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.

Are you looking for more research support than our weekly listing? Do you want help writing and submitting a competitive application for one of the opportunities listed below, or another opportunity you identified? Please contact our team to see how we can help you meet, and exceed, your grant revenue goals for your organization.

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Foundation Grants – Week of November 12, 2018

AmerisourceBergen Foundation – Opioid Resource Grant

Deadline: February 5, 2019 (LOI)

The AmerisourceBergen Foundation is committed to contributing resources and funding to address opioid misuse. The Opioid Resource Grant program funds projects that address safe disposal, prevention education, and innovative solutions. This program does not fund treatment or recovery.

The Foundation of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry – Healthy Smiles Healthy Children

Deadline: December 21, 2018

This program supports community-based initiatives int he U.S. that provide dental care and ultimately serve as a Dental Home to underserved/limited access children.

NFL Foundation – Grassroots Program

Deadline: January 31, 2019

The NFL Foundation Grassroots Program provides non-profit, neighborhood-based organizations with financial and technical assistance to improve the quality, safety and accessibility of local football fields. The program is a partnership of the National Football League Foundation, which provides funding, and LISC, which provides technical assistance and manages the program.


Government Grants – Week of November 12, 2018

Department of Health and Human Services – Statewide Family Network

Deadline: January 4, 2019

The purpose of this program is to better respond to the needs of children and adolescents with serious emotional disturbance (SED) and their families by providing information, referrals, and support; and to create a mechanism for families to participate in state and local mental health services planning and policy development. Eligibility is limited to family-controlled domestic public and private non-profit organizations in states, territories, and tribes.

Department of Health and Human Services – Title X Family Planning Services

Deadline: January 14, 2019

The Title X Family Planning Services program funds public and private nonprofit entities to establish and operate voluntary family planning services projects, which provide family planning services to all persons desiring such services, with priority for services to persons from low-income families.

Department of Health and Human Services – Geriatrics Workforce Enhancement Program

Deadline: February 2, 2019

The purpose of this program is to improve health outcomes for older adults by developing a healthcare workforce that maximizes patient and family engagement, and by integrating geriatrics and primary care. Eligible applicants are accredited health professions schools and programs.


Foundation Grants – Week of November 5, 2018

PeopleForBikes – Community Grants

Deadline: January 18, 2019 (LOI)

The PeopleForBikes Community Grant Program provides funding for important and influential projects that leverage federal funding and build momentum for bicycling in communities across the U.S. These projects include bike paths and rail trails, as well as mountain bike trails, bike parks, BMX facilities, and large-scale bicycle advocacy initiatives.

Tufts Health Plan Foundation – James Roosevelt, Jr., Leadership Fund

Deadline: January 23, 2019 (LOI)

The Foundation supports community leaders in their work with multiple stakeholders toward a common community goal. This work could include current or new activities that directly or indirectly lead to age-friendly communities and address barriers to success such as limited access to transportation or health care, ageist employment policies or other conditions that contribute to the social isolation of older people. Organizations in Massachusetts, New Hampshire, and Rhode Island are eligible to apply.

Michigan Masonic Charitable Foundation – B.E.S.T.

Deadline: December 15, 2018 (LOI)

The Masonry’s B.E.S.T community grant program is most interested in projects that focus on the need of Michigan’s youth.


Government Grants – Week of November 5, 2018

Department of Housing and Urban Development – Fair Housing Initiative Program – Education and Outreach Initiative

Deadline: December 19, 2018

This Initiative provides funding to organizations that inform the general public about their rights and obligations under the Fair Housing Act. HUD estimates making 56 awards. HUD is also funding a Private Enforcement Initiative, with applications also due on 12/19/18.

Department of Health and Human Services – Early Head Start Expansion and Early Head Start-Child Care Partnership Grants

Deadline: November 30, 2018

This program expands access to high-quality, comprehensive services to low-income infants and toddlers and their families. DHHS estimates making 60 awards. DHHS is also offering separate competitions focused on serving migrant and seasonal worker families, American Indians, and Alaska Natives, also due on 11/30/18.

Department of Justice – Enhanced Training and Services to End Abuse in Later Life Program

Deadline: January 8, 2019

The Enhanced Training and Services to End Abuse in Later Life Program provides or enhances training and services to address elder abuse, neglect, and exploitation, including sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence, or stalking, involving victims who are 50 years of age or older. DOJ estimates making 9 awards.


