Funding Opportunities

In today’s funding landscape, having a strong community-academic partnership makes you significantly more competitive for grants. Need help making that happen? Request a coaching consultation to get things rolling.

REACH Pilot Grants – REACH offers pilot grants to build community-academic partnerships and the solutions they co-create. Subscribe to our newsletter to receive pilot grant announcements.

Deeply Rooted Green Grants | Designed to support residents and leaders in coming together to care for, celebrate in, and appreciate nature in our communities, funding from these grants go directly to supporting community visions toward greener, cleaner, and thriving neighborhoods.

Community Outreach Incubator (opens PDF) at the Penn Injury Science Center | Brings community experts into a collaborative environment of academics and scientists to help bring an idea to prototype and testing. Presenters at the Community Outreach Incubator become eligible for pilot grant funding at the Penn Injury Science Center.

Penn Medicine CARES Grants | Faculty and staff at Penn Medicine are eligible to apply for up to $2,000 to support community-based organizations. Applications are accepted quarterly.

ReCast Mini-Grants – this funding opportunity is open to grassroots/community-based agencies, faith-based organizations and local businesses addressing stress and trauma in one of the six ReCAST neighborhoods of focus:

  • North Philadelphia: Nicetown-Tioga, Sharswood-Stanton, & Strawberry Mansion
  • West and Southwest Philadelphia: Mill Creek-Parkside, Cobbs Creek, & Paschall-Kingsessing

Your creative and unique program should create safe spaces for youth/young adults, engage families, teach life skills, and/or include trauma training as well as promote collaboration. Your program should last from March 1st, 2024 to September 30th, 2024. Final invoices will need to be submitted by October 15th, 2024.

There are two tiers for this mini-grant application:

  • Tier 1 (Up to $15,000): Individual Organization
  • Tier 2 (Up to $25,000): Collaborative Partnerships (at least two partner orgs)

Click here to apply by January 14th, 2024.  You can watch the recorded information session online.

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