Grant Opportunities in Delaware

    • August 01, 2017
    • November 01, 2017
    • Wilmington, DE

    Now accepting applications for the second round of 

    The Corridor Revitalization Fund (CRF).  

    First State Community Loan Fund is now accepting applications for the Corridor Revitalization Fund. The CRF will make available up to $50,000 per applicant for eligible projects that encourage revitalization in downtown Wilmington, Delaware. 

    Eligible applicants include small businesses, landlords and developers located in the areas between the 100 and 1100 blocks of Market Street and the streets that intersect Market Street from King Street to Tatnall Street. 

    Funding can be used for:

    • Site acquisition/Business Expansion
    • Construction/Renovation
    • Working Capital
    • Inventory
    • Furniture
    • Fixtures

    Applications for the 2nd Round of CRF grants will be accepted between August 1, 2017, to November 1, 2017. Awards announcements will be made no later than February 1, 2018. 

    Applicants who require assistance with the application package may contact the Small Business Development Center or the Women's Business Center at First State Community Loan Fund. 


    • August 14, 2017
    • November 03, 2017

    RWJF Culture of Health Prize 2018 

    Call for Applications

    The RWJF Culture of Health Prize is an annual competition honoring communities that have placed a priority on health and are creating powerful partnerships and deep commitments to provide everyone with the opportunity to live well.

    Prize communities will receive $25,000, have the opportunity to share their story and lessons learned with the country, and join a national network of past winning communities


    • August 15, 2017
    • November 03, 2017

    The RWJF Culture of Health Prize is an annual competition honoring communities that have placed a priority on health and are creating powerful partnerships and deep commitments to provide everyone with the opportunity to live well.

    Prize communities will receive $25,000, have the opportunity to share their story and lessons learned with the country, and join a national network of past winning communities.

    Click here for more information


    • August 30, 2017
    • November 01, 2017

    The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation has issued a Call for Applications for its 2018 Culture of Health Prize, an annual program that honors outstanding community efforts and partnerships that are helping people live healthier lives.

    Up to ten communities will be awarded a $25,000 cash prize and have their accomplishments celebrated and shared broadly, with the goal of raising awareness and inspiring locally driven change across the country. Community partners can decide together how to use the funds to benefit the community.

    Click here for more info


    • August 30, 2017
    • November 03, 2017

    RWJF Culture of Health Prize, 2018 Call For Applications Now Open

    The RWJF Culture of Health Prize is an annual competition honoring communities that have placed a priority on health and are creating powerful partnerships and deep commitments to provide everyone with the opportunity to live well.

    Prize communities will receive $25,000, have the opportunity to share their story and lessons learned with the country, and join a national network of past winning communities.

    http://www.rwjf.org/en/library/features/culture-of-health-prize.html



    • August 30, 2017
    • February 01, 2018

    The Retirement Research Foundation is accepting proposals from nonprofit organizations for local and national projects designed to improve the quality of life for older Americans.

    Grants will be awarded for projects that provide direct services, advocacy, education and training programs for professionals working with elders, as well as for research that investigates causes and solutions to significant problems of older adults.

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    • August 30, 2017
    • May 04, 2018

    The National Association of Teachers of Mathematics is accepting applications for its School In-Service Training grants, which are designed to support the professional development of high school grade teachers looking to advance their mathematical teaching knowledge, pedagogical content knowledge, and knowledge of students as learners of mathematics.

    Click here for more information


    • September 01, 2017
    • November 01, 2017

    A program of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB), the Catholic Campaign for Human Development’s (CCHD) Community Development Grant Program.  The Community Development Grant Program does this by supporting organizations that are led by people living in poverty and bring individuals together to change structures and policies that perpetuate the cycle of poverty.  Click here for more information

    • September 07, 2017
    • October 31, 2017

    The American Academy of Dermatology is accepting applications for its AAD Shade Structure Grant Program.

    Through the annual program, grants of up to $8,000 will be awarded to public schools and nonprofit organizations for the installation of permanent shade structures in outdoor locations not protected from the sun (e.g., playgrounds, pools, or recreation spaces). In addition to the grant, AAD also provides a permanent sign for display near the shade structure.

    The program is open to nonprofit organizations that provide services, programs, and curricula to children and teenagers who are 18 and younger.

