Irvin Stern Foundation
Deadline: December 31, 2019
The Irvin Stern Foundation makes grants for projects and organizations that serve lower income, disadvantaged communities in the areas of human services, civic affairs, mental health outreach, education and Jewish welfare.
Grant requests should be in one or more of the following areas:
Human Services – Aiding the underserved, poor, and disadvantaged via innovative programs in social services, physical and mental health outreach, and education.
Civic Affairs – Helping to improve the quality of life in urban communities through grass roots and neighborhood organizations.
Jewish Life – Enhancing Jewish community, education and spirituality.
Interested applicants are invited to submit a letter of inquiry online. Please note that the foundation does focus funding efforts in Chicago, IL, but does fund in other states as well.
Deadline: December 31, 2019
The Andrew Family Foundation Junior Board seeks to fund 501(c)(3) nonprofit organizations whose purpose is focused on positively impacting the lives of youth. The board aspires to help people enrich their lives by providing opportunities for education in traditional academics and the arts. They also support programs that raise awareness about the importance of living sustainably and in harmony with the environment.
Preference is given to well-established organizations with five or more years of operating experience (unless a board member has familiarity with the organization) and organizations with a budget of less than $5 million. Grants must fund a specific purpose or project that will have a direct impact on the target population.
Interested applicants will be required to complete an eligibility quiz. Those that meet the requirements can submit the online Letter of Inquiry for consideration. Letters of inquiry are accepted at any time.
Funding is available nationwide.
Deadline: January 15, 2020
Deadline: January 31, 2020
- Lending our global network and unparalleled logistics expertise to organizations with mission-critical needs in times of disaster and to help communities heal, learn and thrive.
- Scaling existing solutions and investing in new ideas to improve mobility, reduce congestion, and decrease pollution in communities around the world.
- Connecting teens and young adults in underserved populations to skills and career training that lead to greater access to jobs and opportunity, especially in the fields of technology and logistics.
- Leveraging FedEx’s safety expertise to reduce road crash fatalities by improving road conditions and educating drivers and pedestrians – especially child pedestrians – around the world.
- Advancing women and minority-owned small businesses globally through training and increased access to resources, capital and new markets.
Deadline: February 3, 2020
Established in 1950, the van Ameringen Foundation supports innovative and practical programs that increase the accessibility of mental-health services for the poor and needy, provide preventive and early-intervention strategies, and/or advocate for systemic change.
To that end, the foundation welcomes Letters of Inquiry from organizations serving the five boroughs of New York City and/or the City of Philadelphia for the following grants programs:
Direct Service Grants — Grants of up to $75,000 per year over three years will be awarded in support of programs and projects that provide a direct service such as case management, assessment, counseling, psychotherapy, psychiatric care, training, jobs, housing, and other supports to people confronting significant mental illness.
Non-Direct Service Grants — Grants of up to $250,000 per year for up to three years will be awarded in support of strategies that seek to create changes in the law, in public policy, or in the perceptions and practices of the public and private sectors responsible for improving mental health care, particularly in unserved or underserved communities; efforts that seek to share research findings, best practices, and knowledge related to improving the mental health safety net and system; and activities that provide learning and skill-building opportunities for mental health providers, advocates, people living with mental illness, policy makers, and family or community members who are seeking to deepen their understanding, knowledge, treatment, or social change efforts related to mental health issues.
To be eligible, applicants must be a nonprofit organization serving the five boroughs of New York City and/or the City of Philadelphia. The foundation does not currently support programs related to intellectual disability or physical disability. In addition, grants are not made for endowments, capital projects, annual fundraising drives, or in support of international activities and institutions. No grants in direct support of individuals are made by the foundation under any circumstances.
Letters of Inquiry must be received no later than February 3, 2020. Upon review, applicants will be invited to submit a full application.