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Here is a brief highlight of just a few of the available grants added to the Good Works Toolbox Pro today!

 

 

Active Living Programs - New York

$10,000 maximum grant; 7/21/15 deadline

 

 

Community Engagement - Hawaii

$10,000 maximum grant; 9/18/15 deadline

 

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Propeller Fund is accepting grant applications designed to: encourage more varied models; to spread the activities into more diverse areas; promote the public’s interaction with, and public recognition of such activities; and spark ambitions beyond current formats.  The application deadline is July 15, 2015.

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The Highland Area Community Foundation accepts applications annually. Grants are given for not-for-profit purposes and to individuals, organizations, or groups that provide community services within the Highland Community Unit School District and in St. Jacob and Marine townships.  The application deadline is July 15.

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The Thornton S. Glide, Jr. and Katrina D. Glide Foundation is a charitable trust providing benefits for qualified organizations committed to animal protection organizations, and other land and wildlife conservancy groups. 
Applications are accepted from May 15 through August 15, annually.  **Please note, the next 2015 deadline is August 13**

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The Voya Unsung Heroes program (formerly the ING Unsung Heroes program) annually provides grants to K-12 educators utilizing new teaching methods and techniques that improve learning.  The application deadline is April 30, annually.

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The Center for Craft, Creativity & Design will begin accepting applications for the Craft Research Fund on May 4. The Mission of the fund is to advance, expand and support research about craft in the United States.  The application deadline is October 9, 2015.

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The Entertainment Software Association Foundation is dedicated to supporting positive programs and opportunities that make a difference in the quality of life, health, and welfare of youth.  The application deadline is May 15, 2015.

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Outdoor Nation is accepting applications for 2015 Paddle Nation Grants. Now in its fourth year, the program is available to organizations across the United States to connect young Americans to their waterways through recreational paddling.  This grant opportunity has expired.  It is here as an example of the types of grants we locate for you through the Good Works Toolbox Pro service.  This grant is expected to reopen for application in March 2016.

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The Community Foundation of Northern Illinois is accepting applications for its Neighborhood Grants Program.  The application deadline is March 23, 2015. Illinois grants

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The Teachers for Global Classrooms (TGC) Program accepts applications annually from qualified U.S. middle and high school teachers for professional development grant opportunity to internationalize teaching and learning in their classes.  The application deadline is generally in mid-March.

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The Moline Foundation is accepting applications for their next funding rounds.  The 2015 deadlines are March 31 and September 30.  Illinois grants

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Classics for Kids Foundation aims to bridge the funding gap and enhance school music programs by providing matching grants for beautiful new stringed instruments.  Applications are accepted on a quarterly basis.

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Sponsored by the National Football League Foundation, the Local Initiatives Support Consortium's NFL Youth Football Fund Grassroots Program is designed to address the shortage of clean, safe, and accessible football fields in low- and moderate-income neighborhoods by providing financial and technical assistance to nonprofit neighborhood-based organizations working to improve local football fields.  This grant opportunity has expired.  It is here as an example of the types of grants we locate for you through the Good Works Toolbox Pro service.  This grant is expected to reopen in January 2016.

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The World of Children Award program was created to recognize and elevate selfless individuals who make a difference in the lives of children here in the USA and across the globe, regardless of political, religious or geographical boundaries. These courageous leaders recognize that children are the world's most important asset.  This grant opportunity has expired.  It is here as an example of the types of grants we locate for you through the Good Works Toolbox Pro service.  This grant is expected to reopen in January 2016.

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The Community Foundation of Central Illinois (CFCI) accepts applications annually Community Arts and Animal Welfare Grants.  The application deadline is March 1. Illinois grants

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The Bernice Barbour Foundation supports the preservation and care of animals and the prevention of cruelty to animals. The foundation supports nonprofit organizations whose purpose is to benefit animals.  Applications are accepted annually; the deadline is generally in July.

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The Board of Replogle Foundation focuses its giving on

programs addressing the needs of youth and children, and women with children living in, or at risk of, long-term poverty (especially children of inner-city residents). The letter of inquiry deadline is July 20, annually.

