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California Community Service Grants:  148 Community Services Grants for California.

GrantWatch is the number one resource for community service grants that address a variety of vital needs including health, human services, education, the arts and social service issues.

Grants to California Cities, Counties, and Districts for the Protection of Wildlife and Habitats

Deadline: 10/02/17

Grants to California cities, counties, and park or open-space districts for a broad range of habitat conservation projects. Eligible projects may involve the protection of animal and plant species, nature interpretation programming that brings urban... GrantWatch ID#: 157795

Grants to USA Nonprofits and IHEs to Increase Arts and Culture in Social and Civic Engagement

Deadline: 09/25/17

Grants starting at $25,000 to USA nonprofit and university-based art or design service organizations for the development and dissemination of creative placemaking knowledge through collaborative projects. Applications must register or renew the requ... GrantWatch ID#: 172667

Grants to USA Local Governments and Nonprofits to Integrate the Arts into Community Revitalization

Deadline: 09/25/17

Grants starting at $25,000 to USA and territories nonprofits and local governments for collaborative arts engagement, design, and cultural planning projects. Applicants must register or renew the required account by August 21 and submit the required... GrantWatch ID#: 172668

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Grants to San Luis Obispo County, California Nonprofits for Education, Health, Financial Stability, and Community...

Deadline: 10/11/17
Conference Date: 09/20/17

Grants of up to $5,000 to San Luis Obispo County, California nonprofit organizations for programs that will make a positive and measurable impact on local communities. Funding is intended for education, health, financial stability, and nonprofit cap... GrantWatch ID#: 141647

Grants to Northern California Organizations for Advocacy and Legal Assistance to the Disadvantaged

Deadline: 09/22/17

Grants ranging from $7,500 to $30,000 to Northern California organizations for activities that promote social justice by providing legal services and advocating on behalf of the underserved. In remote areas in the northernmost part of the state, acc... GrantWatch ID#: 143904

Grants to USA, Canada, and Mexico Nonprofits and NGOs to Promote Environmental Stewardship

Deadline: 09/22/17

Grants of up to $53,000 to USA, Canada, and Mexico nonprofits, community-based associations, nongovernmental organizations, academic institutions, environmental groups, tribal nations, and indigenous communities for community-based projects aimed at... GrantWatch ID#: 160222

Grants to USA YMCAs, Boys and Girls Clubs, Camps, and JCCs to Assist Disadvantaged Groups

Deadline: 09/22/17

Grants of up to $25,000 to USA charitable groups and organizations, such as YMCAs, Boys and Girls Clubs, camps, and Jewish Community Centers for innovative projects that provide assistance and support to disadvantaged populations. The following are... GrantWatch ID#: 181754

Grants to USA Nonprofits and Government Agencies to End Homelessness and Promote Self-Sufficiency

Deadline: 09/28/17

Grants starting at $2,500 to USA nonprofit organizations, government agencies, and public housing agencies for a broad range of activities to end homelessness. Continuum of care agencies must implement an internal competition deadline at the local l... GrantWatch ID#: 162568

Grants to Newport Beach, California Organizations for Arts Programs and Projects

Deadline: 09/29/17

Grants to Newport Beach, California arts organizations for programs and projects that benefit local adults, children, and schools. Activities must take place within city limits. Consideration may also be given to collaborative events, such as public... GrantWatch ID#: 146016

Grants to Thousand Oaks, California Nonprofits to Construct Local Sports Facilities

Deadline: 09/29/17

Grants to Thousand Oaks, California nonprofit organizations for capital projects benefitting local sports teams and groups. Funding is intended for the construction of sports facilities benefitting a broad cross section of local residents. Examples ... GrantWatch ID#: 172879

Grants to USA Nonprofits in Multiple States for Hunger Relief and Programs for At-Risk Women, Youth, and Families

Deadline: 09/29/17

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations in multiple states for programs for hunger relief or that support at-risk women, youth, and families. Funding is intended for programs that will benefit residents of communities where the Funding Source employee... GrantWatch ID#: 174923

Grants to USA Nonprofits for Journalism and Public Media Projects that Focus on Important Political and Social I...

