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

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

Digital Impact Grants

Deadline: Monday, June 12, 2017

The Digital Civil Society Lab at the Stanford Center on Philanthropy and Civil Society is inviting applications to its Digital Impact (formerly Markets for Good) initiative from projects focused on improving the digital infrastructure for civil society and helping… 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

Foundation for Women’s Wellness 2017 Research Awards

Deadline: Tuesday, June 20, 2017

The Foundation for Women’s Wellness, a nonprofit dedicated to improving women’s health by raising support for innovative early-stage research and education, is accepting Letters of Inquiry for small, short-term studies with potential for improving medical knowledge in women’s health. Read More

Foundation for Women’s Wellness 2017 Fellowship Awards

Deadline: Tuesday, June 20, 2017

The Foundation for Women’s Wellness, a nonprofit charity dedicated to improving women’s health by raising support for innovative early-stage research and education, is accepting applications for its 2017 Gridley McKim Smith Fellowship Awards. Through the program, two $5,000 grants… Read More

Open Society Foundations Leadership in Government Fellowships Program

Deadline: Sunday, June 25, 2017

The Open Society Foundations has announced that its Leadership in Government Fellowships program is accepting applications from senior-level government officials and staff in the United States who have recently left public service. Read More

Benjamin Rose Institute on Aging: Innovation in Caregiving Award

Deadline: Friday, June 30, 2017

The Benjamin Rose Institute on Aging (BRIA) is a national organization that pursues innovation in practice and policy aimed at addressing important issues of aging. As a champion for older adults, BRIA works to advance their health, independence, and… Read More

Hospice and Palliative Nurses Foundation Research Grants

Deadline: Saturday, July 1, 2017

The Hospice and Palliative Nurses Foundation, the charitable arm of the Hospice and Palliative Nurses Association, is accepting applications for its Certification Research Grant program.

The HPNF Certification Research Grant is intended to provide investigators with resources to… Read More

Mazda Foundation Grants

Deadline: Saturday, July 1, 2017

The Mazda Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Mazda North America, supports nonprofit organizations in the areas of education, literacy, social welfare, scientific research, cross-cultural understanding, and environmental conservation. Grants amounts are determined according to the nature and need of… Read More

Cancer Research Foundation Innovation Award

Deadline: Thursday, July 6, 2017

The Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation is inviting applications for the Damon Runyon-Rachleff Innovation Award. The annual program is designed to provide support for the next generation of exceptionally creative thinkers with “high-risk/high-reward” ideas that have the potential to… Read More

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