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 grant maker 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 April 24, 2017

Nourishing Native Children

Deadline: May 5, 2017

First Nations Development Institute (First Nations) has launched the new “Nourishing Native Children: Feeding our Future” grant program, which falls under First Nations’ larger Native American Food Security Project. The project will provide grants to Native communities interested in expanding nutrition resources for existing programs that serve American Indian children ages 6-14. With the generous support of the Walmart Foundation, First Nations plans to award up to 10 grants of up to $15,000 each to continue or expand existing nutrition efforts.


Dollar General – Youth Literacy Grants

Deadline: May 18, 2017

Youth Literacy Grants provide funding to schools, public libraries, and nonprofit organizations to help students who are below grade level or experiencing difficulty reading. Grant funding is provided to assist in the following areas:

  • Implementing new or expanding existing literacy programs
  • Purchasing new technology or equipment to support literacy initiatives
  • Purchasing books, materials or software for literacy programs


American Academy of Family Physicians – Family Medicine Cares

Deadline: September 15, 2017

The AAFP Foundation does not directly start and maintain free clinics, but collaborates with a non-profit organization, Volunteers In Medicine (VIM). This humanitarian program helps new and existing free clinics to care for the uninsured in areas of need across the United States by providing new grants for the purchase of tangible items, such as exam tables, EHR systems, and medical equipment.


Government Grants – Week of April 24, 2017

Supporting Effective Educator Development Program

Deadline: June 19, 2017

The SEED Program, established under section 2242 of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 (ESEA), as amended by the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) provides funding to increase the number of highly effective educators by supporting the implementation of Evidence-Based practices that prepare, develop, or enhance educators. These grants will allow eligible entities to develop, expand, and evaluate practices that can serve as models that can be sustained and disseminated


Clean Diesel Funding Assistance Program FY 2017

Deadline: June 20, 2017

EPA’s Office of Transportation and Air Quality is soliciting proposals nationwide for projects that achieve significant reductions in diesel emissions in terms of tons of pollution produced by diesel engines and diesel emissions exposure, particularly from fleets operating at or servicing goods movement facilities located in areas designated as having poor air quality. Further, priority for funding may be given to projects which result in outcomes that benefit affected communities, those that engage affected communities with respect to the design and performance of the project, and those which can demonstrate the ability to promote and continue efforts to reduce emissions after the project has ended.


NEH – Humanities Initiatives

Deadline: June 22, 2017

NEH Humanities Initiatives at Historically Black Colleges and Universities, Hispanic-Serving Institutions, and Tribal Colleges and Universities are intended to strengthen the teaching and study of the humanities, in subjects such as history, philosophy, literature, religion, and the interpretation of the arts. These grants may be used to enhance existing humanities programs, resources, or courses, or to develop new ones. Applicants are encouraged to draw on the knowledge of outside scholars who would contribute expertise and fresh insights to the project. Each project must be organized around a core topic or set of themes.


Previous Listing

Foundation Grants – Week of April 17, 2017

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation – Forward Promise – Empowerment Projects

Deadline: May 2, 2017

Forward Promise aims to promote opportunities for boys and young men of color (BYMOC) to heal, grow, and thrive in the face of chronic stress and trauma. Empowerment Projects seek to strengthen organizations that provide culturally relevant healing responses to trauma, and can partner with the youth-serving systems that touch BYMOC to advance new practices to prevent further traumatization.


Ribbons of Hope

Deadline: May 31, 2017

The grant is awarded to one Georgia-based 501(c)(3) agency or organization each year.

Grants will fund the organization’s capital investment or a one-time, self-sustaining program. No overhead or salaries will be funded by the grant.


Kelly for Kids Foundation 

Deadline: October 23, 2017

The Kelly for Kids Foundation Community Grants are awarded to charitable not-for-profit 501 (C)(3) organizations whose primary mission is to assist children in need in the Western New York area. In particular, it funds health and social service organizations that serve the disabled and/or economically disadvantaged youth.


Government Grants – Week of April 17, 2017

FEMA – Fire Protection & Safety Grants

Deadline: May 19, 2017

FP&S offers grants to support activities in two categories: (1) activities designed to reach high-risk target groups and mitigate incidences of death and injuries caused by fire and fire-related hazards (“Fire Prevention and Safety Activity”) and (2) research and development activities aimed at improving firefighter safety (“Firefighter Safety Research and Development Activity”).


Reentry Employment Series- Training and Coaching Facilitation

Deadline: June 10, 2017

In order to assist justice involved adults with maintaining long-term attachments to the workforce, practitioners must be able to assess those at high risk for job loss, identify specific criminogenic risks, and develop programming in response to identified risk/need areas. In addition, practitioners must maintain a communication style that supports exploration of the values, thoughts and feelings that lead to job loss and recidivism. The Reentry Employment Series provides practitioners with the knowledge, skills and abilities to assist justice involved adults as they explore the values, thoughts and feelings that lead to job loss and recidivism.


Health Workforce for HIV and Chronic Disease Service Delivery Global Initiative

Deadline: June 12, 2017

The purpose of this initiative is to develop and implement innovative approaches to increasing the adequacy, capacity, employment, coordination, complementarity, deployment and retention of physicians, nurses, midwives, pharmacists, community health workers (CHWs), social service workers, lay health workers, laboratory technicians and other related health cadres that provide primary care and community health services to people living with HIV (PLHIV), tuberculosis (TB), other infectious and chronic diseases in sub-Saharan Africa, Central Asia, Eastern Europe, the Caribbean, and/or Latin America.

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