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Grants for social justice, racial equality, economic justice human rights and social change for individuals, nonprofits, businesses, communities of color and other populations, cultures and religions that have been affected by racial injustice, prejudice and discrimination based upon their age, disability, ethnicity, gender, marital status, national origin, race, religion, and sexual orientation.

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Grants to Oregon Local and Tribal Governments and Special Districts for Local Planning Proje...

Deadline 07/31/20

Grants to Oregon cities, counties, tribal governments, and certain special districts for local planning projects. Funding is intended for projects that improve the quality of life for local residents, increase mobility and equity, support economic growth, and promote environmental stewardship. Eligible project categories i...

GrantWatch ID#: 181220

Grants to California Nonprofits and Agencies to Protect Immigrants in Eligible Counties

Deadline 09/30/20

Grants to California nonprofit organizations and public agencies in eligible counties to promote and protect the security, safety, and rights of local immigrant communities. Priority funding will be given to proposals that demonstrate coordination and partnership between entities across the region. Eligible communities are...

GrantWatch ID#: 182413

Grants to Pennsylvania Nonprofits in Eligible Regions for Organizational Development and Plan...

Deadline 07/21/20 LOI Date: 07/14/20

Grants of up to $9,000 and in-kind support to Pennsylvania nonprofit organizations in eligible regions for projects that strengthen organizational capacity, particularly in the areas of inclusion and equity. Applicants must submit an LOI prior to submitting a full application. In addition to monetary grants, an innovative ...

GrantWatch ID#: 180241

Loans and Grants to California Developers in Eligible Areas for Housing Projects

Deadline Ongoing

Loans and grants to California developers in eligible areas for housing projects. Funding is intended for projects including allocations towards extremely low, very low, and low-median income housing, and efficiency housing units. Priority will be given to projects that are shovel-ready, have the lowest cost per unit, demo...

GrantWatch ID#: 188518

Grants to Massachusetts Artists of Color in Eligible Locations to Support Creative Projects

Deadline 07/08/20

Grants to Massachusetts artists of color in eligible locations to support creative projects. Funding is intended to assist individual artists, ages 14 years and up, whose work and projects advance the idea of social justice. Eligible applicants are residing and working in Boston. The purpose of the grant is to support the ...

GrantWatch ID#: 190258

Grant to Illinois Organizations for Partnerships in Community Organizing and Advocacy to Cre...

Deadline 07/27/20

Grant to Illinois organizations in eligible locations to promote social change through a collaborative community partnership. Funding is intended to support a multi-organizational, multi-issue social movement to advance racial equity and economic justice. All proposals must be submitted as a movement building collaborative...

GrantWatch ID#: 190152

Grants to Kansas Nonprofits, For-Profits, Agencies, IHEs, and Hospitals to Assist Individuals...

Deadline 07/30/20

Grants to Kansas nonprofit and for-profit organizations, government agencies, institutions of higher education, and hospitals for programs and projects that benefit people with disabilities. Funding is intended to evaluate and recommend approaches for reducing abuse, neglect, and exploitation (ANE) of individuals with Inte...

GrantWatch ID#: 190305

Grant to a USA Nonprofit or Public Agency to Manage a Prize to Advance Health Initiatives

Deadline 07/31/20

Grant to a USA or territories nonprofit organization or public agency to lead and manage a prize to advance health initiatives. Funding is intended to promote health equity, a culture of healthy living, and transform neighborhoods, businesses, and schools to achieve health and wellness for all.

GrantWatch ID#: 188455

Grants to USA CBOs to Address Issues Related to Environmental Health and Social Justice

Deadline 07/17/20

Grants to USA community-based organizations for programs and activities that address issues related to environmental health and social justice. Funding is intended to support projects that help groups advance their objectives, increase capacity, strengthen leadership skills, or provide training and education. The grant pro...

GrantWatch ID#: 190689

Grants to Ohio Nonprofits in Eligible Counties to Support Women and Girls Affected by the COV...

Deadline 07/15/20

Grants of up to $1,500 to Ohio nonprofit organizations in eligible counties for assistance during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) health crisis. Funding is intended for activities that support women and girls who are the most overwhelmed by the pandemic, and to encourage social change, with a focus on initiatives created, run b...

