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75 Social Justice Grants for California

Grants for social justice, racial equality, economic justice human rights and social change for individuals, nonprofits, businesses, communities of color and other populations, cultures and religions that have been affected by racial injustice, prejudice and discrimination based upon their age, disability, ethnicity, gender, marital status, national origin, race, religion, and sexual orientation.

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Grants to California Nonprofits and Agencies to Protect Immigrants in Eligible Counties

Deadline 09/30/20

Grants to California nonprofit organizations and public agencies in eligible counties to promote and protect the security, safety, and rights of local immigrant communities. Priority funding will be given to proposals that demonstrate coordination and partnership between entities across the region. Eligible communities are...

GrantWatch ID#: 182413

Loans and Grants to California Developers in Eligible Areas for Housing Projects

Deadline Ongoing

Loans and grants to California developers in eligible areas for housing projects. Funding is intended for projects including allocations towards extremely low, very low, and low-median income housing, and efficiency housing units. Priority will be given to projects that are shovel-ready, have the lowest cost per unit, demo...

GrantWatch ID#: 188518

Grant to a USA Nonprofit or Public Agency to Manage a Prize to Advance Health Initiatives

Deadline 07/31/20

Grant to a USA or territories nonprofit organization or public agency to lead and manage a prize to advance health initiatives. Funding is intended to promote health equity, a culture of healthy living, and transform neighborhoods, businesses, and schools to achieve health and wellness for all.

GrantWatch ID#: 188455

Grants to USA CBOs to Address Issues Related to Environmental Health and Social Justice

Deadline 07/17/20

Grants to USA community-based organizations for programs and activities that address issues related to environmental health and social justice. Funding is intended to support projects that help groups advance their objectives, increase capacity, strengthen leadership skills, or provide training and education. The grant pro...

GrantWatch ID#: 190689

Award to a USA Visual Artist for Justice-Themed Artwork

Deadline 07/03/20

Award of $25,000 to a USA visual artist for one work of art that highlights inequalities in the justice system and in incarceration rates. Funding is intended for one work of art in any visual medium that raises public awareness and helps people see the issue in a new light. Special consideration is given to recognizing wo...

GrantWatch ID#: 190344

Grants to USA, Canada, and International IHE, Agencies, Nonprofits, and For-Profits for Rese...

Deadline 08/26/20

Grants to USA, Canada, and International academic institutions, public entities, private nonprofit organizations, government agencies, and for-profit organizations for research projects that benefit women and girls. Funding is intended for projects to study relevant gender equity initiatives and to assess how effectively t...

GrantWatch ID#: 190644
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Grants to USA Nonprofits, Groups, and Coalitions for Social Justice Projects

Deadline 07/07/20

Grants of up to $10,000 and grants of up to $20,000 to USA nonprofit organizations, groups, and coalitions for social justice activities and projects. Funding is intended for programs within the focus areas of direct action, community mobilization, and healing justice. The purpose of the grant program is to support the lea...

GrantWatch ID#: 190724

Grants to California Organizations and Entrepreneurs in Eligible Locations to Improve Health ...

Deadline 07/08/20

Grants to California organizations and entrepreneurs in eligible areas for programs that eliminate obstacles to health equity. In particular, the Foundation is seeking solutions related to Coronavirus (COVID-19) testing, access to health care, homelessness, and food insecurity. Funding is intended for long-term solutions t...

GrantWatch ID#: 190405

Grants and Cooperative Agreements to USA Nonprofits, Agencies, and Organizations to Prevent D...

Deadline 07/08/20

Grants and cooperative agreements to USA nonprofit organizations, agencies, public and private entities, and housing organizations to protect citizens in areas affected by the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) from discrimination in housing-related services. Required registrations may take four weeks or longer to complete.

GrantWatch ID#: 190433

Grants to California Nonprofits, Agencies, and IHEs in Eligible Areas for Educational and Dev...

Deadline 07/17/20 Conference Date: 07/09/20

Grants to California nonprofit organizations, public agencies, and IHEs in eligible locations to increase access to early childcare and development services. Funding is intended for programs that help to strengthen families; reduce inequality and break the cycle of poverty; build the regional workforce; and support economi...

GrantWatch ID#: 190437

Grants to USA Nonprofits, Lawyers, and Law Firms for Justice-Related Lawsuits

Deadline 08/11/20 LOI Date: 07/14/20

Grants ranging from $10,000 to $50,000 to USA nonprofit organizations, lawyers, and law firms for a case involved in civil or human rights, economic justice, or environmental justice. Applicants must submit an LOI prior to submitting a full application. Funding is usually intended for one particular case, but occasionally ...

