Grant Opportunities

Overview

Grant Opportunities

A listing of grant opportunities available to Sacramento region nonprofits from corporations, foundations, and other organizations both local and beyond.

Grant opportunities posted recently are listed on top.
Grant opportunities with deadlines are listed by due date and on our calendar.
Grant opportunities without specific deadlines are listed alphabetically by funder name.

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Humanities for All Quick Grants
Support for locally-initiated public humanities projects (Posted 1/31)

Humanities for All grants will support locally-initiated public humanities projects that address the needs and interests of Californians, encourage greater public participation in humanities programming, particularly by new and/or underserved audiences, and promote understanding and empathy among all our state’s peoples in order to cultivate a thriving democracy.

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Weyerhaeuser Family Foundation: Sustainable Forests and Communities Initiative
Support for Forest-Based Communities in Selected States (Posted 1/31)

The Weyerhaeuser Family Foundation’s Sustainable Forests and Communities Initiative works to promote the creation of environmentally and economically sustainable forest communities in Northern California, Idaho, Minnesota, Western Montana, Oregon, Washington, and Wisconsin. The Foundation is interested in supporting projects that promote vibrant forest-based communities. The focus is on the following areas of interest: Environment, Economy, Community, and Forest Ecosystem Services. Grants average $25,000 or less.

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Access Fund Climbing Conservation Grant Program
Climbing Enhancement Projects Supported (Posted 1/31)

The Access Fund Climbing Conservation Grant Program supports projects that preserve or enhance climbing opportunities and conserve the climbing environment throughout the United States. The focus is on projects that demonstrate local climber support, collaboration with land managers, and a commitment to long-term change. Requests are accepted from local climbing groups, governmental agencies, conservation organizations, land trusts, as well as individuals who wish to sponsor a local project. Most grants are in the range of $1,000 to $4,000.

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UNFI Foundation
Grants for the development of healthy, organic foods and food practices (Posted 1/12)

The Foundation funds nonprofits across the United States that support the development of healthy, organic foods and food practices, and the health of our planet. The Foundation supports organizations that work to increase organic agriculture; provide research and science to develop organic farming practices; protect the biodiversity of our seed supply and the stewardship of genetic resources of organic seed; teach organic farming practices that promote conservation of resources, and foster the next generation of organic farmers.

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Massage Therapy Foundation
Community Service grants program (Posted 1/12)

The Foundation’s advances the knowledge and practice of massage therapy through support for scientific research, education, and community service. The Foundation’s Community Service grants program is designed to promote working partnerships between the massage therapy profession and community-based organizations. Grants are awarded to nonprofits that provide massage therapy to people who currently have little or no access to such services.

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Sierra Sacramento Valley Medical Society Alliance
Education and community health project funding (Posted 11/29)

Following our mission to improve the quality of health in our community through education and community health project funding, the Sierra Sacramento Valley Medical Society Alliance is pleased to announce the community grants cycle for 2016-2017.  Applications for grant request are accepted until February 24, 2017.

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UNFI Foundation
Programs Advancing Organic Farming Supported (Posted 11/30)

The UNFI Foundation funds nonprofit organizations across the United States that support the development of healthy, organic foods and food practices, and promote the health of our planet. The focus is on organizations that work to increase organic agriculture, provide research and science to develop organic farming practices, protect the biodiversity of our seed supply and the stewardship of genetic resources of organic seed, teach organic farming practices that promote conservation of resources, and foster the next generation of organic farmers.

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Blue Shield of California Foundation
Funds Address Healthcare and Domestic Violence Prevention in California (Posted 10/6)

The mission of the Blue Shield of California Foundation is to improve the lives of all Californians by making healthcare accessible, effective, and affordable, and by ending domestic violence. The Foundation is committed to supporting the people and programs working on the frontlines of healthcare and domestic violence. The Foundation’s current funding priorities include the following: Care Integration, The Remaining Uninsured, Value-Based Care and Patient Engagement, and Domestic Violence Systems and Survivor Experience.

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Foundation of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry: Healthy Smiles, Healthy Children
Support for Oral Healthcare Initiatives for Children (Posted 11/3)

Healthy Smiles, Healthy Children, an initiative of the Foundation of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, is committed to improving the quality of pediatric oral health in the United States. Healthy Smiles, Healthy Children Grants support dentist-led, community-based initiatives throughout the country that provide dental care and ultimately serve as a Dental Home to underserved children.

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Safe Neighborhoods and Schools Fund
Learning Communities for School Success (Posted 11/8)

The Safe Neighborhoods and Schools Fund: Learning Communities for School Success program will provide grants to local school districts to implement research-based strategies to improve school climate and to mitigate the school-to-prison pipeline.

Funder Profile

The Safeway Foundation
Grants in Four Priority Areas (Posted 9/19)

The Safeway Foundation supports nonprofit organizations whose mission is aligned with these four priority areas:

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Surdna Foundation
Grants Promote Robust Community Arts and Culture Programs (Posted 10/20)

The Surdna Foundation seeks to foster just and sustainable communities throughout the United States. The Foundation’s Thriving Cultures program is based on a belief that communities with robust arts and culture are more cohesive and prosperous, and benefit from the diversity of their residents. Through the Thriving Cultures program, grants are provided to nonprofit organizations that address one of the following four categories: Teens Artistic Advancement, Artists Engaging in Social Change, Artists and Economic Development, or Community Engaged Design.

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Unitarian Universalist Veatch Program at Shelter Rock
Social Change Initiatives Funded (Posted 10/6)

The Unitarian Universalist Veatch Program at Shelter Rock supports programs throughout the United States that foster the growth and development of the denomination and increase the involvement of Unitarian Universalists in social action. The Veatch Program also supports non-denominational nonprofit organizations nationwide that are committed to social change and whose goals reflect the principles of Unitarian Universalism.

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