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Grants and a Cooperative Agreement to USA Nonprofits, For-Profits, and IHEs to Reduce Traffi...

Deadline 05/26/20

Grants and a cooperative agreement to USA nonprofit and for-profit organizations, and institutions of higher education for programs to reduce human trafficking among girls. Applicants are advised that required registrations must be completed prior to applying. This solicitation provides funding for organizations to support...

GrantWatch ID#: 189730

Grants to USA Nursing Schools and Health Care Facilities to Train Students

Deadline 06/01/20

Grants to USA and Territories nursing schools and health care facilities for programs to train students. Applicants are advised that required registrations may take up to a month to complete. Funding is intended to enhance education through the expansion of experiential learning opportunities for nurses. Funding is also in...

GrantWatch ID#: 189122

Grants to USA, Israel, and International Nonprofits and IHEs for Online Educational Exchange ...

Deadline 06/12/20

Grants to USA, Israel, and International nonprofit organizations and educational institutions for virtual educational exchange programs during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) health crisis. Funding is intended for online programs that engage young people and educators affected by the pandemic. Eligible applicants are located in...

GrantWatch ID#: 189294

Grants to USA Nonprofits, For-Profits, Agencies, and IHEs to Prevent Youth from Engaging in ...

Deadline 05/26/20

Grants to USA nonprofits, for-profits, government agencies, tribes, and IHEs for projects to prevent risky behavior in youth. Applicants are advised that required registrations may take several weeks to complete. Funding is intended to support projects to implement education in sexual risk avoidance that teach participants...

GrantWatch ID#: 172766

Grants to USA Local, Tribal, and State Agencies to Provide Services to Youth Victims of Traf...

Deadline 05/29/20

Grants to USA and Territories local, tribal, and state government agencies to assist child and youth victims of trafficking. Applicants are advised to complete all required registrations prior to applying. Funding is intended to support services that provide for the security, safety, and healing of minor victims of sex tra...

GrantWatch ID#: 185278

Grants to USA Agencies, Nonprofits, and Animal Welfare Organizations to Provide Shelter for ...

Deadline 05/29/20

Grants to USA and Territories local, tribal, and state government agencies, nonprofit organizations, and animal welfare organizations to provide shelter for domestic abuse victims and their companion animals. Applicants are advised to complete required registrations prior to applying.

GrantWatch ID#: 189218

Grants to USA Nonprofits, For-Profits, IHEs, and Agencies to Support Businesses Owned by Wome...

Deadline 05/30/20

Grants to USA and territories nonprofit organizations, for-profits, IHEs, and local, state, and quasi-government entities to provide support services to businesses owned by women from minority groups. Applicants are advised that required registrations may take several weeks to complete. Funding is intended to promote minor...

GrantWatch ID#: 189439

Scholarships for Continued Education to USA Caregivers and Spouses of Injured and Fallen Mil...

Deadline 05/31/20

Scholarships of up to $2,500 to USA caregivers and spouses of post-9/11 injured or fallen military service members for continued education at a trade school, college, or university. Grant funds may be used to cover tuition costs, books, and supplies. Funding is intended to assist spouses and caregivers as they assume criti...

GrantWatch ID#: 165044

Grants to USA, Canada, and International Organizations, Groups, and Individuals to Support F...

Deadline 06/01/20

Grants to USA, Canada, and International organizations, groups, and individuals for cultural activities that benefit women. Funding is intended to promote musical education, competition, and performance for female singers around the world, particularly in a cappella music and barbershop harmony.

GrantWatch ID#: 176061

Grants to USA Public-Interest Legal Groups and CBOs to Protect the Civil Rights of Immigrants

Deadline 06/01/20

Grants of up to $75,000 to USA public interest legal groups and community-based organizations for efforts that promote social change and create public policy. Applicants must contact program staff prior to applying. Priority funding is intended for litigation efforts that are connected to, and coordinated with, immigrant c...

