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Grants to California Nonprofits and Individuals for Arts and Culture Projects and Learning P...

Deadline 10/01/18

Grants ranging from $500 to $5,000 to California nonprofit organizations and individuals to promote arts and culture in Santa Barbara County. First time applicants are required to attend a workshop prior to submitting an application. Funding is intended to support projects of arts and cultural organizations as well as ind...

GrantWatch ID#: 173785

Grants to USA Nonprofits, Agencies, and Schools to Promote Gainful Employment for At-Risk Yo...

Deadline 09/18/18

Grants to USA and territories nonprofit organizations, government agencies, IHEs, schools, and tribes to provide pre-apprenticeship services in support of occupational skills training, education, and employment services for at-risk youth between the ages of 16 and 24. Applicants are advised to verify or create the required...

GrantWatch ID#: 128055

Grants to USA Nonprofits and Government Agencies for Homelessness Prevention and Rapid Re-Ho...

Deadline 09/18/18

Grants starting at $2,500 to USA nonprofit organizations and government agencies for a broad range of activities to prevent homelessness and rehouse those in need. Project applications must be submitted no less than 30 days before the September 18 deadline to the continuum of care agency. Applicants are advised that regis...

GrantWatch ID#: 162568

Grants to USA, Canada, and International Nonprofits to Increase Healthcare Access for the Und...

Deadline 09/20/18

Grants to USA, Canada, and International nonprofit organizations for programs that increase access to healthcare for the underserved. Funding is intended to support STEM education and to make a positive and lasting impact on healthcare and the health of residents in communities where Baxter employees live and work. Baxt...

GrantWatch ID#: 176176

Grants to Northern California Nonprofits and Agencies for Advocacy and Legal Assistance to t...

Deadline 09/21/18

Grants ranging from $7,500 to $30,000 to Northern California nonprofits, organizations, and agencies 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, programs that are legally related are also considere...

GrantWatch ID#: 143904

Grants to USA Nonprofits for Media Projects Addressing Political, Social, and Environmental ...

Deadline 09/21/18

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations for media projects that raise awareness of important political, social, and environmental issues. Applicants must submit a letter of inquiry or contact program staff prior to applying. The purpose of this program is to support a quality, non-commercial media that is substantive, fair, ...

GrantWatch ID#: 179466

Grants to Greater Bay Area, California Nonprofit Organizations that Serve the Korean-America...

Deadline 09/24/18

Grants ranging from $10,000 to $30,000 to Greater Bay Area, California nonprofits that serve the needs of the Korean-American community. Priority is placed on programs that address the critical needs of disadvantaged youth, the elderly, survivors of domestic violence and other forms of violence, immigrants, and low-income ...

GrantWatch ID#: 173766

Awards to USA Communities to Recognize Efforts to Improve the Health of Local Residents

Deadline 01/17/19 Conference Date: 09/25/18 LOI Date: 11/01/18

Prizes of $25,000 and other award benefits to USA and territories local governments, tribes, regions, and nonprofits representing communities that have prioritized health. Initial applications are due prior to the final deadline. Funding is intended to recognize communities that have come together around a commitment to he...

GrantWatch ID#: 175672

Awards to USA and Canada Professors of Architecture for Excellence in Educational Practices

Deadline 09/26/18

Awards to USA and Canada professors of architecture at member schools to recognize examples of highly effective teaching, outreach, and scholarship in the areas of leadership and professional practice. These awards recognize excellence in architecture education as demonstrated in various educational settings, including stu...

GrantWatch ID#: 160156

Awards to USA and Canada Architecture Teachers for Community Collaboration

Deadline 09/26/18

Awards to USA and Canada teachers at member architecture schools to recognize excellence in community and university-based programming. Funding is intended to recognize community partnerships that address social injustice through architectural design. Collaborative and community engaged design education can have trans...

GrantWatch ID#: 160158

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

Deadline 09/28/18

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 will also be given to collaborative events, such as public programs and performances that are implemented in conjunction with the Ci...

GrantWatch ID#: 146016

Grants to California Nonprofits and Schools in Southern Monterey County for Programs that Ad...

Deadline 09/28/18

Grants ranging from $500 to $2,000 to California nonprofit organizations and public agencies, such as schools and parks, in Southern Monterey County for projects that will have a significant impact on community needs. Preference is given to local organizations that have less access to support services, and where a small g...

GrantWatch ID#: 149550

Grants to Humboldt County, California Nonprofits, Schools, and Faith-Based Organizations for...

