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:  Small, Rural School Achievement (SRSA) Program
 Agency:  U.S. Department of Education
 Deadline:  June 30, 2017
 URL:

 https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=293256



 Title:  Hunger Relief & Community Engagement Programs
 Agency:  Walmart Foundation State Giving Program
 Deadline:  Applications Accepted August 7-11, 2017
URL:

http://corporate.walmart.com/_foundation_/apply-for-grants/state-giving-program



 Title: Second Chance Act Comprehensive Community-Based Adult Reentry  Program
 Agency:  U.S. Department of Justice
 Deadline:  July 5, 2017
URL:

https://www.bja.gov/funding/communityreentry17.pdf



Title:  Support for AIDS Initiatives Throughout America
Agency:  Elton John AIDS Foundation
Deadline:  June 30, 2017 for Letters of Intent (LoI)
URL:

http://newyork.ejaf.org/elton-john-aids-foundation-open-call-for-proposals-2/



Title:  Annual Grants for Programs in Rural Communities
Agency:  Foundation for Rural Service
Deadline:  September 15, 2017
URL:

http://www.frs.org/images/2017_FRS_Grant_App.pdf



Title:  Grants That Contribute to the Physical, Mental, Emotional and Spiritual Welfare of Children
Agency:  Child Welfare Foundation
Deadline:  July 15, 2017
URL:

http://www.cwf-inc.org/grantseekers/overview



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

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



Title:  Rural Health and Safety Education Competitive Grants Program
Agency:  NIFA, USDA
Deadline:  June 30, 2017
URL:

https://nifa.usda.gov/sites/default/files/rfa/FY%202017%20Rural%20Health%20RFA%20Final_0.pdf



Title:  Rural Cooperative Development Grant
Agency:  Business and Cooperative Programs
Deadline:  May 26, 2017
URL:

http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=292793



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