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May 25, 2023

Arbor Rising Request for Application

Arbor Rising has announced their 2023 call for applications! Their team is seeking New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut-based organizations that make an impact on economic mobility (with a focus on young people ages 0-27) and that have an annual operating budget of between $200,000 and $2.5 million. First-year grantees will receive $100,000 in unrestricted cash as well as 200-300 hours of capacity-building consulting. Grants are renewable for up to three years, with the overall package of support totaling $375,000 and 500+ hours of capacity-building support. Applications are due by June 20, 2023.

April 13, 2023

Funding Opportunity for Digital Media and Culinary Arts Programs

The Hollyhock Foundation has an open Request for Proposals for New York City-based digital media and culinary arts programs for high-school students. This multi-year granting opportunity of up to $750,000 per year will support staff, equipment, and facility costs for organizations and entrepreneurs that are interested in equipping and operating new spaces. Proposals can be submitted via a Google Form by June 1, 2023 at 5:00PM.

March 23, 2023

Youth Spaces Competition

National Grid's Project C Youth Spaces Competition will award grants to Brooklyn-based organizations that support local youth and are looking to upgrade a physical space, whether it be refurbishing an educational center, adding equipment to a computer lab, updating a dance studio, or improving another space utilized by young community members. First place will receive $25,000 toward their youth space. Five runners up will each receive $5,000 toward their spaces. Learn more about the competition criteria and apply by April 7, 2023.

February 09, 2023

Early Investment Funding Opportunity

The New York Women’s Foundation is kicking off an open funding opportunity within its Early Investment strategy. This opportunity is open to grassroots organizations at an early phase of development and/or growth whose work is by and for women (cis and trans) and/or nonbinary and gender-expansive people, and rooted within the five boroughs of New York City. The Early Investment strategy supports work across three core focus areas: Economic Security and Justice; Anti-Violence, Safety and Healing Justice; and Reproductive Justice, Health, and Sexual Rights. Organizations who see their work aligned with these areas are encouraged to apply by February 28, 2023.

August 25, 2022

Child Care Stabilization Grants

The Office for Children and Family Services (OCFS) is making $343 million in funding available to support a new round of Child Care Stabilization Grants targeting workforce supports and strengthening infrastructure. To focus on workforce supports, 75% of the funds must be spent on workforce support expenses, while the remaining 25% can be used for eligible expenses. Programs are eligible if they are OCFS or NYC programs that were licensed, registered, permitted, and enrolled on or before January 1, 2022.

August 25, 2022

Impact 100 NYC 2023 Innovation Grant

Impact 100 NYC accepts applications that propose an innovative new project or program, or a significant expansion of an existing program that will have a high impact or transformational effect on the NYC community. The 2023 grant cycle will open with an optional information session for nonprofits on September 14, 2022, and Letters of Inquiry can be submitted starting on October 12, 2022.

May 12, 2022

2022 Spark Prize

The Brooklyn Community Foundation is now accepting applications for the Spark Prize. In total, they will distribute over $600,000 to honor the work of values-driven Brooklyn nonprofits that have demonstrated a strong commitment to advancing racial justice in Brooklyn and have a dynamic vision for the future of their organization. Finalists will be notified in October 2022, and winners will be announced in January 2023. Applications must be submitted before June 24, 2022.

January 28, 2022

Youth Service Improvement Grants

William T. Grant Foundation's Youth Service Improvement Grants program supports activities to improve the quality of direct services for young people ages 5 to 25 in the five boroughs of New York City. The goal is to strengthen existing services by helping youth-serving nonprofit organizations address challenges or remedy problems at the point of service, where staff and youth interact. Applications are due March 10, 2022 at 3:00 PM. For complete instructions on preparing a proposal, download the 2022 Application Guide.

January 13, 2022

2022 Aim High Grants for Middle School OST Programs

Afterschool Alliance invites out-of-school time programs to apply for a grant opportunity from New York Life Foundation, to support and bolster the ability of afterschool and summer learning programs to help prepare middle school students for success in high school, college, and life. This competitive grant program includes both one- and two-year grant opportunities. Applicants can only apply for one of these grants. RFP application deadline is February 1, 2022.