Funding and Resource Opportunities | August 2016

July 29, 2016
| by Editor |

Our list of August grant and resource opportunities for you to consider this month includes opportunities that fund the humanities, school gardens, and education, health and economic opportunity.


Eat. Learn. Live. and Grow Grant
Deadline: August 31, 2016

Planting the seeds of health and wellness, the 2016 Eat. Learn. Live. and Grow Grant, sponsored by Chartwells K12 in partnership with, offers funding for schools seeking to enhance their curriculum and offer food and nutrition education through an edible garden program. Any public or private school serving students in grades K to 12 and planning a new or expanding an established garden program is eligible to apply. 

Georgia Humanities
Georgia Humanities Grant Program
Deadline: September 30, 2016

The Georgia Humanities Grant Program funds up to $2,500 for programs like film screenings with discussions, literary festivals, historic walking tours/printed guidebooks, exhibitions, oral history projects, educational workshops, and living history programs.Georgia Humanities encourages applications from organizations who have never received a Georgia Humanities grant before.

Joseph B. Whitehead Foundation
Grants Program
Deadline: September 1, 2016

The Joseph B. Whitehead Foundation is an independent private foundation that seeks to help people in need in metro Atlanta, particularly children, by investing in education, health and economic opportunity.

Georgia State University School of Social Work Request for Community Partnerships
Student and Community Projects
Deadline: September 15, 2016

Georgia State University School of Social Work, with a sole concentration in community partnerships, requests proposals from Atlanta area agencies/organizations/nonprofits to have second year MSW students work with them on a community project. Projects involve groups of four students that partner with an agency to plan, implement, and evaluate a community project. Projects will be selected and conceptualized this fall. Implementation of projects will be January to April 2017. 

Compiled and edited by Rachel Letcher, communications coordinator at the Georgia Center for Nonprofits.

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