Upcoming Grants Related to Advocacy and Social Justice

 

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...


 

Con Alma Health Foundation: Technical Assistance Grants

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 a health policy, which...


 

Con Alma Health Foundation: Small Grants Program

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...


 

Obama Foundation: My Brother’s Keeper Alliance Community Challenge Competition

Deadline: May 24, 2018

My Brother’s Keeper (MBK) Alliance, an initiative of the Obama Foundation, is a national call to action to build safe and supportive communities where young people feel valued and have clear pathways to opportunity. The aim is to unleash the power of communities working together to improve life outcomes for boys and young men of...


 

Herb Block Foundation: Encouraging Citizen Involvement

Deadline: Jun 5, 2018

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...


 

Russell Sage Foundation: Initiative on Immigration and Immigrant Integration

Deadline: May 24, 2018

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...


 

A.J. Muste Memorial Institute: Social Justice Fund

Deadline: Jun 9, 2018

The Social Justice Fund supports grassroots activist projects, giving priority to those with small budgets and little access to more mainstream funding sources. The Social Justice Fund’s priority is to support: Direct grassroots activism and organizing Groups with diverse, representative, and democratic leadership structures Groups which have or can obtain sufficient economic and in-kind support...


 

Russell Sage Foundation: Social Inequality Research

Deadline: Aug 20, 2018

The Russell Sage Foundation’s program on Social Inequality supports innovative research on whether rising economic inequality has affected social, political, and economic institutions, and the extent to which increased inequality has affected equality of opportunity, social mobility, and the intergenerational transmission of advantage. The Foundation seeks investigator-initiated research projects that will broaden the understanding of...


 

The Impact Fund

Deadline: Apr 10, 2018

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, anti-poverty, and environmental justice cases that will affect a marginalized group....


 

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

Deadline: Apr 18, 2018

Ben & Jerry’s Foundation believes that grassroots, constituent-led organizing is among the most effective means to create social change. It 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. Lasting...


 

New Mexico Health Equity Partnerships: Boys and Men of Color Capacity Building Resource Pool

Deadline: Feb 16, 2018

The New Mexico Health Equity Partnership (HEP), an initiative at the Santa Fe Community Foundation, works with a network of partners and allies to build movement to ensure every New Mexican can lead a healthy life, live in neighborhoods where children and families thrive, and have a say in the decisions that impact their communities...


 

New Media Ventures: Innovation Fund

Deadline: Feb 2, 2018

New Media Ventures (NMV) is a seed fund and national network of angel investors supporting media and tech startups that disrupt politics and catalyze progressive change. Its mission is to find, support, and finance organizations that are telling new stories, building advocacy movements, and catalyzing civic engagement. Through its Innovation Fund, NMV will support startups...


 

Sparkplug Foundation

Deadline: Mar 28, 2018

The Sparkplug Foundation 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. Specifically, Sparkplug funds projects in...