GrantWatch ID#: 184153

Grants to USA, Canada, and International Scientists for Medical Research Projects

Deadline 06/05/20

Grants to USA, Canada, and International scientists for medical research projects. The purpose of this program is to facilitate improvements in the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of heart defects. Funding is intended to support research projects in clinical cardiology, translational research, population science, and ...

GrantWatch ID#: 155207
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Contract for Services to a USA Organization or Individual for Research Relevant to the Healt...

Deadline 06/05/20

Contract for services to a USA organization or individual for a research project relevant to the health care system in California. The contractor is expected to create a strategic plan to increase the diversity of entrepreneurs in the health technology field. The focus of this effort is racial and ethnic diversity and pote...

GrantWatch ID#: 189967
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In-Kind Marketing Services to USA, Canada, and International Nonprofits and Businesses Owned...

Deadline 06/15/20

In-kind marketing services to USA, Canada, and International nonprofit organizations and businesses owned by veterans, women, and minorities. Winners will receive a range of services including assistance with branding, marketing, web design, consulting, and web development from a full-service development and web design com...

GrantWatch ID#: 187180

Grant to a USA Nonprofit, Agency Health Center, Tribe, or Academic Institution to Support Pr...

Deadline 06/15/20

Grant to a USA nonprofit, local or state government agency, health department, hospital, clinic, health center, community organization, Tribe, or academic institution to provide support to programs that administer services for black women with HIV. Required registrations may take several weeks to complete. The ETAP will pr...

GrantWatch ID#: 189450
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Fellowships and Grants to USA Leaders and Activists for Professional Support and for Programs...

Deadline 08/21/20 LOI Date: 06/18/20

Fellowships and grants of $50,000 to USA and territories individuals to drive projects, organizations, and initiatives toward greater impact, or to create new initiatives related to the funding source's focus areas. Registration and submission of the first-phase application is required prior to submission of a full applica...

GrantWatch ID#: 186021

Competition for USA, Canada, and International Nonprofit and For-Profit Entrepreneurs for In...

Deadline 06/22/20

Competition for USA, Canada, and International entrepreneurs representing any business model, including both nonprofit and for-profits organizations, for creative initiatives to end poverty on a large scale. All winners will be awarded up to $20,000. Funding is intended to launch a pilot of the proposed program in any regi...

GrantWatch ID#: 160904
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Grants to USA Nonprofits, Agencies, Tribes, and States to Support Victims of Trafficking

Deadline 06/24/20

Grants to USA nonprofits, agencies, tribes, states, and victim service NGOs for programs to provide support and services to victims of trafficking of all types. Funding is intended to increase and sustain program capacity to assist both victims and their families. Collaborations between multiple organizations are encourage...

GrantWatch ID#: 189841

Awards to USA, Canada, and International Individuals for Promoting Diversity in the Fields o...

Deadline 06/30/20

Awards of $5,000 to USA, Canada, and International individuals to recognize outstanding leadership in the promotion and participation of underrepresented groups in engineering and science fields and careers. This may include African Americans, Native Americans, Hispanic men, women of all ethnic and racial groups, and peopl...

GrantWatch ID#: 171301

Opportunity for California Women Entrepreneurs for Fundraising Resources and Networking

Deadline 06/30/20

Opportunity for California female entrepreneurs and businesses that are majority women-owned to connect with fundraising resources and mentors. This accelerator program provides women who are developing high-growth businesses with the tools and resources they need to succeed. Applicants must be headquartered in Southern Ca...

GrantWatch ID#: 180925

Awards to USA Women to Recognize Outstanding Commitment to Community and the Fight Against C...

Deadline 06/30/20

Awards of $10,000 and one award of an additional $25,000 to USA women to recognize outstanding commitment to community-related volunteer service. An additional award will be given to recognize exceptional front line work in the fight against Coronavirus (COVID-19). Award funds will be donated to a charitable organization o...