    Click here for more info

    • September 07, 2017
    • October 31, 2017

    The American Academy of Dermatology’s (AAD) Shade Structure Grant Program awards grants to public schools and non-profit organizations for the installation of permanent shade structures to

    cover outdoor areas not protected from the sun, such as playgrounds, pools or recreation spaces.

    Each shade structure grant is valued at a maximum of $8,000, which includes the cost of a shade structure and installation. The number of grants depends on the availability of funding each year.

    In addition to the grant, the AAD also provides a permanent sign to be installed near the shade structure and features sun-safety tips.

    Click here for more info


    • September 07, 2017
    • November 01, 2017

    Spencer Foundation Invites Proposals for Education Research Projects

    Proposals through its Small Research Grants Program from education research projects. In keeping with the foundation's mission, the program aims to fund academic work that will contribute to the improvement of education, broadly conceived. Examples of previously funded projects include an experimental study of how college students use visual representations in solving math problems; a study exploring the process of racial and rural identity formation among African-American high-school students who attend de facto segregated schools in the rural South; and a mixed-methods study focused on the different types of knowledge novice and experienced teachers draw on in teaching reading comprehension

    Click here for more info

    • September 20, 2017
    • November 14, 2017

    The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation, which assists high-achieving low-income students reach their full potential through education, is inviting applications for its College Scholarship Program, the largest undergraduate scholarship in the country.

    Scholarship recipients will be awarded up to $40,000 each year for four years for tuition, books, living expenses, and other required fees. Up to forty spaces are available to high-achieving high school seniors with financial need who seek to attend the nation’s best four-year colleges and universities. In addition to financial support, the program offers an on-staff advisor to help students transition to college and maximize their campus experiences, a network of scholars, and opportunities students might not otherwise have, such as funding for internships, study abroad, and graduate study.

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    • September 21, 2017
    • November 30, 2017

    The National Council Teachers of Mathematics is accepting applications for its new Fostering Support of Mathematics Learning in Multilingual Classrooms (Pre-K-12) program.

    Grants of up to $4,000 will be awarded to pre-K-12 schools for in-service to increase understanding and expertise in fostering support of multi-language development when teaching mathematics. The proposed project must specifically address the development of classroom materials with a consultant or the purchase of materials to implement professional learning with educators. The consultant must have expertise in both teaching mathematics and teaching language.

    Click here for more information


    • September 22, 2017
    • December 01, 2017

    Administered by the Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation, the USArtists International program supports performances by American artists at important cultural festivals and arts marketplaces around the globe.

    USAI encourages and promotes the vibrant diversity of American artists and creative expression in the performing arts by expanding opportunity and exposure to international audiences, encouraging international cultural exchange, and enhancing the creative and professional development of U.S. based artists by providing connections with presenters, curators, and artists around the world.

    Grants of up to $15,000 will be awarded to American dance, music, and theater ensembles and solo performers that have been invited to perform at international festivals and/or for performance engagements that represent extraordinary career opportunities anywhere in the world outside the U.S.

    Click here for more information

    • September 25, 2017
    • January 08, 2018

    Based on the Jewish concept of tikkun olam, or "repair of the world," the Diller Teen Tikkun Olam Awards seek to recognize teens who are exceptional role models in their communities and beyond. The awards celebrate teens who have demonstrated remarkable leadership and are actively engaged in projects that embody the values of tikkun olam. Teen projects may benefit the Jewish community or the general community.

    Up to fifteen selected teens will be acknowledged for their visionary actions with an award of $36,000, to be used to further their philanthropic work or their education.

    Anyone is eligible to nominate a teen except for family members. A teen is welcome to apply without a nomination. In this case no nomination form will be filled out, but an additional (third) recommendation is required. Anyone can serve as a reference for a teen, except for the applicant's nominator or a member of the applicant's family.

    To be eligible, nominees must self-identify as Jewish and be between the ages of 13 and 19 at the time of nomination, working to repair the world in a leadership capacity, and volunteering without compensation.

    Click here for more information


    • September 25, 2017
    • September 25, 2018

    The Rockefeller Brothers Fund supports efforts to expand knowledge, clarify values and critical choices, nurture creative expression, and shape public policy. The Fund's programs are intended to develop leaders, strengthen institutions, engage citizens, build community, and foster partnerships that include government, business, and civil society. Respect for cultural diversity and ecological integrity pervades the Fund's activities.  

