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Black Founder Startup Grant

SoGal Foundation has teamed up with Winky Lux, bluemercury, twelveNYC, and other sponsors to make a small step towards progress by providing several $10K and $5K cash grants to Black women or nonbinary entrepreneurs.
Funding Opportunities
Business
Woman
LBGTQIA
Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC)

Community Grants Program

The Umpqua Bank Charitable Foundation supports nonprofit organizations that enhance the quality of life in the communities the Bank serves in California, Idaho, Nevada, Oregon, and Washington. The Foundation provides Community Grants to eligible nonprofit organizations in the following areas: Economically Empowered Individuals, Vibrant Business Ecosystems, and Thriving Communities. Grants range from $3,000 to $10,000.
Funding Opportunities
Non-Profit
Woman
Veteran
LBGTQIA
Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC)
All

East King County Community Fund

(Expires: May 21, 2021 )
As the impact of COVID-19 continues to unfold, community-based organizations play a critical role in providing services to those most impacted by the pandemic. Organizations on the frontlines of the pandemic are navigating increased need for services, working longer hours, and being asked to do more with less funding. To help address these challenges, the East King County Community Fund will provide general operating support grants to organizations supporting the immediate and sustained needs of East King County residents who are navigating the health and economic impacts of COVID. The Fund will prioritize funding to Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC) led and serving organizations located in the geographic region of East King County (1-90 from Mercer Island east to the county line and north to the county line). Programmatic efforts may address a variety of issues including: food security, housing and rental assistance, childcare, education, employment, healthcare, and mental and behavioral health.
Instructions:

To apply, please visit the online application.  Please submit applications by 5:00pm PST on Friday, May 21st.  For questions about the East King County Community Fund, contact Sally Gillis at s.gillis@seattlefoundation.org or Ceil Erickson at c.erickson@seattlefoundation.org.

 

Funding Opportunities
Business
Non-Profit
Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC)

Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL)

(Expires: December 31, 2021 )
In response to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, U.S. small business owners, including agricultural businesses, and nonprofit organizations can apply for an Economic Injury Disaster Loan. The EIDL program is designed to provide economic relief to businesses that are currently experiencing a temporary loss of revenue due to COVID-19.
Funding Opportunities
Business
Non-Profit
Woman
Veteran
LBGTQIA
Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC)
All

GoFundMe.org

GoFundMe.org is providing $500 grants to businesses which raise $500 or more in matching contributions on its platform.
Funding Opportunities
Business
Non-Profit
Woman
Veteran
LBGTQIA
Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC)
All

Grants for Arts Projects

(Expires: June 16, 2021 )
Grants for Arts Projects is the National Endowment for the Arts’ principal grants program for organizations based in the United States. Through project-based funding, the program supports public engagement with, and access to, various forms of art across the nation, the creation of excellent art, learning in the arts at all stages of life, and the integration of the arts into the fabric of community life. These grants support arts projects that use the arts to unite and heal in response to current events; celebrate our creativity and cultural heritage; invite mutual respect for differing beliefs and values; and enrich humanity. Applicants may request cost share/matching grants ranging from $10,000 to $100,000. Designated local arts agencies eligible to subgrant may request from $10,000 to $150,000 for subgranting programs in the Local Arts Agencies discipline. A minimum cost share/match equal to the grant amount is required. Submitting an application is a multi-step process:
  • Part 1: Submit to Grants.gov the “Application for Federal Domestic Assistance/Short Organization Form.”
  • Part 2: Complete the “Grant Application Form (GAF)” and upload items through the Arts Endowment’s Applicant Portal.
Read more here.
Funding Opportunities
Non-Profit
Government
All