GrantWatch ID#: 180983
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Grants to USA Nonprofit Shelters to Arrange Accommodations for the Animals of Shelter Benefi...

Deadline 06/30/20

Grants of up to $20,000 to USA nonprofit shelters to collaborate with local animal welfare organizations to build housing for pets belonging to shelter beneficiaries. Funding is available to build housing at the animal shelter facility which can be specifically reserved for animals whose owners are staying at the domestic ...

GrantWatch ID#: 183121
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Grants to USA Social Change Organizations to Promote the Use of Awareness Practices to Increa...

Deadline 09/01/20 LOI Date: 07/01/20

Grants of up to $50,000 to USA nonprofit organizations to help use awareness practices to increase the effectiveness of the organizations. Applicants must submit a letter of inquiry prior to submitting a full grant application. Funding is intended to promote social change work and advance the progressive movement.

GrantWatch ID#: 136765
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Grants and In-Kind Donations to USA Nonprofits in Eligible States to Enhance the Lives of Chi...

Deadline 07/01/20

Grants and in-kind donations to USA nonprofits in eligible states for programs that will enhance the lives of children and families. Funding is intended for programs and projects in the focus areas of hunger, housing, healthcare, and education. Priority will be given to programs that benefit women and children. Support is ...

GrantWatch ID#: 181811
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Grants to USA Nonprofits, Agencies, and IHEs to Support the Development of Native American C...

Deadline 07/15/20

Grants to USA Native American and Pacific Islander nonprofit organizations, agencies, and IHEs for social and economic development and capacity building opportunities for tribal governments. Funding is intended to support community-driven projects that preserve Native cultures, increase self-sufficiency, and promote commun...

GrantWatch ID#: 149370
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Grants to California Nonprofits and Agencies in Eligible Regions for Human Services Programs

Deadline 07/15/20

Grants to California nonprofit organizations and governmental entities for human services programming in eligible regions. Funding is intended for activities and projects that help women in the area, with a focus on their physical health and their mental and emotional well being. The geographic limitation is Los Angeles an...

GrantWatch ID#: 175479
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Cooperative Agreements to USA Nonprofits for Programs to Develop Mutual Understanding and Co...

Deadline 07/17/20

Cooperative agreements to USA nonprofit organizations for programs to develop mutual understanding and cooperation between the USA and foreign nations. Required registrations may take up to four weeks to complete. Funding is intended for the design and coordination of trips that will offer foreign leaders the opportunity t...

GrantWatch ID#: 190034
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Awards to USA, Canada, and International Early Stage Women Entrepreneurs to Encourage Outst...

Deadline 07/31/20

Awards and in-kind support to USA, Canada, and International female entrepreneurs from any sector in recognition of their achievements and to provide support for greater business success. The award program identifies, encourages, and supports women-led or women-run businesses, providing the necessary financial, social, and...

GrantWatch ID#: 151419

Grants to USA IHEs to Provide Scholarships for Undergraduate and Graduate Students in Cybers...

Deadline 07/31/20

Grants to USA institutes of higher education to develop or continue cybersecurity scholarship programs for bachelor's and master's students. Funding is intended to develop the cybersecurity workforce in order to strengthen security for local, state, and government agencies. Scholarship recipients will commit to working fo...

GrantWatch ID#: 174418
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Grants USA, Canada, and International Women Entrepreneurs for Business Development

Deadline 07/31/20

Grants ranging from $100 to $500 to USA, Canada, and International women entrepreneurs for business development. Funding is intended to allow businesses to improve, expand, increase, and strengthen. Applicants will be subject to a public consumer vote and recipients will be expected to mentor future grantees to help them o...

GrantWatch ID#: 186824
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Grants to USA Nail Professionals Whose Businesses Are Affected by Closures During the COVID-1...

