Funding and Resource Opportunities | March 2019

March 20, 2019
| by Editor |

This month’s roundup features funding for collaborative safety-net efforts, strategic restructuring, “quick-action” projects that create more liveable communities, health care for adults with disabilities, citizen education efforts, expanding services for grieving children, and much more.

Division of Family and Children Services
State of Hope
Deadline: March 29
Up to $75,000 will go to fund collaborative projects that, as part of a local “safety net,” help prevent disparities in education or threats to the the self-sufficiency of families. View details.

American Psychological Foundation
Visionary Grants
Deadline: Apri 1
Grants of up to $20,000 will be awarded to programs using psychology to address one of the following issues: violence, the connection between behavior and health, understanding and eliminating prejudice, or at-risk populations. View details.

Amphion Foundation
Performing Ensembles Grant Program
Deadline: April 1
Nonprofit performance ensembles can apply for general operating support or special project support through this program, which generally provides up to $7,500 in grants, although larger amounts may be awarded to larger organizations. View details.

Georgia Dept. of Community Affairs
Emergency Solutions Grants
Deadline: April 2
Designed to provide housing or service resources with the goal of stable housing outcomes, awards will go to fund street outreach, emergency shelter, rapid-rehousing, homelessness prevention, and related services. View details.

Georgia Dept. of Community Affairs
Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS
Deadline: April 2
This program funds a variety of housing solutions and support services for low-income persons living with HIV/AIDS, focusing on stable housing for those experiencing homelessness or at risk of becoming homeless. View details.

Action for Healthy Kids
Game On Grants
Deadline: April 5
Grants of up to $1,000 will be awarded to schools for the support of physical activity and nutrition initiatives needed for national recognition as a health-promoting school. View details.

Action for Healthy Kids
School Breakfast Grants
Deadline: April 5
Schools will receive grants of up to $3,000 will go to support increased participation in school breakfast programs, either by launching a pilot program or expanding an existing program. View details.

Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta
A Place to Perform
Deadline: April 5
Grants go to nonprofit arts organizations seeking to secure performance space and facilities for public art experiences. View details.

Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta
Strategic Restructuring Fund
Deadline: April 5
Providing funds and/or management consulting services to support nonprofits as they assess, negotiate, design, and/or implement restructuring efforts that promote more effective operations and high-performing programs. View details.

Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta
Francis Hollis Brain Fund
Deadline: April 5
Supporting nonprofits that benefit vulnerable and underserved communities by fulfilling primary needs like clothing, early childhood education, food, healthcare, and shelter. View details.

Ben & Jerry’s Foundation
Grant program
Deadline: April 15
Grants of up to $25,000 will be awarded to small organizations (budgets under $500,000)  workings to advance social and environmental justice and create sustainable and just-food systems. View details.

AARP
Community Challenge
Deadline: April 17
Supporting quick-action projects that help make communities more livable for people of all ages, small grants will go to projects in the areas of housing, transportation, public space, smart cities, and more. View details.

WITH Foundation
Grant program
Deadline: April 18
Grants of up to $50,000 will go to programs that improve health care delivery for adults with developmental disabilities in one or more of a number of areas (practitioner competency, the reimbursement system, and digital health efforts, among others). View details.

National Alliance for Grieving Children
Grief Reach Community Expansion
Deadline: April 19
Grants of up to $100,000 will go to help expand programs that are designed to make a direct impact on children; 50 percent of children serve must be from low-income families or from minority communities. View details.

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Small Health Care Provider Quality Improvement Program
Deadline: April 22
Supporting rural primary care and health service providers, grants will go to projects that demonstrate improvements in patient health outcomes and service quality, focusing on chronic disease management and mental/behavioral health services. View details.

J.M. Kaplan Fund
J.M.K. Innovation Prize
Deadline: April 30
Ten grants of up to $175,000 will go to early-stage innovators helming projects aimed at benefiting numerous people, communities, and/or sectors, in one of these areas: ecological preservation, heritage conservation, criminal justice reform, or immigration reform. View details.

Lawrence Foundation
Grant program
Deadline: April 30
Grants go to organizations focusing on the environment, human services, and disaster relief, as well as other areas, typically in the amount of $5-10,000. View details.

Mary Kay Foundation
Domestic Violence Shelter Grants
Deadline: April 30
Grants will go to at least one domestic violence shelter in every state; last year, four grants went to Georgia organizations. View details.

YNPN Atlanta
Opportunity Grant Program
Deadline: May 1
Individual grants of up to $500 will go to current YNPN Atlanta members to fund professional development opportunities such as conference attendance, classes and workshops, membership in professional associations, and more. View details.

Local Initiatives Support Corporation
ESPN RePlay Program
Deadline: May 15
Nonprofits in Atlanta serving low- to moderate-income neighborhoods are invited to apply for grants of up to $85,000 to transform vacant lots into active recreational spaces. View Details.

Caplan Foundation for Early Childhood
Grant program
Deadline: May 31
Seed grants will go to innovative projects and research with the greatest chance of improving the lives of young children (up to 7 years old) in one or more of these areas: early childhood welfare, early childhood education and play, and parenting education. View details.

Herb Block Foundation
Encouraging Citizen Involvement
Deadline: June 5
Grants of up to $25,000 will be awarded to projects that advance citizen education and lead to greater voter participation in the electoral process. All projects must be nonpartisan and may not involve lobbying for specific legislation or candidates. View details.

Brookdale Foundation
National Group Respite Program
Deadline: June 26
To fund efforts that make life better for people affected by Alzheimer’s disease and other dementia-related disorders, seed grants of up to $10,000 will be awarded to initiatives that include a regularly scheduled, ongoing social model day program. View details.

Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation Fund
Grant program
Deadline: June 30
Grants of up to $25,000 will go to support plant, animal, and fungi species conservation efforts, with priority going to in situ species conservation work; ex situ projects critical to the survival of the species concerned will also be considered. View details.

Southern HIV Impact Fund
Southern Action Grants
Deadline: Open
Grants up to $25,000 will go to organizations with a focus on HIV and a social/racial justice framework for projects in policy, advocacy, or community mobilization; HIV prevention; or HIV care and support services. View details.

All Good Work Foundation
Social Impact Residency
Deadline: Open
Workspace is available for $50 per month, per person at Servcorp in Buckhead, Atlanta, exclusively for non-partisan, non-religious nonprofits working to fulfill UN Sustainable Development Goals. View details.

Make a Mark Atlanta
Make a Mark
Deadline: Open
Make a Mark is a 12-hour design and development marathon bringing together creatives, makers, and builders with humanitarian organizations that can use their skills. Events are held periodically; applications are due 2 to 3 weeks before the event date. View details.

Public Welfare Foundation
Grant program
Deadline: Open
Supporting efforts to advance justice and opportunities for people in need nationwide, grants will be awarded in organizations working in one of these areas: addressing overincarcertaion and racial disparity in criminal justice; advancing a fair and effective community-based vision of youth justice; or improving the lives of low-wage working people. View details.

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