New RFPS from the Foundation Center

October 3, 2009

New RFPs

Aging

Glenn Foundation and American Federation for Aging Research Invite Proposals for Research Into Biology of Aging
Two-year awards totaling $200,000 will be given to full-time faculty members at the rank of assistant professor or higher researching the genetic controls of aging and longevity….

Posted on September 30, 2009
Deadline: December 15, 2009

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Arts and Culture

MAP Fund Accepting Letters of Inquiry for Contemporary Arts Performance Projects
Forty grants of up to $45,000 will be awarded to playwrights, choreographers, directors, composers, and performers working to premiere a new work that brings insight to the issue of cultural difference or the concept of “other”….

Posted on September 30, 2009
Deadline: October 19, 2009 (Online Letter of Inquiry)

Association of Performing Arts Presenters Accepting Applications for Cultural Exchange Fund Travel Grants
Grants of up to $10,000 will be awarded to U.S.-based individual presenters and groups traveling to see the work of artists or companies abroad, and/or to develop partnerships with them….

Posted on September 30, 2009
Deadline: November 16, 2009

Surdna Foundation Accepting Applications for Arts Teachers Fellowship Program
Grants of up to $5,500, plus a $1,500 donation to the fellow’s school, will be given to arts teachers at public arts high schools who design their own program of education and professional development….

Posted on September 27, 2009
Deadline: November 13, 2009 (Intent to Apply)

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Children and Youth

Powered by Service Offers Funding to Seed Youth-Led Service Projects
Grants will be awarded to young people around the world who are conducting service projects that encourage youth to become involved in addressing problems facing their communities….

Posted on October 1, 2009
Deadline: Open

Do Something Awards to Honor Young Social Change Activists
Young people age 25 or under will be honored for their leadership in community improvement and concern for the lives of others with grants of up to $100,000 to the cause of their choice….

Posted on October 1, 2009
Deadline: December 15, 2009

Entries Invited for Atlanta Falcons Youth Fitness Contest: 60 Ways to Play 60
Grants of $1,000 will be awarded to individuals, schools, and organizations working to develop and implement innovative ways to engage K-12 students in Georgia in daily physical activity….

Posted on September 30, 2009
Deadline: November 4, 2009

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Civil and Human Rights

Astraea Lesbian Foundation’s International Fund for Sexual Minorities Announces Letter of Inquiry Requirement
Grants of up to $10,000 will be awarded to nonprofits outside the U.S. or its territories working to address oppression based on sexual orientation and/or gender identity/expression….

Posted on October 1, 2009
Deadline: Open (Letter of Inquiry)

Wesley Mancini Foundation Accepting Grant Requests to Benefit Gay Community of Charlotte, North Carolina
Grants will be awarded to nonprofits working to promote the inclusion of gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgendered individuals as full participants in the Charlotte community….

Posted on October 1, 2009
Deadline: November 1, 2009

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Education

Samsung’s Four Seasons of Hope Offers Technology Donation Competition for U.S. Schools
Up to $1 million in cash and technology from Samsung Electronics America plus in-kind donations from Microsoft, DirecTV, and Best Buy will be given to individuals with the best ideas to improve the use of technology in classrooms….

Posted on October 2, 2009
Deadline: November 1, 2009

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Health

Welcome Back Awards Program Seeks Nominations to Recognize Those Dedicated to the Depression Community
Five individuals will be honored with donations totaling $55,000 to the nonprofits of their choice for their work to fight the illness and stigma of depression….

Posted on October 2, 2009
Deadline: November 16, 2009

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Philanthropy and Voluntarism

New York Times Company Nonprofit Awards to Honor Excellence in Organizational Management
The 2010 New York Times Company Nonprofit Excellence Awards will provide up to $25,000 to three New York City area nonprofit organizations that have demonstrated excellence in organizational management….

Posted on September 29, 2009
Deadline: November 20, 2009

San Francisco Foundation’s Nonprofit Transitions Fund Accepting Applications for “Intentional Change”
A total of $350,000 will be awarded to Bay Area nonprofits that have previously received grants from the foundation and are conducting strategic planning and fund development activities in response to the economic downturn….

Posted on September 28, 2009
Deadline: October 26, 2009

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Public Affairs

Asian Giving Circle at Chicago Community Trust Accepting Grant Proposals to Build Fundraising Capacity
Grants of up to $7,000 will be given to help nonprofits serving Chicago-area Asian communities improve their fundraising strategy and capacity….

Posted on September 26, 2009
Deadline: October 30, 2009


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