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Grants to USA Native-Led Nonprofits, Agencies, and Community Organizations for Programs Relat...

Deadline 04/09/19

Grants starting at $75,000 to USA Native-led nonprofits, agencies, and community organizations for programs focusing on health and nutrition. Funding is intended to support Native-based advocacy efforts to promote innovative policies and policymaking ideas that will benefit Native American nutrition and health by improvin...

GrantWatch ID#: 185549

Grants to USA Nonprofits in Multiple States for Nutrition, Environment, and Community Benefit

Deadline 03/29/19

Grants to Florida, Illinois, Kentucky, Louisiana, Minnesota, New Mexico, and Texas nonprofit organizations to benefit communities within the funding source’s service area, or to address eligible global concerns. Focus areas include nutrition and agriculture, water resources and habitat conservation, and protection and en...

GrantWatch ID#: 176800

Grants to Iowa and Illinois Nonprofits and Agencies to Benefit Scott Island County, Iowa Res...

Deadline 03/29/19

Grants to Scott County, Iowa and Rock Island County, Illinois nonprofit organizations, schools, and government agencies for activities that benefit the Scott County community. Program areas include economic development, arts and culture, human services, and education. Proposal Types: -Economic Development: proposal...

GrantWatch ID#: 179933

Grants to Chicago Region, Illinois Nonprofits for Environment, Nutrition, and Children

Deadline 05/13/19 LOI Date: 03/29/19

Grants to Chicago Region, Illinois nonprofit organizations to benefit local communities in the areas of environmental stewardship, nutrition, and the positive development of children. An LOI is required prior to submitting a full application. The Foundation seeks to promote the following goals: -Behavior as individuals...

GrantWatch ID#: 180276

Grants and In-Kind Donations to USA Organizations, Local Governments and Associations, and R...

Deadline 03/29/19

Grants of up to $10,000 and in-kind donations to USA local governments, downtown associations, parks and recreation areas, business improvement districts, and other organizations to reduce cigarette litter. Additional funding for 2019 is intended to provide both portable and permanent ash receptacles in communities with ri...

GrantWatch ID#: 185463

Grants to Morton, Illinois Organizations for Tourism Events to Enhance Local Economic Develo...

Deadline 03/31/19

Grants of up to $3,000 and grants of up to $10,000 to Illinois organizations for events that will enhance tourism in the Village of Morton. Funding is intended for events that attract overnight stays, enhance the quality of life, and increase traffic to local businesses. The goal of the grant is to assist organizations in ...

GrantWatch ID#: 175911

Grants to USA Nonprofits for Programs and Projects that Benefit Veterans and their Families

Deadline 03/31/19

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations for scientific, charitable, and educational programs and projects that support veterans. Funding will be provided for grassroots start up projects that directly benefit veterans and their families. Projects that demonstrably benefit veterans and develop a track record of providing need...

GrantWatch ID#: 179959

Grants to USA Nonprofit Organizations for Projects that Support Veterans and their Families

Deadline 03/31/19

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations for projects that benefit veterans. Funding is intended for projects that support veterans in one of the following categories: financial support/services, female veterans, veteran camaraderie, service/therapy animal support, job/transition training, legal support/services, life skills,...

GrantWatch ID#: 184725

Grants to USA, Canada, and International Nonprofits for Arts, Education, Environment, Disadv...

Deadline 04/01/19

Grants to USA, Canada, and International nonprofit organizations for programs and projects that focus on humanitarian support, the environment, disadvantaged children, arts and culture, education, and animal welfare. Preference will be given to those organizations, individuals, and/or initiatives that will stand the test o...

GrantWatch ID#: 164766

Grants to USA, Canada, and International Nonprofits to Improve Access to Therapeutic Massage...

Deadline 04/01/19

Grants ranging from $500 to $5,000 to USA, Canada, and International nonprofit organizations to provide therapeutic bodywork and massage to marginalized groups. Funding is also available to provide massage services in places where it is not yet available. By providing massage services and therapy, grant recipients will hel...

