Online & Mobile Fundraising
Community Development Block Grant Program - CDBG
The Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program is a flexible program that provides communities with resources to address a wide range of unique community development needs. Beginning in 1974, the CDBG program is one of the longest continuously run programs at HUD. The CDBG program provides annual grants on a formula basis to 1209 general units of local government and States. See Section 108 Loan Guarantee Program.
Appalachian Regional Commission
Grant program for Appalachian Communities. The Appalachian Regional Commission awards grants and contracts from funds appropriated to the Commission annually by Congress. Program grants are awarded to state and local agencies and governmental entities (such as economic development authorities), local governing boards (such as county councils), and nonprofit organizations (such as schools and organizations that build low-cost housing).
Recreation Resources Management - Title XXVIII
To provide cost-share opportunities with non-Federal recreation partners (e.g., state, county, local governments, etc.), to assist in planning, development, operation, maintenance, and replacement of recreation and fish and wildlife resource facilities at partner managed Reclamation project recreation areas.
USDA Team Nutrition - Fuel Up to Play 60
Team Nutrition is an initiative of the USDA Food and Nutrition Service to support the Child Nutrition Programs through training and technical assistance for foodservice, nutrition education for children and their caregivers, and school and community support for healthy eating and physical activity. Schools who activate FUTP 60 are eligible to apply for FUTP 60 Funds for improving school nutrition and physical activity.
South Carolina Department of Parks, Recreation and Tourism
The PARD grant program is a state-funded noncompetitive reimbursable grant program for eligible local government or special purposes district entities within each county which provide recreational opportunities. This is an 80-20 match program.
Tennessee Disability Coalition – Small Grants
The Tennessee Disability Coalition grant funds are available for award to projects/programs in the State of Tennessee which help build capacity in the disability community to serve individuals with disabilities and their families. Organizations must be IRS-designated tax-exempt organizations-501(c)(3).
American Academy of Dermatology Shade Structure Grant Program
The AAD's Shade Structure Grant Program awards grants of up to $8,000 to public schools and non-profit organizations for installing permanent shade structures for outdoor locations that are not protected from the sun, such as playgrounds, pools, or recreation spaces. In addition to the grant, the AAD also provides a permanent sign for display near the shade structure.
Alabama Power Foundation - Civic and Community Development
As a part of their initiatives: Educational Advancement, Civic and Community Development, Arts and Cultural Enrichment, Health and Human Services and Environmental Stewardship – Alabama Power Foundation Grants address underserved segments of the population.
Allen Foundation Grants
The Allen Foundation gives preference to proposals that train children and young adults to improve their health and development so that they can form good nutritional habits at an early age, such as building a playground as part of a health and nutrition program. Preference may be given to proposals that include matching funds from the institution or other partners including in-kind contributions.
The Harley-Davidson Foundation focuses their giving in the areas of Education, Environment and Health. They provide community support where they have corporate facilities (Talladega, Al) and target areas of greatest need among underserved populations through monetary grants, table/event sponsorships, and merchandise donations.
Home Depot Community Impact Grants
The Home Depot Foundation offers grant awards up to $5,000 to 501c designated organizations (recognized and in good standing with the IRS for a minimum of one year) and tax-exempt public service agencies in the U.S. that are using the power of volunteers to improve the community.
Knight Foundation - Communities program
Their work in community focuses on attracting and nurturing talent, enhancing opportunity, and fostering civic engagement. Rather than a single approach, they seek to support efforts authentic to each community where they are located (Charlotte, NC & Macon, GA), including public space development.
Lowe’s Charitable and Educational Foundation - Community Grants
Lowe’s program helps build better communities by providing monetary assistance for support of high-need projects such as: grounds improvements as well as safety improvements. The Foundation provides funding only to 501(c)s and public agencies where Lowe’s operates stores and distribution centers.
PEP Grant. Carol M. White Foundation
The Carol M. White Physical Education Program (PEP) has awarded millions of dollars to schools and community based organizations to initiate, expand, and improve high-quality physical education programs. Grant recipients must implement programs that help students make progress toward meeting State physical education standards.
Dog Park Grants
Boyd Foundation – Tennessee Dog Park Dash
The Tennessee Dog Park Dash is dedicated to building or enhancing dog parks across the state. Established in 2018, this program is helping to make Tennessee the most pet-friendly state in America alongside other major efforts from brands including Radio Systems Corporation, parent company of PetSafe®.
Doris Day Animal Foundation
Doris Day grants are focused on helping animals and the people who love them, usually in a manner that helps the animals as directly as possible. Many of their grants are focused on assisting senior companion animals, whether it be assisting with their food, care, veterinary costs, or need for adoption.
My Darling Theo – Dog Park Fund
The DOG PARK FUND is a resource open to establish and maintain not for profit neighborhood dog parks in communities across America. Our program was created to help green public spaces in urban areas, offer resources for rural communities and challenge dog lovers to work together.
Nutro - ROOM TO RUN Dog Park Appreciation Project
Through the program, Nutro supports public, non-profit dog parks and off-leash areas to provide a natural oasis for pet enthusiasts and their dogs to connect with the community and bring nature closer to home. Since 2010, the program has helped enhance over 120 dog parks and committed more than 4,000 volunteer hours across North America.
PetSafe - Bark for Your Park
Each spring, PetSafe® invites communities across the country to apply for grants totaling $225,000 to build or enhance off-leash dog parks. Awards are given to 13 communities: eight $25,000 grants to help build new dog parks and five $5,000 awards to enhance existing dog parks.