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.)

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

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.

Grants - Trauma Due to Adverse Childhood Experiences

Deadline: Monday, January 27, 2020
Seacoast Women's Giving Circle

The Seacoast Women's Giving Circle has released their 2020 grant application for organizations that address Trauma due to Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs). Organizations may request a grant for $15,000. They are accepting applications for both project-based funding and general operating expenses. 

Seacoast Women's Giving Circle Priorities:

  • Improving quality of life of the Seacoast
  • Serving the socio-economically underprivileged
  • Fostering independence and self-reliance
  • Addressing emerging needs and issues
  • Providing long-term solutions
  • Investing in the expansion of existing organizations rather than the creation of new ones

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

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

Seacoast Half Marathon Beneficiary Application

Deadline: Saturday, February 1, 2020

At the beginning of each year, the Seacoast Half Marathon organizing committee selects a non-profit beneficiary for that year’s race. Each year’s revenue, after direct race expenses are paid, goes to the beneficiary and to the other non-profit groups that staff the water stops on the race course each year. Historically, the beneficiaries have earned between $35,000 and $120,000, depending on race registrations and sponsorship revenue.

Please download the beneficiary application to learn which types of organizations can qualify, what information is needed to complete the application process, and what the requirements are for each organization chosen as the Seacoast Half Marathon beneficiary.

Click HERE to download the 2020 Seacoast Half Marathon beneficiary application. The due date for submission of the applications is February 1, 2020.

The Donley Foundation Supports Nonprofits in the Upper Valley

Deadline: Saturday, February 15, 2020

The Donley Foundation's mission is to promote self-sufficiency and achievement for disadvantaged children, individuals, and families through the support of education, literacy, and other means. The Foundation primarily provides support to nonprofit organizations in Western Cook County, IL, and the adjoining neighborhoods on Chicago's West Side; the Upper Connecticut River Valley of Vermont and New Hampshire; and Greater York County and the Allentown-Bethlehem area of the Lehigh Valley, PA.

Grants typically are made in a range of $10,000 to $25,000. The Foundation occasionally awards multi-year grants.

Read more and apply

Dollar General Literacy Foundation Grants

Deadline: Thursday, February 20, 2020

The Dollar General Literacy Foundation supports nonprofit organizations, educational institutions, and libraries that offer literacy programs in communities served by Dollar General in 44 states. The Foundation provides support through the following grant programs:

  • Adult Literacy Grants support nonprofit organizations that provide direct services to adults in need of literacy assistance.
  • Family Literacy Grants support family literacy service providers that combine parent and youth literacy instruction.
  • Summer Reading Grants help nonprofit organizations, schools, and libraries with the creation or expansion of summer reading programs for students who are below grade level readers or readers with learning disabilities. 

Learn more and apply

Bank of America Charitable Foundation Grants

Deadline: Friday, February 21, 2020
Bank of America

The Bank of America Charitable Foundation works to advance pathways to economic mobility in order to build thriving communities. Grants are provided to nonprofit organizations that serve specific states and regions, including New Hampshire. 

The Economic Mobility Focused on the Needs of Individuals and Families category provides support for workforce development & education and basic needs, including family stabilization and crisis prevention. Applications will be accepted from January 27 through February 21, 2020. 

Learn more & 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."

Mascoma Bank Foundation

Deadline: Wednesday, April 1, 2020
Mascoma Bank Foundation

The Mascoma Bank Foundation provides capital funding to not-for-profit organizations within Mascoma Bank’s market area that will contribute to the long-term benefit of its communities. Deadline for proposals for the spring cycle are due no later than April 1. Deadline for proposals for the fall cycle are due no later than October 1.

Learn more and apply

Bean Foundation Grant

Deadline: Wednesday, April 1, 2020
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. 

Grant Opportunities - Upper Valley

Deadline: Monday, April 6, 2020
The Couch Family Foundation

The Couch Family Foundation supports nonprofit organizations in northern New England, with emphasis on the Upper Valley Region of New Hampshire and Vermont and Martha's Vineyard, MA.

The Foundation is dedicated to creating and supporting high-quality opportunities for children and families to learn and thrive so that they develop healthy, fulfilling lives.

The Foundation's funding priority is education, with a special interest in early childhood.

QUARTERLY APPLICATION PERIODS:

  • January 7 - April 6, 2020
  • April 7 - July 6, 2020
  • July 7 - October 7, 2020

Learn more and apply

Grants in Greater Derry area

Deadline: Monday, April 13, 2020
Alexander Eastman Foundation

The Alexander Eastman Foundation supports nonprofit organizations that serve the residents of the greater Derry, NH, area, including Chester, Derry, Hampstead, Londonderry, Sandown, and Windham with grants ranging $5,000-$35,000.

The Foundation's focus is on healthcare. Its interests in the field are comprehensive and extend to the following:

  • mental health;
  • dental care;
  • developmental and rehabilitative services;
  • health promotion and education;
  • disease and accident prevention;
  • nutrition;
  • continuing education of health professionals; and,
  • applied or practical research.

Learn more and apply

Madelaine G. von Weber Trusts

Deadline: Wednesday, April 15, 2020

The Madelaine G. von Weber Trust accepts funding applications from New Hampshire-based 501(c)(3) nonprofit organizations. Applicants should demonstrate good governance, a sustainable program, strong community/board of trustees support, a track record of valuable service to the community and a compelling rationale for why the requested funds are needed.

Learn more and apply

Dollar General Literacy Foundation Youth Grants

Deadline: Thursday, May 21, 2020

Schools, public libraries, and nonprofit organizations who help students who are below grade level or having trouble reading are eligible to apply. Grant funding is provided to assist in the following areas:

  • Implementing new or expanding existing literacy programs
  • Purchasing new technology or equipment to support literacy initiatives
  • Purchasing books, materials or software for literacy programs

The 2020 Youth Literacy grant applications will be available February 27, 2020.

Learn more and apply

The Fuller Foundation

Deadline: Monday, June 15, 2020

The Fuller Foundation supports non-profit agencies which improve the quality of life for people, animals, and the environment..

Bank of America Charitable Foundation Grants

Deadline: Friday, June 26, 2020
Bank of America

The Bank of America Charitable Foundation works to advance pathways to economic mobility in order to build thriving communities. Grants are provided to nonprofit organizations that serve specific states and regions, including New Hampshire. 

The Economic Mobility and Social Progress Focused on the Needs of the Community category provides support for affordable housing, community revitalization, arts, and the environment. Applications will be accepted from June 1 through June 26, 2020. 

Learn more & apply

The Donley Foundation Supports Nonprofits in the Upper Valley

Deadline: Tuesday, September 15, 2020

The Donley Foundation's mission is to promote self-sufficiency and achievement for disadvantaged children, individuals, and families through the support of education, literacy, and other means. The Foundation primarily provides support to nonprofit organizations in Western Cook County, IL, and the adjoining neighborhoods on Chicago's West Side; the Upper Connecticut River Valley of Vermont and New Hampshire; and Greater York County and the Allentown-Bethlehem area of the Lehigh Valley, PA.

Grants typically are made in a range of $10,000 to $25,000. The Foundation occasionally awards multi-year grants.

Read more and apply

Hesed Foundation

Deadline: Wednesday, September 30, 2020

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

GKV Foundation

Deadline: Thursday, October 1, 2020

The GKV Foundation supports nonprofit organizations located within a 4-5-hour drive of the New York City metropolitan area that are interested in developing new programs that will impact the community through the use of a range of artistic media such as the visual arts, music, and dance. In order to be considered for funding, interested organizations must first submit a Letter of Interest, due October 1, 2020.

Learn more and apply

The Clowes Fund

Deadline: Sunday, November 1, 2020

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 as well as other areas with significant populations of immigrants, refugees and asylees. Grants range from $20,000-$50,000.

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

Learn more and apply

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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