Upcoming Grants Related to Advocacy and Social Justice

 

J.M. Kaplan Fund: J.M.K Innovation Prize

Deadline: Apr 30, 2019

J.M.K. Innovation Prizes will be awarded to organizations that are tackling the country’s most pressing needs through social innovation. Awards will be made to projects that take a visionary approach to a societal need, working within one or more of the Fund’s three funding categories: The Environment: Protecting natural resources and reducing the impacts of...


 

North Atlantic Treaty Organization: Public Diplomacy Division Co-Sponsorship Grants

Deadline: Mar 15, 2019

The North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) seeks to foster awareness and understanding of NATO, its values, policies, and activities, and to increase the level of debate on peace, security, and defense related issues. To this end, NATO will support a wide range of public diplomacy activities, including conferences, seminars, and other outreach projects, designed to...


 

Verdes Foundation

Deadline: Feb 28, 2019

The Verdes Foundation is a licensed nonprofit cannabis producer that cares about giving back to the community it serves. The aims to bolster the community through charitable giving and sponsorships that will positively impact New Mexico. The Verdes Foundation’s 2019 top funding priorities are supporting organizations and missions that: Focus on social justice including: civil...


 

Russell Sage Foundation: Initiative on Immigration and Immigrant Integration

Deadline: May 23, 2019

The Russell Sage Foundation/Carnegie Corporation Initiative on Immigration and Immigrant Integration seeks to support innovative research on the effects of race, citizenship, legal status and politics, political culture, and public policy on outcomes for immigrants and for the native-born of different racial and ethnic groups and generations. The Foundation is especially interested in novel uses...


 

Herb Block Foundation: Encouraging Citizen Involvement

Deadline: Jun 5, 2019

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...


 

Santa Fe Community Foundation: Spring Grant Cycle

Deadline: Feb 28, 2019

The Santa Fe Community Foundation welcomes grant proposals for general operating or project-specific funding from organizations that improve outcomes in the following target Areas of Impact: 1. Educational Success and Career Pathways: All children and youth succeed in education prepared for a career. The Foundation will support organizations that work to improve: Kindergarten readiness 3rd...


 

Seventh Generation Fund for Indigenous Peoples

Deadline: Mar 1, 2019

The Seventh Generation Fund directs grant support to culturally-grounded Indigenous community organizing efforts initiated and led by the communities impacted. It recognizes that Indigenous Peoples, communities, and nations understand the issues they face and are best suited to design solutions and programs that remedy the Fund’s concerns. The Fund’s general grantmaking program supports projects engaged...


 

The Impact Fund

Deadline: Apr 9, 2019

The Impact Fund makes 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 a...


 

Searle Freedom Trust

Deadline: Apr 22, 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...


 

Sparkplug Foundation

Deadline: Apr 9, 2019

The Sparkplug Foundation is a family foundation that funds start-up organizations and new projects of established organizations in music, education, and community organizing. It 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. Specifically,...


 

U.S. Department of Justice: Improving Criminal Justice Responses to Domestic Violence, Dating Violence, Sexual Assault, and Stalking

Deadline: Feb 26, 2019

Improving Criminal Justice Responses to Domestic Violence, Dating Violence, Sexual Assault, and Stalking Grant (Improving Criminal Justice Responses) Program funds must be used for one or more of the 22 statutory purpose areas. To ensure meaningful implementation of proposed project activities, applicants can address no more than three statutory purpose areas in the proposal. 1....


 

World of Children: Annual Award Program

Deadline: Mar 31, 2019

The World of Children Award Program recognizes real-life heroes working to dramatically improve the lives of children. Honorees receive grant funds and media attention, both of which help their gold standard programs grow so that they will ultimately impact the lives of even more children. The following awards are open for nomination: Advocacy Award: Recognizes...


 

Open Meadows Foundation

Deadline: Feb 15, 2019

The Open Meadows Foundation will 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 directed by, and benefiting women...


 

Learning Disabilities Foundation of America

Deadline: Apr 15, 2019

The Learning Disabilities Foundation of America provides grants for charitable, scientific, literary, or educational purposes or for the identification, ongoing evaluation, education of and services for children and adults with learning disabilities. Examples of project areas that fall within this philosophy include: Innovative research into the causes, the prevention, and/or the alleviation of learning disabilities...


 

Ben & Jerry’s Foundation: Grassroots Organizing for Social Change Program

Deadline: Apr 15, 2019

The Ben & Jerry’s Foundation supports grassroots activism and community organizing for social and environmental justice around the country. The Foundation defines organizing as collective action from the bottom up that challenges the status quo, demands changes in policy and practice, educates communities about root causes, and advocates and agitates for systemic and just solutions....