Each week, CNE sources three grant opportunities via online research and publishes them to this page. We strive to list a wide range of grants to reflect the diversity of our membership.


For additional information on any grant located here, please contact the grant maker directly.


If your organization is new to foundation grants, or looking to strengthen and diversify an already existing grant portfolio, be sure to check-out our philanthropy programs and fundraising resources.


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Ford Foundation: Sustainable Development Grant

Deadline: Rolling

Funding to support the development of natural resource policies and programs that give poor communities more control over these resources and a stronger voice in decision making on land use and development. It focuses its efforts on poor rural… Read More

Leona Gruber Trust Grants

Deadline: Rolling

The Leona Gruber Trust distributes 15 grants per year with an average size of $2,000. Preference is given to organizations with a focus on youth, health care, community, and education.

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Mathers Construction Community Giving Program

Deadline: Rolling

Mathers Construction, a Waynesboro-based industrial construction and development firm, engages in corporate philanthropy addressing a wide range of community needs and initiatives. Nonprofit organizations and fiscal sponsors of individuals and organizations serving the needs of children in the Waynesboro… Read More

Singing for Change Social and Environmental Problem Solving Grants

Deadline: Rolling

SFC offers competitive grants to progressive nonprofit organizations working to address the root causes of a social or environmental problem. Grants will be awarded to projects in one or more of the following areas: Children and Families, Environment, and… Read More

Luce Foundation Theology Program Responsive Grants

Deadline: Rolling

The Henry Luce Foundation is accepting Letters of Intent for work that advances understanding of religion and theology. The foundation’s Theology program supports projects whose engagements extend into a variety of settings. Emphasis is placed on projects that cross… Read More

Gene Conley Foundation Grants

Deadline: Rolling

The Gene Conley Foundation awards grants exclusively for religious, charitable, scientific, literary or educational purposes, or for the prevention of cruelty to children or animals. The Foundation distributed 28 grants per year with an average size of $2,000 to… Read More

The Kresge Foundation Human Services Grant

Deadline: Rolling

The Kresge Foundation is seeking to fund organizations that make it a priority to improve the lives of disadvantaged individuals and communities. The Foundation is concentrating its focus in the following areas: (1) Advancing the effectiveness and resilience of… Read More

The Surdna Foundation Grants

Deadline: Rolling

The Surdna Foundation seeks to foster sustainable communities in the United States – communities guided by principles of social justice and distinguished by healthy environments, strong local economies and thriving cultures. They seek projects that focus on collaboration, long-term… Read More

Scholastic Art & Writing Awards

Deadline: Rolling

The Alliance for Young Artists & Writers, a nonprofit organization dedicated to recognizing the most talented teen artists and writers in the United States and Canada, has issued a call for entries for the 2017 Scholastic Art & Writing… Read More

Steven H. Sandell Grant

Deadline: Rolling

The Center for Retirement Research at Boston College sponsors the annual Steven H. Sandell Grant Program for scholars in the field of retirement research and policy. The program provides opportunities for junior scholars from all academic disciplines to pursue… Read More

Artfully Reimagined ‘Reimagine It’ Grant

Deadline: Rolling

Five percent of eco-friendly, online retailer Artfully Reimagined’s profits go to artists devoted to creating works from recycled objects in the form of ‘Reimagine It’ grants. These unconditional, non-matching awards are made directly to individual artists to help launch… Read More

The KIND Foundation: KIND Causes Monthly Grant Program

Deadline: Rolling

Each month, KIND Causes supports individuals and organizations working to make the world a little kinder with $10,000 grants. Submit your socially impactful cause that helps people in need, and our KIND Causes community will determine which to fund… Read More

Customized Limb Prostheses Program Grant

Deadline: Rolling

The Heather Abbott Foundation envisions a world where individuals who have suffered limb loss through traumatic circumstances can live the lives they want. Because so few of these devices are covered by health insurance companies, the foundation provides assistance… Read More

