PennPAC is now accepting applications for Spring 2021 pro-bono consulting projects from NYC-based nonprofits. Your organization can be considered for a 8-10 week project or a 6-8 week mini project. Since 2011, PennPAC has worked with 120+ nonprofit clients. Our projects typically address key areas such as: strategic growth planning; marketing strategy; communications/messaging strategy; and earned income/funding strategy. All projects launch in March 2021 and will be virtual. Deadline to apply: November 20
Urban Justice Center's Social Justice Accelerator is looking for a new class of urgently-needed, early stage advocacy projects to join the Urban Justice Center family. Individuals invited into the Accelerator will receive up to two years of concrete tools, support, and resources to help accelerate the growth of their initiatives. Projects invited into the Accelerator will become part of a community of advocates and activists, working on issues from intimate partner violence, to supporting homeless LGBTQ youth, to advocating for the rights of NYC street vendors. Deadline to apply: December 1
Resist: General Support — Grants of up to $4,000 will be awarded to groups that are building movements for justice and liberation and resisting systemic oppression through grassroots/cultural organizing, art-making, and resilience building. Accessibility — Grants of up to $4,000 will be awarded in support of efforts that specifically enables a group's work to be more accessible. Examples of potential accessibility needs include interpretation services, wheelchair ramps, childcare, transportation for folks with mobility aids, etc. To be eligible, applicants must have an organizational budget under $150,000 a year. Deadline to apply: December 4
The David Prize is a celebration of individuals and ideas to create a better, brighter New York City. Open to any individual working in the five boroughs, the Prize welcomes those with the grit and vision to change our communities, culture and our future for good. The David Prize annually awards 5 individuals $200K each. Deadline to apply: December 4
NYSHealth’s Patients as Partners: Advancing Equity Request for Proposals (RFP) aims specifically to advance racial health equity by engaging patients as partners. This RFP will support projects that seek to amplify voices of patients of color to ensure their priorities, preferences, and experiences guide efforts to create a more equitable health care system, and ultimately to reduce and eliminate racial health disparities. Through this RFP, we expect to fund projects that seek to implement system improvements, practice innovations, or interventions designed to give patients of color a meaningful role in their health care at the systems and individual levels. Deadline to apply: December 8
ALDI Smart Kids is dedicated to supporting the health and wellness of children in communities where ALDI has stores, warehouses, offices, and conducts business. Through the program, grants of up to $5,000 will be awarded to local community organizations that encourage kids to actively participate in the areas of education, physical activity, nutrition, healthy socializing, and/or the arts. Deadline to apply: December 15
The Emergent Fund supports emergent strategies that help communities respond to rapidly changing conditions and efforts seeking long-term social justice and economic justice in a political and social climate that seeks to dismantle such efforts. Deadline to apply: Ongoing
Management Center: Getting through our jobs in the midst of COVID-19 and the pervasive reality of systemic racism and state-sanctioned violence against Black people is beyond hard. The Management Center is offering online resources and opportunities for online discussion with others who are learning how to manage through these times.