Foundation Beyond Belief (FBB) seeks to support and increase the capacity of organizations that are developing or broadening potentially transformative evidence-informed social innovations that solve critical community problems. FBB will make up to 2 capacity building grant in the amount of $50,000 to $60,000 to an innovative organization with the goal to increase that organization’s capacity to support those in need and create solutions that greatly increase their impact on a critical community problem Projects may take place domestically or internationally. The Compassionate Impact Grant Program is an open, competitive process with applicants assessed on their ability to provide evidence-driven, innovative solutions that reach different or larger numbers of constituents. Deadline to apply is February 6, 2015.
As part of The University of Tennessee, Knoxville’s commitment to community collaboration and community-engaged scholarship, the Chancellor provides special project funding for proposals that specifically enhance the public engagement mission of the university. Proposals may be for community-engaged projects or partnerships that promote the principles of engagement as applied to research, teaching, or outreach. This funding program is primarily directed at faculty-led initiatives, though the involvement of students is encouraged. Prospective applicants are strongly encouraged to review funding guidelines and previously-funded projects, which may be found here. Deadline to apply in March 6, 2015.