Deadline: 09/29/17

Grants to USA nonprofits for public interest media projects that increases awareness about important social, environmental, and political issues. The ultimate goal of these grants is to promote a better informed American citizenry. As such, fundin... GrantWatch ID#: 179466

Grants to Oakland, California Nonprofits for Youth, Education, and Cultural and Civic Programs

Deadline: 09/29/17

Grants to Oakland, California nonprofit organizations for programs that benefit local residents by focusing on the areas of arts and culture, education, and youth development. Funding is intended to enrich the lives of children and youth in kinderg... GrantWatch ID#: 179528

Grants to USA Nonprofits for Research and Projects on Early Childhood Development and Health

Deadline: 09/29/17

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations for research and development projects that focus on the development, health, education, safety, and quality of life of children, infancy through age seven. Each of the Foundation's grants is made with the ex... GrantWatch ID#: 181620

Grants to USA Nonprofits and Organizations to Increase Diversity in the Legal Profession

Deadline: 09/30/17

Grants to USA nonprofits and organizations for programs that promote diversity and inclusion within the legal profession. Funding is intended for special projects and events, education and outreach, and attorney development programs that focus on po... GrantWatch ID#: 174875

Grants to USA Youth Volunteers for Community Service Projects

Deadline: 09/30/17

Grants of $500 to USA youth for volunteer projects that positively impact their communities. Youth must begin the application process by September 15. Applicants are encouraged to use activities they enjoy, such as arts, reading, learning, sports, a... GrantWatch ID#: 174878

Grants to USA Nonprofits and Schools for Youth-Led Environmental Stewardship Education Projects

Deadline: 09/30/17

Grants ranging from $500 to $2,500 to USA nonprofit organizations and schools for youth-oriented projects that promote environmental stewardship. Funding is intended to support solution-oriented, youth-led projects that result in real environmental ... GrantWatch ID#: 178257

Grants to USA Children and Youth for Community Service Projects

Deadline: 10/01/17

Grants ranging from $250 and $1,000 to USA children and youth ages 18 and under for a wide range of self-initiated community service projects. There are no predetermined focus areas for this grant; rather, individuals can apply for funding to suppor... GrantWatch ID#: 156531

Grants to USA Nonprofits for Health, Education, Arts, Civic, and Social Services Programs

Deadline: 10/01/17

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations in the areas in which the funding source does business for programs in the areas of education, social services, health, arts and culture, and civic activities. Priority is given to proposals for programs that be... GrantWatch ID#: 162237

Grants to USA Teachers and Educators to Fund Educational Field Trips for Students in K-12 Schools

Deadline: 10/01/17

Grants of up to $700 to USA teachers, educators, principals, paraprofessionals or classified staff of K-12 public, private, and charter schools for community service or civic projects, visits to art, science and cultural museums, career enrichment o... GrantWatch ID#: 172758

Grants to USA and Canada Nonprofits, Tribes, and First Nations to Strengthen Communities Impacted by Mining

Deadline: 10/01/17

Grants of up to $3,000 to USA and Canada nonprofit organizations, tribes, and First Nations to build the capacity of communities impacted by mining. The purpose of this program is to ensure that mining activities do not negatively impact the cultura... GrantWatch ID#: 178266

Grants to USA Nonprofits in Multiple States for STEM Education, Environment, and Community Vitality Programs

Deadline: 10/01/17

Grants to USA nonprofits in multiple states for programs and projects that focus on the areas of STEM education, environmental sustainability, and community safety and vitality. Priorities for each of these three focus areas are outlined in further... GrantWatch ID#: 180304

Grants to USA, Ontario, Puerto Rico, and International Nonprofits in Eligible Areas to Benefit Local Communities

Deadline: 10/01/17

Grants to USA, Ontario, Puerto Rico, and International nonprofit organizations to positively impact communities where the funding source has a business presence. Eligible USA communities are located in California, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Marylan... GrantWatch ID#: 180321

Awards to USA Latino High School Seniors in Eligible Regions for Outstanding Academic Achievements and Community...

Deadline: 10/02/17

Awards of up to $3,000 to USA Latino high school seniors in eligible regions for excellence in academic achievements and community service contributions. Awards are given in the categories of business and entrepreneurship, community service, educati... GrantWatch ID#: 162756

Awards to USA and Territories Libraries and Museums for Outstanding Contributions and Outreach to Local Communit...

