Funding and Resource Opportunities | September 2015

September 04, 2015
| by Editor |

Our list of grant and resource opportunities for you to consider this month includes opportunities from the Captain Planet Foundation, Whole Kids Foundation, and the Home Depot Foundation.


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Consulting Services
CCT Client Project Application
CCT is soliciting project applications from non-profit organization that can benefit from the services of a CCT team.  Projects can focus on almost any area of business or management, but the project scope should be something that can be completed in about 4-5 months of volunteer time from a team of about 4-6 MBA/professionals.  Services are free of charge to the non-profit organization.


Melinda Gray Ardia Environmental Foundation Grant
MGAEF Grant Program
Deadline: September 13, 2015
Melinda Gray Ardia Environmental Foundation supports educators in developing environmental curricula that integrate field activities and classroom teaching and that incorporate basic ecological principles and problem solving.

Save On Energy Grant
Teacher Grant
Deadline: September 13, 2015® is looking for the best lesson plans for teaching students about energy or sustainability. Prizes will be awarded to current teachers who submit energy-related lesson plans.

Captain Planet Foundation Grant
Environmental Grants
Deadline: September 30, 2015
The Captain Planet Foundation provides grants between $500 and $2,500 to school and community groups to support hands-on environmental projects.

The Community Foundation Neighborhood Fund
The Neighborhood Fund Grants
Deadline: October 15, 2015
The Neighborhood Fund builds upon grassroots ideas, energy and passion to empower community members to improve neighborhoods in the 23-county metro area, providing two types of grants: Community Building grants and Love Your Block grants.

Whole Kids Foundation
School Garden Grant Program
Deadline: October 31, 2015
The School Garden Grant program provides a $2,000 monetary grant to a K-12 school, or a nonprofit working in partnership with a K-12 school, to support a new or existing edible garden on school grounds.

The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation
Nonprofit Grants
Deadline: TBD in December 2015 (funding recommendations submitted at next quarterly meeting)
Grants awarded for a wide range of initiatives to strengthen the humanities, arts, higher education, and cultural heritage.

The Home Depot Foundation
Community Impact Grants
Deadline: Rolling
Grants, up to $5,000, are available to IRS-registered 501c designated organizations and tax-exempt public service agencies in the U.S. that are using the power of volunteers to improve the physical health of their community. Grants are given in the form of The Home Depot gift cards for the purchase of tools, materials, or services.

Compiled and edited by Maggie Carruth, Communications Manager at the Georgia Center for Nonprofits.

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