Deadline: June 1. Up to $50K in seed funding to help community and place-based organizations launch news and information projects that have an impact on issues they care about and ensure that residents are informed and engaged. Priority will be given to Open Government projects that improve the way people and their governments interact. Knight’s definition of Open Government is broad and includes data transparency to technology to increase citizen participation. Info and app:
Deadline: June 4. Grants up to $4K will be awarded to K-12 schools to help students and adults select and implement a series of activities that result in long-term changes in student nutrition and physical activity. Info and app:
Deadline: May 24 (References Due May 20). Two-year fellowships between $30K and $80K to qualified individuals who care deeply about their communities and have a vision for how it can be a better place for everyone who lives there. Info and app:
Deadline: June 30. Up to $10K in scripts and royalties to middle and high schools for three-minute videos created by students and staff that demonstrate why “the show must go on” on at their school. Info and app: http://www.pioneerdrama.com/Video_Contest_Home.asp
Grants totaling $1.4M will support partnerships between artists and organizations working to create and pilot methods for reaching the public and developing interest in and access to jazz, theater, and contemporary dance. Full Press Release: “The Doris Duke Charitable Foundation Awards $1.475 Million in Grants to Artists and Organizations Working Together to Build Demand for the Performing Arts.” 4/09/13.
Deadline: October 1. Grants and scholarships up to $10K to NAEA members for programs and activities that support classroom-based arts education. Info and app:
Deadline: May 31. Grants up to $90K to help medium-sized nonprofits in the United States in implementing mission-relevant revenue-generating strategies. Info and app: http://afgg.org/?page_id=1404