Deadline 09/28/18

Grants of up to $2,000 to Humboldt County, California schools, nonprofits, and faith-based organizations for holiday programs that assist needy populations. Priority is given to programs that address outlying or underserved areas. The purpose of funding is to provide the support needed in order to make holiday programs suc...

GrantWatch ID#: 154857
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Fellowships to USA Individuals for the Development of Technological Innovations that Promote...

Deadline 09/28/18

Fellowships of $30,000 to USA early-career, technologically savvy innovators to develop ideas that will advance social change. The Fellowship is intended to support projects that advance causes in progressive politics and social justice, as well as transformative media and technology initiatives. Special interest is sh...

GrantWatch ID#: 162765

Grants to Southern California Nonprofits to Assist the South Asian American Community

Deadline 09/28/18

Grants to Southern California nonprofit organizations for activities that benefit the South Asian American community. Funding is intended to support vital services and public projects designed to benefit disadvantaged populations. Applicants may be scheduled for an interview with the Foundation selection committee as re...

GrantWatch ID#: 166481

Grants to USA Organizations to Help Vulnerable Older Adults Build Social Support and Economi...

Deadline 09/28/18

Grants to USA and territories organizations for large-scale programs that help low-income adults age 50 and older stay connected to their communities and other individuals. Proposals may also include initiatives to support economic opportunity and end senior poverty, and should impact hundreds of thousands of adults. A...

GrantWatch ID#: 184035

Grants to USA Nonprofits for Research and Development Projects on Early Childhood Welfare an...

Deadline 09/29/18

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations for research and development projects that strive to improve the welfare of children, ages 0 through 7 years. Programs may focus on three general areas: early childhood welfare, play and education, and parenting education. Welfare is broadly defined to include physical and mental healt...

GrantWatch ID#: 181620
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Grants to El Dorado Hills, California Nonprofit Organizations for Programs that Address Comm...

Deadline 09/30/18

Grants of up to $5,000 to El Dorado Hills, California nonprofit organizations for programs and projects that serve the residents of the local community. The purpose of funding is to inspire new ideas that address unfulfilled community needs. Priority is placed on applications that successfully address the following topics:...

GrantWatch ID#: 162514
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Grants to South Lake Tahoe, California Nonprofits for Projects that Address Comunity Needs

Deadline 09/30/18

Grants of up to $3,000 to South Lake Tahoe, California nonprofits that serve the residents of the local community. The purpose of funding is to inspire new ideas that address critical community needs. Priority is placed on applications that address the following topics: the capacity of the organization, organization missio...

GrantWatch ID#: 162515

Grants to Eureka Area, California Nonprofits for One-Time Projects Related to Youth, Seniors...

Deadline 09/30/18

Grants of up to $3,000 to California to nonprofit, educational, and volunteer organizations in the greater Eureka area for one-time special projects that serve the local community. Funding is intended to support programs in literacy, community health, seniors, and youth. Priority will be given to projects that purchase ...

GrantWatch ID#: 173089

Grants to USA and International Nonprofits, Schools, and Agencies in Eligible Areas for Arts...

Deadline 09/30/18

Grants to USA and International nonprofit organizations, schools, and government agencies in eligible areas to benefit communities where the funding source has a business presence. New applicants must submit a pre-grant inquiry form prior to applying. Particular emphasis is placed on organizations specializing in arts and ...

GrantWatch ID#: 173348

Grants to USA Nonprofits in Multiple States for Educational, Economic, and Community Develop...

Deadline 09/30/18

Grants ranging from $2,500 to $10,000 to California, Idaho, Nevada, Oregon, and Washington nonprofit organizations to benefit communities where the funding source has a business presence. Funding is intended for direct-services programming in the areas of educational attainment and economic opportunity. Priorities for each...

GrantWatch ID#: 178873

Grants to California Nonprofits, Agencies, and Schools for Human Services, Education, and Com...

Deadline 09/30/18

Grants to California nonprofit organizations, tribal and government agencies, and public schools in eligible regions to enhance the quality of life of community members and strengthen local communities. The Foundation puts high priority in the areas of human services, education, and community development, but also consider...

GrantWatch ID#: 179735

Grants to California Nonprofits to Benefit Seniors in Santa Barbara, Carpinteria, and Goleta

Deadline 09/30/18

Grants ranging from $2,000 to $15,000 to California nonprofit organizations in Santa Barbara, Carpinteria, and Goleta for projects and programs that promote the welfare of senior citizens in local communities. Applications for collaborative projects are acceptable. Please note that funds must be used in the South Country r...

