PROJECT LEARNING TREE GREENWORKS! ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION GRANTS

August 27, 2014

Deadline: September 30.

Grants up to $2K for environmental projects that embody service-learning, give students a voice, and involve at least one community partner. Support provided for schools and nonprofit organizations environmental service-learning projects that help students make their schools greener and more healthy by implementing recycling programs, conserving water and energy, improving air quality, establishing school gardens and outdoor classrooms, and integrating these projects into the curriculum.

Info and app: https://www.plt.org/apply-for-greenworks-environmental-education-grant

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A BLADE OF GRASS FELLOWSHIP FOR SOCIALLY ENGAGED ART

August 25, 2014

Deadline: November 24 (LOI).

The ABOG fellowship supports socially engaged projects that promote art as a catalyst for social change; projects that feature artists in leadership roles; dialogue-based projects that emphasize active and sustainable partnerships with communities; and projects in which artists engage community members as equal partners on locally relevant issues, or globally relevant issues as they apply to the local context.

Applicants are strongly recommended to attend an informational workshop on October 1 and November 4. RSVP is required.

Info and app: http://www.abladeofgrass.org/application/guidelines/

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TARGET K-12 FIELD TRIP GRANTS PROGRAM

August 24, 2014

Deadline: September 30.

More than 3,600 grants of up to $700 each will be awarded to schools and educators to bring K-12 students to museums, historical sites, and cultural events.

Info and app:  https://targetfieldtripgrants.target.com/

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“MAP FUND” PERFORMANCE WORK EMBODYING SPIRIT OF EXPLORATION GRANTS

August 14, 2014

Deadline: October 3 (LOI).  Administered by Creative Capital, with support from the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation, the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, the Multi-Arts Production Fund was founded on the principle that experimentation drives human progress, no less in art than in science or medicine.

LOIs for grants up to $45K will be accepted from artists, ensembles, producers, and arts presenters whose work in the disciplines of contemporary performance that examines notions of cultural difference or “the other,” whether based in class, gender, generation, race, religion, sexual orientation, or another aspect of diversity.

Info and app:  http://apply.mapfund.org//index_anonymous.php

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ROBERT WOOD JOHNSON FOUNDATION FUTURE OF NURSING SCHOLARS

August 8, 2014

Deadline: October 1.

Seventy-five nursing scholars will receive $125K scholarships and networking opportunities who are committed to a long-term career focused on bringing transformational leadership to nursing and health care ensuring that the nation has a diverse and well-trained leadership and workforce capable of building a “culture of health” in all regions and demographic groups. Future of Nursing Scholars form long-lasting relationships and networks situating future nurses as a formidable group of healthcare leaders. Scholars will receive $75K which must be matched by $50K in cash or in-kind from the school.

Info and app:  http://www.rwjf.org/cfp/fns2?cid=xem_a8019&rid=w02H4SHELJW-SE3FpDH8s0gN2u44hUzq

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SOUTHERN EXPOSURE ALTERNATIVE EXPOSURE GRANTS

August 6, 2014

Deadline: September 18.

Grants up to $5K to foster the development and presentation of artist-led projects and programs in the Bay Area that are open to the public including exhibition or exhibition series, work of an arts venue or collective, a public art project, one-time event or performance, publications directly related to the visual arts, an online project, an artist residency, a series of film screenings, and more.

Projects must run between November 15, 2014, and June 30, 2016.

Info and app: https://www.soex.org/alternative-exposure

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SEVENTH GENERATION FUND FOR INDIGENOUS-LED INITIATIVES

August 6, 2014

Deadline: September 15.

Grants between $600 – $5K to Native American community-based organizations to support Indigenous-initiated and -led community-based projects in arts and culture, environmental health and justice, human rights, intergenerational leadership, sustainable communities, and women’s leadership. Applicants must be a Native American or Indigenous peoples’ organization with a majority  of Indigenous/Native leadership and staff, with an annual operating budget of less than $150,000.

Info and app: http://www.7genfund.org/grant-application

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