Japan Foundation New York: Arts & Culture Program

Deadline: Rolling

The Japan Foundation aims to promote international cultural exchange and mutual understanding between Japan and the rest of the world. Grants of up to $5,000 will be given to programs that exhibit Japanese arts and culture through performing arts,… Read More

Quadratec: “Energize the Environment” Grant Program

Deadline: Monday, October 30, 2017

4×4 vehicle provider Quadratec believes in the value and beauty of our natural world. The company is awarding a grant of $3500 to an individual or group currently pursuing an initiative designed to benefit our environment. Examples of acceptable… Read More

Shade Structure Program

Deadline: Tuesday, October 31, 2017

The American Academy of Dermatology is awarding grants of up to $8000 to public schools and nonprofit organizations to install permanent shade structures for outdoor locations frequented by children and youth that are not protected by the sun. The… Read More

Honeybee Conservancy – Sponsor-A-Hive Partnership

Deadline: Tuesday, October 31, 2017

The Honeybee Conservancy is accepting applications from nonprofit organizations, including schools and environmental centers, for its Sponsor-A-Hive program. Through this program, the Conservancy will provide honey bees, mason bees, and/or leafcutter bees, their homes, bee-keeping equipment, and information on… Read More

2017 Coagulation Research Grant Program

Deadline: Wednesday, November 1, 2017

Diagnostic and research company Aniara is inviting applications from established investigators for its 2017 Aniara Coagulation Research Grant program. A single twelve-month grant of up to $10,000 will be awarded in support of specialized coagulation/hematology research. In 2017, Aniara… Read More

Kurt Weill Foundation for Music Grant Program

Deadline: Wednesday, November 1, 2017

Founded in 1962, the Kurt Weill Foundation for Music is dedicated to promoting understanding of the life and works of composers Kurt Weill (1900-1950) and Marc Blitzstein (1905-1963) and preserving the legacies of Weill and his wife, actress-singer Lotte… Read More

Young Singers Foundation: Women’s Vocal Music Projects

Deadline: Wednesday, November 1, 2017

Since 1992, the Young Singers Foundation has been enriching the lives of young people through educational programs in vocal music. The Foundation is currently accepting applications for grants to support projects which encourage education about and the performance of… Read More

Coleopterists Society: Youth Incentive Awards

Deadline: Wednesday, November 1, 2017

The Coleopterists Society is an international organization dedicated to the study and sustenance of beetles. The Society has established the Coleopterists Society Youth Incentive Award to support and encourage young people interested in studying beetles. One junior and one… Read More

4 Our Freedom 5K Beneficiary

Deadline: Wednesday, November 1, 2017

ParadeRest, Virginia, a local non-profit organization expressing gratitude to our military, their families, and veterans, will proudly host the 7th annual 4 Our Freedom 5K race at the University of Virginia Research Park on Saturday, June 2, 2018. Over… Read More

JKCF Good Neighbor Grants

Deadline: Wednesday, November 1, 2017

The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation is accepting applications for its Good Neighbor Grants program, which aims to help students achieve their academic goals through enrichment, rigor, critical thinking, and creativity. Grants of up to $35,000 will be awarded to… Read More

National Council of Teachers of Mathematics Lifetime Achievement Awards

Deadline: Friday, November 3, 2017

The National Council of Teachers of Mathematics Lifetime Achievement Awards are designed to honor current (on or before October 13, 2017) Full Individual, E-Members, or Emeritus Members of NCTM who have demonstrated a lifetime of achievement in mathematics education… Read More

Incorporating Music Into Math Instruction Grant

Deadline: Friday, November 3, 2017

The National Council of Teachers of Mathematics is accepting applications from teachers of preK-2 mathematics for projects that incorporate music into the elementary school classroom. Grants of up to $3,000 will be awarded to individual classroom teachers or small… Read More

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