The Walmart Foundation and the United States Conference of Mayors invite applications to the Walmart U.S. Manufacturing Innovation Fund. Eligible nonprofit organizations can apply for grants of $100,000 or more, to help create solutions to challenges many companies face with growing manufacturing in America. The first year of the program will focus on innovation in textiles manufacturing and common manufacturing processes that apply to a broad range of consumer goods, including small motor manufacturing and tooling for injection molding. Potential applicants include research and academic institutions, think tanks, and other nonprofit groups focused on innovations in manufacturing. Each applicant will need sponsorship from the mayor of a USCM member city.
Web site: http://corporate.walmart.com/global-responsibility/us-manufacturing/innovation-fund
4/23/2014: Social services
Grants of up to $50,000 each from the Newman's Own Awards program, sponsored by the Fisher House Foundation, Military Times, and Newman's Own. Grants will support the most creative programs that improve the lives of families with active members of the military or veterans. Who may apply: organizations classified as tax-exempt under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code that comprise mainly volunteers and improve the quality of life for families with members of the military who are active duty, reserve, guard, or veterans.
Web site: http://www.fisherhouse.org/programs/newmans-own-grant
Amfar, the Foundation for AIDS Research, the International AIDS Society, and the Elizabeth Taylor AIDS Foundation are seeking nominations for the Elizabeth Taylor Human Rights Award, which recognizes an individual who has demonstrated excellence as a leader and advocate for human rights in the field of HIV/AIDS. The award will be presented at the 20th International AIDS Conference in Melbourne, Australia on July 20-25, 2014.
Web site: http://www.amfar.org/etnom