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New RFPs

Animal Welfare

Arts / Culture

Leeway Foundation Invites Applications for Transformation Award

Posted: April 13, 2019
Deadline: May 15, 2019

The award provides unrestricted grants of $15,000 to women and trans artists and cultural producers living in greater Philadelphia who create art for social change and have a long-term commitment to social change work....

Athletics / Sports

Children / Youth

Civil / Human Rights

PEN American Accepting Applications for Writing for Justice Fellowships

Posted: April 11, 2019
Deadline: May 15, 2019

The program seeks to harness the power of writers and writing in being witness to the societal consequences of mass incarceration by capturing and sharing the stories of incarcerated individuals, their families, communities, and the wider impact of the criminal justice system....

Community Improvement / Development


Terra Foundation Invites Applications for Chicago K-12 Education Grants

Posted: April 10, 2019
Deadline: May 15, 2019 (Letters of Intent)

Grants will be awarded in support of professional-development programs designed to enhance teachers' ability to use American art in meaningful and innovative ways and for the development and dissemination of instructional resources that deepen teacher and student relationship to American art....


NFWF Announces Release of the National Coastal Resilience Fund 2019 Request for Proposals

Posted: April 9, 2019
Deadline: May 20, 2019 (Pre-Proposals)

The fund will invest up to $29 million in projects designed to restore or expand natural features such as coastal marshes and wetlands, dune and beach systems, oyster and coral reefs, mangroves, coastal forests and rivers, and barrier islands that help minimize the impacts of storms, rising sea levels, and other extreme events....

NFWF Accepting Applications for Long Island Sound Futures Fund

Posted: April 8, 2019
Deadline: May 20, 2019

Grants will be awarded to projects focused on securing clean water and healthy watersheds, restoring thriving habitats and abundant wildlife, and engaging the public and local and regional government in creating sustainable and resilient communities around Long Island Sound....

Higher Education

Medical Research

Chorodoma Foundation Accepting Applications for Clinical Trials

Posted: April 8, 2019
Deadline: May 10, 2019 (Concept Papers)

Grants of up to $300,000 will be awarded in support of well-justified clinical trials designed to determine whether, and to what extent, promising new therapies can improve the lives of chorodoma patients....

Mental Health

Science / Technology

Social Science