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: Funding to Meet the Needs of Rural and Urban Low-Income People and Communities
 Agency: Community Development Financial Institutions Fund, US Department of the Treasury
 Deadline: April 4, 2018
 URL:

https://www.cdfifund.gov/programs-training/Programs/cdfi-program/Pages/default.aspx



 Title: Enhancement and Expansion of Treatment and Recovery Services for Adolescents, Transitional Youth, and Their Families
 Agency: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
 Deadline: April 10, 2018
URL:

https://www.samhsa.gov/sites/default/files/grants/pdf/fy_18_youth_and_family_tree_final_draft_foa_2_9_18.pdf



 Title: Grassroots Organizing for Social Change Program
 Agency: Ben & Jerry's Foundation
 Deadline: April 18, 2018
 URL:

http://benandjerrysfoundation.org/the-grassroots-organizing-for-social-change-program/



 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: Social and Economic Development Strategies (SEDS)
 Agency: Administration for Children & Families, DHHS
 Deadline: April 9, 2018
 URL:

https://ami.grantsolutions.gov/HHS-2018-ACF-ANA-NA-1339



 Title: Native Youth Initiative for Leadership, Empowerment, and Development (I-LEAD)
 Agency: Administration for Children & Families, DHHS
 Deadline: April 9, 2018
 URL:

https://ami.grantsolutions.gov/HHS-2018-ACF-ANA-NC-1341



Title: School Grants for Healthy Kids
Agency: Action for Healthy Kids
Deadline: April 6, 2018
URL:

http://www.actionforhealthykids.org/tools-for-schools/apply-for-grants



 Title:  Hillman Innovations in Care (HIC) Program
 Agency:  Rita & Alex Hillman Foundation
 Deadline:  Ltr of Intent due March 5; Appl due June 4, 2018
 URL:

http://www.rahf.org/grant-programs/hillman-innovations-in-care-program/



 Title: Newman's Own Awards
 Agency: Fisher House Foundation
 Deadline: April 25, 2018
 URL:

https://www.fisherhouse.org/programs/newmans-own-grant/



 Title:  President's Environmental Youth Award
 Agency:  U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
 Deadline:  March 30, 2018
 URL:

https://www.epa.gov/education/presidents-environmental-youth-award



 Title: 2018 TeenDrive365 Video Challenge
 Agency: Toyota
 Deadline: February 28, 2018
 URL:

http://teendrive365inschool.com/teens/video-challenge?utm_content=&utm_medium=email&utm_name=&utm_source=govdelivery&utm_term=



 Title: Law Enforcement and Behavioral Health Partnerships for Early Diversion
 Agency: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
 Deadline:  March 5, 2018
 URL:

https://www.samhsa.gov/sites/default/files/grants/pdf/final-early-diversion-foa1-4-18.pdf



 Title: Innovative Practices in K-12 Education
 Agency: Braitmayer Foundation
 Deadline: March 15, 2015
 URL:

http://www.braitmayerfoundation.org/how-to-apply/



 Title: Patient Education Grants
 Agency: Janssen Therapeutics
 Deadline: March 30, 2018
 URL:

http://www.janssentherapeutics-grants.com/educational-grants-patient-ed.html



 Title: Secondary Education, Two-Year Postsecondary Education, and Agriculture in the K-12 Classroom Challenge Grants Program (SPECA)
 Agency: National Institute of Food and Agriculture, USDA
 Deadline: April 4, 2018
 URL:

https://nifa.usda.gov/funding-opportunity/secondary-education-two-year-postsecondary-education-and-agriculture-k-12



Title: Native American Career and Technical Education Program
Agency: U.S. Department of Education
Deadline: March 19, 2018
URL:

https://www.federalregister.gov/documents/2018/02/05/2018-02246/applications-for-new-awards-native-american-career-and-technical-education-program



 Title:  Improving the Lives of At-Risk Senior Dogs
 Agency:  Grey Muzzle Organization
 Deadline:  March 16, 2018
 URL:

http://www.greymuzzle.org/



 Title: Funding to Develop Alternative Methods to Advance Science
 Agency: Alternatives Research & Development Foundation
 Deadline: May 1, 2018
 URL:

http://www.ardf-online.org/ardf-grants.html



Title: Innovations in Reading Prize
Agency: National Book Foundation
Deadline: February 28, 2018
URL:

http://www.nationalbook.org/innovations_in_reading_application.html#.WoN9AHxG19O



 Title:  Fire Prevention & Safety Grants
 Agency:  FEMA, U.S. Department of Homeland Security
 Deadline:  March 16, 2018
 URL:

https://www.fema.gov/fire-prevention-safety-grants



 Title: Team Up Against Diabetes
 Agency: Sun Life Financial
 Deadline: March 31, 2018
 URL:

http://www.sunlife.com/us/About+us/Our+community+involvement/Team+Up+Against+Diabetes?vgnLocale=en_CA



 Title: Native Youth and Culture Funding Opportunity
 Agency: First Nations Development Institute
 Deadline: March 8, 2018
 URL:

