Could These 10 Grants Help Your Community?

Are you or your organization trying to make a difference in your community? If so, might be just the place for you! As one of the top grant listing directories, GrantWatch has many grants available for nonprofits, businesses, and individuals looking to better their neighborhoods, towns, or country as a whole.

These grants can be something as small as funding to start a small community garden or as large as starting an activism campaign. No matter the focus of your organization, GrantWatch lists grants for a variety of interests. The site has 60 different grant categories that fit a multitude of areas, including arts and culture, nutrition, environment, education, and many more.

Today, GrantWatch is sharing 10 grants available for community-based projects in hopes of helping our subscribers have a positive impact on their own communities.

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  1. Firstly, grants of up to $1,000 are open to students ages 18 and under for projects to benefit their local community. Funding may support a variety of creative projects, such as playgrounds, nature trails, animal shelters, school and community gardens, facemask donations, programs for seniors, and more.
  2. Grants are also open to agencies, Tribes, IHEs, and nonprofit organizations to address community needs and challenges
  3. Funding of $1,000 is open to International individuals and organizations for creative and innovative projects. Priority goes to projects that increase representation and inclusion in class, race, age, gender, religion, sexuality, and/or ability.
  4. There are also grants of up to $25,000 to nonprofits to positively impact local communities. Areas of focus include education and advancement, disability and empowerment, and healthy communities.
  5. In addition, there are grants of $1,000 to individuals, groups, and organizations to develop small, community-based projects. The projects can be in a wide range of areas, including arts, community development, and technology.
  6. Grants of up to $1,000 are also open to nonprofits, schools, and groups for public garden projects.
  7. Additionally, funding of up to $50,000 is open to nonprofits and city employees to revitalize public spaces in rural areas.
  8. In-kind grants are available to municipalities, nonprofits, community groups, and schools in multiple states to support building new playgrounds.
  9. Grants of up to $250 are also open to nonprofits that serve rural communities to address urgent needs
  10. Lastly, grants are open to USA and Canada organizations for projects to benefit local communities. Eligible organizations are aligned with one of the following areas of interest: local community, water, and food.

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