15
FEB
2017

A Board That Brings It!

Most states require only 3 board members on the board of directors in order to incorporate a nonprofit. Depending on the situation, it has been my experience that many new nonprofits are started by a small group of friends, colleagues, associates or EVEN family members with a...
26
JAN
2017

Youth Financial Literacy Grant

The Voya Foundation, is accepting applications from organizations that provide innovative and experiential K-8 STEM learning opportunities that promote an early interest in STEM career fields and improve teachers’ capabilities in STEM; or that provide financial education...
08
JAN
2017

The Trump Effect

What President Trump Means To Your  501C3 & Fund Development Effort “Donald J. Trump’s stunning victory in the race for the White House, along with the Republican wins in the House and Senate, could lead to serious financial troubles for many nonprofits, experts say. They...
06
JAN
2017

Youth Volunteer Microgrants

As part of an effort to promote and support youth voluntarism, the Karma for Cara Foundation started a microgrant program in the fall of 2014 to encourage kids 18 and under to apply for funds between $250 and $1,000 to complete service projects in their communities. Examples of...
06
JAN
2017

Healthy Aging Grant

The Tufts Health Plan Foundation is accepting Letters of Inquiry from nonprofit organizations for projects that improve the quality of life for older adults. The foundation does not set a minimum or maximum dollar amount for grants. Applicants should request the amount needed for...
28
DEC
2016

Alcoholism Education Funding

The Hanley Family Foundation is accepting proposals from nonprofits that a focus on chemical dependency. Grants awarded by the foundation support organizations and programs that advance the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of alcoholism, chemical dependency, and addictive...
19
DEC
2016

Youth Substance Abuse Prevention Grant

The Freeport Community Foundation, is accepting applications from youth-focused substance abuse programs. The fund supports educational, prevention, and/or substance abuse treatment programs focused on helping youth age 21 or younger in Illinois. Grant amounts vary on a...
07
NOV
2016

Magic Johnson – 25 Years Later

The announcement, 25 years ago today, came as a shock: “Because of the HIV virus I have obtained, I will have to retire today from the Lakers,” Magic Johnson, with his wife Cookie at his side, told a packed room of sports reporters, many of whom cried when they heard the news. In...
23
SEP
2016

Education and Equity for Women and Girls ($10,000)

The American Association of University Women  (AAUW ) is accepting applications for its Community Action Grants Program, an annual program that provides funds to individuals, AAUW branches, and AAUW state organizations as well as local community-based nonprofit organizations for...
21
SEP
2016

Neighborhood Partners Program

The PSEG Foundation, is accepting proposals from nonprofits for its Neighborhood Partners Program. Grants of up to $5,000 will be awarded to nonprofits in support of projects with demonstrated impact on improving  quality of life in local communities. Preference will be given to...