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

Doug Flutie, Jr. Foundation for Autism Family Support Program Grants

Deadline: Saturday, September 30, 2017

The goal of the Doug Flutie, Jr. Foundation for Autism is to help families affected by autism live life to the fullest. Through its programs and partnerships, the foundation helps people with autism get access to care, lead more active lifestyles,… Read More

Finish Line Youth Foundation – Athletic Programs and Camps

Deadline: Saturday, September 30, 2017

The Finish Line Youth Foundation, of athletic wear retailer Finish Line, is providing grants of up to $75,000 to support youth athletic programs and camps, especially those serving disadvantaged children and those with special needs. The Foundation is providing… Read More

Preservation Piedmont Grants

Deadline: Sunday, October 1, 2017

Preservation Piedmont is pleased to announce the revival of its grant program, which will provide modest grants to support projects that promote the protection of historic resources including significant cultural landscapes.  Categories of support include: documentation initiatives including surveys;… Read More

Grammy Museum Music Research and Preservation Projects Grants

Deadline: Sunday, October 1, 2017

Funded by the Recording Academy, the Grammy Museum’s grant program annually provides support for music archiving and preservation efforts as well as scientific research projects related to the impact of music on the human condition. Read More

Constellation E2 Energy to Education Grant

Deadline: Sunday, October 1, 2017

Constellation Energy Group is accepting grant applications for community-based, hands-on, team-oriented projects designed to inspire students to think differently about energy. Grants of up to $25,000 will be awarded to projects at the 6-12 grade level and up to… Read More

Road Runners Club of America – Kids Run the Nation Fund

Deadline: Sunday, October 1, 2017

Grants of up to $1,000 are available for running clubs, nonprofit organizations, and schools in support of structured youth running programs that use RRCA youth running materials. Program goals must include motivating children to run regularly, as opposed to… Read More

Target Field Trip Grants Program

Deadline: Sunday, October 1, 2017

The Target Corporation is now accepting applications for its Target Field Trip Grants Program. Grants of up to $700 will be awarded to initiatives designed to bring K-12 students to museums, historical sites, and cultural organizations. Grants will be… Read More

Levitt Foundation 2018 Outdoor Music Concert Program

Deadline: Monday, October 2, 2017

The Levitt Foundation’s AMP Music Series was created in 2014 to bring the joy of free, live music to people of all ages and backgrounds. To this end, grants of up to $25,000 in matching funds will be awarded… Read More

Dominion Energy Critical Community Needs Grants

Deadline: Tuesday, October 10, 2017

The Dominion Energy Charitable Foundation is awarding grants of up to $50,000 for projects which support one or more of the following:

  1. Housing and shelter
  2. Access to medicine and medical services (including mental health services)
  3. Increased food security

Only nonprofit… Read More

Impact Fund Grant Program

Deadline: Tuesday, October 10, 2017

The Impact Fund aims to provide legal assistance for marginalized communities seeking economic, environmental, and social justice. To this end, the Fund is now accepting applications for its Grant Program, for which grants of up to $25,000 will be… Read More

Truth Initiative Tobacco-Free College Program

Deadline: Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Truth Initiative is dedicated to ending tobacco use, especially in young people, through education, research, and community activism. To this end, Truth Initiative will award grants of up to $20,000 to community colleges and minority-serving institutions, for programs aiming… Read More

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