GrantWatch ID#: 190469

Grants to New York Nonprofits in Eligible Counties to Address Community Needs and Support CO...

Deadline 07/31/20

Grants to New York nonprofit organizations in eligible counties for innovative projects to address systemic issues that have arisen due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis. Funding is intended to focus on issues related to arts and culture, childcare, food security, housing and homelessness, out of school time, behavioral...

GrantWatch ID#: 190680

Grants to Oregon Nonprofits and Agencies in Eligible Areas to Address Basic Needs and Inequit...

Deadline 07/08/20

Grants of up to $20,000 to Oregon nonprofit organizations and public entities in eligible locations to address critical needs and social disparities in the wake of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) health crisis. Funding is intended to support both immediate basic needs and efforts to address systemic inequities that contribute t...

GrantWatch ID#: 189092

Grants to Washington Nonprofits to Benefit Local Communities of Color

Deadline 07/06/20

Grants of up to $20,000 to Washington nonprofit organizations in eligible regions for projects that promote engagement in communities of color. Applicants must contact the funding source prior to applying. The purpose of funding is to promote activation, mobilization, and leadership of youth and families. Eligible regions ...

GrantWatch ID#: 157130

Grants to Massachusetts Nonprofits and Agencies in Eligible Areas for Collaborative Arts-Bas...

Deadline 07/06/20

Grants to Massachusetts nonprofits and government entities in eligible areas for collaborative arts projects that benefit local communities. Funding is intended to support partnership projects that promote racial equity and/or respond to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis. Eligible projects benefit the City of Boston. Our T...

GrantWatch ID#: 190677

Grants to Minnesota Nonprofits in the East Metro Region of Saint Paul for Community Vitality...

Deadline 07/07/20

Grants to Saint Paul, Minnesota nonprofits in Dakota, Ramsey, and Washington counties for programs that address racial equity and improve community vitality. Funding is intended to support programs in the areas of community connectedness, economic security and opportunity, education, health, housing, transportation, and hu...

GrantWatch ID#: 179118

Grants to USA Nonprofits, Groups, and Coalitions for Social Justice Projects

Deadline 07/07/20

Grants of up to $10,000 and grants of up to $20,000 to USA nonprofit organizations, groups, and coalitions for social justice activities and projects. Funding is intended for programs within the focus areas of direct action, community mobilization, and healing justice. The purpose of the grant program is to support the lea...

GrantWatch ID#: 190724

Grants to California Organizations and Entrepreneurs in Eligible Locations to Improve Health ...

Deadline 07/08/20

Grants to California organizations and entrepreneurs in eligible areas for programs that eliminate obstacles to health equity. In particular, the Foundation is seeking solutions related to Coronavirus (COVID-19) testing, access to health care, homelessness, and food insecurity. Funding is intended for long-term solutions t...

GrantWatch ID#: 190405

Grants and Cooperative Agreements to USA Nonprofits, Agencies, and Organizations to Prevent D...

Deadline 07/08/20

Grants and cooperative agreements to USA nonprofit organizations, agencies, public and private entities, and housing organizations to protect citizens in areas affected by the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) from discrimination in housing-related services. Required registrations may take four weeks or longer to complete.

GrantWatch ID#: 190433

Contract for Services to Iowa Nonprofits, For-Profits, Agencies, and Health Care Organizatio...

Deadline 07/09/20

Contract for services to Iowa nonprofit and for-profit organizations, public health agencies, governmental entities, and health care systems for programs that promote health equity in eligible regions. Funding is intended for services to clinics and health system sites to implement changes that will help identify, monitor,...

GrantWatch ID#: 188336

Grants to California Nonprofits, Agencies, and IHEs in Eligible Areas for Educational and Dev...

Deadline 07/17/20 Conference Date: 07/09/20

Grants to California nonprofit organizations, public agencies, and IHEs in eligible locations to increase access to early childcare and development services. Funding is intended for programs that help to strengthen families; reduce inequality and break the cycle of poverty; build the regional workforce; and support economi...

