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

2017 Elaine Chapin Scholarship Fund

Deadline: Sunday, April 30, 2017

The program supports the postsecondary education of students affected by multiple sclerosis, either directly or as a family member. In 2017, the fund will award $1,000 scholarships to deserving students. Recipients will be chosen on the basis of financial… Read More

March of Dimes Research Grant

Deadline: Sunday, April 30, 2017

The March of Dimes invites applications from principal investigators for research grants relevant to its mission of helping moms have full-term pregnancies as well as supporting research on the problems that threaten the health of babies. To be eligible,… Read More

National Association of School Nurses: 2017 Research Grant

Deadline: Monday, May 1, 2017

The National Association of School Nurses, in partnership with the American Nurses Foundation, is accepting applications for the 2017 NASN/ANF Research Grant program. Through program, the foundation will award grants of up to $5,000 in support of research projects… Read More

Newman’s Own/Fisher House Foundation/Military Times Grant

Deadline: Tuesday, May 2, 2017

Newman’s Own, Fisher House Foundation, and Military Times join together in presenting $200,000 in grants to the most creative military quality of life improvement plans. Complete the online application and tell us about your innovative idea to improve the… Read More

2017 Forward Promise: Empowerment Projects

Deadline: Tuesday, May 2, 2017

The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation has issued a Request for Proposals for its 2017 Forward Promise: Empowerment Projects program, which aims to promote opportunities for boys and young men of color (BYMOC) to heal, grow, and thrive in the… Read More

2017 Women of Worth Awards

Deadline: Monday, May 8, 2017

L’Oreal Paris has announced a call for nominations for the 2017 L’Oreal Paris Women of Worth awards, an annual program designed to honor women making a beautiful difference in the world through voluntarism. Since 2006, the program, in partnership… Read More

YouthBuild Grants

Deadline: Tuesday, May 9, 2017

The Department of Labor has administered the YouthBuild program since September 2006. The YouthBuild program is administered by the Employment and Training Administration’s Office of Workforce Investment, Division of Youth Services. YouthBuild is a community-based alternative education program that… Read More

Best Buy Community Grants Program

Deadline: Friday, May 19, 2017

The Best Buy Community Grants Program provides support to community-based organizations that are located within 25 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

Learning and Leadership Grants

Deadline: Thursday, June 1, 2017

The NEA Foundation, the philanthropic arm of the National Education Association, is a public charity supported by contributions from educators’ dues, corporate sponsors, and others. The foundation supports student success by helping public school educators work with key partners… Read More

Digital Impact Grants

Deadline: Monday, June 12, 2017

Digital Impact, an initiative of the Digital Civil Society Lab at the Stanford Center on Philanthropy and Civil Society, has opened up the 2017 cycle of its Digital Impact Grants program with a new RFP. Supported by the Bill & Melinda Gates… Read More

Emergency Shelters Grant

Deadline: Thursday, June 15, 2017

Founded in 1987, the mission of RedRover is to bring animals out of crisis and strengthen the bond between people and animals through emergency sheltering, disaster relief services, financial assistance, and education. In cooperation with Sheltering Animals and Families… Read More

American Psychological Foundation Kenneth B. and Mamie P. Clark Fund

Deadline: Thursday, June 15, 2017

The American Psychological Foundation is accepting applications for its Kenneth B. and Mamie P. Clark Fund. A single grant of $10,000 will be awarded to an early-career psychologist in support of his/her research and demonstration activities that promote understanding… Read More

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