Here's a list of opportunities that can help you get the financial and technical resources to do the work.
The Economic Opportunity Challenge will fund the most transformative evidence-based solutions to address barriers to improved economic opportunity, security, and mobility for individuals and families. The focus is on proven, data-driven solutions ready to serve as a model for implementation across the country
ARTSPACE is currently accepting applications for the Rafala Green Fellowship Program. With funding from the Ford Foundation, the mission of the program is to promote diversity, equity, and inclusion for people from communities traditionally underrepresented in real estate development.
JPMorgan Chase has opened its next request for proposals to help solve major social and economic challenges facing communities across the country. This year, JPMorgan Chase is moving the PRO Neighborhoods Competition into the Advancing Cities Challenge.
HUD is offering grants through The Continuum of Care Program for programs to quickly re-house homeless individuals, families, youth, and persons fleeing domestic violence while minimizing the trauma and dislocation caused by homelessness; promote access to mainstream programs by the homeless; and optimize self-sufficiency among those experiencing homelessness.
Education First is accepting applications for the 2019 Regional Social and Emotional Learning Convening Grants program to help district and school communities create a convening that builds capacity to meet students' needs with an equity lens.
HUD is offering funding through the Self-Help Homeownership Opportunity Program (SHOP), which provides support to purchase home sites and develop or improve the infrastructure needed to set the stage for sweat equity and volunteer-based homeownership programs for low-income persons and families.
Rural LISC (Local Initiatives Support Corporation) created the Community Facilities Fund to provide capital to help develop and improve essential community facilities in rural areas.
The Commission for Environmental Cooperation is offering grants to support community initiatives focusing on enhancing the community’s ability to prepare for and adapt to extreme events such as drought, floods, wildfires, and extreme temperatures, and advance community-level actions.
Funders' Network is offering funding through their Partners for Places matching grant program, which creates opportunities for cities and counties to improve communities by building partnerships between local government sustainability offices and place-based foundations.
National Endowment for the Arts is offering funding through Our Town grants that support projects that integrate arts, culture, and design activities into efforts to strengthen communities by advancing local economic, physical, or social outcomes.
The United States Department of Treasury is offering grants through the Capital Magnet Fund to finance affordable housing and community revitalization efforts that benefit low-income people and communities.