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

African Americans / Blacks


Agriculture / Food

TREE Fund Welcomes LOIs for Safe Arborist Techniques Fund Grant Program

Posted: August 6, 2020

Grants of up to $15,000 will be awarded in support of research on and/or the development of techniques and equipment that arborists use in climbing, rigging, and working on trees, with the aim of providing a safer working environment....

September 15, 2020 (Letters of Inquiry)

Arts / Culture

Baltimore Community Foundation Invites Applications From Cultural Organizations

Posted: August 6, 2020

Grants averaging $10,000 will be awarded to local cultural organizations in the Baltimore area in support of organizational effectiveness initiatives, efforts to promote local artists and their work, and initiatives to provide cultural experiences that welcome people of all backgrounds, enhance Baltimoreans’ lives, and strengthen the region’s sense of cohesion and identity....

September 2, 2020 (Letters of Inquiry)

Children / Youth

Community improvement / development

RWJF Invites Proposals for Parks, Green Spaces in Small and Midsize Cities Program

Posted: August 13, 2020

A single planning grant of up to $400,000 over six months will be awarded in support of an initiative that, by influencing policy and systems change, helps rectify the inequitable distribution of parks and green spaces in low-income communities and communities of color in urban regions, including small and midsize cities....

September 9, 2020





Human services

Medical research

LEO Foundation Invites Applications for Dermatological Research

Posted: August 6, 2020

Grants will be awarded for research with the potential to improve understanding of the underlying mechanisms of dermatological diseases and their symptoms, and address clinical issues among people who are at risk of developing, or have developed, a skin disease....

September 4, 2020

Mental health

Science / Technology

Social science

Women / Girls