One year grants of up to $40,000 are available to 501(c)(3) nonprofits or their fiscal sponsors in the United States supporting gender-sensitive social-change projects developing the capabilities and leadership skills of women and girls in the Jewish community between the ages of 12 and 30 are now available through the Hadassah Foundation. Training programs and gender-sensitive curricula in the same vein will also be considered. Applicants are required to identify the specific leadership skills and capabilities their programs intend to develop as well as the metrics that will be used to chart progress. Preference will be given to organizations that can provide training using gender-sensitive material, either during the grant year or the year following. For complete information, please review the materials here (opens Box.com). The deadline for applications is February 17.
Nonprofit arts organizations (as well as fiscal sponsors to artists) that support the creation, development, and production of new works in Minnesota and New York City are invited to apply for General Program Grants through the Jerome Foundation. The foundation seeks to support programs and organizations demonstrating an ongoing, substantial commitment to emerging artists, and will give priority to those that foster deep, sustained engagements between the artist and the organization. Applications will be accepted from and across all arts disciplines, but programs are required to provide artists with adequate payment and offer substantial opportunities for the artist to advance their work and recognition. Applicant organizations must have their operation and primary office in Minnesota or New York City. Applications will be accepted on an ongoing basis. To apply and acquire other materials, please see the General Program Grants page above.
Pet crisis services provider RedRover is once again offering grants of up to $6,000 as part of its Domestic Violence Safe Housing Grants program to emergency shelter organizations to provide temporary housing to the pets of domestic violence victims. These are one-time grants to be used as project start-up funding, and it is expected that funds will enable the housing of at least one pet within a year of project completion. Approximately 10-12 grants will be disseminated in 2015. Eligible applicants are 501(c)(3) tax exempt and must have the primary mission of sheltering domestic violence victims. Please see the Grants Web page above to apply. The deadline for applications is May 15.