Weekly Listing of Nonprofit Grant Opportunities

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Weekly Listing of Nonprofit Grant Opportunities


Each week, our team spends hours researching the latest private foundation, and state and federal government foundation opportunities, in order to provide our clients with the most up-to-date research and forecast for their grant calendar, as part of their proactive grant seeking strategy.

We share unique, private foundation, grant opportunities and government funding opportunities here weekly.  Each Monday the funding opportunities is updated.

Are you looking for more research support than our weekly listing?  Looking to create a proactive grant seeking strategy of your own? Please contact our team to see how we can help you meet, and exceed, your grant revenue goals for your organization.

Are you a grantmaker looking to have your funding opportunity listed? Please contact our team with the details of your funding opportunity and due date so it can be published the following Monday.

Foundation Grants – Week of March 20, 2017

New York Life Foundation – Grieving Children – Capacity Building

Deadline: April 10, 2017

Proposals should fit one of the five major categories listed below:

  •  Planning activities: organizational assessments; strategic planning; fund development; communications/marketing; recruiting or maintaining volunteer support; business planning.
  • Staff/board development: leadership training; defining the role of the board; recruitment of new board members; strengthening governance.
  • Strategic relationships/collaboration: technical assistance; consultant support; restructuring; mergers; or business planning.
  • Internal operations: improvements to financial management, human resources, or volunteer management; development of evaluation systems and training; facility planning.
  • Technology improvements: improving IT capacity through upgrades to hardware and software; networking; updating websites; and staff training to optimize use of technology.


The Lawrence Foundation

Deadline: April 30, 2017

The foundation is focused on making grants to support environmental, human services and other causes although our interests are fairly diverse and may lead us into other areas on an occasional basis.

The foundation has previously funded organizations that address the following areas of interest:

  • Environment (US headquartered organizations operating programs in the US or elsewhere in the world),
  • Human Services,
  • Disaster relief (US headquartered organizations responding to disasters in the US or elsewhere in the world on an occasional basis),
  • Other (US headquartered organizations operating programs in the US or elsewhere in the world).


Best Buy Foundation – Community Grants

Deadline: May 19, 2017

The Best Buy Foundation will donate Community Grants to local and regional nonprofit organizations that provide teens with places and opportunities to develop 21st century technology skills that will inspire future education and career choices.


Government Grants – Week of March 20, 2017

OJJDP FY 17 Juvenile Drug Court Testing Guidelines

Deadline: May 2, 2017

This solicitation will support juvenile drug treatment courts to implement system changes, service delivery, and programming enhancements that are in alignment with the Juvenile Drug Treatment Court Guidelines (JDTC Guidelines) that OJJDP anticipates releasing by the end of 2016. The new JDTC Guidelines will provide juvenile courts with an evidence-based, treatment-oriented approach that emphasizes family engagement and addresses the substance use and often co-occurring mental health challenges experienced by the youth.


Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program States/Territories Part B Supplemental Grant Program

Deadline: May 15, 2017

The purpose of this program is to supplement the HIV care and treatment services provided by the states/territories through the HIV Care Grant Program – RWHAP Part B States/Territories Formula and AIDS Drug Assistance Program (ADAP) Formula and ADAP Supplemental Awards.  The awards support access to a comprehensive continuum of high quality HIV care and treatment services for low-income individuals and families living with HIV.


Centers for Independent Living Competition

Deadline: June 22, 2017

The objectives of this new funding opportunity is to provide financial assistance to the territories of Guam, American Samoa and to the state of Pennsylvania to provide, expand and improve the provision of independent living services in each respective territory and state and to support statewide networks of centers for independent living.


Previous Listings

Foundation Grants – Week of March 13, 2017


Deadline: March 17, 2017

Wells Fargo Bank and the Wells Fargo Foundation are teaming up with the U.S. Conference of Mayors (USCM) to offer the CommunityWINSSM (Working/Investing in Neighborhood Stabilization) Grant Program. Applications can focus on:

  • Neighborhood stabilization – projects designed to stimulate growth and stability while assisting in the removal of blight and the rebuilding of neighborhoods
  • Economic development – projects designed to promote business development
  • Job creation – projects designed to aid in local job creation or assist in job training


Voices for Healthy Kids

Deadline: March 31, 2017 (Incubator phase)

The American Heart Association and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation are working to create a culture of health with the Voices for Healthy Kids initiative. Through this collaboration, and in partnership with a team of experts across the healthy eating and active living movement, the initiative aims to engage, organize, and mobilize people to help all children grow up at a healthy weight.


Detwiler Family Foundation

Deadline: June 1, 2017

The Detwiler Family Foundation invites applications from those local organizations that are dedicated to enriching and improving the lives of children in the community.  The foundation makes grants that serve children dealing with significant life challenges by facilitating access to education and the arts. Organizations must be located in either Chester or Montgomery Counties in Pennsylvania, Northern Delaware, or Portland, Oregon.



Government Grants – Week of March 13, 2017

Youth Build

Deadline: May 9, 2017

YouthBuild is a community-based alternative education program for youth between the ages of 16 and 24 who are high school dropouts, adjudicated youth, youth aging out of foster care, youth with disabilities, homeless youth, and other disconnected youth populations. The YouthBuild program simultaneously addresses several core issues important to low-income communities: affordable housing, education, employment, leadership development, and energy efficiency. The YouthBuild model balances project-based academic learning and occupational skills training to prepare disadvantaged youth for career placement.


FY2017 AmeriCorps Indian Tribes Grants

Deadline: May 10, 2017

AmeriCorps grants are awarded to eligible organizations proposing to engage AmeriCorps members in evidence-based or evidence-informed interventions to strengthen communities. An AmeriCorps member is an individual who engages in community service through an approved national service position. Members may receive a living allowance and other benefits while serving. Upon successful completion of their service, members earn a Segal AmeriCorps Education Award from the National Service Trust that members can use to pay for higher education expenses or apply to qualified student loans.


*Forecasted Opportunity*

Evidence-Based Falls Prevention Programs Financed Solely by 2017 Prevention and Health Funds

Deadline: May 15, 2017

The Administration on Aging (AoA) within the Administration for Community Living (ACL), U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) forecasts the possible availability of Fiscal Year (FY) 2017 funds to make three-year grants to approximately 6-8 entities to bring to scale and sustain evidence-based falls prevention programs that will reduce the number of falls, fear of falling, and fall-related injuries in older adults and adults with disabilities.

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