Upcoming Grants Related to Advocacy and Social Justice

 

Sociological Initiatives Foundation

Deadline: Aug 15, 2018

The Sociological Initiatives Foundation supports social change by linking research to social action. It funds research projects that investigate laws, policies, institutions, regulations, and normative practices that may limit equality in the United States. It gives priority to projects that seek to address racism, xenophobia, classism, gender bias, exploitation, or the violation of human rights...


 

Elton John AIDS Foundation: Addressing the Needs of Transgender People and Black Gay, Bisexual, Same Gender Loving Men

Deadline: Jun 30, 2018

The mission of the Elton John AIDS Foundation (EJAF) is to end the AIDS epidemic by ensuring everyone has the information and means to prevent infection and all people living with HIV have access to high-quality medical care and treatment. EJAF’s new initiative “Addressing the Needs of Transgender People and Black Gay, Bisexual, Same Gender...


 

Elton John AIDS Foundation

Deadline: Jun 30, 2018

The Elton John AIDS Foundation (EJAF) seeks to reduce the incidence of HIV/AIDS through innovative HIV prevention programs, eliminate stigma and discrimination associated with HIV/AIDS, and support direct HIV-related care for people living with HIV/AIDS. EJAF funds organizations working toward one or more of the following goals: Wellness: Improving the health of people living with...


 

Eileen Fisher: Community Partnership Grant

Deadline: Jul 27, 2018

The Community Partnership Grant supports local nonprofits that specifically focus on the needs of their local communities and have a commitment to fostering community development. Proposed projects must align with one or more of the following core areas of funding: Environment Human Rights Women and Girls Diversity and Inclusion Amount: Grant of up to $2,500...


 

The Audacious Project

Deadline: Jun 10, 2018

The Audacious Project is a collaborative approach to funding ideas with the potential to create change at thrilling scale. Housed at TED, the project is a partnership between some of the most respected organizations in philanthropy and the public. The project is attempting to address a major frustration faced by the world’s change-makers. Without access...


 

Pillars Fund

Deadline: Jul 20, 2018

Pillars Fund invests in opportunities to elevate and amplify the leadership and talents of American Muslims in civil society. Through its funding programs, campaigns, and initiatives, it supports a vibrant and growing nonprofit sector, which has been under immense pressure to protect and defend against imminent threats to the lives and livelihoods of American Muslims....


 

Third Wave Fund: Mobilize Power Fund

Deadline: Jun 13, 2018

The Mobilize Power Fund is a rapid response fund for direct action, community mobilizing, and healing justice. The Fund supports the leadership of young women of color, trans, gender non-conforming, queer, and intersex youth under 35 in social movements. Projects must meet the following criteria: Reproductive and gender justice focus is clear: The applicant’s political...


 

Open Meadows Foundation

Deadline: Aug 15, 2018

The Open Meadows Foundation is a grantmaking organization seeking to fund projects that promote gender, racial, and/or economic justice. Funded projects must be led by and benefit women and girls. The Foundation is specifically looking to direct its resources towards changing the world. It is looking for projects focused on activism, political change, and empowerment...


 

National Geographic Society: Documenting Human Migrations

Deadline: Jul 10, 2018

Documenting Human Migrations aims to support impactful projects that – through education or storytelling – seek to increase understanding of and acceptance of migrants and migrant communities. Types of human migrations include (but are not limited to) nomadic communities, refugees of all kinds, migrant labor, victims of human trafficking, and people exploring the planet and...


 

William T. Grant Foundation

Deadline: Aug 1, 2018

The William T. Grant Foundation invests in high-quality research to ensure that young people from diverse backgrounds reach their fullest potential. Since inception, the Foundation has been interested in facilitating a better understanding of how children and youth develop and thrive. Currently, it is interested in research with the potential to improve the lives of...


 

Albuquerque Involved

Deadline: Jun 15, 2018

Albuquerque Involved serves those who want to connect with their community but who struggle to find the time or place to start. It makes it easy for busy individuals and families to get involved in giving and service to nonprofits in the greater Albuquerque community. The hope is for members to find agencies that ignite...


 

Ford Foundation: Next Generation Fund

Deadline: May 14, 2018

The Next Generation Fund (Next Gen Fund) is a response to a growing call from frontline organizers and leaders to learn from restorative and transformative practices in order to support a rising generation of social justice leaders and nurture sustainable approaches to organizing and community building. The Fund is anchored by the Ford Foundation and...


 

Ethics and Excellence in Journalism Foundation

Deadline: May 15, 2018

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....


 

Rita Allen Foundation: Call for Ideas to Curb the Spread of Misinformation

Deadline: May 31, 2018

The Call for Ideas to Curb the Spread of Misinformation seeks interventions focused on reducing behaviors that lead to the spread of misinformation or encouraging behaviors that can lead to the minimization of its influence. Proposals for interventions with technological, educational, and/or community-based components are encouraged, and projects involving science communication, public health, and diverse...


 

Con Alma Health Foundation: Northern New Mexico Health Grants Group

Deadline: May 30, 2018

Con Alma Health Foundation is organized to be aware of and respond to the health rights and needs of the culturally and demographically diverse peoples and communities of New Mexico. The Foundation seeks to improve the health status and access to health care services for all New Mexicans and advocates for health policy, which will...