Grants

Current Grant Opportunities

Spencer Foundation Small Research Grants (including The New Civics Initiative)
Deadlines: February 1, May 1, August 1, and November 1, 2017

RFP to Increase Voter Engagement
Deadline: February 27, 2017

2017 Health Disparities Pilot Grants: Request for Proposals
Deadline: March 6, 2017

NSF Innovations at the Nexus of Food, Energy, and Water Systems
Deadline: March 6, 2017

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation: 2017 Interdisciplinary Research Leaders 
Deadline: March 8, 2017

2017-2019 Dash Emergency Grants for Four-Year Colleges from Great Lakes
Deadline: March 23, 2017

Healthy Communities: Health Equity In Action
Funding Opportunity
Deadline: March 30, 2017

Pathways to Character Project Fellowship
Deadline: April 15, 2017

National Institutes of Health, Community Partnerships to Advance Research Grants
Deadline: May 8, 2017

Somali Youth Development Fund Grant Opportunities 2017
Deadline: August 1, 2017
Twin Cities Metro Grant Information
Greater Minnesota Grant Information
Initiative Grant for Youth and Community Engagement

Funding for Rural and Agricultural Issues, CHS Foundation. Grant categories are: Cooperative Education, Rural Youth Leadership Development, Farm and Agricultural Safety, Returning Value to Rural Communities, and University Partnerships.
Deadline: See website, many opportunities available 

Equity Funding Opportunities- Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED)
Deadline: See website, many opportunities available

Mechanisms of Support
Deadline: See website, many opportunities available

The Teagle Foundation: Liberal Arts and the Professions
Deadline: Ongoing

William K. Warren Foundation
Deadline: Ongoing

Otto Bremer Foundation
Deadline: Ongoing

Toyota USA Foundation
Deadline: ongoing

Dorothea Haus Ross Foundation
Deadline: ongoing

FedEx Global Citizenship Program
Deadline: ongoing

Freshwater Future Grant Programs
Deadline: ongoing

Wallace Global Fund
Deadline: ongoing

Walmart Foundation State Giving Program
Deadline: various deadlines

Surdna Foundation: Strong Local Economies
Deadline: ongoing

The Coca-Cola Foundation
Deadline: ongoing

Lego Children’s Fund
Deadline: Quarterly

Kaboom! (Grants to open previously unavailable playgrounds)
Deadline: Rolling

American Honda Foundation
Deadlines:  August 1, and November 1

CHS Foundation (rural initiatives)
Deadline: ongoing

Surdna Foundation: Sustainable Environments Program
Deadline: ongoing

Baseball Tomorrow Fund
Letters of inquiry may be submitted throughout the year. Invited grant applications are due January 1, April 1, July 1, and October 1, annually.

Patagonia Environmental Grants Program
Deadline: Proposals accepted during April and August each year

Kresge Foundation: Arts and Culture Program, Harvesting Leading Practices
Deadline: ongoing

Kresge Foundation: Human Services Program
Deadline: ongoing

Kresge Foundation Healthy Environments grant program
Deadline: ongoing

JC Penney, jcp cares
Deadline: ongoing

RGK Foundation
Deadline: ongoing

Jessie Smith Noyes Foundation
Deadline: ongoing

Arthur Vining Davis Foundation
Deadline: ongoing

Presbyterian Committee on the Self-Development of People
Deadline: ongoing

Ford Foundation
Deadline: ongoing

Public Welfare Foundation
Deadline: ongoing

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