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Number of Grants: 33

Grants to California Nonprofits and Agencies to Acquire and Improve Open Spaces

Deadline 06/30/20

Grants to California nonprofit organizations and local government agencies to ensure open spaces are available to residents of eligible regions. Funding may be requested for land acquisition and improvements. Prerference is given to projects in areas recently affected by floods or fires. Projects should be located within o...

GrantWatch ID#: 141961

Grants to California Nonprofits and Artists in Eligible Regions for Arts Projects

Deadline 05/04/20 Conference Date: 04/16/20

Grants to California nonprofit arts and cultural organizations and artists in eligible regions for a range of local arts projects and programs. New applicants must attend a technical assistance workshop prior to applying. Funding is intended to support the creative life of local communities by expanding public access to th...

GrantWatch ID#: 180083

Grants to California Nonprofits in Eligible Regions for Public Cultural Events

Deadline 05/04/20 Conference Date: 04/16/20

Grants of up to $10,000 to California nonprofit arts, cultural, and social service organizations in eligible regions for public festivals and parades. New applicants must attend a technical assistance workshop prior to applying. Funding is intended to support publicly accessible thematic events with a defined cultural or a...

GrantWatch ID#: 180514

Grants to California Nonprofits in Eligible Areas for Activities that Benefit Local Residents

Deadline 04/10/20

Grants to California nonprofits in eligible areas for activities and projects to benefit the community. Previous grants have been awarded to organizations and institutions that provide services related to children and education, animals and nature, health, religion, special needs, underserved populations, and the arts. Eli...

GrantWatch ID#: 180557

Grants to California Nonprofits in Eligible Regions for Local Arts and Civic Projects

Deadline 04/09/20

Grants of up to $5,000 to California nonprofit or tax-exempt organizations in eligible regions for community activities that meet identified needs. New applicants must participate in a pre-application workshop. Funding is intended to support local arts and civic projects. Eligible recipients must be located within or serve...

GrantWatch ID#: 165759

Grants to California Nonprofits, Schools, and Community Groups for Environmental Projects th...

Deadline 04/30/20

Grants to California nonprofit organizations, schools, and community groups for environmental programs that benefit eligible regions. Funding is intended to support projects that engage local residents in planning and implementing the removal of impermeable surfaces, collection of rainwater for public use, planting, and gr...

GrantWatch ID#: 186167

Grants to California Community Groups and Nonprofits in Eligible Regions for Community Enhanc...

Deadline 05/21/20

Grants of up to $10,000 to California community groups and nonprofit organizations in eligible regions for projects that enhance local neighborhoods. Applicants must attend an information workshop prior to applying. Funding is intended to support activities and programs that meet the needs of local communities, are situate...

GrantWatch ID#: 188386

Grants to California Arts Organizations, Nonprofits, and Artists for Local Arts Initiatives

Deadline 06/01/20

Grants of up to $1,000 to California individual artists, arts organizations, and arts nonprofits to enhance and expand programs and services that increase access to the arts in eligible regions. Funding is intended to support a wide range of artistic activities that provide cultural enrichment to the Livermore community.

GrantWatch ID#: 173821

Grants to California Public School Districts, Joint Powers Agreement Schools, and Contractor...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to California public school districts, Joint Powers Agreement schools, and school-bus contractors to lease or buy zero-emission electric school buses in Monterey, San Benito, and Santa Cruz Counties. Funding is intended to expand existing fleets of schools buses. In addition, school districts that use CNG (compresse...

GrantWatch ID#: 186005

Grants to California Nonprofits, Agencies, and Businesses to Reduce Pollution

Deadline 04/10/20

Grants to California nonprofit organizations, public agencies, and businesses for projects that reduce pollution in eligible regions. Project areas include public education, alternative fuels and clean technology, transit services, and alternative transportation. Projects must be based or operate in Yolo-Solano AQMD’s ju...