GrantWatch ID#: 178262

Grants to USA Nonprofits in Multiple States for Programs that Impact the Community and Impro...

Deadline 04/01/19

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations for programs that benefit the communities where the funding source does business. Eligible communities are located in the following states: Alabama, Arkansas, California, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, North Carol...

GrantWatch ID#: 180369

Grants to Barrington Area, Illinois Nonprofits to Benefit Women, Children, Families, and Sen...

Deadline 04/01/19

Grants to Barrington Area, Illinois nonprofit community organizations for activities that directly benefit local residents. Applications will be considered from organizations that are working to positively impact the lives of children, women, families, and senior citizens in the local area.

GrantWatch ID#: 180560

Grants to USA Investigators for Small Research Projects on Medical Issues Affecting Women

Deadline 04/05/19

Grants of $25,000 to USA MD and PhD investigators at accredited academic institutions or nonprofit medical research institutions for short-term, small research projects on medical issues that affect women. Eligible research topics must be related to the Foundation's priority areas which include: - Cardiovascular disea...

GrantWatch ID#: 183486
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Grants to USA Nonprofits in the Great Lakes Region to Promote the Humane Treatment of Animals

Deadline 04/15/19

Grants generally ranging between $10,000 and $50,000 to Great Lakes Region, USA nonprofit organizations, museums, wildlife centers, zoos, and educational institutions for programs that improve the well-being of animals. Grant applicants are asked to contact staff and to submit a letter of inquiry. Funding is intended to pr...

GrantWatch ID#: 146158
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Grants to Illinois and Iowa Nonprofits, Schools, and Libraries in the Quad Cities Area for E...

Deadline 04/15/19

Grants to Iowa and Illinois nonprofit organizations, schools, and libraries to support charitable activities within the funding source’s Quad Cities service area. Program categories include education, healthcare, social services, arts and culture, and workforce and economic development. In general, grants shall be made f...

GrantWatch ID#: 178168

Awards to USA Individuals and Organizations for Efforts to Improve the Lives of the Blind

Deadline 04/15/19

Awards to USA individuals and organizations to recognize outstanding efforts to improve the lives of blind people. Previous winners have been recognized for changing negative perceptions of blindness, and breaking down barriers that face people who are blind. Each year, if feasible, awards are given to applicants in the fo...

GrantWatch ID#: 180524

Grants to USA Nonprofits and Agencies for Quick-Action Projects to Improve Communities

Deadline 04/17/19

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations and government agencies for quick-action projects to improve local communities. Funding areas include transportation, public spaces, housing, smart cities, and other community elements. Applications are invited for projects that will help the community become more livable. AARP wil...

GrantWatch ID#: 185431
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Grants to Metropolitan Chicago, Illinois Grassroots Organizations to Improve the Quality of L...

Deadline 04/30/19

Grants ranging from 5,000 to $10,000 to Metropolitan Chicago, Illinois grassroots organizations to enhance the quality of life for African Americans. Funding is intended for programs focusing on mental health, immigration, social justice, and youth entrepreneurship. Projects and operating support will be funded. The Ch...

GrantWatch ID#: 170392

Grants to USA Grassroots Organizations for Action Programs to Protect the Environment

Deadline 04/30/19

Grants typically ranging between $10,000 and $20,000 to USA grassroots organizations for programs that preserve the environment. Funding is intended to assist local activist groups in protecting frontline communities and local habitats. Eligible programs will be original, bold, action-directed, and committed to long-term c...

GrantWatch ID#: 185169

Grants to USA, Canada, and International Nonprofits for Environmental Activism through Film

Deadline 04/30/19

Grants typically ranging between $15,000 and $30,000 to USA, Canada, and International nonprofit organizations that use film and media as part of a campaign tool to promote environmental activism. Funding is intended to support campaigns that inspire audiences to become environmental activists through film and media. P...

