Federal, State and Private Grant Opportunities

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A free resource online resource that serves as a single access point for over 900 grant programs offered by 26 Federal grant-making agencies, allowing organizations to find and apply for grant opportunities. 
 

State of Florida Government Grant Opportunities

The following grant opportunities are listed by state agency. Click on the agency you are interested in to find grant opportunities.

Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (FDACS)
Safeguard the public and support Florida's agricultural economy

Florida Department of Community Affairs

Florida Department of Education
Increase the proficiency of all students and maintain a system of accountability that measures Florida student progress

Florida Department of Environmental Protection
Environmental stewardship and management

Florida Department of Health
Promote and protect the health and safety of Florida residents

Florida Department of Law Enforcement
Prevent, investigate and solve crimes while protecting Florida's residents

Florida Division of Cultural Affairs
Facilitate cultural development and services

Florida Division of Historical Resources
Promote the historical, archaeological, museum, arts, and folk culture resources in Florida

Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission
Manages fish and wildlife in Florida

Florida Inland Navigation District
Management and maintenance of Florida waterways

CareerSource Florida
Statewide network of career development professionals who work with employers to find, develop and keep qualified talent. The agency provides Employer Training Grants.
 

Florida Foundations

Able Trust

Allegany Franciscan Foundation
Health access for underserved populations

Ave Maria Foundation

Baptist Health Foundation 
Enhance the health, dignity and wholeness of those in need

Bernice Barbour Foundation 
animal preservation and care and prevention of animal cruelty

Bike Florida
Bicycle and pedestrian safety

Blue Foundation 
Community based solutions for a healthy Florida

Children's Board of Hillsborough County (Tampa)

Projects benefiting children are eligible for funding

Conn Memorial Foundation Inc. (Tampa)

Education funding resources

Eckerd Family Foundation

Various projects funded

ESRI - State and Local Government Grants Program (GIS)
Conservation, education, mobile government, and sustainable development

Florida Association of Nonprofit Organizations 
Gateway to Florida nonprofits

Florida Developmental Disabilities Council 
Developmental Disabilities

Florida Literacy Coalition
Literacy and education

Florida Marlins Community Foundation
Baseball, arts and education

Florida Power and Light Company 
Education, environment, human services and community development

Goizueta Foundation

Health Foundation of South Florida
Health, youth, seniors and education

John S. and James L. Knight Foundation 

Junior League of Miami
Homelessness, family violence, children's/women's health, early childhood education and foster care

Lightning Foundation

Various projects funded 

Knight Foundation
Journalism, Community Partners Program and leadership

Publix Super Markets Charities

Quantum Foundation

Ounce of Prevention Fund of Florida
Early intervention and at-risk children and families

Southern Arts Federation

Performing arts initiatives are eligible for funding

Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Various projects funded

Tampa Bay Rays Foundation

Funds projects supporting youth and education 

United Way of Miami-Dade
Various

United Way of Northeast Florida
Various

Volunteer Florida
Volunteerism and community service

Weaver Family Foundation
Education, community service, preservation of the natural environment, enhancement of Jewish life
 

National Foundations

A.J. Muste Memorial Institute
Peace and disarmament, social and economic justice, racial/sexual equality and labor movement

AOL Time Warner Foundation
College access and leadership

Ad Council 
National, multi-media, public service campaigns

ADA Foundation 
Dental research, education, access to care and assistance to dentists and families

Aetna Foundation
Reducing racial/ethnic disparities in health care

Air Force Association
Aerospace K-12 education and college scholarships

Alcoa Foundation 
Communities and college scholarships

Allstate Foundation 
Safe and vital communities; economic empowerment; tolerance, inclusion and diversity

Alternate R.O.O.T.S
Arts and community

American Assoc. of University Women Educational Foundation 
Women, girls and education

