Each month, we curate a roundup of grants focused on various impact areas and causes. This month we’re featuring four foundations supporting social impact organizations with deadlines before the end of the year.
The Harry Chapin Foundation is dedicated to supporting impactful organizations that empower individuals to become self-sufficient. They exclusively fund 501(c)(3) nonprofit programs within the United States, focusing on Arts-In-Education, Community Education, and Agricultural and Environmental initiatives. Inspired by Harry Chapin’s commitment to positive change, the foundation carries forward his legacy by championing causes that address poverty, hunger, and the importance of community engagement. Explore application details here.
The Draper Richards Kaplan Foundation aspires to provide support for endeavors that catalyze significant, far-reaching impact by championing visionary entrepreneurs and enterprises capable of effecting transformative paradigm shifts. The Foundation’s goal is to actively engage with and invest in initiatives that meaningfully address pressing societal challenges, profoundly impacting the lives of individuals. With a focus on innovation and sustainable solutions, we seek to foster positive, enduring change in the fabric of our society, with an unwavering commitment to addressing critical issues. If interested in this funding opportunity, apply here.
Established in 1986, the Marisla Foundation operates as a private, non-operating charitable institution with a clear mission. The Foundation awards grants quarterly in two key program areas: Environment and Human Services, with a Special Interests category for projects invited by the Board of Directors. The Human Services Program focuses on aiding women in crisis, encompassing physical, emotional, mental health, and financial stability. Meanwhile, the Environment Program concentrates on promoting biodiversity conservation and sustainable ecosystem management, with an emphasis on marine and coastal conservation across specific geographic regions. To apply, click here.
The Max and Victoria Dreyfus Foundation is committed to providing financial support to organizations where even a modest investment can yield significant impact. The Foundation extends an open invitation to receive grant applications from community-oriented, nonprofit entities that are domiciled within the United States. The Harry Chapin Foundation seeks to empower and strengthen such organizations through our philanthropic contributions. Learn more and apply here.