JOURNALISTS AND WRITERS FOUNDATION PEACEBUILDING PROJECTS

May 27, 2014

Deadline: September 30. Grants up to $50K to organizations and individuals working in themes of inter-communal and inter-state dialogue/cooperation; peace education; pluralism and multiculturalism; youth, conflict, and peacebuilding; conflict prevention; mediation and negotiation; post-conflict reconciliation, disarmament, demobilization, and reintegration; good governance, rule of law, and transitional justice; poverty reduction, development, and peacebuilding; and gender equality and empowerment. Successfully implemented projects will receive additional funding of up to $30,000.

Info an app: http://www.internationalpeaceandconflict.org/forum/topics/call-for-applications-journalists-and-writers-foundation-peace-pr#.U4S2gihhstW

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FEDCO CHARITABLE FOUNDATION K-12 TEACHER GRANTS

May 23, 2014

Deadline: June 30. Grants up to $1K for classroom projects that promote engaging and creative experiential learning, community involvement, and academic achievement in Los Angeles-area schools. Projects include nature-themed field trips, visits to museum or cultural institutions, or community engagement activities. Projects must be designed to increase student achievement in language arts, math, science, and/or social studies. Applicants must teach in a K-12 classroom full-time at a public or charter school in LAUSD, ABC, Culver City, Norwalk-La Mirada, or Pasadena Unified.

Info and app: https://www.calfund.org/page.aspx?pid=779

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$215 MILLION FUND TO PROTECT BRAZILIAN AMAZON RAINFOREST LAUNCHED

May 22, 2014

The public-private partnership will provide a “transition fund” for the Brazilian government’s Amazon Region Protected Areas program. The Brazilian government and World Wildlife Fund have announced a $215M fund to ensure the long-term protection of 150M acres of the Amazon rainforest. The “ARPA for Life” partnership is spearheaded by the Brazilian Biodiversity Fund, Linden Trust for Conservation, and Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation and is supported by the government of Germany, Inter-American Development Bank, Global Environment Facility, Margaret A. Cargill Foundation, and Vicki and Roger Sant.

Full Article: http://www.worldwildlife.org/press-releases/brazil-wwf-and-partners-announce-deal-to-secure-world-s-largest-network-of-tropical-forest-protected-areas

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ALEXIA FOUNDATION 2014 WOMEN’S INITIATIVE GRANT

May 21, 2014

Deadline: June 30. One $25K grant for documentary photographic or multimedia project on a significant issue involving and affecting women. Suggested issues and themes include femininity and the culture of abuse; women making a difference, leading, and changing things; gender inequality; the direct connection between women, education, and birth rates, children’s health, and household income; gender discrimination; women in the military; and mental health issues.

Info and app: http://www.alexiafoundation.org/blog/2014/04/01/call-for-proposals-announcing-the-2014-womens-initiative-grant/

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CREATIVE WORK FUND NORTHERN CALIFORNIA-BASED ART COLLABORATION GRANTS

May 19, 2014

Deadline: December 5 (LOI). Grants up to $40K for artist(s) collaborating with non profit organization(s) in media or traditional arts. Media projects must feature a lead artist with a strong track record as a writer or performer and who has successfully collaborated with nonprofit organization(s). Traditional artists may produce works in oral traditions, performances, crafts, multidisciplinary works, and others. Artists and organizations must reside in the northern or central California counties for at least two years.

Info and app: http://creativeworkfund.org/grant-guidelines

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FITCH CHARITABLE FOUNDATION GRANTS TO MID-CAREER PROFESSIONALS IN PRESERVATION AND RELATED FIELDS

May 17, 2014

Deadline: October 15. Grants up to $15K for preservation-related projects including historic preservation, landscape architecture, urban design, environmental planning, decorative arts, architectural design, and architectural history. Grants are awarded only to individuals. The foundation does not fund university-sponsored research projects or dissertation research.

Info and app: http://fitchfoundation.org/filter/Grants/ApplicationFitch-Mid-Career-Grant-and-Samuel-H-Kress-Fellowship

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ASPCA ANNOUNCES $25 MILLION ANIMAL WELFARE INITIATIVE IN LOS ANGELES

May 15, 2014

The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals will work with local animal welfare groups to provide residents and rescue groups with services that help save animals’ lives and keep families and their pets together. The multi-pronged effort will include an ASPCA operated spay/neuter facility; $1 million to subsidize fees for local rescue groups; an animal relocation program to move animals for better chance of adoption; safety-net programs to keep animals in their homes; and $250K annually in grants to local partners.

Full article: http://www.aspca.org/blog/aspca-commits-25-million-to-help-los-angeles-animals

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