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KRV Think Local First program
Grant Resources & Organization Training Opportunities
Resources for Kern River Valley organizations to find funding for local projects. Also training opportunities in seminars & workshops for those participating in the KRV's non-profits and other groups to improve their skills & effectiveness.
  Web Link Hits
  Link   Bank of America Philanthropic Management
B of A administers many discretionary charitable foundations. This site provides nonprofit organizations detailed information about the grants of 70+ foundations, including their missions, application procedures, proposal deadlines & contact info.
  Link   California Association for Nonprofits (CAN)
CAN's mission is to protect & promote: (1) the influence, accountability & effectiveness of California nonprofits in a manner that builds their capacity to accomplish their missions & (2) the visibility, idealism & value of nonprofits in California.
  Link   California Cultural & Historical Endowment (CCHE)
In addition to preserving historic resources commonly associated with California, CCHE also funds projects that tell the parts of California’s story that are underrepresented in existing historical parks, monuments, museums & other facilities.
  Link   California ReLeaf Urban Forestry Grants
Funding is available to assist nonprofit & community-based groups throughout California with urban forestry projects. The program is funded through a contract with the California Department of Forestry & Fire Protection (CAL FIRE).
  Link   Cyber-Sierra's Conservation Grants Center
Since 1997, Jean Saffell has been 'scrounging' the web for grant opportunities for conservation, environmental & natural resource field projects which she posts here.
  Link   EPA’s Directory of Energy Efficiency, Renewable Energy & Environmental Protection Assistance Programs
52-page funding opportunities directory designed to help identify financial & technical assistance opportunities for efforts that reduce energy costs, improve air quality & public health & enhance opportunities for economic development.
  Link   Federal Agencies that Provide Grants
The Department of Health & Human Services is the Grants.gov program’s managing partner & allows access to the 26 federal grant-making agencies through providing links to those agency websites.
  Link   The Foundation Center
Supported by 600+ foundations, the Foundation Center is the nation's leading authority on philanthropy, connecting nonprofits & the grantmakers to tools they can use & information they can trust. Comprehensive database on U.S. grantmakers & grants.
  Link   Grant Resources Blog
A Subject Tracer Information Blog developed and created by Internet expert, author, keynote speaker and consultant Marcus P. Zillman, M.S., A.M.H.A. for monitoring grant resources and sites on the Internet.
  Link   Grants.gov
Source to find & apply for Federal government grants. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services is proud to be the managing partner for Grants.gov, an initiative that is having an unparalleled impact on the grant community.
  Link   GrantStation
Pay website that allows grantseekers to identify potential funding sources for their programs or projects. Provides a database of grantmakers; Federal & state funding agencies; & a growing database of international grantmakers.
  Link   The James Irvine Foundation
Dedicated to expanding opportunity for the people of California to participate in a vibrant, successful & inclusive society by making grants in 3 program areas: Arts, California Perspectives & Youth.
  Link   Kern Community Foundation
The Foundation is dedicated to developing on-going human & financial support for educational & cultural projects by providing stewardship for a collection of charitable funds & endowments which will make lasting gifts to KRV communities.
  Link   Kern Community Wellness Fund
Funding innovative health outreach & promotion activities focused on serving the underserved populations in Kern County rural areas. This program funds organizations providing health-related services. Limited to requests of $15,000 or less.
  Link   KRV Education & Cultural Foundation Blog
Dedicated to developing on-going human & financial support for educational & cultural projects by providing stewardship for a collection of charitable funds & endowments which will make lasting gifts to our communities.
  Link   SchoolGrants
One-stop site for PK-12 school grant opportunities.
  Link   Nonprofit Resource Center
The mission of the Nonprofit Resource Center is to enhance the resources & improve the management of nonprofit organizations, primarily within California's northern Central Valley & Sierra Nevada regions.
  Link   Sierra Nevada Conservancy Grants
California voters passed Proposition 84, the Safe Drinking Water, Water Quality and Supply, Flood Control, River and Coast Protection Bond Act on November 7, 2006. Sierra Nevada Conservancy was granted authority to administer grant funds.
  Link   TechSoup
1 of the nation's oldest & largest nonprofit technology assistance agencies, TechSoup.org offers nonprofits a 1-stop resource for technology needs by providing free information, resources & support.
  Link   Upper Kern Basin Fishery Resource Enhancement Trust
Grants for the Implementation of the Upper Kern Basin Fishery Management Plan, Restoration of the native Kern River rainbow trout, or Other enhancements of fisheries resources in the upper Kern River basin upstream from Lake Isabella.
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