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

Central Appalachia Habitat Stewardship Program

Deadline: Thursday, July 27, 2017

The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation has up to $1.3 million available this year in grants for restoring and sustaining the ecosystems of Appalachia. Grants will be awarded in two categories: habitat restoration grants and focal geography grants. Potential… Read More

American Academy of Pediatricians CATCH Grants

Deadline: Monday, July 31, 2017

Community Access to Child Health (CATCH) aims to provide all children with accessible healthcare by supporting pediatricians and their communities. Grants of up to $10,000 will be awarded to individual pediatricians’ community-based child health initiatives, and grants of up… Read More

American Honda Foundation STEM Education Grants

Deadline: Tuesday, August 1, 2017

The American Honda Foundation aims to support youth education, with a specific focus on STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) subjects. To that end, the Foundation is granting up to $75,000 to innovative youth education projects, with preference for… Read More

National Alliance for Grieving Children Child Bereavement Programs

Deadline: Monday, August 7, 2017

The National Alliance for Grieving Children is accepting grant applications from local child bereavement organizations for programs that bring grief support services to youth from ethnically diverse or low-income communities not served by existing bereavement programs. Grants of up… Read More

Human Resource Fellowships

Deadline: Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Founded in 1948, the Society for Human Resource Management is the world’s largest membership organization devoted to human resource management. SHRM is accepting applications for its Susan R. Meisinger Fellowship for Graduate Study in HR, an annual program that… Read More

National Lutheran Communities & Services (NLCS) Community Impact Grant

Deadline: Tuesday, August 15, 2017

National Lutheran Communities & Services (NLCS) is pleased to announce the availability of Community Impact grants for the 2018 year. As a faith-based not-for-profit ministry providing an array of services for seniors, NLCS strongly believes that its mission extends… Read More

Sociological Foundation Research Grants

Deadline: Tuesday, August 15, 2017

The Sociological Initiatives Foundation was established to support research that furthers social change, including language learning and behavior and its intersection with social and policy questions. The foundation supports projects that address institutional rather than individual or behavioral change,… Read More

National Lutheran Communities & Services: Community Impact Grants

Deadline: Tuesday, August 15, 2017

National Lutheran Communities & Services (NLCS) is pleased to announce the availability of Community Impact grants for the 2018 year. As a faith-based, not-for-profit ministry providing an array of services for seniors, NLCS strongly believes that its mission extends… Read More

Virginia Wildlife Grant Program

Deadline: Thursday, August 31, 2017

The Virginia Wildlife Grant Program, launched in 2014, provides a funding source to non-profits, schools, and government agencies with a focus to connect youth to the outdoors and is a partnership effort between the Virginia Department of Game and… Read More

Emma Barnsley Foundation Animal Welfare, Education Grants

Deadline: Thursday, August 31, 2017

The mission of the Emma Barnsley Foundation, which is administered by Wells Fargo, is to promote the prevention of cruelty to animals and the study, care, protection, and preservation of animals, both domestic and wild, and their environment. To… Read More

Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation Quality of Life Grants

Deadline: Thursday, August 31, 2017

The Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation is awarding grants to organizations which help disabled individuals increase their independence. The program supports a wide range of activities which ultimately fall under one or more of the following categories:

  1. Actively Achieving:… Read More
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