Upcoming Grants Related to Advocacy and Social Justice

 

Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation: 2021 Rebuilding Better RFP

Deadline: Apr 5, 2021

Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation’s Entrepreneurship Policy strategy focuses on policy advocacy and engagement with entrepreneurs to spur adoption of pro-entrepreneurial policy at the local, state, and national levels. The Rebuilding Better RFP is intended to support activities that engage entrepreneurs in advocacy and educate policymakers of the challenges entrepreneurs face in America, thereby contributing to...


 

J.M. Kaplan Fund: Innovation Prize

Deadline: Apr 30, 2021

The J.M. Kaplan Innovation Prize seeks out visionary nonprofit and mission-driven for-profit organizations that work within, across, or in a manner related to one or more of the Fund’s three program areas: Social Justice: Buttressing democracy, voter education, and reforms to the criminal justice and immigration systems. The Environment: Slowing the pace of climate change...


 

Solidaire: Black Liberation Pooled Fund

Deadline: Feb 26, 2021

The Black Liberation Pooled Fund (BLPF) pools resources to then allocate to the powerful ecosystem of Black-led social change organizations around the country. Through multi-year grants, the BLPF will fortify Black resistance organizing, embolden the imagination and creation of liberatory Black futures, and invest in the development of Black movement infrastructure. The BLPF encourages proposals...


 

Solidaire: Movement Infrastructure Fund

Deadline: Apr 23, 2021

Solidaire is a community of donor organizers who mobilize quickly to get critical resources to the frontlines of social justice movements throughout the U.S. The Movement Infrastructure Fund invests in bold visions that are often overlooked and underfunded. Supporting work that is led by those most impacted by injustice, the Fund invests in movements that...


 

Snapdragon Book Foundation Grants

Deadline: Feb 14, 2021

The Snapdragon Book Foundation seeks to foster children’s literacy by providing support to school libraries serving disadvantaged children. The Foundation seeks to improve access to high-quality reading material as an essential element in helping to right inequities created by structural racism, and will award grants to libraries whose proposals pursue the opening of minds, hearts,...


 

Region 9 Education Cooperative: Curriculum for Indigenous Communities

Deadline: Feb 5, 2021

The Curriculum for Indigenous Communities program seeks to support a culturally and linguistically responsive education to all students in New Mexico to prepare them socially, emotionally, and academically for success in college, career, and life. The program will facilitate collaborative work between educational and community organizations, and Tribes to develop high quality professional development and/or...


 

Department of Health and Human Services: Resiliency In Communities After Stress and Trauma (ReCAST)

Deadline: Feb 15, 2021

The purpose of the Resiliency In Communities After Stress and Trauma (ReCAST) program is to assist high-risk youth and families, and promote resilience and equity in communities that have faced civil unrest in the past 24 months. The program seeks to do this through implementation of evidence-based, violence prevention, and community youth engagement programs, as...


 

Frontline Solutions: Elevate Initiative Grants

Deadline: Jan 11, 2021

Frontline Solutions, on behalf of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, is requesting proposals from organizations engaged in addressing disparities within the American workforce through approaches including but not limited to: Emerging Industry Access, Systems Change Initiatives, and Workforce Development Programs. Applicants should demonstrate a primary focus on addressing financial insecurity and poverty, with a...


 

Collective Future Fund: Collective Power for Survivor-Led Feminist Futures Fund

Deadline: Jan 22, 2021

The Collective Future Fund supports donors, social justice movements, and survivors to shape a collective future free from sexual harassment and violence, and funds efforts that are led by women of color who are survivors of gender-based violence. The goal of the Collective Power for Survivor-led Feminist Futures Fund (the Fund) is to provide general...


 

We Are Family Foundation: Youth to the Front Fund

Deadline: Nov 30, 2020

We Are Family Foundation (WAFF) is committed to fighting systemic racism, inequality, inequity, and injustice. The Foundation’s Youth To The Front Fund (YTTFF) to support and fund under 30-year-old youth activists, youth-led organizations, projects, innovations and creative solutions that are at the forefront of fighting systemic racism, inequality, inequity and injustice in the United States...


 

Brindle Foundation: Early Opportunities Initiative – Strengthening Early Childhood Systems in New Mexico

Deadline: Sep 23, 2020

The Brindle Foundation is committed to supporting babies prenatal to three and their families in New Mexico, with particular emphasis on underserved populations. The Foundation looks for high quality programs that are well-researched, evidence-based and effectively implemented. It also will consider proposals for innovative approaches and pilot projects (out-of-the sandbox thinking) provided that there is...


 

Santa Fe Community Foundation: Fall Grants Round

Deadline: Aug 13, 2020

The Santa Fe Community Foundation’s Fall Funding Priorities will focus on Sustainable Agriculture and Stewardship of Resources; Cultural Vibrancy; Economic Security and Opportunities; and Animal Welfare. The Sustainable Agriculture and Stewardship of Resources priority will support requests that work to improve: local food self-sufficiency; land, air, and water health; and energy from renewable sources. Through...


 

Philanthropy for Active Civic Engagement: Faith In/And Democracy

Deadline: Jul 7, 2020

Philanthropy for Active Civic Engagement (PACE) is a member-centric philanthropic laboratory that helps funders maximize their impact on democracy and civic life. The Faith In/And Democracy initiative invests in engagement at the intersection of faith and democracy. The initiative seeks to explore the ways faith and faith communities can support democracy and civic life. In...


 

Funding Queerly Giving Circle

Deadline: May 30, 2020

The Funding Queerly Giving Circle is a group of young donors who believe that small-budget LGBTQI groups lack the funding resources they need to organize, build power and leadership, and make positive sustainable change. Funding Queerly has partnered with the Astraea Lesbian Foundation for Justice to make grants to small-budget LGBTQI groups throughout the United...


 

Con Alma Health Foundation: Northern New Mexico Health Grants Group

Deadline: May 8, 2020

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...