PUBLICATION

25th annual Community Foundation Week with
the release of our most recent report, A New Anchor Mission for a New Century: Community
Foundations Deploying All Resources to Build Community Wealth, authored
by Democracy Collaborative Senior Fellow Marjorie Kelly and Community
Development Associate Violeta Duncan.

LEARNING

Webinar: Learn how community foundations are building
community wealth, December 4th, 2014, 2PM-3:30PM EST

Marjorie Kelly and Violeta Duncan will present and discuss
the findings of their new Democracy Collaborative report, A New Anchor Mission
for a New Century: Community foundations deploying all resources to build
community wealth, with experts from the field. To register - https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/6642574517351513858

EPA Webinars on FY 2015 Environmental Workforce
Development and Job Training Grant Application Guidelines/Requests for Proposals,
December 4th – 2-4pm Eastern

EPA will conduct a webinar addressing the Grant
Application Guidelines/Request for Proposals (RFP)

This webinar will provide an overview of the Fiscal Year
(FY) 2015 Environmental Workforce Development and Job Training (EWDJT) Grant
Application Guidelines/Request for Proposals (RFP) and competition.
Prospective applicants will be provided an opportunity to ask questions and
gain useful information for submitting a strong proposal. Changes from
the FY14 EWDJT competition will also be covered.

Call-in number: (866) 299-3188, conference code: 2025662772#

To join the meeting, please go
to the following link: https://epa.connectsolutions.com/r53z0s9dvb4/

FUNDING

Chesapeake Bay Trust Accepting Proposals for K-12 Environmental
Programs - DEADLINE: January 16, 2015

Grants of up to $5,000 will be awarded in support of
school-based activities that provide meaningful watershed educational
experiences and teacher professional development in the Chesapeake Bay
region....

Big Read Accepting Grant Applications for Community-Wide
Reading Programs - DEADLINE: January 28, 2015

Seventy-five grants of up to $20,000 will be awarded to
nonprofit organizations for community-wide reading programs that encourage
reading and participation by diverse audiences....

American College Health Foundation Seeks Applications for
Student Mental Health Award - DEADLINE: January 31, 2015

A single grant of up to $2,500 will be awarded in of support
efforts to promote and improve the quality of mental health care for college
students....

Sidney Hill Foundation Invites Nominations for 2015 Hillman
Prize - DEADLINE: January 30, 2015

Prizes of $5,000 will be awarded for investigative
journalism and commentary in the public interest that exemplify sound news
judgment, resourcefulness and courage in reporting, skilled storytelling, and
social impact....

Independent Sector Accepting Nominations for Gardner Leadership
Award -DEADLINE: January 30, 2015

The annual award is presented to an American whose
leadership in or related to the nonprofit community at the international,
national, or regional level has been transformative....

Lawrence Foundation Accepting Proposals for Environmental,
Education, and Human Services Projects - DEADLINE: April 30, 2015

The foundation currently awards program and operating grants
to U.S.-based nonprofits working in the areas of the environment, education,
human services, disaster relief, and other issue areas....