Grants

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Science Learning Grants Improve K-12 Ed

Private Funder: Nat'l Education Foundation; Opportunity: 2017 CyberLearning grants; Funding Focus: Education & technology

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Youth, Workforce Development Projects Can Win Funding Aid

Since its founding in 1962, the Lincoln Financial Foundation has funded a range of grants. It supports programs where the company has a presence. Nonprofits are eligible and awards vary (the foundation distributed about $9 million in grants last year). Deadline: Varies. Although giving is limited ...

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Group Offers HIV Hurricane Relief Project Funding

AIDS United (formerly National AIDS Fund) is making funds available through a new round of HIV Hurricane Relief Effort grants to help meet the urgent needs of HIV organizations in the Southern states and U.S. territories affected by Hurricanes Harvey and Irma. Deadline: Rolling. The intent of th...

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PWF Supports Criminal Justice Upgrades

Funder: Public Welfare Foundation; Opportunity: Criminal & Juvenile Justice Grants; Funding Focus: Public safety/minorities; Geographic Focus: National; Eligibility: Nonprofits; Funding: Up to $300,000 (it made $20.6 million in awards last year); Deadline: Rolling (letter of inquiry). Summary: ...

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RWFJ Funding to Promote Fellowships, Healthy Communities

Foundation: Robert Wood Johnson Foundation; Opportunity: Health Policy Fellows; Funding Focus: Health care, communities, social services; Geographic Focus: National; Eligibility: Colleges and nonprofits; Funding: six awards of up to $165,000 each (it made $367 million in grants last year); Deadline:...

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Competition Now Open for Black Male Achievement Grants

Private Funder: Echoing Green; Opportunity: The Black Male Achievement Fellowship; Funding Focus: Higher education, minorities; Geographic Focus: National; Eligibility: Individuals; Funding: Multiple awards, up to eight $90,000 each and technical assistance (it made $2.7 million in grants last year)...

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Conservancy Seeks Proposals for School Garden Grants

Private Funder: Nature Conservancy; Opportunity: Nature Works Everywhere Gardens; Funding Focus: Nutrition, community development, education; Geographic Focus: National; Eligibility: Public and charter elementary, middle and high schools; Funding: Multiple awards up to $2,000 each (it made $49 milli...

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State and Local Funding News from Around the Nation

Arizona $1.6 M Supports Girl Scouts Capital Campaign: The Bob & Renee Parsons Foundation makes a $1.6 million matching gift to the Girl Scouts-Arizona Cactus-Pine Council in support of the council's $18 million fundraising campaign. The goal of the Campaign for Girls in Arizona is to provide th...

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Conservation Grants Promote Environmental Protection

The Conservation Alliance is a group of outdoor businesses whose collective contributions support grassroots citizen-action groups and their efforts to protect wild places for their habitat preservation and recreation

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Support Available for Organizations Working to Enhance Communities

The Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona Corporate Giving Program supports nonprofit organizations that strive to enhance the quality of life in company communities throughout the state. Deadline: Rolling. The Corporate Giving Program provides grants to organizations that focus on the following iss...

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Artists can Win Support for New Live Performing Arts Work

The MAP (Multi-Arts Production) Fund supports original live performance projects throughout the United States that embody a spirit of deep inquiry. Deadlines: Round One applications are due Oct. 30; Round Two applications must be submitted by Feb. 26. MAP is particularly interested in supporting ...

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Foundation Offers ‘Good Neighbor’ Grants

Private Funder: Jack Kent Cooke Foundation; Opportunity: 2017 Good Neighbor Grants; Funding Focus: Education; Geographic Focus: National; Eligibility: Nonprofits; Funding: Multiple awards of up to $35,000 each (the foundation gave $17 million in grants last year); Deadline: Nov. 1. Summary: The pro...

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Funding Program Helps Seniors to Age in Place

Foundation: Jean Griswold Foundation (formerly the Griswold Cares Foundation); Opportunity: 2018 Jean Griswold Foundation Grants; Funding Focus: Seniors, disabilities; Geographic Focus: National; Eligibility: Nonprofits; Funding: Multiple awards up to $2,000 each (higher amounts may be considered, h...

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New Applications Accepted for Neighborhood Partners Programs

The PSEG Foundation, the charitable arm of the Public Service Enterprise Group, is accepting proposals from nonprofits for its Neighborhood Partners Program. Deadline: Oct. 31. Grants of up to $5,000 will be awarded to nonprofits in support of projects with demonstrated impact on improving quality...

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Fund Provides Support for Rural Community Development

The Laura Jane Musser Fund seeks applications for grants to encourage collaborative community development in underserved rural areas in Colorado, Hawaii, Michigan, Minnesota, and Wyoming, as well as Cameron, Hidalgo, Starr, and Willacy counties in Texas. Deadline: Online applications may be submit...

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Ed Foundation Supports Teacher Innovation Grants

Florida's Broward Education Foundation supports Broward County educators through its Teacher Innovation Grants program.

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