Grants

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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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

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

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

The Awesome Foundation

Deadline: Rolling

The Awesome Foundation awards micro-grants of $1000 dollars to individuals or groups for projects that expand our understanding of individual and collective potential.  Topics can include the arts, technology, community development, and more. Read More

Boulware Foundation

Deadline: Rolling

The Boulware Foundation seeks letters of interest from organizations working with women and girls in the areas of financial literacy, workforce development, microfinance, entrepreneurship, leadership skills, and formal education. The Foundation provides grants of up to $10,000. 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

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

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, is inviting entries for its annual Scholastic Art & Writing Awards.

Creative teens… 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

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

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

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

Kars for Kids Small Grant Program

Deadline: Rolling

Kars for Kids is offering grants from $500 to $2,000 to organizations that support youth development programs and educational initiatives, particularly those that promote education outside of the classroom.  Applications are accepted on a rolling basis. 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

Boulware Foundation- Economic Opportunities for Women and Girls

Deadline: Rolling

The Boulware Foundation is a new family foundation focused on increasing economic opportunities for women and girls. The foundation’s goal is to fund domestic and international programs aimed at empowering women economically and moving them toward financial… Read More

Patagonia- Grassroots Environmental Campaigns

Deadline: Rolling

Outdoor clothing and gear company Patagonia provides support for environmental work through grants to nonprofit organizations.

The company’s environmental retail grant program supports small, grassroots organizations with provocative direct-action agendas and multi-pronged campaigns aimed at preserving and protecting… Read More

BAMA Works Fund

Deadline: Rolling

Grants made by Dave Matthews Band to support community initiatives. Applications are reviewed on a bi-annual basis on February 1 and August 1 of each year. Up to $10,000 may be rewarded to recipients. Read More

Junior League of Charlottesville

Deadline: Rolling

The Community Grants program of the Junior League of Charlottesville awards grants of up to $4000 to help non-profit community organizations meet immediate community needs. This program provides financial support to a diverse group of organizations throughout our community. The… Read More

Virginia Humanities

Deadline: Rolling

Virginia Humanities accepts proposals from nonprofit organizations seeking funding to develop public humanities programs for audiences in Virginia. The Open Grant Program is open to proposals on a wide range of subjects, for projects in any format, and for… Read More

Dominion Energy

Deadline: Rolling

Dominion Energy is awarding $1 million in grants through the Dominion Energy Charitable Foundation, to 129 organizations in 12 states working to improve natural spaces or encourage environmental stewardship. The competitive grants program supports environmental education and stewardship projects… 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

Appalachian Stewards Foundation

Deadline: Rolling

The ASF grant program was created to help address two specific issues surrounding energy development in Appalachia: greenhouse gases, and stream and fishery restoration.

While all Appalachian-based projects will be considered for funding, projects and programs benefiting Virginia and West… 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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