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Grants with Upcoming Deadlines in 2015

As the end of 2014 nears, numerous funders have put out calls for grant applications. Here you'll find them all in one convenient place with information about deadlines and more!

East Mount Airy Neighbors to Make Inaugural Grants Between $2,000 and 50,000

The East Mount Airy Neighbors (EMAN) Community Fund is seeking applicants for its inaugural round of grantmaking. Nonprofits working on innovative solutions to enhance the health, welfare and quality of life for Northwest Philadelphians are encouraged to apply for grants between $2,000 and $50,000. Submissions are due by January 16, 2015.

Local Giving Circle to Award $15,000 to an Aspiring Social Innovator

The Philadelphia-based giving circle Women for Social Innovation is seeking applicants for the Turning Point Prize -- seed money awarded to an individual who seeks to address a problem affecting women, girls and families in the Greater Philadelphia area. The submission deadline is January 16, 2015.

WOMEN'S WAY Action Partners Initiative Calls For Nonprofit Collaborations

For the first time, Philadelphia-based WOMEN'S WAY is investing in a collaborative grantmaking model that will fund partnered, women-led organizations serving the needs of women and girls. Nonprofits must apply jointly, and up to four nonprofits could receive $240,000 over a three-year period. Letters of intent are due by January 16, 2015.

Impact100 Philadelphia Opens its 2015 Grantmaking Process

Impact100 seeks small to mid-sized nonprofit applicants who are at least three years old, have budgets between $300,000 and $5 million, and whose new or existing projects fit into one of five focus areas — arts & culture, education, environment, family, or health & wellness. The online letter of inquiry process opens on December 1; submissions are due by January 5, 2015.

Spruce Foundation Opens up 2015 Grant Making

The millennial-led Spruce Foundation, whose mission is to cultivate 'next-generation' philanthropists through community giving and grantmaking, is now accepting applications from youth-serving nonprofits in the Philadelphia area. The Foundation will make $5,000 grants in each of its focus areas — health and wellness, education, LGBTQ, and the arts. The online application is open until January 23, 2015.

SEED 4.0 application

SEED (Supporting Entrepreneurship in Education) 4.0 is a crowd-funded and -sourced opportunity for education entrepreneurs and teachers to compete for cash prizes and, even more importantly, present their ideas before an engaged audience of potential funders, users, collaborators, and community members. Applications will be open from Monday, December 15 to Sunday, January 4. Finalists will be alerted the week of January 12. All applicants MUST be available to present at the SEED 4.0 event on the evening of Wednesday, January 28.

FedEx Small Business Grant Contest

The FedEx Small Business Grant Contest is returning for its third year with $75,000 in grants to award. The FedEx Small Business Grant Contest opens on January 12 and registration closes February 12.

EPIP Philadelphia Giving Circle Now Accepting Requests for Proposals

EPIP Philadelphia’s giving circle was designed to crowdsource its members for small grants to financially support nonprofit organizations working in Philadelphia communities. The selected projects will receive a minimum of $1,000. EPIP welcomes projects that are not usually funded by philanthropic institutions, such as community pizza parties or staff training workshops. The grant application is due January 19.