A Comprehensive List of Grants for Nonprofit Executives and Community Leaders in 2024

Your go to list for 2024 grants for all nonprofit, community, and social impact leaders.

Dr. Colton Nguyen

1/8/20244 min read

Dr. Colton Nguyen's handpicked list for 2024:

As we step into a new year, nonprofit executives and community leaders are already gearing up to make a positive impact in their communities. One of the crucial aspects of running a successful nonprofit organization is securing funding, and grants play a vital role in this endeavor. To assist you in your mission, we have compiled a comprehensive list of grants for nonprofit executives and community leaders in 2024. This list is handpicked from the expertise of Dr. Colton Nguyen, a DC Award-Winning Activist, a Social Impact expert and an experienced Grant Writer.

It is important to note that this list will be regularly updated on a weekly basis, ensuring that you have access to the latest opportunities. Dr. Nguyen's extensive knowledge and experience in the field of grants make this list a valuable resource for nonprofit professionals seeking financial support for their initiatives.

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Upcoming grants Social Impact Leaders, Nonprofits, and Community-Centered Businesses should know about for Jan and Feb 2024:

Grants ranging from $500 - $600,000 below!

Located anywhere in US:

Award Amount: The minimum amount is $5,000.

Deadline: February 16, 2024.

Who: Nonprofit organizations to improve the quality of life in the communities TD Bank serves.


Award Info: The average grant is $5,000

Deadline: January 8, 2024

Who: Organizations that will have a significant impact in their geographic and social justice focus area


Award Amount: limited to $30,000

Deadline: Monday, February 12, 2024

Who: Programs with a wide range of efforts that create opportunity and promote equity.


Award Amount: $100,000 to $600,000 over 2-3 years, including up to 15% indirect costs

Deadline: January 10 and August 7 at 3:00 PM ET.

What: Research to build, test, or increase understanding of programs, policies, or practices to reduce inequality in the academic, social, behavioral, or economic outcomes


Award Amount: $500 - $1,500 in funding

Deadline: Friday, February 9, 2024

What: Bring the life-enhancing benefits of gardens to communities across the United States


Award Info: $65,000 to $130,000

Statement of Interest Due: Jan 19, 2024

Who: Organizations that have demonstrated a commitment to equity within their practices and programming.


Award Info: 8.3 Million already funded

Who: Trans justice groups run by and for trans people in the United States, including U.S. territories.

Deadline: February 15, 2024.


Award Info: $0 - $200,000

Deadline: Friday, February 9, 2024

What: Support research, education/teaching, and extension projects that increase participation by women and underrepresented minorities from rural areas in STEM


Award Info: no more than 10% of their program's overall budget

Deadline: Rolling

Who: Programs supporting children, education, and health and human services in the communities where we do business


Award Info: $500 to $1,000 range

Deadline: As needed basis

Who: Community-based organizations working for social justice


Additional LinkedIn Partnership:

Award Info: Grants and resources to nonprofits around the world whose mission and vision align with ours

Deadline: Monday, January 22, 2024

What: Free LinkedIn ads to organizations that are focused on the following areas: Diversity, equity, and inclusion, Economic opportunity for professionals facing barriers, Environmental sustainability


State Specific Funding:

Award Amount: Up to $10,000

Deadline: February 20, 2024

Who: DC-based Individuals, community groups, and nonprofit organizations

What: Community Culture and Heritage Grants fund projects that capture the culture and narratives of DC’s communities for public audiences.


Award Amount: $10,000

Deadline: Feb. 15, 11:59 p.m.

Who: Civil Rights/Social Action/Advocacy; Community Improvement/Capacity Building; Employment; Health Care; Human Services; Youth Development in Maine


Last updated: 1/8/2024

*List will be updated weekly, please share with someone who may need these resources. Full list in the comment section dating from start of 2024.

Updates are also posted weekly on Dr. Colton Nguyen's LinkedIn:


My commitment to community leaders and organizations for 2024:

Share Grant and Funding opportunities to uplift under-advocated communities

Empower social justice and impact leaders through accessible education opportunities

Are you a community leader who needs help navigating the nonprofit, social impact, or corporate social responsibility space?

Reach out today to see how I can help support you.

Send me an email at: info@colt-nguyen.com

More Info on Grants:

These are just a few examples from the extensive list of grants available for nonprofit executives and community leaders in 2024. It is important to thoroughly research each grant opportunity, understand their specific requirements, and tailor your application accordingly. Remember to check the eligibility criteria, deadlines, and any additional documentation required.

Securing grants can be a competitive process, but with the right resources and a well-crafted proposal, nonprofit professionals can increase their chances of success. Dr. Colton Nguyen's handpicked list of grants serves as a valuable starting point for your funding journey. Stay updated with the weekly updates to ensure you never miss out on new opportunities.

Remember, the work you do as a nonprofit executive or community leader is vital in creating positive change. By leveraging the power of grants, you can take your organization's impact to new heights and make a lasting difference in the lives of those you serve.