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

Innovations in Reading Prize

Deadline: Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Each year, the National Book Foundation recognizes individuals and institutions that have developed innovative means of creating and sustaining a lifelong love of reading. In addition to promoting the best of American literature through the National Book Awards, the… Read More

Open Society Fellowship

Deadline: Wednesday, March 1, 2017

A program of the Open Society Foundations, the Open Society Fellowship was founded in 2008 to support individuals around the world pursuing innovative and unconventional approaches to fundamental open society challenges. The fellowship program seeks to fund work that… Read More

Enhancing Hospitals’ Role in Population Health Grant

Deadline: Wednesday, March 1, 2017

The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation is seeking proposals from organizations that can work with hospitals to enhance their role in population health. RWJF is committed to building a Culture of Health in America, which includes fostering cross-sector collaboration to… Read More

American Society for Reproductive Medicine

Deadline: Tuesday, March 7, 2017

The American Society for Reproductive Medicine is accepting applications for its Research Grants program, an annual program designed to facilitate the research endeavors of new investigators; provide bridge funds for projects that are of benefit to other members of… Read More

Courage in Journalism Award and Lifetime Achieve Award

Deadline: Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Since 1990, the International Women’s Media Foundation has worked to unleash the potential of women journalists to transform the global news media. Since 1990, the Courage in Journalism Awards have honored women journalists who demonstrate extraordinary strength of character… Read More

Women in DF Industry Grant

Deadline: Wednesday, March 15, 2017

The Deep Foundations Institute Educational Trust, the philanthropic arm of the Deep Foundations Institute, was established in 2006 to support and encourage individuals in the fields of study related to the deep foundations industry by providing scholarships and opportunities… Read More

Homelessness Project Grant

Deadline: Wednesday, March 15, 2017

The William G. McGowan Charitable Fund has issued a Request for Proposals in support of projects that proactively address the problems faced by homeless individuals. To that end, the fund will award grants in support of initiatives that seek… Read More

CHEST Foundation Asthma Research Grant

Deadline: Friday, March 31, 2017

The CHEST Foundation, the charitable arm of the American College of Chest Physicians, champions lung health for all Americans through support for clinical research, patient education, and community service. To that end, the foundation is accepting applications for its… Read More

Mental Health Research Grant

Deadline: Saturday, April 1, 2017

The Fahs-Beck Fund for Research and Experimentation is accepting applications for behavioral or psychological research studies from investigators based in the United States or Canada. The fund will award grants of up to $20,000 to studies aimed at developing,… Read More

World of Children 2017 Awards

Deadline: Saturday, April 1, 2017

Since 1998, World of Children Award has granted more than $8 million in cash grants and program support to more than 100 humanitarian leaders who are the driving force behind charity organizations serving children worldwide.
World of Children Award is… Read More

Mental Health Research Grant

Deadline: Saturday, April 1, 2017

The Fahs-Beck Fund for Research and Experimentation is accepting applications to support behavioral or psychological research studies based in the United States or Canada. Grants of up to $20,000 are available to help support the research of faculty members… Read More

School Breakfast Program Grants

Deadline: Friday, April 7, 2017

Action for Healthy Kids combats childhood obesity, undernourishment, and physical inactivity by helping schools become healthier places where kids can lead healthier lives. The organization partners with dedicated volunteers — teachers, students, moms, dads, and school-wellness experts — from… Read More

Support for Litigation to Advance Social Justice

Deadline: Tuesday, April 11, 2017

The Impact Fund makes grants to lawyers, law firms, and nonprofit organizations involved in impact litigation. The Impact Fund will provide grants of up to $25,000 to legal services nonprofits, private attorneys, and/or small law firms that seek to… Read More

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