The primary focus of this Grant Opportunities list is on 'community-friendly'
grants; i.e., those grants that organizations and special interest groups in small, underserved, struggling rural communities have a reasonable chance of competing for on a level playing field.



 
Title: Northern Tier Shelter Initiative Grants  
Agency:  American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA)  
Deadline:  Ongoing  
URL:  https://www.aspcapro.org/grant/2015/04/23/aspca-northern-tier-shelter-initiative-grants  


 
Title: GRAMMY Museum Grants Program  
Agency:  GRAMMY Museum  
Deadline:  Letter of Inquiry - October 15, 2018  
URL: 

https://www.grammymuseum.org/programs/grants-program

 


 
Title: Keepseagle Fast-Track Grants to Support Native Farmers & Ranchers  
Agency: First Nations Development Institute  
Deadline:  Letter of Intent - October 5, 2018  
URL:

https://firstnations.org/grantmaking/2018NAFSIKeepseagle

 


 
Title: Gardens Grant Program  
Agency: Whole Kids Foundation  
Deadline: October 15, 2018  
URL:

https://www.wholekidsfoundation.org/schools/programs/school-garden-grant-program

 


 
Title: How to Start a School Garden  
Agency:  Safter Brand  
 Deadline: December 1, 2018  
 URL: 

http://www.saferbrand.com/articles/how-to-start-a-school-garden

 


 
Title: Domestic Violence Safe Housing Grants for Pets  
Agency: RedRover   
Deadline: October 15, 2018  
URL:

https://redrover.org/dv-safe-housing-grants/

 


 
Title: 2019 Healthy Tomorrows Partnership for Children Program (HTPCP)  
Agency: Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), US DHHS  
Deadline: October 1, 2018  
URL:

https://grants.hrsa.gov/2010/Web2External/Interface/FundingCycle/ExternalView.aspx?fCycleID=a151a45a-ee86-43fd-b49f-597ac631bf87

 


 
Title: K-12 Schools Green Infrastructure Projects  
Agency: Nature Works Everywhere  
Deadline: October 5, 2018  
URL:

https://www.natureworkseverywhere.org/grants/

 


 
Title:  Grassroots Communities Mining Mini-Grant Program   
Agency: Indigenous Environmental Network & Western Mining Action Network   
Deadline: October 1, 2018   
URL:  https://wman-info.org/programs/mini-grant-program/  


 
Title: Defending Basic Freedoms Grants  
Agency: Herb Block Foundation  
Deadline: October 4, 2018 for Letters of Inquiry  
URL:

https://www.herbblockfoundation.org/grant-programs/defending-basic-freedoms

 


 
Title: Catholic Campain for Human Development  
Agency: U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops  
Deadline: November 1, 2018  
URL:

http://www.usccb.org/about/catholic-campaign-for-human-development/grants/

 


 
Title: Small Grants  
Agency: Lowe's Charitable and Educational Foundation   
Deadline: Rolling Basis  
URL:

https://newsroom.lowes.com/apply-for-a-grant/

 


 
Title: Community Partners Grants  
Agency:  Lowe's Charitable and Educational Foundation   
Deadline: August 24, 2018  
URL: 

https://newsroom.lowes.com/apply-for-a-grant/

 


 
Title: Toolbox for Education Grants  
Agency: Lowe's Charitable and Educational Foundation   
Deadline: September 28, 2018  
URL:

https://newsroom.lowes.com/apply-for-a-grant/

 


 
 Title: Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Planning Grants  
 Agency: MT Deparment of Commerce  
 Deadline: Ongoing  
 URL:

http://comdev.mt.gov/Programs/CDBG/PlanningActivities/Applying

 


 
 Title: Programs Aiding Senior Companion Animals  
 Agency: Doris Day Animal Foundation  
 Deadline: LOIs accepted 1st Month of Each Qtr (Jan, Apr, July & Oct)  
 URL:

https://www.dorisdayanimalfoundation.org/grants

 


 
 Title: Funding for Public Media, the Environment, and Animal Welfare  
 Agency: Park Foundation  
 Deadline: July 12, 2018  
 URL:

http://parkfoundation.org/program-interests/

 


 
 Title: Affiliate Community Health Grants  
 Agency: Susan G. Komen  
 Deadline: Ongoing  
 URL:

https://ww5.komen.org/researchgrants/communitybasedgrants.html

 


 
 Title: Funding for Alcohol Use Disorder, Prevention, Education and Treatment and SUDs  
 Agency: Christopher D. Smithers Foundation, Inc.  
 Deadline: Ongoing  
 URL:

http://www.smithersfoundation.org/grant-application/

 


 
 Title: Community Impact Grants  
 Agency: Home Depot Foundation  
 Deadline: December 31, 2018  
 URL:

https://corporate.homedepot.com/grants/community-impact-grants

 