    Grants accepted year round. 

    Click here for more information

    • September 27, 2017
    • October 24, 2017

    The AARP Foundation, the philanthropic arm of the American Association of Retired Persons, works to ensure that low-income and vulnerable older adults have access to nutritious food; safe, secure, and affordable housing; a steady income with economic opportunities to grow and protect financial assets; and strong and sustaining social bonds.

    To that end, the foundation is accepting applications for its Scaling Evidence-Based Solutions for Vulnerable Older Adults program, which seeks to address housing security, social connections, income security, and/or food-security needs with evidence-based solutions that can be brought to scale. Grant amounts will be determined on a project-by-project basis.

    Click here for more information


    • September 28, 2017
    • December 01, 2017

    The Brady Education Foundation seeks to close the achievement/opportunity gap for children at risk for poor school outcomes due to environmental factors associated with poverty.

    To advance this mission, the foundation is accepting stage-one applications for projects related to the development and evaluation of programs that are consistent with a strength-based approach and show promise of being feasible, effective, and sustainable.

    Click here for more information


    • September 29, 2017
    • December 09, 2017

    Technology and entertainment blog The Beacon is inviting submissions of technology-focused lesson plans for its Technology Teacher Grant competition.

    Prizes of up to $1,000 will be awarded for lesson plans in any subject that teach K-8 students why technology is important (and how to use it). Plans must encourage participation and engagement with in-class demonstrations and hands-on learning opportunities.

    Six lesson plans will be chosen to receive gift cards for classroom supplies, educational subscriptions, and apps for students. First- and second-place winners will receive gift cards valued at $1,000. Third-, fourth-, fifth-, and sixth-place winners will receive gift cards valued at $500 each. Winners will be announced (and winning lesson plans will be featured) on The Beacon.

    Click here for more information



    • October 01, 2017
    • December 31, 2017

    Finish Line Youth Foundation provides funding to support youth athletic programs and sports-based camps, especially those serving disadvantaged children and those with special needs.

    Click here for more info



    • October 02, 2017
    • October 20, 2017

    The Disabled American Veterans Charitable Service Trust will be accepting applications from organizations that provide direct services to sick and injured veterans.

    Priority funding areas include food, shelter, and other necessary items for homeless or at-risk veterans; mobility items or assistance specific to veterans with blindness or vision loss, hearing loss, or amputations; qualified therapeutic activities for veterans and/or their families; physical and psychological rehabilitation projects; education, training, and career readiness services; and other forms of assistance as needed, including transportation to VA facilities.

    Click here for more info


    • October 02, 2017
    • December 15, 2017

    Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation, a nonprofit foundation that has evolved from a young cancer patient's frontyard lemonade stand to a national foundation for childhood cancer, awards grants designed to fill critical voids in current pediatric cancer research.

    Through its Innovation Grants program, the foundation awards two-year grants of up to $250,000 in support of researchers with a novel approach to pediatric oncology investigation. This can include a change in research direction and/or an innovative new idea that moves away from an investigator’s prior research but has potential impact for childhood cancers. Innovation Grants will support research proposals to be carried out by investigators who are already established, have a track record of peer-reviewed publications, and can demonstrate evidence of successfully competing for extramural funding.

    Click here for more information


    • October 02, 2017
    • April 01, 2018
    • 12:00 PM

    The Laffey-McHugh Foundation's grant application process is as follows:

    Application Deadlines: 12 noon April 1 and 12 noon Oct 1

    Application Procedure: We request all organizations to contact us directly either via email or phone to set up a meeting with the Executive Director prior to application submission. All grant applications and required documentation are submitted via the online grant application website. Detailed instructions for the application will be given after contacting us. The Foundation does not accept multi year grant requests.

    Board Meeting Dates for Grant Request Decisions: Early June and Early Dec

    The Laffey-McHugh Foundation
    laffeymchugh@gmail.com
    302 654 1680
    *** If leaving a message include name, organization name, 2-3 best times to return call, and best number to call.