GrantWatch ID#: 185170

Grants to USA and Puerto Rico Nonprofits to Increase Clean Syringe Access for Drug Users

Deadline 05/01/19

Grants ranging from $2,500 to $20,000 to USA and Puerto Rico nonprofit organizations for programs that increase access to clean syringes. Funding is intended to enhance the health of individuals affected by drug use. These programs will offer education, free of cost sterile syringes, and community wrap-around services to r...

GrantWatch ID#: 176562
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Grants to Illinois, Iowa, and Wisconsin Organizations and Individuals to Promote Financial S...

Deadline 05/01/19

Grants to Illinois, Iowa, and Wisconsin organizations and individuals to foster financial stability and enhance their quality of life. The Foundation seeks to provide personal financial assistance, as well as coaching, to help financially prudent and hardworking individuals recover from unanticipated life events, and to pr...

GrantWatch ID#: 180555

Grants to USA Nonprofits to Advance Medical Research, Prevent Animal Cruelty, and Protect Isr...

Deadline 05/01/19

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations for programs and projects that focus on preventing the mistreatment of animals, advancing medical research, and protecting the State of Israel. Applicants are required to contact program staff prior to submitting an application. The Foundation funding preference is given to organiza...

GrantWatch ID#: 181689
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Grants to Peoria, Illinois Nonprofits for Programs that Benefit Residents and Improve the Qu...

Deadline 05/01/19

Grants to Illinois nonprofit organizations for programs with a broad charitable focus in the Peoria area. Applicants should demonstrate how programs will enhance the local quality of life, address a community need, and be sustainable in the long term. The Committee supports projects and programs that: - Provide dire...

GrantWatch ID#: 181690
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Grants to USA and Russia Organizations for Collaborative Projects Addressing Social Issues

Deadline 05/01/19

Grants of up to $43,000 to USA and territories organizations partnering with Russia organizations for collaborative projects that address social issues that are relevant to both nations. Funding is intended for creative ideas for implementing innovative approaches to social concerns. Projects should focus on various topics...

GrantWatch ID#: 185630

Grants to USA Nonprofits and IHEs in Eligible States for Environment, Safety, and Community B...

Deadline 05/06/19

Grants of up to $10,000 and grants starting at $10,000 to USA nonprofits and educational institutions in eligible states for programs in the areas of safety, community building, and environmental responsibility. Organizations within the following states are eligible to apply for funding: Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Maryla...

GrantWatch ID#: 180329
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Grants to USA Nonprofits and Schools in Eligible States for Public Education and Community S...

Deadline 05/15/19

Grants ranging from $2,000 to $5,000 to USA nonprofits and schools in eligible regions for public education and community service projects. Funding is intended for STEM projects, career and technical training in the skilled trades, as well as community service projects, with particular emphasis on programs that have a stro...

GrantWatch ID#: 175818
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Grants to USA Nonprofits for Programs and Services to Military Members, Veterans, and their F...

Deadline 05/15/19

Grants starting at $1,000 to USA nonprofits for projects and programs to support active duty military members, veterans, their caregivers, and their families. Funding is intended to support service members as they transition back to civilian life and re-enter the workforce. Focus Areas: - Military Caregivers - Famil...

GrantWatch ID#: 182067
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Grants to Wisconsin and Illinois Stateline Area Nonprofits to Improve the Quality of Life in...

Deadline 06/01/19 LOI Date: 05/18/19

Grants to Wisconsin and Illinois nonprofit organizations in the Stateline Area for programs and services that improve the quality of life in local communities. A Letter of Inquiry must be submitted prior to the full proposal. Previously funded projects were in the focus areas of early literacy, health and human services, a...

GrantWatch ID#: 128973
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Grants to USA, Canada, and International Investigators to Research USA Health Care Reform Out...

Deadline 08/15/19 LOI Date: 05/23/19

Grants to USA, Canada, and International scholars and investigators at the Ph.D. level or equivalent to conduct research projects to understand the various effects of the health care reforms made in the USA in 2010. Applicants must submit a letter of intent prior to submitting a full application. The Foundation is esp...

