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Grants to USA Agencies, IHEs, Businesses, and Nonprofits for Research Promoting Justice and ...

Deadline 04/13/20

Grants to USA and territories units of government, tribal governments, IHEs, businesses, and nonprofit organizations to conduct research in the areas of promoting justice and reducing violence. Applicants are advised that required registrations may take several weeks to complete. The ultimate goal of this solicitation is t...

GrantWatch ID#: 188087

Grants to USA Nonprofits, Agencies, and Tribal Organizations and Governments to Prevent Assa...

Deadline 04/14/20

Grants to USA and territories nonprofit organizations, local government agencies, and tribal organizations and governments to prevent assault and violence. Applicants are advised that required registrations may take several weeks to complete. The purpose of this program is to support projects that create educational progra...

GrantWatch ID#: 188214

Grant to a USA Nonprofit or IHE to Support Programs to Reduce Domestic Violence-Related Deat...

Deadline 04/28/20 LOI Date: 04/10/20

Grant to a USA or territories nonprofit organization or institution of higher education to provide support to programs designed to prevent deaths related to domestic violence. Applicants are advised that required registrations may take several weeks to complete. The purpose of funding is to create a resource center that wi...

GrantWatch ID#: 188423

Grant to a USA Nonprofit, IHE, or Agency to Improve Law Enforcement Response to Gender-Relat...

Deadline 04/28/20 LOI Date: 04/10/20

Grant to a USA or territories nonprofit organization, institution of higher education, or law enforcement training entity to provide technical support for programs that improve law enforcement response to gender-related violence and crime. Applicants are advised that required registrations may take several weeks to complet...

GrantWatch ID#: 188424

Grants to USA Educators to Implement Social Projects in Classrooms, Schools, and School Dist...

Deadline 04/10/20

Grants of $7,000 and grants of $25,000 to USA and territories educators to implement social projects in classrooms, schools and school districts. Funding is intended to foster social-emotional growth for students in grades Pre-K through 12. Grant funds may be used to support or expand an existing project or to start a new ...

GrantWatch ID#: 181374

Grants to Boston, Massachusetts Nonprofits for Neighborhood Improvement and to Assist At-Ris...

Deadline 03/30/20

Grants of up to $5,000 to Boston, Massachusetts nonprofit organizations for neighborhood improvement and programs involving at-risk youth, seniors or women. Neighborhood programs are intended to revitalize and improve neighborhoods to better the tourist, convention, or visitor experience. Preference shall be given to organ...

GrantWatch ID#: 168632

In-Kind Marketing Services to USA, Canada, and International Nonprofits and Businesses Owned...

Deadline 03/30/20

In-kind marketing services to USA, Canada, and International nonprofit organizations and businesses owned by veterans, women, and minorities. Winners will receive a range of services including assistance with branding, marketing, web design, consulting, and web development from a full-service development and web design com...

GrantWatch ID#: 187180

Grants to USA Nonprofit Entities for Substance Abuse Treatment

Deadline 03/30/20

Grants to USA nonprofit entities, including IHEs, faith-based and community organizations, local and state governments, tribes, and tribal organizations, for substance abuse treatment programs. Applicants are advised that required registrations may take several weeks to complete.

GrantWatch ID#: 188126

Grants to USA Nonprofits in Multiple States for Programs that Benefit Local Residents

Deadline 03/31/20

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations in multiple states for programs and projects that benefit local residents. Funding is intended for activities that align with one of the following key areas of focus: financial literacy; education, entrepreneurship and empowerment; and community enhancement. Eligible communities are th...

GrantWatch ID#: 152533

Grants to USA Nonprofit Organizations for Projects that Support Veterans and their Families

Deadline 03/31/20

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations for projects that provide direct services to veterans and their families. Funding is intended for services such as life skills, job transition, legal support, therapy animals, homeless support, financial readiness, social support, and programs for female veterans.