GrantWatch ID#: 169573

Grants to Monterey County, California Nonprofits for Local Arts Activities

Deadline 04/15/20

Grants of up to $5,000 to Monterey County, California nonprofit organizations for arts and culture projects and programs that benefit local residents. Funding is intended to support organizations that are working to enhance the local quality of life and make the County a vibrant place to work, live, and visit.

GrantWatch ID#: 154551

Grants to California Nonprofits in Eligible Regions to Enhance Parks

Deadline 05/01/20

Grants of up to $25,000 to California nonprofit organizations in eligible regions to enhance local parks and park facilities. Support is given to capital improvement projects that reflect the needs of the local community. This grant program is intended to help community groups initiate, organize, plan, and implement a proj...

GrantWatch ID#: 138607

Grants to San Francisco, California Nonprofits, For-Profits, Agencies, and Property Owners t...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants of up to $10,000 and additional rebates to San Francisco, California nonprofits, schools, hospitals, local government agencies, groups, neighborhood associations, property owners, developers, and businesses for the installation of a dedicated irrigation water service and meter. Program Overview: The San Fran...

GrantWatch ID#: 165340

Technical Assistance to San Francisco, California Retail Companies to Reduce Water Use in La...

Deadline Ongoing

Technical assistance is available to San Francisco, California retail companies seeking to reduce landscaping-related water use. Eligible businesses will receive a system evaluation, irrigation budget, site-specific cost estimates and recommendations, and a site report. Applicants will then implement critical recommendatio...

GrantWatch ID#: 165341

Grants to California Nonprofits for Public Events that Benefit Local Residents

Deadline 04/17/20

Grants to California nonprofit organizations to hold free public events open to the general community in eligible regions. Funding is intended to promote community building, celebrate culture, and foster community identity and vitality by helping groups host citywide events. Proposed events will have an expected attendance...

GrantWatch ID#: 154346

Grants to California Neighborhood Associations and Groups for Neighborhood Benefit Activities

Deadline 04/17/20

Grants of up to $1,000 to California neighborhood associations and groups for projects and events that benefit neighborhoods in eligible regions. Funding is intended to strengthen and increase the self-reliance of local groups and to improve the local quality of life. Activities must benefit residents of the City of Sunnyv...

GrantWatch ID#: 188450

Grants to California Nonprofits, Educational Entities, and Individuals for Arts and Cultural...

Deadline 04/20/20

Grants to California nonprofit organizations, schools and parents groups, and artists for projects that support arts and culture in an eligible region. The funding source supports quality, accessible artistic programming, arts education, and capacity-building initiatives that take place within the City of Carlsbad.

GrantWatch ID#: 161474

Grants to California Nonprofits and Businesses for Events and Entertainment

Deadline 04/24/20

Grants and in-kind support to California nonprofit organizations and businesses in eligible regions for family-oriented events in designated areas. Funding is intended for events that offer family entertainment, themes, and activities. Eligible events will promote the City of Sacramento; connect the Sacramento river and th...

GrantWatch ID#: 149311

Grants to USA Tribal Governments and Nonprofits, and California Nonprofits and Schools for C...

Deadline 04/30/20

Grants to USA Tribal governments and Tribal nonprofits, and grants to California nonprofits, IHEs, schools, and school districts in eligible regions to address community needs. Program areas include health, education, basic needs, community development, and culture. San Manuel’s charitable giving program supports organiz...

GrantWatch ID#: 184293

Grants to Northern California Nonprofits for Programs that Benefit Eligible Communities in t...

Deadline 04/30/20

Grants of up to $5,000 to Northern California nonprofits that benefit communities impacted by the Port of Oakland. Funding is intended to support organizations that promote the Port and address the focus areas of education, workforce development, environment, healthy communities, and economic vitality. This grant progra...

GrantWatch ID#: 185816

Grants to California Nonprofits, Agencies, Schools, and Districts for Programs that Benefit ...

Deadline 05/01/20

Grants of up to $10,000 to California nonprofit organizations, city and county agencies, schools, and districts for projects, programs, and services to improve the health, well-being, and development of children ages 0 - 5 and their families. Grants may be used to expand (increase participation) or enhance (improve or enri...

