Upcoming Grants Related to Advocacy and Social Justice

 

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...


 

Department of Health and Human Services: Resiliency In Communities After Stress and Trauma (ReCAST)

Deadline: Feb 15, 2021

The purpose of the Resiliency In Communities After Stress and Trauma (ReCAST) program is to assist high-risk youth and families, and promote resilience and equity in communities that have faced civil unrest in the past 24 months. The program seeks to do this through implementation of evidence-based, violence prevention, and community youth engagement programs, as...


 

Frontline Solutions: Elevate Initiative Grants

Deadline: Jan 11, 2021

Frontline Solutions, on behalf of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, is requesting proposals from organizations engaged in addressing disparities within the American workforce through approaches including but not limited to: Emerging Industry Access, Systems Change Initiatives, and Workforce Development Programs. Applicants should demonstrate a primary focus on addressing financial insecurity and poverty, with a...


 

Collective Future Fund: Collective Power for Survivor-Led Feminist Futures Fund

Deadline: Jan 22, 2021

The Collective Future Fund supports donors, social justice movements, and survivors to shape a collective future free from sexual harassment and violence, and funds efforts that are led by women of color who are survivors of gender-based violence. The goal of the Collective Power for Survivor-led Feminist Futures Fund (the Fund) is to provide general...


 

We Are Family Foundation: Youth to the Front Fund

Deadline: Nov 30, 2020

We Are Family Foundation (WAFF) is committed to fighting systemic racism, inequality, inequity, and injustice. The Foundation’s Youth To The Front Fund (YTTFF) to support and fund under 30-year-old youth activists, youth-led organizations, projects, innovations and creative solutions that are at the forefront of fighting systemic racism, inequality, inequity and injustice in the United States...


 

Brindle Foundation: Early Opportunities Initiative – Strengthening Early Childhood Systems in New Mexico

Deadline: Sep 23, 2020

The Brindle Foundation is committed to supporting babies prenatal to three and their families in New Mexico, with particular emphasis on underserved populations. The Foundation looks for high quality programs that are well-researched, evidence-based and effectively implemented. It also will consider proposals for innovative approaches and pilot projects (out-of-the sandbox thinking) provided that there is...