GrantWatch ID#: 184725

Grants to USA Nonprofits in Multiple States for Education, Health, Human Services, Arts, Cul...

Deadline 04/01/20

Grants of up to $50,000 to USA nonprofit organizations in eligible regions for programs related to the environment, education, arts and culture, health, and human services. Programs that address women's issues or individuals living with AIDS are of particular interest, but areas in which the Advisory Board has special know...

GrantWatch ID#: 174466

Grants to USA Nonprofits to Provide Financial Assistance to Women in Need of Cosmetic Surgery

Deadline 04/06/20

Grants of up to $15,000 to USA nonprofit organizations to help cover the costs of eligible cosmetic surgery for women in financial need. Funding is intended to directly support medical expenses, including supplemental insurance, and expenses not covered by the patient's insurance, for women undergoing breast reconstructio...

GrantWatch ID#: 153638

Grants to USA, Canada, and International Filmmakers for Documentaries About Social Issues, Pe...

Deadline 04/06/20

Grants of up to $30,000 to USA, Canada, and International filmmakers for projects that honor social change and progress around the world. Funding is intended to support documentary films already in production or post-production. Additional support will be provided in the form of advice and consulting to improve the film's ...

GrantWatch ID#: 159409

Grants to USA Nonprofits to Educate the Public About Breast Surgery Options for Women

Deadline 04/06/20

Grants of up to $10,000 to USA public, nonprofit charities that increase awareness and education about breast reconstruction surgery to women and their family members. Funding will be provided for the development and implementation of projects and programs for the purpose of educating women in the community about breast su...

GrantWatch ID#: 180809

Grants to USA Investigators for Small Research Projects on Medical Issues Affecting Women

Deadline 04/06/20

Grants of $25,000 to USA MD and PhD investigators at accredited academic institutions or nonprofit medical research institutions for short-term, small research projects related to medical issues that affect women. Funding is intended to support studies that demonstrate promise for enhancing medical care in leading women’...

GrantWatch ID#: 183486

Fellowships to USA Individuals at Eligible Academic Institutions for Research Related to Wom...

Deadline 04/06/20

Fellowships of $5,000 to USA individuals currently holding or pursuing an MD or PhD to carry out research related to women’s health. Research must be conducted at a U.S.-based institution. Priority research areas include, but are not limited to, female cancers, cardiovascular disease, and health concerns that primarily a...

GrantWatch ID#: 183511

Grants to USA Nonprofits for Environmental and Outdoor Recreation Projects

Deadline 04/08/20

Grants of up to $25,000 to USA nonprofit organizations for creative community impact projects that focus on the environment and outdoor recreation. Focus areas include empowering women outdoor professionals, developing the relationship between underserved populations and the outdoors, engaging communities in environmental ...

GrantWatch ID#: 180610

Grants to USA State Agencies to Provide Supportive Services to Victims of Assault

Deadline 04/14/20

Grants to USA and Territories state agencies for programs, projects, and centers that provide supportive services to victims of assault. Applicants are advised that required registrations may take several weeks to complete. Priority is given to programs that address the specific challenges of rural communities.

GrantWatch ID#: 139622

Grants to Massachusetts Public School Staff, Nonprofits, and Agencies for Educational Progra...

Deadline 04/15/20

Grants to Massachusetts school employees, nonprofits, town departments and agencies for high-quality educational or cultural learning projects. Applicants requesting over $10,000 must submit a concept paper. The Foundation will consider applications for educational or cultural learning projects that will benefit the Westwo...

GrantWatch ID#: 178973
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Grants to USA Nonprofits, For-Profits, IHEs, and Agencies, for Research Studies Related to H...

Deadline 04/20/20

Grants to USA and territories nonprofit and for-profit organizations, government agencies, and IHEs for research and evaluation efforts to improve the justice system’s response to human trafficking. Funding is intended to support research projects that have clear implications for criminal justice policy and practice in t...