American Community Gardening Association 
Community gardening and greening

American Council of Learned Societies
Learning in humanities and social sciences

American Craft Council
American craft

American Express Company
Community service, cultural heritage and economic independence

American Honda Foundation
Youth and scientific education

American Humane Association 
Animal shelter assistance

American Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works
Education and professional development

American Public Transportation Association 
Transportation

AMERIGROUP Foundation
Health care access and healthy children, families and communities

Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts
Visual arts

Andrew W. Mellon Foundation
Higher education, museums and art conservation, performing arts, environment, and public affairs

Annenberg Foundation
Education and youth, arts and culture, community and civic, and health

Annie E. Casey Foundation 
Improve the outcomes for families and children in tough or isolated neighborhoods

Archibald Bush Foundation 
Arts and humanities, ecological health, education, human and health services, public broadcasting, and community foundations

Arthur Vining Davis Foundation
Private higher education, secondary education, religion, health care, and public TV

ATT Foundation 
Community development, community needs, and needs, diversity and education

Avon Breast Care Fund
Breast cancer

Avon Foundation
Breast cancer and domestic violence

Balance Bar Company
Offers individual, team and community grants to enable the pursuit of physical activities that enrich lives

Bank of America
Community development

Barbara Bush Foundation for Family Literacy
Family literacy

Baseball Tomorrow Fund
Youth baseball and softball

Beaumont Foundation of America
Grants technology equipment to schools, communities and individuals

BellSouth Foundation
Education

Ben & Jerry's Foundation 
Supports grassroots organizations working towards systemic social change

Best Buy Children's Foundation
Children's learning through technology

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation 
Global health, education, libraries, charitable sector, and pacific northwest region of U.S

Blakemore Foundation
Asian arts and languages

Boat U.S. Foundation
Boating safety

BP Conservation Program
Environmental conservation

Bradley Foundation
American citizenship

Broadcaster's Foundation of America
Assist men and women in the radio and television broadcasting profession in acute need

Cable Positive
HIV/AIDS CBOs and cable outlet partnerships

Camille and Henry Dreyfus Foundation
Chemical Sciences

Captain Planet Foundation
Support hands-on environmental projects for youth

Carnegie Corporation of New York 
Education, international peace and security, international development, and strengthening U.S. democracy

Charles A. Frueauff Foundation, Inc .
Education, children's advocacy, medical research and the arts

Charles Lafitte Foundation
Education, social services and health

Chatlos Foundation
Religion, seminary, liberal arts colleges, and medical and social concerns

Christopher D. Smithers Foundation 
Alcoholism and education outreach

Cisco Systems 
Human needs, education, citizenship, and technology

Citigroup Foundation
Financial education, education, and building communities and entrepreneurs

Coca-Cola Foundation
Educational opportunity for children and youth

Commonwealth Fund 
Independent research on health and social issues

Community Toolbox for Children's Environmental Health
Environmental health

Corning Foundation
Education, culture, community service, national programs, matching gifts program

Corporation for National and Community Service 
Strengthening communities and volunteerism

Cottonwood Foundation
Environmental protection, cultural diversity, individual empowerment, and volunteerism

CVS/pharmacy Charitable Fund
Children with disabilities; special education; and inclusion

Dave Thomas Foundation For Adoption
Foster care and adoption

David and Lucile Packard Foundation 
Conservation and science, population, children, families, and communities

Delta Air Lines Foundation
Community, health, youth, and arts and culture

Dennis Martinez Foundation 
Helps children in Nicaragua

Disabled American Veterans Charitable Service Trust
Disabled and homeless veterans

Discount Foundation
Poverty, elevating wages, and creating job opportunities

Disney Hand
Fundraising efforts by charitable organizations

Doris Duke Charitable Foundation
Arts, environment, medical research, child abuse prevention, and properties

Draper Richards Foundation
Nonprofit start-up efforts

Echoing Green
Social entrepreneurs and social change

Edna McConnell Clark Foundation
young people from low-income backgrounds (ages 9 to 24) for quality programs during out-of-school time