 
 Title: Community Facilities Programs  
 Agency: Rural Development, USDA  
 Deadline: Ongoing  
 URL:

https://www.rd.usda.gov/programs-services/all-programs/community-facilities-programs

 


 
 Title: Artists and Economic Development: Thriving Cultures  
 Agency: Surdna Foundation  
 Deadline: Ongoing  
 URL:

http://www.surdna.org/what-we-fund/thriving-cultures/135-thriving-cultures/477-artists-and-economic-development.html

 


 
 Title: Accelerating Community-Centered Approaches  
 Agency: Kresge Foundation  
 Deadline: Ongoing  
 URL:

http://kresge.org/programs/health/accelerating-community-centered-approaches

 


 
 Title: People Investing in People  
 Agency: Presbyterian Committee on Self-Development of People  
 Deadline: Ongoing  
 URL:

 https://www.presbyterianmission.org/ministries/sdop/

 


 
 Title: Funding to Advance Justice and Opportunity for People in Need  
 Agency:  Public Welfare Foundation  
 Deadline:  Ongoing for submission of online letter of inquiry  
 URL:

http://www.publicwelfare.org/grants-process/submit-a-letter-of-inquiry/

 


 
 Title: Funding to Help People Recover from Substance Use Disorders  
 Agency:  Hanley Family Foundation  
 Deadline:  Ongoing for submission of online letter of inquiry  
 URL:

http://www.hanleyfamilyfoundation.org/grantmaking-procedures/

 


 
 Title: Funding for Community Health and Wellness Programs  
 Agency:  Walgreens  
 Deadline:  Ongoing  
URL:

https://www.walgreens.com/topic/about/community/companyguidelines.jsp

 


 
 Title: Funding for Culture, Education, Health, & Social Service Programs  
 Agency:  Hearst Foundations  
 Deadline:  Ongoing  
 URL:

https://www.hearstfdn.org/funding-priorities/

 


 
 Title:  National School Lunch Afterschool Snack Program  
 Agency:  U.S. Department of Agriculture  
 Deadline:  Ongoing  
 URL:

https://www.fns.usda.gov/school-meals/afterschool-snacks

 


 
Title:  Western SARE Grants  
Agency:  NIFA, USDA  
Deadline:  Various dates for five different programs  
URL:

http://www.westernsare.org/Grants/Types-of-Grants

 


 
Title: Evidence for Action (E4A)  
Agency: Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF)  
Deadline: Ongoing  
URL: More information  


 
Title: Initiatives That Promote an Equitable and Sustainable Society Funded  
Agency: Charles Stewart Mott Foundation  
Deadline: Ongoing  
URL: More information  

Title: Grants for Community Groups Advancing Social Justice  
Agency: Presbyterian Committee on the Self-Development of People (SDOP)  
Deadline: Ongoing  
URL: More information  

Title: Rural Business Development Grants  
Agency: Rural Development, USA  
Deadline: Ongoing  
URL: More information  

Title: Grants Encourage Family Literacy  
Agency: Wish You Well Foundation  
Deadline: Ongoing  
URL: More information  

Title: Community Development & Basic Needs Grants  
Agency: Bank of America Charitable Foundation  
Deadline: Ongoing  
URL: More information  

Title: Human Services Program - Economic Self-Sufficiency  
Agency: Kresge Foundation  
Deadline: Ongoing  
URL: More information  

Title: Women's Shelter Grants  
Agency: AKC Humane Fund  
Deadline: Open  
URL: More information  

Title: Arts and Culture Grants  
Agency: The Kresge Foundation  
Deadline: Inquiries Accepted on Rolling Basis  
URL: More information  

Title: Evidence for Action: Investigator-Initiated Research to Build a Culture of Health  
Agency: Robert Wood Johnson Foundation  
Deadline: Appl Accepted on a Rolling Basis  
URL: More information  

Title: Innovative Projects to Enhance the Development, Health, Safety, Education or Quality of Life for Children Grants  
Agency: Caplan Foundation for Early Childhood  
Deadline: Ltrs of Inquiry Accepted on Rolling Basis  
URL: More information  

Title: Technology for Social Good  
Agency: JP Morgan Chase & Co  
Deadline: Ongoing  
URL: More information  

Title: Creating a strong future for rural America  
Agency: CHS, Inc  
Deadline: Open  
URL: More information  

Title: Youth Sports, Education, Preventative Health, Relief Efforts  
Agency: Adidas Corporation  
Deadline: Open  
URL: More information  

Title: Second Chance  
Agency: American Humane Association  
Deadline: Open  
URL: More information  

Title: Thriving Cultures Program  
Agency: Surdna Foundation  
Deadline: Open  
URL: More information  