GrantWatch ID#: 178657
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Grants to USA Nonprofits for Political, Economic, Social, and Civil Rights of People Across ...

Deadline 04/20/20

Grants of approximately $5,000 to USA nonprofit organizations for programs to protect the cultural, civil, economic, social, and political rights of people across the globe. The Foundation's mission includes pursuing justice and peace and distributing the world's resources equitably. Previous grants have been awarded fo...

GrantWatch ID#: 178726

Grants to USA Nonprofits and Agencies in Eligible Regions to Promote Cancer Detection and Pr...

Deadline 04/22/20

Grants to USA and territories nonprofit organizations and government agencies in eligible regions for programs and projects addressing cancer prevention and early detection. Funding is intended to provide the resources needed to fund vital community-level activities in cancer prevention (including education or vaccination)...

GrantWatch ID#: 133776
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Grants to USA, Canada, and International Agencies, Nonprofits, Businesses, and IHEs to Impro...

Deadline 04/22/20

Grants to USA, Canada, and International government agencies, nonprofit organizations, businesses, and academic institutions to improve fetal and maternal health and safety in eligible regions. Funding is intended to increase access to and improve the quality and safety of medically indicated cesarean sections. Additionall...

GrantWatch ID#: 188398
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Grants to USA, Canada, and International Agencies, Nonprofits, Businesses, and Institutions ...

Deadline 04/22/20

Grants to USA, Canada, and International government agencies, nonprofit organizations, businesses, and academic institutions for research and development projects in the area of women's health. Funding is intended to support the development of new options for contraception for women.

GrantWatch ID#: 188399

Grants to USA, Canada, and International Agencies, Nonprofits, and Businesses to Address Nee...

Deadline 04/22/20

Grants to USA, Canada, and International government agencies, nonprofit organizations, businesses, and academic institutions to address the needs of female residents of low- and middle-income countries. Funding is intended to support the development of affordable, safe, discreet, and innovative feminine hygiene products.

GrantWatch ID#: 188400

Grants to USA Agencies to Improve Justice for Victims of Gender-Based Assault

Deadline 04/27/20

Grants to USA government agencies, tribal governments, prosecutor's offices, and law enforcement agencies to improve judicial outcomes for victims of gender-based assault. Funding is intended to improve the capacity of state and local jurisdictions to respond to violent crime. The purpose of funding is to enhance the funct...

GrantWatch ID#: 153228

Grants to Massachusetts Nonprofits to Prevent and Address Harassment and Violence Against Wo...

Deadline 04/30/20

Grants of up to $10,000 to Massachusetts nonprofit organizations to prevent and address harassment and violence and to promote healing for victims and survivors. Priority is given to programs that address the needs of underserved communities of women, girls, and gender nonbinary populations of all ages. Projects funded by ...

GrantWatch ID#: 168269
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Grants to USA Women's Shelters to Prevent Domestic Violence

Deadline 04/30/20

Grants to USA women’s shelters for activities to prevent domestic violence against women. The purpose of funding is to support grassroots organizations, programs, and shelters that address the issue of domestic violence and work to improve the lives of women and children.

GrantWatch ID#: 180872
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Grants USA, Canada, and International Women Entrepreneurs for Business Development

Deadline 04/30/20

Grants ranging from $100 to $500 to USA, Canada, and International women entrepreneurs for business development. Funding is intended to allow businesses to improve, expand, increase, and strengthen. Applicants will be subject to a public consumer vote and recipients will be expected to mentor future grantees to help them o...

GrantWatch ID#: 186824
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Grants to USA, Canada, and International Nonprofits to Increase Female Participation in Addr...

Deadline 04/30/20

Grants of up to $40,000 to USA, Canada, and International nonprofit organizations to address climate change. Funding is intended to train and involve females in addressing environmental issues, increase the representation of women, and create job opportunities for women that elevate them as leaders in environmental solutio...

