ACB Funding Opportunities


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31st Quality of Life $25,000 The Foundation’s Direct Effect Quality of Life Grants of up to $25,000 are currently being offered for specific budget items to support a wide range of projects that will impact individuals living with paralysis and their families. Examples of funded projects include sports wheelchairs for a wheelchair basketball team, kayaks for a rowing program, accessible lockers in a gym, wheelchair accessible picnic tables at a county fairground, subsidized lessons for a therapeutic horseback riding program, accessible student transportation costs for an inclusive after-school program, and stipends for support group leaders. Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation: Direct Effect Quality of Life Grants
1st Health $25,000 The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Culture of Health Prize honors outstanding communities throughout the United States that have come together around a commitment to health, opportunity, and equity through collaboration and inclusion, especially with historically marginalized populations and those facing the greatest barriers to good health. Up to ten winning communities will each receive a $25,000 cash prize and have their success stories celebrated and shared broadly with the goal of raising awareness and inspiring locally-driven change across the country. Robert Wood Johnson Foundation: Culture of Health Prize
4th Youth Service Engagement $1,000 Youth Service America (YSA) is accepting applications for the 2019 MLK Day of Service Grants to activate youth volunteers on MLK Day of Service weekend, January 18-21, 2019. Funded by the Charles Stewart Mott Foundation, these grants offer youth development organizations, community-based organizations, and schools and school districts grant funding and capacity-building training to effectively recruit and engage young people in meaningful service activities. Grants of $1,000 will be provided to activate a minimum of 500 youth during the MLK Day weekend. Applicants should focus on engaging middle and high school aged youth, especially those from underserved communities. Youth Service America
28th Arts Up to $100,000 Make the arts thrive in Broward in ways that ignite creativity, invoke community pride, and create a sense of place that connects people to where they live and to each other.

We will support projects that have a high level of artistic excellence and that effectively leverage and celebrate Broward's unique assets and leave a lasting imprint on our community.
Community Foundation of Broward
30th Social Innovation $20,000 The Renewal Awards program, sponsored by The Atlantic and the Allstate Insurance Company, was created to celebrate the social innovation demonstrated by nonprofit organizations that are finding creative solutions to America’s most pressing problems. The program recognizes these organizations and individuals as they drive positive change in their communities, and helps them make an even bigger impact. The Renewal Awards
13th Social Justice $5,000 - $25,000 The Foundation’s Defending Basic Freedoms grant program provides support to nonprofit organizations nationwide that seek to safeguard the basic freedoms guaranteed in the Bill of Rights, to help eliminate prejudice and discrimination, and to assist government agencies to be more accountable to the public. The Foundation also considers support for contemporary societal issues that may arise. Herb Block Foundation: Defending Basic Freedoms
15th Childhood Obesity $10,000 The Saucony Run for Good Foundation is committed to improving the lives of children by helping to prevent and reduce childhood obesity. Grants of up to $10,000 are provided to nonprofit community organizations that initiate and support running programs for youth. Program participants must be 18 years of age or younger. Priority will be given to programs that serve youth populations not traditionally exposed to running programs. Saucony Run for Good Foundation
15th Education $500 The Air Force Association's (AFA) Educator Grant Program is designed to promote aerospace education activities in classrooms from kindergarten through twelfth grade. Each year 40 grants of $500 are provided to K-12 classroom teachers throughout the United States for innovative aerospace projects. Examples of funded activities and items include classroom science or technology demonstration kits, science and technology software for K-12 use, supplies for making flying objects, etc. Air Force Association: Educator Grant Program
February 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

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

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