Upcoming Grants Related to Advocacy and Social Justice

 

New Mexico Health Equity Partnership: Health Impact Assessment

Deadline: Mar 31, 2017

The New Mexico Health Equity Partnership (HEP), an initiative at the Santa Fe Community Foundation, believes every New Mexican should have the opportunity to lead a healthy life, to live in neighborhoods where children and families thrive, and to have a say in the decisions that impact their communities. HEP trains residents and community groups...


 

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

Deadline: Apr 28, 2017

J.M.K. Innovation Prizes will be awarded to organizations that are tackling the country’s most pressing needs through social innovation. The Prize builds on the Fund’s longstanding areas of grantmaking interest while remaining flexible enough for fresh and unexpected thinking. Prize recipients will ideally present innovative concepts that fall within, in-between, or in a matter related...


 

Open Society Foundations: Police Associations Leading 21st Century Policing

Deadline: Feb 24, 2017

The Open Society Foundations work to build vibrant and tolerant democracies whose governments are accountable to their citizens. To achieve this mission, the Foundations seek to shape public policies that assure greater fairness in political, legal, and economic systems and safeguard fundamental rights. On a local level, the Open Society Foundations implement a range of...


 

New Mexico Community Foundation: NewMexicoWomen.org Justice and Healing Grants

Deadline: Jan 27, 2017

NewMexicoWomen.Org (NMW.O), a program of New Mexico Community Foundation (NMCF), strives to advance opportunities for women and girls statewide so that they can lead self-sufficient, healthy, and empowered lives. In 2017, NMW.O’s grantmaking will be focused on Gender Justice and Healing. Objectives are as follows: Strengthen the gender justice movement and efforts in New Mexico...


 

Corporation for National and Community Service: Day of Service Grants

Deadline: Feb 22, 2017

The mission of the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) is to improve lives, strengthen communities, and foster civic engagement through service and volunteering. The Day of Service grant competition includes funding for both September 11th Day of Service and Remembrance and Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service. Applicant organizations may apply for...


 

Open Society Foundations: Communities Against Hate

Deadline: Feb 15, 2017

The Communities Against Hate initiative is a rapid response fund that will support local communities and organizations in the U.S. in their efforts to de-escalate and head off future incidents of hate based on race, religion, national origin, gender, and sexual orientation. For the purposes of this fund, incidents of hate include bullying, intimidation, bigoted...


 

Russell Sage Foundation: Social Inequality Research

Deadline: Jan 9, 2017

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...


 

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency: Environmental Justice Small Grants Program

Deadline: Jan 31, 2017

The Environmental Justice Small Grants (EJSG) Program provides funding for projects that address local environmental and public health issues within an affected community. The EJSG Program is designed to help communities understand and address exposure to multiple environmental harms and risks. The EPA defines “environmental justice” as the fair treatment and meaningful involvement of all...


 

Kalliopeia Foundation

Deadline: Jan 9, 2017

The Foundation supports projects in the following grantmaking areas whose work is rooted in interconnectedness, empathy, stewardship, service, and reverence for nature. 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 renewal...


 

Temper of the Times Foundation

Deadline: Dec 15, 2016

Temper of the Times Foundation was created to promote the use of standard marketing concepts to increase environmental awareness. Recognizing that organizations working to protect the environment in general have limited access to paid media, the Foundation provides funds to underwrite advertising designed to promote the conservation and restoration of native wildlife, plants, and ecosystems...


 

The Collaboration Prize

Deadline: Nov 16, 2016

The Collaboration Prize is a national competition that recognizes and celebrates nonprofit organizations that collaborate effectively to create greater impact. The Prize celebrates nonprofit organizations that have chosen to permanently collaborate, rewards those that have achieved outstanding results, and offers models to inspire others. The Prize also raises awareness of collaboration as an effective strategy...


 

Sparkplug Foundation

Deadline: Sep 30, 2016

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....


 

Lalor Foundation: Education Grants on Reproductive Health

Deadline: Nov 1, 2016

The Anna Lalor Burdick Program seeks to educate young women about human reproduction in order to broaden and enhance their options in life. The program focuses particularly on young women who have inadequate access to information regarding reproductive health, including the subjects of contraception and pregnancy termination, and as such may be particularly lacking options...


 

Yelp Foundation: Gives Local Program

Deadline: Aug 31, 2016

The Yelp Foundation was established in 2011 with one percent of company equity. Its mission is to support charitable organizations and activities addressing the needs of local communities, including access to information, education, local economic development, and freedom of expression, and to promote a culture of philanthropy among employees of Yelp Inc. Yelp Foundation Gives...


 

U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops: Community Development and Economic Development Grants

Deadline: Nov 1, 2016

The Catholic Campaign for Human Development (CCHD) is committed to supporting organizations led by low-income individuals as they work to break the cycle of poverty and improve their communities. CCHD has two grant programs that are currently accepting applications: 1. Community Development Grant Program: Community Development grants that support efforts that demonstrate a commitment to...