GrantWatch ID#: 173748

Grants to La Quinta, California Organizations for Marketing, Event Sponsorship, and Business...

Deadline 05/08/20

Grants of up to $5,000 to La Quinta, California organizations for city marketing, event sponsorship, and to improve the quality of life for local residents. Funding is intended to enhance the local business community. Funding is also intended as seed money for organizational start-ups. The grant program includes the fol...

GrantWatch ID#: 178902

Loans to California Businesses to Mitigate the Impact of COVID-19

Deadline Ongoing

Loans of up to $20,000 to California businesses in eligible cities to mitigate the negative impact of COVID-19 on business operations. Loan assistance will help finance capital expenses of small businesses and microenterprises with low-income jobs during the Coronavirus pandemic. Eligible applicants must demonstrate that p...

GrantWatch ID#: 188712

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

Deadline 04/24/20 Conference Date: 04/16/20

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

Grants to La Quinta, California Nonprofits for Community Services to Benefit Local Residents

Deadline 05/08/20

Grants of up to $500 and grants of up to $5,000 to La Quinta, California nonprofit organizations for community services to benefit local residents. Organizations may request “seed” money for new programs. Organizations seeking funds for rental fees for City facilities may request more than the $5,000 funding limit. ...

GrantWatch ID#: 178903

Grants to California Nonprofits and Agencies for Education, Community, Recreation, and Arts ...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants starting at $3,500 to California nonprofits and agencies for one-time projects that address the social, community, educational, recreational, environmental, and cultural needs for residents of San Diego County. Priority will be given to capital requests and/or one-time expenses. Non-profit entities must provide s...

GrantWatch ID#: 173781

Opportunity for USA, Canada, and International Artists and Cultural Professionals to Partici...

Deadline 05/31/20

Opportunity for USA, Canada, and International museum professionals, artists, writers, and curators to participate in a week-long program exploring art and culture in Israel. The program is designed to bring together members of the international art community to inquire and learn about cultural developments in Israel, and ...

GrantWatch ID#: 183151

Grants and In-Kind Services to California Nonprofits in Eligible Areas for Local Events and ...

Deadline 07/31/20

Grants and in-kind services to California nonprofit organizations in eligible areas for special events, festivals, and community initiatives. The purpose of funding is to support the community, promote tourism, and increase economic development. Proposed initiatives must take place in the City of Riverside.

GrantWatch ID#: 187562

Grants to USA, Canada, and International Companies to Produce Film and Television Series in ...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to USA, Canada, and International film production companies to produce major fiction film and television series that are filmed in Jerusalem's municipal area. Jerusalem must be the plot focus of the TV series or film. Funding is intended to revitalize Jerusalem's film industry. Background: In accordance with ...

GrantWatch ID#: 151464

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

Grants to Alameda County, California Nonprofits, Businesses, Schools, and Individuals for Rec...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants ranging from $1,000 to $5,000 to Alameda County, California nonprofit organizations, schools, private companies, and individuals for programs that encourage source reduction and help to decrease waste. Funding is intended for projects in the areas of reuse and recycling, source reduction, and market development. Pr...

GrantWatch ID#: 163656

Grants to Sunnyvale, California Neighborhood Groups, Nonprofits, and Faith-Based Organization...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants of up to $500 to Sunnyvale, California neighborhood group representatives and nonprofit and faith-based organizations for census outreach efforts. Funding is intended for educational events or workshops that raise awareness of the census in the community and help the census reach hard-to-count populations.

GrantWatch ID#: 187128

Grants to California Artists and Organizations for Local Arts Programming

Deadline 09/01/20

Grants of up to $10,000 to California artists and artistic organizations to increase arts opportunities and programming for the cultural enrichment of local residents. Funding is intended to support programs and projects in areas such as theater, dance, heritage, visual arts, media, new media, film, and infrastructure. Gra...

GrantWatch ID#: 185996