Elton John Aids Foundation
HIV/Aids

Energy Foundation 
Renewal energy and energy efficiency technologies

Entertainment Software Association (ESA) Foundation 
Youth life, health and welfare

Environmental Research and Education Foundation
Solid waste management research, education and scholarships

Ellison Medical Foundation
Biomedical research on aging

Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation
Pediatric AIDS research

Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation
Entrepreneurship, education, research and Kansas City

F.B. Heron Foundation
Wealth building within low-income communities

Fantastic World Foods
Donates healthy food products to nonprofit organizations

Farm Aid
Restore family farm-centered agriculture 

FedEx Social Responsibility Dept.
Emergency and disaster relief, pedestrian and child safety, education, and health and human services

Finish Line Youth Foundation 
Sports and youth

First Data Foundation Western Union
Global grants for disaster relief, education, and health and human services

Flora Family Foundation
Arts education and conservation-based economic development

Foss Foundation
Children and youth, mental illness, families, equality, diversity, self-sufficiency, values

Foundation for Boating Safety and Clean Water 
Helping boaters maintain healthy water and local habitats

Foundation for Technology Education (FTE) 
Technology education

Fund for Wild Nature
Save and restore native species and wild ecosystems

Funding Exchange
Social change 

Garth Brooks Foundation: Teammates for Kids
Supports health, education and inner-city services for children in need

General Electric Fund
Educational opportunities and strengthening community organizations

General Mills Foundation
Youth nutrition and fitness, education, arts and culture, social services and United Way

Gerber Foundation
Infants and young children

GlaxoSmithKline
Health and human services, science education and literacy, and arts

Global Fund for Women
Women's rights and issues

Goldman Sachs Foundation
Education and youth

Hanley Family Foundation 
Advance prevention, diagnosis and treatment of alcoholism, chemical dependency and addictive behavior

Hasbro Children's Foundation
Children

Hewlett Packard
Technology access for schools, low income, and diverse communities

Hilton Hotels
K-12 education, healthcare, youth, civic affairs and public policy

Historic Preservation Fund 
Historical and Archeological Preservation

Hitachi Foundation
Enhancing opportunity and quality of life for economically isolated people

Home Depot 
Build affordable, efficient and healthy homes

Honda of America Mfg. Foundation
Communities

IBM
Education, adult training/workforce development, arts and culture, and communities

Independent Television Service
Public television

Intel
Education and environment

International Paper Company Foundation
Environmental education, literacy and minority career development

International Reading Association 
Reading, literacy and education

International Rescue Committee Mini-Grants for Refugee Programs
Refugee resettlement and immigration

J. Paul Getty Trust
Research, conservation, education and professional development

Jacob and Valeria Langeloth Foundation 
Promotes physical and emotional healing to underserved populations

James Marston Fitch Charitable Foundation 
Historic preservation in U.S.

J.C. Penney 
United Way, disaster relief, education, volunteerism, and diversity

Jessie Ball duPont Fund
Health, education, religion, arts, social service, environment, and more

Jessie Smith Noyes Foundation
Environment, community health, agriculture/ food systems, and New York City

John D. & Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation
Housing, community, education, juvenile justice, mental health, policy, research, media, and Chicago arts and culture

Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation
Diabetes research

Kellogg Foundation
Health, food systems, rural development, youth, education, philanthropy, volunteerism, Battle Creek and learning opportunities

Kodak Foundation 
Community revitalization, environment, arts and culture, education, and health and human services

Kraft Foods
Hunger, healthy lifestyles, and arts in education

Kresge Foundation 
Capital campaigns, green building, technology, historically black colleges and universities, fundraising, Detroit and Intl' initiatives

Lance Armstrong Foundation
Cancer survivorship, education, advocacy, public health and research

Lattner Family Foundation
Arts and Humanities, Education, Environment, Health and Social Services, Historic Preservation and Medical Research