Deadline 07/31/20

Grants of $1,000 to USA licensed nail professionals whose lives and businesses have been significantly affected by closures during the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) health crisis. Funding is intended to provide temporary, direct financial relief to nail professionals who cannot maintain their regular income during this time. Gran...

GrantWatch ID#: 189074
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Grants to California Nonprofit, Educational, and Faith-Based Organizations to Benefit San Ma...

Deadline 08/01/20

Grants ranging from $5,000 to $15,000 to California nonprofit, educational, and church organizations to benefit San Mateo County residents. Funding is intended to support youth education and development, senior programs, vocational education, women's services, early childhood care and education, basic needs, health servic...

GrantWatch ID#: 175740
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Grants to USA, Canada, and International Nonprofits for Science, Philosophy, Character Devel...

Deadline 01/15/21 LOI Date: 08/14/20

Grants to USA, Canada, and International nonprofit organizations and IHEs for charitable work and innovative projects and research. An online funding inquiry is required prior to submission of a full application. Funding is intended for projects in the areas of science and deep questions facing humankind, character virtue ...

GrantWatch ID#: 171288

Grants to USA, Canada, and International Organizations for Diabetes Advocacy, Care, and Preve...

Deadline 09/01/20

Grants to USA, Canada, and International organizations for programs that support diabetes prevention, patient care, and advocacy in developing countries. Funding will be broken up into two areas, interventions and focus areas. Grant support is meant for those least able to withstand the burden of disease.

GrantWatch ID#: 173487

Grants to USA Nonprofits and Arts Organizations to Support Visual Artists' Professional and C...

Deadline 09/01/20

Grants to USA nonprofit and arts organizations, museums, and cultural institutions for projects that support visual artists' needs and contribute to their creative and professional development. Funding is intended to support initiatives such as exhibitions, regranting, catalogs, curatorial programs at museums, and artist r...

GrantWatch ID#: 173516
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Grants to USA Nonprofits in Multiple States to Benefit Young Women and Girls

Deadline 09/30/20

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations in California, Montana, New York, Oregon, and Texas to benefit girls in eligible communities. Funding is intended to empower girls and young women and provide them with skills, confidence, and opportunities to succeed. Eligible programs should serve girls from underserved backgrounds, ...

GrantWatch ID#: 184074
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Awards to USA Female Superintendents and School Administrators to Recognize Outstanding Lead...

Deadline 10/09/20

Awards of $1,000 to USA women to acknowledge outstanding leadership in the field of education. Awards will honor female education professionals that positively impact the lives of students. Nominations and applications are accepted for the following three award categories:

GrantWatch ID#: 159056

Grants to USA and International Nonprofits to Empower Women and Girls Living in Extreme Pove...

Deadline 10/24/20

Grants of up to $35,000 to USA and International nonprofit organizations for grassroots projects that empower poverty-stricken girls and women. Funding is intended to support projects that promote good health, economic self-sufficiency, and education in developing countries. The Foundation selects a featured grantee each m...

GrantWatch ID#: 183405
NEW

Grants to USA Nonprofits for Programs to Educate Young Women on Reproductive Health

Deadline 11/01/20

Grants of up to $35,000 to USA nonprofit organizations for educational programs related to women's reproductive health. Applicants must submit a concept paper prior to a full proposal. Funding is intended to create greater access to reproductive health information so disadvantaged young women can be empowered through educa...

GrantWatch ID#: 156898
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Grants to USA Nonprofits to Address the Climate Crisis and Reduce Inequality

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations to reduce social inequality and promote solutions to the climate crisis. Eligible programs will address the areas of racial and economic justice, corporate and political accountability; voice, creativity, and culture; and an inclusive clean economy. The Foundation’s four focus are...

GrantWatch ID#: 123756

Grants to USA Nonprofits in Multiple States for Economic Development and Job Training

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to Arizona, California, Colorado, Idaho, Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Oregon, South Dakota, Utah, Washington, Wisconsin, and Wyoming nonprofits for education, job training, and community and economic development projects. The purpose of this grant is to imp...

