Upcoming Grants Related to Advocacy and Social Justice

 

Sociological Initiatives Foundation

Deadline: Aug 16, 2019

The Sociological Initiatives Foundation supports social change by linking research to social action. It funds research projects that investigate laws, policies, institutions, regulations, and normative practices that may limit equality in the United States and Puerto Rico. It gives priority to projects that seek to address racism, xenophobia, classism, gender bias, exploitation, or the violation...


 

William T. Grant Foundation: Research Grants on Improving the Use of Research Evidence

Deadline: Aug 1, 2019

The research grants programs support high-quality, field-initiated studies that are relevant to policies and practices that affect the lives of young people ages 5 to 25 in the United States. Research proposals are evaluated on the basis of their fit with a given focus area; the strength and feasibility of their designs, methods, and analyses;...


 

William T. Grant Foundation: Research Grants on Reducing Inequality

Deadline: Aug 1, 2019

The research grants programs support high-quality, field-initiated studies that are relevant to policies and practices that affect the lives of young people ages 5 to 25 in the United States. Research proposals are evaluated on the basis of their fit with a given focus area; the strength and feasibility of their designs, methods, and analyses;...


 

Center for Health, Environment and Justice: Small Grants Program

Deadline: Jul 16, 2019

Center for Health, Environment and Justice (CHEJ) has a Small Grants Program for grassroots groups working on environmental health and justice issues. Grassroots communities of color, low wealth, rural, and urban groups are encouraged to apply. This grant program will support projects that help groups move toward their goals by building leadership, increasing capacity, and/or...


 

PACE: Faith And Democracy Grant

Deadline: Jul 1, 2019

PACE (Philanthropy for Active Civic Engagement)  is a community of funders that invests in the sustaining elements of democracy and civic life in the United States. PACE’s mission is to deepen and enrich philanthropy’s practice and support of democracy and to amplify the importance of philanthropic investment in civic engagement. PACE is launching the Faith...


 

Google News Initiative: Innovation Challenge

Deadline: Jul 15, 2019

The Google News Initiative (GNI) Innovation Challenge in North America will focus on creative projects that generate revenue and/or increase audience engagement for local journalism. The Challenge will focus on projects that help build a more sustainable ecosystem for local news in North America through supporting creative projects that generate revenue and/or increase audience engagement...


 

Ploughshares Fund

Deadline: Aug 15, 2019

The Ploughshares Fund partners with the most promising efforts striving to reduce and eventually eliminate the extraordinary dangers that nuclear weapons pose to humanity. Grants are awarded to: Promote the elimination of nuclear weapons. Building a consensus among the world’s leaders creates a global norm against nuclear weapons and increases the momentum toward zero. Along...


 

Eileen Fisher: Community Partnership Grant

Deadline: Jul 26, 2019

The Community Partnership Grant supports local nonprofits that specifically focus on the needs of their local communities and have a commitment to fostering community development. Proposed projects must align with one or more of the following core areas of funding: Environment Human Rights Women and Girls Amount: Grant of up to $2,500 are available. Eligibility:...


 

National Institute for Health Care Management: Journalism Grants

Deadline: Jul 15, 2019

The National Institute for Health Care Management (NIHCM) Foundation is an organization dedicated to improving the health of Americans by spurring workable and creative solutions to pressing health care problems. The Foundation supports timely health care journalism that informs efforts to improve the health of Americans, and projects that examine emerging health issues and their...


 

Pillars Fund

Deadline: Jul 19, 2019

Pillars Fund believes that strong leaders and institutions are key to creating a world where American Muslims can live and thrive with dignity. Pillars Fund has a competitive grant making process to advance three priorities: Rights: Pillars Fund supports social and policy change efforts that protect and expand the human and civil rights of all...


 

Retirement Research Foundation: Responsive Grants

Deadline: Aug 1, 2019

The Retirement Research Foundation is one of the first private foundations in the nation devoted exclusively to aging and retirement issues. The Foundation’s Responsive Grants program supports projects that have a significant focus on older adults, ages 65 and over, in the following areas: Advocacy: Funding supports advocacy projects that have a regional or national...


 

Andrus Family Fund

Deadline: May 17, 2019

The Andrus Family Fund (AFF) seeks to foster just and sustainable change in the United States. AFF’s work is guided by a strong commitment to social justice and racial equity. Removing barriers and creating conditions in which the most vulnerable youth can thrive not only impacts their lives but also the country’s economic prosperity. AFF’s...


 

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation: Understanding and Supporting Anchor Businesses to Build a Culture of Health

Deadline: Jun 12, 2019

The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) will support empirical research to understand the ways that for-profit anchors advance health and well-being in the communities where they are located. Funded studies are expected to include rigorous empirical research that will inform the business case for why and how more companies serve as anchor institutions in their...


 

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation: Equity-Focused Policy Research

Deadline: May 21, 2019

The Equity-Focused Policy Research funding opportunity seeks to support action-oriented research that advances health equity, builds the knowledge base, and informs policymaking on income supports for low-income families. Income supports may reduce poverty in households with young children; provide critical resources to help families support children’s development; diminish families’ stress levels; and thereby advance health...


 

Wild Geese Foundation

Deadline: May 15, 2019

The Wild Geese Foundation believes in a fair and just society. It is also aware that social justice means nothing if there is no planet to live on, thus its environmental focus. Using a combination of shareholder activism to demand better corporate behavior in regard to the environment and focusing on access to local, quality...