New Request for Proposals (Arts, Community, Health, Sciences, Social Entrepreneurship)

Arts and Culture

Philadelphia Music Project Announces Application Guidelines
Grants of up to $200,000 will be awarded to professional nonprofit music performing and presenting organizations for the development of musical activities, including public performances that work to advance the long-term artistic development of the organization….

Posted on August 19, 2010
Deadline: September 15, 2010 (Letter of Intent)Chamber Music America and American Society of Composers Invite Entries for Adventurous Programming Awards
Awards of $500 will be given to U.S.-based professional ensembles, presenters, and festivals that have demonstrated a commitment to contemporary chamber music through adventurous, distinctive programming….

Posted on August 19, 2010
Deadline: October 1, 2010

Children and Youth

Nominations Invited for Operation REACH Gulfsouth Youth Action Fund Change Maker Awards
Young people between the ages of 7 and 25 who have shown exemplary leadership in community service initiatives in the American South will be honored with a $500 donation to the nonprofit or project of their choice….

Posted on August 20, 2010
Deadline: September 17, 2010Foundation for Child Development Seeks Applications for Young Scholars Program
Awards of up to $150,000 will be given to researchers who have earned their doctoral degrees and are working on both basic and policy-relevant research regarding the early education, health, and well-being of immigrant children from birth to age 10….

Posted on August 19, 2010
Deadline: November 3, 2010

Applications Available for Youth Garden Grant Program
Five winners will receive a $500 gift card from the Home Depot for child-centered garden programs that work to educate, encourage entrepreneurship, and build social aspects of gardening for at least fifteen children between the ages of 3 and 18….

Posted on August 19, 2010
Deadline: November 1, 2010

Community Improvement/Development

Greater New Orleans Foundation Invites Letters of Intent to Apply for IMPACT 2010 Grant Program
The program will award a total of $700,000 to nonprofit organizations working to support the community of New Orleans through arts and culture, youth development, civic engagement, education, health, and human and social services….

Posted on August 20, 2010
Deadline: September 3, 2010 (Letter of Intent)Environment

Proposals Invited for ConocoPhillips Spirit of Conservation Migratory Bird Program
Grants of up to $200,000 will be awarded to nonprofits, educational institutions, and local and state units of governments working to protect, restore, or manage habitats for migratory birds….

Posted on August 20, 2010
Deadline: October 1, 2010 (Pre-proposals)Health

National AIDS Fund Announces Availability of Grant Support for Public Policy and Advocacy Activities Through Southern REACH Initiative
Grants of up to $100,000 will be awarded to nonprofits working to protect and advance the health, human rights, and dignity of persons most affected by HIV/AIDS in the southern United States….

Posted on August 22, 2010
Deadline: October 11, 2010Komen Maryland Announces Availability of Breast Cancer Grant Funding for Maryland Organizations
Grants of up to $150,000 will be awarded to nonprofits, government agencies, and educational institutions working to reduce breast cancer disparities and mortality among Maryland’s underserved residents….

Posted on August 21, 2010
Deadline: November 15, 2010

Missouri Foundation for Health’s Social Innovation Funding Program Seeks Concept Papers for Obesity Prevention and Tobacco Control Programs
A total of $4 million will be awarded to up to sixteen Missouri organizations working to expand physical activity options, encourage healthier food choices, and reduce overall tobacco use in their communities…..

Posted on August 17, 2010
Deadline: September 22, 2010 (Concept Papers)

Philanthropy and Voluntarism

Louisville Institute Offers Grants for Scholars and Researchers
Grants of up to $40,000 will be awarded to support ecclesiastically-engaged research with the potential to contribute to the life of churches in North America….

Posted on August 17, 2010
Deadline: VariousScience/Technology

Nominations Invited for Lemelson-MIT Award for Sustainability
An award of $100,000 will be given to a U.S. citizens, permanent resident, or foreign national working to develop products or processes that promise to enhance human development while mitigating human environmental impact….

Posted on August 20, 2010
Deadline: October 5, 2010Schlumberger Foundation Announces Call for Applications for 2011 Faculty for the Future Fellowships
Grants of up to $50,000 will be awarded to female students pursuing Ph.D. or postdoctoral studies in the physical sciences and and related disciplines at top universities abroad….

Posted on August 18, 2010
Deadline: November 30, 2010

Substance Abuse

Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky Accepting Applications for Community Grants Focusing on Prevention of Youth Smoking and Substance Abuse
Grants of up to $10,000 will be awarded to nonprofits and government agencies working to prevent smoking and other substance abuse among Kentuckians between the ages of 10 and 18….

Posted on August 23, 2010
Deadline: September 10, 2010

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