Funding Alerts

Funding Alerts

This list represents some funding opportunities that we thought would be of interest to you. (If you are a funder with an opportunity to list, or you know about a great opportunity not listed here, please contact us at

Non-profit Training Resource Fund

Deadline: Saturday, November 30, 2019
TD Charitable Foundation

The Non-Profit Training Resource Fund, an initiative of the TD Charitable Foundation, provides grants to charitable organizations for employees to attend approved classes and courses that will enhance job performance. Grants of up to $1,000 will be awarded to organizations within the TD Bank market area on the East Coast that focus on affordable housing, economic development, financial literacy, or after-school and extracurricular programming. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis in 2019 and will be reviewed monthly. 

Learn more here

Hesed Foundation

Deadline: Saturday, November 30, 2019

The Hesed Foundation is dedicated to the improvement and enhancement of human life and the strengthening of communities. Hesed seeks to achieve these goals by supporting programs that enhance the lives and welfare of all people, particularly those in underrepresented populations and communities. Specifically, they fund programs relating to youth and education, health, and community building. The Foundation primarily supports nonprofit organizations in the state of New Hampshire and New York City.

Learn more and apply

Bean Foundation Grant

Deadline: Sunday, December 1, 2019
Norwin S. & Elizabeth N. Bean Foundation

The Bean Foundation awards grants in the fields of arts and humanities, education, environment, health, human services, and public/society benefit. Grants are only available for nonprofit organizations that serve Manchester and Amherst. 

Fred J. Brotherton Charitable Foundation

Deadline: Sunday, December 1, 2019

The Fred J. Brotherton Charitable Foundation supports nonprofit organizations in the northeastern United States.

The Foundation's major fields of interest include the following:

Matching Grants Available for Historic Preservation Projects

Deadline: Monday, December 2, 2019
NH Preservation Alliance

The 1772 Foundation and N.H. Preservation Alliance have announced that funding in the form of 1:1 matching grants of up to $10,000 will be made available for the following historic preservation projects: exterior painting, finishes and surface restoration, fire detection/lightning protection/security systems, repairs to/restoration of porches, roofs and windows, repairs to foundations and sills, and chimney and masonry repointing.

All organizations that wish to be considered should send a one-page letter of inquiry to: and use 1772 Foundation in the subject line. Letters of inquiry will be accepted until December 2, 2019. Invited applicants will be notified by January 17, 2020 and applications will be due February 14, 2020.

Haymarket Sustaining Grant

Deadline: Wednesday, December 4, 2019
Haymarket People’s Fund

Haymarket offers grants for social justice organizing work happening in the New England region. They are committed to supporting both urban and rural organizing across the region. In addition to supporting groups that have a long history of grassroots organizing, they also support start up and emerging organizations with grants for both general operating support and project work.

Sustaining Grants are up to $10,000 for grassroots, social change organizations that meet the funding criteria. Grant sizes are determined after a careful evaluation of each proposal taking into account Haymarket’s criteria and commitment to strengthening anti-racist movement building in New England. 

*If your organization has not been funded by Haymarket in the past 3 years, call the office and speak to a staff person about your work. If they feel you meet the basic criteria, an application package will be sent.

Temper of the Times Foundation

Deadline: Monday, December 16, 2019

Grants of up to $15,000 for advertising "projects that will lead to measurable outcomes for wildland ecosystem conservation and restoration in the United States."

Bangor Savings Bank Foundation

Deadline: Wednesday, January 1, 2020
Bangor Savings Bank

The Bangor Savings Bank Foundation makes grants of between $2,000 and $5,000 to 501(c)(3) organizations working on "improving Maine and New Hampshire's regional and statewide economies."

Community Leadership Fund

Deadline: Friday, January 24, 2020

The Tufts Health Plan Foundation will be accepting applications for its James Roosevelt, Jr., Leadership Fund.

The Foundation supports community leaders in their work with multiple stakeholders toward a common community goal. Collaboration and Community Engagement grants support inclusive communities where older people are an asset. This work could include current or new activities that directly or indirectly lead to age-friendly communities and address barriers to success such as limited access to transportation or health care, ageist employment policies or other conditions that contribute to the social isolation of older people.

The Foundation will consider the intersection between policy and practice as well as collaborative community work in the built environment, transportation, housing, social and civic participation and inclusion, employment, communication and information, and community support and health services.

Systems and Best Practices

Deadline: Friday, January 24, 2020

The Tufts Health Plan Foundation supports the work of nonprofit organizations to improve, influence and ultimately create healthy communities and age-friendly cities and towns. The Foundation funds activities in Health and Wellness, Workforce Development, Purposeful Engagement, and Field and Capacity Building that will:

  • Improve or build systems to support healthy living with an emphasis on the systems that are serving older adults
  • Bring organizations together to collaboratively achieve broader impact and change
  • Scale efforts to address community needs

Letters of Intent must be received no later than January 24, 2020. Upon review, selected applicants will be invited to submit a full application by March 20, 2020.

Learn more and apply

The Kendal C. and Anna Ham Charitable Foundation

Deadline: Friday, January 31, 2020

The Kendal C. and Anna Ham Charitable Foundation makes grants to support 501(c)3 organizations working to improve the quality of life for residents in the Mount Washington Valley.

The deadline for applications to be considered at the April meeting of the foundation's board is 5:00 PM on  January 31.

Learn more and apply

Santander Bank Charitable Contributions Program

Deadline: Friday, January 31, 2020

The Santander Bank Charitable Contributions Program supports nonprofit organizations in the communities the Bank serves in the northeast U.S.

Focus areas include:

  • Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFI Initiative)

  • Economic and Workforce Development

  • Affordable Housing

  • Financial Education & Inclusion

General grants are competitive and open to eligible nonprofit 501(c)3 organizations. Average grant size is $30,000. Grants range from $10,000 to $100,000 and have a one-year term. 

Grant cycle opens January 1

Learn more and apply

Northeast Delta Dental Foundation

Deadline: Friday, January 31, 2020

The Northeast Delta Dental Foundation makes grants for programs enhancing the awareness of good oral health, with a particular focus on children, the elderly, the indigent, or other populations with identified oral health needs

The deadline for applications is January 31.

Learn more and apply

Agnes M. Lindsay Trust Campership Grants

Deadline: Sunday, March 1, 2020

The Agnes M. Lindsay Trust supports nonprofit organizations that help those in need in the states of Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, and Vermont. Grants are awarded for camp scholarships and summer enrichment programs for needy children from rural and urban areas in the amount of $1,000-$5,000.

Learn more and apply

New England Grassroots Environment Fund Grow Grant

Deadline: Sunday, March 15, 2020

The New England Grassroots Environment Fund Grow Grant awards between $1,000 and $3,500 to "help established groups increase capacity, collaborate, and leverage impact."

Clean Energy Fund

NH Community Development Finance Authority

NH Community Development Finance Authority has financing available for nonprofit energy efficiency and renewable energy projects through their Clean Energy Fund.

Westinghouse Electric Company Charitable Giving

The Westinghouse Electric Company Charitable Giving Program provides support to nonprofit organizations in communities with company facilities (within 50 miles of Portsmouth and Newington, NH). The company's areas of emphasis include the following: STEM Education, Environmental Sustainability, and Community Safety and Vitality.

Proposals are accepted on a rolling basis. 

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