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

Greenspring Advisors: Grant Program

Greenspring Advisors are requesting proposals from organizations located in Maryland, New Jersey and Georgia that are focused or have programs in one of the following areas: Music Programs (school-aged children), Arts Initiatives, Diabetes Research, Prevention, Awareness, Alzheimer’s Research, Awareness, Assistance, Literacy, Animal Shelters/Rescues, Women’s Shelters, Substance Abuse Recovery/Mental Health Services, Historical Site Preservation, Environmental Efforts. At its sole discretion, Greenspring awards grants up to $10,000 based on the funding requested and the needs addressed. Organizations must be non-profit organizations certified tax-exempt under section 501(c)(3) of the U.S. Internal Revenue Service codes.  The submission window will close on June 21, 2019 at 5 PM.

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The Funders' Network for Smart Growth and Liveable Communities: Partners for Places Grants Program

Partners for Places is a matching grant program that enhances local capacity to build equitable and sustainable communities in the United States and Canada. The fund does this by requiring local government and local foundation partnerships, and by pairing national and local philanthropic funding sources. These one-to-one matching awards support the planning and implementing of urban sustainability and green stormwater infrastructure projects. Proposals are due no later than July 30th, 2019.

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The Chesapeake Bay Trust Outreach and Restoration Grants Program

The Chesapeake Bay Trust is excited to announce a grant opportunity in partnership with Baltimore City’s Department of Public Works to fund projects that improve communities, reduce polluted runoff, and improve or create local natural resources like green spaces, parks, tree canopy, and more. Funding for projects in the City comes from the stormwater utility fee that is collected from City landowners. The funding is offered in three distinct tracks: Outreach: up to $30,000 for projects focused on education and awareness as project outcomes and up to $50,000 for behavior change projects; Restoration: up to $50,000 for restoration implementation projects; and Outreach and Restoration: up to $75,000 for projects that combine outreach projects with restoration projects to achieve meaningful and measurable outcomes. Proposals will be accepted now through August 22, 2019.

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Office of the Mayor and The Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation: Community Grants Program
The Office of the Mayor and The Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation have partnered to create a funding opportunity for small nonprofits that provide direct services to low-income individuals and families in Baltimore City. The Baltimore City Community Grants Program will provide grants of up to $10,000 per year and a maximum of two years for general operating support, program support, equipment, and capacity building (e.g., evaluation and audit costs). 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.

The Helen J. Serini Foundation: Leadership Development Grants
The Helen J. Serini Foundation is committed to investing in the leadership of their community's non-profits to ensure success today and into the future. In order to do so, they are excited to announce the launch of their newest grants program: Leadership Development Grants. This small grants program was launched specifically to provide leadership and/or professional development for key staff and volunteers within their community's nonprofit organizations. 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.