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The Open Meadows Foundation is a grantmaking organization for projects that are led by and benefit women and girls.  Application deadlines are February 15 and August 15, annually.

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Telligen Community Initiative, a 501(c)(3) charitable organization established by Telligen accepts grant proposals for programs that help organizations and citizens in Iowa, Illinois and Oklahoma to be empowered to improve their individual and overall community health.  The application deadline is August 4, 2015.

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The Crossroads Fund is accepting grant applications to the Seed Fund. This fund supports new, emerging and small community based organizations that are actively engaged in social change work.  The application deadline is February 13, 2015. Illinois grants

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The Unitarian Universalist Funding Program (UUFP) is a denominational grantmaking program of the Unitarian Universalist Association.  Application deadlines are March 15 and September 15.

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Through its General Grants Program, Community Memorial Foundation provides funding support for programs and organizations that effectively address issues in health and human services.  Grant deadlines are March 31 and September 30.

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Celebrate Urban Birds at the Cornell Lab of Ornithology invites organizations and educators to apply for mini-grants to help fund neighborhood events in communities everywhere.  The deadline is generally late December or January, annually.

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The Freeport Community Foundation is accepting applications for the John M. Drogosz Youth Substance Abuse Prevention/Treatment Memorial Fund. Grants made from this Fund will be directed to non-profit organizations with educational, prevention and/or treatment of substance abuse programs focused on helping youth in the Freeport community.  The application deadline is June 2, 2015. Illinois grants

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The Bi-County Foundation is accepting applications for mini-grants.  These grants are intended to provide financial support to individuals or programs that will be used to enrich the lives and broaden the experiences of special needs children.  The application deadline has not been noted.  It appears that applications can be submitted at any time and will be held for the next deadline.  Illinois grants

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The Youth Engaged in Philanthropy group of the DeKalb County Community Foundation will begin accepting grant applications on December 1 for projects aimed at improving the quality of life for all county youth.  The application deadline is February 1, 2015. Illinois grants

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The education foundation of the Professional Dairy Producers of Wisconsin is offering money to non-profit organizations that have unique ideas in educating consumers about the importance of the dairy industry.  The application deadlines are June 1 and December 1, annually.

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This AmeriCorps State and National (AmeriCorps) is accepts grant applications annually in specific focus areas.
A notice of intent to apply is required and the deadline is generally in early December, with the full proposal due in January.

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The Environmental Justice Small Grants Program, supports and empowers communities working on solutions to local environmental and public health issues. The application deadline is generally in early January.

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Amazon makes grants to nonprofit groups that foster the creation, discussion, and publication of great books.  There is no application deadline.

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NoWhere 2 Ride, Inc. makes grants annually to help fund skateparks. The application deadline is November 15, annually.

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The Roy Rosenzweig Fellowship for Innovation in Digital History will be awarded annually to honor and support work on an innovative and freely available new media project, and in particular for work that reflects thoughtful, critical, and rigorous engagement with technology and the practice of history.  The deadline is early to mid-May, annually.

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Teachers who enrich their classrooms through imaginative means such as Amateur Radio often must do so at their personal expense. The purpose of the ARRL's Progress Grant is to offer modest financial support to those teachers who are currently using Amateur Radio in their classrooms as an instructional tool and who need financial assistance for specific purposes.  The application deadline is November 1, annually.

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The FAFO Farmer Committee accepts proposals from individuals and organizations seeking funding for particular projects or programs dedicated to furthering organic education, organic farming or product research, and organic advocacy.  The application deadline for amounts over $50,000 is September 1.  Applications for mini-grants may be submitted at any time.

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The Illinois Humanities Council funds nonprofit organizations that develop public humanities programs for Illinois audiences that are shaped by and significantly involve humanities scholars and/or other community experts and that reach historically underserved audiences  The quarterly application deadlines are January 15, April 15, July 15, and October 15.

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The Promise Fund is an endowment fund with the DeKalb County Community Foundation, which invests gifts and makes annual distributions to charitable and community organizations that provide services to immigrant and underserved populations within DeKalb County.  The application is generally November 1, annually.

