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: Advocacy, Public Awareness & Education
 Agency: People With Disabilities Foundation (PWDF)
 Deadline: Letters of Interest Due November 6, 2017
 URL:

http://www.pwdf.org/people-with-disabilities-foundation-announces-phase-2-of-pilot-grant-program/



 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: 2018 Youth Garden Grant
 Agency: Multiple Sponsors
 Deadline: December 8, 2017
 URL:

https://kidsgardening.org/2018-youth-garden-grant/



 Title: Rural Health Care Services Outreach Program
 Agency: Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), DHHS
 Deadline: December 6, 2017
 URL:

https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=295218



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

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



 Title: Healthy Places for Healthy People
 Agency: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
 Deadline: October 25, 2017
 URL:

https://www.epa.gov/smartgrowth/healthy-places-healthy-people-2017-2018-application



 Title: Rural Impact County Challenge Community Coaching
 Agency: National Association of Counties (NACo)
 Deadline: November 3, 2017
 URL:

http://www.naco.org/resources/programs-and-services/rural-impact-county-challenge-community-coaching-0



 Title: FY18 Farm to School Grant
 Agency: Food & Nutrition Service, USDA
 Deadline: December 8, 2017
 URL:

https://www.fns.usda.gov/farmtoschool/fy18-farm-school-grant



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

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



 Title: Scaling Evidence-Based Solutions for Vulnerable Older Adults
 Agency: AARP Foundation
 Deadline: October 24, 2017
 URL:

http://www.aarp.org/aarp-foundation/grants/info-2017/advancing-effective-solutions.html



 Title: Annie's Grants for Gardens
 Agency: Annie's Homegrown
 Deadline: November 11, 2017
 URL:

http://www.annies.com/giving-back/grants-for-gardens



Title: Funding for Community-Based Nonprofit Organizations
Agency: The Max & Victoria Dreyfus Foundation
Deadline: November 10, 2017
URL:

https://www.mvdreyfusfoundation.org/application-guidelines



 Title: Good Neighbor Citizenship Grants
 Agency: State Farm
 Deadline: October 31, 2017
 URL:

https://www.statefarm.com/about-us/community/education-programs/grants-scholarships/company-grants



 Title: Funding to Support Communities
 Agency: Corporation for National & Community Service
 Deadline: January 18, 2018
 URL:

https://www.nationalservice.gov/build-your-capacity/grants/funding-opportunities/2017/americorps-state-and-national-grants-fy-2017



 Title: Playground Grant Funds
 Agency: GameTime
 Deadline: November 15, 2015
 URL:

https://www.gametime.com/grant



 Title: Light the Way Grants
 Agency: Candlewick Press & Association of Library Science to Children (ALSC)
 Deadline: December 1, 2017
 URL:

http://www.ala.org/alsc/awardsgrants/profawards/candlewicklighttheway



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

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



 Title:  Community Food Projects Competitive Grant Program
 Agency:  National Institute of Food and Agriculture, USDA
 Deadline:  December 4, 2017
 URL:

https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=297333



 Title:  Community Impact Grants
 Agency:  Home Depot Foundation
 Deadline:  December 31, 2017
 URL:

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



 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:  Small Rural Community Collaboration Challenge
 Agency:  The Rural Broadband Association
 Deadline:  December 1, 2017
 URL:

http://www.ntca.org/smart-rural-community/collaboration-challenge-award-guidelines.html



 Title:  How to Start a School Garden
 Agency:  Safer Brand
 Deadline:  December 1, 2017
 URL:

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



 Title: Housing Preservation & Revitalization Demonstration Loans & Grants Program 101
 Agency:  Rural Development, USDA
 Deadline:  December 1, 2017
 URL:

https://www.rd.usda.gov/programs-services/housing-preservation-revitalization-demonstration-loans-grants



 Title:  Higher Education Multicultural Scholars Program (MSP)
 Agency:  National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA), USDA
 Deadline:  October 31, 2017
 URL:

https://nifa.usda.gov/sites/default/files/rfa/17-Higher-Edu-27-Modification-Sept-12-2017.pdf



 Title:  Support for New Live Performing Arts Work
 Agency:  Multi-Arts Production (MAP) Fund
 Deadline:  October 30, 2017
 URL:

https://mapfundblog.org/the-program/



 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: Addressing Suicide Research Gaps: Understanding Mortality Outcomes (R01)
 Agency:  NIH, Department of Health and Human Services
 Deadline:  November 2, 2017
 URL:

https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=294153



 Title: Culture of Health Prize for Outstanding Community Efforts to Help People Live Healthier Lives
 Agency:  Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
 Deadline:  November 3, 2017
 URL:

http://www.rwjf.org/en/library/funding-opportunities/2017/chr-prize6.html



 Title: Funding to Ensure that all Children are at or Above Reading Level by 3rd Grade
 Agency:  Mebane Charitable Foundation
 Deadline:  January 1, 2018
 URL:

http://www.mebanefoundation.com/grants/



 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:  Funding to Improve the Quality of Justice in State Courts
Agency:  State Justice Institute
Deadline:  November 1, 2017
URL:

http://www.sji.gov/grants/



 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