Requests for Proposals

As a membership organization, we are pleased to provide Requests for Proposals (RFPs) from our members to the broader community. 

Latest Requests for Proposals

Anne Arundel Women Giving Together: Regular and Fundamental Needs Grants
Anne Arundel Women Giving Together is accepting requests for regular grants that improve the lives of women and families in Anne Arundel County and fundamental needs grants from small Anne Arundel County-based 501(c)3s for proposals that address food insecurity, parenting support, and/or the needs of children from birth to five years.  Applications are due no later than January 31, 2020. Click here for more information

Ausherman Family Foundation: Capacity Building Grants
Capacity Building Grants assist nonprofits in achieving new levels of effectiveness. The Ausherman Foundation seeks to strengthen the leadership and management of Frederick County’s nonprofit organizations by helping them build systems and find resources such as consultants to facilitate the organization’s progress in achieving the goals.  Letters of Inquiry are due no later than January 15, 2020. Click here for more information

Cherry Blossom Giving Circle: Grants
The Cherry Blossom Giving Circle is offering unrestricted grants between $500 and $3,000 for 2019. (Grants will be disbursed in early 2020 but are drawn from 2019 Giving Circle funds.) The number and actual size of the grants will be based on the number of applicants and the amount of funding resources available. Applications are due no later than January 23, 2020. Click here for more information

Enterprise Community Partners + Wells Fargo: Housing Affordability Breakthrough Challenge
The Housing Affordability Breakthrough Challenge invites innovators to participate in a competitive application process with an opportunity to receive a grant to further scalable housing affordability solutions that specifically address up to two of the challenge’s three focus areas: housing construction, housing financing, and resident services and support. Click here for more information about the RFP process. Informational webinars will be held on January 16th at 2 PM.  

France-Merrick Foundation: Grants Program
The France-Merrick Foundation concentrates its grant-making within the State of Maryland and primarily within the greater Baltimore area. The Foundation favors one-time, project-oriented requests which have defined beginnings and endings, as opposed to annual giving or ongoing operational support. Letters of Interest are due no later than February 7, 2020. Click here for more information

The Goldseker Foundation: Management Assistance Grants
The Goldseker Foundation is offering management assistance grants to support specific, well-defined organizational development initiatives of non-profit organizations. These are intended to help smaller, well-established nonprofits make investments in timely organizational development activities that would not otherwise be possible because of limited budget resources. Most management assistance grant recipients have operating budgets of less than $2 million. Click here for more information.

The Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation: Capital Grants Program
The Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation is seeking high-quality capital projects within our priority communities of Maryland, Northeastern Pennsylvania, Hawaii, Chicago, New York City, San Francisco, rural communities throughout the United States, and the State of Israel.  The Foundation will consider capital projects that incorporate evidence-based best practices and provide direct services for low-income and vulnerable populations, including older adults, families, children, and youth. Projects will receive full consideration regardless of the requested grant amount—whether $100,000 or more than $1 million. Click here for more information

The Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation: Small Grants Program
The Maryland Small Grants Program (MSGP) allows smaller Maryland and Northeastern Pennsylvania nonprofits to apply for a grant–operating, program, or capital–of up to $50,000 for two years ($100,000 total). This program includes all Foundation areas of giving. There is no application deadline. Click here for more information.

Maryland State Arts Council: Maryland Public Arts Initiative Grants
Maryland Public Art Initiative (MPAI) is the state’s percent-for-art program that commissions artists to design new, original and site-specific public art integrated in state capital construction projects, such as new or renovated buildings. Calls-to-Artists for MPAI projects are posted on this page. Click here for more information.

Maryland State Arts Council: Maryland Presenting and Touring Grants
The Maryland Presenting and Touring Program supports a rich and artistically diverse network of Maryland professional artists and performing arts organizations. These funds help subsidize the presentation of any performer on the Maryland Performing Artist Touring Roster.  Click here for more information.