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

Grassroots Fund Seed Grants

New England Grassroots Environment Fund

The Grassroots Fund is making rapid response Seed grant program available to grassroots groups responding to local needs and building resilience in their community in response to the COVID19 pandemic and associated events. They are committed to making decisions and getting dollars out the door as fast as they can.

The Seed grant program has a brief online application and requests can be up to $1,000. Even if you have an active grant (or pending application) for another project with them, this urgent rapid response program is available for all groups who see a need in their community to respond to COVID19.

Responsive Grants

Deadline: Monday, August 15, 2022
New Hampshire Children's Health Foundation

The next Call for Responsive Grant Proposals opens August, 2022 at which time requests will be considered for: healthy eating / active living and promoting oral health. Requests for single-year grants, up to $30,000, two-year grants up to $60,000, and three-year grants up to $90,000 will be considered.

Letter of Inquiry Due: August 15
If you are seeking funding for more than one strategy within a grant cycle, you must submit a separate Letter of Inquiry for each strategy.

Learn more

Merrimack County Savings Bank Foundation

Deadline: Thursday, September 1, 2022
Merrimack County Savings Bank Foundation

The Merrimack County Savings Bank Foundation makes grants of up to $5,000 to local non-profits that make a significant impact on the lives of people in the communities it serve. Applications are accepted during the month of August and September 1 is the last day of acceptance. 

Learn more and apply

Bean Foundation Grant

Deadline: Thursday, September 1, 2022
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. 

Community Grants Program: Unrestricted Grants

Deadline: Friday, September 30, 2022
NH Charitable Foundation

The New Hampshire Charitable Foundation makes unrestricted grants of up to $60,000 over three years to 501(c)(3) organizations working in New Hampshire and select Maine and Vermont communities.

Grants in Greater Derry area

Deadline: Monday, October 10, 2022
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

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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