New RFPS: from bikes to aging to theatre and scientific entrepreneurialship

August 1, 2009

New RFPs

Aging

Borchard Foundation Center on Law & Aging Invites Proposals for Academic Research Grant Program
Grants of $20,000 will be awarded to legal, health sciences, social sciences, and gerontology scholars and professionals working on research with the potential to improve quality of life for the elderly….


Posted on July 29, 2009
Deadline: September 30, 2009

Nominations Open for the 2010 Purpose Prize Honoring Older Social Innovators
Five awards of $100,000 each will be given to people over the age of 60 working in a leadership capacity to address societal challenges in the United States or abroad….


Posted on July 29, 2009
Deadline: March 5, 2010

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Arts and Culture

California Council for the Humanities Invites Entries for California Documentary Project
Grants of up to $7,000 will be awarded to individuals working to produce film and radio projects that enhance understanding of California cultures, peoples, and histories….


Posted on July 30, 2009
Deadline: October 1, 2009

Stage Director and Choreographers Foundation Invites Applications for Observership Program
Twenty-five early career directors and choreographers will gain the opportunity to observe professionals in the field as they create new productions in New York City and at regional theaters….


Posted on July 30, 2009
Deadline: August 17, 2009

Guidelines Announced for American Heritage Preservation Grants
The program funds the preservation of endangered and fragile artistic, literary, scientific, and historical works and provides grants of up to $3,000 to libraries, museums, and archival collections for conservation projects….


Posted on July 29, 2009
Deadline: September 15, 2009

National Museum of the American Indian Offers the Visiting Indigenous Professional Program
The program will provide hands-on training in various disciplines at the National Museum of the American Indian in Washington, D.C., to individuals working in Native museums and cultural centers….


Posted on July 29, 2009
Deadline: September 15 and March 15, annually

Johnson & Johnson/Society for the Arts in Healthcare Grant Funds Available for Arts in Healthcare Programs
A total of $60,000 will be awarded to nonprofits and government agencies that are members of the Society for the Arts in Healthcare and whose arts in healthcare programs show evidence of initial impact….


Posted on July 25, 2009
Deadline: October 15, 2009 (Letter of Inquiry)

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Athletics/Sports

Bikes Belong Offers Funding for Bicycle Advocacy and Facilities Programs
Grants of up to $10,000 will be awarded to organizations and government agencies across the United States working to improve bike paths and facilities or whose primary mission is bicycle advocacy….


Posted on July 27, 2009
Deadline: Quarterly

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Civil and Human Rights

Partnership for Equity of the Community Foundation for the National Capital Region Issues Request for Proposals
Grants totaling $20,000 will be awarded to nonprofits working in the field of social justice and racial equity in the District of Columbia and nearby counties of Maryland and Virginia….


Posted on July 30, 2009
Deadline: September 9, 2009

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Community Improvement/Development

Entries Sought for 14th Annual MetLife Foundation Awards for Excellence in Affordable Housing
Grants of $50,000 will be awarded to nonprofits and tribes/tribally-designated entities working to increase affordable independent housing for seniors and environmentally responsive housing in their communities….


Posted on July 30, 2009
Deadline: August 14, 2009

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Environment

Proposals Sought for National Wildlife Refuge Friends Group Grant Program
Grants of up to $5,000 will be awarded to nonprofits working to increase wildlife refuge co-stewardship, especially if their programs reach new audiences or provide wildlife-dependent recreational activities….


Posted on July 31, 2009
Deadline: September 4, 2009

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Health

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Kansas Foundation Invites School Nurses to Apply for Healthy Habits for Life Grant Program
Grants of up to $1,000 will be awarded to school nurses working to create programs that help kids reduce their risk of heart problems, increase their physical activity, and learn healthy eating habits….


Posted on July 31, 2009
Deadline: September 18, 2009

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Human Services

Weinberg Foundation Announces Program Revisions to Maryland Small Grants Program
The program will continue to accept applications for the remainder of 2009 and for 2010, and will focus on Maryland nonprofits that address basic needs such as food security and workforce development; grants will provide up to $100,000 over two years….


Posted on July 28, 2009
Deadline: Open

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International Affairs/Development

Social Equity Venture Fund Announces Second Annual Open Enterprise Solutions to Poverty Request for Proposals
Two grants of up to $100,000 will be awarded for research in economics, government policy, or business strategy that bears directly on the potential of enterprise-based solutions to poverty….


Posted on July 31, 2009
Deadline: October 15, 2009 (Initial Proposals)

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Science/Technology

Nominations Open for Inaugural Award Recognizing Scientific Entrepreneurs
An award of $10,000 will be given to a scientific researcher who has successfully commercialized his or her discoveries through entrepreneurship; an award of $25,000 will be given to a promising postdoctoral entrepreneur….


Posted on July 26, 2009
Deadline: November 2, 2009

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