Foundation Grants – Week of October 29, 2018

National Endowment for Democracy – General Grants

Deadline: December 21, 2018

Each year the National Endowment for Democracy (NED) makes direct grants to hundreds of nongovernmental organizations worldwide working to advance democratic goals and strengthen democratic institutions. NED encourages applications from organizations working in diverse environments including newly established democracies, semi-authoritarian countries, highly repressive societies and countries undergoing democratic transitions.

Teagle Foundation – Education in American Civil Life

Deadline: Rolling, but priority given to concept papers received by 12/1/18

The charge of the Teagle Foundation is “to support and strengthen liberal arts education, which we see as fundamental to meaningful work, effective citizenship, and a fulfilling life.” Through “Education for American Civic Life,” the Foundation seeks to elevate the civic objectives of liberal arts education through faculty-led efforts within the curriculum grounded in the issues that define and challenge American democracy.

Impact Fund – General Grants

Deadline: January 8, 2019

The Impact Fund awards grants to legal services nonprofits, private attorneys, and/or small law firms who seek to advance justice in the areas of civil and human rights, environmental justice, and/or poverty law.


Government Grants – Week of October 29, 2018

Department of Health and Human Services – Healthy Transitions: Improving Life Trajectories for Youth and Young Adults with Serious Mental Disorders Program

Deadline: December 21, 2018

The purpose of this program is to improve access to treatment and support services for youth and young adults, ages 16-25, who have serious mental disorders.

Department of Health and Human Services – Project AWARE (Advancing Wellness and Resiliency in Education) State Education Agency Grants

Deadline: December 24, 2018

The AWARE-SEA program supports the development and implementation of a comprehensive plan of activities, services, and strategies to decrease youth violence and support the healthy development of school-aged youth. Eligibility is limited to SEAs or Education Agencies/Authorities serving AI/AN children and youth.

United States Department of Agriculture – Solid Waste Management Grants

Deadline: December 31, 2018

This program reduces or eliminates pollution of water resources by providing funding for organizations that provide technical assistance or training to improve the planning and management of solid waste sites.


Foundation Grants – Week of October 22, 2018

Paralyzed Veterans of America Education and Training Foundation – General Grants

Deadline: December 3, 2018

The Paralyzed Veterans of America Education Foundation helps develop tools that share spinal cord injury and disease (SCI/D) knowledge and improve the lives of those with SCI/D. Project categories include consumer and community education, professional development and education, research utilization and dissemination, assistive technology, conferences and symposia, and consumer guides. Grants range from $15k to $50k depending on project type.

Saucony Run for Good Foundation – General

Deadline: December 15, 2018

Run for Good funds running and fitness programs for youth under the age of 18, to help run down the childhood obesity epidemic. Grants will range up to $10,000.

Komen Minnesota – Community Grants

Deadline: January 19, 2019 – applications must be initiated by November 28, 2018

The Community Grants program eliminates barriers that prevent women from gaining access to breast cancer screening in Minnesota. Grants will range up to $60,000.


Government Grants – Week of October 22, 2018

Department of the Interior – Partners for Fish and Wildlife

Deadline: September 30, 2019

The Partners for Fish and Wildlife (PFW) Program is a voluntary, incentive-based program that provides direct technical assistance and financial assistance in the form of cooperative and grant agreements to private landowners to restore and conserve fish and wildlife habitat for the benefit of federal trust resources.

Department of Commerce – 2019 Pacific Northwest Bay-Watershed Education and Training

Deadline: December 21, 2018

The Pacific Northwest B-WET Program is a competitive, environmental education, grants program that promotes locally relevant, experiential learning in the K-12 environment. Funded projects provide Meaningful Watershed Educational Experiences (MWEEs) for students, related professional development for teachers, and help to support regional education and environmental priorities in the Pacific Northwest.

Department of Health and Human Services – Advanced Nursing Education Workforce

Deadline: January 8, 2019

The ANEW program supports academic clinical partnerships to educate and graduate primary care Nurse Practitioners (NP), clinical nurse specialists (CNS) and nurse midwives (NM) who are academically and clinically prepared for the unique challenges of transitioning from nursing school to practice in rural and underserved communities, thereby increasing access to needed primary medical care for these populations.

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