New RFPs from the Foundation Center–from arts to sciences

September 28, 2009

New RFPs

Arts and Culture

Grammy Foundation Announces New Letter of Inquiry Process for Grant Cycle
Grants of up to $20,000 will be awarded to organizations and individuals working to advance archiving and preservation of the music and recorded sound heritage of the Americas….

Posted: September 16, 2009
Deadline: October 1, 2009 (Letter of Inquiry)

National Museum of the American Indian Seeks Submissions of Films on Native American Veterans
On Veterans Day 2009, the museum will show four-minute films that illustrate the impact and meaning of participation in the military for Native people; films may be documentary, experimental, animation, or other genres….

Posted: September 16, 2009
Deadline: October 18, 2009

New York Foundation for the Arts Announces New Award for Excellence in Painting
Awards of $20,000 will be given to two New York State painters who have already applied to NYFA’s Artists’ Fellowship Program; after 2010, these awards will be presented on a biennial basis….

Posted: September 16, 2009
Deadline: November 3, 2009

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Children and Youth

Prudential Spirit of Community Awards to Honor Outstanding Young Volunteers at Local, State, and National Levels
Ten honorees in grades 5-12 will be given a cash award of $5,000 plus a grant in the same amount to the nonprofit charitable organization of their choice for outstanding work in their communities….

Posted: September 17, 2009
Deadline: November 2, 2009

Youth Leaders for Literacy Grants Available to Young Volunteers Who Encourage Reading
Grants of $500 each plus books worth $500 will be awarded to children and youth between the ages of 5 and 25 working to increase literacy and reading among their peers….

Posted: September 16, 2009
Deadline: October 30, 2009

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Education

Nominations Invited for 2010 MetLife Foundation Community College Excellence Awards
Grants of $40,000 will be awarded to three colleges in recognition of their efforts to help less-advantaged local youth and adults meet educational and career goals; the program offers a new, streamlined online application process….

Posted: September 18, 2009
Deadline: October 2, 2009

Do Something and VH1 Save the Music Announce Awards Program for School Music Projects
Prizes of up to $2,500 plus Rock Band Video game packages will be awarded to school music programs that have successfully conducted student-led music education advocacy….

Posted: September 12, 2009
Deadline: October 16, 2009

Nominations Invited for 2010 MetLife Foundation Community College Excellence Awards
Grants of $40,000 will be awarded to three colleges working to improve their surrounding communities, with an emphasis on helping less-advantaged youth and adults meet educational and career goals….

Posted: September 12, 2009
Deadline: October 2, 2009

Fund for Teachers Offers Grants for Summer Programs to Minneapolis Teachers
Individual grants of $5,000 and team grants of up to $10,000 will be awarded to K-12 teachers in Minneapolis Public Schools or at the Blake School pursuing self-designed professional development experiences….

Posted: September 12, 2009
Deadline: November 2, 2009

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Environment

Oregon Governor’s Fund for the Environment Accepting Grant Applications for River and Coastal Projects
Grants of up to $50,000 will be awarded to nonprofits, watershed councils, soil and water conservation districts, tribes, schools and government agencies working to restore the quality of Oregon’s rivers and associated fish, wildlife, and plants….

Posted: September 17, 2009
Deadline: October 9, 2009

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Health

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Accepting Applications for Scholars in Health Policy Research
Two-year fellowships worth $178,000 will be awarded to nine individuals working in the area of health policy research….

Posted: September 17, 2009
Deadline: October 21, 2009

National AIDS Fund and Johnson & Johnson Invite Applications for Generations: Strengthening Women and Families Affected by HIV/AIDS
Grants will be awarded to community-based organizations working to create or adapt evidence-based interventions that reduce the spread of HIV among at-risk women and girls….

Posted: September 14, 2009
Deadline: November 2, 2009

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Seeks Proposals for Evaluating Innovations in Nursing Education Program
Grants of up to $300,000 will be awarded to nursing schools and nonprofit healthcare organizations working with evaluators to develop strategies that address the nursing faculty shortage….

Posted: September 13, 2009
Deadline: November 24, 2009

Healthspottr Launches New Fellows Program for Health Innovators
Grants of up to $250,000 will be awarded to individuals working in the for-profit, nonprofit, or government sectors to develop innovations that could help transform health care in the United States….

Posted: September 13, 2009
Deadline: October 1, 2009

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Human Services

Community Foundation for the National Capital Region Invites Applications for Neighbors in Need Fund Systems Reform Grants
Grants of up to $75,000 will be awarded to nonprofits in the greater Washington, D.C., region working to help their communities navigate the adverse effects of the current economic downturn….

Posted: September 17, 2009
Deadline: October 5, 2009

Honda Helpful Awards Program to Honor Individuals for Community Work in Southern California
New Hondas will be given to individuals in Southern California in honor of and to assist their efforts to improve the lives of others….

Posted: September 14, 2009
Deadline: November 1, 2009

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Journalism/Media

Getty Images Accepting Applications for Editorial Photography Awards From Professional and Student Photojournalists
Grants of up to $20,000 as well as editorial, logistical, and promotional support will be awarded to established and emerging photojournalists; four grants of $5,000 will be awarded to photojournalism students….

Posted: September 18, 2009
Deadline: November 15, 2009

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Medical Research

American Brain Tumor Association Launches Discovery Research Grant Program
Grants of $50,000 will be awarded to researchers conducting high-risk, high-impact projects with the potential to change current diagnosis or treatment of adult and/or pediatric brain tumors….

Posted: September 18, 2009
Deadline: October 15, 2009 (Letters of Intent)

Hope for Vision Seeks Proposals for Annual Awards Program
Grants of up to $150,000 will be awarded to new and established researchers working to develop treatments and cures for retinal degenerative diseases….

Posted: September 15, 2009
Deadline: October 15, 2009

Funding Available for Pancreatic Cancer Research
Grants totaling $2 million will be awarded to pancreatic cancer investigators through four programs, some of which are new, and feature a streamlined application process….

Posted: September 15, 2009
Deadline: Various

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