Title: Empowerment Programs for the Disadvantaged  
Agency: Presbyterian Mission Agency  
Deadline: Open  
URL: More information  

Title: Golf Programs for People with Disabilities  
Agency: National Alliance for Accessible Golf & USGA  
Deadline: Open  
URL: More information  

Title: Literacy Grant Programs  
Agency: Dollar General Literacy Foundation  
Deadline: Open  
URL: More information  

Title: Let?s Play Joint Use Grants  
Agency: KaBoom!  
Deadline: Open  
URL: More information  

Title: Community-Based Learning Center Grants  
Agency: Microsoft Corporation  
Deadline: Open  
URL: More information  

Title: Healthy Development for Children with Disabilities  
Agency: May and Stanley Smith Charitable Trust  
Deadline: Open  
URL: More information  

Title: Developing healthy places  
Agency: The Kresge Foundation  
Deadline: Ongoing  
URL: More information  

Title: Accelerating community-centered approaches in health  
Agency: The Kresge Foundation  
Deadline: Ongoing  
URL: More information  

Title: Various Community Grants  
Agency: U.S. Bank Foundation  
Deadline: Last Business Day of March, June & September  
URL: More information  

Title: Sports, Youth, Health & Community Engagement  
Agency: Adidas Group  
Deadline: Open  
URL: More information  

Title: Adult Literacy Grants  
Agency: Dollar General Literacy Foundation  
Deadline: Open  
URL: More information  

Title: Salad Bars for Schools  
Agency: Whole Kids Foundation  
Deadline: Open  
URL: More information  

Title: The U.S. Rural Infrastructure Opportunity Fund  
Agency: USDA, CoBank & Capitol Peak Asset Management  
Deadline: Open  
URL: More information  

Title: Funding for Rural Projects and Programs  
Agency: CHS Foundation  
Deadline: Ongoing  
URL: More information  

Title: National School Lunch Program (NSLP)  
Agency: Food and Nutrition Service, USDA  
Deadline: Ongoing  
URL: More information  

Title: Education, Health, Culture, and Social Service  
Agency: Hearst Foundation  
Deadline: Ongoing  
URL: More information  

Title: Let's Play Imagination Playground Grant  
Agency: KaBOOM!  
Deadline: Rolling Monthly Deadlines  
URL: More information  

Title: Grants to Address Vital Community Needs and Issues  
Agency: Wells Fargo  
Deadline: Ongoing  
URL: More information  

Title: Criminal Justice, Juvenile Justice and Workers? Rights Grants  
Agency: Public Welfare Foundation  
Deadline: Open  
URL: More information  

Title: Golf Programs for People with Disabilities  
Agency: National Alliance for Accessible Golf and United States Golf Association (USGA)  
Deadline: Rolling  
URL: More information  

Title: Community Building Grants  
Agency: Singing for Change  
Deadline: Open  
URL: More information  

Title: Thriving Cultures Program  
Agency: Surdna Foundation  
Deadline: Open  
URL: More information  

Title: Support for Organizations Assisting Low-Income Communities  
Agency: Kresge Foundation  
Deadline: Open  
URL: More information  

Title: Healthy Development for Children with Disabilities  
Agency: May and Stanley Smith Charitable Trust  
Deadline: Open  
URL: More information  

Title: Community Playground Grants  
Agency: KaBOOM!  
Deadline: Open  
URL: More information  

Title: Sustainable Development Program  
Agency: Rockefeller Brothers Fund  
Deadline: Ongoing  
URL: More information  

Title: Charitable Giving  
Agency: NorthWestern Energy  
Deadline: Ongoing  
URL: More information  

Title: SpayNeuter Grant Program  
Agency: PetSmart Charities, Inc  
Deadline: Open  
URL: More information  

Title: Safe Places to Play Grants  
Agency: U.S. Soccer Foundation  
Deadline: Rolling Basis  
URL: More information  

     
Title: Health, Education, Human Services and Community Affairs Grants  
Agency: RGK Foundation  
Deadline: Rolling Basis  
URL: More information  

Title: Community Grants  
Agency: The Safeway Foundation  
Deadline: Rolling Basis  
URL: More information  

Title: Various Environmental Grants and Financial Literacy Grants  
Agency: Cornell Douglas Foundation  
Deadline: Rolling Basis  
URL: More information  

Title: Arts, Culture and Humanities; Education; Environment; Health/Medical;  
Agency: Kettering Family Foundation  
Deadline: Rolling Basis  
URL: More information  

Title: Arts and Culture Grants  
Agency: The Kresge Foundation  
Deadline: Open  
URL: More information  

Title: Support for Organizations Assisting Low-Income Communities  
Agency: The Kresge Foundation  
Deadline: Open  
URL: More information