GrantWatch ID#: 175593
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Grants to USA Nonprofits that Use Eligible American-Made Pickup Trucks to Serve their Communi...

Deadline 05/31/19

Grants of $2,000 to USA nonprofit organizations that use and depend on pickup trucks to assist with their operations and benefit their communities. Eligible applicants are volunteers and employees of charities that use Chevrolet Silverados, Ford F-150s, Dodge Rams, or GMC Sierras. The person who nominates the selected cha...

GrantWatch ID#: 182915

Grants to USA Nonprofit Organizations for Health, Disaster Relief, Education, and Community ...

Deadline 05/31/19

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations to improve the quality of life in communities where the funding source operates. Initiatives should focus on disaster relief, helping children and families in need, access to medical and health services, services for U.S. troops, pharmacy education, and education for underserved youth....

GrantWatch ID#: 183443

Grants to Chicago, Illinois Nonprofits for Arts, Education, Health, and Human Services for t...

Deadline 06/01/19

Grants to Illinois nonprofit organizations in the Chicago metropolitan area for programs that support human services, arts, culture, education, and healthcare for underserved populations. The Foundation is especially interested in supporting organizations that focus on: - Children's causes - Start-up initiatives wi...

GrantWatch ID#: 180326

Grants to USA Indigenous-Based Nonprofits for Programs to Protect and Defend the Earth

Deadline 06/07/19

Grants ranging from $500 to $10,000 to USA Indigenous-based nonprofit organizations to protect Native lands and water resources against threats to the environment and their cultural vitality. Funding is intended for Native-led actions against unwanted development, incursions, and extractive industries as well as threats to...

GrantWatch ID#: 185186
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Grants to Illinois Nonprofits in Eligible Counties for Health, Education, and Human Services...

Deadline 06/15/19

Grants to Illinois nonprofits to provide education, health, and human services programs for underserved populations in DeKalb, DuPage, Kane, and McHenry Counties. Previous grants have funded food banks, Boys and Girls Clubs, health education centers, and consumer credit counseling services.

GrantWatch ID#: 160265
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Grants to Rock Island, Illinois Nonprofits to Meet Civic Needs and Improve the Quality of Life

Deadline 06/30/19

Grants to Rock Island, Illinois nonprofit organizations for programs and projects that meet the civic needs and promote the general welfare of local residents. Funding will be provided for a wide variety of community projects that improve or preserve the quality of life in the City of Rock Island.

GrantWatch ID#: 147360
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Grants to Chicago, Illinois and New York City Nonprofits for Health Care and to Support Peop...

Deadline 06/30/19

Grants to Chicago, Illinois and New York City nonprofit organizations for high-quality human services and health care programming for underserved groups. Funding may be requested for a broad range of activities related to health care and physical disabilities. The Foundation encourages requests for program, project, and ge...

GrantWatch ID#: 180801
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Grants to USA Organizations in Midwestern States to Strengthen Community Organizing Efforts

Deadline 06/30/19

Grants to USA organizations in Midwestern states to strengthen community organizing. Eligible states include Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Ohio, and Wisconsin. Funding is intended to provide organizations with general operating support. While Needmor embraces the opportunity to fund emerging or...

GrantWatch ID#: 185154
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Grants to USA Nonprofits to Benefit Veterans and Active Duty Service Members Who Have Been I...

Deadline 08/15/19 LOI Date: 07/01/19

Grants starting at $25,000 to USA nonprofit organizations to support veterans and active duty service members who have combat-related physical and mental injuries. Applicants are required to submit a letter of intent prior to submitting a full application. Eligible programs will address the following areas: physical recove...

GrantWatch ID#: 158967
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Grants to USA, Canada, and International Investigators for Early-Stage Cancer Research Proje...