Laura Bush Foundation For America's Libraries
School libraries

Lawrence Foundation
Environmental, education, health, human services and other causes

Legal Services Corporation
Legal services

Levi Strauss Foundation
Women, youth, AIDS/HIV prevention, building assets and workers' rights

Lex Mundi Pro Bono Foundation 
Pro bono legal services to social entrepreneurs

Liberty Hill Foundation 
Social change

Local Initiatives Support Corporation
Organizational development, strategic planning and real estate development

Lowe's Charitable and Educational Foundation (LCEF)
Community improvement and K-12 public education initiatives

Lucent Technologies Foundation 
Youth, education and teacher professional development

Lumina Foundation for Education
Educational access and success

MAC AIDS Fund
Supports HIV/AIDS organizations with basic needs, health, social and recreational services

Maddie's Fund: The Pet Rescue Foundation
Animal welfare

Major League Baseball Players Trust for Children
Promotes community involvement and supports children in need

Mary Byron Foundation 
Domestic violence

Mary Reynolds Babcock Foundation 
Supports low-wealth people build assets and transform economic conditions

MetLife Foundation
Educational, health and civic and cultural organizations

Microsoft Corporation
Social and economic well-being

Mitsubishi Electric America Foundation 
Young people with disabilities

The Mockingbird Foundation
Music, education and children

Monsanto Fund
Nutritional well-being/agriculture, environment, science education and communities

Mott Foundation 
Civil society, poverty, environment, and Flint community

Mr. Holland's Opus Foundation 
Music education

Nathan Cummings Foundation
Arts and culture, the environment, health, social/economic justice, and the Jewish life and values/contemplative practice programs

National 4-H Council
Youth in local communities

National Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences
Family literacy, English as a second language, adult basic education, and women-focused programs

National Book Foundation
Supports classroom teachers in the areas of improving classroom practices and increasing teachers' mathematical knowledge

National Endowment for Financial Education 
Financial literacy and personal well-being

National Film Preservation Foundation
Preservation and public access of American orphan films

National Fish and Wildlife Foundation 
Conservation education, habitat protection and restoration, and natural resource management

National Forest Foundation
Engages America in community-based and national programs that promote the health and public enjoyment of the 192-million-acre National Forest System, and accepts and administers private gifts of funds and land for the benefit of the National Forest

National Foundation for Jewish Culture
Performing arts, literary arts and Jewish scholarship

National Geographic Society Education Foundation
Geography education, educator training, federal policy reform and public awareness

National Park and Recreation Association
Park and recreation 

National Tree Trust 
Tree conservation

National Trust for Historic Preservation
Historic preservation

NEC Foundation
Assistive technology for people with disabilities

New York Life Foundation 
Youth programs and youth related projects in New York City

Newman's Own
Education and charitable purposes

NIKE - Jordan Fundamentals Grant Program
Assist teachers acquire monetary resources to carry out their lesson plans 

NIKE Foundation
Girls' empowerment and well-being worldwide

Norman Foundation 
Economic justice, environment, social justice, civil rights and public education with an emphasis on parent and youth organizing

Open Meadows Foundation
Girls' and women's projects

Oracle Corporate Giving 
Primary/secondary math, science/technology education, environmental/endangered animal protection, and medical research (cancer, AIDS and neuroscience)

Oracle Education Foundation 
Education technology

Overbrook Foundation 
Environment and human rights

Park Foundation 
environment, higher education and public broadcasting/media

Patagonia
environmental and wildlife conservation

Pathways To Nature Conservation Fund
supports creation and maintenance of trails, boardwalks, wildlife-viewing platforms and nature center exhibits

Peace Development Fund 
organize to shift power, movement building, dismantling oppression and creating new structures to achieve peaceful, just and equitable relationships among people and nations