GrantWatch ID#: 175576

Grant to a USA, Canada, or International Individuals for Research on Member-Based Associatio...

Deadline 08/07/20 LOI Date: 07/15/20

Grant of up to $7,500 to a USA, Canada, or International student, faculty member, research intern, or association management professional to conduct research addressing nonprofit membership and member-based association management. Applicants are required to submit a Letter of Intent before submitting a full grant proposal....

GrantWatch ID#: 189049
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Grants to California Nonprofits for Projects to Create Economic and Social Justice in Unders...

Deadline 09/14/20 LOI Date: 07/17/20

Grants of up to $4,000 and grants of up to $40,000 to California nonprofit organizations in eligible counties for projects to create economic and social justice in underserved populations. Applicants must submit an initial inquiry prior to applying. Eligible projects must be in Santa Barbara or Ventura counties.

GrantWatch ID#: 172777
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Grants to USA Nonprofits and IHEs to Promote Equality Between Women and Men in Eligible Fiel...

Deadline 02/04/21 Conference Date: 07/29/20 LOI Date: 11/03/20

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations and institutions of higher education for projects that further the careers of women in eligible fields. A letter of intent or an initial proposal may be required prior to submission of the full proposal. Funding is intended to promote gender equity in STEM field recruitment, retention,...

GrantWatch ID#: 176005

Fellowships and Hosting Opportunities to California Artists, Art Administrators, and Arts Or...

Deadline 07/31/20

Fellowships of $50,000 to California artists and arts administrators of color and grants of $35,000 to arts and culture organizations for experiences that promote a more diverse workforce. Fellowships are intended to enhance cultural and racial equity in the arts arena through a 9-12 month placement at host organizations f...

GrantWatch ID#: 185917

Grant to a USA Filmmaker to Create a Film that Promotes Social Justice

Deadline 07/31/20

Grant of $5,000 to a USA filmmaker to create a film with a social justice theme. Funding is intended to support the production of creative and high-quality films that inspire social change. Eligible films must be based on the experience of South Asian Americans and must represent South Asian individuals in the cast, crew, ...

GrantWatch ID#: 190650

Grants to California Nonprofits to Promote Social and Legal Equity for Women

Deadline 08/01/20

Grants of up to $5,000 to California nonprofit organizations in eligible areas to address legal and social challenges affecting women. The funding source seeks to elevate the status of women in society and in law, including but not limited to, bias against females, awareness of domestic violence, and gender discrimination....

GrantWatch ID#: 172030

Fellowships to USA Students of Color to Provide Journalism Experience

Deadline 08/01/20

Fellowships to USA students of color to acquire journalism experience in one of nine media outlets around the country. The fellowship program supports students who are interested in careers that combine media, technology, and journalism. The program addresses the barriers of access to early career opportunities many studen...

GrantWatch ID#: 190596
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Grants to USA Nonprofits to Improve the Lives of Children and Youth through Research on Ineq...

Deadline 08/04/20

Grants to USA nonprofit institutions for research on policies that improve the lives of American children and youth between the ages of 5 and 25. Funding is intended to support research that reduces inequality in the social, academic, economic, and behavioral, outcomes of young people. Funding is available for major grants...

GrantWatch ID#: 179286

Grants to USA Nonprofits for Research Related to Reducing Inequality Among Youth

Deadline 08/04/20

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations for research to benefit youth through reducing inequality. Funding is intended for evidence-based projects that use research to reduce inequality among USA youth, ages 5 through 25, thereby improving their lives and helping all youth to succeed. The Foundation seeks studies that identi...

GrantWatch ID#: 184793
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Grants to USA Scholars for Research Addressing Diversity in the Context of the COVID-19 and ...

Deadline 11/19/20 LOI Date: 08/05/20

Grants to USA scholars to support research on the economic, political, and social effects of the shifting ethnic and racial composition on the nation. Applicants must submit an LOI prior to applying. Due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and the recent mass protests, funding is intended for research in the context of ...

GrantWatch ID#: 174368
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Grants to USA Scholars for Economics Research in the Context of COVID-19 and Social Justice ...

Deadline 11/19/20 LOI Date: 08/05/20

Grants to USA scholars for economic research related to psychology, political science, sociology, and other social sciences. Applicants must submit an LOI prior to applying. Due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and recent mass protests, funding is intended for research that addresses the political, economic, or psych...

GrantWatch ID#: 174369

Grants to USA Scholars for Research Related to Inequality in the Context of the Coronavirus a...

Deadline 11/19/20 LOI Date: 08/05/20

Grants to USA scholars for research that addresses multiple factors contributing to inequality. Applicants must submit a letter of interest prior to applying. Due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and the recent mass protests, funding is intended for research in the context of these crises, which examines economic, po...

