The Ben and Jerry's Foundation is inviting applications for its Grassroots Organizing for Social Change program. Grants of up to $30,000 will be awarded to nonprofit community-organizing groups in the United States working to advance social and environmental justice and support sustainable and just food systems. The foundation gives preference to activities and strategies used for creating social change rather than on the specific issues an organization may be addressing. To be eligible, applicants must be tax exempt or have a fiscal sponsor, and have a budget under $500,000. Deadline to apply: June 1, 2021.
The COVID-19 Vaccine Equity Partner Engagement Project, issued by the Fund for Public Health in New York City (FPHNYC) on behalf of the NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene’s Center for Health Equity and Community Wellness, supports equitable access to COVID-19 vaccines and vaccine information by funding community partners to lead outreach, engagement and navigation in the 33 Taskforce on Racial Inclusion and Equity (TRIE) neighborhoods, which have been disproportionately impacted by COVID-19, systemic racism, and disinvestment. While award amounts will vary, the average award size is expected to be approximately $200,000. Deadline to apply: June 1, 2021.
The Case for Reparations RFP, issued by the Decolonizing Wealth Project, is a funding opportunity aims to source both the spaces and places where reparations campaigns are taking hold, provide vital funding to fuel their efforts and utilize our platform as a reparations fund and field disruptor to document and share this reparations movement ecosystem with our network of national philanthropic institutions and donors. Deadline to apply: June 4, 2021.
The Bank of America Charitable Foundation works to develop strong partnerships with nonprofit organizations working to address issues fundamental to economic mobility and social progress in low- and moderate-income communities. The foundation welcomes proposals that address economic mobility in a community context, with a focus on affordable housing, small business, and neighborhood revitalization. Grants range from $2,500 to $50,000. Deadline to apply: June 25, 2021.
Quadratec is inviting applications for its Energize the Environment Grant Program. Through the program, a single grant of $3,500 will be awarded to an individual or group currently pursuing a program or initiative designed to benefit the environment in their community. Any individual, group, or organization in the United States is eligible to apply. Deadline to apply: June 30, 2021.
The Barbara McDowell Foundation is offering grants totaling $200,000 to $250,000 for the coming fiscal year for organizations engaged in systemic, social justice litigation, with a focus on access to benefits, children's rights, disability rights, discrimination, domestic violence, environmental justice, healthcare, homelessness, housing, Native American rights, prisoners' rights, refugee and immigration rights, voting rights, and veteran's rights. Deadline to apply: August 1, 2021.
The Korean American Community Foundation is offering Phase II of COVID Community Action Fund to address short- and long-term needs of the most vulnerable Korean Americans. Priority will be given to organizations that serve low-income Korean/Asian American individuals, families and communities. This grant is for one year, and the maximum grant amount is for $25,000. Deadline to apply: Rolling.
The NYC COVID-19 Just Recovery Match Fund and NYC COVID-19 Neighborhood Relief Fund provide up to $15,000 in matching dollars to ioby crowdfunding campaigns for projects that serve low-income, Black communities within the five boroughs of New York City and projects that help low-income communities respond to and recover from the economic and social impacts of COVID-19. Deadline to apply: Rolling.