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

Deadline: Rolling

The Ford Foundation awards grants on a rolling basis to ideas for fighting inequality. Be sure to check out the Foundation’s seven program areas focused on challenging inequality before you submit your idea online. 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

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

Turn5: Clean Trails Grant Program

Deadline: Rolling

ExtremeTerrain strongly advocates for the responsible recreational use of off-road trails and is happy to launch the Clean Trail Grant Program awarding $250 to qualified applicants.

This program will provide eligible groups the opportunity to apply for a grant to… Read More

Reimagine It Grants

Deadline: Rolling

Artfully Reimagined is offering grants to artists who work with disposable or re-purposed items to create, showcase, and sell their works. These mini-grants range between $100 and $500, and artists are encouraged to apply at any time. Read More

World of Children 2018 Call for Nominations

Deadline: Saturday, March 31, 2018

World of Children, a global organization that funds, elevates and educates nonprofit leaders running high-impact programs that exclusively serve the needs of vulnerable children, has announced their annual call for nominations. Recognized as the “Nobel Prize for Child… Read More

Baseball Tomorrow Fund – Youth Baseball/Softball

Deadline: Sunday, April 1, 2018

The Baseball Tomorrow Fund, an arm of MLB Community, will award grant money to nonprofit organizations involved in operating youth baseball and/or softball programs and facilities. The funding may be used to finance a new program or to improve… Read More

Domestic Violence Services for Underserved Populations

Deadline: Thursday, April 19, 2018

The Virginia Department of Social Services is happy to announce a new funding opportunity to support population or culturally-specific community based organizations and units of government to provide new domestic violence services and projects to underserved populations.  


To view the application details and  materials for this… Read More

Lawrence Foundation

Deadline: Monday, April 30, 2018

The Lawrence Foundation awards grants on a yearly cycle (June/December) to organizations which address the following areas of interest:

  • Environment
  • Human Services
  • Disaster relief
  • Other

Grants are awarded twice a year. For the June Grant Cycle, please submit funding requests… Read More

Princess Grace Foundation Student Films

Deadline: Friday, June 1, 2018

The Princess Grace Foundation will award scholarships to student (undergraduate/graduate) filmmakers, as grant money for thesis film projects. Students should submit a resume, script or story summary of proposal, proposed budget, and a work sample by June 1, 2018…. Read More

Environmental Research & Education Foundation – Solid Waste Management

Deadline: Friday, June 1, 2018

The Environmental Research & Education Foundation will award funding to research aimed at responsible and sustainable solid waste management. EREF funds on a yearly cycle, with two deadlines per year for proposals: January 6 and June 1. Submit a… Read More

The Eco-Living Fund

Deadline: Friday, June 29, 2018

The Charlottesville Area Community Foundation is now accepting letters of inquiry for the Eco-Living Fund, which aims to steer daily life habits toward environmental sustainability. The deadline for optional Letters of Inquiry is Friday, March 30, 2018. The… Read More

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