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.

Overdose Prevention and Community Healing Fund | The City of Philadelphia, in partnership with the Scattergood Foundation, just announced a new grant from its Overdose Prevention and Community Healing Fund. The Overdose Prevention and Community Healing Fund will award grants to community-based organizations that engage residents in neighborhoods most affected by the overdose epidemic. The Fund will invest in direct programs in overdose prevention, substance use awareness, and harm reduction, in addition to holistic programs that address community trauma, stigma associated with substance use, and promote safety and mental well-being for communities and community-based workers in the substance use field. Overall, the Fund aims to mobilize trusted community messengers in efforts to repair and revitalize impacted communities. There will be two types of grants, with a total of $3.5 million available:
1. Capacity-building grants: up to $20k in general operating funds
2. Program grants: up to $100k in program funding

Deadline to apply: February 3rd, 2023 @ 5pm

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