PETCO Foundation 
Reduce, rescue, rehabilitate and rejoice animal companions

Pepsico Foundation
Health and wellness, diversity and inclusion, environment, and employee community engagement

Pew Charitable Trusts
Policy, information and civic life

Pfizer Foundation 
Global health, education, community and cultural programs

PG & E National Energy Group
Environment, education and communities

Philip Morris Foundation 
Education, economic development and environment

Ploughshares Fund 
Supports efforts to stop the spread of weapons and build regional security

Public Entity Risk Institute 
Risk management program development

Public Welfare Foundation 
Human needs in disadvantaged communities

Proliteracy Worldwide
Adult literacy

Ralph and Eileen Swett Foundation
Positive differences in the life of individuals


Robert R. McCormick Tribune Foundation 
Charitable giving and improve social and economic conditions

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
Addiction prevention and treatment, childhood obesity, health insurance coverage, nursing, pioneer, public health, quality healthcare and tobacco use and exposure

Rockefeller Brothers Fund 
Democratic practice, peace and security, sustainable development and human advancement 

Rockefeller Foundation
Agriculture, arts and culture, health, employment, housing, education and globalization

Ronald McDonald House Charities
Improve health and well-being of children

Salomon Family Foundation
Child abuse treatment

Schmidt Family Foundation 
Helping people help themselves

SOROS Foundations Network 
Access to knowledge, civil society communication, open information policy, arts and culture, and justice fellowships

STARR Foundation 
Education; medicine/healthcare; human needs; public policy; culture; and environment

Starbucks Foundation
Youth arts, literacy and environmental literacy programs

Starr Foundation
Education, medicine and healthcare, human needs, public policy, culture and environment

State Farm Insurance Company
Safety, community development, and education

Stonyfield Farm
Planet protection and restoration

Sun Microsystems Foundation 
Community partnerships, education and workforce development

Sundance Institute 
Filmmaking

Surdna Foundation, Inc.
Environment, community revitalization, effective citizenry, the arts, and nonprofit sector

Target Community Giving
reading, arts education, family violence, and arts and social services in Minneapolis, MN

Tech Foundation 
technology for nonprofits

Third Wave Foundation
reproductive health, justice, and young- women led racial/ economic/ social/ reproductive/ gender justice projects

TIDES Foundation
social justice, economic opportunity, democracy, and environmental sustainability

Tiffany & Co. Foundation
environment and arts

Tiger Woods Foundation
children's health, education and welfare

Tinker Foundation, Inc.
interchange and information exchange in Spain, Portugal, Ibero-America and Antarctica

Tony Hawk Foundation
youth and public skate parks

Toshiba America Foundation 
science and mathematics education

Town Creek Foundation 
environment, peace, news and commentary and Talbot County

Transportation Research Board
highway, transit and airport research

United States - Japan Foundation
Pre-college education, communication / public opinion, US-Japan policy studies, and film/ video prizes

Until There's a Cure Foundation 
HIV/AIDS awareness and fundraising

UPS Foundation 
Community literacy, hunger and volunteerism

U.S. Conference of Mayors
Urban policy development, intergovernmental relationship building, etc.

U.S. Soccer Foundation
Soccer player/referee/coach development, field enhancements and disadvantaged population

Verizon Foundation
Literacy and technology, and domestic violence prevention

Waitt Family Foundation
Human mind and evolution, and community building and strengthening

Wal-Mart Foundation
Community involvement

Wallace Global Fund
Natural resources, women's human rights, justice, media and leadership, and civic engagement

Walton Family Foundation, Inc.
K-12 education reform, Arkansas, Mississippi, marine and freshwater ecosystems conservation and protection

William and Flora Hewlett Foundation
Education, environment and performing arts

William Randolph Hearst Foundation
Education, health, social service, and culture in underserved /underrepresented populations

Women's Sports Foundation 
Women's sports

Youth Service America
Youth, teachers, service-learning coordinators, and youth-serving organizations