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The SeaWorld & Busch Gardens Conservation Fund supports wildlife research, habitat protection, animal rescue, and conservation education in the United States and more than sixty countries around the world. 
The application deadline is generally January 1, annually.

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JPMorgan Chase provides funding in the following areas: community development, education, and arts/culture.  Letters of inquiry may be submitted at any time.

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The Doris Day Animal Foundation makes grants to nonprofit organizations for animal welfare, human assistance animals, the care and feeding of animals, and pet adoption and rescue.  There is no application deadline; the foundation reviews inquiries as received. al grants

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The Partnership for Clean Competition will support high-quality, high-impact, novel research that has a high likelihood of success and of resulting in methods or products that will advance the anti-doping field and ensure integrity in sport.  Pre-applications are reviewed three times during the year.

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The American Tinnitus Association Research Grant Program financially supports scientific studies investigating tinnitus. Studies must be directly concerned with tinnitus and contribute to ATA's goal of finding a cure.  The application deadine is November 15, annually.

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The Rockford Area Arts Council’s Community Arts Access Grants are available for individual artists, arts organizations, and non-profit organizations.  The application deadline is November 14, 2014.

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The Public Welfare Foundation supports efforts to ensure fundamental rights and opportunities for people in need.  Letters of inquiry are accepted throughout the year.

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Chipotle supports organizations through sponsorships, in-restaurant fundraisers, donations, and a scrip program. There is no application deadline.

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Organizations that sponsor readings and workshops in New York State or California, or Atlanta, Chicago, Detroit, Houston, New Orleans, Seattle, Tucson, or Washington, D.C. may apply for grants to be used for writers' fees.  Applications may be submitted at any time.

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The Daniels Fund supports organizations that provide quality youth sports programs. There is no application deadline.

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The mission of the FedEx Social Responsibility department is to actively support the communities they serve.  Corporate resources include financial contributions, in-kind shipping services and coordination of volunteer services by their employees.  There is no application deadline noted.

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The Office Depot Foundation provides grants in specific focus areas such as activities that serve, teach and inspire children, youth and families, building communities, and disaster relief. The application deadline is October 31, annually.

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The National Society Daughters of the American Revolution Special Projects Grants committee is accepting grant applications to provide financial support to projects in local communities to promote historic preservation, education and patriotism.  The application deadline is December 31, annually.

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The Community Foundation for the Land of Lincoln is now accepting proposals for three grant cycles: Community Grants Program, Access to Recreation Program and the Central Illinois Micro-Grant Program.

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Responsive grantmaking is the Archstone Foundation's strategy to direct resources to emerging and unmet needs within the field of aging.  The Foundation accepts unsolicited letters of inquiry on an ongoing basis.

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Get Up & Go! is dedicated to promoting the health for all St. Clair County residents by encouraging healthy eating and active living (HEAL). Get Up & Go! is encouraging schools, neighborhoods, municipalities, churches or other organizations to submit applications for small grants to improve or start a community garden.

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RGK Foundation awards grants in the broad areas of Education, Community, and Medicine/Health. The Foundation's primary interests within Education include programs that focus on formal K-12 education (particularly mathematics, science and reading), teacher development, literacy, and higher education.  A letter of inquiry may be submitted at any time.

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The Colcom Foundation focuses its philanthropic program on environmental sustainability, natural resource preservation, land and water conservation, and efforts to establish a sustainable population.  A letter of inquiry can be submitted any time during the year.

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Illinois American Water is accepting applications for their 2014 Environmental Grant Program to support innovative, community-based environmental projects that improve, restore or protect the watersheds, surface water and/or groundwater supplies through partnerships.

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The Crossroads Fund is accepting applications for its Seed Fund. This program supports new, emerging and small community based organizations that are actively engaged in social change work. Funding is provided for general operating, start up costs, or project expenses.

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The Community Foundation of Northern Illinois (CFNIL) has announced that applications for the In Youth We Trust Grant Fund are now available.  

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The American Heart Association – Midwest Affiliate is accepting applications for small mini-grants for local community projects that help advance the 2020 Impact Goal. Projects must be implemented in one of the 11 states served by the Midwest Affiliate: Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota or Wisconsin.

