Corporate Funding: Due April 2019

The following corporate funding opportunities have deadlines in April 2019.

Home Depot: Veteran Housing Grants – Deadline: 4/1/19

  • Awards grants to nonprofit organizations for the new construction or rehabilitation of permanent supportive housing and transitional facilities for veterans. Awards typically range from $100,000 to $500,000.

IBM Business of Government: Research Report Stipends – Deadline: 4/1/19

  • Looking for very practical findings and actionable recommendations – not just theory or concepts – in order to assist executives and managers to more effectively respond to mission and management challenges. ($20,000)

Tyson Open at-large grants – Deadline: 4/1/19

Tyson Foods encourages consideration of the following subjects:

  1. Programs that increase the availability and affordability of low-income housing and day care facilities
  2. Providing financial counseling services to families earning less than $50,000/year
  3. Building community connections between immigrants and longer-term residents
  4. Promoting local economic development programs
  5. Advancing English literacy skills

North Face Explore Fund – Deadline: 4/2/19

  • Looking to increase participation in the outdoors and work in innovative ways to protect our environment. Applicants may apply for up to $25,000 in grant funding and a minimum of $5,000

Celgene: Addressing Unmet Needs in MS – Deadline: 4/12/19

  • The Innovation Challenge will take place in June 2019 and will be open to Patient Entrepreneurs—those who have been affected by multiple sclerosis (MS) as either a patient, loved one or support partner—whose companies are helping develop solutions to address an unmet need in MS.

Visa Everywhere Initiative: Women’s Global Edition – Deadline: 4/14/19

  • Challenge 1 – Fintech: Leveraging your company’s unique capabilities, how could your solution help transform consumer payments and/or commercial experiences locally, regionally, or globally?
  • Challenge 2 – Social Impact How can women entrepreneurs around the world drive social impact by supporting sustainable and equitable livelihoods and strengthening local / regional economies?
  • Visa will provide $100,000 USD to each challenge winner!

Alaska Air Foundation – Deadline: 4/15/19

  • A limited number of cash grants ranging on average from $5,000 to $15,000 are given to 501(c)(3) non-profit organizations classified as public charities in Alaska, Hawai’i, and Washington. These grants should focus on educational and workforce development efforts that address a unique need or add value to a community.

American Girl Donation Program – Deadline: 4/15/19

  • Objective of this program is to assist eligible nonprofit organizations in their fundraising efforts that primarily serve children in need ages 6-12.
  • Will be donating approximately 5,000 dolls (or $575,000 in retail value) through this program in 2019.

Nokia Bell Labs Prize – Deadline: 4/26/19

  • Looking for game changing ideas in the following categories: Web Applications, Cloud Services, Information Theory, Coding Theory, Computational Sciences, Cryptography, Distributed Systems, Data Privacy, Mathematics of Networks, Modulation Schemes, Optical Systems or Components, Communications Systems, Network Protocols, Security, Network Architecture, RF design, Sustainability, Wireless, Fixed Network technologies, Software-Defined Networks, Virtualization Technologies, Real-time Analytics, Search algorithms, Self-Optimizing Networks, Inference systems.

Eileen Fisher Community Partnership Grants – Deadline: 4/26/19

  • Alignment with one of our core areas of funding: Environment, Human Rights, Women & Girls; Located within 25 miles of an EILEEN FISHER office, retail store or showroom (up to $2,500)

Duke Energy Powerful Communities: Workforce – Deadline: 4/30/19

  • Workforce development programs aligned with the energy industry’s future workforce.
  • Programs serving under-represented, low-income or diverse audiences, including women and minorities, will be given preference in this grant cycle.

Mary Kay: Domestic Violence Shelter Grant – Deadline: 4/30/19

  • Domestic violence shelter grant applications are available from January 15 to April 30 each year. We announce grant recipients in the fall to coincide with National Domestic Violence Awareness Month in October.

EBSCO Solar – Deadline: 4/30/19

  • EBSCO is making $200,000 in grants available for applicants looking to fund a library solar project to offset electricity costs.

Pedigree Foundation Grants – Deadline: 4/30/19

  • Limits its grant awards to funding programs that supports dog adoption. Dogs Rule Two‐Year Grant (total of $100,000), Program Development Grants (up to $10,000), and Operation Grants (up to $1,000).

U.S. Bank Community Possible Grant: WORK – Deadline: 4/30/19

  • At U.S. Bank, we know that a strong small business environment and an educated workforce ensure the prosperity of our communities. Through our grantmaking program, we make that possible. We support programs and organizations that help small businesses thrive, allow people to succeed in the workforce, provide pathways to higher education, and gain greater financial literacy.

Voya Unsung Heros Grants – Deadline: 4/30/19

  • Any eligible educator with an innovative program idea is invited to apply
  • Each year, 100 finalists are selected to receive a $2,000 grant. The winning projects are chosen based on the creativity of the idea, the teaching method applied and the ability to positively influence students. Out of the 100 finalists, three are selected to receive enhanced awards: $5,000 for third place; $10,000 for second place; and $25,000 for first place.

National Instruments Research Grant Program – Deadline: 4/30/19

  • Travel grant to support researchers in bringing their innovative research to a broader community at conferences around the world ($2,000).