Grants and Funding Opportunities

  • Charles Stewart Mott Foundation
    Civil Society Program - Objective focusing on national-level infrastructure for racial and ethnic diversity in philanthropy, including research efforts to help the field better understand challenges and progress in this area.

    Dr. Scholl Foundation
    Dedicated to providing financial assistance to organizations committed to improving our world.

    Irwin Andrew Potter Foundation
    Fosters connections between individuals, communities, the environment and world.

    Knight Foundation
    Multiple programs including Technology for Engagement Initiative.

    NASPA Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Ed
    Research relevant to student affairs.

    RKG Foundation
    Based in Texas but awards community grants throughout the country. Priorities: community, education, medicine/health.

    Tides Center
    A project of the Tides Center - Rapid Response Grants Rapid response grants of up to $25,000 are designed to enable organizations to respond and act on unique, time-sensitive, and unforeseen opportunities for advancing more responsible U.S. global engagement.

    Union Pacific Foundation
    Community-based Grant Program for communities on Union Pacific railroad lines.

    • Community and Civic: To assist community-based organizations and related activities that improve and enrich the general quality of life in the community.
    • Health and Human Services: To assist organizations dedicated to improving the level of health care or providing human services in the community. 

    Wallace Foundation
    Program areas: Building Appreciation and Demand for the Arts, including audience development for the arts.

    W.K. Kellogg Foundation
    Build public will for civic engagement; invest in new pipelines of leadership; leverage new collaborations for increased impact. 

  • MetLife
    Civic Affairs – promotes civic engagement and volunteerism.

    Procter and Gamble
    Community Initiatives for children in need – Live, Learn and Thrive.    

    Corporate Social Responsibility CSR: Children, education, health and human services.

    Wells Fargo
    Education; Human Services; Arts & Culture; Community Engagement; Environment

  • Kettering Foundation
    Research on what makes democracy work: Citizens, Communities and Institutions.

    National Service Learning Clearinghouse
    The National Service-Learning Clearinghouse (NSLC), a program of Learn and Serve America (a branch of the federal government's Corporation for National Service), operates a website supporting the service-learning efforts of schools, higher education institutions, communities, and tribal nations. The site offers thousands of free online resources, the nation's largest library of service-learning materials, national service-learning listservs, and reference and technical assistance services.