Funding Opportunities

2018 Southern Regional Grants Conference 
April 17-19, 2018 | Morrow, GA
The Southern Regional Grant Conference 2018 hosted by the Georgia Chapter of the Grant Professionals Association. The conference will feature excellent speakers, workshops led by industry professionals and numerous opportunities to network with peers. Breakout sessions will appeal to novice and expert grant professionals in the government sector, nonprofit, healthcare, education, consulting, and more! Register now.
Deadline: March 9 (Pre-proposals)
The foundation is accepting applications from Atlanta-area nonprofits for general operating support grants. See the website for more info.
Deadline: Rolling
Google Ad Grants program supports nonprofit organizations in the U.S. and overseas that help to make the world a better place. Selected organizations receive $10,000 per month in in-kind AdWords advertising to promote their missions and initiatives on The program has awarded AdWords advertising to a wide range of nonprofit organizations. Visit the Google website.
Lyft Community Grants
Deadline: Rolling
Lyft is committed to empowering nonprofit organizations doing work to make communities stronger, healthier, and more equitable. Lyft Community Grants support nonprofit organizations working across metropolitan regions nationwide, including Atlanta. Each month, 1 organization in EACH participating region that clearly states that transportation and mobility plays in the organization’s mission or operations will receive a $1,000 grant in the form of Lyft ride credits. Lyft will notify the winning organizations no later than the tenth of each month, with the first round being announced in March 2018. Visit the  Lyft Community Grants website to learn more about the program and submit an online application.
Foundation for Impact on Literacy & Learning/The Lift a Life Foundation
Deadline: April 6, 2018
The Lead2Feed Challenge was created by the Foundation for Impact on Literacy and Learning and the Lift a Life Foundation, with assistance from the Yum! Foundation, to encourage middle and high school students to hone their leadership skills by completing a service-learning project that addresses a community need. Teams of students in 6th – 12th grades are invited to enter the challenge.

Each team must complete the Lead2Feed lessons and create and execute a service-learning project designed to find and fill a need in their community. Teams will develop an action plan to achieve the goal and apply the leadership skills in the lessons to complete their project. Each entry must be submitted online using the Lead2Feed Challenge Entry Form, which includes questions, student reflections, photos and a video.

First-, second-, third- and honorable mention prizes of $20,000, $10,000, $5,000 and $1,000, respectively, will be awarded, for a total of up to $275,000.  Up to 50 teams will be recognized as winners.  Each winning team also receives a tech bundle for their school or youth club of $10,000, $5,000, $2,000 and $1,000 respectively. The Lead2Feed Challenge is open to US teams from schools and youth clubs.  Each team must comprise at least three students and a sponsoring teacher or adult adviser.

Lowe’s Charitable and Educational Foundation
DeadlineMay 11, 2018 

The Foundation is dedicated to improving the communities they serve through support of public education, community improvement projects and home safety initiatives.

The Lowe’s Community Partners grant program helps build better communities by providing monetary assistance to nonprofit organizations and municipalities looking for support of high-need projects such as: building renovations/upgrades, grounds improvements, technology upgrades as well as safety improvements. Learn more.
Deadline: June 29, 2018
The Economic Mobility and Social Progress Focused on the Needs of the Community category provides support for affordable housing, community revitalization, arts, and the environment. Applications will be accepted from June 4-June 29. Visit the Foundation website. 
National Endowment for the Humanities
Deadline: March 15, 2018
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to support humanities infrastructures. Cultural institutions, such as libraries, museums, archives, colleges and universities, and historic sites, are eligible to apply for grants of up to $750,000. These challenge grants, which require a match of nonfederal funds, may be used toward capital expenditures such as construction and renovation projects, purchase of equipment and software, sharing of humanities collections between institutions, documentation of lost or imperiled cultural heritage, sustaining digital scholarly infrastructure, and preservation and conservation of humanities collections.

NEH Infrastructure and Capacity-Building Challenge Grants  Interested applicants should direct questions about grant proposals to [email protected].
Home Depot
Deadline: March 16, 2018
The Home Depot Foundation (THDF) is accepting applications to the Veteran Housing Grants Program. This program awards grants to nonprofit organizations for the development and repair of veterans housing. Learn more.
ALDI Smart Kids Program
The ALDI Smart Kids Program supports nonprofit organizations, public agencies, K-12 schools, and faith-based organizations that promote kids being active and healthy in the communities where ALDI stores are located in 35 states and Washington, DC. Grants ranging from $100 to $5,000 and ALDI gift cards are provided to local community organizations that encourage kids to be active in the areas of education, physical activity, nutrition, socializing, and the arts. Applications are accepted between February 1 and December 15, annually. Visit the company’s website to learn more.
True Value Foundation

DeadlineMarch 30, 2018

Description: The Foundation provides grants for up to 30 gallons of paint through the Painting a Brighter Future program to more than 100 schools each year. To qualify, an applicant must meet initial criteria. Read more.