Upcoming Grants Related to Advocacy and Social Justice

 

Santa Fe Community Foundation: Fall 2016 Cycle

Deadline: Aug 8, 2017

The Santa Fe Community Foundation helps donors plan and carry out their giving in Santa Fe and beyond. Through its seasonal grant cycles, the Foundation seeks to fund the broadest range of strong organizations in order to address unmet community need and inspire increased levels of funding from donors. The Foundation is devoted to building...


 

TruthBuzz: The Viral Fact-Checking Contest

Deadline: Jun 30, 2017

Fake news orbits the planet in an instant on social media. The global TruthBuzz challenge aims to invent new ways to help verified facts reach the widest possible audience. A successful entry to TruthBuzz will refute or clarify a false or misleading report or statement in an engaging, entertaining way that convinces audiences of its...


 

Unitarian Universalist Funding Program: Fund for a Just Society

Deadline: Sep 15, 2017

The Unitarian Universalist Funding Program (UUFP) is a denominational grantmaking program of the Unitarian Universalist Association. The mission of the UUFP is to promote the influence of Unitarian Universalist principles through grantmaking. The Fund for a Just Society makes grants to nonprofit organizations (non-Unitarian Universalist groups) addressing issues of social and economic justice. Grants are...


 

Resist

Deadline: Jun 2, 2017

Resist believes in grassroots organizing, creativity, and power. Resist’s theory of social change is rooted in the belief that when communities most impacted by injustices come together, organize, address root causes, and take direct action powerful social change happens. Funding is provided to organizations that: Organize within communities for structural social and economic change Work...


 

Evangelical Lutheran Church in America: Hunger Grants Program

Deadline: Jun 30, 2017

The Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) World Hunger-funded Domestic Hunger Grants Program supports ministries that offer hope and assistance to many thousands of people who experience poverty and hunger in the United States. These grants do more than just give food to people who are hungry – in addition to immediate relief programs, ELCA...


 

Elton John AIDS Foundation

Deadline: Jun 30, 2017

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...


 

Sociological Initiatives Foundation

Deadline: Aug 15, 2017

The Sociological Initiatives Foundation supports research that furthers social change, including language learning and behavior and its intersection with social and policy questions. The Foundation specifically supports research that focuses on impacting: Social policy Institutional and educational practices Linguistic issues (e.g. literacy, language loss and maintenance, language policy, language and national security, bilingualism, language and...


 

Community Foundation of Southern New Mexico: New Mexico Impact Fund – Collaboration and Convenings Grants

Deadline: Jun 20, 2017

The New Mexico Impact Fund is a mini-grant program offering funding to active W.K. Kellogg Foundation (WKKF) grantees. The primary focus of this program is to utilize collaboration and coordination among organizations and key stakeholders as a means to make a more significant impact toward improving the lives of children and families. WKKF has provided...


 

Ethics and Excellence in Journalism Foundation

Deadline: May 15, 2017

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....


 

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation: Forward Promise – Empowerment Projects

Deadline: May 2, 2017

Forward Promise aims to promote opportunities for boys and young men of color to heal, grow, and thrive in the face of chronic stress and trauma. Empowerment Projects seeks to strengthen organizations that provide culturally relevant healing responses to trauma, and can partner with the youth-serving systems that touch boys and young men of color to...


 

Fund for Wild Nature

Deadline: May 1, 2017

The Fund for Wild Nature provides small grants for North American campaigns to save native species and wild ecosystems, with particular emphasis on actions designed to defend threatened wilderness and biological diversity. The Fund will provide grants to support advocacy, litigation, public policy work, development of citizen science, and similar endeavors. Amount: Grants will range...


 

Kalliopeia Foundation

Deadline: Jun 30, 2017

The Foundation supports organizations whose work is rooted in interconnectedness, empathy, stewardship, service, and reverence for nature. Specific focus areas are detailed below. Spiritual ecology: Support is directed towards organizations whose work supports a way of life that is in harmony with the earth as a living whole. It values projects that are joining ecological...


 

Con Alma Health Foundation: Multi-Year Grants

Deadline: Apr 3, 2017

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 Mexican communities and advocates for a health policy...


 

Fund for Shared Insight: Listen for Good

Deadline: May 26, 2017

Listen for Good is a grant initiative that is dedicated to building the practice of listening to the people we seek to help. Listen for Good is structured as a multi-sector partnership between Fund for Shared Insight; SurveyMonkey, a private company with a scaled survey platform; co-funders; and U.S.-based nonprofit organizations. The goal of Listen...


 

Sparkplug Foundation

Deadline: Apr 17, 2017

The Sparkplug Foundation is a family foundation that funds start-up organizations and new projects of established organizations in music, education, and community organizing. The Foundation aims to support the development of emerging democratic movements and communities working on issues of local democracy, justice, and sustainable energy in the rebuilding of the U.S. and global economies....