Upcoming Grants Related to Advocacy and Social Justice

 

Sony: CREATE ACTION Grants

Deadline: Jul 29, 2021

The mission of CREATE ACTION is to amplify the efforts of local nonprofit organizations throughout the United States through funding, storytelling, and collaboration with Sony. CREATE ACTION grants are designed to support organizations committed to serving their local communities in areas such as STEAM/academic enrichment, workforce development, and nonprofit services for underserved and under-represented groups....


 

AmeriCorps State and National Tribal Grants

Deadline: Jul 23, 2021

AmeriCorps State and National grants are awarded to organizations proposing to engage AmeriCorps members in evidence-based or evidence informed interventions/practices to strengthen communities. An AmeriCorps member is an individual who engages in community service through an approved national service position. Members may receive a living allowance and other benefits while serving. Upon successful completion of...


 

The Workers Lab: The Innovation Fund

Deadline: Jul 12, 2021

The Workers Lab gives new ideas for workers a chance to succeed and flourish, and invests in innovations that address immediate and structural problems that exist because systems and structures are outdated and were not created with all workers in mind. The Innovation Fund seeks innovators with new ideas about how to transform systems and...


 

Annie E. Casey Foundation: Children and Family Fellowship

Deadline: Aug 20, 2021

The Annie E. Casey Foundation seeks nominations and applications for its Children and Family Fellowship, an intensive executive leadership program, now in its third decade. The Fellowship develops the potential of leaders in public, nonprofit, and philanthropic organizations working to improve outcomes for children, youth, and families. The Fellowship explicitly strives to increase the pool...


 

WES Mariam Assefa Fund: Employer Practices

Deadline: Jul 7, 2021

The WES Mariam Assefa Fund seeks proposals to identify new ideas that can drive more inclusive employer practices in the U.S. and improve economic mobility for immigrants and refugees. The Fund’s Employer Practices opportunity will provide grants to organizations to directly engage employers to: * Shift internal talent practices to reduce bias in recruitment and...


 

Herb Block Foundation: Encouraging Citizen Involvement

Deadline: Jun 3, 2021

The Herb Block Foundation is committed to defending basic freedoms, combating all forms of discrimination and prejudice, and improving the condition of the poor and underprivileged. Encouraging Citizen Involvement grants seek to help ensure a responsible, responsive democratic government through citizen involvement. Proposals may focus on citizen education and greater voter participation in the electoral...


 

Department of Housing and Urban Development: Education and Outreach Initiative

Deadline: Jun 14, 2021

The Education and Outreach Initiative (EOI) is intended to develop, implement, carry out, and coordinate education and outreach programs designed to inform members of the public concerning their rights and obligations under the provisions of the Fair Housing Act. Activities eligible for funding include but are not limited to developing educational advertising campaigns, developing and...


 

Echoing Green Fellowship

Deadline: Apr 20, 2021

Echoing Green fellows are social innovators and visionary leaders who are committed to upending structural oppression and creating change in their communities by founding a new organization that works toward these goals. This is a full-time fellowship that offers leadership development, seed resources, retreats and networking events, and expert partners. Fellows are working across a...


 

Serve New Mexico Formula Request for Applications

Deadline: Apr 30, 2021

The Serve New Mexico Formula Request is for a pool of AmeriCorps national service funding (the Formula pool) that is determined on the basis of a statewide competition and selected by the Serve New Mexico Commission (the Commission). Any application in response to this request is for this statewide Formula pool of funding. Applicants should...


 

Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation: 2021 Rebuilding Better RFP

Deadline: Apr 5, 2021

Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation’s Entrepreneurship Policy strategy focuses on policy advocacy and engagement with entrepreneurs to spur adoption of pro-entrepreneurial policy at the local, state, and national levels. The Rebuilding Better RFP is intended to support activities that engage entrepreneurs in advocacy and educate policymakers of the challenges entrepreneurs face in America, thereby contributing to...


 

J.M. Kaplan Fund: Innovation Prize

Deadline: Apr 30, 2021

The J.M. Kaplan Innovation Prize seeks out visionary nonprofit and mission-driven for-profit organizations that work within, across, or in a manner related to one or more of the Fund’s three program areas: Social Justice: Buttressing democracy, voter education, and reforms to the criminal justice and immigration systems. The Environment: Slowing the pace of climate change...


 

Solidaire: Black Liberation Pooled Fund

Deadline: Feb 26, 2021

The Black Liberation Pooled Fund (BLPF) pools resources to then allocate to the powerful ecosystem of Black-led social change organizations around the country. Through multi-year grants, the BLPF will fortify Black resistance organizing, embolden the imagination and creation of liberatory Black futures, and invest in the development of Black movement infrastructure. The BLPF encourages proposals...


 

Solidaire: Movement Infrastructure Fund

Deadline: Apr 23, 2021

Solidaire is a community of donor organizers who mobilize quickly to get critical resources to the frontlines of social justice movements throughout the U.S. The Movement Infrastructure Fund invests in bold visions that are often overlooked and underfunded. Supporting work that is led by those most impacted by injustice, the Fund invests in movements that...


 

Snapdragon Book Foundation Grants

Deadline: Feb 14, 2021

The Snapdragon Book Foundation seeks to foster children’s literacy by providing support to school libraries serving disadvantaged children. The Foundation seeks to improve access to high-quality reading material as an essential element in helping to right inequities created by structural racism, and will award grants to libraries whose proposals pursue the opening of minds, hearts,...


 

Region 9 Education Cooperative: Curriculum for Indigenous Communities

Deadline: Feb 5, 2021

The Curriculum for Indigenous Communities program seeks to support a culturally and linguistically responsive education to all students in New Mexico to prepare them socially, emotionally, and academically for success in college, career, and life. The program will facilitate collaborative work between educational and community organizations, and Tribes to develop high quality professional development and/or...