Deadline 09/01/19 LOI Date: 07/01/19

Grants to USA, Canada, and International investigators associated with nonprofits, government agencies, universities, hospitals, and laboratories to support novel and innovative cancer research in its early and conceptual stages. An LOI must be submitted prior to submission of a full application. Eligible studies are those...

GrantWatch ID#: 159210

Grants to USA, Canada, and International Nonprofits for Environmental and Community Projects

Deadline 10/01/19 LOI Date: 07/01/19

Grants to USA, Canada, and International nonprofit organizations for a wide variety of environmental and community programs and projects. Applicants must submit a letter of inquiry prior to submitting a full application. Funding is intended to support projects in many fields of endeavor, including but not limited to, envir...

GrantWatch ID#: 173142
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Grants to USA, Canada, and International Organizations for Research Projects on Public Heal...

Deadline 09/03/19 LOI Date: 07/01/19

Grants averaging $20,000 to USA, Canada, and International nonprofit organizations and academic insitutions for projects that contribute to research on improving public health, facilitating food distribution, and preserving natural resources. Funding is specifically intended to be used to support lower-income countries in ...

GrantWatch ID#: 178057

Grants to DuPage County, Illinois Nonprofits for Arts, Education, Environment, Health, and Hu...

Deadline 09/06/19

Grants of up to $2,500 and grants of up to $20,000 to DuPage County, Illinois nonprofit organizations for projects in the areas of arts and culture, education, environment, health and human services. DuPage Foundation supports programs and projects which impact, improve, enhance and enrich the quality of life for DuPage Co...

GrantWatch ID#: 168578

Grants to USA Nonprofits in Multiple States for Economic and Community Development, Social S...

Deadline 10/31/19

Grants to USA nonprofits in Ohio, Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Kentucky, West Virginia, and Western Pennsylvania for programs benefiting communities where the funding source operates. Eligible funding areas include housing and community revitalization, financial education, community and social services, and economic and co...

GrantWatch ID#: 175828

Grants to USA, Mexico, and Haiti Nonprofits, Agencies, and For-Profits to Assist Underserved ...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to USA, Mexico, and Haiti nonprofits, for-profit organizations, and government entities for programs and services that improve the quality of life for underserved children. Focus areas include working families, equitable communities, and thriving children. The Funding Source works nationally throughout the U.S. and ...

GrantWatch ID#: 133552
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Grants to USA Nonprofits in Multiple States to Help Those in Need and Promote Multiculturali...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations in communities where the funding source has a business presence to help those in need. Primary emphasis is given to organizations serving military members and their families. Consideration will also be given to organizations working to meet the needs of children and families and promot...

GrantWatch ID#: 155287
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Grants to USA Nonprofits for Education and Training, Environment, Civics, and Public Health P...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants typically ranging from $2,500 to $15,000 to USA nonprofits in communities in which the funding source does business for programs in education, environmental awareness, civic and community development, and public health. The funding source aims to support programs for financially disadvantaged populations. Proposals ...

GrantWatch ID#: 158578
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Grants to USA First Responders, Military Personnel, and Veterans with Disabilities for Sport...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to USA first responders, military personnel, and veterans with disabilities for sports and fitness programs that enhance their physical and mental well-being. The funding source supports programs that provide opportunities for community re-integration for personnel who have a permanent illness or physical injury tha...

GrantWatch ID#: 159935

Grants to USA, Canada, and International Nonprofits and For-Profits for Social Change Projects

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to USA, Canada, and International social change organizations (including nonprofits and for-profits) that are in the early stages of their development for programs and projects that address important social issues at the national or global level. Funding is intended to support efforts that aim to improve the lives o...

GrantWatch ID#: 161348

Grants to Kansas City Area Nonprofits for Education and Civic Engagement and to USA Nonprofit...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to Kansas and Missouri nonprofit organizations for programs and projects that focus on education and/or benefiting Kansas City area residents through civic engagement. Grants are also made to USA nonprofits across the country for entrepreneurship programs and activities. Through these grants, the Foundation int...

GrantWatch ID#: 161824