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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Virginia Health Care Foundation Health Safety Net Grants

Deadline: Friday, January 18, 2019

The Virginia Health Care Foundation is awarding grants to programs that increase access to primary care for uninsured Virginians.

To be eligible, applicants must be a Virginia-serving public agency or private nonprofit with 501(c)(3) tax-exempt status under the Internal Revenue… Read More

Big Read Grant

Deadline: Thursday, January 24, 2019

Application Deadline: Thursday, January 24, 2019

Programming Dates: September 1, 2019—June 30, 2020

Approximately 75 organizations will be selected for grants from $5,000 to $15,000.

The Big Read, a program of the National Endowment for the Arts, aims… Read More

Charlottesville Area Community Foundation Strengthening Systems Grant

Deadline: Friday, February 1, 2019

Grants to strengthen how services and activities are delivered and accessed in our community. The CACF looks to correct problems with systemic limitations of insufficient capacity, lack of coordination, inefficiencies and access barriers that keep community members from benefitting from… Read More

Clif Bar Foundation Small Grant Program

Deadline: Friday, February 1, 2019

The Clif Bar Family Foundation is accepting applications for its Small Grants program.

Through the program, general support grants of up to $7,000 as well as funding for specific projects will be awarded to nonprofits working in one or… Read More

Louisa County Community Fund

Deadline: Friday, February 1, 2019

The Charlottesville Area Community Foundation will award grants to improve the community in Louisa County. Read More

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation – Health and Climate Solutions

Deadline: Friday, February 8, 2019


Through this funding opportunity, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) seeks to develop and amplify the evidence around a set of approaches that improve community health and well-being and advance health equity, while also addressing climate change adaptation or mitigation…. Read More

Macy Faculty Scholars Program

Deadline: Wednesday, February 13, 2019

The Macy Faculty Scholars Program is designed to identify and nurture the careers of promising educational innovators in medicine and nursing. With support from the Macy Foundation, scholars will implement new educational innovations at their home institutions and participate… Read More

Youth Make a Difference

Deadline: Friday, February 15, 2019

The Opal® Apple Youth Make a Difference initiative awards grants to youth-led nonprofit organizations. These organizations must include youth aged 6-25 taking leadership roles. Applicants must be nonprofits operating in one of the 50 United States or the District of… Read More

Action for Healthy Kids School Breakfast Program Grants

Deadline: Friday, April 5, 2019

Action for Healthy Kids is issuing up to 250 grants ranging from $500 to $3,000 to support increased participation in school-provided breakfast.  Additionally, up to 500 schools can receive grant awards ranging from $500 and $1,000 to create and… Read More

National Endowment for the Arts Accepting Applications for Challenge America Fast-Track Grants

Deadline: Thursday, April 11, 2019

The National Endowment for the Arts is accepting applications from small and midsize organizations for projects that extend the reach of the arts to underserved populations, including those whose opportunities to experience the arts are limited by… Read More

Lawrence Foundation

Deadline: Tuesday, April 30, 2019

The Lawrence Foundation is offering grants from $5,000-$10,000 from projects focused on environmental problems, human services, disaster relief, and education.  Nonprofits with 501(c) status, public schools and libraries are all eligible to apply. Read More

Conservation Alliance Grants

Deadline: Wednesday, May 1, 2019

The Conservation Alliance is a group of outdoor businesses that seeks to protect threatened wild places in North America for their habitat and recreational values. As a group of outdoor industry companies, the alliance recognizes its… Read More

Drogosz Youth Substance Abuse Prevention/Treatment Fund Grants

Deadline: Monday, June 3, 2019

The John M. Drogosz Youth Substance Abuse Prevention/Treatment Memorial Fund, a component fund of the Freeport Community Foundation in Illinois, is accepting applications from youth-focused substance abuse programs serving the community.

The fund supports nonprofit organizations with educational,… Read More

Virginia Environmental Endowment

Deadline: Saturday, June 15, 2019

The Virginia Environmental Endowment is awarding grants that are focused on the improvement of local rivers, restoration of the Chesapeake Bay area, innovative land conservation, and sustainable land use practices, environmental literacy and public awareness, and emerging issues of… Read More

Dammann Fund Grant for Mental Health and Teen Pregnancy Organizations

Deadline: Sunday, June 30, 2019

This Damman Fund grant is for organizations that support living/independent living for the mentally ill, and/or programs that develop the parenting skills of young parents. Read More

The Dammann Fund Mental Health and Teen Pregnancy Grants

Deadline: Sunday, June 30, 2019

The Dammann Fund, Inc. is offering three-year grants to programs that focus on either helping young parents or independent living for the mentally ill. Read More

Shaping Futures Grant

Deadline: Monday, July 1, 2019

The CACF Shaping Futures grant will award up to $500,000 over 5 years. Guidelines coming in 2019. Read More

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