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Funding Resources

Search the table to find funding opportunities that best match your organization’s needs to support your projects and programs.



Grant ProgramFunderTypeDeadlineAmount
The Grassroots Organizing for Social Change ProgramBen and Jerry's FoundationCommunity Engagement & Capacity; Environment & Watershed Health; Food SecurityMarch 21; September 15$20,000
Patagonia GrantsPatagoniaEnvironment & Watershed HealthApril 30; August 31$12,000
Civil Justice Foundation GrantsCivil Justice FoundationCommunity Engagement & Capacity; Social/Environmental Justice$1,500-$20,000
Common Counsel Foundation GrantCommon Counsel FoundationCommunity Engagement & Capacity; Social/Environmental JusticeFebruary - November$500-$1,000
RESIST Social Change GrantsRESISTCommunity Engagement & Capacity<$4,000
The GEF Small Grants ProgramThe Global Environmental Facility (GEF) Small Grants ProgrammeCommunity Engagement & Capacity; Environment & Watershed Health$25,000-$50,000
The Sunderland Foundation GrantThe Sunderland FoundationLeadership & Organizational Development; Community Engagement & Capacity$15,000-$150,000
Norcross Wildlife Foundation GrantNorcross Wildlife FoundationLeadership & Organizational DevelopmentQuarterly<$10,000
Western Mining Action Network Mini Grant ProgramWestern Mining Action NetworkEnvironment & Watershed Health; Social/Environmental JusticeFebruary 1st, June 1st, October 1st<$3,000
Fund for Wild Nature GrantEnvironment & Watershed HealthFebruary 1st, May 1st, September 1st $1,000-$3,000
Home Depot Foundation GrantCommunity Engagement & CapacityFebruary 6th, August 13th<$5,000
The National Fish & Wildlife Foundation GrantsEnvironment & Watershed HealthVariesVaries
The North Face Explore Fund GrantCommunity Engagement & CapacityMarch 1st<$2,500
The Fish American Foundation GrantEnvironment & Watershed HealthVariesVaries
North American Native Fishes Association Education and Research Grants Environment & Watershed Health; Community Engagement & CapacityMarch 31st<$1,000
North American Wetlands Conservation Act Grants ProgramEnvironment & Watershed HealthMarch 7th and August 27th<$75,000 for small
Coastal Services Center Cooperative AgreementsEnvironment & Watershed HealthVaries, usually summer annually$40,000-$3.5 million
Coastal Zone Management Administration Awards Environment & Watershed HealthJuly and October annually$900,000-$2.7 million
Community Based Marine Debris Removal Project Grants (NOAA)Environment & Watershed HealthNovember 12$15,000 to $150,000
Multiple Funding Opportunities for AKNOAAEnvironment & Watershed Health$25,000 to $500,000
Schmidt Family FoundationShmidt Family FoundationEnvironment & Watershed Health; Food Security
Surdna Foundation: Sustainable Environments, Strong Local Economies, and Thriving CulturesSurdna FoundationEnvironment & Watershed Health; Community Engagement & Capacity; Economic Development
AAUW - American Association of University WomenAAUWCommunity Engagement & Capacity$2000-7000
US Fish & Wildlife ServiceUS Fish and Wildlife ServiceEnvironment & Watershed Health; Community Engagement & CapacityVariesSee website
National Forest Foundation Community Capacity and Land Stewardship ProgramNational Forest FoundationEnvironment & Watershed Health; Community Engagement & Capacity; Economic DevelopmentMarch/Aprilup to $24,000
Bikes Belong: Community Partnership Bike Trail and Advocacy GrantsPeople for BikesCommunity Engagement & Capacity$2,000-$10,000
Southeast Alaska Chinook Salmon Mitigation Infrastructure Grant ProgramState of Alaska Division of Community and Regional AffairsEnvironment & Watershed HealthJanuary
National Science Foundation (NSF) Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (EPSCoR)National Science FoundationCommunity Engagement & Capacity; Environment & Watershed HealthVaries (see website)Varies (see website)
Alaska Coastal ProgramUS Fish and Wildlife ServiceEnvironment & Watershed HealthYear RoundVaries
Energy for Sustainability GrantNational Science FoundationSustainable EnergyFebruary 20$100,000
Alaska Community Forest GrantsAlaska DNR: Community Forestry ProgramCommunity Engagement & Capacity; Environment & Watershed HealthYear roundContact for more information
Rivers, Trails, and Conservation Assistance ProgramNational Park ServiceCommunity Engagement & CapacityAugust 1stSee Website
NC State University List of Funding for Community GardensVariousCommunity Capacity & Engagement; Food SecurityVariesVaries - See list of funding opportunities on site
Funding Types

Leadership & Organizational Development: Funds for professional development, capacity building for organizations, tools & infrastructure, etc.

Community Engagement & Capacity: Funds for community capacity building, youth and environmental education projects, community recreation, community resources, etc.

Social/Environmental Justice: Funds for projects addressing social and environmental justice issues, historically underserved populations, etc.

Environment & Watershed Health: Funds for projects supporting fish habitat, restoration, natural resource management, etc.

Food Security: Funds for community/school gardens, development of community food systems, etc.

Sustainable Energy: Funds to support the development and research of sustainable energy alternatives

Economic Development: Funds to support sustainable economic development initiatives