Deadline: 10/02/17

Awards to USA and territories libraries and museums to recognize outstanding contributions to community cohesion and wellbeing. This year's awards are intended to recognize programs that serve at-risk children and families, veterans and military fam... GrantWatch ID#: 182179

Grants to Missouri, California, and New York Nonprofits for Community Development in Eligible Regions

Deadline: 10/04/17

Grants of $5,000 to $25,000 to Missouri, California, and New York nonprofits for sustainable and innovative programs and projects that foster community growth in the funding service areas. The Foundation prefers to grant money to organizations based... GrantWatch ID#: 179198

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Grants to USA Nonprofits for Domestic or International Projects Related to Education

Deadline: 10/09/17

Grants to USA nonprofits for a broad range of education projects operating inside or outside the USA with a particular interest in supporting underserved populations and the creative use of technology. Applicants are encouraged to apply as early as ... GrantWatch ID#: 156301

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Grants to Santa Barbara County, California Nonprofits for Equipment and Small Capital Projects

Deadline: 10/10/17

Grants of up to $10,000 to Santa Barbara County, California nonprofit organizations for equipment and small capital improvements or projects. Funding is intended for projects such as expansion or renovation of existing buildings, site improvements, ... GrantWatch ID#: 176081

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Grants to Los Angeles County, California Organizations for Operational Support and Organizational Development

Deadline: 10/12/17

Grants of up to $70,000 over two years to Los Angeles, California small, new organizations to support innovative projects that foster leadership and community development. As an unrestricted grant, funding received may be applied towards general op... GrantWatch ID#: 180051

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Grants to USA Organizations based Nationally or Internationally for Environmental Projects

Deadline: 10/13/17

Grants to USA organizations based nationally or internationally for environmental projects in the areas of climate change mitigation, public health concerns resulting from pollution, and conservation that will promote wildlife biodiversity. Specific... GrantWatch ID#: 182147

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Grants and In-Kind Donations to USA Nonprofits, Groups, and Businesses to Protect Wildlife Habitat

Deadline: 10/14/17

Grants of up to $5,000 and in-kind donations to USA nonprofits, groups, and businesses to conserve, protect, and restore important wildlife habitats in ponds, rivers, swamps, wetlands, and streams. Consideration will be given to both new and ongoing... GrantWatch ID#: 174212

Grants to USA Nonprofits and Colleges to Promote Higher Education, Educational Films and Television, and Religiou...

Deadline: 11/01/17
LOI Date: 10/15/17

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations and private colleges and universities for programs and projects that focus on promoting private higher education, educational television and media, and/or religious diversity and leadership. LOIs are due by Octo... GrantWatch ID#: 158587

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Grants to USA Writers, Activists, and Researchers for Work to Advance Left-Wing Causes

Deadline: 10/15/17

Grants of up to $5,000 to USA leftist activists, researchers, and writers for work that advances critical issues in the study of the world, its people, their communities, cultures, and economies, as well as their interaction with the environment. Pr... GrantWatch ID#: 173329

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Grants to California Nonprofits in the Silicon Valley Area for Projects in Education, Housing, and Youth

Deadline: 10/15/17

Grants to California nonprofit organizations for projects in the areas of education, housing, and youth. Funding is primarily intended for projects that benefit the Silicon Valley, including the areas of Cupertino, Sunnyvale, Los Altos, Mountain Vie... GrantWatch ID#: 174920

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Grants to USA Nonprofits for Projects in Education, Entrepreneurship, Advancement of Women, Crisis Management, an...

Deadline: 10/15/17

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations for a wide range of social change initiatives. Funding must identify with one of the following focus areas: advancement of philanthropy and volunteering, education, entrepreneurship, advocacy and debate, advance... GrantWatch ID#: 178268

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Grants to Canada and USA Organizations to Enhance and Preserve the Environment in the Pacific Northwest

Deadline: 10/15/17

Grants to Canada and USA organizations in the Pacific Northwest for operating support or programs that will enhance and preserve the local environment. An LOI is required. Funding may be awarded to programs related to the Foundation's specific envir... GrantWatch ID#: 179829

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Grants to USA Nonprofit Domestic Violence Shelters to Offer On-Site Pet Housing

Deadline: 10/15/17

Grants of up to $20,000 to USA nonprofit organizations providing emergency shelter to domestic violence victims to offer pet housing to beneficiaries. The purpose of this program is to create space to house victims’ pets on-site with their familie... GrantWatch ID#: 182244

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Grants to USA Nonprofits and Schools in Multiple States for Improvements to Local Football Fields

