Philanthropy News Digest publishes RFPs and notices of awards as a free service for grant-making organizations and nonprofits. To have your RFP considered for publication, please email pndrfp@foundationcenter.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 five weeks in advance of their deadlines.

New RFPs

Agriculture / Food

AgStar Fund for Rural America Accepting Grant Applications

Posted: September 30, 2016
Deadline: November 30, 2016

Grants of up to $10,000 will be awarded to organizations working to educate future farmers, maintain the rural environment, advance technology serving rural communities, and improve the quality of life for farmers and rural communities....

Farm Credit East Accepting Applications for AgEnhancement Grant Program

Posted: September 25, 2016
Deadline: December 1, 2016

Grants of up to $8,000 will be awarded to help organizations promote awareness of and strengthen agriculture, commercial fishing, and the forest products industry in Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, New York, New Jersey, and Vermont....

Arts / Culture

Lighthouse Works Accepting Applications for Artist Fellowships

Posted: September 28, 2016
Deadline: October 15, 2016

The program provides housing, food, studio space, a $250 travel allowance, and a stipend of $1,500 to help defray the costs of shipping materials, the purchase of art supplies, and other expenses incurred in making art in a remote location....

Puffin Foundation Issues RFP for Social Justice Arts Projects

Posted: September 26, 2016
Deadline: December 16, 2016

Grants will be awarded to individual artist-activists and arts organizations seeking to enrich and inform the public on important subjects such as the environment, social justice, and civil rights....

Children / Youth




Human Services

Medical Research

Mental Health

Science / Technology

Women / Girls