GrantWatch ID#: 175588
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Grants to USA Investigators for Research Related to Decision-Making in the Context of the Co...

Deadline 11/19/20 LOI Date: 08/05/20

Grants to USA investigators for research in all areas of social science that relate to decision-making. Applicants must submit an LOI prior to applying. Due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and the recent mass protests, funding is intended for research that addresses the political, economic, or psychological disrupti...

GrantWatch ID#: 184900
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Grants to USA and Canada Charities and Nonprofits for Projects to Address Inequities Worsened...

Deadline 08/13/20

Grants to USA and Canada charitable and nonprofit organizations for projects that address inequities that have been worsened by the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Preference will be given to organizations with a wider geographic reach and with scalable programs. Applications must also address one or more of the four Fund...

GrantWatch ID#: 190857
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Award to a USA Individual to Honor Contributions to Community Development

Deadline 08/14/20

Award of $30,000 to a USA individual to recognize artistic contributions that have enhanced the community. The award recipient will also receive additional financial and in-kind support for further learning, collaboration, and professional development. The purpose of this program is to honor an artist, civic design profess...

GrantWatch ID#: 190875

Award and In-Kind Services to a USA Author for an Outstanding Work of Literature Addressing ...

Deadline 08/15/20

Award of $25,000 and in-kind services to a USA author for an outstanding work of literature that addresses issues related to social equality. The awardee will also receive a publishing contract. Eligible submissions are novels in progress that align with the principles advocated by the award.

GrantWatch ID#: 190584

Grants to USA Nonprofits in Eligible Cities to Promote Health Equity and Improve Women's Hea...

Deadline 08/24/20

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations in eligible cities to improve health outcomes among pregnant and postpartum women in the aftermath of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) health crisis. The purpose of this program is to promote health equity and decrease the rate of maternal mortality. Proposals are welcome from community-base...

GrantWatch ID#: 190593
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Fellowships and In-Kind Support to USA Individuals for Projects that Promote Social Justice

Deadline 09/01/20

Fellowships and in-kind support to USA individuals for projects that promote social justice and address challenges related to inequality and climate change. Eligible expenses include project-related costs, including but not limited to, research, conference fees, website development, travel, and living expenses.

GrantWatch ID#: 159689
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Competition for USA Nonprofits, Tribal Governments, and IHEs to Develop Ideas to Promote Equ...

Deadline 09/22/20 LOI Date: 09/01/20

Competition for USA nonprofit organizations, tribal governments, and IHEs to develop innovative programs that promote equity and progress for women. Applicants must register prior to submitting a full application. The goal of the program is to expand women's power and influence, so that women of all backgrounds, especially...

GrantWatch ID#: 190688
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Grants to USA Nonprofits and Tribal Governments to Promote Justice and Liberation

Deadline 09/04/20

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations and tribal governments to support activities that promote justice and liberation. Applicants seeking multi-year grants must contact program staff prior to applying. Funding is intended for organizations that are actively responding to oppression and are creating relationships with fron...

GrantWatch ID#: 163181
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Grant to a USA University-Based Research Institute, School, or Center for Research Partnersh...

Deadline 09/10/20

Grant to a USA university-based research institute, school, or center to foster youth-focused research partnerships with nonprofit organizations or public agencies. The purpose of the program is to reduce inequality in youth outcomes. Eligible partnerships will focus on serving youth in the areas of justice, education, men...

GrantWatch ID#: 186088
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Grants to California K-12 Public Schools and Community Organizations for Arts Education Prog...

Deadline 09/11/20

Grants to California K-12 public schools and community organizations in eligible locations for arts education programs. Funding is intended for a range of classroom programs, such as performances, workshops, and residencies involving teaching artists of performing, visual, and literary arts. Programs must benefit the youth...

GrantWatch ID#: 173746
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Grants to California Nonprofits in Eligible Areas to Promote Racial Justice and Equality Duri...

Deadline 09/15/20

Grants of up to $10,000 to California nonprofit organizations in eligible locations to promote racial justice and equality during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) health crisis. Funding is intended to help organizations that are involved with the racial justice movement to increase capacity to meet demands and/or help with the l...

GrantWatch ID#: 189473
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Grants to USA Nonprofits for Grassroots Efforts to Promote Social Justice

Deadline 09/21/20

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations for grassroots efforts that promote social justice. Priority will be given to projects with small budgets that lack access to mainstream sources of funding. Other priorities for funding include supporting groups that have democratic, diverse, and representative leadership structures an...

