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New Profit is seeking to invest in and partner with organizations focused on supporting wellbeing of constituents in education, a focus area that has always been important and is even more critical now given our nation's racial backlash and calls to action against police violence targeting black and brown communities, coupled with the disruption and challenges associated with COVID-19 pandemic. Embedded in this focus is our belief that leaders who are proximate to the most systematically underserved communities bring skills and expertise that our society needs to advance equitable wellbeing and influence a new era of problem-solving. As part of this process, we are working with parent leaders in our selection process to ensure we are investing in solutions that meet the needs of their communities.
We invite you to apply if your organization:
*At New Profit, we define a Social Entrepreneur (often the CEO or equivalent title) as both the leader and final decision-maker of an organization's internal/external strategy, daily operations and financial decisions--outside of your board, the buck stops with you
The Walter Cerf Community Fund (WCCF) makes grants to address charitable needs in the state of Vermont. Priority interests are the arts, education, historic preservation, and social services, reflecting the pattern of giving established by Mr. Cerf over many years. Within these issue areas, there is a strong desire to support work that addresses the needs of underserved populations. The WCCF prefers proposals that encourage cooperation, collaboration, and community building. We highly value the input of the Preservation Trust and strongly encourage grantseekers for historic preservation projects to consult with the Trust before submitting an application. The WCCF will rarely fund an entire project, but favors projects which have support from a variety of sources.
Grant applications will be accepted from organizations that are located in or serve the people of Vermont. Organizations must be tax-exempt under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code or be a public agency, school, or municipality in the state of Vermont. Nonprofit organizations or community groups who do not have 501(c)(3) status may apply for grant awards if another eligible organization acts as a fiscal sponsor.
The Booz Allen Foundation has established a $1 million Innovation Fund to help nonprofits, entrepreneurs, thought leaders, innovators at colleges and universities, and startups and small businesses harness the power of data, technology, and diverse intellectual capital to improve COVID-19 relief efforts and make a difference. Through the Innovation Fund, the Foundation is specifically targeting solutions and projects that will build lasting community resilience through protecting vulnerable populations and frontline workers or providing for the safe return to work.
Nonprofits can apply for grants of up to $100,000. Individuals, teams of individuals, and eligible for-profit organizations can apply for microgrants of up to $10,000.
The One SC Fund: COVID-19 Response is a partnership between SC Grantmakers Network, Together SC, and the United Way Association of SC. The funds will be held at Central Carolina Community Foundation. The funds deployed will enhance the efforts already underway in several counties and regions across South Carolina and will be used to address gaps in the response efforts, including support for communities that lack resources or an organized philanthropic response.
The One SC COVID-19 Response Fund will support nonprofits that are providing direct services in response to the COVID-19 public health emergency. Priority will be given to organizations serving under-resourced counties as well as those working with populations disproportionately impacted by this crisis in the areas of basic needs (food and water, shelter, safety and security).
An organization must:
In an effort to support our region during the COVID-19 pandemic, NCACH has developed the COVID-19 Community Support Fund to support the success of response efforts of community organizations and groups. We are awarding a total of $150,000 across Chelan, Douglas, Grant, and Okanogan Counties.
This opportunity is open to: nonprofits, schools and other education providers, and community groups who have mobilized in response to COVID-19 (with the support of a fiscal sponsor).
In response ot the COVID-19 outbreak, the Greater Milwaukee Foundation has created the MKE Responds Fund to address emergency funding needs for organizations impacted by the pandemic. Current funding priorities include:
While this round of funding is focused on emergency needs, additional funding is available through the Greater Milwaukee Foundation's Grants Portal, linked on the announcement.
501c3 organizations serving the Milkwaukee area
Landmarks Illinois COVID-19 Organization Relief Grants are intended to provide monetary assistance to nonprofit organizations in the state of Illinois that have been financially impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Thirteen $2,000 grants will be awarded to provide unrestricted funds for expenditures that include but not limited to:
The Science Education Partnership Award (SEPA) Program funds innovative pre-kindergarten to grade 12 (P-12) science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) and Informal Science Education (ISE) educational projects SEPA projects create partnerships among biomedical and clinical researchers and teachers and schools, museums and science centers, media experts, and other educational organizations. SEPA K-12 resources target state and national K-12 standards for STEM teaching and learning and are rigorously evaluated for effectiveness. SEPA is sponsored by the National Institutes of Health (NIH).1
Grant awards for direct costs of up to $250,000 annually per grantee and an estimated $2,000,000 in total grants. Grants are for 5 year periods.
Higher education organizations, non-profits, for-profits, governments, other (ie faith and community based organizations, housing authorities).
The Ezra Jack Keats Foundation is offering funding of up to $500 to design and implement a creative program for your school or library! Public schools, public libraries, and public preschool programs are encouraged to apply. Previous successful projects have included a public story walk, a multicultural portrait project, a school garden, a bookmaking workshop, and an intergenerational storytelling day.
Public schools, public libraries, public preschool programs in the the United States and U.S. commonwealths and territories, including Puerto Rico and Guam.
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services seeks to fund research that will help expand and advance the understanding about what works to prevent violence that impacts children and youth, collectively referred to as adverse childhood experiences, including child abuse and neglect, teen dating violence, sexual violence, youth violence, and exposure to adult intimate partner violence
Funding will help support the evaluation of primary prevention strategies, programs, or policies that target universal or selected high-risk populations (i.e., populations that have one or more risk factors that place them at heightened risk for perpetration of violence).