 

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The Illinois Department of Natural Resources (IDNR), is accepting applications from public museums in Illinois for funding assistance to improve museum facilities and develop new exhibits through the Illinois Public Museum Capital Grants Program.

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The Illinois Department of Public Health, Office of Health Promotion, is accepting applications for the FY2015 Alzheimer’s Disease Research Fund Grants (ADRF).

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The Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) in Illinois and Wisconsin is accepting grant applications for projects and programs that promote and further the vision a fully transformed, anti-racist, multi-cultural church.

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The Illinois State Library is offering another opportunity for Back 2 Books grants. This program pairs collection development with programming or an activity to engage the target audience in reading, learning or using the new materials.

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The Grove Foundation is accepting applications from local organizations for programs that benefit Downers Grove residents. 
This grant opportunity has expired.  It is here as an example of the types of grants we locate for you through the Good Works Toolbox Pro service.

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The Metro East Park and Recreation District is accepting applications to the MEPRD FY14 Park and Trail Grant Matching Program for parks, greenways, and trail projects in Madison and St. Clair Counties . There are numerous types of eligible projects such as land acquisition, land development and/or enhancements. Several examples are given in the guidelines.

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Elgin Township is accepting applications from local social service agencies for upcoming grant funding.

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Music Empowers Foundation provides funding to nonprofits that provide music instruction to children in communities where it does not exist or is underdeveloped.  There is no application deadline.

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Pets in the Classroom is an educational grants program supporting responsible pet care for school classrooms. Sponsored by the Pet Care Trust, the goal of the program is to establish healthy child-pet relationships at an early age by supporting responsible pet care in Kindergarten-6th Grade classrooms across the U.S. and Canada. Applications may be submitted at any time.

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The Community Foundation of East Central Illinois is accepting grant applications from non-profit organizations in Champaign, Coles, Douglas, Edgar, Ford, Iroquois, Moultrie, Piatt and Vermilion counties.

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The Illinois Department of Agriculture is seeking proposals through its Sustainable Agriculture Grant Program to carry out research, education, and on-farm demonstration projects that address one or more of the purposes listed in the Sustainable Agriculture Act.

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The Corning Incorporated Foundation provides grants across several program areas including education, community service, and libraries.  Letters are accepted anytime throughout the year.

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American Express makes grants in three key areas: Cultural Heritage, Future Leadership, and Community Service (specifically relief and recovery efforts).
Inquiries for funding are accepted and reviewed on an ongoing basis throughout the year.

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The Dr. Robert C. and Tina Sohn Foundation supports a broad spectrum of causes which support the environment, alternative health care and the arts. Applications may be submitted any time during the year

 

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The Carl R. Hendrickson Family Foundation was established in 1991 to support and promote quality educational, human services, and health care programming for underserved populations.  The annual deadline is July 31.

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The Countess Moira Charitable Foundation makes grants that support their mission statement: “The foundation’s mission is to aid the well-being of youth anywhere in the World”  They accept letters of inquiry year-round

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The Jewish Guild for the Blind is currently accepting applications for the Alfred W. Bressler Prize in Vision Science.  The deadline is December 31, annually. 

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The Edith J. Goode Residuary Trust supports the development of organizational capacity for organizations incorporated for the prevention of cruelty to animals. In particular, the trust supports shelter management and other training costs for shelter personnel.  Applications are accepted year round and reviewed quarterly.

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For Earth Month, ComEd is awarding grants up to $5,000 to 501(c)(3) nonprofit organizations that submit and implement an idea, activity or project that their organization can use to educate the communities they serve about the benefits of being energy-efficient. Illinois grants

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The Altria Companies Employee Community Fund is accepting applications for the 2013 year. Contributions will be made directly to eligible 501(c)(3) charitable organizations providing programs and services in Illinois, Kentucky, Pennsylvania, Tennessee and Virginia, with a strong preference for the geographic areas where a majority of employees live and work.

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The Mikva Challenge Teen Health Council (THC) is composed of 17 youth leaders from high schools across the city of Chicago. The goal of the THC is to improve the health and wellness of CPS schools and increase youth voice surrounding health policies and programs through the creation of effective and sustainable youth wellness teams.  Illinois grants

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