Upcoming Grants Related to Advocacy and Social Justice

 

National Endowment for Democracy

Deadline: Jan 10, 2020

Each year the National Endowment for Democracy (NED) makes direct grants to hundreds of nongovernmental organizations worldwide working to advance democratic goals and strengthen democratic institutions. NED is interested in proposals from local, independent organizations for nonpartisan programs that seek to: Promote and defend human rights and the rule of law Support freedom of information...


 

Peace Development Fund: Community Organizing Grants

Deadline: Dec 30, 2019

The Peace Development Fund (PDF) makes grants to community based organizations working for social justice. It believes that the change in values needed to establish a more just and peaceful world can come about only if it is strongly rooted in local communities that value the importance of building movements to create systemic social change....


 

WITH Foundation: Supported Decision-Making for Adults with Disabilities

Deadline: Dec 6, 2019

The WITH Foundation provides support to organizations that promote the establishment of comprehensive healthcare for adults with developmental disabilities that is designed to address their unique and fundamental needs. Proposed projects should improve delivery of healthcare to adult customers with developmental disabilities and include at least one of the following: Improve health practitioner competency through...


 

U.S. Department of Justice: Sexual Assault Forensic-Medical and Advocacy Services for Tribes (FAST) Initiative

Deadline: Jan 10, 2020

The Sexual Assault Forensic-Medical and Advocacy Services for Tribes (FAST) Initiative is a special initiative designed to increase the availability of trained Sexual Assault Forensic Examiners (SAFEs) and trained sexual assault victim advocates in tribal communities, including Alaska Native villages. The FAST Initiative seeks to ensure that sexual assault victims in tribal communities where there...


 

The Impact Fund

Deadline: Jan 14, 2020

The Impact Fund makes recoverable grants to lawyers, law firms, and nonprofit organizations involved in impact litigation. Most awarded grants are for one particular case, but occasionally fund a series of cases bound by a common strategy. The Impact Fund supports civil rights, human rights, economic justice (anti-poverty), and environmental justice cases that will affect...


 

International Trans Fund

Deadline: Dec 2, 2019

The International Trans Fund (ITF) was created to mobilize sustainable resources to help build strong, trans-led movements and support collective action, and to address and eliminate funding gaps impacting trans organizations across the globe. ITF’s current funding priorities are to: Fund a diversity of groups, including different regions, languages, gender identities, strategies, and issues Prioritize...


 

The Atlantic and Allstate: Renewal Awards

Deadline: Dec 10, 2019

The Renewal Awards are a program from the Atlantic and Allstate that recognizes the social innovation demonstrated by thousands of nonprofits that are finding creative solutions to America’s most pressing problems. Nominated nonprofits will be judged on: 501(c)(3) status and an online presence, including a Facebook account, Twitter account, YouTube channel, or website Score on...


 

GriffinHarte Foundation

Deadline: Dec 31, 2019

The GriffinHarte Foundation’s goal is to promote civil conversations about issues that divide people and are often contentious and difficult to sort through. These issues usually involve questions of fairness, equity, respect, identity, and the complex ways that people are connected to each other. Most importantly, they almost always are related to the very foundations...


 

Resist

Deadline: Dec 6, 2019

Resist believes in grassroots organizing, creativity, and power. Resist supports people’s movements for justice and liberation. It redistributes resources back to frontline communities at the forefront of change while amplifying their stories of building a better world. Funding is provided to organizations that: Resist: Groups that organize, base build, and engage in direct action and...


 

Lenfest Institute: Facebook Journalism Project Community Network

Deadline: Nov 6, 2019

The mission of the Facebook Journalism Project (FJP) Community Network is to support and connect people and organizations that are building community through local news. FJP offers grants as well as opportunities to connect with industry experts. Whether a person or publisher is trying to build a new business around memberships, report in an underserved...


 

Russel Sage Foundation: Social, Political and Economic Inequality

Deadline: Nov 26, 2019

The Social, Political, and Economic Inequality program supports innovative research on the myriad factors that contribute to inequality in the U.S., and the extent to which social, political, and economic inequalities affect social, psychological, political, and economic outcomes, including equality of access and opportunity, social mobility, civic mobilization and representation, and the intergenerational transmission of...


 

Ethics and Excellence in Journalism Foundation

Deadline: Nov 15, 2019

The Ethics and Excellence in Journalism Foundation’s mission is to invest in the future of journalism by building the ethics, skills, and opportunities needed to advance principled, probing news and information now and for the future. The Foundation has four program areas: 1) investigative reporting; 2) professional development; 3) Oklahoma journalism; and 4) special opportunities....


 

ecoAmerica: American Climate Leadership Awards

Deadline: Oct 31, 2019

Communities, organizations, and individuals all across America are helping build the public and political support that is needed for climate solutions. Their work can serve as examples to learn from, and models that can be repeated and implemented to achieve scale are needed. The American Climate Leadership Awards 2020 (ACLA 2020) is a way to...


 

Retirement Research Foundation: Responsive Grants

Deadline: Feb 1, 2020

The Retirement Research Foundation is one of the first private foundations in the nation devoted exclusively to aging and retirement issues. The Foundation’s Responsive Grants program supports projects that have a significant focus on older adults, ages 65 and over, in the following areas: Advocacy: Funding supports advocacy projects that have a regional or national...


 

Searle Freedom Trust

Deadline: Dec 4, 2019

The Searle Freedom Trust fosters research and education on public policy issues that affect individual freedom and economic liberty. The foundation seeks to develop solutions to the country’s most important and challenging domestic policy issues. Recognizing that good policymaking relies on the availability of high-quality research, the foundation invests primarily in scholarship that results in...