GrantWatch ID#: 187814
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Grant to a USA Investigator for Cancer Research

Deadline 05/01/20

Grant of up to $30,000 to a USA individual scholar for research studies related to cancer. Funding is intended for research that includes significant data and that addresses the concerns of expert reviewers. The grant is designed to allow researchers to produce data needed to substantiate their proposal resubmission to fed...

GrantWatch ID#: 188418
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Grants to Massachusetts Nonprofits for Efforts to Reduce Hunger

Deadline 05/15/20

Grants of up to $3,000 to Massachusetts nonprofit organizations in eligible regions for efforts to reduce hunger. Funding is intended to support organizations that provide direct hunger relief. The Foundation supports organizations engaged in anti-hunger advocacy, with a focus on long-term initiatives that promote economi...

GrantWatch ID#: 181206
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Grants to USA Nonprofit Shelters to Arrange Accommodations for the Animals of Shelter Benefi...

Deadline 05/15/20

Grants of up to $20,000 to USA nonprofit shelters to collaborate with local animal welfare organizations to build housing for pets belonging to shelter beneficiaries. Funding is available to build housing at the animal shelter facility which can be specifically reserved for animals whose owners are staying at the domestic ...

GrantWatch ID#: 183121

Grants to USA Nonprofits in Eligible States for Community Benefit Programs

Deadline 05/29/20

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations in multiple states for programs and activities that enhance the quality of life for local residents. Funding is intended to promote education for young people, especially women in fields related to the sciences; improve the lives of those who suffer from chronic illnesses; and support ...

GrantWatch ID#: 155190
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Grants to USA, Canada, and International Organizations, Groups, and Individuals to Support F...

Deadline 06/01/20

Grants to USA, Canada, and International organizations, groups, and individuals for cultural activities that benefit women. Funding is intended to promote musical education, competition, and performance for female singers around the world, particularly in a cappella music and barbershop harmony.

GrantWatch ID#: 176061
NEW

Grants to USA, Canada, and International Scientists for Medical Research Projects

Deadline 06/05/20

Grants to USA, Canada, and International scientists for medical research projects. The purpose of this program is to facilitate improvements in the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of heart defects. Funding is intended to support research projects in clinical cardiology, translational research, population science, and ...

GrantWatch ID#: 155207
NEW

Awards to USA, Canada, and International Individuals for Promoting Diversity in the Fields o...

Deadline 06/30/20

Awards of $5,000 to USA, Canada, and International individuals to recognize outstanding leadership in the promotion and participation of underrepresented groups in engineering and science fields and careers. This may include African Americans, Native Americans, Hispanic men, women of all ethnic and racial groups, and peopl...

GrantWatch ID#: 171301
NEW

Awards to USA Women to Recognize Outstanding Commitment to Community-Related Volunteer Servi...

Deadline 06/30/20

Awards of $10,000 and one award of an additional $25,000 to USA women to recognize outstanding commitment to community-related volunteer service. Award funds will be donated to a charitable organization of the honoree's choice. Relevant types of volunteer work include meeting unmet community needs, providing unique solutio...

GrantWatch ID#: 180983
NEW

Grants and In-Kind Services to USA Organizations in Eligible States for Economic and Communit...

Deadline 06/30/20

Grants and in-kind services to Connecticut, Massachusetts, New York, and Rhode Island community development and community finance institutions for activities that benefit low- and moderate-income residents in the Funding Source's service area. Funding is also intended for programs that support small business development. S...

GrantWatch ID#: 181399
NEW

Grants and In-Kind Donations to USA Nonprofits in Eligible States to Enhance the Lives of Chi...

Deadline 07/01/20

Grants and in-kind donations to USA nonprofits in eligible states for programs that will enhance the lives of children and families. Funding is intended for programs and projects in the focus areas of hunger, housing, healthcare, and education. Priority will be given to programs that benefit women and children. Support is ...

