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.


If you know of a grant opportunity you’d like to share, please contact Andrew Robinson. 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

Mary Kay Domestic Violence Shelter Grant Program

Deadline: Tuesday, May 31, 2016

Grants of $20,000 are available to emergency shelters for survivors of domestic violence. Read More

Dominion K-12 Educational Partnership

Deadline: Tuesday, May 31, 2016

Dominion’s K-12 Educational Partnership grants, up to $2,500, are designed to encourage the development of new programs aimed at strengthening math and science education through the study of energy and/or the environment. Read More

Aetna Foundation Healthiest Cities & Counties Challenge

Deadline: Tuesday, May 31, 2016

The Aetna Foundation, in partnership with the American Public Health Association, the National Association of Counties, and CEOs for Cities, is accepting applications from small to mid-sized cities, counties and federally recognized tribes in the U.S. working to improve the health of… Read More

Play Everywhere Challenge

Deadline: Tuesday, May 31, 2016

The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, in partnership with KaBoom!, has announced a call for entries for a national competition aimed at helping cities create spaces and opportunities for kids to play as they grow. Grants will be awarded in… Read More

NEA Foundation

Deadline: Wednesday, June 1, 2016

Grants of up to $2,000 for individuals and $5,000 for groups will be awarded. The Learning & Leadership Grants support National Education Association members through grants to individuals to fund participation in high-quality professional development experiences; or to groups for collegial… Read More

Home Depot Community Impact Grant

Deadline: Wednesday, June 1, 2016

Grants up to $5,000 are available to nonprofit organizations and tax-exempt public service agencies in the U.S. that are using the power of volunteers to improve the physical health of their community. Read More

FCG Consulting Grant

Deadline: Wednesday, June 1, 2016

FCG Consulting is accepting proposals for the 2016-2017 project cycle with potential clients detailing the areas of needed assistance from FCG Consulting. FCG provides pro-bono consulting that help community organizations better and more effectively fulfill their missions. In the past, FCG… Read More

Seeding Artful Aging Grant

Deadline: Wednesday, June 1, 2016

The initiative is designed to support the development and expansion of successful artful aging programs, document their effectiveness and share that information broadly. Aroha Philanthropies will select up to 15 nonprofit organizations to participate in this demonstration project through a… Read More

The Eco-Living Fund Grant

Deadline: Wednesday, June 1, 2016

The Eco-Living Fund aims to steer people’s daily life habits toward zero-footprint or net-positive impact on the natural world. Grant funding supports specific, concrete activities that can demonstrate quantifiable results. Read More

Crayola Creative Leadership Grants

Deadline: Monday, June 20, 2016

Crayola is accepting applications for the 2016 Creative Leadership Grant program.The program will award up to twenty grants of $2,500 each in support of innovative leadership-team-building programs within elementary schools. In addition, each program will receive an in-kind grant of… Read More

Dammann Fund

Deadline: Thursday, June 30, 2016

Grants of up to $10,000 will be awarded to charitable organizations in Charlottesville with a focus on mental illness or teen parenthood. Read More

Finish Line Youth Foundation Grant

Deadline: Thursday, June 30, 2016

The Finish Line Youth Foundation, the charitable arm of athletic products retailer Finish Line, provides funding to youth athletic programs and sports-based camps, especially those serving disadvantaged children and those with special needs. Grants ranging from $5,000 to $25,000 will be… Read More

Clark Memorial Fund

Deadline: Friday, July 1, 2016

To support programs that defray the cost of hospitalization or provide medical services to needy and indigent persons residing in Halifax County, Virginia. Read More

Best Buy Community Grant

Deadline: Friday, July 1, 2016

The Best Buy Community Grants Program provides support to community-based organizations that are located within 50 miles of a Best Buy facility. Eligible programs must create hands-on learning opportunities for underserved teens to engage in learning, experimenting, and interacting… Read More

Shaping Futures Grant

Deadline: Friday, July 1, 2016

Starting in the summer of 2016, the Community Foundation will launch its ‘Shaping Futures’ grants to support programs aimed at effectively delivering proven interventions in order to achieve measurable outcomes for identified community groups or population segments in the… Read More

The National Alliance for Grieving Children Capacity-Building Grant

Deadline: Monday, July 11, 2016

NAGC, in association with the New York Life Foundation, will award twenty one-time grants of $10,000 to childhood bereavement organizations that have identified a need and are seeking funding to help them operate more effectively. Proposals should fit one of… Read More

Anthem Foundation Grant

Deadline: Tuesday, July 19, 2016

Anthem Foundation grant funding supports ongoing community health programs with proven and measurable outcomes. These include nonprofit programs that provide services directly to people and those that change systems that transform health care. Read More

Anne E. Talcott Fund

Deadline: Friday, July 22, 2016

The Anne E. Talcott Fund seeks to fund organizations exclusively for religious, charitable, scientific, literary or educational purposes, as well as for testing for public safety, or for the prevention of cruelty to children or animals.  Grant award sizes… Read More

Virginia Health Safety Net Grants

Deadline: Friday, July 29, 2016

Virginia Health Care Foundation (VHCF) grants work to increase access to primary care for uninsured Virginians and those who live in areas with limited access to care. Read More

Gannett Foundation Community Action Grants

Deadline: Monday, August 29, 2016

Grants ranging from $1,000 to $5,000 will be awarded to nonprofit organizations. The Gannett Foundation’s Community Action grants support local organizations with funding priority given to focuses on: education and neighborhood improvement, economic development, youth development, community problem-solving, assistance to… Read More

Wells Fargo Corporate Giving Program

Deadline: Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Wells Fargo supports nonprofit organizations that work on a community level in the areas of human services, arts and culture, community development, civic responsibility, education, environmental consciousness, and volunteerism. Grant applications for Western Virginia localities are accepted on a… Read More

Patagonia Grassroots Environmental Grants

Deadline: Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Patagonia supports small, grassroots, activist organizations with provocative direct-action agendas, working on multi-pronged campaigns to preserve and protect our environment. They help local groups working to protect local habitat, and think the individual battles to protect a specific stand… Read More

Inez Duff Bishop Charitable Trust

Deadline: Thursday, September 1, 2016

Grants are awarded to charitable organizations for a broad range of activities. Preference will be given to organizations providing services to the visually impaired and to underprivileged individuals in need of hospital and medical care. The trust has a… Read More

P. Buckley Moss Arts Integrated Education Grant

Deadline: Wednesday, September 28, 2016

The P. Buckley Moss Foundation is accepting grant applications from pre-K-12 educators who need financial assistance to maintain or implement an arts education program. Grants of up to $1,000 will be awarded to support new or evolving programs that… Read More

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