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The Silicon Valley Community Foundation is accepting grant applications for the 2017 Belle Haven Mini-Grant program.  Funds should be used to improve the Belle Haven neighborhood.  The application deadline is April 4, 2017.

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The Fund for Santa Barbara (FSB) is accepting applications to their general fund. The FSB gives preference to projects working to address the root causes of social, economic, environmental and political problems.  The application deadline is March 3, 2017.

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The World of Children Award program was created to recognize and elevate selfless individuals who make a difference in the lives of children here in the USA and across the globe, regardless of political, religious or geographical boundaries. These courageous leaders recognize that children are the world's most important asset.  The nomination deadline is April 1, 2017.

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The Voya Unsung Heroes program (formerly the ING Unsung Heroes program) annually provides grants to K-12 educators utilizing new teaching methods and techniques that improve learning.  The application deadline is April 30, annually.

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Blue Shield of California Foundation strives to improve the lives of Californians, particularly underserved populations, by making health care accessible, effective, and affordable for all Californians, and by ending domestic violence.  The LOI deadline is ongoing.

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The Teachers for Global Classrooms (TGC) Program accepts applications annually from qualified U.S. middle and high school teachers for professional development grant opportunity to internationalize teaching and learning in their classes.  The application deadline is generally in mid-March.

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Classics for Kids Foundation aims to bridge the funding gap and enhance school music programs by providing matching grants for beautiful new stringed instruments.  Applications are accepted on a quarterly basis.

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The Community Foundation for Monterey County (CFMC) is accepting grant applications from resident-led, grassroots groups through its Neighborhood Grants Program (NGP).  The application deadline is on or around February 20, annually.

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Kaiser Permanente Diablo is accepting applications for the 2015 grant program.  Diablo Area supports nonprofit organizations serving Central and East Contra Costa County, as well as the Tri-Valley area of Alameda County.  The application deadline is on or about March 1, annually.

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The Bernice Barbour Foundation supports the preservation and care of animals and the prevention of cruelty to animals. The foundation supports nonprofit organizations whose purpose is to benefit animals.  Applications are accepted annually; the deadline is generally in July.

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The Open Meadows Foundation is a grantmaking organization for projects that are led by and benefit women and girls.  Application deadlines are February 15 and August 15, annually.

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The Unitarian Universalist Funding Program (UUFP) is a denominational grantmaking program of the Unitarian Universalist Association.  Application deadlines are March 15 and September 15.

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The WSCGA Foundation is accepting grant applications for programs to help support girls’ participation in golf.  The application deadline is May 15, annually.

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The education foundation of the Professional Dairy Producers of Wisconsin is offering money to non-profit organizations that have unique ideas in educating consumers about the importance of the dairy industry.  The application deadlines are June 1 and December 1, annually.

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The Los Angeles Lakers Youth Foundation's goal is to assist nonprofit community organizations based on need. With the Foundation's focus on the use of sports to promote education, teamwork and self-esteem among Los Angeles area youth, their fundraising directly supports these initiatives by providing financial assistance to children and local youth programs.  Application deadlines are quarterly.

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The Environmental Justice Small Grants Program, supports and empowers communities working on solutions to local environmental and public health issues. The application deadline is generally in early January.

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The Tri-City Ecology Center has grant funds available for young people and adults working on local environmental projects. To qualify, applicants must be a resident or organization in the Tri-City area (Fremont, Union City, Newark). No deadline has been noted.

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City National Bank is accepting applications for grants to support literacy-based projects at public and private elementary, middle and high schools in five states.  The application deadline is early December, annually.

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Amazon makes grants to nonprofit groups that foster the creation, discussion, and publication of great books.  There is no application deadline.

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The Roy Rosenzweig Fellowship for Innovation in Digital History will be awarded annually to honor and support work on an innovative and freely available new media project, and in particular for work that reflects thoughtful, critical, and rigorous engagement with technology and the practice of history.  The deadline is early to mid-May, annually.

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Teachers who enrich their classrooms through imaginative means such as Amateur Radio often must do so at their personal expense. The purpose of the ARRL's Progress Grant is to offer modest financial support to those teachers who are currently using Amateur Radio in their classrooms as an instructional tool and who need financial assistance for specific purposes.  The application deadline is November 1, annually.

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Tahoe Mountain Resorts Foundation accepts grant submissions annually from local nonprofit organizations. Organizations must be headquartered and serve the geographic area Truckee, Donner Summit, Squaw Valley and North Shore of Lake Tahoe to receive consideration.  The application deadline is October 31, annually

 

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The FAFO Farmer Committee accepts proposals from individuals and organizations seeking funding for particular projects or programs dedicated to furthering organic education, organic farming or product research, and organic advocacy.  The application deadline for amounts over $50,000 is September 1.  Applications for mini-grants may be submitted at any time.

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The California Healthcare Foundation accepts letters of inquiry for each of the Foundation’s programs, Better Chronic Disease Care, Innovations for the Underserved, Market & Policy Monitor, and Health Reform and Public Programs Initiative.  Letters of inquiry are accepted on a rolling basis.

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The SeaWorld & Busch Gardens Conservation Fund supports wildlife research, habitat protection, animal rescue, and conservation education in the United States and more than sixty countries around the world. 
The application deadline is generally January 1, annually.

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The California Coastal Commission is accepting applications for the WHALE TAIL® Grants Program. This program distributes funds from sales of the WHALE TAIL® License Plate. The grants support programs that teach California’s children and the general public to value and take action to improve the health of the state’s marine and coastal resources. 