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



 Title: Domestic Violence Shelter Grant Program
 Agency: Mary Kay Foundation
 Deadline: April 30, 2018
 URL:

https://www.marykayfoundation.org/causes



 Title: Agriculture in the Classroom (AITC) Program
 Agency: National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA), USDA
 Deadline: May 1, 2018
 URL:

https://nifa.usda.gov/funding-opportunity/agriculture-classroom-aitc-program?utm_content=&utm_medium=email&utm_name=&utm_source=govdelivery&utm_term=



 Title: Women and Minorities in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics Fields Program (WAMS)
 Agency: National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA), USDA
 Deadline: March 28, 2018
 URL:

https://nifa.usda.gov/sites/default/files/rfa/FY18-WAMS-STEM.pdf?utm_content=&utm_medium=email&utm_name=&utm_source=govdelivery&utm_term=



 Title: Grants for Youth, Wildlife & Habitat
 Agency: The Charlotte Martin Foundation
 Deadline: March 1, 2018
 URL:

http://www.charlottemartin.org/



 Title: Children's Initiative
 Agency: Weyerhaeuser Family Foundation
 Deadline: March 1, 2018
 URL:

http://www.wfamilyfoundation.org/childrens_initiative.html



 Title:  Health in All Policies Technical Assistance Program
 Agency:  National Association of County & City Health Officials (NACCHO)
 Deadline:  May 15, 2018
 URL:

http://essentialelements.naccho.org/archives/8974



 Title: Literacy Grant Programs - Adult, Family, Summer & Youth
 Agency: Dollar General Literacy Foundation
 Deadlines: Adult, Family & Summer - February 22; Youth - May 17, 2018
 URL:

http://www2.dollargeneral.com/dgliteracy/Pages/grant_programs.aspx



 Title: RFP to Host a CIRD Workshop in 2018
 Agency: Citizens' Institute on Rural Design (CIRD)
 Deadline: February 16, 2018
 URL:

https://www.rural-design.org/request-for-proposals



Title: Drug-Free Communities (DFC) Support Program - New
Agency: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), DHHS
Deadline: March 29, 2018
URL:

https://www.samhsa.gov/grants/grant-announcements/sp-18-002



 Title:

Treatment for Individuals with Serious Mental Illness, Serious Emotional Disturbance or Co-Occurring Disorders Experiencing Homelessness

 Agency: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), DHHS
 Deadline:  March 9, 2018
 URL:

https://www.samhsa.gov/grants/grant-announcements/sm-18-014



 Title: Quality of Life Grants Program
 Agency: Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation
 Deadline: Letter of Intent - February 15; Application - March 17, 2018
 URL:

https://www.christopherreeve.org/get-support/grants-for-non-profits/program-overview



 Title: Graduate Research Fellowship in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics
 Agency: U.S. Department of Justice
 Deadline: March 12, 2018
 URL:

https://www.nij.gov/funding/Documents/solicitations/NIJ-2018-13638.pdf



 Title: Grants to Improve the Health and Well-Being of all Montanans
 Agency: Montana Healthcare Foundation (MHCF)
 Deadline: February 23 & June 15, 2018
 URL:

https://mthcf.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/01/2018-CFP-FINAL_1.16.18-1.pdf



 Title: Natural Resource Conservation Careers Program
 Agency: Fish and Wildlife Service, U.S. Department of Interior
 Deadline: February 15, 2018
 URL:

https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=299461



 Title: Grants Promoting Economic Literacy
 Agency: Calvin K. Kazanjian Economics Foundation
 Deadline: February 15, 2018
 URL:

http://www.kazanjian.org/



 Title: Signature Employment Grants
 Agency: Kessler Foundation
 Deadline: February 18, 2018
 URL:

https://kesslerfoundation.org/grantprograms/signatureemploymentgrants.php



 Title: Lowe's Community Partners Grants
 Agency: Lowe's
 Deadline: May 11, 2018
 URL:

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



 Title: FY 2018 Garret Lee Smith (GLS) Campus Suicide Prevention
 Agency: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), DHHS
 Deadline: February 20, 2018
 URL:

https://www.samhsa.gov/sites/default/files/grants/pdf/sm-18-003.pdf



 Title: Tribal Practices for Wellness In Indian Country
 Agency: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), DHHS
 Deadline: February 20, 2018
 URL:

https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=299475



 Title: Montana Land & Water Conservation Grants
 Agency: Montana State Parks
 Deadline: March 30, 2018
 URL:

http://stateparks.mt.gov/recreation/lwcf.html



 Title: Funding for Rescue and Care for Domestic Animals and Wildlife
 Agency: Gus Hawthorne Foundation
 Deadline: February 15, 2018
 URL:

http://gushawthornefoundation.org/index.php?pr=Home_Page



 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:  Substance Abuse Program Grant
 Agency:  Hanley Family Foundation
 Deadline:  March 31, 2018
 URL:

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



 Title: Research Grants for Preventing Violence and Violence Related Injury (R01)
 Agency:  Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, DHHS
 Deadline:  February 12, 2018
 URL:

https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=297345



 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 to Recognize Libraries that Create Community-Based Programs
 Agency:  Penguin Random House Foundation
 Deadline:  April 12, 2018
 URL:

http://foundation.penguinrandomhouse.com/libraryawards/guidelines-and-application/



 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