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 info@nhnonprofits.org.)

Wellborn Ecology Fund

Deadline: Monday, July 23, 2018
NH Charitable Foundation

The Wellborn Ecology Fund makes grants of up to $5,000 to "increase environmental and ecological science knowledge in the Upper Valley."

Farm Credit East AgEnhancement Grant Program

Deadline: Wednesday, August 1, 2018

The Farm Credit East AgEnhancement Grant Program makes grants of up to $10,000 to "help organizations promote awareness of and strengthen agriculture, commercial fishing, and forest products" in New England.

American Honda Foundation

Deadline: Wednesday, August 1, 2018

The American Honda Foundation makes one-year grants of up to $75,000 to 501(c)(3) organizations working on "youth education, specifically in the areas of science, technology, engineering, mathematics, the environment, job training, and literacy."

Community Grants Program - Unrestricted Grants

Deadline: Thursday, August 2, 2018
NH Charitable Foundation

This competitive grants program awards unrestricted grants that support an organization’s general operations as a whole rather than a particular project or capacity-building effort.

Anthem Foundation Grants

Deadline: Friday, August 3, 2018

Anthem Foundation grant funding supports ongoing community health programs with proven and measurable outcomes in the focus areas of Healthy Hearts, Healthy Cancer Prevention, Healthy Maternal Practices, Healthy Diabetes Prevention, and Healthy Active Lifestyles. 

Learn more and apply

Doug Flutie Jr. Foundation for Autism

Deadline: Wednesday, August 15, 2018

Grants are awarded annually with the average award of $10,000 to $20,000. The priorities of the Foundation are to meet families’ needs along the way by ensuring (1) Access to Services (2) Active Lifestyles and (3) Adult Independence.

Letters of inquiry will be accepted between July 16-August 15, 2018.

Learn more here

deCoizart Charitable Trust

Deadline: Wednesday, August 15, 2018

The Sarah K. de Coizart Artticle TENTH Perpetual Charitable Trust awards grants of up to $100,000 to organizations in the northeast "in support of efforts to protect the environment, species conservation, and blindness-related services and research."

Housing for Everyone Grant Competition

Deadline: Friday, August 31, 2018
TD Charitable Foundation

In 2018, the Housing for Everyone grant program will award grants of $125,000 to twenty-five organizations in TD Bank's corporate footprint (Maine to Florida) working to provide access to safe, clean, physically accessible affordable housing units for families, individuals, the elderly, new Americans, veterans, the disabled, women, and youth. The program will also fund the development and maintenance of programs that educate and assist individuals in finding permanent or transitional housing opportunities that meet their needs.

Learn more and apply

Bean Foundation Grant

Deadline: Saturday, September 1, 2018
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.

Blake-Nuttall Fund Grants

Deadline: Saturday, September 1, 2018

The Blake-Nuttall Fund of the Nuttall Ornithological Club makes grants of up to $5,000 to support bird-related projects. The Fund supports ornithological research, conservation, and education, with particular emphasis on the birds of New England and the Northeast.

The deadline for applications is September 1.

Learn more and apply

William P. Wharton Trust

Deadline: Saturday, September 15, 2018

The William P. Wharton Trust makes grants—typically between $2,500 to $15,000—to "support projects that directly promote the conservation, study, and appreciation of nature."

New England Grassroots Environment Fund Grow Grant

Deadline: Saturday, September 15, 2018

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."

Petco Foundation Animal Welfare Grants

Deadline: Friday, September 28, 2018

The Petco Foundation provides grants to animal welfare organizations performing sheltering and adoptions nationwide. U.S.-based nonprofit animal shelters and foster-based rescue organizations, as well as municipal animal shelters are eligible to apply. For the 2018 funding cycle, applications will be accepted from August 1 through September 28.

Learn more

Caplan Foundation for Early Childhood

Deadline: Sunday, September 30, 2018

The Caplan Foundation for Early Childhood makes grants—historically ranging from $20,000 to $100,000—to organizations working in one of three areas: early childhood welfare, early childhood education and play, and parenting education.

Green Education Foundation's Green Thumb Challenge

Deadline: Sunday, September 30, 2018

The Green Education Foundation, in partnership with Gardener's Supply Company, is accepting applications from schools and youth groups for its Green Thumb Challenge. Through the program, a prize of $500 will be awarded to a school or youth group to advance the sustainability of a successful youth garden program that has impacted the lives of kids and their community. Applicants must submit a chronicle of their project, including photographs and descriptions. To be eligible, applicants must be a school or youth group with existing garden program involving youth in grades K-12. The program will not consider proposals for gardens that do not yet exist.

Learn more and apply

Dobles Foundation Grant

Deadline: Monday, October 1, 2018

The Dobles Foundation makes one-year grants of up to $25,000 to "public charities whose mission for years 2017 and 2018 is to advance the prevention, treatment, and / or recovery from substance abuse / misuse."

Madelaine G. von Weber Trusts

Deadline: Monday, October 15, 2018

The Madelaine G. von Weber Trust supports nonprofit organizations in New Hampshire with grants up to $25,000.

The Trust's areas of interest include, but are not limited to:

  • environmental and conservation initiatives, including animal welfare and energy efficiency;
  • music and the arts, including music schools and free concerts; and,
  • social services, including family recreation, food banks, and mentoring programs.

Learn more and apply

The Clowes Fund

Deadline: Thursday, November 1, 2018

The Clowes Fund supports social services for populations of immigrants, refugees and asylees, as well as workforce development in the form of jobs skills training and preventing students from dropping out of school. Priority will be given to applications serving Grafton, Sullivan and Cheshire counties. Grants range from $20,000-$50,000.

Preliminary Proposals are due November 1. Final Proposals are due February 1. 

Learn more and apply

TD Charitable Foundation: Non-profit Training Resource Fund

Deadline: Friday, November 30, 2018

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 2018 and will be reviewed monthly. 

Learn more here

ALDI Smart Kids Program

Deadline: Saturday, December 15, 2018

The ALDI Smart Kids Program supports nonprofit organizations, public agencies, K-12 schools, and faith-based organizations that promote kids being active and healthy in the communities where ALDI stores are located (including Derry and Manchester, NH). Grants ranging from $100 to $5,000 and ALDI gift cards are provided to local community organizations that encourage kids to be active in the areas of education, physical activity, nutrition, socializing, and the arts. Applications are accepted between February 1 and December 15, annually. 

Read more and apply here.

Walmart Foundation Community Grant Program

Deadline: Monday, December 31, 2018

The Walmart Foundation's Community Grant Program awards grants of up to $5,000 to nonprofits within the service area of Walmart stores.

The Home Depot Foundation: Community Impact Grants Program

Deadline: Monday, December 31, 2018

The Home Depot Foundation’s Community Impact Grants Program provides support to nonprofit organizations and public service agencies in the U.S. that are using the power of volunteers to improve the physical health of their communities. Proposals for the following community improvement activities will be considered: repairs, refurbishments, and modifications to low-income or transitional housing or community facilities (schools, community centers, senior centers, etc.); weatherizing or increasing energy efficiency of low-income or transitional housing or community facilities; and engaging volunteers to help veterans in their community through service projects focusing on the renovation, repair, and improvement of homes and other properties. Grants of up to $5,000 are made in the form of The Home Depot gift cards for the purchase of tools, materials, or services. Requests will be accepted on a rolling basis through December 31, 2018.

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. 

Learn more

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