GrantWatch ID#: 181811
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Grants to USA IHEs to Provide Scholarships for Undergraduate and Graduate Students in Cybers...

Deadline 07/31/20

Grants to USA institutes of higher education to develop or continue cybersecurity scholarship programs for bachelor's and master's students. Funding is intended to develop the cybersecurity workforce in order to strengthen security for local, state, and government agencies. Scholarship recipients will commit to working fo...

GrantWatch ID#: 174418
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Grants to USA, Canada, and International Nonprofits for Science, Philosophy, Character Devel...

Deadline 01/15/21 LOI Date: 08/14/20

Grants to USA, Canada, and International nonprofit organizations and IHEs for charitable work and innovative projects and research. An online funding inquiry is required prior to submission of a full application. Funding is intended for projects in the areas of science and deep questions facing humankind, character virtue ...

GrantWatch ID#: 171288
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Grants to USA, Canada, and International Organizations for Diabetes Advocacy, Care, and Preve...

Deadline 09/01/20

Grants to USA, Canada, and International organizations for programs that support diabetes prevention, patient care, and advocacy in developing countries. Funding will be broken up into two areas, interventions and focus areas. Grant support is meant for those least able to withstand the burden of disease.

GrantWatch ID#: 173487
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Grants to USA Nonprofits to Address the Climate Crisis and Reduce Inequality

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations to reduce social inequality and promote solutions to the climate crisis. Eligible programs will address the areas of racial and economic justice, corporate and political accountability; voice, creativity, and culture; and an inclusive clean economy. The Foundation’s four focus are...

GrantWatch ID#: 123756
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Sponsorships to Central Massachusetts Nonprofits to Promote Community Awareness of Women’s...

Deadline Ongoing

Sponsorships of up to $5,000 to Central Massachusetts nonprofit organizations for activities to promote women’s leadership and effect positive and measurable change for women and children. Funds are intended to build, strengthen, and support the health and safety of adolescent girls, and eliminate the threat of violence ...

GrantWatch ID#: 150122
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Grants to USA and Israel Nonprofits for Urban Affairs, Jewish Life, Biomedical Research, and...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to USA and Israel nonprofit organizations for activities in the areas of urban affairs, Jewish life, biomedical research, and education. Applicants must submit a letter of inquiry in order to receive an invitation to apply. The Foundation welcomes inquiries aligning with the following program areas: Urban Affair...

GrantWatch ID#: 150874

Grants to USA Nonprofits in Multiple States for Education, Environment, Community Enrichment...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to nonprofit organizations, schools, and public municipalities in multiple states for programs in education, the environment, entrepreneurship, and community enrichment. Eligible locations can be found in the following states: Alabama, Arkansas, California, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kent...

GrantWatch ID#: 152127
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Grants to USA Grassroots Organizations to Promote Social and Environmental Justice

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to USA grassroots organizations working to promote environmental justice and social change. This program supports organizations seeking to further their mission through collaboration and networking with other grassroots organizations. Priority will be given to small, community-based groups seeking to meet face-to-fa...

GrantWatch ID#: 156908
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Opportunity for USA Female Veterans and Military Spouses or Partners to Attend an Entreprene...

Deadline Ongoing

Opportunity for USA female veterans and female military spouses or partners to attend a small business management and entrepreneurship program. This program will equip eligible women with the skills they need to successfully develop and grow a business venture. V-WISE is operated by the Institute for Veterans and Milit...

GrantWatch ID#: 157104

Grants to Cape Cod Area, Massachusetts Nonprofits for Community Health and Sustainability

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to Cape Cod area, Massachusetts nonprofits for community health and sustainability. Funding is intended for projects that create a positive impact in the area and that enhance the vitality and vibrancy of the local community. Previously funded organizations include schools, churches, substance abuse organizations, s...

GrantWatch ID#: 158948