GrantWatch ID#: 190437
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Grant to an Ohio Nonprofit, University, Research Institution, or Government Entity to Addres...

Deadline 08/10/20 Conference Date: 07/09/20 LOI Date: 07/13/20

Grant to an Ohio nonprofit organization, university, research institution, or government entity to address disparities in maternal health throughout the State. Applicants must submit a Letter of Intent prior to submitting a full application. Funding is intended to implement innovative and culturally humble initiatives to ...

GrantWatch ID#: 190800

Grants to USA Nonprofits, Lawyers, and Law Firms for Justice-Related Lawsuits

Deadline 08/11/20 LOI Date: 07/14/20

Grants ranging from $10,000 to $50,000 to USA nonprofit organizations, lawyers, and law firms for a case involved in civil or human rights, economic justice, or environmental justice. Applicants must submit an LOI prior to submitting a full application. Funding is usually intended for one particular case, but occasionally ...

GrantWatch ID#: 175576
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Grants to Nova Scotia Nonprofits, Agencies, and First Nations to Promote Inclusion, Equity, ...

Deadline 07/15/20

Grants of up to $10,000 to Nova Scotia nonprofit organizations, registered charities, local governments, and First Nations to promote inclusion, social equity, and cultural diversity. Funding is intended to support local organizations that represent traditionally marginalized communities.

GrantWatch ID#: 182399

Grant to a USA, Canada, or International Individuals for Research on Member-Based Associatio...

Deadline 08/07/20 LOI Date: 07/15/20

Grant of up to $7,500 to a USA, Canada, or International student, faculty member, research intern, or association management professional to conduct research addressing nonprofit membership and member-based association management. Applicants are required to submit a Letter of Intent before submitting a full grant proposal....

GrantWatch ID#: 189049

Grants to California Nonprofits for Projects to Create Economic and Social Justice in Unders...

Deadline 09/14/20 LOI Date: 07/17/20

Grants of up to $4,000 and grants of up to $40,000 to California nonprofit organizations in eligible counties for projects to create economic and social justice in underserved populations. Applicants must submit an initial inquiry prior to applying. Eligible projects must be in Santa Barbara or Ventura counties.

GrantWatch ID#: 172777
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Grants to New York Nonprofits, Agencies, Schools, Libraries, and IHEs to Increase Participat...

Deadline 07/17/20

Grants of up to $25,000 to New York government agencies, nonprofit organizations, school districts, IHEs, and libraries in eligible locations to increase participation in the upcoming census. Funding is intended to support education and outreach activities for hard-to-count populations and/or those living in hard-to-reach...

GrantWatch ID#: 188183

Grants to Louisiana Nonprofits for Programs that Enhance the Lives of Local Residents

Deadline 08/16/20 LOI Date: 07/21/20

Grants to Northern Louisiana nonprofit organizations in eligible areas for programs that enhance the lives of local residents. Applicants must submit a letter of intent prior to submitting a full application and first-time applicants and organizations outside the service area must contact the funding source. The Foundation...

GrantWatch ID#: 176511

Grants to USA, Canada, and International IHE, Agencies, Nonprofits, and For-Profits for Rese...

Deadline 08/26/20 Conference Date: 07/22/20

Grants to USA, Canada, and International academic institutions, public entities, private nonprofit organizations, government agencies, and for-profit organizations for research projects that benefit women and girls. Funding is intended for projects to study relevant gender equity initiatives and to assess how effectively t...

GrantWatch ID#: 190644

Grants to Minnesota Nonprofits and Agencies to Promote Equality in Eligible Regions

Deadline 07/23/20

Grants to Minnesota nonprofit organizations and government agencies for projects to promote equality among diverse populations in eligible regions. A Letter of Inquiry must be submitted prior to submitting a full proposal. Funding is available for start-up costs, capital financing, general operating support, project or pro...

GrantWatch ID#: 163196

Grants to North Carolina Nonprofits, IHEs, and Agencies for Programs to Implement State-Wide...

Deadline 07/23/20

Grants to North Carolina nonprofit organizations, institutes of higher education, religious organizations, and government agencies for programs to implement state-wide systemic reform. Funding is intended for programs in the areas of environment, public education, promoting social and economic justice, and strengthening de...

