Funding and Resources

We often learn about opportunities for funding and resources that may benefit our various fiscally sponsored projects. When we receive updates, we'll post them here. Make sure you check back as these change frequently!

Opportunities


Department of Disability and Aging Services (DAS) Funding Opportunity
Request for Proposals (RFP) #1050 Community Living Fund Program

The San Francisco Human Services Agency (HSA) and Department of Disability and Aging Services (DAS) is seeking non-profit agencies and other organizations to provide services to older adults and adults with disabilities through the Community Living Fund Program (CLFP), funded by the Community Living Fund (CLF), a fund that was created in the San Francisco Administrative Code Section 10.100-12 to support aging in place and community placement alternatives for individuals who may otherwise require care within an institution. DAS oversees the administration of the Community Living Fund.

Submission deadline is February 9, 2023, 3:00 PM.

Learn more here.


Arts & Culture Community Action Grant

OpportunitiesSilicon Valley Community Foundation is accepting nonprofit applications for Arts & Culture Community Action Grants from Monday, January 30, 2023 through Friday, February 24, 2023.

Through this grant program, SVCF will support arts organizations that nurture artistic and cultural expressions, partner to create community-driven solutions and catalyze social change. Priority will be given to organizations with leaders who are Black, Indigenous, or of color.

Interested in applying for a grant?

Check out  SVCF’s new Nonprofit Applicant Portal!

SVCF is accepting nonprofit grant applications from Tuesday, January 31, 2023 through Friday, February 24, 2023.

Learn more here.


Human Services Agency (HSA) Funding Opportunity
Request for Proposals (RFP) #1036
Employment Services for Formerly and At Risk Homeless Individuals

The San Francisco Human Services Agency (SFHSA) announces its intent to seek proposals from non-profit organizations interested in providing Vocational Training and Employment services to currently and formerly homeless individuals residing within the City and County of San Francisco. The purpose of the services is to increase the employability of the identified target population and place them in jobs. SFHSA intends for grantees funded through this RFP to focus on serving the subset of homeless individuals who are best positioned to move to employment within a 6-8-month period.

Submission deadline is February 27, 2023, 5:00 PM.

Learn more here.


Hope SF Small Grants Program

The HOPE SF Small Grants Program provides grants of up to $10,000 to groups embedded in community as they seek to uplift HOPE SF resident voices through community generated ideas. The program is supported by the Partnership for HOPE SF and administered by the San Francisco Foundation.

The HOPE SF Small Grants Program provides grants for projects that align with HOPE SF goals and strategies and will directly benefit the HOPE SF communities.

Applications are accepted on a quarterly basis.  All applicants must submit through our Grantee Portal. If approved, the grantee applicant will be notified within 30 days of submission deadline. Grant awards may take up to 5 weeks to process. Please plan your program accordingly.

Grant amount will not exceed $10,000 and amount awarded will be determined by a panel application review and interview process based on funds available. The project must be completed within one year of receiving the grant. Project timelines may be shorter depending on the project proposal.

Submission deadline is February 28th, 2023.

Learn more here.


Grants for the Benefit of Homeless Individuals | SAMHSA

OpportunitiesThe purpose of this program is to provide comprehensive, coordinated, and evidence-based treatment and services for individuals, including youth, and families with substance use disorders (SUDs) or co-occurring mental health conditions and SUDs (CODs) who are experiencing homelessness.

Submission deadline is March 21, 2023.

Learn more here.


Healthy Choices Americorps Member Position

Healthy Choices AmeriCorps seeks San Francisco community members to serve SFUSD by strengthening mentoring programs and supporting a positive school climate. This position is an excellent opportunity to get your foot in the door in San Francisco public schools by coordinating programs and activities in partnership with School Social Workers, Nurses, Teachers, and Community Volunteers. Healthy Choices AmeriCorps members are paid a monthly stipend for their service engaging students, families, and school community members.

Learn more about this position here.


The California Wellness Foundation

Announcing $16.7 Million in Grants and Impact Investments

The California Wellness Foundation's latest round of grants prioritizes community health and supports California’s communities that have been disproportionately harmed by the COVID-19 pandemic and economic instability.

“In addition to our Advancing Wellness grantmaking, our impact investments allow us to champion equity, economic security and dignity of all Californians, especially now, when so many are struggling to recover from the economic fallout caused by the COVID-19 pandemic," said Judy Belk, president and CEO.

Find out what The California Wellness Foundation grants fund here.

Learn how to apply for a grant here.


San Francisco Announces Financial Recovery Grants for Small Businesses

SF Shines Design Services Grant – ongoing

  • Apply for free design services for your small business storefront.

Shared Spaces Equity Grant – January 15, 2023

  • Get reimbursed for up to $2,500 of work on your Shared Space.

NEW! Graffiti Abatement Pilot Program – ongoing

  • Public Works crews and City contractors remove graffiti at zero cost to affected property and business owners.

Microsoft Nonprofit Grants

Microsoft Tech for Social Impact is dedicated to providing affordable and accessible technology and tools to help nonprofits of all sizes achieve their mission. That’s why we offer grants and discounts of our products and services to eligible nonprofits around the world, including solutions like Azure, Dynamics 365, and Microsoft 365, as well as solutions custom-built for nonprofits like Fundraising and Engagement for Dynamics 365 Sales.

Download the Microsoft Nonprofit Grants Proposal to learn more about their nonprofit offers, which include:

  • Microsoft 365 with Microsoft Teams can help your nonprofit improve cybersecurity, reduce costs, and empower staff and volunteers to work from anywhere. Free for up to 10 users and discounted pricing of $5 (USD) per user/month for additional users.
  • Leverage $3,500 (USD) Azure services credits per year and access the complete portfolio of Azure products and cloud services
  • Enable full relationship management for all your constituents, volunteers, and beneficiaries with Dynamics 365 Sales Enterprise—free for up to 5 users and discounted pricing of $23.80 (USD) per user/month for additional users.

Learn more here.


Please reach out to us and let us know of any upcoming funding and resources opportunities.

Email us at communications@communityin.org and we'll add them to our list.