Volume XVIII | Issue 43 | November 14, 2019

Shine a Light on Grantseeking With NonProfit Times and GrantStation

November 19-20
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Funding Opportunities

National Opportunities
Opportunities throughout the U.S.

Support for Creative Placemaking Strategies in U.S. Communities
The Kresge Foundation’s Arts and Culture Program is currently accepting letters of inquiry through the Increase Creative Capacity to Shape Healthier Neighborhoods focus area.

Partnerships to Sustain Local Natural Resources Funded
The Five Star and Urban Waters Restoration Grant Program, an initiative of the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation, seeks to develop community capacity to sustain local natural resources for future generations.

Grants Promote Conflict Resolution Skills for Elementary School Students
The JAMS Foundation/ACR Initiative for Students and Youth provides grants for conflict prevention and dispute resolution programs for K-12 students and for adults working with youth populations in ways that directly transfer conflict resolution education skills from adults to youth.

Emerging Projects to Strengthen Tribal Food Sovereignty Supported
First Nations Development Institute (First Nations) works to strengthen asset control and support economic development for American Indian people and their communities.

Regional Opportunities
Opportunities for Specific Areas

Funds for Efforts to Enhance the Wellness and Well-Being of Louisiana Residents
The Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana Foundation works to improve the health and lives of Louisianians, especially children.

Grants for Organizations in Tennessee, Northwest Mississippi, and Houston, TX
The First Tennessee Foundation provides support to nonprofit organizations located in communities served by the bank throughout the state of Tennessee, as well as northwest Mississippi and Houston, TX.

Services Enhancing the Quality of Life in Company Communities Supported
The Highmark Corporate Giving Program offers grants and sponsorships to nonprofit organizations that improve the quality of life in the communities served by Highmark in Delaware, Pennsylvania, and West Virginia.

Funds for Oral Health Initiatives in Maine, New Hampshire, and Vermont
The Northeast Delta Dental Foundation is dedicated to improving access to, and the quality of, oral healthcare and education for the public and the dental communities in Maine, New Hampshire, and Vermont.

Federal Opportunities
Opportunities from the U.S. Government

Program Supports Local Food in Schools
The Farm to School Grant Program supports efforts to improve access to local foods in schools.

Funds Available for Substance Use Recovery Efforts
The Recovery Community Services Program provides grants to peer recovery support services for individuals with substance use disorders, co-occurring substance use and mental disorders, or those in recovery from these disorders.

International Funding
For more International and Canadian funding opportunities:
See this month's International Insider and Canadian Insider.

GrantStation Announcements

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Have you learned from the tutorials, found new funding opportunities, or kept abreast of current events? Please let us know!

Funding Alerts

GrantStation shares database profiles of Local, National, Canadian, and International grantmakers with upcoming deadlines each week. Check out the current Funding Alerts for more grant opportunities!

Other Announcements


Payroll Tips, Tricks, and Tools for Nonprofits

by David Webb

If you are responsible for managing your organization’s payroll, we tip our hats to you! Not only do you navigate the process to make sure all your hard-working employees get paid, but you must also navigate the ever-changing laws and regulations applicable to your workforce. Finding support is up to you and your best friend Google. While there are many resources available to you, some require membership fees and others may have outdated or incomplete information. That’s why Giving Payroll is dedicated to providing nonprofit payroll professionals with the tools and help they need to thrive, whether you do payroll in-house or through a service. So, here are just a few tidbits we’ve learned along the way that can help make doing payroll easier, and maybe even more fun!

Online Education

FREE: Tour of the GrantStation Website

Tuesday, November 19, 2019

Join Jeremy Smith, Communications and Technology Director, and Kerry Glauser, Research Specialist, for a quick tour of the GrantStation website. This tour will cover all of the features in GrantStation.com, including navigation, search interfaces, and charitable database search criteria. This tour will provide tips on the most effective way to use all of the valuable resources the website offers, including the extensive funder databases that can help you identify the grantmakers most likely to fund your programs or projects. By using GrantStation’s databases and resource tools, you can begin to develop a successful grantseeking strategy for the next 12 to 18 months.



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GrantStation 20th Anniversary

Using Every Angle

by David Preis and Bernita Walker

We are celebrating the 20th anniversary of GrantStation by interviewing some of our longstanding Members. Bernita Walker of Project: Peacemakers in Los Angeles, CA, has been a Member since 2003, so I wanted to gain insights from her years in grantseeking.

Visit our 20th Anniversary page and read the article today!

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