Upcoming Grants Related to Advocacy and Social Justice

 

Open Meadows Foundation

Deadline: Feb 15, 2016

The Open Meadows Foundation is a grant-making organization seeking to fund projects that promote gender, racial, and/or economic justice. Funded projects must be led by and benefit women and girls, particularly those from vulnerable communities. The Open Meadows Foundation funds projects that do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, national origin, gender identity...


 

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

Deadline: Apr 15, 2016

The Ben & Jerry’s Foundation supports organizations working to bring about progressive social change by furthering social and environmental justice and supporting sustainable and just-food systems. Organizations must be grassroots and constituent-led. The Foundation defines organizing as collective action that challenges the status quo, demands changes in policy and practice, educates communities about root causes,...


 

Unitarian Universalist Funding Program: Fund for a Just Society

Deadline: Mar 15, 2016

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 addressing issues of social and economic justice. Grants are given to projects...


 

Presbyterian Mission Agency: Hunger Program Grants

Deadline: Apr 30, 2016

The Presbyterian Mission Agency is inviting Letters of Inquiry for projects that address the root and systemic causes of hunger in the United States. Applicants may address one or more of the following areas: Direct Food Relief: The proposed activities shall provide food relief to impoverished people in either acute or chronic conditions of hunger...


 

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

Deadline: Oct 15, 2015

The Grassroots Organizing for Social Change Program offers general or project support to non-profit organizations throughout the United States. The 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...


 

Impact Fund: Litigation Fund for Social Justice

Deadline: Aug 13, 2015

The Impact Fund awards grants to non-profit legal firms, private attorneys, and/or small law firms who seek to advance social justice in the areas of civil and human rights, environmental justice, and/or poverty law. It seeks to provide funding for public interest litigation that will potentially benefit a large number of people, lead to significant...