GrantWatch ID#: 130602

Grants to Yuba County, California Nonprofits, Businesses, Agencies, and Individuals for Early...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants ranging from $1,000 to $4,000 to Yuba County, California nonprofits, organizations, childcare providers, government agencies, for-profits, and individuals for programs to enhance the health and development of young children ages 0-5. Funding is intended to support short-term services and projects rather than provide...

GrantWatch ID#: 137001
NEW

Grants to USA and Israel Nonprofits for Urban Affairs, Jewish Life, Biomedical Research, and...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to USA and Israel nonprofit organizations for activities in the areas of urban affairs, Jewish life, biomedical research, and education. Applicants must submit a letter of inquiry in order to receive an invitation to apply. The Foundation welcomes inquiries aligning with the following program areas: Urban Affair...

GrantWatch ID#: 150874

Grants to Rancho Peñasquitos, California Organizations and Individuals for Education, Arts,...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants of up to $300 and grants of up to $500 to Rancho Peñasquitos, California individuals and organizations for projects and events that benefit the local community. Funding is intended for projects that align with the following areas of focus: environment, arts and culture, education, and community leadership. The f...

GrantWatch ID#: 151712
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Grants to USA Nonprofits in Multiple States for Education, Environment, Community Enrichment...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to nonprofit organizations, schools, and public municipalities in multiple states for programs in education, the environment, entrepreneurship, and community enrichment. Eligible locations can be found in the following states: Alabama, Arkansas, California, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kent...

GrantWatch ID#: 152127
NEW

Grants to USA Grassroots Organizations to Promote Social and Environmental Justice

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to USA grassroots organizations working to promote environmental justice and social change. This program supports organizations seeking to further their mission through collaboration and networking with other grassroots organizations. Priority will be given to small, community-based groups seeking to meet face-to-fa...

GrantWatch ID#: 156908

Opportunity for USA Female Veterans and Military Spouses or Partners to Attend an Entreprene...

Deadline Ongoing

Opportunity for USA female veterans and female military spouses or partners to attend a small business management and entrepreneurship program. This program will equip eligible women with the skills they need to successfully develop and grow a business venture. V-WISE is operated by the Institute for Veterans and Milit...

GrantWatch ID#: 157104
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Grants to USA Nonprofits in Multiple States for Education, Workforce, Environment, Culture, ...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to California, Kansas, Missouri, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and North Carolina nonprofit organizations for programs in the areas of environmental sustainability, education and workforce, and culture and social services. The Foundation seeks to enhance the quality of life and support enriching and unique opportunitie...

GrantWatch ID#: 161345
NEW

Grants to Colorado and California Nonprofits in Eligible Areas for Arts, Conservation, Child...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants starting at $15,000 to Colorado and California nonprofit organizations in the eligible areas for projects or general support in the focus areas of arts, conservation and science, children and youth, food and shelter, and population and reproductive health. Nonprofits in Pueblo, Colorado, as well as the California co...

GrantWatch ID#: 161357

Grants to California Nonprofits in Eligible Areas to Help Women Ages 40 and Older Re-Enter t...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to California nonprofit organizations for promising, model, or start-up programs to help older women re-enter the workforce in Santa Cruz, the Monterey Bay Peninsula, and tribal lands of the Amah Mutsun, Ohlone, Chalon, Awaswas, and Esselen nations, or the Greater San Francisco Bay Area. Emphasis will be placed on p...

GrantWatch ID#: 161420
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Grants to USA and Israel Organizations for Social Change Projects Focusing on Health, Human ...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to USA and Israel organizations for programs and projects that promote social justice and human rights. Funding is intended to support social change projects that specifically focus on the areas of health and mental health, human rights, educational opportunity, Jewish life, and strengthening Israeli democracy. ...

GrantWatch ID#: 162198