Deadline: 10/16/17

Grants to USA nonprofit community-based organizations, middle schools, and high schools in multiple states to enhance the safety, accessibility, and quality of local football fields within the funding source’s market areas. Applicants are strongly... GrantWatch ID#: 171731

Grants to California Nonprofits, Agencies, and Organizations to Promote Firearms Use, Safety, and Education

Deadline: 10/18/17

Grants ranging from $5,000 to $6,000 to California nonprofits, government agencies, and organizations for projects that promote and educate about shooting range activities, hunting safety, and responsible firearms use. Grants are generally provided ... GrantWatch ID#: 181989

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Grants to USA and Canada Nonprofits to Enhance the Quality of Life for Senior Citizens

Deadline: 10/20/17

Grants to USA and Canada nonprofits to support programs that will enhance the quality of life for seniors in local communities. Funding may go towards benefiting a senior center, purchasing a transportation vehicle, assisting in low-income housing ... GrantWatch ID#: 176998

Grants to California Nonprofits for Grassroots Advocacy and Protection of Wild Areas and Habitats

Deadline: 10/28/17

Grants to California small nonprofit organizations for grassroots efforts to protect habitats and wildlands throughout the state. This program supports a broad range of advocacy and protection activities to address land and habitat issues. Priority ... GrantWatch ID#: 175835

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Awards to USA and International High School, College, and Graduate School Students for Environmental Stewardship ...

Deadline: 10/30/17

Awards of up to $5,000 and in-kind donations to USA and international high school, college, and graduate school students who participate in an environmental stewardship program. This program takes place over the course of thirty days, during which ... GrantWatch ID#: 161059

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Grants to USA Nonprofits for Education, Science, Culture, and Other Charitable Initiatives

Deadline: 10/31/17

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations for a broad range of charitable initiatives, as well as projects that advance education, culture, and science. An LOI must be submitted at least 4-6 weeks in advance of the deadline. Examples of previously supp... GrantWatch ID#: 179340

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Grants to USA Nonprofits, For-Profits, IHEs, and Agencies to Remove Debris from Marine Habitats

Deadline: 11/01/17

Grants to USA and territories nonprofits, for-profits, IHEs, and government agencies for community-based, locally-driven marine debris removal activities. Supported projects will result in long-term and quantifiable habitat improvements. Priorit... GrantWatch ID#: 148236

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Grants to USA Nonprofits, Libraries, and Schools for Environment, Human Services, Disaster Relief, Education, Hea...

Deadline: 11/01/17

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations, public schools, and libraries to support a wide range of community and environmental causes. Funding is intended for, but not limited to the focus areas of education, human services, disaster relief, health, ar... GrantWatch ID#: 153889

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Grants to Virginia, Washington, DC, and California Organizations in Eligible Cities for Health and Wellness

Deadline: 11/01/17

Grants to Virginia, Washington, DC, and Los Angeles and San Fransisco, California organizations to promote the health and well-being of residents. Funding will be provided for a wide range of civic, cultural, and charitable endeavors as well as pub... GrantWatch ID#: 178645

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Grants to USA and Canada Researchers for Social, Behavioral, Psychological, and Public Health Studies

Deadline: 11/01/17

Grants of up to $20,000 to USA and Canada faculty members at institutions of higher education, individuals affiliated with human service organizations, and post-doctoral students for research that seeks solutions to a range of social issues. Funding... GrantWatch ID#: 179737

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Grants to USA Nonprofits in Multiple States to Benefit People, Animals, and the Environment

Deadline: 11/03/17

Grants of up to $10,000 to USA nonprofit organizations in multiple states for programs and projects that support individual passions around people, animals, and the environment. The funding source is committed to strengthening communities and helpi... GrantWatch ID#: 164147

Grants to California Nonprofits for Community Initiatives for and by San Francisco Youth

Deadline: 11/03/17

Grants of up to $10,000 for San Francisco, California nonprofits for programs led by and for youth under eighteen years of age. Young people residing throughout the city are invited to apply for funding of their initiatives that fulfill their vision... GrantWatch ID#: 171054

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Sponsorships to South Bay Area, California Nonprofits and Agencies for Events to Promote Health

Deadline: 11/10/17

Sponsorships to South Bay Area, California nonprofit organizations and government agencies to support events that promote healthy lifestyles. The funding source seeks to form partnerships with agencies and community organizations for activities that... GrantWatch ID#: 179525

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