Grants Available

Currently Available

Arcata Foundation Fund Grants

Deadline: May 15 and December 15

Contact: Craig Woods 

Fund Description: The Arcata Foundation Fund, established in 1987, is dedicated to the enhancement of community life in Arcata and facilitates charitable giving and raises funds to support work in the areas of human services, education of all ages, art, culture, local history, healthful recreation, peace and enhancement of local natural surroundings. Find more information on the Arcata Foundation website

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Community Grants Program

Grant Size: average of $5,000 - $10,000, maximum of $15,000 - $20,000

Deadline: August 1, 2018

Contact: Amy Jester or Cassandra Wagner 

Fund Description: This program responds to pressing, community-identified needs and aims to strengthen communities' abilities to work together to improve the lives of people in Humboldt, Del Norte, Trinity, and Curry counties. 

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Elsie Mae Gardner Ricklefs & Richard Ricklefs Memorial Fund Grants

Grant Size: Up to $6,000

Deadline: May 31, 2018

Contact: Sara Dronkers

Fund Description: This grant supports community projects in the Klamath-Trinity area that focus on: peer counseling for youth, youth activities outside of school hours, healing grief and or/trauma, increasing emotional intelligence, and/or projects that support cultural goals of the community. The Klamath-Trinity area is generally defined to include the communities of Somes Bar, Orleans, Weitchpec, Hoopa, Willow Creek, Salyer, and Burnt Ranch. 

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Grassroots Grant Program

Grant Size: $200 - $2,000

Deadline: March 1, June 1, September 1, and December 1 (or first business day thereafter)

Contact: Amy Jester or Cassandra Wagner 

Fund Description: This program exists to strengthen the social fabric of communities and improve the lives of people in Humboldt, Del Norte, Trinity, and Curry counties. 

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The Hansen Family Trust Christian Endowment Fund Grants

Grant Size: Up to $5,000

Deadline: January 15, April 15, July 15, October 15

Contact: Craig Woods 

Fund Description: Chris S. Hansen created this fund as a testamentary gift to memorialize his family. This fund supports Christian ministries both local and abroad, with an emphasis on local Lutheran activities. 

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Humboldt Soccer Fund

Grant Size: Up to $10,000.00

Deadlines: Applications accepted year-round

Contact: Craig Woods

Fund Description: Humboldt Soccer Fund Soccer Development Grants are designed to support Humboldt County soccer professionals (coaches, trainers, referees, and researchers) development, field development and soccer participation scholarships. 

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Native Cultures Fund

Grant Size: $1,000 - $10,000

Deadline: Delivered or Postmarked by May 1, 2018

Contact: Lindsie Bear

Fund Description: The Native Cultures Fund (NCF) was created to support Native arts, cultural revitalization, and cultural transmission between generations. 

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Rapid Response Grants

Grant Size: Average of $500, maximum of $5,000

Deadline: There are no deadlines for Rapid Response Grants 

Contact: Amy Jester or Cassandra Wagner

Fund Description: Rapid Response grants are intended for sudden, unanticipated and unavoidable challenges that, if not addressed immediately, could threaten an organization’s ability to achieve its mission. Generally speaking, a compelling reason must exist in order to be eligible for these grants.  

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The School Enrichment Grant Program

Grant Size: Up to $5,000

Deadline: Applications accepted year-round

Contact: Craig Woods

Fund Description: The School Enrichment Grant Program (funded through the Edward L. & Joan Nilsen Fund) accepts applications for programs supporting teachers, classrooms, and field trips, as well as nonprofits that provide direct services and programs for teachers and classrooms in Humboldt County.

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Technical Assistance Program (TAP) Grants

Grant Size: Up to $5,000.00

Deadline: March 1, June 1, September 1, and December 1 (or first business day thereafter) 

Contact: Amy Jester

 Fund Description: TAP is a small grant program which provides organizations with one-on-one technical assistance with a consultant of their choice.  TAP grants focus on organizational development and capacity building to strengthen organizational effectiveness in order to have greater impact in your community work.  

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Currently Unavailable

Field of Interest Grants

Deadline: Application available September 1, 2018; next deadline November 1, 2018

Contact: Craig Woods

Fund Description: The Field of Interest grant program brings together a collection of funds that focus on specific populations, geographical areas and/or causes. This year's categories are: Arts & Culture, Companion Animal & Rescue, Education, Natural Environment, Senior Opportunities, and Southern Humboldt. Applications are available through our online Grantseekers Portal. 

Youth Engaged in Philanthropy (YEP) Grants

Grant Size: Up to $6,000 available; a maximum of $1,000 may be awarded to a school to support in-school programs and/or projects

Deadline: This grant will become available in Spring 2019

Contact: Cassandra Wagner 

Fund Description: Grants will be awarded to support projects in the Eel River region which support education and awareness of mental health issues for youth. Applicants must be constructively working in the Eel River Valley to positively affect youth in the community of any age, up to and including seniors in high school.

Previous Application for Reference

Summer Youth Program Grants

Grant Size: average of $500

Deadline: This grant will become available in 2019

Contact: Lynn Langdon

Fund Description: Supports non-profits that serve Humboldt County youth through programs offered between June 1 and September 1.  See application for more information. If your program takes place in Trinity County, click here.

Previous Application for Reference

 

Holiday Funding Partnership Grants

Grant Size: Up to $2,000

Deadline: This grant will become available in 2018

Contact: Lynn Langdon 

Fund Description: Supports schools, nonprofits, and faith-based organizations with holiday assistance programs offered between November 1 and January 1. 

Previous Application for Reference

Peter E. Palmquist Memorial Fund for Historical Photographic Research

Grant Size: $500 to $1,500

Deadline: Application available September 1, 2018; next deadline November 1, 2018

Contact: Sara Dronkers

Fund Description: This grant supports individuals or nonprofit institutions researching Western American photography before 1900 or women in photography. 

Previous Application for Reference

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