GrantWatch ID#: 144400
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Grants to Northern California Nonprofits and Agencies for Advocacy and Legal Assistance to t...

Deadline 09/25/20

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
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Fellowship for USA, Canada, and International Individuals for Research on Democracy

Deadline 10/01/20

Opportunity for USA, Canada, and International scholars, activists, and leaders to participate in a fellowship program in Washington, DC. Participants will research, collaborate, and develop strategies to build democracy. Applicants must be available to work in residence at the International Forum for Democratic Studies in...

GrantWatch ID#: 159071
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Grants to USA Nonprofits for Social Justice and Anti-Discrimination Initiatives

Deadline 12/15/20 LOI Date: 10/06/20

Grants of up to $25,000 to USA nonprofit organizations for initiatives that protect the rights of citizens and combat discrimination. Applicants must submit a letter of inquiry prior to applying. Funding is intended to eliminate all forms of prejudice and discrimination, to assist government agencies to be more accountable...

GrantWatch ID#: 174660
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Awards to USA Individuals for Encouraging Underrepresented Students to Pursue Science and En...

Deadline 11/01/20

Awards of $5,000 to USA individuals for encouraging diversity in the fields of science and engineering. In addition to a cash prize, the winners will designate an academic institution to receive grants of $10,000 to further the objectives of this award. The award is intended to recognize significant accomplishments by indi...

GrantWatch ID#: 155138
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Grants to USA Scholars for Social Sciences Research

Deadline 11/04/20

Grants of up to $30,000 and grants of up to $50,000 to USA individuals for social sciences research. Priority will be given to proposals from scholars who are underrepresented in the social sciences. The purpose of this program is to support research that identifies barriers to economic mobility and access to opportunity. ...

GrantWatch ID#: 187123

Grants to USA Nonprofits to Strengthen the USA-Israel Relationship, Instill Jewish Pride, an...

Deadline 12/31/20

Grants to USA nonprofits organizations to strengthen the relationship between the USA and Israel, to instill pride in the Jewish people, and to combat discrimination, hatred, and bigotry across the USA. Applicants must contact program staff before submitting an online application.

GrantWatch ID#: 171991

Grants to USA Nonprofits to Protect the Health, Safety, and Human Rights of Incarcerated Pop...

Deadline 01/01/21

Grants of up to $5,000 to USA nonprofit organizations to ensure justice for and protect the human rights of incarcerated and formerly incarcerated populations impacted by Coronavirus (COVID-19). Funding is intended to support efforts and activities that address health, safety, and human rights of the incarcerated, as well ...

GrantWatch ID#: 189386

Grants to USA, Canada, and International Scholars for Psychology Projects that Address Socia...

Deadline 04/01/21

Grants of up to $20,000 to USA, Canada, and international graduate students and early-career researchers affiliated with qualifying nonprofits, government agencies, or institutions for innovative projects in psychology. Funding is intended to support education, intervention, and research projects that use psychology to add...

GrantWatch ID#: 178423
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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
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Grants to USA, Mexico, and Haiti Nonprofits, Agencies, and For-Profits to Assist Underserved ...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to USA, Mexico, and Haiti nonprofits, for-profit organizations, and government entities for programs and services that improve the quality of life for underserved children. Focus areas include working families, equitable communities, and thriving children. The Funding Source works nationally throughout the U.S. and ...

GrantWatch ID#: 133552
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Grants to USA Organizations to Support Social and Environmental Justice and COVID-19 Communi...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants of $1,000 to USA grassroots organizations working to promote environmental justice and social change. Funding may be used for community organizing in the aftermath of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) health crisis. This program supports organizations seeking to further their mission through collaboration and networking wi...

GrantWatch ID#: 156908
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Grants to USA Nonprofits for Activities and Events that Promote Oral Health

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations for events, activities, and convenings that promote oral health. Funding will be provided for proposals that focus on reducing oral health disparities and advancing health equity. The funding source collaborates with partners in communities across the United States, connecting key sta...

GrantWatch ID#: 160053
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Grants to USA Nonprofits, For-Profits, Agencies, and IHEs for Research on Improving Public He...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to USA and territories nonprofits, for-profits, agencies, and IHEs to support qualitative, quantitative, and mixed methods research on population health, equity, and well-being. Priority is given to research that examines the health impacts of interventions that address issues outside the domain of health care servi...

GrantWatch ID#: 161224
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Grants to USA, Canada, and International Nonprofits and For-Profits for Social Change Projects

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to USA, Canada, and International social change organizations (including nonprofits and for-profits) that are in the early stages of their development for programs and projects that address important social issues at the national or global level. Funding is intended to support efforts that aim to improve the lives o...

GrantWatch ID#: 161348
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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