    • October 03, 2017
    • May 04, 2018

    The National Council of Teachers of Mathematics is inviting proposals from collaborative action research projects seeking to improve classroom teachers' understanding and teaching of mathematics in pre-K–8 classrooms.

    Priority will be given to collaborations consisting of university, elementary/middle school teachers, and pre-service teachers from the undergraduate ranks. The research should be designed and implemented with a focus on enhancing the teaching and/or learning of math from pre-K to grade 8.

    A single grant of up to $3,000 will be awarded. Grant funds should be used to support expenses incurred in planning and carrying out the research.

    Click here for more information

    • October 04, 2017
    • November 30, 2017

    One of the oldest American foundations, the Russell Sage Foundation was established by Mrs. Margaret Olivia Sage in 1907 for "the improvement of social and living conditions in the United States." In pursuit of this mission, the foundation now dedicates itself to strengthening the methods, data, knowledge, and theoretical core of the social sciences as a means of diagnosing social problems and improving social policies.

    The foundation's program on Social Inequality supports research on the social, economic, political, and labor market consequences of rising economic inequality in the United States and is seeking Letters of Inquiry from investigator-initiated research projects with the potential to broaden current understanding of the causes and consequences of rising economic inequality. Priority will be given to projects that use innovative data or methodologies.

    Click here for more information


    • October 06, 2017
    • November 06, 2017

    The People With Disabilities Foundation provides education and advocacy services for people with psychiatric and/or developmental disabilities, with the goal of driving full integration of people with mental disabilities into society.

    PWDF is continuing the development of its pilot grant program, which supports the work of other agencies to integrate people with psychiatric and/or developmental disabilities into society. To that end, grants of up to $12,500 will be awarded in support of programs, projects, or general operating expenses related to advocacy, education, vocational, or other areas of particular interest, including full-scale legal representation where there currently is a void in such representation for the disabled population.

    Click here for more information


    • October 07, 2017
    • January 31, 2018

    The Caplan Foundation for Early Childhood supports creative, innovative projects and programs designed to significantly enhance the development, health, safety, education, and/or quality of life for children from infancy through five years of age.

    Click here for more information

    • October 07, 2017
    • February 01, 2018

    The Clif Bar Family Foundation is accepting applications for its Small Grants program.

    Through the program, the foundation will award general support grants of up to $7,000 as well as funding for specific projects in one or more of its five focus areas: promoting Earth's beauty and bounty; creating robust, healthy food systems; increasing opportunities for outdoor activity; reducing environmental health hazards; and building stronger communities.

    Preference will be given to organizations that demonstrate clearly defined objectives and viable plans to achieve them, and that have strong community ties and operate at the community level. Organizations also must promote positive change through both the project and the implementation process.

    Click here for more information


    • October 12, 2017
    • November 06, 2017

    All of us here at Sugarlands Distilling Co. are preparing to launch our 2018 MoonShare program. This year we have chosen to shine a light on nonprofit organizations that are serving the people of their communities. In 2018, we will be donating $10,000 to six organizations selected by communities across the country.

    Click here for more information



    • October 12, 2017
    • November 10, 2017

    America Walks provides a voice for walking and walkable communities as well as strategy support, training, and technical assistance to statewide, regional, and local organizations. The organization believes that walkable communities lead to improved safety and health for community members of all ages, abilities, genders, and backgrounds, and engages all community members in the work being done to create safe, accessible, and enjoyable places to walk and be physically active.  

    To that end, the organization is accepting applications for its Community Change Grants program, which will award microgrants of up to $1,500 to projects related to the development of healthy, active, and engaged places to live, work, and play. To be eligible for a grant, projects should increase the amount of walking and the benefits of walkability in the target community, work to grow the walking movement by engaging people and organizations new to such efforts, and help advance the creation of a culture of inclusive health.

    Click here for more information


    • October 12, 2017
    • December 08, 2017

    The RPM Foundation is dedicated to ensuring that skills necessary to preserve and restore collector vehicles are not lost by providing scholarships and educational grants to students and organizations committed to hands-on training of the trades.

    Grants will be awarded to organizations for programs that provide hands-on education and teaching of the specialized skills and knowledge needed to maintain vintage cars, trucks, and boats. Grant amounts are determined on  a project-by-project basis.

    Click here  for more information


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