New RFPs listed October 26:from arts to sciences

October 26, 2009

Arts and Culture

Big Read Program Offers Grants to Support Community Reading Projects
Grants of up to $20,000 in matching funds will be awarded to museums, colleges, and universities partnering with libraries working to revitalize the role of literature in American culture….

Posted on October 23, 2009
Deadline: February 2, 2009

Theatre Communications Group Accepting Applications for Future Collaborations Program
Grants of up to $6,000 will be awarded to theaters and individual theater professionals in the United States or its territories for unrestricted travel designed to promote collaboration and the sharing of ideas with colleagues abroad….

Posted on October 22, 2009
Deadline: November 16, 2009

Arts Midwest Announces Guidelines for 2010-11 Performing Arts Fund Grants
Grants of up to $5,000 will be awarded to presenting organizations in the Arts Midwest region to support state touring of professional performing artists, including public performances and in-depth educational activities….

Posted on October 22, 2009
Deadline: Beginning March 24, 2010 (until funds depleted)

Philadelphia Arts Organizations Invited to Apply for Engage 2020 Innovation Grant Program
Grants of up to $75,000 will be awarded to nonprofits in the Greater Philadelphia region working to increase cultural participation through artistic programs and products, enhanced audience experiences, and/or marketing and communications initiatives….

Posted on October 22, 2009
Deadline: December 1, 2009 (Letter of Intent)

American Library Association Invites Proposals for Carroll Preston Baber Research Grant
Grants of up to $3,000 will be awarded to one or more librarians or library educators working on projects that could lead to an improvement in services and that assist the library community nationally….

Posted on October 22, 2009
Deadline: December 1, 2009

Luce Fund in American Art Offers Support for Scholarly Exhibitions and Publications
American museums are eligible to receive support for projects that demonstrate, in tangible fashion, the impact of the artist or subject in the field of American art or American art history as well as contribute something to scholarship….

Posted on October 21, 2009
Deadline: April 1, annually (Letters of Inquiry)

Community Improvement/Development

Home Depot Accepting Applications for Building Healthy Communities Grant Program
Grants of up to $2,500 will be awarded to nonprofits for materials that equip volunteers working to improve the physical health of their communities through activities that enhance green spaces and community structures….

Posted on October 23, 2009
Deadline: December 15, 2009

Peoples Bancorp Foundation Offers Community Grants in Ohio, West Virginia, and Kentucky
The Peoples Bancorp Foundation seeks to enhance the quality of life for individuals served by organizations located in the communities served by Peoples Bank….

Posted on October 20, 2009
Deadline: Open

Environment

Grant Applications Invited to Help Restore Populations of Native Aquatic Species
Grants of up to $60,000 in matching funds will be awarded to nonprofits, universities, Native American tribes, and local, state, and federal agencies working to restore, protect, or enhance native populations on lands adjacent to or on federal property….

Posted on October 23, 2009
Deadline: December 1, 2009 (Pre-proposal)

National Geographic Conservation Trust Offers Funding to Preserve Earth’s Resources
Grants of up to $20,000 will be awarded to researchers working on projects that contribute significantly to the preservation and sustainable use of the planet’s biological, cultural, and historical resources….

Posted on October 21, 2009
Deadline: Open

Health

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Invites Schools of Nursing to Apply for New Careers in Nursing Scholarship Funding
Grants will be awarded to educational institutions with accredited entry-level accelerated baccalaureate nursing programs or master’s nursing programs for non-nursing college graduates….

Posted on October 23, 2009
Deadline: December 15, 2009

Kansas Health Foundation Invites Applications
The foundation offers Recognition Grants in order to expand its support to a broad range of health-related organizations in the state….

Posted on October 21, 2009
Deadline: March 15 and September 15, annually

Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation Accepting Applications for the Barbara Jordan Health Policy Scholars Program
College seniors and recent graduates will spend ten weeks in Washington, D.C., gaining knowledge about federal legislative procedure and health policy issues while further developing their critical thinking and leadership skills….

Posted on October 17, 2009
Deadline: December 4, 2009

Philanthropy and Voluntarism

Consulting Firm Offers Grants for Forward-Thinking Nonprofit Organizations
Consulting services valued at up to $12,000 will be awarded to two nonprofits that have been in business at least two years and have new or emerging fundraising programs….

Posted on October 18, 2009
Deadline: November 15, 2009


Science/Technology

Vodafone Americas Foundation Launches Second Annual Wireless Innovation Project
Awards totaling $600,000 will be given to nonprofits, educational institutions, and social entrepreneurs working to advance wireless related technologies that have the potential to solve critical global issues….

Posted on October 19, 2009
Deadline: February 1, 2010

Social Science

Harry Frank Guggenheim Foundation Offers Support for Research on Violence and Aggression
One- or two-year grants of up to $30,000 will be awarded to graduate students writing their dissertations and researching the causes, manifestations, and control of violence, aggression, and dominance….

Posted on October 21, 2009
Deadline: February 1 and August 1, annually

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