Fundraising Opportunities

Grant Funding Opportunities for the week of July 21, 2019
Curated Grant Funding Opportunities for the week of July 21, 2019 for California and Wisconsin Community Benefit Organizations

Programs Focusing on Social Determinants of Health in Wisconsin and California
Anthem Foundation

The Anthem Foundation is committed to targeting preventable health concerns and addressing the social determinants that can impact them. The grantmaking focus is on initiatives that positively affect the conditions and social drivers addressed in its Healthy Generations program: healthy hearts, cancer prevention, healthy maternal practices, healthy diabetes prevention, and healthy active lifestyles. The Foundation also supports behavioral health programs that benefit people with disabilities. The upcoming application deadline for Program Grants is August 9, 2019. 

Solutions to Promote Better Health
TD Bank Group: TD Ready Challenge

The TD Ready Challenge, an initiative of the TD Bank Group, is an annual initiative that provides up to ten $1 million in grants to catalyze innovative solutions for a changing world. Grants are awarded to organizations that have scalable solutions that will help open doors for a more inclusive and sustainable tomorrow. The theme of the 2019 Challenge is Better Health. Support will be provided to organizations that have designed innovative solutions to help improve access to early detection and intervention for diseases, with the goal of helping to increase equitable health outcomes for more people. The focus is on programs, grounded in clinical solutions, that focus on preventative efforts, such as screening, early detection, and intervention innovations, aimed at reducing the onset, development, and severity of chronic disease and other illnesses. 

Grants Address Reentry Issues for Incarcerated Men and Women
The Bernard and Audre Rapoport Foundation: Reintegration/Reentry RFP

The mission of the Bernard and Audre Rapoport Foundation is to meet basic human needs while building individual and social resiliency. The Foundation has issued a request for proposals (RFP) addressing Reintegration/Reentry. The focus of this RFP is on projects that will make a substantial difference in the lives of incarcerated men and women after they have completed their sentences. These projects could take place in jail or prison, after incarceration, or both. The Foundation also plans to support research that examines the efficacy of current practices. Single or multi-year proposals ranging from $10,000 to $200,000 will be considered. Applicants may apply for a smaller pilot grant or planning grant with the potential to apply for a larger grant during a future grant cycle. The deadline for letters of inquiry is August 15, 2019. Visit the Foundation’s website to download the RFP.

Community Programs for People with Autism Supported
Autism Speaks: Norma and Malcolm Baker Recreation Program

Autism Speaks supports nonprofit organizations nationwide that provide people with autism with social and educational experiences. Through the Norma and Malcolm Baker Recreation Program, Autism Speaks funds innovative community programs for people with autism of all ages. Grants are provided for summer camp programs, adult service programs, adult employment programs, physical fitness and sports programs, and swimming and water safety programs. The application deadline is August 30, 2019. Visit the Autism Speaks website to review the grant guidelines and submit an online application.

Grants Encourage Broadband Use in Company Communities
Spectrum Digital Education Grant Program

The Spectrum Digital Education Grant Program supports nonprofit organizations that educate community members on the benefits of broadband and how to use it to improve their lives. Applying organizations must serve communities located in a Spectrum market. Grants are provided for programs focused on families and seniors in diverse, low-income, or minority-based communities. Funded programs should have a lasting, meaningful, and tangible impact (e.g. development of a new digital site or app, expansion of the capacity of a digital learning center, creation of a mobile computer lab, etc.). Grants generally range from $2,500 to $50,000. Applications will be accepted from July 29 through August 23, 2019. Visit the Spectrum Digital Education website to review the selection criteria and grant eligibility.