The application deadline is November 1, annually.

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JPMorgan Chase provides funding in the following areas: community development, education, and arts/culture.  Letters of inquiry may be submitted at any time.

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The Doris Day Animal Foundation makes grants to nonprofit organizations for animal welfare, human assistance animals, the care and feeding of animals, and pet adoption and rescue.  There is no application deadline; the foundation reviews inquiries as received. al grants

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Project Helping Hand seeks to provide one-time grants of as much as $500 per classroom to teachers with a specific need for a specific project.  Applications are accepted between September 1 and November 15, annually.

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The Partnership for Clean Competition will support high-quality, high-impact, novel research that has a high likelihood of success and of resulting in methods or products that will advance the anti-doping field and ensure integrity in sport.  Pre-applications are reviewed three times during the year.

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The American Tinnitus Association Research Grant Program financially supports scientific studies investigating tinnitus. Studies must be directly concerned with tinnitus and contribute to ATA's goal of finding a cure.  The application deadine is November 15, annually.

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The Public Welfare Foundation supports efforts to ensure fundamental rights and opportunities for people in need.  Letters of inquiry are accepted throughout the year.

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Chipotle supports organizations through sponsorships, in-restaurant fundraisers, donations, and a scrip program. There is no application deadline.

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Organizations that sponsor readings and workshops in New York State or California, or Atlanta, Chicago, Detroit, Houston, New Orleans, Seattle, Tucson, or Washington, D.C. may apply for grants to be used for writers' fees.  Applications may be submitted at any time.

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The Del Mar Foundation is a 501(c)(3) California Nonprofit Public Benefit Corporation dedicated to promoting civic pride and community cohesiveness, acquiring and preserving open space, improving beaches and parklands, raising and granting funds, and sponsoring diverse cultural programs and community events in Del Mar.  The Foundation accepts grant applications at any time.

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The Safeway Foundation supports nonprofit organizations whose mission is aligned with their four priority areas:


* Hunger Relief
* Education
* Health and Human Services
* Assisting People with Disabilities

 

There is no application deadline.

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The mission of the FedEx Social Responsibility department is to actively support the communities they serve.  Corporate resources include financial contributions, in-kind shipping services and coordination of volunteer services by their employees.  There is no application deadline noted.

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The National Society Daughters of the American Revolution Special Projects Grants committee is accepting grant applications to provide financial support to projects in local communities to promote historic preservation, education and patriotism.  The application deadline is December 31, annually.

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Responsive grantmaking is the Archstone Foundation's strategy to direct resources to emerging and unmet needs within the field of aging.  The Foundation accepts unsolicited letters of inquiry on an ongoing basis.

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The May and Stanley Smith Charitable Trust supports organizations that offer opportunities to children and youth; elders; the disabled and critically ill; and disadvantaged adults and families which enrich the quality of life, promote self-sufficiency, and assist individuals in achieving their highest potential.  A letter of inquiry may be submitted at any time.

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The San Pablo Community Foundation is accepting mini-grant applications. The funding purpose is to contribute to ongoing efforts that make San Pablo a thriving community that is more livable, safer and/or healthier.  The application deadline is early May, annually.  California grants

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RGK Foundation awards grants in the broad areas of Education, Community, and Medicine/Health. The Foundation's primary interests within Education include programs that focus on formal K-12 education (particularly mathematics, science and reading), teacher development, literacy, and higher education.  A letter of inquiry may be submitted at any time.

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The Colcom Foundation focuses its philanthropic program on environmental sustainability, natural resource preservation, land and water conservation, and efforts to establish a sustainable population.  A letter of inquiry can be submitted any time during the year.

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The Olympic Club Foundation supports and encourages participation by Bay Area youth in amateur athletics. Their mission is to financially support programs, which share their belief that participation in organized athletics enriches young lives and develops future community leaders. Applications may be submitted between January 1 and March 30th each year.

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Pets in the Classroom is an educational grants program supporting responsible pet care for school classrooms. Sponsored by the Pet Care Trust, the goal of the program is to establish healthy child-pet relationships at an early age by supporting responsible pet care in Kindergarten-6th Grade classrooms across the U.S. and Canada. Applications may be submitted at any time.

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The Corning Incorporated Foundation provides grants across several program areas including education, community service, and libraries.  Letters are accepted anytime throughout the year.

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American Express makes grants in three key areas: Cultural Heritage, Future Leadership, and Community Service (specifically relief and recovery efforts).
Inquiries for funding are accepted and reviewed on an ongoing basis throughout the year.

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The Dr. Robert C. and Tina Sohn Foundation supports a broad spectrum of causes which support the environment, alternative health care and the arts. Applications may be submitted any time during the year

 

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The Jewish Guild for the Blind is currently accepting applications for the Alfred W. Bressler Prize in Vision Science.  The deadline is December 31, annually. 

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The Edith J. Goode Residuary Trust supports the development of organizational capacity for organizations incorporated for the prevention of cruelty to animals. In particular, the trust supports shelter management and other training costs for shelter personnel.  Applications are accepted year round and reviewed quarterly.

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The Kiwanis Club of Mountain View Foundation will consider grant requests that meet a critical health or human care need in the city of Mountain View. Grant awards should address the needs of children under the age of 18 or seniors age 60 and over. Grant awards must have objectives that are time-specific and measurable. 
Grant applications are accepted from October 1st through December 1st, annually.

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