Funding and Resource Opportunities | November 2017
Coca-Cola and Keep America Beautiful
Deadline: November 30, 2017
The Coca-Cola/Keep America Beautiful Recycling Bin Grant Program supports recycling in communities and on campuses by providing bins for the collection of beverage container recyclables. Grants will be provided to a limited number of applicants who can demonstrate how their proposals will lead to sustainable recycling opportunities.
Grants are offered to Keep America Beautiful affiliates, government and public agencies, nonprofit organizations, tribal governments, religious organizations, colleges and universities, K-12 schools, and other community groups.
United States Department of Housing and Urban Development
Deadline: November 22, 2017
The United States Department of Housing and Urban Development is accepting applications to the Choice Neighborhoods Implementation Grant Program. Choice Neighborhoods is designed to address struggling neighborhoods with distressed public housing and/or other HUD-assisted housing, including certain Indian Housing, through a comprehensive approach to neighborhood transformation.
The program helps communities by revitalizing severely distressed public and/or assisted housing, and by investing or leveraging investments in well-functioning services like high quality public schools, education programs, and early learning programs; crime prevention strategies; public assets and transportation; and improved access to jobs.
GLMA: Health Professionals Advancing LGBT Equality
Deadline: December 15, 2017
The GLMA Lesbian Health Fund (LHF) was established to define, study, and educate lesbians and their health care providers about lesbian health issues, with a mission to improve the health of lesbians and their families through investigation and research. In honor of the victims of the Orlando shooting, the fall cycle will give preference to funding research focused on societal and domestic violence affecting sexual-minority women or girls.
American Medical Association Foundation
Deadline: December 20, 2017
The American Medical Association Foundation is accepting applications for Community Health Grants. Committed to fostering focused, measurable health improvements, this program provides grants for grassroots public health projects that encourage healthy lifestyles in communities across the country. Innovative programs that target the prevention and reduction of type 2 diabetes and hypertension are sought.
Fordham Street Foundation
Deadline: January 15, 2018
The Fordham Street Foundation accepts grant applications annually for programs and projects that promote the rights of the least advantaged children to thrive, grow and be enriched. The Foundation is currently limiting its funding to innovative programs that help children of color succeed in school, improve public education, and reduce racial and socio-economic disparities in educational opportunities and outcomes.
American Association of University Women
Deadline: January 15, 2018
The American Association of University Women (AAUW) Community Action Grants Program provides funds to individuals, AAUW branches, and AAUW state organizations, as well as local community-based nonprofits, for innovative programs and non-degree research projects that promote education and equity for women and girls.
One-year grants ($2,000 to $7,000) provide funding for community-based projects that include a clearly defined activity advancing equity for women and girls. Two-year grants ($5,000 to $10,000) provide start-up funds for new projects that address particular community needs through leadership, advocacy, or training opportunities. Funds support planning activities, coalition building, implementation, and evaluation.
National Fish and Wildlife Foundation
Deadline: January 31, 2018
The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation and the Wildlife Habitat Council, in cooperation with the EPA, USDA Forest Service, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, FedEx, Southern Company, and Alcoa Foundation are pleased to solicit applications for the 2018 Five Star and Urban Waters Restoration program.
This program seeks to develop community capacity to sustain local natural resources for future generations by providing local partnerships with modest financial assistance for wetland, forest, riparian, and coastal habitat restoration, with a focus on urban waters and watersheds.
Deadline: February 8, 2018
In cooperation with Arts Midwest, the NEA’s Shakespeare in American Communities program brings high-quality performances and educational activities to audiences across the country, including students in underserved schools.
Arts Midwest invites proposals from nonprofit theater companies to perform works by Shakespeare for middle- and high-school students between August 1, 2018, and July 31, 2019. Grants will be awarded to as many as 40 theater companies to support performances and related educational activities for students from a minimum of 10 schools. Applicant review will be based on artistic excellence and merit.