Category Archives: Grantseeking

Educators Eligible for Westinghouse Science Awards

Private Funder: Siemens Westinghouse; Opportunity: 2017 Competition in Math, Science & Technology (STEM); Funding Focus: Science and education; Geographic Focus: National; Eligibility: Students and schools; Funding: Up to $100,000; Deadline: TBA (applications available May 1).

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Classroom Projects Can Win Community Impact Cash Grants

Private Funder: The Cisco Foundation; Opportunity: Community Impact Cash Grants; Funding Focus: Education, community service and the underserved; Geographic Focus: National (where Cisco has operations); Eligibility: Nonprofits; Funding: Up to $75,000 each for first time applicants (the foundation distributed $13 … Continue reading

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Foundation Favors Substance Abuse Recovery Initiatives

Private Funder: Christopher D. Smithers Foundation; Opportunity: 2017 Foundation Grants; Funding Focus: Substance abuse treatment, alcoholism education; Geographic Focus: National; Eligibility: Nonprofits; Funding: Varies; the foundation made about $100,000 in grants last year; Deadline: Rolling.

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Drucker Innovation Awards Now Open; May 12 Deadline

Private Funder: Peter Drucker Foundation; Opportunity: Nonprofit Innovation Award; Funding Focus: Innovation; Geographic Focus: National; Eligibility: Nonprofits; Funding (estimated): Winning organization receives a $100,000 grant, while the two runners-up receive $7,000 and $5,000 grants; Deadline: May 12. 

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If You Have an Awesome Idea, Apply for an Awesome Grant!

Funder: Awesome Foundation; Opportunity: 2017 Project Grants; Funding Focus: Education and community development; Eligibility: Unrestricted (grants go for charitable or community projects); Funding: Multiple awards of $1,000 each; Deadline: Rolling.

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High School Teachers Can Apply for Pathway to Financial Success Grants

Discover Financial Services offers the Pathway to Financial Success grants competition that distributes funding to programs helping high school teachers better instruct their students into becoming more financially responsible. Deadline: Rolling.

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Social Service Programs Are Claneil Foundation Priority

Private Funder: Claneil Foundation; Opportunity: Grants; Funding Focus: Education, environment, health, hunger and nutrition; Geographic Focus: Organizations located in the Mid-Atlantic and New England states; Eligibility: Nonprofits; Funding (estimated): Grants range to $100,000 each (the foundation distributed $2.5 million in … Continue reading

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CWB Underwrites Senior, Community Development Projects

Funder: Claude Worthington Benedum Foundation; Opportunity: 2017 grants; Funding Focus: Education, seniors and economic development; Geographic Focus: WV& PA; Eligibility: Nonprofits; Funding: Varies (the foundation made $17 million in awards last year). Deadline: Rolling.

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Culture, Community Projects Get Funding Aid

Funder: EQT Foundation; Opportunity: 2017-18 program funds; Funding Focus: Education, arts and culture, community and the environment; Geographic Focus: Pennsylvania, West Virginia, Kentucky, Ohio and Virginia; Eligibility: Nonprofits and community groups; Funding: Up to $100,000 (the foundation distributed $4.2 million … Continue reading

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Big Box Chain Launches State Grantmaking Effort

Foundation: Walmart Foundation; Opportunity: 2016 State Giving Program; Funding Focus: Education, workforce, environment, health; Geographic Focus: National; Eligibility: 501(c)(3) nonprofit serving states or regions; Funding: Multiple awards of at least $25,000 each were awarded in the past; Deadlines: May 12 … Continue reading

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