Funding Opportunities


Community Solutions for Health Equity: Call for Proposals
Deadline: October 7, 2020

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted that communities of color are disproportionately burdened by racist and oppressive systems—from health care to education to housing—with significant consequences to physical and mental health. The impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on communities of color are evident in the health care system, and are compounded by inequitable community systems.


Equitable Parks and Green Spaces in Small and Midsize Cities: Planning Grant
Deadline: September 9, 2020

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City parks and green spaces play a vital role in the social, economic, and physical well-being of America’s cities and their residents. They provide access to recreational opportunities, improve physical and mental health, spur local economies, facilitate social cohesion, improve safety, mitigate storm water runoff, and provide protection from heat islands and other environmental threats.


NASA Funding Opportunity for NASA Teams Engaging Affiliated Museums and Informal Institutions
Deadline: August 13, 2020

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The NASA Office of STEM Engagement invites proposals from museums, science centers, planetariums, NASA Visitor Centers, youth-serving organizations, libraries, and other eligible nonprofit institutions via this 2020 NASA Research Announcement: NASA Teams Engaging Affiliated Museums and Informal Institutions, Remote Opportunity Rapid Response (TEAM II RORR) NNH20ZHA002N-TEAMIIRORR. This is a one-time opportunity with a shortened response period. Proposals must be submitted electronically via the NASA proposal data system NSPIRES or


Prop 64 Youth Community Access Grant Program
Deadline: September 16, 2020

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The California Natural Resources Agency will be accepting proposals for the Youth Community Access Grant Program from July 14th, 2020 to September 16th, 2020 via the System for Online Application Review (SOAR). The program, funded by Proposition 64, seeks projects that support youth access to natural or cultural resources with a focus on low-income and disadvantaged communities including, but not limited to, community education and recreational amenities to support youth substance use prevention and early intervention.

Approximately $5.7 million in awards will be funded by this program. Applicants submitting the most competitive proposals will be invited to participate in the next level of the competitive process, estimated to begin Spring 2021. 


BOOST Cafe – Funding Opportunities
Deadlines Vary for Each Opportunity

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BOOST Collaborative is a unique, purpose‑driven organization committed to supporting those serving youth in the out‑of‑school time hours by providing quality professional development, opportunities for networking & partnerships, and leadership training.

BOOST Cafe offers information in regards to funding opportunities throughout the nation. These opportunities provided vary from age groups, subjects, also the amount of funding. They provide information for grants, scholarships, awards, and contests. 


Family Justice Center (FJ) Program
Deadline: December 31, 2020

Family Justice Center Alliance

The purpose of this program is to support emerging family justice centers (FJCs) across California. FJCs will provide services to victims of one or more of the following: 

  • Domestic violence
  • Sexual assault
  • Elder or dependent adult abuse
  • Human trafficking

A total of $1.2 million is available to support awards of up to $400,000 through this program