ACB Funding Opportunities


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15th Performing Arts $10,000 - $45,000 The MAP Fund invests in artistic production as the critical foundation of imagining—and ultimately co-creating—a more equitable and vibrant society. Each year MAP supports original live performance projects throughout the United States that embody a spirit of deep inquiry. MAP has a particular interest in supporting artists who question, disrupt, complicate, and challenge inherited notions of social and cultural hierarchy across the current American landscape, including issues of class, sexual orientation, gender, generation, religious affiliation, and other aspects of cultural difference. (During the month of November, MAP offers support to applicants who would like staff to read and respond to a project description draft prior to submitting an application.) Visit the MAP website to download the 2019 Application Guide. MAP Fund
15th Opioid Misuse $100,000 Priority will be given to organizations addressing the following three key areas of focus: safe disposal, education around prevention, and innovative solutions. (Funding requests for treatment, recovery, or treatment-related research will not be considered.) In 2019, letters of intent will be accepted from January 1 through February 15 and July 1 through August 15. Visit the Foundation’s website to download the Opioid Resource Grant Program guidelines. AmerisourceBergen Foundation: Opioid Resource Grant Program
1st Autism $5,000 Autism Speaks is dedicated to promoting solutions, across the spectrum and throughout the life span, for the needs of individuals with autism and their families. Through the following Grants for Service Providers, Autism Speaks funds programs that provide people with autism with social and educational experiences: The Local Impact Grant Program supports local services throughout the U.S. that enhance the lives of those affected by autism spectrum disorders. The Norma and Malcolm Baker Recreation Program supports innovative community programs for people with autism of all ages. Autism Speaks: Grants for Service Providers
8th Youth Apprenticeship  Program $200,000 The Partnership to Advance Youth Apprenticeship (PAYA), an initiative of New America, will support organizations in states and cities throughout the country that are collaborating to expand participation in high-quality youth apprenticeship programs and strengthening equitable outcomes for students, All eligible collaborations must include partners from industry as well as secondary and postsecondary education. The designated lead organization must be a nonprofit organization, government entity, or educational institution. New America: Partnership to Advance Youth Apprenticeship
31st Youth Services Projects $250 - $5,000 The Power of Youth Challenge, an initiative of America’s Promise Alliance, invites youth from across the country to bring positive change to their communities by leading social service projects. Teams made up of at least three young people, ages 13 to 18, will have access to a mini-grant of up to $250, with the amount determined by project needs. Teams who complete their projects will be eligible to apply for an accelerator grant of up to $5,000 to grow their projects over the next year. America’s Promise Alliance: Power of Youth Challenge
11th Arts $10,000 The National Endowment for the Arts is accepting applications from small and midsize organizations for projects that extend the reach of the arts to underserved populations, including those whose opportunities to experience the arts are limited by geography, ethnicity, economics, or disability. National Endowment for the Arts

These grants have rolling deadlines
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Education &
Youth Development
$500 - $2,000 The Kars4Kids Small Grant Program provides support to nonprofit organizations that are working to make a difference in the areas of education and youth development. Kars4Kids Small Grant Program
Multiple Unspecified The purpose of this program is to help communities address economic and social challenges and to navigate the complex global economy. JPMorgan Chase Foundation
Multiple Unspecified The purpose of this program is to support charitable organizations working to make a lasting difference in the lives of United States armed forces members and their families.  Efforts that address mpoverished families and children in underserved communities and support for civic/safety organizations or local community events and organizations that promote inclusion will also be considered. Cracker Barrel Old Country Store Foundation
Education $100,000

The purpose of this program is to support high-performing alternative education models in anticipation that their successful strategies will become common practice in all schools. The focus of this program is educational reform and supporting academic programs throughout the country that offer families alternatives to underperforming public schools.
Letters of inquiry must be submitted online at

The Louis Calder Foundation
  Donated Goods The purpose of this program is to support charitable organizations by providing them with donated goods that they in turn provide to people in need. Awarded goods must be given to the ill, needy, or youth populations that the applicant organization serves, or to assist in the administration of the applicant's projects. Examples of goods are electronics and office items, mattresses, clothing, toys. Good360
Organic Agriculture Unspecified

The purpose of this program is to support and promote the growth of organic and sustainable agriculture. The program will fund projects that include researching, developing, teaching, or promoting organic agriculture.

Simply Organic
Contact Program Staff for application

(800) 437-3301

Multiple Unspecified The purpose of this program is to create positive change in the communities where the Carnival brands operate through empowering youth, enhancing education, and strengthening families. Carnival Foundation
Sports and Leadership $1,000-$5,000 The purpose of this program is to support young people by engaging them in sports-related activities that promote active and healthy lifestyles as well as leadership and growth opportunities. LIDS Foundation
Family Literacy $2,000-$10,000 The focus of the Foundation is on the development and expansion of new and existing literacy and educational programs. Wish You Well Foundation