GrantWatch ID#: 173431
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Grants to California Nonprofits and Agencies in Eligible Counties to Promote Health and Welln...

Deadline 07/27/20

Grants to California nonprofit organizations and public agencies in eligible counties to promote the health and wellness of local residents. Applicants must submit a letter of intent prior to submitting a full application. Funding is intended for programs within the focus areas of Improving Health Through Food, Making Chro...

GrantWatch ID#: 179526
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Grants to British Columbia Nonprofits, Public and Indigenous Organizations, and Municipaliti...

Deadline 07/28/20

Grants of up to $5,000 to British Columbia nonprofit, public, and Indigenous organizations, regional districts, municipalities, and businesses to enhance the social well-being of local residents in eligible locations. Areas of focus include quality of life, childhood development, and social sector capacity projects. The So...

GrantWatch ID#: 190923
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Grants to USA Nonprofits and IHEs to Promote Equality Between Women and Men in Eligible Fiel...

Deadline 02/04/21 Conference Date: 07/29/20 LOI Date: 11/03/20

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations and institutions of higher education for projects that further the careers of women in eligible fields. A letter of intent or an initial proposal may be required prior to submission of the full proposal. Funding is intended to promote gender equity in STEM field recruitment, retention,...

GrantWatch ID#: 176005
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Grants to Washington Nonprofits in Eligible Areas for Grassroots Efforts to Benefit Underser...

Deadline 07/30/20

Grants to Washington nonprofits in the South Seattle, White Center, and Kent areas for grassroots programs that support community members affected by racial disparities and poverty. Interested applicants must contact program staff prior to applying. Funding is intended to increase power, engagement, and influence among com...

GrantWatch ID#: 179365
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Grants to Minnesota Nonprofits, Agencies, and Public Schools and IHEs to Support Small Commu...

Deadline 07/30/20

Grants of up to $10,000 to Minnesota nonprofits, agencies, and public schools and IHEs to provide support to communities in eligible locations in response to Coronavirus (COVID-19). Funding is intended to help small towns respond and recover to challenges affecting vulnerable residents due to the pandemic. Requests will al...

GrantWatch ID#: 186570

Grants and Fellowships to Guam Nonprofits, IHEs, and Individuals for Activities to Promote t...

Deadline 07/31/20

Grants of up to $10,000 to Guam nonprofit organizations, IHEs, and individuals and fellowships of up to $3,000 to artists to promote the arts and humanities. Preferences include distance learning during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis and social justice-focused art projects.

GrantWatch ID#: 157447
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Grants to Ohio Nonprofits in Eligible Locations for Initiatives to Improve Community Educati...

Deadline 07/31/20

Grants of up to $10,000 to Ohio nonprofit organizations in eligible locations to improve public health and safety, eliminate systemic racism, and enhance community advocacy and education. Funding is intended for applicants that support young people or young professionals. Eligible activities benefit the City of Columbus.

GrantWatch ID#: 169742
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Grants to Minnesota and North Dakota Nonprofits in Eligible Counties to Benefit Women and Gir...

Deadline 07/31/20

Grants of up to $5,000 to Minnesota and North Dakota nonprofit organizations in eligible counties for programs and projects that promote social justice, economic opportunities, and political equality for women and girls. New applicants and activities receive preference. Eligible applications are located in and serve the re...

GrantWatch ID#: 174143

Grants to Utah Public-Sector and Private-Sector Organizations, Nonprofits, and For-Profits t...

Deadline 10/02/20 LOI Date: 07/31/20

Grants to Utah nonprofit, for-profit, public-sector, and private-sector organizations to improve air quality within the State. Applicants must submit an LOI prior to submitting a full application. Funding is intended for the implementation of original and creative ideas to reduce emissions of criteria pollutants.

GrantWatch ID#: 176375

Fellowships and Hosting Opportunities to California Artists, Art Administrators, and Arts Or...

Deadline 07/31/20

Fellowships of $50,000 to California artists and arts administrators of color and grants of $35,000 to arts and culture organizations for experiences that promote a more diverse workforce. Fellowships are intended to enhance cultural and racial equity in the arts arena through a 9-12 month placement at host organizations f...

GrantWatch ID#: 185917

Grant to a USA Filmmaker to Create a Film that Promotes Social Justice

Deadline 07/31/20

Grant of $5,000 to a USA filmmaker to create a film with a social justice theme. Funding is intended to support the production of creative and high-quality films that inspire social change. Eligible films must be based on the experience of South Asian Americans and must represent South Asian individuals in the cast, crew, ...

GrantWatch ID#: 190650

Grants to Canada Indigenous Organizations to Address Critical Needs Resulting from the Corona...

Deadline 07/31/20

Grants of up to $30,000 to Canada Indigenous organizations to manage the impact of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) health crisis. Funding is intended to support projects that address a pressing social inclusion or well-being need caused by the pandemic. Eligible organizations serve Indigenous peoples (First Nations, M├ętis, Inu...

GrantWatch ID#: 190733
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Grants to Alabama Nonprofits, Schools, and Agencies in Eligible Locations to Support Racial E...

Deadline 07/31/20

Grants of up to $20,000 to Alabama nonprofit and faith-based organizations, schools, and government agencies in eligible locations to support racial equity. Funding is intended to address equity gaps related to education, job preparedness, the criminal justice system, income and wealth creation, neighborhoods, and communit...

GrantWatch ID#: 190804
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Grants to Georgia Nonprofits to Provide Legal Services to Low-Income Individuals

Deadline 07/31/20

Grants to Georgia nonprofit organizations providing legal services to low-income individuals to promote access to justice in civil suits. Funding is intended to address inequities in the mortgage and foreclosure system that impact disadvantaged individuals and communities. The goal of the program is to support legal servic...

GrantWatch ID#: 190842

Grants to Pennsylvania Nonprofits for Activities that Benefit Local Women and Girls

Deadline 08/01/20

Grants of $20,000 to Pennsylvania nonprofit organizations in eligible locations for activities that benefit local girls and women. Eligible programs may align with one of the following areas of focus: economic development, health and safety, and education. Projects must benefit girls and women residing in the counties of C...

GrantWatch ID#: 152736
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Grants to Oklahoma Nonprofits for Public Humanities Programming

Deadline 09/01/20 LOI Date: 08/01/20

Grants to Oklahoma nonprofit organizations for humanities projects that engage public audiences. Applicants must submit a proposal draft prior to submitting a full application. Funding is intended for projects that have humanities as the central focus and that enable exploration, interpretation, or analysis. Activities sho...

GrantWatch ID#: 170634

Grants to Nebraska and Iowa Nonprofits to Enhance the Lives of Local Residents

Deadline 08/01/20

Grants of up to $25,000 to Nebraska and Iowa nonprofit organizations in eligible counties to benefit local communities. Focus areas include arts and culture, economic development, health, housing, transportation, and enhancing local neighborhoods and communities. Eligible applicants provide services in the Omaha metropolit...

GrantWatch ID#: 170950

Grants to California Nonprofits to Promote Social and Legal Equity for Women

Deadline 08/01/20

Grants of up to $5,000 to California nonprofit organizations in eligible areas to address legal and social challenges affecting women. The funding source seeks to elevate the status of women in society and in law, including but not limited to, bias against females, awareness of domestic violence, and gender discrimination....

GrantWatch ID#: 172030
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Grants to Lorain County, Ohio Nonprofits and Agencies for Education, Arts and Culture, Health...

Deadline 08/01/20

Grants to Lorain County, Ohio nonprofit organizations and public agencies for programs in the areas of arts and culture, education, civic affairs, and health and social services. Funding is intended to support program-related activities, with particular interest in projects directed at the root causes of social problems.

GrantWatch ID#: 176230
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Grants to Pennsylvania Nonprofits in Eligible Areas to Address Community Needs

Deadline 08/01/20

Grants of up to $10,000 to Pennsylvania nonprofit organizations in eligible areas for innovative activities that create positive social change in the community. Funding is intended to support programs, projects, and interventions that address community needs and solve problems at their source. This grant opportunity is ope...

GrantWatch ID#: 183962