Philanthropy News Digest publishes RFPs and notices of awards as a free service for U.S.-based grant-making organizations and nonprofits. To have your RFP considered for publication, please email pndrfp@candid.org with a Word document, text-only file, or link to a Web site explaining the program scope, grantee qualifications, application instructions, and deadlines. We require notice of funding opportunities four weeks in advance of their deadlines.

New RFPs

Arts / Culture

Children / Youth

California Community Foundation Invites Applications for New Youth Development Initiative

Posted: March 20, 2019
Deadline: April 12, 2019 (Online registration)

In partnership with the Liberty Hill Foundation and the Los Angeles County Department of Probation, grants ranging from $50,000 to $150,000 will be awarded in support of programs in Los Angeles County that provide youth and their families with high-quality resources and opportunities leading to successful pathways to adulthood....

Community Improvement / Development

Cape Ann Community Foundation Invites 2019 Grant Proposals

Posted: March 23, 2019
Deadline: May 1, 2019

Grants of up to $5,000 will be awarded to organizations working to improve the economy and overall quality of life for the residents of the Cape Ann region and the Massachusetts communities of Essex, Gloucester, Manchester-by-the-Sea, and Rockport....




NWEA Invites Applications for Educators for Equity Grant Program

Posted: March 18, 2019
Deadline: June 30, 2019

At least three grants of up to $10,000 each will be awarded to schools, school districts, and nonprofit organizations in support of initiatives and programs designed to advance the academic development of underserved pre-K-12 students....


Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Invites ‘Pioneering Ideas’ Proposals

Posted: March 23, 2019
Deadline: October 15, 2019

The New Jersey-based healthcare philanthropy will award grants of up to $350,000 in support of projects that explore how cutting-edge ideas and emerging trends could help or hinder progress toward developing a Culture of Health in the United States....

Hispanics / Latinos

Medical Research

Mental Health


Philanthropy / Voluntarism

Public Affairs

Science / Technology

Whitaker International Program Seeks Proposals in Field of Biomedical Engineering

Posted: March 22, 2019
Deadline: July 1, 2019

A total of up to $550,000 will be awarded in support of activities designed to help develop U.S. leaders in the profession of biomedical engineering who are not only superb engineers and scientists but who will effectively serve and lead the profession with an international outlook....

Social Science

Berggruen Institute Invites Nominations for 2019 Berggruen Award

Posted: March 25, 2019
Deadline: May 15, 2019

The $1 million award recognizes a humanistic thinker whose ideas have helped society find direction, wisdom, and improved self-understanding in a world being rapidly transformed by profound social, technological, political, cultural, and economic change....

Substance Abuse