Thursday, October 25, 2012

funding opportunities

Association of Performing Arts Presenters, MetLife Foundation Accepting Applications for Second Round of All-In: Re-imagining Community Participation
Grants of up to $25,000 will be awarded to APAP member organizations with promising new approaches to community engagement through the performing arts.... Deadline: November 1, 2012


Gates Foundation Launches College Knowledge Challenge App Competition - Thirty grants of up to $100,000 will be awarded to support the creation of free and low-cost Facebook applications that make the college-going process more transparent, collaborative, and easier to navigate for low-income and first-generation students.... Deadline: November 16, 2012


Chesapeake Bay Trust Announces Expansion of Mini Grant Environmental Education Program
Grants of up to $5,000 are available for K-12 environmental education projects, programs, and outdoor field experiences that raise awareness and involvement in the restoration and protection of the Chesapeake Bay and its local streams and rivers.... Deadline: January 13, 2013


Mary Byron Project Invites Nominations for Awards Honoring Innovative Domestic Violence Programs - Innovative nonprofit and government programs that have been effective in ending the generational cycle of domestic violence will be honored with awards of $10,000.... Deadline: November 16, 2012


AAUW Accepting Applications for Community Action Grants - Grants of up to $10,000 are available to individuals, AAUW branches, and AAUW state organizations as well as local community-based nonprofit organizations for innovative programs or non-degree research projects that promote education and equity for women.... Deadline: January 15, 2013


AIDS United Retention in Care (RIC) Initiative - Application deadline: Nov 2, 2012. Supports organizations that offer HIV healthcare services in underserved, rural, or impoverished areas.


Wm. Wrigley Jr. Company Foundation Community Service Grant - Application deadline: Nov 2, 2012
Provides funding to dental hygienists for projects aimed at improving oral health or providing oral health education.


E3 — Effectiveness, Efficiency and Excellence in Healthcare - Application deadline: Dec 7, 2012. Grants to healthcare institutions to impact the efficiency and quality of care.


Foundation for Rural Education and Development (FRED) Scholarships - Application deadline: Feb 15, 2013
Scholarships for students from rural areas who are interested in pursuing a career in telecommunications or show an interest in returning to rural areas.


Sea Turtle Conservation Fund Seeks Research and Conservation Grant Proposals - Matching grants ranging from $25,000 to $150,000 are available to individuals, organizations, and agencies working to help increase the populations of leatherback, loggerhead, and hawksbill turtles.... Deadline: November 1, 2012 (Pre-proposals)


Chamber Music America Invites Applications for 2013 Residency Partnership Grants - Grants of up to $12,000 are available to help support projects by ensembles and presenters to build audiences in community settings for classical/contemporary, jazz, and world chamber music.... Deadline: November 16, 2012


Bush Foundation Announces Fellowship Program for Elected and Public Officials - Two-year leadership development fellowships are available to elected and public officials in Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota, and the twenty-three Native nations that share the same geographic area.... Deadline: November 20, 2012


Fiskars' Project Orange Thumb Seeks Applications for Community Garden Grants and Makeovers - To help communities achieve their neighborhood beautification goals and support healthy, sustainable food sources, nonprofit organizations in the United States and Canada are invited to apply for ten grants of $5,000 and a complete garden makeover.... Deadline: December 15, 2012


Nissan Foundation Invites Letters of Intent for Funding to Promote Diversity - Grants ranging from $10,000 to $50,000 are available to nonprofit organizations in communities surrounding Nissan's affiliate locations for educational programs that foster an appreciation of diversity.... Deadline: November 16, 2012 (Letters of Intent)


National Fish and Wildlife Foundation Invites Pre-Proposals for Southern Company Power of Flight - A total of approximately $600,000 is available to fund bird conservation projects within the Southern Company service area of Georgia, Alabama, northwestern Florida, and southeastern Mississippi.... Deadline: November 13, 2012 (Pre-proposals)


Pre-Proposals Invited for Longleaf Stewardship Fund - Matching grants of $50,000 to $350,000 are available for projects designed to help accelerate the restoration and enhancement of the longleaf pine ecosystem in the southeastern United States.... Deadline: November 13, 2012 (Pre-proposals)


Walmart Foundation Local Giving Program - apply by December 1, 2012.  The Walmart Foundation supports programs and initiatives addressing education, workforce development, economic sustainability, and health and wellness.  Multiple awards ranging from $250-$5,000 are available for select applicants. Nonprofit organizations, K-12 schools, church or faith based organizations, and government entities are eligible to apply.  For more information or to apply, visit


The National Gardening Association is accepting applications for Youth Garden Grant Awards. Schools and community groups in the United States planning to garden with at least 15 children between the ages of 3 and 18 are invited to apply for Home Depot gift cards of up to $1,000 to purchase gardening supplies. Deadline to apply: 12/3/2012. For more information visit the website by clicking


Application materials for the Rural Hospital Capital Improvement Grant Program will be available October 15 on the ORHPC Grants and Loans page. Pre-applications are due December 17 and final applications (if invited) will be due March 18, 2013.


The Institute for Rural America is offering Seize The Moment Grants to nonprofits for up to $250 designed to assist groups needing to take quick action on issues that arise, or to send staff to training programs in their respective fields. Deadline: rolling. For application guidelines, click here.


The Economic Development Administration has announced the availability of funding for nonprofit and public agencies, including local governments for grants to create regional economic development plans that will stimulate and guide the economic developments of a community. Deadline: rolling. Get more information



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Oklahoma State University

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