Non-Profit Funding, Jobs, + Events for November 2019

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RPM Foundation
The RPM Foundation provides the pathway to careers for the next generation of automotive, motorcycle, and marine restoration and preservation craftsmen and artisans through formal training and mentorship. RPM promotes interest in collectible cars, motorcycles, and boats by developing the next generation of enthusiasts, restorers, and craftsmen. By providing funding through scholarships and grants to organizations that have a proven history of being committed to the ‘hands-on’ training of young people, RPM is securing the future of the automotive and marine restoration and preservation industries.

Deadline: December 6, 2019 | Learn more »

Classics for Kids Foundation 
Rooted in the belief that playing a stringed instrument can transform a child, giving them experiences and skills that can help make them more successful in life, the Classics for Kids Foundation invites applications for its matching grant program. Through the program, grants will be awarded to schools or nonprofit organizations for the incorporation of string instruments into music education programs. All instruments in the string family are supported (including guitars and ukuleles). Programs should serve children in grades K-12.

Deadline: December 31, 2019 | Learn more »

Peace Development Fund Invites Applications for Grassroots Social Justice Efforts
The Peace Development Fund (PDF) was founded in 1981 in the belief that lasting change will come only when a large amount of people are well informed and empowered to make change. To that end, the organization invites applications for its Community Organizing Grants program. Through the program, grants of up to $10,000 will be awarded to grassroots organizations working for social justice. PDF funds organizations directly engaged in community organizing activities, including organizing to shift power, to build a movement, to dismantle oppression, and/or create new structures.

Deadline: December 31, 2019 | Learn more »

Karma for Cara Foundation
The foundation is inviting applications for its micro-grant program. Viewed as a bridge between ideas and action, providing microgrants in varying amounts up to $1,000 helps young citizen leaders execute and magnify their initiatives to help repair our world. Students 18 years of age and under may apply for funds between $250 and $1,000 to complete service projects in their communities throughout the United States. To be eligible, all students must be 18 years of age or younger.

Deadline: January 1, 2020  | Learn more »

AmeriCorps State and National 
The Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) has released Notice of Funding Opportunity to operate national or state AmeriCorps programs. Applicants operating in only one state will apply through their state commission application process. A series of technical assistance conference calls are scheduled to review these opportunities and their requirements.  AmeriCorps programs have helped to engage millions of citizens in meeting community and national challenges through service and volunteer action. CNCS provides grants to national and local nonprofits, schools, government agencies, faith-based and other community organizations, and other groups committed to strengthening their communities through volunteering. AmeriCorps is an umbrella that consists of three distinct programs: AmeriCorps VISTA, the AmeriCorps National Civilian Community Corps program or NCCC, and AmeriCorps State and National. 

Deadline: January 8, 2020 | Learn more »

Office of Violence Against Women Rural Domestic Violence, Dating Violence, Sexual Assault, and Stalking Program
The Rural Program supports efforts to enhance the safety of rural victims of domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, and stalking and supports projects uniquely designed to address and prevent these crimes in rural areas. The purpose areas of this funding are: 1) to identify, assess, and appropriately respond to child, youth, and adult victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, dating violence, and stalking in rural communities, 2) to establish and expand victim services in rural communities to child, youth, and adult victims, and 3) to increase the safety and well-being of women and children in rural communities.

Deadline: January 27, 2020  | Learn more »

Office of Violence Against Women Grants to Enhance Culturally Specific Services for Victims of Domestic Violence, Dating Violence, Sexual Assault, and Stalking Program
The purpose of these grants is to support the maintenance and replication of existing successful community-based programs providing culturally specific services to victims of domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, and stalking, as well as the development of innovative culturally specific strategies to enhance access to services and resources for victims who face obstacles to using more traditional programs. 

Deadline: February 12, 2020  | Learn more »

Office of Violence Against Women Grants for Outreach and Services for Underserved Populations
The purpose of these grants is to develop and implement outreach strategies targeted at adult or youth victims of domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, or stalking in underserved populations and to provide victim services to those victims. The term "underserved populations” means populations who face barriers in accessing and using victim services, and includes populations underserved because of geographic location, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, underserved racial and ethnic populations, and populations underserved because of special needs (such as language barriers, disabilities, alienage status, or age).

Deadline: February 12, 2020  | Learn more »

Aldi's Smart Kids
Aldi’s supports organizations that make a positive impact on ‘our kids' health and wellness’. They invite applications from any organization whose mission is to support kids through education, arts, athletics or any other program that inspires them to be active and healthy.

Deadline: Ongoing  | Learn more »


2020 National Mentoring Summit
January 29-31, 2020
Washington, DC
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2020 Solutions for Individual Homeless Adults Conference
February 19-21, 2020
San Francisco, CA
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National Summit on Youth Homelessness
March 2-3, 2020
Washington, DC
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CWLA Annual Conference 2020: Sharing Ideas that Strengthen Families and Engage Communities to Promote Child Well-Being
March 25-29, 2020
Washington, DC
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National Service-Learning Conference: Unmask Your Potential
April 16-18, 2020
New Orleans, LA
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