Wrongful Conviction Review Program-March 1 deadline

9 02 2012

The Wrongful Conviction Review Program provides support for the provision of high quality and efficient representation to those who may have been wrongfully convicted of crimes they did not commit; the alleviation of burdens placed on the criminal justice system through costly and prolonged post-conviction litigation; and the identification, whenever possible, of the actual perpetrator of the crime. The application deadline is March 1, 2012.



Capacity Building support for Museums

2 09 2011

Application Deadline November 1st.

Museums for America grants can be used for a wide variety of new or ongoing museum activities and programs, such as improvement of institutional infrastructure, planning, management of collections, public access, professional development, purchase of equipment or services, research and scholarship, public programming and exhibitions, development and/or implementation of education programs, or efforts by museums to upgrade and integrate new technologies into their overall institutional effectiveness.

Predominantly Black Institutions Program

16 03 2011

Application deadline: April 25

This program provides support to strengthen predominantly black institutions to carry out programs in the following areas: science, technology, engineering, or mathematics; health education; internationalization or globalization; teacher preparation; or improving educational outcomes of African-American males.

Social Innovation Fund grant announcement

7 03 2011

Application deadline: April 12, 2011

Created by the Edward M. Kennedy Serve America Act of 2009, the Social Innovation Fund is a program that awards grants to and works with existing grantmaking institutions to direct resources to innovative community-based nonprofit organizations to identify, validate, and grow promising approaches to challenges facing local communities.

Grants for Youth Engagement Zones

21 02 2011

The Learn and Serve America Youth Engagement Zones are designed to improve academic engagement – including student attendance and behavior – and academic achievement, high school graduation rates, and college-going rates by:

1. Demonstrating the relevance of academic coursework and the value of civic engagement through service-learning;
2. Connecting youth with citizens from diverse communities, backgrounds, and perspectives, providing them with expanded opportunities to serve; and
3. Building enduring capacity within communities to use service as a solution to address pressing challenges.

Grants for organizations that assist military families

21 02 2011

Newman’s Own, Fisher House Foundation, and Military Times Media Group (Army Times, Navy Times, Air Force Times, Marine Corps Times) join together in presenting $75,000 in grants to the most creative military quality of life improvement plans. Complete the online application and tell us about your innovative idea to improve the quality of life for military families, and your organization could be awarded up to $15,000 in funding.

Watershed Resources Education Network Grants

18 02 2011

Through its Water Resources Education Network (WREN) Project, the League of Women Voters of Pennsylvania Citizen Education Fund (LWVPA-CEF) will accept proposals for watershed education projects sponsored by community based partnerships that educate, build awareness, and promote water-sustaining public policies and/or behavior change. Projects should be designed to encourage individual or collective action that will protect and improve local water resources.