06
MAR
2017

Harpo Foundation New Project Grants

  The Chicago-based Harpo Foundation (not affiliated with Oprah Winfrey) has announced  a grant opportunity for emerging artist. The foundation was established to support artists who are “underrecognized” by the field. For complete program guidelines, information about previous...
16
FEB
2017

NEA Foundation Grant For Teachers

The NEA Foundation,  is inviting applications for its Learning and Leadership Grants program. The program provides grants to public school teachers, public education support professionals, and/or faculty and staff in public institutions of higher education in support of...
15
FEB
2017

Youth Sports and Athletics Funding

The Finish Line Youth Foundation, has announced a funding opportunity for youth athletic programs and sports-based camps, especially those serving disadvantaged children and those with special needs. They offer three grant programs: Programmatic grants, Legacy grants, and...
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...