GrantWatch ID#: 183005

Grants to El Dorado County, California Nonprofits, Agencies, Churches, and Schools to Benefi...

Deadline 09/30/18

Grants of up to $3,500 to El Dorado County, California nonprofit organizations, government agencies, schools, and churches to benefit military veterans. Funding may be requested to support a broad range of programs, operations, and property repairs or improvements that serve the veteran community at large.

GrantWatch ID#: 183573

Grants to USA Children and Youth Under the Age of 18 for Community Service Projects

Deadline 10/01/18

Grants ranging from $250 and $1,000 to USA children and youth, ages 18 and under, to complete community service projects in their communities. Funding will be provided to support a wide variety of projects and events. Examples of eligible community service projects include: turning a vacant lot into a community garden, r...

GrantWatch ID#: 156531

Grants to USA Nonprofits and Agencies in Eligible States for Human Services, STEM Education,...

Deadline 10/01/18

Grants to USA nonprofits, agencies, healthcare facilities, schools, and community organizations for addressing unmet medical needs, providing basic human services, and improving science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) education in locations where the Foundation's employees reside and work. Bristol-Myer...

GrantWatch ID#: 167891

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

Deadline 10/01/18

Grants of $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 opportunities, and other events or activities away from the school facility. Educa...

GrantWatch ID#: 172758

Grants to California Nonprofits and Schools to Benefit the Residents of Santa Cruz, Monter...

Deadline 10/01/18

Grants starting at $1,000 to California nonprofit organizations, schools, and agencies for programs that benefit the residents of Santa Cruz, Monterey, or San Benito Counties. Funding is intended for the following areas of focus: arts and culture, education, community and environment, youth, and health and human services. ...

GrantWatch ID#: 173782

Grants to USA, Canada, and Puerto Rico Nonprofits in Multiple States to Benefit Children an...

Deadline 10/01/18

Grants to USA, Canada, and Puerto Rico nonprofit organizations for programs and services in multiple states and provinces that will benefit children, youth, and local communities. Funding is intended for initiatives that will empower young people and have a significant and measurable impact on residents. Funding is inte...

GrantWatch ID#: 174062

Grants to USA Nonprofits for Music Education and Therapy Programs for Students and Underserv...

Deadline 10/01/18

Grants ranging from $5,000 to $10,000 to USA nonprofit organizations for music education and music therapy programs. Funding is intended to support educational programming, music projects, therapy, and the purchase of equipment and instruments for schools, camps, hospitals, nursing homes, and other centers. Preference is g...

GrantWatch ID#: 175928

Grants to USA and Canada Organizations, Tribes, and First Nations Groups to Strengthen Commu...

Deadline 10/01/18

Grants of $3,000 and grants of $5,000 to USA and Canada grassroots groups, tribes, and First Nations organizations for projects that strive to mitigate the negative impacts of mining. Projects that aim to protect the ecosystems, environment, community health, and cultural resources from mining impacts will be given prefere...

GrantWatch ID#: 178266

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

Deadline 10/01/18

Grants to Oakland, California nonprofit organizations for programs that benefit local residents in the areas of arts and culture, education, and youth development. Funding is intended to enrich the lives of children and youth in grades K-12, promote civic engagement in arts and culture, and address local needs in the comm...

GrantWatch ID#: 179528

Grants to Santa Barbara County, California Nonprofits to Expand Organizational Capacity and P...

Deadline 10/01/18

Grants of up to $5,000 to Santa Barbara County, California nonprofit organizations, schools, and institutions for activities that will strengthen organizational capacity and increase effectiveness. Funding requests for small capital expenditures may also be considered. The Foundation believes organizations are more effecti...

GrantWatch ID#: 180019

Grants to USA, Ontario, Puerto Rico, and International Nonprofits in Eligible Areas to Benef...

Deadline 10/01/18

Grants starting at $2,500 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, Maryland, Massachusetts, New York, Ohio, Tennessee, and Texas. ...

GrantWatch ID#: 180321

Grants to USA Nonprofits for Treatment and Support Programs for Mental Illness and Substance ...

Deadline 10/02/18

Grants generally starting at $12,000 to USA nonprofits to develop and expand programs that support people affected by mental illness and substance use disorders. Funding may be used to enhance and improve resources and support and/or to involve the patient's perspective in care delivery and drug development. The ALKERM...

GrantWatch ID#: 184341

Grants to San Marcos, California Nonprofits to Benefit Local Residents

Deadline 10/03/18

Grant ranging from $1,500 to $10,000 to San Marcos, California nonprofit organizations for a wide range of programs, projects, and services that benefit local residents. For reference only, grants in the past have been awarded to a diverse group of nonprofit organizations serving different purposes in the areas of arts an...

