Current Grant Opportunities
The Milagro Foundation
Milagro focuses upon three areas: (A) helping children and youth live healthy lives through education and prevention of disease; (B) helping live literate lives through learning; and (3) helping live culturally enriched lives through arts education. Priority is given to programs that can prove to make a lasting impact on children (those that work with the children for two or more years) and programs or projects that show collaboration between and among more than one agency. Most grants are between $2500 – $5000. Requests are taken on an on-going basis.
(c) “GrantSource” Funding Alerts – A Nonprofit Site for Grant Research and Funding
GrantSource forum publishes alerts on funding sources, locations, eligibilty requirements, and funding annoucements for grant funding of all types: housing, homelessness, health care, education, child care, community building, and economic development, along with solid technical assistance tips on how to “Get the Funding!”
The Community Foundation of Greater Atlanta
Grantmaking is the primary way that The Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta makes an impact in our community. Nonprofit organizations view The Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta as an innovative grantmaker and a valuable philanthropic resource. They look to the Foundation to provide a variety of services and resources, including:
- Funding effective local programs through competitive grantmaking processes.
- Managing and administering project funds, scholarships and endowments.
- Matching donors’ interests with community needs through their Grantmaker and Extra Wish initiatives.
Go to: http://www.atlcf.org/
This site allows organizations to electronically find and apply for competitive grant opportunities from all Federal grant-making agencies. Navigation of the site is simple. Use the colored tabs and links at the top of the screen to access primary sections of the site and links on the left side of the screen to access content within each section.
go to: http://grants.gov/
Faith-Based & Community-Based Federal Funding
The White House Office of Faith-based and Community Initiatives offers a great listing of faith-friendly Federal grant dollars. This one-stop webpage provides program-specific links across the Federal Government.
Links to Nonprofit Grant & Funding Sources. Can search nationally or by regions.
Centers for Disease Control
Funding for health related projects could be found here.
This educational site has links to help teachers, students and parents find quality educational resources.
Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation
This site will provide general information to help further youth development.
Federal Support to Communities Initiative
This interagency database includes more than 100 federal grant and loan programs for after school initiatives.
First Gov (United States Federal Government)
This is the World Wide Web information hub for the United States Federal Government. Any questions on the government can be found here.
Grant Makers for Children, Youth and Families
Grant Makers for Children, Youth & Families serves as a reference point for those seeking relationships with funders concerned with children, youth, and families.
National Association of Community Health Centers
Information can be obtained on increasing health care and medical needs for underserved communities.
National Congress for Community Economic Development
This is an excellent resource regarding funding for a variety of types community based projects.
SAMHSA (Substance Abuse & Mental Health Administration) FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES
SAMHSA is the Federal agency charged with improving the quality and availability of prevention, treatment, and rehabilitative services in order to reduce illness, death, disability, and cost to society resulting from substance abuse and mental illnesses.
U.S. Department of Education
Listings about funding from the Department of Education are available at this site. Examples of grant programs include: Safe and Drug Free Schools and Communities, 21st Century Community Learning Centers, and Even Start Family Literacy.
U.S. Department of Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA)
This site lists funding opportunities from the Health Resources and Services Administration. You can also find their publication HRSA Grants Review.
U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
Examples of funding opportunities described include: Youthbuild Program, Drug Elimination Grants (for Housing Authorities) and Community Development Block Grants.
U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention
This site lists funding opportunities from the Department of Justice, Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention.