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.)

Ronald McDonald House Charities of Eastern New England Grants

Deadline: Tuesday, November 20, 2018

The Ronald McDonald House Charities of Eastern New England makes grants of up to $25,000 to organizations that provide services for children in central and eastern Massachusetts, New Hampshire, and Rhode Island. Grants are awarded to nonprofit organizations for programs which directly improve the health and well-being of children. 

Learn more and apply

Haymarket Sustaining Grant

Deadline: Wednesday, November 28, 2018
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.

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

Hesed Foundation

Deadline: Friday, November 30, 2018

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

Fred J. Brotherton Charitable Foundation

Deadline: Saturday, December 1, 2018

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

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

Bean Foundation Grant

Deadline: Saturday, December 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.

Temper of the Times Foundation

Deadline: Saturday, December 15, 2018

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."

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.

Farm Credit East AgEnhancement Grant Program

Deadline: Monday, December 31, 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.

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.

Bangor Savings Bank Foundation

Deadline: Tuesday, January 1, 2019
Bangor Savings Bank

The Bangor Savings Bank Foundation makes grants of between $2,000 and $25,000 to 501(c)(3) organizations working on "improving Maine and New Hampshire's regional and statewide economies."

2019 Grant for Dental Health

Deadline: Tuesday, January 22, 2019
HealthcareGIVES

HealthcareGIVES, a giving circle for Seacoast medical professionals, collectively provides grants to worthy nonprofit organizations that help to grow healthy and abundant communities. The theme of this year's grant is Dental Health. Interested nonprofit (501c3) organizations serving Rockingham County, Strafford County, and York County, Maine should submit a one page Letter of Inquiry by January 22, 2019.

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Community Leadership Fund

Deadline: Wednesday, January 23, 2019

The Tufts Health Plan Foundation is 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: Wednesday, January 23, 2019

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 23, 2019. Upon review, selected applicants will be invited to submit a full application by March 29, 2019.

Learn more and apply

The Kendal C. and Anna Ham Charitable Foundation

Deadline: Thursday, January 31, 2019

The Kendal C. and Anna Ham Charitable Foundation makes grants to support 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 Thursday, January 31.

Learn more and apply

Responsive Grants

Deadline: Friday, February 15, 2019
New Hampshire Children's Health Foundation

The New Hampshire Children's Health Foundation will consider both single year and multi-year requests in the areas of preventing childhood obesity, promoting oral health and reducing food insecurity.

Online letters of inquiry must be submitted February 1-15, with invitations to submit full applications sent on March 1.

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Agnes M. Lindsay Trust Campership Grants

Deadline: Friday, March 1, 2019

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: Friday, March 15, 2019

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."

Bangor Savings Bank Foundation

Deadline: Monday, April 1, 2019
Bangor Savings Bank

The Bangor Savings Bank Foundation makes grants of between $2,000 and $25,000 to 501(c)(3) organizations working on "improving Maine and New Hampshire's regional and statewide economies."

Bangor Savings Bank Foundation

Deadline: Monday, July 1, 2019
Bangor Savings Bank

The Bangor Savings Bank Foundation makes grants of between $2,000 and $25,000 to 501(c)(3) organizations working on "improving Maine and New Hampshire's regional and statewide economies."

Bangor Savings Bank Foundation

Deadline: Tuesday, October 1, 2019
Bangor Savings Bank

The Bangor Savings Bank Foundation makes grants of between $2,000 and $25,000 to 501(c)(3) organizations working on "improving Maine and New Hampshire's regional and statewide economies."

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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