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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Academy of Human Rights and Humanitarian Law 2018 Human Rights Award

Deadline: Thursday, February 1, 2018

The Academy on Human Rights and Humanitarian Law at American University’s Washington College of Law is accepting entries for the 2018 Human Rights Essay Award. The annual award program seeks to stimulate the production of scholarly work in international… Read More

Impact and Innovation Grant Fund

Deadline: Thursday, February 1, 2018

The Open Society U.S. Programs Drug Policy Project aims to support viable alternatives to mass criminalization and mass incarceration, to strengthen community-driven health services, and to provide resources for interventions made prior to or instead of arrests. To this… Read More

J.M. Kaplan Fund Nonfiction Publishing

Deadline: Thursday, March 1, 2018

Through the Furthermore grant program, the J.M. Kaplan Fund supports publication of nonfiction books concerning the arts, history, and the natural and built environment. Grants ranging from $1,500 to a maximum of $15,000 are available twice a year for… Read More

Unitarian Universalist Association Social Responsibility Fund

Deadline: Thursday, March 15, 2018

The Unitarian Universalist Association is awarding grants to fellow Unitarian organizations across the US that:

  • increase the direct involvement of UUs in service, advocacy, and/or community organizing to create justice in the larger community;
  • link Unitarian Universalists with the larger… Read More
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