August Grants and Funding Opportunities
80+ grants and funding opportunities for entrepreneurs, filmmakers, journalists, artists, and more.
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There are (98) opportunities featured in August, with more to be added throughout the month, so bookmark this page and check back in regularly.
Grants include awards for:
Journalists (#1, 7, 12, 45)
Filmmakers + video projects (#8, 20, 39, 47)
Photographers (#12, 23, 51)
Entrepreneurs (#22, 40, 41, 50, 51, 53, 54, 57)
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1. Candace Freeland Photography of Merit Award
U.S. photographers up to 18 years old are invited to enter black and white photos based on the theme: My Family. The winner will receive a $5,000 cash prize. Two $1,000 runner-up prizes will be awarded.
Deadline: August 1, 2023
2. 2023 CHCI Pitch Competition - For Latino Entrepreneurs
This pitch competition awards $5,000 to Latino entrepreneurs, innovators, and changemakers. Applicants have an opportunity to compete in one of three categories: Entrepreneurship, Nonprofit, and Young Changemaker. A video pitch and a pitch deck are required.
Deadline: August 2, 2023
3. [NEW] Rusty Kanokogi Fund For the Advancement of U.S. Judo
This $5,000 grant supports individuals training for national and international Judo competitions. Grants can be used for coaching, specialized training, equipment, attire, or travel.
Deadline: August 4, 2023
4. Native American Micro Enterprise Business Services
This opportunity seeks proposals for funding from capable applicants to eligible small business concerns under the U.S. Small Business Administration's Program to promote the development, success, and long-term strength of small businesses by providing specialized management and technical assistance, entrepreneurial education and training in delivering of vital business development services to Native American business communities across the country. Funding up to $320,000.
Deadline: August 5, 2023
5. [NEW] Outside Perspectives - For Filmmakers
People who do things differently spark curiosity. Cotopaxi is on a journey to chase that spark through unexpected, personal, and experiential stories from the outdoor community. That's why they’re dedicating $10,000 to fund one or more Outside Perspectives in short film form (5-10 minute length).
Deadline: August 18, 2023
6. Social Shifters Global Innovation Challenge 2023
Social Shifters are next-generation leaders, innovators, and entrepreneurs with fresh solutions to today’s most pressing social and environmental challenges. This opportunity seeks creative ideas, projects, and business solutions to the problems that matter most to you and your community. Cash awards of up $10,000 will be awarded to the best ideas in each category, and a FREE digital incubator program will be available to all eligible applicants worldwide.
Deadline: August 20, 2023
7. Pure Leaf "No" Grants
These $2,000 short-term grants give women extra financial support to help them say “no” to unrealistic expectations. Recipients will be granted access to SeekHer’s “No is Beautiful” in Motherhood resources and support the community.
Deadline: August 31, 2023