GrantWatch ID#: 174077

Grants to Missouri, California, and New York Nonprofits to Benefit Eligible Communities

Deadline 10/03/18

Grants ranging from $5,000 to $25,000 to Missouri, New York, and California nonprofit organizations to benefit communities where the funding source has a business presence. Preference is given to nonprofits that demonstrate successful programming and strong leadership where funding source employees have significant and rec...

GrantWatch ID#: 179198

Grants to San Marcos, California Nonprofits for Wildlife Education and Preservation Projects

Deadline 10/03/18

Small grants of up to $1,500 and larger grants ranging from $1,500 to $10,000 to San Marcos, California nonprofit organizations for programs and projects that focus on helping with wildlife education or preservation. Please note that this is a non-endowed fund. As of January 2016, a little over $5,000 is available for W...

GrantWatch ID#: 182106
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Grants to USA Nonprofit, State, and Local Museums for Capacity Building Activities

Deadline 12/14/18 Conference Date: 10/03/18

Grants starting from $5,000 to USA and territories nonprofit or municipality-affiliated museums for projects that increase their capacity to serve the public. Funding is intended for ongoing or new museum activities within three funding categories that promote museums as a center of learning, as strong community anchors, a...

GrantWatch ID#: 148060
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Grants to USA and Canada K-12 Schools and Nonprofits for Educational Edible Garden Projects

Deadline 10/15/18 Conference Date: 10/04/18

Grants of $2,000 to USA and territories and Canada K-12 schools and nonprofit organizations to support new or existing educational gardens. Requests must be for an edible garden that incorporates growing vegetables, fruits, grains, or herbs. Priority will be given to projects that benefit schools in communities with limite...

GrantWatch ID#: 182429

Grants to California Nonprofits for Arts and Cultural Projects Benefiting Local Communities ...

Deadline 10/05/18

Grants to California nonprofit organizations for arts and culture activities benefiting local residents in the cities of Ventura and Ojai. Funding is intended to support projects related to the performing arts, museums, arts education and access, fine arts, and historical societies. The Smith-Hobson Foundation Fund f...

GrantWatch ID#: 130236

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

Deadline 10/05/18

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 possible before the deadline. Typically, grants are awarded to new or ...

GrantWatch ID#: 156301
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Grants to USA Nonprofit Organizations for Artistic Programs in the Community

Deadline 10/13/18

Grants averaging $350 to USA nonprofit organizations such as charities, churches, and schools for artistic programs. Funding is intended for projects that engage the community and involve services for artists, educating youth in the arts, leadership training to strengthen the arts organization.

GrantWatch ID#: 184175
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Grants and In-Kind Donations to USA Nonprofits, Groups, and Businesses to Protect Water Habi...

Deadline 10/14/18

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 projects. Applications are invited from innovative groups in local communi...

GrantWatch ID#: 174212

Grants to California Tribes, Groups, and Individuals of the Tolowa Dee-ni’ Nation for Cultu...

Deadline 10/15/18

Grants ranging from $1,000 to $10,000 to California tribes, cultural groups, and individuals of the Tolowa Dee-ni’ Nation for projects in the native arts, cultural revitalization, and intergenerational cultural transmission. Funding is intended to support and preserve the art and culture of the Tolowa Dee-ni’ Nation pe...

GrantWatch ID#: 152357
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Grants to USA Nonprofits and Colleges to Promote Higher Education, Educational Films and Tele...

Deadline 11/01/18 LOI Date: 10/15/18

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 October 15 for proposals focusing on Private Higher Education and for proposals...

GrantWatch ID#: 158587
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Grants to USA Writers, Activists, and Researchers for Work to Advance Left-Wing Causes

Deadline 10/15/18

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. Proposed work can address issues ranging from geopolitics to cultural and eco...

GrantWatch ID#: 173329
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Grants to California Nonprofits in the Silicon Valley Area for Projects in Education, Housin...

Deadline 10/15/18

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 View, Los Gatos, Saratoga, Menlo Park, Atherton, and Palo Alto. Although reque...

GrantWatch ID#: 174920

Grants to California Nonprofits and Agencies in Eligible Regions for Human Services and Envi...

Deadline 10/15/18

Grants to California nonprofit organizations and governmental entities for programs in Los Angeles and Orange County. Programs can fall in the areas of human services, to address the needs of women, and the environment, with a focus on sustainable ecosystem management and biological diversity. Human Services The Human ...

GrantWatch ID#: 175479